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About Medical study

Why Medical studies

Medical education is education related to the practice of being a medical practitioner; either the initial training to become a physician (i.e., medical school and internship), or additional training thereafter (e.g., residency and fellowship).

Medical education and training varies considerably across the world. Various teaching methodologies have been utilised in medical education, which is an active area of educational research.


He/she shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December, of the year of admission to the MBBS course;

He/she has passed qualifying examination as under:-

  1. The higher secondary examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on education;

Note: Where the course content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the National Committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre-professional training before admission to the medical colleges; 


  1. The intermediate examination in science of an Indian University/Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject; 

The pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, after passing either the higher secondary school examination, or the pre-university or an equivalent examination. The pre-professional/pre-medical examination shall include a practical test in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and also English as a compulsory subject; 


  1. The first year of the three years degree course of a recognized university, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in three subjects provided the examination is a "University Examination" and candidate has passed 10+2 with English at a level not less than a core course;
  2. Or
  1. Sc examination of an Indian University, provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc examination with not less than two of the following subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology) and further that he/she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with the following subjects-Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. 


  1. Any other examination which, in scope and standard is found to be equivalent to the intermediate science examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology including practical test in each of these subjects and English.


Medical Courses

  • B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery): MBBS is the medical degree awarded in many countries like UK, India. MBBS stands for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery. These both degrees are awarded simultaneously. Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs
  • D.S. (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) : Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( B.D.S ) is a first professional degree Programme in dentistry. Course DURATION: 4 yrs
  • H.M.S. (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery): The Homeopathic Education in India is presently regulated by the National Institute of Homeopathy. Applicant should have passed HSC Exam from Statutory Board/University in India or equivalence. Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs
  • A.M.S. (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) : This degree is awarded to those students who have studied ayurveda system of medicine in India. The Ayurvedic Education in India is presently regulated by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM). Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs
  • D. (Doctor of Medicine) : This degree is awarded to Physicians. Doctors possessing M.B.B.S. degree are eligible to for this course. Course DURATION: 3 yrs
  • S. (Master of Surgery) : This degree is awarded to doctors who are doing masters in Surgery. Doctors possessing M.B.B.S. degree are eligible to for this course. Course DURATION: 3 yrs
  • M: This is a doctrate degree awarded by many universities in US and is equivalent to a PhD degree. Doctors possessing M.D. degree are eligible to for this course. Course DURATION: 2-3 yrs
  • Ch: The M.Ch degree is the highest degree under the faculty of medicine. Applicant should have M.S. degree to be eligible for M.Ch. Course DURATION: 2 yrs
  • Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy) : Applicant must pass 12th class or equivalent with minimum average percent of 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology. or D-Pharma (Diploma in Pharmacy).This medical course is mandatory to get a medical shop license in India. Course DURATION: 4 yrs
  • Sc. Nursing: In order to eligible one must pass 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Biology with a minimum of 45% average marks. The objective of B.Sc. Nursing programme is to train nurses with necessary skills, This medical course is a path to become nurse in India. Course DURATION: 4 yrs
  • P.T (Physiotherapy): Applicant must pass 12th class or equivalent with minimum average percent of 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology. Candidate should clear in English subject also. Course DURATION: 4.5 yrs
  • O.T (Occupational Therapy) : It is a 3 year medical program. In order to eligible one must pass 10+2 with PCB (physics, chemistry and biology). Some institutions may arrange an entrance exam and select candidates on the basis of performance in the medical entrance test.Course DURATION: 3 yrs
  • U.M.S (Unani Medicine) : Candidate for B.U.M.S. medical course must have passed Intermediate (10 + 2) with Physics , Chemistry & Biology. Urdu is mandatory up to 10th class or equivalent .Candidate must have attained minimum 17 yrs of age as on 31st December of the responding year. This medical course is based on unani medical methods. Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs
  • Optometry: Optometry is a science that is associated with structure, working and function of human eye. EYECET examination is necessary to pass to go for B. Optom Degree. Course DURATION: 2 yrs



