TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019
Ranjini Basu, 13 Aug 2019, #TANCET
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TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 – Anna University, the conducting authority of TANCET didn't release any official TANCET MBA 2019 syllabus. However, it is imperative for all prospective test takers to be aware of the syllabus of TANCET MBA 2019. So, in order to help the TANCET MBA aspirants, Careers360 has gathered topics from the previous years’ question papers and prepared a comprehensive TANCET MBA syllabus 2019. Candidates were able to plan their preparation strategy if they are thorough with the TANCET MBA 2019 syllabus. Furthermore, one can practice for the topics that he/she already knows well. The TANCET MBA syllabus 2019 was divided into five sections of with each section carrying around 20 questions. All the sections were designed to evaluate the thinking, reading and logical ability of candidates. So, TANCET MBA candidates must render equal importance to all the sections to secure a seat in one of the reputed management institutes of Tamil Nadu. In this article by Careers360, candidates will be able to gather information related to the TANCET MBA syllabus 2019 including exam pattern, sectional topics, scoring scheme, tentative number of questions in each section, etc.
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TANCET MBA 2019 examination

June 22, 2019

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July 5, 2019

TANCET MBA 2019 Syllabus
The anna university did not release any official syllabus for the exam. So, for your convenience, we have gathered the topics from the previous year question papers. The previous question papers give a general idea of the broad topics which comes in exam every year. Moreover, the exam tests on the thinking ability of the candidate in the unplanned situation. You will have long passages, on the basis of which you have to answer the questions according to your understanding.

TANCET MBA 2019 Exam Pattern
Prior to preparing for TANCET MBA 2019, it is of utmost importance that candidates know about the
exam pattern of TANCET MBA 2019 exam. Although the exam number of questions in each section is not pre-defined, candidates can approximately calculate the average number of questions in each section from this article.

TANCET MBA was a two-hour offline (paper-based) examination which was objective in nature. It was conducted in English with five sections and 100 questions. Apart from the sections, there might be a few questions on verbal activity, basic science as well. The TANCET 2019 question paper comprised the following sections-

  • Reading Comprehension

  • English Grammar & Usage

  • Analysis of Business Situation

  • Quantitative Ability

  • Data Sufficiency

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 - Number of Questions and Marking Pattern

Name of Programme

Total Number of Questions

Number of Options

Maximum Marks

Marks for correct answer

Marks for incorrect answer

Points to Remember






One-Third (⅓)

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

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 - Analysis of Business Situation
This section evaluates candidates on the basis of finding a solution from the provided data and situation. They are required to find a solution according to the perspective of business. There are passages of 300 words each and composed of tentatively around 20-30 questions. One needs extensive practice from sample papers and previous years’ question papers to excel in this section. Other entrance examination papers such as XAT and CAT can be of help as well.

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 - Reading Comprehension
This section composed of around 15-20 questions and evaluates the reading and analytical skills of candidates. So, examinees should read a variety of topics to build proficiency. The reading passages are mostly descriptive, analytical and hypothetical in nature. Some of the topics that one might focus on are -










TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 - Data Sufficiency
In this section, candidates were needed to answer approximately 15 - 20 questions. Is yet again a data-centric section and combines day-to-day mathematics with a little blend of critical reasoning. It has a question with two statements. One needs to derive the conclusion of the question from the given set of options written below the same.

TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 - Problem Solving
This section had around 20 - 25 mathematical problems. Hence it consisted of topics from Quantitative Ability (QA) which are of 10+2 academic standards. One must prepare the following topics for the preparation of this exam.


Simple Interest

Complex Numbers


Compound Interest

Binomial Theorem


LCM and HCF Linear Equations

Geometry(focus on Triangles)


Speed, Time and Distance

Ratio and Proportion

Surds and Indices

Quadratic Equations

Number Systems



Profit and Loss

Time and Work

Co-ordinate Geometry


Permutation and Combination


Functions and Graphs


Set Theory



TANCET MBA Syllabus 2019 - Verbal Ability
In this section, candidates were needed to answer around 20-15 questions. This section evaluates the vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, etc skills in test takers. The primary focus should be laid on error correction of the given statements-

  • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Error correction

  • Parts of speech

  • Exceptions in English grammar

  • Sentence correction

Experts from different coaching institutes are likely to publish the TANCET MBA 2019 answer key after the exam is conducted. Anna University, the conducting body of TANCET MBA 2019 will not release TANCET MBA answer key 2019 and it is only the experts from the coaching institutes who share the tentative answer key for the test takers to get an estimate of their scores. The exam was administered to provide admission to candidates for the postgraduate management programmes at Anna University and other Government, Government aided, and Self-financing state level institutes.

