Anna University Admission 2024: Application Form, Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria

Anna University invites applications from interested and eligible candidates for admission to various undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Every year, the university organizes a university-level admission process for offering admission to UG & PG-level courses.

Admission to most of the UG courses is based on the merit list of the qualifying examination and entrance exam scores. The university accepts TANCET scores and CEETA PG scores for admission to PG courses.

Candidates seeking admission to MBA and MCA courses at Anna University are needed to appear in the TANCET exam whereas admission to M.Arch, M.Tech, and M.Plan courses will be based on the CEETA PG exam. Through this article, candidates can check the complete details regarding Anna University Admission 2024 such as the application process, eligibility criteria, admission dates, etc.

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Anna University Highlights

Admission Process NameAnna University Admission
Conducting BodyAnna University
Admission process frequencyOnce a year
Courses offeredUG & PG courses
Selection criteriaFor UG courses- Merit Based PG courses- TANCET/ CEETA exam
Application ModeOnline

Anna University Important Dates (tentative)

Candidates can check the tentative schedule for UG & PG Admission 2024 at Anna University.

EventsPG Admission (based on CEETA PG & TANCET Exam)
The online application form will be available fromFebruary 2024
Last date for the submission of the application formFebruary 2024
Availability of admit cardMarch 2024
Date of entrance examMarch 2024
Availability of answer keyApril 2024
Announcement of resultApril 2024
Release of score-cardApril 2024

For UG Courses

The online application form release dateJune 2024
Last date to applyJuly 2024
Random number allotmentJuly 2024
Rank card announcementJuly 2024
Counselling will start fromAugust 2024

Anna University Eligibility Criteria 2024

Candidates must satisfy the necessary eligibility criteria before applying for admission. The eligibility criteria may vary for different courses. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the most sought-after courses of the university from the table below.

Eligibility Requirements for UG Courses

CoursesEligibility Criteria
B.Tech coursesCandidates must have passed 12th with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry as mandatory subjects with a minimum of 45% marks (40% for SC/ ST/ SCA) or an equivalent examination from a recognized board. Candidates who have completed 8th to 12th level examination outside Tamil Nadu state will need to submit an original Nativity Certificate in digitally signed e-certificate/ electronic form. Candidates should hold a valid TNEA score to apply for admission to UG engineering courses.
Other UG CoursesCandidates must have done the 12th examination with no less than 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ ST candidates) from a recognized board. Candidates must be Indian citizens/ CIWGC/ NRI or Foreign nationals will be eligible to apply. Candidates appearing in the qualifying exam will be eligible to apply for the admission process.

For PG Courses

CoursesEligibility criteria
MCA coursesCandidates must have done a three- year duration BCA/ B.Sc (Computer Science/Information Technology/or equivalent) with a minimum of 50% marks with Mathematics at 10+2 level. Candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply for the admission process.
MBA coursesCandidates should have done a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks (40% marks for reserved category) or its equivalent examination from any recognized university institute. (10+3 years Diploma + 3 years pattern) OR (10+2+3/4/5 years pattern) OR (B.Tech/ B.E/ B.Pharm/ B.Arch) OR 10+ 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE OR 10+2+AMIE
M.Tech coursesCandidates should have done graduation with at least 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category) from any recognized university or institute be eligible for admission. Candidates having a B.Pharm Degree OR (B.Tech/ B.E/B.Pharm/B.Arch) OR Master’s degree in relevant stream of Arts, Science, OR 10+2+AMIE, 10+ 3 years diploma (awarded by the State Board of Technical Education) + AMIE are also eligible to apply.

Anna University Admission 2024 Application Form

Candidates seeking admission to Anna University are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the admission process. The authority will release the application form separately for different courses. The application form will be available in online mode only.

It is expected that the application form for Anna University UG admission will be available in June 2024. For PG admission, the authority will release the application form in February 2024.

Candidates will be able to apply online by visiting the official website of the university.

Candidates must fill in the asked details such as educational, personal, communication, address, etc. in the application form.

Applicants need to upload the scanned image of a recent photograph and signature in the specified format.

Make the payment of the required application fee to complete the application process.

Take the printout of the duly filled application form and keep it safe for future reference.

Anna University 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the examination pattern details in the section below.

Mode of examOffline
Type of questionsMultiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Duration of exam2 hours (for each paper)
Total number of questions100 questions for MCA/MBA paper 115 questions for M.Tech / M.E / M.Plan/ M.Arch
Marking criteria+1 mark for every correct answer -1/3 for each wrong response

Anna University Syllabus 2024

The syllabus will be varied for different courses offered by Anna University. For UG-level courses, the syllabus will be based on the topics covered in the 12th-level examination. The syllabus for PG courses will include the subjects taught at the graduation level. The authority will publish the course-wise syllabus on its official website after the release of admission notification.

Anna University 2024 Admit Card

The authority will issue the admit card separately for different courses. The hall ticket for PG courses is expected to be released in March 2024. Candidates who completed the registration process will be able to download the admit card from the official website of Anna University by entering their login credentials.  

Admit card is an important document to carry at the examination centre. It will include important details related to the exam such as the date and time of the exam, candidate’s name, examination venue, roll number, etc. Candidates will not be allowed to appear in the exam without a valid admit card.

Anna University Result 2024

The result for PG courses is expected to be announced in April 2024. Candidates will be able to check their results online by entering their registration number and date of birth. For UG courses, the university will publish the rank card based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the 12th-level exam.

In case of any discrepancy in the Result/scorecard, candidates should contact to the officials. Candidates are advised to take the printout of the result and keep it safe till the admission process is not over.

Anna University Counselling 2024

The process of Anna University counselling will be commenced tentatively in August 2024. The candidates who qualify for the entrance exam will be considered eligible to appear in the counselling process. The qualified candidates will have to participate in the counselling process to get admission to the Anna University

The counselling process will be conducted in various rounds such as online registration, choice filling, seat allotment, document verification, etc. Seats will be allotted among the candidates based on their scores obtained in the entrance exam. After the seat allotment, candidates must report at the allotted institute along with the required document for the verification process.

Anna University Contact Details

Sardar Patel Road

Anna University

Chennai – 600 025, Tamil Nadu

Admission Phone Number: 044 – 2235 8314

Admission Email: [email protected]


What will be the last date for Anna University Admission 2024?

For UG admission, the last date to apply will be August 2024.

What will be the application mode for Anna University 2024?

The application form will be available in online mode only.

When will the Anna University Counselling will start?

The counselling will be commenced from July- August 2024.

How to get PG admission to Anna University?

Admission will be based on TANCET score followed by university-based counselling (TANCA).

Does Anna University conduct any entrance exams for UG admission?

No, admission to UG courses will be based on the merit rank of the qualifying examination.

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