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TNEA 2019 Application Form and Registration

Updated On - October 10th 2018

TNEA 2019 Application Form will be available from May 3, 2019 and last date to submit is May 30, 2019. The registration is completely online, candidates can apply at The application fee is Rs 500/- for general category and Rs 250/- for SC/SCA/ST category belonging to Tamil Nadu.

TNEA 2019 or Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions is conducted for candidates wishing to pursue Engineering degree in institutes belonging to Tamil Nadu. Anna University, Chennai is the organising body of TNEA 2019

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TNEA 2019 Registration Highlights

Beginning of TNEA 2019 registration onlineMay 3, 2019
Closing of TNEA 2019 online registrationMay 30, 2019
Mode of registrationOnline
Application feeRs 500 for General and Rs 250 for Reserved Category
Mode of remittance of application feeOnline/Offline

TNEA 2019 Application Dates

Candidates who are about to apply for TNEA 2019 should be accustomed with the following dates given below.

EventsImportant Dates
Availability of TNEA 2019 Application FormFirst week of May, 2019
Last date to fill the application formLast week of May, 2019
Release of TNEA 2019 rank listThird week of June, 2019
TNEA 2019 counsellingLast week of June, 2019 onwards

TNEA 2019 Eligibility

The qualifying criteria for TNEA depend on the number of factors mentioned below. The eligibility is also determined on the basis of the streams of engineering to which candidates are interested to apply. The eligibility conditions are stated below:


  • Candidates Tamil Nadu who has qualified VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Standard exam in Tamil Nadu are eligible. Nativity Certificate in such cases is not necessary. 
  •  Candidates who have passed any of the VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Standard or equivalent examination from schools situated outside Tamil Nadu but are inhabitants of Tamil Nadu can apply. A copy of Nativity Certificate in electronic form or digitally signed e-Certificate must be produced.
  • Wards of Central Government Employees can also apply for irrespective of their resident, provided their parents (in case both parents are not living) have been working in Tamil Nadu for consecutive past FIVE YEARS at the time of submission of application. A copy of a certificate from the office of that guardian should be enclosed with the application form. 
  • Offspring of employees in Public Sector during the submission of application form admission employed in Tamil Nadu for the successive past five years can apply irrespective of their domicile. A certificate from the parent’s office like: Income Tax return, PF Slips, etc. have to be enclosed with the application mentioning that the person is a Permanent Employee of the concerned office or firm.
  • Children of All India service Tamil Nadu cadre officers can also apply. 
  • Candidates of other states who have studied VIII, IX, X, XI and XII in Tamil Nadu are entitled to apply. “Nativity Certificate” is not needed. 

Applications without Nativity Certificate for certain categories and proper employer certificate will be rejected

Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee

According to the G.O. (St) No. 172 Higher Education (J2) Dept. dated: 29.06.2010 candidates who are Srilankan Tamil Refugee but studying in Tamil Nadu are permitted under open competition. They have to submit the following documents:

(i) Identification certificate from the Head Quarters Tahsildar.

(ii) Those who have no registration record in the refugee camp should submit a copy of passport, visa and letter registered with the local Police Station. 

Qualifying Examinations and Eligibility

To get qualified in the HSC or equivalent exam with at least an average percentage of marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. 

CategoryMinimum average percentage in all the three subjects stated above
General50.00 %
Backward Class including Backward Class Muslim45.00 %
MBC & DNC 40.00 %
SC/SCA/ST40.00 %

Note:  As per the latest notification issued by the Government of India it states that, for pursuing Marine Engineering Degree Course, candidates should pass 10+2 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English with an average of 60 %. Furthermore, a minimum of 50% in English either at Class X or Class XII is required.

How to fill TNEA 2019 Application Form

Candidates should keep in mind that application with incorrect information will be rejected by the exam authority. If any candidate fails to submit the complete application form along with fee before the mentioned time then he/she will not be allowed to participate in the counseling session. Thus, it is suggested to keep all the information handy before beginning the procedure of application form filling. TNEA 2019 application form filling procedure involved the following steps:

Step 1: Registration

  • Click on the link
  • Once the application form window appears on your screen enter the required information: name, date of birth, gender, mobile number, email id, registration number and passing year of 10+2 level.
  • Now create a password for security reasons.
  • An OTP will be generated and sent to the registered mobile number.
  • Enter the OTP (One Time Password) and click the ‘Register’ tab.

TNEA 2018 Registration

Step 2: Form Filling

After successful completion of the registration candidates will be automatically redirected to the log in page. In this page candidates need to fill in all the information details as asked in the application form. Post that he/she can select either ‘SAVE AND LOGOUT’ option or ‘SAVE AND PREVIEW option. The former options allow candidates to make modifications in the application form.

Once the ‘print’ option is clicked no changes can be made in the application form. Check all the details before printing it out. Though the application reference number will be printed on the application form still it is advisable to note it down for future reference.

