Tamil Nadu medical admissions 2016: Application forms to be issued from May 9
CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education on Tuesday announced that applications for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in medical colleges in Tamil Nadu for the 2016-17 session would commence on May 9.
Students can download the application from the website -- tnhealth.org - and submit them by 5pm on May 27.
Applications will be issued or can be downloaded till 5pm on May 26.
The expected date for the declaration of merit list is June 15 following which the first phase will kick-start in July. Classes will commence on August 1.
Addressing reporters, Director of Medical Education R Vimala said there was no change in the sanctioned seat strength from the previous year. A total number of 2,655 seats are available across the 20 government medical colleges of which the state quota comes up to 2,257 seats while the remaining 398 seats are allotted under the all-India quota (15%).
Similarly, the sanctioned strength in eight self-financing colleges is 1,010 seats of which 595 seats are up for grabs under the state quota while 65 of the sanctioned 100 seats under ESIC Medical College, Chennai, will be available under state quota.