TNEA 2021: Counselling (Started), Cut Off, Seat Allotment, Admission

TNEA 2021TNEA 2021 Seat Allotment for fourth round has been released on 17th October 2021. Rank List has been released on 14th September 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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newiconTNEA 2021 Seat Allotment for fourth round has been released on 17th October 2021. Check here for counselling details.

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newiconTNEA 2021 Rank List/ Merit List has been released on 14th September 2021 Check here for rank list details.

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TNEA 2021 Important Dates

Check below official 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
Last date for fee payment27th August 2021
Random numbers allotment25th August 2021
Release of rank list/ merit list14th September 2021
Counselling for special reservation categories17th to 24th September 2021
Commencement of online counselling27th September to 17th October 2021
Supplementary counselling19th to 23rd October 2021
SCA to SC counselling24th to 25th October 2021
End of counselling25th October 2021
Seat allotment5th October 2021
Choice filling 2nd round6th October 2021

TNEA 2021 Merit List/ Rank List

The University has prepared TNEA merit list which contain names of the candidates selected for next counselling process. A common merit list has been published by the university on the website. It has been released online on the website on 14th September 2021.

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

TNEA 2021 Counselling

The Counselling of TNEA 2021 is organised from 27th September 2021. Students are called for counselling process on the basis of prepared merit list. Seats has been allotted 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 is organised in five rounds and students will be required to choose their colleges and course. Seat allotment has been released on 9th October 2021 for 2nd round. It has been released on 17th October 2021 for fourth round.

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. Seat allotment has been released on 13th October 2021.

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.

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 has been released on 4th September 2021.

TNEA 2021 Cut Off

Anna University will release TNEA 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.

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

Displaying 52 Comments
  1. S.Ajitha says:

    TNEA 2021 counsling alotment order

  2. Jeya says:

    How to download tnea counseling call letter

  3. Rithika says:

    When should we do the choice filling?

  4. Gopika says:

    When release TNEA cut off mark for 2021

  5. R.Murugananandam says:

    I did not get the list yet

  6. Vijaya Saraswathy says:

    Can I apply? I lost the date! Is there any other way .

  7. Vaishnavi says:

    Can I apply now??I know last date is finished is there any other way

  8. Subramani says:

    After rank list how many days are give for choice fiilng

  9. Prakash says:

    Hi sir,I am a first graduate but I don’t have a first graduate certificate is there any problem on it

  10. Keerthana sri says:

    Sir,I’m writing CBSE improvement exam this year how can I apply for tnea without writing exam

  11. Varshu says:

    I want to apply for the counselling but the server is down what can i do

  12. nikitha says:

    I am from Telangana, can I apply for tnea aswell?

  13. Senthur Pandian says:

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

  14. 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?

  15. Selvaraj says:

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

  16. 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.

  17. Sudhakar says:

    I have not found the application link to submit

  18. 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

  19. Guna says:

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

  20. Jamuna says:

    When Tamilnadu engineering counseling registration starts

  21. Sivapriya says:

    When will be the counseling application form available for engineering?

  22. Thanuja says:

    is TNEA a entrance exam ?

  23. 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.

  24. Kushagra singhal says:

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

  25. Priya says:

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

  26. BLESLIN says:

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

  27. Nithiyasri. R says:

    I am completed 12 I am eligible for tnea

  28. SANJAY says:


  29. VIKAS KUMAR says:

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

  30. 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.

  31. Mahalakshmi says:

    TNEA has any enterence exam to conduct?

  32. Gayathri says:

    BTech computer science engineering

  33. Abhishek says:

    Tena application form last date
    Can l apply today for tena

  34. ASHLYN RAMESH says:

    When to apply for TNEA 2021

  35. Jayanthi k says:

    From tirunelveli. When will issue the application for engineering.

  36. 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?

  37. Abhinay says:

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

  38. 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.

  39. Raj says:

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

  40. Kurshee says:

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

  41. pooja lakshmi says:

    can kerala students apply for tnea???

  42. Farook says:

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

  43. 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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  45. Alok Kumar Singh says:

    Can other state students will fill or not

  46. 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??

  47. Sameer Srivastava says:

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

  48. Vijay says:

    When the verification process happen??

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