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TANCET Syllabus 2017 Download Exam Pattern and Syllabus PDF for ME/ M.Tech, MBA Courses

TANCET Syllabus 2017: The Anna University in Chennai is going to conduct Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) for the year 2017. Graduates who are seeking for easier admission for Master of Business Administration/ Computer Application/ Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Planning programmes are asked to attend this test, by submitting applications on or before 28th February 2017. Even students appearing in final semester examination of minimum qualifying degree like Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Architecture, etc. are given permission to compete. The entrance test for this full time/ lateral entry courses are going to be conducted in 25th & 26th of March 2017. So we have provided the TANCET Syllabus 2017 in this article, which will help appliers to score good marks in this admission test.

Authority Anna University, Chennai
Exam Name Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) – MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan courses
Exam Category TANCET-2017
Material Exam Syllabus
Exam Type Objective OMR based
Exam Dates 25th, 26th Mar 2017
Website www.annauniv.edu/tancet2017

TANCET Syllabus 2017

TANCET is the entrance examination conducted by orders received from state government, for doing post graduate admissions in the Government/ Government Aided Engineering Colleges, University Departments of Anna University, Self-Financing Engineering Colleges.

Every year this TANCET exam used to be conducted and thousands of graduates used to attend this examination at different centres like Erode, Vellore, Nagercoil, Coimbatore, Villupuram, etc. This year also the exam has been scheduled in March month at different sessions and dates, based on courses for 2017-18 admission. The basic eligibility and admission process are stated down.

  • Qualification: B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Pharm/ Degree/ Master Degree/ AMIE
  • Age Limit: Not mentioned
  • Experience: 2 years (for AMIE certificate holders)
  • Admission Process: Written Examination, Document Verification

The TANCET Syllabus 2017 is prepared with topics related to general awareness, aptitude and basic engineering/ sciences. Questions are planned to be set in UG level. On mark basis in this written examination, candidates will get seats in respective top colleges.

Main Subjects of TANCET Exam: Questions for TANCET examination will be drafted from following main subjects only. Full of this is an offline based exam and objective type.

  • General English
  • General Mathematics
  • Data Interpretation
  • Decision Making
  • Logical & Analytical Reasoning
  • Computer Awareness
  • Quantitative Ability
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Basic Engineering & Sciences

Discipline Related:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Electronics & Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobile Engineering
  • Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering
  • Bio – technology
  • Bio – Medical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Earth Sciences
  • Geo – Informatics
  • Instrumentation, Electronics and Control Engineering
  • Leather Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Material Science and Ceramic Technology
  • Printing Technology
  • Physics
  • Production and Industrial Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Textile Technology.

TANCET Exam Pattern 2017

By giving four alternatives, contestants will be asked to shade the best response for each question in answer books issued by invigilator. This TANCET exam 2017 is planned for 100 marks and duration is 2 hours. Penalties are applicable for wrong answer. Incase if any questions left unmarked, marks will not be reduced.

  • TANCET Exam will be conducted in OMR answer papers.
  • Total number of 100 questions would be asked in examination.
  • Authorities will give 1 mark for correct answer.
  • About 1/3 mark will be reduced for each incorrect answer.
Course Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
MBA General English 100 100 2 hours
General Mathematics
Data Sufficiency/ Interpretation
Decision Making (business)
MCA Logical & Analytical Reasoning 100 100 2 hours
Computer Awareness
Quantitative Ability
ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan Engineering Mathematics 20 100 2 hours
Basic Engineering & Sciences 35 (mark any 20)
Discipline Related question (optional) 60


Candidates have to attend the discipline related question which he/ she had studied/ applied during registration.

Subject Wise Syllabus of TANCET 2017: Youngsters who are found eligible based on information submitted in online application shall be provided with the Hall Tickets to appear in entrance examination. The TANCET Syllabus 2017 and the sub-topics from which questions will come are listed here one-by-one.

Syllabus for MBA Course:

  • Comprehension
  • Mathematical problems (+2 or equivalent level)
  • Grammer
  • Punctuation
  • Error detection
  • Problem solving & decision making, etc.

Syllabus for MCA course:

  • Quantitative Ability
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning (Syllogism, Coding & Decoding, Series, Blood Relation, Arrangements)
  • Computer Awareness
  • Verbal Activity (Synonyms & Antonyms, Phrasal verbs, Idioms & Phrases, etc.)
  • Basic Science, etc.

TANCET M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan Degree Programmes Syllabus:

Part-I. Engineering Mathematics:

  • Determinants and Matrices
  • Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration
  • Transforms
  • Numerical Methods
  • Applied Probability

Part-II. Basic Engineering & Sciences:

  • Applied Mechanics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics, Chemistry
  • Civil, Electrical Engineering
  • Computers

Part-III. Group-A:

(a) Civil Engineering:

  • Structural Engineering, Analysis
  • Building Materials
  • Concrete, Steel Structures
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation, Transportation, Water Resources Engineering
  • Hydrology and Ground Water
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Noise pollution and Control
  • Surveying

(b) Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology:

  • Applied Probability and Operations Research
  • Programming and Data Structures
  • Algorithm Analysis and Design Techniques
  • Digital Signal Processing, Computer Networks
  • Software Engineering Methodologies
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Mobile Computing and Security, etc.

