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TANCET 2024: Download Hall Ticket from Feb 21; Exam on March 9; Check Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus; 100+ MBA Colleges in Tamil Nadu to Accept Score

Latest Update: 

  • Hall Ticket for TANCET 2024 released on Feb 21
  • TANCET 2024 Exam Date is March 9, 2024
  • Tamil Nadu domicile and All India Category candidates can appear in the exam
  • TANCET is Paper Based Test of 2 hours duration
  • 100+ MBA Colleges in Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy and other parts of Tamil Nadu Accept TANCET Score for MBA Admission

TANCET 2024 Admit Card has been released on February 21, 2024. You can download the TANCET MBA Admit Card from official website https://tancet.annauniv.edu/ now. TANCET is the MBA entrance exam for admission to MBA/PGDM colleges in Tamil Nadu. Anna University will conduct TANCET 2024 exam on March 9, 2024 from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM for MBA admission in universities and colleges of Tamil Nadu state. TANCET is a paper based exam of moderate difficulty level. Last year 24,468 candidates had registered for TANCET 2023, and 22774 candidates had appeared in the exam. Read below all about the TANCET exam, top colleges accepting TANCET, admission process after the exam among other details.

 

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Table of Contents

  1. What is TANCET?
  2. TANCET 2024 Exam Highlights
  3. TANCET 2024 Exam Dates
  4. MBA & Other Courses for which TANCET 2024 Score is Accepted
  5. TANCET Eligibility Criteria 2024
  6. TANCET 2024 Registration Process and Application Form
  7. TANCET Exam Pattern 2024
  8. TANCET Syllabus 2024
  9. TANCET 2024 Preparation Tips: How to Prepare for TANCET?
  10. TANCET Previous Papers and Mocks Tests
  11. TANCET 2024 Admit Card
  12. TANCET 2024 Answer Key
  13. TANCET Results 2024
  14. Top MBA Colleges Accepting TANCET 2024
  15. TANCET 2024 Cut Off
  16. TANCET 2024 Counselling
  17. TANCET 2024 MBA Admission Process
  18. TANCET 2024 FAQs

1. What is TANCET?
TANCET 2024 is an important exam which is conducted by Anna University Chennai for admission to MBA 2024 and other courses in the state of Tamil Nadu. The TANCET exam is of moderate difficulty level and has two hours duration.

 

Apart from the Tamil Nadu domicile candidates, aspirants from other states can also appear in TANCET 2024. Clarifying the admission eligibility for other state candidates, Anna University has clarified, “Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority/University.” 

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2. TANCET 2024 Exam Highlights
A state level entrance test for MBA and other PG courses of Tamil Nadu, following are the important TANCET 2024 Exam Highlights  

TANCET 2024 Conducting Authority
Anna University, Chennai
TANCET Full Form
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test
TANCET 2024 Exam Date
March 9, 2024
TANCET 2024 Exam Duration & Timing
2.30 PM to 4.30 PM (2 Hours)
Anna University, Madras University; Academy of Maritime Education; SRM University; SSN School of Management & many others
TANCET 2024 Application Process
Online
TANCET Exam Pattern 2024
Paper-Pen Based
Maximum Score in TANCET 2024
100
Number of Sections in TANCET Exam 2024
5
Type of Questions
MCQs
Answer Options
4
Negative Marking
Yes (1/3)
Expected number of candidates in TANCET 2024
25000 to 30000 Registrations; 23000 to 25000 Test Takers
MBA Intake through TANCET
18000 Seats Appx Across Tamil Nadu MBA colleges

3. TANCET 2024 Exam Dates 
TANCET entrance exam Application process is online. Below are the TANCET 2024 important dates.

 TANCET 2024 Exam Activity
TANCET 2024 Exam Dates & Fee
TANCET 2024 Exam: Online Registration starts
January 10, 2024
Last date to apply for TANCET 2024
February 12, 2024
TANCET 2024 Exam Registration fee for MBA entrance exam
Rs.1000/- for General category
Rs.500/- for reserved category (SC/SCA/ST belonging to Tamilnadu)
Checking final status of TANCET 2024 Application
February 15, 2024
TANCET 2024 Admit Card Download Start Date
February 21, 2024
Last date to download TANCET 2024 Admit Card
March 9, 2024
TANCET Exam Date 2024 for MBA
March 9, 2024
TANCET 2024 Exam: Time duration
2.30 PM to 4.30PM
TANCET 2024 Answer key Release
March 12, 2024
TANCET 2024 Result Date
March 25, 2024
TANCET 2024 Mark Sheets Downloading Dates
March 25 Onwards
TANCET Counselling by B-schools for MBA admission 2024 Starts
April/May 2024 onwards or as per the dates announced by the respective B-school

TANCET exam offers admission to more than 60 PG courses and more than 30 undergraduate courses at the University departments and affiliated colleges in Tamil Nadu 

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4. MBA & Other Courses for which TANCET 2024 Score is Accepted
In its recently released Important Note on TANCET leading to admission in different PG programs, Anna University has notified that TANCET Applicants can register and apply online for admission to  M.B.A. Degree Programme and  M.C.A. Degree Programme offered in the State of Tamil Nadu by the specified universities and affiliated colleges.

