Anna University is a technical university set up on 4th September 1978 as a unitary university. It was named after Thiru C.N.Annadurai, a multi-faceted personality and the former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. it is also the authorised body to conduct various exams like Tamilnadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET 2018), TNEA for admissions to Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. In this article we are going to discuss TANCET 2018 Result.

About TANCET 2018 Result – The entrance exam is expected to be conducted in 04th week of March 2018 and the result shall be announced within few weeks of the test on the official website at Last year, the exam was held on 25 and 26 March 2017 and the result was announced on 21 April 2017. To check the results the candidates had to put in their User ID and Password to download the result.

TANCET 2018 Exam and Result Dates

Event Date
Entrance Test 04th week of March 2018
Result announcement Within few weeks of the exam

Steps to download the TANCET 2018 Result

  • Click the link inserted here at the time of result announcement
  • Enter your User ID and Password
  • Check the status
  • Download the result page

Normalisation of marks FOR M.E./ M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan.

The question paper for M.E./ M.Tech. / M.Arch. / M.Plan. has 2 common parts namely:- Part – I for Engineering Mathematics and Part – II for Basic Engg. & Sciences and other than that, there is Part – III which is meant for different disciplines. The marks are normalised considering three factors:-

(i) the mean mark (m)

(ii) the standard deviation (s) and

(iii) raw marks (r)

Note- the raw marks may vary from discipline to discipline under Part – III.

Marks are then normalised using the formula:-

Normalised marks = 40 + (10/s) (r – m)

It gives a relative ranking to the candidate in any discipline

Expected cut off

The cut off range that we are giving here may be different from what we are resenting. This data is cumulative figure which has been reached after analyzing the previous year’s cut off as well

Category Range of cut off for each category
Open category 37.5
Backward classes 35.25
SC 25.5
ST 22.25

After Results

The result info that is provided on the candidate login is meant for immediate information of the achieved marks by the candidates. However, it cannot be considered as the final statement of marks. After the result is announced, the candidates will also be able to download the Mark sheets from the website within 10 days from the date of publication of results of the entrance test. You would be required to produce the mark sheet at the time of admission. If the mark sheet is lost, you can demand a duplicate mark sheet on payment of Rs. 100/- in the form of a Demand Draft. The same shall be sent as a written request to The Secretary, TANCET, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025.

Where do you stand?

The candidates can obtain a rough idea about the rank that they might get if they fall into the prescribed range. It is not guaranteed that you will be allotted the same rank. It is just for reference purpose only.

Score obtained Expected TANCET 2018 Rank List
70-55 1-10
54-52 11-30
51-47 31-60
46-43 61-100
42-34 101-500
33-30 501-1000
30-27 1001-1500
27-25 1501-2000
25-23 2001-2500
23-22 2501-3000


According to The Hindu, in 2017, a total of 17,992 registered for MBA. out of this number, only 15,762 took the test. In addition to that, For MCA, 6,448 candidates had registered and 5,943 took the test.

For ME course, A total of 16,742 had registered and only 14,176 candidates took the test. As many as 15% of ME registrants were absent. This comes to the conclusion that largest number of absentees were among those who had registered for ME courses.

Course Registered Appeared for test Absentees
MBA. 17,992 15,762 2,230
MCA. 6,448 5,943 505
ME. 16,742 14,176 2566

Insofar official details of TANCET 2018 result have not been announced. Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference only. As soon as Anna University releases TANCET 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.

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