TAMIL NADU COMMON ENTRANCE TEST (TANCET), 2018 NEW
Authority conducting the Examination: ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI
(For admission to M.B.A., M.C.A. & M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Degree Programmes)
Contact : 044 – 2235 8314
Mail to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of Entrance Examination:
Programme Date Time
M.E./M.Tech./ M.Arch./M.Plan. 19.05.2018 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
M.B.A 19.05.2018 02.30 p.m. to 04.30 p.m.
M.C.A 20.05.2018 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
1. Commencement of Registration of Application through online only – 02.04.2018
2.Last date for Registration extended upto : 25.04.2018
ABOUT TANCET 2018: Admissions to M.B.A.,M.C.A.,M.E./ M.Arch./ M.Plan./ M.Tech. Programmes offered at University
Departments / University Colleges of Anna University, Government and Government Aided Engineering Colleges and Arts &
Science Colleges and Self-financing Colleges (Engineering, Arts & Science Colleges including stand-alone Institutions) in
Tamil Nadu will be through the TANCET exam conducted by Anna University on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu.
The procedure for seeking admission to MBA, MCA and M.E./M.Tech./M.Arch./M.Plan. Degree programmes for the
academic year 2018-2019 consists of the following two steps:
1. Appearing for the Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test (TANCET) 2018 in May 2018.
2.Applying for admission to the admitting authorities concerned. Common notification will be issued by the Directorate of
Technical Education, Chennai-25 and Directorate of Collegiate Education, Chennai – 6.
INFORMATION & INSTRUCTIONS BOOKLET:
ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION :
1). Candidates appearing for the final semester / year of examination of the said qualifying degree course (except courses
offered by Professional Institution’s like AMIE ) during April/May 2018 may also apply for TANCET 2018.
2). Candidates admitted through Lateral Entry in degree courses are not eligible except, B.E./B.Tech. and MCA degree courses.
3). Candidates with B.E./B.Tech. degrees obtained through Distance / Weekend mode are not eligible.
4). Candidates with degree obtained without studying 10 th, 12th Std. or 3 years degree programme are not eligible.
SYLLABI FOR THE ENTRANCE TEST:
REGISTRATION FOR ENTRANCE TEST (Only through Online):
Candidates can register through online only by filling-up the application and submitting the same along with
a good quality recently taken photograph.
ENTRANCE TEST FEE (Only through Online):
Candidates have to pay Rs. 500/-(Rs. 250/-for SC /SCA /ST candidates) towards the entrance test fee for any one
of the programmes either 1. M.B.A. (or) 2. M.C.A. (or) 3.M.E/M.Tech./ M.Arch./M.Plan. degree programme.
Candidate registering for more than one programme has to pay Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/SCA/ST candidates
belonging to Tamilnadu) for each additional programme through online only.
TANCET 2018 – ONLINE REGISTRATION PROCESS:
HALL TICKET AND MARK SHEET:
The Registration Number assigned in the Hall Ticket should be entered at the appropriate place
Publication of TANATA brochure and guidelines: 24.07.2017
Commencement of registration through online: 24.07.2017
Last date for registration through online : 31.07.2017
Downloading of Hall Tickets from Anna University website : 07.08.2017
Date of Test : 12.08.2017
Announcement of marks and valid score : 18.08.2017
Downloading of mark sheets :19.08.2017
As per G.O. (D) No. 242 dated 18.7.2017, Higher Education (J2) Department, Tamil Nadu, Anna University will be
conducting Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture (TANATA) for the year 2017. This test is intended for admission of
students into the B. Arch degree course under Management Quota and Government Quota lapsed seats for the year
2017-18. As per the current practice being followed, Government Quota seats will continue to be filled by Anna University
based on the marks obtained in + 2 examination and in NATA 2016/2017.
The Management Quota and the Government Quota lapsed seats will be filled up based on the marks obtained
in + 2 examination and in the marks obtained in NATA 2016/2017.
The remaining vacant seats will be filled up based on the marks obtained in + 2 examination and in the marks
obtained in JEE II.
Then the remaining vacant seats if any, will be filled based on marks obtained in + 2 examination and marks
obtained in TANATA 2017.
ABOUT TANATA 2017 : Tamil Nadu Aptitude Test in Architecture 2017 measures the aptitude of the applicant in the
field of Architecture. The test makes an assessment of drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity,
mathematics and critical thinking ability.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES : The eligibility requirements for the candidates appearing for TANATA 2017
are as follows.
- Secured 50% marks in 10+2 or equivalent examination with Mathematics as one of the subjects;
- OR 10+3 Diploma (any stream) recognized by Central/State Govts with 50% aggregate marks with Mathematics;
- OR International Baccalaureate Diploma passed after 10 years of Schooling with 50% marks in aggregate
- and with Mathematics as compulsory subject of examination.
