MBBS, BDS 2021 under Management Quota: TN Health releases eligibility criteria, selection method, counselling process, Apply Now
Chennai: The Directorate of Medical Education (DME) Tamil Nadu, TN Health has invited applications from eligible candidates seeking admissions to MBBS and BDS degree courses under management quota including NRI Seats in Medical and Dental Colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu.
The duration of the MBBS course is 5½ years and for the BDS course it is 5 years; both including a one-year Compulsory Rotatory Resident Internship.
All the concerned candidates intending to pursue MBBS and BDS from state-based institutes under management quota are hereby advised to take note of the schedule, eligibility criteria, the application process, selection method and counselling process as mentioned below in order to avoid any confusion while applying for the courses.
Date of Notification
Date of Commencement of online application
Last date for online submission of application
07.01.2022 upto 5:00 P.M.
Tentative date of declaration of Rank list
Will be hosted in the official websites.
Details of counselling.
Will be hosted in the official websites.
Commencement of courses
As per NMC Norms
Closure of admission
As per NMC Norms
1) The online submission of application form for admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses 2021-2022 session in Management Quota seats including NRI in Self- Financing Medical / Dental Colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai can be accessed from the following official websites:
2) The admissions in the State of Tamil Nadu are as per the provisions of the Government of Tamil Nadu and in compliance to Section 14 of National Medical Commission Act, 2019 and the orders of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India, the eligibility for admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET UG – 2021).
3) As per Clause 5.1.7 (a) of the NEET Information Bulletin 2021 issued by the National Testing Agency, the reservation of the seats in Medical / Dental Colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in States / Union Territories.
4) The apportionment of seats shared between Government and Management in unaided Self-Financing Medical Colleges and Dental Colleges in Non-Minority Institution is 65:35 and in Minority Institution is 50:50.
5) Seat sharing with Self-Financing Minority and Non-Minority Medical / Dental Colleges will be as per State Policy and National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India regulations and applicable Court orders.
6) For latest updates, the candidates are instructed to remain in touch with the official websites, www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in, www.tnmedicalselection.org frequently from the date of application till the end of admission process.
7) The Selection Committee will not be responsible for the consequences resulting due to non-diligent follow-up of notices, notifications and publications appearing on the websites regarding counselling and admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses 2021-2022 session.
8) Rank List will be available on the official websites and results will not be communicated individually.
9) Admission is being done through off line counselling. Use of mobile phones will be strictly prohibited in the Counselling hall.
10) Any change or modification and relevant information pertaining to this admission process will be made available on the official websites.
11) The candidates are advised to download the prospectus and read it carefully along with parents / guardian before filling the online application form and ensure that no mandatory column is left blank. In the event of rejection of the application form, no correspondence and request for re-consideration will be entertained.
12) The candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin for NEET-UG 2021 issued by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and carefully go through the instructions regarding NEET-UG 2021 and visit the website www.ntaneet.nic.in regarding detailed qualifying criteria.
13) If a candidate is unable to access the online application, then they can appear in person with parent / guardian, with all the original certificates at any one of the nearest Government Medical Colleges / Tamil Nadu Government Dental College and the T.F.C. (Tamil Nadu Engineering Facilitation Centre) and utilize the facilities to access and apply online.
Working hours and time: 20.12.2021 to 07.01.2022 (10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M).
14) This prospectus is applicable for Management Quota seats including NRI in Self - Financing Medical / Dental Colleges.
15) Candidates are instructed to fill their application in online mode and submit the downloaded filled in online application (Hard copy – print out of the online filled in application) along with enclosures on or before 10-01-2022 either by post or by courier or in person.
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: -
(a) Candidates seeking admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses 2021-2022 session under Management Quota including NRI Category in Self-Financing Medical / Dental Colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai can access the application form from the following official websites.
(b) Candidates should submit their filled in online application form after uploading the details in the required fields. The cost of application form of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) (Non-refundable) should be paid through online payment via. Bank payment portal in the websites.
(c) The last date for submission of online application form will be upto 5:00 P.M. on 07.01.2022. Thereafter there is no provision for the candidates to submit their online application form.
