The medical stream is one of the most sought-after careers all over the world. In India, there are several medical entrance exams (for engineering entrance read here)conducted every year to admit students to MBBS(Bachelor of Medicine) courses. For other medical courses read here. The first step ahead in this direction is opting biology as one of the subjects after 10th standard( different options after 10th). Then find out the entrance exams conducted by different institutional bodies to get admitted to courses being offered by them.
Below is the high-level division of the various entrance tests.
AIIMS All India Entrance Test:-
AIIMS(All India Institute of Medical Sciences) conducts entrance test across the country to admit students to its prestigious MBBS course every year. In-depth details are covered in the post AIIMS Exam
NEET-UG(National eligibility and entrance test):-
CBSE(Central Board of Secondary Education) conducts NEET-UG previously known as AIPMT to admit students to different courses.
State Universities Medical Entrance Tests:-
Some state universities conduct exams(eg. MHCET)
while others(eg.DU, UP) accept NEET score to admit students to different courses.
University Level Entrance Test:-
Several universities conduct their independent exams to admit students to different medical courses offered by them. Some of them are:-
CMC Vellore, BHU PMT, JIPMER, AMU, AFMC(Armed Forces Medical College)
There are many colleges which accept the NEET score to admit students to the courses offered by them.