Anna University M. Tech. Admissions 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Result

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Anna University is a technical university in Tamil Nadu, India. It was accredited with a five-star status by the UGC in 2012. The main university campus is located in Guindy, Chennai. Anna University offers 31 undergraduate, 64 post-graduate and 3 research courses in various disciplines.

Anna University conducts the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) exam for the admissions to the PG programmes including M.E/M. Tech. in the various colleges of Tamil Nadu. The entrance test is usually conducted in June every year. The application process is conducted online as well as offline.

Candidates who have cleared the GATE exam in the same year will be exempted from appearing in the TANCET exam. 

Check Anna University Admission 2019

Merit list for admission will be prepared based on the marks obtained and rank secured in the TANCET exam or the GATE score.

Application Process

To apply for admission in M.Tech. programmme at Anna University, the candidates must register for the TANCET exam.

  • Candidates can register online by visiting the official website-
  • To sign up the candidates must provide their basic details.
  • Log-in with the prescribed credentials.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Upload a good quality photograph.
  • Pay the requisite fee.
  • Submit the form.

Application Fees:

SC/STINR 250/-

Eligibility Criteria


Anna University offers 2 year (4 semesters) M. Tech. programme in the following disciplines:

Geo-informatics Urban Engineering Structural Engineering Construction Engineering and Management Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
 Irrigation Water Management Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Environmental Engineering Environmental Management Integrated Water Resources Management
 Internal Combustion Engineering Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering Design Computer Aided Design (CAD)Product Design and Development (PDD)
 Energy Engineering Manufacturing Systems Management Mechatronics Printing Technology Computer Integrated Manufacturing
M.E Manufacturing Engineering Industrial Engineering Quality Engineering & Management Power Systems Engineering High Voltage Engineering
 Control and Instrumentation Engineering Power Electronics and Drives Electrical Drives and Embedded control Embedded System Technologies Applied Electronics
 Communication Systems VLSI Design Medical Electronics Computer Science and Engineering Software Engineering
 Multimedia TechnologySystems Engineering and Operations Research Communication & Networking Avionics


  • Candidate must have a recognised Bachelor’s degree B.E. / B. Tech. with minimum 50% marks (45 % in case of candidates belonging to reserved category) in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidate must have appeared for TANCET exam conducted by Anna University.
  • GATE qualified candidates in Engineering / Technology are exempted from TANCET exam though candidates who have a valid GATE score in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) papers should appear for TANCET also.

Selection Process

The entrance test will comprise of three parts and it will be conducted offline.
The test will comprise of 100 MCQs. The duration of the test will be 2 hours.

For every incorrect answer, 1/3rd  marks will be deducted. 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer.

The syllabus for the entrance test will be made available on the official website.

Selection is done on the basis of any one of the following:

  • Candidates having a valid TANCET Score are selected for admission to M. Tech/M.E.
  • Candidates who are GATE qualified can participate directly in the counseling session.

The University will prepare a merit list based on the marks secured by the candidate in the entrance exam.
Candidates will be called for counseling based on their rank in the merit list.

The result for TANCET 2020 will be declared on 5th July 2020. (Tentative)

Coordinating Centres

1. Chennai Examination Centre, Anna University, Chennai

2. Chidambaram Annamalai University

3. Coimbatore Government College of Technology

4. Dindigul University College of Engineering, Dindigul

5. Erode Institute of Road and Transport Technology

6. Karaikudi Alagappa College of Engineering & Technology

7. Madurai Anna University Regional Centre - Madurai

8. Nagercoil University College of Engineering, Nagercoil

9. Salem Government College of Engineering

10. Thanjavur Kunthavai Naacchiyaar Govt. Arts College for Women

11. Tirunelveli Government College of Engineering

12. Tiruchirappalli Anna University Regional Centre - Tiruchirappalli

13. Vellore Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology

14. Villupuram University College of Engineering, Villupuram

15. Virudhunagar Kamaraj College of Engineering and Technology

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College




When Anna university counselling for m. Tech and even application form are when relesed

20 Jul, 2019 07:09
Neha Rani

Hi Ajith, Please go through with the official website.

25 Jul, 2019 18:11
gunasekar kohli

Is it compulsory to write tancet exam if we clear gate exam

14 Jan, 2019 17:04
Sarthak Mahajan

Hi Gunasekar, No it is not mandatory. Candidates who have cleared the GATE exam in the same year will be exempted from appearing in the TANCET exam.

17 Jan, 2019 15:21
Anbu Arasu

Hi friends, Can anyone knows how many seats are filled in PG ENGINEERING COURSES in Tamilnadu for last ten years.

24 Aug, 2018 02:50
Akansha Expert

Hi Anbu, Please contact to this Number:- 011 2995 7638 for getting the relevant information about the University seats.

24 Aug, 2018 14:38
dinesh diwahar

whether anna university guindy provide gate stipend or not

11 Jul, 2018 19:28
Akansha Expert

Hi Dinesh, To getting the relevant information please contact on the university office Number.

13 Jul, 2018 17:21

Expected date of online application for Me/mtech in anna univ. Via tancet 2018

28 Jun, 2018 19:30
Ritika Sharma

Hi Nanthakishore, The online/ offline application starts from 04th Apr, 2018 - 30th Jun, 2018.

26 Jul, 2018 16:02
Vignesh Polymer

I have a valid tancet score, how can I apply for in Anna university and when does the counselling starts?

14 Jun, 2018 23:12
Garima Bansal

Hi Vignesh, To get information regarding the counselling you may check the official website of the university.

09 Aug, 2018 14:45
Sheema shaik

i have a valid gate score of 2018,how to get admission in anna university...can u please say me to procedure to apply??

19 Apr, 2018 13:02
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Sheema,  In the M.Tech program, Selection is done on the basis of any one of the following:

  • Candidates having a valid TANCET Score are selected for admission to M. Tech/M.E.
  • If candidates have the required GATE score with qualifying marks for Assistant-ship in the appropriate discipline of engineering, they are admitted to M. Tech./M.E programmes.
  • A limited number of seats are available for the candidates (Sponsored candidates) working in government organizations, government aided learning institutes.
  • The selection of candidates will be through counseling, following the rules of reservation of Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • If two or more candidates achieve same marks in the qualifying examination, preference will be given to those candidates who have passed the all the subjects in pre-final /Semester/ Year and have the higher average percentage of marks up to pre-final/Semester/Year of the qualifying exam.

19 Apr, 2018 15:53

We r exempted from writing TANCET so what’s the procedure to apply for AU

19 Apr, 2018 16:47
Vaishali Chauhan

Hi Sheema, You can participate directly in TANCET Counselling. You must have to show your GATE Score card at the time of counselling. Please find the link and check more details about TANCET Counselling.

09 May, 2018 16:35
Arush Singh

Students who seek admission in Anna University through gate score have to apply for TANCET? or is there any other way ?

07 May, 2018 19:26
Garima Bansal

Hi Arush, Yes TANCET is mandatory for the admission in this college

20 Jun, 2018 16:41

M tech counselling 2017 anna university. Through tencet is done or it will be please send feedback immediately

29 Jun, 2017 11:44
sangeeta rawat

Hi Avinash, To know about Tancet counselling and admission procedure please check this link Admission


13 Jul, 2017 15:30

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