TANCA 2019
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TANCA 2019 - Anna University will conduct Tamil Nadu Common Admissions or TANCA 2019 for the qualified candidates of GATE entrance exam. All the candidates interested will have to fill the application form of TANCA 2019 which will be available in the first week of July tentatively. However, it is important that they first check the complete eligibility criteria of TANCA 2019 and then only proceed to fill TANCA 2019 application form. The authorities will prepare a merit list of candidates who have applied for TANCA 2019 on the basis of their GATE scores. Further, this merit list will be used to invite candidates for TANCA counselling 2019. The seats will be allotted to candidates on the basis of their GATE or TANCET merit, choice filling as done during counselling and availability of seats in the participating institutes. The complete details related to TANCA 2019 can be checked by candidates from the article given below.

TANCA 2019 Quick Facts



Name of Admission

Tamil Nadu Common Admissions

Commonly known as


Conducting Body

Anna University

Courses offered

Postgraduate (M.Tech)

Application mode


Course duration

2 years

Number of Participating Institutes

More than 300 colleges

TANCA Important Dates 2019

The authorities will announce the important dates of TANCA 2019 for all the candidates applying. TANCA 2019 important dates will allow candidates to keep updated and aware of all the events related to the admission procedure and not miss on anything crucial.

The table below can be referred to get an idea about TANCA important dates 2019.

TANCA 2019 Important Dates



Dates (Tentative)


Online registration for TANCA 2019

First week of July 2019


Final date to submit TANCA 2019 application form 

Third week of July 2019 


Publication of merit list

Third week of August 2019 


TANCA 2019 counselling

Last week of August 2019

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TANCA Eligibility Criteria 2019

Anna University prescribed eligibility criteria of TANCA 2019 will have to be fulfilled by candidates applying to be considered for admission. For those who will not complete TANCA eligibility criteria 2019 parameters, they will not be considered for admission.

  • Age Criteria - There is no age limit for candidates applying to TANCA 2019.

  • Qualifying Exam - To be considered eligible for TANCA 2019, candidates need to have completed their B.Tech or equivalent degree from a recognized institute. Candidates with 10+3 years diploma from State Board of Technical Education along with AMIE certificate will also be eligible to apply for admission. 

  • Qualifying Marks - General category candidates need to have an aggregate of minimum 50% marks in their qualifying exam to be eligible for TANCA 2019. For those belonging to reserved categories, they need to have 45% for same.

  • Entrance Exam - Candidates need to have qualified in either of the two exams -  TANCET 2019 or GATE 2019. However, GATE qualified candidates in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (LE) will also have to appear and qualify in TANCET 2019.

  • Domicile - During admission, candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu will be given more preference. Candidates belonging to other states will be able to apply under open category.

To check the detailed eligibility criteria of TANCA 2019 - Click here

TANCA Application Form 2019

The application form of TANCA 2019 will be released in the first week of July tentatively. Candidates must check the complete eligibility criteria of TANCA 2019 and then proceed to fill TANCA 2019 application form. 

How to Fill TANCA Application Form 2019?

Candidates need to follow the steps given below to fill the application form of TANCA 2019:

  • Step 1- Registration: Candidates will have to register by using their valid email id and mobile number. TANCET qualified candidates can use their previously registered email address and password.

  • Step 2 - Filling of details: After registration, candidates will have to fill their academic, personal and contact details.

  • Step 3 - Uploading of scanned images: As soon as the details will be filled, candidates will have to upload the scanned images of their recent passport size photograph along with other documents as the format prescribed.

  • Step 4 - Application fee payment: Candidates will be required to pay the application fees either through credit/ debit card or net banking.

  • Step 5 - Review” Before final submission, candidates must review their filled application form and rectify the mistakes, if any.

TANCA 2019 Application Fees 

The payment of application fees will have to be done through online mode. Candidates can opt to pay via net banking or credit/ debit card to pay their category-specific application fees.


Application Fees of TANCA 2019



Application Fees (Rs.)


