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Directorate of Medical Education (DME) is responsible for Tamil Nadu BDS Admission. There are a total of 2,873 BDS seats in the state. To get through BDS Admissions in TN candidates will have to apply for NEET 2021 exam to qualify for the same.
Tamil Nadu BDS Important Dates 2021
The important dates for Tamil Nadu BDS admission are as follows:
Application Start Date
Application Last Date
Also Read:-NEET 2021 Marks Vs Rank
Tamil Nadu BDS Eligibility Criteria 2021
The eligibility for Tamil Nadu BDS admission is as follows:
Tamil Nadu BDS Application Process 2021
The steps to fill the BDS application form in Tamil Nadu are mentioned below:-
- DME will release the Tamil Nadu MBBS/BDS 2021 application form in an online mode tnmedicalselection.net.
- Register yourself by entering all the required details.
- Must have secured a minimum of 50% marks (40% for reserved category) in Class 12th exam from any recognized board.
- Fill out the BDS application form after registering, while providing your personal information, educational qualifications, contact information, NEET 2021 details and other information.
- Students must pay an application fee of Rs 500/- for government quota seats and Rs 1000/- for management/NRI quota seats
- Upload scanned images of the latest passport size photograph and signature
- Submit and take a printout of the Tamil Nadu BDS 2021 application form
Tamil Nadu BDS Merit list 2021
DME will publish the Tamil Nadu BDS 2021 merit list. Candidates whose name appear in the merit list will be eligible for Tamil Nadu BDS admission and will be called for the counselling process. Tamil Nadu BDS merit list will be prepared on the basis of NEET 2021 scores. Candidates can download the merit list of Tamil Nadu BDS 2021 from the link which will be provided here when released. The candidate's names, ranking, roll number, All India NEET Ranking, marks obtained, and other information will be included in the Tamil Nadu NEET merit list 2021.
Tamil Nadu BDS Selection/ Counseling Process 2021
In order to fill 85% of State Quota seats, the DME will conduct the counselling process. Candidates will be chosen based on their NEET 2021 exam results. Candidates who have been shortlisted will then be invited to participate in the counselling process, where they will be asked to fill out their preferences.
Candidates will be allocated BDS seats based on their rating, preferred choice, and available seats. Only after the verification of documents will all BDS seats be allocated to the appropriate candidates.
Documents required for Tamil Nadu BDS Admission 2021
The list of documents required for Tamil Nadu BDS admission 2021 are mentioned below:-
Class 10th Certificate & Mark sheet
NEET Entrance exam Admit Card
Class 10th Certificate & Mark sheet
NEET Rank card
Category certificate (OBC/ SC/ ST/ SEBC)
10-Recent Coloured Photograph
Top BDS Colleges in Tamil Nadu 2021
Some of the top BDS Colleges in Tamil Nadu along with their seats are mentioned below:-
Name of BDS college
Number of seats
CSI College of Dental Sciences & Research, Madurai
Karpaga Vinayaga Institute of Dental Sciences, Kanchipuram
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
Rajas Dental College & Hospital, Kavalkinaru
S.R.M. Dental College, Ramapuram, Chennai
Sathyabama University Dental College and Hospital, Chennai
Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, Chennai
Sri Ramachandra Dental College & Hospital, Porur
Sri Ramakrishna Dental College & Hospital, Coimbatore
SRM Kattankulathur Dental College & Hospital, Kanchipuram
Vinayaka Mission’s Sankarachariyar Dental College, Salem
Vivekanandha Dental College for Women, Elayampalayam
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