Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Registration, Participating Colleges, Seat Matrix, Counselling Process and more

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Registration, Participating Colleges, Seat Matrix, Counselling Process and more

The state of Tamil Nadu is home to several world-class and advanced medical colleges and super-specialty hospitals. Tamil Nadu is having the second most number of Deemed Medical Colleges in the country. As far as MBBS/BDS seats are concerned, there are 8000 UG medical seats in Tamil Nadu. 

The government medical institutes are having 7775 MBBS/BDS seats and 3098 seats at Private medical colleges. NEET UG 2022 Results have been declared, hence Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022 is being commenced on the 22nd of Sep, 2022

The Directorate of Medical Examinations, i.e. DME, Chennai is the sole competent authority to conduct Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022, however for 100% of seats in Deemed Medical Institutes in Tamil Nadu, the MCC i.e. Medical Counselling Committee will carry out the Counselling for All India Quota seats.

Candidates who are seeking admission to the top medical institutes in Tamil Nadu for pursuing MBBS/BDS can certainly visit https://tnmedicalselection.net for more details and the latest updates.

Name of ExaminationNEET UG
Conducted byNational Testing Agency (NTA)
NEET UG 2022 Exam DateJul 17th, 2022
NEET UG 2022 Result DateSep 7th, 2022
Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 202222nd Sep 2022
Tamil Nadu Counselling AuthorityDME, Chennai
Govt. MBBS Seats3600
Private MBBS Seats1950
Govt. BDS Seats223
Private BDS Seats2650
Official Websitehttps://tnhealth.tn.gov.in 


Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Counselling Process

Tamil Nadu NEET Counselling 2022 is a state Centralized Online Counselling Process. The sole authority to conduct online NEET UG Counselling 2022 is the Directorate of Medical Education i.e. DME, Chennai.

Candidates need to visit the official website at https://ugreg.tnmedicalonline.co.in for registration on the basis of NEET UG Score 2022. Candidates can apply to MBBS/BDS Courses in various Government/Private medical colleges in the state of Tamil Nadu.

In order to secure an MBBS seat in Deemed Medical College, Candidates will have to register at https://mcc.nic.in. There are two rounds of counselling that take place followed by a Mop-Up round of NEET Counselling 2022 is subjected to the availability of MBBS/BDS Seats after the 2nd round.

Admissions to the Medical/Dental/Ayush colleges of Tamil Nadu are solely based on the NEET 2022 score. Only NEET 2022 qualified candidates can participate in the Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022. Details information is being shared in the article below.


Registration & Application Form:

  • Candidates who wish to secure an MBBS/BDS seat in Tamil Nadu, need to register themselves on the official website at https://ugreg.tnmedicalonline.co.in to participate in The Tamilnadu NEET UG Medical Counselling 2022.
  • Candidates are advised to fill out the application form for Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022 carefully as they will not be able to edit the details, once the application form is submitted.
  • Candidates must then print a copy of the duly filled application form on A4 Size paper. Sign in the space provided on the Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling Application Form.
  • Candidates are advised to attach all the necessary enclosures in an A4 Size Cover, along with a copy of the filled application form, and must be sent to the following address.

The Secretary,

Selection Committee

162, Periyar E.V.R. High Road

Kilpauk, Chennai- 600010


Choice Filling:

  • Candidates need to fill in Online choices at the https://ugreg.tnmedicalonline.co.in website by using their registration number and Transaction Id generated at the time of registration.
  • Candidates have to fill their choices of colleges as per their priority. They can fill in choices as many as they wish.

State Merit/Rank List:

  • The Selection Committee then prepares a state merit list of the candidates, who have registered for Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022.
  • Provisional Allotment Order is prepared according to the marks obtained in NEET UG 2022. Call letters will be available online for download.

Choice Filling and Locking:

  • Eligible Candidates need to submit their preference (Course/College) online through the Choice filling.
  • An OTP needs to be confirmed by the registered mobile number of the candidate.
  • After locking the choices, the candidate must take a printout of the choices submitted by the candidates.

Seat Allotment List:

The Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu releases the seat allotment list, which is prepared on the basis of the choices filled by the candidates and ranks in the state merit list. Selected candidates need to report to the allotted institute along with all essential documents within the stipulated date/time.

From 2021 onwards, due to the pandemic of Covid-19, candidates can also opt for e-reporting this year. Candidates can send a confirmation mail to the respective institute along with scanned copies of documents. However, admissions confirmed are subjected to successful verification of their documents.

Reporting to Allotted College:

  • This is the final event when the candidates need to report to the allotted college with an allotment letter before the last date of admission.
  • Seats will be considered as confirmed, once the fee payment and verification of documents would have taken place.

