Tamil Nadu Medical and Dental Colleges Admission 2016

Tamil Nadu Medical and Dental Admission

Tamil Nadu Government authorized Directorate Medical Education (DME) to take care of the MBBS, BDS, Para-medical admissions in all the Tamil Nadu Government, Govt. Aided medical colleges and 50% of the seats of Self-financing (Private) Medical Colleges under Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

In the total Medical Council of India (MCI) approved MBBS, BDS seats in Government Medical and Dental Colleges, 85% will be allotted in Tamil Nadu through Tamil Nadu Medical Admission (TNMA) through Directorate Medical Education DME at Kilpauk, Chennai and the rest 15% seats will be allotted through All India Pre-Medical Pre-Dental Test (AIPMT). If in case, any student not joining through the AIPMT, then the seats All India Quota will be surrendered to Tamil Nadu Medical Admissions.

Reservation of Seats

The selection will be made on merit basis and by Counselling applying the rule of reservation by the Government of Tamil Nadu.

Category Reservation
Open Competition (OC) 31.0 %
Backward Class (BC) 26.5 %
Back ward Class Muslim (BCM) 03.5 %
Most Back ward Class (MBC) 20.0 %
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15.0 %
Scheduled caste Arunthathiyar (SCA) 03.0 %
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 01.0 %

Special Reservation in Government Colleges

Seats earmarked for the special categories will be allotted following the Horizontal Reservation. The Seats will be allotted as per merit order in the concerned special category and those seats will be deducted in the concerned compartment (OC/ BC/BCM/ MBC/DC/ SC/ SCA/ST) and the remaining seats will be allotted to the General Category. If no eligible candidates are available for the seats earmarked under special category, those seats will be added to general pool and alloted on merit basis.

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications on TNMA

TNMA Clarification
How many reservation seats available for forward caste(fc) ? name
Arpanita Mar 15, 2013

31% of seats in all Govt. colleges are allocated of Open competition (OC) as the forward caste is under OC.

TNMA Clarification
Are there entrance exams for medical courses in Tamilnadu? name
Arun Mar 07, 2013

There is no entrance exams for Tamil Nadu medical colleges or courses. You have to apply for tamil nadu medical admission with your 12th marks.

TNMA Clarification
When will the application form for MBBS and BDS counselling be given ? name
Vinotha Mar 21, 2013

The MBBS/BDS applications will be issued at the time of +2 results. The application dates are not announced till now.

TNMA Clarification
How to apply for Nursing Colleges in Tamil Nadu? or Para Medical Courses? name
Sathees Mar 26, 2012

Application forms will be issued by Directorate Medical Education after the Tamil Nadu +2 results. You can buy seperate application for Nursing courses.

TNMA Clarification
Where will I get Tamil Nadu MBBS and BDS Appplication ? name
Bhramma prakash Mar 26, 2012

You can buy MBBS/ BDs Application forms in all Govt Medical Colleges including Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

TNMA Clarification
How to apply Medical and Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu? name
Vasunthra Mar 27, 2012

Medical/ Dental Appliction forms will be issued by the Tamil Nadu Medical council for applying Medical and Dental colleges.

TNMA Clarification
Where will I get Tamil Nadu Nursing or Para Medical Appplication name
L Ragavan Mar 25, 2012

You can buy Nursing and Para Medical applications in All Government Medical colleges.