TNEA 2024: Counselling Date, Register, Exam Schedule, Cut Off, Syllabus Details

TNEA 2024

TNEA is mainly an Engineering admission related progress overall in Tamil Nadu level, whereas GATE exam is considered as India level Engineering and Science Exam especially for admission at IIS, IIT- Indian Institutes of Technologies at

  • Chennai (Madras)
  • Delhi
  • Guwahati
  • Kanpur
  • Kharagpur
  • Mumbai
  • Roorkee

What are the #5 steps involved in TNEA 2024 Process?

  1. Registration
  2. Check Cut off (From 100 to 200)
  3. Get Random number
  4. Check Rank from the general Ranking list (Special Reservation Quota: Sports, Ex service men, Differently Abled)
  5. Visit the college

TNEA 2023 Round cut off schedule

  • Round1: 200-177
  • Round 2: 176.99 -142
  • Round 3: 141.86 to 77.50

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA), Eligibility, Fees, Application Form, Counselling Dates, Seat Allotment, Cut Off, Rank List

What is TNEA 2024?

TNEA 2024 counselling is conducted to select the candidates to fill BTech/BE seats in Government and Government-aided engineering colleges, Anna University & Annamalai University’s Engineering Departments and constituent BTech colleges and for the seats surrendered by Self-Financing Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) counselling is held annually for 10+2 science passed/appearing candidates.

How to contact TNEA?

Address: Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE),
53, Sardar Patel Road,
Chennai – 600 025

Phone: 044-22351014; 044-22351015

For all queries, contact Toll Free Number: 1800-425-0110



When to apply for TNEA 2024?

The Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu will start the B. Tech and B. Arch application process for TNEA 2024 in May 5, tentatively.

Eligibility for TNEA 2024

The eligibility criteria includes the terms and conditions based on which students can check whether they are eligible for the same or not. Below is the list of eligibility terms.

Wards of Central Government Employees or Public Sector or Government recognized institutions whose parents or guardians have been serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past 5 years, irrespective of their domicile, are eligible to apply.
Candidates must have qualified 8th, 9th, 10th and 12th Std. from schools situated in Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply.
They should have a Tamil Nadu domicile to apply for TNEA 2024 counselling.

Qualifying Exams:

Candidates must have qualified HSC (Academic) or its equivalent with a mentioned minimum average percentage in PCM (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry).
Candidates who have cleared any one of the HSC (Vocational Subject) as mentioned below with one of the Engineering related subjects namely Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry with a minimum average percentage in aggregate.

What details to be filled in TNEA application form?

  • Mobile phone number
  • E-mail ID
  • 10th Mark sheet
  • +2 Mark sheet
  • School details where he/she has studied from VIII, IX, X, XI and XII standards
  • Details of school studied from 6th to 12th standard for 7.5% Government Quota
  • Community/ Caste details
  • Aadhar card
  • Parent annual income details
  • Credit card/ Net banking/ Debit card/ Demand Draft

Documents Required

Candidates must upload the following documents while applying for verification.

  1. Class 10 Mark Sheet
  2. HSC First year Mark sheet
  3. HSC Second year Mark sheet
  4. Transfer Certificate
  5. Government school details where students studied from Class 6 to 12 standard for 7.5% Government School Students Reservation.
  6. Permanent Community Certificate for ST, SC, SCA, MBC & DNC, BC and BCM (if required)
  7. Domicile Certificate (if applicable)
  8. Income certificate (if applicable)
  9. Srilankan Tamil Refugee Certificate (if applicable).

TNEA Application Fees

Category Fees
General Rs. 500
SC /SCA /ST category belonging to Tamil Nadu Rs. 250
Special Reservation Rs. 100

What is TNEA 2024 Random Numbers?

In order to avoid tie-breaking, DTE Tamil Nadu assigns a TNEA random number to all registered candidates. The random number of TNEA is a 10 digits number, which will be assigned randomly through a digital process. Candidates are needed to login through their registered Email ID and Password, to check their unique random number. Registered candidates will also receive a SMS from the authorities after the release of TNEA 2024 random number.

TNEA Rank List 2024

  • Based on the marks obtained in the qualifying exam, TNEA 2024 rank list is created.
  • On the June Month, the authorities will release the overall rank and community rank on the official site.
  • Candidates can contact the authorities in case of any grievances on the Address: Office of the Secretary, TNEA at the Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai 600 025.

TNEA 2024 Cutoff

The Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE) will release the category-wise cutoff of TNEA 2024. TNEA cut-off marks are released in the form of opening and closing rank after the announcement of seat allotment result. The cut off marks are released after each round of counselling. TNEA cut off depends on the marks secured by candidates in the qualifying exam, last year’s cut off and more.



How to login TNEA Online?

How to login TNEA?

  1. Visit
  2. Enter Email address & password
  3. Click ‘Login’.

How to reset your password?

If you forgot the login password, you can reset through the following steps,

  1. Visit
  2. Click on Login button
  3. In Login page, press ‘Forgot password’
  4. Enter your email Id (used during registration time)
  5. Press ‘Send password reset link’ (NOTE: If your email Id is valid, you could have received email from TNEA with the reset link and the link is valid only for 30 minutes since you initiated the reset password request)
  6. Click the email link and will redirected to TNEA website
  7. Enter your new password and confirm it again
  8. Once you are done click save which reset your password
  9. You may login with your new password.

TNEA 2024 Counselling Process

  1. Registration
  2. Assigning Random Number
  3. Certificate Verification
  4. Publication of Rank list
  5. Counselling for Special Reservation
  6. General Counselling

Counselling Procedure


TNEA 2024 Counselling Dates

S.No. Events Tentative Dates
A. 1)   Issue of notification 05.05.2024
2)   Commencement of Online Registration
3)   Filling of Applications
4)   Uploading of original certificates
B. 1)   Last date for Registration of Online Applications 04.06.2024
2)   Last date for uploading documents 09.06.2024
C. Assigning Random Number 06.06.2024
D. Certificates verification at TFC’s (Online) 05.06.2024 to 20.06.2024
E. Publication of Rank list 26.06.2024
F. Grievances Redressal 26.06.2024 to 30.06.2024
G. Counselling for Special Reservation categories (Online) 02.07.2024 to 05.07.2024
i.     Differently Abled
ii.     Ex-Servicemen
iii.     Sports
H. General Counselling (Online) 07.07.2024 to 24.08.2024
1)   Academic
2)   Govt. School 7.5% category
3)   Vocational
I. Supplementary Counselling (Online) 28.08.2024 to 30.08.2024
J. SCA to SC counselling (Online) 01.09.2024 to 03.09.2024
K. End of counselling 03.09.2024

TNEA 2024 Counselling Fees Structure

Particulars Category Counselling Fee
Total Fees For General INR 9180/-
For SC/ST INR 7180/-
For First Graduate General INR 7180/-
Amount to be paid at the time of counselling For General INR 5000/-
For SC/ST INR 1000/-
For First Graduate General INR 5000/-
Remaining fee to be paid at the time of admission For General INR 6180/-
For SC/ST INR 4180/-
For First Graduate General INR 2180/

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