TANCET Colleges 2024: Admissions, Cutoffs, Fees, Ranking, Placements

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test 2024 ( TANCET )

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TANCET colleges or the TANCET participating institutes refer to the colleges situated in Tamil Nadu that accept the TANCET exam score for admission. The admission based on TANCET 2024 is done in the professional postgraduate programmes. TANCET is a state-level entrance exam conducted by Anna University, on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu. The exam acts as a gateway for admission to professional PG courses, including MBA and MCA Admission to Engineering courses, including ME/ MTech/ MPlan/ MArch, is based on CEETA PG. Candidates appearing for the exam can expect the release of the TANCET result in the month of April.

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The admissions into the TANCET participating institutes are based on the TANCET counselling process. There are more than 200 colleges accepting TANCET scores for admission. This article has a few of the TANCET 2024 colleges along with the selection process.

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TANCET 2024 Colleges

Here is the list of top TANCET colleges that offer admission to candidates based on their TANCET scores:

Anna University

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore

College of Engineering, Guindy

SSN School of Management, Chennai

UNOM, Chepauk

KV Institute of Management and Information Studies (KVIMIS)

PU-Periyar University

Bharathiar University

Department of Management Studies, Anna University

Hallmark Business School, Tiruchirappalli

Nehru Institute Of Technology - NIT Coimbatore

SRM University, Ramapuram Campus, Chennai

Loyola College, Chennai

Dr. M.G.R. Educational And Research Institute

GRG School of Management Studies (GRGSMS) Coimbatore

Crescent School of Business, Chennai

ITM Business School Chennai

KCT Business School, Coimbatore

Vel Tech High Tech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College

Rajalakshmi School of Business, Chennai

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textiles & Management, Coimbatore

St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM) Tiruchirappalli

Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai

Excel Group of Institutions

EGS Pillay Engineering College

Erode Sengunthar Engineering College, Erode

Jaya Group of Institutions, Chennai

KLN College of Engineering (KLNCE), Madurai

Ethiraj College for Women (Ethiraj)

St. Joseph’s Institute of Management (JIM) Tiruchirappalli

Firebird Institute of Research in Management, Coimbatore

Jamal Mohamed College, Tiruchirappalli

Happy Valley Business School

Panimalar Engineering College

Mepco Schlenk Engineering College

St Peter's College of Engineering and Technology, [SPCET] Chennai

Sree Sastha Institute of Engineering and Technology, [SSIET] Chennai

Jerusalem College of Engineering, [JCE] Chennai

Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, [SSREC] Chennai

Thangavelu Engineering College, [TEC] Chennai

Jaya College of Arts and Science, [JCAS] Chennai

Academy of Maritime Education and Training

TJ Institute of Technology, [TJIT] Chennai

Guru Nanak College, Chennai

Galaxy Institute of Management, [GIM] Chennai

M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women

KEC - Kongu Engineering College

Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology

Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology

 

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TANCET Selection Process

The admission process into PG professional courses in Tamil Nadu is based on TANCET scores. As a part of the TANCET selection process, candidates need to appear for the exam followed by checking results and downloading scorecards. Further, a counselling process is conducted for the admission of qualified candidates. There is a centralised counselling process for MBA and MCA courses. Space below mentions the TANCET selection process:

TANCET exam: Candidates who would successfully register for the exam will have to appear for the entrance exam on the scheduled date. TANCET MBA question paper will be divided into five parts —Business Situations, Reading Comprehension, Quantitative Ability, Data Sufficiency and English Usage. TANCET MCA question paper comprises four sections — Quantitative Aptitude, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Computer Awareness. The question paper for ME/ MTech / MArch/ MPlan will have two parts in common, Part I (Engineering Mathematics) and Part II (Basic Engineering and Sciences), while Part III will be different for each discipline.

TANCET result: TANCET Result will be declared in the second week of March.  Candidates can check their results and download their scorecards from the official website by logging in with their email ID and password. TANCET 2024 scorecard displays the name of the candidate, application number, nationality, category, and overall score. The normalisation of marks is done for ME/ MTech/ MArch / MPlan programmes only. The rank list will be prepared based on the normalised marks of the candidate.

TANCET counselling: Qualified candidates will be called for the counselling rounds based on their score and rank. To participate in the TANCET Counselling, candidates will be required to register on Anna University’s website. Admission will be offered depending upon the seats available based on the merit of the candidates who attend counselling as per the reservation norms of the Government of Tamil Nadu.

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FAQs on TANCET Colleges

Refer to the section below for frequently asked questions on TANCET colleges:

Q:   How many colleges accept TANCET scores for MBA and MCA admission?

A:
The number of colleges accepting TANCET scores change from year to year based on the recognition of colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu. Based on the previous year's admission details, a total of 230 colleges offer admissions based on TANCET scores. These colleges offer MBA or MCA admission. Several colleges offer both MBA and MCA courses. These 230 colleges included 1) Government Engineering Colleges 2) Government Aided Engineering Colleges 3) University Departments 4) Self-Financing Engineering Colleges 5) Stand Alone Institutions.
 

Q:   What are the top 10 MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu via TANCET?

A:
Here are the top 10 MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu based on the TANCET exam: 1-PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore, 2-Loyola Institute of Business Administration, Chennai, 3-Amrita School of Business, Coimbatore, 4-Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai, 5-Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore, 6-Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad (IMT-G) Chennai Campus, 7-PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul, 8-Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy, 9-Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences, Coimbatore, 10-PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research, Coimbatore The list above is based on the reputation of the colleges, placement records, faculty, infrastructure, and other factors. However, the actual ranking may vary depending on various sources. It is advisable to do thorough research and visit the colleges before making a final decision.
 

