List of Medical Entrance Exams In India 2022



Medical entrance exams

Medical entrance exams 2022  are conducted by boards or organizations at the all-India level or state level. The purpose of conducting entrance examinations is to select candidates for admission to medical courses at diploma, degree, post-diploma, postgraduate degree and research levels.

In general, the medical entrance exams for admission to diploma and degree courses are held separately at the all-India level and state level. However, entrance examinations for admission to postgraduate degrees and research programs are done on an all-India basis or state basis. A candidate willing to take admitted in any medical college and hospital of the country can choose to appear in any medical entrance examination.

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Medical Entrance Exam 2022-23

The following table brings the list of Medical entrance exams in India along with the courses offered and conducting body.

Name of the ExamCourses offeredConducting Body
NEET UGMBBS, BDS, AYUSH, veterinary and other medical/paramedical coursesNational Testing Agency (NTA)
NEET MDSMDS/PG Diploma (Dental)NBE
AIAPGETMD, MS, PG Diploma (AYUSH courses)NTA
FMGELicensing ExaminationNBE
INI CETMD, MS, DM, M.Ch, MDSAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
AIIMS INI SSDM, MCh, MD(Hospital Administration)All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi

Now let us take a look at the details of the top medical entrance exams in India including the important dates.


The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is conducted by NTA for admission to various undergraduate medical courses in India. It is the largest and most important medical entrance exam in India.

Important dates for NEET 2022

The table below brings the essential dates for NEET 2022, which NTA has announced.

Registration and application06-Apr-2022 to 20-May-2022
Correction window for the application formthe Fifth week of May 2022
Release of the admit cardFirst week of June 2022
Exam day17-Jul-2022
Announcement of resultthe First week of August 2022


National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation is conducted by NBE for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma/DNB post-MBBS courses in India. NEET PG scores are widely accepted for admission to these courses. The exam is conducted in computer-based mode (CBT) for a duration of 3.5 hours. There are 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs).

Important dates for NEET PG 2022

Aspirants can check the table below to know the NEET PG exam dates.

Registration and application15-Jan-2022 to 25-Mar-2022
Application correction window29-Mar-2022 to 07-Apr-2022
Admit card release date14-May-2022
Exam day21-May-2022
Announcement of Result20-Jun-2022
Counselling started fromJuly 2022


National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination for MDS courses, or NEET MDS, is another examination conducted by NBE. NEET MDS is conducted once, every year, for admissions to the postgraduate dental courses in India.

Important dates for NEET MDS 2022

Aspirants can check the table below to know the NEET MDS exam dates.

Registrations and application21-Mar-2022 to 30-Mar-2022
Application correction window20-Apr-2022 to 22-Apr-2022
Admit card issued25-Apr-2022
Exam day02-May-2022
Result dateTBA
Merit list displayedTBA


INI CET is conducted by AIIMS, Delhi for admission to its postgraduate courses. Apart from MD/MS courses, the exam scores are also used for admission to the six years DM/MCh courses offered at AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER and NIMHANS.

Important dates for INI CET 2022 (January session)

Aspirants can check the table below to know the INI CET dates.

Basic registration31-Mar-2022 to 07-Mar-2022
Final status of basic registration18-Mar-2022
Exam Unique Code (EUC) Generation for final registration25-Mar-2022 tp 14-Apr-2022
Release of admit card29-Apr-2022
Exam day08-May-2022
Announcement of results14-May-2022


Foreign Medical Graduate Examination, popularly known as FMGE, is conducted by NBE. FMGE is a licensing examination conducted for those who wish to practice medicine in India, but have completed their primary medical qualification from outside India. FMGE is conducted twice in a year. One must note that clearing this examination will not lead to admissions but a practising license.

Important dates for FMGE 2022

Aspirants can check the table below to know the FMGE dates.

Registration and application15-Mar-2022 to 04-Apr-2022
Application correction window08-Apr-2022 to 12-Apr-2022
Final correction window03-May-2022 to 06-May-2022
Admit card will be issued27-May-2022
Exam day04-Jun-2022
Announcement of result30-Jun-2022


All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test, or AIAPGET, is conducted by NTA annually. AIAPGET is an entrance test conducted for admissions to the postgraduate AYUSH courses in India. Qualifying the AIAPGET exam will give the candidates to take admission to MS, MD or PG diploma courses in either of the following AYUSH disciplines; Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy.

Important dates for AIAPGET 2022

Aspirants can check the table below to know the AIAPGET dates.

Registration and applicationFourth week of June 2022
Admit card will be available onlineFirst week of September 2022
Exam daySecond week of September 2022
Announcement of resultSecond week of October 2022
Counselling startsFirst week of November 2022


Diplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test, abbreviated as DNB PDCET, is a ranking examination conducted by NBE. As the name suggests, DNB PDCET is conducted for admission to DNB courses in India. However, the applicants must possess a postgraduate diploma to apply for the DNB PDCET exam.

Important dates for DNB PDCET 2022

Aspirants can check the table below to know the DNB PDCET dates.

Registration and application22-Apr-2022 to 12-May-2022
Application correction window16-May-2022 to 19-May-2022
Admit card will be released18-Jul-2022
Exam day24-Jul-2022
Announcement of result24-Aug-2022


The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (Super Speciality Courses) or NEET SS is conducted by NBE for admission to various DM/MCh courses. NEET SS scores are accepted by all private medical colleges/universities, deemed universities and the Armed forces medical services institutions.

Important dates for NEET SS 2022

Aspirants can check the table below to know the NEET SS dates.

Registrations and application process beginsTo be announced
Last date to submit the applicationTo be announced
Admit card will be releasedTo be announced
Exam day18-Jun-2022 and 19-Jun-2022
Result will be announcedTo be announced