TANCA 2017: The merit list of TANCA 2017 has been announced. The candidates can now check their secured ranks in the merit list. To access the merit list, the candidates will have to login using the required credentials. The counselling schedule for TANCA 2017 has also been released by the admission authorities. All eligible candidates will be called in for the offline counselling procedure according to their GATE score or TANCET marks from August 20 to August 23, 2017. Tamil Nadu Common Admissions (TANCA) 2017 is the admission procedure conducted by Anna University for M.Tech/ M.E admissions in the state. The applicants are required to have qualified TANCET 2017 (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) or GATE 2017 to be eligible to apply for the admission procedure. There are currently more than 300 participating engineering institutes under TANCA 2017. The online registrations for TANCA 2017 were available from July 24 till August 6, 2017. The counselling and seat allotment will be held based on the merit lists prepared by Anna University for all applicants who have qualified in TANCET 2017 or GATE 2017/2016/2015. Read the full article to know more about the important dates, application procedure and counselling of TANCA 2017.
Latest: TANCA 2017 Merit List is now available. Schedule for TANCA 2017 Counselling also announced.
TANCA 2017 is the entire admission procedure into the engineering institutes of Tamil Nadu whereas TANCET is the entrance examination that every applicant has to qualify to be eligible for admissions. The applicants will have to ensure that they meet all of the required eligibility criteria to participate in the admission procedure of TANCA.
Main Features of TANCA 2017
Admission Name: Tamil Nadu Common Admissions (TANCA) 2017
Entrance Examination: TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) 2017
Conducting Authority: Anna University
Courses Offered: M.Tech
Number of Participating Institutes: More than 300 Colleges
Duration of Course: 2 Years
TANCA Important Dates 2017
The important dates of TANCA 2017 are listed below for all applicants to check. The official counselling dates are now available as it has been released by the admission committee i.e., Anna University. Reference to the important dates can be done to know when the admission events will start. For more updates, read TANCA Important Dates 2017.
TANCA 2017 Important Dates
TANCA 2017 Events
Online Registration Starts
July 24, 2017
End of Online Registrations
August 6, 2017
Announcement of Merit List
Counselling of Selected Applicants
August 20 to August 23, 2017
TANCA Merit List 2017
The merit list of TANCA 2017 is now available for all registered candidates. To check TANCA 2017 merit list, the candidates will have to log in using their GATE application number/ TANCET Hall Ticket Number and date of birth. The admission committee was responsible for the preparation of the merit list which was strictly on the basis of the applicant's score in the qualifying examination. The admission committee has released two kinds of merit list of TANCA 2017. The two categories are:
GATE Category: The merit list was prepared based on GATE 2017 scores in the appropriate discipline of Engineering. A separate merit list was also prepared based on the GATE 2017 scores in Engineering Science and Life Science. Finally, a combined merit list for both GATE categories was prepared.
TANCET Category: This merit list was prepared based on the scores of the applicant in TANCET 2017.
If there is any situation where more than one applicant had obtained the same marks in TANCET 2017, then while preparing the merit list, the applicants having higher percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying degree examination was given higher rank.
TANCA Counselling 2017
The counselling of TANCA 2017 will be held in Anna University from August 20, 2017. The applicants will have to be physically present for the counselling session. Document verification will be done. Original documents will have to be produced for verification. If the documents are not produced then the applicant will be termed ineligible. During counselling, the applicants will have to pay the counselling fees via Demand Draft drawn in favour of "The Secretary, TANCA, Anna University" payable at Chennai. After payment of counselling fees, seats will be allotted to each applicant based on his/her ranking in the merit list as well as preference. A provisional seat allotment letter will be issued to the selected applicants. To confirm the admission, the applicants will have to report at their allotted institute and pay their tuition fees. The paid counselling fees will be adjusted in the tuition fees.
Counselling Fees of TANCA 2017
The applicants will have to pay the counselling fees to be successfully allotted seats. Payment has to be done through a demand draft drawn in favour of "The Secretary, TANCA, Anna University" payable at Chennai.
TANCA 2017 Counselling Fees
TANCA Reservation of Seats 2017
As per the rules or reservation of the Government of Tamil Nadu, there are some seats which are reserved for certain categories. The applicants who wish to apply under the reserved categories have to make sure that they meet the requirements and possess the documents to prove their eligibility.
Reservation of Seats
Reservation of Seats
Backward Class Muslim
Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)
TANCA Participating Institutes 2017
There are over 300 participating institutes under TANCA 2017. The applicants who meet all of the required qualifications will be selected and allotted into these institutes. The top participating institutes are listed below for all applicants to refer. Check the full list in TANCA Participating Institutes 2017.
TANCA 2017 Participating Institutes
Name of the Participating Institutes of TANCA 2017
Number of Seats
TANCA Eligibility Criteria 2017
The eligibility criteria of TANCA 2017 are the requirements that the applicants will have to meet for admission. Only after fulfilling these criteria, the applicants will be able to proceed further in the admission procedure. Listed below are the eligibility criteria of TANCA 2017.
Academic Qualification: The applicant should have completed his/her B.Tech from a recognized institute. Even the applicants with 10+3 years diploma are eligible for admission provided they have the diploma awarded by State Board of Technical Education along with AMIE certificate.
Marks Requirement: General category applicants should have secured an aggregate of 50% marks in their qualifying examination whereas reserved category applicants should have scored 45%.
Domicile: Tamil Nadu applicants will be given more preference. The applicants belonging to other states will have to apply under open category.
Entrance Exam: The applicants should have qualified either TANCET 2017 or GATE 2017. However, GATE applicants who qualified in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (LE) must also qualify TANCET 2017.
Read detailed TANCA Eligibility Criteria 2017 here.
TANCA Application Form 2017
The application form of TANCA 2017 was available in online mode till August 6, 2017. The online registrations started on July 24, 2017. Only those applicants who meet the eligibility criteria were eligible to fill the application form. The applicants had to register themselves online using their registered email id and mobile number. After being successfully registered, the applicants had to fill in the application form with academic, personal and contact details. The scanned copies of the applicant's photograph along with other documents as per the specifications were also required to be uploaded. Online payment of the required application fees had to be done by the applicant after filling the application form. After reviewing the filled application form, the applicants will be able to submit the form. No other mode of application will be accepted.
Application Fees of TANCA 2017
While filling the application form the applicants had to pay the required application fees. Payment of fees had to be done in online mode i.e, net banking/credit card/debit card. The application form submitted without the payment will be rejected.
TANCA 2017 Application Fees
Category of TANCA 2017 Applicants
Application Fees (in Rs.)
SC/ SCA/ ST Category
Documents to be Uploaded in the Application Form
10th & 12th standard mark sheets
Qualifying Degree Certificate
Transfer Certificate from last attended institutes
Valid GATE 2017 Score Card
- TANCET 2017 Score Card
Permanent Community Certificate
Certificate of Disability for PwD Category
Copy of Identification Certificate obtained from the Head Quarters Tahsildar
Experience Certificate (if applicable)
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET),
Centre for Entrance Examinations,
Chennai - 600 025
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