TNEA 2024: Document Verification, Random Number, Rank List, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission Process

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions 2024 ( TNEA )

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TNEA 2024: The TNEA exam 2024 schedule notification and information booklet will be published on the official website soon. The Department of Technical Education (DoTE) in Tamil Nadu will release the TNEA 2024 application form on the official website, tneaonline.org. Interested candidates applying for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) must complete the registration before the specified deadline for the TNEA 2024 application form. The authority will unveil the TNEA rank list 2024, determined by candidates' Class 12 marks, through online mode. The official website will provide access to the TNEA 2024 cutoff for candidates to review. Additionally, the TNEA counselling dates for 2024 will be officially disclosed on the website by the authorities.

BE/BTech admission in Tamil Nadu is done based on the online counselling process called TNEA. There is no state-level entrance exam for admission in Tamil Nadu. Candidates must register and appear for the online Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) counselling held annually for BE/BTech admission. 10+2 passed/appearing candidates can apply for TNEA counselling. Admission will be based on marks obtained by the candidates in the relevant subjects, namely, Maths, Physics and Chemistry which will be reduced to 200 (Maths – 100, Physics – 50 and Chemistry – 50).

TNEA 2024 counselling process includes registration, assignment of random numbers, certificate verifications, rank list publication, and counselling. The counselling rounds will consist of steps like Choice Filling, Allotment, Confirmation of Allotment, and Reporting to the College/TFC and payment of fees depending upon their confirmation. To know complete details of TNEA 2024 counselling like how to apply, eligibility, dates, counselling process and more, read below.

Q:   Can a Diploma holder apply for TNEA?

A:
You may apply for TNEA if you have an engineering Diploma. You can apply for Tamil Nadu lateral entry admission through TNEA. 1. To be eligible to apply for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission TNEA you must have completed the 12th grade. 2. TNEA provides lateral entry admission to B.Tech for holders of Tamil Nadu diplomas. 3. You need to have finished a three-year engineering Diploma after class 10 in order to be qualified for it. You can also apply for Tamil Nadu lateral entry admission as a B.Sc. Graduate after the 12th grade.
 

Q:   Is TNEA rank important to get admission in CIT?

A:
Yes, TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) rank is important for getting admission to the undergraduate engineering programs at Coimbatore Institute of Technology (CIT). CIT is one of the top-ranked engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu and offers various undergraduate engineering programs such as B.E. , B.Tech, and B.Sc. The admission process for these programs at CIT is through TNEA counseling. The TNEA counseling is conducted by the Anna University, Chennai, and the admission is based on the candidate's rank in the TNEA merit list. To participate in the TNEA counseling process, candidates need to register themselves online and submit their application forms along with the required documents. After the registration process, the TNEA authorities will prepare a merit list based on the candidate's 12th standard (or equivalent) scores. Therefore, to secure admission to CIT, it is important to have a good rank in the TNEA merit list. Candidates with higher ranks have better chances of getting admission to CIT, as the seats are allocated based on the rank secured in the merit list. I hope this information helps you. All the best for your admissions!
 

Q:   Are other state candidates eligible for TNEA?

A:
The Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions TNEA is an engineering college entrance exam that is held to offer admission to engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. Yes, candidates from other states are permitted to take this exam, but only under specific circumstances. Which are: 1. You need to have studied from VIII to XII in Tamil Nadu state. 2. Your parents are Central Government employees who have been serving in Tamil Nadu for the past five years. 3. Your parents are employees of government-recognized institutions and have been working in those institutions for the past five years.
 

What is TNEA?

TNEA stands for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions. The Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu conducts TNEA every year. It is an online counselling window. All Indian National candidates who wish to be admitted to Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges, University Departments and Constituent Colleges of Anna University, Annamalai University and for the seats surrendered by Self–Financing Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu have to apply for TNEA counselling.

TNEA counselling is a Unified Single Window Admission System for Indian Nationals only. The courses offered via this online counselling are BE/BTech and BE (sandwich) courses. TNEA counselling is conducted online in 4 rounds as per the Schedule. Candidates need to participate in corresponding rounds based on their rank. 

