TNEA 2024 – Application, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Cutoffs

TNEA 2024 – Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions is conducted by Anna University each year for admissions into 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 to UG courses in the state of Tamil Nadu must apply for TNEA 2024. TNEA is purely based on the Merit List basis of Class 12th scores.

TNEA Highlights 2024

Name of Admission ProcessTamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
TNEA 2023 official websiteTNEA
Name of TNEA Conducting InstituteDirectorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Tamil Nadu
Admission ProcessNo entrance exam is conducted. The marks obtained by candidates in the qualifying exam will be considered for admission.
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Duration of B.E. / B.Tech 4 Academic years comprising of 8 semesters
Duration of B. E. (Sandwich)5 Academic years comprising of 10 semesters

TNEA Important Dates 2024

TNEA Events 2024TNEA Important Dates 2024
TNEA registration startsTo be announced
Last date to submit TNEA application form To be announced
Random number availability dateTo be announced
Certificates verification at TFC’sTo be announced
TNEA rank listTo be announced
Grievances RedressalTo be announced
Counseling for Special Reservation categories (Online)
i. Differently Abled
ii. Ex-Servicemen
iii. Sports
To be announced
Commencement of General Counseling (Online)
1) Academic
2) Govt. School 7.5% category
3) Vocational
To be announced
Supplementary Counseling (Online)To be announced
SCA to SC counseling (Online)To be announced
End of counselingTo be announced

TNEA Application Form 2024

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 2024. Before filling out the TNEA 2024 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, and filling in academic details.

TNEA Steps to fill Application Form 2024

  • Visit the official website of TNEA 2024 and selects the “Online Registration” link.
  • Register and obtain a Registration number/Login ID and Password
  • Fill in personal and academic details (Name, Mobile Number, e-mail ID, Date of birth, Qualifying Examination and Confirm the 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 a soft copy

TNEA Application Fee 2024

CategoryTNEA 2022 Application Fee
General 500/ –
SC /SCA /ST250/-
Special Reservation100/-

TNEA Documents Required for Registration 2024

  1. 10th Mark Sheet (Uploading copy of Original Certificates online)
  2. HSC First year Mark sheet
  3. HSC Second year Equivalent Mark sheet
  4. Transfer Certificate
  5. Permanent Community Certificate for ST, SC, SCA, MBC & DNC, BC, and BCM (either Permanent card or electronic form / digitally signed e-Certificate)
  6. Nativity Certificate (only in electronic form / digitally signed e-Certificate) (if applicable)
  7. Income certificate (if applicable)

The candidate who is seeking admission into TNEA 2022 B.E/B.Tech courses and related technical courses must be a native of Tamil Nadu or have completed his/her Intermediate education in Tamil Nadu. In addition to the domicile criteria, the candidate should score at least 45% (for the General category) in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12th.

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • 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 2024
  • 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 the Original Nativity Certificate only in electronic form
  • There is no age limit to apply TNEA 2024 Exam
  • Candidates who want to apply for marine engineering age are older than 25 years and are not eligible to apply
  • Children of Central Government Employees / Public Sector or Government recognized 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 2024

  • 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 2024

  • 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 2024

The candidates who are eligible to get admission in TNEA the following list of colleges available in the state of Tamilnadu

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 2024

  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 2024

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 %

TNEA College Cutoff and Predictor 2023

TNEA College Predictor 2023 and cutoffs will give you all the details of TNEA cut-off marks/ranks from 2022 back to 2014. All cutoffs are collected from official sources during these years. The predictor gives results based on college-wise TNEA cutoff ranks and TNEA cutoff marks given by the official website. There are options given to choose from TNEA overall rank cutoff, TNEA Community rank cutoffs, or cutoff marks. All Tamil Nadu engineering college predictor is based on the previous year cut-off ranks or the previous year cut-off marks.

We Update here all previous years all college’s TNEA cutoffs, Fees and Seat matrices that will help you in admission at the time of counseling.

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Is there any entrance exam for TNEA 2024 admission?

No, Anna University does not conduct any separate entrance exams. TNEA Admission is offered on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in class 12th.

How do I calculate TNEA cut-off marks as I studied in the CBSE board 12th class?

1. Mathematics Mark divided by 2
2. Physics Mark divided by 4
3. Chemistry Mark divided by 4
Combine All 3 marks that are your cutoff for TNEA

Is other state candidates eligible for TNEA?

Candidates should go through the above-given eligibility criteria for admission to TNEA

What is TNEA?

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) is conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education, TNEA is to offer admissions to candidates in various engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.

What is the age limit to apply for TNEA?

There is no age limit to apply for TNEA, when it comes to marine engineering candidates older than 25 years are not eligible to apply.

What is the fee for TNEA registration?

The TNEA registration fee is Rs. 500/- for GEN and Rs. 100/- for SC, SCA, ST belonging to Tamil Nadu

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