- Qualifying in TANATA does not constitute a right/guarantee for the candidate’s admission to any architecture course
- unless he/she has fulfilled all the prescribed requirements as specified by respective counselling and admission authorities.
VALIDITY PERIOD OF TANATA 2017: The validity period of the TANATA 2017 for admission to the academic session
ADMISSION TO B.ARCH. DEGREE COURSE 2017 NEW
Admission to 5 Years (10 Semesters) B. Arch. Degree Programme offered at University Department of Anna University, Government Aided Institutions and the seats surrendered by the Self-Financing Engineering Colleges for the year 2017 through online only. A Candidate needs to register only one application for all the Colleges / Institutions mentioned above.
The candidates can register only through online by logging on to Website: https://barch.tnea.ac.in/index.php
B.Arch Cut Off Marks – 2016
Documents to be uploaded:
COLLEGES WITH TNEA CODES:
[ *University Department of Anna University, **Govt. Aided College]
EXAMINATIONS AND ELIGIBILITY:
- As a prerequisite for selection to B. Arch. Degree course the candidates should have qualified the National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA 2016 / 2017) conducted by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi with validity as per the Council of Architecture norms.
- NATA 2017 : The candidates should have obtained marks greater than or equal to the qualifying marks (70 out of 200) prescribed in NATA 2017 score card.
- NATA 2016 : The candidates should have obtained valid score (80 out of 200) in NATA 2016. The candidates who appeared in NATA 2016 and NATA 2017 may apply for admission on the basis of valid NATA score obtained by the candidates either in NATA 2016 or NATA 2017.
- HSC (Academic)/Equivalent The candidates who have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination with Mathematics / Business Mathematics as one of the subjects.
- Candidates other than BC/ BCM / MBC & DNC / SC/ SCA / ST should have secured not less than 50% marks in aggregate.
- BC/ BCM / MBC & DNC / SC/ SCA / ST candidates should have secured not less than 45% marks in aggregate.
- Diploma The candidate who have passed 10+3 years Diploma (any stream) recognised by Central / State Governments.
- The candidates who have passed International Baccalaureate Diploma after 10 years of schooling, with Mathematics as compulsory subject.
Schedule of Events
Date of Notification :25.06.2017
Date of commencement of online Registration of Application:25.06.2017
Last date for New User Online Registration / Payment : 06.07.2017
Last date for Submission of application: 06.07.2017
- Candidate should apply only through online in the web portal https://barch.tnea.ac.in. In the website the candidate can go to the online application portal by clicking the link.
- The Candidate should use a valid and functional e-mail id and a valid and functional mobile number for registration of online application. This email id and mobile number must be maintained active, as all the communication to the candidates will be sent only to the registered e-mail id and mobile number.
- The candidate must be ready with the details such as Marks, Percentage of Marks, Certificates, Year of Passing, Board / Institute details, Scanned image of photograph, Scanned copy of mark sheet / Transfer and Community Certificate for ST, SC, SCA, MBC & DNC, BC and BCM candidates (either Permanent Card or electronic form / digitally signed e-Certificate) and other relevant certificates if any before applying through online.
- Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for scanning and uploading the photograph. An online application uploaded without photograph will be rejected.
- No Need to Send Your Filled-in Application
Guidelines for Registration
- INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS
- A valid and functional e-mail ID is required for registration. This is important, as all future correspondences shall be sent only to the registered e-mail ID.
- It is suggested to have the password you use for signing (the B.Arch account) to be different from the one you use for operation of your email account.
- Your e-mail ID is your User ID.
- A valid and functional Mobile Number is required to receive SMS based notifications/communications related to Counselling till the admission process is over.
ADMISSION TO B.ARCH. DEGREE COURSE 2016
Admission to 5 Years (10 Semesters) B. Arch. Degree Programme offered at University Department of Anna University, Government Aided Institutions and the seats surrendered by the Self-Financing Engineering Colleges for the year 2016 through online only. A Candidate needs to register only one application for all the Colleges / Institutions mentioned above.The candidates can register only through online by logging on to www.annauniv.edu/tnea2016
Commencement of Registration of application (online only) : 25.06.2016
Last date for registration of application : 04.07.2016
INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS:
ADDRESS FOR COMMUNICATION :
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions,
Chennai – 600 025.