 

TNEA 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of TNEA 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

May '24

TNEA 2024 application window

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

TNEA 2024 Assigning Random Number

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

TNEA 2024 Last date for uploading documents

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

TNEA 2024 Publication of Rank list

TENTATIVE

Jun '24

TNEA 2024 Grievances Redressal

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

TNEA 2024 Counseling for Special Category

TENTATIVE

Jul '24 - Sep '24

TNEA 2024 General Counseling (Online)

TENTATIVE

TNEA 2024 Highlights

Check important details for TNEA 2024 counselling in the table below:

Particulars  Details
Counselling name Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
Admission Frequency Once a year
Courses offered

BE/BTech (4 Academic years comprising 8 semesters)

BE (Sandwich course - 5 Academic years comprising 10 semesters)

Admission Mode Online
Admission based on 10+2 marks
Compulsory subjects in 10+2 Maths, Physics and Chemistry
Accepting Colleges
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee

General- INR 500

Reserved- INR 250

Total Seats Offered 151870
Applications Per Year 1.4 lakh (approx.)
Official Website www.tneaonline.org
TNEA Helpline 044-22351014 | 044-22351015
TNEA 2024 important downloads

Schedule Revised Schedule

Information brochure

TFC List

Counselling process

Important instructions - English | Tamil

Documents needed

TNEA 2024 Application Form

TNEA 2024 application form will be released online only. The eligible candidates could register for online state-level counselling at tneaonline.org. Apart from the online application form available on the website, candidates could also visit the TNEA Facilitation Centers (TFC) established in selected cities and fill the application form with the help of the representative there.

The candidates who filled out the form online on their own could check the steps below to apply for TNEA 2024 counselling below:

  1. Registration: Provide the details asked and register for counselling
  2. Login: Candidates who register successfully are issued login details that include a username and password
  3. Fill out the online application form: Candidates have to complete the online application form which has 7 parts. One part of them is the application fee payment.
  4. Preview and submit the online form: Candidates can preview the form carefully once before final submission.
  5. Download the online form: The online form can be downloaded after the final submission. Candidates must keep the downloaded copy with them. It is not meant to be sent to the authorities.

TNEA 2024 application fee:

The TNEA 2024 application fee can be checked in the table below:

Category Fee
General category INR 500
SC /SCA /ST category belonging to Tamil Nadu INR 250

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Q:   How to fill the TNEA Application Form?

A:
To participate in the TNEA counselling process, candidates have to submit the TNEA application form within the prescribed timelines and pay the required fees. The TNEA application process involves the steps given below. Step 1: User registration Step 2: Login Step 3: Fill I - Personal Information Step 4: Fill II - Special Reservation Information Step 5: Fill IV- Scholarship Information Step 6: Fill V - School of Study Information Step 7: Fill VI - Academic Information Step 8: VII - Preview Details Step 9: VIII - Complete Payment Step 10: IX - Download the Application.

Q:   Will I be able to correct the mistakes in TNEA application form at the time of counselling?

A:

Yes, candidates can edit the TNEA 2024 application form until the last date of registration. The candidate has to fill up the details in the application form and they can give their preference of TFC for online Certificates Verification. The entered details can be viewed using the login information. The applicant can edit his/her information if necessary. Verify the entries made and if all the details are found correct then submit the online application on or before the last date. Applicants will be provided with a PDF document on successful registration of application through TNEA Application Processing System.

 

Q:   What are the requirements to apply for TNEA?

A:

To apply for TNEA 2024, candidates have to meet the below requirements: Candidates must have passed the 10+2 exam with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for reserved category candidates). They should have passed the 10+2 exam from Tamil Nadu board or any equivalent board. They must have cleared any one of the HSC (Vocational Subject) with one of the Engineering related subjects namely Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry. Apart from that, they following requirements must be also met: Tamil Nadu candidates who have passed their Class VIII to Class XII standard in Tamil Nadu. Children of Central Government Employees, irrespective of their nativity, provided their parents or guardians (only if both parents are not alive) have been serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years at the time of TNEA application form submission. Sons/daughters of All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre officers. Children of employees in the Public Sector or Government recognised institutions who at the time of TNEA 2024 application form submission had been working in their organisations for the past five years are also eligible to apply, irrespective of their domicile. Other state candidates who have studied from Class VIII to Class XII in Tamil Nadu can also apply for TNEA 2024. Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the VIII, IX, X, XI and XII standards or their equivalent examinations from schools situated outside Tamil Nadu can also apply for TNEA.

