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TN Health invites online applications for MD SIDDHA 2019

TN Health invites online applications for MD SIDDHA 2019

Chennai: The Directorate of Medical Education and Selection Committee (TN Health Tamil Nadu) has invited online applications for MD Siddha 2019 .

Candidates who are vying for admission 80 seats (85% of the total sanctioned strength) in three years M.D(Siddha) Post-Graduate course 2019-20 session in the Government Siddha Medical Colleges, one each at Palayamkottai and Chennai; can view the application details of the course as uploaded on the official website as mentioned below:

Last date for receipt of Filled Application along with all enclosures is 21-10-2019 up to 5.30 p.m.

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Eligibility criteria:

Candidates should possess a Degree in Siddha which finds place in Schedule III and IV of the IMCC Act 1970 of Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi. A proof should be enclosed. Candidates should have registered their names with the Tamil Nadu Siddha Medical Council, Chennai. Candidates who have qualified from Universities other than the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, should submit the Eligibility Certificate obtained from Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University and enclose the same with the Application Form. Also Candidates should have qualified in the AIAPGET- 2019 for SIDDHA.

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Application Forms and Prospectus may be downloaded from our official website: “”. Application Forms are not issued at the Selection Committee Office or at this Directorate. Filled in downloaded applications along with enclosures should be submitted before the last date along with a crossed demand draft for the value of Rs.3,000/- (Rupees Three thousand only) towards the Application cost. SC/SCA/ST candidates domiciled in Tamil Nadu are exempted from the payment of Application fee of Rs.3,000/-. The crossed Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of ‘DIRECTOR OF INDIAN MEDICINE AND HOMOEOPATHY, CHENNAI 600 106’ payable at CHENNAI from any Nationalized Bank obtained on or after 12-10-2019.

The filled in Applications together with necessary enclosures should reach “O/o. The Secretary, Selection Committee, Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Arignar Anna Government Hospital of Indian Medicine Campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai 600 106” in the cover prescribed by the due date. Applications received after the due date and time for any reason including postal / courier service delay shall be rejected.

                                      IMPORTANT INFORMATION

1 Application for admission to Post Graduate courses in SIDDHA 2019-20 session in Govt. Siddha Medical Colleges, Chennai and Palayamkottai can be downloaded from the website Also candidates are advised to read the Prospectus carefully before filling the Application form, NO correspondence / request for re-consideration will be entertained.

2 Any change or modification and relevant information pertaining to this Admission process will be made available on the website

3 The candidates are instructed to visit the website at least two times a day for updates from the date of issue of Application till the end of Admission process without fail. Selection Committee will not be responsible for consequences resulting due to non-diligent follow-up of Notices, Notification and Publications appearing on the Website regarding Admission to Post Graduate Degree courses in SIDDHA, 2019- 20 session.

4 Candidates are advised to read the information bulletin for AIAPGET 2019 (SIDDHA) issued by NTA AIAPGET-2019 Authority and carefully go through the instructions regarding AIAPGET-2019 (SIDDHA) and visit the website MD SIDDHA regarding detailed qualifying criteria for admission to Post Graduate Degree 2019-‘20 session.


The candidates who are selected at the time of counseling shall remit a non refundable sum of Rs.5,000/- (Rupees Five Thousand only) by way of Demand Draft drawn in favour of the “Director of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Chennai-     106”  on or after 18-10-2019 payable at Chennai at the time of receipt of the allotment orders. After the receipt of the joining report from the Principals of the respective colleges this amount will be transferred to the Colleges concerned to get adjusted with the Tuition Fees to be paid by the candidates. If the candidate fails to join the course after getting allotment order within the stipulated time he/she will forfeit this amount as well as the seat allotted.

6 All Candidates who participate in the Post Graduate M.D (Siddha) Counselling will have to remit a non-refundable amount of Rs.1000/- (Rupees One Thousand only) by way of Demand Draft drawn on or after 18-10-2019 , in favour of “Director of  Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Chennai-106” payable at Chennai as processing fee for attending counselling.


A pass in BSMS Degree course conducted by The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University or any other recognized Indian University with successful completion of Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship (CRRI). Candidates who have completed CRRI or will be completing CRRI before actual Counseling date for Admission to MD [ Siddha ] course starts are alone eligible to apply for Post Graduate Degree Course in Siddha. Further, the candidate should have appeared in AIAPGET-2019 ( SIDDHA ) and should have secured a place in the common merit list arrived at by MoA / NTA AIAPGET 2019 ( SIDDHA ) Secretariat.

At the time of counseling, candidate should produce in Original the II Provisional Certificate or Degree Certificate from the recognized University and Medical Registration Certificate issued by Tamil Nadu Siddha Medical Council, Chennai.

The Candidate should be a Citizen of India and should have undergone B.S.M.S. Course in the State of Tamil Nadu. Candidates of Tamil Nadu nativity who have completed B.S.M.S. Course in other States shall furnish a Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu issued by a competent authority only in the specified format prescribed in the application, and should also produce the Eligibility Certificate from the T. N. Dr. M. G. R. Medical university before Counseling or before attending the Counseling.

Hall Ticket Roll / Register Number and Marks scored in AIAPGET – 2019 (Siddha) are to be filled in the relevant columns of the Application Form. Only Photostat Self Attested copies of the Hall Ticket and Marks Statement should be enclosed with the Application Form. Original Hall Ticket and Marks Statement must be produced only at the time of Counseling and Admission.


(i) Candidates who join a Post Graduate Degree in any branch and discontinue the course on any grounds after the cutoff date fixed by CCIM are not eligible to apply for two subsequent academic years.

(ii) Candidates who have completed a Post Graduate Degree or the candidates who possess a Post Graduate Degree in one Specialty / Branch of study are not eligible to apply for admission to any other Post Graduate degree i.e., in other branches.


Admission to the course will be made purely on merit, based on the marks obtained in the AIAPGET-2019 (SIDDHA) together with the post –BSMS Experience Marks that will be calculated as below:

Maximum marks for AIAPGET -2019 (SIDDHA)   [ Computed ] 90 marks

Maximum marks for post – BSMS Experience                                10 marks

Total : 100 marks



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