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Tamil Nadu NEET 2017 merit list released at tnhealth.org, counselling to begin from Thursday
The Directorate of Medical Education on Wednesday released the NEET-based merit list for MBBS and BDS admission. The Supreme Court directed the Tamil Nadu government to start the counselling process for admissions for MBBS and BDS seats in the state based on the NEET merit list.
Counselling for special category will begin at 11 am on Thursday. There won’t be a break in counselling until September 4, said Health secretary J. Radhakrishnan, who released the list.
The merit list can be checked at www.tnhealth.org and www.tnmedicalselection.org.
Candidates who have been called for counselling on Thursday will receive an SMS on their registered mobile, officials said.
Counselling for general category will commence on Friday and that for self-financing colleges will begin after government quota counselling is completed.
There are 3,534 including 102 surrendered seats in government medical colleges. In dentistry there are 1,198 seats under government quota.
In self financing colleges there are 592 management seats in medical colleges and 715 seats in SFI dental colleges.
The merit list is available in the tnhealth.org website.
Tamil Nadu NEET 2017 Allotment: How to check the results
The candidates may follow these steps to check their NEET allotment results:
- Go to the official website of Tamil Nadu NEET
- Click on the NEET counselling – allotment results link
- Enter your login details
- Submit and see your allotment results or order
According to the Supreme Court order, the Tamil Nadu government is to start the counseling process of admissions for MBBS and BDS seats in the state based on the NEET merit list. The process is to be completed by 4th September 2017. The Medical counseling will begin on Thursday, 24th August 2017, tomorrow.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG is an entrance examination conducted in India, for students who wish to pursue any graduate medical course viz MBBS/ dental course (BDS) or postgraduate course (MD/MS) in government or private medical colleges in India.
NEET-UG (Undergraduate), for MBBS and BDS courses are conducted by the Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE). NEET-UG replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all individual MBBS exams conducted by states or college managements in 2013.
However, many colleges and institutes had taken a stay order and conducted private examinations for admission to their MBBS and BDS courses.