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Updated on 03rd April, 2024 , 6 min read

TNEA Exam 2024 - Date, Eligibility, Application form, Admit Card, Syllabus


TNEA 2024 Latest Updates:  The official notification for TNEA 2024 exam will be released on the official website soon. Candidates interested in appearing for the exam should fill out the TNEA Application form before the deadline. The conducting body department of Technical Education (DoTE) will release all the information necessary to fill out the application form on its official website @tneaonline.org.

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What is the TNEA Exam?

Anna University will host the TNEA 2024 (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions) examination. Candidates can apply through this for admission to a variety of UG engineering programs, including B.E./B. Tech degree programs. Every year, a state-level admissions process is carried out. Candidates may enroll in any of the Anna University-affiliated government, government-aided, or private engineering institutes. The admission is granted based on class 12th or prerequisite scores.

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TNEA 2024 Highlights

Exam Name

TNEA 2024

TNEA Full-Form

Tamilnadu Engineering Admission

Conducted By 

Anna University 

Type of Exam 

UG Level

Level of Exam


Offered Courses


Mode of Application 


Exam Date

To be announced

Official Website


TNEA 2024 Important Dates



Start of TNEA registration

4 May 2024

Last date of online registration

4 June 2024

Issue of TNEA Random Number

7 June 2024

Release Date of Rank List

12 Julycounseling 2024

Commencement of General Counseling

July to September 2024

Commencement of TNEA supplementary counselling

September 2024 

SCA to SC counseling

September 2024 

TNEA 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • If a candidate has completed grades 8th to 10th in the state of Tamil Nadu, they do not need to present their nativity certificate.
  • Candidates who have completed their eighth through twelfth grades, or an equivalent exam, outside the state of Tamil Nadu, must present an original, digitally signed e-certificate of nativity.
  • If their parents or guardians were working in Tamil Nadu consistently for the previous five years at the time the application was submitted, children of Central Government employees or those employed in the public sector may also apply for admission.
  • Candidates who studied in Tamil Nadu and are Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees are eligible to sit for the test. They must exhibit the following documents.
  • Certificate of identification issued by the Tehsildar at the headquarters.
  • The applicant must have passed the 11th and 12th grades, or an equivalent exam, from a recognized board.
  • Candidates must successfully complete Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry as required subjects.

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The required minimum average score is listed in the table below:


Minimum Marks (12thclass)

General category


Backward class including Backward class Muslim






TNEA 2024 Application Form

  • Online access to the TNEA 2024 Application form will be provided.
  • The third week of June 2024 will see the introduction of the TNEA 2024 application form.
  • Candidates must complete the application by providing information such as their name, parent's name, email address, phone number, etc.
  • Upload any scanned copies of your identification, including your ID card and signature.
  • The candidates must properly fill out the application form because there will be no correction facility available.
  • The third week of July 2024 will serve as the deadline for submitting the application form.
  • The applicant must complete the application and print a copy of it.

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How to Fill TNEA 2024 Application Form?

The steps for filling out an application for TNEA 2024 are given below:

Step 1: Go to the TNEA 2024 website at http://www.tneaonline.in/.

Step 2: Select "Click here for New Registration" from the menu.

Step 3: Enter the necessary information, including your email address, phone number, and password.

Step 4: The candidate can now enter their login information, and a new page will load.

Step 5: Fill out all the fields, including the candidate's name, email address, phone number, etc.

Step 6: Decide how you will pay for the application cost.

Step 7: Select "Save and Continue".

Step 8: Complete the application and submit it. After that, you will receive a PDF file.

Read more about the  the TNEA Application form

TNEA 2024 Application Fee

The only way to pay the application fee is online.

The application fee can be paid for the transaction using a debit card, credit card, net banking, etc.


Rs 500/-


Rs 250/-

TNEA 2024 Admit Card

The TNEA will not provide TNEA 2024 admit cards; instead, random numbers will be released beginning in the third week of July 2024. Many candidates who will be taking the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission Test, which is conducted as a common entrance test at the direction of Anna University, Chennai, will receive an admit card. To take the exam, you must have your admission card with you, and to do that, you must have finished the registration procedure and paid the registration cost.

