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Key Entrance Exams

Key Entrance Exams

For studying MBBS, following are the basic criteria

  • Should be minimum of 17 years of age.
  • Should have passed 12th standard board exam with at least 50% marks.
  • Subjects in the plus 2 must be Biology, Chemistry, Physics and English.

Criteria will be varying according to the choice of specializations in medical stream itself.

List of Medical Entrance Exams in India as per 2017

  • Agricultural Research Service and National Eligibility Test
  • All India Common Entrance Test
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • All India level Entrance Test
  • All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination
  • All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental Entrance Test
  • All India Pre-Veterinary Test
  • Andhra Pradesh PG Medical Entrance Exam
  • Annamalai University All India Medical Entrance Exam
  • Armed Forces Medical College Entrance Exam
  • Association of Managements of Unaided Private Medical and Dental
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery Entrance Test
  • Banaras Hindu University Pre Medical Test
  • BLDE University under Graduate Entrance Test
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Common Entrance Test for Pondicherry Private Medical Colleges
  • Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka
  • Delhi University Medical / Dental Entrance Test
  • Delhi University Post Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Test
  • Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test
  • Goa Common Entrance Test
  • Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test.
  • Gujarat Common Entrance Test for MBBS BDS Admission
  • Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
  • Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination
  • JSS University Mysore UG Medical & Dental Admission
  • Karnataka Common Entrance Test
  • Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Examination
  • KLE University Post-Graduate All India Entrance Test
  • Madhya Pradesh All India Dental & Medical Admission Test
  • Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
  • Manipal Undergraduate Entrance test
  • National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Indian Council of Agricultural Research Senior Research Fellowship
  • NITTE University All India under Graduate Entrance Test
  • Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences Entrance Exam
  • Punjab Medical Entrance Test
  • Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University Medical Common Entrance Test
  • Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test
  • Uttarakhand Common Pre Medical Entrance Examination
  • Vinayaka Missions University All India Common Entrance Examination
  • West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Medical

And then there is NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test) which is taken up by the students as well. Generally all these exams are held around the months of April- May, at times till July.



According to latest report the seats up for grabbing are 63835 approximately. So the preparation has to be very precise and accurate to maximum possibility. Biology, Physics, Chemistry are the basic subjects that the students has to be well versed. Apart from that there is coaching centers namely as Brilliant Tutorials, Aakash Institute, MediTech, Allen Career Institute-Kota, Elite Academy etc.

Recommended medical entrance exam preparation books are:

  • NCERT Books (Class XI and XII) for Physics, Chemistry and Biology
  • Biology: Pradeep’s Biology by S.C. Verma (Part-1 and 2)
  • Trueman’s Objective Biology Vol. I & II for Medical Entrance Examination by J.P. Goyal
  • Dinesh Objective Biology
  • Universal Self Scorer Biology for AIPMT, AIIMS, AFMC & Various Medical Entrance Exams by Universal Publishers
  • Chemistry: Organic Chemistry by Morrision & Boyd
  • Physical Chemistry by Peter Atkins & Julio de Paula
  • Modern ABC of Textbook Chemistry Vol. I & II For Class 12 by Dr. S. P. Jauhar
  • Arihant: An Objective Approach to Organic Chemistry by Dr. R.K. Gupta
  • Dinesh Objective Chemistry
  • C.B.S.E. P.M.T. (Vol. I, II and III) by Anil Aggarwal
  • Concepts of Physics (Part 1 and 2) by H.C. Verma
  • Oswaal 10 Mock test Papers for AIIMS Delhi (Medical)