Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)

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Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test Exam 2018(TANCET)

TANCET stands for The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. It is a state wide examination conducted for various post graduate courses such as M.E., M.Tech, M.Plan, M.Arch, MBA, and MCA. Based on the scores of TANCET, candidates can secure seats in various universities and colleges. On behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu, the exam is organized by Anna University Chennai. The University test assists the candidates in getting higher education in fields of Technology, Engineering and Allied Sciences on the topics that are relevant to current and projected requirements of the society. 

Source:- https://www.annauniv.edu/

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TANCET 2018 Important Dates

29/01/2018 to 28/02/2018

Applicate Date (Offline)

26/03/2018 to 26/03/2018

Exam Date (Offline)

14/03/2018 to 25/03/2018

Admit Cards (Online)

11/04/2018 to 11/04/2018

Result Dates (Online)

20/04/2018 to 30/04/2018

Councelling Dates (Online)

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TANCET MBA Registration Process 2018

The application process starts in May and the last date to apply May.The application forms were available both online and offline. For the online process, the aspirants must register at the website, fill the complete form and register for the test. They could take the print out of the form and send the filled in forms to the exam authorities along with the Demand Draft of the fee and requisite documents. The application fee was Rs. 500 for General category candidates and Rs. 250 for SC/ST/SCA candidates.

TANCET Eligibility Criteria : 

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in INDIA.
  • Should have secured a minimum of 50% General category and 45% of marks for reserved Category.

TANCET Application Process :

Registration :

  • TANCET 2018 through online mode only.
  • Candidate has to visit official website.
  • Click on Online Registration.
  • Then register as New User.
  • For this they have to create a new account by providing unique email id, name and other details.
  • Set a Password.

Fill in the Application Form :

  • Login by providing their ID and Password.
  • Fill all the academic details, upload the photograph (.jpeg format of Max 25 KB).
  • One should revise all the details filled before hitting the Submit button.

Payment :

  • Candidate has to make online payment.
  • After successful payment, a completed application form will be generated as PDF.
  • Download it for the future reference.

General Category : INR 500/-

SC/ST Category : INR 250/-

TANCET Reservation Details :

  • Anna University every year roughly 60,000 students take up the TANCET examination.
  • The total number of seats for TANCET MBA in Anna University is 60 out of which 7 seats are reserved for SC and 7 seats are reserved for ST candidates.
  • 10 seats are reserved for MBC candidates and 18 seats are reserved for BC candidates.
  • The remaining 18 seats are for candidates of other castes.
  • The total number of seats is available for admission in MBA ourses are expected to be around 18000, 17000 and 20,000 respectively, to be filled under government quota through a single window counselling.
  • A total of 69 % percent seats is reserved for SC/ST/SCA candidates while the rest 31% will be open for open category students i.e. candidates from other states.

Selection will be made under 7 categories namely OC, BC, BCM (BC Muslim), MBC & DNC, SC, SCA and ST reservations following the rules of reservation of the Government of Tamil Nadu as follows :


Seat Allocation

Open Seats


Backward Class


Backward Class(minority)


Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Caste (Aruthathiyars)


Scheduled Tribes


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Source:- https://www.annauniv.edu/

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