AUCET 2019


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AUCET 2019 has been merged into TANCET 2019. The TANCET 2019 exam date is June 22, 2019 and the exam will again be conducted by Anna University Channai. Accordingly, the AUCET 2019, which was announced by Anna University as its own separate MBA/MCA entrance test has been cancelled. Announcing the cancellation of AUCET, Anna University has notified, "Earlier advertisement No.DIPR/388/DISPLAY/2019, dated: 28.04.2019 issued by Anna University for AUCET 2019 stands cancelled.”


Earlier Anna University had announced to conduct its own entrance test - AUCET 2019 for admission to various post graduate courses in all the campuses of Anna University. Anna University had announced on April 28 that it will conduct AUCET for admission to MBA/MCA and other PG courses in University departments and its regional campuses across the State of Tamil Nadu. AUCET full form is Anna University Common Entrance Test.  


However, the same stands cancelled now and all the AUCET 2019 dates have no relevance.  


AUCET Separated from TANCET
Now the Anna University will conduct AUCET for admission to its own departments and campuses while the Government of Tamil Nadu will conduct TANCET 2019.  So the AUCET and TANCET are two separate exams and are conducted on different dates.


AUCET 2019: Exam Highlights
AUCET 2019 score is applicable for Anna University departments at Chennai and all regional campuses across Tamil Nadu. A university level entrance test for MBA and other PG courses offered by Anna University at its campuses, following are the key highlights of AUCET 2019:

AUCET 2019 Conducting Authority
Anna University Chennai
AUCET 2019 MBA Exam Date
June 22, 2019 (2.30PM to 4.30PM
AUCET 2019 score accepted by
University Departments of Anna University, Chennai (All 4 campuses); Anna University Regional Campus  - Tirunelveli, Madurai, Coimbatore
AUCET 2019 Application Process
Exam Pattern
Paper-Pen Based
Maximum Marks
Number of Sections in AUCET
Type of Questions
Answer Options
Negative Marking
Expected number of candidates in AUCET 2019
MBA Intake through AUCET 2019
3000 Seats Appx

One of the key features of AUCET 2019 entrance exam is that it leads to admission in the Anna University campuses with low fee structure.


AUCET 2019 Exam Dates
Conducted by Anna University for MBA admission at its departments and regional campuses, AUCET 2019 exam dates have been announced by Anna University and are as under:

Activity for AUCET 2019
AUCET 2019 Exam Dates & Fee
AUCET 2019 Conducting Authority
Anna University, Chennai
AUCET 2019 Notification Release Date
April 29, 2019
AUCET 2019 Exam: online Registration starts
May 6, 2019
Last date to apply for AUCET 2019
May 25, 2019
AUCET 2019 Exam: Registration fee
Rs.800/- (For Gen category)
Rs.400/- (For Reserved category)
AUCET Admit Card 2019 Release Date
June 10, 2019
AUCET 2019 Exam date for MBA
June 22, 2019
AUCET 2019 Exam: Time duration
2.30 PM to 4.30PM
AUCET 2019 Exam Result date
July 2019, 3rd week

AUCET 2019 Application Form & Exam Fee Payment
Candidates applying for Anna University AUCET 2019 have to register only one AUCET application for all the three types of entrance tests. Key points to note while making payment of AUCET application fee 2019 are:

  • AUCET 2019 entrance exam fee can be paid only through Online
  • The General category candidates have to pay 800/-
  • SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu  should pay Rs. 400 as AUCET entrance test fee
  • AUCET 2019 Exam fee as given above is applicable for any one of the programmes, namely  M.B.A.,  M.C.A. or 3. M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan.
  • If a candidate desires to appear in AUCET 2019 for more than one Programme, he/she has to pay 800/- ( 400/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) as AUCET exam fee for every additional programme.

AUCET 2019 Eligibility

  • Candidates of Tamil Nadu Domicile and from other states can apply for AUCET 2019.
  • Candidates should be a Graduate from a recognised university with 50% marks in any discipline
  • Candidates in final year of graduation are also eligible to apply provided their graduation result is declared by the prescribed date as decided by the Anna University
  • If the provisionally admitted candidates are unable to secure minimum required score, their admission will become invalid.

AUCET 2019: Eligibility Criteria for Other State candidates
Other State candidates can appear for the AUCET entrance test 2019, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority / University.


AUCET Exam Pattern 2019
AUCET 2019 exam structure is paper based. AUCET exam details reveal that it will have 100 MCQ type questions broadly divided into following sections:

Data Analysis
Reading comprehension passages
Quantitative Aptitude
Data sufficiency
General English

How to Prepare for AUCET 2019?
The first AUCET exam on June 22, 2019 is comparatively an easier entrance exam than other MBA entrance tests. AUCET 2019 Preparation guide how to start AUCET preparation at home as per the AUCET pattern, is focused on following points:

  • AUCET 2019 Test Pattern: You must be aware about the newly launched AUCET 2019 exam pattern
  • AUCET 2019 Syllabus: Important topics
  • Choose the best Books for AUCET preparation
  • Plan and divide your AUCET Preparation Time section wise
  • How to prepare for AUCET 2019 at home without coaching and with self study?
  • How to prepare for AUCET in one month?
  • AUCET Preparation with Coaching-Key benefits

AUCET 2019 Registration

  • AUCET 2019 Registration process is Online only
  • The AUCET Registration 2019 starts on May 6, 2019
  • Last date to apply for AUCET 2019 is May 25, 2019

MBA Colleges Accepting AUCET 2019
According to the AUCET notification “Applications for Anna University Common Entrance Test (AUCET) 2019 conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu 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 2019 – 2021 offered at University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Regional Campuses of Anna University, can be registered only through Online.”


Following are the Anna University Departments and Regional campuses that would accept AUCET 2019 score for admission:


Anna University Departments

  • University Departments of Anna University, Chennai – CEG Campus
  • University Departments of Anna University, Chennai – ACT Campus
  • University Departments of Anna University, Chennai – SAP Campus
  • University Departments of Anna University, Chennai – MIT Campus

Regional Campuses of Anna University

  • Anna University Regional Campus – Tirunelveli
  • Anna University Regional Campus – Madurai
  • Anna University Regional Campus – Coimbatore

Anna University Colleges of Engineering

  • University College of Engineering – BIT Campus Tiruchirappalli
  • University College of Engineering – Villupuram
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