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# TANCET 2020 Preparation Tips for Quantitative Aptitude

TANCET 2020 exam is round the corner and  will be conducted on February 29, 2020 and March 1, 2020. In this short span, it is important that candidates should strategise their preparation to cover all the four sections of TANCET 2020 Syllabus. Here collegedunia will assist you with some preparation tips for Quantitative Aptitude section, which takes 25% of the paper and requires some quick problem solving techniques.

As there is negative marking in the paper which can bring down your composite score. So keep reading this article to score well in exam.

Exam Pattern Highlights

### TANCET 2020 Exam Pattern : Highlights

TANCET Exam Pattern for MBA and MCA programmes is depicted in the infograpghic below

### Important Topics in TANCET 2020 Quantitative Aptitude

Important Topics : QA

TANCET MBA 2020 question paper consists of four sections while TANCET 2020 MCA paper has six sections. In both the papers, Quantitative Ability is a crucial section carrying almost equal weightage.

TANCET 2020 Syllabus for both MBA as well as MCA covers elementary mathematical topics and some complex topics from the intermediate level.

The quantitative section of TANCET 2020 will have questions from the following topics:

TopicsSub-topics
ArithmeticPercentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Speed-Time-Distance, Time & Work, Averages, HCF & LCM, Simple & Compound Interest
AlgebraFundamental Equations, Factors, Indices, Progression (Arithmetic, Geometric, Harmonic), Linear and Quadratic Equation, Logarithm, Binomial Theorem, Permutations & Combinations, Surds, Determinants, Matrices
Geometry & MensurationRectangular Cartesian coordinates, Equations of a line, Midpoints, Intersections, Circle, Distance, Lines, Parabola, Cylinder, Cone, Ellipse, Hyperbola, Scaling, Rotation

Quantitative Aptitude section of TANCET MCA will additionally cover the following topics:

TopicsSub-Topics
CalculusFunction Limits, Continuous Functions, Maxima & Minima, Normal & Tangents, Integration of Function by Parts, Substitution and partial fractions, Defining integral applications to volumes, Surfaces of frustums of sphere, Defining integral applications to volumes
Differential EquationDifferential equations of first orders with solutions, Linear differential equations and their constant coefficients, Homogeneous linear equations
Probability & StatisticsBasic concepts of probability theory, Averages, Dependent and independent events, frequency distributions, and measures of dispersions, skewness and kurtosis, random variable and distribution functions, mathematical expectations, Binomial, Poisson, normal distributions, curve fitting, and the principle of least squares, correlation, and regression.

### TANCET Quantitative Ability 2020 : Preparation Tips

Preparation Tips : QA

Candidates preparing for TANCET 2020 should follow the proverb ‘Practice makes perfect’ to the T, as in an important section like the Quantitative Aptitude. The key is continuous practice in a timed setting.Preparation for Quantitative Aptitude should be 5-pronged: structured study plan, studying right reference material, sample paper practice, speed, and accuracy, and to top it all, self-care.

Practice Mock Tests

Repeated workings on TANCET Practice Papers within specific time-frame can help you improve your speed as well as accuracy. It is the best way for self assessment and helps to evaluate your performance on the basis of current practice.

Learn Formulas & Shortcuts on hand

Studying the formulae of the important topics on a regular basis can help you in solving the problems faster. Make a list of all the formulas and grasp them. Also make sure that when and how to use these shortcuts in minimum possible time.

Structured Study Plan

Structured Study Plan is crucial to identify your strengths and weaknesses in terms of topics to be covered and also schedule each of them for maximum practice time.

Don’t skip on topics

It is observed that we tend to leave somethings on chance, specially the weak topics. But candidates are advised not to do so in Quantitative Ability section, as it is the most scoring one. Work on te weak topics relentlessly and keep making notes for quick revision at last moment.

Study right Reference books

Studying the right reference books not only helps you cover the test syllabus in a very structured manner but is also operational for good preparation.

Speed and accuracy

Candidates are allowed a fixed time-frame to complete the entire paper of different sections. So, speed to complete the paper on time and attempting each question with accuracy is very important. More so, because in Quantitative Aptitude section, there is provision for negative marking which can reduce the composite score of a candidate. As such it is very important to maintain speed in attempting the mock test papers while being accurate at the same time in the answers.

Take good care of yourself

Taking care of oneself is crucial for any kind of success and if you are not fit enough to write your exam, no amount of preparation and practice can help you score well in the test. Moreover, a healthy body and a calm mind will help you to focus well and thus perform better in. So, self-care is of paramount importance.

Check TANCET 2020 Sample Papers

### TANCET 2020 Quantitative Ability Books

Reference Books : QA

Plenty of books are available in the market for the preparation of Quantitative Aptitude topics mentioned above. Here, we have tabulated a few of them that you can consider referring to in your preparation for QA section of TANCET 2020 MBA/MCA.

Book TitleAuthorPublisher
TANCET MBA – Anna UniversityE.S. RamasamySura Books Pvt Ltd
TANCET MCA – Anna UniversityV.V.K SubburajPearson Education
MBA Entrance Examination: Popular Master GuideHashem Abul and Gupta AnjaniRamesh Publishing House
Pearson Guide to Quantitative Aptitude for MBA Entrance ExaminationsDinesh KhattarPearson Education
Numerical MethodsSrimanta Pal-
Quantitative AptitudeR.S. AgarwalS. Chand

Check all TANCET Preparation Books 2020

We hope this article will help you fetch better marks in TANCET 2020. The exam for MBA/MCA will be held on February 29, 2020 and March 1, 2020 for M.E./ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Planning. Good luck!

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