Step 3: Remittance of Application Fee

Application forms will not be accepted without the submission of the application fee. Application fee can be submitted only in online mode (Credit Card/Debit card/ Net Banking). 

Name of the categoryApplication Fee (in Rs.)

Step 4: Taking print out of the Application Form

Once all the formalities are done the application form is ready to print. As the forms are to be submitted offline the filled application form is needed to be print. It is suggested that applicants should keep an application hardcopy with them too for future references.


TNEA 2018 Application Form

Documents Required

The following documents must be enclosed with the application form at the time of submission:

  • 10+2 level Mark-sheet
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Standard X result
  • 10+2 level Admit Card
  • Caste Certificate (if any)
  • Nativity e-Certificate (digitally signed, if any)
  • First Graduate Certificate/ First Graduate Joint Declaration (optional)
  • Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee Certificate (optional)
  • Original copy of Space Reservation Form with DD

Details in TNEA 2019 Application Form

The details of information asked in the application form should be entered correctly. Any misleading information can reject the application form. TNEA 2019 Application Form will comprise the following details:

Basic Details

  • Name of the Guardian
  • Address for correspondence (communication)
  • State
  • District
  • Pin Code
  • Nationality
  • Nativity
  • Religion
  • Community/Category
  • Name of the Community with code (if any)
  • Special Reservation
  • Whether the applicant is a recognized sportsperson or not

Details of Family’s First Graduate

This section contains questions like:

  • Are you the first graduate in your family?
  • Whether your siblings have already enjoyed the benefit of First Graduation study fee concession for pursuing any professional course?
  • Are you willing to afford AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme?
  • Whether you are eligible for ‘Post Matric Scholarship’ or not?

Other Details

  • Annual income of the family
  • Mother Tongue
  • Mode of instruction
  • Occupation of the guardian
  • Civic status of Native place
  • Civic status of the school
  • The district from which a candidate belongs


Q: What are the web browsers that support TNEA 2019 Application Form?

Answer: The official web portal of the application form supports all of the popular browsers. Only older version of the Internet Explorer cannot be used.

Q: Is it mandatory to note down the Application Number?

Answer: The application number should be noted till the counseling procedure. The counseling call letter, rank list, random number and application status are all related to the application number.

Q: How to recover the password in case it lost?

Answer: Click the ‘forgot password’ option in the log in page to reset the password. You just need to enter the email ID, date of birth, mobile number and verification code.

Q: What if after the payment is done and the receipt is not generated?

Answer: In spite of the payment being done and the receipt is generated no need of paying again. Just email the details of payment confirmation.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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Jyothsna e s

I am want re conselling

21 Aug, 2018 18:22
Akansha Expert

Hi Jyothsna, Please check the Official website to get the information about the Re Counselling information i.e.

21 Aug, 2018 18:50
Parvesh Riyaz

Actually my application is kept on hold.if I go to Anna university ll they release it ??

13 Jun, 2018 06:26
Ritika Sharma

Hi Parvesh, the application dates are closed for this year.

21 Aug, 2018 12:35
Vihashni Madesh

wather the application must be posted to anna University ???

22 May, 2018 18:30
Garima Bansal

Hi Vihashni, You can apply on this given website:-

24 May, 2018 15:54
barani dharan

as the method is same for sports quota?

03 May, 2018 23:22
Garima Bansal

Hi barani, Yes the method is same for sports quota

19 Jun, 2018 18:02

online counselling procedure to get admission in selected engineering colleges

30 Apr, 2018 00:20
Richa Sharma

To know about the counselling procedure you can visit this link : Selection Process or you can visit official website

28 May, 2018 18:25
rahul dev

outsider can apply?

18 Apr, 2018 12:51
Bhawna Vedwal

Yes you can apply for TNEA

31 May, 2018 16:09

my date of birth is 24/11/2000,am i eligible for tnea 2018

17 Mar, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

To stand eligible for TNEA candidate should be 18 years old at the time of registration

29 May, 2018 16:09
Kingsly surya

Pleas inform after comming 2 result

07 Mar, 2018 23:51
Bhawna Vedwal

TNEA 2018 result will announced on Third week of JUNE

28 May, 2018 16:01
Vaishnave selvaganesan

I'm appearing for +2 board exams 2018.I'm willing to do instrumentation engineering in Coimbatore PSG TECH.I am a sports person I have been won prizes in the district level tournaments,athelete meets.How much cut-off do I need to join in the top colleges?

20 Feb, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Vaishnave, You can pursue B.E. in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. You have to qualify TNEA with 196 marks

23 May, 2018 13:16
S A Rohith Antony

Is TNEA, a exam or counseling to join engineering colleges?

20 Feb, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Rohith, TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) is a state level counselling conducted by Anna University for B.E./B.Tech admissions in Tamil Nadu colleges based on class 12th merti list.

23 May, 2018 13:06

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