Medical profession is rated among the most reputed jobs in India. One reason is the difficultly level one has to cross for becoming a part of this profession. The competition starts from the entrance tests conducted in the nation such as AIIMS and AIPMT. For seeking a seat in any medical college or university, an aspirant has to nail this tough nut. These entrance tests play an indispensable part in shaping the future of a candidate. Experts from Coaching Adda list some of the important medical entrance exams in India.
All India Institute of Medical sciences (AIIMS) MBBS
Listed in top reputed brands in the medical profession, AIIMS is a dream destination for every medical student seeking a job in this sector. Established in 1952 as an institution of national importance by an act of parliament, AIIMS exhibit a high level of medical education with more practical exposure. Each year more than lakh of applications are received by the institute for only 80 vacancies. There are many medical coaching institutes in Delhi to guide applicants for this exam.
All India Pre-medical Exam (AIPMT)
This exam is conducted by CBSE and is in the news for its paper leak case. It is considered as one of the toughest medical entrances to crack for entering into medical college across the country. Candidates who have passed class 12 with at minimum of 50% marks with PCB can apply.
BHU All India Pre-Medical Test
BHU-PMT (Pre Medical Test) is conducted for various undergraduate courses in medicine from Banaras Hindu University, such as MBBS, BDS, BAMS and BPharma. All the candidates who have passed class 12 exam with at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English taken together can apply for the entrance test. The students who have appeared for their class 12 final exam can also apply for the exam.
Delhi University Medical/Dental entrances Test (DUMET )
DUMET is conducted by the University of Delhi Faculty of Medical Sciences in Delhi only on an annual basis. In DU, MBBS is available only in 3 colleges i.e. Lady Hardinge Medical College, University College of Medical Sciences and Maulana Azad Medical College and Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital. The application form fee is Rs 750. The candidates who have cleared class 12 with an aggregate of minimum 50% from a school which is situated within the National Capital Territory of Delhi can apply.
Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) entrance
Founded in 1948, AFMC Pune has plays an important role in shaping the future of many aspirants seeking a dream job in the medical profession. The application form for the medical entrance test cost Rs 250 in AFMC.Any aspirant who have cleared class 12 or equivalent exam with minimum 60% aggregate marks in three main subjects taken together can apply for the exam. The aspirant must also have at least 50% marks in each of the subjects of science and minimum 50% in English subject. The test is conducted in May month