MODE OF SELECTION:
ADMISSION TO GENERAL CATEGORY
The ranking of candidates for the seats will be on the basis of the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and
also in the NATA 2015 / 2016 conducted by Council of Architecture, New Delhi. The candidates should have passed NATA and should upload the mark sheet along with the application.Those who have not appeared and passed in
the NATA 2015 / 2016 are not eligible for admission to B.Arch. Degree Course.The maximum marks for the Aptitude Test for both academic and diploma candidates will be 200. The total academic marks for H.Sc. candidates will be reduced to a base of 200. The diploma marks in all the Semesters put together will
be reduced to 200. Ranking of the candidates will be based on the total marks of 400 (NATA 200 and Academic mark 200).A merit list will be prepared based on the total marks of 400. In cases where more than one candidate have got
the same marks in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit among such candidates shall be determined in the order
of priority as specified below:-
(1) Academic Aggregate for 200
(2) Date of Birth (elder will be given preference)
(3) Random number assigned
(higher value will be given preference).
The overall rank and Community-wise rank list will be published in Anna University website,
Separate announcement will not be given in Newspapers. The candidates will also be informed of their rank
individually by post through the counselling call letter. The college will be provisionally allotted only through
counselling, as per their choice.
(b) ADMISSION TO SPECIAL RESERVATION CATEGORY
Candidates who are applying for special reservation categories of seats under item 20 & 21 (Refer Section 5.1 &
5.4 of Information & Instructions to Candidates) should satisfy the rules stipulated for admission. Allocation of
Special Reservation seats will be followed as per communal reservation.
Selection for item 20 will be based on their ranking on the total marks (out of 400) obtained in the qualifying Examination as given in 6 a. Selection for item 21 will be based on the total marks obtained for Achievements in sports as per Annexure II.If any vacancy arises, it will be reverted to the general counselling in the respective communities.
COUNSELLING OF CANDIDATES
Candidates will be called for counselling in the order of their merit. Based on the merit and communal reservation, allotment of college chosen by the candidate will be made. Candidates have to opt for colleges that are available
at the time of counselling.
Candidates have to pay an initial deposit by Cash or DD for ` 5000/- (` 1000/- in the case of SC/ SCA /ST
belonging to Tamil Nadu) and produce all their original certificates when they attend counselling. The Demand
draft should be drawn in favour of, “The Secretary, TNEA, Anna University, Chennai 25.
If a candidate has deposited all the certificates in an institution where he/she has already been admitted, a letter
from the Head of the institution should be produced to that effect. In such case only, attested photocopies of
certificates from the Head of the institution will be accepted for verification. However, the provisional allotment
order will be withheld and it will be released only on production of all the original certificates.
Eligible candidates who have applied may appear for counselling according to their cut-off mark, two hoursbefore
their counselling session along with their original certificates for verification, irrespective of receipt of individual communication.
The date, time and venue for counselling will be intimated to the candidates in Anna University website. Change of date/time of counselling is not permissible. Authorities are not responsible for any postal delay; or non-receipt of
intimation for counselling. Candidates who do not attend the counselling may have to forego the claim for admission.
Due to unforeseen and unavoidable reasons, if a candidate is unable to attend the counselling on the specified date and time, he/she can authorise his/her parent on his/her behalf and the parent’s decision will be binding on the candidate.
If the ranking of candidate is changed due to re-totalling/revaluation mark, he/she can attend counselling as per
the new mark and rank, though the call letter specifies different time (as per original mark).
Once allotted a seat the amount, ` 5,000/- (` 1000/- in case of SC / SCA / ST candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) already paid at the time of counselling will be adjusted towards the tuition fee. If the candidate does not join after
allotment and seeks refund, only 80 % of the initial deposit amount paid at the time of counselling will be refunded,
if original allotment order with acknowledgement for the receipt of payment is surrendered on or before 31.12.2016.
The refund will be processed only through TNEA 2016 refund processing system available online in TNEA website.
All admissions made through single window system are provisional.
TUTION FEE CONCESSION
First Graduate Tuition Fee Concession
In the G.O. (st) No. 85 Higher Education (J2) Department dated: 16.04.2010, the Government have ordered to grant tuition fee concession to the candidates who are to be the first graduate in a family, those who are attending
counselling and joined in professional courses in Government / Aided and Self-Financing Engineering Colleges.
They have to upload the following: Certificate obtained from Head Quarters Deputy Tahsildar in the format
prescribed in the G.O. only in electronic form / digitally signed e-Certificate will be accepted which necessarily
should include the applicant’s father, mother, father’s father, father’s mother, mother’s father, mother’s mother,
brother (s) and sister (s) and joint declaration by himself and parent/guardian in the prescribed format.If the
applicant’s Brother or Sister has already availed First Graduate Tuition Fee concession for studying Professional
Courses, then the applicant is not eligible for such concession.
TAMIL NADU ENGINEERING ADMISSIONS – 2016 (TNEA)https://www.annauniv.edu/tnea2016/
ANNA UNIVERSITY WEBSITE: https://www.annauniv.edu/
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA),
Chennai – 600 025.
