List of Medical Entrance Exams in India

List of Medical Entrance Exams in India 

Medical Entrance Exams are scheduled for the admission of eligible candidates in numerous medical colleges in India and at state level as well. There are some national level colleges that schedule their own entrance examination. These examinations are based on higher secondary examination.

Eligibility for Medical Entrance Exams

Higher secondary/ equivalent with Chemistry, Physics and Biology OR B.Sc OR Pre Medical background.

The medical education in India is controlled by the Medical Council of India. Many Government Medical Colleges take admissions of only Indian students based on their performance in the medical entrance examination but there are some quotas for foreign candidates.

List of Medical Entrance Exams in India

  1. AIIMS (All Indian Institute of Medical Science Entrance Exam)
  2. AIIMS-PG-Entrance Exam (All India Institute of Medical Science Post Graduate/ Post Doctoral Entrance Exam)
  3. Entrance Exam (All India Institute of Medical Science Master of Nursing Entrance Exam)
  4. AIIMS-M.Sc/M.Biotech Entrance Exam (All India Institute of Medical Science M.Sc/ M. Biotechnology Entrance Exam)
  5. AIPGMET (All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test)
  6. AIPGDET (All India Post Graduate Entrance Test)
  7. AIPVT (All India Pre Veterinary Test)
  8. AIPGMEE (All India Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Exam)
  9. AIMS (Amrita Institute of Medical Science Entrance Exam)
  10. AMUPMDC-APGM & APGD-CET (AMUPMDC-APGM & APGD Combined Entrance Test)
  11. AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Medical Entrance Exam)
  12. Amrita PG Medical Entrance Exam (Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham PG Medical Entrance Test)
  13. AU AIMEE (Annamalai University- All India Medical Entrance Exam)
  14. BVP-CET (Bharati Vidyapeeth University Combined Entrance Exam)
  15. BHU-B.Sc-Nursing & B.Pharma (Ay.) Entrance Test)
  16. ASSO-PGH-CET (Association Post Graduate Homoeopathy Common Entrance Test)
  17. IMS-BHU (BHU Ayurveda Vachaspati (MD (Ay))/ Ayurvedia Dhanwantari (MS (Ay)).
  18. BHU (BHU Medical Entrance Exam for D.M./ M.Ch and M.D.S
  19. BLDE-UGET (BLDE University under Graduate Entrance Test)
  20. CIP-PG-Entrance Exam (Central Institute of Psychiatry PG Entrance Exam)
  21. BLDE-PGET (BLDE Post Graduate Entrance Test)
  22. CEE-Kerala-PGMEE (CEE Kerala Post Graduate Medical Entrance Exam)
  23. CMC-UG-AWT (Christian Medical College Ludhiana Entrance Test)
  24. CMC Ludhiana PG Entrance (Christian Medical College, Ludhiana Post Graduate Entrance Exam)
  25. Chettinad PG Entrance (Chettinad University post graduate Medical Entyrance Test)
  26. CMC Vellore PG Entrance Exam (Christian Medical College Vellore Post Graduate Entrance Exam)
  27. CPMEE (Common Pre-Medical Entrance Exam)
  28. COMEDK-UGET (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental College of Karnataka Entrance Exam
  29. CET-PPMC (Common Entrance Test for Pondicherry Private Medical Colleges)
  30. COMEDK-PGET (Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental colleges of Karnataka Post Graduate Entrance Exam)
  31. DMIMS AIPMET (Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences AIPMET)
  32. DNB CET (Diplomat of National Board Centralized Entrance Test)
  33. DMIMS AI PhD Entrance Exam (Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Science AI PhD Entrance Exam)
  34. DUSET (Delhi University Super-Speciality Entrance Test)
  35. DMIMS AIPGM CET (DMIMS All India Post Graduate Medical Common Entrance Exam)
  36. FMGE Screening Test
  37. DNB PD CET (Diplomat of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test)
  38. D.Y.Patil Institute All India Common Entrance Test for MBBS and BDS
  39. Gujarat AIPGDET (Gujarat All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Test)
  40. HDC MDC CET (Himachal Dental College Masters in Dental Surgery Combine Entrance Exam)
  41. GPAT (Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test)
  42. GUJCET (Gujarat Common Entrance Test for MBBS/BDS
  43. IVRI (Indian Veterinary Research Institute Entrance Exam)
  44. JIPMER DM/M.Ch Entrance Exam (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research DM/M.Ch Entrance Exam)
  45. HPTU SLCET for B.Pharmacy (HPTU State Level Common Entrance Test)
  46. IPU CET Medical (Indraprastha university common entrance test medical)
  47. JIPMER Entrance Exam (Jawaharlal Institute of PG Medical Education & research entrance exam)
  48. JIPMER PG Entrance exam (Jawaharlal Institute of PG Medical education & research PG entrance exam
  49. JNU CEE (Jawaharlal Nehru university combined entrance exam)
  50. JSSU UGET (JSS university under graduate entrance exam)
