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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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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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


hi sir.... I am planning for mba hr in 2020..may I know that is it accept tancet score.. is hr specialization is available and its fees structure

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 22nd Sep, 2019

Yes, MBA colleges do score TANCET score.
For more information follow the link :


I hope this helps.

I would love to do mtech in food technology under Anna University. Whats that syllabus I should follow to qualify for tancet( food technology) ??

Papiya Mazumder 17th Sep, 2019


As per your requirement, i would say that as you would love yo do mtech in food technology under anna university, you need to appear for tancet and only if you qualify you would get admission into the colllege.

You must have done btevh so you want to do mtech mow. Than the exam will have the common syllabus of your btech course for admission into mtech.

Good luck


can you please send me syllabus for tancet

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 13th Sep, 2019


If you are preparing for TANCET 2020 exam, you can refer to the TANCET 2019 syllabus which was released by Anna University.

Understanding of the syllabus is very important to prepare for the exam in an organised way.

You can check the detailed syllabus using the link below:


Good Luck!

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