TNPCEE Exam 2013 – Dates, Eligibility & Application Procedure

Last updated on 20-October-2014

TNPCEE Exam 2013 – Dates, Eligibility & Application Procedure:- An entrance exam Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examinations (TNPCEE) is conducted by Anna University in Chennai on behalf of Tamil Nadu University for admission into various professional courses. TNPCEE Engineering Exam is conducted by Anna University for the selection of appropriate candidates for the engineering courses offered by various Government and self -financing institutes under Anna University. The undergraduate Engineering course offered by the University has the duration of Four years. The candidates who want to pursue an engineering degree can apply for the test. This test will be usually held in the month of May.

Structure of TNPCEE Engineering Exam

The candidates have to qualify the written test for getting admission for the Engineering courses offered by the Institute of Anna University. The written test consists of six papers of questions. The engineering candidates have to attend two papers for the exam. The exam includes objective type questions. The first paper consists of 120 questions and the second paper consists of 90 questions. The test comprises of questions to analyze the candidates’ basic knowledge in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and mathematics. The total marks awarded for the test is 100.

Important Dates

  • Examination Date:- 8th May 2013.
  • Last Date Issue of Application Commences from:- 7 April, 2013
  • Last Date for Issue and Receipt of Application forms(for MBBS):- 10 June, 2013
  • Candidates (for MBBS, BDS) will have to appear for compulsorily test held on:- 8 May, 2013
  • Cost of Application Form:- Rs.1000/- for M.B.B.S.

Syllabus for TNPCEE Engineering Exam

The TNPCEE Engineering Entrance Exam consists of questions from the subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the Higher Secondary syllabus. The questions are expected from the following topics.

Paper 1: Physical Science (Physics, Chemistry) (120 Questions) (50 Marks)


  • Thermodynamics
  • Radiation
  • Measurement and Units
  • Wave Motion
  • Electronics
  • Modern Physics
  • Alternating Current Circuits
  • Harmonic Motion
  • Kinetic Theory of Gases
  • Magnetic Field


  • Atom
  • Chemical Equilibrium and Ionic Equillibria
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Properties and reactions of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Ores and minerals
  • Non-metals and compounds
  • Hybridization of carbon
  • Sigma and pi-bonds

Paper 2: Mathematics 90 Questions 50 Marks

  • Sets and Relations
  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Complex Numbers
  • Arithmetic
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Matrices
  • Logarithms
  • Induction
  • Co-ordinate Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Parabola
  • Hyperbola
  • Circle
  • Ellipse
  • Conics

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who have completed their Higher Secondary Examination from any recognized board with 60% marks in aggregate. The candidates should secure 60% marks separately in Mathematics and in Physics and Chemistry together.  The candidates who have more than 21 years cannot apply for the test. The SC/ST candidates have allowed certain relaxation for marks and age.

How to Apply

The interested candidates can obtain the application form and information bulletin from the selected exam centers in Tamil Nadu. The form will be also obtained from the selected Canara bank branches in Tamil Nadu. It is also obtained from State bank of India branch of Anna University.  The application fee is Rs.205/- The candidates can send a request letter with a demand draft of Rs. 230/- for getting the form by post. The demand draft should be taken from any nationalized bank.

How to fill the application form

The information bulletin consists of all the instructions for filling the application form. The candidates should fill the form as per the instructions. The candidates should fill all the details correctly. Otherwise it leads to the cancellation of the form. The contact details of the candidates should be filled correctly without any mistakes. The fee payment details should also mentioned in the application form. The demand draft and self attested copy of the certificates should be attached with the application form.

List of TNPCEE Engineering Exam centers

This examination will be conducted in the below mentioned places of Tamil Nadu.

  • Aruppukotai
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cuddalore
  • Dindigul
  • Kancheepuram
  • Madurai
  • Mailathurai
  • Nagapatinam
  • Nagarcoil
  • Namakkal
  • Neyveli
  • Perambalur
  • Pollachi
  • Puthukotai
  • Ramanathapuram
  • Srivilliputhur
  • Thanjavur
  • Theni
  • Thiruchengode
  • Thiruvallur
  • Thiruvannamalai
  • Tinichirappalli
  • Tirupattur
  • Tiruvarur
  • Ooty
  • Vellore
  • Virudhunagar


2 comments for “TNPCEE Exam 2013 – Dates, Eligibility & Application Procedure”


    Posted by E.NITHYA | April 28, 2013, 9:07 pm
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