Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test 2023 ( TANCET )

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Updated on Dec 23, 2021 11:24 IST

TANCET MCA syllabus 2022 outlines the topics and sub-topics under each section of the exam. TANCET MCA is prescribed by Anna university. The exam is divided into four sections; that are, Quantitative Ability, Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning and Computer Awareness. Section-wise TANCET 2022 syllabus has been mentioned below.

## Overview of TANCET Syllabus 2022 for MCA

• Quantitative Aptitude topics are Class 10 and Class 12 levels.
• Data sufficiency questions test a candidate's mathematical skills as well as their knowledge of interpreting a given set of data.
• Computer Awareness checks candidates' understanding of computers and its operations.

Get the latest TANCET syllabus (course-wise) in PDF format for section-wise preparation of the TANCET exam.

## Section-Wise TANCET MCA Syllabus 2022

Sections

TANCET syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Number System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory

Analytical and Logical Reasoning

Linear and Circular Arrangements, Selections, Coding & Decoding, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Series, Analogies, Decision Making, Binary Logic, Syllogisms and Puzzles.

Computer Awareness

Computer Hardware, Controls, Basic Terminology, Internet & Protocols, Network Basics, Computer Abbreviations, Security Tools, Shortcuts, History of Computer, Memory, Computer Organization, Input-Output tools, Computer Architecture, Languages and Algorithms.

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## Section-Wise Distribution of Questions

Sections Total Questions Difficulty Level

Quantitative Ability

25

Moderate to difficult

Logical  Reasoning

25

Moderate to difficult

Analytical Reasoning

25

Moderate to difficult

Computer Awareness

25

Moderate to difficult

## Books Recommended for TANCET Preparation

Here are some of the recommended books for TANCET MCA 2022 preparation:

• TANCET MCA Superior Guide by S. SAMBASIVAN and Dr D. ANTONY XAVIER
• Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal
• Quantitative Aptitude by S.N Jha
• Reasoning Test (Verbal & Non-Verbal) by Dr M.B.Lal & A.K.Singh
• Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A. K. Gupta

## TANCET Syllabus FAQs

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

A: For MBA & MCA, every section will have equal marks while for ME/M.Tech/M.Arch/MPlan, the third section will carry 60 marks.

Q: Is there any sectional time limit in the TANCET exam?

A: No, there is no sectional time limit in the TANCET exam.

Q: How should we attempt the TANCET paper in the exam?

A: Students should first take a quick look at the question paper and then start with the section, they are more confident about. It is advisable not spend more than a minute on questions in the aptitude and reasoning section.

Q: What kind of questions are asked in the 'Analysis of Business Situations' section?

A: This section evaluates the analytical skills of the candidate. They will be asked to analyse business situations by going through a paragraph. This will be followed by some questions.

Q: Are there two sections for English in the TANCET MBA exam?

A: Yes, there will be two sections dedicated to English In TANCET MBA - Reading Comprehension & Verbal Ability followed by General English which will evaluate the grammatical skill of the candidate.

Q: Who prescribes the TANCET syllabus?

A: The TANCET syllabus is prescribed by Anna University.

Q: Which section in the TANCET exam is considered toughest?

A: Data Interpretation section is traditionally considered the toughest in the TANCET exam.

Q: Do I need to prepare for TANCET separately, if I am preparing for other MBA exams?

A: MBA aspirants need not prepare for TANCET specifically if they are preparing for exams like CAT, XAT or IIFT.

Q: Is Quantitative Aptitude part of both MBA and MCA syllabus for the TANCET exam?

A: Yes, both MBA and MCA papers have Quantitative Aptitude as an important section

Q: What is the ideal time to start TANCET preparation for MBA programmes?

A: Candidates should cover all the key topics under the TANCET syllabus at least three months before the exam

Q: What are the major topics in the TANCET MBA syllabus for data interpretation?

A: The major topics for Data Interpretation include Pie charts, Line graphs, Bar Graphs, Tables. Major topics are Number systems, Arithmetic, Algebra among others.

Q: What are the major topics in the TANCET MBA syllabus for General English?

A: The major topics for the General English syllabus include Tenses, Conditionals, Idioms, Phrases, word substitution, Picking the odd man out among others.

Q: What are the major topics in the TANCET MBA syllabus for Reading Comprehension?

A: There is no defined syllabus for TANCET's Reading Comprehension section. It will probably have passages based on current affairs, literature, abstract topics.

