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TANCET 2021 exam
TANCET 2021 exam

TANCET 2021 (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is a State level examination of Tamil Nadu managed by the Anna University, Chennai to offer admission into PG courses, i.e. ME/M. Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan, MCA & MBA in the State.  Candidates need to stay updated with the latest information on TANCET dates and schedules listed below:

Events Dates 2021 
Starting  date to apply 19th January 2021
Last date to fill online application 12th February 2021 
Checking final status of application 17th February 2021 
Admit card availability 5th March 2021 
TANCET 2021 Exam 20th March 2021 for MCA and MBA   21st March 2021 (M.E./ M. Tech/ M. Arch/ M. Plan)
Announcement of Result On or before 16th April 2021 
Downloading of mark sheet On or before 20th April 2021 
Beginning of Counseling May 2021

Anna University has extended the deadline for filling of the TANCET 2021 Entrance application form to 12th February 2021 by 5.00 pm IST. The Application Form for the TANCET 2021 Entrance test is available now at tancet.annauniv.edu

Under TANCET 2021, candidates can apply for more than one course. To do so, candidates need to pay fee for each course separately. All the details regarding TANCET application form are given below but before that, have a look at the date’s table.

Events Dates 2021
Application form commences 19th January 2021
Submission of application form 12th February 2021
TANCET 2021 exam 20th & 2021 March 2021
 TANCET 2021 Application Form
TANCET 2021 Application Form

TANCET 2021 Application Fees

The application fee for TANCET 2021 is payable in online mode only.

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the above-given amount of application fee in online mode using credit / debit card / net banking.

Documents for TANCET 2021 Registration

It is suggested, that candidates keep following documents ready while applying for TANCET 2021.

  • A unique email id and mobile number of the candidate / guardian.
  • Class 10th (SSLC) certificate and mark sheet
  • Class 12th (Higher Secondary) mark sheet.
  • Scanned image of candidate’s photo.
  • Copy of community certificate in the pdf format for SC/ST/SCA category candidate.
  • Debit card / credit card / other details required for online payment
 Filling the Application Form Step by Step  of TANCET 2021
Filling the Application Form Step by Step of TANCET 2021

Filling the Application Form Step by Step

Register Online — Click on the direct link on this page for TANCET 2020 registration.

  • In the TANCET Registration form, enter your name, mobile number, email id, password. 
  • Click on the “Register” button and Proceed.


  • On submitting the registration details, TANCET key is sent on your registered mobile number by SMS.
  • Next, the candidates have to login by entering their registered email id, password and TANCET key.
  • On entering the details, click on the “Login” button.
  • After submitting the details, proceed to fill in details in the TANCET 2021 Application Form.

Filling of TANCET Application Form

The application form for TANCET 2021 is divided into 4 different section – Entrance test details, personal details, address for communication and academic details.

Pay the Application Fee

  • After entering all the necessary information, candidates need to proceed to pay the required amount of the application fee.
  • To make the payment the candidates shall provide their Application Number generated after completing all the application formalities.
  • Although, the payment is integrated with the application form, if due to some technical error, the candidates face any problem they can log in again using their application number and proceed to pay the amount.

TANCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before the aspirants proceed to fill TANCET application form 2021, they must ensure that they check the eligibility criteria first. Below, we have provided TANCET eligibility criteria for all courses:

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University or Institute.
  • Candidates from other state are also eligible to apply for the TANCET entrance exam.
  • Should have obtained 50% marks in the degree exam (45% in case of reserved category)
TANCET 2021 Exam Dates
TANCET 2021 Exam Dates

TANCET 2021 Exam Dates

Events Dates
Commencement of Application Process 19-Jan-2021 (10 AM)
Last date of application 12-Feb-2021 (5 PM)
Final application status check 17-Feb-2021
Release of TANCET 2021 Hall Ticket 5-Mar-2021
TANCET 2021 for MBA and MCA 20-March-2021
TANCET 2021 for ME/MArch/MTech/MPlan 21-Mar-2021
TANCET 2021 Result 16-Apr-2021
Download of Marksheet 20-Apr-2021

Candidates those who apply for the exam can check their result from the website. TANCET 2021 results will be published on 16th April 2021. Candidates can view their results by entering their login credentials.

