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TNEA Exam 2020: (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions)

TNEA Exam (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) is organized to offer admissions to students in Engineering programs in the state of Tamil Nadu. After getting on merit list students can get admission in undergraduate programs like Bachelors of Technology (BTech) and Bachelors of Engineering (BE). The admission is done on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in intermediate i.e 10+2 examination and counseling rounds. Tamil Nadu is a popular state and a lot of aspiring candidates choose to study from there as it has one of the best engineering colleges. There are more than 550 engineering colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Overview Of TNEA Exam 2020 (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions)

Exam Name

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Online

Number of Applicants 

1,41,000

Accepting Colleges

500+

Counseling Type

State Level

Official Website

www.tneaonline.in

Top Participating Colleges For TNEA Exam 2020

Below we have mentioned a list of top participating colleges who are accepting TNEA admissions.

Name of College

Total no. of seats

PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore

300

Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore

1200

College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai

1290

Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur

1380

Kongu Engineering College, Erode

1680

Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (MCET) 

1110

Velammal Engineering College, Chennai

600

Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai

900

St.Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai

540

Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai

860

Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore

700

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission Procedure 2020:

  • The admission procedure for taking admission to B.Tech and B.E programs is done online and later on students will have to attend the counseling process in order to secure a seat.
  • Below we have mentioned some of the important guidelines that a candidate must follow in regards to taking admission in Tamil Nadu Engineering Colleges.
  • Check the previous year cut off and you will have a fair chance of getting admission if the choices and options made are based on rank obtained in TNEA rank. So if you choose an institution that has a cutoff higher than your aggregate mark then chances of getting admission in that particular college will become less.
  • So candidates are required to choose the college that has cut off as per their aggregate marks and the chances of getting admission to that particular college are easy.
  • On the official website of TNEA, candidates can find all the details related to the opening and closing ranks of participating colleges. The candidate will have enough time to refer to the information and make the decision. So choose your options and choices wisely.
  • Before the counseling rounds begin the merit list will be released which consists of the names of candidates who are eligible for admission in Tamil Nadu Engineering.
  • Based on the merit list candidates can refer to the opening and closing rank of participating colleges and cutoff scores so they can make a better decision.

TNEA Exam 2020: Selection Process

The selection process of Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions begins with the declaration of merit list which is prepared on the basis of various factors. The selection is done on the basis of marks scored by the candidate and as per the merit list.

Below we have mentioned the selection procedure:

Admission of General and Reserved Category:

The selection of candidates for admission in B.Tech colleges is done on the basis of marks secured in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in 10+2. Further, the marks secured are reduced to 200 with mathematics as 100 and both Physics and Chemistry combined as 100 marks.

Normalization of Marks: In the normalization method the highest marks scored by the student in the relevant subject in Tamil Nadu Board Exam are equated with the highest marks scored by the candidate in the same subject in the board examination of other states. After the normalization is completed, the qualified students will be merged on a common merit list.

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions Reservation Policy 2020:

The distribution of seats for the admission of candidates in various engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu state is distributed in various categories. Below we have mentioned the distribution of seats.

Name of the Category

Percentage of Seats Reserved

Backward Category

26.50%

Backward Category (Muslim)

3.50%

Open Competition

31%

SC

15.00%

ST

1%

SC (Arunthatiyars)

3%

Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities

20%

Special Reservation Categories:

Apart from the above-reserved category seats, there are separate seats for the special reservation category. Below we have mentioned the list of categories and the seats available.

Name of the Category

Total Number of Seats Reserved

Daughters/ Sons of Freedom Fighters

10

Daughters/ Sons of Ex-Servicemen

150

Visually Impaired/ Hearing Impaired/ Orthopedically Differently Abled Persons

3% (1% for each category)

Eminent Sports Persons

500

Prescribed Vocational Courses For B.Tech/BE Degree Admission

Candidates are eligible for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions if they have cleared any of the Vocational Course mentioned below:

Group Code

Name of Vocational Subject

421

General Machinist

422

Electrical Machines and Appliances

423

Electronic Equipment

424

Draughtsman Civil

425

Auto Mechanic

426 

Textile Technology

TNEA Exam 2020: Counselling Process

The counseling process for the Engineering Admissions in the state of Tamil Nadu will starts in the month of July. Before this candidate must register for the admission and pay the counseling fee. Students can start the choice of filling option in the second week of July 2020. Further TNEA will conduct four rounds for the counseling and seat allotment.

Below we have mentioned the different stages which counseling process involves:

Admission Registration: 
  • Candidates must visit the official website of TNEA to register for the counseling process. Candidates must register with the valid E-mail ID and Mobile Number. After filling the personal details and address the registration number and password will be generated.
  • Candidates who are unable to fill the counseling registration form online can reach the nearest facilitation center for filling up the details.
Admission Registration Fee Payment: 
  • First of all the candidates must pay the TNEA Exam 2020 (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) application fee to take part in the counseling process. The registration fee for the general category is 500 whereas the registration fee for the reserved category is 250.
  • The registration fee can be paid online via Credit Card, Debit Card, and Netbanking. Candidates who are visiting the facilitation center can pay the registration fee to the officer.
  • After completing the registration payment, an online receipt will be generated.
Admission Registration Form Filling:

After completing the payment the online registration form will be activated where candidates are required to fill the personal and academic details. Candidates who are filling the registration form at the facilitation center must carry the documents so the computer operator can fill all the details carefully. 

Registration Form Submission:

After filling up all the required details, check all the entered details in the online application form before clicking the ‘Submit Button’. After submitting the form successfully take a print out of the registration form.

Registration Number Generation:

After filling the registration form a random number will be generated which will be mentioned in the registration form. It will be helpful during the certification verification and tie-breaking.

Verification Of Certificates:

After completing the registration candidates must visit the nearest facilitation center for the certificate verification. After reaching the center the candidate must register with their name and the registration random number that is printed on the registration form printout. After that, the candidates will be called accordingly for the verification of documents.

Declaration Of Merit List:

After the completion of the certificate verification process, the authority will release a merit list that comprises the name of the candidates, category, rank, and normalized score.

Online Choice Filling:

For filling the choices the candidates must visit the official website of TNEA and fill the option entry form. The list of colleges, cutoff, opening, and closing rank will be published on the official website of TNEA and the candidates are advised to fill the options after referring to the cutoff and rank considering his/her own marks in mind.

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