044 – 2235 8041
044 – 2235 8042
044 – 2235 8043
044 – 2235 8044
For any queries mail to: email@example.com
ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF AFFILIATED COLLEGES:
APRIL / MAY 2015 EXAMINATIONS
NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2015 EXAMINATIONS
INFORMATION ABOUT THE ENGINEERING COLLEGES:
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Issue of notification for Registration of Application through Online 14.04.2016
Commencement of Registration of Online Application 15.04.2016
Last date for Registration of Online Application 31.05.2016
Last date for submission of Online filled-in application 04.06.2016 (6.00 p.m)
Random Number :
Publication of Rank Order 22.06.2016
Counselling Venue :
Centre for Entrance Examinations & Admissions,
Anna University, Chennai – 60025.
Academic General Counselling – Vacancy Position
Colleges with Similar Names:
Guidelines to Fill up the Online Application Form
INSTRUCTIONS TO NEW APPLICANTS FOR REGISTRATION:
Create a user account. Your email ID is your "User ID".
* The password you key in must be different from the password used to access your email account.
* Once you are a registered user, login to fill in the application for TNEA 2016
*Any difficulty in Online Application Submission Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org
Read the Information and Instructions to Candidates before filling the application
form.If the mode of payment is Demand Draft (DD), keep it ready for the prescribed
amountdrawn in favour of “The Secretary, TNEA, Anna University, Chennai”,
payable at Chennai, obtained from any Nationalised Bank drawn on or after
Fill-in the details required in the Online application form and SUBMIT. Application
number will be generated. This application number should be quoted in all future
a) THE FILLED IN APPLICATION FORM SHOULD BE PRINTED AND SEND TO THE 'SECRETARY, TNEA,
ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI WITH ALL ENCLOSURES.
b) Before Printing the filled in application, please check whether all the fields are entered
correctly. THE ENTERED DETAILS CANNOT BE MODIFIED AFTER 'PRINT' BUTTON
INFORMATION AND INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:
PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION
The candidates shall register applications only through internet by logging
The procedure for Registration is available in the web portal.
Candidates have to submit the Print out of the online application either in person or by
post along with photocopies of Mark Sheet(s), Proof of Age and copies of all other
relevant certificates to the Secretary, TNEA, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025
on or before 04.06.2016 (6.00 p.m).
The candidates can pay the registration fee either through online payment mode or
by a emand draft. Demand Drafts should be drawn in favour of “The Secretary (TNEA),
Anna University” payable at Chennai. Online application with concessional fee
submitted by the candidates other than SC/SCA/ST will be summarily rejected.
PAYMENT BY ANY OTHER MODE WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Documents to be enclosed with the filled-in online application:
The candidates should enclose the photocopies of the following certificates along with the
printed copy of the filled-in online application:
1. 10th Mark Sheet
2. HSC / Equivalent Mark Sheet*
3. Transfer Certificate*
4. Permanent Community Certificate Card for ST, SC, SCA, MBC & DNC, BC and BCM (Permanent card /
electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate)
5. HSC Hall Ticket
6. Nativity Certificate only in electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate – If applicable
7. First Graduate Certificate and First Graduate Joint Declaration (only in
electronic form/digitally signed e-Certificate) – If applicable
8. Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee certificate – If applicable
9. Relevant certificates for Son / Daughter of Ex-Serviceman, Son / Daughter of Freedom
Fighter, Differently Abled Person and Eminent Sports Persons – If applicable
10. Demand Draft – If applicable
* Candidates appeared for HSC / Equivalent examination in March 2016 must produce
Original Mark sheet and TC at the time of counselling. However, downloaded copy of
the mark sheet should be enclosed, others to enclose a copy of Mark sheet and TC.
The filled-in online application shall be downloaded and sent by Post or in person
along with enclosures to the following address:
Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions
Anna University Chennai – 600 025 .
Last date for receipt of filled-in online application:
04.06.2016 (6.00 p.m)
FOR EMINENT SPORTS PERSONS QUOTA :
Online Applications along with all enclosures and documents related to Sports should be
submitted IN PERSON at the office of the Secretary (TNEA), otherwise the application
under sports quota will be rejected. Candidates are advised to collect an acknowledge-
ment after submitting the Application.
Tamil Nadu Native candidates who have not studied any one of VIII, IX, X, XI and XII
Standard or whole in Tamil Nadu needs to submit Nativity Certificate along with the
application for TNEA 2016.
