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Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admission 2022 - Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Process, Documents, Counselling

Shilpa Pradhan
Shilpa PradhanUpdated On: June 16, 2022 07:02 pm IST | NATA

The Tamil Nadu B.Arch admission process 2022 will be commenced soon by the Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu. Check the eligibility criteria, dates, registration process, counselling, etc here. 

B.Arch Admissions in Tamil Nadu 2022

Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admission 2022:  The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Technical Education is in charge of the admissions process in the state. NATA or JEE Main Paper -2 is used to determine the students who are eligible to get admission into the top B.Arch colleges across the state.

The Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu, does not hold a separate entrance examination for admission to the BArch programme. Admission to the Tamil Nadu BArch programme will tentatively begin in July 2022.

Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admission 2022: Highlights

Name of Exam - Bachelors in Architecture

Organizing Body- Directorate of Technical Education, Tamil Nadu

Duration of Course- 5 Years

Qualifying Exam-  National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA), JEE Main Paper-2

Entrance Exam Scores Accepted for B.Arch Admissions in Tamil Nadu 2022

None of the Architecture offering or B.Arch offering institute/college in Tamil Nadu conducts their own B. Arch admission entrance test and there is no state-level entrance exam as well. B. Arch admission is done via the centralised counselling process for which the scores of these two exams are taken into consideration -

  • National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA) - National Aptitude Test in Architecture (NATA) is a national-level entrance examination conducted twice every year by the Council of Architecture (CoA) for admission into the 5-year undergraduate Architecture programme offered at various Architecture colleges in India. 

  • JEE Main (Paper-II) - JEE Main is another exam which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) for admission into both B.Tech and B.Arch programmes offered at various IIITs and CFTIs. The second paper of JEE Main is conducted especially for B.Arch admissions at IIITs and CFTIs in the country. JEE Main is also conducted two times every year.

Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admissions 2022 Important Dates

The dates for the B.Arch admissions 2022 are not yet released. We will update the Tamil Nadu B.Arch admission dates 2022 once it will be released by the authorities.  The table below contains all the important dates regarding B.Arch admissions in Tamil Nadu in 2022 -

Application Process BeginsJuly 2022
Last Date to fill the Application ProcessAugust 2022
Uploading of documentsAugust 2022
Verification of documents uploadedSeptember 2022
Counselling for Reservation categories BeginsSeptember 2022
Counselling for General Category BeginsOctober 2022
Supplementary Counselling BeginsOctober 2022
TNEA Counselling EndsOctober 2022

Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch Admissions in Tamil Nadu 2022

The first step towards applying for admission in one of the B.Arch offering colleges in Tamil Nadu is to fulfil all the laid eligibility criteria provided below -

B.Arch Admissions Eligibility Criteria for Native Tamilians

  • Applicants should have studied from class VIIIth till XIIth in a Tamil Nadu school who also have to produce a Nativity Certificate

  • Applicants who have completed their VIIIth to XIIth studies from any state other than Tamil Nadu can also apply provided they produce their Nativity Certificate issued by the TN Govt at the time of verification of original documents

  • Wards of Central/State Government/public sector employees are also eligible to apply if their parent/s or guardian is serving in the state at the time of submission of application and must have had a prior service history of 5 years at least in the state

  • All India Service Tamil Nadu Cadre officers’ wards can also apply provided they submit a self-declaration from their parents at the time of verification of original documents

  • Students who have completed their studies from class VIIIth to XIIth and are from other states are also eligible to apply without having to produce a “Nativity Certificate”

B.Arch Admissions Eligibility Criteria for Sri Lankan Tamilian Refugees

The eligibility criteria for Sri Lankan Tamilian refugees to apply for B.Arch admission in Tamil Nadu is given below -

Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admissions Sri Lankan Refugees Eligibility

Educational Qualification Required for B.Arch Admission at Tamil Nadu

The educational eligibility criteria to apply for B.Arch admission at Tamil Nadu is given in the table below -

Qualifying Exam

Category of Applicants

Minimum Marks to be Eligible

Class XIIth (or Equivalent)

General Category

50% (in PCM and all subjects combined)

Reserved Category Candidates

45% (in PCM and all subjects combined)


General Category

50% aggregate in all the subjects combined

Reserved Category

45% aggregate in all the subjects combined

International Baccalaureate Diploma

General Category

50% aggregate in all the subjects combined

Reserved Category

45% aggregate in all the subjects combined

Also, the applicants must have a valid score in the National Aptitude Test for Architecture (NATA), i.e at least 70 out of 200 (30% in Maths and General Aptitude and 20% in Drawing) to be eligible for B.Arch admissions at Tamil Nadu Architecture offering colleges or institutions.

