TNEA Counselling Lateral Entry : TNEA Counselling through official website @ www.tneaonline.org, www.tneaonline.com. Check the Seats Availability, Eligibility, Participating Colleges list, Counselling Seat Allotment Date, Rank List pdf Download from below section.
TNEA Counselling Available Seats : 1.55 Lakh (Approximate)
Mode of Counselling : Online
Number of Participating Institutes : 563
Admission Process : The marks obtained by candidates in Qualifying exam will be considered. Also, there will be no separate entrance test.
TNEA Counselling Contact Number : 044 2235 1126
TNEA Counselling Lateral Entry
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of merit/rank list will be called to participate in the counselling of TNEA 2020. The authorities will group the shortlisted candidates according to their ranks and release the list of eligible candidates before each round of counselling. Candidates can refer to the following steps to understand the detailed procedure of TNEA counselling 2020.
August 24 to September 1, 2020
September 10 to 14, 2020
Commencement of general counselling
September 17 to October 6, 2020
October 8 to 12,2020
Steps for TNEA Application Filling
Publication of List of Eligible Candidates - Firstly, the authorities will release the list of candidates for counselling.
Payment of Fee - Eligible candidates will have to pay the counselling fee of TNEA 2020 in online mode through credit/debit card or internet banking. It should be noted that the candidates will be able to participate in counselling only after payment of fees. Thus, candidates must pay the fees before the last date.
Adding Choices - After the payment of fees, candidates will have login to the TNEA portal using their user Id and password (Same that used at the time of registration). After this, candidates will also have to choose their preferred choices of institutes and courses. Candidates will have to add their choices within 3 days of the commencement of the round. Candidates are advised to save their choices at regular intervals.
Locking Choices - Candidates will have to finally lock the choices entered by them on the third day after the commencement of round.
Tentative Allotment - After locking of choices, the system will allot a seat on the basis of choices set by the candidates. Candidates will be able to check their tentative allotment through their login.
Submission of Allotment Options -After allotment of seats, a candidate will have an option to confirm, decline or reject the offer
How to Check TNEA Merit/ Rank List?
The candidates must note that the merit list will be published as per the date specified by TNEA. A direct link to check the rank list of TNEA will be updated here as and when DTE Tamil Nadu releases the same. Also, the candidates can visit the official website, i.e., www.tneaonline.in to check the rank list.
Only the candidates who feature in the rank list of TNEA will be eligible for the further rounds of the counselling process. If the candidates find any discrepancy in the merit or rank list published by DTE, he/ she can raise the objection. Such candidates need to contact the Office of the Secretary - TNEA, Directorate of Technical Education (Chennai).
After the publication of merit list, the candidates will have one week to raise objections
TN Lateral Entry Admissions 2020
Important dates to be updated in April 2020, below is for last year counselling,
• Notification for TNLEA 2020 : May 16, 2020
• Date of Online application opening: May 17, 2020
• Last Date for receipt of Application form: June 16, 2020
Note: Date as per last year notification, it’ll be updated as soon as new notification for the year 2020 be released.
TNEA Counselling Documents Required
• 10th class mark sheet.
• 12th class or equivalent mark sheet.
• 12th class hall ticket.
• Transfer certificate.
• Permanent community certificate (for reserved categories)
• Nativity certificate (if applicable)
• Counselling call letter.
• Passport size photographs.
What to do after TNEA 2020 Final Seat Allotment
After the final allotment of seats, candidates are required to go to their respective colleges for getting the admission in the given time and also in the provisional allotment order. Candidates can also cancel their remaining fees (excluding the initial deposit submitted for the TNEA 2020) at the allotted college for admission. Candidates must remember that in case if they fail to claim their admission in the given period then he/she will not get their seat and the allotment which was made for them will automatically get canceled.
TNEA 2020 Special Reservation
TNEA 2020 shall also provide a special reservation to some selected categories of the candidates. Candidates can check the list for the special reservation categories of the candidates below.
Son’s / Daughter’s of Ex-Servicemen
Persons with benchmark disabilities
Blindness and low vision
Deaf and hard hearing
Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy
Autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability, and mental illness