Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2022: Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Fees, Cutoff & More


Tamil Nadu NEET counselling 2022: Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS Counselling has been began from late this yr. The Admission in MBBS/BDS programs is predicated on NEET Scorecard and solely NEET qualified candidates can apply and take part for Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2022. By Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS counselling, admission to approx 10725 MBBS and 2,900 BDS seats in the state will be granted.

The scorecard of NEET-UG might be accepted by the assorted government and private medical and dental institutions of Tamil Nadu. Throughout the article, you’re going to get to learn about Tamil Nadu NEET 2022 Counselling process, Top Medical/Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu.

    NEET 2022 Brief Description

    Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG
    Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
    NEET Exam Date 202217 July 2022 (Concluded)
    NEET Result 20227 September 2022 (Announced)
    MCC AIQ NEET 2022 Counselling Starting Date11 October 2022
    Tamil Nadu NEET 2022 Counselling Starting Date21 September 2022
    Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling Conducting AuthorityDirectorate of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu
    Level of NEET ExaminationNational-level
    Mode of ExamOffline (Pen & Paper)
    Duration of Examination3 hours 20 minutes
    Total Number of Questions180 Multiple Choice Questions
    Languages available for the ExaminationHindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.
    Government MBBS Seats in Tamil Nadu3500
    No. of Private MBBS Seat in Tamil Nadu2600
    No. of Deemed MBBS Seats in Tamil Nadu1850
    No. of Government BDS Seats213
    No. of Private BDS Seats2660
    NEET UG Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
    Call Now+91-9035924718

    MCC NEET Counselling Date 2022 Round 1

    Registration/Payment11/10/2022 to 17/10/2022 (up to11:00
    AM) only as per Server Time.
    Choice Filling/ Locking14/10/2022 to 18/10/2022 (up to
    11:55 PM) as per Server Time
    Verification of Internal Candidates
    by the respective Universities/ Institutes
    17/10/2022 to 18/10/2022
    Processing of
    Seat Allotment
    19/10/2022 to 20/10/2022
    Reporting22/10/2022 to 28/10/2022
    Reporting to the institute allottedTo be Announced

    Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling Schedule 2022 (Out)

    NEET UG Counselling 2022 for the state of Tamil Nadu is conducted by the Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu. Hence, we have mentioned the important dates for Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling, announced on the tnhealth.tn.gov.in Official Website.

    Date of Notification21.09.2022
    Date of Commencement of online application22.09.2022
    Last date for online submission of the application03.10.2022 upto 5:00 P.M.
    06.10.2022 up to 5.00 pm
    Applications to be submitted both online
    and offline:-
    Address to which the filled-in online
    applications along with enclosures are to be
    sent through courier/by post/ In- Person
    162, PERIYAR E.V.R. HIGH
    CHENNAI – 600 010.
    Sports Candidates in Person OnlyTHE SECRETARY,
    162, PERIYAR E.V.R. HIGH
    CHENNAI – 600 010
    Date of declaration of Rank listIt will be hosted on the official websites.
    Details of counsellingIt will be hosted on the official websites.
    Commencement of coursesAs per NMC Norms
    Closure of admissionAs per NMC Norms

    Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2022

    A candidate can visit the office of Health and Family Walfare Department, Government of Tamil Nadu To get themselves for NEET 2022 Tamil Nadu State Counselling.

    Step 1: Registration process: Candidates seeking admission must register by filling out the application form’s personal, academic, and required details.

    Step 2: Publishing merit list: After successfully filling out the application form, the counselling conducted authority will publish the state merit list.

    Step 3: Documents verification: Candidates were called for document verification as per their state merit rank, and they had to report to the assigned verification centre with all the required documents.

    Step 4: Choice filling and locking Process: After the successful verification session, candidates are required to fill their choices of courses and colleges and then lock it, and they are advised to enter their preferences carefully as, according to it.

