TANCET Application Form 2021, Registration Dates, Fees and Process

    Himanshi Sharma Himanshi Sharma
    Exam Prep Master

    Anna University will release TANCET 2021 Application Form in the first week of January  2021. Candidates will be able to fill the application forms of TANCET 2021 in Online mode from its official website. It is a state-level entrance exam which will take place in 15 cities in Tamil Nadu.

    • As per TANCET Eligibility Criteria, Candidates possessing a bachelor’s degree will be eligible to register online at annauniv.org. Check TANCET 2021 Exam Dates
    • Applicants who belong to the general category will have to pay INR 600 for the application form while those who belong to the reserved category will have to pay INR 300. For each additional course, an extra INR 600 (INR 300 for reserved category) has to be paid. 
    • Candidates who have previously given GATE in the engineering/technology discipline will be exempted from having to appear in TANCET 2021. 

    Read on to know more about TANCET 2021 Application Form Fee, Eligibility, Dates, and Procedure.

    TANCET 2021 Application Highlights 

    Particulars Details
    Availability of TANCET Online Form 2021January 2021
    Conducting BodyAnna University, Chennai
    TANCET Official Websiteannauniv.edu
    Minimum EligibilityBachelor’s Degree
    Mode of ApplicationOnline
    Documents to be uploadedPassport size photo (20- 30 KB)
    TANCET Application Fee 2021General Category: INR 500 
    Reserved Category: INR 250
    TANCET Help Desk+91 -44-22358314.

    TANCET 2021 Registration Dates

    TANCET 2021 Application Form Dates

    Candidates can check all the important dates related to TANCET Registration 2021 from the table provided below-

    TANCET 2021 Application Form January 2021
    TANCET 2021 Application Last DateFebruary  2021
    Release of TANCET Admit CardFebruary  2021
    Date of TANCET Exam 2021

    February 2021(MCA & MBA) and March 1, 2021 (MBA/ MCA/ M.E./M.Tech. /M.Arch. / M.Plan)

    TANCET 2021 Online Registration

    The first step to apply for  TANCET 2021  is registration. Candidates must fill in their basic personal and academic information to complete the online registration part. Through TANCET Registration, a unique user ID and password will be sent via SMS. These credentials are vital for successfully completing the form filling procedure.

    Pre-requisites for TANCET Registration 

    • Valid email address
    • Valid mobile phone number
    • Passport Size Photograph
    • Class 10th, 12th, and Graduation mark sheet
    • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
    • Name of the candidate as on official documents
    • Date of Birth as on official documents
    • Details of Credit/Debit card for processing fee payment

    Steps for TANCET Registration

    Step 1: Visit the official website of TANCET.

    TANCET Website

    Step 2: On the left side of the window, you will find a “TANCET 2021” link. Click on it. TANCET 2021 Registration is depicted in the picture below, for clear understanding.

    Step 3: Click on “New User Registration” link.

    Step 4: Enter your Name, Mobile Number, Email Address and Password.

    TANCET Registration

    Step 5: Enter the captcha code correctly. Captcha is a security feature to ensure that the form is filled by a human and not a computer program. If the captcha code is not clear, click on “Get a New Image” link.

    Step 6: Now, click “I Agree” button in the declaration box. It is compulsory as, without the declaration, the form will not be submitted.

    Step 7: Click on “Submit” button at the end of the form.

    How to apply for TANCET 2021?

    How to Fill TANCET Application Form 2021?

    After successful TANCET Registration, move on to fill online form. Read the information bulletin carefully and fill in form accordingly in order to avoid rejection. For filling TANCET 2021 Application Form, you will have to first login to the official website. The steps to log in are described below:

    TANCET Application Form

    Step 1: Fill the Application Form

    1. Candidates should first login to fill TANCET 2021 application form.
    2. Carefully fill all the details such as personal details and academic details.
    3. Select the exam center and course for which you want to apply.
    4. Upload your recent passport size photograph in JPEG/JPG format. Check TANCET 2021 Photo Size, Format and Other Details

    Step 2: Pay the Application Fee

    • After filling the application form, candidates have to pay the application fee through debit card/credit card or net banking.
    • The application fee of TANCET is 600 INR for general candidates and 300 INR for candidates under reserved categories.
    • If a candidate wishes to appear for more than one program, he/she has to deposit 500 INR (250 INR for candidates under reserved categories) for every additional program.

