TNEA Application Form 2020

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The TNEA Application Form will be available in the first week of May 2020 in online mode from the official website. You should go through the eligibility criteria for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission. Anna University, Chennai is the conducting body for this exam. The admission is based on the marks obtained by the candidate in the 10+2 examinations. 

The official notifications have been delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the country. TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission) is a state-level admission procedure which is managed by Anna University. Admission will be offered in B.E. and B.Tech programs in various institutions and colleges located in the State of Tamil Nadu. No entrance examination is conducted for proving admission.

Highlights of TNEA Exam 2020

Let’s check out some important details regarding the TNEA exam 2020. It will help you to keep updated and practice harder before your exam. 



Counselling Name 

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)

Conducting Body

Anna University, Chennai


Official Website

Counselling Type

State Level Counselling

Eligibility Criteria

Qualifying 10+2 Board Exam

Mode of Application



Based on the Rank achieved in Counselling

Some Important Dates for TNEA Exam 2020

Before filling out the TNEA Application Form let’s go through some important dates for this exam. Although Anna University does not conduct any admission test for TNEA, candidates must know all the important dates related to TNEA.


Dates (Tentative)

Announcement through notification 

3rd week of April 2020 (Delayed and yet to be announced)

Availability of online application form

1st week of May 2020 (Delayed and yet to be announced)

Last date of submitting the application form

4th week of May 2020 (yet to be announced)

Random Number Generation

1st week of June 2020 (yet to be announced)

The publication date of merit/rank list

3rd week of June 2020 (yet to be announced)

Counselling for Differently Abled Candidates

1st week of July (yet to be announced)

Online Counselling for Academic Stream

1st week of July 2020 (yet to be announced)

End Date of Counselling

4th week of July 2020 (yet to be announced)

These dates are tentative and subject to change. So, you are advised to consult the official website for important updates

How to Fill The Application Form For TNEA Exam 2020?

It is important to know the process by which you can fill out the TNEA Application Form. So, let’s go through the detailed steps and keep yourself updated.

  • Open the official website of TNEA

  • Click on the link “register online”.

  • You need to register by creating a login ID and password through OTP verification. So, keep your mobile phone number handy. You would need an active mobile number and email id to complete the next steps

  • Re-login after successful registration by entering username and password.

  • Fill your personal details like date of birth, father’s name, place of residence, etc. 

  • Next, enter your academic credentials starting from Class X onwards. You will also have to enter any experience credential if you have it.

  • Verify all the details carefully, after filling out the form by using the preview button

  • Take a printout of the application and keep multiple copies for future reference

Note: Fees are accepted in the online mode only. For which, you will have to pay the required fees of Rs 500 for the general category and Rs 250 for reserved category.

Ensure to check your eligibility and verify all the details for filling out the TNEA Application Form. Concentrate on scoring high marks in 10+2 exams and will butter through the merit list and counselling for this entrance session.

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

1. What Are The Colleges Covered Under TNEA?

There are numerous University Colleges under Anna University, Government and Government Financed Engineering Institutions along with many Self-Financed private colleges that are covered under TNEA.

Some of the top colleges covered are Government College of Engineering, Chennai (Anna University), Government College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Thiagarajan College of Engineering, Madurai, A.C. College of Technology, Chennai (Anna University) and Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Kanchipuram.

2. Discuss The Generalized Selection Procedure for This Exam?

The last date of submitting the application form is normally around May end. After that, the selection procedure begins.
Application Scrutiny is the first process; this is an internal process that begins after application submission. The forms are scanned and random no. and the rank list is declared according to which the counselling procedure is carried out.

3. How Are The Cut Off Marks Decided?

The cut-off marks are decided according to the marks scored in the 10+2 exams. The merit list varies each year according to the average marks obtained.

4. When Will The Results Be Released?

The exam dates have been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the results will be released once the counselling session is over.