TNEA Rank List 2022 Date @; Merit list Counselling Call Letter

TNEA Rank List 2022 @ Applicants submitted the application for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission their TNEA rank list will now be available on 16th August. One can check the list from the official portal or the link provided on this page. In order to access the TNEA 2022 Rank list applicants need to provide their login details. On the basis of ranks, 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.

TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission) 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.  

Latest: TNEA Rank list date has been revised now it will be out on 16th August.

TNEA Rank List 2022

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.

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TNEA Rank List
Admission Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA)
Article Category TNEA 2022 Rank List
Conducting Authority Directorate of Technical Education (DoTE)
State Tamil Nadu   
Academic year 2022-23
Course offered B.Tech./ B.E
Publication of rank list    16th August
Mode of rank list publication Online  
Official website  

TNEA Rank list Important Dates 2022

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

Certificate verification at TFCs
Publication of rank list16 August
Grievance Redressal16 to 19 August
Counselling for Special Reservation categories (in person) { Differently Abled/Ex Ser/Sports }20 to 23 August
Commencement of Counseling  25 August to 21 October
Supplementary Counselling22 to 23 October
End of counselling24 October

TNEA 2022- Top Three Rank Holders

Check the names of the top three rank holders given as under with the respective cut-off-

Last year

Rank Names of the Rank HoldersCut-off marks
IM.S Susmitha 199.66
IIR Navneetha Krishnan 199.66
IIIR. Kavya 199.5

How to download TNEA Rank List 2022?

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 2022 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 2022

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).


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.     

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%
Schedule Tribes (ST) 1%
Total 100%

TNEA Rank List 2022- Key points

  • Tamil Nadu engineering admission tentative rank list is to be published on 4th Sep.
  • 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 counseling and will be allotted seats and branches as per their choices.
  • In case of grievances related to TNEA rank list, candidates can contact at the address mentioned above in this article.