Medical Entrance Exam 2017 in India


Gujarat Common Entrance Test for MBBS BDS Admission


All India Institute of Medical Sciences


All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental Entrance Test


All India Pre-Veterinary Test


Armed Forces Medical College Entrance Exam

BHU PMT 2017

Banaras Hindu University Pre Medical Test


Vinayaka Missions University All India Common Entrance Examination

KCET 2017

Karnataka Common Entrance Test

MHT CET 2017

Maharashtra Common Entrance Test


Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka

CMC Vellore 2017

Christian Medical College, Vellore

EAMCET Medical

Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test


Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Examination


Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test


Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test


Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

GOA CET 2017

Goa Common Entrance Test


Uttarakhand Common Pre Medical Entrance Examination


Annamalai University All India Medical Entrance Exam


Himachal Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test

AMUPMDC Entrance Exam

Association of Managements of Unaided Private Medical and Dental Colleges Entrance Examination         


BLDE University Under Graduate Entrance Test


Andhra Pradesh PG Medical Entrance Exam


All India level Entrance Test


Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery Entrance Test


National Academy of Agricultural Research Management Indian Council of Agricultural Research Senior Research Fellowship


JNU Combined Biotechnology Entrance Exam


Punjab Medical Entrance Test


All India Common Entrance Examination


Delhi University Medical / Dental Entrance Test


Jharkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination

PIMS Entrance Exam

Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences Entrance Exam  


Agricultural Research Service and National Eligibility Test


All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination


Delhi University Post Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Test


KLE University Post-Graduate All India Entrance Test


Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth Universityf Medical Common Entrance Test


Madhya Pradesh All India Dental & Medical Admission Test


All India Common Entrance Test


Common Entrance Test for Pondicherry Private Medical Colleges

Manipal UGET

Manipal Undergraduate Entrance test


Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (COMEDK PGET)


NUUGET 2017 NITTE University All India under Graduate Entrance Test


JSSU-UGET 2017 JSS University Mysore UG Medical & Dental Admission


West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam Medical


Government of Maharashtra, State Common Entrance Test


Famous Medical alumni

  Famous All  India  Institute of Medical Science Alumni

  1. Famous Medical Alumni

    Deepak Chopra:

    Deepak Chopra is an Indian-born American author and public speaker. He is an alternative medicine advocate and a promoter of popular forms of spirituality, who has been described by the New York Times as a "controversial New-Age guru".

    Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai:

    Rameshwar Nath Koul Bamezai is an Indian scientist in the field of human genetics and cancer biology. He is the coordinator of the National Centre of Applied Human Genetics, School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

    Vinay Kumar:

    Professor Vinay Kumar is the Alice Hogge & Arthur Baer Professor of Pathology at the University of Chicago, where he is the Chair of the Department of Pathology and Vice Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences.

    Ramesh C. Deka:

    Ramesh C. Deka is an ENT specialist and the Ex-Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, which is globally recognised as the premier Medical Institute of India. He is one of the pioneers of cochlear implant surgery in India and has performed the country's first bilateral cochlear implantation surgery.

    1. Suryaprakash:

    Gulla Surya Prakash M.D., D.M. is a distinguished Cardiologist, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is currently the Medical Director of Care Hospital, Secunderabad.and Musheerabad. He is born in Ravipalli village in a rural lower-middle-class background. This village is in Garugubilli mandal of Vizianagaram district of Andhra Pradesh.

    Arvinder Singh Soin:

    Arvinder Singh Soin abbreviated as Dr. A. S. Soin is the Chief Hepatobiliary and Liver Transplant Surgeon and Chairman of Medanta Institute of Liver Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, Medanta-The Medicity, Gurgaon, India.

    Rajinder K. Chitkara:

    Rajinder K. Chitkara is Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System at Stanford University.

    Tirath Das Dogra:

    Tirath Das Dogra is an Indian forensic pathologist who became vice-chancellor of SGT University, Budhera Gurgaon Haryana on 15 March 2013. Dogra is a former director of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi and an authority on forensic medicine. Dogra became a member of the Medical Council of India on 5 December 2013.


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Key criteria to choose right B-School

    Top Medical Colleges in India

    1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
    2. Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore
    3. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
    4. JIPMER College, Puducherry
    5. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi
    6. Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), Delhi
    7. Madras Medical College, Chennai
    8. Grant Medical College, Mumbai
    9. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal
    10. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai
    11. University College of Medical Science & Research Centre, new Delhi
    12. King George Medical College, CMM Medical University, Lucknow
    13. Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai
    14. Bangalore Medical College (BMC), Bangalore
    15. Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana
    16. John’s Medical College, Bangalore
    17. Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
    18. Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi
    19. Amrita Institute of Medical Science & Research Institute (AIMS), Kochi
    20. J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune
    21. Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital ( NRS ), Kolkata
    22. Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
    23. Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
    24. MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
    25. Stanley Medical College (SMC), Chennai