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TANCET 2019 Preparation Tips for Quantitative Aptitude

Last Updated - May 10, 2019

The Quantitative Aptitude section in TANCET 2019 evaluates a candidate’s skills in solving mathematical problems based on primarily elementary topics and some complex topics from the Intermediate or equivalent level. This section takes up about 25% of the whole paper of TANCET 2019 and each incorrect answer warrants a negative marking of -0.25.

Because of the provision for negative marking in this section, it is very important that candidates attempt the QA questions carefully, in order to score well in TANCET, as negative marking can bring down your composite score.

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TANCET 2019 is scheduled for June 22 and 23, 2019. The online registration for TANCET 2019 is open from May 8 till May 25, 2019. Eligible candidates can apply on the official website of TANCET. 

Important Topics in TANCET Quantitative Aptitude

TANCET MBA 2019 question paper consists of four sections while TANCET 2019 MCA paper has six sections. In both the papers, Quantitative Ability is a crucial section carrying almost equal weightage.

TANCET 2019 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 2019 will have questions from the following 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

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Quantitative Aptitude section of TANCET MCA will additionally cover the following 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.

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TANCET Preparation Tips for Quantitative Ability 2019

Candidates preparing for TANCET 2019 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.

  • Repeated workings on TANCET Mock Tests within specific time-frame can help you improve your speed as well as accuracy.
  • Studying the formulae of the important topics on a regular basis can help you in solving the problems faster.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Mock Test Papers gives candidates almost the real feel and solving as many mock tests as you can in a timed fashion can help you immensely in securing a higher rank in the test.
  • Speed and accuracy during the entrance test, 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.
  • 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.

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TANCET 2019 Quantitative Ability Books

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 2019 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

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We hope this article will help you fetch better marks in TANCET 2019. The exam for MBA/MCA will be held on June 22, 2019 and June 23 for M.Tech. Good luck!



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