CHENNAI: Around nine per cent of the 5.2 lakh candidates who wrote the All India Pre-Medical / Pre-Dental Entrance Test qualified for counselling.
A total of 46,271 candidates have qualified the test for counselling for admission in Medical/Dental colleges on the basis of the qualifying criteria prescribed by the Medical Council of India and Dental Council of India.
Of those qualified, 18,115 are eligible for the 15 per cent All India Quota Seats. Of these, 9,716 are boys and 8,399 are girls.
The qualified candidates have to further complete the formalities with the respective Counselling Authorities, such as DGHS, Medical Education Directorates of States, AFMC, Institutions and Universities, and so on for admission to MBBS/BDS courses.
Meanwhile, there was less turnout for this year’s JIPMER medical entrance examination with only 58,103 of the 93,334 applicants appearing at the exam centres for the test on Sunday.