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TANCET MBA 2022: Counselling Notification Released


TANCET MBA 2022: Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu has started the registration process for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) for MBA and MCA. The registration process started on July 11, 2022 and the last date to register is August 5, 2022. Candidates who have qualified in the written exam and have downloaded the scorecard can register and schedule their counselling by visiting the official website of Anna University.

The TANCET exam is a state-level examination which is conducted for admission to Master’s programmes in participating universities. This article has provided all the important details regarding the TANCET MBA admission process and important counselling dates. Candidates are advised to make note of all the important details and events so that they have a smooth admission process. Read on to know more about TANCET MBA 2022.

TANCET MBA 2022: Overview 

Name of exam Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test MBA (TANCET)
Exam conducting bodyAnna University in behalf of Government of Tamil Nadu
Official websiteannauniv.edu
Level of examState-level
FrequencyOnce in a year
Mode of applicationOnline
Application feesRs. 600 (General)Rs. 300 (SC/SCA/ST/candidates of Tamil Nadu)
Mode of examNot yet decided
Exam durationTwo Hours
Number of questions100
Total Marks Allotted100
Negative MarkingOne-Third
Number of exam centres15

TANCET MBA 2022 Important Dates

The exam conducting body will release the exam dates and other important dates of the TANCET MBA along with the notification. Candidates can check the dates from the table below: 

TANCET MBA Important Dates 2022

Release of TANCET MBA Application formMarch 30, 2022
End Date to submit the application formApril 23, 2022
Issuance of Hall TicketMay 2, 2022
TANCET MBA exam 2022May 14, 2022
Announcement of ResultJune 10, 2022
Release of Mark SheetsJune 15 to 30, 2022
Commencement for Counselling RegistrationsJuly 11, 2022

Given below are the important dates related to TANCET MBA Counselling dates.

Start of Online Counselling RegistrationJuly 11, 2022
End of Online Counselling RegistrationAugust 5, 2022
Publication of Rank ListAugust 25, 2022
Choice Filling and Payment for CounsellingMBA: September 6 to 8, 2022
MCA: September 1 and 2, 2022
Tentative Allotment PublicationMBA: September 9, 2022
MCA: September 3, 2022
Tentative Allotment ConfirmationMBA: September 10, 2022
MCA: September 4, 2022
Provisional AllotmentMBA: September 11, 2022
MCA: September 5, 2022
Supplementary CounsellingMBA: September 14, 2022
MCA: September 13, 2022
SCA to SC Counselling Last DateSeptember 15, 2022

TANCET MBA Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility for TANCET MBA 2022 will also be provided by Anna University. The eligibility criteria include an educational qualification. It is important for the candidates to go through the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam in order to avoid rejection. Find out more about the TANCET MBA eligibility here.

Age Limit – The exam conducting body has not prescribed any age limit to apply for the entrance exam. 

Educational Qualification – Those candidates who have completed their graduation/B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm and have obtained 50 per cent of marks from any recognized University by the Government of India will be eligible to apply.

Also, candidates belonging to the reserved categories will have to obtain a minimum of 45 per cent marks. 

The candidates should have done the following qualifying degree examination.

  • (a) 10 + 2 + 3 / 4 /5 years pattern (or)
  • (b) 10 + 3 years Diploma +3 years pattern (or)
  • (c) B.E. / B.Tech. / B.Arch. / B.Pharm. (or)
  • (d) (i) 10 + 2 + AMIE* (or)
  • (ii) 10 + 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of
    Technical Education) + AMIE.*


  1. Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E./B.Tech. and M.C.A degree courses.
  2. Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. Degree obtained through Distance / Weekend mode Programmes are not eligible.
  3. Candidates with Degree obtained without studying 10th Std., 12th Std. or 3 years Diploma and 3/4/5 years degree programme are not eligible.

Candidates who are from other states can also apply as per the eligibility criteria is prescribed by the authority/university.

