Are you one of those students who are curious to know how a human body works or is planning to pursue a medical degree? Apart from the detailed curriculum and training, getting admission into a medical college is an exhausting journey.
Be it MBBS, BDS, BHMS, or BAMS, to pursue a medical degree, you need to clear the entrance exam. While many institutes have their own entrance exams to test the candidates, there are a few medical entrance exams accepted all over the country. Here in this post, we have explained all the national-level and university-level entrance exams for all medical aspirants.
Important Medical Exams In India
|AFMC||Armed Forces Medical College|
|AIIMS||All India Institute of Medical Science|
|AIMS CET||Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Common Entrance Test|
|AIPMT||All India Pre Medical Test|
|AIPVT||All India Pre-Veterinary Test|
|AMU CAT||Aligarh Muslim University Common Admission Test|
|AMUPMDC||Association of Management of Unaided Private Medical and Dental Colleges|
|AU MEE||Annamalai University Medical Entrance Exam|
|BHU PMT||Banaras Hindu University Pre Medical Test|
|BVU CET||Bharati Vidyapeeth University Common Entrance Test|
|CEE Kerala||Combined Entrance Examination Kerala|
|CET Karnataka||Common Entrance Test Karnataka|
|CET Punjab||Common Entrance Test Punjab|
|CMC Vellore||Christian Medical College Vellore|
|COMEDK||Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka|
|DMER||Directorate of Medical Education and Research Maharashtra|
|DUMET||Delhi University Medical-Dental Entrance Test|
|EAMCET||Engineering, Agriculture & Medical Common Entrance Test|
|GGSIPU CET||Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Common Entrance Test|
|GUJ CET||Gujarat Common Entrance Test|
|HPCPMT||Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test|
|JIPMER||Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry|
|MAHER||Meenakshi Academy Of Higher Education And Research|
|MGIMS CEE||Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences Competitive Entrance Examination|
|MH SSET||Maharashtra Super Speciality Entrance Test|
|MHT CET||Maharashtra Health Science & Technical Common Entrance Test|
|MMST||Masters in Medical Sciences Technology|
|NEET||National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam|
|NEET PG||National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam Post-Graduate|
|PGIMER||Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research Chandigarh|
|PGMAT||Post Graduate Medical Admission Test Bihar|
|PGMET J&K||Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test Jammu & Kashmir|
|PIMS||Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences|
|PMET Punjab||Punjab Medical Entrance Test Punjab|
|PMT Haryana||Pre Medical Test Haryana|
|PMT Madhya Pradesh||Pre Medical Test Madhya Pradesh|
|PMT Rajasthan||Pre Medical Test Rajasthan|
|SRMC||Sri Ramachandra Medical College|
|UG AWT||Under Graduate Admission Written Test|
|UPCAT Dental||Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test Dental|
|UPCPMT||Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test|
|UPMT||Uttaranchal Pre Medical Test|
|UPPGMEE||UP Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination|
|VCI||Veterinary Council of India|
Medical Entrance Exam Conducting Body
|Exam Name||Conducting Body|
|IMAT (International Medical Admissions Test)||Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR)|
|MCAT(Medical Colleges Admission Test)||Association of American Medical Colleges|
|OMET(Overseas Medical Entrance Test)||Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Trust (CBLA)|
|USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examination)||Federation of State Medical Boards of the United States|
|Exam Name||Conducting Body|
|NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test)||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|AIIMS-MBBS (All India Institute of Medical Science)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|FMGE(Foreign Medical Graduate Examination)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|NEET PG(National Eligibility cum Entrance PG Test)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|NEET SS(National Eligibility cum Entrance Super Speciality Test)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|NEET MDS(National Eligibility cum Entrance MDS Test)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|FET (Fellowship Entrance Test)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|AIAPGET (All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test)||National Testing Agency (NTA)|
|DNB PDCET(Diplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test)||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|CMSE(Combined Medical Services Examination)||UPSC|
|Exam Name||Conducting Body|
|AIIMS PG (All India Institute for Medical Sciences PG Exam)||All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi|
|INICET(Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test)||All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi|
|JIPMET PG(Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research)||Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry|
|AIIMS SS||All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi|
|AIIMS Nursing Entrance Exam||All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi|
Medical Entrance Exam 2022
Here are the most popular national-level and university-level medical entrance exams:
National-Level Medical Entrance Exam
1. NEET 2022 (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)
National Testing Agency conducts NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) exam annually. It is a national-level medical entrance exam conducted to provide admission to the students into MBBS and BDS courses.
