The TANCET 2021 result has been announced. The exam was conducted on 20th and 21st March 2021. The mark sheet will release on 8th April 2021 and will be available till 22nd April 2021. The registration process was started on 19th January 2021. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is the exam conducted every year. Anna University is the main conducting body for the entrance test. The TANCET exam is for admission to M.E, M.Tech., MCA, M.Arch, M.Plan and MBA courses.

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The score of the aspirants in the exam is accepted by various Universities and the colleges of Tamil Nadu. It must be made sure that the candidate is applying for the correct course which they desire to pursue. The TANCET 2021 exam dates was announced (20th and 21st March 2021). So, in this article, candidates can check complete details about the examination, admission, and selection process.

Latest Updates

  • TANCET Result has been declared. Check your result now. Mark sheet will release on 8th April 2021.

TANCET Admission and Counselling Schedule 2021

As mentioned above, Anna University has announced the entrance test dates. Candidates can check the complete schedule below. However, if there is any change in the exam dates it will be notified in the latest updates section.

Anna University TANCET 2021 dates

Staring date of the registration process19th January 2021
Closing date of the application form16th February 2021 (extended)
Checking the final status of the application form23rd February 2021
Issuance of the hall ticket5th March 2021
Exam dates20th March 2021 (MBA and MCA) and 21st March 2021 (M.Tech, M.E, M.Arch, M.Plan)
Announcement of results1st April 2021 (announced)
Downloading of mark sheetson or before 8th April 2021 (till 22nd April 2021)

Counselling schedule of TANCET 2021

TANCA Counselling Registration Dates1st week of May 2021
Uploading of Documents3rd week of May 2021
Document Verification
Release of TANCA Rank List
Counselling for GATE and PWD candidates under TANCET Category
Counselling for TANCET Category
SCA to SC Counselling

TANCET 2021 Exam Dates

The Exam Date of TANCET has been announced by Anna University. It is important that the candidates who are planning to appear for TANCET 2021 must be updated with the latest notification of the schedule of the entrance examination. Once the schedule of the date is available, it is advised that the candidates must save and download the officially released dates so as not to miss any of the Exam Dates of TANCET 2021.

Go through the schedule of Anna University TANCET is available below. The official dates are mentioned here.

Exam dates20th March 2021 (MBA and MCA) and 21st March 2021 (M.Tech, M.E, M.Arch, M.Plan)

TANCET Application Form

The TANCET Application Form 2021 was released on the official website of Anna University- on 19th January 2021. The last date to submit the form was 16th February 2021. The final status of the application form can be checked by 23rd February 2021. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria were eligible to fill and submit the TANCET MBA/M.Tech form. The mode of the registration process is online only. The link to the application form remains active for a limited period of time. Therefore, the candidates are advised to submit the form before the due date.

TANCET Application/Entrance Test Fees

  • The entrance test fee is Rs 600/- and Rs 300/- for SC/ST/SCA candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu.
  • Candidates who want to apply for more than one program has to pay Rs 600/- for each course (M.Tech/MCA/MBA etc.)
  • The fee has to be paid online only through a Credit/Debit card or Internet Banking.

Registration Process of TANCET Application Form

The mode of the application form is online. Hence, the step by step procedure of filling the TANCET application form is as follows-

  • Click on the registration link available on the homepage-
  • Then click on the “New Registration” process.
  • Enter the name, date, mobile number, e-mail id etc. and complete the registration process.
  • After the registration process, log in using the credentials and fill in the rest of the details (personal and educational details).
  • Upload the documents as per the specifications and make the payment of the application fees.

Image Specifications of TANCET 2021 Registration form

  • The passport size photograph must be a recent one in jpg format.
  • The required image size is 200 px to 300 px (Height), and 150 px to 300 px (width)
  • The community certificate (for reserved category) must be uploaded in pdf format.
  • The image of the signature must be in jpg format written in black or blue ink with white background.
  • The recommended size for the signature is 60 px to 80 px (height), and 150 px to 200 px (width).

Sample of the image specifications required for TANCET 2021

Tancet photo


Eligibility Criteria of TANCET

The eligibility criteria for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is available in the information brochure. It is advised that the students must go through the criteria before applying. The eligibility is defined as per the course for which the candidate is applying for. If the candidate does not meet the criteria, then he/she is not eligible for the TANCET admission process.

General Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates appearing in the Final year/Semester exam of their qualifying exam are eligible for TANCET 2021.
  • GATE qualified candidates are also eligible.
  • Candidates not from the State of Tamil Nadu are also eligible for the examination.
  • Applicants who have secured a valid score in GATE can also appear for the entrance test.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.E./ M.Plan

The candidates applying for the Post Graduate courses must make sure that they must fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent as per the discipline in which they will be applying for PG.
  • The candidate must have qualified for the degree with at least 50% marks (45% marks for the candidates from SC/ST category).
  • Candidate with a valid Score Card of GATE will also be eligible to apply and appear for the entrance test.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA

  • The candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline for a minimum of 3 years.
  • The candidate must have passed the qualifying exam with 50% of marks.

Eligibility Criteria for MCA

  • The candidate applying for MCA must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects in Graduation as well as in class 12th.
  • The candidate must have secured at least 50% of marks in Graduation (45% marks for the Reserved category).

TANCET 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam of the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) takes place on different dates. It is very important to know the exam pattern before appearing for the exam. The exam pattern is the same for MBA, M.Tech, MCA etc. However, the sectional topics are different for each course. Students can check the complete TANCET exam pattern here.

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test takes place offline for M.E, M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Arch, and M.Plan programs. The general exam pattern of the entrance test is-

Exam time duration120 Minutes
Total number of questions100 questions
Total marks100 marks
Mode of the examoffline
Mode of the question paperEnglish
Marking scheme of the exam1 mark for each correct answer and -1/3 for the negative answer.

Sectional details of TANCET MBA/M.Tech/MCA etc.

Candidates can check the section-wise topics for each course programs along with a total number of questions allotted.

TANCET MBA Exam Pattern

SubjectsNumber of questions
Business Situation Analysis20
Data sufficiency20
Reading comprehension20
Quantitative ability20
English usage20
Total number of questions100

TANCET MCA Exam Pattern

SubjectsNumber of questions
Quantitative Ability20
Analytical reasoning20
Logical reasoning20
Computer awareness20
Total number of questions100

Anna University M.Tech/M.Plan/M.Arch/ME Pattern

SubjectsNumber of questions
Engineering Mathematics20
Basic Engineering and Sciences20
Part-III (as per specialization)60
Total number of questions100

TANCET 2021 Syllabus

The candidates who will be applying for TANCET 2020 must start preparing for the entrance exam in order to qualify for the test. It is important for the applicants that they are aware of the TANCET Syllabus and the questions which will be asked in the question paper as per the course for which they are applying for. It will help them in the preparation of the entrance exam.

Also, it will provide an idea of what kind of questions will be framed in the question paper of TANCET 2020. The TANCET Syllabus of MBA and MCA will include Logical Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and other sections as per the subject for which the candidate is appearing for the examination.

Details of TANCET Syllabus 2021

Candidates preparing for M.Tech, M.E., M.Arch, and other exams must also prepare as per the disciplines. Students must prepare the topics for the entrance test from their qualifying course. The question paper will be covering the syllabus which has been included at the graduate level. However, it must be noticed that the preparation of the exam must be in detail given that the questions asked in the question paper will be for the admission of the candidates to the Post Graduate level.

TANCET Hall Ticket

The Hall Ticket of TANCET 2021 releases on 5th March 2021 on its official website. Candidates who have successfully submitted the form can download the TANCET Hall Ticket. The admit card consists of the exam and candidate details. It is an essential document that the candidate must bring on the day of the examination. Since the presence of the Hall Ticket provides validation to the candidate to appear for the exam. Without the hall ticket, applicants cannot appear in the entrance test.

To download the admit card, the applicant has to provide their user-id and password. Students must carry their admit card along with a valid photo identity proof.

Anna University TANCET Exam Centres

The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test is conducted in various cities. Candidates have to submit the choice of the exam centre at the time of filling the application form. The TANCET Exam Centre details will be printed on the TANCET 2021 Hall Ticket pdf. Hence, the students can check the list of the test centres below-


TANCET 2021 Answer Key

The Answer Key of TANCET 2021 releases online on the website. The Answer Key comes a few days after the successful completion of the entrance exam. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can check the answer key. The answer key carries all the correct answers to the questions asked in the entrance test. With the help of the answer key, the applicants can evaluate their estimated scores.