(2) First Graduate tuition fee exemption:
attendingcounselling and joined in professional courses in Government / Aided and
Self-FinancingEngineering Colleges (for Government quota) alone are eligible.
concession for studying Professional Courses, then the applicant is not eligible for
(3) Special Reservation
ALLOCATION OF SEATS IN COLLEGES
1.(a) Seats in B. E. & B. Tech. Degree Courses in University Departments and
Constituent Colleges of Anna University.
(b) Seats in B. E. Degree Courses in Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering
(Tamil Medium) in University Departments and Constituent Colleges of Anna University.
2 Seats in B. E. & B. Tech. Degree Courses in Government, Government Aided and
Seats surrendered by Self-Financing Engineering Colleges.
a) Category I
(i) Seats in Government Engineering Colleges
(ii) Seats in Aided courses in Government Aided Engineering Colleges
(iii) Seats in Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi
b) Category II
(i) Seats in Self-Supporting courses in Government Aided Engineering Colleges
(ii) Seats surrendered by Self Financing Engineering Colleges
(iii) Seats in Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET)
A candidate needs to submit only one online application for all the courses/colleges/
Institutions mentioned above irrespective of the category.
Candidates seeking admission under special reservation should also enclose
a Special Reservation form for each special reservation category along with
the main online application as per the instructions given in Para 5.1 and 5.2 on
Pages 4 & 5.
2 . Duration of the Programme:
B. E. / B. Tech. 4 Academic years comprising of 8 semesters
B. E. (Sandwich) 5 Academic years comprising of 10 semesters
3. ELIGIBILITY RULES
Candidates satisfying the eligibility conditions given below as on the last date of
submission of online application are eligible to apply. Passing the qualifying
examination after the last date of submission of online application shall not
i) Tamil Nadu candidates who have passed VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Std. in Tamil Nadu
are eligible to apply.They need not enclose Nativity Certificate.
ii) Tamil Nadu native candidates who have passed any of the VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Std.
or their equivalent examination from schools situated outside Tamil Nadu can also
apply. They should enclose a copy of Nativity Certificate only in electronic form/
digitally signed e-Certificate.
iii) Children of Central Government Employees may also apply for admission,
of their native, provided their parents or guardians (only if both parents are not alive)
have been serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past FIVE YEARS at the
time of submission of application, which should be supported by enclosing a
certificate from the employer of the parent or guardian, to that effect.
iv) Sons and daughters of All India service Tamil Nadu cadre officers are eligible to
v) Children of employees in Public Sector or Government recognised Institutions
who at the time of submission of application for admission employed in Tamil
Nadu continuously for the past five years may also apply irrespective of their
domicile. A certificate from the employer has to be enclosed along with the
application stating that the person is a Permanent Employee of the Firm
or Institution concerned with evidence like Income Tax return, PF Slips, etc.
and is working in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past FIVE YEARS.
vi) Other State candidates who have studied VIII, IX, X, XI and XII Std. in Tamil Nadu
are eligible to apply.
They need not enclose “Nativity Certificate”.
Note: 1. Applications without proper Nativity Certificate for Category (ii) and
without proper employer certificate for categories (iii) and (v) will not be considered.
2. Tamil Nadu native candidates alone will be considered for communal
reservation. Others will be considered under “Open Competition”.
Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee
As per G.O. (St) No. 172 Higher Education (J2) Dept. dated: 29.06.2010 candidates
who are Srilankan Tamil Refugee studied in Tamil Nadu will be considered under
open competition. They have to enclose the following:
(i) Identification certificate from the Head Quarters Tahsildar.
(ii) Those who have not registered in the refugee camp should submit a copy of
passport, visa and letter registered with Police Station.
2 Qualifying Examinations and Eligibility
A pass in the HSC (Academic) or its equivalent with a minimum average percentage in Mathematics,
Physics and Chemistry put together as given below.
Community A Pass with Minimum average marks in
Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry put Together
1.General Category 50.00 %
2.Backward Class including
Backward Class Muslim 45.00 %
3. MBC & DNC 40.00 %
4. SC/SCA/ST 40.00 %
A pass in any one of the HSC (Vocational Subject) as given below with any one of the
Engineering related subjects namely Mathematics,
Physics or Chemistry with a minimum average percentage put together as given
Community A Pass with Minimum average marks in Related
Subjects, Vocational Theory and Practicals put together
1. General Category 50.00 %
2.Backward Class including
Backward Class Muslim 45.00 %
3. MBC & DNC 40.00 %
4. SC/SCA/ST 40.00 %
Vocational Courses prescribed for B.E. / B. Tech. Degree Admission
Group Code Name of the Vocational Subjects
421 General Machinist
422 Electrical Machines and Appliances
423 Electronic Equipments
424 Draughtsman Civil
425 Auto Mechanic
426 Textile Technology
Note: (i) When the candidates produce grade certificates, they have to produce the
actual marks also otherwise only the minimum marks applicable to the grades in the
eligible subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Fourth Optional Subject) will be
taken into account. (ii) For minimum eligibility rounding of marks and normalised marks will
not be considered.
