Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Cut off - The cut off score of Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 has been released by the Selection Committee Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 cut off score has been prepared based on the marks secured by candidates in HSC/10+2. The Selection Committee has also considered reservation criteria while deriving cut off for different categories. Tamil Nadu medical 2016 cutoff score varies each year as it depend on availability of MBBS and BDS seats and number of application form filled.
The cut off score of Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 is a minimal score which is required for participating in counselling process. Based on cut off score the Selection Committee has prepared rank list of candidates and accordingly the merit list of candidates has been determined. Candidates to be called for counselling as per their rank in merit list for seat selection process. The MBBS and BDS seats in medical and dental colleges of Tamil Nadu to be offered according to candidate’s preference and rank in the merit list.
Tamil Nadu Medical cut off 2016 will be the basis for allotment of approximately 2172 MBBS seats in 19 Government Medical Institutes and 85 BDS seats in 1 Dental Institutes of Tamil Nadu. Besides, there are thousands MBBS and BDS seats are available in 13 medical and 18 dental Self Financing institutes. The exact number of seats will be released before the commencement of counselling.
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Important points for calculation Tamil Nadu Medical Cut off 2016:
Only marks obtained in the first appearance and in the science subjects in HSC/10+2 has be taken into consideration while deriving the merit list
Candidates who have passed any other equivalent exam in the first attempt with the same subjects should produce the eligibility certificate issued by Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Tamil Nadu before admission to the course
In the case candidates who have furnished mark-sheet of qualifying exam in grades, the minimum marks of grades has been taken only while calculatiing marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology ( Botany and Zoology)
Candidates who have submitted mark-sheet with grades have to obtain their statement of marks indicating the actual marks secured from the exam conducting authority and must attach a certified copy as an enclosure to the application
Candidates can check opening and closing rank of some of the popular medical and dental colleges of Tamil Nadu from the table below. The table below is based on the counselling data of 2015, 2014 and 2013 academic session.
Tamil Nadu Medical/Dental College Name
Madras Medical College , Chennai
Stanley Medical College, Chennai
Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu
Sri Venkateswara Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
KSR Institute of Dental Science and Research, Tiruchengode
Marks required in 10+2/HSC for Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 admission:
Category wise the minimum eligibility marks which must be secured by candidates at 10+2/HSC to become eligible for Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 admission is given below.
Category wise minimum eligibility marks for Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 admission is given below
Other Communities (OC)
Backward Class and Backward Class Muslim (BC/BCM)
Most Backward Classes and Denotified Communities (MBC / DC)
Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Caste –Arunthathiyar , Scheduled Tribes
The candidates under Orthopaedically Physically Disabled Category OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DC
45% marks in prescribed subjects taken together in the 10+2/HSC
How to calculate Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 cut off:
The process of normalization has been adopted for calculating Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 cutoff score. The procedure of normalization is given below.
What is Normalization – In this method the highest mark secured by the candidates of various Boards in each subject is equated to the highest mark obtained by the candidates of State Board in the same subject and the relative marks obtained by other students in that subject is determined accordingly
Normalization of Marks - The marks obtained by candidates in relevant subjects in 10+2/HSC (qualifying examination) conducted by the various Boards or Authority has been be equated with marks obtained by candidates in the same subjects in HSC/10+2 conducted by the State Board of Tamil Nadu by adopting normalization method
Procedure to calculate Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Admission Cut off –
For example if the highest mark secured by candidates of State Board in Physics is 100 and the highest mark secured by a candidates of any other Board in the same subject is 90, both the highest mark has been considered to be equal to 100. If a student from another Board secures 60 marks in Physics when the first mark in Physics is the same board is 90, the 60 marks has been considered to be equal to 66.66 marks as arrived at below:-
(100 x 60)/90 = 66.66%
After normalization of marks in the relevant subjects in the qualifying exam conducted by different Boards, the qualified students of different Boards has been merged into a common merit list. In case of candidates who have qualified from National boards such as CBSE, ISCE etc., the highest marks obtained by candidate at the National Level alone has been taken into consideration.
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