The availability of the TANCET Answer key will only be in an online mode. Candidates can access it from the official website of the University. Once it is available, the candidate must download it. Also, the candidate must save it in a hard copy.

TANCET 2020 Official Answer Key

Once the Answer Key of TANCET 2020 is available, the candidate will be able to cross-check the answers marked by them in the question paper. The candidates will have to calculate the score of their correct answers. Subsequently, they can get the estimation of their possible score in the examination. The purpose behind the release of the Answer key is to provide the candidate with the possible score so that they can get the estimation.

Also, an idea that whether they can get the preferred college on the basis of their score in the exam. The examination conducting body will also be providing an option of making an objection to the Answer Key in case if the candidate finds any of the answers in the Answer Key to be incorrect. The window to object is open only for a limited time period. The candidate will have to submit the objections within the given window.

Download – TANCET Cut Off

TANCET 2021 Result

The Result of the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) will release on 16th April 2021 online. Candidates who have successfully appeared for the entrance exam can check the result. The exam result determines the qualification status of the candidate. Candidates can check the result by clicking on the TANCET Result Login section. Also, the candidate must note that they cannot get the TANCET Rank List with the wrong details.

The candidate must make sure that they check the TANCET result 2021 of the course for which they gave the exam and must have passed. However, just qualifying the exam will not provide any form of assurance of admission. The final seat allotment will only be through the counselling procedure.

TANCET Marks Sheet Download PDF

Once the Result of TANCET is available, the candidates must make sure that they go through the details provided in the Result PDF. The information provided will be relevant and important for the candidates who appeared for the examination. Furthermore, the Result comes in a PDF format. It will mention the Roll Number of the candidate, Course Name, Course Code, Marks secured by the candidate in the examination, maximum number of marks, rank of the candidate.

Also, the instructions provided to the candidates to follow once the Result given by the authorities of the University. The candidate must get the photocopy of the Result PDF. They must keep it carefully till the admission procedure is over. The TANCET Result PDF will be required at the time of the counselling procedure as to validate that the candidate has qualified the examination and is eligible to attend the counselling procedure.

TANCET 2021 Counselling

The TANCET counselling for admission to the Post Graduate courses begins. After the declaration of the results by the examination conducting authorities. It is important for the candidates to attend the counselling in order to acquire a seat in the preferred college and Department. They must appear for the TANCET counselling round as per the schedule of TANCET Counselling. The officials will release it on the official website of Anna University after the result declaration.

The candidates who have successfully qualified for the entrance exam. Just make sure to get updates regarding the schedule of the counselling procedure. The candidate will have to register themselves first for the counselling round.

TANCET Counselling Schedule

Once the TANCET Counselling schedule is available. The candidate will have to provide the details and have to get themselves register first. The candidate will have to provide information regarding the University/College and the course in which they want to get enrolled. It must be made sure that the details provided are valid and correct as it will be the basis for the candidates for the final admission to the applied course.

Counselling is an important procedure for the candidates. To attend if planning on acquiring admission to the course they appeared for the entrance exam. The physical presence of the candidate will be important during the TANCET Counselling round. Along with the documents as required. The candidate must also go through the officially released. The notification will provide all the details important for the counselling round.


Question- When the TANCET 2021 exam?
Ans- The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test will take place on 20th and 21st March 2021. On MBA and MCA entrance test will take place on 20th March 2021 (two shifts). M.Tech, M.E, M.Arch, M.Plan exam is conducted on 21st March 2021. 
Question-Who is the main conducting for TANCET admission?
Ans- Anna University is the main conducting body.
Question-What is the total number seats available for admission?
Ans- A total of 18000 seats (approx) are available for admission.
Question- Is there any age limit for TANCA admission?
Ans- No, there is no age limit for the admission.
Question- Can a candidate apply who does not belong to Tamil Nadu state?
Ans- Yes, candidates outside Tamil Nadu state can apply for the admission process. 
Question- When will TANCET admit card release?
Ans- The authority release the TANCET admit card on 5th March 2021. 


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