The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) released the MBBS allotment results after the first round of counselling for All India Quota (AIQ) seats in government medical colleges and institutions deemed to be universities across India. In the first list of allotment, 14,464 students have been allotted MBBS and BDS seats in government colleges and other AIQ institutions across the country.
According to existing rules, 15% of the seats in state government medical colleges, institutions deemed to be universities, central universities, and ESI and Armed Forces Medical Colleges across India except Jammu and Kashmir, are surrendered for admitting students under the AIQ. The counselling to these seats is conducted in two rounds directly by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) of the DGHS. The seats that are vacant after two rounds of counselling will be transferred to the respective state quotas, which will be filled by the respective State Health Departments. Students who are qualified for AIQ based on their rank in the NEET-UG exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be eligible for taking part in the AIQ counselling.
A total of 14,464 seats have been allotted so far in the AIQ, of which students who have upto rank 81 in the general quota have been allotted government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu.
Students who have secured below rank 81 in the general quota have been allotted Madras Medical College, Chennai, and students who have secured below rank 916 in the general quota have been allotted Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Government Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai has been allotted students below rank 2177 in the general quota.
The general quota ranks for seats under AIQ in Coimbatore Medical College starts from 1584 and for Madurai Medical College starts from 2999.
First round of counselling was held between June 19 and June 27, and the final results were published on July 2. The results were briefly withdrawn on Monday, hours after they were published, only to be republished with necessary changes.
The second round of counselling for AIQ seats will begin on July 9 and is expected to go on till July 12.