TNEA Counselling 2019: The Directorate of Technical Education , Tamil Nadu released the second allotted list on July 18, 2019. As per reports, after completing two rounds of counselling for the undergraduate programmes close to 87 percent of the seats are still vacant. According to reports from the All India Council of Technical Education, four colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu have opted for ‘Progressive Closure’. As per this, fresh admissions will not be allowed in these colleges however they will continue to operate until the current engineering batches complete their courses.

Candidates can check the vacant seats available in the different colleges in the states through the link provided on the official website

According to reports surfaced in the media out of the 1.6 lakh seats which are available in the different engineering colleges, only 21000 seats have been filled until July 18, 2019, which was incidentally the last day of the second round of seat allotment for TNEA 2019. Reports also suggest that only 27 out of the 494 engineering colleges in the state have been able to fill more than 50 percent of the seats. This academic year, only 36 percent which is 60,000 total seats of the seats were expected to be filled in the state. In the previous academic year, only 70,000 seats were filled in the state.

As per the numbers provided by Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission 2019 in the government engineering colleges, 2,398 seats have been allotted out of the 3,820 total number of seats available, in case of the government-aided engineering colleges 2,016 seats have been filled out of the 2,163 available seats.

The directorate of technical education recently released the third round of seat allotment result on July 21, 2019. The fourth and final round of seat allotment will be released on July 28, 2019, as per the schedule given on the website. Candidates had to complete the fee payment for the fourth round of allotment until July 22, 2019.