TNEA 2022 - Merit List(Started), Result(Out), Application Form, Exam Dates, Selection Procedure, Cut-Off

Last Modified on : 10 Jun 2024

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) is conducted for admission into undergraduate engineering courses (B.E./ B.Tech.) offered by government colleges, government-aided colleges, and self-financing colleges in the state. Anna University will conduct the TNEA 2022 admission process. There is no entrance exam for TNEA, the admissions are based on the merit list prepared considering class 12th scores. For more information on the TNEA 2022 exam important dates, eligibility, application form, and result, check out the article ahead.

TNEA 2022 Latest Update

- The provisional allotment result was released on 29th September 2022.

- The first round of choice filling was done on 12th September 2022.

- The counselling for the General category started on 10th September, 2022.

- The counselling will start on 20th August 2022.

- The rank/merit list will be released on 16th August 2022.

- The application process for TNEA 2022 began on 20th June 2022.

- The last date for the same will be 27th July 2022.

TNEA 2022 Highlights

Exam name

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)

Official website

Exam occurrence

Once a year

Application Mode


Selection Procedure

On the basis of the Merit List

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TNEA Exam 2022 Important Dates

The schedule provided here is on a tentative basis.

TNEA Exam Events

Important Dates

Exam notification

8th June 2022

Registration process begins

20th June 2022

Last date for application submission

27th July 2022

Allotment of Random number

1st August 2022

Document verification

3rd August 2022

Merit list publication

16th August 2022

Counselling process

20th August 2022

Counselling for special reservation categories

20th to 23rd August 2022

Commencement of general counselling

10th September 2022

1st Round Choice Filling

12th September 2022

2nd Round Provisional allotment result

29th September 2022

Counselling End

October 2022

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TNEA Exam 2022 Pattern & Syllabus

The selection through the TNEA is made on the basis of the candidate's class 12th performance. A merit list is prepared based on the marks secured in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. Every student receives a random allotment number which can be used in case of a tie. The merit list will be released on the official website.

TNEA Exam 2022 Eligibility

General Eligibility

  • Candidates who are from other states can also apply. Such candidates are required to show their Nativity Certificate (only in digital form - digitally signed e-certificate).
  • Children of Central government employees are also eligible.

Educational Criteria

  • Candidates must have passed class 12th level examination from schools in Tamil Nadu or any other recognised board with a minimum 50% marks (45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ST/MBA/SCA/DNC). Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics are compulsory subjects.

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Educational Qualification - Passed class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognised board with Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and English as main subjects.

Age Limit - The maximum age limit for the exam is 25 years.

TNEA Exam 2022 Application Process

The application process for the TNEA 2022 exam began on 20th June 2022. Candidates are required to apply for the exam within the specified time. Here is the application process:

  • Visit the official website -
  • Click on the link to apply for the TNEA 2022 exam application.
  • Complete the registration process and you will receive the log-in details.
  • Now, log in again to complete the application form.
  • On log-in, you will receive the random number allotted to you.
  • Complete the application form by providing your personal information, special reservation information, scholarship information, academic information, and more.
  • Make the application fee payment. The application fee details are:
    • For General category candidates - ₹ 500/-
    • For ST/SC/SCA category candidates - ₹ 250/-
    • For the special reservation category - ₹ 100/-

The application fee can be paid through a debit card/ credit card/ internet banking.

  • Submit the completed application form and take a print of the same.

Now, send the printed copy of the filled-in application form to the following address:

The Secretary,
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions,
Anna University, Chennai - 600025

The application form should be sent with some required documents, which are mentioned under.

List of Documents Required to be Attached with the Application Form

  • Marksheet and passing certificate of 10th and 12th class
  • Transfer certificate
  • Permanent Community Certificates
  • Class 12th hall tickets
  • First graduate certificate
  • Nativity certificate (if applicable)
  • Sri Lankan Tamil refugee certificate
  • Documents for Army Personel (for identity)

TNEA Exam 2022 Other Details

TNEA 2022 Cut Off

After the registration process is over, the University will release the cut-off for TNEA 2022. Separate cut-off marks will be released for different programs and different colleges. Candidates must qualify for the minimum cut-off of an institute for getting admission into various courses.

TNEA 2022 Merit List

The TNEA 2022 merit list will be released on the official website. Candidates can check their overall rank and community rank at the official website. The counselling process will be conducted on the basis of a merit list prepared by the University. Only those candidates who will be shortlisted through the merit list will be eligible to appear in the counselling process.

TNEA 2022 Counselling

TNEA 2022 counselling will be organized tentatively in August 2022, Candidates can take part in the counselling process only on the basis of their ranks. Candidates must download their call letter before appearing for counselling. The counselling process will be conducted in five rounds. Candidates are required to choose their preferred college. Candidates must also carry the required documents for the document verification process.

TNEA 2022 Admission

After the counselling process, candidates will be allotted colleges on the basis of their ranks and preferences. Candidates must report to the allotted institute at the date and time mentioned in the allotment letter. Candidates must complete the admission process by submitting the required documents and paying the admission fee.

TNEA Exam Frequently Asked Questions

The Date to release the TNEA 2022 rank list is 16th August 2022.

Class 10th and 12th mark sheet and passing certificate, transfer certificate, category certificate, class 12th hall ticket, DD, nativity certificate (if applicable).

Yes. After submitting the online application form, candidates need to take a print of the filled-in application form. This form along with the required documents needs to be sent to Anna University.

The application fee for TNEA 2022 will be Rs. 500/- for General category candidates and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/SCA category candidates.

The merit list is prepared on the basis of class 12th marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

No entrance test is conducted for admission to engineering courses through TNEA. The admission is done on the basis of the merit list.

The application forms can be submitted online.

The online registration process began on 8th June 2022.

The notification was released on 8th June 2022.

TNEA is the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission process conducted for admission in colleges in TN state.


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