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Top Medical Entrance Exams in India

The most sought out course after 12th grade is either Engineering or Medicine. The trend for choosing both these hasn’t changed for more than a decade. Because these are professional courses. Today, we are going to discuss the Medical course and the entrance exams related to MBBS admission. The students appearing for the Medical Entrance rate is increasing on yearly basis. In 2013, the total number of students registered for NEET was just 7 lakhs. But now in 2021, a total of 15 lakhs candidates registered for the exam. Before the entrance exams, the students were selected for Medical college admissions with their 12th standard marks. The students must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in their 12th grade. This article will give you details about the Top Medical Entrance Exams in India.

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List of Top Medical Entrance Exams in India

Here is the list of the top 10 medical entrance exams in India.

  1. NEET UG/PG
  2. NEET SS
  3. AIIMS PG
  4. NEET MDS
  5. AIIMS
  6. AIIMS SS
  7. PGIMER
  8. JIPMER PG
  9. DNB CET/PDCET
  10. NBE FET

 

Now you will see the details about these medical entrance exams. Also, the given exam dates are not official dates. You have to refer to the official website for the exact date and time.

 

Name of the ExamConducting Body
NEET UG/PGThe National Testing Agency (NTA)
NEET  SSNational Testing Agency
AIIMS PGAIIMS New Delhi
NEET MDSThe National Testing Agency (NTA)
AIIMSAIIMS New Delhi
SS AIIMSNew Delhi AIIMS
JIPMER PGAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
PGIMERPGIMER Chandigarh
DNB PDCETThe National Board of Examinations (NBE)
NBE FETThe National Board of Examinations (NBE)

 

The best thing about these exams:

If you want to know more about these Top Medical Entrance Exams in India, please read further to know. Here we have covered all the top 10 entrance exams for Medicine.

NEET

  • The full form NEET is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test.
  • This is a Medical Entrance Exam conducted to admit students to Indian Medical Colleges.
  • NEET is conducted for various educational levels.
  • NEET exam is for four category groups. They are NEET UG, NEET PG, NEET MDS, and NEET SS.
  • The National Testing Agency is the conducting authority of all the NEET exams

 

NEET UG

  • NEET UG is for MBBS admissions.
  • The students can write the NEET exam in English and 10 other local languages.
  • The students should get the desired cut-off mark to attend the Medical Counselling.
  • The candidates can apply for 1266 colleges with the NEET score.
  • In the counseling, the students can select their choice of Medical college.

 

PG NEET

  • NEET – PG is an eligibility cum entrance exam for the MS, MD, and other Post Graduate Medicine courses.
  • NEET exam is conducted as an online test.
  • The candidates can apply for 593 colleges with the NEET PG score.
  • Students can write this exam if they have an MBBS degree from MCI recognized institution.
  • If the students passed their MBBS degree from any Foreign Institution, then they must pass the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination. (FMGE)
  • After passing the FMGE exam, they are eligible to attend the NEET PG exam.

 

MDS NEET

  • NEET MDS exam is conducted for the admission of Masters of Dental Surgery course.
  • Students can write this exam if they have a BDS degree from MCI recognized institution.
  • The students should have completed a one-year rotatory internship in any of the Dental colleges.

 

NEET SS

  • The NEET SS is the highest level of entrance exam for Medical students.
  • This entrance exam is conducted to admit doctors in DM/ MCh course.
  • To apply for the NEET SS exam, the applicant should have a postgraduate degree.
  • The post-graduate degree can be either MD, MS, or DNB.
  • This is also an online exam conducted by the NBE.

 

AIIMS

  • The AIIMS is conducted for 3 various levels of admission. They are UG, PG, and SS levels.
  • Before 2020, the AIIMS conducted an exam for MBBS admission on its own.
  • But after 2020, admission to AIIMS is solely dependent on the NEET exam scores.
  • The students who want to study in AIIMS, have to pass the NEET exam.
  • The Cut off marks for the AIIMS admission will be decided by the AIIMS New Delhi admission board.
  • AIIMS is one of the top medical colleges in India. Because this is the only medical college with the lowest college fee.

 

AIIMS PG

  • The other name of AIIMS-PG is called INI CET.
  • INI CET entrance exam is conducted by the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test.
  • This is a National Level exam, and students can take this exam twice a year.
  • To join in PG courses in the AIIMS institute, the students have to pass the INI CET exam.
  • The PG courses include MD, MDS, MS, DM (6 years), and MCh (6 years).
  • AIIMS has a total of 19 campuses all over India.
  • Also, students have the choice to select the campus on their own.
  • The total seat allotment for INI CET is 872.

