Medical Entrance Exams

Know here all about Medical Entrance Exams. Exam conducting bodies are organizing various medical and dental entrance exams in India at national, state, and college level. A large number of aspirants appear each year in the entrance exams to get admission in medical and dental programs. Exam dates of medical entrance exams  and other details are given here for the reference of all candidates who wish to appear in any of the Medical Entrance Exams or Dental Entrance Exams. Broadly, the data is divided into undergraduate admission entrance exams and postgraduate admission entrance exams.

Medical Entrance Exams 2022 for UG

The important UG medical entrance exams in India are as follows. These medical, dental entrance exam are held for admission after 12th.

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
NEETNational Eligibility Entrance TestMBBS, BDS, and other UG Medical Courses

Medical Entrance Exams for PG

The important PG medical entrance exams in India are as follows. These medical, dental entrance exam are held for admission after UG.

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
NEET PGNational Eligibility Entrance Test for PostgraduateMD, MS, PG Diploma Courses
INI CETInstitute of National Importance Combined Entrance TestMD, MS, DM (6 yrs), MCh (6 yrs) , MDS
NEET MDSNational Eligibility Entrance Test for Masters of Dental SurgeryMDS

Medical Entrance Exams for Super Speciality

The important superspeciality medical entrance exams in India are as follows. These medical, dental entrance exam are held for admission after PG.

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
NEET SSNational Eligibility Entrance Test for Super SpecialtyDM, MCh and DrNB Super Specialty Courses
INI SSInstitute of National Importance Super Speciality Entrance TestDM, M.Ch. & MD Hospital Administration

A few other superspeciality medical entrance exams are as follows.

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
NBE FETNational Board of Examinations Fellowship Entrance TestFellow of National Board (FNB) Courses
DNB PDCETDiplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance TestPost Diploma DNB Broad Specialty Courses
FET FPISFellowship Entrance Test for Fellowship Programme for International StudentsFellowship Programme for International Students (FPIS)

Medical Exit Exams

The important exit exams for medical courses in India are as follows.

Name of ExamFull FormTypes of Exams
FNB Exit ExamDiplomate National Board (DNB) (Broad Specialty) Doctorate National Board (DrNB) (Super Specialty)Exit Examination (Theory & Practical)
DNB / Dr DNB Exit ExamDiplomate National Board (DNB) (Broad Specialty) Doctorate National Board (DrNB) (Super Specialty)Final Examination (Theory & Practical), Only Practical

Medical Entrance Exams – Screening Exams

The important screening exams for medical courses in India are as follows.

Name of ExamFull FormPurpose
FMGEForeign Medical Graduate ExaminationAn Indian citizen/Overseas citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification awarded by any medical institution outside India who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after 15.03.2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 13 of the Act.
FDST BDSForeign Dental Screening Test for Bachelor of Dental SurgeryAn Indian citizen or Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) possessing a primary dental qualification/PG Diploma/Post Graduate Dental qualification awarded by any dental institution outside India, who is desirous of getting registration with any State Dental Council or of any other purpose as specified by the Dental Council of India from time to time, on or after the date of publication of these regulations in the official gazette, shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 10(4) or 10(5) of the Dentist Act, 1948, as the case may be
FDST MDS PGDForeign Dental Screening Test for Master of Dental SurgeryAn Indian citizen or Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) possessing a primary dental qualification/PG Diploma/Post Graduate Dental qualification awarded by any dental institution outside India, who is desirous of getting registration with any State Dental Council or of any other purpose as specified by the Dental Council of India from time to time, on or after the date of publication of these regulations in the official gazette, shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority for that purpose as per the provisions of section 10(4) or 10(5) of the Dentist Act, 1948, as the case may be

Other Medical Entrance Exams (AYUSH)

Courses offered on basis of AYUSH Entrance Exams are in Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy Entrance Examination. The important other medical entrance exams in India are as follows.

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
AIAPGETAll India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance TestMD/MS/PG Diploma in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy Courses

Medical Entrance Exams – Veterinary Entrance Exams

The important veterinary entrance exams in India are as follows.

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
CG PVPTChhattisgarh Pre Veterinary Polytechnic TestDiploma in Animal Husbandry, Diploma in Fisheries Science
MP PVFTMadhya Pradesh Pre Veterinary and Fisheries TestBVSC&H
RPVTRajasthan Pre Veterinary TestBVSc & AH
UP Veterinary Entrance ExamUttar Pradesh Veterinary Entrance Exam
DUVASU stands for Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa Vigyan Vishwavidyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan
BVSc & AH

Medical Entrance Exams – Paramedical Entrance Exams

StateExam
ChandigarhPGIMER Paramedical
Jammu and KashmirJ&K Paramedical / ANM GNM
JKBOPEE 10th Based Paramedical (FMPHW & MMPHW) 
UttarakhandUttarakhand Paramedial
Uttar PradeshABVMU Paramedical (CPE)
West BengalSMFWBEE

Other Medical Entrance Exams

Here are some other medical entrance exams

Name of ExamFull FormCourses
AIOATAll India Online Aptitude TestDiploma Level Courses in the field of Special Education and Disability Rehabilitation

Medical Entrance Exams – Nursing Entrance Exams

The other type of medical entrance exams are nursing entrance exams. The important nursing entrance exams in India are in the following link.

If you have any queries on medical entrance exams, then please ask in comments below. Also, you can mention the name of any Medical Entrance Exams that you want us to update here.

Comments 52

  1. ANEESHA PRASANNAN says:

    Is AIIMS exam difficult than NEET??/

    • Rishabh Singh says:

      yes, in ur aiims level of qus is much better then neet

  2. Maha says:

    When will the application forms for M.pharm will be released in karnataka

  3. MAHAK AGGARWAL says:

    sir i got 347 marks in neet from general category. can i get admission in govt bds college

    • Rishabh Singh says:

      No, sorry………….try once again ..best of luck

  4. Shreedevi C says:

    My 2nd puc physics,chemistry,biology marks 55,53,65 respectivly can I eligible to apply jipmer medical entrance exam

  5. Ravi ranjan kumar says:

    SIR’ when dose the B pharma application form date

  6. yasmeer says:

    plz admission date in bsc ot

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