Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2017

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Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2017

'Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2017: Admissions to MBBS and BDS programmes in Government, Private, Central and Deemed Universities located in the state of Tamil Nadu will be done on the basis of NEET 2017 scores. As per the Supreme Court’s directive of NEET in 2016, admissions to MBBS and dental colleges across India will be done on the basis of NEET only. However, prior to this decision, admissions to MBBS and BDS seats in various Government aided Health Sciences Institutes and Private MBBS Health Sciences Institutes/Colleges accepted 10+2 marks. Admission to 85% state quota seats will be done by Selection Committee Directorate of MBBS Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. Further, admissions to 15% All India Quota will be given by MBBS Counselling Committee.

LATEST - Tamil Nadu MBBS BDS 2017 Application Form is available from June 27.

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Highlights of Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission 2017

Name: Tamil Nadu MBBS Admission


Counselling Conducting Authority: Selection Committee Directorate of MBBS Education, Government of Tamil Nadu for 85% state quota seats


Counselling Conducting Authority: MBBS Counselling Committee (MCC) for 15% All India Quota seats


Tamil Nadu MBBS Important Dates 2017


Candidates can check below for Tamil Nadu MBBS Important Dates 2017:


Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 Important Dates


Important Dates

Application form release

June 27, 2017

Last date of submission of application form (without late fees)

July 8, 2017

Tamil Nadu MBBS  Merit List 2017

July 14, 2017

Counselling (2 rounds)

July 17 - 22, 2017

Classes begin 

August 1, 2017

Admission Closes on

August 31, 2017

Tamil Nadu MBBS Eligibility Criteria 2017


General Eligibility Criteria MBBS/BDS programme admission - Besides mandatory qualification in NEET UG 2017

  • Candidate must be 17 years of age as on December 1 of year of admission

  • Candidate must have studied from Class 8th to 12th from a school located in Tamil Nadu

  • Such candidates have to produce a nativity certificate

  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects

  • Those candidates who are already undergoing MBBS or BDS programme are not eligible to apply for admissions 

Minimum Marks Criteria - 


For MBBS - Candidates need to have minimum 50% marks (45% marks for OC/BCM/BC/MBC/DC) in an aggregate of Botany and Zoology as well as at least 50% marks (45% marks for OC/BCM/BC/MBC/DC) each in Physics and Chemistry subjects. Also, the averagely weighted marks of Botany+Zoology and Physics, Chemistry must be more than 140 out of 200. For OBC and BC Muslims, the marks should be 130 out of 200, for BC and Denotified Category, the marks should be 120 out of 200 and for SC/ST/SCA should be 80 out of 200. 

For BDS - Candidates need to obtain minimum 50% marks in aggregate of Physics, Chemistry and Botany/Biology and Zoology. However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/SCA, the minimum marks should be 40% and 45% marks for candidates under Physically Challenged categories i.e. OC/BC/MBC/BCM/DC). 


Note: Only candidates who have passed in each subject at their first attempt will only be considered. Candidates who have improved marks/revised result of reappeared exam are not eligible. 


Normalisation of Marks - 

As per the Tamil Nadu Admission to BDS and MBBS bill, 2017, the counselling conducting authority before declaring the merit list, will be equating marks of candidates from different boards with marks obtained by candidates of qualifying exams conducted by State Board of Tamil Nadu with normalisation process of Tamil Nadu Medical admissions as mentioned below - 

  1. If maximum mark secured by candidates of Tamil Nadu State Board in Physics is 100 and the highest mark secured other Board candidates in Physics is 90 marks, then the highest marks for both boards will be considered equal to 100 marks.
  2. If Other Board candidates secures 60 marks in Physics when the first mark in Physics in the same board is 90, the 60 marks will be considered to be equal to 66.66 marks as arrived - 100 x 60/90 = 66.66%
  3. After normalisation of marks in the subjects in the qualifying examination conducted by different Boards, the qualified candidates from all Boards will only be merged into a common merit list
  4. In the case of candidates who have qualified from National Boards, such as CBSE and ISCE etc., the highest marks obtained by a candidate at the National Level will only be considered.

Tamil Nadu MBBS application form 2017


The application form of Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2017 has been released on June 27, 2017, by the counselling conducting authority, Selection Committee Directorate of MBBS Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu MBBS application form 2017 is available for downloading in online mode as well as can be obtained from participating medical colleges. Candidates need to pay INR 500 via Demand Draft drawn in favour of 'Secretary Selection Committee Chennai' before July 7, 2017. The last date to submit the Tamil Nadu MBBS application form 2017 is July 08, 2017. The reserved category candidates i.e. SC/ST/SCA are exempted from paying application form fee for Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017. The application form will consist of three steps: Obtain application form, filling up the application form in your on handwriting and fee payment and submit the application form of Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS application form 2017 on below-mentioned address before last date -



Tamil Nadu MBBS Merit List 2017


The merit list of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 will be released on July 14, 2017, tentatively. The counselling conducting authority, Selection Committee Directorate of MBBS Education, Government of Tamil Nadu will release the merit list for 85% state quota seats only. Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 merit list will comprise of candidates name (belonging to Tamil Nadu only), percentile score in NEET, category, date of birth, state rank and All India Rank (AIR). Candidates whose names will not be in the merit list will not be eligible for the counselling process. 


Tamil Nadu MBBS Selection Procedure 2017 


The counselling conducting authority will be releasing merit list based on marks obtained by candidates after the maximum marks are minimised to 200. And the marks obtained by candidates from different boards will be normalised to equate all board marks at the same level. Candidates can check below the method for selection of candidates - 

  1. Maximum average (weighted total) marks - 200,
  2. Normalised percentage marks in Biology - A,
  3. Normalised and combined percentage marks of Physics and Chemistry - B,
  4. Normalised and combined percentage marks in Botany and Zoology - C
  5. Weighted total marks for maximum of 200 = either A+B or C+B
  6. The percentage of marks should be exactly up to two decimals 

Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 Counselling 


Selection Committee Directorate of MBBS Education, Tamil Nadu, counselling conducting authority of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 will conduct the counselling from July 17, 2017. Counselling will be held in offline mode wherein, candidates will have to present in person to participate in the counselling rounds. Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 Counselling will be held in two rounds only. The counselling of Tamil Nadu MBBS admissions 2017 will be completed by July 22, 2017. This must be noted that mere participating in Tamil Nadu MBBS 2017 counselling doesn’t guarantee a MBBS and dental seat.


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