POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA / DEGREE /
M.D.S / 6 YEAR M.Ch. (NEUROSURGERY) COURSES
TAMIL NADU GOVERNMENT MEDICAL / DENTAL COLLEGES/
SELF FINANCING INSTITUTIONS
DIRECTORATE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
CHENNAI – 600 010.
Phone No : 044-28361674
Website: www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in
Official Mobile Number : 8939145147
To send SMS to candidates regarding counselling only
( If Required )
AT A GLANCE
Ü Last date for receipt of application : 02.02.2011, 5.00 p.m
Ü Date of Entrance Examination : 06.03.2011, 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.
Ü Expected date for declaration of result : 14.03.2011.
Ü Allotment of seats by personal appearance :
I Phase : 1st week of April 2011
II Phase : Schedule will be hosted on the
website only after the completion of
the II round of All India counselling.
Ü Last date of admission : The time as mentioned
in the allotment letter of the
Ü The results will be displayed on the Notice Board of this Directorate.
Results will also be available on the internet at http/ www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in.
Results of individual candidates will not be informed over telephone.
Ü All legal disputes pertaining to conduct of examination and allocation of seats in various
subjects and colleges by the Selection Committee shall fall within the jurisdiction of Madras
Ü Applications can be downloaded from the websites www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in and
the filled application along with necessary enclosures and 3 self addressed envelopes sent to the
Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai -10 before the last date along with a
Demand Draft for 1250/- towards the cost of application form drawn in favour of The
Secretary, Selection Committee and payable at Chennai. AR Number will be assigned by
the Selection Committee.
Ü Candidates can track their applications on the above websites by entering their names as entered
in the application and the Permanent Medical / Dental Council Registration Number / Final
Year University Examination Register Number.
1 GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
2 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
2 – 10
3 PROCEDURE FOR FILLING & SUBMISSION OF
11 – 21
4 CONDUCT OF EXAMINATION
22 – 31
5 SCHEME OF ENTRANCE EXAMINATION
32 – 35
6 DECLARATION OF RESULTS
36 – 39
7 MERIT LIST
40 – 42
8 COUNSELLING PROCEDURE
43 – 49
9 METHOD OF SELECTION & ADMISSION
50 – 55
10 ADMISSION IN SELF FINANCING INSTITUTIONS
11 SPECIAL CATEGORY
12 FEE PAYABLE IN GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS
13 STIPEND & SECURITY AMOUNT
15 ANNEXURES ( I – XI )
1. (a) Completed Application Form in Original should reach:
162, E.V.R. PERIYAR SALAI,
KILPAUK, CHENNAI – 600 010.
on or before 02-02-2011 by 5.00 p.m.
(b) The candidates shall ensure that the completed application form with all particulars and
enclosures reaches the Selection Committee within the date and time specified.
Applications received by Speed post / courier or any other means, after the last date & time
will not be accepted irrespective of the date of booking.
(c) The Selection Committee shall not be responsible for any delay in the receipt or for the
loss in transit of application form etc.,
(d) Non-Service Candidates should send their applications directly to the Secretary, Selection
Committee at the above address.
(e) Service Candidates should get their applications forwarded only through the proper channel
with the remarks of the forwarding authorities in the format prescribed in the application
form If not, the applications will be summarily rejected.
(f) Advance copies from service candidates will not be accepted.
(g) No oral enquiry would be entertained.
(h) Photocopy / Fax copy of the application will not be accepted.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR P.G. DEGREE / DIPLOMA / 6 YEAR M.CH.,(NEURO – SURGERY) / MDS COURSES .
2. (a) Candidates should be a citizens of India and should have undergone MBBS / BDS
courses in the State of Tamil Nadu.
(b) Candidates of Tamil Nadu Nativity who have completed MBBS/BDS in other States should
furnish a Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu issued by the competent authority only in
the specified format annexed to the application form and supported by a copy of
Passport/ Ration Card / Voter’s ID / Driving License. If the copy of the supporting
document is not produced, then the application form will be rejected. Nativity Certificate
submitted later will be summarily rejected.
3. Candidates who have passed their MBBS / BDS Examinations and completed / completing
the CRRI period on or before 31-03-2011 are eligible to write the Entrance Examination.
However the candidates should possess the permanent Medical / Dental Council Registration
Certificates of the States or of India at the time of counselling for allotment of seats.
Those candidates who are undergoing CRRI should enclose a certificate from Heads of the
Institutions in which they are undergoing the CRRI, that they will be completing the CRRI
on or before 31-03-2011, failing which their applications will be rejected .
4. Candidates should possess M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. Degree of Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical
University or of any other University recognized as equivalent to Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R.
Medical University and recognized by the Medical / Dental Council of India. Candidates
who have qualified from other Universities should produce ELIGIBILITY CERTIFICATE
from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Guindy, Chennai 600 032 at the time
of counselling failing which they will not be considered for selection.
5. (a) Diploma qualification is not necessary to apply for Post Graduate Degree courses.
(b) The duration of Post Graduate Degree Courses for the Diploma Candidates who have
undergone two year courses shall be Two years in the same specialty and Three years in
other specialties, except for candidates with DCP.
(c) For MBBS candidates and Diploma Candidates who have undergone one year course, the
duration of Post Graduate Degree Course is three years.
(d) The duration of all Diploma Courses is Two years.
(e) For MBBS Candidates who opt for M.Ch (Neurosurgery), the duration of the course is
(f) For BDS candidates the duration of MDS Course is Three years.
6. Candidates who join a Post Graduate Degree/Diploma/6 Year M.Ch. Neurosurgery /
MDS courses in any branch and discontinue the courses on any grounds after the cut off date
fixed by the Medical Council of India and the candidates who take an allotment for
PG Degree/ Diploma/6 Year M.Ch Neurosurgery / MDS courses in any branch after
25.05.2011 and not join the course on or before the cut off date are not eligible to apply for
2 years from the date of appearance for the Entrance Examination.
7. Candidates who are undergoing a Postgraduate Degree/PG Diploma are not eligible to apply for
any Post Graduate Degree/Diploma course/6 year M.Ch.(Neurosurgery) Courses.
