TNEA 2019: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility


Tamilnadu Engineering Admission (TNEA 2019) is Conducted by Anna University, Tamil Nadu. Through TNEA 2019, candidates can get admission in the engineering undergraduate courses after class 12th. This is the article where the candidates get the complete details of TNEA 2019. TNEA Examination also requires 10+2 marks and the TNEA Exam Score. Interested candidates must fill the TNEA application form before the last date.

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TNEA 2019 Important Dates

The Important dates related to TNEA 2019 along with some guidelines are as follows:

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TNEA Events Dates
Application Form Start date 02 May 2019
Registration Last date 31 May 2019
Release of Admit Card Second week of June 2019
Result & Rank List release date 20 June 2019
Counselling rounds and personal interview dates 03-28 July 2019

TNEA 2019 Application Form

Some Points to be noted while filling the application:

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  • Candidates have to fill the single application form to apply for various courses/colleges/universities.
  • Candidates those studied 12th from Tamil Nadu state are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates those studied from outside of TN State can also apply by producing the Nativity Certificate only in Electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate.
  • Other state candidates those completed their 12th form Tamilnadu state can also apply.
  • Sons and daughters of All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre officers are also eligible to apply.
  • Children of central government employees can also apply for the admission.

Tamilnadu Engineering Admission TNEA 2019 Qualification Criteria

The important points regarding Tamilnadu Engineering Admission eligibility criteria is given below:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should pass the HSC/12th or its equivalent examination from any recognized board.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 50% marks (45% for OBC, 40% for MBC/DNC/SC/ST/SCA) in PCM.

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Qualifying Exam: A candidate should pass 10+2 or equivalent examination in physics, chemistry, mathematics and English as a separate subject.

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Minimum Marks: Candidates must pass the qualifying exam with an average of 60% in PCM. Minimum of 50% marks is required in English in 10th or 12th for all candidates.

Age: Maximum age to apply is 25 years.

  1. The filled-in application with the following documents
  • 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Permanent community certificate
  • HSC/12th class hall ticket
  • Nativity certificate only in electronic form/digitally signed e-certificate (if applicable)
  • First graduate certificate and first graduate joint declaration
  • Srilankan Tamil refugee certificate
  • Relevant documents showing proof of army personnel

to be submitted with the application fee  (Rs. 500/- for general candidates & Rs.250/- for reserved candidates) to the address given below:

The Secretary

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)

Anna University

Chennai-600 025

Use a Credit Card / Debit Card / Internet Banking to make the payment online for the processing and registration fee.

TNEA Exam Pattern 2019

The paper pattern for Tamilnadu Engineering Admission is given below:

Particulars Details
Total Duration 150 minutes
Question Paper Language English and Hindi
Type of Question Paper Objective Type / Multiple Choice Questions
Total Number of Questions 150 Questions
Marking Scheme 1 mark for each correct response and no negative marking
Exam Syllabus Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/ biology.
Exam Centres / Venue Tentatively 50 cities in India

TNEA Reservation of Seats 2019

Note that the numbers of seats are limited. It may not be possible to admit all the students who have been registered online. The management reserves the right to grant admission. Obtaining registration form does not guarantee admission.

Reservation Categories Percentage %
OC-Open Competition / General 31
BC-Backward Class 26.5
BCM-Backward Class Muslim 3.5
MBC and DNC-Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities 20
SC-Scheduled Caste 15
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3
ST-Scheduled Tribes 1



  1. My son is studying in Bangalore from Class 9 to 12, ISC Board. He completed till Class 8 in Tamil Nadu. Do we require a nativity certificate for Anna University admission? Please reply

    Thank You.