TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019
Ranjini Basu, 13 Aug 2019, #TANCET
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TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019 - Anna University, the Chennai-based university prescribes the TANCET MBA 2019 exam pattern. The offline state-level entrance exam was conducted on June 22. Aspirants looking forward to pursue management course in one of the TANCET MBA participating institutes in Tamil Nadu should be aware of the TANCET MBA exam pattern 2019. TANCET MBA was an offline (paper-pencil) based exam of two hours duration to be scheduled from 2.30 PM to 4.30 PM. The total number of questions is 100; each correct answer will be awarded with one score and for an incorrect response 1/3 mark will be deducted. Careers360, in this article, brings all the related information pertaining to exam pattern of TANCET MBA 2019 including pattern of question paper, scoring scheme, syllabus, important dates,etc.
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Key Highlights of TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of TANCET MBA 2019 composed of five sections each carrying 20 questions. The sections and the descriptions as mentioned by the conducting officials are mentioned underneath -

TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019



Mode of Exam

Offline (paper-based exam)

Total Number of Questions


Number of Sections

Five (20 questions from each section)

Total Marks


Marks per question

One (1)

Number of answer options

Four (4)

Negative Marking

Yes. For every wrong answer, ⅓ mark would be deducted

Total exam duration

120 minutes / two hours

Other features

  • Multiple shading will be considered as wrong response and 1/3 mark will be deducted.

  • Marks will not be deducted for the questions left unanswered.

TANCET MBA Exam Pattern 2019 - Syllabus



Analysis of Business Situations

This section will evaluate candidates’ ability to identify critical data and apply them to take business decisions for typical business situations given in the questions

Reading Comprehension

Test conducting authorities will evaluate candidates’ ability to comprehend information from given passages

Quantitative Ability

Evaluators will check mathematical skills of the test takers of 10+2 and graduate level.

Data Sufficiency

This section will test candidates’ ability of data sufficiency for answering certain questions using the given data and the knowledge of mathematics and use of day-to-day facts.

English Grammar and Usage

Candidates’ knowledge of written English, finding errors in usage, grammar, punctuation etc. is tested in this section.

How to use the OMR Sheet in TANCET MBA?

TANCET MBA 2019 was a paper pencil based test and candidates were required to mark the correct answers in OMR sheets provided by the conducting authority. Candidates must know how to mark their answers in the response sheet. If candidates did not imply to the regulations prescribed by Anna University answers may get canceled and the test takers ended up losing scores through the scheme of negative marking. The TANCET MBA 2019 exam pattern included the OMR sheet-filling procedure, so applicants should follow the norms mentioned below-

  • Candidates had to shade the boxes/circles placed corresponding to the correct option in black ball point pen only.

  • Multiple shading for a single question will be considered as an incorrect answer and will call for negative marking.

  • Using pencil or any other colour ink will lead to cancellation of the TANCET MBA 2019 paper.

  • The shaded answer option box is scanned and the details are transferred to computer for evaluation. According to Anna University, even a small stray of a pen mark on the sheet will be captured by the scanner which may result in wrong evaluation.

  • The box or circle should be completely and consistently shaded by black ball point pen so that the number written inside is not visible.

  • Improper or light shading may get missed by the computer scanner, hence, may lead to improper evaluation.

The TANCET MBA exam was conducted across 15 cities of Tamil Nadu.The TANCET MBA 2019 hall ticket has been released on June 15. The result of TANCET MBA 2019 was declared on July 5, 2019

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I chose SSN to pursue MBA through tancet counseling, now Im hearing bad things about how they force to take up marketing jobs

Hello Asha

SSN college is a very good college with experienced and learnt faculties. The college is well equipped with modern technologies for studying, a large library, reading room, sports ground, and laboratries. The study environment and placement opportinites is very good in the college. So don't worry about the rumors. You can take up the job offer according to your own wish. There is no forcing up of the college for taking marketing jobs.

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Attesation copy is compulsory for tancet mba counseling or not

Harshita 25th Aug, 2019

Hello aspirant, it would be mentioned . If it has been mentioned to that you need to submit attested copy then you need to attest it. If you have not been instructed to do so then you do not need to attest it. In most of the cases you need to attest Xerox of marksheets of 10 and 12 . 

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How to choose college in tancet mba counseling based on cutoff or what colleges are available in vacancy during your counseling time

Gehna Chawla 25th Aug, 2019


I am listing below the colleges available :

SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Ramapuram Campus
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University of madras mba placements?

Raji Anand Student Expert 25th Aug, 2019

Hi aspirant,

These are the companies arriving for placement oppurtunities at university of madras






nationalised banks arrive here with a higher package for students.

The basic package starts from 3.5 lakhs per annum to 6.5 lakhs per annum.

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Hello !I secured 42.667 in Tancet MBA and my overall rank is 1417 and BCM rank is 39 is there any possible for me to go under OC Category ?

Raji Anand Student Expert 24th Aug, 2019

Hi aspirant,

Your chances of obtaining a seat  with your tancet score is completely depending upon the college that you choose. Obviously you will not be able to obtain a top ranking MBA colleges but you can try your chances by applying in middle order colleges like,

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