doctor-bannerCost for an MBBS at a private college+ in Tamil Nadu has doubled, and will now cost close to Rs 2 crore.

According to a report in TOI, private medical colleges and deemed universities in Tamil Nadu have increased fees for MBBS after the CBSE released the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) results on August 17.

The average cost of studying at a premier college is now Rs 1.85 crore-up to Rs 1 crore as tuition fee and Rs 85 lakh as capitation fee. All private medical colleges and deemed universities are now mandated to admit students+ solely on the basis of merit.

According to the new rules, students can independently apply to different colleges, but admission will be based on NEET ranks.

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