About Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions

The Government of TamilNadu entrusted Anna University to conduct TamilNadu Engineering Admissions in a transparent way. Anna University designed, developed, and adopted TNEA Single Window Counselling process to ensure that engineering aspirants get admission into engineering colleges of TamilNadu transparently.
Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Conducting Authority
Anna University

Test Format

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Duration of Test


Frequency per year


Score Range

1 Year

Test Score Validity


A pass in the HSC (Academic) or its equivalent in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with a minimum average of 50%


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Departments for which this exam is relevant
Computer Science & Information Technology
Engineering & Technology

Application Process

The application form will be available in the following modes:
i. In person: Through 59 centres for TNEA
ii. Postal: Only from the Centre for Entrance Examinations & Admissions, Anna University, Chennai – 25
iii. Internet: Through Anna University website
Candidates have to submit the filled-in application on or before deadline either in person or by post along with photocopies of Mark Sheet(s), Proof of Age and copies of all other relevant certificates.


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Complete Mathematics
Mcgraw Hills Education
Comprehensive Mathematics
Mcgraw Hills Education
Organic Chemistry
Morrision & Boyd

Preparation Tips

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions is competitive. Securing a good score in the examination is very important in order to secure admission.To secure a good rank in the entrance test it is very important to prepare accordingly. It is recommended that students obtain complete clarity on the examination pattern and then make a clear preparation plan. One should give themselves an entire year to prepare for the examination. Refer to previous years question papers, reference books and enroll in a coaching institute.