2024 ( Counselling, Official Portal etc. 2024: Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu, also known as DME Tamil Nadu, conducts the counselling session for TN MBBS/BDS admissions. The authority conducts counselling for 85% of quota seats in the state medical and dental colleges. Students must apply for counselling to access various government and private medical/dental colleges and universities in MBBS/BDS courses.

Throughout this article, you can get information about DME Tamil Nadu Updates like the Number of participating colleges, DME Tamil Nadu Official Website, DME Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling, Structure, DME Tamil Nadu Application form, DME Tamil Nadu Registration, Admission MBBS, BDS & More!

tnhealth Tamil Nadu summary

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Authority Name Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu
Popular NameDME Tamil Nadu
DME Tamil Nadu Official Website
Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling Start Date2nd week of June
NEET Exam Date 20245 May 2024
NEET 2024 Result1st week of June
No Govt Medical Seats 5275
No Private Medical Seats6000
No Govt Dental Seats200
No Private Dental College2700
Government BAMS Seat in Tamil Nadu75
Private BAMS Seat in Tamil Nadu150
Govt BHMS Seat in Tamil Nadu50
Private BHMS Seat in Tamil Nadu460
MBBS Abroad at 10 Lakh

About Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu

Human development and enhancing the quality of life of the people are the objectives of all activities of the Government. A healthy mind and body can achieve a quality of life and development. Health is a vital ingredient in all developmental activities. The State needs well-qualified human resources to handle health-related problems and promote positive health. The Department of Medical Education is pivotal in developing medical and para-medical personnel to cater to the State’s health needs. The department also has a role in establishing and maintaining well-equipped teaching institutions, the premier referral centres with state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Research is another area of activity for the Medical Education Department.

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DME Tamil Nadu Official Website details various activities and facilities of the Directorate of Medical Education. The site also provides information on hospitals, courses offered, hospital facilities and selection of students, etc., for the benefit of the public. We also welcome your suggestions and enquiries regarding health and medical education.

DME Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2024

Candidates can visit the official portal of the Directorate of Medical Education Tamil Nadu to get themselves registered for NEET Tamil Nadu State Counselling. Below we have mentioned step by step process of counselling.

  1. Registration and Fee Payment.
  2. Document Verification.
  3. Choice Filling and Locking.
  4. Seat Allotment.
  5. Reporting at the Institute.

Document Required

Candidates allotted a seat to DME Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling will be asked to report the following documents to complete the admission formalities.

  • NEET- UG Admit card and Scorecard.
  • Class X Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet).
  • Class XII Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet).
  • HSC Mark sheet (both sides of the Mark Sheet) or any other equivalent examination.
  • Transfer certificate obtained after the completion of HSC or equivalent courses.
  • Certificate for proof of study from VI Std. to XII Std for the candidates who have studied thoroughly in Tamil Nadu.
  • Permanent Community Certificate.
  • Nativity certificate.
  • Birth Certificate of the Candidate.
  • Parent Documents need to be uploaded for the candidates who claim their native as Tamil Nadu as follows:-
    • SSLC / PUC / HSC Mark sheet
    • Transfer Certificate
    • Non-literate parents should produce First Graduate Certificate.
    • Community Certificate (Who claims communal reservation)
    • Aadhar Card / Driving Licence / Voter ID
    • Ration Card / Passport

Tamil Nadu Medical Counselling categories of seats

Below mentioned, Check the variety of seats for which Tamil Nadu MBBS counselling will be conducted.

CategoryType of seats/institute
Category AAll seats in government medical colleges, Rajah Muthiah Medical College, Government Erode Medical College & Hospital, ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR.
Category BSeats under government quota in self-financing medical colleges
Category CSeats in government dental colleges
Category DSeats in Rajah Muthiah Dental College and government quota seats in self-financing dental colleges
Category EManagement/NRI quota seats in self-financing medical colleges.
Category FMinority seats in self-financing medical/dental colleges.
Category GManagement/NRI seats in self-financing dental colleges.
Category HSeats in Christian Medical College, Vellore

Note: Download Complete Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Prospectus Govt Quota Click Here, and Mgnt Quota Click Here

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6Tamil Nadu NEET Cutoff
7Tamil Nadu NEET Merit List
8Tamil Nadu NEET Seat Allotment
9Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling
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The website provides information about medical colleges, courses, admissions, notifications, counselling, and other healthcare-related updates in Tamil Nadu.

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    • Candidates must pass the 10+2 and have secured a minimum aggregate score of 50 per cent or above in compulsory subjects such as Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Students must clear the NEET PG entrance exam.

    • • All candidates must have cleared the class 12th board examinations from a recognised board of education in one of the science streams with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology.
      • All candidates will be required to have obtained a minimum aggregate score of 45% in the qualifying exam.
      • All nursing aspirants will also be required to have a valid NEET score to take admissions to the nursing courses.


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