TANCET 2021 Rank List for MBA/ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Planning

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Anna University will publish 3 separate rank lists for TANCET 2021 viz. GATE category, TANCET category, and Sponsored category. TANCET rank list for the respective courses will be as per the candidate’s category and performance in the exam. The lists will be available on the official website of TANCET – annauniv.edu. 

TANCET exam is conducted by Anna University to grant admission to MBA/MCA and M.Tech/M.Plan/M.E/M.Arch courses offered by colleges affiliated with the university. Check TANCET 2021 Participating Colleges

TANCET Latest Updates

  • April 28: TANCET Counselling 2021 will begin soon. Read more
  • April 17: Top Colleges in Tamil Nadu which will accept TANCET 2021 Score. Check here
  • April 8: TANCET 2021 Scorecard released today. Check here
  • April 1: Anna University has declared TANCET 2021 Result.

​TANCA rank list consists of the list of ranks secured by candidates who have applied for TANCET 2021 Counselling. The rank list will be prepared based on the performance of the candidates in GATE and TANCET (whichever is applicable). The counselling call letter and rank card will also be made available along with TANCA 2021 rank. 

Types of Rank List

TANCET 2021: Types of Rank List

The following rank lists are prepared for admission, based on the pen-paper based results:

GATE Category Rank List

  1. For candidates (Engineering/Technology), Rank list will be prepared on the basis of GATE 2021 qualified score in an appropriate discipline of Engineering/Technology.
  2. For candidates (Engineering Science XE, Life Science XL), Rank list will be prepared based on GATE 2021 qualified score in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) papers and TANCET 2021 with a weight of 70:30 respectively.
  3. A CML (Common Rank List) is prepared for GATE (Engineering/Technology) and GATE (Engineering Science XE, Life Science XL).

TANCET Category Rank List

Rank List is prepared on the basis of marks secured by candidates in TANCET 2021

Sponsored Category Rank List

  1. A limited number of seats are made available to candidates employed and sponsored by Governmental organizations, Government aided educational institutions and registered professional architects with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience.
  2. Rank list is prepared on the basis of TANCET 2021. Candidates will be admitted only to the University Departments of Anna University, Chennai.
  3. Candidates with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience will be considered for admission to the M.Arch program under the sponsored category in the University Departments of Anna University and School of Planning and Architecture.
In University Departments of Anna University The Director(Admissions), Anna University, Chennai-25
In Government Engineering Colleges The Principal, Government College of Technology, Thadagam Road, Coimbatore, 641-103
In Government Aided Engineering Colleges The Principal of the concerned college

Check TANCET 2021 Participating Colleges

Inter-Se Merit for TANCET 2021: If two or more candidates have scored the same marks in TANCET 2021, then the rank list and ranks will be ascertained on the basis of candidates with a higher average percentage of marks secured in the qualifying degree examination.

How to check Rank List?

How to Check TANCET 2021 Rank List?

Candidates can check TANCET Rank list on the official website of Anna University – annnauniv.edu. The rank list is different for the Non-GATE 2021 candidates and for the GATE 2021 candidates.

Steps to Check TANCET Rank List for Non-GATE Candidates

Step 1: Open the official website of TANCET.

Step 2: Click on the link for rank inquiry and download the call letter.

Step 3: Click on the button for Non-GATE Rank.

Step 4: Provide TANCET Registration number, Date of Birth, and answer to the Sum of numbers asked.

Step 5: Click on Enter to submit the details.

Step 6: Click on Reset to re-enter the details.

Steps to Check TANCET Rank List for GATE Candidates

Step 1: Open the official website of Anna University, Tamil Nadu

Step 2: Click on the link for rank inquiry and download the call letter.

Step 3: Click on the button for GATE Rank.

Step 4: Provide GATE 2021 Registration number, Date of Birth, and answer to the Sum of numbers asked.

Step 5: Click on Enter to submit the details.

Step 6: Click on Reset to re-enter the details.

