TNEA 2021: Application Form (Started), Admission Dates, Eligibility

TNEA 2021TNEA 2021 Application Form has been started from 26th July 2021. TNEA is an engineering admission process which is organized every year by Anna University. Students get admission into UG Engineering courses – B.E & B.Tech on the basis of scores of 12th level. For the admission, candidates are required to participate in the counselling process of TNEA. Admission is offered to the candidates who successfully get selected in the merit list released by the university. Selected students get admission into number of colleges located in Tamil Nadu through TNEA scores. Through this article, candidates can check complete details related to TNEA 2021 application, dates, eligibility criteria, etc.

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TNEA 2021 Notifications – Application Started

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TNEA 2021 Important Dates

Check below tentative TNEA Important Dates for various events:

EventsDates 2021
TNEA 2021 Notification26th July 2021
Application Form availability26th July 2021
Last date to apply and certificate uploading24th August 2021
Random numbers allotment25th August 2021
Release of rank list/ merit list4th September 2021
Counselling for special reservation categories7th to 11th September 2021
Commencement of online counselling14th September to 4th October 2021
Supplementary counselling12th to 16th September 2021
SCA to SC counselling18th to 20th October 2021
End of counselling20th October 2021

TNEA 2021 Application Form

TNEA 2021 notification has been released on 26th July 2021. Check below TNEA 2021 application form details:

  • TNEA 2021 Application Form can be filled by the students through online mode from 26th July 2021.
  • The application process consist of various steps – Registration, Filling the Application form, Payment of Application Fee and sending of application form with the necessary documents.
  • Candidates can apply for TNEA online and with the necessary documents till 24th August 2021.
  • Single application form has to be filled by the applicants for various courses and colleges.
  • Students are advised to fill complete details in the form carefully and correctly as no correction will be allowed.
  • Take printout of the filled application form and keep it safe for future references.

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)
  • Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee certificate
  • Relevant documents showing proof of Army personnel

Check HereHow to Fill TNEA Application Form

Application Fee:

Payment Mode: The application fee can be paid through internet banking/ debit card/ credit card.

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

TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for TNEA 2021, candidates must go through the given below TNEA eligibility criteria:


  • Candidates passed their 12th level from schools located in Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply.
  • Also the students who belong to other states and have completed their 10+2 level from Tamil Nadu state can apply.
  • Candidates from outside Tamil Nadu are required to show their Nativity Certificate only in the form of digitally signed E-Certificate or Electronic Form.
  • Children of Central Government Employees are also eligible to apply.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applicants must have passed 12th level or its equivalent from a recognized Board or University.
  • Qualifying Marks: Student must have passed his/her intermediate level securing minimum of 45% marks (For OBC – 40%; For ST/ SC/ DNC/ MBC/ SCA – 40%).
  • Qualifying Subjects: in 12th level students must have passed with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as mandatory subjects.

Marine Engineering Programme:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying student must have passed his/her 12th 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 of 60% marks in PCM subjects & 50% marks in English subject.
  • Age Criteria: Applicant should be maximum 25 years in age.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: TNEA 2021 application form has been released on 26th July 2021.

Answer: Yes, you have to submit your filled in application form with necessary documents to the university.
Answer: No, application correction facility will not be provided.
Answer: No entrance test is organized for admission through TNEA. Selection of students is done on the basis of merit list prepared by the University based on 12th level exam scores.
Answer: After filling the TNEA application students have to submit the filled application with necessary documents at – The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions, Anna University, Chennai -600025.
Answer: The application fee for General candidates is Rs.500 and for ST/SC/SCA category candidates is Rs.250. Students can submit the fee through debit/ credit card or net banking method.

Answer: TNEA 2021 Merit list/ Rank list will be released on 4th September 2021.

TNEA 2021 Cut Off

Anna University will release TNEA 2021 Cut Off after the successful completion of application process. It will be available through online mode on the website. Only the candidates who will successfully qualify the cut off marks released by the University will be eligible for admission.

TNEA Cut Off marks released on the website will be separate for various campuses. In the case of students attaining same scores, random numbers will be allotted. Students can know their random allotted numbers on the website.

TNEA 2021 Merit List/ Rank List

The University will prepare TNEA 2021 merit list which will contain names of the candidates selected for next counselling process. A common merit list will be published by the university on the website. It will be released online on the website on 4th September 2021.

Candidates will be selected in the merit list based on 12th level marks submitted by the students.