TNEA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

TNEA 2024 eligibility criteria reflect that candidates will be eligible for admission if they fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:

Nativity: Candidates are eligible to apply for admission through TNEA if they are:

  • Tamil Nadu candidates who have passed their Class VIII to Class XII standard in Tamil Nadu.
  • Children of Central Government Employees, irrespective of their nativity, provided their parents or guardians (only if both parents are not alive) have been serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years at the time of TNEA application form submission.
  • Sons/daughters of All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre officers.
  • Children of employees in the Public Sector or Government recognised institutions who at the time of TNEA 2024 application form submission had been working in their organisations for the past five years are also eligible to apply, irrespective of their domicile.
  • Other state candidates who have studied from Class VIII to Class XII in Tamil Nadu can also apply for TNEA 2024.
  • Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the VIII, IX, X, XI and XII standards or their equivalent examinations from schools situated outside Tamil Nadu can also apply for TNEA.

Qualifying Exams: Candidates are eligible to apply for TNEA if they have cleared their HSC (Academic) or its equivalent with a minimum average percentage in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together as mentioned below:

Community

Pass Percentage needed in 10+2

General Category

45%

Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim

40%

MBC and DNC

40%

SC/ST/SCA

40%

Apart from the above-mentioned eligibility criteria, candidates will also be eligible for admissions if they have cleared any one of the HSC (Vocational Subject) as mentioned below with one of the Engineering related subjects namely Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry with a minimum average percentage put together as mentioned below:

Community

Pass Percentage needed in 10+2

General Category

45%

Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim

40%

MBC and DNC

40%

SC/ST/SCA

40%

Courses Offered via Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) 2024

Through TNEA, candidates are offered various undergraduate courses in engineering like BE and BTech in different specializations:

Vocational courses prescribed for BE/BTech degree admission

Group Code

Name of Vocational Subject

421

General Machinist

422

Electrical Machines and Appliances

423

Electronic Equipment

424

Draughtsman Civil

425

Auto Mechanic

426

Textile Technology

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) 2024 Process

The admission process for TNEA 2024 includes the following steps:

TNEA 2023 admission process

TNEA 2024 admission process

Step 1: Registration

Candidates had to register for the counselling process. Registration had to be completed within the stipulated time. Later, the candidates can proceed to the next step.

Step 2: Assigning a Random Number

The registered candidates are assigned a random number. This number is unique to all candidates and is used for the purpose of tie-breaking while preparation of the merit list.

Step 3: Certificate verification

The candidates who register for TNEA and are assigned random numbers have to visit the TFC for verification of the certificates. Without certificate verification, candidates cannot move to the next step of the admission process.

Step 4: Publication of Rank List

The candidates who complete the certificate verification will be included in the rank list. The rank list is prepared based on marks obtained by the candidates in the relevant subjects, namely, Maths, Physics and Chemistry which will be reduced to 200 (Maths – 100, Physics – 50 and Chemistry – 50).

Step 5: Counselling

Candidates whose names appear in the rank list will have to appear for the counselling rounds. The counselling rounds include Choice Filling, Allotment, Confirmation of Allotment, and Reporting to College/TFC and payment of fees depending upon their confirmation.

Q:   What are the Sandwich Courses in B.Tech for admission in TNEA?

A:
In B.Tech, sandwich courses in Production Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical, and Electronics Engineering are offered at PSG College of Technology under a self-financing scheme. There are 519 colleges in Tamil Nadu that accepts TNEA admission for B.Tech admission. Through TNEA candidates will be offered various undergraduate courses in engineering like BE and B.Tech in different specializations: Biotechnology Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Food Technology, and Chemical Engineering.
 

Q:   Who conducts Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions or TNEA?

A:

Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu conducts Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission TNEA 2024. Earlier, TNEA counselling was conducted by Anna University. TNEA counselling is a single-window process and admissions in Tamil Nadu engineering colleges are offered through such a process because authorities believe that such an initiative facilitates transparency. TNEA rank list is used to offer admissions to candidates in undergraduate programmes like Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in colleges of Tamil Nadu. Candidates must note that TNEA written exam has been scrapped as the counselling is based on Class 12 marks and therefore seats are allotted in the colleges through the TNEA rank list.

 

Q:   What will be the basis for admission to the TNEA General category?

