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Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test for Admission to MBA/MCA/ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan/(TANCET )

Information

Applications are invited for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2014 to be conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamilnadu from candidates who seek admission to 1. M.B.A., 2. M.C.A. and 3. M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan.
Degree Programmes for the year 2014 – 2014 offered at University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Regional Centres of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts& Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including standalone Institutions) in Tamilnadu.
Some Universities and Self–Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET 2014.
Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be fixed by the admitting authority / University.

Important dates and Eligibility

Eligibility

Course Eligibility
M.B.A. A pass in a recognised Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration and obtained atleast 50 % (45 % in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
(a) 10+2+3 years pattern (or) (b) 10+3 years Diploma + 3 years pattern (or) (c) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or) (d) AMIE with 2 years regular full time Teaching experience / Industrial experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work.
An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates.
(a) 10+2+AMIE (or) (b) 10+3 Years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.
M.C.A A pass in a recognised Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration with mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained atleast 50 % (45 % in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examinations.
(a) 10+2+3/4 Years Pattern (or) (b) 10+3 Years diploma + 3 Years Pattern
M.C.A.# Lateral Entry
# Subject to the approval of State Government.
A pass in a recognised Bachelor's degree of minimum 3 years duration in BCA, B.Sc. (Information Technology / Computer Science) with mathematics as a course at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained atleast 50 % (45 % in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examinations.
(a) 10+2+3 Years Pattern
M.E. / M.Tech. /
M.Arch. / M.Plan.
a. A pass in a recognised Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the relevant field and obtained atleast 50 % (45 % in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination .
(i) B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. degree programme. (or) (ii) B.Pharm. / B.Sc (Agri. / Forestry / Horticulture / Fishery) degree programme. (or) (iii) Master's Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts, which are prescribed. (or) (iv) M.Sc. (5 Years) Integrated Degree Programme. (or) (v) B.Sc. 3 Years (Computer Science / Information Technology) and M.Sc. 2 Years (Computer Science / Information Technology)
(vi) MCA (3 Years) after 10+2+3 Years bachelor's degree.
(vii) MCA# Lateral Entry (2 Years) after 10+2+3 Years degree in BCA or B.Sc. (Information Technology / Computer Science)
# Subject to the approval of State Government.
b. Candidates with section 'A' & 'B' certificates and other similar certificate of professional bodies or societies (e.g. A.M.I.E.) recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders only with 2 Years regular full time experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates.
(a ) 10+2+AMIE (or) (b) 10+3 Years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.

Application Fee and Mode of Payment

For candidates who register in person, cash or a demand draft for Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) drawn in favour of “The Director, Entrance Examinations, Anna University,” payable at Chennai, obtained from any Nationalised Bank drawn on or after 01.02.2014, should be submitted along with the filled-in application, towards the entrance test fee for any one of the programmes M.B.A. (or) M.C.A. (or) M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. The application form is common for all the three entrance tests. Candidates have to submit only one application form.
A candidate applying for more than one programme has to pay Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional programme. A single demand draft is sufficient for one or more programmes.

Details

Course No. of questions No. of alternative answers Mark for every correct answer Max. marks Negative marks for every wrong answer Other points
MBA 100 5 1 100 1/5 Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/5 mark will be deducted.
MCA 100 4 1 100 1/4 Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted.
M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch/M.Plan
Part-I 30 4 1 30 1/4 Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted.
Part-II 45 4 1 30 1/4 All the correct answers upto 30 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks. Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted.
Part-III 40/45* 4 1 40 1/4 *All the correct answers upto 40 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks. Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted.

Test Centers

Chennai, Coimbatore, Chidambaram, Dindigul, Erode, Karaikudi, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Tiruchirappalli, Vellore, Villupuram, Virudhunagar

Curriculum

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