TNEA 2020: Rank List (On 25th Sep), Random Number (Assigned), Dates

TNEA 2019TNEA 2020 Rank List is releasing on 25th September 2020. Anna University organizes the admission process of Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) every year. Admission into various engineering institutions situated in the state of Tamil Nadu is provided on the basis of marks of 10+2 level and counselling organised by the University. Any separate entrance test is not conducted to offer admission. Through TNEA, Admission is offered in undergraduate programmes of B.E and B.Tech. Number of colleges located in Tamil Nadu accepts TNEA Scores to provide admission in the offered engineering programmes. Through this article we have provided complete information regarding TNEA 2020.

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Merit List FAQs

TNEA 2020 Notifications – Rank List on 25th Sep

newiconAs per the sources, TNEA 2020 Rank List is releasing on 25th September 2020. Check here for rank list details.

newiconTNEA 2020 Random Number has been assigned to all applicants from 26th August 2020. 

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TNEA 2020 Important Dates

Below we have provided tentative TNEA Dates for various activities:

TNEA 2020 Notification Release16th July 2020
Starting of Registration process16th July 2020
Last date to fill Application16th August 2020
Starting of uploading original certificates31st July 2020
Last date for uploading of original certificates20th August 2020
Assigning random number26th August 2020
Verification of original certificates at TFC’s24th August- 1st September 2020
Publication of rank list25th September 2020 
Counselling for special reservation category
Commencement of counselling
Online supplementry counselling
Online SCA to SC counselling
End of counselling

TNEA 2020 Merit List/Rank List

The University will prepare a common merit list on the basis of which the counseling will be conducted. The TNEA merit list/rank list will be released on the website on 25th September 2020. The board will publish overall rank and community rank on the website.

The merit list will be prepared by the board on the basis of marks submitted by the candidates at the time of registration. Those who will successfully get shortlisted in the merit/rank list will be eligible for counselling process.

TNEA 2020 Cut off

After the successful registration process, Anna University will release the cut off of TNEA 2020. The TNEA cut off marks will be released through online mode on the website for various programmes. Candidates must qualify the minimum cut off marks to get admission into the University.

The cut off marks will vary for various campuses. To break the tie candidates will be issued random numbers in case two or more candidates attain the same scores. Candidates will get their random numbers from the website.

TNEA 2020 Counselling

TNEA Counselling Process will be organised from October 2020. In the order of merit, candidates will be called for counselling process. As per the rank and communal category of the candidate, seats will be allotted to the candidates.

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

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

TNEA 2020 Admission

After the successful completion of TNEA 2020 Counselling Process, admission will be provided to the qualified candidates. Candidates are required to report at the allotted college with the provisional admission letter within the prescribed date and time.

Also candidates have to submit their required documents and pay the admission fee at the respective institution.

FAQS (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The TNEA 2020 notification is released on 16th July 2020.

Answer: The Registration process of TNEA 2020 has been started 16th July 2020. You can fill the application form by online mode through the website.

Answer: No, entrance test is not conducted for TNEA.

Answer: Candidates are selected on the basis of merit list prepared by the University based on the marks of the candidates secured in 12th level exams.

Answer: The Application Fee of TNEA 2020 for the General candidates is Rs.500 and for ST/SC/SCA candidates is Rs.250.

Answer: Candidates have to submit their filled in application form by offline mode with some documents at – The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions,Anna University, Chennai – 600025.

Answer: Candidates at the time of sending their application form has to submit their – Class 10th&12th Pass certificate and Mark Sheet, Category Certificate, Transfer Certificate, Class 12th Hall Ticket, Demand Draft(if applicable), Nativity Certificate (if applicable).

Answer: The Merit list/Rank list of TNEA 2020 will be released on 25th September 2020.

TNEA 2020 Application Form

The notification of TNEA 2020 has been released on 16th July 2020. Candidates can check below the complete information of TNEA 2020 application form:

  • TNEA 2020 Application Form can be filled by the students through online mode from 16th July 2020.
  • The Online registration process of TNEA 2020 includes various steps like registration, filling the application form, payment of application fee and sending application form with the required documents.
  • Candidates have to apply for single application form for various courses and colleges.
  • Last date to fill the application form online and submit it with the required documents will be till 16th August 2020.
  • Candidates must fill the application form correctly as no modification or correction in the form will be allowed later.
  • 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

  • 10th and 12th Mark sheets and Pass Certificates
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Permanent community certificate
  • 12th Class Hall Ticket
  • First graduate certificate and first graduate joint declaration
  • Nativity certificate (If applicable)
  • SriLankan Tamil Refugee certificate
  • Relevant documents showing proof of Army personnel

Application fee

Candidates have to pay the below given application fee through internet banking/debit card/credit card.

