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TNEA Notification 2022: Application Form, Eligibility & Counselling


TNEA Notification 2022: Anna University conducts the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) to facilitate admissions into BE/ BTech programmes. To get admissions to the top colleges in Tamil Nadu, students should register themselves at the TNEA registration portal at tneaonline.org. The online registration process for TNEA 2022 began on June 20, 2022. Candidates can fill up their TNEA 2022 application form only in online mode before July 19, 2022.

There are more than 560 Engineering and Technology colleges registered under TNEA. Therefore, every college will follow the same admission process as announced by Anna University. In this article, you will get all the information related to TNEA 2022 notification, including registration, application, certificate verification, counselling and more.

TNEA Notification 2022: Overview

Before we get into the details of the TNEA 2022 Notification, let us quickly have an overview of TNEA:

NameTNEA – Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
Name of Conducting authorityAnna University, Chennai
Number of Participating Institutes560+
Admission ProcessMarks obtained from 10+2
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Counselling TypeState Level Counselling
Official Websitetneaonline.org

TNEA 2022: Important Dates & Events

You can find the important dates for TNEA 2022 from the below table. This will help you keep track of the various events which are important from the exam’s point of view:

EventsImportant Dates
Availability of application formJune 20, 2022
Last date to submit the application formJuly 19, 2022
Commencement of uploading original certificates July 20 to 31, 2022
Declaration of Rank ListAugust 8, 2022
TNEA Counselling DatesAugust 22 to October 14, 2022

Eligibility Criteria to Apply for TNEA 2022?

Before applying for the TNEA 2022, we advise all the candidates to go through all the minimum eligibility criteria specified in this section. Failing to fulfil any of these mentioned criteria will lead to the rejection of your TNEA Application Form.

Domicile Criteria

  • Candidates belonging to the state of Tamil Nadu who have completed their 10+2 from the state are eligible to apply for TNEA Notification 2022.
  • Aspirants who are not from Tamil Nadu but have completed their 10+2 education from the state can also apply.
  • Candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu, but have completed their 10+2 education from the other state are also eligible. They have to submit a nativity certificate to the conducting authority for exercising their participation.
  • Candidates whose parents are working for the central government can also apply for TNEA 2022. However, they are required to show the nativity certificate of their parents or guardians as proof of serving the state of Tamil Nadu continuously for the last five years.
  • Children of All India Service Tamil Nadu Cadre Officers can apply for TNEA 2022.

Academic Qualifications

  • Candidates should have passed their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized university or board.
  • Their main subjects should be Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates should have scored a minimum of 50% marks (General category), 45% marks (OBC category) and 40% marks (SC, ST, SCA, MBC, DNC category) in PCM.

Age Criteria

  • The minimum age of the applications should be 18 years while the maximum age should be 25 years.
  • The provision of age relaxation has to be followed for the reserved category as per norms given by Anna University.

Candidates who fall as per the above eligibility conditions can apply for TNEA 2022 before July 19, 2022


How to Fill TNEA 2022 Application Form?

TNEA 2022 Application Form is released on June 20, 2022. Candidates can follow the steps below to fill TNEA registration form successfully:

  • – 1st Step: Visit the official website for TNEA at tneaonline.org.
  • – 2nd Step: Click on the “Click here for New Registration” link.
  • – 3rd Step: Register on the website and create a login ID/Password through OTP registration. Please ensure that the mobile and email ID has to be active and valid until the examination process.
TNEA Application Registration
  • – 4th Step: Once you have successfully applied for TNEA notification, log in to your portal by entering your username and password.
  • – 5th Step: Fill in your personal and academic details in the TNEA application form.
  • – 6th Step: Upload the documents – Your Class 10th Marksheet, 11th Marksheet (For Tamil Nadu State Board students), 12th Marksheet as well as the Community Certificate (Except OC candidates). Candidates need to follow these TNEA instructions while uploading their documents.
  • – 7th Step: After you have done, check all the entered information using the preview button.
  • – 8th Step: You can also take a printout of the filled application form for your future reference.

Application Fee For TNEA 2022

  • a) Candidates have to pay Rs. 500 (General category) and Rs. 250 (Reserved category).
  • b) You can only make online payments through credit card, debit card and net banking.

Eligible candidates should submit the duly filled application form on time. If you are facing any issues while following the process given in the TNEA notification, feel free to contact the officials:

AddressDirectorate of Technical Education (DoTE),
53, Sardar Patel Road,
Chennai – 600 025
Email[email protected]

TNEA Admission Process 2022

Earlier, an examination conducted by Anna University offered admission based on the marks scored by the candidates. However, the University has changed its counselling process over the few last years. Find the information about the counselling and admission processes under TNEA Notification 2022.