However, candidates who are completing the Diploma Course on or before 31-03-2011 are
eligible to apply and they have to enclose the certificate from the Head of the Institution that they
will be completing their course ( including Theory & Practical / Clinical ) on or before
31.03.2011 failing which their application will be rejected. They must produce a Pass certificate
at the time of counselling otherwise they will not be considered for admission.
8. Candidates who have completed a Post graduate Degree or candidates who possess a Post-
Graduate Degree are not eligible to apply for admission to any other Post Graduate Degree /
Diploma Course. A candidate (Private/Service) who is a diploma holder is not eligible to
apply for another diploma course but can apply for any Post Graduate Degree Course.
9. All Candidates are eligible to apply for Diploma in Public Health (DPH) course irrespective of
any Diploma / Degree already acquired. Out of the 5 seats in the DPH Course in Madras
Medical College, 3 seats are reserved for Health Officers in Tamil Nadu Public Health Service
and one seat for Medical Officers of Corporations in Tamil Nadu. The candidates sponsored by
Public Health Department and Corporation in Tamil Nadu are exempted from writing the
Entrance Examination. The remaining one seat is reserved for Service Candidates only who
will be admitted to the course by merit in the Entrance Examination.
10. (a)Those Service candidates ( selected by TNPSC ) who have put in LESS THAN TWO Years of
continuous regular service as on 31.03.2011 either in Tamil Nadu Medical Service or in Local
Bodies are not eligible to apply for P G Degree /Diploma / 6 Year M.Ch (Neurosurgery) /
MDS Courses. Fractional values of a year will not be counted.
(b) 10 a (i) candidates not selected by TNPSC will not be considered as Service candidates. They
will be considered as Service candidates only if they have been selected by TNPSC at the time of
PROCEDURE FOR FILLING THE APPLICATION:
11. ( a ). Each application form bears a unique number which is printed on the Prospectus, Application
form and the OMR. Candidates are requested to check the number and ensure that the
same number is printed on the Prospectus , Application form and the OMR, 3 self
addressed envelopes, Acknowledgement Card, Hall Tickets and ID / Attendance form.
In case any discrepancy is noted, it should be immediately brought to the notice of the
Selection Committee before the last date for the receipt of applications. However the serial
number of the OMR will be considered as final number for correspondence purposes .
( b ).The candidates shall fill the Application form and OMR carefully and legibly.
12. Cutting, overwriting and erasing in the Application form and in the OMR Sheet or Scrutiny
Form should be strictly avoided.
13. Applications with incomplete or insufficient particulars or without enclosures or those received
after the last date mentioned will be summarily rejected ( without any intimation to the
14. Candidates are instructed to read Annexures ( I – XI) to the Prospectus carefully regarding the
Courses and Colleges available, Instructions for Photographs etc.
15. The Government Orders issued and to be issued from time to time pertaining to any of the
matters contained in the prospectus should be read as part and parcel of this prospectus and
such terms and conditions in the Government Order are deemed to have been incorporated
in this prospectus .
16. ( a ). Candidates should send the applications in the prescribed form only .
( b ). Attested recent identical passport size photographs should be affixed to the application form,
identification cum attendance slip and the entrance exam hall ticket in triplicate as
instructed. The Photograph must be taken as shown in the Instructions ( Annexure IX ).
Note: If the Photograph is not a recent one taken at the time of submitting the application, the
Application will be rejected.
17. Service candidates should send their applications through the proper channel with the forwarding
authority’s remarks and the service particulars carefully filled up by the forwarding authority as
prescribed in the application form. Applications of the Service candidates who have completed
two years of continuous , regular service alone will be considered. The Heads of Departments
have to issue a Certificate of completion of the required service . The applications should reach
within the stipulated time . Applications received after the last date will not be
accepted irrespective of the date of submission and date of forwarding by the competent
18. Candidates must enclose only Photocopies of documents duly attested by a gazetted officer in the
order as indicated below:
(a) MBBS / Diploma / BDS course completion certificate from the college where the candidate
has undergone the course.
(b) MBBS / Diploma / BDS Degree certificate or provisional pass certificate from the
(c) CRRI Completion certificate from the Dean / Head of the Institution (New Regulation for
(d) Final BDS / Final MBBS Part II Mark sheets.
(e) Permanent Medical / Dental Registration certificate issued by the Medical / Dental Council
of India / State.
(f) Community certificate from the competent authority indicating the community status of
candidates belonging to BC / BCM / MBC / DC / SC / SCA . ST candidates should
produce community certificates issued by a Revenue Divisional Officer.
(g) Attempt certificates in Final MBBS Part II / Final BDS.
(h) Eligibility certificate from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University for candidates
who have qualified from other Universities. This should be produced at the time of
counselling when called for.
(i) HSC/Equivalent examination mark sheet.
(j) TNPSC Selection & Posting Order ( For Service Candidates.)
(k) Nativity certificate ( if applicable ) with supportive documents.
19. It shall be the responsibility of the candidate to give the correct mailing address on the main
application form/OMR Sheet / Acknowledgement card/ 3 envelopes ( For Hall ticket and Call
Letters). If there is any change of address it should be intimated immediately to the Selection
Committee in writing.
20. The Selection Committee shall not be held responsible for any loss in transit or for incorrect
address given by the candidate.
21. Filled up applications without the signature of the candidates will be rejected.
CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS:
22. The Entrance Examination will be conducted only at Chennai as scheduled below between
10.00 A.M and 1.00. P.M.
a) MDS Courses
b) PG Degree/ Diploma and 6 Year 06.03.2011
The Centre in which the entrance examination is to be written will be given in the Hall Ticket.
23. Admission to the Entrance Examination does not confer on the candidate the right of
admission to any course if found to be ineligible later.
24. Candidates who do not receive the Hall Ticket in time may contact the Secretary, Selection
Committee, two days prior to the conduct of the Entrance Examination for clarification by
producing the Acknowledgement card.
25. Candidates admitted for the Entrance Examination will have to come to the Examination Centre
at their own expense and make their own arrangements for stay.
