Notification for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) has been released and the application process will start from today (May1).
The admission process enables about 1.5 lakh candidates to join Tamil Nadu’s engineering colleges through a single window counselling. Successful candidates will be eligible to enrol with Anna University, government and government -aided engineering colleges and for seats surrendered by self-financing engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu.
Duration of programme:
BE, BTech: Four academic years comprising eight semesters
BE (Sandwich) five academic years comprising 10 semesters.
Where will successful candidates be admitted?
Successful candidates will be eligible for the following seats: BE and BTech colleges in university departments and constituent colleges of Anna University; BE and B Tech degree courses in government, government aided and seats surrendered by self-financing engineering colleges, which has two categories:
a: Seats in government engineering colleges
b: In aided courses in government-aided engineering colleges
c: In Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi.
a: Seats in self-supporting courses in government-aided engineering colleges
b: Seats surrendered by self-financing engineering colleges
c: Seats in Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET).
Instructions for applying for TNEA
Candidates have to submit only one online application for all courses/colleges/institutes mentioned above.
Those seeking admission under special reservation should also enclose a special reservation form for each special reservation category with the main online application.
Who is eligible?
1.Tamil Nadu candidates who have passed Class 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 in Tamil Nadu. They do not have to enclose a nativity certificate
2. Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the Class 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 or equivalent examination from schools outside the state can apply. They have to submit nativity certificate in electronic form or a digitally signed e-certificate
3. Children of Central government employees, provided their parents or guardians (if both parents not alive) have served in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years at the time of application submission. A certificate from employer of parent or guardian has to be enclosed.
4. Children of employees in public sector or government-recognised institutions employed in Tamil Nadu for the past five years. Certificate from employer has to be enclosed. It should state that the person is a permanent employee of the firm or institution concerned with evidence of IT return, PF slip etc; and working in Tamil Nadu continuously for the last five years
5: Sons and daughters of the All India service Tamil Nadu cadre officers
6: Other state candidates who have studied in Class 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 in Tamil Nadu are also eligible and do not have to enclose nativity certificate
For more details,check www.tnea.ac.in.