Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2021: Seat Allotment, Cutoff & More


Tamil Nadu NEET counselling 2021: 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 2021. By Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS counselling, admission to approx 8,000 MBBS and 2,873 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 2021 Counselling process, Top Medical/Dental Colleges in Tamil Nadu.

NEET 2021 Brief Description

Name of ExaminationNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test (UG) or NEET-UG
Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
NEET Exam Date 202112 September 2021 (Announced)
NEET Result 2021To be Announced Soon
MCC AIQ NEET 2021 Counselling Starting DateTo be Announced Soon
Tamil Nadu NEET 2021 Counselling Starting DateTo be Announced Soon
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
Total Number of Questions180 Multiple Choice Questions
Languages available for the ExaminationHindi, English, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and Kannada.
No. of Government MBBS Seat in Tamil Nadu3650
No. of Private MBBS Seat in Tamil Nadu2600
No. of Deemed MBBS Seats in Tamil Nadu1850
NEET UG Eligibility CriteriaClick Here
Call Now+91-9035924718

NEET Counselling Date 2021

Release of application formTo be announced
Release of merit listTo be announced
Round-1 CounsellingTo be announced
Round-1 CounsellingTo be announced
Mop-Up Round CounsellingTo be announced
Official websiteshttps://tnhealth.tn.gov.in/
Helpline Number044-28364822

Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2021

A candidate can visit the office of Health and Family Walfare Department, Government of Tamil Nadu To get themselves for NEET 2021 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 2021.

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 2021 admission.

NEET Counselling Procedure

Before we speak the counselling procedure for Tamilnadu NEET 2021, Let us first have a look at the Type of NEET Counselling 2021 for state and AIQ quota.

Type of NEET CounsellingCounselling Body
NEET Counselling for 15% AIQ Seats (except in Jammu & Kashmir) 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 (all the seats in case of Jammu & Kashmir) 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 2021. Counselling of NEET 2021 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 2021 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 2021 Admit Card
  • NEET 2021 Rank Card
  • Allotment Letter
  • 10th Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet should be
  • 12th Mark Sheet (both sides of Mark Sheet should be
  • Certificate for proof of study from VI Std. to XII std
  • Copy of Photo Id
  • Caste Certificate
  • Domicile Certificate
  • PH Certificate
  • 4 Passport Size Photographs
  • Printout of Registration Form

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

CategoryCommunityAmount of Demand Draft (Processing fee/Tuition Fee)
Allotment for Govt. MBBSOC/ BC /BCM / MBCRs. 500/- + Rs. 13610/-
SC / SCA / STRs. 500/- + Rs. 9610/-
Allotment for Govt. BDSOC / BC / BCM / MBCRs. 500/- + Rs. 11610/-
SC / SCA / STRs. 500/- + Rs. 9610/-
Allotment for Self Financing Colleges MBBS /BDSOC /BC / BCM / MBCRs. 500 /- + Rs. 25,000/-
SC /SCA / ST/ Schedule Caste Converted Christianity (Whose parents’ annual income is higher than Rs.2.5 lakhs)Rs. 500/- + Rs. 25,000/-
SC /SCA / ST/ Schedule Caste Converted Christianity (Whose parents’ annual income is less than Rs.2.5 lakhs )Rs. 500/- only (Exempted from Payment of Rs. 25000/-)
Scheduled caste Converted to Christianity (Whose Parents’ annual income is higher than Rs.2.5 lakhs)Rs. 500/- + Rs. 25,000/-
Scheduled caste Converted to Christianity (Whose Parents’ annual income is less than Rs.2.5 lakhs)Rs. 500/- only (Exempted from Payment of Rs. 25000/-)

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 2021 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 2021 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 (Expected)

CategoryNEET 2021 cutoff
General50th percentile
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile
General-PwD45th percentile
SC/ST/OBC-PwD40th percentile

NEET 2020 Cutoff (Released)

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