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TANCET Syllabus 2018

Updated On - February 2nd 2018 by SOUMYA SEHGAL

TANCET 2018 Syllabus- Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test or TANCET 2018 is to be conducted in the 4th week of March, 2018. The test enables candidates to get admission MBA, MCA, ME/MTech. courses, offered in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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TANCET, for all these three courses has their different syllabi. However, the paper pattern remains similar for all. There are generally 4 sections, with a total of 100 MCQ questions. The paper is held in offline mode for 2 hours. Check complete TANCET Exam Pattern

The section-wise syllabus for TANCET MBA, MCA & ME is given below.

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2018

TANCET 2018 MBA exam comprises of 100 questions. Each question carries 1 mark, and there is a negative marking of 1/3 marks for each incorrect response. All the questions are Multiple Choice Questions.

The sectional division of TANCET Question Paper tests a candidates’ ability to: -

  • Critically evaluate the data and problems given, and apply solutions to such problems (Section – Business Analysis)
  • Answer questions based on reading comprehension (Section – Reading Comprehension)
  • Solve mathematical problems (Section – Quantitative Aptitude)
  • Testing data sufficiency and answer questions based on given data (Section – Data Sufficiency)
  • Identify grammatical, punctuation-related and spelling errors in the English Language (Section – Verbal Ability/English Language)

Take a look at the following table to know the syllabus for TANCET MBA exam: -

Business AnalysisThis section does not have any predefined syllabus. You will be given business situations in paragraph form, which will be followed by some questions.
Reading Comprehension and Verbal AbilityReading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Corrections, Idioms, Cloze Test, One Word Substitution,
Quantitative AptitudeNumber System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Alligations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-Ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory
Data SufficiencyData Sufficiency section also does not have set syllabus. The questions will mainly be based on Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics and Algebra. Questions on topics of Data Interpretation like Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, and Tables can also be expected.

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TANCET MCA Syllabus 2018

The examination pattern of MCA is same as MBA. The exam has 100 questions, with a time of 2 hours. Each question carries 1 mark and a negative marking of 1/3 marks is applicable on each incorrect answer.

TANCET Exam has 4 sections, namely, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning and Computer Awareness. The syllabus for this exam is mentioned below: -

Quantitative AptitudeThe syllabus for this section is same as TANCET MBA exam. Therefore, the topics to be studied are - Number System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Alligations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-Ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory.
Analytical and Logical ReasoningLinear and Circular Arrangements, Selections, Coding & Decoding, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Series, Analogies, Decision Making, Binary Logic, Syllogisms and Puzzles.
Computer AwarenessComputer Hardware, Controls, Basic Terminology, Internet & Protocols, Network Basics, Computer Abbreviations, Security Tools, Shortcuts, History of Computer, Memory, Computer Organization, Input Output tools, Computer Architecture, Languages and Algorithms.

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TANCET M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Syllabus 2018

The question paper for the courses M.E., M.Tech., M.Arch. and M.Plan. has a similar structure. The question paper comprises of 3 parts, the details of which are given below: -

  • Part I of the question paper has 20 questions, based on the subject Engineering Mathematics. This part of the paper is same for all 4 courses.
  • Part II of the paper consists of 35 questions, based on subject Basic Engineering and Sciences. Similar to Part I, this part is also be same across question papers of all 4 courses.
  • The final part or the Part III of the question paper has 60 questions. The questions in this part will be based on the subject chosen by the candidate. There are 23 subjects available for this section, from which a candidate can choose any one.
  • All the questions are multiple choice questions carrying 1 mark each, with a negative marking of 1/3 marks for incorrect answer. The time given is 2 hours.

The syllabus for exam is mentioned below: -

Part I – Engineering Mathematics

The syllabus for Part I of the question paper will have following topics: -

Calculus and Differential EquationsPartial Derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s Expansion, Maxima Minima, Formation of partial differential equations, Solution of first order partial differential equation, solution of linear higher order of partial differential equation with constant coefficients, Linear ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients, Simultaneous first order linear equations with constant coefficients,
TransformsFourier Integral Theorem, Fourier Transform Pair, Sine and Cosine Transforms, Inverse Z Transform, Solution to different equations using Z Transform, Inverse Transform, Laplace Transform, Application to solution of Linear Ordinary Differential Equations with Constant Coefficients,
Functions of Complex Variables and Complex IntegrationAnalytic Functions, Conformal Mapping, Bilinear Transformation, Cauchy’s Integral Theorem and Integral Formula, Taylor and Laurent Series, Singularities, Residues, Residue Theorem & its Applications
Applied ProbabilityProbability and Random Variables, Standard Discrete & Continuous Distribution, Moments, Moment generating functions and their properties, Two-dimensional random variables, Co-variance, Correlation and Regression.
Determinants and MatricesSolving system of equations, Rank of Matrix, Eigenvalues & Eigenvectors, Reduction of Quadratic form into Canonical form
Vector CalculusDouble and Triple integrations and their applications, Gauss Divergence and Stroke’s Theorem
Numerical MethodsSolution of linear systems by direct and iterative methods, Interpolation and Approximation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration, Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

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Part II – Basic Engineering and Sciences

This part of the paper comprises of topics mentioned below: -

PhysicsSound, Lattices, Ultrasonic Flaw Detector, X-ray radiography, Interference Fringes, Planck’s Quantum Theory, Laser and Fibre Optics
ChemistryAdsorption, Chromatography, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy, Fuels and Combustion.
Applied MechanicsLaw of Mechanics, Lame’s Theorem, Forces, Moments & Couples, Displacement Velocity & Acceleration, Friction, Moment of Inertia
Material ScienceConductor & Semi Conductor materials, Ceramic & Super Conductor Materials, Fracture, Magnetic & Dielectric Materials
Mechanical EngineeringLaw of Thermodynamics, Open & Closed Systems, Equation of State, Heat and Work
Civil EngineeringFluid Statics & Dynamics, Boundary Layer, Pumps & Turbines, Environmental Pollution
Electrical EngineeringOhm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Law, AC Circuits, DC Machines, Transformers, Synchronous Machines, Instrumentation
ComputersComputer Organization, Architecture, Arrays, Pointers, User Defined Functions, C-program

Part III – Specialized Subject

As mentioned earlier, the syllabus of this subject depends on the subject that a candidate has chosen. Refer to the following table to have a look at the syllabus for all the subjects: -

Aeronautical & Aerospace EngineeringClick here
Agriculture & Irrigation EngineeringClick here
ArchitectureClick here
Automobile EngineeringClick here
Bio-Medical EngineeringClick here
BiotechnologyClick here
Chemical EngineeringClick here
Civil EngineeringClick here
Computer Science Engineering and Information TechnologyClick here
Earth SciencesClick here
Electrical and Electronics EngineeringClick here
Electronics and Communication EngineeringClick here
Geo InformaticsClick here
Leather TechnologyClick here
MathematicsClick here
Mechanical EngineeringClick here
PhysicsClick here
Printing TechnologyClick here
Production and Industrial EngineeringClick here
Social SciencesClick here
Textile EngineeringClick here

We hope you now have the complete syllabus of TANCET 2018. The exam is scheduled in March. We wish you all the luck!

*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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