The Madras Medical College is one of the premier institutions in the country located in Chennai- the capital city of Tamil Nadu. Being established in the year 1835, it is the third oldest medical college in India. The first batch of students graduated in 1852 and the college gained affiliation to the University of Madras in 1857. The Courses offered by the Madras Medical College are affiliated from 1988 to the "The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University". The college is affiliated to nine hospitals that serve as the teaching hospital of the institute.
For MBBS program- NEET
Candidates seeking admission to MMC must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Additionally, it is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% aggregate in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS programs. Candidates have to register themselves in NEET counseling wherein they are supposed to enter the colleges and courses of their choice. After the declaration of results, based upon their scores and ranks, the candidates are allotted admission into desired institutes through counseling.
Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.
NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.
EXAMINATION DATE - MAY 7TH 2017
TThe question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours.
The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
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The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school. The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.
85% seats at Madras Medical College are reserved for State Quota and rest 15% for All India Quota. Apart from this, caste-based state reservation system is also followed by the institute.
MBBS fee at Madras Medical College is around 27000 for the entire course.
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