Read How to Check TANCET Result 2021

Rank List 2021

TANCET Rank List 2021

CATEGORY University Departments / Colleges Government/
Government Aided Colleges
Self-Financing Colleges
OPEN CATEGORY (OC) 157 3 4045
BACKWARD CLASS (BC) 406 21 4275
SCHEDULED CASTE (SC) 222 20 2483

The table above mentions TANCET 2021 Rank List (expected) for Engineering in various Government/ Government Aided Colleges, University Departments/Colleges and Self-Financing Colleges for various categories:

GATE Qualifying Marks

AE 17.98 23.87 26.52
AG 16.67 22.5 25
AR 30.11 40.65 45.17
BT 17.39 23.47 26.08
CE 16.67 22.5 25
CH 18.34 24.77 27.52
CS 16.67 22.5 25
CY 20.15 27.2 30.23
EC 16.67 22.5 25
EE 16.67 22.5 25
EY 25.72 34.73 38.59
GG 23.36 31.54 35.04
IN 16.96 22.9 25.45
MA 17.06 23.03 25.59
ME 21.82 29.46 32.73
MN 25 33.75 37.5
MT 39.65 53.53 59.47
PH 18.1 24.44 27.15
PI 17.88 24.14 26.82
TF 21.25 28.69 31.88
XE 19.66 26.54 29.49
XL 18.99 25.63 28.48

Candidates who have appeared for GATE 2021 are eligible for a stipend funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. They have to score marks equivalent to the minimum qualifying marks mentioned in the table above.

Counselling 2021

TANCET 2021 Counselling

Candidates must note that there is a different TANCET Counselling process for different courses. It is given below:

TANCET 2021 Counselling for MBA/MCA

Anna University conducts TANCET 2021 Counselling for MBA/MCA. Candidates are chosen on the basis of their rank in the TANCET 2021 Rank List. They have to report in person with all the required and important documents to Anna University. They have to make a payment of INR 5300 (INR 1150 for SC/ST Tamil Nadu candidates) for TANCET 2021 Counselling. INR 300 out of the total submitted amount is refundable. The fee payment must be done by cash or DD in favor of ‘The Secretary, TANCA, Anna University payable at Chennai.

TANCA Counselling for M.Tech/M.E./M.Arch/M.Plan

Counselling fee of INR 5300 (INR 300 refundable) must be paid through DD or Cash. SC/ST/SCA candidates have to pay INR 1150. Along with a Bachelor Degree with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ST/SCA), the candidates are required to have any one of the following:

  1. TANCET 2021 Score
  2. GATE 2021 qualified valid Score in the appropriate discipline of Engineering/Technology.
  3. GATE 2021 qualified valid score in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) along with TANCET 2021 score

Frequently Asked Questions

TANCET 2021 Rank List FAQ’s

Ques. When will the TANCET 2021 Rank List be announced?

Ans. The rank list for TANCET 2021 will be tentatively announced at least 2-3 weeks after the results have been declared.

Ques. What is the procedure for applying through GATE scores? 

Ans. GATE qualified can participate directly in TANCA 2021 Counselling. The counselling forms will be available at tanca.tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet. Candidates must have acquired the minimum eligible marks category-wise to be a part of the counselling procedure.

Ques. What are the factors affecting TANCET 2021 Rank List? 

Ans. The factors affecting TANCET 2021 Rank List are as follows: 

  1. Number of candidates appearing for TANCET 2021
  2. Number of candidates qualifying for TANCET 2021
  3. The difficulty level of TANCET 2021 exam
  4. Reservation Policy 

Ques. What are the best colleges for TANCET 2021?

Ans. The best colleges accepting TANCET Scores are as follows: 

  1. Department of Management Studies, Anna University, Chennai
  2. PSG Institute of Management, Coimbatore
  3. Thiagarajar School of Management, Thirupparankundram
  4. University of Madras, Chennai

Ques. Will transferring colleges after counseling be allowed?

Ans. Any request for transferring colleges after counseling will not be entertained for any reason once the seat allotment is done through TANCA Counseling. 

