Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test is the test that has to be taken for admission into MBA M.E/M.Tech programmes offered by Anna University and colleges affiliated to Anna University. This examination is conducted by Anna University. The Government College of Technology Coimbatore, The Government Colleges of Engineering at Salem and Tirunelveli and other Government aided and unaided Colleges. TANCET is held annually. Large number of students appears for this entrance examination. This is the most popular examination of Tamil Nadu. The list of schools accepting the scores of TANCET will be released by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamilnadu.
The test usually has 100 questions split into 5 parts and the duration of the test is 2 hours. 5 answer choices are given for each question. Every correct answer fetches 1 mark while every incorrect answer results in ¼ of a mark being deducted as penalty.
Preparation for TANCET Examination
Here are some useful tips for candidates preparing for their TANCET Examination, irrespective of the course for which they wish to join:
Routine Time Table: Success in any entrance examinations like TANCET can be obtained only through sincere efforts and confidence. For putting sincere efforts, candidates will have to follow a routine time table right from the initial stage of their preparation to the TANCET Examination. While preparing the time table, candidates will have make sure that equal important is given to all subjects or candidates can also allot more time for preparing for a subject in which they are not that much confident
Effective Time Management: Time Management is an important factor to be considered when practising for TANCET Examination. While preparing, candidates should practice well in such a way that they can manage the allotted time in an effective manner since completion of the paper within the given time is highly mandatory instead of last minute rush of answering.
Practice with past papers: Practising well is highly essential and if and only when the candidates practice with the previous years question papers like conducting mock test themselves so that they will be able to effectively manage to solve the paper easily within a time line.
Beware of Negative marks: Since TANCET examination has negative marking for every wrong answer, candidates will have to be careful when answering the question. Thoroughly read of the questions before answering is essential so that wrong answers can be avoided.