Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Admission 2019: Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission procedure will begin, tentatively, from the 2nd week of June 2019 until August 2019. The whole admissions procedure will majorly include application form submission, the release of merit list, selection of college preference, counseling and seat allotment, and admission fee payment. Directorate of Medical Education (DME) Tamil Nadu will be conducting around 85% of Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission for the academic session of 2019-20. Candidates who are interested in pursuing their medical under graduation from the state of Tamil Nadu will have to apply for the Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2019 from the official website of DME Tamil Nadu. The applications will be released on the official website of DME during the 2nd week of June 2019.
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In this article, viewers can read all about the Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission for the academic session of 2019. This will include complete exam schedule, registration procedure, merit list details, counseling and seat allotment details, etc.
Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Admission 2019
- Tamil Nadu 2019 MBBS Admissions will be taken care of Directorate of Medical Education (DME) Tamil Nadu.
- MBBS and BDS admissions in Tamil Nadu’s governmental and privatized colleges/institutions will be done on the basis of NEET score secured by candidates.
- There will be around 4600 seats offered for both MBBS and BDS programmes in around 40 government and private medical and dental colleges/institutes/universities.
- Directorate of Medical Education (DME) will be responsible for the admissions for about 85% of total applicants. The rest 15% will be taken care by Medical Counseling Committee (MCC).
- Programmes offered include Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).
Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS 2019 Admission Schedule
Candidates who are interested in pursuing the medical/dental undergraduate programmes from college/institutions located in Tamil Nadu can start applying from the 2nd week of June 2019. Given below is the complete schedule for Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2019.
|1||Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission Online Registration||2nd week of June 2019|
|2||Registration Deadline||3rd week of June 2019|
|3||Merit List for Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission||4th week of June 2019|
|4||Document verification||4th week of June 2019|
|5||Online Choice Filling||4th week of June 2019|
|6||First Round of Counseling||1st week of July 2019|
|7||First Seat Allotment List||1st week of July 2019|
|8||Online Choice Filling for second Counseling||2nd week of July 2019|
|9||Second Round of Counseling||1st week of August 2019|
|10||Mop up Round for Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2019||4th week of August 2019|
*Given are the tentative dates for the 2019 session of Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission. The exact dates and schedule for the Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Admission will be announced and updated later.
Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who meet the relevant requirements based on the guidelines set forth by the Directorate of Medical Education (DME) can consider filing the application form. Eligibility Criterions are set forth in order to screen out candidates who do not meet certain basic standard. Given below are the general Eligibility guidelines for candidates.
|S. No.||Factor||Eligibility Criteria|
|1||Nationality||Candidates must be a citizen of India.
Other than that, candidate who holds an Overseas Citizen of India Card can also apply.
|2||Domicile Factor||Candidates seeking admissions for the medical programmes must satisfy the domicile criteria of Tamil Nadu, i.e. students with either roots in Tamil Nadu, who have spent considerable amount of years in the state of Tamil Nadu, and has done their schooling from Tamil Nadu will be considered eligible.
Candidates who are not a domicile of Tamil Nadu are only eligible for private management quota.
|3||Age Factor||The minimum age required to apply for Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 admissions is 17th years.
The age limit will be 25 years for candidates belonging to General and OBC categories.
There will be an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST categories, i.e. SC/ST candidates can apply till 30 years of age.
|4||Qualifying Examination||Qualifying examination will be National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) according to the new notifications released by MHRD and Tamil Nadu state government.
Other than that, candidates must have passed 10+2 from State Board of Tamil Nadu or equivalent.
|5||Qualifying Subjects||Candidates who have studied 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/Biotechnology are eligible for seek admission.
Other than that, proficiency in English will be considered desirable.
|6||Qualifying Marks/Percentage||Candidates must have cleared 10+2 examination with a combined aggregate of 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
There will be relaxation of 5 percent for physically handicapped students,
A relaxation of 10 percent will be given to candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST categories
Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Admission 2019 Registration
once the eligibility criterion is met, the next step would be to fill the application form and submit them before the registration window closes. Candidates who are interested in applying for the Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2019 under the state quota will have to fill the Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Application Form. Application Forms will be released around 2nd week of June 2019, and candidates will have few days to give their respective entries.
To successfully get registered, candidates are required to download the application form from the official website of Directorate of Medical Education (DME). After downloading the form, candidates must fill up the relevant information which is being asked. The completed application is to be posted to the selection committee at 162, Periyar EVR High Road. The applications are to be sent along with 3 recent passport size photographs and post titled as ‘Application for MBBS/BDS Course – 2019 Session’. After filling the form, application fee payment is to be made in favor of the following address.
Tamil Nadu MBBS Application Fee – Application fee is to be sent via demand draft made in favor of the above mentioned address. The amount will be INR 500 for all candidates.
Tamil Nadu MBBS Application Correction – Candidates can make relevant changes before making the final submission. They can simply click on the ‘previous page’ button.
Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Merit List
The Tamil Nadu MBBS merit list will be prepared and released by Directorate of Medical Education (DME) for admission to undergraduate MBBS/BDS programmes in the medical colleges/institutions of the state of Tamil Nadu. Seat allotment will be based on the ranks secured by candidates in the Merit List. Merit list of Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2019 is expected to be published in the 4th week of June 2019. Merit list is prepared considering various factors such as the number of candidates that have applied for admission, NEET score, and seat intake. Merit List contains the names of the candidates who are eligible for the admission. A rank wise list of candidate will be released before every session of counseling until the seats are filled completely.
Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Counseling
Candidates who clear the NEET examination and who meet the relevant requirements will be considered for the preparation of Merit List. Candidates considered in the merit list will be able to participate in the Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling process. Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 counseling will be conducted from the first week of July 2019. While applying for the Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2019, candidates will have to select their preferences of colleges for pursuing their medical under graduation. Candidates will be notified regarding the counseling time and venue via mail by the counseling conducting body. Students will have to reach on time at said venue with all the relevant documents.
The list of documents that is to be presented at the time of verification is as follows.
- Domicile certificate for state quota in government colleges
- NEET 2019 Result Copy
- NEET 2019 Admit Card
- Counseling letter of Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Admission 2019
- Class XII mark sheet and passing certificate.
- Class X mark sheet and passing certificate
- Age Proof (Birth Certificate/ Class 10 admit card).
- ID Proof such as copy of Voter card/ Aadhar card/ Passport.
- Caste Certificate and category certificate (if applicable).
- Copy of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Fee transaction slip and Tamil Nadu 2019 MBBS Application form.