TNEA Rank List 2023 (OUT) @; Merit list Counselling Call Letter

TNEA Rank List 2023 for the registered applicants is announced on 26th June 2023 whose link is now active @ One can check the list from the official portal or the link provided on this page. In order to access the TNEA 2023 Rank list applicants need to provide their login details.

Any Grievances regarding the rank list will be accepted from June 26th to June 30th. On the basis of rank, candidates will be invited for counselling. So if you are among those who are curiously looking for the Rank list then do check this page regularly and for more details read the article given below.

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) is a single-window admission system for the admission of suitable candidates to B.Tech./ B.E at the Government, Government Aided Engineering Colleges, University Departments & Constituent Colleges of Anna University, Annamalai University, and various other Self–Financing Engineering Colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu.  

TNEA Rank List
TNEA Rank List

TNEA Rank List 2023

The Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE), Government of Tamil Nadu is the authority responsible for organizing TNEA every year. Allotment of seats is purely based on the merit of the candidates in the qualifying exam. No separate entrance test is conducted for admission. On the basis of marks in the qualifying exam, merit and rank list will be prepared. Along with the overall rank list, TNEA will also prepare a community rank list.

TNEA 2023 Rank List is now available

Admission Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)
Article Category TNEA 2023 Rank List
Conducting Authority Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE)
State Tamil Nadu   
Academic year 2023-24
Course offered B.Tech./ B.E
Publication of rank list    26th June 2023
Mode of rank list publication Online  
Official website  

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission Rank List Dates 2023

Check the rank list publication and counselling dates given in the table below-  

Certificate verification at TFCs
Publication of rank list26 June 2023
Grievance Redressal26 to 30 June 2023
Counselling for Special Reservation categories (in person) { Differently Abled/Ex Ser/Sports }2 to 5 July 2023
Commencement of Counseling  7 to 24 July 2023
Supplementary Counselling28 to 30 July 2023
End of counselling3 September 2023

How to download TNEA Rank List 2023?

You can access the TNEA rank list online by following the given steps-

  • Go to the official websites of TNEA (mentioned above)
  • Click on the relevant link provided for the TNEA rank list.
  • Rank card login page will display.
  • Enter the user ID and password and other login details (if required).
  • Click on submit button.
  • Rank list will appear.
  • Check the allotted rank.
  • Download and take a printout of the rank list and keep it safe for future purposes.

TNEA 2023 Rank List Details

TNEA rank list is expected to indicate the following details-

  • Name of the candidate
  • Application number 
  • Date of birth
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s name
  • Candidate’s address
  • Gender
  • Category 
  • Marks obtained
  • Result status
  • Rank obtained
  • Other result details

TNEA Merit List 2023

Ranks will be allotted to all the registered candidates on the basis of merit in the qualifying exam. Basically, TNEA merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the prescribed subjects viz. Maths, Physics, and Chemistry which is reduced to 200 (i.e. Mathematics- 100, Physics- 50 & Chemistry-50).

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If two candidates secure equal marks, then the inter-se-merit among the candidates will be determined in the order of priority as given below-

  • Marks percentage in Mathematics,
  • Marks percentage in Physics
  • Marks percentage in fourth optional subject
  • Date of birth- older candidate will be considered
  • Random number assigned to candidates (higher number will be given priority)

TNEA Normalization of Marks

The merit list is prepared on the basis of the normalization of marks. The normalization process is used because applicants belong to different Boards of education which may result in advantages to disadvantages for candidates.

The adopting the method of normalization of marks, marks obtained by the candidates in the respective subjects in the qualifying exam of various boards are equated with the marks obtained by the candidates of Tamil Nadu state board.    

After the normalization of marks, the qualified candidates will be listed in the common merit list.

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission Rank list- Grievances Redressal

After the publication of the rank list, a week is reserved for redressing the queries and grievances of the candidates related to the ranks allotted. In case of any issues related to TNEA rank list, candidates can contact the Office of the Secretary, TNEA at the Directorate of Technical Education, Chennai 600 025.      


After the publication of the rank list, DTE, Tamil Nadu will conduct counselling for the allotment of seats and admission. TNEA counselling will be conducted online mode. On the basis of rank list, candidates will be invited for counselling.     

The counselling process will consist of logging in, payment of counselling fee, filling of choices, locking of choices, tentative allotment, confirmation of tentative allotment, final allotment, and admission.

The final seat allotment and admission will be done on the basis of overall rank, community rank, availability of seats, choices filled by the candidates, and reservation applicable. 

Rules of Reservation

Seat allocation will be done for various categories of candidates as per the reservation rule. Have a look at the category-wise reservation provided as per the discretion of state government-

Category Reservation percentage
Open Competition 31%
Backward Classes (BC) 26.50 %
Backward Class Medium 3.50%
Most Backward Class & Denotified  Communities 20%
Schedule Caste (SC) 15%
Schedule Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3%
ST 1%
Total 100%

TNEA Rank List 2023- Key points

  • Tamil Nadu Engineering admission tentative rank list is to be published on 26th June 2023.
  • Overall rank list and community rank list is hosted online and no separate announcement will be published in the newspaper.
  • No hard copy of rank list is generated. 
  • Candidates can use their user ID and password to check the rank list.
  • Ranks will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of merit list.
  • To prepare the merit list, the process of normalization of marks is adopted.    
  • On the basis of ranks, candidates will be shortlisted for counselling and will be allotted seats and branches as per their choices.
  • In case of grievances related to TNEA rank list, candidates can contact the address mentioned above in this article.
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