TANCET – 2015


Test Date: 16.05.2015 Time : 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

Eligibility : 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 at least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination (a) 10+2+3/4 years Pattern OR (b) 10+3 years diploma + 3 years Pattern (c) (i) 10+2+AMIE* (or) (ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE* *Candidates with section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates (AMIE) and other similar certificate of professional bodies or societies recognised by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India and enrolled before 31.05.2013 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. Note: 1. Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E. / B.Tech. and MCA degree courses. 2. Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degree obtained through Distance / Weekend mode are not eligible. 3. Candidates with degree obtained without studying 10 th , 12 th Std. or 3 years degree programme are not eligible. Candidates appearing for the final semester / year of examination of the said qualifying degree course except courses offered by Professional Institution’s (like AMIE) during April/May 2015 may also apply for TANCET 2015. 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. ENTRANCE TEST 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. n 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 a. Registration in Person Candidates can appear in person at the Co-ordinating Centres shown under item 5 with the following i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate iii) Entrance Test Fee in the form of cash (or) Demand Draft iv) A copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) for availing fee concession (For SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu only) b. Internet Registration Candidates can register through internet by filling-up the application form, and upload a good quality recently taken photograph. Then download the application and send it to the address shown under item 10 with the following i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate iii) Entrance Test Fee in the form of Demand Draft iv) Self 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) for availing fee concession. MAILING ADDRESS : All correspondence should be addressed to The Secretary, TANCET Centre for Entrance Examinations Anna University Chennai – 600 025. ENTRANCE TEST FEE : 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 01.04.2015, 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 AND EVALUATION SCHEME : Duration of the Test : 2 Hours. The question paper will have the following sections: i) Quantitative ability ii) Analytical reasoning iii) Logical reasoning iv) Computer awareness A few questions may also be on verbal activity, basic science, etc Questions and Evaluation Scheme :


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 1/3 mark will be reduced

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

Commencement of Registration in Person / Registration through Internet


Last Date for Registration in Person at Co-ordinating Centres / Registration through Internet


Last Date for Registration in Person at Chennai Centre and Receipt of Applications Registered through Internet


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