Medical Entrance Exams 2021

Medical Entrance Exams 2021– The admissions to the various medical graduation and post graduation degrees is only possible through the various Medical Entrance Exams 2021 conducted by different authorities like the National Testing Agency (NTA), National Board of Examination (NBE), AIIMS, PGIMER, JIPMER, and others. Every year lakhs of medical students appear for these medical entrance exams in India. They lead to UG admissions to MBBS, BDS and PG admissions to MD, MS, DNB, PG Diploma etc. For admissions into MBBS, one has to clear the NEET UG exam, similarly for post graduation admissions one has to clear various exams like NEET PG, NEET MDS, NEET SS, DNB CET, NBE FET etc.

Medical Entrance Exams 2021

A medical entrance exam is one which poses a set of questions before an aspiring candidate, to test his/her skill sets and aptitude in the medical stream for the course he/she wants to pursue. Medical entrance exam is the gateway for medical admission. Those through which admission is granted in the year 2021-22 are the medical entrance exams 2021. Here is a complete list.

UG Medical Entrance Exams 2021

Name of Medical Entrance Exams 2021Full Form
NEET 2021National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) 2021

PG Medical Entrance Exams 2021

Name of Medical Entrance Exams 2021Full Form
NEET PG 2021National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate (NEET PG)
AIIMS PG 2021All India Institute of Medical Sciences for Post Graduate
JIPMER PG 2021Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research for Post Graduate
PGIMER 2021Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
AIIMS DM MCh MHA 2021All India Institute of Medical Sciences for DM MCh MHA
AIIMS Fellowship 2021All India Institute of Medical Sciences for Fellowship
AIIMS PhD 2021All India Institute of Medical Sciences for PhD
DNB PDCET 2021Diplomate in National Board Post Diploma Common Entrance Test
DNB Final 2021Diplomate in National Board Final Exam
JIPMER DM MCh Fellowship 2021Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research for DM MCh Fellowship
NEET MDS 2021National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MDS
NEET SS 2021National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Speciality

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Candidates should hereby note that final decision on all medical entrance exams are as per the laws accepted and implemented by the ministries. Hence, if any changes occur and a new exam is introduced or an old exam is scrapped, it will all be as per applicable guidelines of the land. Hence, medical aspirants of India should keep in touch with announcements by MCI, DCI, MOHFW, MHRD, and other bodies regarding entrance exams for medical admissions.

Medical Entrance Exams 2021

Undergraduate Medical Entrance Exams 2021 ( MBBS)

The undergraduate medical studies can only be pursued if one qualifies in the NEET examination conducted by the National Board of Examination. However, there are some colleges and medical institutions which conduct their own medical entrance examinations about which we will talk about later. Get an overview of NEET UG exam from down below.

NEET UG 2021

The National Testing Agency of India conducts the NEET UG examination annually in the month of May. The candidates can take admission into undergraduate courses like MBBS/BDS, BAMS, BHMS, BSMS on merit/basis. One has to complete their 12th in PCB for being eligible for appearing in the NEET UG examinations, the passing criteria for which is 50th percentile for general category. Check brief information of NEET UG 2021 from below.

  • Duration of Exam : 180 hours
  • Syllabus of NEET UG : Common Syllabus prescribed by MCI
  • Mode of Exam : Pen and Paper Based
  • Language of Paper: Conducted in 11 languages including English, Hindi, Marathi. Odia, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Tamil, Telegu
  • Date : May, 2021
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark deducted for incorrect answer
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Post Graduate Medical Entrance Exams 2021

Candidates who have completed their undergraduate studies ie MBBS from a recognised university and have also completed their medical internship are eligible to apply for different post graduation medical courses like MD/MS/PG Diploma/DNB and after post graduation as well.

NEET PG 2021

The National Board of Examination conducts the NEET PG 2021 examination in lieu of granting admissions into the post graduate medical courses like that of MD/MS/PG diploma. The candidate can apply for NEET PG 2021 after completing MBBS+Internship and should have registration certification from MCI.

  • Duration of Exam : 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Syllabus : MBBS Studies
  • Mode of Exam : Computer Based Examination
  • Language of Paper: English
  • Date : January
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark deduction

NEET SS 2021

The NBE also conduct the NEET SS 2021 exam for granting admissions to super speciality courses after post graduations. In order to be eligible, the candidate should have completed their MD/MS/DNB/ post graduation from a recognized university and must have registration certificate.

  • Duration of Exam : 3 hours and 30 minutes
  • Syllabus : as per MCI guidelines
  • Mode of Exam : Computer Based Examination
  • Language of Paper: English
  • Date : June
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark deduction

NEET MDS 2021

Candidates who wish to do their masters in the Dental course after completing their BDS can give the NEET MDS 2021 examination. In order to be eligible for the same, the candidate must have completed their BDS and Compulsory Rotational Internship.

  • Duration of Exam : 3 hours
  • Syllabus : as per guidelines
  • Mode of Exam : CBT
  • Language of Paper: English
  • Date : December
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark deducted
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DNB CET 2021

The National Board of Examination conducts the DNB CET 2021 examination for providing admissions into the Diplomate National Board Qualification course. The candidate needs to possess their MBBS degree, medical registration certification and must have completed internship to be eligible.

  • Duration of Exam : 3 hours 39 minutes
  • Syllabus : subjects and knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations which is issued by the Medical Council of India.
  • Mode of Exam : CBT
  • Language of Paper: English
  • Date : January
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark deduction

DNB PDCET 2021

Candidates who are desirous of pursuing DNB post diploma courses can apply for the DNB PDCET 2021 examination. In order to be eligible, one needs to have qualified their post graduation degree/diploma and also should be registered with state medical council.

  • Duration of Exam : 2.5 hours
  • Syllabus : MBBS exit level
  • Mode of Exam : CBT
  • Language of Paper: English
  • Date : December
  • Negative Marking: 1 mark deduction

Besides all these there are different other medical institutions which conduct their own entrance examinations in lieu of granting admissions into different courses and they are :

  • AIIMS PG 2020 : For MD/MS/PG Diploma
  • JIPMER PG 2020: For MD/MS/PG Diploma
  • PGIMER 2020 : For MD/MS/PG Diploma
  • AIIMS DM MCh MHA
  • AIIMS Fellowship
  • JIPMER DM MCh Fellowship
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