3 Improvement marks: As per the G.O. No. 184 HE (J2) Dept. dt: 09.06.2005 and
G.O. (st) No. 143 HE (J2) Dept. dt: 06.05.2008 improvement marks obtained by the candidates
including Other State candidates from 2006 onwards will not be considered.
4 Marine Engineering Branch:
The Director General of Shipping, Ministry of Shipping, Government of India, vide
Notification No. II. TR (21) 97 dated: 03.10.2002 have issued notification stating that,
for Marine Engineering Degree Programme the candidate should pass in 10+2 or
equivalent examination with Physics (P), Chemistry (C), Mathematics (M) and
English as separate subject with an average of not less than 60 % in PCM. Further
a minimum of 50 % in Englisheither at 10th or 12th standard is required for all the
(i) Maximum age limit 25 years.
(ii) Minimum Height 157 cm.
(iii) Minimum Weight 48 kg.
(iv) Normal Colour vision
Before selecting the course the candidate shall ensure that they are medically fit for the
course.The candidates will be admitted only on production of physical fitness certificate
obtained from the Medical Officer authorised by the Director General of Shipping, failing
which they will lose the admission.
5 Mining Engineering Branch
Note to Female candidate opting for Mining Engineering course.
(1) As per Mines Act 1952, 46 (1) no woman shall, notwithstanding anything contained in
any other law, be employed –
(a) in any part of a mine which is below ground;
(b) in any mine above ground except between the hours of 6 A.M. and 7 P.M.
(2) As per Coal Mines Regulation 1957, 86 (2) no adolescent or women shall descent or
ascend a shaft in a cage or other means of conveyance unless accompanied by one or
more adult males.
(3) They should satisfy the academic norms of Anna University.
MODE OF SELECTION
(a) (i) ADMISSION TO GENERAL CATEGORY :
The selection of candidates will be based on the marks obtained in the prescribed
subjectsreduced to 200 (Mathematics – 100, Physics + Chemistry – 100) in the
(ii) Normalisation of Marks and Inter-se Merit :
As per Tamil Nadu Acts No.3 of 2007, dt: 05.03.2007 and G.O. (Ms) No.77 HE (J2) Dept,
dt: 05.04.2007, 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
(e.g.) If the highest mark secured by the student of State Board of Tamil Nadu in
Physics is 100 and the highest mark secured by a student of any other Board in the
same subjectis 90 both the highest marks will be considered to be equal to 100.
If a student of the other Board secures 60 marks in Physics when the first mark in
Physics in the same Board is 90, 60 marks will be considered to be equal to 66.66
marks as arrived below.
100 x 60 = 66.66 %
After normalisation of marks in the relevant subjects in the qualifying examination
conducted by different Boards, the qualified students shall be merged into a common
merit list. In the case of candidates who have qualified from National Boards namely
CBSE and ISCE, the highest mark obtained in the relevant subject by the candidates
at the National Level alone will be taken into consideration for normalisation. The
Other Boards will be requested to furnish the maximum marks scored in the relevant
subjects. In case, such marks are not available before the preparation of rank,
the maximum marks scored in that Board will be considered as 100 %.
For minimum eligibility, normalised marks will not be considered. A merit list will be
prepared based on the total mark of 200. In cases where more than one candidate
have got the same marks in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit among such
candidates shall be determined in the order of priority as specified below.
(1) Percentage of marks in Mathematics,
(2) Percentage of marks in Physics,
(3) Percentage of marks in the Fourth optional subject,
(4) Date of Birth (elder will be given preference) &
(5) Random number assigned (higher value will be given preference).
The overall rank and Community wise rank lists will be published in Anna
University website http://www.annauniv.edu/tnea2016 .
Separate announcement will not be given in Newspapers.
The candidates will also be informed of their rank individually by post through the
counselling Call Letter.
The college and the branch will be provisionally allotted through counselling only,
as per their choice.
(iii) Admission to Special Reservation Categories Candidates who are applying for
seats under special reservation categories as in item 21 & 22 (Refer section 5.1
and 5.2) should satisfy the rules stipulated for admission. Allocation of these Special
Reservation seats will be followed as per communal reservation. Selection for item
21 will be based on the ranking as given in 6(a) (i) and (ii). Selection for item 22
will be based on the total marks obtained for achievements in Sports as per Annexure II.
