9 Medical Entrance Exams you must know!

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From information about colleges to selection process, the parameters will make you eligible for the test.

ARMED FORCES MEDICAL COLLEGE (AFMC ENTRANCE)

AFMC, Pune, was established in 1948. All the 130 candidates admitted to AFMC 2011, Pune have compulsory liability to serve as commissioned officers in the Armed Forces Medical Services for seven years on graduation. The cost of the form for AFMC is Rs. 250.

Eligibility: Applicants must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination of statutory Indian University/ Board, securing not less than 60% aggregate marks in the 3 science subjects taken together, not less than 50% marks in each of the science subjects and not less than 50% marks in English.

  • Application deadline: February
  • Exam date: May 01, 2011

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

Wesite: www.afmc.nic.in


ALL INDIA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES (AIIMS MBBS)

All India Institute of Medical Sciences was established in 1952 as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament. The objective was to develop patterns of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in all the branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India. Every year more than 80,000 candidates apply for MBBS course in AIIMS for only 70 vacancies, which makes it one of the toughest of entrance examinations. The cost of the application form for AIIMS is Rs. 1,000 and it can be filled online or offline.

Eligibility: Applicants must have passed 12th standard or equivalent examination with at least 60% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

  • Application deadline: March 15, 2011
  • Exam date: July 01, 2011

Test pattern and selection: AIIMS Entrance for MBBS is a paper-based test of 3 ½ hours duration. It has 200 multiple-choice and reason-assertion type questions. There are 60 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Biology and 20 questions from General Knowledge. There is negative marking for incorrect answers. After the declaration of the result a final list for counselling is prepared based on merit.

Wesite: www.aiims.edu , www.aiims.ac.in


ALL INDIA PRE-MEDICAL TEST (AIPMT)


All India Pre-Medical/ Dental Test conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi is amongst the toughest exams for admission to various reputed medical colleges spread across the country. The form is available offline for Rs. 800. It can be also be filled online for Rs. 700.

Eligibility: A candidate should be aged between 17-25 years and passed 12th with at least 50% marks with PCB

  • Application deadline: January
  • Exam date: Preliminary Examination - April 03, 2011 Final Examination - May 15, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The Preliminary Examination is of 3 hours duration and consists of one paper containing 200 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology). The Final Examination is also of 3 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 the final examination and a final merit list for counselling will be prepared.

Wesite: www.aipmt.nic.in

Colleges listed in previous issues

  • Amrita University
  • KMC, Manipal
  • JJM MC, Davangare
  • KIMSU, Karad
  • MSRC, Bangalore



AIPGMEE - ALL INDIA POST GRADUATE MEDICAL/DENTAL ENTRANCE EXAM

AIPGMEE-2011 is conducted by AIIMS for admission under 50% seats quota in various postgraduate (MD/ MS/ Diploma/ MDS) courses in medical and dental colleges in the country run by the Union of India, State governments (except government of Andhra Pradesh and J&K). The cost of the application form is Rs. 1,000 and it can be filled online or offline.

Eligibility: The candidate must possess MBBS/ BDS degree from a recognized medical/dental college.

  • Application deadline: November
  • Exam date: January

Test pattern and selection: AIPGMEE entrance is a paper-based test of 3 ½ hours duration. It consists of 300 Multiple-choice Questions (MCQs) comprising Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects. Each answer with correct response will be awarded four marks. One mark will be deducted for each wrong response. Zero mark will be given for the questions not answered.

Once the result is declared a list of successful candidates in order of merit based on the score obtained in the entrance examination is prepared and shorlisted for counselling.

Wesite: www.aiims.edu
www.aiims.ac.in

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BHU ALL INDIA PMT
BHU-PMT (Pre Medical Test) is held annually for admission to various bachelor’s courses in medicine which include MBBS, BDS, BAMS and BPharm from Banaras Hindu University. The seat distribution is as follows: MBBS (84 seats); BDS (38); BAMS (78); BPharm (33). The cost of the application form is Rs. 1,200 and it can be bought from the designated branches of Bank of Baroda, BHU Branch, SS Hospital, Varanasi.

