CMC Vellore Entrance Test 2015 will be conducted on 23 May 2015, for admission to MBBS, B.Sc Nursing, AHS Degree, Diploma Nursing, AHS Fellowships and M.Sc / DCPC Courses.
After the Entrance Examination CMC Vellore will conduct the Interviews in the month of June & July after which candidates can actually register for the course. Classes for session 2015 – 2016 will start in the month of June / July a day after registration.
CMC Vellore Eligibility for Admission
The following qualifications are considered equivalent to the Plus Two Examination of the Higher Secondary Board of Tamil Nadu for the purpose of admission. (Subject to Eligibility Certificate issued by the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, where applicable).
- Intermediate examination, Pre-Degree Examination or Plus Two Examination of any recognised Indian University or State Board.
- The Senior Higher School Certificate Examination (12 years) conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi (examination held in 1979 or thereafter with not less than 5 subjects, of which English shall be one).
- The Indian School Certificate Examination (12 years) conducted by the Council for Indian School Examination (held in 1977 or thereafter).
- Intermediate Examination (two year course) conducted by the Board of Intermediate Education, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
- Pre-University Examination (two year course) conducted by the Board of Pre-University Education, Government of Karnataka.
For candidates who have studied abroad, the equivalency of qualification as determined by the Association of Indian Universities will form the guidelines to determine the eligibility. Please note that these are only guidelines and candidates who have qualified overseas must get in touch with the Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University.
For courses where Graduation or Diploma is required, the eligibility would be as per the guidelines of the registring University or affiliating boady or by the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Whereas those who are doing their examinations may apply, the responsibility is on the candidate that mark-sheets and pass certificates must be available by the time of the interviews.
Those already employed: Candidates currently holding appointments in Government or Private Institutions who seek admission to courses should obtain a NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from the employer stating that „necessary permission has been given to the candidate who will be released for Registration for admission to the (name of course) course in the Christian Medical College‟. In case of a delay in getting permission, kindly submit the application form in original to the Registrar‟s Office within the stipulated date and send in the certificate later with a covering note.
Eligibility Certificate: Candidates who have passed any qualifying examination other than the Higher Secondary course examination conducted by the Government of Tamilnadu shall obtain an eligibility certificate from the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai by remitting the prescribed fee along with the application form before seeking admission to any one of the affiliated Medical Institutions. The candidate will be required to produce the eligibility certificate at the time of registration for admission to the course if selected.
There will be a Computer Based Test for all the Group A and B Courses.
A Computer-Based test consisting of multiple choice questions is conducted in English (see examples at the end). Each question will have five possible answers. Your task will be to select the one best answer to each question. There will be ONLY ONE CORRECT ANSWER to each question. For the degree courses (MBBS, BSc Nursing & Allied Health Science Degree Courses) there are 60 questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (120 minutes total time). This is followed by 120 questions in General Ability including Speed and Accuracy and also a few questions on issues of current topical interest.
The 120 question in General Ability will be in two sections.
- Section I will have 60 questions to be answered in 50 minutes
- Section II will have 60 questions to be answred in 20 minutes.
The duration of whole examination will be 3 hours and 10 minutes.
For the Diploma courses, the examination consists of 25 questions each in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and 15 questions in General ability. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
For other courses where a background in science is not required, the non-science paper will have 90 questions including English, General Ability, speed and accuracy and a few questions on issues of current topical interest. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
For courses which require a special paper, there will be 90 questions pertaining to that particular subject. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
All candidates whose applications are in order and complete will be registered. They will go through a competitive process comprising of a preliminary Computer Based Entrance Test (Step-1). Short-listed candidates will be invited for Step-2 which consists of special tests to assess the candidate‟s character and aptitude. Interviews also will form part of the assessment at this stage. All admissions are based on interse merit. The College recognises that merit is not merely academic merit but is, in addition, a collection of various other factors, which go towards suitability to pursue a professional career.
The Selection Process / admission will be subject to any orders passed or that may be passed by Government / University / Professional Councils.
CMC Vellore Syllabus for Entrance Exam
The syllabus for the common entrance tests (unless otherwise specified) will be a mixture of „plus two‟ level boards recognised by the TN Dr MGR Medical University. Papers will be in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Ability including Speed and Accuracy and a few questions on current topical interest. Wherever there is a special paper for a particular course, the questions will be related to that subject. Please see the course description in the prospectus given below..
Courses, Qualification, Duration, Seats and Fee Structure
Grpup A (Candidates may apply for maximum 7 courses)
Grpup B (Candidates may apply for maximum 5 courses with maximum of 2 entrance exam papers)
CMC Vellore Information Bulletin may be downloaded free from official website. We have also provided the same below. Essential details are provided in this bulletin to enable candidates to fill their application form for the MBBS, BSc Nursing, Diploma Nursing , Allied Health Sciences (AHS ) Degree / Diploma courses and MSc courses. Please go through this bulletin carefully before filling the Application Form. If you want to download the Information Brochure Click Here.