In today’s scenario, with millions and billions of applicants, the competition for higher education from a premier institute is cutthroat. Entrance Exams are one of the worst nightmares for hopefuls. As the year passes these exams become more challenging and competitive.
If we talk about the Medical field then it is one of the most popular lucrative and reputed professional fields not only in India but across the globe. Medical is a gratifying, booming and eminent profession and pursuing a career in the field of medicine is a matter of pride. Not only does it serve the purpose of offering unconditional service to mankind, but also aspirants can dream of travelling far and wide to render the best medical treatment. A medical aspirant is required to crack an entrance examination to be a part of this coveted profession.
There are multifarious entrance exams conducted in India for admission of meritorious candidates in medical institution/ university. Medical aspirants are obliged to take numerous national and institution-level exams in order to enrol in the field of medicine. These exams are onerous to crack and may scare you a little bit but right motivation and practice of the aspirants can help to crack medical entrance exams.
In India, there are plenty of colleges/universities associated with medicine. Some of the popular medical entrance exams in India are- NEET (National Eligibility and Entrance Test); JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research) and the lists continues. After the year 2017, all the state level MBBS/BDS entrance tests have been merged into NEET examination.
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) is one of the most sought national level examinations. From 2019 onwards, NEET will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) approved by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India. Till now, it was being conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). These exams are conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) to grants admission to interested scholars in graduate and postgraduate medical course (MBBS, MD, MS) and dental course (BDS and MDS) in renowned private and government medical and dental colleges of India. The test is conducted once in a year through pen and paper-based mode. In order to get admission in medical courses abroad, candidates have to qualify the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Undergraduate Exam (NEET-UG).
National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test- Post Graduates (NEET-PG) is an entrance based examination test, held all over India, for the scholars who wish to have a brilliant future at postgraduate level into MD/MS and PG diploma courses. The exam is overseen by the National Board of Examination (NBE) every year. The exam is held once in a year in the month of January and mode of exam is computer-based. Students who qualify the entrance exam are eligible for further counselling processes. NEET has substituted the AIPGMEE (All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination) and DNB CET, in the opinion of the Supreme Court Directive.
All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is a group of self-governing public medical colleges for higher education. AIIMS every year conduct every year entrance exam for granting admission in MBBS programme. AIIMS is considered to be the most coveted Institute in which the number of aspirants dreams to take admission. AIIMS, New Delhi is responsible for holding the admission process each year. Every year, nearly 2 lakh aspirants register themselves for AIIMS examination. Through this exam, aspirants can get admission into nine AIIMS Institutions which are located in New Delhi, Bhopal, Rishikesh, Patna, Jodhpur, Guntur(Andhra Pradesh), Nagpur, Raipur and Bhubaneswar.
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) every year regulates the medical entrance examination for providing admission in MBBS programme. JIMPER 2019 will be conducted by the Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research. Through this exam, applicants can get admission in MBBS course of the university and its affiliated colleges. The admission will be granted in JIPMER Karaikal & Puducherry campuses. The entire number of seats available under JIPMER 2019 is 200, out of which 150 seats are in Puducherry and rest 50 seats are in Karaikal.
JIPMER PG is a national level examination administrated by the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research. Scholars seeking admissions in MD/MS courses may appear for this exam. JIPMER PG exam is conducted every year in two sessions, i.e January and July 2019.
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) offers expertise in the field of medicine. This college grants admission in MBBS course on the basis of NEET examination. The online filing of the application form will starts in the month of June 2019. AFMC grants admission to 130 MBBS seats including 10 seats for SC/ST aspirants (in which 105 seats are for boys and 25 seats are for girls).
PGIMER organizes university level examination for providing admissions into MS, DM, MD, MDS and other PG courses. Aspirants can fill the examination form through online mode.
These courses are offered by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. This examination is organized twice in a year, i.e. in the month of January and July respectively. The admission to these courses will be done on the basis of the all-India merit basis.
Diplomate of National Board Centralized Entrance Test (DNB CET) is a national level exam organized by the National Board of Examination (NBE). This exam is organized twice in a year (January and July Session). Through DNB CET examination, candidates can get admissions in Doctorate of Medicine (DM), Master of Chirurgiae in Anatomy (MCh) and Diplomate National Board (DNB) is a 3-year Super Specialty courses. The application form will release via online mode only.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a central university located in Aligarh. AMU entrance exam is a university level examination which is conducted to offer admission in numerous courses offered by AMU. AMU offers admission in various courses like B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Com (Hons.), B.Sc, MBA, B.Ed, BA. LLB, etc. Scholars seeking admission in MBBS/BDS courses offered by AMU have to qualify in the NEET examination. The admission form will release in the month of June 2019.
Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test (IPU CET 2019) is a university level entrance exam administrated by the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University. IPU offers admission in various UG, PG and other courses in the field of engineering, management, law, computer applications, medical, nursing, etc. Admission in MBBS & BDS courses will be given through NEET scorecard. On the basis of IPU CET scores, admission will be granted in GGSIPU and its affiliated institutions. The application form for admission in MBBS will release through online mode. The application form is to be filled before the due date and have to submit via online mode.
University of Delhi (Delhi University) offers UG and PG courses in the field of medical, engineering, commerce and science, law, management, humanities etc. Admission to MBBS course in the constituent colleges of Delhi University is done through the merit of the qualifying exam or entrance exam. No individual pre-medical test is conducted for providing admission. Online registration will begin in the month of May 2019.
Central Admission Committee is a central authority that has the responsibilities for conducting admission to UG programmes. CENTAC also offers numerous government colleges of Puducherry and other states into medical, engineering and other fields. CENTAC 2019 application form for admission date will announce in the month of June 2019. The admission procedure will be managed by the Centralized Admission Committee and Government of Puducherry.
CMC Vellore is a Christian minority, is an educational college which offers admissions to scholars in various UG, PG courses, diploma & other courses in the medical field. CMC Vellore conducts its own university level entrance exam which is organized once a year. The entrance exam is conducted for admission into B.Sc (Nursing), Diploma Nursing, Allied Health Sciences (AHS), AHS Diploma, MPH & M.Sc courses. The application form will be released by the authority via online mode only. Admission to MBBS course is processed on the basis of NEET Score followed by an aptitude test set by CMC.
Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University does not conduct any entrance exam for providing admission in MBBS & BDS courses. Applicants have to qualify the NEET 2019 national level examination to get admission into these courses. Admission and counselling process is done by Medical Common Counselling (MCC). Through this exam, applicants can get admission in several UG & PG courses in BVP and its affiliated institutions. The exam is conducted once in a year.
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University Admission Test (SAAT MBBS) is university level online entrance examination. Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University offers various UG, PG and other courses in the field of medical, engineering etc. For admission in MBBS & BDS courses offered by various constituent institutions of the university, scholars have to clear the NEET examination. Applications form had been released via online mode.
Manipal University Online Entrance Test (MU OET) is conducted for offering admission into various UG & PG courses. It is a key to get admission in engineering, pharmacy, Applied Sciences, and many other courses. MU every year conducts this examination which is a university level entrance exam. Through this exam, aspirants get admission into various affiliated institutions of the university. Application form to be filled through online mode.
KIITEE is All India Entrance Examination conducted by Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Bhubaneswar. The exam is a gateway to procure admission into various UG & PG courses. The exam is organised once a year. Admission into MBBS, BDS, PG Medical & PG Dental will be done through NEET and NEET PG scorecard respectively. The application form can be accessed via online mode through the website.