Sale of MBBS applications commenced at Thanjavur Medical College here on Thursday.

K. Mahadevan, Dean, Thanjavur Medical College, inaugurated the sale by handing over the first application to Santhoshini Ravichandran from Thanjavur.

Students queued up before the counter earmarked for the sale at the college main building.

Dr. Mahadevan told presspersons that the college has received 2,000 applications for distribution. The total seats available is 150. Last year, the college had sold 1,870 applications. The cost of the application is Rs.500 and is free for SC and ST students who should produce community certificates to get the application.

Applications would be sold till 3 p.m. on May 18 and would be issued on Sundays too. Last date for submitting filled in applications is May 20.

Tiruvarur

C. Gunasekaran, Dean, Tiruvarur Medical College, inaugurated the sale of applications in Tiruvarur . Nearly 200 students bought the applications on Thursday. Dr. Gunasekaran said that the total seats at the college was 100 and it would distribute 800 applications.