MBBS Admissions in India- Colleges, NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER and Eligibility Criteria, Medical Counselling Committee (MCC)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a professional course in medicine, for which the students are awarded with MBBS upon successful completion of the course. The course is essential to become a doctor in Medical Practice; thus certifying a person in providing basic health care to the community. Medicine is one of the most lucrative and sought after career options across the globe and in India.


Duration of MBBS course is 5 ½ years in which 4 ½ years is classroom/hospital/community studies followed by one year of compulsory rotating internship after the regular course. Course study used to be divided into 3 phases of 18 months known as Professionals (Prof). But nowadays in almost all the states, first professional is of one year, second professional is for 18 months and the last or third professional is of two years’ duration. The variation is according to the state and universities.

In Training Exams:

There is a professional exam after each professional. These exams are held by the university and one has to clear the exam to proceed to the next prof. The second and third professional comprises of clinical work in the wards and departments of hospital as well classroom and laboratory learning. There is a very strong community care component taught as Community Medicine (SPM/PSM) and the classes start from year one. The University exam for Community Medicine is usually held in the penultimate year of the entire course. Each professional examination is followed by practical and clinical examinations. Weightage is also given to sectional exams, practical’s, attendances and field visits. A candidate has to score a sum total of 50 per cent marks in each subject and aggregate to pass these examinations. MBBS degree is granted after a student has cleared all the three profs.

Eligibility for Admission to MBBS

Admission in MBBS course in India is governed by Rules and Regulations of Medical Council of India (MCI). The minimum eligibility for the course in India is 10+2 including Physics, Chemistry and Biology. A candidate must have have scored an aggregate of 50% in the 12th class examination in general category and 40% in backward category in order to be eligible for admission to MBBS course in India. A candidate must be of minimum 17 years of age on or before 31st day of December of the year of admission.

Synopsis of Undergraduate MBBS Training in India

Course LevelGraduation
DurationFour and a half year with compulsory one-year internship. Total 51/2 years
Examination TypeProfessionals System
Eligibility10+2 with 50-60% marks, in the Science stream with Biology
Admission ProcessNEET UG, AIIMS Entrance Test and JIPMER Entrance Test
Course FeeINR 35000 to 12 Lacs
Starting SalaryINR 4 to 20 lacs per annum (Salary starts from Internship)
Top RecruitersGovt Medical Colleges, Fortis, Max Hospitals, All other private colleges.

Medical Colleges in India

In India, there are two kind of medical colleges; Government and Private Medical Colleges. The admission to both is the same though the fees is lower in government medical colleges. Some of these medical colleges are more than century old like Christian Medical Colleges,Vellore and Ludhiana . AIIMS , JIPMER , CMC and KGME Manipal are rated very high in India for MBBS and higher courses like MD/MS.

List of Top 25 medical colleges of India

S. No.NameCityStateNIRF Ranking
1.AIIMSNew DelhiDelhi1
2.CMCVelloreTamil Nadu3
3.Amrita Vishwa VidyapeethamCoimbatoreTamil Nadu5
4.Banaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiUP6
5.Kasturba Medical CollegeManipalKarnataka7
7.King George Medical UniversityLucknowUP10
8.Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research  ChennaiTamil Nadu11
9.St. John's Medical College  BangaloreKarnataka12
10.Aligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhUP13
11.Maulana Azad Medical College  New DelhiDelhi14
12.Jamia HamdardNew DelhiDelhi15
14.JSS Medical CollegeMysoreKarnataka17
16.Vardhman Mahavir Medical College & Safdarjung Hospital  New DelhiDelhi19
17.Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth  PuneMaharashtra20
18.Siksha `O` Anusandhan  BhubaneswarOdisha21
19.SRM Institute of Science and Technology  ChennaiTamil Nadu22
20.University College of Medical Sciences  New DelhiDelhi23
21.Dayanand Medical College  LudhianaPunjab24
22.Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences  ChennaiTamil Nadu25
23.Annamalai University  Annamalainagar  Tamil NAdu26
24.M. S. Ramaiah Medical College  BengalaruKarnataka27
25.Regional Institute of Medical Sciences  Imphal WestManipur28

MBBS Entrance Exams

A candidate has to take an entrance exam to get admission to MBBS course in India. These are:

  1. NEET UG - National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
  2. AIIMS MBBS Entrance Test - All India Institute of Medical Sciences for MBBS
  3. JIPMER MBBS Entrance Test - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research

List of Entrance Tests for MBBS admission in India for 2019

S.no.Name of ExamCollegesOrganiser
1.NEET UGAll except 2 belowNTA

NEET UG is the entrance test required for admission to MBBS courses in India as per the the directions of Supreme Court of India. NEET scores are considered for admission to all colleges and universities in India but there are two institutes, AIIMS and JIPMER, who conduct their own entrance test for admission to MBBS.

