Anna University Admission 2021

Interested candidates can apply for admission to the engineering courses offered by the colleges of Anna University through online mode. Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria prescribed can apply for the admissions. Application for UG programs is expected to release in the month of April 2021 and in the month of January 2021 for PG programs. For PG admission, entrance exam will be conducted. Admission to UG courses will be done on the basis of merit. Applicants can find detailed information about the Anna University Admission 2021 from this article.

Courses Offered at the Anna University

A list of the UG and PG courses offered by the institutes affiliated to Anna University is given below.

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Undergraduate courses:

Faculty Of Technology

B.Tech Chemical Engineering

B.Tech Biotechnology

B.Tech Polymer Technology

B.Tech Plastic Technology

B.Tech Textile Technology

B.Tech Fashion Technology

B.Tech Petroleum Engineering

B.Tech Textile Chemistry

B.Tech Chemical & Electrochemical Engineering

B.Tech Petrochemical Technology

B.Tech Pharmaceutical Technology

BE Petrochemical Engineering

B.Tech Food Technology

B.Tech Handloom and Textile Technology

Faculty Of Mechanical Engineering

BE Aeronautical Engineering

BE Automobile Engineering

BE Marine Engineering

BE Mechanical Engineering

BE Production Engineering

BE Material Science and Engineering

BE Manufacturing Engineering

BE Industrial Engineering and Management

BE Mechatronics Engineering

BE Mechanical and Automation Engineering

BE Industrial Engineering

BE Mechanical Engineering (Sandwich)

BE Robotics and Automation

BE Aerospace Engineering

Faculty Of Information & Communication Engineering

BE Electronics & Communication Engineering

BE Computer Science and Engineering

B.Tech Information Technology

BE Biomedical Engineering

BE Medical Electronics

BE Computer & Communication Engineering

BE Electronics & Tele Comm. Engineering

Faculty Of Civil Engineering

BE Civil Engineering

BE Environmental Engineering

BE Geo Informatics Engineering

BE Agriculture Engineering

Faculty Of Electrical Engineering

BE Electrical and Electronics Engineering

BE Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering

BE Instrumentation and Control Engineering

Faculty Of Architecture & Planning



Postgraduate courses:

Faculty Of Information & Communication Engineering

M.E. Applied Electronics

ME Communication Systems

ME Computer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Information Technology

ME Mobile and Pervasive Computing

ME Software Engineering

ME VLSI Design

ME Electronics & Communication Engineering

ME Multimedia Technology

ME Biomedical Engineering

ME Medical Electronics

ME Communication and Networking

ME Digital Signal Processing

ME Computer Science and Engineering (with specialization in Networks)


ME Biometrics and Cyber Security

Faculty Of Mechanical Engineering


ME Computer Aided Design

ME Computer Integrated Manufacturing

ME Engineering Design

ME Internal Combustion Engineering

ME Manufacturing Engineering

ME Product Design and Development

ME Thermal Engineering

ME Energy Engineering

ME Aeronautical Engineering

ME Industrial Engineering

ME Mechatronics Engineering

ME Industrial Safety Engineering

ME Aerospace Technology

ME Automobile Engineering

Faculty Of Technology

M.Tech Chemical Engineering

M.Tech Biotechnology

M.Tech Textile Technology

M.Tech Plastic Technology

M.Tech Textile Technology (with specialization in Textile Chemistry)

M.Tech Nanoscience and Technology

M.Tech Polymer Science and Engineering

M.Tech Petroleum Refining & Petrochemicals

M.Tech Biopharmaceutical Technology

M.Tech Environmental Science & Technology

Faculty Of Electrical Engineering

ME Embedded System Technologies

ME Power Electronics and Drives

ME Power Systems Engineering

ME Control and Instrumentation Engineering

ME Electrical Drives and Embedded Control

ME Instrumentation Engineering

Faculty Of Civil Engineering

ME Construction Engineering & Management

ME Structural Engineering

ME Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering

ME Environmental Engineering

M.Tech Remote Sensing

Faculty Of Architecture & Planning


M.Arch Real Estate Development

M.Arch Environmental Architecture

Faculty Of Management Sciences


Anna University Admission Important Dates 2021

The tentative dates related to the Anna University Admission 2021 are provided in the table below:

For undergraduate courses:

EventsTentative Dates
Official notification release dateLast week of April 2021
Availability of online application form1st week of May 2021
Last date for submitting the application formLast week of May 2021
Generation of random number by TNEA3rd week of June 2021
Publication of merit list4th week of June 2021
Beginning of counseling process3rd week of July 2021


For postgraduate courses:

EventsTentative Dates
Availability of online application form1st week of January 2021
Last date for submitting the application form1st week of February 2021
Uploading of admit card2nd week of February 2021
Date of entrance examLast week of February 2021
Result announcementTo be announced later

