TANCET Syllabus 2020 for MBA, MCA & M.E/M.Arch/M.Plan/M.Tech

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    TANCET Syllabus 2020 is available for all the programs on the official website – annauniv.edu. The syllabus for MBA, MCA, and M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. is prescribed by Anna University, the conducting body of TANCET 2020.

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    • The question paper for each of these programs will be made out of the topic mentioned on the official syllabus (in pdf format).
    • The pen-paper based exam will have 100 MCQs to be attempted within 120 minutes. 
    • Against every correct answer, +1 mark is allotted and for every incorrect answer, -1/5 mark is subtracted. Check TANCET Exam Pattern

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    TANCET MBA Syllabus 2020

    TANCET MBA Syllabus 2020

    The sectional division of TANCET Question Paper tests a candidates’ ability to: -

    • Critically evaluate the data and problems given, and apply solutions to such problems (Section – Business Analysis)
    • Answer questions based on reading comprehension (Section – Reading Comprehension)
    • Solve mathematical problems (Section – Quantitative Aptitude)
    • Testing data sufficiency and answer questions based on given data (Section – Data Sufficiency)
    • Identify grammatical, punctuation-related and spelling errors in the English Language (Section – Verbal Ability/English Language)

    Read How to Prepare TANCET 2020 Verbal Ability?

    Take a look at the following table to know the syllabus for TANCET MBA exam: -

    SectionImportant Topics
    Business AnalysisThis section does not have any predefined syllabus. You will be given business situations in paragraph form, which will be followed by some questions.
    Reading Comprehension and Verbal AbilityReading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Vocabulary, Sentence Corrections, Idioms, Cloze Test, One Word Substitution,
    Quantitative AptitudeNumber System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory
    Data SufficiencyData Sufficiency section also does not have set syllabus. The questions will mainly be based on Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics and Algebra. Questions on topics of Data Interpretation like Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph, and Tables can also be expected.

    Check Here TANCET Preparation Tips for Quantitative Aptitude

    Recommended Books for TANCET MBA Preparation

    TANCET Preparation Books
    Books details:Authors
    TANCET MBAV V K Subburaj
    TANCET Data Interpretation AnalysisAshok Gupta
    Reasoning Test (Vernal & Non Verbal)Dr. M.B.Lal & A.K.Singh,
    TANCET- General EnglishDr.B.B.Jain
    TANCET- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExamsR. S. Aggarwal
    New Pattern Tests of Objective EnglishDr.R.N.Singh
    Logical and Analytical ReasoningA. K. Gupta
    TANCET- Quantitative AptitudeS.N. Jha
    Compendium General EnglishDr.B.B.Jain
    Descriptive General EnglishS. P. Bakshi

    TANCET MCA Syllabus 2020

    TANCET MCA Syllabus 2020

    TANCET MCA has 4 sections, namely, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, Analytical Reasoning and Computer Awareness. The syllabus for this exam is mentioned below: -

    SectionImportant Topics
    Quantitative AptitudeThe syllabus for this section is the same as TANCET MBA exam. Therefore, the topics to be studied are - Number System, HCF LCM, Percentages, Ratios, Averages, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Mixtures & Allegations, Quadratic Equations, Linear Equations, Logarithms, Series and Progressions, Binomial Theorem, Surds & Indices, Functions, Inequalities, Modulus, Geometry, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Permutation & Combination, Probability, Set Theory.
    Analytical and Logical ReasoningLinear and Circular Arrangements, Selections, Coding & Decoding, Direction Sense, Blood Relations, Series, Analogies, Decision Making, Binary Logic, Syllogisms and Puzzles.
    Computer AwarenessComputer Hardware, Controls, Basic Terminology, Internet & Protocols, Network Basics, Computer Abbreviations, Security Tools, Shortcuts, History of Computer, Memory, Computer Organization, Input Output tools, Computer Architecture, Languages and Algorithms.

    Check TANCET Preparation Tips 2020 for Computer Awareness

    Recommended Books for TANCET MCA Preparation

    TANCET Preparation Books
    Book NameAuthors
    TANCET MCAV V K Subburaj
    Non-Verbal ReasoningB. S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali/Anjani A Gupta
    Master GuideR Gupta/Amit M Agarwal
    Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation for CATGajendra Kumar & Abhishek Banerjee
    A complete manual for CATKnowledge System

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    M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Syllabus

    TANCET M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Syllabus 2020

    The question paper for the courses M.E., M.Tech., M.Arch. and M.Plan. has a similar structure. The question paper comprises of 3 parts, the details of which are given below: -

    • Part I of the question paper has 20 questions, based on the subject Engineering Mathematics. This part of the paper is same for all 4 courses.
    • Part II of the paper consists of 35 questions, based on subject Basic Engineering and Sciences. Similar to Part I, this part is also same across question papers of all 4 courses.
    • The final part or Part III of the question paper has 60 questions. The questions in this part will be based on the subject chosen by the candidate. There are 23 subjects available for this section, from which a candidate can choose anyone.
    • All the questions are multiple choice questions carrying 1 mark each, with negative marking of 1/3 marks for an incorrect answer. The time given is 2 hours.