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Important Dates

All the NEET UG-2022 Aspirants need to keep an eye on the official website of DME, Chennai i.e. https://tnmedicalselection.net for regular updates regarding Tamil Nadu NEET-UG 2022 Counselling, to avoid any last moment hustle. Candidates can certainly opt us for the latest updates regarding the same.

                              Events            Important Dates
                      NEET UG 2022 Exam  Jul 17th, 2022
                      Declaration of Result  Sep 7th, 2022
                Release of Application form  Dec 19th, 2021
    Tamil Nadu UG Counselling Round 1  Sep 21st, 2022
                Registration for Round 1  Sep 22nd, 2022
                Last Date of Registration  Oct 3rd, 2022 upto 5 PM
                Fee Payment for Round 1  Oct 3rd, 2022 upto 5 PM
      Choice filling and Locking for Round 1To be Announced
                  Certificate VerificationTo be Announced
                  Final Result of Round 1To be Announced
    Download Provisional Allotment LetterTo be Announced
              Reporting at Allotted CollegeTo be Announced
Round 2
      Tamil Nadu PG Counselling Round 2To be Announced
                Registration for Round 2To be Announced
                Last Date of RegistrationTo be Announced
                Fee Payment for Round 2To be Announced
      Choice filling and Locking for Round 2To be Announced
            Allotment of seats for Round 2To be Announced
          Seat Allotment List for Round 2To be Announced
                    Final Result of Round 2To be Announced
              Reporting at Allotted CollegeTo be Announced

There will be a Mop-Up round after Round 2. Mop-Up/Final round is taken place when seats remain vacant after round 2 on the ground of Non-Availability or Non-Reporting of the candidates. Aspirants must be aware of the fact that the Mop-up/Final round will only be carried out by MCC for Deemed/Central Universities and ESIC Institutes.

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have qualified for NEET-UG 2022.
  • Candidates must have the domicile of Tamil Nadu (Differ for NRI/Other Quota)
  • Candidates must have passed 12th from any recognized board.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as Core subjects with a minimum of 50% marks, 40% marks required for SC/ST Category candidates.
  • The candidates should have completed 17 years of age as of Dec 31st, 2022. Candidates born on or after Jan 2nd, 2005, will not be entertained. 

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Documents Required

Candidates who are qualified for NEET-UG 2022 conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency), are eligible to participate in the Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022. Among the sequence of events of NEET-UG Counselling 2022 conducted by DME, Chennai, the last event is to report to the college before the last date of admission. 

As per DME guidelines, certain documents and attested copies are required to be carried by candidates. Aspirants can certainly visit the official website at https://tnmedicalselection.net for more information. A list of required documents is listed below.

  • 10th Certificate
  • 12th Certificate 
  • 12th Marksheet
  • NEET UG 2022 Admit card
  • NEET UG 2022 Scorecard
  • Category Certificate (If applicable)
  • Domicile Certificate (For Tamil Nadu Candidates only)
  • ID Proof (Aadhar Card/Voter Card, etc)
  • 4 Recent Passport size Photographs
  • Print copy of the Online Application Form
  • Proof for applications fees payment
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Valid Identity Proof (Aadhar/PAN/DL/Passport)
  • Caste Certificate (For Reserved Category)
  • Disability Certificate (If any)

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Total Seats in UG Courses

The state of Tamil Nadu is acknowledged for having the best and the most advanced premier medical colleges. There are several medical institutes in Tamil Nadu that have been imparting quality medical education along with world-class practical training and research to UG Medical Students.

Total MBBS/BDS seats are offered either from Government or Private medical institutes. Further Private medical colleges are classified into Minority and Non-Minority colleges. Details of MBBS/BDS seats are listed below.

Course      Govt. Medical CollegesPrivate Medical Colleges
Minority Medical    UG  Seats      Non-Minority Medical UG Seats
MBBS  Bachelor of Medicine  Bachelor of Surgery36008001150
BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery2234502200

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Counselling Process

The Directorate of Medical Education i.e. DME, which can also be visited at https://tnmedicalselection.net is the designated authority of the Govt. of Tamil Nadu to conduct the Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022. DME, Chennai conducts the counselling for the allotment of seats in various Medical/Dental degrees and Diploma courses. Let’s have a look at the percentage of seats divided into different categories.

  • 85% Govt. Medical/Dental Colleges
  • 100% of seats in Private Non-Minority Colleges 
  • 100% of seats in Private Minority Colleges 
  • 100% of seats in Private University Colleges i.e. Deemed University
  • 15% of NRI Quota.
  • 5% of Others Quota

Besides it, the rest 15% of Govt. Medical/Dental UG Seats are counseled by MCC for the All India Quota that can be registered for Counselling at https://mcc.nic.in for All India Quota

The process of Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022 rightly commenced after the result is out and the registration process begins as per the notification of DME, Chennai. The sequence of events for Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022 is mentioned below.