Q:   What is the lowest TANCET cutoff to join PSG College of Technology for MBA course?

A:

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, is among the top MBA colleges accepting TANCET scores for admission. As per the TANCET cutoff from 2021 and 2020 session, candidates who had secured more than 99 percentile were admitted to the college for MBA Admission. The cutoff score for each year varies and the reservation quota also has an impact on PSGCT admission. Generally if a candidate is ranked within top 130 test takers, he she has a higher chance of getting into PSG College of Technology. Candidates can get the TANCET rank list and TANCET cutoff scores/ranks from the previous session available on the Tamil Nadu MBA Admission website.

 

Q:   Does TANCET colleges publish last ranks statement or cutoff scores?

A:
TANCET participating colleges do not release a cutoff score or a cutoff rank. Participating colleges prepare a cutoff score list or last rank list to select candidates for admission. However, this list is not released before the admission process is closed. Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai, releases the TANCET cutoff rank as well as the TANCET cutoff marks for all participating colleges in a consolidated list. The cutoff report for admission based on TANCET is released with the counselling details of the upcoming session. That is DTE will release a consolidated list of college-wise TANCET 2022 cutoff along with the Tamil Nadu MBA 2023 counselling details.
 

Q:   Is there any Government Aided Engineering College in Tamil Nadu offering MBA/MCA admission based on TANCET scores?

A:
Based on the previous year's TANCET colleges, there are as many as three Government Aided Engineering Colleges that offer MBA and MCA admission based on TANCET scores. List of these TANCET colleges are as follows: 1) PSG College of Technology 2) Coimbatore Institute of Technology 3) Thiagarajar College of Engineering Besides the above mentioned TANCET colleges, DTE may introduce additional Government Aided Engineering colleges for admission in Tamil Nadu.
 

Q:   Which TANCET score would be used for admissions into TANCET MBA colleges? I have an actual score of 29.33 and a percentile score of 87.678.

A:
Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai, only considers TANCET percentile score. TANCET actual score is calculated by allotting 1 mark each for the correct response and deducting 1/3 mark for each incorrect response. The actual score can be converted into a percentile score after evaluating the total test takers with an actual score that is less than a particular test taker. For example, Mohan has an actual score of 59 marks, and 95% of the total test takers secured an actual score below 59. In such a case, the percentile score of Mohan will be 95. Similarly, if 98% of the test takers had secured an actual score less than 59, Mohan would get 98 as his percentile score in TANCET exam. Further, DTE allots TANCET rank based on the percentile score of the test taker eligible for the counselling process.

Q:   Which universities in Tamil Nadu offer MBA and MCA admission via its departments?

A:
Departments of the following Universities accept TANCET scores for MBA and MCA admission: 1) Anna University 2) Annamalia University 3) University of Madras 4) Bharathiar University 5) Bharathidasan University 6) University College of Engineering 7) Mother Teresa Women's University The list of universities above is based on previous years list of TANCET colleges. With the upcoming admission session, list of university may or may not change. Candidates can find the list of TANCET colleges at Shiksha's TANCET colleges web page (https://www.shiksha.com/mba/tancet-exam-colleges).
 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for admission into TANCET colleges?

A:
Candidates aspiring for MBA Admission based on TANCET exam must have a Bachelor's degree with a 50 per cent aggregate score. In case the candidates belong to reserved category, they have a concession of five per cent in aggregate score requirement, I. e. reserved categories need 45 per cent aggregate in the qualifying exam. On the other hand, TANCET colleges offering MCA admission requires the candidates to hold any of the following Bachelors degree: - BCA - B.Sc. Information Technology - B.Sc. Computer Science Engineering Candidates who do not have any of the above mentioned degrees must have studied Mathematics as a major subject in Graduation or at 10+2 exam level.
 

Q:   Do I need to apply for each TANCET MBA college separately after passing TANCET exam?

A:
No. Applying for each college for admissions based on TANCET is not required. The Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai, conducts the centralised counselling process for admission into TANCET colleges offering MBA and MCA courses. Candidates need to register for the Tamil Nadu MBA counselling on the online counselling portal as per the schedule. Subsequently, candidates will have to upload the relevant documents to get shortlisted for the TANCET rank allotment. Admission into 200+ TANCET colleges is done based on centralised counselling process. However, several other institutions accept TANCET exam scores but are not included in the centralisted list of colleges.
 

Q:   What are some of the TANCET colleges for admission to 99+ percentile holders?

A:
Tamil Nadu has more than 300 MBA colleges that accept TANCET scores for MBA Admission. Candidates with a 99+ percentile can easily convert the admission call from the top colleges accepting TANCET. CEG and PSGCT are the only colleges that offer admission only to 99+ percentile from the Open category. Candidates securing 99 percentile in TANCET exam must choose the college and course preference during the choice-filling process with caution. Candidates who have a score of 99 percentile can easily expect the admission in PSGCT or CEG, Anna University.
 

Q:   Does PSGIM accept TANCET score for pursuing MBA there? Is it sufficient or other exams like MAT and CAT also are considered? Please clarify.

A:
Yes, Besides TANCET PSGIM accepts scores for other entrance exams, including MAT CAT and AIMA for MBA Admission. Solely TANCET is enough to avail a seat under the government quota. Candidates aspiring for admission to PSGIM based on TANCET scores need to participate in the TANCET counselling conducted by DTE, Chennai. Only the candidates getting the PSGIM allotment during the general counselling process can join the college for admission. Candidates who wish to participate in the PSGIM admission process based on any other entrance exam have to appear for the specific exam and apply at the college website. Further, such candidates will have to participate in the GD and PI rounds as part of the MBA Admission process.

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  • Total Fees: ₹ 7.00 Lakh
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