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TANCET Syllabus 2023 | MBA/MCA Section-wise Exam Syllabus/Pattern PDF

TANCET Syllabus 2023

Get the updated section-wise syllabus and exam pattern for TANCET Exam. Anna University has updated TANCET Syllabus And Exam Pattern on its official website. Applied job hunters for TANCET 2023 Exam to be held on updated dates can now download TANCET MBA/MCA Exam Syllabus PDF Section-wise and Exam Pattern from this page.

TANCET is known as the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test, a state-level entrance exam organized by the Anna University, Chennai on the behalf of Government of Tamil Nadu. TANCET Exam is a gateway to getting admission in the state universities of the state in the M.Tech/M.E./M.Plan/M.Arch/MBA/ MCA/ and lateral entry of MCA programs. For complete details, go to the below section of this page of

TANCET Syllabus 2023- Overview 

Name of Organization Anna University
Exam Name TANCET Exam
Exam date February 2023
Category Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Courses name MBA/MCA

TANCET Syllabus

TANCET M.Tech/ M.Arch Syllabus 

Part I (Engineering Mathematics):

Determinants and Matrices

Calculus and Differential Equations

Vector Calculus

Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration


Numerical Methods

Applied Probability

Part II (Basic Engineering & Science):

Applied Mechanics

Mechanical Engineering


Material Science

Civil Engineering

Electrical Engineering



Part III:

Branch Name Topics/ Subjects
Civil Engineering (CE) Structural Engineering, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Surveying And Remote Sensing
Mechanical Engineering (ME) Mechanics, Strength of Materials and Design, Material Science and Metallurgy, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, Production Technology, Automotive Engines, Automotive Transmission and Pollution, Aerodynamics, Aerospace Propulsion
Electronics & Electrical Engineering (EEE) Electrical Circuits and Fields, Electrical machines, Power Systems, Control systems, Power Electronics and Drives, Digital Electronics,  Digital Signal Processing, Computer Control of Processes Networks, Communication Engineering, Measurements, Instrumentation and Transducers, Industrial Instrumentation, Analytical Instrumentation
Electronics & Communication Engineering (ECE) Circuit Analysis, Electromagnetic Fields, Communication Theory and Systems, Signals and Systems
Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Applied Probability And Operations Research, Discrete Mathematical Structures, Compiler Design, Operating Systems, And System Software, Distributed Systems, Programming, And Data Structures, Algorithm Analysis And Design Techniques, Microprocessors And Microcontrollers – Computer Architecture And Organisation, Digital Signal Processing, Computer Networks, Database Management Systems, Software Engineering Methodologies, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Computing, Security In Computing

TANCET ME Syllabus

PART I: ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS (Common to all Candidates)


PART–III: (Chosen subject)


Group A:

Civil Engineering

Computer Science and Information Technology

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Electronics and Communication Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Group B: TANCET Syllabus

Automobile Engineering

Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering


Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering

Bio – technology

Bio – Medical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Earth Sciences

Geo – Informatics

Instrumentation, Electronics and Control Engineering

Leather Technology


Material Science and Ceramic Technology

Printing Technology


Production and Industrial Engineering

Social Sciences

Textile Technology

TANCET Civil Engineering Syllabus

Structural Engineering: TANCET Civil Syllabus

Mechanics, Structural Analysis

Building Materials

Concrete Structures, Steel Structures

Soil Mechanics and Foundation

Soil Mechanics



Transportation Engineering

Highway Planning

Traffic Engineering

Water Resources Engineering: TANCET Syllabus 2019

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics

Hydrology and Ground Water

Irrigation Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Water and Waste water Engineering

Air Pollution and Control

Noise Pollution and Control

Surveying and Remote Sensing


Remote Sensing

GIS and Cartography

TANCET MBA Syllabus:

TANCET Exam Syllabus for Verbal Ability

One Word Substitutions
Idioms & Phrases
Phrasal Verbs
Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Basic Grammar

TANCET Syllabus for MBA  Data Interpretation:

Bar Graph
Line Graph
Pie Chart
Problem Based & Percentage
Problem Based on Equivalence
Bar Graph
Line Graph

TANCET Exam Syllabus for MBA : Quantitative Aptitude:

Permutation & Combination
Statistics & Probability

TANCET Syllabus for cse for Logical Reasoning:

Blood Relation Analogy
Coding Decoding
Direction Sitting Arrangement
Water & Mirror Images
Punch lines

TANCET MCA Exam Syllabus


Fundamental operations in Algebra, Expansion, factorization, simultaneous linear/quadratic equations, indices, logarithms, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, binomial theorem, permutations and combinations, surds, determinants, matrices, and application to the solution of simultaneous linear equations.

