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TANCET 2024 analysis has been released. Candidates found the TANCET 2024 exam for MCA course on an easier side. All the candidates for MBA and MCA have said that the test pattern and syllabus was in line with the previous exam sessions.

The TANCET exam analysis will lay down the sectional difficulty level, surprise elements in the exam and the expected cutoff score. Candidates can check the previous year's exam analysis here and prepare for TANCET 2025 exam accordingly. Anna University conducted the TANCET 2023 exam on March 25 for MBA and MCA courses. The question paper of MBA course was moderately difficult in 2023.

Shiksha will bring a detailed analysis of TANCET 2024 on the same day of the exam. Aspirants who are aiming to appear for TANCET in the upcoming sessions must know the TANCET 2024 analysis. Here we bring to you, TANCET 2024 analysis of the MBA question paper with a section-wise assessment of the types of questions asked, the difficulty level of the questions and the number of good attempts.

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Q:   What is considered a good attempt in the TANCET exam?

A:

If a candidate has attempted around 80 out of the 100 questions with 80 to 85  accuracy, that is considered a  good attempt. However, the percentile score may vary depending upon the number of test takers and performance of all the candidates in the TANCET exam. Candidates must try to attempt all the questions where they know the answers and incorrect responses will also lead to deduction of marks, which in turn decreases the percentile score.

 

Q:   What is the difficulty level of TANCET exam?

A:

TANCET exam is considered moderate in terms of difficulty. For MBA exams, the difficulty standards is typically compared with the CAT exam. In comparison with the CAT difficulty level, TANCET is considered easy to crack. This is because the total number of test takers is less if compared to CAT exam, additionally, the difficulty level of the questions asked is easier than the CAT exam.

 

Q:   Is there any defined pattern over the topic-wise distribution of questions in the TANCET exam?

A:

No, there is no definite pattern of the questions from certain topics in the TANCET exam. The candidates are required to cover all TANCET sections and topics under these sections. Anna University can cover any topic to define the questions from the section stipulated in the TANCET syllabus.

 

Q:   Is there a set pattern of distribution of questions in the TANCET exam?

A:

Yes, the TANCET MBA question paper will have 20 questions each from five sections i.e. Business Situation Analysis, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency and English Usage. In TANCET MCA exam, there are four sections, therefore with equal weightage each section has 25 questions.

 

TANCET 2024 Analysis: Highlights

MCA Analysis

  • Candidates found the TANCET exam for MCA courses easy.
  • No surprise element was found in the TANCET MCA exam.
  • Questions in TANCET MCA were in line to the previous exam sessions.
  • Candidates who had practised last 10 years TANCET MCA question papers can easily get more than 80 per cent.

MBA Analysis

  • Candidates found the TANCET exam for MBA courses moderate.
  • No surprise element was found in the TANCET MBA exam
  • Questions in TANCET MBA were in line to the previous exam sessions
  • Candidates found the Quant and Data Sufficiency sections easy but lengthy
  • Several candidates found the English Usage and Reading Comprehension sections difficult.
  • While Business Situation Analysis section was moderate to tough.

Q:   Which section of the TANCET exam has the highest weightage?

A:

The TANCET exam has five sections, namely,

  1. Business Situations 
  2. Reading Comprehension
  3. Quantitative Ability
  4. Data Sufficiency
  5. English Usage

As per the TANCET exam pattern, a total of 100 questions are asked collectively from all sections of the TANCET exam. All five section of TANCET MBA exam have equal weightage. Therefore, candidates have to answer a total of 20 questions, irrespective of the section. Since all sections of the TANCET exam have equal weightage, candidates must take all sections seriously. Each section of TANCET exam holds identical importance.

 

Q:   How many questions will be there in Business Situation Analysis section of the TANCET exam?

A:

Business Situation Analysis and the other four sections of the TANCET MBA question paper will have 20 questions each. The section has two different passages. Candidates have to answer 10 questions after analysing the business situation presented in each passage. These questions have four options, candidates need to choose the correct option and answer the same in the OMR sheet. The marking scheme for these 10 questions remain the same.

 

Q:   Is the syllabus for CAT and TANCET same? Can I prepare for TANCET exam using CAT study material such as mock tests and question papers?

A:

CAT is a national level exam for MBA admission, while TANCET is a state level exam for MBA admission. Syllabus for both CAT and TANCET are on a similar lies with slight changes in the sections. TANCET exam includes an additional section for Business Situation analysis. Candidates who have prepared for CAT exams section, including DILR, VARC, and QA, need a minimal study plan to prepare for TANCET. Candidates who took the CAT exam must drive deeper into the section for analysis of business situations. Study material, including books, question type remains similar for CAT and TANCET exam.

Practising mock tests for CAT and TANCET must be done individual as the difficult standards, exam duration, number of questions and other elements of test pattern will vary. Mock test will provide a better understanding of taking TANCET and CAT exam.