It provides candidates with admission into top institutions and universities all over India. NEET is organized offline mode only i.e. pen and paper-based mode. NEET 2022 official notification is yet to be released by the NTA. However, the tentative NEET exam date 2022 is July 2022.
2. NEET PG 2022 (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test – Post Graduate)
NEET-PG is the most popular medical exam for students to get admissions in medical courses like MD/MS, and other PG Diploma courses. This exam is held annually by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
The NEET PG score is considered in post-MBBS DNB courses and is conducted online. The NEET PG exam is scheduled to be conducted on 21 May, 2022 and the results will be declared on 20 June, 2022. After the NEET PG exam, admissions will be granted to 50% All India Quota (AIQ), and 50% seats for state quota, deemed/central universities, ESIC/AFMS, and private colleges.
3. AIIMS 2022 (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)
AIIMS-MBBS is a national-level exam conducted by AIIMS Delhi. It is conducted to test the candidates who want to pursue MBBS. Since MBBS is the toughest course, the conducting body offers only 50 seats only. The exam is held at both UG and PG levels.
The major syllabus in AIIMS MBBS is Chemistry, Biology, Physics, General Knowledge, and Logical Reasoning. Those who successfully cleared the AIIMS examination will get admission into the IIMS Institutions located in New Delhi, Bhopal, Rishikesh, Patna, Jodhpur, Guntur, Nagpur, Raipur & Bhubaneshwar.
4. AIIMS PG 2022 (All India Institute of Medical Sciences – Post Graduate)
AIIMS New Delhi conducts this national-level postgraduate examination. AIIMS PG is conducted to provide admission into the MD/MS/MDS/DM/M.CH. These courses are offered by AIIMS institutions i.e.New Delhi, Bhopal, Rishikesh, Patna, Jodhpur, Guntur, Nagpur, Raipur & Bhubaneshwar. AIIMS PG is conducted twice a year.
The registration for AIIMS-PG started on 31 January, 2022 and will end on 7 March, 2022. The examination will be held on 8 May, 2022.
5. JIPMER 2022 (Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research)
Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) also conducts a medical entrance examination to provide admission in the MBBS program. Those who successfully clear the JIPMER examination will get admission into Karaikal & Puducherry campuses. JIPMER 2022 will be conducted in the 1st week of June 2022.
6. JIPMER PG 2022 (Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research – Post Graduation)
JIPMER PG is as well regulated by the Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) to provide admission in post-graduation programs i.e. MD (Doctor of Medicine) and MS (Master of Surgery) in a wide range of specializations. It is conducted twice a year. JIPMER PG will be conducted on 8 May, 2022 and will be conducted online.
This exam is for candidates who want admission into various 3 year PG medical courses. Candidates who want to get into 6 year PG Program, then the candidates need to clear the INI CET 2022 exam.
7. DNB CET 2022 (Diplomate of National Board Centralized Entrance Test)
National Board of Examination regulated one another national level medical entrance exam i.e Diplomate of National Board Centralized Entrance Test – Super Specialty (DNB CET-SS). NBE regulated this exam every year in two sessions (January and July sessions).
The registration for January session started in November 2021 and the registration for July session will start in March 2022. It is conducted to provide admission into the admissions in DM/MCh and DNB 3-year Super Specialty courses.