26. Only candidates with Valid Hall Tickets (without envelope) will be allowed to enter the
27. (a)Candidates are advised to be present at 9.30 a.m. in the Examination Centre. They are
required to be seated on their respective seats 15 minutes before the commencement of
examination and to fill up the 1st page of Question Booklet. Question Booklets should not
be opened by the candidates before 10.00 A.M.
(b) Candidates coming thirty minutes after the commencement of the Examination
will not be permitted to appear for the Examination.
28. No candidate will be allowed to carry any text material printed or written, bits of paper,
electronic and telecommunication devices like pagers, cellular phones, or electronic diary etc.,
inside the Hall.
29. No candidate will be allowed to leave the hall before the end of the examination.
30. Candidates shall maintain strict silence. Any misconduct will entail forfeiture of the right
to continue the Examination. His / Her Answer Sheet will not be considered for valuation.
Further he / she will not be allowed to apply for the Post Graduate Courses for Two Years.
31. Answers should be shaded with a Ball Point Pen in the OMR answer sheet as per the
instructions given and if it is shaded with any other item the answer sheets will not be considered
for valuation without any intimation to the candidate. The ball point pen will be provided in the
SCHEME OF ENTRANCE EXAMINATION :
32. Candidates seeking admission should write the Tamil Nadu Post Graduate Entrance Examination
conducted by the Selection Committee.
33. The Entrance Examination will be of the undergraduate level covering all subjects and will
contain 250 objective type questions each with four responses (A B C D) in English.
Number of questions in each subject is as shown in the Annexure II.
34. Each question will carry 1 (one) Mark. There will be NO NEGATIVE MARK for incorrect
responses. Zero mark will be given for questions not answered. When more than one answer
is indicated or when it is illegible, no mark will be awarded for that question. The Maximum
marks will be computed to 90.
35. Candidates will not be allowed to take back the Question Booklet and a request for provision
of Photocopies of the question booklet, answer sheet or answer key will not be entertained.
DECLARATION OF RESULTS:
36. The individual Entrance Examination Marks for 90 will be displayed at the office of the
Selection Committee and on the websites: (http: www.tnhealth.org / http://www.tn.gov.in).
37. The Secretary, Selection Committee will draw a merit list and publish the same at the office
of the Selection Committee and on the websites http://www.tnhealth.org. / http://www.tn.gov.in
38. The candidates will be called for counselling as per their merit and they may exercise their
option as per their eligibility norms mentioned in the Prospectus.
39. There will be NO Rechecking / Revaluation / Retotalling of answer sheets. Answer keys
will not be provided
40. The Merit List will be drawn for a Total Mark of 100 by computing the Entrance Examination
Marks and the marks for experience .(90 marks for entrance examination + 10 marks for
41. (a) One mark for each completed year after the completion of CRRI shall be awarded as marks for
experience for both service and non service candidates to a maximum of Ten marks as on 31.03.2010.
In addition One mark per year of service in rural areas and two marks per year of service in hilly
areas and two marks per year of service in Government Hospitals, Primary Health Centres and
Government Medical College Hospitals of Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Ramanathapuram
Districts limited to a maximum of 10 marks . Altogether the total marks awarded for
experience/service will be restricted to 10 marks to all candidates including candidates from rural
and hilly areas and the three districts mentioned above.
1) Marks awarded for Entrance examination : Maximum 90 marks.
2) Experience marks for all candidates to a maximum of 10 ( i+ ii+ iii )
i) One mark per year to a maximum of 10 marks.
ii) Marks for candidates served in rural and hilly areas : – One mark per year of service in
rural areas and two marks per year of service in hilly areas limited to a maximum of ten
iii) Two marks per year of Service for candidates who have worked in Government
Hospitals, Primary Health Centres and Government Medical College Hospitals of
Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Ramanathapuram Districts limited to a maximum of 10
Fractional values of a year will not be counted for awarding marks for experience in i, ii & iii .
42. Determination of Inter-se Merit of candidates where more than one candidate has secured
the same marks.
The ranks of such candidates will be based on the following criteria in the order of preference
(a) Marks obtained in the Entrance Examination.
(b) Least Number of appearances in the qualifying Final MBBS Part II / Final BDS.
(c) Total marks obtained in Final MBBS Part II / Final BDS.
(d) Seniority in age will be given preference.
COUNSELLING PROCEDURE :
43. (a) Admission to PG Degree / Diploma / 6 Year M.Ch. (Neurosurgery) / MDS courses,
shall be made by counselling on the basis of merit applying the rule of reservation
(b) Candidates will be called for counselling according to their ranks in batches.
(c) Candidates can choose any one of the branches or colleges available at the time of counselling.
(d) If a candidate wants to be waitlisted, he/she can opt to remain in the waiting list for any
one particular discipline only
(e) Candidates can remain on the “Wait List” only for courses and not for colleges
(f) If a candidate chooses to be in the waiting list for a particular Degree Course in a Speciality
he/she will not be given a firm seat in any other degree course.
(g) If a candidate gets an allotment in a Diploma of a particular Speciality at the time of
counselling, he will be wait listed for the Degree Course in the same Speciality for filling up
of any consequential vacancy that may arise later and will be allotted based on merit /
community (i.e.) If a candidate is allotted DGO his / her option for MD(OG) will be
maintained in Degree(OG) wait list.
(h) A candidate who is allotted a PG Degree Course cannot remain in the “Wait List” for
any other discipline.
(i) Option once given during the counselling cannot be changed later .
(j) Reallotment from one college to another college is Permitted during counselling only.
(k) Request for transfer from one college / course will not be allowed strictly after the cut
off date as per the MCI norms .
(l) Candidates selected for admission should give a declaration in the form given at the time
of Counselling that he / she is liable for forfeiture of selection / admission if suppression
of facts are found at any time during or after the admission to the course. The selection /
admission shall be liable for cancellation based on the declaration at any time during or
after the admission to the course. Further he / she will not be allowed to apply for the
Post Graduate Courses for Two Years.
44 (a) (i) Due to unforeseen reasons ,if a candidate cannot attend the counseling on the specified date
and time, he / she can authorize a representative to attend the counseling on his/ her behalf.
