TNPG Notification 2016 | Tamilnadu PG Entrance Exam 2016

TNPG 2016 - PG Degree/Diploma/6 years M.Ch (Neuro-Surgery) Courses 2016

Tamilnadu PG Entrance Exam TNPG Notification 2016 has been announced.

The Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai, conducts the Tamil Nadu Post Graduate Entrance Exam 2016 for Admission is done through TNPG 2016 for PG Degree/Diploma / Six Year M.Ch (Neuro-Surgery) Courses 2016-17 Session.

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Important Dates

Date of Notification: 03rd January 2016
Commencement for Downloading: 04th January 2016
Last Date for Downloading: 19th January 2016, 05.00 pm
Last Date for Receipt of Application Form: 20th January 2016, 05.00 pm
Date of Entrance Exam: 14th February 2016 (Sunday, 10.00 am to 01.00 pm)
Expected Date for Declaration of Result: Within a week

Number of Seats for PG Degree/Diploma Courses

Anatomy (12); Physiology (12); Bio-Chemistry (20); Bio-Physics (04); Pharmacology (12); Pathology (20); Microbiology (20); Forensic Medicine (10); Community Medicine (15); General Medicine (20); Paediatric Medicine (10); Psychiatry (07); Dermatology (03); Venereology (03); Radio-Diagnosis (05); Radio-Therapy (05); Obstetrics and Gynaecology (20); General Surgery (20); Orthopaedic Surgery (10); Ophthalmology (08); E.N.T. (08); Anaesthesia (06); Grand Total: 250 Seats

Duration of Courses

The duration of Post Graduate Degree Courses is three years

The duration of Post Graduate Degree Courses for the Diploma Candidates who have undergone two-year courses shall be Two years in the same Speciality and three years in other speciality

The duration of all Diploma Courses is Two years

The duration of M.Ch (Neuro surgery) course is Six years

Eligibility Criteria

For PG Degree/Diploma/6 Year M.Ch (Neuro Surgery) Courses

Candidates should be Citizen of India and should have undergone MBBS course including the entire CRRI period in the State of Tamil Nadu (Candidates who complete CRRI in other States are not eligible)

Candidates of Tamil Nadu Nativity who have completed MBBS in other States should furnish a Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu issued by the competent authority only in the specified format and supported by a copy of Passport/Ration Card/Voter’s ID/Driving License/Permanent Medical Registration Certificate

Candidates who have passed their MBBS Exam and completed/completing the CRRI period on or before 31st March 2016 are eligible to write the Entrance Exam. However, the candidates should possess the permanent MCR Certificates of the States or of India at the time of counselling for allotment of seats

Not Eligible

Candidates who join a Post Graduate Degree/Diploma /6 Year M.Ch (Neurosurgery) courses in any branch and discontinue the course on any grounds after the cutoff date fixed by the Medical Council of India and;

The candidates who take an allotment for PG Degree/Diploma/6 Year M.Ch (Neurosurgery) courses in any branch in the final phase counselling and not join the course on or before the cutoff date are not eligible to apply for 2 years from the date of appearance for the Entrance Exam

Candidates who are undergoing a Postgraduate Degree/PG Diploma / 6 year MCh Neurosurgery courses are not eligible to apply for any Post Graduate Degree/Diploma course /6 year M.Ch (Neurosurgery) Courses

Selection Procedure

Out of the seats sanctioned for Post Graduate Diploma/Degree 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 first phase of counselling

Seats approved by the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University for PG Diploma/Degree / 6 Year M.Ch (Neuro-Surgery) courses for 2016-17 session will be displayed at the time of Counselling

How to Apply

Applications can only be downloaded from the websites www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in

Filled application along with necessary enclosures and 3 self addressed envelopes 23 X 10 cms to be sent to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai-10 before the last date i.e. 20th January 2016 along with a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- towards the cost of application form drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection Committee payable at Chennai

The name of the candidate and the name of the course (PG Degree/Diploma / 6 Year M.Ch (Neuro-Surgery) should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft; SC/SCA and ST candidates who are natives of Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of the cost of the Application Form

SMS will be sent through the official ID -TNMESC” regarding counselling only (if required)

For full details of prospectus and downloading of application forms, visit website www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in

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Health & Family Welfare Department

Tamil Nadu Govt. Medical Colleges/Self Financing Institutions (TNGMC-SFI), Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Kilpauk, Chennai-600010, Phone No: 044-28361674, Websites www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in