    Step 5: Seat allotments: Based on choices filled, availability of seats, state merit rank, seat reservation, the seats will be allotted to applicants for the Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS admission 2022.

    Step 6: Reporting Process: Candidates are required to report at the designated colleges within the required date and timings for granting the Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS 2022 admission.

    NEET Counselling Procedure

    Before we speak the counselling procedure for Tamilnadu NEET 2022, Let us first have a look at the Type of NEET Counselling 2022 for state and AIQ quota.

    Type of NEET CounsellingCounselling Body
    NEET Counselling for 15% AIQ Seats in Government medical and dental collegesDGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for 85% State Quota seats in DU colleges (MAMC, LHMC, UCMS)DGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for all the seats in Central and Deemed Universities including BDS at Jamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiDGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for IP Quota seats in ESIC CollegesDGHS, on behalf of MCC
    NEET Counselling for Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)DGHS, on behalf of MCC and AFMC Pune
    NEET Counselling for 85% State Quota seats and state private collegesRespective State Counselling Authorities

    Counselling Process (AIQ Quota)

    Candidate applying for Medical/Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu must have to register themselves for the NEET counselling 2022. Counselling of NEET 2022 for All India Quota will be conducted in two rounds in online mode. The counselling will consist of these steps.

    1. Candidate Registration: Register to the official website.

    2. Choice Filling and Locking (Round 1): You have to choose the courses and colleges of your preference and finally lock-in the preferences in the online portal.

    3. Seat Allotment Result (Round 1): The seat allotment will be published online on the basis of available vacancies and candidate’s choices.

    4. Reporting to college: Those who will be allotted a seat in the first round, will be required to either reject the allotted seat or report to the allotted college and complete the admission formalities.

    5. New Registration (Round 2): For candidates who couldn’t register in the first round of counselling.

    6. Fresh Choice Filling and Locking (Round 2): Similar to round 1 mentioned above.

    7. Seat Allotment Result (Round 2): Similar to round 1 mentioned above.

    8. Reporting to college (Round 2): Here it is to be noted that, those who will be allotted a seat in the second round of counselling (15% AIQ Quota) will not be permitted to vacate their seats as per the orders made by the Supreme court of India.

    Important Instruction

    Tamil Nadu NEET-UG 2022 Counselling Important Instruction

    • Candidates can only download the call letters for counselling from websites www.tnmedicalselection.org, www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in and attend the counselling.
    • No Individual call letters will be sent.
    • Candidates should be present one hour before the commencement of counselling along with one of their parent at their own cost.
    • Candidates should produce a Demand Draft payable at Chennai for Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of “The Secretary, Selection Committee, Chennai – 10.” at the time of counselling as processing fee.
    • Candidates should produce the original certificates/documents without which the candidates will not be allowed to participate in the counselling.
    • Since more number of candidates is being called for counselling, allotment is not guaranteed to everyone.
    • Candidates should bring the Demand Draft towards Tuition fee as prescribed in the fee details annexed below and produce the Demand Draft at the time of getting provisional allotment order.
    • Candidates are informed to read the instructions given in call letter carefully.
    • Candidates can attend the counselling as per the date, time and mark mentioned in the schedule if they are unable to download the call letter from the websites.
    • If the candidate is absent for the 1st phase of counselling called for, he/she cannot attend the subsequent phases of counselling.
    • Those candidates who opted out of Govt. /SF MBBS/ Govt. BDS/SF BDS when seats were available in the 1st phase of counselling are not eligible to claim the same in the subsequent phases of counselling.
    • Candidates allotted under Government Quota of Self Financing MBBS who do not join the course the tuition fee amount of Rs. 25,000/- paid as Demand Draft will not be refunded.
    • Candidates are informed to view the websites daily for vacancy position in Govt. MBBS/ Govt. Quota in Self Financing MBBS and Govt. BDS/Govt Quota in Self-financing BDS till the end of counselling.
    • Candidates shall only opt for the vacancies available at their turn.
    • Mobile Phones and other communication devices are not allowed in the counselling hall during their turn.