The authorized representative should produce an undertaking and authority letter for allotment
in the format given in Annexure X ( A & B ) along with the requisite original documents.
The allotment made to the authorized representative shall be binding on the candidate.
(ii) Candidates who are absent at the scheduled time and date of counselling without a valid reason
for absence will not be considered for admission. However the Selection Committee reserves
the right to permit the candidate to attend the counselling if a valid reason for absence is
communicated to the Selection Committee. The candidate so permitted can only claim the
course and college available at the time of counselling when he / she actually attends during
that phase only.
(iii) If a candidate is absent during the first phase of counselling, he / she cannot attend the second
phase of counselling.
(b) Strict discipline should be maintained by the candidates for smooth conduct of counselling. If the
candidates are found to indulge in any untoward activities, they will be debarred from the
counselling and selection for the present and subsequent sessions.
(c) Candidates securing less than 50% of total marks in Other Communities and 40% of total
marks in the reserved Communities (BC, BCM, MBC, SC, SCA and ST) will not be considered
(d) The candidates appearing for allottment by personal appearance should bring the documents
enclosed along with application in original . In any case candidates without original
certificates / documents,shall not be allowed to participate in the counselling. Candidates
who have deposited their original documents to Institutions / Universities and come for
counselling with a certificate stating that “ their original certificates are submitted with
institution/ University” will NOT be allowed to participate in counseling .
45. Any change or modification and relevant information pertaining to this admission process
will be made available immediately on the website. (www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in.) The
candidates are instructed to visit the websites from the date of application till the end of
counselling without fail. Please do not wait for counselling information to be received by post.
All information including the date of counselling will be put up in the website. Candidates
will be permitted for counselling accordingly.
46. Unauthorised absence of candidates for one month and more after joining the course will be
treated as ‘discontinued’ and the vacancy will be filled up by the Selection Committee
depending on the availability of time before the cut off date.
47. All candidates attending the counseling for PG Degree/Diploma/MDS/6 year M.Ch.(Neuro
surgery) Course will have to remit a non- refundable amount of 500/- by means of Demand
Draft drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection Committee as processing fee.
The candidates who are selected at the time of counselling shall pay the tuition fee in total as
prescribed in clause 58 by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection
Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai – 10 payable at Chennai at the time of receipt of the allotment
orders towards tuition fee. After the receipt of the joining report from the Deans of the respective
colleges, this amount will be transferred to the Colleges concerned. The fee is not refundable
if the candidate does not join or discontinues the course
48. The Candidates (including the candidates selected under All India Quota) who discontinue
the course shall pay as discontinuation fees to the Deans of the respective Colleges the sum as
specified below by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection
Committee Kilpauk, Chennai- 10 payable at Chennai.
From 20.5.2011 to 25.5.2011
For P.G. Diploma Courses 1 lakh
For P.G. Degree / 6 Year M.Ch.
(Neurosurgery) Courses /M.D.S. 2 lakhs
For P.G. Diploma Courses 2 lakhs
For P.G. Degree / 6 Year M.Ch.
(Neurosurgery) /M.D.S Courses 4 lakhs
49. The admissions to Post Graduate Degree / Diploma Course for 2011-2012 will close on the
cut off date of admission (i.e. on 31-05-2011) as per the Guidelines issued by the Medical
Council of India and DGHS and also the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University.
METHOD OF SELECTION AND ADMISSION:
50. Out of the seats sanctioned for Post Graduate Diploma/Degree and M.D.S. Courses, 50% of the
total recognised / permitted seats are offered to All India Quota for allotment by the Director
General of Health Services, New Delhi. The remaining 50 % of the seats will be allotted under
State Quota during the I phase of counseling.
For the newly sanctioned seats in Government Colleges after the I Phase of counselling,
reallotment of courses/colleges will be permitted as per merit and communal reservation from
rank one. Joined and Waitlisted candidates only can attend the counselling for the allotment of the
During the 2nd phase of counselling reallotment only for colleges of the already allotted candidates
and not for change of speciality and allotment to the speciality waitlisted candidates will be done
simultaneously for the available vacancies arising due to State Quota discontinued and not joined
candidates allotted during the first phase of counseling and All India Quota surrendered seats as
per merit and communal reservations.
51. The Following categories of Medical Officers will be treated as Service Candidates for the
purpose of allotment of seats.
1. Medical Officers selected by the TNPSC and appointed in Tamil Nadu Medical Services on
regular basis, with minimum of Two Years continuous service as on 31.03.2011.
2. Medical Officers serving (continuously for two years) in Local Bodies in Tamil Nadu.
52. Candidates working in Institutions coming under “Registered under Societies Act” and Self
Financing institutions shall be considered as Non service.
53. Medical officers / Health Officers in the Public Health Department who have been selected by
Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission for working under the control of Director of Public
Health and Preventive Medicine and who apply for Diploma in Public Health (DPH) can be
considered as service candidates even if they have not completed Two Years of service as the
above qualification, Diploma in Public Health is essential for declaration of probation. However
to be considered under the Service quota for M.D. (S.P.M.) the candidates must have completed
Two Years of service as for the other Post Graduate Courses.
54.a. The Selection will be made by counselling based on Merit and by applying the Rule of
Reservation / Roster method followed by the Government of Tamil Nadu wherever applicable.
b. 50% of seats in each speciality and in each college are reserved for service candidates, in
addition to those service candidates selected in the open category. In case an odd number seat
remains in any speciality in the total seats sanctioned for that speciality, that seat shall be filled
by merit and communal reservation ( example 1).
The odd seat stated above is referable to each speciality and not to each college ( as
illustrated in example 2)
Example 1 : In MD Biochemistry course, there are 4 seats in Madras Medical College,
2 seats in Stanley Medical College and 3 seats in Tanjore Medical College. Thus there are
totally 9 seats with 5 seats for the open category and 4 seats for the Service Category.
Example 2 : In the 6 year MCh Neurosurgery course there are 2 seats in Madras
Medical College and 1 seat each in Stanley Medical College and Madurai Medical College. Of
the 2 seats in Madras Medical College 1 each will be allotted to the open and service categories.