The cut off will be released after the result declaration. Candidates have to register on the website to participate in the counselling. The counselling registration for the MBA and MCA courses will be started from April 2021.

The counselling procedure and document verification process will start from May 2021. The registration for other courses will be started from April/ May 2021. Registration can be done through online mode only.

TANCET 2021 Exam Dates
TANCET 2021 Exam Dates

TANCET 2021 Exam Dates Highlights

TANCET 2021 Events TANCET 2021 Dates Salient Features
TANCET registration begins 19-Jan-2021 Registrations begin from 10 am onwards
Last date of registration 12-Feb-2021 Registrations close at 5 pm.
Issue of TANCET hall ticket 05-Mar-2021 Admit Card available on Anna University’s website from 10 am onwards
TANCET 2021 exam date 20-Mar-2021   For MCA (10 am to 12 noon) and MBA (2:30 pm to 4:30 pm)
TANCET 2021 exam date 21-Mar-2021 For MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME (10 am to 12 noon)
Declaration of TANCET 2021 result 16-Apr-2021 Available on Anna University’s website
Download of TANCET 2021 mark sheet 20-Apr-2021 Available on Anna University’s website
TANCET 2021 Counselling application begins  Third week of April 2021 Candidates have to visit the official website of TANCA
TANCET 2021 Counselling application process last date Fourth week of April 2021 Last date to apply for the counselling rounds
TANCET Pattern 2021 for MBA
TANCET Pattern 2021 for MBA

TANCET Pattern 2021 for MBA

TANCET Exam Pattern Details
Duration of test 2 hours
Mode Offline
Number of sections 5 (Business Situations, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency and English Usage)
Total marks 100
Marks assigned to each section 20
Negative marks 1/3
Language of Paper English, Tamil

TANCET Pattern – Key Insights

Sections Details
Business Situations This section assesses the candidates’ ability to analyse a given set of data critically and apply the data in making business decisions
Reading Comprehension This section tests the candidates’ based on their ability to answer questions on the given passages in English
Quantitative Ability This section evaluates the candidates’ skill in solving mathematical problems
Data Sufficiency This section analyses the candidates’ ability to solve data-based questions and knowledge of mathematics
English Usage This section aims to test the candidates’ knowledge of English Language and its usage, Grammar and Punctuation.

TANCET Marking Scheme

  • TANCET question paper will carry 100 questions.
  • There will be four alternatives, out of which candidates need to choose one correct answer.
  • For every correct answer, candidates will score 1 mark.
  • For each wrong answer, 1/3 marks will be deducted
  • If any candidate selects multiple options as the answer, it will be treated as the wrong answer and 1/3 mark will be deducted for this.
  • No marks will be deducted for the questions left unanswered.

TANCET 2021 SYLLABUS: Important Topics

Candidates are advised to cover the following topics of TANCET syllabus as most of the questions asked are based on these.

Sections Topics
Quantitative Section Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry & Mensuration, Calculus, Differential Equation, Probability and Statistics
Reading Comprehension Passages followed by a set of questions
English Usage Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Corrections, Idioms, Cloze Test, One Word Substitution
Data Sufficiency Number systems, Data Interpretation (Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph and Tables), questions in the form of Statements

TANCET 2021 Admit Card

TANCET 2021 hall ticket/admit card will be available for download from 5th March 2021 onwards. The link to download the hall ticket will be available on the official website of TANCET or Anna University.

Registered candidates can download the hall ticket for TANCET exam by entering their email ID and password.

After downloading, candidates should take a printout of the hall ticket and carry the same to the examination centre along with one photo-identity proof.

Candidates should note that the hard copy of the hall ticket is not sent through post. TANCET hall ticket is an important document and candidates should retain the same till completion of the admission process.


