Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is conducted by Anna University for the candidates, who desire to seek admission into MBA, MCA, M.E, M. Tech, M. Arch or M. Planning programs. The scores of the state-level entrance examination are accepted by Anna University, Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Tirunelveli, Government Engineering, Arts and Science Colleges, Government Aided Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges, and Government Quota seats in self-financing Engineering and Arts & Science Colleges and by various standalone institutions.
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is one of the popular competitive entrance examinations of the state. The examination pattern is different for different programs.
The entrance examination tests the applicant’s knowledge in four sections- Quantitative ability, Analytical reasoning, Logical reasoning, and Computer awareness. Questions related to basic science and verbal activity could also be expected.
The exam usually includes questions from mathematics, basic engineering and science and area the aspirant desires to specialize in.
The entrance exam includes fives sections testing the applicant’s English (Grammar, Punctuation etc), data interpretation, mathematics, comprehension skills.
The question paper consists of 100 multiple-choice objective questions. Four options will be there for every question, the candidates are required to mark the single correct answer with HB pencil or ball point pen of blue or black ink only. Every correct answer will fetch the applicant with one mark and one-fourth of the total marks allotted for a question will be deducted for every wrong answer. The candidates are advised not to attempt the question if they are not sure as more than one answer marked will be considered as wrong and will fetch negative marks. No marks will be deducted for not attempting the question. The total duration of entrance examination will be of two hours.