TNEA 2023 Application form, Courses, Dates, Eligibility


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Anna University announces Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) 2023 for B.E & B. Tech Admission


TNEA 2023 – Anna University Chennai invites applications for the unified single window admission for first year B.E. /B.Tech Degree Courses to the University Depts./University Colleges, Govt. and Govt. Aided Engineering Colleges and for the seats surrendered by the Self-Financing Engineering Colleges through Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) 2023.


Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) 2023


Courses Offered through TNEA 2023

  • BE. / B. Tech. 4 Academic years comprising 8 Semesters
  • BE. (Sandwich) 5 Academic years comprising 10 Semesters


Allocation of Seats in Colleges

  • Seats in BE & B.Tech Degree Courses in University Depts. & Constituent Colleges of Anna University
  • Seats in B.E Degree Courses in Mechanical Engineering & Civil Engineering (Tamil Medium) in University Depts. & Constituent Colleges of Anna University


Duration of the Program

  • BE/B. Tech: 4 Academic years comprising of 8 semesters
  • BE (Sandwich): 5 Academic years comprising of 10 semesters


TNEA 2023 Important Dates

  • Issue of notification: 05.05.2023 
  • Last date for Registration of Online Applications/Last date for uploading documents: 04.06.2023 to 09.06.2023
  • Assigning Random Number 07.06.2023
  • Certificates verification at TFC’s (Online) 12.06.2023 to 30.06.2023
  • Publication of Rank list 12.07.2023
  • Grievances Redressal 13.07.2023 to 20.07.2023
  • Counseling for Special Reservation categories (Online): 02.08.2023 to 05.08.2023 
  • General Counseling (Online): 07.08.2023 to 24.09.2023 
  • Supplementary Counseling (Online) 26.09.2023 to 29.09.2023
  • SCA to SC counseling (Online) 01.10.2023 to 03.10.2023
  • End of counseling 03.10.2023 


Eligibility Criteria

For General

  • Passing the qualifying exam after the last date of submission of application shall not be considered


  • Tamil Nadu candidates who have passed VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Std. in Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply
  • Children of Central Govt. Employees may also apply for admission, irrespective of their native, provided their parents or guardians (only if both parents are not alive) have been serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years at the time of submission of application
  • Sons and daughters of All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre Officers otherwise not native of Tamil Nadu are eligible
  • Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Std. or their equivalent exam from schools situated outside Tamil Nadu can also apply

Qualifying Exams

  • A pass in the HSC (Academic) or its equivalent with a minimum average percentage in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put together as given below:
    • General Category: 50%
    • BC (including Backward Class Muslim): 45%
    • MBC & DNC: 40%
    • SC/SCA/ST: 40%

Vocational Subject

  • A pass in any one of the HSC (Vocational Subject) with any one of the Engineering related subjects namely Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry with a minimum average percentage put together as given below:
  • General Category: 50%
  • BC (including Backward Class Muslim): 45%
  • MBC & DNC: 40%
  • SC/SCA/ST: 40%

Other Requirements

  • Maximum Age Limit: 25 years
  • Minimum Height: 157 cm
  • Minimum Weight: 48 kg
  • Color: Normal Colour vision


Application Process

  • Candidates can register through Internet from anywhere by logging on to the official TNEA Web portals https://www.tneaonline or
  • The procedure for Registration is available in the web portal
  • Candidates have to submit the online application either in person or by post along with photocopies of Mark Sheet(s), Proof of Age and copies of all other relevant certificates to the Secretary, TNEA, Anna University, Chennai-600025
  • All Information, guidelines, schedule of events related to TNEA process will be made available through the above web portals only


Application Fee

  • General: Rs.500/-
  • SC/SCA/ST: Rs.1000/-

Payment Mode

  • Registration fee shall be paid by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking through online. Demand Draft payment shall be made only at TFCs and drawn in favour of “The Secretary, TNEA” payable at Chennai,


Selection Procedure

  • Selection of candidates will be based on the marks obtained in the prescribed subjects reduced to 200 (Mathematics – 100, Physics + Chemistry – 100) in the qualifying exam
  • For more details on selection procedure please refer the Information Brochure


For more details and to apply, please visit the official website


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