Anna University, Chennai Admission Process

  Chennai   UGC, AICTE, State University   ESTD 1978
  Chennai   UGC, AICTE, State University   ESTD 1978


Anna University Admission Process

Anna University is one of the most reputed and leading universities in South India that offer undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes to its students. Anna University admission process is initiated with the Anna University application forms being issued by the university authorities after the result and cut-off of the entrance examinations are released.

The candidates must score more than or the equivalent of the Anna University admission cut off marks in order to secure a seat in the institution.

Applications for most courses are made through the online mode except for a few specified courses like MBA, MCA, etc. for which the application form must be submitted to the university offline. To seek a seat into this university, candidates should fulfil the Anna University first class eligibility.

Anna University admission into undergraduate programmes is made on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) entrance examinations. For B.Arch courses the candidates must present a valid NATA score. Candidates who wish to study undergraduate courses must have passed 10+2 from a recognized Board.

Aspirants applying for postgraduate courses must hold a bachelor’s degree in the respective/ associated stream from an authentic university. TANCET and GATE qualified candidates are eligible to apply for the post-graduate level programmes.

The university conducts separate entrance examinations exclusively for admission into certain M.Sc and M.Phil courses offered under post-graduate programmes.

PhD aspirants must possess a Master’s degree in the respective/ associated discipline from a recognized authentic university to be considered eligible. PhD admissions are made on the basis of the candidates’ performance in the university-based written-test followed by the interview.

Anna University admission 2019 was initiated after the Anna University application form 2019 was officially released for the year. Candidates seeking admission in the colleges affiliated to the university were required to follow through the Anna University online application process, which is provided on its official website.

Applicants waiting for admission will be given the latest updates on the schedule and instructions regarding registration for the counselling process, seat allotment and completion of the admission process on the university’s website.

The final decisions regarding the admission process- seat allotment, counselling admission fee payment are done by the Controller of Examination (COE). Anna University is leaping territorial boundaries and imparts education through modern means of distance learning as well.

Anna University Admission Procedure

Courses Specialization Anna University Eligibility Selection Procedure
B.E Civil Engineering, Agricultural and Irrigation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Geoinformatics, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Printing Technology, Production Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Mining Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engg, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering Passed 12th examination with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognised board Different Entrance Examination for each course. To know the details go through the official website
B.Tech Information Technology, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Technology, Industrial Bio-Technology, Food Technology, Rubber and Plastics Technology, Textile Technology, Ceramic Technology, Apparel Technology, Leather Technology, Petroleum Engg and Technology
B.Arch Architecture
M.E Structural Engineering, Construction Engg and Management, Hydrology and Water Resources Engg, Environmental Engineering, Irrigation Water Management, Transportation Engineering, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engg, Environmental Management, Integrated Water Resources Management, Internal Combustion Engg, Energy Engineering, Remote Sensing and Geomatics, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Engineering Design, Aeronautical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Thermal Engg (with specialization in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning), Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics, Product Design and Development, Quality Engineering Management, Manufacturing Systems and Management, Computer Aided Design, Printing and Packaging Technology, Aerospace Technology, Power Systems Engineering, Power Electronics and Drives, Embedded System Technologies, Solar Energy, Manufacturing Engineering (with specialization in Green Manufacturing), High Voltage Engineering, Control and Instrumentation Engg, Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science and Engg, Software Engineering, Communication Systems, Power Engineering and Management, VLSI Design, Medical Electronics, Bio Medical Engineering, Communication and Networking, Avionics, Computer Science and Engineering (Specialization in Operations Research), Applied Electronics, Computer Science and Engg (Specialization in Big Data Analytics), Wireless Technologies, VLSI Design and Embedded Systems B.E or B.Tech in the relevant stream from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% marks


Diploma with AMIE degree with minimum two years of work experience 

M.Tech Coastal Management, Information Technology, Laser and Electro Optical Engg, Chemical Engineering, Textile Technology, Information Technology (Specialization in Multimedia), Ceramic Technology, Petroleum Refining and Petro-Chemicals, Environmental Science and Technology, Polymer Science and Engg, Biotechnology, Bio Pharmaceutical Technology, Rubber Technology, Footwear Science and Engg, Nano Science and Technology, Leather Technology, Food Technology, Industrial Safety and Hazards & Management, Computational Biology
M.Arch Digital Architecture, Landscape Architecture B.Arch in the relevant stream with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognised university


AIIA qualified candidates

M.Plan Master of Planning B.Plan or B.Arch or B.E in Civil Engineering from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% marks 


AIIA qualifies candidates

M.Sc Applied Mathematics, Medical Physics, Applied Chemistry, Applied Geography, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Electronic Media, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronic Media B.Sc in relevant stream from a recognised university
MCA Computer Application Graduation in the relevant stream from a recognised university
MBA Tourism Management A degree on the undergraduate level with any stream with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognised university is the one and only Anna University MBA eligibility.
M.Phil Physics, Mathematics, Crystal Science, Chemistry, English, Medical Physics M.A or M.Sc in relevant stream from a recognised university