TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) has to be taken for seeking admission to postgraduate MBA programmes offered by Anna University and colleges affiliated to Anna University, The Government College of Technology Coimbatore, The Government Colleges of Engineering at Salem and Tirunelveli and to other government aided and unaided colleges. Anna University conducts TANCET for admission to 1) M.B.A 2) M.C.A & 3) M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan. Degree Programmes offered in colleges in Tamil Nadu. 

TANCET 2018 Important Dates

  • Start of Online Applications: January, 2018
  • Last Date to Apply: February, 2018
  • TANCET Exam Date (For MBA): March, 2018

Last year, the exam was conducted on 25 March, 2017.

Exam Centres

The entrance test is held at the following cities:

  1. Chennai
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Chidambaram
  4. Dindigul
  5. Erode
  6. Karaikudi
  7. Madurai
  8. Nagercoil
  9. Salem
  10. Thanjavur
  11. Tirunelveli
  12. Tiruchirappalli
  13. Vellore
  14. Villupuram
  15. Virudhunagar

TANCET Exam Pattern

TANCET has 100 questions with a duration of 2 hours. Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark and 1/5 mark is deducted for wrong answer. TANCET is divided into 5 sections. Each section comprises 20 questions. Each question is an objective type multiple choice question with 5 answer choices.

Five sections of TANCET are: Business situation analysis, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Section, Data Sufficiency and Verbal Ability.

Anna University Website