MBBS Seats in India

There are about 470 medical colleges in India with about 66,620 seats for MBBS. AIIMS has more than 1000 seats for MBBS for all its campuses and JIPMER has 200 seats for MBBS.

NEET UG 2019 Exam:

NEET is a medical entrance exam conducted by CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) at national level. It is for admission to MBBS and BDS courses in all MBBS and BDS courses in India. This exam is one tier and held once in the year. NEET has replaced AIPMT exam, a test for all India quota seats, state/management/NRI seats in medical colleges and deemed universities.

Syllabus for NEET Entrance Exam

The syllabus includes class XI and XII topics prepared by reviewing different State syllabi and syllabi prepared by the Council Board of School Education (CBSE), National Council of Education Research, Central Board of Secondary Education and Training (NCERT).

NEET Important Dates 2019

These are important dates for NEET 2019. Keep a note of these dates as these will be very useful.

NEET 2019 Calendar

Important dates regarding NEET are given below.

Official Release (Prospectus)

NEET 2019 Application Form start date1st November 2018
The last date to submit online NEET 2019 Application30th November 2018
Last date for paying of Exam fees through credit/debit card /e-challan1st December 2018
Application Form for NEET 2019 Correction window14th January to 31st January 2019
Issue of NEET 2019 Admit Card(MBBS/BDS)15th April 2019
Date of NEET 2019 (exam day)5th May 2019

NEET 2019 Tentative Dates

These dates have not been released by NEET or NTA or MCC. These are tentative based on previous years NEET exam dates.

Tentative Dates
Display of OMR2nd week of May 2019
Display of answer keys(all series) of NEET 20193rd week of May 2019
Results5th June 2019
Challenge to Answer Key of NEET 2019Last week of May 2019
Counselling Session for NEET 2019 (1st round)12th June 2019
Declaration of Seat Allotment (1st round)24nd June 2019
Counselling (2nd round)5th July 2019 to 8th July 2019
Seat allotment12th July 2019
Last date of Joining20nd July 2019
Counselling MOP up Round22 July 2019 Onwards

Application Form for NEET

The mode of release and submission of NEET application is online wherein a candidate has to register on the NEET website for accessing the application form. A candidate receives ID and password on the registered mobile number and email id for future logins. A candidate has to fill in the required details including choice of examination centers, address, personal details, details of parents and academic details.

A passport sized photograph, signature and left hand thumb impression need to be uploaded. Finally, a candidate has to remit the fee and has various payment options including Net Banking, Debit/Credit Card, Offline mode via challan and E-wallets of different service providers. A print out of the confirmation page is taken and kept safely for future use. The confirmation page must not be sent to the board and has to be kept till the end of admission and counseling process.

NEET Admit Card

The NEET Admit Card is received by candidates who have successfully submitted their application. The admit card is provided by the board via online mode. Postcard size photograph is affixed as per format released along with admit card. The officials need to be contacted incase of any discrepancy found in the admit card. A PDF copy of the hall ticket is sent to the candidate’s registered email ID. A candidate is not allowed to appear for exam without necessary documents. The NTA notifies the exam centers before the release of the application form. Candidates need to fill in their choice of exam center as per the order of preference at the time of filling up the application.

Choice of Centres and Language of the exam:

All candidates have 3 choices for preference of NEET exam centers and all the exam centers are provided with an option to take NEET in Hindi, English and Urdu. Vernacular language option is limited to a particular state and 8 vernacular languages are available apart from Hindi, English and Urdu. Exam cities are selected by candidates in J&K, Meghalaya and Assam without Aadhaar card within their own state only. The NTA does the final allocation of the center on first-cum-first-serve basis. Candidates are allotted NEET exam centers as per their preference and as per availability.

