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TANCET 2018 Result

Updated On - February 5th 2018 by SOUMYA SEHGAL

TANCET Result 2018- Anna University will declare the result for TANCET Exam 2018 tentatively in the second week of April. TANCET Scorecard can be downloaded the official website i.e. using your Login ID & Password. 

TANCET 2018 is scheduled in March 2018. The rank card contains sectional and overall marks/percentiles secured. Anna University releases 3 separate TANCET Rank Lists viz. GATE Category Rank List, TANCET Category and Sponsored Category. 

Candidates qualifying TANCET Cutoff will participate in the counselling rounds, expected to begin in July 2018. Shortlisted candidates need to fill a separate application form for TANCET CounsellingTamil Nadu Common Admission (TANCA) will hold the counselling rounds and admit candidates to various colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Highlights of TANCET Result 2018

TANCET 2018 Result Highlights
TANCET 2018 Result DateApril 2018
Announcing BodyAnna University
Details required to check TANCET ResultLogin ID & Password
Applicability of TANCET ScoreM.E., M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Arch and M.Plan
Validity of TANCET Result 20181 year
TANCET Helpline2220 0303

TANCET 2018 Result Date

All important dates related to TANCET Result 2018 are given below:

EventDate (tentative)
TANCET 2018 Exam DateMarch 2018
Publication of TANCET Answer Keys 2018Second week of April 2018 
TANCET 2018 Result DateFourth week of April 2018
TANCET 2018 Counselling DateJuly 2018 

How to Check TANCET 2018 Result?

Anna University releases TANCET Result in online mode at its official website. Candidates are advised to keep their result safe till the completion of the admission process.

On the basis of the TANCET rank list, candidates will be called for counselling. Candidates will have to show their score card at the time of verification of documents.

The steps to check TANCET 2018 Result is as follows:

  1. Visit the official website of TANCET 2018
  2. Click on the link “TANCET 2018 Result”
  3. After clicking on the link, candidates have to provide their Login ID & Password


  1. After furnishing all the details, candidates will be redirected their Scorecard.
  2. TANCET 2018 Result will be displayed on the screen
  3. Candidates are advised to check all particulars mentioned in the result and take a print out of it

Details on TANCET 2018 Rank Card

TANCET 2018 Rank Card is one of the most important documents. It will carry following information. Make sure your personal details are correct and true.

Details on TANCET Score Card
Candidate’s personal detailsNationality
Category/ Sub- categoryTANCET Rank
Application NumberRoll Bumber
Total MarksNormalized Score

How to obtain a duplicate TANCET Marksheet?

In case you misplace your mark sheet or require a duplicate copy, you can pay a DD of INR 100 to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai- 600 025.

Normalization of Scores in TANCET 2018

Candidates’ score will be calculated on the basis of marks scored by him in TANCET (Raw Scores) and Normalized Score will be obtained. Both scores will be calculated as follows-

  • Raw Score - Marks scored by a candidate in Part-1 + Part-2 + Part-3 of TANCET 2018
  • Part 1 is Engineering Mathematics, Part 2 is Basic Engineering & Science and Part 3 is for different Disciplines.
  • Normalised Score - The Mean marks of Raw Scores for different discipline may vary.

The conducting authority will use following formula for calculating normalized score: 

40 + (10/S) (r-m)

where, S - standard deviation; m - mean marks; r - raw marks.

TANCET 2018 Answer Key

  • TANCET 2018 official answer key will be released soon after the exam is concluded at the website of Anna University.
  • In order to download official TANCET 2018 Answer key, candidates will have to enter their Login ID and Password.
  • TANCET 2018 Answer Key is provided to candidates so that they can check it against their answer sheets and get an idea of how much marks they would score in the exam.
  • In case, any discrepancy in the answer key, candidates can also challenge it by sending a valid proof before the specified last date.
TANCET 2017 Answer Key & Analysis MCA (March 25)TANCET 2017 Answer Key & Analysis MBA (March 25)

TANCET Results Trend

Going by the statistics of TANCET 2017, a total of 41,182 students registered for the exam. Out of these, 35, 881 actually appeared collectively for all courses (MBA, MCA, ME). For course-wise analysis, read the below table and graph:

tancet registration trend 2017


TANCET 2018 Merit List

TANCET 2018 Merit list of the qualified and successful candidates will be prepared by the Anna University on the basis of score obtained in TANCET 2018 and GATE 2018. Anna University prepares 3 separate TANCET Rank Lists for admission viz.

