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National Engineering College Admission 2018

National Engineering College Admissions 2018

Established Year: 1984

About Us

National Engineering College (NEC), Kovilpatti, India is an autonomous institution started in 1984 which offers engineering studies. It is affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. It is one among the various institutions set up by Mr. K. Ramasamy. Not all the courses offered by the college have accreditation by NBA. The institution runs under a trust formed by the chairman K. Ramasamy. The college maintains an individual students record in which academic performance, conduct and attendance are assessed continuously.

National Engineering College Admission 2018


A fully airconditioned, automated modern library with barcoding technology inbuilt with uncompromising information and intellectual requirements of the students,faculty of the college of the college. Library has a rich collection of 30000 book, 130 National and International printed periodicals ,1370 Back volumes, 219 Online journals, 1200 CD’s and 150 floppies, 12 News papers (English, Tamil) A book  bank for SC/ST students is maintained separately. A part from the Central Library, Department libraries for each department is maintained in each department.


A hostel has to simulate home conditions to the maximum extent possible. With the intention of providing the students with their studies in comfort, separate hostels for boys and girls with cozy and aesthetically designed rooms and round-the-clock security are provided within the campus. Dining halls, common study halls and prayer halls are provided within the campus. Wardens and trained staff supervise the inmates. Prompt attention is paid to provide medical care to the inmates. Strict discipline is maintained inside the hostels. Girl students are permitted to leave the campus only with their Parents / Guardians. Faculty may stay with their family in the Staff quarters. The Guest house is available for visitors.


Campus-wide computing and networking infrastructure design
Hosting the campus network operations centre and network services
Administration of computer labs
Conduct of IT Training programs
Technical support to all departments on IT enabled services
Maintenance of all hardware and software systems
Maintenance of learning resource facilities.

NAAC Grade: A

Ranking:  AAA+

Courses Offered:

B.E. in Civil Engineering

B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering

B.E. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering

B.E. in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

B.E. in Mechanical Engineering.

Why Join National engineering college:

  • NBA accredited for B.Tech in IT
  • Collaboration with foreign universities and organizations for research and student-faculty exchange programs
  • Memberships with professional societies
  • Research projects sponsored by agencies DST, AICTE etc.
  • Organizes industrial visits, guest lectures, conferences and workshops.
  • Affiliated to Anna university
  • Approved by AICTE


An active and dedicated training and placement cell which develop the personality of students by training and exposing them to various technical and non-technical activities within and outside the campus Conducts training for soft skills like laudable leadership, good teamwork, creativity, negotiation, communication, personality development, resume writing etc. Conducts motivation program, career counseling, aptitude training, mock interview etc. Organizes industrial visits, guest lectures, and workshops. Summer internship trainings etc. Offers value added certification courses.

Top Recruiting Companies:

  • Accenture
  • Amazon
  • American Megatrends
  • ADP
  • Birla Soft
  • Cisco
  • Dell
  • Cognizant Technology

The placement record of national engineering college College at various National and Multinational companies designate their superior technical intelligence and interpersonal skills. The cell organizes personality development programs by eminent personality trainers and HR professionals. This division also collaborates with foremost corporate to assists with internship and training programs for students, welfare.

Admission Procedure:

ADMISSION & SELECTION PROCEDURE Admission is based on merit (marks/grades obtained in the qualifying examination-refer the Eligibility Norms) and availability of seats.

National engineering college Entrance Exam

About the Exam:

 Anna University will conduct TNEA 2018 counselling for admission to UG engineering programmes at participating universities tentatively in last week of June. Admission to engineering programmes will be based on marks obtained by candidates in PCM in the qualifying examination. No separate entrance exam will be held. To account for variations in difficulty level of different state boards to that of the State Board of Tamil Nadu, the marks obtained by other state candidates will be normalized. Additionally, the total marks will be reduced to 200 (from 300) for preparing the merit list. Candidates who meet the cutoff of TNEA 2018 will be called for counselling round. Counselling of TNEA will be single window process.

TNEA Important Dates 2018

The important dates of TNEA 2018 will include all the events related to the undergraduate engineering admission process and the dates corresponding to them. TNEA important dates 2018 will update candidates about events like tentatively ending of online registration apart from keep them up to date with the counselling schedule once it is available.

Important Dates of TNEA 2018

S.No Events Tentative Dates
1 Start of Online Registration First week of May, 2018
2 Deadline for completing Online Registration Last week of May, 2018
3 Last date to submit filled-in Online Applications First week of June, 2018
4 Assigning of Random Number Third week of June, 2018
5 Declaration of Rank List Fourth week of June, 2018
6 Counselling starts Last week of June, 2018

TNEA Eligibility Criteria 2018

Candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by Anna University to be considered for admission to any of the participating institutes of TNEA 2018. The list of criteria are mentioned below:


  • Candidates from Tamil Nadu (TN) who have passed VIII-XII in the state can apply and needn’t enclose certificate of nativity.
  • Candidates native to TN but who have passed VIII-XII in some other state must enclose nativity certificate.
  • Children of Central Govenmnt Employees can also apply provided their parents have been working in TN for past five years.
  • Candidates who have studied VIII-XII in the state of TN are eligible and don’t need to enclose Nativity Certificate.