    Step 3: Submit the Application Form

    • Verify all the details filled by them before submitting the application form.
    • Note down the application number that will be generated after successful submission of TANCET 2021 Application Form.
    • Candidates are advised to take a print out of the application form for future use.

    If candidates follow all these steps, they will be able to successfully fill and submit TANCET 2021 Application Form. 

    Details in TANCET 2021 Application Form

    Candidates need to carefully fill all the details that are asked in the application form. There are various fields in the form as mentioned below:

    • Personal Details:  Fill in all personal details
    • Academic Details: Candidates need to fill all the courses studied, the number of marks obtained, aggregate marks in percentage, the name of board/university and the year of passing out.
    • Course Details: Candidates have to fill in course details, specialization, and the exam(s) that they wish to appear in. 
    • Select Exam Center and Course: Candidates have to select the exam center and the course for which they want to apply. They can select the course from the drop-down menu.
    • Essential Documents: Candidates need to upload their passport size photograph and fill the details mentioned in the original documents.
    TANCET Application Form

    TANCET 2021 Application Form Correction

    TANCET 2021 Application Form Correction

    • Candidates should carefully fill all the details in TANCET 2021 Application Form and upload the essential documents.
    • They can correct their details mentioned in the form till the time they have not submitted it and paid the application fee.
    • Once the online form is submitted, correction cannot be made.
    • Therefore, candidates are advised to verify all the details furnished by them in the application form before making the payment and submitting the application form.

    Check TANCET 2021 Exam Pattern

    TANCET Exam Centers

    TANCE 2021 will be held in 15 cities of Tamil Nadu in the month of February and March. Candidates will be allocated their test center on a first come first serve basis. It is mandatory that test-takers carry their admit card to the exam center along with valid ID proof such as a voter ID, driving license, and PAN card. 

    Chennai Karaikudi Tirunelveli 
    Coimbatore Madurai Trichy 
    ChidambaramNagercoil Vellore 
    Dindigul Salem Villupuram 
    Erode Thanjavur Virudhnagar 

    TANCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

    TANCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

    TANCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria varies for different courses.  Candidates who are in their final year of graduation are also eligible to appear.

    • M.B.A- Candidates must pass B.Tech/B.Arch/B.E/B.Pharm with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) in the qualifying degree exam. The pattern followed can be 10+2+3 years or 10+3 years diploma+ 3 years pattern.
    • M.C.A- Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years with Mathematics as a subject either in 10+2 or graduation level. Minimum marks acquired in the qualifying exam must be 50% (45% for category candidates).
    • M.C.A Lateral Entry: Candidate must have passed Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years in BCA, B.Sc in Computer Science or Information Technology. Minimum marks obtained must be 50% in the qualifying degree examination (45% for reserved category candidates).
    • M.E/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan: Minimum 50% marks required in the degree examination in the relevant field. A Master’s degree in the prescribed field of Science or Arts is required. Candidates having 10+2+ AMIE certification/ 10+3+ AMIE certification can also apply.
    • Although TANCET is a state level examination, students from another state can also apply for TANCET 2021, but the respective authorities will determine their eligibility.
    • Candidates with B.E / B.Tech degrees obtained through distance mode/weekend courses are not eligible. 
    • Sponsored candidates are only offered admission in University Departments of Anna University, Chennai i.e. CEG, ACT, SAP, and MIT campuses. 
    • Candidates from the other states excluding Tamil Nadu can also apply for the entrance. However, the eligibility will be determined by the respective authorities. 

    NOTE: Candidates with Section ‘A’ & ‘B’ certificates (A.M.I.E.) and other such certificates from professional bodies recognized by MHRD and enrolled before 31.5.2014 are considered to be equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech. Degree holders. An experience certificate is to be produced after completion of 2 years of regular full-time experience in the relevant field including project work.

