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TANCET 2012 - 2013

TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is the entrance examination conducted by the Anna University for admission to Master's level programs MBA / MCA & ME / M. Tech / M. Arch / M. Plan. These courses are offered at University Departments of Anna University, Chennai, Anna University Coimbatore, Anna University Trichy, Anna University, Tirunelveli, Govt. Engineering, Arts and Science Colleges, Govt. Aided Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges, and Govt. Quota seats in self-financing Engineering and Arts & Science Colleges / standalone Institutions.

TANCET is the most popular examination for aspirants in Tamil Nadu who wants to pursue Post Graduation in professional courses in Tamil Nadu. Candidates from outside Tamil Nadu can also appear for TANCET but their admission depends on the rules of particular university/institute.

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TANCET Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criteria for admission to MBA program through TANCET 2012 is graduate in any discipline under the 10+2+3/4 pattern or pass in any degree with 10+3 (Diploma) + 3 years pattern.

However, the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to MCA program through TANCET 2012 is bachelor's degree with mathematics as a core subject at the 12th standard or with mathematics/statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level. A pass in 10+3 (Diploma) + 3 years pattern with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects at the degree level can also appear in TANCET.

TANCET 2012 Application Form

The TANCET 2012 application form can be obtained either in person or by post. The payment for TANCET application form can be made through Demand Draft. Students can also download TANCET 2012 application form by logging to the official website. The duly filled TANCET application form should reach the address specified before the last date of submitting the application form. There will be a common TANCET form for all the programs and candidates who want to appear for more than one program has to pay additional examination fees for every program.

Anna University TANCET Exam

TANCET 2012 Exam for all courses will be of 2 hours duration consisting of multiple choice questions. There will be 100 questions for MBA and MCA Entrance exam each. There will be separate compulsory and specialization sections for ME/M. Tech/ M. Arch/ M. Plan entrance. The test has negative marking. TANCET MBA Entrance Test will have sections like Business situation analysis, Reading comprehension, Quantitative Section, Data sufficiency, Verbal ability.

It is important to score well in the TANCET examination in order to get through the cut throat competition. Every year a large number of interested students are applying for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. It is important that students go through TANCET model question paper to get an idea about the question paper pattern. This will also help them in getting good score in TANCET results 2012.

TANCET Tips & Strategies

  • Complete all the registration formalities in time.
  • Study the TANCET syllabus in a planned way.
  • Practice sample papers and previous years' question papers.
  • Be familiar with the pattern of the question papers and the marking scheme.

TANCET Dates & Deadlines

The dates regarding TANCET 2012 have not yet been published. However based on TANCET 2010, the tentative dates follow as:

Date of TANCET 2012 Entrance Examination: Last week of May, 2012
Availability of TANCET 2012 Application Forms: Last week of March, 2012
Last Date for receipt of completed application forms: Last week of April, 2012


TANCET 2012 Results & Counselling

TANCET results would be available to candidates towards the end of June. Anna University results are announced with the rank list of the qualifying candidates. The results in last week of June are announced only for written exam. Final list of qualifying candidates is revealed only after the group discussion and interviews are conducted for those qualifying the written test. According to the number of seats available, a list of waiting candidates is also displayed. These candidates can secure a seat, in case a candidate ranking above them declines admission for a particular seat.

Seat allotment is done through the counselling process. In the counselling candidates are given a choice for the preferred college or program according to the ranks. On the basis of merit candidates can put forward their acceptance for college and program available to them. The counselling process will begin soon after the results are announced.

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