TNEA 2023 Application Form, Dates, Eligibility, Admission Procedure

TNEA 2021TNEA 2023: Anna University conducts Tamilnadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) every year. There will be no entrance exam is conducted for many years to offer admissions. TNEA Counselling will be organized for providing admission to various Engineering colleges in the state of Tamilnadu. The application form for TNEA 2023 will be started from the first week of May 2023. Candidates can fill the form from the official website and for more info about TNEA 2023, they can read the following article.

TNEA 2023: Important Dates

Application form starts from 1st week of May 2023
Application form ends on 4th week of May 2023
Last date to submit the filled-in application form 1st week of June
Allotting of random number 3rd week of June
Releasing of rank list 4th week of June
Counselling starts from 3rd week of July

Eligibility Criteria

The following candidate can apply

  • Sons and daughters of All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre officers.
  • Children of central government employees.
  • Passed 12th from Tamil Nadu state.
  • Other state candidates who completed their 12th from Tamilnadu state.
  • Candidates pass out from outside of TN State (they will have to produce the Nativity Certificate only in Electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate).

Qualifying Exam

  • Passed the HSC/12th or its equivalent examination from any recognized board.
  • A minimum of 50% marks is required in the above qualification (45% for OBC, 40% for other reserved categories) in PCM.

For Marine Engineering Branch

  • Passed 10+2 or equivalent examination in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and English as a separate subject.
  • 60% in PCM is required and a minimum of 50% marks is required in English in 10th or 12th for all candidates.
  • The maximum age to apply is 25 years.

TNEA 2023 Application Form

The online application form will be started from the 1st week of May 2023 through online mode. Candidates can only fill a single application form to apply for various courses/colleges/universities. The application form filling process will be continued to till the 4th week of May 2023.

Application Fee

  • The application fee will be Rs. 500/- for the general candidates.
  • Candidates from reserved candidates will pay Rs. 250/- for the application form.
  • The application fee can be paid through online mode only.

TNEA 2023 Admission

  • The admission process will be organized after the completion of the counselling.
  • Candidates have to report to the allotted institution on the prescribed date.
  • They should report with the provisional admission letter.
  • Candidates also bring their original documents for verification at the time of admission.
  • Pay the course fee at the time of getting final admission.


  • The counselling starts from the third week of July 2023.
  • Candidates will be called for counselling in the order of merit.
  • The seat allotment will be as per the merit and communal category.
  • Choose the college/branch in order of their preference.
  • Submit the counselling fee through cash or DD.
  • Produce all the original documents at the time of attending the counselling.
  • Download the call letter for participating in the counselling.

Documents Required

  • 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • Permanent community certificate
  • HSC/12th class hall ticket
  • First graduate certificate and first graduate joint declaration
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Srilankan Tamil refugee certificate
  • Relevant documents showing proof of army personnel

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