TNEA 2020: Counseling (Started), Allotment (Out), Eligibility, Choice Filling

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TNEA DatesTNEA 2020 Supplementary Seat Allotment for B.E/B.Tech Course has been released on 21st November 2020. The 4th Round Provisional Allotment has been released on 28th October 2020. The Application Procedure for TNEA 2020 will be done Online. The contenders will need to visit the official website of the Anna University, ChennaiAnna University organizes the admission process of Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) every year.

The TNEA 2020 imparts the first year and B.E./B.Tech degree courses to the students at the University Department, university colleges, and government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges for admission through Self Financing Engineering Colleges.

Through TNEA, Admission is offered in undergraduate programs of B.E and B.Tech. Several colleges located in Tamil Nadu accept TNEA Scores to provide admission to the offered Engineering Programs. The students will have to check the schedule of the exam from the article given below.

TNEA 2020 Notification – Counseling Started

New TNEA 2020 Supplementary Seat Allotment for B.E/B.Tech Course has been released on 21st November 2020. Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

New TNEA 2020 4th Round Provisional Allotment has been released on 28th October 2020. Click Here to Check Counseling Details.

New TNEA 2021 Notification will be released in April 2021. Click Here to Check 2021 Admission Details.


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TNEA Highlights

Exam Name TNEA
Full-Form Tamilnadu Engineering Admission
Exam Type UG Level
Exam Level State
Offered Courses Engineering
Conducting Body Anna University
Application Mode Online
Official Website
Helpline 044 – 2235 9901
Email & [email protected]

TNEA 2020 Important Dates

Below we have provided Announced Dates for various activities of TNEA 2020:

Events Dates (Announced) 
Releasing of notification 16th July 2020
Starting of Application form 16th 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 26th August 2020
Original Certificates verification at TFC’s Started
Releasing of the Rank list 25th September 2020
Commencement of Counseling 8th October 2020

TNEA 2020 Application Form

Aspirants will be able to access the Application Forms for this from 16th July 2020.

  • The TNEA Application Form has been available through online mode.
  • TNEA 2020 Application Form can be filled by the students through online mode from 16th July 2020.
  • The last date to fill the application form online and submit it with the required documents is until 16th August 2020.
  • They have to go to the official website of the university.
  • Now they have to click on the link to the exam.
  • Fill the application form & submit the application fees.
  • Keep the Xerox of the application form, which will come in handy at the time of admission procedures.
  • The filled-in application form has to be submitted with the required documents before the last date to the below-mentioned address:

The Secretary,
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions,
Anna University, Chennai – 600025
Documents to be enclosed with the Application Form

Documents enclosed with the application form:

  • Sheets of 10th and 12th marks
  • Transfer certificate
  • Certificate of permanent community
  • Class ticket HSC / 12th
  • Custody certificate only in the electronic format / digital certificate digitally signed (if applicable)
  • First graduate certificate and first joint undergraduate report
  • Tamil refugee certificate from Sri Lanka
  • Relevant documents showing evidence of army personnel

Application Fees

  • The applicants belonging to general categories will need to pay Rs. 500.
  • The applicants belonging to reserved categories will need to pay Rs. 250.

TNEA 2021

The TNEA 2021 Entrance Examination is managed through the Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Tamil Nadu to offer admission to the applicants in different engineering and technology courses such as B.E./ B.Tech program.

In the various engineering colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu, admission will offer to the candidates. The Application Form of TNEA 2021 will be provided on the 4th week of April till the last week of May 2021.

TNEA 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The exam pattern of TNEA 2020 includes certain perimeters such as domicile, age limit, and many things by which the students will be considered. Hence, it is suggested to check the complete Examination Criteria before filling the application form.

  • The students need to bear passing certificates of High School in the PCM/B.Stream.
  • They must attain at least 50% marks in the 12th Class Examination.
  • Their eligibility will be considered only when they have a Permanent Domicile in the state.
  • Students who are belonging to other states will have to send a DD with RS. Five thousand to the director of the university to be considered for this Exam.
  • The students who are wards of the Central government, public sector, or All India Services will be applying. Nevertheless, they need to produce proof of residency of 5 years in the state.
  • The students belonging to the reserved category will get the seat at the university.