Anna University Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for UG and PG courses offered at the Anna University are given below:

For undergraduate courses:

Nativity: Candidates who meet any of the below mentioned nativity criteria can apply for Anna University admission:

  • Candidates of Tamil Nadu or other states who have passed their class 8th to 12th from schools of the state
  • Native candidates of Tamil Nadu who have passed any of the class 8th to 12th exams from schools outside the state
  • Children of Central Government Employees whose parents/ guardians if both parents are not alive have been serving in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past 5 years at the time of submission of application
  • Children of employees in Public Sector or Government recognized Institutions who are employed in Tamil Nadu continuously for the past five years at the time of submission of application
  • Sons and daughters of All India service Tamil Nadu cadre officers
  • Candidates who are Sri Lankan Tamil Refugee and have studied in Tamil Nadu

Age limit: 

  • There is no age limit for any course except for marine engineering where there is an upper age limit of 25 years.

Education criteria:

  • A pass in class 12th exam scoring not less than 45% marks (40% marks for reserved category candidates) in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics is required.

For postgraduate courses:


  • Indian national candidates can apply for the PG courses.

Education criteria:

  • ME/ M.Tech: The candidates should hold a BE/ B.Tech degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ SCA candidates).
  • M.Arch/ M.Plan: Applicants with a B.Arch/ B.Plan degree in a relevant discipline and at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ SCA candidates) in aggregate can apply.
  • MBA: Any bachelor’s degree with not less than 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ SCA candidates) in aggregate is required.
  • MCA: Those with any bachelor’s degree scoring a minimum of 50% marks (45% for SC/ ST/ SCA candidates) in aggregate and Mathematics at class 12 or graduation level are eligible.

Anna University Application Form 2021

For UG courses, the application form can be obtained from the official TNEA website and for PG courses application form will be available on the TANCET website Process of application for both UG and PG courses will be completely online.

  • To fill the application form, the candidates will have to provide their basic personal, academic and contact details.
  • Photograph and signature of the candidates in scanned format should also be uploaded in the application form.
  • Care should be taken by the candidates to not make any error in the application form or else it might get rejected.
  • Application form complete in every manner can then be submitted along with the required application fee.
  • Candidates can make payment of the application fee via online payment gateway using debit card/ credit card or net banking.
  • A printout of the submitted application should be kept by candidates for self reference. There is no need to send the printouts to the university.

Application fee:

Category-wise application fee structure for both UG and PG courses are given below:

CourseApplication fee
General categorySC/ ST/ SCA category
For UG degree
For all coursesRs. 500/-Rs. 250/-
For PG degree
ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.Plan/ MBA/ MCARs. 600/-Rs. 300/-
MBA+ MCA/ ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.PlanRs. 1200/-Rs. 600/-
MBA + MCA + ME/ M.Tech/ M.Arch/ M.PlanRs. 1800/-Rs. 900/-

Anna University Exam 2021 Admit Card

  • The admit card to appear in the PG entrance exam will be released on the official website of TANCET
  • Admit card will contain the important details related to candidates and the entrance exam like schedule, venue, etc.
  • Candidates should download their admit card and carry it with them while reporting to the exam center.
  • Only the candidates with a valid admit card will be allowed to enter the exam hall and appear for the exam.
  • The candidates must report for the exam on the center and as per the timing mentioned in their admit card.

Anna University Admission 2021 Result

  • Result of the PG entrance test will be released online and can be checked by the candidates from the official website.
  • On the basis of marks secured in the entrance exam, a merit list of the candidates will be prepared.
  • For UG courses, the merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by the candidates in class 12th exam.
  • Counseling, document verification and rest process of admission will be carried out as per the names of the candidates in the merit list.

Anna University Admission FAQS 2021

Is there any way I can submit my application form through offline mode?

No. The application form both UG and PG admissions will be made available through online mode.

If I lose my admit card, how can I get a duplicate copy of the same?

No duplicate admit card will be provided to the candidates in case of loss or damage. The candidates should therefore take multiple printouts of the admit card to protect it from loss or damage.

How can I make correction in my submitted application form?

Once the application form is submitted online, you will not be able to make any kind of changes in it.

Can I get a refund on my application fee if I don’ want to take admission?

The application fee once submitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.

What if an ineligible candidate is able to secure admission?

Such candidates, when there ineligibility is discovered, will be debarred from continuing their course. Any kind of fees submitted will be forfeited.


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  2. Microbiology in dairy industry (Bio Technology) engineering I want to study, please advise me how to apply in Anna university.

  3. I want to study Bio technology in Microbiology dairy industry. How to apply please advise me.

  4. Sir/mam maine 10+2 PCM se or Graduation me BA keya h toh m kis post ki leya apply kar akta hu. Plz tell me. I am confused. Plz solve my problem.

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