General Category



SC/ SCA/ ST Category


Documents to be uploaded when filling application form

  • Valid GATE 2019 scorecard

  • TANCET 2019 scorecard

  • Class X and XII marksheets

  • Qualifying Degree Certificate

  • Transfer Certificate from last attended institutes

  • Permanent Community Certificate (if applicable)

  • Certificate of Disability for PwD (if applicable)

  • Nativity Certificate

  • Copy of Identification Certificate obtained from the Head Quarters Tahsildar

  • Experience Certificate (if applicable)

TANCA Merit/ Rank List 2019

Anna University will release the merit list/ rank of TANCA 2019 in the third week of August tentatively in online mode. The authorities will prepare TANCA 2019 rank list on the basis of candidates’ scores as obtained in TANCET/ GATE 2019.

How to check TANCA merit list 2019?

Candidates can follow the steps given below to check and download the merit list of TANCA 2019:

  • Click on the merit list link (will be updated here as and when released)

  • Login by entering user Id and date of birth

  • TANCA rank list 2019 will be visible on the screen in two categories - TANCET & GATE

  • For candidates who qualified in TANCET 2019, they will have their names mentioned in TANCET merit list 2019.

  • Similarly, GATE qualified candidates will have their names in their list. However, a separate merit list will be prepared on GATE 2019 scores in Engineering Science and Life Science. The final merit list of TANCA 2019 will be prepared combining the two.

In case of two or more candidates having obtained the same marks in TANCET 2019, candidate having a higher percentage of marks obtained in the qualifying degree exam will be given higher rank in the merit list.

TANCA Counselling & Seat Allotment 2019

Candidates having their names in the merit list will be invited to participate in the counselling of TANCA 2019 which will be conducted in offline mode in the last week of August tentatively. It is important for candidates to be physically present during the counselling session as they will be required to produce original documents for verification purpose. 

Candidates will also be required to pay the requisite counselling fees through Demand Draft drawn in favour of "The Secretary, TANCA, Anna University" payable at Chennai.

TANCA Counselling Fees 2019



Fees (Rs)


General Category

5300 (including Rs. 300 as counselling fee)


SC/ SCA/ ST Category

1150 (including Rs. 150 as counselling fee)

After successful fee payment, candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of their merit and preferences. Such candidates will be given a provisional seat allotment letter. 

Further which, candidates will have to confirm their seat by reporting at their allotted institute and paying the required tuition fees.


TANCA Participating Institutes 2019

The seats will be allotted to qualified candidates in the participating institutes of TANCA 2019. The table below can be referred to know all TANCA 2019 participating institutes.


TANCA 2019 Participating Institutes


Participating Institutes

Number of Seats Offered


Government College of Technology, Coimbatore



PSNA College of Engineering and Technology, Dindigul



Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai



PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore



SSN College of Engineering, Kalavakkam



Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi



Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore



SRM University, Chennai



Vel Tech Dr Rangrajan Dr Sakunthala Technical University, Chennai



Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore



Sona College of Technology, Salem



Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Kancheepuram



Panimalar Engineering College, Chennai



Veltech Multitech Dr.Rangarajan Dr.Sakunthala Engineering College, Chennai



Saveetha Engineering College, Chennai



Bharath University, Chennai



Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli



TANCA Reservation of Seats 2019

Under TANCA 2019, there will be some reserved seats as per the reservation criteria of Government of Tamil Nadu for certain categories. Candidates under those categories will have to apply under the reservation criteria making sure that they meet the requirements of the same and also produce the necessary documents to prove their eligibility.

TANCA Reservation of Seats Criteria


Reservation of Seats

Open Competition


Backward Class


Backward Class Muslim


Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities


Scheduled Caste


Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)


Scheduled Tribes


To check complete details about TANCA 2019 participating colleges - Click here

Contact Info:

The Secretary,

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET),

Centre for Entrance Examinations,

Anna University,

Chennai - 600 025

This article has been written on previous year's information. It will be updated as soon as new information comes in.

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