Tamil Nadu MPT Admission 2020: Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Merit List, Counselling

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: December 23, 2020

Admission to the MPT course in Tamil Nadu has already begun. Find detailed information about Tamil Nadu MPT Admission 2020 here including dates, eligibility, application form, merit list and counselling here.

Tamil Nadu MPT Admission

Admission to the Tamil Nadu MPT course for the 2020-2021 academic year for Government Quota seats in Self-financing Medical Colleges affiliated to the Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu has begun. Master of Physiotherapy or MPT  admissions in Tamil Nadu is done on the basis of candidates' performance in the last qualifying exam and work experience. A merit list is prepared by the authorities on the basis of the same. 

Those who have completed BPT in Tamil Nadu & are looking forward to pursue MPT then this article is for you! Here you can find detailed information about TN MPT Admissions such as dates, eligibility, application form, documents required, merit list, and counselling.

Tamil Nadu MPT Admission Dates 2020

Here are the important dates of Tamil Nadu MPT Admission 2020:



Notification Release Date

8th October 2020

Commencement of online application

8th October 2020

Last Date to apply

15th October 2020

Last Date for receipt of print out of filled-in online application

17th October 2020 

Tamil Nadu MPT Eligibility Criteria 2020

The eligibility criteria for Tamil Nadu MPT admission 2020 is as follows:


Eligibility Criteria


  • Must be an Indian citizen and native of Tamil Nadu.

  • Candidates who are from TN but have completed B.P.T from other state, will be required to submit the birth certificate.

Educational Qualification
  • Candidates should have a recognised B.P.T. degree from the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University or any other university recognised by the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University / Physiotherapy Council.

  • Those who have qualified from other universities are required to submit an Eligibility Certificate issued by the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

  • Must have secured at least 50% of the total marks obtained in all semesters taken together in the B.P.T. graduation.

Eligibility Criteria for Service and Non- Service Candidates

In addition to the above eligibility, service and non-service candidates are expected to meet the following eligibility criteria:

Eligibility for Service Candidates

  • Need to be B.P.T. graduates who regularly serve in the Tamil Nadu Medical Service and have completed their 2-years of service by 30th April 2020.

  • B.P.T. graduates who are approved probationers who serve in local bodies by 30th April 2020 and have completed 2-years of service can also apply.

Eligibility for Non-Service Candidates

  • Must be a B.P.T. graduate who works in the agencies of the Government of India in Tamil Nadu and a public sector undertaking an organisation under the control of the Government of India in Tamil Nadu.

  • B.P.T. graduates who have not been appointed by the TNPSC / MRB and serve solely under the temporary category in the Tamil Nadu Medical Service / Local Bodies are also eligible

  • B.P.T Graduates working in the private sector can also apply.

Tamil Nadu MPT Application Form 2020

The step to fill Tamil Nadu MPT application form are mentioned below:-

  • Visit the following website -  www.tnhealth.tn.gov.in or www.tnmedicalselection.org

  • Find the link for MPT admission

  • Start filling the application form by entering all the details.

  • In addition to the filled-in online application form, candidates will also have to submit the printout of filled–in online application form (hard copy) with the necessary documents.

  • The cost of the application 1000/- (non-refundable) can be paid via online mode.

  • A copy of the receipt of payment paid by the candidates online should be sent along with the application form.

  • At last, candidates should submit the print out of the filled-in online application form with necessary documents to the address mentioned below:-


Documents Required for Tamil Nadu MPT Admission 2020

Documents required for Tamil Nadu MPT Admission 2020 are as follows:

  • BPT Certificate

  • BPT Mark Sheet from First-year to Final year 

  • Valid Community certificate issued by the competent authority with the Office Seal and the date of issue

  • Those who have qualified B.P.T. degree course from other Universities need to submit the Eligibility Certificate issued by The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University

  • Nativity certificate with supportive Document (if applicable)

  • Copy of Posting order (For service candidates). 

  • Payment Receipt

Tamil Nadu MPT Merit/ Rank List 2020

The Common Rank List for the M.P.T course will be prepared for a total mark of 100 by computing 90 marks for academics and 10 marks for the experience.

Calculation of Academic Marks:- 

The total obtained marks shall be divided on the basis of 90 marks and the weighted total marks shall be precisely calculated on the basis of two decimal places. A demonstration to calculate the academic marks is given below:

Year of Study

Maximum Total Marks 

Total Marks Obtained
















Total Marks- (2980/3600)*90= 74.50

  • As of 30 April 2020, one mark for each completed year of experience will be calculated from the last date of the B.P.T. graduation month. A maximum of 10 marks will be awarded to both Service and Non-Service candidates as their experience mark.

  • For each year of government service in hilly areas, two marks will be awarded, and a maximum of 10 marks will be awarded depending on the candidate service.

  • The total marks awarded for experience will be limited to 10 marks for all candidates, including candidates from hilly regions.

  • In the case of two or more candidates receiving equal marks out of a total of 100 marks, the inter-merit shall be determined on the basis of the following factors:-

a) The least number of appearances during the final semester / final year of the BPT examination.

b) Total marks gained during the final semester / final year of Examination of the BPT course.

c) Seniority by age

Tamil Nadu MPT Counselling 2020

  • The final selection for the MPT course in Tamil Nadu will be done via counselling.

  • The counselling fee of Rs. 500/- (non-refundable) will have to pay through ONLINE mode via Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Net Banking.

  • Selection and admission of students to the seats earmarked as Government quota in Self-Financing and Government Aided Institutions will be subject to the Central and State Act and Rules proposed by the respective Government. 

  • If the candidate is absent during the first phase of online counselling, they will be barred from the next round of counselling.

Reservation of Seats


Reservation Percentage

Open Competition


Backward Class


Scheduled Caste 


Scheduled Tribe 


Top MPT Colleges in Tamil Nadu 2020

Below are some of the Top MPT Colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Dr. M.G.R. Educational And Research Institute, Chennai

Vels University, Chennai

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chengalpattu

Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute Chennai

Top MPT Colleges in India 2020

Below are some of the Top MPT Colleges in India. You can fill our  Common Application Form (CAF) to know more about these colleges.

Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala

Apex University, Jaipur

LNCT University, Bhopal

Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun

IEC University, Solan

Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chengalpattu

Swarrnim Startup And Innovation University, Gandhinagar

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