    Check TANCET 2021 Eligibility Criteria 

    Top Colleges for TANCET 2021

    Top Colleges Accepting TANCET 2021

    College City
    PSG Institute of Management Coimbatore 
    Galaxy Institute of Management Chennai 
    Thiagarajar School of Management Thirupparankundram 
    Kumaraguru College of TechnologyCoimbatore 
    St. Joseph College of Engineering Kancheepuram
    Nehru College of Management (NCM)Coimbatore 
    Velammal Engineering CollegeChennai 
    Sona School of Management Salem
    Kongu Engineering College Erode 
    Bannari Amman Institute of Technology Sathyamangalam
    MEPCO Schlenk Engineering College Sivakasi 
    Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International School of Textile ManagementCoimbatore 
    Erode Builder Educational Trust’s Group of InstitutionsKangayam 
    Sri Sairam Engineering CollegeChennai 
    Sri Krishna Institute of Management Centre for Excellence in Management Education Coimbatore 
    PSNA College of Engineering and Technology Dindigul 
    Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology Coimbatore 
    Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women University Coimbatore 
    MOP Vaishnav College for Women Chennai 
    SSN School of Management and Computer Application Kalavakkam 
    KCT Business School  (KCTBS)Coimbatore 
    Francis Xavier Engineering College (FXEC) Tirunelveli 
    Easwari Engineering College (EEC)Chennai 
    JJ College of Engineering and Technology Tiruchirappalli 
    GRG School of Management Coimbatore 
    Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College Salem 
    Guruvayurappan Institute of ManagementNavakkarai
    KS Rangasamy College of Technology Tiruchengade 
    RVS College of Engineering and Technology Dindigul 
    KV Institute of Management and Information Studies Coimbatore

    Frequently Asked Questions

    TANCET 2021 Application Form FAQs

    Ques. TANCET Application form 2021 and the process is handled by which university/ Authority?

    Ans. TANCET Application form is released by Anna University, Chennai.

    Ques. When are the dates for the application process of TANCET 2021?

    Ans. Candidates can register themselves from January 2021 (Tentative). 

    Ques. Are there any other experience related certificates to be produced afterward?

    Ans. Candidates are required to produce an experience certificate after completion of 2 years regular full-time experience in the relevant field including project work.

    Ques. What are the official website of Anna University and its helpline number?

    Ans. The official website of Anna University is- www.annauniv.edu/ and the helpline number for any queries is +91 -44-22358314. 

    Ques. In which mode can a candidate fill up his application form for TANCET 2021?

    Ans. Candidates can fill their application form in online mode through the official website of Anna University Chennai.

    Ques. Is there any other mode to apply for TANCET 2021?

    Ans. No, there are no other modes to apply for TANCET other than applying online for the application form.

    Ques. Is there any provision for candidates of other states to apply for TANCET 2021 exam?

    Ans. Candidates belonging to different states can apply but they must fulfill the set eligibility criteria.

    Ques. What is the application fee for TANCET 2021?

    Ans. Candidates who belong to the general category have to pay INR 500 and those of the reserved category have to pay INR 250.

    Ques. How many courses/papers can a candidate opt for in TANCET Application form?

    Ans. Candidates can opt for 23 papers that TANCET offers.

    Ques. If a candidate has a bachelor’s degree through cloud campus or distance learning, is he eligible to apply?

    Ans. NO, a candidate must have a Full-Time Bachelors's degree to apply. Any other mode of acquiring the degree is not eligible.

    Ques. How can a candidate pay his or her application fee?

    Ans. Candidates can pay their application fee through net banking with the credit or debit cards.

    Ques. What are the eligibility criteria for TANCET 2021?

    Ans. Eligibility for applying to TANCET is that candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in 10+2+3 pattern. There are other course-specific eligibility criteria as well which is advised that the candidates should definitely check before applying. Check  TANCET Eligibility

    Ques. Can I apply for more than one program?

    Ans. Yes. For every additional program, you need to pay INR 500 if you belong to general category and INR 250 if you belong to SC/ST categories.

    Ques. What are the documents to be uploaded afterward TANCET Application form 2021?

    Ans. Candidates have to upload their recent passport size photograph (20 kb-30 kb).

    Ques. When is the Hall ticket released for TANCET 2021?

    Ans. Candidates can download their Admit cards from the second week of February 2021. 

    Ques. How can a candidate correct his details in the filled application form?

    Ans. Candidates are advised to recheck and review their application forms carefully before submitting and paying the requisite fee. Once a candidate has submitted TANCET application forms, he cannot change any details. 

    Ques. Is it necessary for the candidates to keep a copy of the application form even after the exam gets over?

    Ans. Yes, it is necessary for the candidates to keep a copy of the application form saved with them, as it is required during the counselling and further admission process.

    Ques. Do students need to fill a separate application form for appearing in more than one program?

    Ans. No, students can fill a single application form for applying to more than one program.

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


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    i have registered for TANCET but I don't know how to pay the amount .. it is not showing that option at all.. please guide me

    25 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Sai Akshitha

    I am from Andhra Pradesh, is it possible to apply for this exam?

