TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission)

TNEA 2021

Notification | Exam Dates | Application Form | Eligibility | Exam Pattern | Syllabus | Results | Counselling

TNEA 2021 Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) is used to be a state-level entrance examination conducted by Anna University for admissions into the Under Graduate Engineering courses offered by the engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu, India. But from the last few years, TNEA written exam is not conducted and the admissions are done based on the candidates’ performance in Class XII.

TNEA 2021 Notification:

TNEA 2021 official notification will be released in the month of May 2021.

Online application forms will be made available from 1st week of May 2021.

There is no written exam for TNEA, seats are allotted based on the candidate’s performance in Class XII.

TNEA 2021 Important Dates (tentative list)

Events

Dates (Tentative)

Start date of online registration

First week of May, 2021

Last date of online registration

Last week of May, 2021

Issue of Random Number

First week of June, 2021

Commencement of Certificate Verification at all other TFC's

Second week of June, 2021

Declaration of Rank List

Last week of June, 2021

Special Counselling

First week of July, 2021

General Counselling

Second week of July, 2021

Supplementary Counselling

Last week of July, 2021

TNEA 2021 Eligibility:

1) Candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu state and completed their Class XII with PCM group from Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply.

2) Candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu state and completed their Class XII with PCM group from other states are eligible to apply, however they have to submit nativity certificate. The nativity certificate must be attached in digital format only.

3) Candidates who belong to other states of India and completed their Class XII with PCM group from Tamil Nadu are also eligible to apply.

4) Candidates whose parents are all India service Tamil Nadu cadre officers are also eligible.

5) Candidates whose parents work in central government are also eligible to apply even they are not native of the state provided they must be serving for Tamil Nadu state for past 5 years continuously. Candidates need to submit the certificate issued by his/her parents employer.

6) Candidates whose parents work in Public sector or government employees are also eligible even they are not native of the state provided they must be serving for Tamil Nadu state for past 5 years continuously. Candidates need to submit the certificate issued by his/her parents employer.

7) For General category candidates, at least 50% of marks must be secured in their Class XII (PCM group) and for reserved category candidates, it is reduced to 40% of marks.

8) Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who have studied in Tamil Nadu will be considered for admission under open competition if they are able to provide their identification certificate from the Head Quarters Tahsildar.

TNEA 2021 Application Form:

Application Fee:

Online Mode:

Category

Fee in Rs

General

500

Reserved category

250

Offline Mode:

Category

Fee in Rs

General

700

Reserved category

450

Online mode payment is through payment gateways by Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking

Offline mode payment is through Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of “The Secretary (TNEA), Anna University”, payable at Chennai.

Application Form:

1) Application forms will be available from 1st week of May 2021.

2) Applications will be available in both online and offline modes.

3) Fill the personal and academic details and all other required fields carefully.

4) Pay the fee as prescribed in the above mentioned modes.

5) Candidates have to submit the application forms along with the relevant documents in the given address:

The Secretary,

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions,

Anna University,

Chennai – 600025.

How to Apply:

1) Visit the official website and click on “TNEA 2021 Application Form”.

2) Candidate can see the instructions to be followed.

3) Click on “New User Registration” and fill the required fields to register.

4) Login using User Id and Password, and start filling the application form with personal and academic details.

5) Pay the prescribed fee to complete application form or enter DD details (if offline).

6) Take the printout / Xerox of the application form.

7) Post the application form with relevant documents within given period of time.

Documents Required:

1) 10th and 12th Mark sheet

2) 12th Hall Ticket

3) Nativity Certificate (if applicable)

4) Category Certificate (if applicable)

5) Srilankan Tamil refugee certificate (if applicable)

6) Transfer Certificate

7) Demand Draft (if offline)

TNEA 2021 Merit List:

As above mentioned, students get the admissions based on their percentage obtained in Class XII. A merit list is going to be prepared according to the percentages secured in Class XII and seats are allotted in various engineering colleges according to the merit list only.

TNEA 2021 Counselling:

TNEA 2021 counselling will be conducted by Anna University in the month of July 2021. Candidates will be called according to the merit list. The seats are allotted in this counselling process based on Class XII percentage and admissions are purely done according to the merit list.

Documents Required:

  • 10thClass mark sheet and certificate
  • 12thClass mark sheet and certificate
  • Domicile certificate
  • Identity proof
  • Category certificate, if applicable
  • Six passport size photographs

Candidates have to report at the colleges allotted and submit the fees to complete the admission procedure. Documents will be verified by the authorities of the allotted college.