TNEA 2020 Application Process - Steps for Filling the Registration Form

Last Modified: 26 Jun 2022

The Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) releases the application forms for the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA). The application process is conducted online where the candidates are required to submit details such as personal, educational, and contact information. Please remember to fill the application form only through the official website. Candidates who have completed 10+2 level of education are eligible to fill the application form. Check out the complete article for detailed TNEA 2020 application process.

TNEA 2020 Application Process - Important Dates

Exam Events

Important Dates

Application process begins

First week of May 2020

Application process ends

Last week of May 2020

Allotment of random number

First week of June 2020

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TNEA 2020 Application Process

The application process comprises of the following phases:

  • Registration
  • Login
  • Filling Personal Details
  • Fill Special Reservation Information
  • Fill Payment Details
  • Fill Scholarship Information
  • Fill the School of Study Information
  • Fill Academic Information
  • Fill Additional Information
  • Preview/Submit Application
  • Download Application

Step 1 - Registration

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on the link for TNEA 2020 application.
  • Enter name, mobile number, email ID, etc. for registration.
  • An OTP will be sent to your registered mobile number. Enter the OTP and click on the ‘Register’ button.
  • On successful submission, the User ID will be sent to candidates registered mobile number.

Step 2 - Login

Now, log-in with the user ID and password to complete the application form.

Step 3 - Filling of Personal Details

  • Fill the complete details such as parents’ name, gender, nationality, communication address, religion, caste, Aadhaar number, state, etc.
  • Click on ‘Save and Proceed’ button.

Step 4 - Fill Special Reservation Information

If you are under any special reservation viz. ex-servicemen, sports, or differently-abled person, provide the information.

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Step 5 - Fill Payment Details

Make payment of the application fee. The payment can be done through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or offline mode. For offline fee payment, make a demand draft in favour of “The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions, Anna University” payable at Chennai. Other state candidates can pay the fee only through the online mode.

Application Fee

The category-wise application fee is as under:


Application Fees


₹ 500

SC/ST/SCA category candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu

₹ 250

Special Reservation Category (for each category)

₹ 100

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Step 6 - Fill Scholarship Information

  • Provide your annual income and scholarship information.
  • Click ‘Save and Proceed’

Step 7 - Fill School of Study Information

  • Provide complete details of 7th to 12th standards.
  • Click ‘Save and Proceed’ button.

Step 8 - Fill Academic Information

Enter details of the qualifying exam such as the name of the board, marks obtained, qualified year.

Step 9 - Fill Additional Information

  • Provide additional information such as parent’s occupation, mother tongue, the medium of instruction, etc.

Step 10 - Preview/Submit Application

The Preview of the filled application form will appear. Check it carefully before submitting.

Step 11 - Download Application

 Download the application form and take a print.

  • Submit the application form and other documents at TFC. Documents to be submitted are 10th and 12th mark sheet, transfer certificate, community certificate, HSC hall ticket, nativity certificate, first graduate certificate, special reservation documents,
  • The filled TNEA application for 2020 will also be sent to the candidate’s registered email address.

We hope the detailed steps will help you in filling the TNEA 2020 application form.