Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling 2019
PriyamDave, 08 Jan 2019, #NEET
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Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling 2019 - Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET), Tamil Nadu will conduct of Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS 2019 counselling in offline mode. Only candidates included in the state merit list will be called for the counselling of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019. DMET, Tamil Nadu will organise two rounds of counselling for government as well as management quota. The eligible aspirants will be called for counselling as per their merit position in the state rank list for admission to 85% state quota seats. As per the eligibility criteria, it is mandatory for students to qualify in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) by securing the minimum qualifying percentile for admission to medical and dental colleges.

Before the Tamil Nadu MBBS counselling procedure, the selected candidates must attend the document verification process. Only aspirants whose relevant documents will be verified are eligible to participate for counselling process. Thereafter, students must report login using the Tamil Nadu MBBS application form credentials to provide their choices of colleges and courses. Based on these preferences, TN MBBS state merit rank, reservation criteria, seats available and other factors, the seat will be allotted. Around 3947 MBBS and 985 BDS seats will be allotted through Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 counselling. Read the article on Tamil Nadu MBBS counselling 2019, for more information on process, dates, documents required and other details.

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From  all the government medical colleges across India, 15% seats will be reserved for candidates selected under All India Quota seats. The counselling for AIQ seats, Central and Deemed universities will be done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) on the basis of scores obtained in NEET 2019

Dates of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Counselling

Aspirants can check the TN MBBS/BDS counselling 2019 dates from the table below, in case to avoid missing any crucial event.

Tamil Nadu MBBS counselling dates



Release of merit list

Last week of June 2019

Round one of counselling for government quota

First week of July 2019

Seat allotment result

First week of July 2019

First round counselling for management quota

Last week of July 2019

Result of counselling released

First week of August 2019

Second round of counselling for government quota seats

Second week of August 2019

Round two counselling for management quota

Last week of August 2019

*means that dates are tentative

Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling 2019 - Highlights

  • TN MBBS/BDS 2019 counselling will be organised by DMET, Tamil Nadu for admission to around 3947 MBBS and 985 BDS seats offered by government as well as private colleges located in the state.

  • Candidates included in the Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 merit list will be called for counselling process. 

  • The regulatory bodies will conduct two rounds of MBBS and BDS counselling for government and management quota seats. In case of any vacant seats left, a mop-up round of counselling will be conducted.

  • The counselling for special category will be held on a separate date.

  • Based on the MBBS rank, preferences of colleges as well as courses, seats availability, state reservation criteria and other details, the Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2019 will be done.

  • Candidates who will secure the minimum NEET cutoff 2019 will be eligible to attend the counselling procedure.

Procedure of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Counselling

The procedure of TN medical counselling for admission to MBBS and BDS colleges is mentioned below.

  • Before the commencement of counselling process, the registered aspirants must report at the particular venue for verification of documents. All the relevant documents must be carried and in case of incorrect document the candidature will be cancelled. 

  • After the document verification, aspirants must login using the required credentials to fill the preferences of colleges and courses. It is important to fill the choices of colleges and courses as the admission will be done based on these preferences.

  • Candidates can submit as many number of choices as they want during the filling the choices.

  • After the process of online counselling, aspirants can download the call letters by entering the required details. A link to download the Tamil Nadu MBBS counselling call letter will be made available on this page, when released.

  • The counselling call letter will indicate the date, time and venue to report at the Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 counselling. 

  • It is important for aspirants to report for TN MBBS counselling 2019 as per the date and time specified by the authority.

  • The state merit rank, preferences filled, availability of seats, reservation criteria and other factors are the basis for admission to Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS 2019.

  • Once the counselling session is over, the result of each round of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 seat allotment will be announced in the form of PDF.

  • Aspirants whose name and roll number will be included in the merit list, along with NEET UG 2019 result details.

  • After the allotment of seats, the shortlisted candidates must report at the allotted college/institute for document verification and completion of admission process on before the last date.

Documents required for Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling 2019

Following are list of documents required during the counselling process for Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2019.

  • Class 10 and 12 certificate and mark sheets

  • NEET admit card 2019

  • Result of NEET UG 2019

  • Bonafide certificate of having studied from Class 6 to 12 from an institution in the state

  • Transfer certificate from the school/institute last attended

  • Nativity certificate for students who have not studied Class 6 to 12 in the state

  • Community certificate

  • Ration card/Passport

  • Copy of online application form

Certificate required from the parents for the proof of being a native of Tamil Nadu

  • Birth certificate

  • Class 10 and 12 certificate

  • Degree/Diploma/Professional course

  • Nativity certificate

  • Community certificate

  • Aadhaar card

  • Income certificate (if applicable)

Seat Reservation of Tamil Nadu MBBS 2019 Counselling

The reservation of seats in Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS admission is only for the state quota seats available in government medical and dental colleges. The seats in private MBBS and BDS colleges are equally divided into government and management quota. Check the TN MBBS seats reservation criteria in the table below.

Tamil Nadu MBBS seats reservation


Seat Reservation

Backward Class


Most Backward Class


Scheduled Caste


Arunthathiyar Community

16% of Scheduled Caste

Scheduled tribe


Physically handicapped

4% horizontal reservation across all categories

Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling - Fees Details

Check the detailed fees structure to be paid at the time of admission to Tamil Nadu MBBS and BDS colleges.

Tamil Nadu MBBS Counselling - Seat Matrix

Candidates can check the number of seats available for admission in MBBS and BDS colleges located in the Tamil Nadu. 

Government medical colleges

Name of College

Total Seats

State Quota

Madras Medical College, Chennai



Stanley Medical College, Chennai



Madurai Medical College, Madurai



Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur



Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai



Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu



Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli



Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore



Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem



K.A.P. Viswanatham Govt. Medical College, Trichy



Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi



Govt. Kanyakumari Medical College, Kanyakumari



Govt. Vellore Medical College, Vellore



Govt. Theni Medical College, Theni



Govt. Dharmapuri Medical College, Dharmapuri



Govt. Villupuram Medical College, Villupuram



Govt. Thiruvarur Medical College, Thiruvarur



Govt. Sivagangai Medical College, Sivagangai



Thiruvannamalai Medical College, Thiruvannamalai



Govt. Omandurar Medial College Omandurar Estate Chennai



Govt. Medical College & Esic Hospital, Coimbatore



Govt. Pudukottai Medical College & Hospital, Pudukottai






Government dental colleges

Name of College

Total Seats

State Quota

Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai



Private medical colleges

Private dental colleges

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