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Anna University Admission 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on June 15th, 2021 by Nikita Joshi

Anna University has started its application process for PhD admission for the academic year 2021. Interested candidates can apply by March 20th, 2021. It offers courses at UG, PG and PhD level under different specializations.

Admissions at Masters Courses are provided based on Entrance exam TANCET which is conducted by the university. It has released the TANCET Admit Card 2021 on March 5, 2021. Eligible candidates can download their admit card from the official website. Exams have been scheduled to be conducted from March 20th to March 21st and Results are expected to be released by April 16th, 2021.

The university ranked 20th by NIRF 2020 and is one of the largest technical universities located in the state of Tamil Nadu. Separate admission criteria are set up for providing admission in all courses.

For Undergraduate courses like:

  • For BTech/BE and BArch program, admission is provided through the Merit list, TNEA conducted by the university and which is followed by counselling for final seat allocation.
  • For the BArch program, NATA qualified students are eligible to apply to the university.
  • Candidates can apply for these undergraduate courses. Those applications start from 27th April 2021 and Ends till 30th April 2021.

For Postgraduate courses like:

  • Admission in ME, MTech, MArch, M.Plan, MBA and MCA candidate need to have a Graduation degree in BE/ BTech/ BArch, BCA/ BBA or BSc in CS or IT and must have studied Mathematics in their 12th grade or at Graduation level.
  • And they need to qualify in Anna University Common Entrance Test ( TANCET) and through the counselling process for final seat allocation in the college.
  • Candidates qualified for GATE are also eligible to apply for the ME/ M Tech course without appearing in TANCET.
  • Candidates can apply for the above-mentioned master’s courses whose Application starts from 19th January 2021 and ends till 20th March 2021.

For PhD courses, admission is done through a University-based Written Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds conducted by the UGC/ NET/CSIR NET/ SLET panel who are eligible for conducting the interview.

Anna University Admission Dates 2021

For UG courses

Events Important Dates
Starting Date of form filling 27th April 2021
Last Date of form filling 30th April 2021
Commencement of Certificate Verification The second week of June 2021
Result Declaration Last week of June 2021
Special counselling The first week of July 2021
General Counseling The second week of July 2021

For PG courses

Events Important Dates
Starting Date of form filling 19th January 2021
Last Date of form filling 20th March 2021
Entrance Exam Date 20th March – 21st March
Availability of Admit Card 5th March 2021
Result Declaration On or before April 16th, 2021
1st Date of counselling On or before April 20th, 2021

For PhD courses

Events Important Dates
Starting Date of form filling 20th March 2021
Last Date of form filling To be notified
Entrance Exam Date To be notified
Availability of Admit Card To be notified
Result Declaration To be notified
Merit/ Cut off list To be notified
1st Date of counselling To be notified
Commencement of new session To be notified

Anna University Admission 2021: BE/BTech

Specializations for the programs are given below:

Course Specializations
BE Civil Engineering, Geo-Informatics, Agricultural & Irrigation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Production Engineering, Electrical & Electronics, Aeronautical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Printing Technology, Mining Engineering, Electrical & Instrumentation, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering
BTech Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Food Technology, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Industrial Biotechnology, Textile Engineering, Ceramic Engineering, Leather Technology, Chemical Engineering, Robotics & Plastic technology, Petroleum Engineering & Technology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed 12th grade with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for the general category and 40% for the reserved category from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates from the science stream and should have Physics, Chemistry and Maths as main subjects are eligible for applying in this course.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection is done based on Counseling ( TNEA- Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission ) conducted by the university.
  • And after the Merit list released by the university, counselling is done for the final selection

Application Process

  • Candidates can visit the official website of the University.
  • Fill the application form with all the relevant details.
  • Upload the required documents and pay the application fees for the entrance test.
  • Submit the form on or before the stipulated date.

Documents Required

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Admit card and scorecard
  • Counselling letter
  • Application form
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Photographs

Anna University Admission 2021: BArch

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed 12th grade with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for the general category and 40% for the reserved category from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates from the science stream and should have Physics, Chemistry and Maths as main subjects are eligible for applying in this course.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection is done based on Counseling (TNEA) conducted by the university of candidates qualified NATA are also eligible to apply without undergoing the process of TNEA.
  • And after the Merit list released by the university, counselling is done for the final selection

Application Process

  • Candidates can visit the official website of the University.
  • Fill the application form with all the relevant details.
  • Upload the required documents and pay the application fees for the entrance test.
  • Submit the form on or before the stipulated date.

Documents Required

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Admit card and scorecard
  • Counselling letter
  • Application form
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Photographs

Anna University Admission 2021: MTech/ME 

Specializations for the programs are given below:

Courses Specializations
ME Structural Engineering, Construction Engineering and Management, Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering, Irrigation Water Management, Integrated Water Resources Management, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, VLSI Design and Embedded Systems, Wireless Technologies, Multimedia Technology, Communication & Networking, ME Systems Engineering and Operations Research
MTech Coastal Management, Polymer Science and Engineering, Information Technology, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Refining and Petro-Chemicals, Environmental Science and Technology, Ceramic Technology, Rubber Technology, Leather Technology, Bio-Pharmaceutical Technology, Food Technology, Nano Science and Technology, Computational Biology, Biotechnology, Textile Technology, Industrial Safety Management, Laser and Electro-Optical Engineering, Footwear Science and Technology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed BE in the relevant discipline grade with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for the general category and 45% for the reserved category from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates with an AMIE degree along with two years of work experience are also eligible to apply.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection is done based on the Entrance Test (TANCET )conducted by the university.
  • And after entrance result, counselling is done for the final selection

Application Process

  • Candidates can visit the official website of the University.
  • Fill the application form with all the relevant details.
  • Upload the required documents and pay the application fees for the entrance test.
  • Submit the form on or before the stipulated date.