(d) Candidates should fill up all the mandatory columns, upload all the required documents and submit the filled in online application. The candidates are instructed to download their filled in online application form and secure a copy of the same for their future reference.
(e) Candidates should submit the filled in online application after filling up of the fields. The candidates are also instructed to download their filled in online application form and send the copies of the required documents to the following address:
(f) The candidates should send filled in online application along with necessary enclosures within the stipulated date and time without which the application will be rejected.
Candidates should have completed 17 years of age at the time of admission or should complete 17 years on or before 31st December of this year 2021.
GENERAL ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA
a) Candidates should be a Citizen of India.
b) Non-Resident of India (N.R.I) and Persons of Indian Origin (P.I.O) / Overseas Citizen of India (O.C.I) are also eligible for admission in Medical / Dental Colleges subject to the rules and regulations framed by the Government of Tamil Nadu / Government of India.
The National Testing Agency will prepare an All India Merit List of successful candidates of NEET (UG) – 2021 on the basis of the eligibility criteria provided by the Board of Governors in Supersession of Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India as given in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 issued under Indian Medical Council Act- 1956 and BDS Course Regulations, 2007 issued under the Dentists Act, 1948. The eligibility criteria are as follows:
Admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses shall be based solely on marks obtained in the National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET–UG 2021).
a) In order to be eligible for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test to MBBS / BDS Courses held for the said academic year. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with Bench Mark Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for unreserved category candidates and 40th percentile for SC / ST / OBC candidates.
b) Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test held for the academic year for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses, the Government of India in consultation with National Medical Commission (erstwhile Board of Governors in Supersession of the Medical Council of India) and Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Government of India shall be applicable for the said academic year only.
c) To be eligible for admission to the MBBS / BDS Courses, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology at the Qualifying Examination as mentioned in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 as amended in 2018 and BDS Course Regulations, 2007 and in addition must have come in the merit list of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses. In respect of the candidates belonging to the SC, ST and OBC category, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology taken in qualifying examination and competitive examination (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) must be 40% marks instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with Bench Mark Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-Technology taken together must be 45% instead of 50% for Unreserved category candidates and 40% for SC / ST / OBC candidates.
d) Candidates who have passed 10+2 from Open School or as private candidates shall not be eligible to appear for 'National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test'. Furthermore, study of Biology/Biotechnology as an Additional subject at 10+2 level also shall not be permissible.
The proviso in italics has been subject matter of challenge before the Hon'ble HighCourt of Delhi, Hon'ble High Court of Allahabad, Lucknow Bench and Hon'ble High Court of Madhya Pradesh at Jabalpur. The provisions of the regulations disqualifying recognised Open School Board candidates and the candidates who have studied Biology / Biotechnology as an additional subject has been struck down.
"The Medical Council of India has preferred Special Leave Petitions before the Hon'ble Supreme Court. Therefore, the candidatures of candidates in the NEET (UG)-2021 who have passed the qualifying examinations i.e. 10+2 from National Institute of Open Schooling or State Open Schools or as private candidates from recognised State Boards; or with Biology / Biotechnology as additional subject shall be allowed but subject to outcome of Special Leave Petitions / Appeals filed by the Medical Council of India".
e) The candidates of other Boards / Universities / Countries (except State Board) who wish to take up a MBBS / BDS seat in the State of Tamil Nadu should submit the Eligibility Certificate obtained from the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai, at the time of submission of filled in online application.
ELIGIBILITY FOR MINORITY SEATS:
i. The candidates who are eligible to claim Linguistic Minority seats reflecting their mother tongue (Telugu / Malayalam) should produce the Study Certificate issued by the Head of the Institution last studied (Annexure - I (a)) or a certificate issued by the competent revenue authority of the candidate's native jurisdiction Annexure – I (b).
ii. The candidates who are eligible to claim Religious Minority seats (Christian) which is a notified minority community as per Section 2 (c) of National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 should produce the Study Certificate issued by the Head of the Institution last studied (Annexure – I (a)) or a certificate issued by the competent revenue authority of the candidate's native jurisdiction Annexure - I (b).
