Medical Entrance Examination

Qualifying in Medical UG Level Competitive Entrance Tests have become a challenge in recent times for the students. Clearing the Board examinations and even scoring high marks in those examinations does not guarantee a seat in medical colleges any more. One must also clear the entrance examinations with scoring high mark in these examinations. The examination patterns are also quite different putting the students to challenging task. In academic exams, the questions are straight forward based on the facts and figures, while in competitive entrance tests, the questions are quite twisted.

ABOUT ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS

Qualifying in Medical UG Level Competitive Entrance Tests have become a challenge in recent times for the students. Clearing the Board examinations and even scoring high marks in those examinations does not guarantee a seat in medical colleges any more. One must also clear the entrance examinations with scoring high mark in these examinations. The examination patterns are also quite different putting the students to challenging task. In academic exams, the questions are straight forward based on the facts and figures, while in competitive entrance tests, the questions are quite twisted.

In Sacred Heart Career Academy, we train the students on the nitty-gritty of such competitive examinations in addition to giving extensive knowledge on the subjects concerned through rigorous class room teaching-learning process, regular Mock test and counseling, advanced study materials and also with other innovative measures time to time. We need to be focused on the gradually changing pattern of entrance exams like - NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER for Medical entrance exams. Thus we aim to train the students on the key aspects of:

Medical Entrance Exams: A Brief Outline

Most of the entrance tests for Medical Colleges in India are held in the months of May/June for the academic year commencing from July/August of the following year. Usually, the syllabus of the entrance test is based on the NCERT courses outline of class XI and XII. In these Entrance Tests; Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology cover major sections. However, some specific entrance tests also include English Proficiency & Comprehension, Logical & Quantitative Reasoning, General Knowledge/Aptitude & Logical Thinking/Mental Ability/Current Affairs, Language Test, Bible Test and Gandhian Ideologies, etc. The weightage of the aforementioned subjects vary from exam to exam. Single test is conducted for most of the entrance tests; while some specific tests are conducted in two-stages/ two-days. As per the directive of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, from 2019 onwards the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG) will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). It was being conducted by the CBSE till 2018. The responsibility of the NTA will limited to the conduct of the entrance examination, declaration of result and providing All India Rank to the Directorate General Health Services (DGHS), New Delhi, Government of India for the conduct of counseling for 15% All India Quota Seats and for supplying the result to state/other Counseling Authorities. Candidates seeking admission in AFMC for MBBS Course will register online through NEET and they will also have to register at www.afmc.nic.in. The links of the AFMC websites for registration & online application will be activated after allotment of Roll Numbers to the candidates appearing in NEET.

Test Pattern of National Level Medical Entrance Exams:

NEET UG:

According to MCI, students seeking for medical admission in any medical colege or university in India or abroad students must qualify National Entrance Eligibility Test(NEET) UG examination.In 2019 NEET exam will conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) in 5th May. The Entrance Test consists of total 180 objective type multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany and Zoology).

NEET 2019 Exam Pattern At a Glance

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ELIGIBILITY FOR NEET 2019

AGE: Should have attained or will attain the age of 17 (seventeen) years as on the 31st of December of the year of admission.

The upper age limit for NEET (UG) is 25 years as on the date of examination with relaxation of 5 years for the candidates belongging to SC/ST/OBC category and persons entitled for reservation under Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

QUALIFICATION FOR NEET 2019

Provided that to be eligible for NEET (UG) - 2019, candidate must have passed any of the qualifying examinations as enumerated above or appearing in the qualifying examination in 2019. Provided also that to be eligible for NEET (UG) - 2019, the candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of Regulation 4 on Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 1997 as amended in 2018 and in addition must have come in the merit list of NEET (UG) - 2019 for admission to MBBS/BDS Courses.

In respect of the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/ Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% marks instead of 50% marks for Unreserved 14 Candidates and 40% for SC/ST/OBC candidates. In respect of PwD candidates specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany & Zoology)/Bio-technology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 45% instead of 50% for Unreserved category candidates.