TANCET Event TANCET Hall Ticket Dates
TANCET 2021 Admit Card download begins 5th March 2021
TANCET 2021 Exam  20th March 2021  (MBA and MCA courses) March 21st 2021 (M. Tech, M. Plan, M. Arch and ME courses)

Download the Hall Ticket

  • Visit the official website https://www.annauniv.edu/   
  • Click on the ‘Hall Ticket Login’ tab on the home page.
  • Candidates need to enter email ID and password.
  • TANCET 2021 Hall Ticket appears on the screen
  • Download the hall ticket and take its printout.

TANCET 2021 – Details on the Admit Card/Hall Ticket

TANCET admit card contains the following details –

  • Candidate’s name
  • TANCET registration number
  • Date of birth
  • Scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Date and time of exam
  • Exam venue details
  • Exam day guidelines.

TANCET 2021 Exam Results

TANCET Result 2021 will be announced by Anna University on 16th April 2021 and the scorecards will be available for download on 20th April 2021.

Candidates will be able to check their results and download their scorecard from the official website by logging in with their email ID and password.

TANCET 2021 result will display candidate’s score and rank. Qualified candidates will be further called for the counselling process where they will be offered admission to MBAMCAME/ M. Tech/ M. Arch/ M. Plan courses.

TANCET 2021 Result: Highlights

  •  TANCET 2021 Results are announced by online only.
  •  Three separate TANCET 2021 rank list is published – GATE category, TANCET category and Sponsored category
  • The scores of candidates are valid for one year only.
  • No hard copy of the mark statement is sent to candidates by post.
  • Candidates should keep a copy of their scorecard as they have to show it at the time of the counselling.
  • To bring uniformity, the marks of candidates are normalised to announce TANCET 2021 Results.

TANCET Result 2021 Dates

Events Dates
TANCET 2021 20th March 2021  (MBA and MCA courses) and March 21st 2021 (M. Tech, M. Plan, M. Arch and ME courses)
Announcement of TANCET Result 2021 16th April 2021
TANCET 2021 Scorecard download 20th April 2021
TANCET counselling to begin from Second Week of July 2021


Step 1: Candidates need to visit the official website of Anna University 

Step 2: Click the link ‘Download TANCET result’ on the home page 

Step 3: Candidates are redirected to the login page 

Step 4: Enter your email ID and password generated after successful registration 

Step 5: The result status and scorecard is displayed on the screen 

Step 6: Download the scorecard and take its printout

Details on the TANCET Scorecard/Mark sheet

Candidates name Application number
Nationality Category
Roll number TANCET rank
Total marks Normalized score

TANCET 2021 Cut-Off’s

TANCET 2021 cut off for MBA will be released by the participating institutes after the counselling rounds conclude.

TANCET cut-off 2021 refers to the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to secure in the exam to get selected for admission by participating institutes. 

TANCET cut off score for top universities/colleges/institutes usually ranges between 34 and 64 for open category. 

How to check TANCET 2021 Cut off?

TANCET cut off will be available on the official website of Anna University. Candidates can follow the steps given below to check TANCET 2021 cut off. 

  • Visit the official website 
  • In the new page, the college-wise and category-wise TANCET cut off will be given 
  • Candidates can check the cut off marks by downloading the PDF file.

Factors determining TANCET 2021 cut off

The TANCET cut off is calculated on the basis of the following factors:

  • Number of seats available
  • Number of candidates registered for TANCET
  • Total number of test takers
  • Difficulty level of the exam

TANCET 2021 Counselling

The rank list, call letter and TANCET counselling schedule is expected to be released for MBA programme by second week of August.

Candidates will be able to download their hall tickets for counselling by using login id and password on the official website.

TANCET counselling for MBA is expected to be conducted in the fourth week of August. Candidates are called for TANCET counselling as per their ranks.