Q: What kind of questions are usually asked in TANCET MBA's DI section?

A: In TANCET MBA's DI section, candidates will be required to answer core data-based questions as well as the ones based on statements and conclusions.

Q: Is Genera Knowledge also part of the TANCET Syllabus?

A: No, General Knowledge is not a part of the TANCET Syllabus.

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Kindly provide study material for TANCET exam. I want to pursue MCA.

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Uttkarsh beriwal

Contributor-Level 9

3 weeks ago

There are many resources available online for TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format. Some of the popular websites where you can find TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format include:Entrance: This website offers TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format for a nominal fee. You can find mock test...There are many resources available online for TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format. Some of the popular websites where you can find TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format include:
Entrance: This website offers TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format for a nominal fee. You can find mock tests, solved papers, and study guides on this website. TANCET Guide: This website provides TANCET MCA study materials in PDF format for free. You can find previous year question papers, sample papers, and study notes on this website. It is important to note that while these resources can be useful for your preparation, it is recommended to also refer to the official TANCET MCA syllabus and study materials provided by Anna University. Please upvote for more.

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Is it easy to get high scores on the TANCET exam?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi,CAT is conducted at an all India level, it is more tough than TANCET as it has intense competition. The seat allotment lists comprise the last ranks for admission to all government and non-government colleges in the state accepting TANCET for admission. The cut-off score for top universities/ ...Hi,
CAT is conducted at an all India level, it is more tough than TANCET as it has intense competition. The seat allotment lists comprise the last ranks for admission to all government and non-government colleges in the state accepting TANCET for admission. The cut-off score for top universities/ colleges/ institutes usually ranges between 34 and 64 for the open category
Every year, more than 40,000 MBA aspirants appear for the TANCET to compete for more than 15,000 seats offered by several institutes of Tamil Nadu. TANCET conducted offline, comprises 100 objective-type questions to be answered within two hours. Every year, more than 40,000 MBA aspirants appear for the TANCET to compete for more than 15,000 seats offered by several institutes of Tamil Nadu. TANCET conducted offline, comprises 100 objective-type questions to be answered within two hours.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

In comparison to other national-level entrance exams, it is easier to score high marks in the TANCET exam. Many topics of the TANCET syllabus can be covered with NCERT books. With high school-level questions, some topics, such as comprehension and English are relatively easier. If you have given...In comparison to other national-level entrance exams, it is easier to score high marks in the TANCET exam. Many topics of the TANCET syllabus can be covered with NCERT books. With high school-level questions, some topics, such as comprehension and English are relatively easier. If you have given sufficient time to your preparation, you can clear this exam with a high score. You can visit this page to read about strategies for scoring high marks in the TANCET exam: https://www.shiksha.com/mba/tancet-exam-preparation.

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How much should I score on the TANCET to get into the best colleges?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi,If you have a score of 85 per cent in one of your exams, but your score is higher than 95 per cent of all students, then your percentile score will 96, as you have achieved better performance than 96 per cent of all students. TANCET Score and percentile score are different but they are both im...Hi,
If you have a score of 85 per cent in one of your exams, but your score is higher than 95 per cent of all students, then your percentile score will 96, as you have achieved better performance than 96 per cent of all students. TANCET Score and percentile score are different but they are both important. The cutoff is the minimum score that a candidate needs to secure in the exam for admission by participating institutes. TANCET cut off for top universities/colleges/institutes is expected to be between 35 and 70 for general category candidates.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

According to the previous year's trends, you need to score above the 90 percentile to get into top colleges. According to the seat allotment rank and scores, here is the list of colleges with their required scores:1. PSG College of Technology: 94.952. University of Madras, Chennai: 95.763. Thiaga...According to the previous year's trends, you need to score above the 90 percentile to get into top colleges. According to the seat allotment rank and scores, here is the list of colleges with their required scores:
1. PSG College of Technology: 94.95
2. University of Madras, Chennai: 95.76
3. Thiagarajar School of Management, Madurai: 95.76
4. Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering: 96.87
5. University Departments of Anna University: 99.41

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Is it compulsory to appear in TANCET in order to get admission to PSG College?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi No. Compared to all other management entrance exams like CAT, GMAT, XAT, SNAP, TANCET is very much easy. To get admission to PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore, it is not compulsory to appear for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). However, TANCET scores are used as a basis for ...Hi
No. Compared to all other management entrance exams like CAT, GMAT, XAT, SNAP, TANCET is very much easy. To get admission to PSG College of Technology in Coimbatore, it is not compulsory to appear for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). However, TANCET scores are used as a basis for admission to certain postgraduate programs offered by the college, such as MBA, M.E. , and M.Tech. Although all government engineering colleges consider admission only through TANCET counseling for the candidates who also fulfill the eligibility criteria.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

