Anna University Syllabus 2021 is available here. Candidates can check the University  TANCET 2021 Syllabus as well as the semester syllabus. Annamalai University conducts the TANCET Exam every year. It is very important to check the Anna University syllabus before sitting for the exam. They must check the course details and important topics before applying for a particular course. Also, candidates must check the exam pattern and question paper for their exam preparation. However, the TANCET Exam 2021 offers admission into various Post Graduate Exams such as M.Tech/MCA/MBA, etc. Get complete details of the TANCET Exam Syllabus here.

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Hence, in this article, we have provided complete details about the Anna University Exam Syllabus. Other than that, you can also check the Semester Wise Syllabus of AU University. Therefore, go through the article carefully.

About Anna University TANCET 2021 Exam and Pattern

  • Anna University is responsible for conducting the TANCET Exam 2021.
  • This exam offers admission to Postgraduate Courses such as MBA/MCA.M.Tech, etc.
  • This is an Offline Examination.
  • A total of 100 questions will be available with a time duration of 120 minutes.
  • Each correct question carries 1 mark. A negative¬†marking of 1/5 is applicable for every wrong answer.

Anna University TANCET MBA Syllabus and Important Topics

TANCET Question Paper is divided into certain sections. However, the questions are set in a way to test the candidate’s ability. The sections of the TANCET Exam Paper are-

Business Analysis

This section does not have a predefined syllabus. However, you will be given business situations in paragraph form. This will include a few questions.

Reading Comprehension (English Language) and Verbal Ability

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Corrections
  • Idioms
  • Cloze Test
  • One Word Substitution

Quantitative Aptitude

  • HCF and LCM
  • Number System
  • Ratios and Averages
  • Percentages
  • Probability
  • Set Theory
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Surds and Indices
  • Geometry
  • Modulus
  • Set Theory
  • Functions and Inequalities
  • Mensuration
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Logarithms
  • Series and Progressions

Data Sufficiency

The Data Sufficiency does not have a predefined syllabus also. However, the questions will be asked on the Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics, and Algebra. Also, Questions on Data Interpretation like Pie-Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, and Tables, etc.


The TANCET MCA Exam Course has following sections with the exam syllabus-

Quantitative Aptitude

  • HCF and LCM
  • Number System
  • Ratios and Averages
  • Percentages
  • Probability
  • Set Theory
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Surds and Indices
  • Geometry
  • Modulus
  • Set Theory
  • Functions and Inequalities
  • Mensuration
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Logarithms
  • Series and Progressions

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

  • Linear and Circular Arrangements
  • Selections
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogisms and Puzzles
  • Binary Logic
  • Decision Making
  • Analogies

Computer Awareness

  • Computer Hardware
  • Basic Terminology
  • Network Basics
  • Languages and Algorithms
  • History of Computer
  • Computer Organization
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Security Tools
  • Computer Architecture

TANCET M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan Syllabus 2021

The Question Paper pattern of M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan is the same. However, the Question Paper is divided into three parts.

  • Part I of the Question Paper will have 20 questions, based on the subject of Engineering Mathematics. This section is the same for all the subjects.
  • The Part II Section comprises of 35 questions based on the subject Basic Engineering and Sciences. This is also the same for the other 4 subjects.
  • The Final Part of Part III comprises of 60 questions. This question will be based on the subject chosen by the candidate. There are 23 subjects available in this section, from which the candidate can choose anyone.
  • Multiple-Choice Questions. Each question carries 1 mark. There is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for every incorrect answer.
  • Total Time Duration of the exam is 2 Hours.

