TANCET MBATANCET MBA 2018 - Anna University has published the Counselling schedule and Rank list for candidates who have submitted the online counselling form within the stipulated time. The online application registration process pertaining to counselling had commenced on June 13 and continued until July 12, 2018. The last date for submitting the filled application form was July 16, 2018. The result of TANCET MBA 2018 had been announced on June 8, 2018. TANCET MBA 2018 result was made available in the form of scores and ranks obtained by the candidates who had appeared for the state-level examination on May 19. As per the official notification, the mark sheet of TANCET MBA 2018 was available for download from June 13 onwards. Each of the participating institutes will release their own cutoff of TANCET MBA 2018 admissions after the announcement of the TANCET results 2018. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the results and will later have to appear for the TANCET MBA 2018 counselling rounds, based on their scores and ranks. Conducted in offline mode, TANCET MBA is conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu for the admissions to postgraduate management programmes at University and other Government, Government aided, and Self-financing state level institutes. Aspiring candidates can check the required details about TANCET MBA 2018 such as important dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, admit card, result, cutoff, answer key, counselling process, etc. in this article.

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Key Highlights of TANCET MBA 2018

Exam Name

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test

Commonly Known as


Exam Category

Post Graduate (PG)

Exam Level

State Level

Conducting Body

Anna University, Chennai

TANCET 2018 Exam Date (conducted)

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Mode and Start Date of Application

April 2, 2018 (Online)

End Date of Application (Concluded)

April 25, 2018

Expected Registrations for TANCET 2018

Around 37,000 candidates

Mode of Exam

Pen and Paper Based

Duration of Exam

Two hours

Type and Number of Questions

120 MCQ type Questions

Courses Offered

M.E., M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Arch and M.Plan

Number of Colleges


TANCET MBA 2018 Important Dates


For the convenience of the test takers, the test related dates are provided in the table below:-


TANCET MBA Important Dates


Important Dates

Commencement of online application process

April 2, 2018

Last Date of Application

April 25, 2018

The release of Admit card (Released)

May 4, 2018

TANCET MBA 2018 Exam (Conducted)

May 19, 2018

The result declaration (declared)

June 8, 2018

Counselling session (Online Application)

June 13- July 12, 2018 


TANCET MBA Counselling 2018

Anna University published the Counselling schedule along with the Rank List on June 20, 2018. Candidates who have successfully submitted the online counselling registration form will be able to attend the TANCET MBA 2018 counselling session. Prospective students should visit the official web account, login using their credentials (ID and Password) and take a print of the call letter. One needs to carry his/her call letter while appearing for the Counselling session. The venue for Counselling is "Government College of Technology (Auditorium), Thadagam Road, Coimbatore-13". The online application registration process for counselling had commenced on June 13 and continued until July 12, 2018. The last date for submitting the filled application form was July 16, 2018. The seat allotment will be after the final counselling rounds. The counselling schedule and the rank list has been released by Anna University.


TANCET MBA Result 2018


The officials have announced the TANCET MBA 2018 result and mark sheet in the form of scores. Candidates could check their TANCET MBA result, mark sheet by entering their login details. Every candidate has to present the mark sheet at the time of counselling or final admissions. A duplicate mark sheet can be obtained on payment of Rs 100 in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to the Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.


TANCET MBA Cutoff 2018


As such the conducting body do not release any TANCET MBA 2018 cutoff. However, each of the participating institutes will release their own cutoff of TANCET MBA 2018 admissions; most likely after the announcement of the TANCET results. It is likely that the general category cutoff will be around 33.45 scores for admissions.


TANCET MBA Answer Key 2018


As the test is conducted in an offline mode, the experts from different coaching institutes are likely to release TANCET MBA 2018 answer key after the test has been conducted. Candidates must also note that the officials do not release TANCET MBA answer key and only experts share a tentative answer key for the students to have an estimate of the results of the test. 

TANCET MBA Hall Ticket 2018


The officials had released the TANCET MBA 2018 hall ticket or admit card on May 4, 2018, to candidates who successfully completed the registration process. As mentioned in the official TANCET MBA brochure, the Hall Ticket has to be presented at the time of test and during the counselling process (admissions). In case a candidate loses his hall ticket, a duplicate hall ticket could be obtained on payment of Rs 100 in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025. They mention the application or registration number along with the name of the examination centre.


TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2018


According to the official exam pattern of TANCET MBA 2018, the test will be objective in nature and be completed in two hours; to be conducted in a paper-pencil based mode. TANCET MBA 2018 will be conducted in English with only five sections. The question paper has the following sections:

  • Reading Comprehension

  • English Grammar & Usage

  • Analysis of Business Situation

  • Quantitative Ability

  • Data Sufficiency

  • There might be a few questions on verbal activity, basic science, etc.

Questions and Marking Scheme


Number of Questions

Number of Options

Maximum Marks

Marks for correct answer

Marks for incorrect answer

Other points







Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer & 1/3 marks will be deducted.

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2018


The syllabus of TANCET MBA 2018 consists of sections which measure the candidate’s ability to assess the importance of data and its application related to business decisions in the form of a Case- Study describing the different encountered business situations.


The exam will help the examiner assess the candidates’ capabilities by:

  • Assessing the skills of answering passage based question

  • Testing the skills related to mathematical problems at graduation level

  • Evaluating them on analytical reasoning and data interpretation

  • Assessing their English or verbal ability with questions related to grammar, punctuations, and vocabulary.

The TANCET MBA syllabus will have four sections:


Verbal Ability





Phrasal Verbs

Fill in the Blanks

One Word Substitutions

Reading Comprehension


Idioms & Phrases

Sentence Correction


Quantitative Aptitude





Permutation & Combination

Statistics & Probability


Ratio and Proportion

Linear Equations

Data Interpretation

Bar Graph

Line Graph

Pie Chart


Problem Based & Percentage

Problem Based on Equivalence

Ratio based problems



Logical Reasoning


Blood Relation Analogy

Coding Decoding

Direction Sitting Arrangement


Water & Mirror Images


Computer Based Problems



TANCET MBA Exam Centres 2018


The TANCET MBA 2018 exam centres are distributed in the following 15 cities:


TANCET MBA test centres


















TANCET MBA Eligibility Criteria 2018


According to the eligibility criteria of TANCET MBA 2018, candidates should obtain a Bachelor's degree with minimum 50 per cent marks (45 per cent for reserved category candidates). Anna University has prescribed the following degree qualification criteria:

  • 10+2+3 years pattern (or)

  • 10+3 years Diploma +3 years pattern (or)

  • B.E./B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Pharm. (or)

  • 10+2+AMIE (or) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE

Candidates from other states could appear for the entrance exam, but the eligibility criteria are fixed by the conducting authority or University.


TANCET MBA Application Form 2018


Only eligible candidates could fill the application form of TANCET 2018 exam via online mode. The TANCET MBA 2018 application form should have been duly filled, the required documents should have been uploaded including the photograph, and the application fee must have been paid successfully by the aspirants to be able to obtain admit cards. Candidates in their final year of graduation could also apply for the 2018 test. The online application form was made available from April 2, 2018, and the last date of registering for the TANCET MBA 2018 exam was April 25, 2018.


TANCET MBA Application Fee - The candidates had to pay Rs 500 ( Rs 250 for SC /SCA /ST candidates) as entrance test fee for the admissions to any one of the programmes. Candidates who aspired to fill more than one programme in the application fee had to pay an additional Rs 500 for the respective programme.


Address: The Secretary,

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test,

Centre for Entrance Examinations Anna University Chennai-600 025

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