TANCET MBA 2019 – Anna University has started the TANCET 2019 Registration. The application forms are available at the official website, annauniv.edu. Candidates who are interested in MBA programme from Tamil Nadu must apply online for TANCET MBA 2019 before the last date. Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state-level pen and paper-based test conducted by Anna University. This year, the TANCET MBA 2019 Exam date is June 22, 2019. Candidates who clear this exam are eligible to take admission to the colleges accepting TANCET 2019 MBA scores. To know the eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern and other important details, read the article below.

Latest: Anna University has started the registration for TANCET 2019. Click Here to Apply!


Admission to courses of MBA, MCA, M.Tech, M.E, M.Arch, and M.Plan are provided through TANCET 2019 by the participating institutions. For final admission to the colleges of the state, candidates must take part in the counselling process.

TANCET MBA 2019 Exam Dates: The dates provided in the table below as per the announcement on the official website.

TANCET MBA 2019 Important Dates
Availability of TANCET 2019 Application Form 08 May 2019
Last Date for TANCET 2019 Registration is 25 May 2019
Hall Ticket for TANCET 2019 can be downloaded from 2nd week of Jun 2019
TANCET 2019 Exam Date is 22 Jun 2019 (02:30 PM – 04:30 PM)
Result declaration date 2nd week of Jul 2019

For more information, follow the quick links below.

TANCET 2019 MBA Application Form

Candidates who wish to get admitted to Tamil Nadu colleges or institutions should fill up the TANCET Application Form 2019 through online mode only. They must read all the details related to TANCET 2019 before applying. Moreover, the application process for the programmes is the same. While filling the application form, care should be taken to provide correct details and also upload a recent photograph of good quality. After filling the application form and finally submitting the information, the candidate is asked to pay an application fee. The payment could be made only through online mode. Candidates can use any one of the payment method, i.e., credit card/ debit card/ net banking.

The details of the application fee for TANCET 2019 that is required to be paid for successful submission of form is mentioned below:

Category Application Fee
General Rs. 500
SC/ SCA/ ST candidates from Tamil Nadu only Rs. 250

Note: The above-mentioned fee is for applying to one programme only.

TANCET 2019 Notification

Anna University has issued the TANCET 2019 Notification on 06 May. Candidates can now check the overview of the upcoming exam in the notification PDF. The detailed information about the exam is releasing on 08 May. Click Here to download TANCET Notification 2019.


On April 28, 2019, Anna University issued the notification that it will conduct its own exam for admission to postgraduate courses. The details about Anna University Common Entrance Test (AUCET) were present on the official website. Also, until last year, Anna University used to conduct TANCET, the scores of which are applicable at all the affiliated institutes of Tamil Nadu. With the AUCET information, candidates were confused who would conduct TANCET 2019? On May 02, 2019, Anna University withdrew the AUCET and has announced to conduct TANCET as usual. 

Anna University to conduct TANCET 2019

TANCET MBA 2019 Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for TANCET 2019 candidates must fulfill basic eligibility criteria as set by Anna University. Candidates can read complete details of MBA eligibility given below

  • Applicant must have Bachelor’s Degree of at least 3 years with minimum 50% marks. However, relaxation of 5% is given to candidates applying under reserved category.
  • Candidate must have a study pattern of 10+2+3 years or even 10+3 years Diploma + 3 years study pattern or
  • Applicant must have obtained B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B. Pharm or
  • If a candidate who has a study pattern of 10+2+ AMIE or 1-+3 years diploma + AMIE is also eligible for TANCET 2019

Category of Candidates

Applicants are divided into 3 categories as per the rules of University. Below are the details of each category that is applicable for management students.

TANCET Category: If candidates want to be considered under this category, they must appear for TANCET 2019.

Sponsored Category: University has provided a limited number of seats for the applicants who are employed and sponsored by Government aided educational institutions, Government organizations and registered professional architects who have a minimum of 5 years of experience. All such candidates are required to appear for TANCET 2019 in order to be considered for the sponsored category.