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR NRI:
The following guidelines shall be followed for admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses 2021-2022 session for NRI category under Management quota in Self- Financing Medical / Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu.
a) "Candidates should be Indian Origin settled in foreign countries.
Candidates who were born in foreign countries and whose parents are of Indian Origin.
Children of Indian citizen stay abroad for employment, business.
Children of Indian citizens deputed abroad by Public Sector Undertaking.
Children of the Official of the Central / State Government on deputation to abroad.
b) The candidates seeking admission to NRI Quota should hold an Indian passport.
c) The candidate should have completed 17 years on or before 31st December 2021.
d) Candidates seeking admission to MBBS/BDS Course under NRI Quota should havepassed H.S.C Examination (10+2 pattern / equivalent).
e) The candidates should have obtained the minimum of 50% marks in Biology or Botany and Zoology taken together and the minimum of 50% marks each in Physics and Chemistry.
f) The medium of Instruction should be English.
g) In cases where two or more candidates obtained equal marks, rank of such candidate may be determined on the basis of the seniority in age.
h) Admission under Non Resident of India scheme may be made on the basis of the marks obtained in the Qualifying Examination is NEET UG-2021.
i) The seats under NRI quota should be utilized by the bonafide NRI's only and for their children or wards. Therefore, the NRI financially supporting the candidates should either be the parent (Father or Mother) of the candidate or legally declared as guardian of the candidate by the Court as per provisions in "The Guardians and Wards Act 1890".
j) Candidates admitted under "NRI" quota should submit the following documents.
i. NRI status of the financial supporter issued by the Indian Embassy of the respective country under their seal.
ii. Certificate of Relationship between the NRI financial supporter and the
candidate issued by the competent authority, valid Indian Passport of the NRI financial supporter.
iii. NRE (Non Resident External) Bank Account Pass Book of the financial supporter.
iv. Evidence for payment of Development charges US $ 1000/- to the college by the NRI financial supporter (One time payment at the time of admission only).
k) The candidate should furnish equivalent marks for the grades awarded at the
qualifying examination. If not, the minimum marks will be taken into consideration.
l) NRI sponsored candidates are not allowed under NRI scheme. Candidates who apply under NRI quota are instructed to submit their certificates/ documents at the time of submission of filled in online application. If he / she fails to submit the required certificates / documents, his / her application will be summarily rejected as NRI.
m) As per NEET UG-2021 Bulletin Clause 4.2., the OCI (including P.I.O.) cardholder shall not be eligible for admission against any seat reserved exclusively for Indian citizens.
n) As per the Supreme Court of India in W.P(c).No(s).1397/2020 with the direction to National Testing Agency to declare the result of examination (i.e.) NEET UG 2021 taken by the petitioners and the eligible petitioners are permitted to appear for counselling in the General category.
a. If the candidates of other Universities / Boards (except State Board) do not submit the Eligibility Certificate obtained from the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai, then their application will be summarily rejected.
b. Candidates presently pursuing the MBBS course in Tamil Nadu or in other States of India or other countries are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply for the MBBS Course once again.
c. Candidates presently pursuing the BDS course in Tamil Nadu or in other States of India or other countries are NOT ELIGIBLE to apply for the BDS Course again.
PROCEDURE FOR FILLING AND SUBMISSION OF ONLINE APPLICATION FORM:
The candidates are advised to take a print out of the Prospectus from the official websites and read it carefully, along with the parent / guardian before filling up of the online application form for the academic year 2021-2022.
The candidate should login to any one of the following websites:
The application forms will be available online from 19.12.2021 to 07.01.2022 upto 5:00 P.M.
I. Candidates have to fill up all the mandatory columns in the online application. All the relevant documents should be uploaded in PDF format. Candidates are instructed to submit the online application after filling up all the required fields.
II. Request for change in any particulars after submitting the online application form shall not be entertained under any circumstances.