The single seat in Stanley Medical College and Madurai Medical College will be allotted one
each for the open and service categories as per Merit and Communal Reservation
Roster method of rule of reservation will be followed if the seats are more than 1 and less
than 8 in each branch as per G.O.Ms.No.241/ dt.29-10-07 of P&AR (K) Dept. of Government
of Tamil Nadu.This is subject to the final verdict of the Supreme Court of India in the SLP
14014-15/09 filed by this Govt. against the orders passed by the Bench of the High Court of
Madras dated 12.05.2009 in W.A Nos.763 & 764 / 2007 and W.P No 7067 / 2009 .
If the seats are 8 and more, the rule of reservation shall be as follows:-
Open Competition – 31%
Backward Class – 30%
Most Backward / Denotified Community – 20%
Scheduled Caste – 18%
Scheduled Tribe – 1%
Within the 30% reservation for Backward Classes 3.5% reservation will be provided for
Muslims. Within the 18% reservation for Scheduled Classes 3 % reservation will be provided
c. If there are no eligible Service candidates opting for PG Degree/ Diploma courses, the same will
be allotted to eligible Non- Service candidates and Vice – Versa.
55. Allotment will be made only for the seats affiliated by the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical
Universi ty for the Academic Year 2011-2012 session. Seats approved by the Tamil Nadu
Dr. MGR Medical University for P.G. Diploma/ Degree/ 6 Year M.Ch.(Neuro-Surgery) /
M.D.S. courses for 2011–2012 session will be displayed at the time of Counselling. Some
seats may be approved but not recognised by MCI. Therefore the candidate should well
examine these points before opting for a seat. The selection committee shall neither be
responsible nor shall entertain any case on above grounds.
ADMISSION TO P.G. DIPLOMA/ DEGREE AND MDS COURSES IN SELF- FINANCING MEDICAL AND DENTAL INSTITUTIONS :
56. ( a.) Selection and admission of students to the seats earmarked as Government quota in Self-
Financing and Government Aided Institutions will be operating in terms of G.O (Ms)No. 87
Dated 16. 03. 2007 or subject to the Central and State Act and Rules proposed by the
respective Government coming into force before counseling. The seat matrix for these
institutions will be displayed during counselling.
( b) Service candidates taking allotment in Self- financing colleges will not be paid salary and
they have to avail leave to which they are eligible for the period of study on their own after
obtaining prior permission from the Head of the Directorate concerned.
( c ) Stipend / Fee structure/ Bond amount/ any other conditions will be as per the Institution
SPECIAL CATEGORY: 57. SEATS RESERVED FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED CANDIDATES:
3% of the total number of seats available in Government Medical / Dental Institutions are
reserved for the Physically disabled candidates(only for locomotory disabilities of lower limbs).
In the first instance, candidates with disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70% shall be
considered and in case candidates not available in that category then the candidates with 40% to
50% locomotory disabilities of the lower limbs will be considered. The other conditions for
admission into PG Degree / Diploma / MDS / 6 Year M.Ch.(Neurosurgery) courses will be
applicable as in the case of the general category.
The candidates are required to produce a certificate from the Medical Board of the Medical
College of the area concerned constituted for the purpose of assessing the nature and the extent
of disability in the format prescribed in the Annexure-IV( A & B ).
The Medical Certificate issued by the Medical Board of the Medical College of the area
concerned for this purpose is subject to the confirmation by the Expert Committee constituted by
the Director of Medical Education at the time of counselling.
The candidates seeking admission under this category should produce a full size photograph
exhibiting the deformity.
Note:- (1) The selected candidates for PG Degree / Diploma / MDS / 6 Year M.Ch. (Neuro
surgery) courses will be required to undergo a second Medical Examination by a Medical Board
constituted for the purpose by the Director of Medical Education to ascertain and confirm the
nature and extent of Physical disability.
(2) a. Candidates with any other disability other than the locomotory disability of
the lower limb will not be considered for admission into PG Degree / Diploma / MDS / 6 Year
M.Ch.(Neuro Surgery) course under this Special Category.
b. Upper Limb, Vision and Hearing should be normal.
(3) The decision of the Director of Medical Education in this regard will be final
58. FEES PAYABLE IN GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS: TUITION FEES PER ANNUM.
PG Diploma 15,000/-
PG Degree 20,000/-
6 Year MCh Neurosuregry 20,000/-
The above fee structure is applicable for 2011-12admissions. The selected candidates
have to pay the balance of the tuition fees( if any )and other special fees etc., at the time of
admission in the respective colleges.
STIPEND AND SECURITY AMOUNT:
59. (a) All Non Service candidates selected will be paid stipend and Service candidates
salary as per the Government Orders in force.
(b) The Government of Tamil Nadu is offering Post Graduate Medical Education through its 10
Medical Colleges / Hospitals and Specialised institutes. The Government spends a large
amount of money to impart Medical Education including Post-Graduate Medical
Education. It levies nominal fees and at the same time provides a stipend to Private
candidates and salary to Service candidates. It is natural that the Government desires to
ensure that these seats are not wasted. Further, the Government looks forward to these
Doctors who have undergone Post-Graduate training to serve the poor and the needy of this
country at large and this State in particular. The public have the right to expect the
Specialists to utilize the skills they acquired during their training for the benefit of the sick,
the poor and the needy. To ensure that the services of trained Post Graduate Doctors are
made available, an Undertaking is obtained from them at the time of their admission. It is
sincerely, believed that this will discourage an attitude of not paying attention to those poor
people at whose expense they have been educated.
(c) All Service Candidates of Tamil Nadu having more than five years of service after passing
the PG Degree / Diploma shall execute a bond for a sum of 5,00,000/- (Rupees Five lakhs
only) for Diploma courses and 10,00,000/- (Rupees Ten Lakhs only) for Degree courses
and MDS / 6 year M.Ch. Neurosurgery Courses as security amount with the undertaking
that they will serve the Government of Tamil Nadu till Superannuation with three sureties.
