Medical Entrance Exams: A Brief Outline

The medical aspirants seeking admission in the MBBS, BDS and AFMC courses have to appear and pass various entrance examinations at all India level. NEET, AIIMS and JIPMER are the eminent medical entrance exams based on NCERT syllabus and validate the candidates’ knowledge of Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Some entrance exams also evaluate the candidates on English language proficiency and comprehension, logical and quantitative reasoning, general knowledge, aptitude, logical thinking, mental ability, current affairs, regional language, and many others.

NOTE: Candidates seeking admission in AFMC for MBBS Course can register online through NEET and at www.afmc.nic.in both. Links to the AFMC websites for registration and online application will be activated after allotment of Roll Numbers to the candidates appearing in NEET.

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Under Graduate course (NEET UG) consists of:
 
Date of Exam May 3, 2020 (tentative)
Examination Mode Pen and paper (Offline mode)
Medium English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya,Kannada and Urdu
Number of Questions 180
Questions Type Multiple Choice (MCQs)
Duration 3 hrs.
Classification of Questions Physics-45
Chemistry -45
Biology -90
Maximum Marks 720
Marking Scheme 4 marks for each correct answer
-1 mark for each wrong answer

 

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) entrance test for under graduate course consists of:
 
Date of Exam May 30 and 31, 2020 (Tentative)
Examination Mode CBT (Computer Based Test)/ online
Medium English, Hindi
Number of Questions 200
Questions Type Multiple Choice (MCQs)- 140, Assertion & Reason- 60
Duration 3 ½ hrs.
Classification of Questions Physics-60
Chemistry -60
Biology -60
General Knowledge- 10
Aptitude and Logical Thinking- 10
Maximum Marks 200
Marking Scheme 1 marks for each correct answer
1/3 mark for each wrong answer
Jawaharlal Institute of Post graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) for MBBS entrance exam consists of:
 
Date of Exam June 2020, First Week
Examination Mode CBT (Computer Based Test)/ online
Medium English
Number of Questions 200
Questions Type Multiple Choice (MCQs)
Duration 3 hrs.
Subjects Covered Physics, Chemistry, Biology, English language and comprehension, logical and quantitative reasoning
Classification of Questions Biology- 60
Physics- 60
Chemistry- 60
English Language & Comprehension- 10
Logical and Quantitative Reasoning- 10
Maximum Marks 800
Marking Scheme 4 marks for each correct answer
-1 mark for each wrong answer

 

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