  • Eligible candidates should register themselves at the official TNEA website and timely submit their application form.
  • The University admission officials then scrutinize all the duly-completed application forms.
  • Then the University announces a Merit/Rank List after acknowledging all the received application forms.
  • Candidates who get selected by the University are called for the TNEA notification counselling round. They need to download their counselling call letter from the official website of TNEA 2022.
  • This is a single-window counselling process where candidates get their admissions into various engineering colleges of Tamil Nadu.

Class 12 Board marks play an important role here. Candidates who score well in their 10+2 exams have higher chances of getting admission to a prestigious college through TNEA Notification 2022.


TNEA Notification 2022 Document or Certificate Verification

Candidates have to submit certain documents as a part of their TNEA application form. These documents are verified by the exam authorities when they are assessing the application of the candidates. You can find the list of documents to be carried as under:

  1. 10th Mark sheet
  2. 11th Mark sheet (For Tamil Nadu State Board students)
  3. 12th Mark sheet
  4. Community Certificate (Except OC candidates)
  5. Transfer Certificate (optional)
  6. Nativity Certificate (If Native Tamil Nadu candidates have studied in other states in any one of the classes from 8th std to 12th std)
  7. Parents occupation Certificate (Other state candidates whose parent is a Central/State Govt employee in Tamil Nadu for the past five years)
  8. Srilankan Refugee Certificate (For Srilankan refugees)
  9. Ex-servicemen certificate (Candidates who opted for Special Reservation – Ex-servicemen)
  10. Differently Abled Certificate (Candidates who opted for Special Reservation – Differently Abled)
  11. Photo of the candidate
  12. Signature of the candidate

TNEA Notification: Choice Filling & Seat Allotment

Choice Filling

You will have to fill the college choices from a given list of participating institutions for B.Tech programs in order of their priority. Please note that the TNEA choice filling will be done online. Candidates have to prepare a choice as per their priority.

Seat Allotment

Based on the merit, reservation and choice filling, you will be allotted the respective seats. After the process, the candidates should collect their allotment order. After the entire seat allotment procedures, aspirants will have to report to their allotted college and complete the remaining procedures.

TNEA Previous Year Cut Off (College-wise)

Candidates aware of the previous year TNEA Cut-off will have an added advantage since they can estimate their scores to get into that particular college. TNEA Cut-off for 2022 will be released by Anna University after the declaration of admission notification.

TNEA 2022 List of Participating Institutes

Every year Anna University releases the list of TNEA Participating Institutes. There are more than 500 colleges registered under Anna University. During the TNEA notification counselling process, candidates can choose most undergraduate programs offered through TNEA 2022. The seat allotment of these participating institutes is based on various criteria, such as the candidate’s merit, category, and preferences.

Important FAQs Regarding TNEA Notification 2022

Let’s take a look at the important FAQs asked by various candidates regarding TNEA 2022:

Q.1: When will the TNEA 2022 registration process start?.

Ans: The TNEA registration process started on June 20, 2022. Candidates can start applying online till July 19, 2022.

Q.2: How do I calculate the cut-off for the TNEA 2022?

Ans: You won’t be able to calculate any cutoff for TNEA. As the entrance test procedure has been removed, candidates will get shortlisted based on their Class 12 Board scores. You will need to register for TNEA, and once all the registrations are over, the officials will announce the TNEA cut-off and call the candidates accordingly.

Q.3: Is there any entrance test for the TNEA from 2022 onwards?

Ans: No, there isn’t any entrance test for TNEA 2022. Candidates will get shortlisted based on their Class 12 Board exam marks.

Q.4: I am a 12th board appearing student from the CBSE 2022, and I want to appear for the TNEA. Am I applicable for entrance to the TNEA?

Ans: If you want to apply for TNEA, you would have to ensure to fulfil these domicile criteria:
– You should be the domicile of Tamil Nadu.
– If you are not from Tamil Nadu but have completed your 10+2 education from the state.
– Furthermore, if you are from Tamil Nadu but have completed your 10+2 education from the other state, you must submit a nativity certificate.
– Also, if your parents are in the central government, you will need to show the nativity certificate of your parents, which will act as proof of serving the state of Tamil Nadu continuously for the last five years.
– If you are a child of All India Service Tamil Nadu Cadre Officers, you can apply for TNEA notification 2022.

Q.5: How to register under TNEA Admission 2022?

Ans: You can register for TNEA by visiting the official website online. Once the application forms are out, click on the TNEA 2022 registration link and register. Login to the account and fill in all the details. Pay the application fee and submit your form.

Q.6: How many institutes are participating under TNEA 2022?

Ans: There are more than 560 participating institutes under TNEA 2022.

Q.8: What are the mandatory documents considered for TNEA Notification 2022?

Ans: These mandatory documents will be considered for TNEA Notification 2022.
– Class 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.
– Passport-sized photographs of the candidate


Now that you have all the information related to TNEA Notification 2022, you’ll find it useful.

Embibe wishes you all the best, and hopefully, you can all land your dream colleges!

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