No, it is not compulsory to appear in TANCET in order to get admission to PSG College. If you want to get admission into certain courses like MBA and M.Tech, you may appear for TANCET. Otherwise, GATE scores are accepted for M.Tech courses, just as CAT and MAT scores are for MBA courses. For othe...No, it is not compulsory to appear in TANCET in order to get admission to PSG College. If you want to get admission into certain courses like MBA and M.Tech, you may appear for TANCET. Otherwise, GATE scores are accepted for M.Tech courses, just as CAT and MAT scores are for MBA courses. For other courses, like B.Sc. And M.Sc. You can apply for direct admission. Only MCA courses require you to appear in the TANCET MCA exam to get admission on government seats.

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What are the top MBA colleges I can get into through TANCET?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi Some of the leading Universities and MBA colleges accepting TANCET are SRM University, SSN School of Management Chennai, Hallmark Business School Trichy, St Josephs School of Management, Trichy, PSGIM Coimbatore, KCT Business School Coimbatore, GRG School of Management Studies Coimbatore among...Hi
Some of the leading Universities and MBA colleges accepting TANCET are
SRM University, SSN School of Management Chennai, Hallmark Business School Trichy, St Josephs School of Management, Trichy, PSGIM Coimbatore, KCT Business School Coimbatore, GRG School of Management Studies Coimbatore among others. Department of Management Studies - Anna University, Chengalpattu. Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kancheepuram. Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode. SSN School of Management, Chennai.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Here are some of the top MBA colleges that you can get into through the TANCET MBA exam:1. B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology: This college is among the top 125 management colleges as per the NIRF rankings. Other than this, you can get into these colleges, which are r...Here are some of the top MBA colleges that you can get into through the TANCET MBA exam:
1. B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology: This college is among the top 125 management colleges as per the NIRF rankings. Other than this, you can get into these colleges, which are rated among the best colleges by Business Today's rankings:
2. CMS Institute of Management Studies
3. St. Joseph's Institute of Management
4. Vivekananda Institute of Management Studies
5. M.A. M. Business School of Tiruchirappalli.

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What is the syllabus for the TANCET MCA?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi TANCET 2022 Exam Pattern for MCA courses consists of four different sections namely Quantitative Aptitude Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and General Computer Awareness. There are only multiple-choice questions that make up the maximum marks of 100The TANCET syllabus is prescribed by ...Hi
TANCET 2022 Exam Pattern for MCA courses consists of four different sections namely Quantitative Aptitude Analytical Reasoning, Logical Reasoning, and General Computer Awareness. There are only multiple-choice questions that make up the maximum marks of 100
The TANCET syllabus is prescribed by Anna University
Computer Hardware, Controls, Basic Terminology, Internet &amp; Protocols, Network Basics, Computer Abbreviations, Security Tools, Shortcuts, History of Computer, Memory, Computer organisation, Input-Output tools, Computer Architecture, Languages and Algorithms.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

The syllabus for the TANCET MCA exam can be classified into three sections, which are as follows:1. Quantitative Aptitude Questions on the Number System the HCF LCM, percentages, ratios, averages, linear equations, logarithms, series, and progressions, simple and compound interest, profit and los...The syllabus for the TANCET MCA exam can be classified into three sections, which are as follows:
1. Quantitative Aptitude Questions on the Number System the HCF LCM, percentages, ratios, averages, linear equations, logarithms, series, and progressions, simple and compound interest, profit and loss, time, speed, and distance, mixtures and allegations, quadratic equations, the binomial theorem, Statistics and indices, functions, and inequalities are among the topics covered in this section.
2. Analytical and Logical Reasoning: In this section, selections, coding and decoding, direction sense, blood relations, linear and circular arrangements, series, analogies, decision-making, binary logic, syllogisms, and puzzles are covered.
3. Computer Awareness: Questions are asked regarding the background of computers, memory, computer organisation, input-output tools, computer hardware, controls, basic terminology, internet and protocol knowledge, network fundamentals, computer abbreviations, security tools, shortcuts, and computer algorithms.

