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Doctors are often regarded “Life Saviours”, one step closer to God. Thus it is really one of the most prestigious, responsible, respectable and giving profession in the society. In India, medicine has always been a preferred profession right from the Vedic times.

Generally the degree for Bachelor's in Medical is termed as MBBS, composed mainly of two broad terms: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. This course generally extends over a period of four and half years. There are other synonymous courses like MBBS but with different specializations namely Dental Medicine or B.D.S (Bachelors’ in Dental Science), Homeopathic Medicine, Unani Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine. Medical field has other vast opportunities in allied fields like: - optometry, anaesthetics, nursing, physiotherapy, radiology, pathology, veterinary, paramedical, prosthetics and radioisotope techniques.

With a MBBS degree right after graduation, students can make themselves enroll in government and private hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, health departments, medical departments of Defence, Navy, Army directly under the Central Government as well as, charitable organizations. Many students also apply for post-graduation either in MS (post-graduation in General Surgery) or MD (post-graduation in General Medicine). With advancement in science and technology and changing needs of people new specializations are emerging in this field.

Beside the general practice in healing people and taking care of them, a career in medicine also opens other opportunities like hospital administration, handling of medical instruments/innovations, counselling etc.


AIIMS 2018 Entrance Examination: Detailed Information


Updated as on April 6, 2018


The All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) (established in 1956) is one of the premier medical institutions of the country. The Institute awards its own medical degrees and other academic distinctions. Every year AIIMS conducts common medical entrance exam for UG Medical admissions (only for AIIMS Institutes).

AIIMS 2018 entrance examination: Dates Schedule

Candidate can register for AIIMs MBBS application form from 5th February 2018 to 5th March 2018 (5:00 PM).

Notifications Dates
Candidate can make changes in AIIMs MBBS application form 8th March 2018 to 12th March 2018
Declaration of final registration status of submitted application form rejection / deficiencies 20th March 2018 to 28th March 2018
Admit Card  10th May 2018

AIIMS MBBS entrance exam will be held on 26th May 2018 & 27th May 2018 with two shifts per day i.e morning shift from 9:00am to 12:30pm and evening shift from 3:00pm to 6:30pm. Declaration of results will be updated on the official website by 18th June 2018.

Candidates will choose the choice of exam city from the 155 cities available. For each state, city options will be displayed indicating total available/occupied seats. 9 AIIMS Institutes in New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Guntur and Nagpur Institutes are Participating.

AIIMS will offer admissions to a total of 807 MBBS seats with the two new AIIMS admitting a batch of 50 MBBS students each.

Fee Details:

Candidates will be required to pay the requisite application fee. The payment can be made online through credit/debit/net banking methods. For General and OBC category candidates will have to pay Rs 1,500/- and those belonging to SC/ST category will have to pay Rs 1,200/-. OPH category candidates are exempted from paying the application fee.

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidate should have completed minimum 17 years of age as of December 31, 2018. Candidate should have passed Intermediate physics, chemistry biology and english scoring atleast 50 percent marks of general category, 45 percent marks of obc category and 40 percent marks of SC / ST category.

AIIMS 2018 Exam Pattern:

The AIIMS MBBS exam will be conducted through CBT (Computer Based Test)  The duration of exam shall be 3 ½ hours. Online CBT test will be held on 26th May 2018 & 27th May 2018 with two shifts per day i.e morning shift from 9:00am to 12:30pm and evening shift from 3:00pm to 6:30pm. Questions will be Objective Type (Multiple Choice and Reason Assertion type) and will be provided either in English or in Hindi language according to the choice of candidates. For each correct answer will get score of One mark. For each wrong answer 1/3 mark will be deducted. The AIIMS MBBS exam consist of  200 questions, with 60 questions asked each subjects from  Physics, Chemistry and Biology, and 10 questions each from General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Thinking.

Syllabus of AIIMS Entrance Exam 2018:

GK & General Awareness: Geography, History, India Independence, Science,  International Organizations, Computer Science, Current Affairs.

Physics: Electricity,  Circular Motion, Electromagnetic Induction,  Electricity, Electronic Devices, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Measurement, Motion, Nuclear Physics,  first law of Thermodynamics, Physics of the Atom: Thermodynamics: Work and heat, Solids, Wave Motion: Optics, etc.

