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Last Updated - March 30, 2017

TANCET MBA is a state level entrance examination conducted by Anna University, Chennai for admission to MBA programs. TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) entrance test for MBA was concluded on March 25, 2017 in different time slots. The exam was held in offline mode at 15 major cities of Tamil Nadu.

Candidates will be allotted admission on the basis of their ranks in TANCET MBA 2017. Anna University will announce the TANCET Result in April, 2017. Post declaration of result, candidates will be called for counselling process. It is expected to commence within 15 days after result declaration.

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TANCET MBA 2017 Exam Dates

The schedule for TANCET MBA 2017 has been released. The given below table depicts the schedule for TANCET MBA 2017 entrance exam:

TANCET MBA Application Form AvailabilityJanuary 29, 2017
Last date to Submit Online FormFebruary 28, 2017
Availability of TANCET MBA 2017 Admit CardMarch 14, 2017
Date of TANCET MBA Exam 2017March 25, 2017 (02:30 pm to 04:30 pm)
Declaration of the ResultApril 2017
TANCET MBA 2017 CounsellingApril – May 2017

TANCET MBA Eligibility 2017

Candidates should check their eligibility status before filling the application form. TANCET MBA Eligibility is as follows:

  • Recognized Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3-years duration with at least 50% (45% in the case of reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
  • The pattern of education should be:
  1. 10+2+3 years pattern (or)
  2. 10+3 years Diploma +3 years pattern (or)
  3. B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or)
  4. 10+2+AMIE (or)
  5. 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE.
  • There is no age limit to apply for TANCET MBA.
  • Candidates from other states can apply for the exam, but the eligibility criteria will be decided by the University.
  • Those who have obtained degree without studying 10th, 12th or 3-years degree program are not eligible.
  • Candidates holding B.E./B.Tech degree (distance mode), are not eligible to apply for the test.
  • Final semester candidates of the eligible graduate degree programs can apply for the exam.

TANCET MBA Application Form 2017

TANCET MBA 2017 Application Form was available on the official website from January 29, 2017 to February 28, 2017. Eligible candidates can fill the online application form from its official website in the defined time frame. The form should be carefully submitted as corrections cannot be made once the form is finally submitted.

How to fill TANCET MBA Application Form 2017?

The form could be filled through online mode only. To fill the TANCET MBA Application Form, candidates can follow the steps provided below:

Step 1: Registration

  1. Visit official website at
  2. Click on Online Registration.
  3. Register as New User. Create a new account by providing unique email id, name and other details.
  4. Set a Password.

Step 2: Fill in the Application Form

  1. Login by providing User ID and Password.
  2. Fill all the academic details, and then upload the photograph (.jpeg format of max 25 KB).
  3. Carefully review all the details filled before hitting the Submit button.

Step 3: Payment

  1. Make online payment.
  2. After successful payment, a completed TANCET Application Form will be generated as PDF.
  3. Download the application form for the future reference.

Note: There is no need to send a copy of the application form via post to Anna University. 

TANCET MBA Application Fee

TANCET application fee is non-refundable and it has to be paid in online mode only at the time of registration. Application fee varies according to the category of the candidate. The following table depicts TANCET application fee:

CategoryApplication Fee
For General/OBCINR 500/-
SC/ST (belonging to Tamil Nadu)INR 250/-

TANCET MBA Hall Ticket 2017

TANCET MBA hall ticket will be available for download at from March 14, 2017 onwards. Also, it can be obtained in person from the respective coordinating centers. Admit card will not be sent via post. It is mandatory to carry an Identity Card along with the admit card on the exam day. It should be kept safe after the exam for admission process.

Information Contained in Admit Card 2017:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Registration Number
  • TANCET Exam Date, Venue & Exam Time
  • Instructions for the exam day

In case, a candidate misplaces the admit card after the exam, then they can obtain a duplicate one against the payment of INR 100/-. The fee should be paid through Demand Draft with a request indicating the application number and name of examination centre to the Secretary, Anna University, Chennai -600025. The Demand Draft can be drawn from any nationalised bank.

TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2017

TANCET MBA is an offline mode exam which consists of 100 MCQs. The duration of the entrance test is hours. Candidates have to use either blue or black ball point pen to mark their answers on OMR sheet. Negative marking persists in TANCET MBA. For every wrong marked answer, 1/3 marks would be deducted as a penalty and 1 mark would be awarded to each correct answer.

It is very important for aspirants to have clear knowledge of TANCET MBA Exam Pattern in order to excel in the examination. The following table provides information about the exam pattern:

Time Duration2 Hours
Mode of ExamOffline
Number of Questions100 MCQs
Type of QuestionsObjective Type
Marking Scheme+ 01 mark for each correct answer | - 1/3 marks for each incorrect answer
Number of Subjects5
SubjectsReading Comprehension English Grammar & Usage Analysis of Business Situation Quantitative Ability Data Sufficiency

TANCET MBA Test Centres 2017

Anna University has decided to conduct the TANCET MBA entrance exam in 15 major cities. The allotted exam center will be mentioned on the TANCET MBA Hall Ticket. The entrance test will be conducted in the following 15 cities:


TANCET MBA Result 2017

TANCET MBA Result is expected to be out in April, 2017 on the official website at Merit Lists will be prepared separately for different categories.

