TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2022 – Age Limit, Qualification, and Reservation

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2022 – Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions is conducted by Anna University each year for admissions into the engineering and related technology courses in the state of Tamil Nadu. There is no admission test for Under Graduate engineering admission in the state, eligible candidates who wish to take admission in UG courses in the state of Tamil Nadu must apply for TNEA 2022. TNEA is purely based on the Merit List basis of Class 12th scores.

TNEA Important Dates 2022

TNEA Events 2022TNEA Important Dates 2022
TNEA registration startsJul-2022
Last date to submit TNEA application formAug-2022
Random number availability dateAug-2022
TNEA rank listSep-2022

TNEA Application Form 2022

TNEA application form has been released by the Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) Chennai in July. The eligible candidates will be able to register for TNEA 2022. Before filling the TNEA 2022 application form, candidates were advised to check the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the conducting authority. The application process involves TNEA registration, application fee payment, filling in academic details.

TNEA Steps to fill Application Form 2022

  • Visit the official website of TNEA 2022 select the “Online Registration” link.
  • Register and obtain a Registration number/Login ID and Password
  • Fill personal and academic details (Name, Mobile Number, e-mail ID, Date of birth, Qualifying Examination and Confirm Password.
  • After successfully entering the above data click “save and proceed”.
  • After ensuring all the information entered is correct and relevant, submit the application and pay the application fees by debit card, credit card, UPI and other payment options. 
  • Take a printout of the filled application form or save it as an soft copy

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • Candidate should score at least 45% (for the General category) and 40% (for Backward Class / SC / ST / SCA) in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12th.
  • Candidates who have passed 8th, 9th, 10, 11, & 12th Standard from schools situated in Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply TNEA 2022
  • Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the 8th, 9th, 10, 11, & 12th classes or their equivalent examination from schools situated outside Tamil Nadu can also apply. They should produce Original Nativity Certificate only in electronic form
  • There is no age limit to apply TNEA 2022 Exam
  • Candidates who want to apply for marine engineering age is older than 25 years are not eligible to apply
  • Children of Central Government Employees / Public Sector or Government recognised Institutions who at the time of submission of application for admission employed in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years may also apply irrespective of their domicil

TNEA Academic Qualifications 2022

  • Candidates must have passed their intermediate (Class 12th) or equivalent examination from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects
  • The minimum marks required for TNEA admissions is 50% in Class 12th

TNEA Age Criteria 2022

  • The applicant must be above the age of 18 years
  • The applicant must be below the age of 25 years.
  • As per the TNEA rules, age relaxation provision is present for the reserved category.

TNEA Colleges Availability 2022

Academy of Maritime Education and Training, Kancheepuram
Indian Maritime University, Kancheepuram
Periyar Maniammai University- School of Architecture, Engineering and Technology, Thanjavur
Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute University- Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Chennai
Vinayaka Mission’s University- Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Salem
Vels University- School of Engineering, Chennai
Noorul Islam College of Engineering, Kumaracoil
PRIST University, Thanjavur
VIT University, Vellore
Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore
Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore
Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai
Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai
Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore
Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Kancheepuram
Kancheepuram Amrita Institute of Computer Technology, Chennai
Kongu Engineering College, Erode
Easwari Engineering College, Chennai
Sona College of Technology, Salem
Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore
Velammal Engineering College, Chennai
Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute, Coimbatore
Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Erode

TNEA Courses Offered 2022

  1. Biotechnology Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Science Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  6. Automobile Engineering
  7. Information Technology
  8. Mechanical Engineering
  9. Food Technology
  10. Chemical Engineering

TNEA Reservation 2022

CategoriesSeat Distribution
Open Competition31.00 %
Backward Class26.50 %
Backward Class Muslim3.50 %
Most Backward Class (Vanniyar)10.50 %
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities7.00 %
Most Backward Class2.50 %
Scheduled Caste15.00 %
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)3.00 %
Scheduled Tribes1.00 %
TOTAL100.00 %

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