Eligibility: The candidates must have passed 12th class examination or equivalent examination with minimum 50% in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Zoology + Botany) taken together. Candidates appearing in qualifying examination may also apply.

BPharm: A minimum of 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ ST) and respective PC candidates.

  • Application deadline: March 09, 2011
  • Exam date: PMT Screening - May 08, 2011, PMT Main - June 12, 2011

Test pattern and selection: Admission to MBBS course is done through an entrance test which has two stages, PMT Screening and PMT Mains. Only those who qualify in PMT Screening can appear for PMT Mains for MBBS course. Admission to other courses like BDS, BPharm and BAMS is through only PMT Screening. The screening exam is of objective type and consists of 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology whereas the mains exam is of subjective type.

Website: www.imsbhu.nic.in


CMC-VELLORE
Christian Medical College Vellore, which is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Chennai, holds an all-India entrance test (CMC Vellore Common Entrance Test) every year to select students for admission into various undergraduate level medical and paramedical courses. The intake for MBBS is 60 seats. The cost of the application form is Rs. 750.

Eligibility: Minimum 60% marks at 10+2 level each in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

  • Application deadline: 2nd week of April, 2011
  • Exam date: 2nd week of May, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The entrance exam questions are from Physics, Chemistry, Biology 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 on merit and successful candidates are called for interview.

Website: www.cmch-vellore.edu


DELHI UNIVERSITY MEDICAL/DENTAL ENTRANCE TEST (DUMET 2011)
DUMET is held annually for admission to bachelor’s in medical and dental courses, MBBS and BDS, in University of Delhi. It is conducted by University of Delhi Faculty of Medical Sciences and is conducted in Delhi only. MBBS is available in three colleges: Lady Hardinge Medical College, Maulana Azad Medical College and University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital. BDS is available in Maulana Azad Medical College. The distribution of 373 seats is as follows: MBBS (LHMC-98 seats, MAMC-147 seats, UCMS -128 seats), BDS (MAIDS-34 seats).
DUMET Application form is available for Rs. 750 and it can also be downloaded from the website.

Eligibility: The candidates must have passed 12th class examination under 10+2 system with an aggregate of at least 50%. The school must be situated within the National Capital Territory of Delhi.

  • Application deadline: March 07, 2011
  • Exam date: May 22, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The test paper is of 3 hours duration. The paper is of objective type and consists of 200 questions (50 each in Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology). Each question carries 4 marks and for every incorrect response 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.

Website: www.fmsc.ac.in



JAWAHARLAL INSTITUTE OF POST GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (JIPMER)
JIPMER is located in Puducherry and conducts a separate entrance test for admission to its MBBS course. It has 100 seats in MBBS and out of this admission to 82 seats is through JIPMER entrance. The cost of the application form is Rs. 750.

Eligibility: A candidate should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with at least 50% aggregate marks in PCB.

  • Application deadline: April, 2011
  • Exam date: 1st week of June, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The entrance test consists of 200 Multiple-choice Questions equally from English, Physics, Chemistry Zoology and Botany. There are four options for each question and there is be no negative marking. Successful candidates will be called for counselling and allotted seats according to their rank and number of seats available.

Website: www.jipmer.edu.in

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MANIPAL UGET KARNATKA
Manipal University, Karnataka conducts an All India Manipal University Online Undergraduate Entrance Test 2011 (UGET 11) for admission to Medical and Engg courses. The intake for the MBBS course is 250 seats and the cost of the application form is Rs. 500.

Eligibility: Candidate should not be below 17 years of age and must have cleared 10+2 or equivalent education. Eligibility is different for every course.

  • Application deadline: March 21 - 28, 2011
  • Exam date: April 01 – May 22, 2011

Test pattern and selection: The MANIPAL UGET online test is of 2 ½ hours duration and the approximate distribution of questions is as follows: Physics - 60 questions, Chemistry - 60, Biology - 80, English & General Aptitude - 40 each. Successful candidates will be allotted seats according to their rank and number of seats available.

Website: www.manipal.edu