1. GATE 2018 Category Merit List 

  • For the Candidates(Engineering/Technology), GATE 2018 Score will be taken into account for preparing merit. 
  • For Engineering Science and Life Science paper Codes, Merit list will be prepared on the basis of Candidate’s GATE 2019 score in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) papers and TANCET 2018 score with a weightage of 70:30. 
  • Also, a Common Merit List is prepared for GATE (Engineering/Technology) and GATE (Engineering Science XE, Life Science XL).

2. TANCET 2018 Category Merit List 

  • Merit List is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in TANCET 2018.

3. Sponsored Category Merit List 

  • A small number of seats are made available to candidates employed and sponsored by Governmental organizations, Government aided educational institutions and registered professional architects with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  • Merit list will be prepared on the basis of TANCET 2018. Sponsored candidates will be admitted only to the University Departments of Anna University, Chennai.

TANCET 2018 Cut Off

The cut off score is the minimum marks a candidate must obtain in order to qualify TANCET 2018. TANCET 2018 cut off score is based on many factors such as

  • Total number of candidates appearing in TANCET 2018 Examination
  • Total number of candidates who passed the examination
  • Difficulty level of question paper
  • Total number of seats

After the declaration of TANCET 2018 Result, Anna University will release the qualifying cut offs for each course and subsequently students will be called for the counselling process. The Expected TANCET 2018 Cutoff is given below:

Open Category37.5
Backward Classes35.25
Scheduled Caste25.5
Scheduled Tribe22.5

TANCET 2018 Counselling

  • Candidates, who clear TANCET 2018 Cut off will be called to appear in the counselling process to get admission into Anna University, Government, private and Self-financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu.
  • TANCET 2018 Counselling procedure will take place after the declaration of the result. It will tentatively start in the month of June 2018. The admission will be based on the merit list position and marks secured by the candidates in the examination.
  • There will be different counselling process for each course. Candidates are required to register for TANCET 2018 Counselling Procedure at the official site of Anna University.

Some of the key guidelines of the Counselling Process is mentioned below-

  • Candidates will have to pay INR 5300(INR 1,150 for SC/ST/SCA candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) for counselling. It includes non-refundable counselling fee of INR 300.
  • The fee can be paid either by cash or by DD in favour of “The Secretary, TANCA, Anna University” payable at Chennai.
  • Candidates will also be required to carry all the important documents with them. In absence of documents, their candidature is likely to be canceled.

TANCET M.Tech/M.E/M. Arch/M. Plan Counselling

Counselling for Engineering, Technology and Architecture is carried out by a specific board known as Tamil Nadu Common Entrance (TANCA) by a Single Window Counselling. Candidates appearing for counselling must hold a Bachelor’s degree with minimum 50% marks(45% marks for SC/ST/SCA), and also have one of the following:

  • TANCET 2018 Score
  • GATE 2018 qualified valid Score in an appropriate discipline of Engineering/Technology.
  • GATE 2018 qualified valid score in Engineering Science (XE)/Life Science (XL) along with TANCET 2018 score.

TANCET MBA/MCA Counselling

TANCET 2018 Counselling Procedure for MBA/MCA courses will be conducted at the Anna University, Chennai. The seats in various colleges for the course of MBA/MCA will be filled on the basis of merit list of the candidates. 

TANCET 2018 admission will be successful with the completion of the counselling procedure. Admission fee must be paid at the time of counselling according to the course chosen by a candidate.

TANCET 2018 Result FAQs


Q 1. When will be TANCET 2018 result be declared?

Answer: TANCET 2018 result is expected to be declared between the last week of March 2018 and mid of April 2018.

Q 2. How can I check TANCET result?

Answer: You will need to access the official website of TANCET ( for checking the TANCET 2018 result.

Q 3. What information is required for accessing TANCET result?

Answer: You will need to provide your user Id and password (generated while submitting your TANCET online application form) for accessing the result.

Q 4. Can I download the copy of TANCET 2018 result?

Answer: Yes, you will be able to download a PDF copy of the TANCET 2018 result, apart from taking a printout.

Q 5. How will I be able to access my TANCET 2018 result in case I have forgotten my TANCET password?

Answer: You can click the ‘Forgot Password’ link on the TANCET Login screen, reset your password, and then access your TANCET 2018 result.

Q 6. Will TANCET result for the M.E., M.Tech., M.Arch. and M.Plan courses be declared on the same day?

Answer: Yes, the TANCET 2018 result for all the courses be declared on the same day.

