TANCET 2020 - Anna University has released the rank list for TANCET 2020 and GATE candidates on the official website. The authorities had conducted the TANCET 2020 exam on March 1 for admission to M.E./M.Tech/ M.Arch/M.Plan courses in Tamil Nadu. The exam was conducted as a pen-paper based examination having three parts - I, II and III wherein Part I & II was compulsory for all while part III was based on the discipline selected by the candidates. For TANCET 2020, 10485 candidates registered for admissions into M.E./M.Tech courses. Candidates having valid GATE score were not required to appear for TANCET 2020. The hall ticket for appearing in the TANCET exam was released on February 13. Registrations for TANCET 2020 was available from January 7 to February 4, 2020. However, if the candidates have qualified XE or XL papers then they had to attempt TANCET 2020. The counselling of TANCET and GATE qualified candidates will be conducted through TANCA 2020. Read the full article to know more about TANCET 2020.
Latest: TANCET 2020 rank list for candidates of GATE and TANCET categories.
TANCET 2020 Quick Facts
Name of the Exam
Commonly Known As
Exam Conducting body
The admission will be offered through TANCET/GATE
Mode of Application
Mode of Exam
The authorities has released the important dates of TANCET 2020 along with the official notification. TANCET important dates are the major events of the admission process like start date of application, last date of application, etc. The following table can be referred to know about the important dates of TANCET 2020.
TANCET 2020 Important Dates
Release of Application form
January 7, 2020 (10 AM)
Last Date of Application
February 4, 2020 (5 PM)
Release of Hall Ticket
February 13, 2020 (5 PM)
March 1, 2020
Declaration of Result
March 11, 2020
|Downloading of Mark Sheets||March 23, 2020|
Start Date of TANCA 2020 Registrations
August 28 to September 30, 2020
|Release of TANCET rank list 2020||November 20, 2020|
|Commencement of counselling||November 20, 2020 onwards|
The exam conducting authorities has released the result of TANCET 2020 in online mode on March 11. Candidates can now check their TANCET 2020 result by logging in to the result portal. TANCET result 2020 includes the scores obtained by the candidates in the entrance test and their respective ranks.
Steps to check TANCET 2020 result
Visit official website.
Click on the result link.
Enter Email ID and password.
Click on “Submit”.
TANCET 2020 result will be displayed on the screen.
Download the result for future reference.
The marksheet of TANCET 2020 has also been released by the authorities on March 23. It is available on the official website.
The cutoff of TANCET 2020 is the minimum marks required by the candidates to be eligible for admission in the participating institutes. The authorities will release separate cutoffs for TANCET and GATE qualified candidates. Various factors will be considered while determining the cutoff of TANCET 2020 like number of applicants, difficulty of exam, previous year cutoff trends, etc.
TANCET 2020 Counselling through TANCA
The counselling of TANCET 2020 will be conducted by TANCA. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of TANCET 2020 result and GATE scores will be eligible to participate in the counselling process. Candidates will have to lock their choices of colleges and courses during TANCET 2020 counselling. The final seat allotment will be done on the basis of merit, availability of seats, category and preferences set by the candidates.
The exam conducting authorities had released the hall ticket of TANCET 2020 on February 13. Candidates could download their admit card by entering their User ID and password. TANCET hall ticket 2020 included details like name of the candidate, roll number, exam date & time, exam centre, etc. of the candidates. The hall ticket of TANCET 2020 was an important document as no candidate was allowed to appear for the exam without a valid admit card.
Steps to download TANCET Hall Ticket 2020
Visit the official website.
Click on the admit card link.
Enter User Id and password.
Click on “Submit”.
TANCET 2020 hall ticket will be displayed on the screen.
Download the hall ticket and take a print out.
Candidates are advised to check the minimum eligibility criteria of TANCET 2020 beforehand. If a candidate does not fulfil TANCET 2020 eligibility criteria then his/her candidature will be cancelled at any stage of the admission process. The following table can be referred to know about the eligibility criteria of TANCET 2020.
TANCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates should be residents of Tamil Nadu.
However, candidates belonging to other states will also be eligible if they satisfy the eligibility conditions set by the authorities.
Candidates should have qualified B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch in relevant discipline.
Candidates should have completed a Master's degree in the relevant branch of Science.
Candidates should have passed 10+2+AMIE* or 10+3 years of diploma awarded by the State Board of Technical Education + AMIE*.
Candidates must score at least 50% marks in 10+2 examination.
However, the minimum percentage marks for SC/ST candidates is 45%.
Candidates who have qualified GATE in 2018/2019/2020 and have valid score cards will be eligible to apply.
However, if a candidate has passed GATE examination in Engineering Sciences (XE) or Life Sciences (XL) papers, he/she will have to attempt TANCET 2020.
Candidates could access TANCET 2020 application in online mode from January 7. The application form of TANCET 2020 had to be submitted before the last date i.e., February 4 in order to appear in the entrance test and participate in the admission process. Candidates could refer to the steps mentioned below to fill the application form of TANCET 2020.
Steps to fill TANCET 2020 application form
Step 1: Registration- Candidates had to first register by entering details like name, mobile number, email Id, etc. Candidates received their User ID and password after successful registration.
Step 2: Filling of Application Form- Once the registration was done, candidates had to login to the portal and fill all the other details of the application form like personal, educational and communication details. Candidates were also required to select their preferred choices of exam centres in this step.
Step 3: Uploading of Documents- After filling all the details, candidates had to upload the scanned images of their photograph and signature as specified by the authorities.