University Level Medical Entrance Exam 2022
1. AMU MBBS 2022 (Aligarh Muslim University MBBS)
AMU will be one of the popular university-level examinations conducted by Aligarh Muslim University. It is located in the middle of Doab, Aligarh. This university does not conduct any entrance exam for providing admission in BDS and MBBS courses.
AMU offers a half-year MBBS program with 1-year compulsory rotatory internship. Candidates who want to get admission into this college need to appear for the NEET UG exam. The 1st stage of the AMU exam will be held on 10 April, 2022 and the second stage exam will be held on 29 May, 2022.
2. IPU CET MBBS 2022
IP University as well provides admission in the the MBBS program based on the NEET results 2022. The complete admission process is followed by the online mode. Candidates who want to admission to Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University can take admission to this university.
3. DU MBBS Admission 2022
The most sorted and every student dream university in India i.e. Delhi Univesity also provides admission into the UG and PG courses in the field of medicine on the basis of NEET. The registration for admission into Delhi University registration will start from May 2022.
4. CENTAC 2022 (Central Admission Committee)
In Puducherry and other states/UT’s, Central Admission Committee is the main authority and is responsible for providing admission in the medical colleges that offers UG programs in the field of medical sciences. Central Admission Committee provides admission on the basis of NEET scores. The Application Form will be available in the 3rd week of May 2022
5. CMC Vellore 2022
CMC Vellore is popularly known as Christian Medical College which is an educational college for the Christian minority. This college provides admissions to the students in various UG, PG courses, Diploma & other courses in the medical field. For applying for this college the authority provides application form online mode only. For admission in the MBBS program is done on the basis of the NEET Scorecard which is followed by an aptitude test set by CMC.
6. BVP CET 2022
One of the oldest universities in India as well providing admission in their own colleges for medical fields on the basis of NEET Scorecard. Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University also does not evaluate any medical entrance exam. Candidates who clear NEET Exam with good marks can get admission to MBBS and BDS courses offered by the Bharti Vidyapeeth. The counseling process and admission process will be organized by the MCC (Medical Common Counselling).
7. SAAT MBBS 2022
Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University also provides admission in their own colleges in various UG, PG, and other courses in the field of medical i.e. MBBS & BDS courses on the basis of NEET examination/NEET Scorecard. Application for this college is available on their own website via Online Mode.
8. MU OET 2022
There is no entrance exam is conducted by Manipal University. They offer admission into the various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of medical, dental, etc. Admissions into both UG and PG courses are provided on the basis of the NEET UG scorecard. The application form is available via online mode only.
9. KIITEE 2022 (Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology)
KIT is provide admission in the PG Medical, PG Dental, MBBS & BDS Courses on the basis of NEET-UG/PG exam. The college is popularly known as the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology. Candidates who clear the NEET UG/PG Exam can also take admission to this college on the basis of the NEET Score. The application form for KIITEE Exam will be available via only online mode.
The admissions take place in 4 phases:
- 4th, 5th & 6th February 2022 (Phase I)
- 14th to 16th April 2022 (Phase II)
- 14th to 16th May 2022 (Phase III)
- 14th to 16th June 2022 (Phase IV)
10. AFMC MBBS 2022
AFMC university provides admission into the Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) for the MBBS courses ON the basis of NEET Exam. Candidates who qualify in NEET Exam with good scores can directly apply for this college.
11. PGIMER 2022 (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research)
PGIMER 2022 is conducted by the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER). The university-level examination is conducted to provide admissions into MD, MS, DM, MDS, and other PG medical courses. It is regulated every year in two sessions, i.e. January and July sessions.
If you are a medical aspirant and want to start your career in medicine, you need to appear for various entrance exams. There are many national-level and university-level medical entrance exams for all the aspirants. However, NEET is the most popular one out of all.
Here in this post, we explained in detail some of the best and most popular medical entrance exams for all the aspirants.
All the best for your exams!
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