Tuesday, January 31, 2012



Programme  Date   Time
M.B.A.: 31.03.2012 (Saturday) 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
M.C.A.: 31.03.2012 (Saturday) 02.30 p.m. to 04.30 p.m.
M.E. / M.Tech. /
M.Arch. /M.Plan. :  01.04.2012 (Sunday) 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

Forms Available At:http://www.annauniv.edu/
Application Fee:
500/- ( 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu)
Application Process:
The candidates can register for the entrance test in any one of the modes given below.
a. Spot Registration
Candidates can appear in person at the Co-ordinating Centres shown under item 8 with the
following documents:
i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet
ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate
iii) Cash (or) Demand Draft.
iv) The SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu have to produce a copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) for availing fee concession.

b. Internet Registration
Candidates can register through internet by filling-up the application form, downloading it and send it to the address shown under item 10 with the following enclosed:
i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet
ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate
iii) Demand Draft.
iv) An 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).

Centre for Entrance Examinations,
Anna University, Chennai,
2. Govt. College of Tech., Coimbatore,
3. Annamalai University, Chidambaram,
4. PSNA College of Engg. & Tech., Dindigul,
5. Institute of Road and Transport Tech., Erode,
6. Alagappa College of Engg. & Tech., Karaikudi,
7.Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai,
8. Govt. Polytechnic College, Nagercoil,
9. Govt. College of Engg., Salem,
10. Kunthavai Naacchiyaar Govt. Arts College for Women, Thanjavur,
11. Govt. College of Engg., Tirunelveli,
12. Bharathidasan Institute of Technology Campus, Tiruchirappalli,
13. Thanthai Periyar Govt. Institute of Tech., Vellore,
14. University College of Engg., Villupuram,
15. Kamaraj College of Engg., Virudhunagar.

MBA: A pass in a recognised Bachelor’s degree of minimum 3 years duration and obtained atleast 50% (45% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) at the qualifying examination in 10+2+3 years pattern (or) 10+3 years Diploma + 3 years pattern (or) B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or) AMIE with 2 years regular full time Teaching experience / Industrial experience in the relevant field after passing all the subjects.

Note: (i)Candidates admitted through lateral entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E./B.Tech. degree courses
(ii)Candidates with B.E./B.Tech./M.C.A./M.Sc. degrees obtained through week-end courses and B.E./B.Tech. through distance mode are not eligible.
Those who are appearing for final year / semester examination of the above qualifying degree in April / May 2012 can also apply for TANCET 2012.
Application Form is common for all the three entrance tests. Candidates have to submit only one application. The candidates have to pay a fee of ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu on production of a copy of Permanent Community Certificate in card format) as entrance
test fee for any one of the programmes either (1) M.B.A. or (2) M.C.A. or (3) M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./ M.Plan.
If a candidate desires to appear for more than one programme, for every additional programme, he / she has to pay ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu)
Contact Info:
All correspondence should be addressed to
The Secretary, TANCET
Centre for Entrance Examinations
Anna University
Chennai - 600 025.

About Exam / Programme:
Applications are invited for TANCET 2012 to be conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamilnadu on 31st March & 1st April 2012, from candidates who seek admission to 1. M.B.A., 2. M.C.A. and 3. M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Degree Programmes for the year 2012 – 2013 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. Some Universities and Self–Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in TANCET 2012.

Other State candidates can appear for the entrance test, but the eligibility conditions will be stipulated by the admitting authority / University.

M.B.A Test pattern:
1- Test Duration: 2 Hours
2- Paper pattern
The question paper will have sections to
i. Evaluate the candidate's ability to identify critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations.
ii. evaluate the skill of the candidate in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension.
iii. evaluate the skill on solving mathematical problems at graduate level (including those learnt in plus two or equivalent level).
iv. test on determining data sufficiency for answering certain questions using the given data and the knowledge of Mathematics and use of day - to - day facts.
v. test the knowledge on written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation and the like.

Questions and Evaluation Scheme
MBA : 100
No. of alternative answers: 5
Mark for every correct answer: 1
Max. marks: 100
Negative marks for every wrong answer: 1/5
Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/5 mark will be deducted.

Important Dates
Commencement of Registration / Registration through Internet : 01.02.2012
Last date for Registration at co-ordinating centres and Registration through Internet : 23.02.2012
Last date for Registration at Chennai Centre and receipt of completed application (registered through Internet) : 25.02.2012
Dates and Time of Entrance Test M.B.A:   31.03.2012 F.N.
Dates and Time of Entrance Test M.C.A:   31.03.2012 A.N. 
Dates and Time of Entrance Test M.E. /
                 M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. :   01.04.2012 F.N. 

Announcement of Entrance Test Results : 4th week of April 2012.
For more information visit: http://www.annauniv.edu/tancet2012/