Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling 2024

Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling 2024 is the entry point for obtaining postgraduate medical (MD/MS) seats in the state. It is usually held in July and goes through multiple rounds, including mop-up, until all seats are filled. It is organized by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER).

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NEET PG qualifiers must register online and prioritize their desired colleges and specializations in order to participate. Participation eligibility and seat allocation are determined by merit lists organized by reservation category. Candidates can update their choices based on available vacancies and their rank position throughout the rounds.

The counselling process is highly competitive, and eligible candidates need to meet certain criteria to participate. These criteria include a minimum score of 50th percentile in the NEET PG examination, completion of an internship, and registration with the Medical Council of India or the respective State Medical Council.

The Tamil Nadu PG NEET Counselling process is an opportunity for candidates to secure admission to their preferred postgraduate medical courses in prestigious colleges across the state. The counselling process is conducted in multiple rounds, and candidates need to carefully follow the steps involved, including online registration, payment of counselling fees, choice filling, document verification, and seat allotment.


Specifics Details
Counselling Name Tamil Nadu PG NEET counselling 2024
Name of the Counselling AuthorityKaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences (KNRUHS) 
Counselling ProcessCentralized counselling
Entrance Exam for Medical Course National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET PG).
Eligibility CriteriaCandidates must qualify NEET PG and meet the required cutoff scores.
Counselling LevelState-Level
Counselling ModeOnline
Registration ModeOnline
Counselling Rounds2 Rounds + subsequent rounds 
Course OfferedMD/MS/PG Diploma courses
Official Websitehttps://tnmedicalselection.net/ 

Counsellling Dates 

Registration commencesTo Be Announced 
Last date to submit the application formTo Be Announced 
Round-1 Counselling
Registration/Choice filling and lockingTo Be Announced 
Processing of Seat AllotmentTo Be Announced 
Seat Allotment ResultTo Be Announced 
Download of provisional allotment orderTo Be Announced 
Reporting for confirmation of the admissionTo Be Announced 
Round-2 Counselling
Registration/PaymentTo Be Announced 
Choice filling and lockingTo Be Announced 
Processing of Seat AllotmentTo Be Announced 
Seat Allotment Result To Be Announced 
Download of provisional allotment orderTo Be Announced 
Reporting TimeTo Be Announced 

Courses Offered 

MD Courses 

Aerospace Medicine3 Years
Anatomy3 Years
Anesthesiology3 Years
Biochemistry3 Years
Biophysics3 Years
Community medicine3 Years
Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy3 Years
Emergency Medicine3 Years
Family Medicine3 Years
Forensic Medicine3 Years
General Medicine3 Years
Geriatrics3 Years
Health Administration3 Years
Hospital Administration3 Years
Infectious Diseases3 Years
Marine Medicine3 Years
Medical Genetics3 Years
Microbiology3 Years
Nuclear medicine3 Years
Pediatrics3 Years
Palliative Medicine3 Years
Pathology3 Years
Pharmacology3 Years
Psychiatry3 Years
Tropical Medicine3 Years
Sports Medicine3 Years
Respiratory Medicine3 Years
Radiotherapy3 Years
Radiodiagnosis3 Years
Pulmonary medicine3 Years
Physiology3 Years
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation3 Years

MS Courses 

MS (General Surgery)3 Years
MS (ENT)3 Years
MS (Orthopaedics)3 Years
MS (Ophthalmology)3 Years
MS (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)3 Years
MS (Anatomy)3 Years
MS (Anaesthesia)3 Years
MS (Neurosurgery)3 Years
MS (Traumatology and Surgery)3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

NationalityIndian Citizen
DomicilePermanent resident of Tamil Nadu (as per defined documents)
NRI QuotaApplicable for Indian origin settled abroad, children of Indian citizens abroad, and wards of officials abroad
NEET PG ScoreMinimum 50th percentile for General category, 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC (including PwD), 45th percentile for General-PwD
Qualifying ExamNEET PG 2023
MBBS DegreeAwarded by Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University or other recognized universities with eligibility certificate from TN Dr. M.G.R. Medical University if applicable
CRMI CompletionCompleted or completing Compulsory Rotatory Medical Internship by August 11, 2023
Medical Council RegistrationPermanent or provisional registration certificate from Medical Council of India or State Medical Council
Postgraduate Diploma CompletionCompleted diploma before March 31, 2023 for PG Degree admission in 2023-24
Diploma Duration2 years for all diploma courses
PG Degree Duration3 years for regular students, 2 years for diploma graduates in same specialty, 3 years for other specialties

Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling 

Counselling Registrations 

Step 1: Visit the Websites:

  • Go to either www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in or www.tnmedicalselection.org

Step 2: Pay the Application Fee:

  • Pay Rs. 3,000/- (non-refundable) through the online payment portal.