 

SS AIIMS

  • The AIIMS SS is the doctoral level entrance exam for Medical students.
  • This entrance exam is conducted to admit doctors in DM/ MCh course.
  • To apply for the AIIMS SS exam, the applicant should have a postgraduate degree.
  • The post-graduate degree can be either MD, MS, or DNB.
  • This is an online exam conducted by AIIMS New Delhi.
  • The total seat allotment for INI CET is 500+.

 

JIPMER PG

  • The JIPMER PG admission is based on the INI CET exam score.
  • INI CET entrance exam is conducted by the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test.
  • This is also an online exam.
  • This is a National Level exam, and students can take this exam twice a year.
  • To join in PG courses in the JIPMER college, the students have to pass the INI CET exam.
  • The PG courses in JIPMER college are MD and MS.
  • There are two campuses for JIPMER.

 

PGIMER Chandigarh

  • The PGIMET Chandigarh admission is based on the INI CET exam score.
  • INI CET entrance exam is conducted by the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test.
  • This is also an online exam.
  • This is a National Level exam, and students can take this exam twice a year.
  • To join in PG courses in the PGIMER Chandigarh college, the students have to pass the INI CET exam.
  • The PG courses offered in JIPMER college are MD and MS.
  • If the students pass the INI CET exam, they can pursue their dream at the PGIMER Chandigarh campus.

 

DNB PDCET

  • The Diplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test is the full name of DNB PDCET.
  • This is a Post Doctoral level entrance exam for Medical students.
  • To join the Post Graduate courses in Modern Medicine, the students have to pass the DNB PDCET exam.
  • To apply for the DNB PDCET exam, the applicant should have a postgraduate degree.
  • The post-graduate degree can be either MD, MS, or DNB.
  • This is an online exam conducted by the National Board of Examination.

 

NBE FET

  • NBE FET is a Fellowship Entrance Test.
  • The students have to write this exam to join the Post Doctoral courses.
  • To join the Post Graduate courses in Moder Medicine, the students have to pass the NBE FET exam.
  • To apply for the NBE FET exam, the applicant should have a postgraduate degree.
  • The post-graduate degree can be either MD, MDS, MS, DM (6 years), and MCh (6 years).
  • This is an online exam conducted by the National Board of Examination.
  • Also, the students have more than 15 choices of programs in the Fellowship.

 

Opportunities & Career Scope

  1. The career opportunity for doctors is always the highest.
  2. Because the demand for doctors in society is always higher than in others.
  3. Especially after the COVID situation, the demand for doctors has still increased.
  4. If they wish, the doctors can serve the community for its betterment.
  5. In terms of salary, Doctors are one of the highest paying professions in India.
  6. They also have job security for life.
  7. The studies have shown that the employment rate after the degree is higher for doctors.
  8. There are different fields in Medical Degree. Some of them are General Doctors, Heart Specialists, Eye Specialists, Skin Specialists, and so on.
  9. Doctors are an acceptable profession all over the world.
  10. If the doctors know the other languages, then they can work in various countries.

 

Advantages and disadvantages

Every profession has its own perks and downs. It is not an exception for Doctors.

  • Being a doctor has lots of benefits. Some of them are:
    1. The doctors get a high salary.
    2. They are most respected in the public.
    3. Patients trust them blindly. Because they save the most precious life.
    4. It has more responsibility than other jobs because it involves the life of a person.
    5. If serving as a Doctor is a dream, then it gives personal satisfaction to the individual.
    6. If you are a doctor, you will learn throughout your life.
    7. The doctors can enhance themselves in various fields.
    8. As they are seeing patients on a daily basis, it gives new experiences daily.
    9. The doctors can work in hospitals, but they can also have their own Clinics.
    10. More than a profession, the doctor’s job is treated as a Community Service.

 

  • There are some disadvantages to the doctor’s job. Some of them are:
    1. There is no specific timing for the doctor’s profession.
    2. If there is an emergency, you have late at night too.
    3. It will take few years to get recognized as a specialist.
    4. You have to study for almost 7-10 years to become a doctor.
    5. The MBBS, MD, and MDS are the toughest degrees in India.
    6. It is not easy to pass the entrance exams. If you pass the entrance exam, you have to be dedicated to the study.
    7. It is not as easy as other degrees to pass.
    8. You have to be in a service motive to be a doctor.
    9. Since it involves the life of the people. You have so many responsibilities on your shoulder.
    10. It is costly to study Medicine. If you are financially stable, then you can become a doctor in the future.

 

Summary

Top Medical Entrance Exams in India are not easy to pass. The students have to put in a lot of effort and hard work. But, after passing the degree, the students have great career options. After considering the pros and cons of the doctor profession, you can choose the field for you.

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