  • For General candidates – Rs.500
  • For ST/SC/SCA candidates – Rs.250
  • For special reservation category- Rs. 100 (Additional)

Check Here – How to Fill TNEA Application Form

TNEA 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for TNEA 2020, candidates must go through the given below TNEA eligibility criteria:

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 on the basis of showing their Nativity Certificate only in the form of 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 candidate 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 minimum of 45% marks (For OBC – 40%; 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,Physics, Chemistry and English as main subjects.
  • Qualifying Marks: Candidate must have passed with minimum average of 60% in PCM subjects and 50% in English subject.
  • Age Criteria: Applying candidate should be of maximum 25 years.

If you have any query related to TNEA 2020, you can ask your query in the comments section provided below.

Displaying 96 Comments
  1. Mohamed salman says:

    Is 8th,9th std proofs needed for counselling ?
    If needed what should be provided ..bonafide or mark sheet?

  2. Banu says:

    I have scored 479/600 in board exam. Can I able to get scholarship in college for BTech.I had scored 81 in biology

  3. MANOJKUMAR says:

    Apply to computer science

  4. guna says:

    i am not uploading the income certificate,all other certificates are uploaded.what will do sir? its necessary

  5. guna says:

    i am not uploading the income certificate,all other certificates are uploaded.what will do sir?

  6. Sharmili says:

    When will the random number published and how to check random number reply fast plsss

  7. Manimekkalai says:

    When will the TFC center for correction open .

  8. Mohan says:

    how to apply B.pharm course and veterinary course? please share the details

  9. Sivasakthivel says:

    Can we get data science as an option.

  10. Surya says:

    Is this tnea is also for B.pharm or we have to apply separately for B. Pharm

  11. Shakkil says:

    When does they release the application form for lateral entry in engineering in tamilnadu????

  12. Tamilarasan says:

    College tc is enough for applying

  13. Surithika says:

    If the applicant doesn’t upload the documents in the required time given to him/her ,what to do?

  14. Jayalakshmi says:


    Can abroad student apply for TNEA? My son finished 10+2 CBSE exam in Dubai. Is he eligible to apply for TNEA? Please reply asap. Thank you.

  15. K.Ajith Ram says:

    Dear Sir,
    Myself K.AJITH RAM, Application number : 260740, is applying for B.Tech course.
    I have paid the TNEA application fee Rs.500/- via online through SBI gateway.
    Bank send me a message for the debited amount.
    But the TNEA website shouldn’t allow me to next steps (after Preview)
    I request you to advise further to proceed further…

  16. Rekha says:

    Candidates have to submit their filled in application form by offline mode with some documents at – The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions,Anna University, Chennai – 600025.
    Have submitted in online mode. Is offline mode also required and if yes, on which date?

  17. surya says:

    Hi, Sir
    I am complete diploma in 2019, this year I have to joint Btech in part-time, how can I apply in counseling can you please help for that and tell me details for counseling procedure.

  18. Aravind says:

    When b pharm counseling will be held and how to apply for that?

  19. Aravind says:

    When will be b pharm counseling held? How to apply for that?

  20. Srinivasan says:

    Sir, my niece scored maths :35, physics :55, chemistry 45,. Is she eligible to join BE or BTech ??

  21. Shakkil Ahamad says:

    Sir I’ve finished Diploma in 2019 how can I apply for engineering councelling and what are the procedures?

  22. Mallikarjunan says:

    Will 11std marks also be considered.. Becoz 12std exams are for 600marks.. How s cutoff calculated? Only 12th marks or both 11th n 12th

  23. Krisaanth says:

    Sir,when its start for TNEA application registration process? What is the last date for submission ? Please answer me sir.

  24. Raja says:

    Sir anna university released application form for counseling

  25. Mani says:

    I am from Telangana. Can I eligible for TNEA.

  26. S.AJAY VIGNESH says:

    Can you reply when will be online application for tnea announced.

  27. K.kalyanrao says:

    Iam central government employee in tamilnadu but my son was studied in AP ,i am SC candidate my cast certificate is consider or not

  28. Vimalraj says:

    Is this an exam or just applying for counselling?

  29. priya says:

    sir ,is it anna unversity has released online application 2020 for arts and science or engineering ?

  30. K.abinaya says:

    i lost my 12th hall it necessary for tnea2020?

  31. K.Indhumathi says:

    i lost my 12th hall it necessary for tnea2020?

  32. Devi says:

    When TN lateral entry admission started??

  33. Morish kumar. K says:

    When would TNEA 2020 application form will release?

  34. RITHIK RAJ says:

    Sir,when its start for TNEA application registration process? What is the last date for submission ? Please answer me sir.

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      There is no official notice regarding same. You must stay tuned with sarvgyan for latest updates & information.

  35. Jeya Sudikshaa says:

    Is application form for tnea 2020 published??

  36. WeNo says:

    When will the TNEA application form will be released???

  37. Mugesh says:

    When tnea application form 2020 will be provided? Or the date over??

  38. Avantika says:

    Is the application for tnea 2020 out ?

