NEET Cutoff 2018 For Tamilnadu Government and Private Colleges

Tamilnadu Neet Cutoff 2018 Tn Any Medical College

Do you know the Expected NEET 2018 cutoff for Tamilnadu government colleges under All India Quota/State Quota? Do you know that it is easy to get into govt medical colleges in Tamilnadu through TN state quota?   What is the target score you have set? How sure are you that you can get into your dream medical college with your target NEET score. How many seats are available in your nearby medical college and what is the cutoff range for your reservation category? If you do not know the answer for any one of these questions, don’t worry.. this article will help you to find answers for these questions.

Expected NEET Cutoff 2018 for Tamilnadu (தமிழ்நாடு) State Quota in government colleges

This article will focus on Tamilnadu state quota, reservation and target cutoff score for each category. After you finish reading this article about Tamilnadu NEET cutoff, you would know how to get the target NEET score under state quota for any government medical college in Tamilnadu based on your reservation category.

If you are interested to know NEET cutoff for 15% All India Quota seats in Government Medical Colleges across India, then click link to read All India quota NEET score range.

Do you know that Tamilnadu students who studied 10th and 12th in Tamilnadu has advantage over CBSE and other board Tamilnadu students. TN is one of the easiest state to get government college medical seat. Let me explain why?

What advantages Tamilnadu students have over other state students in India?

The first good thing about Tamilnadu is that it has more number of medical colleges and medical seats. If we compare the number of schools in TN, there are close to 7000 state board higher secondary schools which teaches biology and 270 CBSE schools that teaches biology. So if you study in CBSE board, the chances of getting government medical college seat is high because there are less number of CBSE students in Tamilnadu. Apart from these, Tamilnadu is the only state which reserves lot of seats for backward categories like BC, MBC and SC categories.

Who is eligible to get Tamil Nadu state quota medical seat in government medical colleges?

All students who belong to tamilnadu or studied from 8th to 12th in schools located in tamilnadu. If you studied in some other state but your permanent residence is tamilnadu, then you have to produce the nativity certificate to become eligible.

Government Medical Colleges in Tamilnadu

Tamilnadu has 25 government colleges run by the state government with close to 3250 government medical seats where the fees is just Rs 13600 per year because it is highly subsidized by the state government. Apart from govt colleges, Tamilnadu has 24 private medical colleges that provides close to 3150 MBBS seats at a higher annual tuition fees.

Type Colleges Seats
1 Govt 25 3250
2 Private 24 3150

Government Seats under All India Quota and TN State Quota

Out of these 2350 seats, close to 500 are filled by All India Medical Counselling and the rest 85% of the state quota seats are filled by Tamilnadu state medical counselling. 15% of the total government medical seats are allotted by the All India Medical Counselling. This comes to around 4600 seats. Rest of the government college seats are filled by the respective state government where the college is located.

Medical Seat Distribution in Tamilnadu State

Let us now split medical seats into sub categories and see the fees structure for each of these categories. There are 2760 seats in government medical colleges. Apart from these, 50% of most of the self-financing college seats are available under the state government quota but comes at a higher tuition fees. The rest 50% seats of private of self-financing colleges which comes to around 1600 seats comes at much higher tuition fees.

Tuition Fees for Tamilnadu Medical Colleges

Medical seat in government college should be the target for every student who prepare for NEET as the tuition fees is just Rs 13600 per year. For govt seat in private college, the fees is 4 lakhs /year. For management quota seats the fees would start from 12.5 lakhs/annum. Every self-financing college has few seats for NRI quota which comes at 23.5 lakhs/annum.

College Type Quota Seats Tuition Fees
1 Govt Govt 2760 Rs 13600
2 Private Govt 1500 Rs 4 Lakhs/Year
3 Private Management 1600 Rs 12.5 Lakhs/Year
4 Private NRI Some % of Mgmt Seats Rs 23.5 Lakhs/Year

Last Year NEET Qualified Students

During the Last year NEET exam, nearly 88000 students from Tamilnadu appeared but only 27000 students got qualified. This is one of the lowest passing percentage across India. This is due to the fact that state board syllabus and teaching methodology is completely different from the CBSE board.

Do you know that the competition is very low in tamilnadu compared to other state?. 88000 students fought for 4250 seats last year. This means 1 out of 20 students have the change to get the medical seat. If we compare this with All India quota competition, 1 out of 250 get a medical seat.

Tamilnadu Medical Seat Reservation

Not lets see the category wise reservations for Tamilnadu medical counselling. Open Category(OC) gets 31% and Backward Class(BC) gets 30%. Muslims have separate 3.5% reservation which comes under the BC reservation. Apart from caste based reservations, there is also reservation for physically handicapped students.

Category Reservation%
1 Open Category (OC) 31%
2 Backward Class (BC) 30% (3.5% for Muslims)
3 Most Backward Class (MBC) 20%
4 Schedule Caste (SC) 18%
5 Schedule Tribe (ST) 1%

NEET Cutoff Score Range for Reservation Categories

Lets see an overview of the NEET score range for each reservation categories. You will see big difference between every category and if we compare this with All India NEET scores, each category score reduces by more than 100. This is the reason why I said it is much easier to get medical seat under state medical quota.

Category NEET Score Range
1 Open Category (OC) 594-388
2 Backward Class (BC) 477-315
3 Most Backward Class (MBC) 418-249
4 Schedule Caste (SC) 353-207
5 Schedule Tribe (ST) 268-168

To get an understanding of this NEET cutoff range let us see the NEET scores of the students for each category in the best college in Tamilnadu and the least preferred college in Tamil nadu.

Best Medical College in Tamilnadu according to student preference

The No 1 choice for top rank students seems to be Madras Medical College. This college has a total of 250 MBBS seats, out of which 32 are filled by all India medical counselling and 218 seats are filled by tamilnadu medical counselling.

Let us compare the NEET scores of Madras medical college for all India quota and TN state quota. For all India quota, 610+ is required for OC. 600+ for OBC. For state quota, this reduces to 525 for OC and 480 for BC and 420 for MBC.
Madras Medical College, Chennai Cutoff Comparison All India Quota and Tamilnadu State Quota

Category NEET Score Range
1 Open Category (OC) 594-388
2 Backward Class (BC) 477-315
3 Most Backward Class (MBC) 418-249
4 Schedule Caste (SC) 353-207
5 Schedule Tribe (ST) 268-168

Least Preferred Medical College in Tamilnadu by students during counselling

The least preferred college among students in Tamilnadu is Pudukottai Govt medical College. the NEET score of the last student in each reservation category is given. Can you believe that BC student with 310 NEET score is studying medicine at Pudukottai medical college.

From the top and least preferred college, we can come to a conclusion that if we target NEET Score above 350, we can be 100% sure of government medical college seat under the state quota.

Tamilnadu college wise NEET score Range

Interested to know college wise NEET score range, send us your college name along with other details such as your name, city, date of birth, category, etc to Whatsapp number 7010253788

“StateScore Name dd/mm/yyyy Category CityName CollegeName”

To Whatsapp Number 7010253788

For example if Ravishankar from trichy who is born on 20/10/2001 wants to know the NEET score range for SC category at Stanley Medical college, Chennai he would send whatsapp request as shown below.


STATESCORE Ravi Shankar 20/10/2001 SC Trichy Stanley Medical College

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3 Comments on NEET Cutoff 2018 For Tamilnadu Government and Private Colleges

    • You can try both. What is your target cutoff? If you get 550+, then you can participate in both all india counselling and state counselling. If you get lets say 450+, then you can participate only in state counselling as 550 is the NEET score of the last student who got medical seat through all india medical counselling.

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