Monday, March 15, 2010

TANCET procedures

TANCET Overview

The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is conducted every year on the 2nd Sunday of May, for Admission to the MBA programmes of Anna University School of Management, The Govt College of Technology Coimbatore, The Govt Colleges of Engineering at Salem and Tirunelveli and to other Govt aided and unaided Colleges. The actual list of colleges that are affliated to the TANCET in any given year is released by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu, 20 days before the exam.

How to apply

The cost of Application form for M.B.A. is Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- for Tamil Nadu SC/ST Candidates). The Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of “The Director, Entrance Examinations, Anna University” payable at Chennai obtained from any Nationalised Bank. Completed applications should be sent to The Secretary, TANCET, Examination Centre, Anna University, Chennai - 600 025.

Eligibility Any Graduate Degree.

Examination centres

The Entrance Test will be conducted at the following cities: Chennai Coimbatore Madurai Salem Trichy Tirunelveli

Test Pattern

The Question paper will have 5 parts with the following topics: PART 1. To evaluate the candidate's ability to pick out critically the data and apply the data to business decisions from given typical business situations. PART 2. To evaluate the skill of the candidate in answering questions based on the passages in the comprehension. PART 3. To evaluate the skill on solving mathematical problems of graduate level including those learnt in plus two or equivalent level. PART 4. To test on determining data sufficiency for answering certain questions using data given plus the knowledge of Mathematics and use of day - to - day facts. PART 5. To test the knowledge on written English with questions on errors in usage, grammar, punctuation and the like. Candidates are required to answer 100 objective type questions in 2 hours. Each question will be followed by five alternate answers. The candidate has to choose the correct answer and shade the appropriate circle against the question in the answer sheet with pencil/ball point pen (black or blue).

Evaluation Scheme

While evaluating the answers, one mark is awarded for each correct answer and ¼ mark is deducted for each wrong answer. No deduction will be made for unanswered questions. Multiple shading will be considered as wrong answer and ¼ mark will be deducted.

Institutes Affiliated to TANCET University School of Management. Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. Government College of Engineering, Salem. Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli. Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. Periyar University, Salem. Coimbatore Institute of Technolgy. Thiagarajan College of Engineering.

Proposed important dates

1. 17-03-09 – availability of forms.
2. 04-04-09 – deadline for submission of application forms.
3. 17-05-09 – MBA entrance examination from 10:00am to 12:00noon.
4. 17-05-09 – MCA entrance examination from 02:30pm to 04:30pm.
5. 18-05-09 — M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. entrance examination from 10:00am to 12:00noon.


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