Part I Engineering Mathematics Syllabus

The syllabus of Part I of the Question Paper will have the following topics-

Calculus and Differential Equations
Partial DerivativesJacobiansTaylor’s Expansion
Maxima and MinimaFormation of Partial Differential EquationsThe solution of First-Order Partial Differential Equation
The solution of Linear Higher Order of Partial Differential Equations with constant coefficientsLinear Ordinary Differential Equations with constant coefficientsSimultaneous First Order Linear Equations with constant coefficients
Fourier Integral TheoremFourier Transform PairSine and Cosine Transforms
Inverse Z TransformSolutions to the differential equations using Z-TransformInverse Transform
Laplace TransformApplication to Solution of Linear Ordinary Differential Equations with constant coefficients
Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration
Analytic FunctionsConformal MappingResidue Theorem and its applications
Bilinear TransformationSingularitiesTaylor and Laurent Series
Cauchy’s Integral Theorem and Integral Theorem
Applied Probability
Probability and Random VariablesStandard Discrete and Continuous DistributionCo-Variance
Correlation and RegressionTwo-Dimensional Random VariablesMoments
Moment Generating Function and their properties
Determinants and Matrices
Solving Systems of equationsRank of MatrixEigenvalues  and Eigenvectors
Reduction of Quadratic Form into Canonical Form
Vector Calculus
Double and Triple Integrations and their applicationsGauss DivergenceStroke’s Theorem
Numerical Methods
Solutions of Linear Systems by Direct and Iterative MethodsInterpolation and ApproximationNumerical Differentiation and Integration
Solving Ordinary Differential Equations


Part-II Basic Engineering and Sciences

PhysicsSound, Lattices, Laser, Fiber Optics, X-Ray Radiography, Planck’s Quantum Theory, Ultrasonic Flaw Detector, Interference Fringes
ChemistryAdsorption, Chromatography, Chemical Kinetics, Spectroscopy, Electrochemistry, Fuels, and Combustion
Applied MechanicsLaw of Mechanics, Lame’s Theorem, Moment of Inertia, Displacement Velocity, Moments and Couples, Forces, Acceleration, Friction
ComputersComputer Organization, Architecture, Arrays, Pointers, User Defined Functions, and C-Program
Material ScienceConductor and Semi-Conductor Materials, Ceramic and Super-Conductor Materials, Fracture, Magnetic and Dielectric Materials
Mechanical EngineeringLaw of Thermodynamics, Open and Closed Systems, Equation of State, and Heat and Work
Electrical EngineeringOhm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Law, AC Circuits, DC Machines, Transformers, Synchronous Machines, Instrumentation
Civil EngineeringFluid Statistics and Dynamics, Boundary Layer, Environmental Pollution, Pumps, and Turbines

Part-III Specialized Subject

As said, this section depends on the subject that the candidate has chosen. So, here the following topics-

Civil EngineeringComputer Science Engineering and Information Technology
Electrical and Electronics EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringAeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
Agriculture and Irrigation EngineeringArchitecture
Automobile EngineeringBio-Medical Engineering
Bio-TechnologyChemical Engineering
Earth SciencesGeo-Informatics
Leather TechnologyMathematics
PhysicsPrinting Technology
Production and Industrial EngineeringSocial Sciences
Textile Engineering


Anna University Syllabus 2021 – Semester Syllabus

Here, we will be providing the complete syllabus of each course semester-wise. There are eight semesters along with a practical schedule.

B.E Civil Engineering Syllabus

Semester – I

Semester- II

Communicative EnglishTechnical English
Engineering Mathematics – IPhysics for Civil Engineering
Engineering PhysicsEngineering Mathematics – II
Problem Solving and Python ProgrammingEnvironmental Science and Engineering
Engineering ChemistryBasic Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering GraphicsEngineering Mechanics

Semester – III

Semester -IV

Transforms and Partial Differential EquationsNumerical Methods
Strengths of Materials -IConstruction Techniques and Practices
Fluid MechanicsStrength of Materials -II
SurveyingApplied Hydraulic Engineering
Construction of MaterialsConcrete Technology
Engineering GeologySoil Mechanics

Semester – V

Semester -VI

Design of Reinforced Cement and Concrete ElementsDesign of Steel Structural Elements
Structural AnalysisStructural Analysis II
Water Supply EngineeringIrrigation Engineering
Foundation EngineeringHighway Engineering
Professional Elective IWastewater Engineering
Open ElectiveProfessional Elective II