First Round:

In the first round of counselling session, only those candidates can register for UG Counselling, who are seeking their MBBS/BDS seats through All India Quota and Deemed Medical UG Seats. Candidates can certainly visit https://mcc.nic.in for registration. Aspirants are required to submit their choice. Candidates whose seats have been allotted need to visit the allotted college within mentioned time.


Second Round:

In this round, all NEET UG eligible candidates can apply and register at https://tnmedicalselection.net irrespective of the Tamil Nadu domicile and others. However, earlier choices submitted by the candidates will be considered null. Fresh choices of colleges and MBBS/BDS Seats that need to be submitted are mandatory. 

Mop-Up Round:

This round of counselling is the last one and is subject to the availability of seats after the completion of Round 2. The net vacant seats on account of Non-Joining, and Non-Reporting of round 2 will be published in the seat matrix and eligible candidates have to submit fresh choices.

As far as the important steps or sequence of the entire Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022 conducted by DME, Chennai is concerned, the following steps have been explained for better understanding.

Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022: Availability of Seats in MBBS Programs

Tamil Nadu is known for several top and prestigious Medical Colleges that have been providing advanced medical education in almost every Clinical, Para-Clinical and Pre-Clinical program. Candidates will certainly find it useful while coming across the Tamil Nadu NEET UG Counselling 2022 process.  


Tamil Nadu MBBS Seat Matrix in Govt. Medical Colleges- 2022

Govt. Medical CollegesLocationMBBS Seats
Madras Medical CollegeChennai250
Stanley Medical CollegeChennai250
Madurai Medical CollegeMadurai250
Kilpauk Medical CollegeChennai150
Thanjavur Medical CollegeThanjavur150
Chengalpattu Medical CollegeChengalpattu100
Coimbatore Medical CollegeCoimbatore150
Tirunelvelli Medical CollegeTirunelvelli250
Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical CollegeSalem100
K.A.P. Viswanathan Govt. Medical CollegeTiruchirapalli150
Govt. Vellore Medical CollegeVellore100
Govt. Theni Medical CollegeTheni100
Kanyakumari Govt. Medical CollegeAsaripallam100
Govt. Dharmapuri Medical CollegeDharmapuri100
Thoothukudi Medical CollegeThoothukudi150
Govt. Villupuram Medical CollegeVillupuram100
ESI- PGIMSER, ESI HospitalChennai100
Govt. Medical College & ESIC HospitalCoimbatore100
Govt. Medical CollegeKarur150
Govt. Medical CollegeOmanndurar100
Govt. Medical CollegePudukottai150
Govt. Sivaganga Medical CollegeSivaganga100
Govt. Thiruvannamalai Medical CollegeThiruvannamalai100
IRT Perundurai Medical CollegePerundurai100
Rajah Muthiah Medical CollegeAnnamalainagar150
Thiruvarur Govt. Medical CollegeThiruvarur100
Total Govt. Medical MBBS Seats3600

Tamil Nadu Private Non-Minority Medical Colleges MBBS Seat Matrix- 2022

College NameLocationMBBS Seats
Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Medical Sciences Madhuranthagam100
KMCH Institute of Health Sciences & ResearchCoimbatore150
Madha Medical College & HospitalChennai150
Melmavaruvathur Adiparashakthi Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Chennai150
PSG Institute of Medical SciencesCoimbatore150
Sri Muthukumaran Medical CollegeChennai150
Tagore Medical College & HospitalChennai150
Velammal Medical College Hospital & Research InstituteMadurai150
Total MBBS Seats in Non-Minority Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu1150


Tamil Nadu Private Minority Medical Colleges MBBS Seat Matrix- 2022

College NameCategoryMBBS Seats
Annapurna Medical College & Hospital, SalemTelugu150
Christian Medical College, VelloreChristian100
Danalakshmi Srinivasan Medical College & Hospital, PerambalurTelugu150
Karpagam Faculty of Medical Sciences & Research, CoimbatoreTelugu150
Sri Mookambika Institute of Medical Sciences, Kanyakumari  Malayalam100
Trichy SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre, TrichyTelugu150
Total MBBS Seats in Minority Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu800

Tamil Nadu Deemed Medical Colleges MBBS Seat Matrix- 2022

College NameLocationMBBS Seats
ACS Medical CollegeChennai150
Chettinad Hospital & Research InstituteKancheepuram250
Meenakshi Medical College & Research InstituteKancheepuram150
Saveetha Medical College & HospitalKancheepuram150
Shri Sathya Sai Medical CollegeKancheepuram150
Sree Balaji Medical CollegeChennai250
Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research InstituteChennai250
SRM Medical College Hospital & Research Centre Kancheepuram150
Vinayaka Missions Kirupanada Variyar Medical CollegeSalem100
Total MBBS Seats in Deemed Medical Colleges in Tamil Nadu1600

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