A:
Candidates will be selected for admission on the basis of marks obtained in the prescribed subjects (Mathematics -100, Physics + Chemistry 100) reduced to 200 in the qualifying exam. Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions TNEA is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu to offer admissions to candidates in various engineering colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu. TNEA rank list is used to offer admissions to candidates in undergraduate programmes like Bachelor of Engineering (BE) and Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in colleges of Tamil Nadu. Candidates must note that TNEA written exam has been scrapped as the counselling is based on Class 12 marks and therefore seats are allotted in the colleges through the TNEA rank list.
 

TNEA 2024 Random Numbers

TNEA random numbers are issued to the registered candidates with the purpose of tie-breaking while preparing the merit list.  The random number is 10 digits that are allotted to the candidates randomly. Registered candidates have to sign in by entering login Id/email Id and password to view their unique random number allotted by the authority. The conducting body also informs all the registered candidates about the assigned random number of TNEA 2024 through SMS. 

TNEA 2024 Rank List Selection Criteria

The selection process will include the following steps:

Step 1: Scores to be reduced to 200: The selection of candidates will be based on the marks obtained in the prescribed subjects reduced to 200 (Mathematics:100, Physics + Chemistry: 100) in the qualifying examination. 

Step 2: Conversion of the reduced scores to normalised scores: The marks obtained by the students in the relevant subjects in the qualifying examination conducted by various Boards or Authority shall be equated with the marks obtained by the students in the same subjects in the qualifying examination conducted by the State Board of Tamil Nadu by adopting the method of normalisation.

TNEA 2024 Merit List

A merit list is prepared based on the marks obtained in the relevant subjects, namely, Maths, Physics and Chemistry which is reduced to 200 (Maths – 100, Physics – 50 and Chemistry – 50). After the normalisation of marks in the relevant subjects in the qualifying examination conducted by different Boards, the qualified students shall be merged into a common merit list. The overall rank and community rank are published on the official TNEA website. A week is reserved for addressing applicants’ grievances after the publication of the rank. In case of grievances, applicants can contact the office of the Secretary, TNEA at the Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai 600 025.

Tie-breaking in TNEA counselling merit list:  In cases where more than one candidate has got the same marks in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit among such candidates shall be determined in the order of priority as specified below.

  • percentage of marks in Mathematics
  • percentage of marks in Physics
  • percentage of marks in the optional subject
  • percentage of total marks in 12th Standard Examination
  • percentage of total marks in 10th Standard Examination
  • date of birth (elder will be given preference)
  • Random number Assigned (higher value will be given preference)

TNEA 2024 Counselling Process

For TNEA counselling the applicants are grouped based on their rank and each group of applicants is allowed to participate in counselling according to their turn. TNEA 2024 counselling has 4 rounds. The applicant has to login into the TNEA portal by using his/her user ID and Password (same as that used at the time of registration) for performing various activities in a particular round. The procedure for each round of counselling is as follows:

1. Publication of eligible applicants: The list of eligible applicants for a particular round will be published in the TNEA portal.

2. Rounds of TNEA 2024 counselling: Counselling will be conducted online in 4 rounds as per the Schedule. Candidates will participate in corresponding rounds based on their rank.

3. Stages of Counselling: Each round has 4 stages:

  1. Choice Filling
  2. Allotment
  3. Confirmation of Allotment
  4. Reporting to College/TFC and payment of fees depending upon their confirmation

4. Process followed in each round: In each round, the following procedure will be followed

  • Choice filling: A candidate will be given three days for the choice filling wherein the candidate will have to fill in their choices of colleges and branches based on their preferences and informed decisions. The order of choices is important. A candidate can fill in any number of choices.
  • Seat allotment: Allotment of the candidate will be based on the preferential order of choices based on their rank and the eligible seat matrix.
  • Choice confirmation option practice: During the allotment stage, If the candidate is allotted a seat, then 6 options will be shown for confirming the seat. The candidate must confirm their seat within 2 days from the date of allotment. Failing to confirm the allotted seat, the candidate will be taken to the next round. 
  • Reporting and confirmation of seat: All candidates who are satisfied with the currently allotted seat and have opted for “Accept and Join” must download the allotment order and report to the college within 7 days and complete the admission procedure by paying the necessary fees. Non-admission in the college will be considered as not willing to join and the allotment order will be cancelled. All candidates who are satisfied with the currently allotted seat and have opted for “Accept and Upward” will be given tentative allotment orders. They must report to the nearest TFC and pay the tuition fees and submit their original certificates for holding the current seat. Nonreporting and non-payment of fees will be considered as not willing to join and the allotment order will be cancelled. Such candidates will lose allotted seats and will not be considered for further rounds of counselling. 

