Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) B - Category 2019 Notification Released
As per regulations framed under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 and the Dentists Act-1948, admissions in 100% seats of M.B.B.S/ B.D.S will be done through NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST- NEET in Medical/Dental Colleges run with the approval of Medical Council of India/ Dental Council of India except for the institutions established through an Act of Parliament i.e. AIIMS and JIPMER Puducherry.
Medical Counselling Committee in the Directorate General of Health Services does the Counselling for admission to the M.B.B.S/ B.D.S seats under the following Quotas:
All India Quota Seats (Filled by DGHS) 15% seats surrendered by Government Medical/ Dental Colleges run as per the approval of MCI/ DCI are filled through the counselling conducted by DGHS are known as All India Quota seats.
Central Institutions/ Universities (Filled by DGHS)
Seats in Deemed Universities (Filled by DGHS)
M.B.B.S & B.D.S:
Candidates seeking admission to the M.B.B.S/ B.D.S, Degree courses must have passed H. Sc. (Academic) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent thereto, with a minimum of 50% marks (40% of marks for OBC/ BCM/ MBC/ EBC/ BT/ SC/ ST candidates) in aggregate, in the prescribed subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Bio-technology, Botany and Zoology. Further they should have studied English as one of the subjects and they must have passed the above four subjects individually.
Candidates seeking admission for BAMS course must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English individually and must have obtained a minimum mark taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying examination with a minimum of 50% marks for General and 45% of marks for OBC/ BCM/ MBC/ EBC/ OPH (General &OBC) and 40% of marks for SC/ ST/ BT& OPH.
The Higher Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to10 +2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than core course of English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after the introduction of 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on education one of the subjects and they must have passed the above four subjects individually.
Candidates seeking admission to the B.V.Sc & A.H Degree courses must have passed H. Sc. (Academic) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent thereto, with a minimum of 50% marks (40% of marks for OBC/ BCM/ MBC/ EBC/ BT/ SC/ ST candidates) in aggregate in Biology/ Botany & Zoology, Physics and Chemistry.
Any one of the following will be accepted as the Qualifying Examination
As per UT Govt. norms for all Government quota seats, only Candidates who are resident of the UT of Puducherry are eligible.
Minority Quota Seats in Private Medical/ Dental Colleges:
For Minority Quota seats in Minority Medical / Dental Colleges candidates who are residents of the UT of Puducherry and belonging to respective minorities are only eligible,
i.e., for the minority quota seats in PIMS, candidates who are resident of UT of Puducherry and belonging to Christian religious minority alone are eligible. For the minority quota seats in SVMC&RI candidates who are resident of UT of Puducherry and belonging to Telugu linguistic minority alone are eligible.
UT of Puducherry candidates claiming seats under Christian Minority Quota should produce any valid documentary proof like Transfer Certificate or similar document to prove his/her religion is CHRISTIANITY.
UT of Puducherry candidates claiming seats under Telugu Minority Quota should produce any valid documentary proof like Transfer Certificate or School admission certificate to prove his/her mother tongue is TELUGU.
Conversion of Minority Quota seats into General Management Quota seats: In case these minority quota seats are not filled in the TWO rounds of Counselling, then these unfilled seats will be converted to general management quota seats and filled on All India basis.
For Management Quota seats in Private Colleges candidates are eligible on All India basis without any restriction to residence in the UT of Puducherry.
In case the relevant Qualifying Examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level.