III. Candidates are instructed to upload the following certificates while filling the online application form and submit.
i. NEET- UG 2021 Admit card and Score card.
ii. Class X Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet).
iii. Class XI Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet).
iv. H.S.C. Mark sheet (both sides of mark sheet) or any other equivalent examination.
v. Transfer certificate obtained after the completion of H.S.C. or equivalent courses.
vi. Certificate for proof of study from VI STD. to XII STD.
vii. Candidates who are eligible to claim religious and linguistic minority seats in Self-Financing Medical / Dental Colleges should produce a study certificate issued by the Head of the Institution last studied – Annexure – I (a) or a certificate issued by the competent revenue authority of the candidate's native jurisdiction – Annexure– I (b) along with the following certificates:
a) Nativity certificate obtained from Tamil Nadu for the candidates who are seeking admission under minority category.
b) Permanent Community Certificate Card.
c) Parent Documents are as follows:-
1. SSLC/PUC/HSC Mark sheet
2. Transfer Certificate
3. Non-literate parents should produce First Graduate Certificate.
4. Community Certificate
5. Aadhar Card
6. Driving Licence and Voter ID
7. Ration Card/Passport
viii. Candidates who are claiming NRI should produce the following documents:-
1. NRI status of the financial supporter issued by the Indian Embassy of the respective country under their seal.
2. Certificate of Relationship between the NRI financial supporter and the candidate issued by the competent authority, with valid Indian Passport of the NRI financial supporter.
3. Candidate's Passport copy
4. Ward Certificate (Annexure- II)
5. NRE (Non Resident External) Bank Account Pass Book of the financial supporter.
ix. Eligibility Certificate obtained from the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai for the candidates of other Universities / Boards (except State Board).
After submitting filled in online application, the candidates are instructed to download their filled in online application form and send the photo copies of the above mentioned documents in an A4 size cloth lined cover to the following address and the template with the requisite details should be printed and pasted on the cover:
The Secretary, Selection Committee,
Directorate of Medical Education,
162, Periyar EVR High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai-600 010.
IV. All the entries in the online application form should be filled by the candidates carefully. The candidate should ensure that all information including the marks in the qualifying examination furnished by him / her in the application and the enclosures are correct. The candidates are informed that after proper scrutiny of his/ her application, the marks furnished by him / her in the application are not correct or any other information is found to be incorrect, then;
(a) He / She will forfeit the admission, no matter at what stage of the course, he / she will be at that time;
(b) He / She will be debarred from pursuing any other course for a period of three years;
(c) Legal proceedings / criminal action will be initiated against the candidate along with their parents for furnishing false Mark Sheet / false Community Certificate / false Nativity Certificate.
V. Even if the candidate is provisionally selected for the MBBS / BDS admission but found to be failed in +1 examinations, the provisional admission of the candidate stands automatically cancelled.
METHOD OF FEE PAYMENT:
a. Mode of fee payment through Debit Card, Credit Card / Net banking : Necessary facilities have been provided for making payment for application fee via bank payment portal.
b. Candidates must note that mere deduction of fee from the Bank account is not a proof of fee payment.
c. Check the validity of the Debit / Credit Card and keep it ready with you while logging on to the website for submitting application form. Candidate should enter the information asked for and make payment through Debit / Credit Card.
(i) Processing charges will also be paid by the candidate for online payment of fee through Debit / Credit Card / Net Banking along with applicable taxes by the respective Banks. Details of the same are available on the official websites, www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in and www.tnmedicalselection.org
(ii) The candidates must note that after submission of the online application form, it cannot be withdrawn.
METHOD OF SELECTION AND ADMISSION:
(i) The admission shall be made on the basis of National Eligibility – Cum –Entrance Test NEET-UG 2021 score for MBBS / BDS Degree Courses for the year 2021-2022 for the Management Quota seats including NRI in Self- Financing Medical / Dental Colleges and Christian Medical College, Vellore affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai.
(ii) Merely appearing and qualifying in NEET (UG) – 2021 does not confer any right to the candidate for admission to MBBS / BDS Courses. The selection and admission to MBBS / BDS seats in any Medical Institution recognized for MBBS / BDS Courses is subject to fulfilling the admission criteria, eligibility, rank in merit list, medical fitness and such other criteria as may be prescribed by the National Medical Commission, Government of India, respective State Institutions and Medical / Dental Colleges.
(iii) Candidate's eligibility for MBBS / BDS Courses is purely provisional and is subject to fulfillment of eligibility criteria as prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu as applicable.