TANCET Counselling 2021 – Highlights


Mode of registration Online
Counselling fee Rs.300 (Rs.150 for SC / SCA / ST Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu)
Mode of payment Demand Draft
Eligibility for counselling Qualified TANCET 2021 exam with good rank and score MBA – Passed a bachelor’s degree with at least 50 per cent (45 per cent in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) marks in aggregate
Address  Government College of Technology (Auditorium), Thadagam Road, Coimbatore-13



TANCET Counselling 2021 Dates


Events Dates
Commencement of online registration First week of April
Last date of TANCET Counseling registration Fourth week of April
Commencement of uploading original certificates First week of May
Last date of uploading original certificates Third week of May
Original Certificates verification First week of June
Publication of Rank List Third week of June
TANCET 2020 Counseling for Special Reservation categories (Differently Abled) First week of July
Online Counseling Second week of July
Supplementary Counseling (Online) Third week of July
SCA to SC Counseling (Online) Fourth week of July
End of Counseling (Online) First week of August

TANCET 2021 Counselling Rounds

The counselling process for TANCET 2021 will begin in Second Week of July. On the basis of their performance in the entrance test, candidates will be called for the counselling round which will take place in August last week.

Step 1: Online Registration

  • Candidates need to visit the official website 
  • Click on ‘Register Online Application’ tab
  • Fill the mandatory fields marked in red
  • Select the type of course (MBA/MCA)
  • Provide your email ID and mobile number
  • The password will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number generated after registration
  • Candidates are required to provide valid TANCET 2021 hall ticket number and TANCET 2021 normalised marks in the application form
  • Candidates are also required to enter demand draft number, category, religion, educational qualification, etc.
  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab after entering all the details in the application.
  • Take a printout of the application form and address label. 


Candidates need to enclose a demand draft of Rs 300 (unreserved categories) and Rs 150 (SC/SCA/ST candidates of Tamil Nadu) drawn in favour of ‘The Secretary, TN MBA/MCA Admissions – 2021, Government College of Technology’ payable at Coimbatore. 

Documents to be sent to the examination authority 

After submitting TANCET counselling form, candidates need to send the printout of the application form, address label along with the relevant documents to the concerned authority. Candidates need to submit the self-attested copies of the following documents –

  • Printed online application
  • Mark sheet of Class 12/ Diploma
  • Mark sheets of all semesters/ years of qualifying degree examinations
  • Provisional / degree certificate
  • Permanent community certificate card for BC, BCM, MBC & DNC, ST, SC and SCA
  • Transfer Certificate
  • TANCET 2021 mark sheet
  • TANCET 2021 hall ticket
  • District Medical Board Certificate (for Differently-abled Candidates only)
  • Nativity Certificate only in electronic form / digitally signed e-certificate (If applicable)
  • Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee certificate (If applicable)

Step 2: Publishing of TANCET Rank List

  • The TANCET rank list is prepared on the basis of candidate’s performance in the exam
  • The TANCET 2021 rank list will contain the ranks secured by candidates who have applied for TANCET counselling 2021
  • On the basis of candidates’ rank, they are called for the counselling round.

Step 3: Downloading of Call Letter

  • Candidates will need to carry the call letter while appearing for TANCET 2021 counselling
  • To download the call letter, candidates need to visit the official website and login with their user ID and password.
  • The call letter should carry the candidates’ name, registration number, counselling centre and city.

Step 4: Appearing in TANCET Counselling

  • During the counselling process, candidates will be asked to choose colleges and branches in the application form.
  • Seats will be allotted to candidates as per the vacancies in the colleges
  • Candidates will be allotted seats as per their rank in the merit list
  • Candidates need to secure their seat by paying the requisite admission fee

TANCET Counselling – Points to remember

  • The rank list will be published based on the ranks acquired by candidates.
  • Candidates will be able to check the status of vacant seats of each participating institute after every round of TANCET 2021 counselling.
  • If candidates are not satisfied with the allotted colleges, he/she can attend the second and third round of TANCET counselling.
  • Candidates absent in the first or second phase of counselling will not be allowed to attend the subsequent stages of TANCET counselling 2021.
  • Colleges allotted in the last round of counselling will be considered as final.


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