 

TANCET 2024 exam score will be accepted for MBA/MCA courses offered by following types of universities and colleges for admission 2024

  • University Departments of Anna University, Chennai;
  • Anna University Regional Campuses and University Colleges of Engineering;
  • Annamalai University;
  • Government & Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts & Science Colleges
  • Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) under Government Quota and seats voluntarily surrendered by the Self-financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu for admission through Single-Window System
  • Other Universities functioning under the state Act in Tamil Nadu and self-financing colleges (Engineering Colleges, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of the Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test 2024   

Good score in TANCET 2024 will offer admission to MBA and MCA and other PG courses in the prominent colleges affiliated to Anna University, Tamil Nadu and other MBA colleges also.

 

5. TANCET Eligibility Criteria 2024
Anna university has specified TANCET 2024 MBA eligibility criteria through TANCET. Accordingly, applicants should possess following qualification:

  • 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 University/institute
  • If the provisionally admitted candidates are unable to secure minimum required score, their admission will become invalid.
  •  If you are eligible to apply for TANCET 2024, you can apply and appear in TANCET 2024 entrance exam irrespective of your State domicile

5.1 TANCET 2024 Eligibility for Other State Domicile Candidates
Candidates from Other States can also appear in TANCET 2024. In its TANCET Notification, Anna University, the TANCET conducting body has clarified, “Some Universities and Self-Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET. Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority / University.”

 

Since number of Universities and Self-Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET 2024, other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be fixed by the admitting authority/University.

 

6. TANCET 2024 Registration Process and Application Form
Candidates of Tamil Nadu Domicile and from other states can apply for TANCET 2024. One of the key features of TANCET entrance exam is that it leads to admission in B-schools with low fee structure.

  • TANCET Exam 2024 application process is online only.
  • Candidates can apply for TANCET 2024 through filling-up the online application and uploading the same along with a good quality recently taken photograph.
  • Please note to retain the TANCET secret key that you have received in your mobile while applying for the exam. You need to retain it till you successfully complete the application process

Read More on TANCET 2024 Eligibility & Application process

 

7. TANCET Exam Pattern
TANCET full form is Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. TANCET 2024 exam will be held as a paper pen based test at exam centres to provide level playing field for the candidates coming from all the areas – urban and rural who may not have skills to appear in computer based tests.  TANCET 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
 

7.1 TANCET Pattern 2024: Sectional Composition
TANCET Question paper 2024 will broadly have section wise following number of questions and marking scheme-

Section in TANCET 2024 Pattern
Number of Questions
Total maximum Marks in TANCET Question Pattern
Data Analysis
 20
 20
Reading comprehension passages
 20
 20
Quantitative Aptitude
 20
 20
Data sufficiency
 20
 20
General English
 20
 20
Total
100
100

Read More about TANCET Exam Pattern

 

7.2 TANCET Exam Details: Important Points

  • The TANCET 2024 exam will be conducted on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • TANCET Exam structure for MBA exam has different components than for MCA TANCET and TANCET for other courses.

8. TANCET Syllabus
The TANCET 2024 Syllabus for MBA entrance exam is different from the MCA entrance exam syllabus and the TANCET 2024 cut off for MBA admission will not be very high in the TANCET Accepting Colleges

Check TANCET 2024 Syllabus in detail 

 

9. TANCET 2024 Preparation Tips: How to Prepare for TANCET?
TANCET is comparatively an easier entrance exam than other MBA entrance tests. TANCET 2024 Preparation tips on how to prepare for TANCET at home, as per the revised TANCET pattern, are focused on following points:

  • TANCET 2024 Test Pattern: You must be aware about the Changed TANCET 2024 exam pattern
  • TANCET 2024 Syllabus: Important topics & Changes
  • Choose the best Books for TANCET preparation
  • Plan and divide your TANCET Preparation Time section wise
  • How to prepare for TANCET 2024 at home without coaching and with self study?
  • How to prepare for TANCET in one month?
  • TANCET Preparation with Coaching-Key benefits

9.1 TANCET Exam Preparation Books
TANCET preparation books and TANCET preparation material online or offline play a major role in helping you score high in the TANCET exam. A few of the best books for TANCET preparation recommended by toppers to prepare for TANCET 2024 exam are: 

 

