TANCET 2023 Exam Date, Registration Eligibility, Syllabus

TANCET-2023: Anna University, Chennai has Started accepting online registrations for TANCET 2023 online at tancet.annauniv.edu. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) will be conducted during March 2023. TANCET is a state-level exam which is conducted for admission of candidates in MBA, MCA., M.E, M.Tech, M.Plan, M.Arch courses, in colleges of Tamil Nadu.

Anna University has extended the last date of the registration process for TANCET 2023. Candidates can now apply for TANCET 2023 till February 28, 2023.


  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A)
  • Master of Computer Applications (M.C.A)
  • Master of Engineering (M.E.) / Master of Technology (M.Tech.) / Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) / Master of Planning (M.Plan.)

TANCET 2023 Notification

Applications for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2023 conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu from candidates who seek admission to M.B.A., M.C.A. and M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Degree Programmes for the academic year 2023-24 offered at University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Regional Campuses of Anna University, Annamalai University, Government and Government Aided Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges) and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) in Tamil Nadu can be registered only through Online. Some Universities and Self-Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of score obtained in TANCET 2023. Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority / University.

TANCET 2023: Exam Overview

Examination TANCET 2023 Entrance exam
Article Category Admissions
Exam type National level exam
Conducting Authority Anna University, Chennai (Anna University)
Academic session 2023-2024
Date of Examination March 25, 2023
Mode of examination Online (Computer Based Test)
Official website tancet.annauniv.edu

TANCET 2023: Important Dates

Event Dates
Commencement of Registration of Application February 01, 2023
Last date for Registration of Application February 28, 2023
Downloading of Hall Tickets Available Soon
TANCET 2023 Exam Date March 25, 2023
Announcement of Results Available Soon
Downloading of Mark Sheets Available Soon

TANCET 2023: Eligibility Criteria

for MBA Candidates should have passed a bachelor’s degree course, with a minimum of 50% marks. The same for reserved category candidates is 45% marks.
for MCA
  • Should have obtained a bachelor’s degree with at least 50% (45% in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category).
  • Candidates must have studied mathematics at 10 + 2 level or Graduate level.
  • Those who have passed qualifying degree exam with 10 + 2 + 3 / 4 /5 years pattern or 10 + 3 years Diploma +3 years pattern or 10 + 2 + AMIE or 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE are also eligible to apply.
for MCA Lateral Entry
  • Candidates should have passed a bachelor’s degree exam in BCA / BSc (CS or IT) and should have studied mathematics at 10 + 2 or Graduation level.
  • Should have secured at least 50% marks in the qualifying degree exam, whereas, 45% in case of reserved category candidates
for M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch./M.Plan
  • Candidates should have passed a bachelor’s degree exam in the relevant field by obtaining at least 50% marks (45% in case of reserved category candidates).
  • Those who have a B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. Degree or B.Pharm. Degree or Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts or 10 + 2 + AMIE or 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE can also apply.

TANCET 2023: Application FEE

Applying for General SC / SCA / ST
For 01 program Rs. 600 Rs. 300
For 02 programs Rs. 1200 Rs. 600
For 03 programs Rs. 1800 Rs. 1200

How to Apply for TANCET 2023

Step 1: Click on tancet.annauniv.edu
Step 2: Click on TANCET 2023 link on the homepage
Step 3: Enter your personal details
Step 4: Upload the scanned documents
Step 5: Pay the application fee
Step 6: Submit the application form of TANCET 2023
Step 7: Take a printout and keep it for future use

TANCET 2023 – Important Points

  • Providing wrong information in the application may lead to disqualifying the candidate from TANCET 2023.
  • Please read the information carefully before filling up the online application form.
  • TANCET 2023 Question Booklet can be obtained from the Centre for Entrance Examinations at the cost of Rs.25/- (by DD or cash) per booklet.

Documents and Particulars required for Registration

  • Unique email-ID and mobile number of the candidate, which will be used for sending OTP and for further communication.
  • Tenth (S.S.L.C) Registration Number and Year of Passing.
  • Plus 2 (Higher Secondary) Registration Number and Year of Passing.
  • A passport photo of good quality either in jpg or in png format. The photo should be full face, front view, with eyes open. The head should be at the centre. The photograph should be in colour and of the size minimum of 2 inch x 2 inch (51 mm x 51 mm).
  • Copy of community certificate in pdf format. (for those who come under SC/ST/SCA categories)
  • Particulars required for online payment.

TANCET 2023 – Exam Pattern

Courses Number of Questions Maximum Marks
For MBA 100 100
For MCA 100 100
For M.E./M. Tech/M. Plan/M. Arch
Section -I 20 20
Section -II 35 20
Section -III 60 60

TANCET 2023 Syllabus & Evaluation Scheme

Course Duration of the Test Syllabi
1 M.B.A. 2 Hours
The question paper will have the following sections
i) Evaluate the candidate’s ability to identify critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations.
ii) Evaluate the skill of the candidate in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension.
iii) Evaluate the skill on solving mathematical problems at graduate level including those learnt in plus two or equivalent level.
iv) Test on determining data sufficiency for answering certain questions using the given data and the knowledge of mathematics and use of day-to-day facts.
v) Test the knowledge on written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation, etc.,
2 M.C.A. 2 Hours The question paper will have the following sections:
i) Quantitative ability ii) Analytical reasoning
iii) Logical reasoning iv) Computer awareness
A few questions may also be on verbal activity, basic science, etc.
3 M.E./
M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan.
2 Hours
The question paper will have three parts.
Part-I and Part-II are compulsory and under Part-III the candidates have to answer the section which has been chosen at the time of registration.
If a candidate appears for different section,
Part – III will not be evaluated.
The syllabi for the entrance test are available in https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/syllabus.pdf.
The questions will be set at the undergraduate level.

TANCET 2023 Syllabus PDF

TANCET Syllabus for Part-1

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TANCET Syllabus for Part 2

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TANCET Syllabus for Part 3

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Steps to be followed for Registration

  • Click the ‘Registration’ link in the menu bar.
  • Click the ‘Register’ link
  • Provide the required information and press ‘Next’ button.
  • Now you receive a TANCET secret key in your mobile, which you have to retain till you successfully complete the application process.
  • Now login using the credentials, and provide other required details.
  • At the end, you will asked to confirm the details. Kindly verify the details and confirm.
  • Now it takes you to payment page. Do the payment online. However, those who claim fee concession under SC/ST/SCA categories should upload the community certificate before moving to payment page.
  • On successful completion of payment, click ‘Status Check’ link in the menu bar.
  • Application status can be viewed there.
  • Now, click ‘Print Application’ button, which generates a copy of the application in pdf format.
  • Take printout of the generated application for your reference only, and not submit this copy to the Centre.
  • Now the process of registration is successfully completed.

Important Links for TANCET 2023

Official Website Click Here
Notification Click Here
Application Click Here
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