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Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examinations (TNPCEE 2013)

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Tamil Nadu Professional Courses Entrance Examinations (TNPCEE) is an entry level test conducted by Anna University, Chennai on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu for candidates who seek admission to all Professional Courses in Tamil Nadu. Besides Anna University there are many participating institutes of TNPCEE.

The rank of the students is determined on the basis of performance of the candidate in the TNPCEE  2013 and Class 12 Board Examination. The TNPCEE carries 100 marks whereas the Class 12 Board Examination carries 200 marks (marks secured in Class 12 Board Exam of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry normalized to 100 marks, 50 marks and 50 marks respectively).


  • To appear in the TNPCEE 2013, candidates need to fulfill the following criteria.
  • Candidates should have passed the HSC or qualifying examination with certain minimum percentage of marks as specified in specific course.
  • For MBBS / BDS / B.Pharm / BSMS / BHMS / BPT / B.Sc Nursing/ B.Sc (Agriculture)/B.Sc (Forestry) / B.V.Sc / B.F.Sc courses candidates must have secured 60% in Biology or Botany and Zoology taken together and 60% in Physics and Chemistry taken together and aggregate of 140/200 in all the above subjects taken together.
  • Those who are appearing in the HSC or qualifying examination in the current year are also eligible for TNPCEE. 2013
  • There are relaxations of percentage of marks in case of backward class candidates.
  • Candidates should meet the nativity/domicile requirements of Tamil Nadu as laid down by the respective Admitting Authorities for admission to their Professional Courses.
  • Other State candidates are not permitted to some of the Professional Courses under TNPCEE.

Applications are invited for Admission to the following programmes for the Academic Year 2013 - 2012

01. M.B.B.S. - Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery

02. B.D.S. - Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Eligibility Criteria for Annamalai University 2013(TNPCEE):

Any candidate who is a Citizen of India with the following Academic Qualification can apply:

Pass in Higher Secondary Examination (10+2) of Tamil Nadu with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually or an equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes are however eligible if they have 40% aggregate marks taken together in the Physics, Chemistry and Biology and have passed the examination in those subjects as well as in English.

Maximum Number of Attempts for MBBS & BDS Programmes

Community Maximum no. of Maximum Total No. of

Attempts to Pass Improvements Appearances
SC/ ST Three One Four
Others Two One Three

Age Limit: For MBBS / BDS, the candidates should have completed the age of 17 years as on 31st December 2013.

Candidates who wish to apply for MBBS/BDS will have to appear compulsorily for the Common Entrance Examinations conducting by the University which is to be held on 8th May 2013.

Cost of Application Form- Rs.1000/- for M.B.B.S. & B.D.S.

Important Dates for Annamalai University 2013 (TNPCEE):

Event Last Date
Issue of Application Commences from 07.04.2013
Last Date for Issue and Receipt of Application forms(for MBBS, BDS) 10.06.2013
Candidates (for MBBS, BDS) will have to appear for compulsorily test held on 08.05.2013

Availability & Submission of Application forms:

How to Apply: Application form and Prospectus can be obtained from THE REGISTRAR, ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY, ANNAMALAINAGAR - 608 O02 from the date scheduled above on payment of prescribed fee noted above in person.


By sending a Demand Draft obtained on or after 06.04.2013 drawn in favor of THE REGISTRAR, ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY, ANNAMALAINAGAR from ANY BANK, payable at CHENNAI along with self addressed stamped Thick Kraft envelope of size 30 cm x 24 cm (stamps affixed to the value of Rs. 30/-) with the name of the Programme for which the application is required should be super scribed boldly on the envelope. The Name of the Programme should be clearly indicated in the requisition letter. The Name and Address of the Candidate and Programme for which the application is made should be clearly indicated on the back side of the Demand Draft  also.

Issue of Application form in the University Cash Counter: ONLY DURING WORKING DAYS.

Note: The University will not be held responsible for any Postal delay. Applications received after the due date will not be entertained under any circumstances. Hence, the candidates are advised to submit their application well in advance.

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0 #4 Entrance Corner Team 2011-03-27 16:04
@ Balaji

The dates are not announced yet for the test. Notification may come by the end of this month.

For further details contact 011 41090530
0 #3 Balaji 2011-03-26 22:41
Last Date for applying the tnpcee
+2 #2 Kumari 2011-03-25 23:03
I seek admission for MBBS 2011 in Tamil Nadu Government.
Please solve the contraversy - TN govt says, No entrance examination in Tamil Nadu and apply for TNPCEE 2011.

PLEASE HELP ME OUT WITH A SOLUTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Raju nivas,
Near sastha temple,
Karapuzha P O,
+1 #1 Newton George 2011-03-08 17:58
I am a +2 student. I seek admission for MBBS 2011 in Tamil Nadu Government.
Please solve the contraversy - TN govt says, No entrance examination in Tamil Nadu and apply for TNPCEE 2011.
Give me a clear resolution for the above

P.Newton George
23 A Anna street
Gandhi Nagar

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