General procedure for admissions to Under Graduate courses

Medical colleges in India, all, private as well as government medical institutes, for admissions, follow the eligibility criteria prescribed by their respective university. However, in general terms, the candidates seeking admission to a medical college should have passed his High School Certificate (HSC) or its equivalent with physics, chemistry, and Biology with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate.

Most Government Medical Colleges offer admissions to Indian students on the basis of their performance in a competitive entrance test; however, few Government Medical Colleges have some quota for NRI/Foreign students. The NRI/Foreign students willing to get admission in a medical college or university/ institute may contact the concerned authority directly for procedural details.

Different state boards conduct entrance exams for admission in the medical colleges and hospitals on behalf of the state government. Various autonomous medical colleges and hospitals also conduct their own entrance test examination for entry.

Education Qualification
: 10+2 or equivalent with physics, chemistry and biology from any recognized Indian board with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate.

Entrance Exam: The candidates have to appear in the written entrance examination for admission to medical colleges and hospital as suggested by the entrance exam conducting board. A candidate may also have to appear in the interview test / personality test or a group discussion, if asked by the examination conducting board.

The exact pattern of entrance examination, syllabus and interview/personality test (if any) is published by the board in the information brochure. The brochure is made available on sale along with the application form.

: The merit list of the successful candidates who are eligible for admission is declared by the board of examination.

Final Selection:
 Candidates are called for counseling by the concerned authority; where one has to go for the submission of certificates, course fee and physical tests.

After successful completion of the process, as fixed by the concerned board, an aspiring candidate can take admission in the medical college and hospital allotted by the board, leading to a medical degree.

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