TANCET MBA 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus for MBA exam has been shown below for the candidate’s reference:

Candidates need to attempt questions based on:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Comprehension
  • Mathematical problems from the graduate level and 10+2 level
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Verbal Ability

TANCET 2019 MBA Exam Pattern

Below you can find course wise examination pattern and the marking scheme. For every question, 4 alternatives are given and the candidate must mark the correct answer.

An applicant who wishes to get admission to MBA or MCA programmes in participating institutions has to appear for the exam which is of 100 marks with time duration of 2 hours. The paper consists of MCQ type with 100 questions having 4 alternatives. Out of the given options, only one is correct. For every wrong answer, ⅓ marks are deducted. Therefore, the applicant must attempt the questions carefully.


How to Prepare for TANCET MBA 2019?

There is still a lot of time left for TANCET 2019. You can prepare yourself for the exam properly to score good marks and get admission in colleges or institutes of the state. To begin with, you must know the complete syllabus which is provided above accompanied by the examination pattern. Thereafter, get hands on the best-recommended books to start the race.

After you have gone through the entire syllabus of TANCET 2019, make a list of topics which you are good at and on the back of it note down all the topics and sections you need to work hard. Now, begin with the weaker sections and topics.

In this manner, you get sufficient time to understand the concept and learn the shortcut tricks to solve the questions related to it. After every section go for section wise mock tests and try to solve it as if you are appearing for the actual exam. Soon you have a grasp of each topic and attempting the questions will no longer be the crux of the matter.

TANCET 2019 also involves the English language, inculcate the habit of reading newspapers and understanding the grammar rules as well. If you have any problem or stuck in the middle of something, approach your lecturers and ask them for the solution. This puts you in an advantageous position and getting to the solution will be a piece of cake. Also, you must solve previous years question papers and understand the type of questions being asked. Likewise, preparation will become easy and chances of scoring good marks increase manyfold.

Best Recommended Books for TANCET MBA 2019

If you are preparing for TANCET 2019, taking help of good books will land you in a beneficial situation. For the same reason, we have prepared a  list of best books for the exam. Grab them and start your journey:

Book for TANCET 2018 MBA Author/ Publication Buy from Amazon
TANCET MBA Exam Book E.S. Ramasamy Buy Here
A Comprehensive Study of Data Interpretation Analysis and Sufficiency Ashok Gupta Buy Here
TANCET MBA Superior Guide S. Sambasivan Buy Here
Non-Verbal Reasoning B. S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali Buy Here

List of Exam Centres

TANCET 2019 is going to be held in various cities of Tamil Nadu. Below we have listed all the cities where examination centers will be set up:

Chennai Vellore Thanjavur
Madurai Tirunelveli Tiruchirapalli
Chidambaram Nagercoil Coimbatore
Salem Dindigul Villupuram
Virudhunagar Karaikudi Erode

TANCET 2019 Hall Ticket / Admit Card

After the application process is over, TANCET Hall Tickets 2019 is issued to the candidates who have filled form successfully before or on the last day. It is expected that hall ticket for TANCET 2019 is made available in the 2nd week of June 2019 on Anna University website. Applicants must keep their TANCET 2019 Admit Card secure as it is required at the time of examination and also during admission. In case hall ticket is lost, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained by paying a small amount along with a written request with registration number or application number and the examination center name.

TANCET 2019 Result

The result of TANCET 2019 is announced on the website. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can check the Result and mark sheet is made available within 10 days of the announcement of result. Applicant must take a print out of mark sheet as it is required at the time of admission.

In case, the mark sheet of a candidate is lost, a duplicate mark sheet can be obtained by paying a small amount along with written request stating registration number/application number and examination center name.

More About TANCA 2019

Candidates seeking admission for the course of MBA / M.Tech/ M.E/ M.Plan/ M.Arch in Tamil Nadu must apply for TANCA 2019 Counselling.  It is the counseling process which is also conducted by Anna University. Applicants who satisfy the basic eligibility criteria for this counseling process will be considered for admission in engineering colleges or institutes of the state. At the end of this admission process, a merit list is released stating the ranks of candidates who are eligible for admission.

Official Website: www.annauniv.edu.in
Information Brochure: Click Here to download TANCET 2019 brochure.
Visit in Person:
Centre for Entrance Examinations Anna University, Chennai – 25 (20-21June between 10-5 PM)

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