    12 Jan, 2020 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Akshitha, yes, students from any state can apply for this exam provided they satisfy all other eligibility criteria as mentioned here: TANCET Eligibility Criteria

    13 Jan, 2020 11:16
    rajesh porandla

    Please inform the procedure for the TANCET 2019, i scored 43.7 marks how can i proceed further.

    17 Jul, 2019 21:37

    Hi Rajesh, for the procedure and furthermore pieces of information regarding TANCET 2019, click the link provided here: TANCET 2019 Counselling Registration (Open), Procedure, Rank List and Seat Allotment

    19 Jul, 2019 14:56

    When will Tanca application released

    17 Jul, 2019 00:20
    mannu singh

    Hi Sureka, the last date of the application form is 25 May 2019.

    19 Jul, 2019 17:32
    Poovizhi V

    Is online Counselling application form for ME,M.tech 2019 for TANCET candidates is published or not?if it is published please share the link.

    15 Jul, 2019 16:45
    mannu singh

    Hi Poovizhi, the commencement of TANCET 2019 Counseling is 15 July.

    16 Jul, 2019 12:07
    vignesh g

    How to apply for counseling for mba 2019

    15 Jul, 2019 09:32
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vignesh, candidates can apply for counseling following online as well as offline methods as explained below:

    Offline Form Procedure

    1. Candidates can get the application form for counselling from various application form issue centre.
    2. The form requires information such as name, registration number etc.
    3. After filling the form, enclose the relevant documents and send it to “The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai”

    Online Form Procedure

    1. The online electronic form is made available to the interested candidates at the official website of Anna University.
    2. Candidate is asked to fill in the details such as name, registration number and counselling centre.
    3. Take the printout and enclose the relevant documents with DD and send the package to ”The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai”.

    15 Jul, 2019 10:13
    Athira G

    Could you please share the link for the online form so that I can register for the counselling?

    18 Jul, 2019 15:03
    mannu singh

    Hi Athira, Please check this link: Counseling.

    19 Jul, 2019 10:45

    if tancet application form is openened,please inform.

    30 Apr, 2019 10:10
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Bavithra, application form for TANCET was supposed to be available in last week of April but has not been released yet. Students will be notified regarding the same as soon as it is out by the exam authority.

    30 Apr, 2019 10:44
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Bavithra, application form for TANCET was supposed to be available in last week of April but has not been released yet. Students will be notified regarding the same as soon as it is out by the exam authority.

    30 Apr, 2019 10:44
    priya babu

    is tancet application form is opened

    24 Apr, 2019 12:14
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Priya, no, the application form for TANCET has not been out yet. However, the form was scheduled to release in last week of April, 2019. As soon as there is any update regarding the same, it would get reflected here.

    24 Apr, 2019 12:40
    Vigneshwaran S

    Pls Inform the date of application opening for tancent'19

    20 Apr, 2019 15:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vigneshwaran, application form for TANCET will release in the last week of April 2019 (tentatively).

    20 Apr, 2019 15:42

    Pls inform the application opening date for 2019 TANCET exam

    18 Apr, 2019 12:28
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Kanmani, application process for TANCET will start from last week of April, 2019 (tentatively). As soon as there comes an official notification from the university, it would be updated.

    18 Apr, 2019 14:59

    sir, Is that entrance exam for pg cources???

    23 Apr, 2019 12:53
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Divya, yes, entrance exam is conducted for admission to PG courses. You may check the Admission Procedure for the concerned course in the university from here.

    23 Apr, 2019 12:57
    Muthusamy kumaravel

    Please inform TANCET 2019 online registration started ?

    16 Apr, 2019 11:29
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Muthuswamy, online registration for TANCET 2019 is expected to start in month of April 2019. Application process will be completely online. GATE qualifiers need not fill TANCET application form 2019 as they are exempted from the entrance exam. However, GATE qualified candidates of Life Sciences paper must fill and submit the form of TANCET.

    16 Apr, 2019 11:42

    Whether the application form is released r not...let me know..please tell..me...if it is released...please share tha link guys

    11 Apr, 2019 10:10
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Rajalakshmi, application forms for TANCET were to be released in first week of April, 2019 (tentatively).

    11 Apr, 2019 11:51
    loksai S

    Still TANCET 2019 application form not opened can someone tell when the application form will be available

    10 Apr, 2019 16:11
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Loksai, application forms will be available from last week of April, 2019 (tentatively).