If any vacancy arises it will be reverted to the general counselling in the respective
(b) ADMISSION OF VOCATIONAL STREAM CANDIDATES
100 seats in Category I and 4 % of seats surrendered in Category II have been set apart
vide G.O. (Ms.) No. 290 HE (J2) Dept. dt: 21.08.2007 for the HSC (vocational stream)
candidates. The academic marks in the prescribed subjects will be reduced to 200
(Related subject 100 marks, vocational subject including theory and practical 100 marks).
Seats are not reserved in University Departments and University Colleges. Selection will
be made following the Communal reservation. Ranking and counselling will be separate
for vocational candidates. Out of 3 % Vocational seats in Category I and II, the
reservation for Differently Abled Persons candidates is 1 % for Orthopaedically
Differently Abled Persons,1 % for Hearing Impaired and 1 % for Visually Impaired.
(c) ADMISSION TO SANDWICH COURSES: Sandwich courses in Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Production Engineering
are offered at PSG College of Technology under self-financing scheme.
The duration of the course is 5 Years. It comprises of practical training in the mornings
and class work in the evenings. There will be an additional fee payable towards practical
training and it will be intimated by the Principal of the college at the time of admission.
COUNSELLING OF CANDIDATES :
Candidates will be called for counselling in the order of their merit. Based on the merit
and communal reservation, allotment of the branch/college chosen by the candidate will
be made. Candidates have to opt for colleges and branches that are available at the
time of counselling. Candidates have to pay an initial deposit of ` 5000/- (`1000/- for
SC/SCA/ST candidates belonging to Tamilnadu) by Cash or DD and produce all
their original certificates when they attend counselling.
If a candidate has deposited all the certificates in an Institution where he/she has
already been admitted, a letter from the Head of the Institution should be produced to
that effect. In such case only, attested photocopies of certificates from the Head of
the Institution will be accepted for verification. However, the provisional allotment order
will be withheld and it will be released only on production of all the original certificates.
Eligible candidates who have applied may appear for counselling according to their
cut-off mark, two hours before the counselling session along with their original
certificates for verification, irrespective of receipt of individual communication.
The date, time and venue for counselling will be intimated to the candidates and would
also be available in Anna University website. No change of date/time of counselling is
permissible. Authorities are not responsible for any postal delay; or non-receipt of
intimation for counselling. Candidates who do not attend counselling have to forego
the claim for admission.
Due to unforeseen and unavoidable reasons, if a candidate is unable to attend the
counselling on the specified date and time, he/she can authorise his/her parent on
his/her behalf and the parent’s decision will be binding on the candidate.
Due to unforeseen reasons, if a candidate could not attend the counselling on the
specified date and time, he/she can attend on a subsequent time/date, during the
counselling period. But the candidate can only opt for the seats available at that time
and cannot claim any seat as per their original rank. If the ranking of a candidate is
changed due to re-totalling/revaluation of mark, he/she can attend counselling as per
the new mark and rank, though the call letter specifies a different date (as per original
mark). Once allotted a seat, the amount ` 5,000/- (` 1,000/- in the case of SC/SCA/ST
candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu) already paid at the time of counselling will be
adjusted in the tuition fee. If a candidate does not join after allotment and seeks refund,
only 80 % of the initial deposit amount paid at the time of counselling will be refunded.
In such cases original allotment order with acknowledgement for the receipt of
payment should be surrendered on or before 31.12.2016. The refund will be processed
only through TNEA 2016 refund processing system available online in TNEA website.
All admissions made through single window system are provisional.
CHOICE ONCE MADE IS FINAL AND CANNOT BE CHANGED.
SELECTION WILL BE BASED ON MERIT (based on marks scored in relevant subjects in
Std XII conducted by the Tamil Nadu State Board of Secondary Education)
FOLLOWING THE RULE OF RESERVATION
Admissions to all courses at Annamalai University is through the Online Application Process.
Application Form along with Information and Instruction to the Candidates
will be available at the University website
HOW TO APPLY ONLINE :
How to Apply Online – Common to all Programmes :
1) The Online Application form is available on the University Website (www.annamalaiuniversity.ac.in/adm) from the date scheduled.
2) Register with your email ID as the Username and password of your choice.
3) Pay the prescribed fee by any one of the following methods
(a) Online payment through the payment gateway. (or)
(b) By entering the details of the Demand Draft taken on or after 11-05-2016 drawn in favour of “The Registrar, Annamalai University” from any Nationalised Bank, payable at Chennai.
4) Fill all the details in the online form. By clicking on the “save” button, you can view the final form and edit if required.
5) Take a print of the final form by clicking the “print” button. After which you do not have the option to edit your entries.
6) The printed application form along with all the annexure and the Demand Draft if option 3(b) was selected, should be sent by Speed Post / Registered Post or in person in a Thick Kraft Envelope of size 30 cm x 24 cm with stamps affixed to the value of Rs. 30/- and the name of the programme superscribed in the envelope on top of the cover.
