TANCET Previous Year Question Papers – Download Free PDFs

TANCET Previous Year Question Papers – From this page candidates can download the TANCET previous year question paper. These question papers are useful for the candidates appearing for the upcoming Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET). The TANCET question papers can be used for practice and to understand the exam pattern, the marking scheme, and the level of the questions asked. The weightage of the topics asked in the exam over the years can be also analysed with the help of TANCET previous year question papers. To get all these benefits, download the TANCET previous year question papers on this page.

TANCET Previous Year Question Papers

Use the links below to download the TANCET previous year question papers:

TANCET Previous Year Question Papers for M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan.

Subject paper20172016
Engineering MathematicsClick hereClick here
Basic Engineering & SciencesClick hereClick here
Aeronautical & Aerospace EngineeringClick hereClick here
Agricultural & Irrigation EngineeringClick hereClick here
ArchitectureClick hereClick here
Automobile EngineeringClick hereClick here
Biomedical EngineeringClick hereClick here
BiotechnologyClick hereClick here
Chemical EngineeringClick hereClick here
Civil EngineeringClick hereClick here
Computer Science & Engineering and Information TechnologyClick hereClick here
PhysicsClick hereClick here
Earth SciencesClick hereClick here
Electrical & Electronics EngineeringClick hereClick here
Electronics & Communication EngineeringClick hereClick here
Geo InformaticsClick hereClick here
Instrumentation, Electronics & Control EngineeringClick hereClick here
Leather TechnologyClick hereClick here
Material Science & Ceramic TechnologyClick hereClick here
MathematicsClick hereClick here
Printing TechnologyClick hereClick here
Production & Industrial EngineeringClick hereClick here
Social SciencesClick hereClick here
Textile TechnologyClick hereClick here
Mechanical EngineeringClick hereClick here

TANCET Previous Year Question Papers for MCA

YearDownload Question Paper
2007Download
2005Download
2004Download

TANCET Sample Papers for MBA

Sr. No.Download Question Paper
1TANCET Question Paper – 1
2TANCET Question Paper – 2

TANCET Previous Year Question Papers Books

Apart from these, the TANCET previous year question papers are also available as books. Here is a brief list. When you click on the links, you can explore more books.


Tancet Mechanical Engineering Unit Wise Study Material, Objective QnA, Solved Papers

TANCET (M.E. / M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan) Solved Papers

Tancet Civil Engineering Unit Wise Study Material, Objective QnA, Solved Papers

Tancet Computer Science and Engineering & Information Technology Unit Wise Study Material, Objective QnA, Solved Papers

You can also download the TANCET 2021 syllabus – Click here

Advantages of Solving TANCET Previous Year Question Papers

Here are some of the important advantages of solving the TANCET previous year papers:

Better insight about the exam pattern: By having a look at the question paper, the candidates can get to know about the exam pattern in detail. It specifies the marking scheme, number of questions, total marks etc.

Get an idea about the type of questions: The question paper helps the candidates to get a visual understanding of what type of questions were framed in the exam.

A source to understand the weightage of the topics: The candidates can check the weightage of the topics asked in the exam over the year. These are the most important topics for the exam. Therefore, candidates get to know which topics to prepare with most attention.

Current TANCET Exam Pattern (2021)

The current exam pattern of TANCET is as follows:

  • Mode of the exam: The exam will be held in pen and paper mode.
  • Time: The duration of the entrance test is 2 hours.
  • Marking scheme: For each correct answer, candidates get 1 mark and for each incorrect answer negative marking of 1/3 mark is done. For multiple shading, negative marking is applicable

Marks distribution is as follows:

  • Exam Pattern for MCA / MBA Courses
CoursesNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
MBA100100
MCA100100

Exam Pattern for M.E. / M.Tech / M.Plan / M.Arch Courses

SectionsNumber of Ques.Max. Marks
Section -I2020
Section -II3520
Section -III6060

 The M.E. / M.Tech / M.Plan / M.Arch question paper is divided into three parts. Part I and II are common for all candidates. These 2 parts are  Engineering Mathematics and Basic engineering and sciences respectively. Part 3 is the specialisation that the candidates selects. The specialisations are as follows:

Group A

  1. Civil Engineering.
  2. Computer Science and Information Technology. 
  3. Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
  4. Electronics and Communication Engineering.
  5. Mechanical Engineering.

Group B

  1. Automobile Engineering.
  2. Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering.
  3. Architecture.
  4. Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering.
  5. Bio – technology.
  6. Bio – Medical Engineering.
  7. Chemical Engineering.
  8. Earth Sciences.
  9. Geo – Informatics.
  10. Instrumentation, Electronics and Control Engineering. 
  11. Leather Technology. 
  12. Mathematics.
  13. Material Science and Ceramic Technology.

About TANCET 2021

Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) is the state-level common entrance test to offer admission in MBA, MCA, M.E., M.Tech., M.Arch., and M.Plan. Upon qualifying the entrance test, candidates are eligible to seek admission in Anna University, Annamalai University, govt and govt aided colleges, self-financing colleges under govt quota offering the courses.

FAQs on TANCET Previous Year Question Papers

Qs. How many TANCET sample / question papers should I solve for a good score in the exam?

Ans. It depends from person to person actually. The candidates must solve as many question papers as needed to feel confident for the exam day. However, at least 20-25 sample / question papers is a good number to be perfect for the exam.

Qs. Is TANCET difficult?

Ans. As per the analysis, the paper remain between moderate to difficult every year in difficulty level.

Qs. Where can I find the TANCET previous year question papers?

Ans. The previous year question papers of TANCET is available on this page and also it can be bought online.

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