Medical Entrance Exams are the examination conducted for admission to various Medical Colleges on an all India as well as state level basis. Beside this, some national level institutions also conduct their own entrance tests. The test is based on 12th standard syllabus.
Eligibility:10+2 / equivalent with Physics, Chemistry & Biology, or Pre Medical or B.Sc. background.
The Medical Council of India (MCI) controls medical Education in India. All States and all Universities / Colleges that give medical education are monitored by the Medical Council of India every year. Most of the Government Medical Colleges offer admissions only to Indian students on the basis of their performance in a All India Medical Entrance competitive test. However, few Government Medical Colleges have some quota for NRI/Foreign students. The NRI/Foreign students who looking for admission can contact the leading educational consultants in India
Undergraduate Course - Prospective students for an undergraduate course leading towards a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree must have completed a HSC (10+2, or high school) with the Science stream, including the subjects Biology, Chemistry and Physics with at least 50% marks.
Graduate Course - An MBBS degree with registration by the Medical Council of India is the basic requirement for all graduate courses in the field of medicine and surgery. These courses are often referred to as Post-graduate courses.
Medical Entrance Exam Application Procedure
Application Forms are generally collected either by post or can be downloaded online wherever facilitated.
The candidate should mention his/ her name and address at the back of the Bank Draft/ Banker’s Cheque. The candidates are advised to retain a photocopy of the Bank Draft/ Banker’s Cheque.
Completed Application Form are to be dispatched by Registered Post/Speed Post only.
Incomplete Application Forms of the Entrance Exams are rejected.
Medical Entrance Examination Pattern
1. Most of the medical entrance examinations have a duration of 2 to 3 1/2 hour.
2. Question Types : Multiple Objective, Subjective, Assertion and Reasoning type. These questions are both theoretical and numerical or calculation based. They are focused on disciplines of of physics, chemistry, biology and also general knowledge.
Medical Entrance Examination Admission Process
Admission criteria differs from state to another and even from Institution to Institution. In general, admission is based on one of the following -
Marks obtained in the final examinations of Std. XII.
Rank obtained in an entrance examination for admission to post graduate courses.
Personal Interview of the candidate maybe required by some specific institutions.
Reservation of seats is made by The Government of India for students from developing countries where facilities for medical education are either inadequate. The exact number and country-based allocation of these reserved seats may vary annually.
SC/ST Reservation for UG courses in medical colleges has been decided to be introduced under the all-India entrance examination recently.With the purposed reservation, the medical college now has to maintain a 15 percent reservation for Schedule Caste and 7. 5 percent for Schedule Tribes in the exams conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) - CBSE AIPMT 2008