TANCET Engineering 2025 Application Form, Exam Date, Syllabus, Eligibility, Pattern

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test [TANCET Engineering]

About Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET):

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test – TANCET will be conducted by the Anna University on the behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu for aspirants wanting entry into MBA, MCA and ME / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. These degree programs are offered at university sections, university colleges of Engineering, and Regional centers of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts & Science colleges and self – financing colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Eligibility Criteria:

For M. Tech/M.E Programmes:
The applicant should have qualified any one of the following with a total of 50% (45% for candidates belonging to SC/ST categories)
  • B.Tech/B.E in the particular stream.
  • MCA Lateral Entry degree (2 years) after 10+2+3 year’s degree in B.Sc. (Computer Science / Information Technology or BCA.
  • MCA degree after 10+2+3 year’s bachelor’s degree course.
  • Master’s Degree in the important branch of Arts/ Science
  • B.Sc. degree in Computer Science / Information Technology and M.Sc. degree in Information Technology/ Computer Science
  • B.Sc. (5 years) Integrated Degree Course.
  • Pharma / B.Sc degree in Forestry / Computer Science / Horticulture / Fishery

Application Process:

Online process:
  • Candidates need to log on to official site of authority i.e. www.annauniv.edu.
  • Now click on TANCEYT application source link and enter all important details mentioned in application form such as address, name, qualifications, father name etc.
  • Pay required amount as TANCET Application fee (via online or offline) and submit the duly filled form along with DD and mandatory certificate copies and photographs to
    • The Secretary,
    • TANCET, Centre for Entrance Examinations,
    • Anna University, Chennai – 600 025
Offline mode:
  • Applicants must get the Application form in person from the particular Co-coordinating Centers.
  • Candidates need to submit a copy of 10+2+3 year’s qualification mark sheet
  • Applicants have to pay TANCET Application Fees in cash or Demand Draft to receive a hall ticket.

Exam Pattern:

There is negative marking of ¼ for every wrong answer.
The TANCET question paper consists of three sections with Section 1 & 2 being mandatory while Section 3 will be on the particular selected discipline/subject
Section 1: It contains total 30 questions with 1 mark for each right response.
Section 2: It contains 30 questions with 1 mark for each right response.
Discipline Wise:
Section 3: Applicants must pick a choice of a section out of 14 based on area of interest and answer 40 Questions with 1 mark for each right response.

Application fee:

The application fee for TANCET will be Rs 500 (Rs 250 for reserved categories such as SC/ST/SCA). Payment of TANCET Application fee can be made through cash or Demand Draft Drawn in favor of ‘The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University,’ payable at Chennai, received from any nationalized bank.

Schedule of the exam:

Last Date for TANCET Registration through Internet
Receipt of Applications Registered through Internet
Last date for Registration at Co-ordinating Centers
Last date for Spot Registration at Chennai centre
TANCET Exam Dates