Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2019 Procedure & Important Dates

Tamil Nadu NEET 2019 Allotment List has been released. NEET is a national level medical entrance examination organized by the NTA for providing admission in MBBS & BDS courses. There is no state-level exam is organized for admission into these courses. In the state of Tamil Nadu, counseling for 85% seats will be regulated by the Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education. Here we are providing details about Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2019.

After qualifying the NEET exam, candidates have to participate in the counseling process to get admission. MCC (Medical Council Committee) will organize the counseling only for the 15% AIQ seats. Counseling for another 85% state quota will be administrated by the respective state authorities.

To participate in Tamilnadu NEET counseling candidates have to fill the separate counseling application form. Seat allotment will be given based on the rank, filled choices, category and availability of seats.

Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Counselling Schedule 2019

The official schedule of MBBS/BDS counseling of Tamil Nadu state has been released. Here we are providing the official schedule for Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2019:

Events Dates
Notification release 7th June 2019
Release of application 7th June 2019
Last date for issue of application 20th June 2019
Last date for receipt of filled application 21st June 2019
Release of rank list 2nd July 2019
First counseling for Special Category and wards of I.R.T. employees 4th July 2019
Second counseling for Special Category and wards of I.R.T. employees 5th – 12th July 2019
Commencement of courses 1st August 2019
Last date for admission 18th August 2019

Selection & Admission Procedure

Candidates can check here the step-wise counseling procedure:

Application Filling:

  • To participate in the counseling process, candidates have to fill and submit the counseling application form.
  • Fill all the details carefully.
  • Candidates have to paste their photograph and put signature in the prescribed space.
  • After filling the application candidates required to send the application via speed post/courier to the address mentioned below:

The Secretary
Selection Committee
162, Periyar E.V.R. High Road
Kilpauk, Chennai – 600 010

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to submit the DD along with application form.
  • The application fee will be Rs. 500/-.
  • SC & ST candidates are exempted from the payment of application fee.
  • DD should be drawn in favor of “The Secretary, Selection Committee” Kilpauk, Chennai-10 payable at Chennai.

Release of Merit List:

  • The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks scored in the qualifying exam and NEET 2019 exam.
  • The merit list will be published through the website.
  • Students will be called for counseling according to their merit list.

Choice Filling and Submission:

  • Candidates have to fill their choices at the time of counseling.
  • Candidates have to appear for counseling in-person at the specified venue and date.
  • Candidates will be able to download their call letters from the website.

Seat Allotment:

  • The allotment of seats will be done at the time of counseling.
  • Seat allotment will depend upon the filled choices and availability of seats.

Reporting to the Allotted College:

  • Once the seat allotment is done, candidates are required to appear at the allotted college to confirm their seats.
  • Candidates have to bring the allotment letter and required fees and original documents at the allotted college.
  • Candidates have to go through the medical examination at their respective college.

Reservation Criteria

Here we have provided the reservation criteria for admission as prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu:

Categories Seats Reserved
Open Competition 31%
Backward Class 30%
Most Backward Class 20%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 18%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 1%

Document Required

Candidates have to attach their documents along with filled application form. Candidates have to attach only the photocopies of the required documents. Below we have mentioned the documents required to participate in the counseling process:

  • HSC or equivalent exam mark sheet
  • HSC hall ticket
  • 10th class mark sheet
  • Transfer certificate
  • Nativity certificate (if applicable)
  • Permanent Community Certificate Card
  • Certificate proof of study from VIII to XII Standard
  • First graduate certificate (if applicable)
  • Category certificate
  • NEET score card
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