How to Prepare for Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)?


Anna University is one of the most systematic and pragmatic Universities in the Country. They conduct entrance exam for the admission process into its affiliated colleges called as Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Exam (TANCET). They carry out the entrance exam mainly for the courses in various professional, arts and science programs.

Structure of TANCET

TANCET is an objective type exam with five options. It carries 100 question and the students are asked to answer it within 120 minutes. There is a negative marking, ie, for each wrong answer 25% of the obtained mark will be reduced.

Consider the TANCET MCA exam, which is divided into four sections,

  • Logical reasoning
  • Analytical reasoning
  • Computer awareness
  • Quantitative ability

Syllabus for TANCET

The syllabus varies according to the entrance exam. The question normally covers the area of general English, quantitative, reasoning etc. The language part deals with the reading, comprehension and grammar part. The candidates also need to know about the current happening and issues so as to attend the general awareness part.

The quantitative ability deals the trigonometric, arithmetic and data interpretation and sufficiency part. The Reasoning part consists of various questions of logical and analytical reasoning. The candidate has to spend time in practicing questions on verbal ability, data sufficiency etc.

Reference Books for TANCET

There are lot of study material available in Net and in the market. The CAT and MAT preparation books also help for the various exam of TANCET. They can also other books in the respective domain. Some of the books for reference are

  • Analytical and Logical Reasoning By Arihant Prakashan
  • Pearson Guide To Logical Reasoning & Data Interpretation For The Cat by Nishit K Sinha
  • Vedic Mathematics – By Bharati Krsna Tirthaji
  • Wren & Martin for Verbal Ability section

Study Plan for TANCET

The student can start their preparation as early as possible. After understanding the conceptual part they can go for taking mock exams and preparing with the previous year questions. Taking other competitive exam or similar entrance tests also help in the final exam. They can go for short cut formulas and methods for solving the problems in quant’s and other respective domains. Repeated revision will also help in preparing the exam.



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22 Responses to “How to Prepare for Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)?”

  1. 22

    sir, i need a TANCET syllabus in stream of IT and also the books for preparation….

  2. 21

    i want 5 yrs question and answer……..

  3. 20
    Shifali Jeyakumar:

    please suggest me the best books for tancet entrance exam for the stream “cse”

  4. 19

    please send me a previous years tancet question papers with answers for ece

  5. 18

    sir how to prepare tancet for ME ECE. tell some ideas to prepare it and also send last two years tancet ques with ans, pls sir

  6. 17

    Sir ,

    whether TANCET score is necessary for doing mtech part time ,if yes please tell me the scores n details

  7. 16

    sir i need previous year solved paper of TANCET M.Tech for it…also refer any ebook to prepare for that,send it my mail id

  8. 15

    sir i need previous year questions for ME cse

  9. 14

    how to get above 45 marks in tancet (ME)? how to perpare in one month?

  10. 13

    Hi ..i need previous year solved papers of TANCET ME for EEE….also refer any ebook to prepare for that..

  11. 12

    the books preferred for tancet .send it my mail id

  12. 11

    can u send me ECE model ques papers wit ans.sir gv me some tricks to atten

  13. 10

    where to get the tancet 2012 application form and when will be published on internet?

  14. 9

    plz., give some tricks to get high score

  15. 8

    sir can u please send previous year tancet question papers with answers and few model question papers with solutions

  16. 7

    What are the types of question forms? Send me the content of question patterns.

  17. 6

    i have in madurai
    i want offline tancet exam
    please give full details in offline tancet exam in madurai
    where ,when ,which and how to prepare

  18. 5

    What are the books referred for tancet M.E entrance exams? What are the syllabus referred for tancet M.E

  19. 4
    md.ameenur rahman.m:

    it is very useful for student to have chance for easy preparation for any kind of objective examination.
    thanking you

  20. 3

    can u send me the model papers.. that will be helpful for my preparations..

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  22. 1

    sir can u please send previous year tancet question papers with answers and few model question papers with solutions