TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria, Domicile, Age & Qualification Eligibility

TNEA 2021 Eligibility CriteriaCandidates have to fulfill the complete TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria before last date of submission of application form in order to get admission. TNEA is the state level admission procedure to get admission in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is organized by the Anna University for providing the admissions in the B.E./B.Tech professional degree courses. The admissions will be offered only by considering the intermediate (12th) class percentage. Every year number of candidates applied for admission in TN State. In this article, candidates can check the TNEA Eligibility criteria 2021 in detail.

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TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

In this section, candidates can check the complete eligibility in order to be eligible for the admission in the university and its affiliated institutions.

Passing the qualifying examination or changing the religion after last date of submission of application form will not be considered.

TNEA 2021 Application Form has been released from 26th July 2021. Candidates can get the application form through online mode.

Nativity Criteria:

  • The candidates those studied their VIII, IX, X , XII and XII standards from Tamil Nadu state are eligible to apply.
    • They no need to enclose the Nativity certificate.
  • The candidates those studied their VII, IX, X , XII, XII and equivalent exam from outside Tamil Nadu state are also eligible to apply.
    • Such candidates have to enclose the copy of Nativity Certificate in electronic form/digitally signed e-signed certificate.
  • Children of Central Government Employees can also apply irrespective of their nativity.
    • Their parents or guardians (if parents are not alive) have been serving in Tamil Nadu since five years at the time of submission of application.
    • In this case candidates have to enclose the certificate from the employer of the parents/guardian.
  • Children of employees in Public Sector or Government recognized Institutions working since five years in TN may also apply irrespective of their domicile.
    • In this case candidates have to enclose evidence of it such as the Income Tax Return, PF Slips, etc.
  • Sons and daughters of All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre officers are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates those studied their VIII, IX, X , XII and XII from TN state are also eligible to apply.
    • They need not enclose Nativity Certificate.

Srilankan Tamil Refugee:

  • Candidates those are Srilankan Tamil Refugee and studied from Tamil Nadu can apply and they will be considered under open competition.
    • They have to enclose the following documents:
      • Identification certificate from Head Quarters Tahsildar.
      • Those have not registered under refugee camp have to enclose copy of passport, Visa and letter registered with Police Station.

Qualifying Exam:

Candidates must fulfill the qualification eligibility given below:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should pass the HSC (10+2) or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate should obtain the 45% (General category), 40% (Backward class including backward class Musilm), 40% (MBC and DNC) and 40% (SC/ST/SCA).
  • Subjects: Must pass with minimum average marks in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry together.
  • A candidate should also pass with minimum average marks in related subjects, Vocational theory and Practicals together.

Eligibility for Marine Engineering Branch:

  • A candidate should pass 10+2 or equivalent examination in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as separate subject with an average of not less than 60% in PCM.
  • Minimum of 50% marks is required in English in 10th or 12th for all candidates.
  • Before selecting the course candidates should notice that they should be medically fit.

Other Eligibilities for Marine Engineering:

  • Maximum age to apply is 25 years.
  • The minimum height is 157 cm.
  • The minimum weight is 48 kg.
  • Normal colour vision.

If you have any query related to the TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria, you can ask us by leaving your queries in the comment box given below.

Displaying 16 Comments
  1. Beena sanghani says:

    Can I apply next year with present year marks?
    That is can I apply in 2022 with 2021 board marks?

  2. ash says:

    i did my schooling in dubai till 10th std. I completed my 11 & 12th std in Tamilnadu.Am i eligible to apply in TNEA.or should i submit nativity certificate.

  3. SUNIL says:

    Can a student passed out in class XI and XII from a school situated in Tamil Nadu apply for TNEA? studied clss VIII, XI ,X outside Tamil Nadu

  4. Bharathi says:

    Maximum age limit for TNEA counseling

  5. Sasikala anand says:

    Iam from tamilnadu …
    My daughter studied from class 1 to class 12 in qatar under cbse pattern…
    Will she be eligible to apply for the tnea counselling 2021

  6. R SAKTHIVEL says:

    I was born in Tamilnadu, Vellore. But all my school education is from punjab state..
    Am i eligible to apply for TNEA?
    KINDLY REPLY

  7. Pradeep says:

    My Son is born in Chennai and Studied till X std in Chennai. He did his intermediate in Andhra Pradesh. Should he provide Nativity Certificate? Does he come under Tamil Nadu local or Andhra Pradesh?
    Pls advice.

  8. G.MANIKANDAN says:

    Sir,
    My daughter studied until 8th standard in Madhyapradesh (Bhopal).She will be doing 9,10,11 and 12 in Tamilnadu.Does she necessary to enclose nativity certificate.

  9. Rajya says:

    Sir, my son studied untill grade 8 in abroad. He will be doing grade 9,10,11 and 12 in Tamil Nadu. Does he qualify for state domicile quota ?

  10. Prashant says:

    Sir i have completed my 12th cbse from bihar
    Can i apply for tnea 2020

  11. lakshmana pandian says:

    my date of 03-01-2003. in application the year shown upto 2002 only
    I can not enter my date of birth. so I can not apply. plz help me

  12. abhishek says:

    i have got 66.6 percentage in cbse in 12
    can i apply for TNEA

  13. D vedha Leo Adithya says:

    I was born in May 2003 and have completed my class 12th in 2020. Am I eligible for Tamil Nadu engineering counselling .

  14. reena says:

    Is it possible to get a seat in engineering clg by applying in TNEA by the cut-off 46% and 94 out of 200 for BC Muslim?

  15. Khadir says:

    Sir, by mistake i have give my income as less than 6 lacs.
    I cannot produce income certificate..is there any issue.

  16. Humaid says:

    Can 17yrs old student apply for TNEA counseling

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