TANCET 2021 Result (Out):Scorecard, Merit list, Cutoff and Rank list

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Exams Prep Master | Updated On - Apr 8, 2021

TANCET 2021 Result has been released by Anna University on April 1, 2021. The result can be downloaded from the official website using the registered email id and password. The Marksheet has been released on April 8, 2021.

TANCET Results are released in the form of three separate TANCET Rank Lists viz. GATE Category Rank List, TANCET Category and Sponsored Category. The candidates who clear the TANCET Cut Off will be moving on to the counselling round.

  • Candidates who qualify the exam will be eligible for admission to MBA/ MCA and ME/M.Tech./ M.Arch/ M.Plan.
  • The TANCET results are valid for a period of one year. 

Direct Link to Download TANCET 2021 Result

TANCET Result Dates

TANCET Result 2021 Important Dates

Event Date
TANCET 2021 Exam Dates March 20 to 21, 2021
TANCET 2021 Result Date April 1, 2021
TANCET 2021 Marksheet April 8, 2021

How to check TANCET Result?

How to Check TANCET Result 2021?

To check the results online, applicants need to follow simple instructions, as mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of TANCET – tancet.annauniv.edu
  • Step 2: Click on the link “TANCET 2021 Result”
  • Step 3: After clicking on the link, candidates have to provide their User ID & Password
  • Step 4: After furnishing all the details, candidates will be redirected to their Scorecard.
  • Step 5: TANCET 2021 Result will be displayed on the screen in the form of a mark sheet
  • Step 6: Candidates are advised to check all the particulars mentioned in the result and take a print out of it.
  • In case the result is lost or damaged, duplicate one can be issued with a payment of INR 100 via Demand Draft with a written appeal to:

The Secretary, TANCET,

Anna University, Chennai- 600 025

Note: Candidates are advised to keep their result safe till the completion of the counselling process. On the basis of the TANCET rank list, candidates will be called for counselling. Candidates will have to show their scorecard at the time of verification of documents.

Details mentioned in TANCET Mark Sheet

Details mentioned in TANCET Mark Sheet

TANCET Mark Sheets Details
Candidate’s personal details Nationality
Category/ Subcategory TANCET Rank
Application Number Roll Number
Total Marks Normalized Score

TANCET Score Normalization

Normalization of Scores in TANCET 2021

The process of normalization is carried out in TANCET for ME/M.Tech/M.Arch./M.Plan only. Candidates’ score will be calculated on the basis of marks scored by them in TANCET (Raw Scores) and Normalized Score will be obtained. Both scores will be calculated as follows -

  • Raw Score - Marks scored by a candidate in Part-1 + Part-2 + Part-3 of TANCET Exam.
  • Part 1 is Engineering Mathematics
  • Part 2 is Basic Engineering & Science 
  • Part 3 is for different Disciplines.
  • Normalised Score - The Mean marks of Raw Scores for different disciplines may vary. The conducting authority will use the following formula for calculating normalized score: 

40 + (10/S) (r-m)

where, S - standard deviation; m - mean marks; r - raw marks

TANCET Marking Scheme

TANCET Marking Scheme 2021

Tabulated below is the marking scheme for the examination defined by the authorities:

Subject Section Total Questions Marking Scheme
MBA/MCA - 100 +1, -1/3
ME/MTech Part 1 20 +1, -1/3
Part 2 35 All the correct answers up to 20 will be awarded +1 mark and
- 1/3 marks would be deducted for an incorrect response
Part 3 60 +1, -1/3

TANCET Merit List 2021

Merit list of the qualified and successful candidates will be prepared by the Anna University on the basis of score obtained in TANCET 2021 and GATE 2021. Anna University prepares 3 separate TANCET Rank Lists for admission viz.

1. GATE 2021 Category Merit List

  • For the Candidates(Engineering/Technology), GATE 2021 Score will be taken into account for preparing merit. 
  • For Engineering Science and Life Science paper Codes, Merit List will be prepared on the basis of Candidate’s GATE 2021 score in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) papers and TANCET 2020 score with a weightage of 70:30. 
  • Also, a Common Merit List is prepared for GATE (Engineering/Technology) and GATE (Engineering Science XE, Life Science XL).

2. TANCET 2021 Category Merit List

  • Merit List is prepared on the basis of marks obtained by candidates in TANCET 2021.