Semester – VII

Semester – VIII

Estimation, Costing, and Valuation EngineeringProfessional Elective IV
Railways, Airports, Docks, and Habour EngineeringProfessional Elective V
Structural Design and Drawing
Professional Elective III
Open Elective II


B.E Mechanical Engineering Syllabus

Semester – I

Semester -II

Communicative EnglishTechnical English
Engineering Mathematics – IMaterials Science
Engineering ChemistryEngineering Mathematics – II
Problem Solving and Python ProgrammingBasic Electrical, Electronics, and Instrumentation Engineering
Engineering PhysicsEnvironmental Science and Engineering
Engineering GraphicsEngineering Mechanics

Semester – III

Semester – IV

Transforms and Partial Differential EquationsStatistics and Numerical Methods
Engineering ThermodynamicsKinematics of Machinery
Fluid Mechanics and MachineryManufacturing Technology-II
Manufacturing Technology -IEngineering Metallurgy
Electrical Drives and ControlStrength of Materials for Mechanical Engineers
Thermal Engineering

Semester – V

Semester -VI

Thermal Engineering-IIDesign of Transmission Systems
Design of Machine ElementsComputer-Aided-Design and Manufacturing
Metrology and MeasurementsHeat and Mass Transfer
DynamicsFinite Element Analysis
Open Elective -IHydraulics and Pneumatics
Professional Elective-I

Semester – VII

Semester -VIII

Power Plant EngineeringPrinciples of Management
Process Planning and Cost EstimationProfessional Elective-IV
Open Elective-II
Professional Elective -II
Professional Elective – III


AMU B.E Mechanical Professional Elective Courses

The Elective Courses are the courses which are optional. That means the candidate has to choose any one of the following courses. Below we have mentioned the elective courses for each semester.

Semester VI (Elective Course I)

Semester VII (Elective Course II)

Automobile EngineeringRefrigeration and Air Conditioning
Welding TechnologyRenewable Sources of Energy
Gas Dynamics and Jet PropulsionQuality Control and Reliability Engineering
Intellectual Property RightsUnconventional Machining Processes
Fundamentals of Nano ScienceOperations Research
Additive Manufacturing
Total Quality Management

Semester VII (Elective III)

Semester VII (Elective IV)

RoboticsProduction Planning and Control
Design of Jigs, Fixtures, and Press ToolsEntrepreneurship Development
Computational Fluid DynamicsComputer Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Non-Destructive Testing and EvaluationVibration and Noise Control
Composite Materials and MechanicsMicro-Electro-Mechanical Systems
Human Rights and Disaster ManagementProfessional Ethics in Engineering


AMU B.E Electrical and Electronics Engineering Syllabus

Semester I

Semester II

Communicative EnglishTechnical English
Engineering Mathematics IBasic Civil and Mechanical Engineering
Engineering PhysicsEngineering Mathematics II
Problem Solving and Python ProgrammingCircuit Theory
Engineering GraphicsEnvironmental Science and Engineering
Engineering Chemistry

Semester III

Semester IV

Transforms and Partial Differential EquationsNumerical Methods
Digital Logic CircuitsElectrical Machines II
Electromagnetic TheoryTransmission and Distribution
Electrical Machines IMeasurements and Instrumentation
Electron Devices and CircuitsLinear Integrated Circuits and Applications
Power Plant Engineering

Semester V

Semester VI

Power System AnalysisSolid State Drives
Microprocessors and MicrocontrollersProtection and Switchgear
Power ElectronicsEmbedded Systems
Digital Signal ProcessingProfessional Elective I
Object-Oriented ProgrammingProfessional Elective II
Open Elective I

Semester VII

Semester VIII

High Voltage EngineeringProfessional Elective V
Power System Operation and ControlProfessional Elective VI
Professional Elective III
Open Elective II
Professional Elective IV
Renewable Energy Systems


Download Complete Anna University Semester Syllabus

Click on the link below to download the complete semester syllabus of Anna University-

Civil Engineering Syllabus (B.E)B.E Mechanical SyllabusManufacturing Engineering (B.E)
Marine Engineering (B.E)B.ArchBiotech Engineering


