TNEA 2018 RESERVATION
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TNEA (Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission) is conducted by Anna University for engineering aspirants. The candidates will be offered admission to various colleges or universities across Tamil Nadu state. TNEA 2018 Admission process is expected to begin from the month of May, 2018.
No other process is held apart from TNEA. Candidates shall be given admission on the basis of the performance in class 12th examination. It is mandatory for the candidate to fulfil TNEA Eligibility Criteria as otherwise their candidature will be cancelled.
TNEA 2018 Reservation is on the basis of the rules and guidelines laid down by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Seats have been reserved for different categories according to TNEA Reservation Policy. Here are the details regarding the reservation structure for TNEA 2018.
The Government of Tamil Nadu has laid down rules of reservation for TNEA 2018 according to which, the selection of the candidate will be on the basis of 7 categories. These seven categories are- OC, BC, BCM (BC Muslim), MBC and DNC, SC, SCA and ST reservation.
Given below is the table elaborating on 69% Rule of Reservation
|Open Competition (OC)||31|
|Backward Class (BC)||26.5|
|Backward Class Muslim (BCM)||3.5|
|Most Backward Class and Denotified Communities (MBC and DNC)||20|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15|
|Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)||3|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||1|
The details of the Category-Wise Seat Distribution is given below
Below is the list of issuing authority for various categories
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||Revenue Divisional Officer / Sub Collector of their native place (except Chennai) or P.A. (General) to Collector of Chennai. The Community Certificate card issued by Tahsildars up to 11.11.1989 is valid.|
|Scheduled Caste/ scheduled caste (Arunthathiyars)||Tahsildar of Native Taluk of the candidate|
|Backward Class / Backward Class (Muslim) / Most Backward Class / Denotified Communities.||Headquarters Deputy Tahsildar / Zonal Deputy Tahsildar / Deputy Tahsildar (Certificates)|
Special Reservation in TNEA is only for the candidates belonging to Tamil Nadu. Application forms for TNEA 2018 special reservation are processed by separate authorities.
Candidates who wish to seek admission in Anna University may take note of the reservation quota for special categories from the table presented below
|Category||Number of Seats|
|University Departments And University Colleges||Government And Government Aided Colleges||Self-Financing Colleges|
|Sons/Daughters Of Ex-Servicemen||8||34||108|
|Sons/Daughters Of Freedom Fighters||2||2||6|
|Orthopedically Differently Abled Persons||1 % Of Total Seats Under Single Window System|
|Hearing Impaired||1 % Of Total Seats Under Single Window System|
|Visually Impaired||1 % Of Total Seats Under Single Window System|
|University Department||University Colleges/Government/Aided And Self-Financing Colleges|
|Eminent Sports Person||12||488|
Some of the Important Information regarding TNEA 2018 Special Reservation is given below
The candidates with orthopedic disability are eligible for claiming Engineering Admission against Differently Abled Persons category. A candidate is considered to be disable under this category if he/she has physical impairment of 40% or above.
A candidate will be considered disable with hearing ability of 40 Decibels and above only in the better ear with speech discrimination score of 50 % and above.
Candidates with low vision of 40 % and above are considered as disabled, and hence eligible for claiming Engineering Admission against Differently Abled Persons category.
A candidate has low vision when his/her sight is less than 6/18 to 6/60 with best correction in better eye. One eyed persons with normal vision are not considered as disable.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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