TNEA Counselling 2020: Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission is a screening procedure conducted by the Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) to facilitate admissions into B.E /B.Tech programmes of Tamil Nadu Colleges. TNEA Counselling Dates have been postponed due to COVID-19 situation. It is further expected that the counselling process will now take place in the month of July/August 2020 (Tentatively). TNEA conducts no separate entrance examination for admissions and candidates are selected for one of the participating colleges based on the scores they obtain in their 12th class. In order to participate in the counselling procedure, candidates must register themselves in the TNEA registration portal or Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE).
Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) is also introducing facilitation centres to help candidates with the registration process all over Tamil Nadu state. Around 504 engineering and technology colleges participate every year in the TNEA Counselling procedure organized by Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) and their admission procedure will include registration, document verification, and reporting at the specified destination.
|Latest: The TNEA Counselling 2020 is expected to be delayed, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 situation. Once the dates are released, students will be notified here.|
TNEA Counselling 2020
Below mentioned are the important dates for TNEA Counselling 2020:
|TNEA 2020 Application Process||To be Announced|
|Last date to submit the Application form||To be Announced|
|Random number announcement||To be Announced|
|Rank list||To be Announced|
|Counselling for Special Reservation (In-person)||To be Announced|
|Counselling and Seat Allotment||To be Announced|
|Supplementary Counseling (In-person)||To be Announced|
|SCA to SC counselling (In-person)||To be Announced|
|Reporting to the Allotted College||To be Announced|
Now let us look at TNEA Counselling for 2020 in detail. TNEA Counselling 2020 will be conducted online and candidates who meet eligibility criteria can log in to the official website and fill in the application to start the registration process. As mentioned earlier, candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and mathematics whereas the candidates belonging to SC/SCA/ST are eligible with aggregate marks of 40%.
TNEA 2020 Application Form
The registration process or filling the application form will involve the following steps:
|Stage 1: Filling in the basic details.|
Stage 2: Payment of the application fees
Stage 3: Filling in personal details
Stage 4: Filling academic information
Stage 5: Submit application form
- – 1st Step: Visit the official website for TNEA.
- – 2nd Step: Click on the link which says “TNEA 2020 Online Registration”.
- – 3rd Step: Register yourself using Email ID and Mobile Number by creating a login ID and password through OTP verification. (Candidates must ensure that the email ID and mobile number submitted are active and valid so that the university can communicate them).
- – 4th Step: After successful registration, Log in with your username and password.
- – 5th Step: Fill the personal details that are asked in the application form.
- – 6th Step: Similarly, fill the academic details in the application form.
- – 7th Step: After filling the application form online, verify all the details given in the form by using the preview button.
- – 8th Step: Finally take a printout of the filled application form for future references.
TNEA Counselling Random Number Allocation
Each candidate will be allotted a unique random 10-digit number after submitting the application form. This random number for TNEA Counselling will help break the deadlock between the candidates in case of a tie.
TNEA Counselling: Document Verification
After submitting the application form, candidates must report at the TNEA facilitation centres along with their documents. The documents that need to be carried to the exam centre are mentioned below:
- 10th mark sheet
- Intermediate mark sheet
- Transfer certificate from the last school attended
- Nativity certificate (If applicable)
- Category certificate (If applicable)
- ID Proof like Aadhar, election ID and Driving license.
During this stage, candidates will be given a week’s time to reach the closest facilitation centre for document verification. Post verification of the documents, students will be handed out a booklet with information on the colleges, seats, and courses.
TNEA Counselling: Merit List
Post-registration and verification, Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) will release a rank list or merit list of the students based on the marks acquired in Maths and science subjects. In case of a tiebreaker, the older and highest random numbered candidate will be given the first preference.
TNEA Counselling: Choice Locking
Only the candidates that appear in the merit list prepared by the conducting authority will be considered for the final round of counselling and this round will be held at the respective facilitation centres in the order of the ranks. During this stage, one must pay Rs 5000 (1000 in case of SC/ST) towards college admission. After making the payment successfully, candidates must log in to their accounts using their credentials and lock their choices or their college preference.
TNEA Counselling 2020: Seat Allotment
The admission authority will also release the first round of seat allotment in the colleges based on the merit list and choice filling by the candidates. Candidates must stay active on the official website by logging in regularly to check their seat allotment result. The choice of either accepting or surrendering will be available for the student. The final seat allotment result will be released after the completion of all the rounds in TNEA Counselling.
Now that you are provided with all the necessary details regarding TNEA Counselling, you must concentrate on the preparation for your 12th exam at this moment since it decides your future whether you will secure a seat in the college or not. While preparing for any competitive exams, one must take as many mock tests as they can to analyze their performance. Also, students must make a realistic plan that will allow them to work on both practices and revisions of all the chapters evenly.
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