The Selection Committee Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu will accept 10+2/HSC for admission to MBBS and BDS programmes offered at various Government aided Health Sciences Institutes and Private Medical Health Sciences Institutes/Colleges. There will be no entrance exam for Tamil Nadu Medical Admission 2016 but candidates will be admitted to MBBS and BDS programmes based on their 10+2/HSC marks. Tamil Nadu Medical Admission 2016 will be done for admission to 85% MBBS and BDS seats in medical and dental colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu and remaining 15% seats is All India Quota to be filled through AIPMT 2016.
Tamil Nadu Medical Admission 2016 will be done for around 2172 MBBS seats in 19 Government medical colleges and 85 BDS seats in 1 Dental College. In addition to this, there are around 1,010 of MBBS and BDS seats available in 8 Self Financing Medical/Dental Colleges, out of which 595 under the state quota and 65 of the sanctioned 100 seats under ESIC Medical College, Chennai, will be available under state quota. Candidates in these institutions will be admitted through Tamil Nadu Medical Admission 2016. Candidates can read here complete details of Tamil Nadu Medical Admission eligibility, application form, seats, admit card, results and important dates.
Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Eligibility:
Admission to MBBS and BDS programmes offered at different medical colleges of Tamil Nadu will be done strictly on fulfilment of eligibility criteria as asked by examination authority. The highlights of Tamil Nadu PG Medical 2016 eligibility criteria are given below:
17 years of age as on December 31, 2017
Candidate should be a Citizen of India and native of Tamil Nadu
Educational Qualification:
Candidates must have studied from VIII to XII standards in schools in Tamil Nadu
Candidates who studied from VIII to XII standards either partly or completely in schools situated outside Tamil Nadu have to produce the Nativity Certificate
Candidates must have passed the Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (Academic) conducted by the Tamil Nadu State Board /any other equivalent Board in one and the same attempt with requisite percentage in Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology and Physics, Chemistry, Biology with any other subjects
Candidates undergoing MBBS and BDS course are not eligible to apply for MBBS and BDS course respectively
Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Application Form:
The application procedure of Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 will begin tentatively from May 9. Candidates have to fill Tamil Nadu Medical Admission 2016 Application Form in their own handwriting after downloading it. The filled in application form of Tamil Nadu MBBS BDS Admission 2016 must reach to concerned admission authority on or before the closing date with requisite enclosures in a large sized cover measuring 38cm X 28cm super scribed ‘APPLICATION FOR MBBS / BDS COURSE 2016 – 2017 SESSION’ to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai -10.
The application fee for general category candidates is Rs. 500 while SC/SCA and ST candidates who are Natives of Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of the cost of TN Medical 2016 Application Form.
Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Important Dates:
The application form of Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 will be available from May 9 and the last date for downloading and submission of application form is May 27, 2016 (tentatively). Candidates can check Tamil Nadu MBBS and BDS 2016 important dates from the table mentioned below. The Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 admission dates will be updated as and when Tamil Nadu Medical Admission 2016 notification will be available.   
Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Admissions Events                                Important Dates 
Start date of issue of TN Medical 2016 Application  May 9, 2016 (Tentative)
Last date of sale of Application & Downloading May 26, 2016 (Tentative)
Last date for submission of Application form May 27, 2016 (Tentative)
Declaration of Merit June 15, 2016 (Tentative)
Allotment of seats by Personal Appearance June – July, 2016
Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Merit List:
The merit list of Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 will be the basis for allotment of MBBS and BDS seats available in government, semi-government and private medical and dental colleges. The ranking of candidates will be done on merit based on the marks obtained by the eligible candidates in the science subjects in the qualifying examinations. The Tamil Nadu MBBS and BDS 2016 merit list will be prepared after reducing the obtained marks in 10+2/HSC to the base of 200 marks. The marks obtained through different boards will be taken into account after normalization. Under the method of normalization the highest mark obtained by the students of various Boards in each subject will be equated to the highest mark obtained by the students of State Board in that subject and the relative marks obtained by other students in that subject will be determined accordingly.  The normalized marks in the relevant subjects will be merged into a common merit list. In case of candidates who have qualified from National boards such as CBSE and ISCE etc., the highest marks obtained by candidate at the National Level alone will be taken into consideration.
Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 Seats:
A total of 2172 MBBS seats in 19 government medical and 85 BDS seats in 1 Dental college in Tamil Nadu. Candidates can check the detail of Tamil Nadu Medical 2016 seats from the table given below. The given seat matrix is  based on last year admission brochure and will updated on availability of new prospectus of 2016-17 academic session
Sl. No. Name of the Medical  Colleges Sanctioned
All India
Quota (15%)
1 Madras Medical College, Chennai 250 38 212
2 Stanley Medical College, Chennai 250 37 213
3 Madurai Medical College, Madurai 155 23 132
4 Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur 150 23 127
5 Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai 150 22 128
6 Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu 100 15 85
7 Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli 150 23 127
8 Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore 150 22 128
9 Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem 100 15 85
10 K.A.P. Viswanatham Govt. Medical College, Trichy 150 22 128
11 Thoothukudi Medical College, Thoothukudi 150 23 127
12 Govt. Kanyakumari Medical College, Kanyakumari 100 15 85
13 Govt. Vellore Medical College, Vellore 100 15 85
14 Govt. Theni Medical College, Theni 100 15 85
15 Govt. Dharmapuri Medical College, Dharmpuri 100 15 85
16 Govt. Villupuram Medical College, Villupuram 100 15 85
17 Govt. Thiruvarur Medical College, Thiruvarur 100 15 85
18 Govt. Sivagangai Medical College, Sivagangai 100 15 85
19 Thiruvannamalai Medical College,Thiruvannamalai 100 15 85
  Total number of MBBS seats 2555 383 2172
Sl. No Name of the Dental College Sanctioned
All India
Quota (15%)
1 Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai 100 15 85
Note: Allotment will be made only for the colleges for which Medical / Dental Council of India / Government of India / Govt. Tamil Nadu / Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University permission are available on the date of counselling.