The results of National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET -UG 2017) have been announced at the official website cbseneet.nic.in. The counselling for NEET UG 2017 will commence from July 3, 2017. The sale of applications for MBBS and BDS courses (2017-2018) in government colleges, government seats in self-financed colleges, management and NRI quota in self-financed college have commenced today June 27 at the official website. The last date for submission of filled-in application forms is July 8. Tamil Nadu government is expected to publish the rank list which will be based on NEET scores on July 14. It is expected that the first phase of counselling will begin on July 17. Also Read: NEET 2017: AFMC Counselling dates, process and important points
The applicants will need to pay fees of Rs 500 through demand draft drawn in the name of Secretary Selection Committee, Chennai. Candidates in the SC, SC (A) & ST categories will be exempted from paying the application cost of Rs 500 only for applications for the government colleges and government quota seats in self-financing colleges. The health department officials said that there are 2,594 seats in 22 government medical colleges in the State, including Raja Muttiah Medical college. At present there are about 783 government quota seats in 10 self-financing colleges. The, medical and dental admissions in the state will be based on NEET scores. The government has also issued an order reserving 85% seats for State Board students and the remaining for those who studied in other streams such as CBSE. Also Read: cbseneet.nic.in NEET 2017 Result Declared: Navdeep Singh from Punjab tops NEET with 99.99 percentile, check complete topper list here
This year Tamil Nadu has decided to earmark 85% seats from the state quota to the students who have completed their class 12 from the state board under Department of School Education, Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu’s Health Minister C Vijayabaskar had also been announced in the Tamil Nadu Assembly that 85 per cent of medical seats under the state quota would be kept aside for students who had pursued higher secondary education under the state board and the admission to these seats would be based on national level NEET scores.