Q:   Where do I apply for TNEA counselling?

A:

You have to apply on the official TNEA website. Engineering colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu offer admission based on the results of the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions TNEA exam.

  1. The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Technical Education is in charge of conducting this exam. Following the exam, seats are assigned in engineering colleges through the TNEA counselling process.
  2. After the results are released, you must register on the official TNEA website in order to take part in TNEA counselling.
  3. On the TNEA website, you have to fill out the application form, pay the counselling fees, and list your choices. 4. After the application process is finished, the TNEA will publish a list of seats allocated according to ranks.

Q:   What is the TNEA supplementary counselling?

A:
The Tamil Nadu engineering admission supplementary counselling is conducted by TNEA after normal counseling. TNEA Supplementary Counseling process is done for those students who failed their 12th grade. This is done later so that these students can pass and attend admission counselling again. However, anyone can participate in this counselling. TNEA-qualified students can attend this counselling even after getting a college allocation and making a fee payment if they want to change colleges. This supplementary counselling process is done after the 4th round of TNEA counseling. Also, those students who had joined other courses, such as arts, but now want to change to engineering can attend this counselling to get into an engineering college. The procedure is similar to regular TNEA counseling, and you just have to register again after the date announcement.

Q:   Is the first graduation Certificate mandatory for the TNEA counselling?

A:
The First Graduate Certificate is issued by the Tamil Nadu government to those candidates who will receive fee concessions or scholarships. In such candidates' families, they will be the first graduate, and no other person in the family is a graduate. This first graduation Certificate is issued by a Tahsildar-rank government officer. It is mandatory only for those candidates who have selected this option while filling out the TNEA application form. It is not essential to participate in counseling but is required during document verification if you selected the option of a first-time graduate on your application form.
 

TNEA 2024 Counselling Choice Conformation Options

Once the candidates are allotted seats in TNEA counselling, they have the choice to practice various confirmation options. There are 6 available options with the candidates described below:

1. Accept and Join

A candidate who is satisfied with the seat allotted can download the provisional allotment order and can report to the college on the specified date for admission. The candidate will lose his/her allotted seat if failed to report to the college. Such not-reported candidates cannot participate in any subsequent rounds.
2. Accept and Upward

A candidate is satisfied with the seat allotted but wishes to wait for allotment in the higher order of his/her choice in the ensuing upward movement. For example, if the candidate is allotted a seat for choice 5, he/she can wait for choices 1,2,3,4. In case no better choice is available in an upward movement, then the candidate is confirmed with the previously allotted choice 5.
3. Decline and Upward

A Candidate is not satisfied with the allotted seat, therefore, he/she declines the allotment but prefers to wait for allotment in the higher order of his/her choice in the ensuing upward movement. If he/she is unable to get his/her preferred allotment in an upward movement, then the candidate will be moved to the next round.
4. Decline and move to the next round

A candidate is not satisfied with the allotted seat. Also, candidates do not wish to wait for upward movement and he/she is willing to participate in the next round.

5. Decline and Quit

A candidate is not satisfied with the allotted seat and he/she does not wish to participate in subsequent rounds also.

6. Upward or move to the next round

If ‘no seat’ is allotted to the candidate based on all the choices, then this option will be shown. Such ‘no seat’ allotted candidates can opt for upward movement. In case, a seat is available during upward movement, it will be allotted. If no seats are available during upward movement, then the candidate will be moved to the next round. 

TNEA 2024 Counselling Cutoff

TNEA cut-off 2024 is released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE). The authority releases TNEA 2024 community-wise cutoffs for all the candidates. TNEA cut-off score is the minimum mark that candidates have to secure to be eligible for admission to BTech courses. Eligible candidates for TNEA 2024 are called seat allotment based on TNEA 2024 cut-off marks and availability of seats in the TNEA participating colleges. The TNEA 2024 cut-off admission scores will also be released after each round of counselling on the official website. TNEA cutoffs are different for all the categories depending on various exam factors. 