Step 3: Complete the Application Form:

  • Fill in all required information accurately and completely.
  • Ensure you enter true and correct details.
  • Multiple applications are not allowed.

Step 4: Upload Required Documents:

  • Provide visibly clear, self-attested photocopies of the documents listed in the previous response (NEET PG score card, MBBS degree, certificates, etc.).

Step 5: Submit the Application:

  • Carefully review all entered information and uploaded documents.
  • Submit the completed application form before the deadline.

Counselling Process

Step 1: Registration:

Step 2: Round 1 Counselling:

  • Select your preferred colleges and courses.
  • Allotment of seats will be based on rank and reservation rules.
  • Download your provisional allotment order if you get a seat.
  • Join the allotted college within the specified time, submitting required documents (as mentioned in Clause 22).

Step 3: Second Round Counselling:

  • Conducted for vacancies arising from unjoined/unallotted seats or newly sanctioned seats.
  • Eligible to participate if you:
  • Didn't register or choice-lock in Round 1
  • Took a seat in Round 1 but didn't join/resigned within the stipulated time
  • Not permitted to vacate the seat if you:
  1. Retained your Round 1 seat beyond the deadline
  2. Got a re-allotment in Round 2
  3. Got a new allotment in Round 2

Those joining seats in Round 2 or later cannot resign or participate in further counselling rounds.

Step 3: Mop-up Round and Stray Round:

  • Conducted to fill any remaining vacancies.
  • Specific details for these rounds will be announced separately.

Document Required

  • NEET PG -Score Card.
  • NEET PG Admit Card.
  • Aadhar card/Pan Card/Voter ID
  • MBBS Degree Certificate and Diploma Certificate or Provisional Pass Certificate.
  • CRRI Completion Certificate.
  • Permanent Medical Registration Certificate issued by the Medical Council of
  • India /State Medical Council or provisional Registration Certificate issued by the
  • Medical Council of India/State Medical Council.
  • Community Certificate issued by the competent authority

MCC 50% AIQ Quota

About MCC

Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The MCC is responsible for conducting online counselling for admission of 50% of seats to various postgraduate medical and dental courses in India, including MBBS and BDS, through the NEET UG and NEET PG exams, respectively.

The MCC conducts centralized counselling for the 50% All India Quota (AIQ) seats in government medical and dental colleges across India, as well as for seats in Deemed and Central Universities, ESIC, and AFMC colleges. The counselling process involves registration, choice filling, seat allotment, document verification, and admission to the allotted colleges.

MCC NEET Counselling Registration

MCC holds four rounds of NEET-UG counseling for AIQ, including a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round. Following the completion of Round 2, the MCC will fill the remaining seats in a mop-up round and a stray vacancy round. The following steps must be taken:

  • Visit the official website: Visit the official website of MCC (https://mcc.nic.in/) and click on the "UG Medical Counseling" tab.
  • New registration: Click on "New Registration" and fill in all the required details such as personal details, contact details, NEET exam details, and security pin. After filling in all the details, click on the "Submit" button.
  • Login credentials: After successful registration, a new page will appear with your login credentials. Use these credentials to log in and fill in your choices of colleges and courses.
  • Choice filling: Fill in your preferred colleges and courses in order of priority. You can choose as many choices as you want.
  • Locking of choices: After you have filled in your choices, you need to lock them by clicking on the "Lock Choices" button. Once the choices are locked, you cannot make any changes.
  • Seat allotment: The MCC conducts the seat allotment process based on your rank, category, and the choices filled by you. You will be able to see your seat allotment result on the official website.
  • Reporting to the allotted college: If you are satisfied with the seat allotted to you, you need to report to the allotted college within the specified time with all the required documents and pay the admission fee.