Chemistry: General & Inorganic Chemistry, Molecule and Chemical Bond, Periodic Properties of Elements, Structure of Atom, Organic Chemistry, Chemistry of Elements and Compounds, Physical Chemistry, Chemical Equilibrium, Energetic, State of Matter, etc.

Zoology: Anatomy and Physiology, Developmental Biology, Diversity of Animal Life, Genetics and Evolution (Fundamentals only), Histology, Reproductive System, etc.

Botany: Absorption and cell water relations, transport of water and minerals, Anatomy and Physiology of Plants, Meristems-Plant growth and development, Botany and Human Welfare, Importance, History, Factors and mechanism, Internal structure of dicot and monocot leaves photosynthesis, Internal and external regulators of growth and development in plants, Internal structure of dicot and monocot roots, Internal structure of stem and secondary growth, Tropic and turgor movements, Transpiration & respiration, Xylem and Phloem-their cell elements and functions, etc.

How to prepare for AIIMS Entrance Exam 2018:

The examination covers the whole syllabus and evaluates the understanding level of aspirants. So its preferred to be thorough through the syllabus. 

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JIPMER Examination: A complete guide


Updated as on April 5, 2018


Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research in Puducherry is one of the leading Medical Institutions of India. JIPMER imparts Undergraduate (UG), Postgraduate (PG) and Super Specialty Medical Training through a working hospital (JIPMER Hospital) with bed strength of Sanctioned 2134 and a Nursing College.

M.B.B.S., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.D., M.S, Degree Courses are offered in 43 disciplines.

The institute conducts its own entrance examination. MBBS course duration is 4 years and 6 months as per the Academic Calendar of JIPMER followed by ONE year of Compulsory Rotatory Internship for award of Degree.


JIPMER 2018 Examination

Date schedule for JIPMER Exam 2018

Please find below the date schedule for JIPMER entrance examination:



Online registration starting date

07th March 2018 11.00 AM

online registration Last date

13th April 2018 5.00 PM

Download Hall Tickets from JIPMER


21st May 2018 10.00 AM to

03rd June 8.00 AM

Exam date

03rd June 2018


On or before 20th June 2018

Seats available

200 seats (150 seats at JIPMER, Puducherry + 50 seats at JIPMER, Karaikal)

Minimum age limit

17 years of age as of December 31, 2018


Fee Details for JIPMER Exam 2018:

For General & Others

Rs.1500/- + Transaction Fees


Rs.1200/- +  Transaction Fees


Rs.3000 + Transaction charges

Persons with disabilities(PWD)

Application Fees Exempted


Exam Pattern for JIPMER Exam 2018:


  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted through CBT (Computer Based Test).
  • Duration: The exam duration will be 2 ½ hours.
  • Exam Shifts: First Shift (10:00 AM to 12:30 PM) and Second Shift (3:00 PM to 5:30 PM).
  • Type of Question: Questions will be Objective Type (Multiple Choice and Reason - Assertion type).
  • No. of Question: Total 200 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Language: Question paper will be provided only in English.
  • Marking Scheme: Four marks will be given for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: One mark will be deducted for incorrect answer.

Apart from Physics, Chemistry and Biology the examination paper consists of questions from English Language and Logical & Quantitative Reasoning as well. The marks distribution is listed below:


No. of Question







English Language and Comprehension


Logical & Quantitative Reasoning





Syllabus of JIPMER Entrance Exam 2018

English Language and Comprehension:

  • Section A: Reading Unseen Passages and Note-Making
  • Section B: Writing Skills
  • Section C: Literature and Long Reading


Logic and Quantitative Reasoning:

Coding and Decoding, Figure Completion Test, Substitution, Blood Relationships, Theme Detection, Number and Alphabetical Series, Quantitative Aptitude, etc.



Electricity, Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current, Thermodynamics, Optics, Electromagnetic Waves,  Electrostatics, Electronic Devices, Nature of Matter, Atoms & Nuclei, Electronic Devices and Communication Systems,  Magnetic effect of current & Magnetism.