    How to Apply

    • Step I: Candidate must visit the official website
    • Step 2: Candidates should fill the form online on www.tnhealth.org and submit they’re filled in the online application form after uploading the details in the required fields. With necessary enclosures, students should send the printout filled in an online application form.
    • Step 3: The cost of the application form which is Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred Only) should be paid through the Bank payment portal in the websites or by means of Demand Draft that is drawn in favour of “The Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai-10” payable at Chennai.
    • Step 4: Students should send Application form to THE SECRETARY, SELECTION COMMITTEE, 162, PERIYAR E.V.R. HIGH ROAD, KILPAUK, CHENNAI – 10.
    • Step 5: Then the Merit list will be published.”Save & Continue” button.
    • Step 6: And finally the Result will be published.
    • Step 7: Then students will have to undergo Document Verification, fee submission, and reporting.
    • Step 8: Students can either go for the up-gradation or can surrender the seat.
    • Step 7: A person is eligible to participate in the Mop-up round if after 2nd round there is no allotment happened.

    Documents Required

    • NEET- UG 2022 Admit card and Scorecard.
    • Class X Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet).
    • Class XII Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet).
    • H.S.C. Mark sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet) or any other equivalent examination.
    • Transfer certificate obtained after the completion of H.S.C. or equivalent courses.
    • Certificate for proof of study from VI Std. to XII Std for the candidates who have studied completely 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

    NEET Counselling Eligibility Criteria

    • The applying seekers should have qualified the NEET Entrance Examination.
    • Aspirants must have the domicile of Tamil Nadu.
    • The applying seekers must have completed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Biotechnology and English are the compulsory subjects with minimum 50% marks, 40% marks are required for SC/ST category candidates and 45% marks are for Physically Handicap candidates.

    Fee Details

    S.No.CategoryCommunityAmount of Online Payment
    (in Rs.) (Tuition Fee)
    1.Allotment for Govt.
    OC / BC / BCM / MBC13,610/-
    SC / SCA / ST9,610/-
    2.Allotment for Govt.
    OC / BC / BCM / MBC11,610/
    SC / SCA / ST9,610/-
    3.Allotment of Govt. MBBS/BDS (Persons with Bench Mark Disabilities)OC / BC / BCM / MBC /SC / SCA / ST9,610/-
    (Vide G.O. (Ms.) No.30,
    The welfare of Differently Abled
    Persons Department.,
    Dated: 28.06.2010)
    OC / BC / BCM / MBCTotal Fee fixed by Committee on Fixation of Fee
    SC / SCA / ST (Whose parents’ annual income is higher than 2.5
    Total Fee fixed by Committee on Fixation of Fee
    4.Allotment for Self Financing Colleges MBBS & BDSSC / SCA / ST (Whose parents’
    annual income is less than 2.5
    500/- only (Exempted from payment of Fee and Security Deposit)
    Scheduled Caste Converted to
    Christianity (whose parent’s annual income is higher than 2.00 lakh
    Total Fee fixed by Committee
    on Fixation of Fee
    Scheduled Caste Converted to
    Christianity (whose parents’ annual income is less than 2.00 lakh
    500/- only (Exempted from payment of Fee and Security Deposit)

    Tamil Nadu NEET Participating Colleges

    Government MBBS Colleges in Tamil Nadu

    Name of CollegeCitySeats
    ESI-PGIMSR, ESI Hospital, K.K Nagar, ChennaiChennai100
    Kanyakumari Government Medical College AsaripallamTamil Nadu100
    Rajah Muthiah Medical College AnnamalainagarTamil Nadu150
    Coimbatore Medical College CoimbatoreTamil Nadu150
    IRT Perundurai Medical CollegeTamil Nadu100
    Government Dharmapuri Medical College, DharmapuriTamil Nadu100
    Government Vellore Medical CollegeTamil Nadu100