Two sureties should be permanent Government servants in the same or higher rank
than the candidate. One surety should be the spouse/ parent of the candidate. PAN
numbers of the sureties should be furnished. The prescribed form will be available in the
colleges at the time of admission. The bond will become infructuous if the service
candidates serve the Government of Tamil Nadu after the completion of the Course until
(d) All service candidates of Tamilnadu who have less than 5 years of service after passing
PG Degree / Diploma courses have to serve the Government for a period of 5 years
from the date of passing the examination irrespective of the date of superannuation, if the
Government requires their services. They have to furnish an undertaking to this effect at the
time of joining the course. Both Service and Non Service candidates will be given salary
on par with the salary of new recruits in the Tamil Nadu Medical Service after 58 years.
(e) Non service candidates will be paid stipend till the age of 58 years only. For Service
candidates if their study period exceeds after superannuation, for the period after 58
years they will be given salary on par with the salary of new recruits in the TNMS.
(f) Non-service candidates who complete the following scarce specialities will have to work
for a period of 5 years after passing the course, if the Government requires their services.
They will be given salary on par with the salary of new recruits in the TNMS only.
They should also furnish an undertaking to this effect at the time of joining the course.
1) Community Dentistry
PG DEGREE / DIPLOMA
1) MD Pathology 1) MD Psychiatric Medicine
2) MD Physiology 2) MD Radio Diagnosis
3) MD Bio-Chemistry 3) MD Radiotherapy
4) MD Microbiology 4) MD Anaesthesia
5) MD Forensic Medicine 5) MD TB & Chest Diseases
6) MD Pharmacology 6) 6 year M.Ch.(Neurosurgery)
7) MD SPM 7) DMRD
8) MD Anatomy 8) DMRT
(g) Non-Service candidates shall execute a bond with three sureties for a sum of 5,00,000/-
(Rupees Five Lakhs Only) on admission to Post Graduate Diploma courses and 10,00,000/-
(Rupees Ten Lakhs only) for Post Graduate Degree courses / MDS / 6 year M.Ch. (Neuro
surgery) Course of the 2011-2012 session undertaking that they shall serve the Government
of Tamil Nadu for a period of not less than 2 years, if required. During the above period,
they will be paid a salary on par with the fresh recruits of the Government of Tamil Nadu
Medical Services and the Government of Tamilnadu will requisition their services, if
required, within a period of 2 years from the date of completion of their Postgraduate
Degree/ Diploma/MDS/6 year M.Ch.,(Neurosurgery) Course. Two sureties should be
permanent Government servants in the same or higher rank than the candidate. One surety
should be the spouse/ parent of the candidate. PAN numbers of the sureties should be
furnished. The prescribed form of bond will be available in the Colleges at the time of
admission. The bond will become infructuous if he/she serves the State Government of Tamil
Nadu if required for minimum period of 2 years.
(h) For any reason, the candidate is unable to serve the Government for the above said period,
the bond amount has to be credited to the relevant Head of Account.
(i) The Security bonds are governed by clause (c) under exemption under article of 57 of
Schedule – I of the Indian Stamp Act of 1879. ( Central Act II of 1879).Hence the Security
Bonds executed need not be stamped.
All the selected candidates should take Hepatitis B vaccine and submit a certificate from
an authorised Medical Officer as proof thereof, which the Head of the Institution will verify
before admitting the candidate. The Heads of institutions will not admit any candidate without
the Medical Certificate. The candidates should take further doses at the prescribed intervals as
required and should produce the necessary certificate to obtain stipend / salary.
a. All intimation for communication to the candidates will be sent only to the mailing address
given by the candidate at the time of application. The Intimation / Call Letters will either
be sent by Certificate of Posting or Registered Post or Speed Post or Courier Service or
Telegram or in the websites whichever is feasible depending on the availability of time
before counselling. Selection Committee will not be held responsible for the Postal Delay
and non viewing of websites.
b. Candidates should inform the change of address, change of postings etc., immediately to
the Selection Committee. If the change of address is not intimated to the Selection
Committee in time, the Selection Committee will not be responsible for delay in
communication or its consequences.. The results will be published on the Websites
www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in as well as the Selection Committee Office notice board.
62. The candidates who join Post Graduate Degree/Diploma/MDS/6 year M.Ch (Neurosurgery)
Courses should not indulge in any kind of agitation/strike/ragging activity inside /outside the
college campus during the course of study. Candidates found to take part in any such activities
mentioned above will be expelled from the course/college, at any part of the course of study
and criminal action will be taken against them.
