TNEA 2017 Reservation of Seats: As per the rules laid by the Government of Tamil Nadu, a certain number of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to specific categories. The Reservation of Seats of TNEA 2017 comprises details of the benefit of seat reservation that candidates can take through TNEA Admission 2017 conducted by Anna University, Tamil Nadu. However, the reservation is subjected to the fulfillment of the eligibility criteria defined for admission. Before applying for the admission, candidates must check if they are entitled for any reservation. From the article given below, candidates may avail all important details related to TNEA 2017 Reservation of Seats.
Selection of candidates through TNEA Admission 2017 will be made under seven categories namely OC, BC, BCM (BC Muslim), MBC and DNC, SC, SCA and ST. The reservation of seats for each category is given below:
|S.No.||Category||Reservation of Seats|
|03||Backward Class Muslim||3.50%|
|04||Most Backward Class & Denotified Communicates||20%|
|07||Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)||3%|
Note: Candidates belonging to ST/SCA/SC/MBC & DNC/BC/BCM candidates are also eligible to apply under Open Competition, in addition, to the reservation made for them.
In order to claim the seats reserved for different categories, candidates have to enclose community certificates either in permanent card format or electronic form/ digitally signed e-Certificate along with the application form within the given period of time. The list of communities along with the names of Authority from where the certificates must be issued is given below in the table:
|Scheduled Tribe||Revenue Divisional Officer/ Sub-Collector of their native place (except Chennai) or P.A. (general) to Collector of Chennai. The Community Certificate card must be issued by Tahsildars up to November 11, 1989|
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Caste (Arunthathiyars)||Tahsildar of Native Taluk of the candidate|
|Backward Class/ Backward Class (Muslim)/ Most Backward Class/ Denotified Communities||Headquarters Deputy Tahsildar/ Zonal Deputy Tahsildar/ Deputy Tahsildar (Certificates)|
Note: The community certificates must be issued in the state of Tamil Nadu. Certificates obtained from other states will not be considered for communal reservation.
Only candidates who are domicile of Tamil Nadu are eligible for Special reservation. The total number of seats reserved for the special reservation categories is given below:
|Category Code.||Category||University Depts. And University Colleges||Govt. & Govt. Aided Colleges||Self Financing Colleges|
|a||Sons/Daughters of Ex-Servicemen||8||34||108|
|b||Sons/Daughters of Freedom Fighters||2||2||6|
|c||Orthopaedically Differently Abled Persons||1|
|1||Eminent Sports Persons||12||488|
To have the benefit of seats reserved for Special Categories, candidates have to enclose their respective special reservation form along with the Application Form of TNEA 2017. Along with it, candidates also have to enclose a Demand Draft (DD) for Rs. 100 for the special reservation along with appropriate certificates. Without the supporting documents, the claim under the special categories will not be considered under any circumstances.
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