TANCET 2018 Exam Pattern

04 Dec, 2017

TANCET 2018 Exam Pattern – The admissions to the M.Tech. Programs offered at University Departments / University Colleges of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts & Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) in Tamilnadu will be made through the TANCET 2018 exam conducted by Anna University.


The question paper will be divided into three parts with Part 1 & 2 being compulsory and Part 3 as per the discipline is chosen via the candidates while filling the TANCET 2018 Application Form.

  • The questions will be set at the undergraduate level.
  • Part 1 & 2 will have30 questions with 1 mark for each correct answer
  • Part 3: Candidates must answer 40 Questions in the chosen field with 1 mark for each correct answer
  • There is 1/3 Negative marking for every wrong answer

TANCET 2018 Exam Pattern

Sl.No. Course No. of questions No. of alternative answers Mark for every correct answer  Max. marks Negative marks, for every wrong answer
1 M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch / M.Plan
PART 1 30 4 1 30 1/4
PART 2 45 4 1 30 1/4
PART 3 40/45 4 1 40 1/4


TANCET 2018 Exam Dates

Events Dates (Tentative)
Application form Starts From 1st week of May 2018
Application Form Last Date 3rd week of May 2018
Hall Ticket Availability 2nd week of June 2018
Date of Exam 2nd week of June 2018
Announcement of Result Last week of June 2018
Counselling Procedure Starts From From July 2018

TANCET 2018 Application Form

    You can choose from two options to initiate the exam TANCET 2018 registration login process:

    Personally at the Coordinating Centers:

    • You will have to obtain the Application form personally, from the specified Coordinating Centers; these details are there on the university’s official website.
    • You would also have to submit a copy of 10th Std. mark sheet and 12th Std. mark sheet (or 3 years Diploma Certificate)
    • You will have to pay the TANCET Application Fees in cash or Demand Draft to get a hall ticket.
    • The completed forms and the documents need to be sent to the below mentioned address before the last date.

    TANCET 2018 Online Registration:

    • You must register and log onto the website
    • And then enter all details and pay the Application Fees by DD
    • You then have to send a copy of the filled in TANCET 2018 Application Form along with DD and requisite certificate copies and photographs to:

    The Secretary,
    TANCET, Centre for Entrance Examinations,
    Anna University, Chennai – 600 025

    Note: The admit /hall tickets are sent by post.

    TANCET Application Fees: Rs 500 for regular individuals (This fee is Rs 250 for SC/SCA/ST individuals) TANCET Application fee need to be paid via cash or DD Drawn in favour of ‘The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University,’ payable at Chennai, obtained from any nationalised bank

    DD must be drawn on or after the specified date


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