1. Eligibility :
a. Candidate should be a citizen of India.
b.Overseas citizens of India who are registered under Section 7 A of the citizenship Act, 1955 (Centra Act 57 of 1955) are eligible to apply for
Paramedical courses subject to the production of proof of such registration.
Candidates who belong to Tamil Nadu only will be considered for admission to the para-medical certificate courses.
Candidates should have completed 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission. (Example-For 2013-2014
session 17 years should have been completed on or before 31st December 2013).
Candidates should have passed Higher Secondary Certificate (Academic)
conducted by the Tamil Nadu Higher Secondary State Board with the following
group of subjects with prescribed minimum marks alone shall be considered.
a. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology
b. Physics, Chemistry, Biology with any other subject.
Candidates who have passed any other equivalent examination with the same group of subjects mentioned above shall also
be considered subject to the eligibility certificate from TamilNadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai.
2. Nativity :
Candidates should be Native of Tamil Nadu
Candidates belonging to other States cannot claim nativity of Tamil Nadu
Candidates who are Native of Tamil Nadu and have studied 8th Std to 12th standard in schools of Tamil Nadu for a period of 3 or 3½ years in Tamil Nadu need not enclose the “Nativity Certificate”.
The Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu of the candidate should be issued by the competent authority only and supported by a copy of Passport / Aadhar / Voter’s ID/
Driving License. If the copy of the supporting document is not produced, then the application will be summarily rejected.
Candidates who are native of Tamil Nadu alone will be considered for communal reservation.
Other State candidates who are not native of Tamil Nadu but who have Studied 8th standard to 12th standard and studied Diploma course for a period of 3
or 3 ½ years in Tamil Nadu will be treated as OC (Open Competition)
Producing false nativity certificate if detected at any time later during the course of study will result in expulsion of the candidate and also initiation of
criminal proceedings against the candidate as well as the Parents as per law.
3. Minimum Eligibility Marks:
Minimum eligibility marks in the various subjects (physics, chemistry, biology botany and zoology) for the different categories / Communities,
namely Other communities (O.C), Backward class (B.C), Most Backward classes and Denotified communities (M.B.C/D.C) and Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Caste Arunthathiyar/Scheduled Tribe (S.C/SCA/S.T). have been prescribed.
Details will be available in the prospectus.
4. Procedure For Filling Up Application And Submission
Before filling up the application form and Scrutiny form, read all the instructions carefully.
Fill up the Application form and scrutiny form legibly, neatly and correctly. The information will be processed for preparing merit list. Any mistake committed by the candidate will prejudice the selection.
Application with incomplete or insufficient particulars or without enclosures or those received after the last date mentioned will be summarily rejected.
Filled up application without the signature and photo of the candidate will be rejected.
Do not make hole, pin or Stapler on the scrutiny form. Do not fold any of the forms under any circumstances.
All the entries in the application form and scrutiny form should be correct. The candidate should ensure that all information including the marks in the qualifying examination furnished by him/her in the application and the enclosures are same.
The candidate is informed that if after scrutiny of his / her application it is found that the marks furnished by him / her in the application are not correct or any other information is found to be incorrect, then;
He/she will forfeit the admission no matter at what stage of the course he/she will be at that time.
He/she will be debarred from pursuing any studies for a period of two years. c. Legal action will be initiated against him / her for furnishing incorrect information.
Criminal action will be initiated against him / her for furnishing bogus mark sheets / bogus Community certificate/false nativity certificate.
The candidates are instructed to download and fill the application and scrutiny form with their own handwriting and enclose photo copies of the following certificates along with the application.
a. HSC Mark Sheet.
b. Transfer Certificate obtained after the completion of higher education
c. Nativity Certificate (wherever necessary)
d. Permanent Community Certificate Card (wherever necessary)
e. Service Certificate:-The Service candidates should have completed 2 years of continuous regular service as on 31.05.2018 excluding the leave for which the candidate is eligible/ availed other than casual and compensatory leave.
f. Candidates of Tamil Nadu origin who had studied in other Universities and other States have to produce the Eligibility Certificate from the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai–600 032.
g. Community certificates obtained from other states will not be considered and such candidates will be treated as open category.
5. Method Of Selection And Admission :
Selection for admission to the Cheran institutions for Para-Medical courses will be made on the basis of marks obtained by the eligible
candidates in the prescribed science subjects at the qualifying examination reduced to the base of 200 marks.
Weighted total marks for a maximum of 200 Percentage in biology (X) Percentage in physics and chemistry taken together(Y) Percentage in botany and zoology taken together(Z)
Weighted total marks for a maximum of 200 Either (X+Y)or (Z+Y)
Ranking of the candidates will be done based on the total marks computed to a maximum of 200, as mentioned above.
Selection for admission to the seats under categories under the respective courses will be made according to merit, choice of the candidate, seats available and rule of reservation.
6. Rule Of Reservation:
Open competition 31%
Backward classes 30% (Within 30% reservation for BC, 3.5% reservation will be provided for BC Muslims)
Most backward classes/De-notified communities 20%
Scheduled castes 18%
Scheduled castes Arunthathiyar (16% of 18% SC seats)
Scheduled tribes 1%
Counselling (Single Window System)
Selection and admission will be made on merit basis for all categories of seats for Para-Medical courses, through counselling, following rule of reservation, choice of candidates and availability
of seats. Eligible candidates will be
called for counselling through call letters and also by publishing the counseling schedule in the websites www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in.
According to this system the candidates are called for counselling according to the rank based on the aggregate marks (for 200) obtained. Candidates can attend the counselling accompanied by one parent /guardian.
Candidates have to furnish relevant details in a counseling form and the original certificates are verified. The vacancy position and colleges available are displayed
Candidates can choose any of the course and college where seats are available at their turn.
Option once given at the time of counselling cannot be changed later under any circumstances. If a Candidate opts out of one category of seats and opts for the other category, under no circumstance he/she can claim for opted out category.
A non-refundable amount is being collected from the candidates selected during counselling. If the candidate does not join the course or
discontinues the course, he/she will have to forfeit the non refundable amount paid during the counselling and the selection automatically
7. Post Graduate Degree M.Pharm / M.Sc. (Nursing) And MPT
Selection and admission for the above courses are also done by the Selection Committee.
Candidates will be called for Counselling as per their rank in the merit list and seats are allotted depending upon their Choice, availability of seats based on rule of reservation
50% of the seats in all specialties are reserved exclusively for service candidates of Tamil Nadu. Service candidates can also claim open category seats based on merit.
The Cutoff date for completing the admissions for all the PG Courses is 31st May every year.
Entrance Examination is separately conducted for M. Pharm admissions and based on the merit and community, seats are allotted in Govt. / Govt.
Quota seats in Self-Financing colleges.
For M.Sc (N) and M. P.T. Courses, merit list is prepared based on total marks obtained in University Examinations and allotment is made based on merit/ rule of reservation.