    Private MBBS Colleges in Tamil Nadu

    Name of CollegeCitySeats
    Christian Medical College, VelloreChennaiN/A
    Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, ChennaiChennai250
    Sri Muthukumaran Medical College ChennaiChennai150
    Vinayaka Missions Kirupananda Variyar Medical College SalemTamil Nadu100
    Tagore Medical College and Hospital ChennaiChennai150
    Chennai Medical College Hospital and research centre, Irungalur, TrichyTrichy150
    Shri Satya Sai Medical College and Research InstituteKancheepuram150
    Melmaruvathur Adiparasakthi Instt. Medical Sciences and ResearchKanchipuram150
    Saveetha Medical College and Hospital KanchipuramKanchipuram150

    Government Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu

    Name of CollegesTypePermitted Seats
    Faculty of Dentistry, Rajah Muthiah Dental College & Hospital, Annamalai NagarGovt.100
    Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiGovt.100

    Private Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu

    Name of CollegesTypePermitted Seats
    Adhiparasakthi Dental College & Hospital, MelmaruvathurPrivate100
    Asan Memorial Dental College & Hospital, KancheepuramPrivate100
    Best Dental Science College, MaduraiPrivate100
    Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute, KancheepuramPrivate100
    CSI College of Dental Sciences & Research, MaduraiPrivate100
    JKK Nataraja Dental College & Hospital, KomarapalayamPrivate100
    K.S.R. Institute of Dental Science & Research, TiruchengodePrivate100
    Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences, KanchipuramPrivate100
    Madha Dental College & Hospital, KundrathurPrivate100
    Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiPrivate100
    Priyadarshini Dental College & Hospital, PandurPrivate100
    R.V.S. Dental College & Hospital, SulurPrivate100
    Ragas Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiPrivate100
    Rajas Dental College & Hospital, KavalkinaruPrivate100
    S.R.M. Dental College, Ramapuram, ChennaiPrivate100
    Sathyabama University Dental College and Hospital, ChennaiPrivate100
    Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiPrivate100
    Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital, NarayanapuramPrivate100
    Sree Mookambika Institute of Dental Sciences, KulasekharamPrivate100
    Sri Ramachandra Dental College & Hospital, PorurPrivate100
    Sri Ramakrishna Dental College & Hospital, CoimbatorePrivate100
    Sri Venkateswara Dental College & Hospital, KancheepuramPrivate100
    SRM Kattankulathur Dental College & Hospital, KanchipuramPrivate100
    Tagore Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiPrivate100
    Thai Moogambigai Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiPrivate100
    Vinayaka Mission’s Sankarachariyar Dental College, SalemPrivate100
    Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, ElayampalayamPrivate100

    Seat Allotment Process

    CategorySeats (%)
    Open Competition31%
    Backward Class30 %
    Most Backwards Class20 %
    Scheduled Caste18 %
    Scheduled Tribe1%

    Seat Allotment Process

    The Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling will be conducted in two rounds. The seat allotment and mop-up round process will be done separately for each round. the Seat allotment will be completely based on the merit rank and choices entered by candidates.

    The Tamil Nadu MBBS and BDS 2022 seat allotment result for Round I counselling will be announced soon. The Result of seat allotment would be published online on the official website of Directorate Of Medical Education, Govt of Tamil Nadu.

