TANCA Counselling and Seat Allotment 2018 - Anna University will held the TANCA 2018 counselling and seat allotment tentatively in third week of August in offline mode. Candidates who have qualified TANCET and GATE 2018 will have to register for the TANCA counselling 2018 by filling the online application form. The application form of TANCA 2018 will be available tentatively form fourth week of July. Anna University will publish the TANCA 2018 counselling schedule and the format of “intimation of counselling” containing details about process in online modem, prior to its commencement. Before appearing for the TANCA counselling 2018, candidates must download the call letter by entering their application number, name and date of birth. Shortlisted candidates will have to physically report at the centre for document verification. Separate merit list will be prepared for GATE and TANCET qualified candidates. During the counselling process, TANCA 2018 seat allotment will also be done based on the rank obtained by the candidates in the merit list and their preference mentioned in the application form. Candidates who will meet the eligibility criteria will only be allotted seats into the participating institutes under TANCA 2018 counselling. To know the detailed process of TANCA counselling 2018, candidates are suggested to read the full article.
TANCA 2018 Counselling Schedule
GATE Score (upto)
All Eligible Differently Abled Persons With Valid GATE Score
Third week of August 2018
All Eligible Gate Candidates With Valid Gate Score
1 pm (noon)
TANCET Mark (upto)
Differently Abled Persons (LOCOMOTOR Disability)
Differently Abled Persons (DEAF And Hard Hearing )
Differently Abled Persons (BLINDNESS And Low Vision)
August 21, 2017
12 (noon) pm
August 22, 2017
12 (noon) pm
SCA to SC Counselling Registration
August 23, 2017
SCA to SC Counselling
12 (noon) pm
TANCA Counselling 2018
TANCA 2018 will commence counselling process tentatively in third week of August in offline mode. Candidates shortlisted based on their rank in merit list and order of their preference will have to physically report at Anna University for the TANCA 2018 counselling and seat allotment process. Before reporting for TANCA counselling 2018, candidates need to download their call letter by entering their credentials. While allotting the seats, GATE 2018 qualified will be given preference over no-GATE one.
How to Register for TANCA 2018 Counselling
To register for counselling, candidates need to fill and submit the application form of TANCA 2018 which will be available tentatively from fourth week of July in online mode. To fill the TANCA 2018 application form, candidates will have to register by submitting their personal, academic and contact information along with the payment of application fee. Only registered candidates will be allowed to participate in TANCA 2018 counselling session.
Documents to be carried for Verification
Candidates will have to carry mentioned below documents, both originals and photocopies to the counselling venue for verification: If a candidate has deposited all of the certificates where he/she is already been admitted, then a letter from the head of that institution need to be produced. Attested photocopies of the documents will also be accepted in such cases. Given below are the original documents need to be produced:
Qualifying degree certificate, provisional certificate and marksheets of all semesters or consolidated mark sheet.
Scorecard of GATE 2018
TANCET 2018 hall ticket for TANCET category applicants
Marksheet of class X
1Marksheet of class XII
Transfer Certificate from Institute last attended.
Community Certificate (if required)
PwD Certificate (if applicable)
Nativity Certificate (if applicable)
Copy of Identification Certificate obtained from recognized authorities.
Passport and letter registered in Police Station (For Sri Lankan Refugee candidates)
Experience Certificate (if applicable)
TANCA Counselling Fees
During the TANCA 2018 counselling process, candidates will have to to pay Rs.5,300 (Rs.1,150 for S C/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) in the form of a Demand Draft or cash. The counselling fees includes a non-refundable fee of Rs.300 towards counselling fee (Rs.150 for SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu). The Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of “The Secretary, TANCA, Anna University” payable at Chennai.
Once seat is allotted to the candidates the amount of Rs.5,000 (for SC/SCA/S T Rs,1,000) will be adjusted towards the tuition fee to be paid to the respective allotted college.
TANCA Counselling Fees
SC/ SCA/ ST
What If Candidates Miss The TANCA 2018 Counselling session?
In case candidate is unable to attend the counselling of TANCA 2018 due to any unforeseen and unavoidable reasons on the scheduled time and date, he/she can :
Authorise his/her parent on his/her behalf. In this case decision of the the parents will be considered the final one. The call letter needs to be submitted by the parents at the time of counseling. Along with this parents will have to produce a photo identity of any one among these- voter Id, driving license, PAN card or passport.
Candidates can also attend the counselling session at a subsequent time/date during the ongoing process. However, candidate can only opt for the seats available at the time of attending the counselling and cannot claim seat as per his/her rank.
TANCA Seat Allotment 2018
After the successful verification of documents and payment of fees candidates will be allotted seats. The seat allotment of TANCA 2018 will be done based on the rank obtained in GATE 2018 or TANCET 2018 and as per the reservation norms of Government of Tamil Nadu. Apart from this, availability of seats during counselling session also be considered while allotting the seats to candidates. What candidates must be aware of is that, GATE qualified candidates will be given preference over TANCET one.
Reporting to allotted institutes
Candidates who will be allotted seats will have to report at their institutes with the payment receipt, seat allotment letter and other documents mentioned above. To confirm the admission, candidates need to pay remaining tuition fees. In case candidate fails to report at the allotted institute or pay the fees, his or her candidature will stand cancelled.
Key Points Related to TANCA 2018 Counsellling and Seat Allotment
All admissions to TANCA 2018 participating institutes are made through single window system are provisional.
Admission conducting authorities reserve the right to accept or reject any application without assigning any reason.
College/branch once allotted to the candidates will not be changed under any circumstances.
Admission into the participating institutes of TANCA 2018 will be offered depending upon the availability of seats based on the merit of the candidates and in order of their preference.
GATE qualified candidates with GATE 2016/2017/2018 scorecard will be allowed to participate in TANCA 2018 counselling. Unfilled seats, if any, under GATE category, will be transfigured to TANCET category in the respective communities.
Before appearing for counselling, candidates will have to download call letter by entering application number of TANCA 2018, date of birth and and name.
Shortlisted candidates omay appear for counselling according to their cutoff mark.
Candidates are advised to report two hours before the TANCA 2018 counselling session irrespective of receipt of individual communication.