Q 7. On what factors are TANCET marks normalized?

Answer: The TANCET marks are normalized on three factors - mean marks (m), standard deviation (s) and raw marks (r).

Q 8. What is the formula for calculating the normalized marks for students appearing in the TANCET 2018 exam?

Answer: Normalized marks = 40 + (10/standard deviation) X (raw marks – mean marks)

Q 9: What is the significance of TANCET normalized marks of a candidate?

Answer: TANCET normalized marks provides a relative ranking of candidates in a discipline.

Q 10: Is TANCET cut off different for various categories of candidates?

Answer: Yes. Category-wise cutoff is declared for each course and college.

Q 11. Is the result for TANCET MAB Exam also sent physically at the postal address of the qualified candidates?

Answer: No, you can check it only on the official website.

Q 12. In how many days of the result declaration, the detailed mark sheets of the candidates are posted on the official website?

Answer: Anna University releases the marksheet in around 10 days.

Q 13. Where is TANCET mark sheet used?

Answer: You will need to show it at the time of admission.

Q 14. What happens if I could not download my TANCET mark sheet during the stipulated time, and need it later, or in case I lose the downloaded one?

Answer: You may get a duplicate copy of your mark sheet by paying the fee of INR 100/-.

Q 15. How could I pay the fee for getting a duplicate TANCET mark sheet?

Answer: You need to send a demand draft of INR 100/- at the following address:

The Secretary,

TANCET, Anna University,

Chennai – 600 025

Q 16. Who declares the TANCET results every year?

Answer: The Anna University declares TANCET results every year.

Q 17. Where are the TANCET results used?

Answer: You may use your TANCET scores for getting admissions to various courses available at the engineering institutes of Tamil Nadu.

Q 18. What is the significance of my GATE score over the TANCET score?

Answer: In case you have qualified GATE, your TANCET scores holds no value. Your GATE scores will be taken into consideration for offering the PG courses at the engineering institutes of Tamil Nadu.

Q 19. What is TANCET cut offs?

Answer: These are the least marks required for getting admissions to various associated courses or institutions.

Q 20. For how many papers is TANCET 2018 result declared?

Answer: TANCET releases the result for 27 papers.

Q 21. The system is not accepting my credentials while accessing the TANCET result. What should I do?

Answer: You may simply reset your password by clicking the ‘Forgot Password’ link on the TANCET Login screen, and then access your TANCET result.

Q 22. I am not able to open the official website for accessing the TANCET result. What should I do?

Answer: You may once check your internet connection speed, try using some other browser, or clear cookies and history and try again. It should work.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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hai.... i have scored 23.333 normalised mark in tancet MBA. which college available for me?

05 May, 2017 00:20

Hi Keerthanarani, to get details on the colleges based on your TANCET score, please find the link

09 May, 2017 13:07
Haritha Priyadharshini

i couldn't see my result.. can anyone help me

22 Apr, 2017 00:29

Hi Haritha, to check your TANCET result, you need to visit the official website.

25 Apr, 2017 16:13

My tancet m tech nomalisd mrk is 36.11obc candidate and gate score is 30.88 which are collges for ths cut off plz (mechnical engineering)

21 Apr, 2017 16:34

Hi Kamalraj, you may get details on the colleges for M.E Course based on your TANCET score, please find the link

21 Apr, 2017 17:36

tancet m tech counselling dates

06 Mar, 2017 11:58

Hi Marise, to get entire detail on TANCET Counselling, please find the link

21 Apr, 2017 14:24

Sir, In the TANCET Exam the other state candidate how he will be treated 1) Is there any percentage of seats for other state candidate 2) Is he been treated as OC 3) If the candidate is SC/ST/BC what is his chance of getting seat 4) 47% is the marks Kindly give clarity on the above.

06 Mar, 2017 11:58

Hi Kiruba, yes, there is admission provision for the other states candidates. Students from other states will be treated as OC. To apply for the TANCET exam, you should have 50% marks in graduation (for reserved categories – 45%).

21 Apr, 2017 17:29

I have scored tancet mark for me 32.296,if there is any possible to get govt colleged

06 Mar, 2017 11:58

Hi Arunakumar, you may find details on the colleges based on your TANCET score by visiting the link

21 Apr, 2017 15:15
chandhu s s

Expected cut off for M.E civil engineering

06 Mar, 2017 11:58

Hi Chandu, you may get details on the colleges for M.E Course based on your TANCET score, please find the link

21 Apr, 2017 17:02

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