Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test : Regn from April 1
March 29 : Anna University Chennai has invited applications for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2009, to be conducted by it on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu, for admission to M.B.A, M.C.A, and M.E/M.Tech/ M.Arch/M.Plan Degree Programmes in Tamil Nadu for the year 2009-10 offered at University Departments of Anna University Chennai, Anna University Coimbatore, Anna University Trichy, Anna University Tirunelveli, Govt. Engineering, Arts and Science Colleges, Govt. Aided Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges, and Govt. Quota seats in Self-financing Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges/standalone Institutions. Some Universities and Self–Financing Engineering Colleges may also opt to admit the candidates on the basis of TANCET. Other State candidates can also appear for the entrance tests but, admission will be subject to the eligibility conditions of the admitting authority/University.
Applicants for MBA should have a pass in any Degree under 10+2+3 or 4 years or a pass in any Degree with 10+3 (Diploma) +3 years pattern.
Applicants for MCA should have passed in any recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 year duration (10+2+3 or 4 years pattern) in any discipline with Mathematics or Business Mathematics at +2 level (or) should have passed in any recognized Bachelor’s Degree of minimum 3 years (10+2+3 or 4 pattern) duration in any discipline with Mathematics or Statistics as any one of the subjects.
The detailed eligibility conditions for admission to M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan courses are available at www.annauniv.edu/tancet2009
Those who are appearing for final year/semester examination of the qualifying examinations in April/May 2009 can also apply.
The Entrance Test for M.B.A will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on 30.5.2009 (Saturday).
The Entrance Test for M.C.A would be from 2.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m on 30.5.2009 (Saturday).
The Entrance test for M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan couses will be from 10 a.m. to 12 noon on 31.5.2009 (Sunday).
The Test will be held at Chennai, Coimbatore, Chidambaram, Dindigul, Erode, Karaikudi, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tirunelveli, Trichy, Vellore, Villupuram and Virudhunagar.
There is a common applications form for all the three entrance tests. Candidates have to submit only one application even if applying for more than one Programme. The Test fee is Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu, on production of a copy of Permanent Community Certificate) for any one of the Programmes (M.B.A or M.C.A or M.E/M.Tech/M.Arch/M.Plan). For every additional programme applied, applicant has to pay additional Test fee of Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) along with the filled-in application.
Registration for the entrance test will be either through ‘Spot Registration’ or ‘Registration through Internet’, both of which will commence on 1.4.2009.
Under Spot Registration, Hall Tickets will be issued to the candidates registering in person at one of the following Co-ordinating Centres, with cash or D.D for the required amount towards Entrance Test fee and a copy of 10th Std. Mark Sheet.
Examination Centre, Anna University Chennai, Chennai
Govt. College of Technology, Coimbatore
Annamalai University, Chidambaram
PSNA College of Engg. & Technology, Dindigul
Institute of Road and Transport Technology, Erode
Alagappa College of Engg. & Technology, Karaikudi
Thiagarajar College of Engg., Madurai
Govt. Polytechnic College, Nagercoil
Govt. College of Engg., Salem
Kunthavai Naachiyaar Govt. Arts College for Women, Thanjavur
Govt. College of Engg., Tirunelveli
Anna University Trichy, Trichy
Thanthai Periyar Govt. Institute of Technology, Vellore
University College of Engg., Villupuram
Kamaraj College of Engg., Virudhunagar
Registration through Internet will be at www.annauniv.edu/tancet2009
Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of ‘The Director, Entrance Examinations, Anna University Chennai’, payable at Chennai, to be obtained from any nationalized bank, taken on or after 29.03.2009. The last date for Spot Registration at Co-ordinating Centres, other than Anna University Chennai, will be 20.04.2009. Last date for Spot Registration at Examination Centre, Anna University Chennai, is 25.04.2009.
The last date for Registration through Internet is also 20.4.2009.
The completed application in respect of those who registered through Internet, should reach ‘The Secretary, TANCET, Examination Centre, Anna University Chennai, Chennai 600 025’ latest by 5.30 pm on 25.04.2009.
For more details, visit www.annauniv.edu/tancet2009