The state government has not released the merit list for MBBS/BDS courses. This has led to chaos among students as they don’t know if they have a chance of getting admission in the state.
For students who have cleared the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) are hoping for getting a seat through All India quota in the state government colleges.
On 13th July, the counseling was supposed to start. However, now it is uncertain because of the court’s order of staying the declaration of the merit list. Students, wishing to get a seat under All India Quota (15% reservation) had to lock their preferences till 11th July.
About 50,000 students have applied for admission to 3,080 seats.
Students and parents are hoping that the state government will carry out the counseling process in the scheduled time.
There are several organizations who are protesting against the NEET. However, according to a senior official of the state government, as Tamil Nadu didn’t adapt to the government recommended syllabus the government would win the case against the imposition of NEET.
Until the admission to medical and engineering courses is over, the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has postponed the second phase of counseling for admission in its constituent and affiliated colleges.
The Dean of the Agriculture Department and the Chairman of Admissions of the University, S. Mahimairaja, said that in the constituent and the affiliated colleges, only 3 and 210 seats were left respectively after the first phase of counseling the, at ended on 24th June. However, in the past three weeks, there have been many dropouts. In order to avoid any more dropouts, they are waiting for the medical counseling to finish.
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