Surface Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Biomolecules, Alcohols, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acid, Phenols & Ethers, D & F Block Elements, P Block Elements, Halo Alkanes and Haloarenes, Polymers, Solid State, Solutions, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Chemical Kinetics, Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen, Coordination Compounds, Isolation of Elements



Structural Organization in Plants and Animals, Cell Structure and Function, Human Physiology, Biotechnology, Diversity in Living Organisms, Genetics and Evolution, Biology and Human Warfare, Plant Physiology, Ecology and Environment.


Eligibility Criteria:

(i) The Applicant should be an Indian National / Overseas Citizen of India.

(ii) He/she has completed age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete the age on or before 31st December 2018, the year of his/her admission to the 1st year M.B.B.S., i.e. they should have been born on or before 01-01-2002. (Request for relaxation from the prescribed age limit will not be considered for any category of applicants).

No upper age limit.

(iii) The applicants should have passed the qualifying examinations in the manner mentioned below:

(a) The Higher / Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate:- Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher / Senior Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of such study comprising Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Bio-technology (which shall include practical tests in these subjects) or any other elective with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training after introduction of the 10+2+3 educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education (Annexure - I lists the examinations recognized by JIPMER)

(b) The Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination other than those mentioned in the list , will have to submit an Eligibility Certificate before admission is finalized. Obtaining such an Eligibility Certificate from Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi is essential for OCI/NRI for admission to JIPMER M.B.B.S. Course.

(c) The applicant must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 60% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology at the qualifying examination.

(d) For candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribe or Other Backward Classes / OPH the minimum marks obtained in the Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology taken together in the qualifying examination is 50%.

(d) For OPH candidates in general category the minimum marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/ Biotechnology taken together in the qualifying examination is 50%.

How to apply:

1) Candidates seeking admission to entrance examination are required to apply online mode only. (Any other mode of application will not be accepted.)

2) Log on to link in the Home page and navigate to the link

“Apply online MBBS admission – 2018”.

3) Read the prospectus and instruction carefully.

4) The flow chart for filling application on-line given as Appendix (ANNEXURE – V) in the Prospectus.

5) The candidate should acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling up the application online.


How to prepare for the examinations:

The syllabus of the examination is mostly aligned with other medical exams like NEET and AIIMS. Candidates need to practice consistently to increase their speed and accuracy. 

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NEET Examination: All you want to know


National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) is the qualifying examination for aspirants who wish to graduate as MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery), BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) or want to pursue postgraduate course (MD / MS) in government or private medical colleges in India. 
NEET-UG replaced the AIPMT (All India Pre Medical Test) examinations and state entrance examinations held earlier.
However some of the entrance examinations are outside the purview of NEET, and hence are conducted independently by respective institutes. 
Exams outside the purview of NEET are listed below:

  • AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences)
  • JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research)
  • Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh



Mode of NEET-UG exam: Offline
NEET-UG question type: MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions)
NEET-UG Exam Duration: 3 Hours
Frequency of NEET-UG examination: Once in a year
Sectional Distribution in Exam: Total 180 questions will be asked in NEET-UG examination, equally distributed amid four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. Every correct answer will fetch 4 marks to candidates while for wrong answers one mark will be deducted.
Phases in NEET-UG: There is only one phase for the NEET-UG examination.
Age limit: The upper age limit for NEET-UG is 25 years as on the date of examination. Relaxation of 5 years is provided to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category and persons entitled for reservation under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.


NEET-UG 2018

The 2018 NEET-UG examination will be held on 6th May 2018.
With preparations being in last leg for the NEET entrance test, it is preferable for the candidates to focus more on improving their speed and accuracy. Along with revision of key notes, students should focus on regular practice of mock tests.

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)

Top medical colleges in India and around the Globe

Following are top Indian colleges based 2016 report of a leading magazine


Name Of Colleges


All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.


Christian Medical College, Vellore.


Armed Forces Medical College, Pune.


Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi.


Grant Medical College, Mumbai.


Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi.


King George’s Medical University, Lucknow.


Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.


University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, Delhi.


Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore.


Based on QS World University by Subject, top 10 Medical Department around the world are as follows


University name


Harvard University, U.S.


University of Oxford, U.K.


University of Cambridge, U.K.


Stanford University, U.S.


Johns Hopkins University, U.S.


University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.


University Of California, San Francisco, U.S.


Yale University, U.S.


University College London, U.K.


Karolinska, Sweden.


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