Details of NEET Exam

NEET exam is organized in an offline mode i.e. pen and paper and duration is three hours. There are 180 questions in total and questions are objective type. The question paper is presented in various languages including Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, Marathi, English, Urdu, Bengali and Telugu. Four marks are given for every correct answer and one mark is deducted for every incorrect answer. There are four sections including Chemistry, Physics, Botany and Zoology with 45 questions and 180 marks each. There are questions from chemistry, physics and biology curriculum of class XI and XII by CBSE in the Exam syllabus.

NEET 2019 Exam Date Time Schedule

NEET exam duration and timings are given below. Please be careful about these times as the officials are very particular about timings and students are not allowed inside the exam hall after the stipulated time.

NEET scheduleTime
Entry in the examination hall1.00 pm to 1.30 pm
Admit card verification1.30 pm to 1.45 pm
Test booklet distribution1.45 pm
Breaking booklet seal1.55 pm
Last entry in the examination hall1.30 pm
Test start time2.00 pm
Test end time5.00 pm

General Instructions for the day of NEET 2019 Exam (According to the Prospectus):

  • The Examination Centre will open two (02) hours before the commencement of the test.
  • No candidate shall be allowed to enter the Examination Centre after 1:30 p.m.
  • Therefore, candidates must ensure that they leave home well in advance considering all facts like traffic, location of the centre and weather conditions, etc.
  • Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall.
  • The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card for admission in the Examination Hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be admitted to the Examination Hall under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.
  • During the examination time, the invigilator will check Admit Card of the candidates to ascertain the identity of each candidate. The invigilators will also put their own signature in the place provided in the Answer Sheet on and Attendance Sheet
  • A seat with a roll number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted seats. If a candidate is found appearing in the Examination from a seat or room other than the allotted one, the candidature shall be cancelled.
  • A candidate who comes after 01:30 p.m. shall not be permitted to enter the Examination Centre under any circumstances.
  • Candidates must bring ONLY the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to sit in the examination and shall lead to his/her disqualification.
    • Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA’s website.
    • One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at Centre during NEET (UG)- 2019 Examination.
    • Any one of the authorized photo IDs (must be original, valid and non-expired) – PAN card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar Card (with photograph) /Ration Card/any other.
    • PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PwD category.
  • Candidates are not allowed to bring any barred item or any item which could be used for Unfair practices. Possession of any such article with the candidates inside the Centre premises will attract the penalties of unfair practices.
  • Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the barred items (Chapter-11) to the venue of the examination as arrangement for safe keeping will not be made and candidates found in possession of these items will not be allowed to enter the Examination Centre.
  • No candidate will leave his/her seat or the Examination Room/Hall until the Test concludes as per the schedule. Candidates should not leave the Room/Hall without handing over their OMR Sheets to the invigilator on duty.
  • Smoking in the examination centre is strictly prohibited.
  • Water Bottles, Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks etc. are not allowed to be taken by the candidates into the examination centre. Candidates suffering from diabetes are allowed to carry into the examination hall the eatables (with prior intimation) like sugar tablets / fruits (like banana/apple/orange) and transparent water bottle. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/ candy/sandwich etc.
  • The Test will start exactly at the time mentioned in the Admit Card and an announcement to this effect will be made by the invigilator.
  • Before the start of Examination, important instructions will be communicated to the candidates by the invigilator for strict compliance by the candidates.
  • A signal will be given at the beginning of the examination and at half time. A signal will also be given before the closing time when the candidate must stop marking the responses.
  • The candidate must sign twice on the Attendance Sheet at the specified place, first time immediately after the commencement of examination and second time while handing over the Answer Sheet to the invigilator. The candidates are also required to put their Finger Impressions in the space provided on the Attendance Sheet.
  • The candidate will check and ensure that the Test Booklet contains as many number of pages as are written on the top of the cover page.
  • For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of test for any reason, re-test shall not be held by the NTA under any circumstances.
  • The candidates, suffering from Diabetes, may be taken care of at the Centre as per the instructions issued by NTA.