Here are more details about the Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admissions 2022 eligibility criteria - Click here!

How to Apply for B.Arch Admissions in Tamil Nadu 2022

Under this section, we will vividly describe the Tamil Nadu B.Arch admissions 2022 application process -

Step 1: Visit the Tamil Nadu B.Arch admission 2022 official website, 

Step 2: Register yourself for B.Arch admissions at Tamil Nadu by providing personal details like name, email address marks obtained in qualifying exams etc.

Step 3: After registering, a User ID and password will be generated which you have to use to fill the B.Arch admission application form.

Step 4: Choose your TFC centre for certificate verification.

Step 5:  Check all the information furnished on the online application form and upon satisfaction click on the “Submit” button.

Step 6:  Submit the Tamil Nadu B.Arch admissions application fee for 2022, i.e INR 500/- (INR 250/- for SC/ST/SCA and INR 100/- for specially reserved category. candidates)

Step 7: After successfully applying for B.Arch admissions in Tamil Nadu, you will be provided with a PDF document that has to be carried (affix a passport-sized photograph) at the TFC during the document verification process.

Documents Required to be Carried for Verification at TFCs

The candidates have to carry the following documents at their respective TFCs for the purpose of verification of their documents -

  • Class Xth mark sheet

  • Class XIIth mark sheet

  • Admit Card/Hall Ticket of Class XIIth exam

  • Transfer certificate

  • NATA 2022 mark sheet

  • Caste certificate (If applicable)

  • Certificate of nativity (as applicable)

  • Certificate of income

  • Refugee certificate for Sri Lankan Tamil refugees

  • Any other special category certificate (Wards of Ex-Defense personnel/PwD/Sports Certificate)

Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admissions 2022 - Detailed Admission cum Counselling Process

The candidates are suggested to go through the details mentioned below for clarity regarding the B.Arch admission cum counselling process in Tamil Nadu for the year 2022-23 -

  • Tamil Nadu B.Arch admissions for 2022 will be conducted according to the merit order, communal reservation and choice of college filled by the candidates

  • A Demand Draft (DD) bearing the amount INR 5000/- (INR 1000/- for reserved category candidates) should be drawn in favour of The Secretary, TNEA, Payable at Chennai – 600 025 and then have to produce all their relevant documents and certificates (original) during attending the counselling process

  • Candidates who are already admitted to some other institute will be offered provisional admission on producing the photocopies of their documents and certificates. Final admission, however, will only be granted after the submission of the original documents

  • Candidates who are eligible for the counselling process must be present during the counselling session at least two hours before it commences with all the original documents and certificates

  • Candidates unable to be present during the counselling process can send their parent/s on behalf of them and their decision will be considered final

  • In case of revaluation or re totalling of marks, the candidates have to appear in the counselling process conducted for his/her new rank or marks

  • After seat allotment, the amount paid during the initial stage of the counselling process (amount paid via DD) will be adjusted in the fee payable at confirmation of seat

  • Candidates seeking refund after being allocated seat/s will only be refunded 80% of the total amount paid by them during counselling

  • Seats of those candidates failing to join the allocated institutions within the deadline will be considered vacant

  • Forfeiture of admission is legal at any stage of admission when any detail/s furnished by the candidates are found to be fraudulent

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We hope that this article on Tamil Nadu B.Arch Admission 2022 was helpful and informative. For more details stay tuned to CollegeDekho. 


What are the topics covered in the B.Arch programme?

Architecture Design, Types of Structures, History of Architecture, Building Science & Services, Building Management, Theory of Settlement, Planning and Design Applications, Computer Applications and Software Lab, Architectural Appreciation, Workshop Practice, and Building Construction are among the subjects covered in the B. Arch programme.

What specialisations are available in a B.Arch programme?

Architectural Design, Art and Design, Building Information Modeling, Building Technology, Community Design, Computer-Aided Design, Environment/Sustainability, and Graphic Design are some of the specialties available in B.Arch.

What is the duration of the B.Arch course?

B.Arch is a five-year degree programme.

How much is B.Arch course counselling expenses in Tamil Nadu?

Fees for counselling are INR 5,000 for general category and INR 1,000 for SC/ST category.


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