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


sureka k
When the tancet MCA rank list was annonced?
abdul nazir

Hi Sureka, TANCET MCA rank list will be released soon by Anna University along with other courses. For details of TANCET rank list click here.

karthika d
When the tancet MBA rank list was announced ??
archu archana
I have scored 57 (civil) in TANCET will I get CEG ????
faizan masoodi
can anyone give mee ranklist .. i hav scored 34.557 i
mannu singh
Hi Faizan, Please check the above page for the rank list.
anitha krishnan
when the tancet 2019 MBA counselling will start??
mannu singh

Hi Anitha, Commencement of TANCET 2019 Counseling was 8 July 2019 (tentative).

nandhini s
How to find out rank list for tancet sir?
akhil pasanth

Hi Nandhini, Please check The TANCET Rank List related to query.

arun kumar
Where i take DD, in my bank or anna university, chennai.some of told,take dd only in anna university campus
akansha expert
Hi Arun, Please contact to this Number:- 011 2995 7638 for getting the relevant information about the DD of Anna University.
arun kumar
How is Tancet rank list is prepared?, seperate gate rank list and tancet rank list or both are mixed by tanca rank list, my overall rank 2500 in tanca 2018 is indicated by only my tancet exam mark
akansha expert

Hi Arun, Please check this link for getting the information about the relevant information i.e. http://tancet.co.in/tancet-official-website/

vijay peter
Hai sir ..i got rank 2157 In BC catagery for seeking admission(ME)....will i get government college or not?
garima bansal
Hi Vijay, Please check this link for getting the information about the admissions i.e. http://tancet.co.in/tancet-official-website/.
ganesh k r
Sir/Madam , i face difficulty in the counselling process like getting the merit list, rank, counselling centre etc., Can u help me out????
garima bansal

Hi Ganesh, You may check this link:- Counselling To information regarding the merit list, rank list etc

padhu preethi
When will the counseling notification for M.E/M.Tech be released?
ritika sharma

Hi Sir/ Mam, To get information regarding counseling please check this link:- Counseling.

wajahat ahmad bhat
i could download call letter from after log in, what could be the problem ? & i did not get any information of paying 5300 !!
aamir khan

Hello Wajahat, I'm Providing you this link For Getting Information regarding your query please access. http://tancet.co.in/tancet-helpline-numbercontact-details/

siva arulanandam
Sir i have got 39th Rank overall and 28th Rank in BC. do i have a posibility to get admission in CEG, PSG sir.
aamir khan
Hello Siva, Every college having different eligibility criteria So, you may please contact the college for detailed information.
ganesh ramachandran
Hi sir, My Tancet MBA score is 57/100 and my normalized score is 75. What will be my possible rank ? Am I eligible for PSG ? I belong to OC category. Thanks
garima bansal
Hi Ganesh, Its depends upon the merit list of the college whether you will get admission or not
siva arulanandam
Tancet MCA 2018 - My Overall Rank is 39 and Community Rank is 28 , Sir is i am eligible to get admission in "College of Engineering, Guindy Campus" or "PSG College of Technology" or "Thiagarajar College of Engineering". Please Guide me which would be better Sir.
akansha expert
Hi Siva, The All Colleges are Good for the study, You will get the Proper information about the college when you will visit the college.
hi my tancet mba score is 39.3 overall rank is 2994 and i belongs to bc community rank is 1733 what are all the possible colleges which may i get a seat
garima bansal

Hi Hemalatha, Here is a list:- Participating colleges you can check their websites and contact them to get idea for the admission according to your rank

ilakiya kannan
Hello sir What is the TANCA 2018 MBA counselling starting date?
garima bansal
Hi Ilakiya, Candidates qualifying TANCET Cutoff will participate in the counselling rounds, expected to begin in July 2018. Shortlisted candidates need to fill a separate application form for TANCET Counselling. Tamil Nadu Common Admission (TANCA) will hold the counselling rounds and admit candidates to various colleges in Tamil Nadu.
ilakiya kannan
Hi my overall rank in TANCA 2018 MBA is 1678. My counseling date is 31.7.18, 2 PM will I get seat in annauniversity CEG.
garima bansal
Hi Lakiya, Its depends upon upon the merit list whether you will get admission in anna university CEG. or not
prabhakaran t
Hi sir, my tancet mca mark 40.i get the government college and bc community
garima bansal

Hi Prabhakaran, You may check this link:- Cutoff To get idea whether you will get admission or not according to your rank

nagoor meeran
Sir I got 28.42 in gate CE. I have to get any govt college in BCM category.....can I see the last year gate rank list
akansha expert

Hi Nagoor, Please check this link for getting the information about the Entrance Exam Cut off through link.