Anna University

Time: 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon Testdate: 22.03.2014


  • A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration with mathematics at 10+2 level or at Graduate level and obtained atleast 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examinations.
    (a) 10+2+3/4 years Pattern
    (b) 10+3 years diploma + 3 years Pattern
    (c) (i) 10+2+AMIE*
    (ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE*

*Candidates with section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates and other similar certificate of professional bodies or societies (e.g. A.M.I.E.) recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders only with 2 years regular full time Teaching / Industrial experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates.

Candidates appearing for the final semester / year of examination of the said qualifying degree course except AMIE during April/May 2014 may also apply for TANCET 2014.

Acceptance of a person as a candidate for writing the entrance test does not confer on the person, the right of equivalent eligibility for admission to any of the above courses. The decision on the eligibility for admission to a course entirely rests with the admitting authority offering the courses.

Other State Candidates can also appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority / University.

Examination Centres:
The entrance test will be held at the following cities:
1. Chennai 2. Coimbatore 3. Chidambaram 4. Dindigul 5. Erode 6. Karaikudi 7. Madurai 8. Nagercoil 9. Salem 10. Thanjavur 11. Tirunelveli 12. Tiruchirappalli 13. Vellore 14. Villupuram 15. Virudhunagar

Every effort will be taken to comply with the candidate’s choice for the entrance test centre. However, any other centre may be allotted to few candidates due to reasons like nonavailability of space. In any case, a centre once allotted cannot be changed for any reasons.

Registration for Entrance Test:
The candidates can register for the entrance test in any one of the modes given below.

  1. Registration in Person
    Candidates can appear in person at the Co-ordinating Centres shown under item 5 with the following documents:

    1. Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet

    2. Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate

    3. Entrance Test Fee in the form of cash (or) Demand Draft

    4. SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu have to produce a copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) for availing fee concession.

  2. Internet Registration
    Candidates can register through internet by filling-up the application form, downloading it and send it to the address shown with the following documents:

    1. Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet

    2. Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate

    3. Entrance Test Fee in the form of Demand Draft

    4. An attested copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) issued by the competent authority of Government of Tamilnadu (for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu).

Mailing Address:
All correspondence should be addressed to
The Secretary, TANCET
Centre for Entrance Examinations
Anna University
Chennai – 600 025.

Entrance Test Fee:

For candidates who register in person, cash or a demand draft for Rs 500/- (Rs 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) drawn in favour of “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai,” payable at Chennai, obtained from any Nationalised Bank drawn on or after 01.02.2014, should be submitted along with the filled-in application, towards the entrance test fee for any one of the programmes M.B.A. (or) M.C.A. (or) M.E/M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan.

The application form is common for all the three entrance tests. Candidates have to submit only one application form.

A candidate applying for more than one programme has to pay Rs 500/- (Rs 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional programme. A single demand draft is sufficient for one or more programmes.

Syllabi & Evaluation Scheme:
Duration of the Test: 2 Hours

The question paper will have the following sections:

  1. Quantitative ability

  2. Analytical reasoning

  3. Logical reasoning

  4. Computer awareness

A few questions may also be on verbal activity, basic Science, etc.


No. of Questions

No. of alternative answers

Mark for every correct answer

Max. Marks

Negative marks for every wrong answer

Other points







Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be deducted.

Note: Marks will not be deducted for the questions left unanswered.

Important Dates:

Commencement of Registration in person / Registration through Internet


Last date for Registration in Person at Co-ordinating Centres and Registration through Internet


Last date for Registration in Person at Chennai Centre and receipt of Application Registered Through Internet


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For online application form, Click here

Note :-
This Notification is taken from their respective website. JMA Indore is not responsible for the authenticity of the notification data. For any details students should contact Universities website and confirm.