TNEA 2021: Check All The Details Here!

TNEA 2021

TNEA 2021: Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission which is popularly known as TNEA is conducted every year by Anna University. Students through this get admission in Engineering colleges. They can pursue UG courses such as BE and B.Tech based on the scores in class 12th. Candidates will have to sit in the counseling of TNEA and those candidates will be selected for the fellowship who get selected in the merit list released by the university.

Those candidates who will be short-listed will get admission into the number of colleges located in Tamil Nadu based on TNEA exam scores. Those candidates who are interested to know about TNEA application release dates, eligibility criteria can check every detail here in this application form. TNEA 2021 eligibility criteria, application form and dates are given below.

TNEA 2021 Important Dates

The TNEA 2021 exam notification dates will release in April 2021 and the application forms will be available in the first week of May 2021. The last date to apply is May 2021 and the last date to submit the application form is the first week of June 2021. The random numbers allotment will be done in the third week of June 2021 and the release of the rank list will be done in the fourth week of June 2021. The counseling will begin from the 3rd week of July 2021.

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TNEA 2021 Application Form

The TNEA Application Form will release online in the first week of May 2021. Candidates can apply for TNEA online and with all the documents till the first week of July 2021. For different courses and colleges, a single application form will have to be filled. No correction chance will be given to the candidates so the candidates will have to fill all the details in the form correctly. Students must apply with the necessary documents to The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions, Anna University, Chennai-600025.

What documents do you need to fill the form?

10th and 12th mark sheets and passing certificates

Transfer Certificate

12th class admit card

Permanent community certificate


First graduate certificate and first graduate joint declaration

Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee Certificate

Relevant documents showing proof of Army personnel

Application Fee

For the general candidates, the application fee is Rs 500 and for SC/ST/SCA candidates it is Rs 250. The application fee will have to be submitted online through credit/debit card or net banking. TNEA 2021 eligibility criteria given below.

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TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidate applying must have done his/her intermediate form the school in Tamil Nadu

Students belonging to any other state must have completed their intermediate from Tamil Nadu.

Candidates from outside Tamil Nadu are required to show their nativity certificate only in the form of a digitally signed E-certificate.

Children of central government employees can also apply for TNEA.


Applicant must have passed intermediate or its equivalent from a recognized board or university.

The percentage in 12th must be a minimum of 50 percent, for OBC- 45 percent, For SC/ST/DNC/MBC/SCA it is 40 percent.

The subjects of the student in class 12th must be Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.

For Marine Engineering

The applicant must have passed intermediate with PCM and English. There must be 60 percent marks in PCM and 50 percent in English.

Applicant must be of 25 years of age.

TNEA Counseling

The counseling will be done based on the merit list in the third week of July 2021. There will be five rounds in counseling and students will have to choose their colleges and course.

TNEA Admission

Students who have cleared the counseling rounds will be called for admissions. Candidates will have to go to their allotted colleges with the provisional admission letter.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What is TNEA?

Ans. TNEA stands for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions is an admission process conducted by Anna University.

Q2. Can CBSE students apply for TNEA 2021 exam?

Ans. Yes, CBSE students can apply for TNEA.

Q3. If Iam from other state, can I apply for TNEA 2021?

Ans. Yes, other state students are eligible to apply for TNEA.

Q4. Can I buy application form of TNEA exam from the university itself?

Ans. No it can be filled only online. The university has stopped issuing it.


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