TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Check Category Wise Eligibility Here

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TNEA DatesCandidates have to fulfill the complete TNEA 2020 Eligibility Criteria.before last date of submission of application form in order to get admission. The TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) is administered by the Anna University to provide admission to the candidates and those applicants are seeking to get admission in the Anna University, they can fill the application form through online mode.

Candidates have to fulfill the complete TNEA 2020 Eligibility Criteria before the last date of submission of application form in order to get admission. TNEA counseling is a single window process and admissions in Tamil Nadu engineering colleges are offered through such a process because authorities believe that such an initiative facilitates transparency. No entrance exam will be conducted through Anna University. The candidates should be qualified with the 12th board examination. On the basis of this qualification, the candidates get admission in the Anna University.

Here, through this content, the applicants will be able to know the complete information of TNEA in which includes TNEA Eligibility for other state students.

TNEA Eligibility

TNEA 2020 Application Form will be started from the May 2020. Those candidates will be eligible to get admission in the Anna University to complete their engineering programs, only they can fill the application form of the TNEA. The candidates have to complete the 12th board examination with well-qualified marks to get admission in this university. Candidates are required to obtain the good marks in three subjects and that subject is known as Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

Sl. No.CommunityA Pass with Minimum average marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry put together
1.General Category50.00 %
2.Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim45.00 %
3.MBC & DNC40.00 %
4.SC/SCA/ST40.00 %

If the student is from Vocational group in Tamilnadu, then he/she should have following marks,

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Sl. No.CommunityA Pass with
Minimum average marks in Related Subjects, Vocational Theory, and Practicals put together
1.General Category50.00 %
2.Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim45.00 %
3.MBC & DNC40.00 %
4.SC/SCA/ST40.00 %

Vocational Courses prescribed for B.E. / B. Tech. Degree Admission

Group CodeName of the Vocational Subjects
421General Machinist
422Electrical Machines and Appliances
423Electronic Types of equipment
424Draughtsman Civil
425Auto Mechanic
426Textile Technology

Nativity Criteria

  • Those applicants will belong from the state of Tamil Nadu and they will be qualified Class VIII, IX, X, XI and XII in the state, only they will be eligible to apply for admission.
  • Tamil Nadu domiciled candidates should have appeared any of class VII, IX, X, XI, and XII or any equivalent examination outside the state, so they can also apply provided they enclose the certificate of Nativity in electronic form/ digitally signed e- certificate.
  • Those candidates are working as cadre officers in the ward of All India service Tamil Nadu, they can apply for admission.
  • At least one of the parents of the candidate should be employed in a Public sector or in an institution for the past five years recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu.
  • A certificate from the employer along with the application form must be enclosed stating the duration and details of employment.
  • Those candidates are belonging from other states, they have studied their class VIII, IX, X, XI, and XII in Tamil Nadu are also considered eligible for admission. They are not required to provide any certificate of the nativity.

Sri Lankan Refugee

Those refugees of Sri Lanka have studied in Tamil Nadu; they will be considered for admission under open competition provided they enclose the following certificates:

  • Certificate of Identification from the Tahsildar of the Head Quarters
  • Students who have not registered in the refugee camp will require submitting a copy of passport, letter registered with the police station and visa.

Academics Qualification

Qualification of the interested candidates have to fulfill the following criteria defined in regards to academic qualification to be eligible for admission:

  • The candidates should be passing in the H.S.C examination or any equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as the important subjects.
  • Those applicants will belong from the backward class including Backward Muslim class; they have to secure an average 45% in the above-mentioned subjects.
  • There is a relaxation of 10% for candidates belonging to MBC, DNC, SC, ST and SCA category and in the qualifying examination; they must obtain a minimum 40%.
  • Applicants should be passed in HSC (vocational subjects) with any one of the subjects namely Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics are also eligible to apply for admission.
  • Candidates have to score the average qualifying percentage similar to that defined for students appearing for HSC or equivalent examination mentioned above.

Marine Engineering Branch

  • The aspirants should be qualified in the qualifying examination with at least 60% marks in aggregate in PCM and English as a particular subject.
  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% marks in English In class X or XII.
  • Candidates should not be more than 25 years of age.
  • The weight and height must also be at least 48 kilograms and 157 centimeters respectively. They must also have normal color vision.

Mining Engineering Branch

Female candidates who wish to apply for this course must note the following points:

  • As per Mines Act 1952, 46 (1) women are not eligible to be employed (a) In any part of a mine which is below ground; (b) in any mine above ground except between 6:00 AM till 7:00 PM.
  • As per Coal Mines Regulation 1957, 86 (2) no adolescent or women shall descend or ascend a shaft in a cage or other means of conveyance unless accompanied by one or more adult males.
  • The applicants must also satisfy all the academic requirements as mentioned above.

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