Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Walk-in counselling for admission to vacant seats in BSMS, BAMS/BUMS/BHMS/ BNYS courses for 2007-08 in government and self-financing colleges in Tamil Nadu for candidates who have passed higher secondary examination in their first attempt will be held on October 9 at the Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy, Arumbakkam, Chennai 106, according to an official press release.

The minimum aggregate eligible marks: Open competition – 50 per cent, BC – 45 per cent, MBC – 40 per cent and SC/ST 35 per cent.

Candidates should have completed 17 years on or before December 31, 2007. They are requested to bring all the original documents or bonafide certificates with passport size photographs to get the application form in person and submit the filled-in form along with other testimonials as required. Two demand drafts, one for Rs. 500 for application cost and another for Rs. 5,000 towards tuition fee drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection Committee should be submitted along with the completed application form. SC/ ST candidates are exempted from the payment of application fee. Vacancy position: Government colleges – Siddha – 2 (SC – 1 and ST – 1), Unani – 7 and yoga and naturopathy – 1 (MBC/ DC-1). Self-financing colleges: Approximate government quota: 450. For further details contact 044 – 2619 0246 and website: http/ www.tn.health.org.