General Eligibility


  • Candidates who have passed their 10+2 level exams from schools located in Tamil Nadu can apply.
  • Candidates from outside Tamil Nadu state can also apply by showing their Nativity Certificate only in the form of a digitally signed E-Certificate or Electronic Form.
  • Those who are children of Central Government Employees are also eligible for admission.
  • Candidates of other states who have completed their 10+2 level from Tamil Nadu state are also eligible.

Qualification Criteria

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidates must have passed their 12th level exam or its equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidates must have passed their HSC exam with a minimum of 50% marks (For OBC – 45%; For ST/SC/DNC/MBC/SCA – 40%).
  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidates must have passed his 10+2 level with the subjects of Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.

Course Wise Eligibility

For Marine Engineering

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate must have passed his/her 10+2 level exam or its equivalent from a Recognized Board.
  • Qualifying Subjects: He/she must have passed his 10+2 level with Mathematics, PhysicsChemistry, and English as main subjects.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have passed with a minimum average of 60% in PCM subjects and 50% in English subject.
  • Age Criteria: Applying candidates should be of a maximum of 25 years.
  • Aggregate criteria which are mentioned below-
Category Subject Minimum average Aggregate
General Category Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry 50.00 %
Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry 45.00 %
MBC & DNC Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry 40.00 %
SC/SCA/ST Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry 40.00 %

The students who pass in any one of the HSC (vocational subject) should score the minimum aggregate criteria in one of the engineering subjects, i.e., Maths, Physics, Chemistry is mentioned below-

Category Minimum aggregate marks Related Subjects, Vocational Theory and Practicals put together
General Category 50.00 %
Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim 45.00 %
MBC & DNC 40.00 %
SC/SCA/ST  40.00 %

TNEA 2020 Result

The Result will be available after the exam is conducted. The scorecard will carry marks and rank of students required of students.

  • The merit list is designed as per marks gained by students in the exam.
  • The scorecard is used at the time of admission as their copies.
  • The result will be declared as a scorecard which will bear your marks attained in the exam.
  • The scorecard will be used to determine the eligibility of students for admission rounds.

TNEA Cut-Off 2020

To be admitted to the university and its affiliated institutions, candidates must arrive at crossing points. Break marks are the minimum scores that will be established from the admission that will be offered to candidates.

It is prepared by various parameters, such as the number of registered candidates for the exam, the availability of places in the participating institutions, etc. Cutting marks will be published by Anna University.

The university will declare court marks on its website in online mode. Candidates can check it and register for admission.

TNEA Rank List 2020

A list of common merit will be prepared by the university by which the council will be held. Candidates can check the website’s ranking list. The TNEA 2020 classification list has been published on 28th September 2020.

The merit list will be prepared after receiving the candidate’s application form.

By the notes submitted by the candidates, the list of merit will be prepared by the authority. A unique random number will be assigned to the candidates to participate in the consultation.

Allocation of seats

Allocation of the seats will be based on the category wise reservation following the rules of the Government of Tamil Nadu. This given detail is based on last year’s details. The following table shows the rules of reservation-

Categories Percentage
Open Competition 31.00 %
Backward Class 26.50 %
Backward Class Muslim 3.50 %
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities 20.00 %
Scheduled Caste 15.00 %
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3.00 %
Scheduled Tribes 1.00 %
Total 100.00 %

TNEA 2020 Counselling

The counseling sessions will be held as per the decision of the university. Students will be required to produce all the documents of eligibility proof at the time of the counseling round.

It will be compulsory to bring the photocopies of the Admit card and the result of the exam when appearing for counseling. The authority will distribute the seats to selected students by the marks secured in the examination.

The university will be going by this pattern to give the seats to the students.

Before participating in the Counseling, the process candidate must download their call letter. The counseling process will be organized in five rounds. Candidates will have to choose their course of preference and colleges.

Also, the counseling fee has to be submitted by the candidate by cash or demand draft. Candidates have to bring the original and photocopies of their required documents/testimonials for the document verification process.

Categories of the candidate’s Reservation criteria of the seats
General category 31
Other backward classes 26.50
Muslim Backward Class candidates 3.50
Other unnoticed backward classes or castes 20
Scheduled Caste 15
Arunthathiyars of Scheduled Caste () 3
Scheduled Tribes 1

TNEA Admission 2020

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The TNEA 2020 Admission Process will take place after the completion of the consultation. Applicants must declare to the designated institution on the prescribed date with the provisional admission letter.

To obtain final admission, candidates must bring their original documents for verification at the time of admission. Candidates must also pay course fees at the time of final admission.

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