NEET 2019 EXAM DATE 5TH MAY
PHYSICS NO OF QUESTION 45
CHEMISTRY NO OF QUESTION 45
BOTANY NO OF QUESTION 45
ZOOLOGY NO OF QUESTION 45
TOTAL NO OF QUESTION 180
TOTAL MARKS 720

AIIMS: 

The Entrance Examination for All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and eight other AIIMS conducted through Online Computer Based Test (CBT) Examination ONLY.
  • Since 2015, the AIIMS entrance test is conducting on Online (CBT) Mode.
  • Conducted in two shift per day in different cities all over India usually during last week of May.
  • Mock Test available inthe web site: www.aiimsexams.org after upload of Admit Card.
  • A. AIIMS, New Delhi: The 100 (Hundred) seats for Indian Nationals and 7 (Seven) seats for (Foreign Nationals) are available for admission to MBBS course. Out of these, 15 (fifteen) seats are reserved for the Scheduled Castes, 8 (eight) seats are reserved for the Scheduled Tribes, 27 (twenty Seven) seats are reserved for Other Backward Classes and 50 (fifty) seats for General Category for Indian Nationals. A 5% reservation for Person with Benchmark Disability (PWBD) as per provision of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 shall be provided on horizontal basis, amongst the seats available subject to evaluation by the Medical Board of the Institute.

    B. Eight other AIIMS:In the six new AIIMS (viz: Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh) with intake of 100 students each and 50 students each in AIIMS Nagpur(Maharashtra) & Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) the reservation policy followed will be 7.5% ST, 15% SC and 27% OBC, for Indian Nationals. A 5% reservation for Person with Benchmark Disability (PWBD) as per provision of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 shall be provided on horizontal basis, in the seats available. Subjected to Medical fitness by Medical board of the Institute.

    AIIMS 2019 ELIGIBILITY

    AGE: Should have attained or will attain the age of 17 (seventeen) years as on the 31st of December of the year of admission.

    QUALIFICATION FOR AIIMS 2019

    Provided that to be eligible for AIIMS - 2019, candidate Should have passed the 12thClass under the 10+2 Scheme/ Senior School Certificate Examination (CBSE) or Intermediate Science (I.Sc.) or an equivalent Examination of a recognized University/ Board of any Indian State with ENGLISH, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY and BIOLOGY as subject.

    Candidates who have appeared or are appearing at the qualifying Examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subject and expect to pass the Examination with required percentage of marks are also eligible to apply and appear in the Competitive Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying Examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks.

    The minimum aggregate of the marks in ENGLISH, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY and BIOLOGY obtained in the qualifying examination (as in the essential qualification) required for appearing in this examination are: General and OBC candidates: 60% SC/ST/PWBD candidates: 50%

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    AIIMS 2019 EXAM DATE 25TH & 26TH MAY
    NO OF SEATS 1,200 (tentative)
    Multiple Choice Questions 140
    Assertion Reason 60
    PHYSICS 60
    CHEMISTRY 60
    BIOLOGY 60
    GENERAL KNOWLEDGE 10
    APTITUDE & LOGICAL THINKING 10
    TOTAL NO OF QUESTION 200

    JIPMER:

    Jawaharlal Institute of Post graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) for MBBS entrance exam consists of 200 single response type Multiple Choice Questions.
    Each correct response shall be awarded 4 marks while 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong response. ZERO mark will be given for the question NOT answered.
    Duration of test is 2.5 hrs(150 min).

    JIPMER 2019 Exam Pattern At a Glance

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    JIPMER 2019 EXAM DATE 2 JUNE 2019
    NO OF SEATS 200 (tentative)
    PHYSICS 60
    CHEMISTRY 60
    BIOLOGY 60
    ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPREHENSION 10
    LOGICAL & QUANTITATIVE REASONING 10
    TOTAL NO OF QUESTION 200