TANCET MBA Mark Sheet will be issued to the candidates after the declaration of result. The mark sheet and result will be available in online mode only. It will not be sent individually to the candidates via post or email.

To check the TANCET MBA Result 2017, candidates have to login using their student login credentials. The result will display scores obtained by them in TANCET MBA 2017. Based on the scores obtained, they will be given admission to MBA courses.

Steps to check TANCET MBA Result 2017

Candidates can follow the below given steps to check their result and download the mark sheet –

  1. Visit the official website of TANCET MBA 2017.
  2. Enter your email id and the password.
  3. Click on “Login” after verifying all the details.
  4. Check for the link “TANCET MBA 2017 scorecard” and click on it.
  5. Take print out of the TANCET MBA 2017 scorecard and save it for future use.

Duplicate TANCET MBA Mark Sheet 2017

Candidates can get a duplicate copy of TANCET MBA mark sheet, if they lose their original mark sheet. They can obtain the duplicate mark sheet by sending a written application to Anna University along with a Demand Draft of INR 100/-. The Demand Draft can be obtained from any Nationalized Bank drawn in favor of “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai”, payable at Chennai.

Note: Candidates should mention the Registration No., Application No. and the name of the Exam Centre on this letter.

TANCET MBA Cutoff 2017

A cutoff list will not be prepared by the TANCET MBA 2017 conducting body. A cutoff will be decided by each of the participating institutes. TANCET MBA cutoff is the minimum score declared by the institute for the admission process. On the basis of cutoff marks, TANCET MBA Counselling and Seat Allotment are done. 

TANCET MBA 2017 Cutoff is calculated by considering various factors such as difficulty level of the exam, availability of seats, average marks scored in the test and total number of candidates taking the test. The Cutoff for general category is expected to be around 34.

Check Top 25 TANCET MBA Colleges Cutoff

MBA Colleges Participating in TANCET MBA 2017

Admission to Anna University affiliated colleges offering MBA program is purely based on the rank obtained in TANCET MBA 2017 only. The following institutes participate in TANCET MBA 2017:

PSG Institute of Management, CoimbatoreGalaxy Institute of Management, Chennai
Thiagarajar School of Management, ThirupparankundramKumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore
St. Joseph College of Engineering, KancheepuramNehru College of Management (NCM Coimbatore)
Velammal Engineering College, ChennaiSri Sai Ram Institute of Management Studies, Chennai
Sona School of Management, SalemKongu Engineering College, Erode
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, SathyamangalamMEPCO Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textile Management, CoimbatoreErode Builder Educational Trust’s Group of Institutions, Kangayam
Sri Sairam Engg. College, ChennaiVel Tech High Tech Dr. Rangarajan Dr. Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai
Sri Krishna Institute of Management Centre for Excellence in Management Education, CoimbatorePSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul
Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology, CoimbatoreAvinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women University, Coimbatore
MOP Vaishnav College for Women, ChennaiSSN School of Management and Computer Application, Kalavakkam
KCT Business School (KCTBS)Francis Xavier Engineering College (FXEC)
Easwari Engineering College (EEC, Chennai)JJ College of Engineering and Technology, Tiruchirappalli
GRG School of Management Studies, CoimbatoreVinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College, Salem
Guruvayurappan Institute of Management, NavakkaraiKS Rangasamy College of Technology, Tiruchengode
RVS College of Engineering and Technology, DindigulKV Institute of Management and Information Studies, Coimbatore

TANCET MBA Counselling 2017

TANCET MBA Counselling is expected to commence from April-May 2017. Candidates will be called for the counselling process on the basis of their ranks secured in the exam. The process will be held in offline mode, where candidates have to visit the counselling centres carrying the relevant documents. After the counselling, shortlisted candidates will be allotted seats in one of the participating institutes in the state of Tamil Nadu.

TANCET MBA Counselling 2017 schedule will be declared by Anna University according to the ranks of the qualified candidates. After each round of counselling, applicants can check the seat vacancy status of participating colleges. Depending on the number of vacant seats, the university will decide the number of counselling rounds.

Important Documents Required for TANCET MBA Counselling 

Candidates should carry the following documents to be eligible for counselling:

  • TANCET MBA Score Card
  • TANCET MBA Admit Card
  • Copy of mark sheets (Class 10, Class 12, all semesters of Bachelor’s Degree)
  • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC)
  • Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  • Differently Abled candidates should carry Certificate from District Medical Board
  • Self-addressed stamped acknowledgement card
  • Self-addressed stamped envelope for TANCET counselling call letter



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