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Details on how to go about online application for TNEA 2018!-5/13/2018

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This year, 2018, Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission goes online right from applying to counselling up to admission in college.

Everything can be carried out online starting from Registration, Payments, College Choice, Choice of Course, Accepting or Rejecting Tentative Institution and Obtaining Letter of College Allotment Confirmation.

Candidates just need to go to TNEA Facilitation Centre (TFC) in the respective district to verify their certificates.

The entire Counselling procedure consists of various steps as given below:

1. Filing of application

2. Random Number Generation (by TNEA Authority)

3. Certificates Verification at Designated TNEA Facilitation Centre.

4. Rank Publication (by TNEA Authority)

5. Payment of Initial Deposit

6. Exercising the choices of institutions and Branches

7. Publication of Tentative Allotment on a notified date (by TNEA Authority)

8. Confirmation of allotment option by the candidates

9. Final allotment of institution and branch (by TNEA Authority)


The way to go about through the entire online counseling process:

First, log on to TNEA website by entering, or you can go to Anna university website by entering and Click on “TNEA 2018”.

Then at the tnea2018 webpage, select “Click here to New User Registration for TNEA 2018”. You will get the following screen displayed with “Registration” highlighted in orange colour (means current active operation).

1. Registration

The Registration consists of information to be provided under four heads

i) Registration Information

ii) Eligibility criteria information

iii) Personal Information

iv) Special Reservation Information

Fill in all the details appropriately using the dropdown menu. While entering the details keep the following in mind:

i) The name should be entered as in your 10th standard mark sheet

ii) Candidate has to enter his/her e-mail address for “User Id”. If the candidate does not have an e-mail address, then an e-mail address has to be created and enter the same for user id. In case, if you do not have an e-mail-Id and if you are not in a position to create one immediately, you may use your father’s email. This e-mail address shall be treated as candidate’s login user id and registered e-mail address to which all communications are sent.

iii) The mobile phone number entered here will be treated as your registered mobile number

iv) Details entered here cannot be modified later, hence enter the details correctly before confirming.

Remember your User Id (e-mail address) and Password, because you have to use these many times during the process of Application Registration, Payment, Choice entry and allotment. (Better, you record it confidentially and safely somewhere)

Once you complete the above details, click on “Send Verification OTP”. You will get the OTP in your mobile as well as in your email. (Sometimes the OTP would have been delivered to in your email Spam folder. So, please look into Spam mail also).

Click on “OK” in the above screen which will bring back the previous screen and enter the OTP at the space provided. Now you click on “Register” button at the bottom of the page.

This will show your entered details.

Read through the ‘User Registration Preview’ shown and if all the entries are correct, type “CONFIRM” inside the box and click “OK” otherwise click “CANCEL”.

If you click “CANCEL”, you can modify whatever data you want to modify and then click “Register”. If you type “CONFIRM” and click “OK”, you will getthe following screen.

Now click on “OK”. You will receive ‘User Id’ in your registered mobile number.

Now, you can use your User Id (registered email id) and your Password already created to login.

Candidate has to use the security code shown ‘Captcha’ in addition to your User Id and Password to login.

2. Payment of Registration Fee

Once you login, it will show you the screen for payment of fee with “Payment” highlighted in orange (current active operation) and “Registration” in green (means completed operation).

Now the system will show you the amount to be paid as per the details you have filled-up earlier (Normal Application Registration fee - Rs. 500/-, for SC/ST/SCA candidates Rs.250/- and additional

Special Reservation fee of Rs. 100/- for each reservation you have selected). Pay the fee through Payment Gateway using your Credit Card/ Debit Card or Net-banking.

If you click on “Agree & Pay now”, you will get the payment gateway page as shown below:

If you select any one option to pay, you will get the Payment Gateway screen provided by the Gateway service provider.

Follow the usual procedure for online payment.

3. Personal Details.

Next process to be taken up “Personal” where the candidates need to provide three group of information.

i) Personal information

Here, the complete information about the candidate, address, Date of birth etc. should be given. (Whatever information you have already given will appear)

ii) Scholarship information

Candidates can opt for tuition fee concession, fee waiver etc. Such details are required here in this section

iii) Civic Status information

Additional information like nativity, medium of instruction are required to be given here.

Finally, after entering these details, this can be saved by clicking on “Save” for further processing and you will get the response “Personal Details Saved Successfully”.

If you click ‘OK’ it will go to the application status page. Now you can proceed to Personal information Screen opened and you can edit the information, if required. If the information given is complete and correct, it can be submitted. If you click on “submit”.

Go through the information given, now if the details are correct, type the word “CONFIRM” in the space provided and click on “OK”. The details are accepted.

4. Academic Information

Here the complete details about the course, school studied, examination board, marks etc. are to be given.

Again, depending on your academic qualification given in your previous screen, the screen will open with details to enter marks for academic subjects or vocational subjects.

Now, go through the preview of the academic screen, type “CONFIRM” and click on “OK”, otherwise click on “Cancel” and make changes wherever necessary and then submit. To submit click on “Submit” button, it will show the Preview Screen shown above and type “CONFIRM” and click on “OK”.

On clicking “OK”, you will get application status screen.

Now you see in the activity status bar, the completed activities are shown in green and to do next is shown in orange.

Now you can proceed further to next step by clicking on “Proceed to view your application” and see the complete Application information you have provided.  

The system will come out and send a copy of your application to your email.

On clicking “Download Application” on the Screen, you will get a copy of your application. Take a hard copy of the application printed out, that has to be produced at the TNEA Facilitation Centre (TFC) for verification along with the original Certificates.

Vocational Applicant

If you are a Vocational candidate, register marks in the Academic part.  

You have to enter the Related Subject marks, in the Related field and Vocational Subject marks in the vocational field.

Further, the procedure for HSC-Vocational candidates for Save/Submit, getting Preview, downloading and printing are the same as given for Academic Candidate.

Print the application copy received in your email and bring it for verification at the TFC along with required originals and photo copies.

Complete the entries correctly and submit to TFC on the scheduled date.



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