Documents Required

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • The graduation mark sheet and provisional certificate
  • TANCET Scorecard
  • Application form
  • Admit card
  • Counselling letter
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Photographs

Anna University Admission 2021: MBA, MCA

Specializations for the programs are given below:

Course Specializations
MBA Tourism Management
MCA

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed 12th grade with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for the general category and 40% for the reserved category from a recognized institution.
  • And should have passed graduation in BBA/BCA or from graduation course with a relevant subject with 50% aggregate marks (for general category and 45% for reserved category) from a recognized university.
  • Candidates of any stream are eligible for applying to this course.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection is done based on the Entrance Test ( TANCET) conducted by the university.
  • And after entrance result, counselling (TANCA) is done for the final selection

Application Process

  • Candidates can visit the official website of the University.
  • Fill the application form with all the relevant details.
  • Upload the required documents and pay the application fees for the entrance test.
  • Submit the form on or before the stipulated date.

Documents Required

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • Admit Card and Scorecard
  • Counselling letter
  • Application form
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Photographs

Anna University Admission 2021: MArch, MSc 

Specializations for the programs are given below:

Courses Specializations
MArch General, Landscape Architecture, Digital Architecture, Environmental Architecture
MSc Applied Mathematics, Medical Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Applied Chemistry, Electronics Media, Environmental Science, Applied Geology, Information Technology, Science and Technology Communication, Materials Science

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates applying to MArch should have passed B.Arch in the relevant discipline grade with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for general category and 45% for reserved category from a recognized institution. Candidates qualified with AIIA (Associateship Examination of the Indian Institute of Architects) are also eligible to apply in this course.
  • Candidates should have passed 12th grade with minimum aggregate marks of 50% for general category and 40% for reserved category from a recognized institution and should have passed graduation in BSc or from any other subject with 50% aggregate marks. Candidates should have relevant subjects for applying in Masters Course.

Selection Criteria

  • Selection is done based on the Entrance Test (TANCET )conducted by the university.
  • And after entrance result, counselling (TANCA) is done for the final selection

Application Process

  • Candidates can visit the official website of the University.
  • Fill the application form with all the relevant details.
  • Upload the required documents and pay the application fees for the entrance test.
  • Submit the form on or before the stipulated date.

Documents Required

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • The graduation mark sheet and provisional certificate
  • TANCET Scorecard
  • Application form
  • Admit card
  • Counselling letter
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Photographs

Anna University Admission 2021: PhD

Specializations for the programs are given below:

  • Engineering & Technology
  • Management
  • Science and Humanities
  • Architecture & Planning

Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates should have passed Master’s degree ( ME/ MTech/ MS ) in relevant discipline with at least 55 % marks from a recognized university.
  • Candidates with MBA or PG Diploma in Management or MS by research or MA/M.Sc/MCA in related discipline with 55% marks in aggregate is also eligible.

Selection Criteria

Selection is based on the entrance test, interview and group discussion conducted by the university.

Application Process

  • Candidates can visit the official website of the University.
  • Fill the application form with all the relevant details.
  • Upload the required documents and pay the application fees for the entrance test.
  • Submit the form on or before the stipulated date.

Documents Required

  • Class 10th mark sheet
  • Class 12th mark sheet
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • Masters Mark sheet
  • Admit Card and Scorecard
  • Counselling letter
  • Application form
  • Caste certificate, if applicable
  • Photographs

Anna University Admission FAQs

Ques: What is the average fee of DEET at Anna University?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: DEET stands for Distance Education Entrance Test conducted by Anna University for providing admission through distance learning mode for some courses.

Ques: Name some of the colleges affiliated with Anna University?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: Some of the affiliated colleges under Anna University are:

  • Government College of Engineering, Salem
  • Government College of Engineering, Tirunelveli
  • Government College of Technology, Coimbatore
  • Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology
Ques: What is the application fee for admission to Anna University?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: The application fees for admission to Anna University is INR 650, it can be paid through the online mode of payment on or before the specified last date of submission.

Ques: What courses are available under Distance Education from Anna University?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: Under Distance education, courses available are: MBA, M.Sc and MCA.

Ques: How can I download the Admit Card?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: Admit Card can be downloaded before 15 days of the examination from the official website of the college. It is applicable for all the semester exams conducted in both UG and PG courses of the course. Candidates need to take a print out and keep that during the examination.

Ques: What details are mentioned on the admit card of Anna University?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: The admit card consist of details:

  • Enrollment Number
  • Roll Number
  • Name of the student
  • Exam name
  • Subject Name
  • Subject Code
  • Exam Date and Timing
  • Space for Signature
Ques: What is the exam pattern for TANCET at Anna University?

Last updated on June 15th, 2021

Ans: The question paper of TANCET consists of 100 questions which are divided into 5 categories for 2 hours.


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