9.1.1 TANCET Exam Preparation Books for Reading Comprehension and English

  • How to Prepare for Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for CAT’- by Arun Sharma & Meenakshi Upadhyay
  • Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension for the CAT’ - by Nishit K Sinha
  • Latest RC Passages and practice questions provided by Study centres like TIME, CL among others
  • Editorial and short articles published in English news papers
  • ‘Word Power Made Easy’ – by Norman Lewis
  • ‘High School English Grammar & Composition’ – by Wren & Martin
  • Regularly solve the Verbal Ability questions from your study material especially on Para summary, Jumbled Paragraphs
  • There is also number of TANCET preparation books PDF free download available online for TANCET aspirants
  • Use the study material of best online coaching for TANCET 2024

9.1.2 TANCET Preparation Books for Quantitative Aptitude, Data Analysis, Data Sufficiency

  • ‘How to Prepare for Data Interpretation for CAT’ - by Arun Sharma (Published by McGraw Hill)
  • ‘How to prepare for Quantitative for the CAT’ - by Arun Sharma, published by MGH Education
  • ‘Quantitative Aptitude for the CAT’ – by Nishit K.Sinha, Published by Pearson
  • ‘The Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for competitive exams’
  • Quant study modules by TIME, CL, IMS

10. TANCET 2024 Previous Papers and Mocks Tests
Anna University releases previous year TANCET question paper which can be obtained from the Centre for Entrance Examinations at the cost of Rs.25/- (by DD or cash) per booklet.  Previous test papers and Mocks for TANCET 2024 will help to Analyse the level of difficulty. 

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11. TANCET 2024 Admit Card
TANCET admit card 2024 will be released on official TANCET website on March 15. Anna University Hall ticket 2024 download starts immediately after it is made live on the university exam website. Only those candidates who have successfully registered and have paid the application fee for TANCET 2024 exam, can download TANCET admit card till the TANCET Exam date 2024

 

TANCET 2024 Hall Ticket should be produced at the time of Entrance Test and also at the time of Admission.

 

12. TANCET 2024 Answer Key
TANCET is a paper based test. The candidate has to choose the correct answer and shade the corresponding small open box provided for that question in the answer sheet with a black ball point pen only. However, Anna University may release TANCET answer key 3-4 days after the exam date to enable the test takers to verify their responses.

 

13. TANCET Results 2024
TANCET 2024 Result is likely to be released on or before April 14, 2024. TANCET Score Card should be downloaded from the website by the candidates within a month from the date of publication of results of the entrance test. The TANCET score card should be produced at the time of admission.

 

Anna University has informed that the answer sheets shaded in pencils will not be evaluated. The shaded information is scanned and the details are transferred to computer for evaluation.

 

Candidates who have written the TANCET 2024 will be notified with actual marks and percentile score they have obtained, at the time of releasing TANCET result. However, to avoid projecting negative scoring, the final TANCET score card contains only the percentile score.

 

14. Top MBA Colleges Accepting TANCET 2024
Some of the top MBA colleges accepting score of TANCET exam 2024 are

  • MBA Department of Anna University Chennai
  • Regional Campuses of Anna University
  • Annamalai University
  • SRM University,
  • SSN School of Management Chennai,
  • Hallmark Business School Trichy,
  • St Josephs School of Management, Trichy,
  • PSGIM Coimbatore,
  • KCT Business School Coimbatore,
  • GRG School of Management Studies, Coimbatore.

15. TANCET 2024 Cut Off
TANCET cut off 2024 will be decided by the individual universities and management institutes accepting TANCET score. The minimum TANCET cut off percentile score is arrived at after taking into all the shortlisting parameters by the institute. MBA colleges accepting TANCET score have not kept high cut offs for MBA admission. The biggest benefit for the MBA aspirants seeking admission in TANCET accepting colleges is that all these institutes will keep their MBA admission process open till the TANCET 2024 result is not declared.

 

16. TANCET 2024 Counselling
The TANCET 2024 counselling is conducted after the TANCET result 2024 is declared. TANCET 2024 will offer admission opportunity to university affiliated MBA and M.C.A programmes. The subsequent TANCET 2024 for other courses, to be held after the TANCET for MBA admission, is known as CEETA-PG 2024. It should be taken for admission to ME/MTech/MArch./M.Plan courses. However, the individual institute or university will decide on the eligibility criteria for admission after the counselling process. A candidate not fulfilling the institute level admission eligibility may not be offered admission

 

17. TANCET 2024 MBA Admission Process
The procedure for TANCET 2024 MBA and MCA admission through TANCET 2024, and for M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan Degree programmes through CEETA-PG 2024 for the academic year 2024-26 consists of 2 steps:

  1. Appearing for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test – TANCET exam 2024
  2. Applying for admission to the admitting authorities concerned (Universities and Institutes) after declaration of result of TANCET 2024 exam.

