MBBS Admissions 2020 in Tamil Nadu: View schedule, eligibility, fee, application details here
Chennai: The Directorate of Medical Education and Selection Committee (TN Health Tamil Nadu) has released the details of the admissions for MBBS course at the state-based government and private medical colleges this academic year 2020.
All the concerned candidates who are vying to pursue MBBS in the state of Tamil Nadu can view the schedule, admission process, eligibility, fee, application details as released by the authority.
Admission to MBBS / BDS degree courses under management quota including NRI seats in self financing medical / dental colleges in Tamil Nadu and Christian Medical College, Vellore.
1. Important dates
1. Date of Notification: 03.11.2020
(a) Candidates should be a Citizen of India.
(b) Non-Resident of India (N.R.I) and Persons of Indian Origin (P.I.O) 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) – 2020 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 2020).
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 / SCA / 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 / Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology 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 / Biotechnology 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 / SCA / 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 High Court 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)-2020 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.
3. Eligibility for minority seats:
1. 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).
2. 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).
The CSI Christian candidates those who wish to opt BDS Management seat in CSI COLLEGE OF DENTAL SCIENCES AND RESEARCH, refer the College website (www.csidentalcollege.edu.in).
4. Eligibility criteria for NRI:
The following guidelines shall be followed for admission to MBBS / BDS Degree Courses 2020-2021 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.
OR 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 2020.
d) Candidates seeking admission to MBBS/BDS Course under NRI Quota should have passed 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-2020.
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 and will be considered for Management Quota only.
5. Non-eligibility criteria:
(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.
6. Method for selection and Admission:
(i) The admission shall be made on the basis of National Eligibility – Cum – Entrance Test NEET-UG 2020 score for MBBS / BDS Degree Courses for the year 2020-2021 for the Management Quota seats including NRI in SelfFinancing 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) – 2020 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)
7. Fee structure:
(i) The fee structure for Self-financing Medical and Dental Colleges will be adopted as fixed by the Fee Committee constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu.
(ii) The fee structure for Christian Medical College, Vellore will be adopted as fixed by the Institution. Any change in the Fee Structure will be intimated in the official websites.
8.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 2020-2021.
Prospectus for admission to MBBS / BDS degree courses in Tamil Nadu Government medical / dental colleges, Government Erode Medical College and Hospital, Perundurai, Erode and government seats in self financing medical / dental colleges affiliated to the tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University & Rajah Muthiah Medical / Dental College affiliated to Annamalai University, Chidhambaram. ESIC Medical College And PGIMSR, K.K.Nagar, Chennai.
Last date for submission of online application form12 .11.2020 upto 5.00 P.M
1. Important Dates
1. Date of Notification: 03.11.2020