TANCET MBA Syllabus 2023

  • By Kirti Yadav
  • 29 November 2022
TANCET MBA Syllabus 2023

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TANCET, also known as the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Exam, is conducted by Anna University to fill post-graduate course seats across the state of Tamil Nadu. The TANCET exam 2023 will most probably be held in the 2nd week of May. The conducting authority of the exam does not provide any detailed TANCET syllabus. The students are advised to go through the last year’s TANCET exam syllabus to get an idea regarding the questions they need to answer. 

With the help of the TANCET MBA syllabus, the students will be able to start preparing for the exam. The exam will have 5 sections, and each section will consist of 20 questions. This is a state-level exam, and the score will allow you to gain admission to PG courses like MBA courses in universities and colleges across the state of Tamil Nadu. 

Here are the details of the TANCET exam pattern and the TANCET 2023 syllabus

Highlights of the TANCET Exam 2023

Features of the exam

Details of the exam

Name of the exam


Full form 

Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test

Conducted By

Anna University

Level of the exam

State-level Exam

Frequency of the exam 

Once in a year

Mode of the exam


Duration of the exam

2 hours

TANCET MBA Exam sections 

Quantitative Aptitude, Business Analysis, Reading Comprehension & Verbal Ability, Data Sufficiency & General English

Number & type of TANCET exam questions

100 questions(Multiple Choice)

Medium of the exam

English and Tamil

Fee for the exam

- ₹800 for the students of unreserved categories

- ₹ for the students reserved categories (students who belong to Tamil Nadu)

Purpose of the exam

Admission into HICAS, SRMIST, PSG Institute as well as

- 250+ MCA colleges in Tamil Nadu

- 200+ MBA colleges in Tamil Nadu

- 340+ MTech colleges in Tamil Nadu


MCA, MBA, MTech, ME, M.Arch, MPlan

Total number of cities where the exam is conducted


Total number of seats available

MCA: 17,000 (Approx.)

MBA: 18,000 (Approx.)

Engineering: 20,000 (Approx.)

Helpdesk Ph. No.


Website for the exam

TANCET Exam 2023 Dates

Here are the TANCET Exam 2023 dates:

TANCET 2023 Events

TANCET 2023 Dates

Salient Features

TANCET registration 2023


Anna University will commence the registration at

Last date for TANCET registration 2023

Last week of the month of January 2023

Candidates need to register before the deadline to appear for the exam

TANCET 2023 hall ticket issuance

2nd week of the month of February 2023

The admit card will be available online and will act as the proof of identity

TANCET 2023 exam date for different courses

25th Feb 2023

The exam will be conducted in 2 hours slots

TANCET date 2023 for MBA courses

26th Feb 2023

The exam will be conducted in 2 hours slots

TANCET 2023 result declaration

2nd week of March 2023

The result will be available on the official website

TANCET score card download process


The scorecard will be available on the website

Download TANCET 2023 scorecard(last date)


The scorecard will be available on the website and can be downloaded within the deadline provided

Beginning of TANCET 2023 counselling


Counselling for MCA & MBA courses to be conducted by DTE

TANCET Exam Syllabus

The TANCET MBA syllabus is available below. As per the TANCET 2023 syllabus, you can choose the right TANCET MBA books for preparation for the exam. 


Topics to be covered

Data Interpretation

Algebra, Questions from DI based on Number Systems, Arithmetic Topics, Line Graphs, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Tables

TANCET Aptitude syllabus

Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Time Speed and Distance, Mixtures and Allegations, Time and  Work, Quadratic Equations, Logarithms, Linear Equations, Progressions,  Series 

General English

Idioms, Grammar, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Corrections, Cloze Test, spotting errors, sentence arrangement

Reading Comprehension

Questions based on Reading Comprehension, one-word substitution, Synonyms antonyms, Vocabulary

Business Situations Analysis

Decision Making, Syllogisms and Puzzles, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Binary Logic, Sequence & Series, Linear & Circular Arrangements

TANCET Exam 2023 Pattern

The exam pattern of TANCET 2023 will help you prepare better and enable you to get the right TANCET MBA books and other subject books. 

TANCET Exam Pattern Elements

Details of the elements

Duration of test

2(Two) hours

TANCET Examination mode 2023


Number of sections in the TANCET exam

Five sections, namely,

- Quantitative Ability

- Business Situations

- Data Sufficiency

- Reading Comprehension

- English Usage

Total marks of the exam


Marks allotted to every section


Negative marks in the exam

1/3 marks will be deducted for each inaccurate answer

Exam medium

Tamil and English


Thousands of students appear for the TANCET exam every year and if you want to get into one of the reputed colleges, preparing well is essential. It is important to start preparing well in advance so that you do not face any issues later. You can also check other MBA entrance exams and MBA eligibility criteria before deciding the right place to do your MBA course from. There are different courses for which you can gain admission through TANCET, so check the details and prepare well.

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