TANCET MBA Application Form 2022

The eligible applicants need to visit the university website to get access to the TANCET MBA Application Form. The candidates must completely fill out the form and submit the same before the last date of submission. The steps included in TANCET M. Tech 2022 application process are mentioned below:

  • Online Registration: All the eligible candidates will have to go for online registration where they need to mention their name, contact number, email Id, etc. After registration, the applicants will get their login ID and password that they need to retain.
  • Filling of Application Form: To fill the application form, the candidates need to log in to the registered account through user ID and password. They need to provide information like personal, academic and contact details. The applicants also need to choose the exam centres in the order of preferences.
  • Uploading of Documents: Once the application form is filled correctly, the applicants must upload the scanned images of their signature and photograph as per the specifications given by the authorities.

Candidates can check below the application fees for TANCET MBA 2022:

CategoryApplication fees
GeneralRs. 600
SC/SCA/STRs. 300

The application fee has to be paid online mode only through a Debit/ Credit card or net banking. 

TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2022

The exam pattern of TANCET MBA helps candidates to understand the structure of the examination. The exam pattern includes important information about the examination like the mode of exam, time duration of the exam, sectional division of the question papers, division of marks, type of questions and the number of questions in the question paper, etc. Candidates must go through exam patterns so that they do not miss out on the details of the exam. Check below the TANCET MBA Exam Pattern

TANCET MBA 2022 Exam Pattern

SectionsNumber of questionsTotal Marks
Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning2525
Quantitative Aptitude25 25
Verbal Ability25 25
English Language  25 25

Important Points:

  • Duration of the Test- 2 hours
  • Marking Scheme – As per the exam pattern of TANCET MBA 2022, one mark will be allotted to each correct answer whereas, in case of wrong answers or multiple shading, one-third of the marks will be deducted. 

In case any question is left unanswered no marks will be deducted. 

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2022

The exam conducting body prescribes the TANCET MBA 2022 syllabus which includes all the topics from where the questions are asked in the examination. The questions are asked from the following sections – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. It is important that the candidates check the syllabus in order to prepare well for the entrance exam. 

Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Number system
  2. Permutation and Combination
  3. Time and work
  4. Percentage, etc.

English Language

  1. Grammar
  2. Error Spotting
  3. Vocabulary
  4. Antonyms and Synonyms, etc.

Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning 

  1. Blood Relation
  2. Coding-Decoding
  3. Data Sufficiency
  4. Syllogism
  5. Inequalities, etc.

The question paper will evaluate the following attributes of candidates:

  • 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.
  • ii) Evaluate the skill in solving mathematical problems at graduate-level including those learned 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 of written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation, etc.,

TANCET MBA Admit Card 2022

Anna University will release the hall ticket of TANCET MBA 2022 in online mode on March 2022. Only those candidates who have submitted the application form successfully can download the TANCET MBA Admit Card. Candidates can download the admit card by using the required credentials in the login window. Candidates will have to carry anyone photo identity card along with the TANCET MBA hall ticket 2022 to the exam centre. Candidates must preserve the admit card for future reference. 

In case a candidate lost his/her hall ticket after the examination, then they have to get a duplicate to admit card. To get another admit card, candidates will have to send a written request and mention their registration number, application number and the name of the exam centre along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 100 to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600025. 

TANCET MBA 2022 Exam Centres 

The entrance exam will be conducted in 15 cities of Tamil Nadu. The TANCET MBA Exam Centres are the venues where the exam will be conducted. While filling out the application form, candidates will have to select the exam centre of their choice. Check some of the exam centres here. 

Exam Centres of TANCET MBA 2022


TANCET MBA Result 2022

TANCET MBA Result will be announced by Anna University on its official website. The candidates who will give the exam can successfully check the result. All they have to do is visit the official website of Anna University and entering their login credentials. After the declaration of the TANCET Result, the students will have to take the hard copy of the mark sheet/scorecard at the time of counselling. The candidates can also check the TANCET MBA Answer Key from the official website. The result consists of the marks obtained by the applicants in the exam and their rankings as per the overall score.