DIRECTOR OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
ANNEXURE I : LIST OF MEDICAL/ DENTAL COLLEGES IN WHICH CANDIDATES HAVE COMPLETED THEIR MBBS/ BDS COURSES COLLEGE CODE NAME OF MEDICAL COLLEGE
1 Madras Medical College, Chennai
2 Stanley Medical College, Chennai
3 Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
4 Chengalpattu Medical College, Chengalpattu
5 Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore
6 Thanjavur Medical College, Thanjavur
7 Madurai Medical College, Madurai
8 Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli
9 Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem
10 K.A.P. Viswanatham Govt. Medical College, Trichy
11 Thoothukudi Govt. Medical College, Thoothukudi
12 Kanyakumari Govt. Medical College, Asaripallam
13 Theni Govt,. Medical College, Theni
14 Vellore Govt. Medical College, Vellore
15 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore
16 Vinayaka Mission Kirubananda Variyar Medical College, Salem
17 Raja Muthiah Medical College, Chidambaram
18 Christian Medical College, Vellore
19 Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai
COLLEGE CODE NAME OF DENTAL COLLEGE
21 Tamil Nadu Government Dental College, Chennai
22 Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
26 Ragas Dental College, Chennai
24 Meenakshiammal Dental College, Chennai
25 Sri Balaji Dental College, Chennai
26 S A Raja Dental College, Vadakkankulam
27 J K K Dental College, Kumarapalayam
28 Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Chennai
29 Raja Muthaiah Dental College, Chidambaram
30 Vinayaka Mission Sankarachariar Dental College, Salem
ANNEXURE II : SUBJECT WISE BREAK UP OF QUESTIONS FOR THE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION PG DEGREE / DIPLOMA COURSES MDS COURSE
Human Anatomy Histology and
Physiology 12 Human Physiology 15
Bio-Chemistry 20 Bio-Chemistry 15
Bio-Physics 4 Materials used in Dentistry 20
Human Oral Anatomy, Physiology,
Histology & Tooth Morphology 20
Pathology 20 General Pathology 15
Microbiology 20 Microbiology 15
Forensic Medicine 10
General Dental, Pharmacology and
Community Medicine 15 Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology 10
General Medicine 20 General Medicine 10
Paediatric Medicine 10 General Surgery 10
Psychiatry 7 Preventive and Community Dentistry 10
Conservative Dentistry and
Venereology 3 Orthodontics 15
Oral Medicine (Oral Diagnosis) and
Radio-Therapy 5 Periodontics 15
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 20 Oral Surgery 10
General Surgery 20 Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge 15
Orthopaedic Surgery 10 Pedodontics 10
E.N.T. 8 2
Grand Total 250 Grand Total 250
ANNEXURE III – * TENTATIVE SEAT MATRIX
A : MD COURSES
M.D. (G.M) 24 15 16 24 14 9 19 3 5 4 133
M.D.(Path) 10 3 1 2 4 7 7 – – – 34
M.D.(Micro) 10 3 – 2 2 5 4 – – – 26
M.D. (O&G) 17 8 7 5 5 3 4 2 – 2 53
4 2 1 2 3 2 4 – –
M.D. (S.P.M.) 4 – – – – – – – – 4
4 2 – 3 – 2 – – –
M.D. (F.M) 3 – – 1 – 1 – – – – 5
M.D. Paediatrics 17 4 4 6 4 3 3 2 3 2 48
10 4 – 4 2 1 – – – – 21
18 7 6 9 7 4 – 3 – 4 58
M.D. (R.D) 5 – – – – – – – – 5
5 – – – – – – –
4 2 – – 3 – – –
M.D. T.B. &
3 2 – – – – – –
M.D. Geriatrics 3 – – – – – – – – 3
M.D. D.V.L. 10 4 – 3 – 1 2 1 – – 21
M.D. Anatomy 4 2NR – 2NR 1NR – – – – –
Total 155 58 35 63 45 38 43 11 8 12 468
ANNEXURE III – * TENTATIVE SEAT MATRIX
B : MS AND DIPLOMA COURSES
20 22 18 25 14 10 16 4 6
M.S. Ophthal 12 4 – 6 – 1 3 26
M.S.E.N.T. 6 4 2 3 2 1 1 – – – 19
M.S. Ortho 13 3 8 8 2 3 3 – 3 – 43
2 1 – 1 – – – – –
Total 53 34 28 43 18 15 23 4 9 4 231
D.G.O. 38 12 3 16 3 – 3 – – – 75
D.C.H. 35 12 4 11 2 – 4 – – – 68
D.M.R.D 8 4 – 11 1 – – – – – 24
D.M.R.T. 8 – – – – – – – – – 8
D.L.O. 24 2 2 5 4 – – – – 37
D.A. 15 12 4 20 4 – 3 – – – 58
D. ORTHO 8 4 1 6 3 – – – – 22
D.O. 18 2 – 12 – – 1 – – 33
D.C.P. 8 4 – – – – – – – – 12
D.T.C.D. 11 — – – 2 NR 13
D.P.M. 8 – – 2 2 – – – – – 12
3 NR – – – – – – – –
D.P.H. 10 – – – – – – – – – 10
D. D .V. L 20 2 – 1 2 NR – – – – – 25
Dip in Diabet 3 – — – – – – – – – 3
Total 217 54 14 84 23 – 11 – – – 403
ANNEXURE III – *TENTATIVE SEAT MATRIX
c: MDS COURSES
Speciality Total Strength
Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery 6
Conservative Dentistry 6
Oral Pathology 2
Oral Medicine and Radiology 2
Preventive & Social Dentistry
* subject to change
ANNEXURE IV : A. MEDICAL CERTIFICATE FOR ORTHOPEDICALLY PHYSICALLY DISABLED
( to be issued by the Medical Board of Medical Colleges)
(Locomotory disability of the lower limbs should be between 40% and 70%)
Certified that the Medical Board of —————– Medical College , —————–
(City / Town ) certify that we have this ————– –Day of —————- 2011 examined the
candidate whose particulars are given below:
1. Name of the candidate :
2. Father’s name :
5. Identification marks : 1.
6. a. Orthopaedically handicapped YES / NO
b. Nature of Orthopedic Handicap :
7. Extent of permanent disability
(mention the % disability)
(Upper limbs must be functional and normal) :
a) 50% to 70%
b) 40% to 50%
8. Whether the candidate fulfills the followings
Standard and may be considered for admission
to undergo studies in Medical/Dental institutions:
(a) Normal Blood Pressure : Yes/No
(b) Mentally normal : Yes/No
(c) No visual and auditory handicaps : Yes/No
(d) No gross speech disorders : Yes /No
(e) Independent in ambulation with or : Yes/ No
Without calipers but without any support
(f) Good standing balance with or without : Yes/No
Calipers but without any support
(g) Hand function within normal limits : Yes/no
without any aid
(h) Good control over bowel and bladder : Good/Not good
(i) a. Is the disability non-progressive ? : Yes/No
b.If progressive is the candidate eligible : Yes/ No
for further studies
(j) Height (Normal) : Yes/No
1. Certified that the above candidate does not have any upper limb disability.
2. Certified that the above candidate has only locomotory lower limb disability..
Signature of the Applicant Members Signature Signature of Chairman of the Medical Board
1. Designation :
2. Office Stamp
Foot Note: 1. Upper limbs should be normal.
2. The above certificate should be issued only by the Medical Board of Medical Colleges
of the area concerned constituted for the purpose after due physical examination by
Note : 1) The Selected candidates have to under go a second Medical Examination by a Medical
Board constituted for the purpose by the Director of Medical Education to ascertain an
confirm the nature and extent of physical ability.
2) Candidates with any other disability other than the locomotory disability of the
lower limb will not be considered for admission under this category.
3) The decision of the Director of Medical Education in this regard will be final.
