MBBS Admission 2017 Latest News


The Tamil Nadu state government has moved 2 bills which are pending President of India’s approval regarding MBBS Admissions. The bills are seeking exemption from NEET UG & PG entrance exams for admissions in the MBBS & PG course in the colleges n the state of Tamil Nadu.

Some students and parents have challenged the state government order in the Madras High Court and the High Court on 12 July 2017 reserved it’s order on MBBS & PG Admissions in Tamil Nadu against Tamil Nadu Government’s order for reserving 85% seats to Tamil Nadu State Board students and only 15% for students who have completed their Class 12th from CBSE affiliated schools.

Tamil Nadu state government has since last year when NEET was introduced for MBBS admissions in India has been against the NEET entrance exam.

According to information provided to the Honorable High Court, 84,000 students who have completed class 12th from Tamil Nadu State Board affiliated schools had appeared for NEET whereas 2,000 students of CBSE Board affiliated schools had appear in NEET 2017. Further, it was stated that more than 50% of questions in NEET 2017 were on CBSE syllabus pattern and as such students who were from Tamil Nadu state education board affiliated schools were discriminated.

Further, it was mentioned that only 2,000 students would get admission from Tamil Nadu State Board and 520 from CBSE affiliated schools for MBBS admission in 2017.

It is worth mentioning here that according to Supreme Court order MBBS admissions all over India are to be based on NEET entrance exam.

After conclusion of the arguments, the judge reserved orders on the petitions and ordered status quo till the final order.

For MBBS in various Colleges of Tamil Nadu the merit list is to be announced by 14th July and the counselling process is due to start from 17 July 2017.