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Can I get a stipend for clearing TANCET?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi TANCET is a entrance exam for MBA and MCA other course TANCET is an offline mode examination conducted by Anna University. It's an entrance test designed for admission into MBA, MCA M.Arch, and other courses. Students who qualify in the TANCET exam get admission to over 200 affiliated colleges...Hi
TANCET is a entrance exam for MBA and MCA other course
TANCET is an offline mode examination conducted by Anna University. It's an entrance test designed for admission into MBA, MCA M.Arch, and other courses. Students who qualify in the TANCET exam get admission to over 200 affiliated colleges in Tamil Nadu.
7800/-per month for the duration of the PG Scholarship. For other courses, the amount of scholarship will be paid @Rs. 4500/- per month.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

No, you cannot get a stipend for clearing the TANCET exam. This is an entrance exam for PG courses like MBA, MCA and M.Tech; therefore, there is no stipend offered for clearing it. However, if you score higher than the 95 percentile, you may be admitted to top colleges such as PSG. Also, you get ...No, you cannot get a stipend for clearing the TANCET exam. This is an entrance exam for PG courses like MBA, MCA and M.Tech; therefore, there is no stipend offered for clearing it. However, if you score higher than the 95 percentile, you may be admitted to top colleges such as PSG. Also, you get admission to government seats if you score well in the TANCET exam. This allows you to pursue your dream PG course for a comparably lower fee. Additionally, some colleges offer scholarships and fee waivers to students who score above the 70 percentile on TANCET.

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

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi,Some of the leading Universities and MBA colleges accepting TANCET are SRM University, SSN School of Management Chennai, Hallmark Business School Trichy, St Josephs School of Management, Trichy, PSGIM Coimbatore, KCT Business School Coimbatore, GRG School of Management Studies Coimbatore among...Hi,
Some of the leading Universities and MBA colleges accepting TANCET are
SRM University, SSN School of Management Chennai, Hallmark Business School Trichy, St Josephs School of Management, Trichy, PSGIM Coimbatore, KCT Business School Coimbatore, GRG School of Management Studies Coimbatore among others. Department of Management Studies - Anna University, Chengalpattu. Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Kancheepuram. Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode. SSN School of Management, Chennai.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

Here is the list of the top 10 MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu to which you can apply via the TANCET exam:1. B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute which is rated top as per NIRF ranking2. SRM Institute of Science and Technology3. CMS Institute of Management Studies4. St. Joseph's Institute of Manageme...Here is the list of the top 10 MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu to which you can apply via the TANCET exam:
1. B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute which is rated top as per NIRF ranking
2. SRM Institute of Science and Technology
3. CMS Institute of Management Studies
4. St. Joseph's Institute of Management
5. Vivekananda Institute of Management Studies
6. D. J. Academy for Managerial Excellence
7. PSG Institute of Management
10. Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship.

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Is it mandatory to appear for TANCET even with a valid GATE score?

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jasveer singh

Contributor-Level 9

a month ago

Hi Candidates with valid GATE score will also be required to appear for TANCETCandidates who are appearing for the TANCET MBA exam will surely be able to ace the exam in 3 months with a good preparation strategy. They should go through the syllabus of TANCET and note all the important topics of t...Hi
Candidates with valid GATE score will also be required to appear for TANCET
Candidates who are appearing for the TANCET MBA exam will surely be able to ace the exam in 3 months with a good preparation strategy. They should go through the syllabus of TANCET and note all the important topics of the exam.

Deeksha Dixit

Contributor-Level 10

a month ago

If you are applying for an M.Tech course at Anna University, you must take the CEETA PG TANCET exam even if you have a valid GATE score. Some other colleges may allow you to apply for admission to M.Tech on the basis of your GATE score. However, the Anna University has stated in its eligibility r...If you are applying for an M.Tech course at Anna University, you must take the CEETA PG TANCET exam even if you have a valid GATE score. Some other colleges may allow you to apply for admission to M.Tech on the basis of your GATE score. However, the Anna University has stated in its eligibility requirements that applicants who have a valid score in GATE 2021, 2022, or 2023 and have earned the necessary marks for an assistantship in engineering Science (XE) or life Science (XL) papers should also sit for CEETA-PG 2023.

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Is degree completion necessary to apply for TANCET exam?

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Nakshatra Omprakash

Beginner-Level 2

a month ago

Yes, it is necessary to have a degree. TANCET is for higher studies.

## 148 Institutes accepting TANCET

Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
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