MCC Counselling Fees Structure

Counselling Fee (Non Refundable)

Institution TypeUR
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD category candidatesRs. 500/-
Deemed University CandidatesRs. 5,000/-

Security Deposit

15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 25,000/-
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD category candidatesRs. 10,000/-
Deemed University CandidatesRs. 2,00,000/-

Rounds For Counselling

Round 1:

  • Register: Pay the non-refundable registration fee and refundable security deposit.
  • Choose colleges: Fill in your preferred colleges in order of priority and lock your choices.
  • Seat allotment: MCC processes your choices and allots seats based on merit and rank. Results are published on the MCC website.
  • Reporting: If you get a seat, report to the allotted college and complete admission formalities. You can opt for an upgrade to Round 2 here.

Round 2:

  • New Registrations: Only for those who didn't register in Round 1 or resigned/didn't report in Round 1.
  • Fresh choices: Fill in new choices for available seats.
  • Results and reporting: Same as Round 1.

Mop-Up Round:

  • Fresh registrations: Only for those who exited Round 2 with fee forfeiture or those who registered but got no seat in Rounds 1 & 2. Not eligible for those who joined a seat in Round 2.
  • Fresh choices: Fill in new choices for available seats.
  • Results and reporting: Same as Round 1.

Stray Vacancy Round:

  • Filling of choices and allotment happens through state websites. No fresh registration on MCC website.
  • Reporting to the allotted college.

Merit List

Tamil Nadu PG NEET Counselling  Merit List is a compilation of candidates who have appeared for the NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate) examination and have applied for the counselling process in Tamil Nadu. This merit list is prepared based on the NEET PG scores obtained by the candidates.

The merit list provides a ranking system where candidates are listed in descending order of their NEET PG scores. The candidate with the highest score is given the top rank, while the candidate with the lowest score is placed at the bottom of the list.

The purpose of the merit list is to establish a fair and transparent selection process for the counselling procedure. It helps in determining the order in which candidates will be called for counselling and seat allotment in various postgraduate medical courses in Tamil Nadu . We have compiled the merit list for Tamil Nadu..

Tamil Nadu PG NEET Counselling 2022 Merit List (PDF)

Participating colleges 

List of PG Government Colleges

College NameLocationStatusYear EstablishedNo. of SeatsAverage Fees (per year)
Chengalpattu Govt Medical CollegeChengalpattuGovt196594Rs. 11,620
Coimbatore Govt Medical CollegeCoimbatoreGovt1966121Rs. 13,610
Dharmapuri Govt Medical CollegeDharmapuriGovt200841Rs. 9,620
ESI Medical College ChennaiChennaiGovt201327N/A
GMC AND ESIC CoimbatoreCoimbatoreGovt20165N/A
Govt Medical College RamanathapuramRamanathapuramGovt202124Rs. 18,610
IRT Perundurai Medical CollegeErodeGovt19929Rs. 11,620
Kanyakumari Govt Medical CollegeKanyakumariGovt200148Rs. 11,620
KAP Viswanatham Govt Medical CollegeTiruchirappalliGovt1998104Rs. 11,620
Kilpauk Govt Medical CollegeChennaiGovt1960140Rs. 13,610
Madras Govt Medical CollegeChennaiGovt1835433Rs. 13,610
Madurai Govt Medical CollegeMaduraiGovt1954214Rs. 11,620
Mohan Kumaramangalam Govt Medical CollegeSalemGovt198695Rs. 11,620
Omandurar Govt Medical CollegeChennaiGovt201531
Pudukottai Govt Medical CollegePudukkottaiGovt20171
Rajah Muthiah Medical CollegeCuddaloreGovt1985157Rs. 11,620
Sivagangai Govt Medical CollegeSivagangaGovt201226Rs. 9,620
Stanley Medical CollegeChennaiGovt1938216Rs. 13,610
Tamil Nadu Government Multi Superspeciality HospitalChennaiGovt19591
Tamilnadu MGR Medical UniversityChennaiGovt19595
Thanjavur Govt Medical CollegeThanjavurGovt1959120Rs. 16,000 per year
Theni Govt Medical CollegeTheniGovt200446Rs. 15,000 per year
Thiruvannamalai Govt Medical CollegeTiruvannamalaiGovt201330Rs. 16,000 per year
Thiruvarur Govt Medical CollegeThiruvarurGovt201034Rs. 16,000 per year
Thoothukudi Govt Medical CollegeThoothukudiGovt200052Rs. 15,000 per year
Tirunelveli Govt Medical CollegeTirunelveliGovt1965144Rs. 16,000 per year
Vellore Govt Medical CollegeVelloreGovt200548Rs. 16,000 per year
Villupuram Govt Medical CollegeViluppuram201048Rs. 16,000 per year

