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TNEA Counselling 2024: Download Seat Matrix, Rank List, Seat Allotment, Random Number Allotment

The TNEA Counselling 2023 started from July 28, 2023 and will continue till September 03, 2023. The conducting body has also released the TNEA seat matrix 2023.
TNEA Counselling 2024

TNEA Counselling 2024

TNEA Counselling 2024 will start from August 2024. Candidates eligible for the TNEA Counselling can fill in their choices. TNEA Seat Allotment for counselling will be released by the last week of August 2024. Students who have aggregate marks between 142 and 176.99 are eligible for the TNEA Counselling 2024. Also students must have a rank between 22762 and 87049.

TNEA Counselling 2024 for Special Reservation Categories (7.5%) will be conducted separately. The conducting body will also start TNEA General Counselling 2024 from July 2024 (tentative). The General Counselling will continue till September 2024. There are three rounds in TNEA Counselling 2024.

After the conclusion of TNEA Counselling 2024 (General), supplementary counselling will also be conducted. The supplementary counselling will be conducted in September 2024. It will be conducted in online mode. If seats remain vacant even after supplementary counselling, TNEA will conduct SCA to SC Counselling.

TNEA Counselling 2024

The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Tamil Nadu is responsible for conducting the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) Counselling 2024. The TNEA counselling is conducted in online mode which includes five major steps: Registration, Payment of the Counselling Fee, Choice Filling, Seat Allotment, and Confirmation of Seats. 

The TNEA rank list is released after the successful completion of the counselling round. Candidates will be able to check their TNEA seat allotment on the official website. Candidates have to confirm their tentative seat allotment by visiting the TNEA Facilitation Center (TFC). After confirming the allotment, they have to wait until the final notice is released by the respective college. 

There will be three rounds of TNEA general counselling. Once the general counselling rounds are completed, TNEA supplementary round counselling will be conducted. Also, the TNEA counselling is conducted separately for Special Reservation and Vocation categories. 

The TNEA cutoff 2024 will be released separately by participating institutes in the form of opening and closing ranks. Candidates must fall in that bracket in order to become eligible for final admission to their preferred course.

Read More: TNEA 2024 Exam

TNEA Counselling 2024: Academic General Counselling Dates 2024

Meanwhile, candidates can check the tentative dates for TNEA Counselling 2024 based on previous year dates:

ROUND AGGREGATE MARK GENERAL RANK
CHOICE FILLING
RELEASE OF TENTATIVE ALLOTMENT
TENTATIVE ALLOTMENT CONFIRMATION
RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL ALLOTMENT FOR ACCEPT & JOIN CANDIDATES AND TENTATIVE ALLOTMENT FOR ACCEPT &
UPWARD CANDIDATES
JOINING DATES FOR ACCEPT & JOIN CANDIDATES IN COLLEGES AND REPORTING DATES FOR ACCEPT & UPWARD CANDIDATES IN TNEA FACILITATION CENTER (TFC)
RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL ALLOTMENT FOR UPWARD OPTED CANDIDATES
START END START END START (10.00 AM) END (5.00 PM) BEFORE
10.00 AM
START (10.00 AM) END (5.00 PM) BEFORE
10.00 AM
START (10.00 AM) END (5.00 PM) BEFORE 10.00 AM
ROUND 1 200.00 177.00 1 22761 28.07.2024 30.07.2024 31.07.2024 31.07.2024 01.08.2024 02.08.2024 02.08.2024 06.08.2024 09.08.2024
ROUND 2 176.99 142.00 22762 87049 09.08.2024 11.08.2024 12.08.2024 12.08.2024 13.08.2024 14.08.2024 14.08.2024 19.08.2024 22.08.2024
ROUND 3
141.86 77.50 87050 176744 22.08.2024 24.08.2024 25.08.2024 25.08.2024 26.08.2024 27.08.2024 27.08.2024 31.08.2024 03.09.2024

TNEA Counselling 2024: Vocational General Counselling Dates 2024 (Tentative)

