TNEA Result 2021

Result Date

Sep 28, 2021

Counselling Date

Jul 12, 2021

Apr 7, 2021 | Engineering


The TNEA results will be released by the Director of Technical Education Tamil Nadu once the TNEA 2021 Exams have been conducted. TNEA 2021 Exams are conducted so that candidates can get a B.E. or a B.Tech seat in engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. The results for TNEA 2021 will be declared around Sep 28, 2021. The admission to the course will be based on the results as well as the merit list prepared by the universities. 

TNEA 2021 Results Highlights

The TNEA 2021  Results will be declared after the TNEA 2021 Exam have been conducted. The result will be declared a few days after the TNEA 2021 exam has been conducted. The tentative date for TNEA result announcement 2021 is Sep 28, 2021. The official notification announcing the dates for the examination has not been released as yet. The aspirants may have to wait till May, 2021 for the release of the official notification.

Note: Candidates must note that the results will be released in the form of TNEA Rank List 2021.  

Candidates need to attend the TNEA 2021 counselling to complete the process of admissions to the desired course under TNEA after fulfilling all the eligibility criteria. The results will be hosted on the official TNEA website.

Procedure to check TNEA Rank List 2021 

Candidates can use the following steps to get the TNEA Rank list 2021 after succesfully writing the TNEA 2021 Exam.  

  • The candidates have to visit the official site of TNEA 
  • Then click on the " Rank List" option given on the TNEA website
  • Enter login credentials with the help of the TNEA admit card
  • The TNEA rank list will be displayed on the next screen
  • Download and take a printout of this TNEA rank list for future references

How is the TNEA Rank List 2021 prepared? 

While preparing the TNEA rank list 2021, the ranks will be given to the students on the basis of three criteria.

  • Scores secured in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry in the qualifying examination
  • Date of Birth
  • Category of the candidate

The TNEA exam conducting authority will reduce the total marks to 200 to rank students. Maximum weightage will be from Mathematics. The rest will be shared by Physics and Chemistry in the following form as given below.

  • Physics + Chemistry= 100
  • Mathematics= 100

As per the exam conducting authority, the marks obtained by the students in the relevant subjects in the qualifying examination conducted by various boards or authority shall be equated with the marks obtained by the students in the same subjects in the qualifying examination conducted by the State Board of Tamil Nadu by adopting the method of normalisation.

TNEA Rank List 2021 Tie Breaking Rules

The TNEA exam conducting breaks a tie for 2 candidates who have scored equal marks in the TNEA 2021 exam by using the following rules.

  • Percentage of marks in Mathematics
  • Percentage of marks in Physics
  • Percentage of marks in optional subject
  • Based on age (with preference given to the older candidate)
  • If tie persists at this stage, random numbers assigned to candidates will be used to break the deadlock

TNEA Participating Colleges

Candidates can choose from the colleges that are partcipating along with their TNEA Rank list 2021. A list of all the colleges participating in the TNEA 2021 Exam has been listed below.

TNEA Participating Colleges
Participating Colleges No. of Seats
PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore 300
College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai 1290
Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore (MCET)  1110
Madras Institute of Technology, Chennai 900
Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai 860
Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore 1200
Kongu Engineering College, Erode 1680
Velammal Engineering College, Chennai 600
St.Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai 540
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore 700
Adhiyamaan College of Engineering, Hosur 1380

TNEA Closing Ranks for Popular Participating Colleges

Based on the most popular colleges partcipating in the TNEA 2021 some for B.E. and have been listed along with their closing ranks for 2020, 2019, and 2018 closing ranks for the Round 1 of TNEA counselling. 

Popular TNEA Partcipating Colleges Closing Ranks
College Close Ranking ‘20 Close Ranking’19 Close Ranking’18
College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University (B.E. CS) - 77 409
College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University (B.E. EEE) - 476 587
College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University (B.E. Mech) 1,067 1,071 14,091
SSN College of Engineering (B.E. CS) 604 729 2,525
PSG College of Technology - PSGCT(B.E. CS) 617 524 487
Madras Institute of Technology (B.E. CS) 700 444 1,277
Government College Of Engineering Tirunelveli (B.Tech Civil Eng) 1,014 - 19,540
M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering (B.E. CS) - 1,651 27,407
E.G.S. Pillay Engineering College (B.E. CS) - 1707 83,562

TNEA 2021 Reservation in Seat Allocation 

Seat allocation will be based on the category wise reservation. This given detail is based on the previous year's details. The following table shows the reservation percentage for each category for TNEA 2021.

TNEA 2021 Reservation in seat allocation
Category Percentage
Scheduled Caste 15.00 %
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3.00 %
Scheduled Tribes 1.00 %
Open Competition 31.00 %
Backward Class 26.50 %
Backward Class Muslim 3.50 %
Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities 20.00 %

TNEA Counselling 2021 

Candidates who's names are a part of the TNEA rank list will be called to participate in the counselling process. The TNEA counselling process will be conducted in online mode and the candidate will be called for the counselling as per the rank secured by them. In case a candidate is allotted any seat then he/ she will have to login to the TNEA counselling portal and pay the required initial fee of INR 5000 (SC,ST and SCA candidates need to pay only INR 1000). There will be a total four rounds of seat allotment.


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