    The syllabus for the exam is mentioned below: -

    Part I – Engineering Mathematics

    The syllabus for Part I of the question paper will have following topics: -

    Calculus and Differential EquationsPartial Derivatives, Jacobians, Taylor’s Expansion, Maxima Minima, Formation of partial differential equations, Solution of first order partial differential equation, solution of linear higher order of partial differential equation with constant coefficients, Linear ordinary differential equations with constant coefficients, Simultaneous first order linear equations with constant coefficients,
    TransformsFourier Integral Theorem, Fourier Transform Pair, Sine and Cosine Transforms, Inverse Z Transform, Solution to different equations using Z Transform, Inverse Transform, Laplace Transform, Application to solution of Linear Ordinary Differential Equations with Constant Coefficients,
    Functions of Complex Variables and Complex IntegrationAnalytic Functions, Conformal Mapping, Bilinear Transformation, Cauchy’s Integral Theorem and Integral Formula, Taylor and Laurent Series, Singularities, Residues, Residue Theorem & its Applications
    Applied ProbabilityProbability and Random Variables, Standard Discrete & Continuous Distribution, Moments, Moment generating functions and their properties, Two-dimensional random variables, Co-variance, Correlation and Regression.
    Determinants and MatricesSolving system of equations, Rank of Matrix, Eigenvalues & Eigenvectors, Reduction of Quadratic form into Canonical form
    Vector CalculusDouble and Triple integrations and their applications, Gauss Divergence and Stroke’s Theorem
    Numerical MethodsSolution of linear systems by direct and iterative methods, Interpolation and Approximation, Numerical Differentiation and Integration, Solving Ordinary Differential Equations

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    Part II – Basic Engineering and Sciences

    This part of the paper comprises of topics mentioned below: -

    PhysicsSound, Lattices, Ultrasonic Flaw Detector, X-ray radiography, Interference Fringes, Planck’s Quantum Theory, Laser and Fibre Optics
    ChemistryAdsorption, Chromatography, Chemical Kinetics, Electrochemistry, Spectroscopy, Fuels and Combustion.
    Applied MechanicsLaw of Mechanics, Lame’s Theorem, Forces, Moments & Couples, Displacement Velocity & Acceleration, Friction, Moment of Inertia
    Material ScienceConductor & Semi-Conductor materials, Ceramic & Super Conductor Materials, Fracture, Magnetic & Dielectric Materials
    Mechanical EngineeringLaw of Thermodynamics, Open & Closed Systems, Equation of State, Heat and Work
    Civil EngineeringFluid Statics & Dynamics, Boundary Layer, Pumps & Turbines, Environmental Pollution
    Electrical EngineeringOhm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Law, AC Circuits, DC Machines, Transformers, Synchronous Machines, Instrumentation
    ComputersComputer Organization, Architecture, Arrays, Pointers, User Defined Functions, C-program

    Part III – Specialized Subject

    As mentioned earlier, the syllabus of this subject depends on the subject that a candidate has chosen. Refer to the following table to have a look at the syllabus for all the subjects: -

    SubjectDownload TANCET Syllabus PDF
    Group A
    Civil EngineeringClick here
    Computer Science Engineering and Information TechnologyClick here
    Electrical and Electronics EngineeringClick here
    Electronics and Communication EngineeringClick here
    Mechanical EngineeringClick here
    Group B
    Aeronautical & Aerospace EngineeringClick here
    Agriculture & Irrigation EngineeringClick here
    ArchitectureClick here
    Automobile EngineeringClick here
    Bio-Medical EngineeringClick here
    BiotechnologyClick here
    Chemical EngineeringClick here
    Earth SciencesClick here
    Geo-InformaticsClick here
    Leather TechnologyClick here
    MathematicsClick here
    PhysicsClick here
    Printing TechnologyClick here
    Production and Industrial EngineeringClick here
    Social SciencesClick here
    Textile EngineeringClick here

    Recommended Books for TANCET M.E. / M.Tech / M.Arch. / M.Plan. Preparation

    TANCET Preparation Books
    Books details:Authors
    TANCET (M.E./M. Arch /M.Plan /M.Tech)V.V.K Subburaj
    TANCET M.E/M.Tech Exam BookC.S.Hariram Kumar, Janani, P.Vigneshwari
    TANCET M.E (Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technologies)Amit Gupta
    TANCET M.E EntranceM. Preshnave
    TANCET ME, M.Arch, M.Tech, M.Plan-Anna UniversitySuda's

    *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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    Srini vasan

    I want to know syllabus for M.E computer science (part 1, part 2 and part 3). Can you please give more details

    10 Jan, 2019 00:20
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Srini, You may please check the official website of the entrance exam to know about more further detail.

    10 Jan, 2019 15:17

    I am a architecture student,and am planning for doing m arch,so that i am preparing for TANCET 2018,is that any separate syllabus for m arch TANCET or the questions will be same for all PG courses?

    30 Jan, 2018 00:20
    Bhawna Vedwal

    Hello Pavithra, TANCET Syllabus is same for all PG courses

    22 May, 2018 12:05

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