At the end of the first round of counselling conducted by the Directorate General of Health Services, New Delhi, over 90 percent of MBBS or BDS seats were left in deemed universities. The 22nd July is the last date for reporting with the deemed universities concerned or to resign the allotted seats. The second round of counselling have started by the DGHS and the allotments for the same shall be announced on 8th August.
During the first round, the allotments were given till the rank 6,47,124 for all available seats. In the present year, for the very first time, based on NEET 2017 scores, admissions for MBBS and BDS are being conducted for deemed universities by DGHS.
When the vacancy details were published on the DGHS site on the web page, it’s observed that most of these students allotted with seats have either selected to resign the allotment or have not reported to the concerned university. In all the 8 universities of Tamil Nadu that provides 1,185 seats under management quota, there are 1,073 seats available vacant. There were 85 off total 143 NRI seats seen vacant. Colleges like ACS Medical College in Chennai are awaiting to get even one student, while the others like Vinayaka Mission and Meenakshi Medical College Hospital have acquired 3 students each.