    10 Apr, 2019 16:20
    Mushib raguman

    Up coming tancet exam date

    06 Nov, 2018 15:08
    Sarthak Mahajan

    Hi Mushib, The exam related events and dates are mentioned below:


    Date (tentative)

    TANCET 2019 Online Registration

    April 2, 2019

    Release of TANCET 2019 Admit Card

    April 2019

    TANCET Exam Date 2019 (Released)

    MBA – May 19, 2019 (AN)

    MCA – May 20, 2019 (FN)

    M.E. /M.Tech. /M.Arch. / M.Plan. – May 19, 2019 (FN)

    Declaration of TANCET 2019 Result

    June 8, 2019

    Commencement of TANCET 2019 Counseling

    July 2019


    15 Dec, 2018 14:32
    Sasi Mekala

    When is the tancet 2018 counselling procedures starts is TANCA is the official notification for applying ,if so when will it be released for 2018 its too long after the announcement of result??????

    25 Jun, 2018 14:45
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Sasi,The counselling for the admissions will starts in the month ofJuly 2018

    25 Jun, 2018 17:51
    Divya bharathi

    Hai mam ..plz tell me the last registration date of tancet exam ?

    09 May, 2018 15:17
    Akansha Expert

    Hi divya, The last date for registration for TANCET Entrance exam is gone, Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is a state-level exam, organized by Anna University. The exam is conducted for programmes such as M.B.A., M.C.A. and M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. TANCET 2018 for all the courses is scheduled between May 19-20. Anna University released TANCET 2018 Application Form on April 2 at its official website i.e.annauniv.edu. The last date to apply is April 25 (extended).

    09 May, 2018 18:17
    Divya Bharathi

    I have scored 31.33 I would like to do MBA in travel and hotel management pls suggest best college for placement related to my course

    11 Jun, 2018 19:03
    Garima Bansal

    Hi Divya, To get information regarding the best colleges for the MBA course in travel and hotel management course you may check this link:- Top colleges for the MBA course.

    22 Aug, 2018 15:18
    Baagya Shri

    will there be any changes in the date of tancet examination

    15 Apr, 2018 21:35
    Bhawna Vedwal

    The TANCET 2018 Examination date is May 19- 20

    01 Jun, 2018 10:49

    I uploaded my picture in vertical type and i submitted m form. Can I recorrect my form

    08 Apr, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    No, TANCET Exam authorities do not provide correctional facility. It is advisable to fill form in a correct format

    02 Jun, 2018 11:34
    mithu sivam

    For how many years is the TANCET score valid to enter into the college? Kindly revert to it.

    04 Apr, 2018 22:11
    Priya Sharma

    Hi Mithu, Validity of TANCET score is one year only.

    29 May, 2018 15:33
    ramya thilak

    I wrongly uploaded a different photo in the application form and I got to know after the payment only. Is there any way to recorrect it or else cancel and get the refund?

    04 Apr, 2018 20:52
    Bhawna Vedwal

    NO, The TANCET Exam authorities do not provide Application correctional facility

    02 Jun, 2018 13:23

    can you pls explain the negative marking scheme for tancet

    03 Apr, 2018 00:20
    Sakshi Garg Expert

    Hi Keethana, Marking scheme- 1 mark is awarded for a correct response. There is negative marking of 1/3 marks for an incorrect response.

    03 Apr, 2018 11:55

    When is the last date for registering for TANCET exam? Where do i get the application form?

    31 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Last date to register for TANCET is 25th April. Candidates can register from official website i.e. annauniv.edu

    02 Jun, 2018 16:17

    Is the registration for tancet 2018 open now? If not , when does the registration starts?

    24 Mar, 2018 18:10
    Richa Sharma

    TANCET application form is available from April 02, 2018 till April 25, 2018.

    04 Jun, 2018 17:36
    sujitha ashokan

    When TANCET 2018 application will be available in officilal website? How to reach that link?

    24 Mar, 2018 09:00
    Richa Sharma

    TANCET application form is available from April 02, 2018 till April 25, 2018 on official website. you can visit official website using this link: annauniv.edu.

    04 Jun, 2018 17:55

    when the TANCET 2018 registration will start

    23 Mar, 2018 00:20
    Richa Sharma

    TANCET 2018 registration will start from April 02, 2018 to April 25, 2018.

    01 Jun, 2018 12:10

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