TNEA 2021: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria

TNEA 2021TNEA 2021 will get started from the first week of May 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:

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TNEA 2021 Important Dates

Check below tentative TNEA Important Dates for various events:

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
TNEA 2021 NotificationApril 2021
Application Form availability1st week of May 2021
Last date to applyLast week of May 2021
Last date to submit application1st week of June 2021
Random numbers allotment3rd week of June 2021
Release of rank list/ merit list4th week of June 2021
Counselling starts from3rd week of July 2021

TNEA 2021 Application Form

TNEA 2021 notification will be out in the last week of April 2021. Check below TNEA 2021 application form details:

  • TNEA 2021 Application Form can be filled by the students through online mode from the first week of May 2021.
  • The application process will 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 first week of July 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.
  • Students must submit the application with the necessary documents to the below mentioned address before the last date:
    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)
  • 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

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 50% marks (For OBC – 45%; 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 will be released in first week of May 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 in the fourth week of June 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 in the fourth week of June 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 organized from third week of July 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 6 Comments
  1. 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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  3. Alok Kumar Singh says:

    Can other state students will fill or not

  4. 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??

  5. Sameer Srivastava says:

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

  6. Vijay says:

    When the verification process happen??

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