List of Private PG Medical College

College NameLocationYear EstablishedTotal SeatsMD/MS SeatsAverage Fees per Year
Adhiparasakthi Inst of Medical SciencesKanchipuram200815048Rs. 9,50,000
Annapoorna Medical CollegeSalem201115031Rs. 7,50,000
Arunai Medical CollegeTiruvannamalai2021150-Rs. 15,00,000
Christian Medical College VelloreVellore1942100141Rs. 40,00,000
Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Medical CollegePerambalur201125045Rs. 12,00,000
Indira Medical College ChennaiTiruvallur202015024Rs. 16,50,000
Karpaga Vinayaga Inst of Medical SciencesChengalpattu200915035Rs. 13,50,000
Karpagam Faculty of Medical SciencesCoimbatore201215041Rs. 12,00,000
KMCH Inst of Medical SciencesCoimbatore201915028Rs. 20,00,000
Madha Medical CollegeChennai201115035Rs. 10,00,000
Panimalar Medical CollegeChennai202015019Rs. 19,00,000
PSG Inst of Medical SciencesCoimbatore198525093Rs. 15,00,000
Sree Mookambika Inst of Medical SciencesKanyakumari200610018Rs. 15,00,000
Sri Muthukumaran Medical CollegeChennai201015032Rs. 10,00,000
Sri Venkateswaraa Medical College ChennaiTiruvallur2022150-Rs. 16,00,000
Srinivasan Medical CollegeTiruchirappalli2021150-Rs. 12,00,000
St Peters Medical CollegeKrishnagiri2021150-Rs. 16,50,000
Swamy Vivekanandha Medical CollegeNamakkal2021150-Rs. 12,00,000
Tagore Medical CollegeChennai201015035Rs. 16,00,000
Trichy SRM Medical CollegeTiruchirappalli200925093Rs. 22,50,000
Velammal Medical CollegeMadurai201315058Rs. 21,00,000

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the eligibility criteria to participate in Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling?

A. To participate in Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling, a candidate must have qualified the NEET PG exam and obtained a minimum qualifying score as per the category-wise cutoff marks. Additionally, candidates must have completed their MBBS degree and completed their compulsory rotatory internship before the prescribed date.

Q. How can I register for Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling?

A. Candidates can register for Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling on the official website of the Directorate of Medical Education (DME), Tamil Nadu. They must fill in the necessary details, upload the required documents and pay the registration fee to complete the registration process.

Q. What documents are required for Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling?

A. Candidates need to submit several documents during Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling, including NEET PG scorecard, MBBS degree certificate, internship completion certificate, community certificate (if applicable), and government-issued ID proof. It is advised to keep all the documents ready in advance to avoid any delay in the process.

Q. What is the counselling process for Tamil Nadu NEET PG?

A. The counselling process for Tamil Nadu NEET PG involves online registration, document verification, choice filling, seat allotment, and reporting to the allotted college. The counselling process is conducted in multiple rounds, and candidates are advised to carefully check the official website for the schedule and instructions.

Q. How are seats allotted during Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling?

A. Seats are allotted during Tamil Nadu NEET PG Counselling based on the candidate's NEET PG score, preference of college and course, and availability of seats. The seat allotment process is conducted online, and candidates can check the allotment result on the official website.

Q. What is the fee structure for PG medical courses in Tamil Nadu?

A. The fee structure for PG medical courses in Tamil Nadu varies from college to college. The average fee for PG medical courses in government colleges is around Rs. 1 lakh per year, while private colleges charge higher fees ranging from Rs. 10-25 lakhs per year. Candidates must check the official website or contact the college for the exact fee structure.

Q. Is there any bond to be signed after completing PG medical courses in Tamil Nadu?

A. Yes, candidates who complete PG medical courses in Tamil Nadu are required to sign a bond with the government. The bond is for a specific duration and requires candidates to serve in government hospitals or healthcare centers for a certain period after completing their PG course. The bond period and terms may vary from college to college.

A. The duration of PG medical courses in Tamil Nadu is generally 3 years. However, some courses may have a duration of 2 years or 4 years depending on the specialty and college.

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