  39. Ankita says:

    Is tnea form released for btech it

  40. vaidyanathan says:

    is maths compulsory for the exam? i have studied pcb. can i take up the exam?
    please clarify?

  41. k.ganeshraja says:


  42. Pratiksha Nandhini P says:

    Respected Sir,
    When TNEA 2020 for UG Admission will start in online mode Sir.
    Please inform Sir. The B.Tech Bio Technology Admission is for my
    Daughter Sir.

  43. Meenakshi.J says:

    Being the plus two exams not yet over due to covid 19. How come the appln be enclosed with plus two marksheets. What is the link to open tnea appln form?

  44. Geetanjali says:

    When TN lateral admission application form will be released??

  45. Yash Dixit says:

    When will the tnea 2020 registration start?

  46. kmshreeram says:

    I am Shreeram, i want to know online counselling date so please reply that quickly but ensure not to call my phone number because my mother switch off

  47. Krish Kumar Gupta says:

    What is the link for filling the application form

  48. Shrieenidhi says:

    What is the website link for applying tnea exam?

  49. Murali Krishna .B says:

    Is Bipc students are eligible to apply TNEA2020 for biotechnology

  50. Mandar dew says:

    I am from maharashtra can I apply

  51. Mathes says:

    Hai i am mathesh to apply for anna university ranking

  52. Aravinth says:

    Lowest cut off aeronatical engi……

  53. bhargav says:

    i am from ap how much rank i have to secure in TNCET to get seat in aeronautical engineering in MIT

  54. Sarvgyan Team says:

    Yes, you can apply on the basis of showing their Nativity Certificate only in the form of digitally signed E-Certificate or Electronic Form.

  55. Karthik says:

    I’m from AP and I got 8.92 in 10+2 is there any chance to get seat in Anna University my category is BC-B and I want CSE,could you plz tell me how to apply and the required documents for me

  56. Sunil Singh says:

    How can I get lateral entry into second year in Tamil Nadu

  57. A Pramod says:

    Myself did my schooling and college in tamilnadu. Now i am settled in kerala, can my son apply for tamil nadu engineering entrance?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates from outside Tamil Nadu state can also apply on the basis of showing their Nativity Certificate only in the form of digitally signed E-Certificate or Electronic Form.

  58. Subodh says:

    I am from uttar pradesh passed 12th from rajsthan cbse board. Am I eligible for tnea.

  59. Sarthak Maheshwari says:

    Can other states students can also fill the form of TNEA? And get admissions in anna university?

  60. Sai says:

    CBSE students can apply? When to apply for 2020 admission

  61. John says:

    I am a HSC student from Mumba and I wish to pursue B.E.(mechanical) from Chennai. Which is the best college?
    What are the requirements?

  62. Nithya says:

    My son is going to complete diploma after that what is the procedure to apply for counclling for lateral entry for b.tec

  63. Dhakshina says:

    Is there NRI quota in the TNEA Engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu?

  64. Deepa Venkateswaran says:

    Our native is tamilnadu. My son birth place is tamilnadu. my husband office is in Bangalore so my son studied in Bangalore till 10th (CBSE). We stay in Sarjapura which is border of tamilnadu. Now if he is joining a school (Cbse) in hosur for 11th and 12th grade in which category he will be eligible for TNEA. School is in hosur(Tamil Nadu). We stay in Sarjapura(Banglore) which is border of tamilnadu and Karnataka. Our native is Chennai. And we belong to BC caste. Pls guide us

  65. satyahimavanth tripurari says:

    i belongs to Andhra Pradesh completing 12 standard in the month of March2020, My parents are working in Central Government Service am I eligible for applying TENA2020 to study in Engineering Through TENA2020

  66. Manshi Kumari says:

    If my place of birth is not tamil nadu neither my place of giving 12th board is …still will i get a chance to get admission in ceg be geoinformatics

  67. Rahul says:

    Whether the counselling will be offline or online and from where

  68. Narayanan says:

    I am 12th passed out in 2019 and I appeared for tnea counselling 2019. I opted for college and didnt join. Can I appear with same cutoff in 2020 tnea counselling?

  69. subramaniam says:

    My son is studying Karnataka satate PU board ( PU2 this year). He has been studying in karnataka since primary school time. Is he eligible to apply for TNEA colleges.

    my native is Tamil Nadu, have ration card for the entire family

  70. T Rajashekar says:

    I am serving in Defence in IAF.
    My son is now studying in Rajasthan. It is mentioned above that central government employees children can apply for TNEA.
    Is it true. Because we are not from Tamil Nadu nor we are presently in Tamil Nadu.
    Please confirm that my son will be eligible for applying in TNEA .

  71. Murali says:

    “Candidates who have passed their 10+2 level exams from schools located in Tamil Nadu can apply…..”

    What does “10+2 level exams” mean? Does it mean both 10th and 12th? or only 12th.

    Please clarify.

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