Summary Tips for the NEET UG 2019 Exam Day

  1. Check the address of your centre. Please go to the centre one day before to check its location and confirm transport modalities!
  2. Please aim to reach the exam centre one hour before time! So if the gate closing time is 1 PM, arrive two hours before. Usually there are long queues to get into the centre! No candidate, whatsoever is the reason, shall be allowed entry in examination centre after allotted time.
  3. Please read your admit card and prospectus instructions carefully a day before and get the admit card ready! Please take out two printouts of the admit card!
  4. Please get five copies of your photo printed. It has to be in the size mentioned on the admit card. Two passport size photos need to be taken to the centre along with the admit card. The photo should be the same as uploaded with the form!
  5. One passport size photo needs to be fixed on the admit card. Another needs to be taken to the centre and will be used to fix on the attendance sheet!
  6. Get your parents to sign on the admit card one day before!
  7. No identity proof needs to be taken to the centre. But its a good idea to keep your original identity proof ready along with a few copies ready with your wards/parents/friends or any person accompanying you to the centre.
  8. No arrangement will be made at the centres for keeping any article/item/mobile/purse/Key etc. of the candidates. The below given articles will not be allowed to be taken into the centre.

# Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Pen, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Eraser, Calculator, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc.

# Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band Etc.

# Other items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap, ATM/Credit/Debit Card, Plastic Identity Card, any remote key, Watch/Wrist Watch, Camera and any eatable items opened or packed, water bottle etc.

  1. Please make a note of the gate closing time! No one is allowed to enter after that mentioned time!
  2. Outstation parents should reach the city of the centre one day before even if you stay in a close by city! Things can go wrong with your transport!
  3. Students should eat a good meal in the morning and consume plenty of fluids. Hot weather and stress can affect your body and hence your performance!
  4. Please wear according to the dress code!

Counselling for NEET after NEET result:

The counselling for NEET is performed in four stages including the mop-up round and Final Stray Vacancy Round. 15% of the total seats in government colleges are reserved for All India Quota seats with an exception to Jammu and Kashmir. These seats are filled by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The entire counselling process is online and only once the seat is allocated, the candidate will go the allotted college for admission. For the Government colleges in All India Quota, there are only two rounds of counselling. The vacant seats after second counselling are allocated back to the 85% of the state quota.

Admission to Private Deemed MBBS Universities

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) performs admissions for MBBS courses in Deemed Universities at all India level through Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) and admission to MBBS courses to 85% state quota seats is provided by the respective state counselling authorities.

Timelines of NEET Counselling:

The counselling for admission to MBBS through NEET starts in the second week of June and ends by the last week of September.

Each state holds its own set of allotments and the schedules are released after the results of the NEET UG of that particular year is declared. These counselling is held by one university or Board or Commission in that state as decided by the Government of that state. Usually the entire process is online.

State-wise NEET 2019 admissions in India are held by respective board designated by states. Each state will have its own set of guidelines. The table below will provide very important information.

Central & State Medical Education Directorates & Offices Details

(Counselling related information may be available for here for 85% state quota and seats falling under state jurisdiction)

