TNEA 2022: Dates, Counselling (Started), Application form, Rank List, Eligibility, Fee structure

TNEA 2022: Dates, Counselling (Started), Application form, Rank List, Eligibility,  Fee structure

TNEA 2022: The Director of Technical Education (DoTE) has announced the revised TNEA 2022 schedule at the official website The authorities are conducting the TNEA counselling for general category from September 10 to November 13. DoTE has announced the TNEA 2022 round 2 seat allotment on September 28. Candidates can check the TNEA 2022 seat allotment result online. The TNEA 2022 provisional allotment list after round 1 is also available at the official website.
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Candidates who have their names on the cutoff list are eligible for TNEA counselling. The selection of candidates for TNEA 2022 counselling is done on the basis of marks secured in class 12. The TNEA counselling is held for admissions into various UG engineering courses offered by TNEA 2022 participating institutes.

Earlier, DoTE released the TNEA 2022 application form on June 20 at Candidates willing to get admission in various B.Tech courses could apply for TNEA 2022 in online mode. The last date to complete the TNEA 2022 registration was July 19. Candidates were advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling out the application form of TNEA 2022. The process includes TNEA 2022 registration, filling out the application form, uploading documents and paying the prescribed fees.

TNEA 2022 Highlights




Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions

Conducting Institute

Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Tamil Nadu

Mode of admission


TNEA 2022 official website

Mode of counselling


Number of participating institute


Available seats

1.5 Lakh (approximately)

TNEA 2022 Important Dates



TNEA registration commencement date

June 20, 2022

Last date to submit the TNEA 2022 application form

July 19, 2022

Issue of random number

July 22, 2022

Declaration of TNEA 2022 rank list

August 16, 2022

TNEA 2022 General counselling

September 10 to November 13, 2022

TNEA supplementary counsellingNovember 15 to 17, 2022

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2022

Before submitting an application for the TNEA 2022 registration, every candidate must go through the TNEA eligibility criteria 2022. Only those candidates who fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria of TNEA 2022 are eligible for TNEA counselling.



General Eligibility

  • Candidates who have completed classes 8, 9, 10 11 and 12 from Tamil Nadu need not to submit any nativity proof.

  • Candidates who have completed classes 8, 9, 10 11 and 12 from states other than Tamil Nadu need to submit a nativity certificate.

  • Children or wards of Central Government Employees serving continually in Tamil Nadu for the last 5 years are required to submit parents’ certificates of employment.

  • Proof of parents’ employment must be submitted by candidates if their parents are employed under All India Service Tamil Nadu cadre officers.

  • Identification certificate from headquarters must be submitted by any Srilankan Tamil Refugee applicant.

Age Limit

  • There is no age limit. However, marine engineering applicants must not be older than 25 years.

Qualification Eligibility

  • Applicants must have completed class 12/HSC from any recognized board.

  • The obligatory subjects for TNEA 2022 are Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry.

  • The candidates at least have scored 45 % (General), 40% (Backward class including backward class Muslims, MBC & DNC, and SC/SCA/ST).

  • Marine engineering applicants must have cleared class 12 with at least 60% marks in PCM and 50% in English.

TNEA 2022 Application Form

Candidates willing to fill the TNEA 2022 application form are required to get themselves registered on the official website. Once registered, candidates have to login to fill the application form with the help of the allotted user ID and password. After filling in all the personal and academic details, the prescribed application fee is to be paid. The step-by-step process to fill TNEA application form 2022 is mentioned below.

Steps to fill TNEA application form 2022

Step 1: TNEA Registration - In the first step, candidates have to visit the official website and complete the TNEA 2022 registration process with details like mobile number and registered email address. The login credentials will be sent on the official email ID and mobile number, once the registration is completed.

Step 2: TNEA 2022 application form - The next step requires candidates to fill up the required personal details like address, valid ID proof and academic details like qualifying exam, board name, year of passing and marks scored.

Step 3: TNEA application fee payment - The application fee of TNEA 2022 has to be paid online. Candidates can pay via debit/credit card or net banking. It is also advisable to check the TNEA 2022 fee structure for reference.


Application Fee


Rs. 500

SC/ST/SCA Category Candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu

Rs. 250

Special Reservation Category

Rs. 100 (for each category selected)

Step 4: Review/submit TNEA application form 2022 - Once the application fee of TNEA 2022 is paid, the candidates have to review the details mentioned in the TNEA application form and then submit it afterwards.

TNEA Random Number 2022

The authorities releases the TNEA random number after concluding the TNEA 2022 application process. The random number is a process to break a tie, in case every other alternative to break a tie gets exhausted between two or more candidates. Candidates can check the official website for the random number assigned to them.

TNEA Cutoff 2022

DoTE releases the TNEA 2022 cutoff on the official website in online mode. The admissions for TNEA 2022 is done on the basis of the class 12 performance of the candidate. The TNEA cutoff is affected by various factors such as the number of seats available, previous year cutoff trends and the number of candidates appearing in the TNEA 2022 exam. Those candidates who score between opening and closing rank are eligible for admissions.

TNEA Rank List 2022

DoTE releases the TNEA rank list on the official website - Candidates can check the rank list of TNEA 2022 by logging in with the help of a registered email ID and password. The TNEA rank list is based on candidates' marks in the qualifying exam. The marks secured reduced to the base of 200 ( 100 for mathematics and 100 for physics and chemistry combined). The authorities uses a normalisation method to prepare TNEA 2022 rank list.

TNEA Counselling 2022

The TNEA 2022 counselling is conducted in online mode. Those candidates who have their names in the TNEA cutoff are called for the counselling process. The eligible candidates have to pay a prescribed fee to appear for TNEA counselling. General candidates have to pay Rs. 5,000 while SC / SCA / ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu candidates have to pay Rs 1,000.