Anna University, Chennai has been authorized by the government of Tamil Nadu for conducting the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). Appearing in this test is mandatory for admission to MBA, MCA, and ME/MTech/M.Arch/M.Plan degree courses in Tamil Nadu. The exam is generally held in the month of August. There are two steps for getting admitted in the above said programs – appearing for the Entrance Test in the particular course and then applying for admission to the concerned authorities.
The eligibility for the courses is an undergraduate degree in the relevant disciplines.
Duration: The exam is of two hour duration.
The question paper is generally divided in the following sections:
- Quantitative ability
- Analytical reasoning
- Logical reasoning
- Computer awareness
There can be some questions on basic science, verbal activity etc. The question paper contains 100 questions (objective type) and for every question, there would be four optional answers. For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and each wrong attempt will result in a deduction of 0.25 marks. Multiple answers are not allowed and for it 0.25 marks will be deducted. The questions, which one is unsure about, can be left unanswered. No marks will be deducted for it.