Medical Entrance Exams 2019: A large number of aspirants will be appearing for the Medical Entrance Exams 2019, thus making the competition quite tough. However, with the right amount of practice and hard work, one can be well-prepared for the exams. Separate Medical Entrance Exams 2019 will be conducted for admissions in undergraduate and postgraduate medical courses. The important thing that the medical aspirants should know that most of the state and university level MBBS/BDS entrance test has been replaced by NEET.
Eligibility for Medical Entrance Exams 2019
Depending on the course and the exam you are appearing for, the eligibility criteria varies. However, the basic eligibility to appear for the Medical Entrance Exams 2019 is given as:
For UG exams:
- The applicants should qualify their class 12th or equivalent exam form any recognized board/university with the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
- The candidates appearing in the qualifying exam can also apply.
For PG exams:
- The candidates with the undergraduate degree in the relevant field can apply for the Postgraduate Medical Entrance Exams 2019.
Popular Medical Courses in India
India has a rich history in the field of medical science. There are various medical courses available in the country and the aspirants can opt for any course he/she is interested in. However, certain popular courses that the candidates prefer are given as:
- Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences
List of Medical Entrance Exams 2019
NEET UG is a national level medical entrance exam that provides the qualified candidates admissions in various government as well as private medical colleges in the undergraduate courses. This exam is also a substitute to various MBBS/BDS entrance test.
NEET PG is also a national level entrance exam conducted to provide admissions to the applicants in different government and private medical colleges. Admissions are provided into MD, MS and PG Diploma courses to the qualified candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria as well.
AIIMS MBBS is conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. By clearing this exam, the candidates become eligible for enrolment in the MBBS courses offered by the Institute. The candidates can apply for this exam after the application form is made available (in the month of February tentatively).
AIIMS PG is another prestigious postgraduate medical entrance exam conducted with the aim to screen the candidates for admissions in MD, MS, MDS, DM, and M.Ch. courses. Admissions will be granted to the qualified and eligible candidates in the various AIIMS colleges situated all over India.
JIPMER MBBS exam is conducted by Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER). The medical aspirants wishing for admission in the MBBS course can apply for this exam. Online registration for this exam commences in the month of March.
JIPMER PG exam is organized in order to grant enrolment in the MD/ MS courses. JIPMER has been declared as an “Institution of National Importance” and getting admission in this institute is a dream to many candidates. The aspiring candidates can submit their application for the exam from the month of September.
Graduate Pharmacy Aptitude Test (GPAT) is managed by the All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE) to select candidates for admission in Pharmacy. All AICTE approved Institutions/University consider the GPAT score of the candidates for granting enrolment.
NEET MDS is an eligibility-cum-ranking exam conducted for admissions in Dental PG courses. The conducting body of this exam is NBE (National Board of Examinations). No exam other than the NEET MDS is prescribed for Dental PG courses.
NEET SS or Super Specialty exam provides the selected candidates admissions in DM/M.Ch. courses. The interested and eligible candidates can submit their application form for the exam which is conducted in the online mode.
WBJEE JENPARH for admission in B.A.S.L.P, B.M.L.T., B.P.T, and B.Sc Nursing courses is organized by the WBJEEB. The application from for this exam is released online most probably in the month of February. The candidates wishing for admissions in the mentioned courses in Colleges/Institutes of West Bengal can apply.