    MBBS Seat Allocation for AIQ Seats

    College TypeAll India QuotaMgmt QuotaTN State QuotaNRI Quota
    Govt Colleges15%85%
    Private Colleges35%50%15%
    Deemed Universities85%15%

    MBBS Seat Distribution

    College TypeAll India QuotaTN State QuotaMgmt QuotaNRI Quota
    Govt Colleges49502760
    Private Colleges825575250
    Deemed Universities5250925


    • Aspirants are required to obtain minimum qualifying percentile marks in NEET 2022 entrance examination in order to qualify for further admission process.
    • Candidates who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC are required to obtain marks equivalent to at least 40thpercentile to be considered for AIQ and state counselling process.
    • Aspirants who belong to UR category are required to score equivalent to at least 50thpercentile

    NEET 2021 Cutoff (Announced)

    CategoryNEET 2022 cutoffNEET cut-off marksNumber of Candidates
    UR/EWS50th percentile715-117881402
    OBC40th Percentile116-9374458
    SC40th Percentile116-9326087
    ST40th Percentile116-9310565
    UR / EWS &
    45th Percentile116-105328
    OBC & PH40th Percentile104-93160
    SC & PH40th Percentile104-9356
    ST & PH40th Percentile104-9313

    NEET UG Cutoff 2021

    CategoryNEET 2021 cutoffNEET cut-off marksNumber of Candidates
    UR/EWS50th percentile720 – 138770881
    OBC40th Percentile137 – 10866907
    SC40th Percentile137 – 10822384
    ST40th Percentile137 – 1089310
    UR / EWS &
    45th Percentile137 – 122132
    OBC & PH40th Percentile137 – 108288
    SC & PH40th Percentile136 – 10898
    ST & PH40th Percentile135 – 10821

    NEET 2020 Cutoff

    CategoryMinimum Qualifying PercentileCut-off Marks
    Unreserved (UR)50th Percentile720-147
    Unreserved/EWS-PH45th Percentile146-129
    Scheduled Caste (SC)40th Percentile146-113
    Scheduled Tribe (ST)40th Percentile146-113
    Other Backward Classes (OBC)40th Percentile146-113
    SC-PH40th Percentile128-113
    ST-PH40th Percentile128-113
    OBC-PH40th Percentile128-113

    Category wise No. of Candidates qualifying the test, based on qualifying criteria of NEET (UG)-2020

    CategoryQualifying PercentileMarks RangeNo. of CandidatesMarks RangeNo. of Candidates
    UR50th Percentile701-134704335720-147682406
    OBC40th Percentile133-10763789146-11361265
    SC40th Percentile133-10720009146-11319572
    ST40th Percentile133-1078455146-1137837
    UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile133-120266146-12999
    OBC & PH40th Percentile119-107142128-113233
    SC & PH40th Percentile119-10732128-11370
    ST & PH40th Percentile119-10714128-11318

    NEET Cutoff scores – 2020 vs 2019

    CategoryCutoff percentile2020 Cutoff score2019 cutoff scores
    OTHERS50th Percentile720-147701-134
    OBC40th Percentile146-113133-107
    SC40th Percentile146-113133-107
    ST40th Percentile146-113133-107
    UR & PH45th Percentile146-129133-120
    OBC & PH40th Percentile128-113119-107
    SC & PH40th Percentile128-113119-107
    ST & PH40th Percentile128-113119-107

    All India Quota 2019 Cutoff Rank Tamil Nadu

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    State Domicile 2019 Cutoff Rank Tamil Nadu

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    State Non-Domicile 2019 Cutoff Rank Tamil Nadu

    CategoryRound 1Round 2
    OBC    –   –
    SC    –   –
    ST    –   –

    Deemed University 2019 Cutoff Rank Tamil Nadu

    CategoryRound 1Round 2

    Categories in Tamil Nadu UG MBBS Counselling

    CategoryType of Category
    ASeats in Government Medical Colleges
    BB1. Rajah Muthiah Medical College/ Annamalai University/ Chidambaram.
    B2. I.R.T Medical College/Perundurai/ Erode. B3. ESIC Medical College and PGIMSR/ K.K.Nagar/ Chennai.
    CGovernment Quota Seats in Self Financing Medical Colleges
    DSeats in Government Dental College
    EGovernment Quota seats in Self Financing Dental Colleges