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TANCET Exam 2018: Section-wise Syllabus

Mar 22, 2018 14:54 IST
    TANCET Exam 2018
    TANCET Exam 2018

    Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is conducted by Anna University, and regulated by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The exam is conducted for admission to MBA, M.Tech and MCA Degree Programmes, that are offered by reputed colleges in Tamil Nadu. TANCET Scores are accepted by Government Universities and Colleges offering Arts, Science and Management courses at Post Graduation level.

    TANCET exam paper generally comprises questions from Data Analysis, Reading Comprehension Passages, Quantitative Aptitude, Data Sufficiency and General English.  The purpose of this entrance test is to test aspirants in terms of their business analysis, communication, and problem solving skills.

    TANCET Question Paper Analysis:

    • The TANCET exam is conducted to test the ability of candidates to take key business decisions based on application of the given data
    • Evaluate candidate’s skills in answering tricky questions based on reading passages in the comprehension
    • Test candidate’s number crunching skills on solving mathematical questions
    • Evaluate candidate’s potential in data sufficiency and business analysis through data mincing
    • Test candidate’s knowledge on written English based on questions from grammar and sentence formation

    The section of Data Analysis:

    This section will include two passages in reference to a business situation. Questions related to the first passage are given after the completion of each passage. Candidates need to evaluate and analyze each item separately on the basis of the respective passage and pick the right answer from the multiple options.

    English Language Section:

    This section is intended to check candidate’s written communication skills and will have questions from the given topic:

    English Usage

    Sentence correction



    Word meaning


    Reading Comprehension




    Fill in the blanks

    Quantitative Ability Section:

    This section will comprise questions from the following topics to test candidate’s mathematical skills:

    Binomial Theorem

    Surds and Indices


    Compound Interest

    Quadratic Equations

    Complex Numbers

    Co-ordinate Geometry



    Linear Equations



    Number Systems

    LCM and HCF


    Permutation and Combination


    Functions and Graphs

    Profit, Loss and Discount

    Time and Work


    Set Theory

    Mixtures and Alligation


    Simple Interest

    Speed, Time and Distance

    Ratio and Proportion

    Data Sufficiency Section:

    This section will have questions from the following topics to evaluate candidate’s data analytical skills:



    Profit and Loss

    Number System



    Time, Speed & Distance

    Permutation and Combination


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