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What are the entrance examinations apart from NEET for a career in Medical Science?

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The medical field is a highly lucrative field. This is because medical professionals have always been very high in demand. The medical field is an extremely popular and highly reputable field. This field has the potential of fulfilling one's dream of getting rich and leading a respectable as well luxurious life. A career in medical people gives people a chance to raise their living standards.

It is a very vast field offering a lot of options for specialization. A student interested in a career in the field of medical science can choose to become a specific specialist like Acupuncturist, Ayurvedic Doctor, Homeopathic Doctor, Internal Medicine Physician, Dentist, Ophthalmologist, Pediatrician, Dermatologist, Cardiologist, Gastroenterologist, Neurologist, Pathologist, Plastic Surgeon, Psychiatrist, Radiologist, Orthopedic Surgeon etc.

Hard work, patience and tolerance are a must for becoming a doctor. A person interested in medical science and who wants to become a doctor is required to overcome all his/her fears. Moreover, a patient is also required to learn to prioritize his/her patients over anyone else.

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Entrance Examinations for a Career in Medical Science

For a career in medical science, a person is required to clear the medical entrance examination. One of the most famous entrance examination for a career in medical field is NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test). But apart from NEET, there are a lot of other different medical entrance examinations conducted by different medical colleges/universities.

Following is the description of some of the famous entrance examinations for a career in medical science:

AIIMS - MBBS Entrance Examination

The MBBS entrance examination of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is one of the most famous entrance examination for establishing a career in the medical field. AIIMS is among the topmost colleges/universities for pursuing any medical science related course. It is also called the “Heaven of Medical Sciences “. It offers best-in-class courses for graduation and post-graduation in the field of medical science.


MHT-CET or Common Entrance Test



The Common Entrance Test of MHT (Maharashtra Health and Technical – Common Entrance Exam) is a state level entrance examination. MHT –CET is organized by the State Common Entrance Test Cell of the Government of Maharashtra. MHT -  CET is organized to get admission into first-year health sciences and pharmacy courses, and engineering and technology courses.

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BHU - PMT (Banaras Hindu University – Pre Medical Test)

The medical entrance examination of Banaras Hindu University, BHU –PMT is an All India level medical examination conducted all over India for admission in MBBS as well as other medical courses. Banaras Hindu University is the one of the topmost University of India and it is even counted amongst the top 10 universities in India. The Institute of Medical Sciences of BHU has three medical science based faculties, namely (Medicine, Ayurveda, and Dental Sciences), School of Nursing, Molecular Biology Unit, Center for Experimental Medicine and Surgery.

CM- CETor Common Entrance Test

The Common Entrance Test of CMC (Christian Medical College and Hospital), Vellore, Tamil Nadu is a national level medical entrance examination conducted by Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore for the admission of students in MBBS.According to the college website of Christian Medical College and Hospital, it is stated that “The Christian Medical College, Vellore, seeks to be a witness to the healing ministry of Christ, through excellence in education, service, and research”.

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The entrance examination of JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research), Puducherry is a very well-known entrance examination for establishing a medical career. It is different from other medical colleges and universities because it provides best health care facilities and other specialties free of cost to the community. It caters to the need of all strata of the society, be it poor, middle class or rich. JIPMER is considered to be the number one center in the country in medical education and training and has been recognized by MCI as the center of excellence in medical education. 


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