Tamil Nadu paramedical degree courses online admissions 2020-2021

Do you wish to join a Paramedical Degree course? Admissions to Paramedical degree courses in Tamil Nadu Government Medical Colleges and Self-Financing paramedical degree courses colleges affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University are open for the academic year 2020-2021. Read this article and get details like eligibility criteria, paramedical courses offered, selection process and admission procedures on how to apply for Tamil Nadu Paramedical Counselling 2020.

The Directorate of Medical Education, Government of Tamil Nadu Health & Family Welfare Department has released the official notification for admissions to the Paramedical degree courses for the academic year 2020-2021. Candidates who are seeking for admissions to the Paramedical courses offered in the Tamil Nadu Government Medical Colleges and Self-Financing Colleges( Seats under Government Quota) affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University can apply by submitting the online application form for the Tamil Nadu Paramedical Degree courses.

In Tamil Nadu, both the Government Medical Colleges and Self-financing paramedical colleges offer various Paramedical courses. The admissions to the Paramedical courses offered in Tamil Nadu Government Medical Colleges and Self-financing colleges will be conducted through single window counselling. Follow this article and learn how to apply for the Tamil Nadu Paramedical Counselling 2020.

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Paramedical courses offered

Interested candidates can apply for the below mentioned Paramedical degree courses offered in Tamil Nadu colleges.

Who can apply

Candidates who satisfy the below mentioned eligibility requirements can apply for the paramedical degree courses offered in Tamil Nadu Government Medical colleges and Self-financing colleges.

Only the citizen of India and Nativity of Tamil Nadu are eligible to apply for the TN Paramedical admissions. Those who are Native of Tamil Nadu, but have studied from 6th to 12th standard outside Tamil Nadu either partly or completely in one or more states should produce their Nativity Certificate issued by the competent authority and true copies of their parent's certificates to substantiate their place of birth in Tamil Nadu. Permanent Residence Certificate in Lieu of Nativity Certificate will not be accepted.

During the admission process, only candidates who are native of Tamil Nadu will be considered for communal reservation. Other state candidates who are not native of Tamil Nadu but studied their 6th to 12th Standard in Tamil Nadu Schools will be considered as OC (Open Competition) candidates. The Tamil Nadu candidates who have studied their 6th to 12th Standard in the schools of Tamil Nadu need not submit their nativity certificate.

Age limit
To apply for Tamil Nadu Paramedical admissions, candidates should have completed 17 years of age as of 31st December 2020.

For admissions to B.Sc. Nursing course, candidates belonging to OC / BC / BCM / MBC/DNC should not have completed 30 years as on 31st December 2020 and those who belong to SC / SCA / ST category should not have completed 35 years of age as on 31st December 2020.

For admissions to B.ASLP, candidates should not have completed 25 years of age as of 1st July 2020.

Educational qualifications
Candidates should have passed in the Higher secondary board examination or any equivalent examination conducted by the Tamil Nadu state board or any other recognized educational board with minimum eligible marks in the following group of subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology)/ (Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics with any other subject). Those who have passed an equivalent examination with the same group of subjects must submit their eligibility certificate from the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University before admission to the course.

Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary Course in the vocational stream / Open University / as private candidates are not eligible for admissions to Paramedical Degree Courses.

For admissions to B.Pharm. /B.ASLP Courses, the OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DNC candidates must have a pass in Higher Secondary Course (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany and Zoology or Mathematics) with aggregate marks not less than 40 % For the SC / SCA / ST Candidates, a pass in Higher Secondary subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany and Zoology (or) Mathematics is enough to apply.

For admissions to B.Sc. Nursing Course, a pass in Higher Secondary Course (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany and Zoology) with aggregate marks not less than 45% is required for the OC / BC / BCM / MBC / DNC candidates. For the SC / SCA / ST candidates, a pass in the PCMB courses with aggregate marks not be less than 40% is required to apply.

For admissions to all the other paramedical courses such as B.P.T /B.Sc.Radiography & Imaging Technology / B.Sc. Radio – Therapy Technology / B.Sc. Cardio Pulmonary Perfusion Technology / B.Sc Medical Laboratory Technology / B.Sc Operation Theatre & Anaesthesia Technology / B.Sc Cardiac Technology / B.Sc Critical Care Technology /B.Sc Physician Assistant / B.Sc Accident & Emergency Care Technology / B.Sc Respiratory Therapy / B.O.T/ B.sc Dialysis Technician, the candidates of all categories must have a pass in +2 board examination courses (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Botany and Zoology).

How to apply

Candidates those who satisfy the eligibility requirements can apply for the Tamil Nadu Paramedical admissions through online mode by visiting www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in or www.tnmedicalselection.org and submit the Tamil Nadu Paramedical admission form. The online application form fee is Rs.400/- and it should be paid through the bank portal.

