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Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA 2013) Key Information

Chennai, May 5 () :Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA 2013) will be conducted by the Anna University on behalf of the Tamil Nadu government to fill the Government quota seats in the government, government-aided and private engineering colleges. This article looks at providing key information on the Engineering admissions under Anna University.

A total of 2 lakh seats are to be offered by 552 engineering colleges spread across the State.

Being a common single window counselling conducted by the Anna University, more than 550 engineering college seats will be shared with the engineering aspirants based on their cut-off marks. This counselling is purely based on merit and community basis.

The new change introduced this year is engineering aspirants do not have to wait for their Class XII mark sheets. They can apply for engineering admissions under Anna University with just a printout of their Class XII results.

TNEA secretary Rhymend Uthariaraj told The Hindu all that the students have to do is download their results, print it and send it to them along with engineering counselling forms and copies of other necessary certificates. This avoids the long wait which the students have to go through to acquire printed mark sheets form their respective schools even after the results are out.

Mr Uthariaraj added that the printouts will be cross-checked with the data of department of school education while processing forms.

TNEA 2013 Important Dates

Issuing engineering application forms   : May 4 – May 20 (9.30 am-5.30 pm except public holidays and Sundays)

Last date to submit application forms       : May 20

Random Number                                             : June 5

Anna University Counselling 2013 Rank List to be published on : June 12

(Note: TNEA Rank is calculated mainly based on the student’s cut-off score in Class XII examination and also based on the Date of Birth,Community and Random Number).

General quota counselling  : June 21

Counselling ends on              : July 31

For TNEA online application procedure,you may check the following link:


TNEA Help Desk

Phone :

044 – 2235 8267

Email :

[email protected]

Address :

The Secretary
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
Chennai – 600 025

For further information, clarifications and fresh updates on counselling, you may visit: