Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)

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Anna University

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Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test Exam 2018(TANCET)

TANCET or Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test is an entrance exam for the post graduation courses. It is conducted by Anna University on the behalf of Government of Tamil Nadu. The mode of application for TANCET exam 2018 was online and the mode of examination is offline(i.e. pen and paper based). 

The interested Candidates needs to qualified in this Entrance exam for the admission in Engineering courses. In this page, the aspirants can discover information related with TANCET 2018 application procedure, exam dates, qualification criteria, exam pattern and syllabus.

The exam forms are available from the first week of MAY.candidate can register themselves in both offline and online mode.

Applications for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2018 conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu from candidates who seek admission to 1. M.B.A., 2. M.C.A. and 3. M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Degree Programmes for the year 2018 offered at University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Regional Campuses of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges, Arts & Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including standalone Institutions) in Tamil Nadu can be registered only through Online. Some Universities and Self-Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET 2018.

TANCET Exam Dates 2018

Anna University is the conducting body of TANCET 2018 and they haven’t released any notification related to TANCET exam 2018. But the expected date of the examination is on last week of March, 2018. The table below gives a thorough knowledge about the important dates which the candidates shouldn’t neglect. The important dates are:



TANCET 2018 Online Registration

Last week of January 2018

TANCET 2018 Registration Last Date

Last week of February 2018

Release of TANCET 2018 Admit Card


TANCET Exam Date 2018

Last week of March 2018 

Declaration of TANCET 2018 Result


Commencement of TANCET 2018 Counseling


Source:- https://tancetexam.annauniv.edu/univent17/

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TANCET 2018 Important Dates

29/01/2018 to 20/02/2018

Application Dates (Online)

26/03/2018 to 26/03/2018

Exam Dates (Online)

14/03/2018 to 25/03/2018

Admit Cards (Online)

11/04/2018 to 11/04/2018

Result Dates (Online)

20/04/2018 to 07/05/2018

Councelling Dates (Online)

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TANCET Eligibility Criteria :

Before applying  for TANCET exam 2018, candidates should check the Eligibility criteria  and should follow strictly for successful enrolment for TANCET exam 2018.  The candidates will be required to fulfil the TANCET 2018 eligibility criteria which include age criteria, educational requirements, secured scores and more.

  • Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field from a recognized university in INDIA.
  • General Category, minimum percentage marks is 50%
  • And Reserved category's 45% marks.
  • GATE 2018 qualified candidates do not need to appear for the TANCET Exam.

TANCET Application Process :

Anna University is the conducting body of TANCET 2018 and they haven’t released any notification related to TANCET exam 2018.The  interested candidates needs to fill up the TANCET 2018 application form by the latest last week of January,2018 to last week of March,2018. The mode of application procedure of TANCET 2018 will be online. 

The application form will be  available on the official website of TANCET exam (tancet.co.in/tancet-official-website/), once it is out. The application procedure can be done by filling all the required information and paying the application fee. 

  • Login own ID and Password.
  • Fill all the academic details, upload the photograph (.jpeg format of Max 25 KB).
  • One should revise all the details filled before hitting the Submit button.

TANCET Registration :

  • Candidate has to visit official website.
  • Click on Online Registration.
  • Then register as New User.
  • have to create a new account by providing unique email id, name and other details.
  • Set a Password.

TANCET Exam Fees Details 2018

The candidates who are applying for TANCET exam 2018 needs to pay 500/- (250/- for reserved class)as application fees. This fees is for all who have applied online mode. For online: fee to be paid through Debit card or net banking.

  • General Category : 500/-
  • SC/ST Category : 250/-

TANCET Reservation Details :


Seat Allocation

Open Seats


Backward Class


Backward Class(minority)


Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Caste (Aruthathiyars)


Scheduled Tribes


Source:- https://tancetexam.annauniv.edu/univent17/

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