This should be sent to the following address:
THE REGISTRAR, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar – 608 002. Cuddalore District. Tamil Nadu State.
B.E. Prospectus 2016 – 17:
Online Registration Application Commences From : 11.05.2016
Last Date for Online Registration Application Form : 20.06.2016
Last Date for Receipt of Downloaded Online Application
along with enclosure : 20.06.2016
Online Application Fee : ` 400 for SC/SCA/ST ; ` 800 for Others.
The details of Tuition Fee to be paid by the candidate are as follows.
However, the fee can be remitted in two installments as indicated below.
Note : The first installment has to be paid at the time of admission
Sl.No. Branch I Installment II Installment Total Fee / Annum
(Rs) (Rs) (Rs)
1 Civil Engineering 39,375/- 35,625/- 75,000/-
2 Civil and Structural Engg 34,375/- 30,625/- 65,000/-
3 Mechanical Engineering 41,875/- 38,125/- 80,000/-
4 Mechanical Engineering
(Manufacturing) 34,375/- 30,625/- 65,000/-
5 Electrical and Electronics
Engineering 36,875/- 33,125/- 70,000/-
6 Electronics and Communication
Engineering 36,875/- 33,125/- 70,000/-
7 Electronics and Instrumentation
Engineering 34,375/- 30,625/- 65,000/-
8 Chemical Engineering 34,375/- 30,625/- 65,000/-
9 Computer Science and
Engineering 36,875/- 33,125/- 70,000/-
10 Information Technology 34,375/- 30,625/- 65,000/-
The room rent and establishment charges are as follows:
S. No. Hostel Name Caution Deposit Annual Hostel & Total
(Rs) Mess Charges (Rs)
1 E.T. Golden Jubilee
Hostel (Engg. Womens
Hostel) 5000 40000 45000
2 Travancore Hostel
(Boys Hostel) 5000 40000 45000
3 SC/SCA/ST Students
(any hostel) 5000 14000* 19000
* This fee has to be paid by the students at the time of joining the hostel.
The National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA)
National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is being conducted by the Council of Architecture,
being the competent & final authority for the purpose of fixing norms and standards
for architectural institutions and having the necessary expertise to hold a Common Aptitude
Test in Architecture, at national level to provide a single window system for appearing in
aptitude test and to facilitate institutions, students and public at large for admission to First
year of 5 year B.Arch Degree Course at all recognized Institutions all over country.
It measures the aptitude of the applicant for specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.
The test measures drawing and observation skills, sense of proportion, aesthetic sensitivity
and critical thinking ability, that have been acquired over a long period of time, and that are
related to specific field of study, i.e. Architecture.
How to Apply
NATA 2016 Registration form can be filled and submitted ONLINE from this website by
payment of NATA fees of Rs. 1250.00 (+ Processing Charges) using Netbanking /
Credit Cards / ICICI Isure Bank Challan
Download the Prefilled Registration form and procure the necessary registration documents.
Select a Test Center / Region (from the website http://www.nata.in) at a location convenient
to the candidate and apply.
21st January, 2016
1st April, 2016
Last Date of Exam
20th August, 2016
Last Date of Registration
18th August, 2016
Important Changes in NATA
Please note that the following changes are effective for NATA test starting from 1st April 2016.
1. Starting 1st April 2016 Candidates can attempt NATA for a maximum of 5 (FIVE) TIMES
within Two Years from the date of their First attempt.
2. The best score out of the number of attempts till date will be the “ VALID SCORE ”
( Maximum of 5 ).
3. "Best of 5 attempts” system will be applicable for the NATA test given from 1st April 2016 .
4. “ Validity of the “Best score” will be for 2 years from the date of their first attempt in 2016.
4. A new NATA Registration form is to be submitted online by the candidate at the NATA
website for every attempt and the required Fee to be Paid for Every attempt.
5. The mark list will show the “ best marks “ scored by the candidate among all his previous
attempts ( Maximum of 5 ) as “VALID SCORE“
6. For determining the “ best of 5” for the students who appeared for NATA test before 2016,
5 ( Five ) more attempts will be allowed and their earlier “last valid score” also will be
considered for obtaining the Best Score and for such students the validity of their “Valid score”
will be 2 years from the date of their First attempt in 2016.
7. Candidates, while seeking the repeat test appointment must declare their earlier exam
details as required in the application form (even if he has appeared in the previous years)
while registering for NATA 2016.
8. If any candidate is found registering afresh concealing the earlier appearance (including
registered but exam not given cases ) for NATA test, he / she will forfeit his / her candidature
and further his / her all previous scores will be cancelled and he / she will be barred from
appearing for NATA again.