3. Sponsored Category Merit List

  • A small 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.
  • Merit list will be prepared on the basis of TANCET 2021. Sponsored candidates will be admitted only to the University Departments of Anna University, Chennai.


What is TANCET Cutoff?

The category and program wise TANCET Cut off will be published on the university website post exam result. The cut off marks will decide if an aspirant is eligible for admission or not. The result or rank list will be prepared on the cut off marks declared by the university.

Check the expected TANCET cut off marks below:

Open Category 37.5
Backward Classes 35.25
Scheduled Caste 25.5
Scheduled Tribe 22.5

Check TANCET 2021 Cut Off

TANCET Counselling

What are the steps in TANCET Counselling?

Candidates have to download the call letters and physically visit the center as per their rank. Candidates must pay a requisite fee to be a part of TANCET counselling. Seats are allotted to the candidates as per their institute preferences, candidate ranks, candidate cutoffs, and institute branches. 

GATE qualified students can participate directly in TANCA 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:

Category Minimum Eligible Marks
General 50%
BC/BCM/MBC&DNC/SC/SCA/ST candidates of Tamil Nadu 45%


TANCET Result 2021 FAQs

Ques. How can I check TANCET result 2021?

Answer: You will need to access the official website of TANCET (annauniv.edu) for checking the TANCET 2021 result.

Ques. What information is required for accessing TANCET result 2021?

Answer: You will need to provide your user Id and password (generated while submitting your TANCET online application form) for accessing the result.

Ques. Can I download the copy of the TANCET 2021 result?

Answer: Yes, you will be able to download a PDF copy of the TANCET 2021 result, apart from taking a printout.

Ques. How will I be able to access my TANCET 2021 result in case I have forgotten my TANCET password?

Answer: You can click the ‘Forgot Password’ link on the TANCET Login screen, reset your password, and then access your TANCET 2021 result.

Ques. Will TANCET result for the M.E., M.Tech., M.Arch. and M.Plan courses be declared on the same day?

Answer: Yes, the TANCET 2021 result for all the courses will be declared on the same day.

Ques. On what factors are TANCET marks normalized?

Answer: The TANCET marks are normalized on three factors - mean marks (m), standard deviation (s) and raw marks (r).

Ques. What is the formula for calculating the normalized marks for students appearing in the TANCET 2021 exam?

Answer: Normalized marks = 40 + (10/standard deviation) X (raw marks – mean marks)

Ques: What is the significance of TANCET normalized marks of a candidate?

Answer: TANCET normalized marks provides a relative ranking of candidates in a discipline.

Ques: Is TANCET cut off different for various categories of candidates?

Answer: Yes. Category-wise cut off is declared for each course and college.

Ques. Is the result for the TANCET MBA Exam also sent physically at the postal address of the qualified candidates?

Answer: No, you can check it only on the official website.

Ques. In how many days of the result declaration, the detailed mark sheets of the candidates are posted on the official website?

Answer: Anna University releases the mark sheet in around 10 days.

Ques. Where is the TANCET mark sheet used?

Answer: You will need to show it at the time of admission.

Ques. What happens if I could not download my TANCET mark sheet during the stipulated time, and need it later, or in case I lose the downloaded one?

Answer: You may get a duplicate copy of your mark sheet by paying the fee of INR 100/-.

Ques. How could I pay the fee for getting a duplicate TANCET mark sheet?

Answer: You need to send a demand draft of INR 100/- at the following address:

The Secretary,

TANCET, Anna University,

Chennai – 600 025

Ques. Who declares the TANCET results every year?

Answer: Anna University declares TANCET results every year.

Ques. Where are the TANCET results used?

Answer: You may use your TANCET scores for getting admissions to various courses available at the engineering institutes of Tamil Nadu.

Ques. What is the significance of my GATE score over the TANCET score?

Answer: In case you have qualified GATE, your TANCET scores hold no value. Your GATE scores will be taken into consideration for offering the PG courses at the engineering institutes of Tamil Nadu.

Ques. What are TANCET cut-offs?

Answer: These are the least marks required for getting admissions to various associated courses or institutions.

Ques. For how many papers is the TANCET 2021 result declared?

Answer: TANCET releases the result for 27 papers.

Ques. The system is not accepting my credentials while accessing the TANCET result. What should I do?

Answer: You may simply reset your password by clicking the ‘Forgot Password’ link on the TANCET Login screen, and then access your TANCET result.

Ques. I am not able to open the official website for accessing the TANCET result. What should I do?

