TANCET stands for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test. This test is conducted by the prominent Anna University in the state of Tamil Nadu.
TANCET is for admission to different PG courses offered at self-financing colleges, arts & science colleges, government and government-aided engineering colleges, regional campuses of Anna University, University Colleges of Engineering and University Departments inclusive of stand-alone institutions.
Other universities that function under the state Act in the state of TN and also self-financing colleges can also opt to admit candidates based on TANCET score. The institutions include stand-alone institutions, arts and science colleges and engineering colleges.
The PG courses for which admission is done through TANCET are M. Plan, M. Arch, M. Tech, M.E, MCA, and MBA.
Even though it is a state level test, other state candidates can also take up this test and the eligibility conditions for other state candidates will be fixed by the admitting university/institution.
Anna University is entrusted to conduct this test on behalf of the state Government of Tamil Nadu.