Before filling the online application form, the candidates are advised to read the prospectus carefully. All the mandatory fields in the online form should be filled with correct details. Double-check the filled-in application form before final submission because the online application form once submitted cannot be edited.

Prospectus link: https://tnhealth.tn.gov.in/online_notification/notification/N20102559.pdf

Note that the candidates are allowed to submit only one Application Form. If a candidate submits more than one Application Form, his/her candidature will be cancelled. Also, the selection committed has all rights to reject the incomplete application and the application form with incorrect details. If the committee finds any bogus or false certificates, then criminal proceedings will be initiated against the candidate as well as the parents as per the provision of law.

Once the online application form is submitted successfully, the candidates should take a print out of the filled-in application form and send the hard copy of the form via Speed Post/Courier to "The Secretary, Selection Committee, No.162, E.V.R. Periyar High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai – 10" along with the below mentioned enclosures in an A4 size cloth-lined cover on or before the last date of submission. The template with the requisite details should be printed and pasted on the cover. The applications submitted after the deadline will be summarily rejected.

Documents to be submitted
Candidates must submit the photocopies of the following certificates along with the filled-in application form. Do not send the original certificates.
  1. Mark sheet(s) of H.S.C. examination/any other Equivalent examination duly endorsed by the competent authority. (Both the sides of the mark sheet should be attached)
  2. Class 10 Mark sheet
  3. Transfer certificate obtained after the completion of H.S.C. or Equivalent courses.
  4. Permanent Community Certificate
  5. Nativity Certificate(if applicable)
  6. Certificate for proof of study from 6th to 12th standard (candidate who studied in Tamilnadu)
  7. H.S.C Hall Ticket
  8. Special Category certificates obtained from appropriate authorities in the prescribed form, if applicable( (Annexure-I & Annexure-II (A)& (B) available at the prospectus)
  9. First Graduate Certificate, if applicable(Annexure IX - a & b at the Prospectus)
  10. Scheduled Tribe(ST) candidates must produce Community Certificate obtained from a Competent Authority not below the rank of Revenue Divisional Officer. If the community certificate is not enclosed, then the ST candidates will be treated as OC candidates

Selection process

Tamil Nadu Paramedical admissions will be done based on the merit and the reservation norms of the Government. The selection committee will process all the submitted application form and will prepare a merit list based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the higher secondary examination. The prepared merit list will be published on www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in and www.tnmedicalselection.org.

Based on the merit scores, the candidates will be called to attend the online counselling. To participate in online counselling, candidates should pay the processing fee of Rs. 250/- through online mode via a bank payment portal.

The online counselling schedule will be available on the official website. Candidates should lock their choices of colleges and courses as per the schedule. Those who have not registered and have not locked the choices in the 1st round of online counselling will not be permitted to attend the subsequent rounds of online counselling. At the time of choice filling, candidates can choose the course and college of their own on merit basis and the same will be allotted as per the availability of seats.

Once the candidates are allotted with a seat during the counselling process, then they should download their provisional allotment order and join the course in the concerned Medical College/Institution on or before the stipulated date and time by visiting the college in person and submit the original certificates along with their photocopies or they can report through online mode by sending a confirmatory e-mail stating their acceptance of seat. Along with that email, the candidates should upload the scanned copies of their original certificates.

Candidates who have downloaded the provisional allotment order and have not joined the course either through physical or online reporting will not be permitted to attend the subsequent rounds of online counselling. The selection committee will never entertain mutual transfer and individual requests for transfer of course and college. The candidates who are waitlisted will be given a chance to attend the counselling if there are any vacancies after the 1st phase of counselling.

Important dates

Last date to download the online application form: 15.10.2020 up to 05.00 p.m.

Last date to submit the online application form: 17.10.2020 up to 05.00 p.m.

The declaration of merit list and the counselling date will be intimated later to candidates.

Contact details

For any admission related queries, contact
Address: Directorate Of Medical Education
# 162, E.V.R. Periyar High Road, Kilpauk,
Chennai - 600 010.
Phone No : 044-28361674
Helpline Numbers: 9884224648/9884224649/9884224745/9884224746
Email: pmc2020enquiry@gmail.com
Website: www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in / www.tnmedicalselection.org

Read the prospectus to know more about the reservation norms, course fee details and the list of colleges that offer Paramedical degree courses in Tamil Nadu. Also, visit the official website frequently till the end date of the admission process because any change or important information/notification regarding admission process will be updated only on the official website.

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Author: Umesh16 Oct 2020 Member Level: Platinum   Points : 2

In a condition where ending up with a MA/MSc degree or maybe PhD in some cases does not guarantee a job, it makes great sense to go for some trade or certificate or course just after the higher secondary which is job oriented and there is a demand of such skilled persons in the market. Paramedical courses are one such option that students can try to make a career. There is a good demand for these professionals in Govt as well as the private sector.

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