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Applications are invited for postgraduate medical courses for the vacant 82 seats

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Posted on : 15/May/2019 12:01:03



 
 
 
The Medical Education Selection Council has informed that eligible candidates may apply for the unfilled 82 seats at the end of counselling for the postgraduate medical courses.

There are 1761 seats available for the postgraduate medical courses of MD and MS in the medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. Out of this, 849 seats are allotted for the All India quota. The balance of 912 seats are allotted for the state government. Apart from this, there is a government quota of 181 seats available in the private medical colleges for the postgraduate medical courses.

The counselling to fill the above seats was conducted in the Chennai Omandurar Multi-specialty hospital recently.  During the 1st Phase of counselling, 999 seats got filled.

Subsequently, the 2nd Phase of counselling was conducted for a total balance of 800 seats obtained from the balance unfilled seats, the seats left by those who did not join after allotment and the seats returned to the state government from the All India quota.

Even after the completion of the 2nd Phase of counselling for admission to the postgraduate medical courses, 82 seats have remained unfilled. Accordingly, 48 seats are available from the state government quota in the private colleges. And 34 seats remain unfilled from the administration quota.

Meanwhile, the NEET cut-off marks for admission to the postgraduate medical courses have been reduced As per the revised NEET cut-off mark, those who have now qualified on this and those candidates who have not participated in the counselling so far are invited to apply for admission to the above balance seats as per the latest information.

Accordingly, the candidates from the open community cadre who have obtained the NEET cut-off marks in the range 339-313. The Adi Dravida and Ancient tribe Community candidates who have NEET cut-off marks in the range 294-270, and the differently-abled candidates who got the NEET cut-off marks in the range 316-291 can now apply at the Medical Education Council located at Chennai Kilpauk before 3.00 PM on Wednesday, 15th May (today) .

For further information, please visit the website:  www.tnhealth.org Or www.tnmedicalselection.org.