- Syllabus and Marks
- Seat Distribution
The Government of Tamilnadu have authorized Anna University for conducting the Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) for admission to 1) M.B.A 2) M.C.A & 3) M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan. Degree Programmes offered in colleges in Tamilnadu. [G.O. (Rt) No. 166, Higher Education (J2) Department Dated: 27.11.2012]
REGISTRATION FOR ENTRANCE TEST The candidates can register for the entrance test in any one of the modes given below.
a. Registration in Person
Candidates can appear in person at the Coordinating Centres shown under item 5 with the following documents:
i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate iii) Entrance Test Fee in the form of cash (or) Demand Draft iv) SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu have to produce a copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) for availing fee concession.
b. Internet Registration Candidates can register through internet by filling-up the application form, downloading it and send it to the address shown under item 10 with the following documents:
i) Copy of X Std. or equivalent mark sheet ii) Copy of XII Std. mark sheet or 3 years Diploma certificate iii) Entrance Test Fee in the form of Demand Draft iv) An attested copy of the permanent community certificate (card format) issued by the competent authority of Government of Tamilnadu (for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu).
ENTRANCE TEST FEE
For candidates who register in person, cash or a demand draft for 500/- ( 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) drawn in favour of “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University.,” payable at Chennai, obtained from any Nationalized Bank, should be submitted along with the filled-in application, towards the entrance test fee for any one of the programmes M.B.A. (or) M.C.A. (or) M.E/M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan.
The application form is common for all the three entrance tests. Candidates have to submit only one application form.
A candidate applying for more than one programme has to pay ` 500/- (` 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional programme. A single demand draft is sufficient for one or more programmes.
HALL TICKET AND MARK SHEET
The Registration Number assigned in the Hall Ticket should be entered at the appropriate place in the admission application form to be filed with the respective admitting authority later. Hall ticket for the entrance test will be dispatched (for Internet registration only) to all the eligible candidates who have applied. If any eligible candidate does not receive the Hall Ticket, he/she can get a duplicate hall ticket from the enquiry office at the following Centres:
|City||Centre for the Enquiry Office|
|Centre for Entrance Examinations , Anna University, Chennai.||Chennai|
|Government College of Technology||Coimbatore|
|University College of Engineering, Dindigul||Dindigul|
|Institute of Road and Transport Technology||Erode|
|Alagappa College of Engineering & Technology||Karaikudi|
|Anna University Regional Centre – Madurai||Madurai|
|University College of Engineering, Nagercoil||Nagercoil|
|Government College of Engineering||Salem|
|Kunthavai Nacchiyaar Govt. Arts College for women||Thanjavur|
|Government College of Engineering||Tirunelveli|
|Anna University Regional Centre – Tiruchirappalli||Tiruchirappalli|
|Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology||Vellore|
|University College of Engineering||Villupuram|
|Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology||Virudhunagar|
For obtaining a duplicate hall ticket before the entrance test, the candidate has to produce an attested copy of a recent passport size photograph and any evidence for having applied for the entrance test like application number / acknowledgement card, etc. The candidate, if eligible for TANCET [YEAR] after verification will be issued a duplicate hall ticket.
1. Hall Ticket should be produced at the time of Entrance Test and also at the time of Admission. If the hall ticket is lost after the test, a duplicate hall ticket can be obtained on payment of 100/- in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai.”, indicating the Registration No. / Application No. and the name of the Examination Centre.
2. Mark sheets will be dispatched to the candidates within 10 days from the date of publication of results of the entrance test to the address given in the application. The mark sheet should be produced at the time of admission. If the mark sheet is lost, a duplicate mark sheet can be obtained on payment of in the form of a Demand Draft, with a written request to “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai–600 025.”.
3. Payment for duplicate Hall Ticket/Mark Sheet should be made in the form of a Demand Draft obtained from any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai–600 025.”, payable at Chennai.
(a). A pass in a recognized Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant field and obtained at-least 50 % (45 % in the case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying degree examination.
(i) B.E / B.Tech. / B.Arch. degree programme.
(ii) B.Pharm. / B.Sc (Agri. / Forestry / Horticulture / Fishery) degree programme.
(iii) Master’s Degree in the relevant branch of Science / Arts, which are prescribed.
(iv) M.Sc. (5 years) Integrated Degree Programme.
(v) B.Sc. 3 years (Computer Science / Information Technology) and M.Sc. 2 years (Computer Science / Information Technology).
(vi) MCA (3 years) after 10+2+3 years bachelor’s degree.
(vii) MCA Lateral Entry (2 years) after 10+2+3 years degree in BCA or B.Sc. (Computer Science / Information Technology)
(b). (i) 10+2+AMIE*
(ii) 10+3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE*.
*Candidates with section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates and other similar certificate of professional bodies or societies (e.g. A.M.I.E.) recognized by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders only with 2 years regular full time Teaching / Industrial experience in the relevant field after successful completion of the course including project work. An experience certificate is to be produced by the candidates.
1. Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E. / B.Tech. and MCA degree courses.
2. Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degree obtained through Distance / Weekend mode are not eligible.
3. Candidates with degree obtained without studying 10 th, 12 th Std. or 3 years degree programme are not eligible.
Degrees: M.E./ M.Tech./ M.Arch./ M.Plan.
Duration : 2 hours
Question Pattern :
The question paper will have three parts.
Part-5and Part-II are compulsory and under Part-III the candidates have to choose any one section out of 14 based on his/her specialization.
|Part||No. of questions||No. of alternative answers||Mark for every correct answer||Max. marks||Negative marks for every wrong answer||Other Points|
|Part-I||30||4||1||30||1/4||Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be reduced|
|Part-II||45||4||1||30||1/4||*All the correct answers upto 30 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks.Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be reduced.|
|Part-III||40/45||4||1||40||1/4||*All the correct answers up-to 40 will be awarded marks and all the wrong answers shall be taken into consideration for awarding negative marks.Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and 1/4 mark will be reduced.|
NORMALIZATION OF MARKS for M.E./ M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan.
The entrance test question paper for M.E./ M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. will have two common parts namely, Part – I Engineering Mathematics and Part – II Basic Engg. & Sciences and Part – III meant for different disciplines. On evaluation, the mean (m) mark and the standard deviation (s) of raw marks (r) may vary from discipline to discipline under Part – III. Marks will be normalized using the formula
This gives the relative ranking of the candidates in any discipline.
CATEGORIES OF CANDIDATES FOR M.E./M.Tech./ M.Arch. / M.Plan.
The candidates who apply for admission to full time M.E./M.Tech./ M.Arch. / M.Plan. degree programmes in Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Planning will be grouped as given below.
A. GATE CATEGORY
(i) Candidates who have a valid GATE [YEAR] score with qualifying marks for assistant-ship in the appropriate discipline of Engineering / Technology
(ii) Candidates who have a valid GATE [YEAR] score with qualifying marks for assistant-ship in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) papers should appear for TANCET [YEAR] also.
B. NON-GATE CATEGORY
Candidates willing to be considered under Non-GATE category should appear for TANCET [YEAR].
C. SPONSORED CATEGORY
A limited number of seats is made available for the candidates employed and sponsored by the Government organizations, Government aided educational institutions and registered professional architects with a minimum of 5 years professional experience, under sponsored category. All such candidates who intend to apply under sponsored category have to appear for TANCET [YEAR].
|M.E Applied Electronics||18|
|M.E Communication and Networking||18|
|M.E Communication Systems||18|
|M.E Computer Science and Engineering||18|
|M.E Energy engineering||18|
|M.E Power Electronics and Drives||24|
|M.E Structural engineering||24|