Anna University Admission 2020: Counseling (Started), Dates, Eligibility, Merit List

Anna UniversityAnna University Admission 2020 Registration for UG Course Last Date has been extended till 30th September 2020. The TANCET Counseling Registration has been extended until 30th September 2020. Anna University is the public state university and this university is located in Chennai, and this university is divided into four separate colleges or institutions, all of them located in the state of Tamil Nadu.

The Anna University comprises of six government engineering colleges, three government-aided private institutions, and 426 self-financing colleges to offer admission to the candidates in various undergraduate, postgraduate, and research programs in various fields.

On the basis of marks scored in state or national level entrance examination through authority, the admission will offer to the candidates. From this article, applicants will get the detailed information of Anna University admission dates, application, eligibility and admission procedure, etc.

Anna University 2020 Notification – Counseling Started

New Anna University Admission 2020 Registration for UG Course Last Date has been extended till 30th September 2020. Click Here to Check Application Details.

New Anna University Admission 2020 TNCA Registration for PG Courses (M.E. /M.Tech. /M.Arch. /M.Plan) has been extended till 30th September 2020. Click Here to Check TANCET Details.

New Anna University Admission 2020 TNEA Rank List will be released soon. Click Here to Check Rank List Details.

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New TANCET 2020 Downloading of Mark Sheets has been Available now. Click Here to Check Result Details.

New Click Here to View Schedule.

Anna University 2020 Important Dates

The Anna University Admission through TNEA Important dates have mentioned below for the candidates and they must have to check it.

Events Dates (Announced) 
Releasing of notification 15th July 2020
Starting of Application form 15th July 2020
Last date to Apply 16th August 2020
Last date to submit a filled-in application form 16th August 2020
Commencement of uploading original certificates 31st July 2020
Last date for uploading original certificates 20th August 2020
Allotting of Random Number 21st August 2020
Original Certificates verification at TFC’s To be Announced
Releasing of the Rank list To be Announced
Counseling for Special Reservation categories (in person) To be Announced
Commencement of Counseling 17th Sep – 6th October 2020
Supplementary Counseling (Online) 8th – 12th October 2020
SCA to SC counseling (Online) 14th – 15th October 2020
End of counseling 15th October 2020

Anna University 2020 Application Form 

Those applicants are interested and eligible to get admission in the various programs from this university; they can fill the Application Form through online mode by visiting on the official website.

The application form filling procedure has mentioned below:

  • First of all, candidates should have to go on the official webpage of Anna University.
  • Applicants should have to make the payment of the application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ net banking.
  • In the application form, candidates should have to fill all the required correct and complete details.

They should have to take the print out of Application form and send it to the university address along with fee receipt and self-attested copies of desired documents:

The Director,
Center for Research,
Anna University, Chennai- 600 025

Required Documents

  • 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Permanent community certificate
  • HSC/12th class hall ticket
  • Nativity Certificate only in electronic form/digitally signed e-certificate (if applicable)
  • First graduate certificate and first graduate joint declaration
  • Srilankan Tamil refugee certificate
  • Relevant documents showing proof of army personnel

Application Fee

Candidates can make the payment of application fee through online mode and the application fee is

Course Name Application Fee
MSc/MPhil INR 700/-
PhD INR 800/-

Anna University 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have to check their eligibility criteria before filling the application form and the eligibility criteria include nativity, age, qualifying exam, etc. The eligibility criteria details mentioned below.

General Criteria

  • Applicants should be qualified in class VIII, IX, X, XI, and XII exams to be eligible for admission.
  • They must be passed in any of class VIII, IX, X, XI, and XII exams from schools situated outside the state of Tamil Nadu are also eligible, but have to submit Nativity Certificate.
  • Those candidates belong from the ward of Central Government and their parents are employed in TN for the past five years, they will be eligible.
  • There is no age limit to get admission in marine engineering. Candidate’s age should not be older than 25 years as on the last day of application submission to apply in marine engineering.


The candidates should be qualified in 10+2 with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics to be eligible for admission.

Anna University 2020 Merit List 

Those candidates will have qualified marks in the previous qualifying examination in physics, chemistry and mathematics will be calculated out of 200 ((Mathematics – 100, Physics + Chemistry – 100); they will be shortlisted in the merit list through authority and it will publish in the merit list. Candidates can find their name provided in the merit list.

Reservation Criteria

Applicants will get admission to the various courses of this university on the basis of marks obtained in the previous qualifying examination. There are category-wise minimum marks as mentioned below for the applicants.

Category Percentage of seats reserved
Open Competition (OC) 31
Backward Class (BC) 26
Backward Class Muslim (BCM) 3.5
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC & DNC) 20
Scheduled Caste 15
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3
Scheduled Tribes 1

Anna University 2020 Cut Off

Anna University will release cut off marks for each seat allotment rounds and there will be five rounds of seat allotment. Applicants must have a minimum or equal marks or more than cut off marks to be selected for admission. The cut-off marks will be available for branch and category-wise separately for each of the participating institutes. The cut off includes sanctioned seats, the number of applications received, and also a category of the candidates.

Anna University 2020 Counseling

The counseling procedure will be conducted through Anna University for those, who are shortlisted in the rank list to be selected for admission. In the counseling session, the documents of candidates will be verified and there will be a different schedule of counseling for different category students. The applicants should have to pay the required initial fee of Rs. 5000 (SC, ST, and SCA candidates need to pay only Rs. 1000).

The seat will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of their marks scored in examination and choices of institute and course. The allotted candidates should have to report at the allotted center along with the required original documents and admission fee.

Top Engineering Colleges Under Anna University

Anna University currently offers admissions to entitled contenders in over 571 affiliated engineering colleges. The number of engineering colleges allied to Anna University is sufficient to complicate any student as to which institute will be a better selection for them.

Consequently, this article offers extensive, comprehensive information concerning the top engineering colleges affiliated to Anna University. The students will manage to check out the individual ratings pronounce the top institutes together with the engineering courses presented.

Required Document for Counseling

  • X and XII marks Sheet
  • Degree Certificate/ Community Certificate (if applicable)
  • Medical and Nativity Certificate (if applicable)
  • An initial deposit of INR 5000 at the time of counseling in the form of DD.

If you any queries regarding Anna University 2020, you can ask your query leave comments below.

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  1. Kavipriya.R says:

    Required check

  2. Teja says:

    I have applied for anna university before sep 30 as I am from other state (Andhra pradesh).when the ranklist for other sate candidates will be released? Will the ranklist released by anna university based on TNEA includes rank of other sate candidates.if not then how to check whether a student from other states eligible for counselling or not? Please reply…

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