S. No.StateAddressPhoneFaxEmailWeb Page Address
115% ALL INDIA QUOTAProf (Dr) B. Srinivas
The Assistant Director General (ME),
Directorate General Of Health Services
Room No.352, ‘A’ Wing,
Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
2Andaman & Nicobar IslandsThe Director (Health Services),
Directorate of Health Services,
Andaman & Nicobar Administration,
Secretariat, Port Blair-744101
03192-23333103192-232910dirdhs.and@nic.in dirdhs.and@nic.in
3ARUNACHAL PRADESHThe Director (Health Services),
Directorate of Health Services
Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh,
Arunachal Pradesh-791110 Distt. Papumpare
4ASSAMThe Director of Medical Education
Office of the Director of Medical Education,
Sixmile, Khanapara, Guwahati, Assam, Pin-781022
5ANDHRA PRADESHThe Directorate of Medical Education
Old Govt. General Hospital
Hanumanceta Amravati, Vijaywada – 520003
0866-2574065 dmetelangana@gmail.comdmetelangana.gov.inwww.dme.ap.nic.in
6BIHARThe Director of Medical Education
Directorate of Health Services,
Department of Health & Family Welfare,
Vikas Bhawan Patna-800001, Bihar
7CHANDIGARHThe Director Principal Govt. Medical College Hospital,
8CHHATTISGARHThe Director of Medical Education
Directorate of Medical Education Old Nurses Hostel,
Mantralaya Complex, Raipur-492001, Chhatisgarh
0771-4264052, 22216210771-2234451cgdme@rediffmail.comwww.cgdme.in
The Director of Education 1st Floor,
Building No.5, P.W.D. Office Complex,
Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Silvassa.
10DAMAN & DIU (UT)The Assistant Director (Technical Education)
UT Administration of Daman & Diu
Government Polytechnic
Varkund, MotaFalia Nani Daman-396210
0260-2231707, 22304680260-2251351pers.dd@nic.in
11DELHIGuru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
Sector – 16C, Dwarka, New Delhi – 110078
+91-11-25302170+91-11- 25302111ggsipu.pr@rediffmail.com
12GOAThe Assistant Director
Centralized Admission Division (CAD)
Directorate of Technical Education,
Alto-Porvorim, Goa-403571
13GUJARAT The Dean B.J. Medical College,
Asarwa, Ahmedabad Gujara
079-22680074 079-22683067 dean.bjmc@hotmail.com www.bjmc.org
14HARYANA The Director Medical Education & Research Haryana
Paryatan Bhawan, Bays No.55-58, Sector-2, Panchkul
0172-2560799 0172-2566556 dmer.haryana@gmail.com haryanahealth.nic.in
15HIMACHAL PRADESH The Director Medical Education & Research,
Block No.06, SDA Complex, Kusumti, Shimla-171009.
0177-2624895 0177-2620733 directorateme@yahoo.com www.hp.gov.in/hpdmer
16JAMMU & KASHMIR The Director (Health Services)
Directorate of Health Services,
Jammu Division, Near MLA’s Hostel,
Jammu Tawi Jammu – 180001
0191-2546338 (O) 0191-2549632, 2566599 dhsjammu@rediffmail.com http//www.jkhealth.org
17JAMMU & KASHMIR The Director (Health Services)
Directorate of Health Services,
Old Secretariat (J & K), Srinagar,
0194-2452052 (O) 0194-24527313 amarist786@gmail.com
18JHARKHAND The Controller of Examination Jharkhand
Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board,
Science & Technology Campus, SirkhaToli,
Namkum-Tupudana Road, Namkum, Ranchi -834023
0651-6999170-7 0651-2230336 jceceboard@gmail.comwww.jceceb.jharkhand.gov.in
19KARNATAKA The Executive Director Karnataka
Examinations Authority 18th Cross,
Sampige Road, Malleshwaram, Bangalore-560 012
080-2360460 080-23461576 keauthority-ka@nic.in kea.kar.nic.in
20KERALA The Commissioner for Entrance
Vth Floor, Housing Board Buildings,
Santhi Nagar,
0471-2332120, 2338487 0471-2337228 ceekinfo@cee.kerala.gov.in www.cee-kerala.org
21LAKSHADWEEP (UT) The Director of Education Department
of Education UT of Lakshadweep.