Along with submitting application and appearing in TANCET 2024, students are advised to look for separate advertisements as released by the admitting authorities –B Schools and Universities and appear in TANCET 2024 counselling conducted by the B-schools

 

According to the Anna University “Applications for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 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 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.”

 

18. TANCET 2024 FAQs

 

Q. I have lost my TANCET hall ticket, what should I do?

Ans. If the TANCET hall ticket is lost before the exam you can download it from the website. If it is lost after the Entrance Exam, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained on payment of 300/- in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary (TANCET), Anna University, Chennai – 600 025 indicating the Registration No. / Application No. and the Name of the Examination Centre.

 

 Q. If I lose the TANCET score card after downloading it, can I get another one?  

Ans. If the score card is lost, a duplicate score card can be obtained on payment of 300/- in the form of a Demand Draft to be paid to Anna University Chennai

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Exam dates and schedule

  • Registration – Online: 10-01-2024 10:00 AM to 12-02-2024 04:00 PM (Confirm)
    Admit Card Release: 21-02-2024 10:00 AM (Confirm)
    Exam Date & Timings– Offline: 09-03-2024 02:30 PM to 04:30 PM (Confirm)
    Result: 25-03-2024 10:00 AM (Tentative)

TANCET Eligibility Criteria 2024

TANCET Eligibility 2024 for MBA is similar to other State level MBA entrance exams. Apart from the TANCET MBA eligibility, the TANCET eligibility criteria 2024 have been announced for admission to other courses.

 

TANCET 2024 is the MBA entrance test for the MBA admission 2024 in the colleges of Tamil Nadu State. The TANCET 2024 exam date is March 9, 2024. TANCET eligibility criteria 2024 is determined by Anna University Chennai which conducts TANCET every year.

 

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TANCET 2024 Registration and Application Form

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TANCET Syllabus 2024

TANCET 2024 MBA question paper will have 5 sections to evaluate the knowledge and skills of the test takers. TANCET 2024 exam date is March 9, 2024 and will be conducted by Anna University Chennai, Tamilnadu for admission to MBA 2024-26 batch and for other programmes offered by different colleges in Tamilnadu.

 

Before we go deep to understand the section wise TANCET syllabus, we should know the TANCET 2024 exam pattern, total number of questions, time duration, maximum marks and other details:

 

TANCET 2024 Pattern & Syllabus: Key Highlights
Following are the key features of TANCET 2024 exam:

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TANCET Exam Pattern 2024

TANCET exam pattern for MBA remains an offline paper pen based test. TANCET 2024 pattern also keeps the exam as moderate difficulty level test. TANCET is the MBA entrance test for the MBA colleges of Tamil Nadu State. The TANCET 2024 exam date is March 9, 2024. Anna University, Chennai will conduct TANCET exam as paper based test of 2 hours duration.

 

TANCET Paper Pattern: Key Highlights
Following are the key features of TANCET 2024 pattern:

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TANCET 2022 Exam Centres

TANCET 2022 will be conducted in 14 cities in the State of Tamil Nadu. TANCET 2022 exam date is May 14, 2022 and the exam is conducted by Anna University. There is no TANCET exam city outside the Tamil Nadu State although the exam is open for the candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu or to other states in India.

 

TANCET 2022 exam is the common entrance test for MBA admission 2022 in the MBA colleges located in the Tamil Nadu state. Besides TANCET 2022 will also lead to admission to MCA/ME/M tech. admission 2022.

 

TANCET Exam Centres 2022: Important Points

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TANCET Admit Card 2024

TANCET 2024 Admit Card has been released on February 21, 2024. You can download the TANCET MBA Admit Card from official website https://tancet.annauniv.edu/ now. TANCET is the MBA entrance exam for admission to MBA/PGDM colleges in Tamil Nadu. Anna University will conduct TANCET 2024 exam on March 9, 2024 from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM for MBA admission in universities and colleges of Tamil Nadu state. TANCET is a paper based exam of moderate difficulty level. Last year 24,468 candidates had registered for TANCET 2023, and 22774 candidates had appeared in the exam.

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TANCET Exam Analysis 2022

TANCET 2022 exam has got over at 4.30 PM on May 14, 2022. The exam was scheduled in 14 cities and had 2 hours duration from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM. The testing mode was paper pen based.

 

Immediately after the TANCET exam, MBAUniverse.com has published detailed TANCET 2022 exam analysis with expected cut offs in top TANCET accepting colleges. The MBAUniverse.com TANCET Exam 2022 analysis consists of following

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TANCET Result 2022

Anna University has released the TANCET 2022 result on June 9, 2022 on its website. The TANCET mark-sheet download process has started. You can download your TANCET 2022 score card from TANCET exam official website - tancet.annauniv.edu. A direct link ‘Result’ is enabled at TANCET exam website. To check TANCET 2022 result, candidates need to login with their Email id & password at the link.

 

How to Check TANCET 2022 Result?

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