TNEA 2021 is also known as the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission will be organized by AU, Chennai. The admission process is conducted once a year at the State level. Admission into various engineering institutions situated in the state of Tamil Nadu is provided based on marks of 10+2 level and counselling organized by the University. Through TNEA, admission is offered in undergraduate programs of B.E and B.Tech. The admission is taken based on the Single Window Admission System. Several colleges located in Tamil Nadu accepts TNEA Scores to provide admission to the offered engineering programs. Please go through the complete article below to know more about the TNEA 2021 exam details.
TNEA 2021 Important Dates
Candidates can check the important dates and events related to Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission 2021 below in the given table:
|TNEA 2020||Dates for both academic & Vocational (Tentative)|
|Commencement of TNEA 2021 Online Registration||First week of May 2021|
|Last date to submit the Application Form||First week of June 2021|
|Upload of Original certificates start||Third week of July 2021|
|Last date for uploading original certificates||Third week of July 2021|
|TNEA 2021 Random number generation||Third week of June 2021|
|Original Certificate Verification at TFCs||Fourth week of June 2021|
|Release of TNEA 2021 rank list|
Fourth week of June 2021
|Counselling for Special Reservation categories||Third week of July 2021|
Commencement of Counseling (Academic)
|Third week of July 2021|
Commencement of Counseling (Vocational)
|Third week of July 2021|
SCA to SC counselling (Online) Academic & Vocational
|Third week of July 2021|
Last date for TNEA counseling
To be announced
TNEA 2021 Result
The TNEA 2021 result will be declared on the official website of the conducting body. The applicants also go through the below points to know more about the same:
- The results will be declared in the month of the third week of June 2021.
- The admission to the course will be based on the results as well as the merit list prepared by the University.
- Aspirants need to attend counselling to complete the process of admission to the desired course after fulfilling all the eligibility criteria.
- The results will be hosted on the official website of the University.
TNEA 2021 Counselling
Aspirants who will secure their names in the merit list will be invited to attend Tamil Nadu Engineering counselling 2021
. Anna University will manage the entire counselling process. Aspirants have to report on a given date and time.
- Those who will not appear on the prescribed date and time will not get a further chance for admission.
- The admission to any individual will be based on his/her percentage in the qualifying exam, rank in the merit list, and seat availability.
- However, the decision of the competent authority in respect of admission will be final. Aspirants need to produce the original documents to the TNEA Facilitation Center (TFC) for verification.
Documents required at the time TNEA Counselling
Here are the documents needed for verification during the TNEA 2021 counselling-
- 10th Mark Sheet
- Mark Sheet of HSC or its equivalent exam
- Community Certificate for ST, SC, SCA, MBC & DNC, BC and BCM (Permanent card / electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate) as applicable
- HSC admit card
- Transfer Certificate
- First Graduate Certificate and First Graduate Joint Declaration (only in electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate) as applicable
- Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee certificate as applicable
- Relevant certificates for Son / Daughter of Ex-Serviceman, Differently-Abled Person, and Eminent Sports Persons as applicable
- Nativity Certificate only in electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate as applicable
TNEA 2021 Reservation
TNEA provides reservation to the candidates as per the rules of the Tamil Nadu Government. Candidates can check the details of the TNOU 2021 Reservation criteria for all categories in the table given below.
|Category||Reservation of Seats|
|Open Competition||31.00 %|
|Backward Class||26.50 %|
|Backward Class Muslim||3.50 %|
|Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities||20.00 %|
|Scheduled Caste||15.00 %|
|Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)||3.00 %|
|Scheduled Tribes||1.00 %|
TNEA 2021 Selection Process
Applicants can check the TNEA 2021 Selection Process hereby:
- The entire admission process of TNEA 2021 will be done through the counselling which will be based on the marks obtained by the aspirants in class 12th or equivalent.
- The authority will publish a rank list of the aspirants selected for counselling on its official website. Then the aspirants will be sorted into groups and will go through the choice locking process to choose their preferred college and branch.
- Seat allotment will depend on the rank and the order of preference of the choices made by the aspirants. Therefore, choosing the right choices and ordering them properly is important.
- If an aspirant is not satisfied with the seat, he/she may choose to appear for the next round of the counselling till he/she is satisfied with the seat allotted to him/her.
- In the last stage, aspirants must report to the allotted college within the stipulated time to finish admission related formalities. Failing to report to the concerned college on time will result in the cancellation of the seat allotted to that aspirants.
TNEA 2021 Merit List
TNEA 2021 Merit list is prepared based on the marks obtained in the relevant subjects, namely, Maths, Physics, and Chemistry which can be reduced to 200 (Maths – 100, Physics – 50, and Chemistry – 50). Then the overall rank of the candidates shall be prepared for the TNOU 2020 Merit List which is then published on the official site of TNEA. Candidates can check their Rank and name in the TNOU 2021 Merit List on the official site.
TNEA 2021 Highlights
The highlights for TNEA 2021 are as follows:
|Admission Process Name|
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
Once a year
TNEA 2020 Official Website
About Anna University
Anna University was established in the year 1978. It is a technical university in Tamil Nadu. The main campus is in Guindy, Chennai & the satellite campus is in Chromepat, Chennai.
has six government engineering colleges, three government-aided private institutions, and 426 self-financing colleges.