Co-ordinate Geometry:

Rectangular Cartesian co-ordinates, equations of a line, midpoint, intersections, etc., equations of a circle, distance formulae, pair of straight lines, parabola, ellipse and hyperbola, simple geometric transformations such as translation, rotation, scaling.

TANCET Syllabus for MCA – Calculus:

Limit of functions, continuous functions, differentiation of functions(s),Tangents and normal, simple examples of maxima and minima, Integration of function by parts, by substitution and by partial fraction, definite integral application to volumes and surfaces of frustums of a sphere, cone, cylinder, Taylor Series.

Differential Equations:

Differential equations of first order and their solutions, linear differential equations with constant coefficients, homogenous linear differential equations


Position vector, additions and subtraction of vectors, scalar and vector products and their applications to simple geometrical problems and mechanics


Simple identities, trigonometric equations, properties of triangles, solution of triangles, height and distance, inverse function

Probability and Statistics:

Basic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, and measures of dispersions, skewness and kurtosis, random variable and distribution functions, mathematical expectations, Binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, curve fitting, and principle of least squares, correlation and regression.

Linear Programming:

Formulation of simple linear programming problems, basic concepts of graphical and simplex methods

Computer Awareness:

Computer Basics: Organization of a computer, Central Processing Unit (CPU), Structure of instructions in CPU, input / output devices, computer memory, memory organization, back-up devices

Data Representation:

Representation of characters, integers, and fractions, binary and hexadecimal representations, Binary Arithmetic: Addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, single arithmetic and two complement arithmetic, floating point representation of numbers, normalized floating point representation, Boolean algebra, truth tables, Venn diagrams.

Computer Architecture: Block structure of computers, communication between processor and I / O devices, interrupts

Computer Language: Assembly language and high level language, Multiprogramming and time sharing operating systems, Computer Programming in C.

Flow chart and Algorithms

Analytical Ability and Logical Reasoning:

The questions in this section will cover logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning, visuospatial reasoning.

TANCET Engineering Syllabus:

TANCET Syllabus for Part 1 and Part 2 of the question Papers:

S.No. TANCET Section TANCET  – Mandatory Sections TANCET Syllabus PDF  download
1 Part 1 Engineering Mathematics Hit Here
2 Part 2 Basic Engineering & Sciences Hit Here

 TANCET Engineering Syllabus:

The number of questions asked will be as follows
Section I – 20 Questions from Part 1 – Engineering Mathematics.
Section II – 35 Questions from Part 2 – Basic Engineering & Sciences)
Section III – 60 Questions from Part 3 – as per the paper selected by the applicants.

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S.No. Syllabus for TANCET 2019- Disciplines under Part III Link to download the TANCET syllabus
1 Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering Hit Here
2 Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering Hit Here
3 Architecture Hit Here
4 Automobile Engineering Hit Here
5 Bio-Medical Engineering Hit Here
6 Biotechnology Hit Here
7 Chemical Engineering Hit Here
8 TANCET 2019 Syllabus for civil engineering Hit Here
9 Computer Science & Engineering and Information Technology Hit Here
10 Earth Sciences Hit Here
11 TANCET 2019 Syllabus for eee Hit Here
12 TANCET ECE Syllabus Hit Here
13 Geo Informatics Hit Here
14 TANCET 2019 Syllabus for ECE , Instrumentation NA
15 Leather Technology Hit Here
16 Material Science & Ceramic Technology NA
17 Mathematics Hit Here
18 TANCET me Syllabus Hit Here
19 Physics Hit Here
20 Printing Technology Hit Here
21 Production & Industrial Engineering Hit Here
22 Social Sciences Hit Here
23 Textile Technology Hit Here

TANCET Syllabus PDF  Download

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TANCET Syllabus for ME and M.Tech Get Here
TANCET Syllabus for MBA  Entrance Get Here
TANCET Syllabus for MCA  Entrance Get Here

TANCET Exam Pattern:

Course No of Question Duration of the test
MBA 100 2 hours
MCA 100
M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch / M.Plan
Part I 20
Part II 35*
Part III 60/65*

There will be a negative marking. 1/3 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.


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