TANCA 2020 Tamil Nadu Common Admission, Dates, Application Form


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Anna University notification for Tamil Nadu Common Admission (TANCA) 2020 for M.E./ M. Tech./ M. Arch./ M. Plan. Degree Courses

TANCA 2020 Tamil Nadu Common Admission – Applications are invited for admission to M.E./ M. Tech./ M. Arch./ M. Plan. Degree Programs offered in the University Departments, University Colleges, Regional Campuses of Anna University, Annamalai University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and the seats surrendered by the Self-Financing Engineering Colleges for the year 2020.
The complete details of TANCA 2020 – Tamil Nadu Common Admission such as application form, eligibility criteria, merit list, counselling, admission process etc can be checked from the post below.

TANCA 2020 Overview

NameTamil Nadu Common Admission (TANCA)
Exam conducting bodyAnna University
Exam levelState level
Frequency of examOnce in a year
Category of admissionPost Graduation
Admission ChannelTANCET (Entrance exam) and GATE
No. of Participating institutesMore than 300 colleges

Course Offered

  • Common online application form for admission to M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan Degree Programs offered in the University Departments/Constituent Colleges, Annamalai University, Govt. & Govt. Aided Engineering Colleges and Self-financing Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu for the seats surrendered for admission through single window counselling (TANCA 2020)

Duration of Courses

  • Duration of Full-Time PG Programs comprises of 4 semesters (2 years) and Part-Time Program comprises of 6 semesters (3 years)

TANCA 2020 Important Dates

Date of Commencement of Online Registration of Application28th August 2020
Last date for Online Registration & Submission14th September 2020 Extended to 30.09.2020(5.30 p.m.)

Eligibility Criteria for TANCA 2020

  • Candidates applying for TANCA must fulfil the mentioned below eligibility criteria:
  • Native – Candidates must be a domicile of Tamil Nadu. If a candidate has studied for 5 years (12th onwards) in Tamil Nadu, is also considered as Tamil Nadu candidate.
Education Qualification
The candidate who has completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent field with minimum 50% aggregate marks and 45% in case of a reserved category can apply for TANCA.
Candidates must have appeared for any 1 of the Entrance Exams mentioned below:
1.TANCET 2020
2.GATE 2018 / 2019 / 2020 in the discipline of Engineering / Technology
3.GATE 2018 / 2019 / 2020 in Engineering Science (XE) and Life Science (XL) papers along with TANCET 2020
Click here for more detailed information on eligibility criteria.

TANCA 2020 Application Process

  • Candidate should apply only through online in the Web portal https://www.annauniv.edu/cfa/pdf/TANCA.pdf
  • The candidates who intend to apply for seats under sponsored category should have appeared in TANCET 2020 apply through Online in the web portal https://www.annauniv.edu/tanca2020
  • Take a print out of the filled – in online application. send the filled – in application through proper channel with necessary documents enclosed to one of the following addresses based on the choice of college – The Director (Admissions), Anna University, Chennai–600025
  • The Principal, Government College of Technology, Thadagam Road, Coimbatore–641013

Registration Fee

The registration fee for TANCA 2020 is as follows
CategoryApplication Fee
SC/SCA/ST(Tamil Nadu residents)Rs.250/-
Mode of Payment
The application fee is to be paid online through the given below ways:
a)Debit Card
b)Credit Card
c)Net banking
Documents to be Uploaded in Online TANCA Application Form
Candidates have to upload the copies of the mentioned below documents at the time of filling the application form:
(a) Class 10th mark sheet(b) Class 12th mark sheet
(c) Qualifying Degree certificate / Mark sheets(d) Transfer Certificate
(e) Valid GATE 2018 / 2019 / 2020 score(f) TANCET 2020 Score
(g) TANCET Hall Ticket 2020(h) Permanent Community Certificate
(i) Nativity Certificate(j) Certificate in case of Differently Abled Person
(k) ID proofs(l) Experience certificate (if applicable)
Reservation Rule
Candidates can check the reservation of seats for the reserved categories from below:
Open Competition (OC)31.0
Backward Class (BC)26.5
Backward Class – Muslim (BCM)3.5
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities ( MBC & DNC )20.0
Scheduled Caste (SC)15.0
Scheduled Caste – Arunthathiyars (SCA)3.0
Scheduled Tribes (ST)1.0

Counselling Process

After the selection procedure, selected candidates have to appear for the counselling process. Candidates will be called as per the availability of seats and the merit list. Candidates have to reach the centre as per specified date & time along with documents required
After the counselling, as per the reservation norms, seats are allotted to the candidates. Steps for counselling are:
b)Selection Process
c)Seat Allotment
d)Admission (document verification)

Admission Process

  • A limited number of unfilled GATE seats (Full-Time mode) is available after GATE Counselling will be considered under sponsored Full-Time Category for the candidates employed and sponsored by the Govt. / Government Organisations / Govt. Aided Educational Institutions under sponsored category in the University Departments of
  • Anna University, Chennai i.e. (College of Engineering Guindy, A.C. College of Technology, School of Architecture & Planning and Madras Institute of Technology Campuses).
  • All the candidates under sponsored category should have appeared in TANCET 2020

For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website