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The steps to download the TNEA 2024 Admit Card are given below:

  1. Visit the Anna University website.
  2. The link to the admission card will be visible to you after you log into the TNEA portal on the front page, the applicant will see. A dialogue window will appear before you before you can enter the information.
  3. For the Admit card to be downloaded, provide the registration number and password. The application is important to remember since you cannot download it without it.
  4. The admissions card will show up on the monitor.
  5. Then, it will be necessary to load it using a computer or other tools.
  6. Take a printout of the hall ticket after downloading the PDF version.

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TNEA 2024 Syllabus

The candidates should be prepared in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) since the examination is based on these subjects, but they should also keep checking the website for updates.

  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Calculus
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic Theory
  • Oscillations and Waves
  • Electrostatics
  • Current Electricity
  • Physical World & measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  • Atoms and Nuclei
  • Electronic Devices
  • The motion of the System of Particles and Rigid body
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of Bulk Matter
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Optics
  • Hydrogen
  • S-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
  • Some p-Block Elements
  • P- Block Elements
  • d and f Block Elements
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
  • Structure of Atom
  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • States of Matter: Gases and Liquids
  • Thermodynamics
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox Reactions
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in Everyday Life
  • Surface Chemistry
  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  • Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers

TNEA 2024 Exam Pattern

The table below contains the exam pattern for TNEA 2024:

Type of Questions

Objective Type Questions (MCQs)

Exam Difficulty

Intermediate-level questions asked from Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

Exam Duration

2 Hours

Exam Medium


Total No. of Questions Asked

150 Questions

TNEA 2024 Result

The following information about the results is provided for the candidates' reference:

  • The university posts the results on the same website that applicants use to register for the admission exam.
  • The candidates must access the results from the official website using their registered credentials, the Roll/Seat number, and their DOB.
  • The candidates should download and save the results papers on their computers, as well as print off extra copies for themselves.
  • When counseling and the admissions process are underway, a copy of the results is required.

TNEA 2024 Counseling

Soon after the results are announced, TNEA Counselling 2024 Date for the reservation category is 3rdweek of August 2024. Candidates who have achieved the necessary TNEA rank will be permitted to participate in the counseling process, and seats will be assigned according to the merit rank. 

TNEA 2024 Counseling Dates (Tentative)

TNEA Counselling 2024 Date for reservation category3rd week of August 2024
Commencement of General category4th week of August to 2nd week of October 2024
End of counseling3rd week of October 2024

Three different types of counseling

  1. Special Counselling: For applicants seeking admission under several quotas, including the Sports Quota, the Differently Abled Quota, and the Children of Ex-Servicemen Quota.
  2. Vocational Counselling
  3. General Counselling: Candidates who applied for counseling fell under the general category, which includes routine counseling.

TNEA Counselling Fee:

General or OBCINR 500/-
SC or STINR 250/-
Special Reservation CategoryINR 100/-

The first deposit for candidates applying for the counseling procedure is INR 5000 (for the general category) and INR 1000 (for the reserved category) using net banking, credit card, or debit card using the TNEA official website.

TNEA 2024 CutOff

On the official website, applicants may check the TNEA CutOff information. After the registration procedure is over, it will be made available for different categories. The cut-off will be announced by Anna University for each subject separately. Candidates can verify the deadline in June 2024. Various elements, such as the number of applicants, the cut-off scores from the previous year, the number of open seats, etc. will be taken into consideration by the official authorities when establishing the cutoff scores.

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Top 10 Colleges Accepting TNEA 2024

The top 10 Colleges Accepting TNEA 2024 scores have been tabulated below for reference.

Kongu Engineering College, Tamil Nadu

Sona College of Technology, Tamil Nadu

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu

PSG College of Technology, Tamil Nadu

St. Joseph's College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu

Coimbatore Institute of Technology, CIT, Tamil Nadu

Sri Krishna College of Engineering & Technology, Tamil Nadu

Chennai Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu

SSM College of Engineering, Tamil Nadu

Rajalaxmi Engineering College, Tamil Nadu

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who administers the TNEA or Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) 2024 is being held by the Directorate of Technical Education in Tamil Nadu.

What credentials are necessary for TNEA Login

Candidates must check in to the TNEA website using their email address and password.

What criteria will be used to produce the TNEA rank list

The 200 total marks are used to create the TNEA rank list.

What criteria will be used to determine eligibility for the TNEA General category

Candidates will be chosen for admission based on their qualifying exam scores in the specified courses (Mathematics - 100, Physics + Chemistry - 100), which will be lowered to 200.

What is the length of the BE/B Tech programme

The curriculum lasts 4 years and consists of 8 semesters.

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