Answer: You may once check your internet connection speed, try using some other browser, or clear cookies and history and try again. It should work.

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


deep jyoti das
What do I need to do after getting my result?
nitin yaduvanshi

The candidates who clear the TANCET Cut Off will be moving on to the counselling round. After qualifying the exam you will be eligible for admission to MBA/ MCA and ME/M.Tech./ M.Arch/ M.Plan. The TANCET results are valid for a period of one year. 

sunny pandey
Can I get some fee concession in the colleges after having rank under top 20?
nitin yaduvanshi

Yes, some of the colleges offer scholarships to students on the basis of TANCET scores. The scholarship schemes through TANCET scores help talented students earn a stipend to do their master’s degree. Some of the scholarship schemes are: • Scholarships through TANCET - SRM University   • Scholarships through TANCET - Sona College of Technology  • Merit Scholarship (Tuition Fee Waiver)  • Sports Scholarship

kirthana s
I have a percentile score of 80(M.E) . Have the TANCET counselling started for M.E I have registered for councelling by paying 500 this is the last action I have taken. I don't get any notification on further process can anyone say the process. And what about the rank list
swati srivastava

Hi Kirthana, you will have to contact the authorities for the issue. For more details visit: TANCET 2020

satyam kumar
Hii i have scored 98.144 in tancet (mca) . I belongs from delhi. Will I get CEG ?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Satyam, as per your score, you have decent chances of getting admission in the concerned college.
How to see my TANCET Scorecard. Official website is not loading.
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vengatesh devarajan
hii i have scored 98.888 as my percentile in (electrical branch). will i get CEG or mit campus???
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Vengatesh, considering your score, you have decent chances of getting admission.
karthika nataraj
I've scored 95.160 as my percentile. Is it a decent score? Will i be be able to get into top colleges?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Karthika, yes, as per your score, you will get one of the reputed colleges participating in TANCET.
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keerthana ravichandran
i have scored 58.6 percentile score in tancet is that good score...whether im eligible for mba?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Keerthana, your score is moderate. Rest depends on the college in which you want to take admission as cut off percentile will vary as per the college one has applied for.
navya polamreddy
i need to download my tancet 2019 M.E scorecard, but it is not showing in the above website. where can i download it. please reply as soon as possible
suresh vishnoi

Hi Navya, The official result website is not working right now. Please wait for a while.

mounika mouni
application website
akhil pasanth
Hi Mounika, The official website for TANCET 2019 https://tancet.annauniv.edu/tancet19/
varshini varshini
How to apply for Anna university through gate?
bhawna vedwal
To get admission in Anna University through GATE candidate have to apply directly to the Counselling process.
hai.... i have scored 23.333 normalised mark in tancet MBA. which college available for me?
ruby pakhariya

Hi Keerthanarani, to get details on the colleges based on your TANCET score, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/tancet/cutoff

haritha priyadharshini
i couldn't see my result.. can anyone help me
ruby pakhariya

Hi Haritha, to check your TANCET result, you need to visit the official website.

My tancet m tech nomalisd mrk is 36.11obc candidate and gate score is 30.88 which are collges for ths cut off plz tel.me (mechnical engineering)
ruby pakhariya

Hi Kamalraj, you may get details on the colleges for M.E Course based on your TANCET score, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/tancet/cutoff

marise srinivasu
tancet m tech counselling dates
ruby pakhariya

Hi Marise, to get entire detail on TANCET Counselling, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/tancet/counselling

Sir, In the TANCET Exam the other state candidate how he will be treated 1) Is there any percentage of seats for other state candidate 2) Is he been treated as OC 3) If the candidate is SC/ST/BC what is his chance of getting seat 4) 47% is the marks Kindly give clarity on the above.
ruby pakhariya

Hi Kiruba, yes, there is admission provision for the other states candidates. Students from other states will be treated as OC. To apply for the TANCET exam, you should have 50% marks in graduation (for reserved categories – 45%).

I have scored tancet mark for me 32.296,if there is any possible to get govt colleged
ruby pakhariya

Hi Arunakumar, you may find details on the colleges based on your TANCET score by visiting the link  http://exams.collegedunia.com/tancet/cutoff

chandhu s s
Expected cut off for M.E civil engineering
ruby pakhariya

Hi Chandu, you may get details on the colleges for M.E Course based on your TANCET score, please find the link http://exams.collegedunia.com/tancet/cutoff