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8 most popular Medical Entrance Exams of India

Posted about 3 years ago by M. verma

After 10+2, most students are worried about their college admissions. Out of these students, medical aspirants are the most worried lot as there is fierce competition to get a seat in medical college. All aspirants, who want to become medical practitioners, need to secure a seat in medical college. Every year, lakhs of students appeared in different medical entrance exams to secure a seat in these prestigious colleges. There are some top colleges in country where getting a seat is not an easy task. Below is the list of top medical colleges where you can try your luck to grab a seat.

1) Armed Forces Medical College Entrance Exam

Eligibility: All the candidates who want to apply in this medical college must have passed Class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognised board or university, with minimum 60% marks aggregate in Biology, Physics and Chemistry, and not less than 50% marks in each subject and must have secured 50% marks in English.

Test pattern and selection process: The entrance exam is a paper-based test. The questions are based on Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Intelligence, Logic, Reasoning and English Language and Comprehension. Candidates, who will clear the written test, will be shortlisted and called for interview at college in Pune.

2) All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Eligibility: The candidates who want to take admission in All India Institute of Medical Science must have passed Class 12th standard or examination of similar level with at least 60% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

Test pattern and selection process: AIIMS entrance for MBBS is a paper-based test. The duration of this exam is three-and-a-half-hour. The total number of questions asked in the exam is 200 multiple-choice-questions and reason-assertion type questions. The paper is divided into four sections-physics, chemistry, biology and general knowledge. There are 60 questions each asked from physics, chemistry and biology and 20 questions are asked from general knowledge. There is negative marking for every incorrect answer. After the announcement of result, a final list for counseling is prepared based on the merit list.

3) All India Pre-Medical/ Dental Test

Eligibility: To be eligible for this test a candidate should be Class 12th passed from a recognised board with minimum 50% marks with PCB combination. The candidate must have attained the age of 17 years and not exceeded 25 years of age.

Test pattern and selection process: The duration of Preliminary Examination is three hours. The paper contains 200 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). The duration of Final Examination is three hours and consists of one paper containing 120 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology).

After the preliminary examination, successful candidates will qualify for final examination and those candidates who will clear final examination will be called for counseling as per the merit list.

4) All India Post Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Exam

Eligibility: The candidates who want to apply in All India Post Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGMEE) must have completed MBBS/BDS degree from a recognised medical/dental college.

Test pattern and selection process: The duration of the AIPGMEE exam is three-and-a-half-hour. The pattern of the exam is paper based. The number of questions asked in the exam is 300 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) comprising Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects. For each correct answer the students will be awarded 4 marks and for every wrong answer one mark will be deducted. No mark will be given to unattended questions.

Once the result is announced, a list of qualified candidates in order of merit based on the score secured by the student in the entrance examination is prepared and selected candidates will be called for counseling.

5) BHU- All India PMT

Eligibility: To appear in BHU-AIPMT, a candidates must have passed Class 12th examination or equivalent examination from a recognized board with at least 50% marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology+Botony) taken together. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination may also apply for the exam.

B Pharm: A candidate must have obtained minimum 60% marks (55%) respective PC candidates.

Test pattern and selection: Admission to MBBS course is done through an entrance test which has been conducted in two phases- first in PMT Screening and second is PMT Main. Only those candidates who qualify in PMT Screening can appear for PMT Mains for MBBS course. The admission to other course like BDS, B Pharm and BAMS is done only on the basis of PMT screening. The screening exam is of objective type and contains 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology whereas the main exam is of subjective type.

6) CMC-Vellore

Eligibility: The candidates who aspire to take this test must have secured minimum 60% marks in Class 12th or equivalent examination from a recognised board. He/she must have taken Physics, Chemistry and Biology at 12th level. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination may also apply for the exam.

Test pattern and selection: The entrance exam questions are from Physics, Chemistry and General Ability and a few questions of current topical interest. After the declaration of the result, a final list for counselling is prepared based in the merit and successful candidates are called for interview.

7) Delhi University Medical/Dental Entrance Test

Eligibility: The aspirants must have passed Class 12th examination under 10+2 system with an aggregate of at least 50%. Candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination may also apply for the exam. The school must be situated within the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

Test pattern and selection: The duration of this exam is three hours. The pattern of the paper is objective type and consists of 200 questions (50 each in Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology). For every correct answer you will be awarded 4 marks and for each incorrect answer one mark will be deducted. Successful candidates will be allotted seats according to their rank and number of seats available based on entrance test and personal interview.

8) Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)

Eligibility: A candidates who want to take this test must have passed their Class 12th examination with at 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Those candidates who are appearing in the qualifying examination may also apply for the exam.

Test pattern and selection: The pattern of the exam is paper-based exam and the exam consists of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). The equal question will be asked from each section English, Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany. There are four options for each question and there is not negative marking for any wrong answer. Successful candidates will be called for counseling and allotted seats according to their rank and number of seats available.

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