The much-awaited online registration for the students seeking engineering seats in Tamil Nadu begins on a bright note with more than 18,000 candidates enrolled on day one.
Additional Director of Higher Education Department and Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA-2022) in-charge Dr T Purushothaman said that a total of 18,763 students have registered till 6 pm on Monday.
Stating that as many as 4,199 students have made payments, the official said a total of 790 candidates have uploaded their certificates.
According to him, this year also, TNEA 2022 is a completely online process that includes registration, payments, choice filling, allotment and confirmation.
This year all the schools were instructed to provide help to the students in enrolling in engineering courses. In addition, more than 100 student facilitation centres were established across the state where the students could register themselves free of cost.
The official also said that awareness will be created about 7.5% horizontal reservation among the students in all the government schools so that admissions in the higher educational institutions will be improved.