ROUND AGGREGATE MARK VOCATIONAL GENERAL RANK CHOICE FILLING RELEASE OF TENTATIVE ALLOTMENT TENTATIVE ALLOTMENT CONFIRMATION RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL ALLOTMENT FOR ACCEPT & JOIN CANDIDATES AND TENTATIVE ALLOTMENT FOR ACCEPT &
UPWARD CANDIDATES
JOINING DATES FOR ACCEPT & JOIN CANDIDATES IN COLLEGES AND REPORTING DATES FOR ACCEPT & UPWARD CANDIDATES IN TNEA FACILITATION CENTER (TFC) RELEASE OF PROVISIONAL ALLOTMENT FOR UPWARD OPTED CANDIDATES
START END START END START (10.00 AM) END (5.00 PM) BEFORE
10.00 AM
START (10.00 AM) END (5.00 PM) BEFORE
10.00 AM
START (10.00 AM) END (5.00 PM) BEFORE 10.00 AM
ROUND 199.000 85.000 1 2215 28.07.2024 30.07.2024 31.07.2024 31.07.2024 01.08.2024 02.08.2024 02.08.2024 06.08.2024 09.08.2024

TNEA Seat Matrix 2024

The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Tamil Nadu will release the TNEA Seat Matrix 2024 on its official website. The seat matrix will be released for Academic and Vocation Courses separately. Interested candidates can check the seat matrix in the table below for the year 2023:

Seat Type Seat Matrix
General Academic Download Here
General Vocational Download Here
Government Quota (Academic) Download Here
Government Quota (Vocational) Download Here

TNEA Rank List 2024

The marks that applicants received in their Class 12 are used to create the TNEA rank list or merit list. For admission to the B.E./B.Tech. programme, the candidate's Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics test scores must be strong. Additionally, it should be emphasised that the overall ranking is created by normalising applicants' scores from the 12th grade. The normalisation process is used to compare individuals who successfully completed their class 12 exams from various boards.

The TNEA Rank list 2024 will be released category-wise for Academic & Vocational subjects. Interested students, meanwhile, can download the rank list 2023 as per their category from the table below:

Category Academic Vocational
General TNEA Rank List 2024 TNEA Rank List 2024
Differently Abled TNEA Rank List 2024 TNEA Rank List 2024
Ex-Serviceman TNEA Rank List 2024 TNEA Rank List 2024
Govt School Rank TNEA Rank List 2024 TNEA Rank List 2024
Govt School Differently Abled Rank TNEA Rank List 2024 TNEA Rank List 2024
Govt School Ex-Serviceman Rank TNEA Rank List 2024 __
Govt School Sports Rank TNEA Rank List 2024 __
Sports Rank List (Academic & Vocational) TNEA Rank List 2024

Factors Determining TNEA Rank List/Merit List

The final TNEA Rank list is determined based on several factors such as:

  • % of marks in Physics
  • % of marks in Chemistry
  • % of marks in Mathematics
  • % of marks in the 4th optional subject
  • Date of Birth (elder candidates are given preference in case of tie)

TNEA Counselling 2024: Dates

TNEA counselling schedule has been released on the official website. Interested candidates can check the tentative TNEA counselling dates 2024 in the table below:

S.
No.
Events Tentative Dates
A. 1)   Issue of notification
2)   Commencement of Online Registration
3)   Filling of Applications
4)   Uploading of original certificates
May 5, 2024
B. 1)   Last date for Registration of Online Applications
2)   Last date for uploading documents

June 4, 2024

June 9, 2024

C. Assigning Random Number June 6, 2024
D. Certificates verification at TFC’s (Online) June 5-20, 2024
E. Publication of Rank list June 26, 2024
F. Grievances Redressal June 26 to June 30, 2024
G. Counselling for Government (7.5%) Special Reservation categories (Online)
i.     Differently Abled
ii.     Ex-Servicemen
iii.     Sports
July 22-23, 2024
H. Counselling for General Special Reservation categories (Online)
i.      Differently Abled
ii.     Ex-Servicemen
iii.     Sports
July 24-26, 2024
I. General Counseling (Online)
1)   Academic
2)   Govt. School 7.5% category
3)   Vocational
July 28 to September 3, 2024
J. Supplementary Counseling (Online) September 6-8, 2024
K. SCA to SC counselling (Online) September 10-11, 2024
L. End of counselling September 11, 2024

TNEA Counselling Process

The TNEA Counselling 2024 process involves 7 steps. These steps are: Registration, Payment of Counselling Fee, Choice Filling, Submission of Form, Allotment of Random Number, Document Verification, and Seat Allotment. Interested candidates can check the detailed counselling process for each step in the section below:

Registration

The first step is to register for the TNEA counselling process on the official website. Students will be asked for basic details like name, date of birth, gender, mobile number, and email address to successfully register for counselling.