TNEA 2024 Counselling Participating Colleges

TNEA 2024 Counselling Fee Structure

Particulars

Amount in Rs.

Total Fees

INR 9180– General

INR 7180– SC/ST

INR 7180 – First Graduate General

Amount to be paid at the time of counselling

INR 5000– General

INR1000 – SC/ST

INR 5000 – First Graduate General

Balance amount to be paid at the time of admission

INR 6180 – General

INR 4180 – SC/ST

INR 2180 -  First Graduate General

TNEA 2024 Facilitation Centres for Certificate Verification

A total of 52 TNEA facilitation centres were set up to conduct TNEA counselling 2024 for the process of document verification and seat allotment. Take a look below at few of TNEA 2024 TFCs declared by DoTE Chennai below.

TFC No

District

TFC Name and Address

1

Chennai

Tamilnadu Science and Technology, Gandhi Mandapam Road, Chennai -

600 025

2

Chennai

Anna Centenary Library, Kotturpuram, Chennai - 600 085

3

Chennai

Central Polytechnic College,( Integrated Workshop), Tharamani, Chennai –

600 113

4

Chennai

Central Polytechnic College, ( Auditorium), Tharamani, Chennai – 600 113

5

Chennai

Government Polytecnic College, R.K.Nagar, Chennai - 600 081

6

Chennai

Government Polytecnic College, Purasawakam, Chennai - 600 012

7

Chengalpattu

IRT Polytechnic College, Bharathamadha Street, Bharathipuram,

Chromepet, Chennai, Chengalpattu District – 600 044

8

Kanchipuram

Pachaiyappas Womens College, Ramasamy Kulam, Chinna Kanchipuram,

Kanchipuram District - 631 501

9

Thiruvallur

Murugappa Polytechnic College, Avadi, Chennai, Thiruvallur District - 600

062

10

Thiruvallur

Loganatha Narayanasamy Government College (Autonomous), Ponneri

11

Ranipet

Arignar Anna Government Arts College for women, Walajapet - 632513

12

Vellore

Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Bagayam, Vellore

District – 632 002

13

Tirupathur

Government Polytecnic College, Jolarpet, Thirupathur Dt - 635 651

14

Thiruvannamalai

Goverment Polytechnic College, Cheyyar – 604 407, Thiruvannamalai

District.

15

Kallakurichi

Government Polytechnic College Sankarapuram, Kallakurichi District– 606

401

16

Cuddalore

Thiru Kolanjiappar Government Arts College. Virudhachalam, Cuddalore

District – 606 001

17

Cuddalore

Faculty of Engineering and Technology Annamalai University,

Chidambaram, Cuddalore District -608 001

18

Villupuram

Government Polytechnic College, No.27, Kandachipuram Main Road,

Arakandanallur (po), Tirukoilur (Tk), Villupuram District – 605 752

19

Salem

Government College of Engineering, Karuppur, Omalur, Salem District -

636 011

20

Erode

Gobi Arts & Science College (Autonomous), Gobichettipalayam, Erode

District – 638 453

21

Erode

Government Polytechnic College, Perundurai,    Erode District– 638 053

22

Coimbatore

Government College of Technology(GCT), Thadagam Road, Coimbatore

District–641013

23

Coimbatore

Govt. Polytechnic College for Women, Bharathiyar Road, New

Siddhapudur (po), Coimbatore District– 641 044

24

Coimbatore

Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore District – 641 014

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TNEA 2024 FAQs

TNEA 2024 Frequently Asked Questions

Q:   I have uploaded my first graduate Certificate wrongly. Will it affect my TNEA counselling process?

A:
Hello Vishal, First graduate is not an essential Certificate to participate in TNEA counselling. If you are a first graduate and if you want reduction in the college fee, then only you can submit the first graduate. Otherwise, if you don't provide First graduate Certificate you won't get the fee reduction. You can also provide the first graduate Certificate during the second year in the respective college to get the fee reduction.
 

Q:   What are the participating colleges of TNEA?

A:
There are 519 colleges in Tamil Nadu that accepts TNEA admission for B.Tech admission. Below is the list of top institutes which are accepting TNEA. List of a few top institutes accepting TNEA Total no. Of seats: PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (MCET) Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore Kongu Engineering College, Erode Velammal Engineering College, Chennai St. Josephs College of Engineering, Chennai Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hour.
 

Q:   What factors determine TNEA cutoff?

A:

Below are the factors that will determine the cut off of TNEA 2024:

  1. The difficulty level of the exam
  2. The number of students who appeared in the exam
  3. Available seats in the institutes
  4. Last years cutoff trends The authority releases TNEA community-wise cutoffs for all the candidates.

TNEA cut-off score is the minimum mark that candidates have to secure to be eligible for admission to B.Tech courses. Eligible candidates for TNEA are called seat allotment on the basis of TNEA cut-off marks and availability of seats in the TNEA participating colleges. The TNEA cut-off admission scores will also be released after each round of counselling on the official website. TNEA cutoffs are different for all the categories depending on various exam factors.

 

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Answered Yesterday

You can join PRIST University for B.Tech without appearing for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) exam, but there are two important details to consider:

1. Entrance Exams:

  • JEE Main: PRIST University accepts scores from the Joint Entrance Examination (Main), a national-level entrance exam cond

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Arastu Thakur

Contributor-Level 8

Answered 5 days ago

The Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu will start the B.Tech application process for TNEA 2024 in May, tentatively. The last date to apply can be expected in the first week of June and the last date to complete document upload must be few days after that.TNEA 2024 counselling process inc

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Anisha Mishra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a week ago

TNAU does not have an entrance exam. Applicants who have studied in regular, full-time, and formal education are eligible to apply. If you are a native of Tamil Nadu, you can apply for counseling on the TNAU official website after the board exam results. 
 
To be eligible for a B.Tech in agricultural

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Arjun Rastogi

Beginner-Level 3

Answered a week ago

The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) uses merit and counseling to select undergraduate students. The minimum marks required for TNEA admissions is 50% in intermediate or class 12th.

Other eligibility criteria include:
  • Passing the intermediate (Class 12th) or equivalent examination from a reco

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Arjun Rastogi

Beginner-Level 3

Answered a week ago

Yes, you can easily get admission into Tamil Nadu Agricultural University for B.Tech with 70% in TNEA. TNEA's full mark is 300 and scoring 210, which is 70% of 300, is sufficient enough to get admission. Last year's cut-off released by TNAU was 190-180 for the General category, 190-170 for BC, and

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Pushpangana Rajkriti

Beginner-Level 5

Answered 2 weeks ago

Yes, TNEA Counselling is required for BTech admission. candidates who have completed Class 12 with 50% each in Physics and Chemistry and 100% in Mathematics are eligible to apply for BTech and BE courses. Aspirants are shortlisted based on their merit in the last qualifying exam. The shortlisted can

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Arshita Tiwari

Contributor-Level 9

Answered 3 weeks ago

TNEA Last Round Closing Rank (General-All India) for BE/BTech:
Course2023
BE in Computer Science and Engineering37096
BE in Electronics and Communication Engineering47052
BE in Aeronautical Engineering64998
BTech in Information Technology43149
BE in Mechatronics Engineering82385
BTech in Biomedical Engineering71455
BTech9 in Food Technology85295
BTech in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning39809

As per the above cutoff table, BE in Computer Science and Engineering was the most competitive specialisation, followed by B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at Hindusthan College of Engineering and Technology conside

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Ranjeeta Rai

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

Madras University offers Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) admissions through TNEA scores. Candidates who meet the cutoff are called for the round-wise TNEA counselling. As per Madras University cutoff 2021, the TNEA closing rank for Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) was 613 for General category A

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Janki H Gajjar

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Candidates need to apply for TNEA to get admission at SSN College of Engineering. The TNEA 2024 tentative time of registration is mentioned below:
ParticularsTentative Dates
Start date of online TNEA RegistrationMay 2024
Last date of online TNEA RegistrationJune 2024

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Anisha Mishra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 2 months ago

Yes, Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) accepts TNEA scores for undergraduate admissions to B.E. and B.Tech courses. KCT also accepts JEE Mains scores for undergraduate admissions.Kumaraguru College of Technology (KCT) facilitates undergraduate admissions to B.E. and B.Tech. courses through mult

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Ayushi Maji

Contributor-Level 7

617 Institutes accepting TNEA

B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
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Discontinued (Feb 2023)- B.Tech. in Food Technology
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B.Tech. in Automobile Engineering
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