  51. KRLMPCA UG CET (Karnataka religious & linguistic minority professional colleges association UG CET)
  52. KLE PG AIET (KLE Post graduate all India entrance exam)
  53. KLE UG AIET (KLE university under graduate all India entrance test)
  54. MH SSET (Maharashtra superspeciality entrance test)
  55. MH PGM PGD CET (Maharashtra post graduate medical, postgraduate dental entrance exam)
  56. MP DMAT (Madhya Pradesh all India dental & medical admission test)
  57. KAIET (Krishna all India entrance test)
  58. MMU M.Sc Nursing entrance (Maharshi Markandeshwar university M.Sc Nursing entrance exam)
  59. MMU CET (Maharshi Markandeshwar university common entrance test)
  60. MMU AIET for MD/MS/PG Dip (Maharshi Markandeshwar university all India entrance test for MD/MS/PG Diploma)
  61. MT CET (Maharashtra Technology common entrance test)
  62. MGPGI PGDEE (Mahatma Gandhi PG institute of dental sciences entrance exam)
  63. MGIMS (Mahatma Gandhi institute of Medical sciences entrance exam)
  64. MGDHC JET (Mahatma Gandhi dental college & hospital-Joint entrance exam)
  65. NBE FEE (National Board of Examinations fellowship entrance exam)
  66. MAHER (Meenakshi academy of higher education and research entrance exam)
  67. AMUPMDC ASSO CET (Medical common entrance test-ASSO CET (Maharashtra)
  68. Manipal MPT (Manipal Pre-medical test)
  69. PGI MD/MS entrance exam (PGI Chandigarh MD/MS entrance exam)
  70. NUUGET (NItte university under graduate entrance test)
  71. NUPGET (Nitte university post graduate entrance test)
  72. NIH BHMS entrance exam (National institute of homoeopathy BHMS entrance exam)
  73. PIMS AICET PG (Pravara institute of medical science AICET PG)
  74. PGMET (Post graduate entrance exam)
  75. PGIMER Nursing entrance exam (Post graduate institute of medical education & research nursing entrance exam)
  76. PGIMER (Post graduate institute of medical education & research entrance exam)
  77. RD Exam (Registered Dietitian exam)
  78. Rajasthan PC PMT (Rajasthan private colleges pre medical test)
  79. RPMT (Rajasthan pre-medical test)
  80. PPMET (Punjab para medical entrance test)
  81. PIMS AICET UG (Pravara institute of medical science all India common entrance exam)
  82. SRM entrance exam (SRM institute of science & tech. entrance exam)
  83. SSAHE AIPGET (Sri Siddhartha academy of higher education AIPGET)
  84. SRU Medical entrance exam (Stri Ramachandra university medical entrance exam for MBBS & BDS)
  85. SMC entrance exam for MBB (Saveetha medical college entrance exam)
  86. Sumandeep AICET (Sumandeep Vidyapeeth all India common entrance test)
  87. Sumandeep Vidyapeeth AIPG (Sumandeep Vidyapeeth all India PG entrance test)
  88. SRH university PMEE (Swami Rama Himalaya university pre-medical entrance exam)
  89. TMC SSET (Tata memorial centre super specialty entrance test)
  90. UPCMET (Uttar Pradesh combined medical entrance test)
  91. UP CPMT ( Uttar Pradesh combined pre-medical test)
  92. UPCAT (Uttar Pradesh common admission test)
  93. UPPGMEE (Uttar Pradesh PG medical entrance exam)
  94. Uttarakhand CMDPGEE (Uttarakhand combined medical & dental post graduate entrance exam)
  95. UPPGMET (Uttar Pradesh PG medical entrance test)
  96. UPMT (Uttaranchal pre-medical test)
  97. VMU AICEE (Vinayaka Mission University all India common entrance exam)
  98. WBPGMAT (West Bengal Post Graduate Medical Admission Test)
  99. DUPGMET (Delhi university post graduate medical entrance test)

Medical Courses    

  • Undergraduate Courses– The candidates applying for under-graduate courses for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) must have cleared higher secondary with science stream (including subjects as Chemistry, Biology and Physics with at least 50% marks).
  • Graduate Courses– The basic requirement for all graduate courses (in medicine and surgery field) is an MBBS degree with registration by MCI (Medical Council of India).

Application process for Medical Entrance Exams

  • Application form will be either collected by post or will be downloaded online (as per instructions).
  • The applicants have to provide their mane and address at the back of the Bank Draft OR Banker’s Cheque. The applicants are advised to retain a photocopy of the same.
  • The duly filled application forms have to be sent by Registered Post OR Spped Post only.
  • Incomplete application form will be rejected.

Examination pattern for Medical Entrance Exams

  • Mostly the duration of the medical entrance exams is of 2 to 3 & half hours.
  • The question are of MCQ type, subjective type, assertion type and reasoning type (including theoretical as well as numerical based). The questions will be based on Chemistry, Physics, Biology and GK.
  • Criteria for admission are different for state to state and also from college to college.

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