Step 4: Payment of Fee- In the next step, candidates had to pay the application fee of TANCET 2020 in online mode. The payment could be done through credit/debit card or internet banking.
Application Fee of TANCET 2020
Application Fee (in Rs.)
General/OBC Category Candidates
Step 5: Submission of Application Form- In the last step, candidates had to finally submit their application form. Candidates were required to check all the details entered by them in the application form before finally submitting it. Candidates also had to take a print out of the application form for future reference.
TANCET Exam Centres 2020
The authorities have released the list of exam centres of TANCET 2020 in the official notification. TANCET exam centres are the cities/venues where the entrance exam was conducted. Candidates were advised to carefully check the list as they were required to enter their preferred choices of TANCET 2020 exam centres while filling the application form. However, the allotment of TANCET exam centres 2020 was done on the basis of availability of seats.
TANCET 2020 Exam Centres
Name of Exam Cities
Candidates must check the exam pattern of TANCET 2020 in order to have an overview of the paper pattern of the exam. Knowledge of TANCET 2020 exam pattern helped the candidates to know about the type of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. of the exam. Candidates can refer to the following table to know about the detailed exam pattern of TANCET 2020.
TANCET 2020 Exam Pattern
Mode of examination
Offline exam (Pen-paper based)
Time duration of exam
Type of Questions
There will be three sections- Part I, Part II and Part III.
Part I and Part II are compulsory sections and Part III will be based on the discipline opted by the candidate.
Number of Questions Per Section
Part I-Engineering Mathematics- 20 Questions
Part II- Basic Engineering & Science- 35 Questions
Part III- Discipline selected by candidate- 60 Questions
Candidates will be allotted 1 mark for each correct answer.
There will be a deduction of 1/3 marks for each incorrect answer marked by the candidate.
Candidates must understand the syllabus of TANCET 2020 well before the exam in order to prepare a proper exam strategy. Knowledge of TANCET 2020 syllabus will help the candidates to study right topics for the exam. It will also help them in dividing their available time according to the syllabus of each part of the exam. The following table can be referred to understand the syllabus of TANCET 2020.
TANCET 2020 Syllabus
Basic Engineering & Sciences
The candidates will have to select one subject according to their preference:
Candidates can use the sample papers of TANCET 2020 to prepare for the exam. TANCET 2020 sample papers will be based on the exam pattern of the actual exam. Candidates should attempt more and more sample papers in order to improve their speed and time management. Attempting sample papers will also help the candidates in understanding their weak and strong areas.
Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET)
Centre for Entrance Examinations
Chennai - 600 025
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TANCET 2020
Question: When will be TANCET 2020 conducted?
TANCET 2020 was conducted on March 1.
Question: How can I apply for TANCET 2020?
All the aspirants could apply for TANCET 2020 in online mode through the official website.
Question: I have passed GATE 2019 in XL paper. Do I need to appear for TANCET 2020?
Yes, candidates who have passed GATE with Engineering Sciences (XE) or Life Sciences (XL) papers did not have to appear for TANCET 2020. All other GATE qualified candidates will be considered for direct admission.
Question: Who can apply for TANCET 2020?
Candidates who have passed B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch in relevant discipline or have completed a Master's degree in the relevant branch of Sciences or have passed 10+2+AMIE* or 10+3 years of diploma awarded by the State Board of Technical Education + AMIE* are eligible to apply for TANCET 2020. Other than this, candidates with valid GATE scores cards are also eligible to apply.
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Questions related to TANCET
hi i have got overall rank 409 and community rank is 77 in tancet category. i belongs to mbc community. will i get seat in M.E structural engineering in gct cbe.
According to your category rank and previous year cut offs you have a low chance of getting the seat in ME Structural Engineering as this course has only 18 seats in total from where only 5-6 or less candidates gets the seat. If you want to wait, then till last round you have to wait or its better to have some other college in mind also so that if you not get this college then other might do the work.
all the best!!
My tancet community rank(MBC) for ECE is 150. Whether I have a chance for getting M.E at ssn college ?
you have a high chance of getting Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE) in M.TECH at SSN College of Engineering. Acording to last year cut off, the last candidate who gets a seat in ECE was around 5500. So, accordingly you have a greater chance of getting the seat at SSN College
all the best!!
my tancet 2020 mtech general category rank is 45 and obc category rank is 23 and i got 98.888% in tancet. will i get power electronics in ceg campus.
Accoriding to your category rank (23) and percentile (98.8), you will get power electronics for your M.Tech course in CEG campus. Also you have to wait for some time because CEG campus will releases its lists on its official website from where you need to confirm.
According to my research you will get the seat wheather you have state quota also or not.
all the best!!
my percentile score is 63.69 and rank is 1488 in tancet mtech. will i get anna university campus embedded systems
If truth to be told you have like no chance of getting anna university in embedded systems because your percentile is very low. You may have to look other colleges if you are looking for embedded seat. Although Anna University is going to release its list on its official website you can check it. But according to me you have to look other colleges.
all the best!!
TANCET ME/MTECH I have 1742 as my general rank and 316 in my community i belong to mbc category and eee major will i be able to get seat in CEG/MIT campus
According to your rank that is 316, you have slight chance of getting M.Tech in EEE in CEG campus but in MIT campus according to me you will get the seat for sure. Also they upload the results on their official website but in order to make sure you have to keep at least 3-4 colleges in your mind so that it will confirm your chances of gettin seats.
all the best!!