TANCET MBA Cut-off 2022

The TANCET MBA Cutoff is the minimum marks that the candidates are required to obtain in order to get admission to any college in Tamil Nadu for MBA programs. After the announcement of results, candidates scoring the minimum required cutoff will be eligible to take admission.  The exam conducting body might release the category-wise and sectional cutoff. The cut off is decided on the basis of factors like – total number of candidates appearing for the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, and the total number of seats available. 

TANCET MBA Selection Procedure 2022

Candidates who are eligible are required to fill up the application form of TANCET and appear for the common entrance exam. Candidates shortlisted in TANCET MBA will further have to appear for counselling rounds in order to get their choice of college. All the finally selected candidates (who have allotted college) will be eligible to take admission in the MBA program of their choice of college in Tamil Nadu. 

TANCET MBA 2022 Counselling

After the announcement of the result, all the shortlisted candidates will further have to appear for the TANCET MBA Counselling Process and after the allotment of college they need to pay the admission fee to reserve their seat and they can take admission in any of the MBA programs in the college of their choice in Tamil Nadu. 

While going for counselling, candidates will have to carry the following documents:

  1. Class 10th marksheet (original and photocopy)
  2. Class 12th marksheet (original and photocopy)
  3. Graduation marksheet of all the semester and years (original and photocopy)
  4. Transfer Certificate of the last institution
  5. TANCET Admit Card
  6. TANCET Marksheet
  7. Nativity Certificate (If applicable)
  8. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have to carry – Affidavit, Caste certificate, Income Certificate (original and photocopy)
  9. Experience certificate (if applicable)

TANCET MBA 2022: Institutions Accepting TANCET MBA Scores

Candidates can check below some of the institutes of Tamil Nadu that accepts TANCET MBA 2022 score:

  1. PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
  2. Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai
  3. Thiagarajar School of Management, Thirupparankundram
  4. KV Institute of Management and Information Studies, Coimbatore
  5. MOP Vaishnav College for Women, Chennai
  6. Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore
  7. KCT Business School, Coimbatore
  8. Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi
  9. Sri Meenakshi Government Arts College for Women, Madurai
  10. Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
  11. Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchirappalli
  12. Sri Ramakrishna College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
  13. Easwari Engineering College, Chennai

About TANCET Exam

TANCET or Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test is a common entrance exam conducted by Anna University for PG admission across Tamil Nadu. TANCET acts as the gateway exam for admission to courses including MTech/ MArch/ MPlan/ ME, MBA and MCA programmes offered by various colleges. More than 200 colleges situated in Tamil Nadu accept TANCET scores for admissions. It is one of the sought-after state-level MBA and Mtech entrance exams. While a majority of the entrance exams are conducted in computer-based mode, TANCET is still a paper-pencil based test. The exam consists of 100 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) to be answered within two hours. Anna University will soon commence the TANCET counselling process.

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding TANCET:

Q.1: How many exam centres will be there for TANCET MBA 2022?
Ans: TANCET will be conducted in 15 cities of Tamil Nadu in offline mode.
Q.2: Is there an age limit for the TANCET MBA entrance exam?
Ans: Anna University has not prescribed any age limit for TANCET.
Q.3: How many questions will be there in the TANCET entrance exam?
Ans: There will be a total of 100 questions in the entrance exam.
Q.4: How many times is the TANCET exam conducted?
Ans: TANCET is held once a year.
Q.5: When will the TANCET MBA Counselling registration start?
Ans: The registration process for TANCET MBA Counselling started on July 11, 2022
Q.6: Why TANCET is conducted?
Ans: Anna University conducts the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) for eligible candidates to get admission to postgraduate programs like MBA, M.Tech, MCA and M.Arch in various colleges/institutes of Tamil Nadu.

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