04896-262241 04896-262264 lk-doe@hub.nic.in www.lakshadweep.nic.in
22MAHARASHTRA The Director Medical Education & Research,
St. Georges Hospital Campus,
Govt. Dental College Building, 4th Floor,
Near CST Railway Station, Mumbai-400 001.
022-22620361-365, 022-22620562/226521 dmercetcell@gmail.com www.dmer.org
23MIZORAM The Director
Higher & Technical Education,
Govt. of Mizoram,
Mcdonald Hill, Zarkawt,
Aizawl, Mizoram
0389-2340926 0389-2340927 director_htemz@yahoo.com http//healthmizoram.nic.in
Directorate of Medical Education,
Satpura Bhawan,
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
0755-2551307, 2551719  dme12001@yahoo.com www.medicaleducation.mp.gov.in
25MANIPUR The Director, (Medical Education)
Directorate of Health Services,
Imphal, Manipur
0385-2411484, 2414629 0364-2414625 director@rims.edu. http//rims.edu.in
26MEGHALAYA The Commissioner & Secretary
Health & Family Welfare,
Meghalaya Secretariat,
Addl. Building, R.No.315,
Shillong-793001 Meghala
0364-2223760  kmarb2007@gmail.com www.meghealth.gov.in
27NAGALAND The Director
Directorate of Technical Education,
Kohima, Nagaland
0370-2270409 0370-2270409 direch.edu-ng@nic.in
28ODISHA The Chairman
Odisha Joint Entrance Examination
JEE Cell, Gandamunda, Khandagiri,
Dist. Khurda,
0674-6552455-58 0674-2352457 odishajee2015@gmail.com www.odishajee.com, www.ojee.nic.in
29PUDUCHERRY (UT) The Director (Health)
Directorate of Medical & F.W. Services,
Housing Board Building, Opposite LIC,
Health Department Complex,
0413-2229355 (O) 0413-2339351 dms.pon@nic.in http://health.puducherry.gov.in
30PUNJAB The Vice-Chancellor
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences,
Sadiq Road,
Faridkot-151203 (Punjab)
01639-256232, 256236,
generalinfo@bfuhs.ac.in www.bfuhs.ac.in
31RAJASTHAN The Secretary (Medical Education)
Directorate of Medical Education
Govt. Secretariat Building, C-Scheme,
0141-2227132 0141-2227797 phsrajasthan@gmail.com www.medicaleducation.rajasthan.gov.in
32SIKKIM The Secretary
Human Resource Development
Govt. of Sikkim,
Tashiling, Gangtok – 737103
03592-221611 techeduskm@gmail.com sikkimhrdd.org
33TAMIL NADU The Director
(Public Health and Preventive Medicine)
Directorate of Health Services,
359, Anna Salai, Teynampet, |
044-24320802 044-24323942 dphpm@rediffmail.com http//www.tnhealth.org
34TELANGANA The Director of Health
Directorate of Medical Education
DM&HS Campus
Koti, Hyderabad
040-24602514-16 040-24656909, 24600769 dmetelangana@gmail.com dmetelangana.gov.in
35TRIPURA The Director (Medical Education)
2nd Floor Tripura AIDS Controll Society
Building Opp. IGM Hospital
Agartala, Tripura-799001
0381-2325232 (O) 0381-2325232 directormetripura@gmail.com http//www.tripurahealthservices.in
36UTTRAKHAND The Director General
Directorate of Medical Education,
107, Chander Nagar,
Dehradun, Uttrakhand.
0135-2723026, 2723028 0135-2723027 medicaleducation11@gmail.com www.ua.nic.in
37UTTAR PRADESH The Director General
(Medical Education & Training)
6th Floor, Jawahar Bhawan,
Ashok Marg,
Lucknow (UP)
0522-2287653 0522-2288193 dgmededu@gmail.com www.updgme.in
38WEST BENGAL The Chairman
Central Selection Committee
Medical College, 88, College Street,
Kolkata-700 073.
033-22123853, 22551633 033-22123770 lahiritapan@yahoo.co.in medicalcollegekolkata.org.
39AFMC, PUNE The Nodal Officer
Room No.48A, ‘M’ Block,
DGAFMS/DG-1D, Ministry of Defence,
New Delhi
011-23092349 011-23092562/23092992 oicexams.afmc@nic.in
Faculty of Medical Sciences,
VPCI Building, 6th Flolor,
University of Delhi,
Delhi-110 007
011-27662764, 27667647
011-27662763 dean-medical@du.ac.in www.fmsc.ac.in

