Tamil Nadu Private Professional Colleges Association Health Sciences (TNPPCAHS) Admission 2013

Updated on Tue, 03 September 2013 at 17:35 IST

Admission for BDS/Indian System of Medicine/Paramedical Course 2013-14 Tamilnadu Private Professional Colleges Association - Health Sciences is a Consortium of Self Financing Institutions Professional Colleges in Tamilnadu affiliated to the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University BDS; Homoeopathy (BHMS); Siddha (BSMS); Ayurveda (BAMS); Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences (BNYS); Pharmacy (B.Pharm); Nursing (B.Sc. Nursing); Physiotherapy (BPT); Occupational Therapy (BOT)
Admission will be done as per the Supreme Court and State Government directions

Educational Qualification:

Candidates should have passed in all the subjects of the qualifying examination of the higher secondary certificate examination (academic) conducted by the Tamilnadu State Board or any other equivalent board with following group of subjects, with the minimum eligible marks Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology; or Physics, Chemistry, Biology with any other subject Candidates who have passed any other equivalent examinations with same group of subjects should submit an eligibility certificate obtained from the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University before admission to any institution for the course of their choice


The eligibility criteria for admission shall be as prescribed by the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University

Non-Eligibility: Candidates who have passed H.Sc. in the vocational stream not eligible

Age Limit: Candidate should have completed 17 years of age and maximum age 30 years as on 31st December, 2013

For SC/SCA/ST candidates maximum age is raised to 35 year Evidence should be produced

Duration: 5 years including one year compulsory rotatory resident internship, as prescribed by the Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University

B.Pharm: 4 years; B.Sc (Nursing): 4 academic years of 8 semesters

BPT/BOT: 4 academic years of 8 semesters and six months, compulsory resident internship

Selection Procedure: Ranking will be made on merit on the basis of marks obtained by the eligible candidates in the prescribed science subjects in the qualifying examinations reduced to the base of 200 marks

In the case of candidates who have furnished the mark sheets of the qualifying examination, only in grades, the minimum marks of the grades alone will be taken in to consideration while determining the marks in the science subjects of Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Botany and Zoology

The marks obtained through different boards will be taken into account after normalization

Determination of rank of candidates obtaining equal marks; in cases, where two or more candidates obtain equal aggregate marks for 200, the rank of such candidates shall be determined on the basis of the following order

Percentage in Biology or Botany and Zoology taken together in +2 examination; percentage in Chemistry in +2 examination; percentage in fourth optional subject in +2 examination; date of birth - weightage given to seniority in age

Admission Procedure:

Admission will be made by member institutions on the basis of common rank list prepared by the association

The selected candidates should produce all the original documents at the time of admission
All selections and admission are only provisional

The selection is liable to be cancelled at any time as and when the eligibility conditions are found to be defective or incorrect or there has been suppression or misrepresentation of facts

The results will be published on the website www.tnppcahs.org

After the publication of merit list, the candidates should contact the respective colleges
Preference will be given to first choice opted by the candidate

Fees: The registration fee is Rs 400/-

The amount should be sent by an A/c payee crossed demand draft along with the filled in application form
The demand draft shall be drawn on any Nationalised Bank in favour of TNPPCA-HS payable at Chennai
Candidates can access website http://www.tnppcahs.org for all information

Candidates using the downloaded application form shall send Rs 600/- demand draft (Application cost Rs.200/-) along with application form

Application Procedure:

Before filling up the OMR sheet (application form), read the instruction carefully
Fill up the OMR sheet legibly, neatly and correctly

The information will be processed by using a computer

Any mistake committed by the candidate will prejudice the selection
Do not fold the OMR sheet under any circumstance

Making a hole, using a pin or a stapler on the OMR sheet should be avoided
Cutting, overwriting and erasing in the OMR sheet should be strictly avoided

Candidates should inform the change of address, immediately to the consortium

If the change of address is not intimated to the consortium in time, the consortium will not be responsible for delay in communication or its consequences

The OMR sheet with incomplete or insufficient particulars or without enclosures or those received after the last date mentioned will be summarily rejected without intimation to the candidate

Filled up OMR sheet without the signature of the candidates will be rejected

Candidates should affix recent passport size photograph in the OMR sheet

All the entries in the OMR sheet should be written legibly by the candidate in his/her own handwriting
The candidate should ensure that all information including the marks in the qualifying examination furnished by him/her in the OMR sheet and the enclosures are correct

Candidates are required to enclose only the attested photocopies of the following certificates along with the OMR sheet; mark sheet of HSC (academic) examination or any other equivalent examination; transfer certificate obtained after the completion of HSC (academic) or equivalent examination

Important Dates

Date of Issue of application forms: 26th August, 2013
Last date for issue of application forms: 10th September, 2013
Last date for receipt of application: 11th September, 2013
Publication of results: 17th September, 2013

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