TANCET 2021 Syllabus – Check Section & Subject Wise Syllabus Here

The TANCET exam schedule is different in different departments. All programs for any entrance exam are established by the Institute. TANCET is the national level exam, organized for candidates who wish to be admitted to various PG (Post-Graduation) and Master’s degrees. The TANCET exam is held once a year, the registration of interested candidates is done through the online mode.

The Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test applies to various postgraduate courses offered by their programs in MBA, M. Tech, M.E., and other engineering and management programs. The exam is organized for applicants who wish to pursue graduate study in their required fields. Only eligible candidates can apply for this exam, to be eligible for the TANCET entrance exam, the candidate must have a minimum of 50% to pass UG (Under Graduation).

This exam is affiliated with Anna University, the PG (postgraduate) program will be the same in terms of basic questions that will arise. For MBA and MCA. The TANCET question document is made up of four sections, and the entire question will be in the form of multiple-choice questions.

TANCET Syllabus 2021

The exam program is divided into three parts: part 1, part 2, and the compulsory part, part 3.

Part-1 Engineering Mathematics
Part-2 Basic Engineering and Science
Part-3 It is meant for different disciples


Section Topic name Syllabus
Part-1 Engineering Mathematics ·         Determinants and Matrices

·         Calculus and Differential Equations

·         Vector Calculus

·         Functions of Complex Variables and Complex Integration

·         Transforms

·         Numerical Methods

·         Applied Probability

Part-2 Basic Engineering and Science ·         Applied Mechanics

·         Mechanical Engineering

·         Physics

·         Material Science

·         Civil Engineering

·         Electrical Engineering

·         Computer Engineering

·         Chemistry


Civil Engineering & Geo-Informatics

Structural Engineering

  • Mechanics:
  • Structural Analysis:
  • Building Materials:
  • Concrete Structures:
  • Steel Structures:

Soil Mechanics and Foundation

  • Soil Mechanics
  • Foundation
  • Engineering

Transportation Engineering

  • Highway Planning
  • Traffic Engineering

Water Resources Engineering

  • Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
  • Hydrology and Ground Water
  • Irrigation Engineering

Environmental Engineering

  • Water and Waste Water Engineering
  • Air Pollution and Control
  • Noise Pollution and Control

Surveying and Remote Sensing

  • Surveying
  • Remote Sensing
  • GIS and Cartography

Earth Sciences

  • Physical Geology and Geomorphology
  • Mineralogy, Petrology, Stratigraphy, Palaeontology and Structural Geology
  • Economic Geology, Ore Geology, Geochemistry
  • Remote Sensing, Geophysics and Hydrogeology

Mechanical, Automobiles & Aeronautical Engineering

  • Mechanics
  • Strength of Materials and Design
  • Material Science and Metallurgy
  • Thermodynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Production Technology
  • Automotive Engines
  • Automotive Transmission and Pollution
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerospace Propulsion

Electrical & Electronics Engineering And Instrumentation Engineering

  • Electrical Circuits and Fields
  • Electrical Machines
  • Power Systems
  • Control systems
  • Power Electronics and Drives
  • Digital Electronics
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Computer Control of Processes, Networks
  • Communication Engineering
  • Measurements, Instrumentation, and Transducers
  • Industrial Instrumentation
  • Analytical Instrumentation

Electronics And Communication Engineering

  • Circuit Analysis
  • Electromagnetic Fields
  • Communication Theory and Systems
  • Signals and Systems

Leather Technology

  • Pre-tanning operations
  • Tanning operations
  • Post tanning and finishing operations
  • Leathers & leather products

Textile Technology

  • Fiber Science and Technology
  • Yarn Engineering
  • Fabric Engineering
  • Chemical Processing
  • Quality Evaluation

Chemical Engineering, Ceramic Technology, And Biotechnology

  • Fluid Mechanics and Particle Technology
  • Thermodynamics and Kinetics
  • Organic and Surface Chemistry
  • Environmental Pollution and Control
  • Bio-process Engineering
  • Cell and Molecular biology
  • Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • Genetic Engineering
  • Immunology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Whitewares ceramic processing, and fine ceramics
  • Glass, Cement, Refractory and Ceramic coatings

TANCET Books Suggested

For MCA: For MBA: For ME:
R. Gupta, Ramesh Publications Sagarika Publications V.V.K. Subburaj, Anna University
V.V.K Subburaj, Anna University G.K Publications E.S. Ramasamy, Anna University
Tancet Test Runner by Upaveda Learning Solutions Pearson Education

TANCET Exam Pattern

The TANCET 2021 entrance exam will be divided into three sections. While the first two sections are mandatory, applicants are only required to respond to one section of Part III, which they selected at the time of registration.

Before attending the entrance exam, candidates need to know the exam template, so here we have provided you with the exam template along with the important dates:

This exam would last for two hours. There are no points for the question not to try, each question will have 4 options, with one correct option.

The language of the question document will be English only. In this total exam, 120 questions will be asked for 100 points.

Topics Covered Time Duration
Quantitative Aptitude Two Hours
Logical Reasoning
Data Interpretation
Verbal Ability
No of Question 100
Negative marking 1/5
Right answer 1 mark.

Counseling Schedule

Counseling is the admissions process for various master’s courses. The counseling process is organized after the declaration of the TANCET result.

Counseling for M.Tech admissions will be done through TANCET 2021 which is Tamil Nadu Common Admissions 2021. Admission to various PG, Master’s degrees in Tamil Nadu can be done based on GATE AND TANCET.

Applicants can be admitted to M.Tech by qualifying for the TANCET entrance exam. Admission will be through two entrance exams, namely 1 – GATE qualified candidates and 2 – 2021 TANCET qualified candidates.

Documents Required for Counseling:

  • Certificate of 10th class
  • Passing Certificate of 12th/Graduation from recognized
  • Qualifying Examination Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
  • TANCET Admit Card
  • TANCET Mark Sheet
  • Category Certificate
  • Character Certificate