TNEA 2021 - Rank List (Released), Random Number (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Hall Ticket, Pattern
TNEA 2021- Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Tamil Nadu has released TNEA 2021 rank list on September 14. Applicants can check their TNEA rank list 2021 from the official website by using their email id and password.
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- 26 Jul 2021:
TNEA 2021 application form released
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The admission through TNEA counselling will be held for admissions into the UG engineering courses offered by TNEA 2021 participating institutes. The selection of candidates for TNEA 2021 counselling will be done are done on the basis of class 12 scores. The authorities have also released the counselling schedule of TNEA 2021 in online mode and candidates will have to report in person for document verification. Read the below article to know all about TNEA 2021 application form date.
TNEA 2021 - Highlights
Name of Admission Process
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
Commonly known as
Name of Conducting Institute
Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Tamil Nadu
|TNEA 2021 official website||tneaonline.org|
Number of Participating Institutes
No entrance exam is conducted. The marks obtained by candidates in qualifying exam will be considered for admission.
Mode of Counselling
1.5 Lakh (Approximate)
Candidates planning to get admission through TNEA 2021 should keep them updated with all the events related to it. The authorities have released the TNEA 2021 important dates to help candidates keep track of events.
TNEA 2021 - Dates
Starting of TNEA 2021 Online Registration
July 26, 2021
Last date to register for TNEA 2021
August 24, 2021
Random Number assignment
August 25, 2021 (Released)
Publication of Rank List
September 14, 2021
The authorities have released the TNEA 2021 random numbers to each applicant on August 25. It is a unique number that is assigned to break the deadlock in case the rank of two or more students remains tied after all the tie-breaking criteria. Candidates can check the assigned random number by logging into the portal using valid credentials.
Steps to check TNEA 2021 Random Number
Visit the official website of TNEA 2021.
Enter your TNEA login id/email id and password.
Upon successful login, candidates will successfully login to their TNEA 2021 account.
The TNEA random number assigned to the students will appear on the screen.
Before applying for TNEA 2021 admission, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria laid down by the concerned authorities. Only those candidates who will meet the TNEA 2021 eligibility requirements will be offered admission.
TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria
There is no age limit. However, marine engineering candidates whose age is older than 25 years are not eligible to apply.
Students should have passed their class 12 with a minimum 45% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
The qualifying marks for reserved category is 40%.
Category-wise minimum marks in Qualifying Exam
Minimum Marks in PCM
Backward Class including
Backward Class Muslim
MBC & DNC
TNEA 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Marine Engineering
Candidates should have passed class 12 with a minimum 60% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Also, students should also have studied English as one of the subjects in their class 12 with a minimum 50% aggregate score.
Height – Not less than 157 cm
Weight – Must be a minimum of 48 kg
Vision – Should have normal vision
TNEA Eligibility Criteria for students from other states
Candidates who hail from states outside Tamil Nadu should have passed their class 12 with a minimum 50% aggregate score in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics to be eligible for TNEA admission.
TNEA Application Form 2021
The authorities have released the application form of TNEA 2021 in online mode on July 26. Interested candidates can apply for TNEA 2021 admission by providing the correct and verifiable details and paying the required application fee before the last date- August 24.
Steps to fill TNEA 2021 Application Form
TNEA Registration - The candidates will first have to complete the TNEA 2021 registration process by entering the mobile number and email address along with their pertaining nativity, religion, and communication, details, etc.
Payment of TNEA 2021 application fee- After successful registration, candidates will be required to pay the required application fee as per their category.
TNEA Application Fee
SC, ST, SCA candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu
Filling of TNEA 2021 application form - In the next step, candidates will have to enter the required personal, academic and other important details in the required boxes.
Submission of the application form - Finally, candidates will be required to submit their filled TNEA application form. Candidates must check the details entered in the form before submitting the form.
Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu will release the cutoff of TNEA 2021 in online mode. The TNEA admissions will be done on the basis of the candidate's performance in class 12th. TNEA cutoff will be the minimum marks required for admission. Candidates who will score equal to or more than the opening rank and equal to or less than the closing rank will be eligible to claim admission.
The authorities have normalized the marks secured by the candidates and prepared the rank list. It has been released on the official website on September 14. The authorities have considered Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics in class 12 into consideration while preparing the TNEA rank list. The normalized marks has been calculated out of 100 (100 for mathematics and 100 for Physics and Chemistry combined).
TNEA 2021 - Tie Breaking Rule
Percentage of marks in Mathematics
Percentage of marks in Physics
Percentage of marks in optional subject
Based on age (with preference given to the older candidate)
If the tie persists at this stage, random numbers assigned to candidates will be used to break the deadlock.
Candidates who will be a part of the rank list will be called to participate in the TNEA counselling process. It must be noted that the counselling process of TNEA will be conducted in online mode and the candidate will be called for the counselling as per the rank secured by them. In case a candidate is allotted any seat then he or she will have to log in to the counselling portal and pay the required initial fee of Rs. 5000 (SC, ST, and SCA candidates need to pay only Rs. 1000). There will be a total of four rounds of TNEA seat allotment.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - TNEA 2021 - Rank List (Released), Random Number (Out), Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Hall Ticket, Pattern
Question: Is there any entrance exam for TNEA 2021 admission?
No, the authorities do not conduct any separate entrance test. TNEA Admission is offered on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in class 12th.
Question: What is the TNEA random number?
Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu allot random number to each applicant to break the deadlock in case the rank of two or more students remains tied after all the tie-breaking criteria.
Question: What is the TNEA 2021 application fee for general category students?
The TNEA application fee for Open Category will be Rs. 500.
Question: What is the age limit to apply for TNEA admission 2021?
There is no age limit, however, for marine engineering candidates older than 25 years are not eligible to apply.
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