Payment of Counselling Fee

To successfully register for the counselling, candidates are also required to pay the counselling fee. The category-wise counselling fee is listed below:

General: Rs 5000

SC/ST/SCA/ Tamil Nadu candidates: Rs 1000

Choice Filling

After payment of the counselling fee, candidates are required to fill in their choice preferences. The choice-filling process will be done in online mode. Candidates can fill in as many choices as per their preferences. It is important to note that once choices are filled in, candidates are required to lock their choices as well. 

While filling out their preferences, students must also fill in personal and academic details such as nativity, nationality, marks in the qualifying examination, and board name. 

Submission of Form

Once the application form is duly filled in, candidates must submit their TNEA application form.

Allotment of Random Number

Once the form is submitted, candidates will be allotted a 10-digit random number. The random number will help break the tie between two or more candidates.

Document Verification

For document verification, candidates must visit the TNEA Facilitation Center (TFC) with their original as well photocopies of the documents. Students can select any closest TFC of their choice between the given options. 

TNEA Seat Allotment

The list of TNEA 2024 seat allotment will be made available by the authorities online. The merit list, the choices filled, and the candidate's category will be the only criteria used to create the list of selected candidates. To access the results of the seat allocation, candidates must log in on the official website of TNEA.  Candidates have the option of accepting the seat or giving it up to take part in the subsequent round of seat allocation. Candidates must report to their designated institute or college after receiving confirmation of their seat.

Documents Required for TNEA Counselling 2024

Candidates must have copies of their documents in addition to the originals for verification. The list of documents needed for verification is as follows:

  • Class 10 Mark Sheet
  • Class 11 Marksheet
  • Class 12 Marksheet
  • Class 12 Admit Card
  • Migration Certificate\
  • Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Special Reservation Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Nativity Certificate (if applicable)
  • Srilankan Tamil Refugee certificate (if applicable)

TNEA Counselling College List

TNEA Counselling college list comprise universities and constituent colleges, government colleges, and private colleges. The names of TNEA participating institutes are listed below:

Anna University

SSN College of Engineering

PSGCT Coimbatore

Chennai Institute of Technology

SRM Easwari Engineering College

SKCET

Thiagarajar College of Engineering 

Rajalakshmi Engineering College

Coimbatore Institute of Technology

Kumaraguru College of Technology

Kongu Engineering College

Sri Krishna College of Technology

PSF Institute of Technology & Applied Research

Mepco Schlenk Engineering College 

RMK Engineering College

Sri Sai Ram Engineering College

Government College of Technology

Sona College of Technology

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

Rajalakshmi Institute of Technology

Saveetha Engineering College

Panimalar Engineering College

Annamalai University

Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College

KCG College of Technology

RMD Engineering College

Sri Sai Ram Institute of Technology

Karpagam College of Engineering

EGS Pillay Engineering College

Velammal Engineering College

Note: There are 563 engineering colleges which participate in the TNEA 2024 exam. The above-stated colleges are some of the best colleges that candidates can consider for admission.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is TNEA Counselling date 2024?

TNEA Counselling 2024 dates are yet to be announced on the official website of the conducting body.

Can students from other states apply for TNEA Counseling 2024?

Candidates from other states who completed grades VIII-XII in Tamil Nadu are allowed to apply for TNEA Counselling 2024. Such applicants are exempt from presenting a birth certificate. However, students who have passed their Class 12 from other states are required to produce their nativity certificate.

What criteria will be used to produce the TNEA rank list?

Based on candidates' grades in Class 12, the TNEA rank list will be compiled. Note that marks will be normalised and assigned on a scale of 200.

I am not from Tamil Nadu. Can I apply for counselling under the Special Reservation category?

Candidates should be aware that special reservations are exclusively available to Tamil Nadu natives.

What criteria will be used to determine eligibility for the TNEA General category?

Candidates will be chosen for admission based on their qualifying exam scores in the specified disciplines (Mathematics - 100, Physics + Chemistry - 100).

What is TNEA 2024 Counselling Fee?

The TNEA Counselling fee 2024 for general category candidates is INR 5000. The counselling fee for SC/ST/SCA/ Tamil Nadu candidates is INR 1000. Candidates have to mandatorily pay the counselling fee for successful registration. Only candidates who pay the counselling fee will be allowed to participate in the further rounds of TNEA counselling.

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