 

Q:   What is the syllabus & exam pattern of TANCET?

A:

TANCET exam is conducted for MBA and MCA admission. More than 25,000 candidates take the TANCET exam for MBA admission. The sections vary for MBA and MCA exams. The space below mention the TANCET MBA exam pattern:

  • Mode of TANCET exam: Offline, OMR based
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Number of sections: 5
  • Exam duration: 120 minutes
  • Maximum marks: 100
  • Marks for correct response: 1 mark
  • Mark down for incorrect response: 1/4 mark
  • Exam medium: English

The TANCET MBA syllabus is based on five sections. The sections for TANCET MBA exam include:

  • Business Situations
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Data Sufficiency
  • English Usage

All sections in the TANCET exam have equal weightage.

 

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TANCET MBA Analysis 2024: Section-wise difficulty level

TANCET 2024 question paper comprises 100 objective type questions each carrying 1 mark. Take a look at the section-wise difficulty level of TANCET question paper 2024 in the table below.

Section

 Total Questions

Difficulty Level

Business Situation Analysis

20

Easy to Moderate

Reading Comprehension

20

Moderate

Quantitative Aptitude

20

Moderate

Data Sufficiency & Reasoning

20

Moderate to Difficult

General English

20

Easy to Moderate

Total

100

Moderate

TANCET MCA Exam Analysis 2024: Sectiono Wise Difficulty Level

Thev tyable below mentions the TANCET MCA exam analysis 2024 along with the number of good attempts:

Sections

Total Questions

Number of Good Attempts

Difficulty Level

Quantitative Ability

25

17-21

Moderate

Analytical Reasoning

25

14-20

Moderate to tough

Logical Reasoning

25

19-22

Easy to Moderate

Computer Awareness

25

21-24

Easy

Total

100

71-87

Easy to moderate

TANCET Exam Analysis: Section-wise Good Attempts

An overall score of 45-55 can be considered a good score in TANCET 2021. Given below is the table indicating section-wise number of good attempts based on the past sessions' exam analysis.

Section

Good Score

Business Situation Analysis

17--18

Reading Comprehension

11-13

Quantitative Aptitude

15-16

Data Sufficiency & Reasoning

8-12

General English

14-16

Total

65-75

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Section-wise TANCET 2023 Analysis

In this year’s TANCET exam, Data Sufficiency and Business Situation Analysis sections were difficult while the General English section was relatively easy. Shared below is the section-wise analysis of the TANCET 2023 exam:

Business Situation Analysis

The Business Situation Analysis section of TANCET 2023 was moderately difficult as compared to last year’s question paper. Problems were based on the business situation in the form of paragraphs. Exam takers had to also answer questions on percentage and equivalence among other topics. There were two caselets, that included XYZ Company manufacturing traditional pickles, and 'Farm foods’ a company engaged in organic food production and sales. Noth the passages had 10 questions each. 

Reading Comprehension

Last year, the Reading Comprehension (RC) section had four passages with a varied number of questions. The topic of passages and the number of questions are given below:

  • Union efforts for public sector worker (five questions)
  • The Effects of Food Intake on the Production and Release of Serotonin (five questions)
  • Japanese automobile workers and their efficiency (five questions)
  • biases of United States history textbooks (five questions)

The passages were of easy to moderate difficulty level.

Quantitative Aptitude

The Quantitative Aptitude section of TANCET 2023 was easier as compared to last year’s question paper. The questions were broadly based on Average, Ratio & Mixtures, Interests, Rates and Set Theory. 

General English

The General English section was relatively easier than last year. It had five questions each from Synonyms, Antonyms, Prepositions and Appropriate Words. 

Data Sufficiency and Reasoning

Data Sufficiency & Reasoning continues to be the most challenging section of the TANCET 2023 exam for the past few years. This year too, the difficulty level of this section was on the higher side. Questions were broadly based on Pie Chart, Syllogism, Blood Relation Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Direction, Sitting Arrangement, Series.

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  • 4.6

    Placements

    5.0

    Infrastructure

    4.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    5.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.0

    Value for Money

    5.0

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (1)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 7.00 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.1

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.0

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.0

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.0

    Value for Money

    4.5

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (2)
  • |
  • Total Fees: ₹ 35,000
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.2

    Placements

    4.3

    Infrastructure

    3.6

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.5

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.3

    Value for Money

    4.3

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (35)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 12.76 Lakh
  • |
  • 2 years
  • |
  • Full Time
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • 4.2

    Placements

    4.0

    Infrastructure

    4.1

    Faculty & Course Curriculum

    4.4

    Crowd & Campus Life

    4.4

    Value for Money

    4.2

    Learning Experience

    0.0

    Course Support

    0.0
    (30)
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  • Total Fees: ₹ 7.38 Lakh
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  • 2 years
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  • Full Time

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