TANCET 2023 Application Form (Soon), Exam Date, Eligibility, Exam Pattern

TANCET 2023 (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is a state-level entrance examination. The exam is organized by Anna University, Chennai yearly. It offers admission to the eligible candidates into MBA, MCA, and M. Arch/ ME/ M. Tech/ M. Plan courses, at University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges, Regional Campuses of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engg Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engg, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) in Tamil Nadu. Check all the important information about TANCET 2023 Eligibility and other topics etc.


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TANCET 2023 Important Dates

Registration of Application starts from 1st week of January 2023
Last date for Registration of Application last week of January 2023
Downloading of Hall Tickets 2nd week of February 2023
MCA & MBA Entrance Exam Date Last week of February 2023
M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Exam Date 1st week of March 2023
Announcement of Results 3rd week of March 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates, those appearing in the final year of the exam are also eligible.

For M.Tech/ ME/ M.Arch/ M.Plan

  • Pass Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any discipline.
  • Secured minimum 50% marks (45% for the candidates belonging to SC/ST categories)
  • Have a GATE Score Card


  • Pass Bachelors’s degree of minimum 3 years with mathematics at 10+2 or graduation level.
  • Secured at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates)

For MCA (Lateral Entry)

  • Pass a Bachelor’s degree in B.Sc (Computer Science/Information Technology), BCA with Mathematics at 10+2 or graduation level.
  • Secure at least 50% marks (45% marks in case of SC/ST).


  • Pass Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years.
  • Qualified with 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates)

TANCET 2023 Application Form

The TANCET Application form will be available online on the official website. The application fee can be paid through Credit/Debit card/ Internet banking. Candidates are required to fill the application form with the right information in the required fields. Candidates are also required to upload their scanned images of photo and signature in the required format. Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be fixed by the admitting authority / University. Take the printout of the application form for future reference at the end.

Application Fee

  • Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to pay Rs. 500 for any one of the programs.
  • The fee will be Rs. 250 for SCA/ST/SC category.

Exam Pattern

  • The duration of the exam will be about two hours.
  • The question will be of multiple type questions.
  • A total of 100 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • One mark will be allotted to the candidates for the correct answer.
  • For the incorrect answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • In ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M. Plan section, PART I & II is compulsory.
  • PART III according to the discipline selected during registration.
Courses Number of Questions Marks 
MBA 100 100
MCA 100 100
Part-I 20 20
Part-II 20 20
Part-III 60 60

Admit Card

  • Candidates have to download the hall ticket through online only.
  • Hall ticket will be available in the month of March 2023.
  • The admit card is necessary at the time of the Entrance Test and at the time of Admission.


  • The candidate may get the result by entering the user ID & password on the official website.
  • The result will be available in the month of May 2023 online.
  • Within 10 days from the date of publication of results of the entrance test, the mark sheets shall be available on the website by the candidates.
  • The mark sheet should be produced at the time of admission.

TANCET 2023 Counselling

  • The counselling will be started in the month of July 2023.
  • To get admission into Anna University, Government, private and Self-financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu, candidates, those pass the TANCET 2023 exam have to appear in the counselling process.
  • After the declaration of the result, the counselling procedure will take place.
  • The admission will be based on the marks secured by the candidates in the examination.

Documents required during counselling:

  • 10th Mark Sheet (DOB Proof)
  • Qualifying Examination Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
  • TANCET 2023 Score Card
  • TANCET 2023 Hall Ticket
  • Category Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • Character Certificate


  • MCA: Quantitative ability, Analytical reasoning, Logical reasoning, Computer awareness, Verbal ability and Basic sciences.
  • MBA: Verbal Ability, Data Interpretation, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning.
  • ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan: Part I (Engineering Mathematics), Part II (Basic Engineering & Sciences), PART III (As per the discipline selected (Chosen Subject)).

TANCET 2023: Important Points

  • Candidate can access the application form from our website or university website through online mode.
  • The application fee is Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SCA/ST/SC candidates).
  • Candidates have to pass the bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years.
  • The eligibility criteria for different courses are different.
  • The exam pattern is different for different courses. It is two hours duration program.
  • 1 mark will be given to the candidates for the correct response.

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