(c) Electrical and Electronics Engineering:

  • Electrical Circuits and Fields
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power, Control Systems
  • Microprocessor and Microcontrollers
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • High Voltage Engineering
  • Electric energy, etc.

(d) Electronics and Communication Engineering:

  • Circuit Analysis
  • Electronic Devices & Circuits
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Communication Theory and Systems
  • Optical Communication

(e) Mechanical Engineering:

  • Mechanics, Kinetics and Dynamics
  • Strength of Materials and Design
  • CAD/ CAM/ CIM/ FEA
  • Production Technology
  • Metrology and Measurements
  • Fluid Mechanics, etc.

Part-III. Group-B:

(f) Automobile Engineering:

  • Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials and Deign
  • Thermodynamics
  • Production Technology
  • Automotive Chassis, Transmission, Electrical & Electronics
  • Vehicle Body Engineering
  • Pollution and Control
  • Alternate Fuels

(g) Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering:

  • Fluid Flow Equations
  • Basic concepts in thermodynamics, Propulsion and heat transfer
  • Air standard cycles
  • Buckling of plates and stress analysis
  • Basics of flight mechanics
  • Stability and control of airplanes
  • Experimental techniques of high speed flows, etc.

(i) Architecture:

  • Building Materials, Construction and Technology
  • History, Theory and principles of Architecture
  • Building Services, Science
  • Housing; Urban Design and Town Planning

(j) Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering:

  • Machine Design
  • Farm Machinery
  • Sources of Power, Farm Power
  • Surveying and Leveling
  • Erosion Control
  • IT in Agricultural Systems
  • Management of Water Resources, etc.

(k) Biotechnology:

  • Bioprocess, Genetic Engineering
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry, Bioinformatics and Microbiology
  • Immunology

(l) Bio Medical Engineering:

  • Physiology, Biochemistry
  • Circuit analysis
  • Electron devices and circuits
  • Microprocessor and Applications
  • Signals and Systems
  • Digital signal processing, etc.

(m) Chemical Engineering:

  • Fluids Mechanics and Particle Technology
  • Chemical Technology and Process Calculations
  • Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Heat and Mass Transfer
  • Process control and Computer Applications in Chemical Engineering
  • Organic and Surface Chemistry
  • Environmental Pollution and Control

(n) Earth Sciences:

  • Physical Geology and Geomorphology
  • Mineralogy, Petrology, Stratigraphy, Paleontology and Structural Geology
  • Economic, Ore Geology and Geochemistry
  • Remote Sensing, Geophysics and Hydrogeology
  • Engineering, Environment and Marine Geology

(o) Geo Informatics Engineering:

  • Surveying
  • Remote Sensing
  • Digital Image Processing
  • Photogrammetry, Cartography
  • Geographical information system
  • RS and GIS Applications

(p) Instrumentation, Electronics & Control Engineering:

  • Electrical Circuits
  • Signals and Systems
  • Analog, Digital Electronics
  • Measurements
  • Sensors & Industrial, Analytical, Communication and Optical Instrumentation
  • Control System and Computer Control of Processes

(q) Leather Technology:

  • Pre Tanning, Tanning Operations
  • Post Tanning and Finishing Operations
  • Leathers & Leather Products

(r) Mathematics:

  • Algebra
  • Real, Complex, Functional Analysis
  • Ordinary, Partial Differential Equations
  • Calculus of Variations and Integral Equations
  • Statistics
  • Linear Programming, etc.

(s) Material Science and Ceramic Technology:

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Ceramic Raw materials
  • Conventional, Special ceramics

(t) Printing Technology:

  • Press
  • Prepress, Post Press
  • Printing and Packaging Materials
  • Print Management

(u) Physics:

  • Mechanics, Heat and Sound
  • Light and Properties of matter
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Modern physics
  • Solid State Electronics
  • Electron theory of solids
  • Dielectric & magnetic, Superconducting, Nanomaterials

(v) Production and Industrial Engineering:

  • Basic Mechanisms and Elements of Design
  • Casting, metal forming and metal joining processes
  • Tool Engineering, Machine tool operation, Metrology and Inspection
  • Engineering Materials
  • Product and Process Design, Design of Jigs and Fixtures and Press Tools, etc.

(w) Social Sciences:

  • Geography
  • Sociology
  • Economics
  • Social work

(x) Textile Technology:

  • Fibre Science and Technology
  • Yarn, Fabric Engineering
  • Chemical Processing
  • Quality Evaluation
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TANCET Exam 2017

TANCET examination is being conducted for admitting most apt graduates into the PG Courses like MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan, with less fee and in any reputed College/ Institution within state. Vast number of students used to participate in this exam, to make their career plan a successful one.

  • Name of Course: MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan
  • of Seats: Not mentioned
  • Date of Notification: Jan 2017
  • Exam Date: 25th, 26th Mar 2017

Note: The entrance examination syllabus to join on PG courses within Tamil Nadu i.e. TANCET Syllabus 2017 is given above. Visit the official website www.annauniv.edu/tancet2017/ for more information.

Updated: 22nd February 2017 — 10:52 am

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