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TANCET 2019 Application Form- Register

Updated On - February 15th 2019 by KRITIKA GUPTA

Anna University will release TANCET Application Forms in April 2019. Candidates can register online at only. Possession of a Bachelor’s degree is necessary for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test.

  • Nearly 50,000 candidates are expected to apply for TANCET 2019
  • The tentative dates for MBA & MCA exam are May 19 and M.E. /M.Tech. /M.Arch. / M.Plan is scheduled for May 20. Check TANCET 2019 Exam Dates
  • The state level exam is expected to take place in 15 cities in Tamil Nadu.

Read on to know more about TANCET 2019 Application Form Fee, Eligibility, Dates and Procedure.

Important Facts

  • TANCET Registration involves 3 main steps: Registration, Filling Application Form and Fee Payment
  • The application fee is INR 500 for general category (INR 250 for reserved category). For each additional course, an extra INR 500 (INR 250 for reserved category) is to be paid.
  • Anna University will release TANCET 2019 Admit Card in April for all successfully registered candidates.
  • 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.

Highlights of TANCET 2019 Application Form 

Availability of TANCET Online FormApril 2, 2019 (expected)
Conducting BodyAnna University, Chennai
TANCET Official (currently inactive)
Minimum EligibilityBachelor’s Degree 
Check TANCET Eligibility
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Documents to be uploadedPassport size photo (< 50 kb)
TANCET Application Fee General Category: INR 500 
Reserved Category: INR 250
TANCET Help Desk2220 0303

TANCET 2019 Application Form Dates

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

EventDate (tentative)
TANCET 2019 NotificationApril 1, 2019
Availability of FormApril 2- April 25, 2019
Release of TANCET Admit CardApril 2019
Date of TANCET Exam 

MBA – May 19, 2019 (AN)

MCA – May 19, 2019 (FN)

M.E. /M.Tech. /M.Arch. / M.Plan. – May 20, 2019 (FN)

Important note! TANCET scores are to be accepted by University Departments, University Colleges of Engineering, Regional Centres of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges, and Self-financing Colleges in Tamil Nadu. Check Scholarships through TANCET

TANCET 2019 Online Registration

The first step to apply for TANCET Exam 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
  • Name of the candidate as on official documents
  • Date of Birth as on official documents

Steps for TANCET Registration

Step 1: Visit the official website of TANCET.

Step 2: On the left side of the window, you will find a “TANCET 2019” link. Click on it.

TANCET Application Form

Step 3: Click on “Register Online” link.

TANCET Application Form

Step 4: Enter your Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Email Address and Password.

TANCET Application Form

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 Fill TANCET Application Form 2019?

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 2019 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 log in to fill TANCET 2019 application form.
TANCET Application Form
  1. Carefully fill all the details such as personal details and academic details.
  2. Select the exam center and course for which you want to apply.
  3. Upload your recent passport size photograph in JPEG/JPG format. Check TANCET 2019 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 500 INR for general candidates and 250 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 2019 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 2019 Application Form.

Details in TANCET 2019 Application Form

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

  1. Personal Details:  Fill in all personal details
  2. Academic Details: Candidates need to fill all the courses studied, the amount of marks obtained, aggregate marks in percentage, the name of board/university and the year of pass out.
  3. 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.
  4. Essential Documents: Candidates need to upload their passport size photograph and fill the details mentioned in the original documents.
TANCET Application Form

TANCET Application Form Correction

  • Candidates should carefully fill all the details in TANCET 2019 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 Exam Pattern

TANCET Registration Trend

 We observe an evident fall in the number of TANCET Registration each year. From 2016 to 2017, a fall 35% was observed. Check the below graph and table for more details:

TANCET Application Form
YearNo. of Registrations

TANCET Eligibility Norms 2019

TANCET 2019 Eligibility Criteria varies for different courses. To apply for TANCET 2019, candidates must qualify the minimum age criteria of 21 years. 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. 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 2019, but the respective authorities will determine their eligibility.

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 regular full-time experience in the relevant field including project work.

Check TANCET 2019 Eligibility

TANCET Application Form FAQs

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

Ans. TANCET Application forms are released by Anna University Chennai.

Ques. When are the dates for the application process of TANCET 2019?

Ans. Candidates can register themselves between April 2- 25 for the academic session 2019-20.

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 is the official website of Anna University and its helpline number?

Ans. The official website of Anna University is- And the helpline number for any queries are- 2220 0303

Ques. What is the minimum age criteria for candidates to apply for TANCET?

Ans. The minimum age criteria that a candidate can apply is 21 years. Although candidates who are in the final year of their bachelor’s course can also apply.

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

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?

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 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?

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 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?

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

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?

Ans. Candidates have to upload their recent passport size photograph of maximum 50 KB.

Ques. When is the Hall ticket released for TANCET?

Ans. Candidates can download their Admit cards from the last week of April. The exact date is yet to be out.

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. What has been the registration trends for TANCET?

Ans. Nearly 37,000 candidates are expected to register for TANCET 2019.

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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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 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.

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

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