Recent Passport size
photograph of the
attested by the
B. CERTIFICATE OF LOCOMOTORY DISABILITY
( For Admission to POST GRADUATE MEDICAL/DENTAL Courses)
Certificate No………………….. Date………………………..
This is to certify that Dr……………………………………………………………
Aged …………………. Years, Son/Daughter of Mr…………………………………………..
Residing at ………………………………………………………………………………………
Is suffering from ……………………………………………………………………………
And has permanent Physical Impairment of Left /Right /Both Lower Limbs.
He/She is Loco motor disabled and has the percentage of ………………. ………….in figure)
……………………………… (in words ) disability of Lower Limbs.
Upper Limbs –Right / Left / Both are without any deformity and Functionally Normal
He/She is eligible /NOT eligible for admission in Medical/Dental Post Graduate Courses as per
the MCI/DCI guidelines.
Signature with Name& Seal Signature with Name & Seal Signature with Name
(Chairman of Board) (Member of Board) (Member of Board)
ANNEXURE V : MEDICAL CERTIFICATE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF HEPATITIS-B VACCINATION
I, Dr. ___________________________ Registration No. _______ certify that I have this
_____ day of _____ 2011 administered the Hepatitis-B Vaccine to the candidate whose
particulars are given below :
1. Name of the Candidate :
2. Father’s Name :
3. Sex :
4. Age :
5. Identification marks :
6. Dose I/II/III :
Signature of the Applicant : Signature of Medical Officer :
Name and Designation :
DATE : Officer Seal :
ANNEXURE VI : LIST OF RELIGIONS LIST OF MOTHER TONGUES
ANNEXURE – VII : DISCIPLINE DECLARATION BY THE CANDIDATE
I _______________the undersigned, a candidate selected for admission to the Post
Graduate Degree/ Diploma/6 year M.Ch.(Neurosurgery)/MDS 2011-2012 session in
______________College do hereby agree to conform from this date if I am admitted thereto
the rules and regulations including those relating to the hostel laid down or to be laid down
hereafter by the Dean for the time being of the College for the due maintenance of discipline
at the said College and I assure that I will not join in any ragging activity inside College or
outside College campus/ agitation / Strike of any kind during the course of study. I further
agree to make good when called upon to do so to the Government of Tamil Nadu any
damage to furniture, apparatus or other articles which may be caused by any carelessness,
negligence or wantonly on my part. I hereby declare that I am aware of that I can be expelled
from the College if I indulge in ragging during any part of my course of study.
In the presence of: Signature of Candidate
STATION: Signature of Parent/Guardian
DATE : Occupation and Address
ANNEXURE VIII : A: LIST OF HILL AREA PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES UNDER DPH
Name of the District Name of the HUD Name of the Hill Area PHC Name of the Block
Coimbatore Coimbatore Valparai Anamalai
Mudis Nagar Anamalai
Sholaiyar Nagar Anamalai
Tiruppur Nil Nil
Cuddalore Cuddalore Nil Nil
Dharmapuri Dharmapuri Sitheri Pappireddipatty
Dindigul Dindigul Nil Nil
Palani Mannavanur Kodaikanal
Erode Erode Nil Nil
Dharapuram Nil Nil
Kanchipuram Kanchipuram Nil Nil
Saidapet Nil Nil
Kanniyakumari Nagercoil Nil Nil
Karur Karur Nil Nil
Krishnagiri Krishnagiri Kelamangalam Kelamangalam
Madurai Madurai Nil Nil
Nagapattinam Nagapattinam Nil Nil
Namakkal Namakkal Valavanthinadu Kolli Hills
Powerkadu Kolli Hills
Perambalur Perambalur Nil Nil
Pudukottai Pudukottai Nil
Aranthangi Nil Nil
Ramanathapuram Ramanathapuram Nil Nil
Paramakudi Nil Nil
Salem Salem Valavanthi Yercaud
Pacha malai Gangavalli
Sivaganga Sivaganga Nil Nil
Thanjavur Thanjavur Nil Nil
Theni Theni Nil Nil
Thiruchirapalli Thiruchirapalli Top-Sengattupatty Uppiliyapuram
Thiruvallur Thiruvallur Nil Nil
Poonamalle Nil Nil
Thiruvannamalai Thiruvannamalai Jamunamaruthur Jamunamaruthur
Cheyyar Nil Nil
Thiruvarur Thiruvarur Nil Nil
Thirunelveli Thirunelveli Nil Nil
Sankarakoil Nil Nil
Thoothukudi Thoothukudi Nil Nil
Koilpatti Nil Nil
The Nilgiris Uthagamandalam T.Oranally Udhagamandalam
Vellore Vellore Nil Nil
Tirupattur Kavalur Chathiram Alangayam
Villupuram Villupuram Nil Nil
Kallakurichi Kariyalur Kalrayan Hills
Keelakadu Kalrayan Hills
Mottampatti Kalrayan Hills
Serapattu Kalrayan Hills
Virdhunagar Virudhunagar Nil Nil
Sivakasi Nil Nil
ANNEXURE VIII : B: LIST OF HILL AREA PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES UNDER DM & RHS
NAME OF THE
DISTRICT NAME OF THE INSTITUTION TYPE OF INSTITUTION
1 Salem Yercaud Taluk Hospital
2 The Nilgiris Uthagamandalam District Headquarters Hospital
Coonoor Taluk Hospital
Gudalur Taluk Hospital
Kothagiri Taluk Hospital
Pandalur Taluk Hospital
Manjur Taluk Hospital
Gudalur Bazaar Govt Dispensary
Yedakkadu Govt Dispensary
Coonoor Municipality School Medical Inspection
Kothagiri Mobile Medical Unit
3 Dindigul Pannaikadu Non Taluk Hospital
Thandigudi Non Taluk Hospital
Kodaikanal Taluk Hospital
Kodaikanal Mobile Medical Unit
4 Coimbatore Valparai Taluk Hospital
5 Villupuram Thoradippattu Govt Dispensary
Melnilavur Govt Dispensary
Vellimalai Govt Dispensary ( Mobile Medical Unit)
6 Trichy Chempallichanpatti Government Hospital