Over 1 lakh engineering seats remains vacant after TNEA 2014 general counselling

anna University TNEA general counselling ended on August 4, and still 1,02,510 engineering seats are vacant in tamilnadu.

In recent years, the year-on-year, increasing of number of engineering vacancies is goes on, But this year, the number of vacancies is unlike ever over 1 million.

Most self financing institutions are not arranging proper placements also they are not giving quality education so lot of engineering seats in self financing institutions are kept vacant this year.

In recent years, many engineering colleges came for sale and some were closed. As of now in tamilnadu anna university has 507 self financing institutions.  In these colleges totally 101750 number of seats are vacant now, seats which are not submitted to counseling by these institutions will be over 60,000 seats.

However counseling not came to end till as Supplementary and Scheduled category counseling are still remaining but eventhough it completes more numbers of seats will remains vacant. So it is expected that atleast 1 lakh engineering seats will remain empty at the end of counseling this year.


Besides self-financed college, Anna University has Constituent and Regional colleges, there are a total of 13 educational institutions. Of these, 802 seats are vacant. In government engineering colleges only 3 seats were not filled after general counseling.


Other than this, Anna University, Government aided colleges and the CECRI in Karaikudi and CIPET in chennai are completely filled.

TNEA vacancy seats status after general counseling


Colleges Total colleges Total seats Allocated for counselling Vacant seats
Anna university 3 2570 2570 0
Constituent and Regional colleges 13 5520 4718 802
Government colleges 10 3760 3757 3
Government aided colleges 3 2223 2223 0
CECRI and CIPET 2 155 155 0
self financing institutions 507 197361 95656 101705
total 538 211589 109079 102510


If you want to know about the details of supplementary and SC counseling please visit www.annauniv.edu

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