TNEA 2020 registration commences; final date to apply is August 16

TNEA 2020 registration commences; final date to apply is August 16 Source: Shutterstock
Team Careers360 | Jul 15, 2020 - 9:21 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Tamil Nadu has started the registration process for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) 2020. Eligible candidates can now apply for the undergraduate engineering admission process till August 16, 2020. Minister for Higher Education of Tamil Nadu, KP Anbalagan has stated that the government plans on completing the engineering admissions by October 15, 2020. To apply for TNEA 2020, the candidates can visit the official website at

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Important Dates for TNEA 2020


Important Dates (Tentative)

Release of online application form

July 15, 2020

Final date to apply for TNEA 2020

August 16, 2020

Last date to upload documents

August 20, 2020

Allocation of random number

August 21, 2020

Verification of certificates

August 24 to September 1, 2020

Availability of rank list

September 7, 2020

Special counselling

September 10 to 14, 2020

General counselling

September 17 to October 6, 2020

Supplementary counselling

October 8 to 12, 2020

Help centres for applicants?

While the application form is available in online mode, the state has also set up 52 help centres to help those applicants who have no access to internet facilities. Submission can also be done by these applicants at the village cooperative bank branches in their place of residence. According to KP Anbalagan, the previous year had seen 8000 out of the total 1 lakh applicants, seeking the help of these centres.

During last year, around 83,396 seats were filled during the TNEA counselling and the administration is expecting more admissions for this session. Till now, 465 engineering colleges have registered as participating institutes for TNEA 2020, however more institutes might join the admission process.

About TNEA

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions or commonly known as TNEA is an admission process which is conducted annually to provide students B.Tech seats offered by the participating institutes. No entrance examination is conducted and allotment is done on the basis of 10+2 marks. Counselling is conducted by the authorities and the applicants are offered admissions as per their merit.

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