AIIMS Entrance Exam 2019 for MBBS:

AIIMS is a group of medical colleges for higher education and a candidate must pass the higher secondary board with minimum 60% marks in subjects such as Chemistry, English, Biology and Physics from a recognized board. AIIMS is the abbreviation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences and its application form is filled online on the official website or collected and submitted at the notified center personally.

MBBS Seats at all AIIMS colleges

AIIMS is the most coveted Institute for MBBS studies in India with almost 3.1 Lakh student aspirants taking the entrance exam each year. AIIMS, New Delhi holds the admission process each year. AIIMS offers admission to a total of 1,207 MBBS seats available across fifteen AIIMS – New Delhi, Rishikesh, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, Guntur, Nagpur, Kalyani, Raebareli, Gorakhpur and Bathinda.

Dates for AIIMS Entrance Exams:

The exams are usually held in the months of May or June. The exam is held for AIIMS Delhi as well as for all the Regional AIIMS Colleges opened through out the country. Thus the number of seats are increasing as more and more such AIIMS are becoming operational each year!

Format for Entrance Exam for MBBS for AIIMS 2019 :

AIIMS, New Delhi has released the AIIMS Prospectus on February 23, 2019. AIIMS MBBS entrance exam 2019 is scheduled to be conducted on May 25 and May 26 for the academic year 2019-20. As per the AIIMS MBBS 2019 Exam Pattern, the question paper contains 200 multiple choice questions from the science section which includes Physics, Biology and Chemistry and two additional sections- General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Thinking.

Syllabus for AIIMS entrance Exam:

AIIMS, New Delhi has not prescribed a syllabus for the entrance exam but it has been clarified that the question paper is of Class 12 level. The available language medium for AIIMS MBBS question paper 2019 is English or Hindi and candidates will receive the test paper in that medium which they have opted in the AIIMS MBBS application form. The total duration of AIIMS MBBS exam is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

Details about Exam Day:

The entrance exam of AIIMS MBBS 2019 is to be held across four different shifts for a duration of 3 hours and 30 minutes. The mode of conduct of AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam is online. The candidates qualifying the exam will be called to participate in the AIIMS MBBS 2019 counselling process.

Result and Counselling after result:

Once the result is declared, the candidates then go through the counselling process for admission to any one of the AIIMS depending on the marks obtained in the entrance exams and one’s own preferences.

JIPMER Entrance Exam 2019 for MBBS:

JIPMER is the oldest institution in India which provides education in medicine. JIPMER is the abbreviation of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research situated in Puducherry. Courses in JIPMER are for undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Admission to students is only provided on the basis of its own test. JIPMER is one of the leading medical institutions in India established over 195-acre campus in Puducherry.

Details of the JIPMER MBBS Entrance Exam:

JIPMER MBBS entrance exam is conducted online in two shifts with duration of two and a half hour and 200 multiple choice questions. There are 60 questions each for Chemistry, Physics and Biology. There are 10 questions for English Language & Comprehension and 10 questions for Logical & Quantitative Reasoning. Candidate receives four marks for each correct answer and doesn’t get negative marking for any incorrect or unanswered question.

Exam dates, Result and Counselling:

JIPMER, Puducherry will be conducting JIPMER 2019 for admission to MBBS course on June 2 in 120 major cities of India. Once the result is declared, the candidates then go through the counselling process for admission to the college depending on the marks obtained in the entrance exams.

Counselling for 15% seats Pan India

This counselling is done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The webpage of MCC becomes active after results of NEET are declared. One has to fill up the counselling forms and deposit the required advance fees. One can opt for government medical colleges in the 15% category, but the merit is very high. One can also opt for private colleges within the same category. Thus after the 15% seats are used up, a student can opt for private college keeping in mind the affordability of the fees.

Tips and Tricks

  1. Announcements for filling up forms for the three entrance tests occur between November and March and a close watch has to be kept.
  2. Its good to understand the pattern of exams well in advance, so that one can study according to each test.
  3. Special coaching is useful for all the entrance exams, but almost a must for AIIMS and JIPMER as the difficulty level of these tests are high!
  4. It’s a good practice to revise by taking previous years question papers mock tests!
  5. Speed is essential and thus mock exams are useful.
  6. General knowledge is required for AIIMS and JIPMER.
  7. After the results are announced, one needs to keep a tab on lot of site and thus likely to miss a counselling or two. It may be a good practice to enrol in some notification providing higher education web site so that you get prior information to fill up the counselling forms.
  8. Lot of blogs and articles are available on the web to help you learn more about these tests.
  9. Dates can change at short notices; so keep a watch.
  10. Sometimes dates and timelines are extended; so don’t despair if you have missed a timeline; keep a watch on that particular website.
  11. The list of certificates required is exhaustive and given in the prospectus; do keep originals and photocopies ready and handy.
  12. Domicile rules are varied; please read the rules carefully so that you are not disappointed at the last moment.

Important Websites

  1. The official website of the Agency for NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY CUM ENTRANCE TEST(UG) is www.ntaneet.nic.in All the test related information will be available on this website only.
  2. The official websites for counselling of 15% All India seats, Central Institutions and Deemed Universities related information are as under:
    1. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare: www.mohfw.gov.in
    2. Medical Counselling Committee: www.mcc.nic.in
  3. For remaining seats, kindly check the website(s) of concerned State(s)/Institution(s).
  4. www.mynextexam.com gives a lot of related information.

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