Qualifying Exam

Candidates need to have passed HSC or any equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The category-wise minimum aggregate % of marks required in the three subjects is given below:

Category Minimum % of marks in aggregate in PCM
General 50
Backward Class including Backward Class Muslims 45
MBC and DNC 40

Age Limit: Candidate who are applying to Marine Engineering mustn’t be older than 25 years on the last day of submission of online application deadline.

TNEA 2018 Eligibility Criteria for other state candidates:

Under the other-state quota, candidates who are Indian citizens but not a native of Tamil Nadu can apply.

Qualifying Exam and Marks: Candidates need to score a minimum of 50% aggerate marks in PCM taken together (40% in case of SC/ST candidates) in HSc or equivalent exam.

TNEA Application Form 2018

The application form of TNEA 2018 will be available only in online mode. After filling in the online registration of TNEA application form 2018, the candidate will have to send printout of the completed online application in person or by post to:

Secretary, TNEA, Anna University,
Chennai – 600 025

The application form must be accompanied by photocopies of relevant certificates and photographs and must reach the above mentioned address on or before the last date. The registration fee must be paid only online. Candidates must pay the registration fee as per the category they belong to, or else their applications will be rejected.

When filling the application form of TNEA 2018, care must be taken to enter only genuine information. The TNEA application form 2018 will include fields like education details and personal details. Also, when uploading any documents, the candidate must conform to the prescribed format.

TNEA Reservation of Seats 2018

Allotment of undergraduate engineering seats through TNEA 2018 will be done under seven categories. These seven categories and the percentage of seats reserved per category are outlined in the table below:

Reservation of Seats TNEA 2018

Category Percentage of seats reserved
Open Competition (OC) 31
Backward Class (BC) 26
Backward Class Muslim (BCM) 3.5
Most Backward Class & Denotified Communities (MBC & DNC 20
Scheduled Caste 15
Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars) 3
Scheduled Tribes 1

TNEA Rank List 2018 and Random Number

The rank list of TNEA 2018 will be available tentatively in the third week of June for those candidates who have successfully completed the online registration process. For preparing the rank or merit list of TNEA 2018, the marks obtained in Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry in the qualifying examination would be considered. Also, rank list of TNEA 2018 would be prepared based on total marks of 200 (Mathematics – 100, Physics + Chemistry – 100). In case two or more candidates score the same marks in the common merit list, the inter-se-merit of the the candidates would be decided in a following order of priority:

  1. Percentage of marks obtained in Mathematics
  2. Percentage of marks in Physics
  3. Percentage of marks in the fourth optional subject
  4. Age of the candidate (the older candidate will be given prefernce)
  5. Random number assigned (higher number will be placed higher in merit list of TNEA 2018)

The common merit list would include the name and ranking of the shorlisted candidates. To check their random numbers, the candidate will have to log in using their registered email ID and password.

In case of Other State candidates, the 4th condition (age the candidate) will be the last condition for deciding inter-se merit. Also, the rank list will include the overall rank, region wise rank and community-wise rank of the candidate.

TNEA Cutoff 2018

The TNEA 2018 cutoff is the minimum rank a candidate needs to score to be in eligible for seat allotment. The cutoff of TNEA 2018 would be available for the specific college, community code (SC, ST, OC, etc.), and branch. The check the TNEA cutoff 2018, the candidate will have to go to the cutoff portal and select the relevant fields. The candidate, typically, would be required to enter three mandatory – district, college name, and branch, and one non-mandatory field – community code. Candidates who score the cutoff of TNEA 2018 will have to counselling round. When preparing the cutoff of TNEA 2018 factors like the number of candidates applying for admisison, previous years’ cutoff trends, and marks obtained by the candidates in qualifying exams will be taken into consideration.

TNEA Counselling 2018

The counselling of TNEA 2018 will be carried out according to merit and category-wise reservation of seats. Higher ranked candidates will be called for counselling of TNEA 2018 first and have more options to choose from. Candidates can pick their choices of branches and colleges from the available options at the time of counselling. Counselling will be held in offline mode and the candidate has to be present in person. If the candidate is unable to attend counselling for some unavoidable reasons, the parent of the candidate is allowed to attend counselling on behalf of the candidate.

Candidates who get shortlisted for counselling of TNEA 2018 have to pay the counselling fee either through Cash or DD. On the day of counselling, the candidate must also bring along originals of all relevant documents.

TNEA Seat Allotment 2018

The allotment of seats for TNEA 2018 will conducted in the order of merit. Also, when allotting seats category-wise rank of the candidate will be considered for filling seats reserved for candidates belonging to the state of Tamil Nadu. The choices entered by the candidate during counselling will also be taken into account. Once a candidate is allotted a seat, the candidate can go ahead and pay the remaining tuition fee.

For allocation of seats under other-state quota, the table showing the number of seats reserved for different regions will be followed.

TNEA 2018 seat allocation for other state candidates

University/Institute Region Number of Seats
General SC/ST
Anna University, Chennai-25 Northern 9 2
Eastern 9 2
Western 9 2
Southern 12 4
Kashmiri Migrant 1

If there are no applicant under Kashmiri Migrant quota, it will be reverted to Northern Region quota.

Contact Us:

National engineering college
Tamil Nadu, India
Phone: 04632-222502
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