(iv) The Government Orders issued and to be issued from time to time pertaining to any of the matters contained in this prospectus should be read as part and parcel of this Prospectus and such terms and conditions in the Government Order are deemed to have been incorporated in this Prospectus.
(v) Seat sharing with Self-Financing Minority and Non- Minority Medical / Dental Colleges will be as per State Policy and National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India regulations and applicable Court orders.
(vi) Among seats under Management Quota, 15% total sanctioned seats will be allotted for NRI Quota.
(vii) Unfilled seats of NRI Quota will be reverted to NRI lapsed seats. (Refer fee structure)
PHASES OF COUNSELLING:
FIRST PHASE OF COUNSELLING:
Counselling schedule will be available in our official websites.
(i) The candidates should pay a non-refundable amount of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) towards Processing Fee by means of Demand Draft drawn in favour of "The Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai-10" payable at Chennai on the scheduled date of counselling.
(ii) The candidates can download the call letter and appear in person with all the original certificates to the venue as per the schedule.
(iii) The candidates who have selected the seats in the first phase of counselling after certificate verification should receive the provisional allotment order. The candidates should join the course on or before the date mentioned in the provisional allotment order.
(iv) The candidates who have been allotted seats and failed to join the course within the stipulated time are not eligible to attend the subsequent phases of counselling for the academic year 2021-2022. This is applicable for all phases of counselling.
(v) The candidates who have failed to appear in person for the first phase of counselling are deemed to have been opted out from the processes of counselling and that he / she will not be allowed to take part in the subsequent phases of counselling for the academic year 2021-2022.
SECOND PHASE OF COUNSELLING:
When a candidate is scheduled to attend the second phase of counselling, then the candidate has to pay the processing fee of Rs.1000/-. The candidates who are waitlisted / allotted need not pay the processing fee.
The candidates who wish to retain the college taken in first phase of counselling need not participate in second or mop up round counselling.
(i) The candidates can download the call letter and attend the counselling.
(ii) Re-allotment / allotment for the vacancies arising due to not joining of the candidates and newly created seats, if any will be done on the basis of the rank.
(iii) During the second phase of counselling, candidates will be permitted to opt the course/ college as per rank and from rank one.
(iv) The candidates who have failed to appear in person for the second phase of counselling are deemed to have been opted out from the processes of counselling and he / she will not be allowed to take part in the subsequent phases of counselling for the academic year 2021-2022.
(v) The candidates who have selected the seats in the second phase of counselling after certificate verification should receive the provisional allotment order. The candidates should join the course on or before the date mentioned in the provisional allotment order.
(vi) If a candidate fails to join the College within the stipulated time, he/she will not be permitted to participate in the subsequent phases of counselling.
I. Mop-up counselling will be done. The candidates will be permitted to opt the course / college as per rank from the General rank one subject to the availability of sufficient time before the cut-off date as prescribed by the National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India.
II. The candidates who have joined / waitlisted from first and second phase of counselling and as per mop-up counselling schedule are eligible to participate.
III. (a) The candidates who have selected seats in the mop-up counselling and have received their provisional allotment order should report in person before the respective Medical / Dental College on or before the stipulated date and time mentioned in their provisional allotment order.
(b) If he / she fails to join in the specified time and date in the respective college, it will be considered as discontinued and the candidate should pay the penalty as per Clause 18 (a).
(c) If there is any vacancies available for MBBS/BDS course in Self Financing Medical / Dental Colleges even after MOP UP Counselling, that Vacant Seats will be considered as Stray Vacancies. It will be filled by the respective Self Financing Medical / Dental Colleges as per the list of eligible candidates furnished by Selection Committee.
(i) If it is found that a candidate has involved in impersonation / suppression or misrepresentation of facts and production of falsified / bogus certificates by the candidates, his / her provisional allotment order will be cancelled and legal proceedings / criminal action will be initiated.