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can i write tancet exam to get into m.i.t. ,chennai.

Kaiser Souza 13th Nov, 2019
Hi aspirant,
Madras Institute of Technology in Chennai is one of the oldest institutes in the country and therefore the eligibility criteria is as follows:
The basic minimum eligibility for UG courses is 10+2 in Science stream with 50% marks in PCM

For PG courses, the basic eligibility criteria is a graduate degree in the relevant discipline, and for research programs, post-graduate degree or diploma in the relevant discipline is required

BE/BTech candidates are selected on the basis of TNEA counselling.

M.Tech candidates are selected on the basis of merit.

Candidates who have appeared for TANCET/GATE can apply for direct admission to PG course.

Application forms are available both online and offline. Other states candidates can apply for BE/B.Tech course online through TNEA website

Candidates are required to attach self-attested copies of relevant documents as stated in the information brochure, along with the application form

The attachments should also contain a copy of receipt of the prescribed registration fees.

All applications should reach the TNEA office on or before the specified last date.

Candidate must have a Tamil Nadu domicile.

Other state candidates can also apply provided they have sought education from class VIII to XII in Tamil Nadu.
Thank You.


need of tancet 2018 papers if anyone have qp?

Nilutpol Student Expert 1st Nov, 2019
The TANCET 2018 question papers are hard to find but the previous years question papers are readily available in Google. Just Google them
Also please visit this link for TANCET 2017& 2016 question papers.
Hope it helps

what is the tancet cut off for kumaraguru engg college pls any one tell

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 30th Oct, 2019
as per your doubt I am providing you a link below where you can see the previous year cut off list of TANCET exam and you can have a probable idea from this cut off that what will be the cutoff for kumaraguru engineering college.
Remember this cut off list includes the previous year data so it may vary with fluctuation also.
Best of luck.

I would like to appear for 2020 tancet for biomedical genetics. Im a zoology graduate. Will it be difficult to get a seat in the general category? How should I approach the entrance exam?

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 11th Oct, 2019

There is no rocket science in cracking an entrance exam of a college.It is very easy doable if you put  a right amount of time and hardwork in preparation. And most u importantly have a proper strategy.

Time management : It is the key so keep a proper management of time and give equal time to all subjects.

Study material : The right study material matters a lot for good preparation and scoring well in any examination. Always go for the best study material and trending books to crack the exam.

Past year papers : Never underestimate past year question papers. You should solve previous years question papers and sample papers for better preparations.
Solve mock test which is available on the internet. This will help you to increase your speed too.

Revision : It is the most important part.Complete syllabus in time so that you will get enough time for revision. Revision is very important before going for the examination because revision helps in polishing all those things that you have studies and stored.

In the end take of your health and try to stay positive.

Good Luck

which is the best book to study and prepare for tancet examination for m tech in civil engineering

Mahaveer Reddy Student Expert 3rd Oct, 2019

Hello Aspirant,

question paper of TANCET MBA will have questions from Business Situations, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency and English Usage. The test according to TANCET pattern 2019 carries 100 marks. TANCET 2019 books for MBA are given below

  • Reading Comprehension & English Usage

Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

30 days To More Powerful Vocabulary by Norman Lewis

Objective General English by SP Bakshi

Grammar Error Spot by A Uphadhaya

Proficiency in Reading Comprehension Simplying the “Passage” for you by Ajay Singh

High School English Grammar & Composition by Wren and Martin

  • Quantitative Ability

Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal

Magical Books on Quicker Maths by M Tyra

  • Data Sufficiency

TANCET Data Interpretation Analysis  by Ashok Gupta

below is the TANCET books for MTech/ME/March/MPlan:

TANCET(M.E.)/(M. ARCH)/(M.PLAN) (M.TECH) by V.V.K Subburaj

TANCET M.E/M.Tech Exam Book by C.S.Hariram Kumar, Janani, P.Vigneshwari

TANCET ME (Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technologies) by Amit Gupta

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