TNEA 2021 Counselling

The Counselling of TNEA 2021 will be organised from 14th September 2021. Students will be called for counselling process on the basis of prepared merit list. Seats will be allocated to the candidates according to the rank & category of the candidate.

Students have to download their counselling call letter to be eligible to participate in counselling. It will be organized in five rounds and students will be required to choose their colleges and course.

Students also have to pay counselling fee through cash or demand draft. Also, students have to submit their original or photocopies of necessary documents for verification.

TNEA 2021 Admission

Students qualifying the counselling process will be eligible for TNEA admission. After the completion of counselling process, candidates have to report the allotted college along with the provisional admission letter. The reporting must be done as per the prescribed time and date.

If you have any query regarding TNEA 2021, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 39 Comments
  1. Senthur Pandian says:

    When have to opt for choice of colleges and branches ? Is it before the commencement of councelling?

  2. L s JAMUNA says:

    I am native of Tamil Nadu and my daughter’s place of birth is tamilnadu, but we are working at Goa and my daughter had completed her studies at Goa from 1 std to 12 th STD. Can she apply TNEA 2021?

  3. Selvaraj says:

    My friend daughter Community certificate number entered wrong but uploaded the right copy, how to correct it?

  4. Bhumika jalan says:

    Hii I m from Delhi and want to get admission in Madras institute of technology (MIT)
    how to get the nativity certificate. I m from general category.

  5. Sudhakar says:

    I have not found the application link to submit

  6. V.Ishwarya says:

    I have paased my 12th standard…then I have to apply for counselling..How to apply the counselling..Kindly please answer me

  7. Guna says:

    All boards results had been published, please advice application form availability thanks

  8. Jamuna says:

    When Tamilnadu engineering counseling registration starts

  9. Sivapriya says:

    When will be the counseling application form available for engineering?

  10. Thanuja says:

    is TNEA a entrance exam ?

  11. Gautam kumar says:

    How can we get TNEA application form 2021?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Link of application form will be updated in our article after the commencement of registration process.

  12. Kushagra singhal says:

    I am resident of bihar, am i eligible for tnea??

  13. Priya says:

    I’ve completed 12th
    When will the TNEA councilling application opens?

  14. BLESLIN says:

    How to apply for TNEA??Is the application online or offline??

  15. Nithiyasri. R says:

    I am completed 12 I am eligible for tnea

  16. SANJAY says:


  17. VIKAS KUMAR says:

    What is the procedure for the students who completed 3 years diploma courses

  18. Manivannan says:

    is the application process of TNEA 2021 started ?
    if yes, when is the last date for applying?

    Can i get the link of application.

  19. Mahalakshmi says:

    TNEA has any enterence exam to conduct?

  20. Gayathri says:

    BTech computer science engineering

  21. Abhishek says:

    Tena application form last date
    Can l apply today for tena

  22. ASHLYN RAMESH says:

    When to apply for TNEA 2021

  23. Jayanthi k says:

    From tirunelveli. When will issue the application for engineering.

  24. KG Nathan says:

    has the application for Engineering admission to Engineering courses in Tamilnadu through counseling has been released?. if so what is the last date for submission of applications?

  25. Abhinay says:

    I’m from Hyderabad… How can i apply for tnea .. Is the application process started? Is the exam online or offline?

  26. Karthikeyan says:

    You have been posting regarding TNEA 2021 but are the application forms released. I didnt find it anywhere, if published share link to download application for the year 2021.

  27. Raj says:

    I have passed my 12th from Mumbai through CBSE board. How and when can I apply for from Anna university

  28. Kurshee says:

    Has the online application form for lateral entry 2021 released..if so please send me the link

  29. pooja lakshmi says:

    can kerala students apply for tnea???

  30. Farook says:

    Still now 12th examination were not conducted.. then how will be cut off to calculate cutoff with which marks…?

  31. Shivani Sharma says:

    I had scored 92 percentage from cbse . Am I eligible for TNEA ?? And I m from Delhi .I m 18years old.


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  33. Alok Kumar Singh says:

    Can other state students will fill or not

  34. Shivani Sharma says:

    Sir I completed my 12from jnv delhi so am I eligible for TNEA ?? and is there any enterenc exam to get admission in college after filling TNEA application form??

  35. Sameer Srivastava says:

    I am a resident of uttar Pradesh ,am I eligible for tnea

  36. Vijay says:

    When the verification process happen??

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