TANCET 2024 (12 Feb) Application Form, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus

Anna University has issued the notification for TANCET 2024 on the official website for admission in MBA and MCA courses.Application window is active from 10 January 2024 till 12 Feb 2024. The TANCET exam 2024 is going to be conducted on 9 March 2024. Check the complete details such as eligibility, important dates, and application form in the article.


Anna University has announced for TANCET 2024 on its official website. The application window has been opened from 10 January 2024. Candidates having Bachelors Degree with 50% aggregate score can apply online till or before 12 February 2024. TANCET is conducted for admission to MBA and MCA degree programs offered by Anna University Department, constitute colleges, Annamalai University, Government and government aided college and self-finance college in Tamilnadu. As per the information TANCENT 2024 will take place on 9 March 2024.

Last date to apply for TENCENT 2024 is 12 February 2024

What is TANCET 2024?

The Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state-level entrance examination conducted by Anna University, Chennai, on behalf of the Government of Tamilnadu. TANCET serves as a gateway for admission into various postgraduate programs by colleges across Tamilnadu. TANCET is conducted for admission into MBA and MCA in college affiliated with Anna University and other participating institutions in Tamilnadu. More than 200 colleges situated in Tamilnadu accept TANCET scores.

Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) consists of multiple-choice questions. The examination is conducted through offline mode. It comprises of 100 MCQ questions with two hours of time duration.

TANCET 2024 Overview

Name of OrganizationAnna University
Name of ExaminationTANCET 2024
Exam levelState level
Exam frequencyOnce in year
TANCET full formTamilnadu Common Entrance Test
Registration starting date10 January to 12 February 2024
Exam date9 March 2024
(for MBA and MCA)
Exam modeoffline
Exam levelPostgraduate
Mode of applicationonline
TANCET application feesGeneral – Rs 1000
Reserved Categories – Rs 500
Total number of questions100
Exam duration2 hours
Official websitehttps://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/

TANCET Exam Date 2024

Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is set to be conducted on 9 March 2024 for MBA and MCA. The application form is available on the official website from 10 January 2024 to 7 February 2024. Check the complete details in the table mention below.

Registration date10 January 2024
Last date12 March 2024
Exam date9 March 2024
Final answer keyMarch 2024
Answer ki objection windowMarch 2024
Result declaration dateMarch 2024
Admit card downloadMarch 2024

TANCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying to the Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test candidate must meet the eligibility criteria set by Anna University. The eligibility criteria include education qualification. The criteria is mention below.

TANCET MBA Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants Should have a bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 year duration with at least 50% aggregate marks (45% for Reserve categories.
  • Additionally, candidates who apply for the MBA program through TANCET should have passed the 10 + 2 + 3/ 4 / 5 Pattern.
  • 10 + 3 years diploma 2/3 years Pattern. OR
  • 10 + 2 + AMIE* + 2 Year of experience OR
  • 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the state board of technical education)+ AMIE* + 2 years of experience.

MCA TANCET eligibility criteria:

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years duration in B.C.A. or B.Sc. (Information Technology / Computer Science or equivalent). or
  • Applicants holding Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration other than mention here and have studied Mathematics at 10 + 2 level, or
  • Graduation Level and obtained at least 50 % (45% in the case of BC, BCM, MBC, SC, SCA and ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) in the qualifying degree examinations.
  • 10 + 2 + 3 / 4 / 5 years Pattern OR
  • 10 + 3 years Diploma + 2/3 years Pattern OR
  • 10 + 2 + AMIE* + 2 Yrs of experience OR
  • 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE* + 2 Yrs of experience.

TANCET 2024 Application Form

The application form is available on the official website of the Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test official website at tancet.annauniv.edu. Interested candidates can apply online from 10 January 2024. Candidate needs to fill the application form, upload the documents, and pay the application fees. The last day to apply for TANCET 2024 is 10 February 2024.

TANCET 2024 Application Fees

Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test text some charges to conduct the entrance exam. All candidate needs to pay the application fees. As per the information general category candidates needs to pay Rs. 1000 for MBA and MCA course. The Reserve category students needs to take Rs. 500 for MBA and MCA course. Candidate can pay the application fee debit card/credit card/net banking/ UPI etc. Check the details mention below.

Genral Rs. 1000/-Rs. 1000/
SC/SCA/STRs. 500/-Rs. 500/-

How to Apply for TANCET 2024

To apply for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET), candidates can follow these steps:


  • Visit the official website of Anna University or the TANCET portal at https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/.
  • Click on the “Register” or “New User” link and create a login ID by providing basic details like name, email ID, mobile number, etc.

Fill Application Form:

  • Log in using the provided credentials.
  • Fill out the TANCET application form with personal details, educational qualifications, and other required information.
  • Carefully review all the entered details before proceeding.

Upload Documents:

  • Upload scanned copies of necessary documents such as a recent passport-sized photograph, signature, and other documents as per the specified format and size.

Application Fee Payment:

  • Pay the application fee online through available modes like credit card, debit card, net banking, etc.
  • The application fee varies for different categories and programs.

Submit Application:

  • After completing the application form and payment, submit the form online.
  • Save or download a copy of the completed application form or the confirmation page for future reference.

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TANCET Exam Pattern 2024

  • The entrance examination is conducted in offline mode.
  • All questions are MCQ.
  • TANCET MBA Exam consists of 5 sections namely Business situations, Quantitative ability, Reading comprehension, Data sufficiency and English usage.
  • TANCET MCA Exam consists of 4 Sections: Quantitative Ability, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and Computer Awareness.
  • The exam conduct for 100 questions for 100 marks.
  • -1/3 number is deducted for Each incorrect answers.
  • The exam medium is English & Tamil.
Exam Mode Offline (OMR Based)
Duration120 minutes
Medium of examinationEnglish & Tamil
No. of section in MBA5 Sections
No,. of section in MCA4 Sections
Total no. of Questions100
Total marks100
Marks assigned for each section (MBA)20
Marks assigned to each section in (MCA)25
Marks Awarded of each question+1 for each correct answer
Negative marking-1/3 marks for each incorrect answer

TANCET 2024 Syllabus

Anna University has released the TANCET Syllabus 2024 on the official website. The syllabus is release for both MBA and MCA Courses. Check out the syllabus here.

MBA Syllabus

  • Analysis of business Situations
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data sufficiency
  • English usage.

MCA Syllabus

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Computer Awareness.

FAQs on TANCET 2024

What is TANCET?

TANCET stands for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. It is a state-level entrance examination conducted by Anna University, Chennai, for admission into various postgraduate courses in Tamil Nadu.

Who conducts the TANCET exam?

Anna University, Chennai, conducts the TANCET exam on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

What courses does TANCET cover?

TANCET is conducted for admission to postgraduate programs such as MBA, and MCA in colleges affiliated with Anna University and other participating institutions in Tamil Nadu.

What is the eligibility criteria for TANCET?

The candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant field with a 50% minimum percentage from a recognized university.

What is the exam pattern for TANCET?

TANCET consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) covering sections like Quantitative Ability, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, English, and discipline-specific sections for engineering and technology programs.

How can I apply for TANCET?

Candidates can apply for TANCET by filling out the online application form on the official website at https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet/ and paying the application fee online.

Is there negative marking in the TANCET exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking system in the TANCET exam where one-third of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Can candidates from other states apply for TANCET?

Yes, candidates from other states are also eligible to apply for TANCET, provided they meet the eligibility criteria specified by Anna University for the respective programs.

When did the application form for TENCET 2024 Begain?

The application form for the Tamilnadu Common entrance test will start on 10 January 2024 and continue till 12 February 2024.

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