Get complete course syllabus of Anna University

Anna University Courses – UG/PG/Research Courses

Civil Engineering (CEG) DepartmentCivil Engineering (B.E)
Geo Informatics (B.E)
Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering (B.E)
Faculty of Mechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering
Material Science and Engineering (B.E)
Mining Engineering
Printing Technology (B.E)
Manufacturing Engineering
Industrial Technology
Aeronautical Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Production Engineering
Faculty of Electrical EngineeringElectrical and Electronics Engineering
Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Faculty of Information and Communication EngineeringElectronics and Communication Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Information and Technology
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Faculty of TechnologyChemical Engineering (
Ceramic Technology (B. Tech)
Textile Technology (B.Tech)
Industrial Bio-Technology (B.Tech)
Food Technology (B.Tech)
Pharmaceutical Technolgy (B.Tech)
Department of Rubber and Plastic Technology (MIT)Rubber and Plastic Technology (B.Tech)
Leather Technology (ACT)Leather Technology (B.Tech)
Applied Science and Technology (ACT)Petroleum Engineering and Technology
Faculty of Architecture and Planning (SAP)B.Arch


AMU Post Graduate Courses

Faculty of Civil EngineeringStructural Engineering
Construction Engineering and Management
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
Irrigation Water Management
Integrated Water Resourced Management
Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering
Transportation Engineering
Remote Sensing and Geomatics
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Management
M.Sc in Environmental Science
Coastal Management
Mechanical EngineeringInternal Combustion Engineering (M.E)
Energy Engineering (M.E)
Engineering Design (M.E)
Solar Energy (M.E)
Computer-Aided-Design (CAD)
Product Design and Development (PDD)
Manufacturing Systems Management (M.E)
Thermal Engineering (with specialization in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
Printing TechnologyPrinting and Packing Technology (M.E)
Manufacturing EngineeringComputer Integrated Manufacturing (M.E)
Industrial EngineeringIndustrial Engineering (M.E)
Quality Engineering and Management (M.E)
Automobile EngineeringAutomobile Engineering (M.E)
Aerospace Engineering (MIT)Aeronautical Engineering (M.E)
Aerospace Technology
Avionics (M.E)
Production Technology (MIT)Green Manufacturing (with specialization in Green Manufacturing Engineering)
Manufacturing Engineering (M.E)
M.E Mechatronics
Electrical and Electronics EngineeringPower Systems Engineering (M.E)
High Voltage Engineering (M.E)
Control and Instrumentation Engineering (M.E)
Power Electronics and Drives (M.E)
Power Engineering and Management (M.E)
Embedded System Technologies (M.E)
Information and Communication Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering DepartmentApplied Electronics
Communication Systems
VLSI Design
Bio-Medical Engineering
Medical Electronics
Computer Science and EngineeringComputer Science and Engineering
Software Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering (specialization in Big Data Analysis)
Computer Science and Engineering (specializations in operations research)
Information Science and Technology DepartmentM.Tech in Information Technology
Information Technology (specialization in multimedia) – M.Tech
Computer Applications (MCA)
Electronics EngineeringCommunication and Networking
Wireless Technologies
VLSI Design and Embedded Systems
Information Technology DepartmentM.Tech in Information Technology
Computer Technology (MIT)Computer Science and Engineering
Faculty of Technology
Chemical EngineeringChemical Engineering (M.Tech)
Petroleum Refining and Petro-Chemicals
Environmental Science and Technology
Ceramic in Ceramic Technolgy (M.Tech)
Applied Science and TechnologyIndustrial Safety and Hazards Management (M.Tech)
Department of Textile TechnologyM.Tech in Textile Technology
Department of BiotechnologyM.Tech in Bio-Technology
Computational Biology
Nano Science and Technology
Food Technology
Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology
Rubber and Plastics TechnolgyRubber Technology
Leather TechnologyM.Tech in Leather Technology
Footwear Science and Technology


So this is all about the Anna University Syllabus 2021. Candidates who are taking admission this year can also check the other related links that are mentioned below to get complete details about the admission and selection process of Anna University.


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