If during the NEET 2021 or at any stage of allotment/admission process of Medical/Dental admission in Tamil Nadu 2021-2022 or in the admission process of Medical/Dental course in Tamil Nadu 2021-2022 at the allotted college have indulged in any case of impersonation i.e. not matching the photograph/signature/ documents of the candidates etc., he/she shall be handed over to the Police by the Dean/Principal/The Director of Medical Education as the case may be and the cases shall be dealt as per the Indian Penal Code in this matter for further investigation. Such candidates will be debarred permanently from appearing for the Medical/ Dental admission in Tamil Nadu in future in addition to the cancellation of his/her candidature in the Medical/Dental admission in Tamil Nadu of the year.
(ii) The Selection Committee will not be responsible for National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India approvals, infrastructure and the rules and regulations of the Self Financing Private Medical / Dental Colleges. Hence, candidates are advised to go through the respective college websites and satisfy themselves before giving their option for selection of seat by the candidates. The Selection Committee shall neither be responsible nor shall entertain any case on the above grounds.
(iii) MBBS / BDS Seats in Government / Self Financing Medical / Dental Colleges are subject to routine renewal and approval of the National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India. Therefore, allotment will be made to the Colleges for which Medical Council of India / Dental Council of India / Government of India / Government of Tamil Nadu / The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University permission is available on the date of counselling. Allotment will also be made for the newly sanctioned colleges, if any, within the cut-off date.
(iv) Seat matrix for Management Quota seats in Self Financing Medical / Dental Colleges will also be released in the website before counselling and any addition of Colleges /Seats will be displayed at the time of counselling.
(v) Conditions laid down in this Prospectus are also applicable for the candidates who seek admission in Christian Medical College; Vellore affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
(vi) Any existing / new college getting recognition from the National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India will be included at the time of counselling.
The selection will be made based on NEET – UG 2021 score and by counselling through Single Window System.
a) Counselling Schedule will be available on the official websites.
b) Candidates should participate in the counselling session as per their rank and schedule.
c) Candidates are instructed to visit the official websites frequently for updates.
d) Candidates can choose a course at any college and exercise their option as per their eligibility norms mentioned in this Prospectus.
e) Rules will apply as applicable for the Management quota seats as per the prevalent National Medical Commission / Dental Council of India, rules and regulations, State Policy, the relevant rules of Institutions applicable to the Management quota seats of Self Financing Medical / Dental Institutions and the orders of the Hon'ble Court wherever applicable.
f) A Candidate who is absent during the 1st phase of counselling will not be permitted to attend the subsequent phase of Counselling. The candidate will forfeit their right to admission and their name will not be considered. However, due to unavoidable circumstances, he/she can authorize his / her parent on his / her behalf for that phase only and the parent's decision will be binding on the candidate. An Authorization letter (prescribed as in Annexure - IV (a) & (b) given by the candidate should be submitted by the parents along with the original documents of any one of the Identification Proof such as Voter ID, Driving Licence, PAN Card / Passport.
g) Due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances (including Covid-19 positive cases), if a candidate/ his/her parent / guardian could not attend the Counselling on the specified date and time, the candidate will be permitted to attend the counselling on the subsequent date in the same phase of counselling and he/she can only opt for the seats available at the time of counselling and cannot claim seat as per his /her rank.
h) Either of the parent / guardian will alone be permitted along with the candidate inside the counselling hall. Every person being permitted inside the counseling hall shall be subject to the thermal screening and oxygen saturation without any exemption. One of the Parent/Guardian will alone be allowed after to attend the Counselling along with the candidate. They should make their own arrangements for attending the counselling session.
i) Any individual intimation will not be sent to the candidates regarding counselling. The candidates are therefore advised to check the official websites frequently till the end of counselling.
j) Candidates can download their Call letter from the official websites. According to their rank, they can attend the counselling as per the schedule.
k) Option once given during counselling cannot be changed during the same phase of counselling.
l) Mutual transfer / Individual request for transfer to a College/Course will not be permitted under any circumstances.
m) The candidates are instructed to appear in the venue along with the original certificates in the scheduled time specified for counselling. If the candidates fail to appear on the specified time notified by the Selection Committee, he / she will forfeit the right of admission for the academic year 2021-2022 for MBBS / BDS course. If a candidate fails to undergo the above process, his/her candidature will be cancelled.