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Entrance Exams For Career in MD

Career in MD

MD or Doctor of Medicine is a postgraduate degree which is offered by various universities and medical institutes in India. MD is a qualifying degree or professional degree in many nations.

In India, the MD (Bachelor of Surgery and Bachelor of Medicine) degree symbolizes the initial phase of education (graduation) which is necessary to become certified as a medical practitioner. At the same time, the Doctor of Medicine degree is a degree of higher education or master's degree, which symbolizes a special area of expertise.

Current Scenario of MD in India

Once the students pass their MD degree, they have a host of employment opportunities before them. They can work in both private and public hospitals as physicians. Job opportunities are also available in medical colleges/institutes, nursing homes, health divisions of the state government, and clinics.
MDs can also work as research fellows or educators in a number of colleges and universities that impart healthcare education. They also have the option of working as a self-employed individual and carry out their private practice in any specialized area that they want to.

List of Top Entrance Exams for MD

Conducted ByName of Entrance Exam
Swami Vivekanand Subharti Universiy - Meerut All India Post Graduate Entrance Examination
Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Post Graduate (PG) Medical Entrance Test
Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh Muslim University MD Entrance Exam
AIIMS AIIMS PG Medical Entrance Examination
State of Delhi Delhi MD Entrance Examination
State of Madhya Pradesh MP State PG Entrance Examination
State of Tamil Nadu TN State MD Entrance Examination
State of Bihar Bihar MD Entrance Examination
State of Andhra Pradesh AP State MD Entrance Examination
State of Rajasthan Rajasthan PG Entrance Examination
State of Kerala Kerala State MD Entrance Examination
State of Uttar Pradesh Combined Entrance Examination for PG Courses, Uttar Pradesh.
State of Orissa PG Admission Test, Orissa
State of Maharashtra Maharashtra State PG Entrance Examination
Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences Entrance Exam
Annamalai University Annamalai University MD Entrance Exam
Anna University Anna University MD Entrance Exam
Ayurved Mahavidhayalaya Ayurveda Mahavidhayalaya MD Entrance Exam
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University MD Entrance Exam
Berhampur University Berhampur University MD Entrance Exam
Christian Medical College Christian Medical College MD Entrance Exam
Goa University MD Goa University MD Entrance Exam
Mahatma Gandhi University Mahatma Gandhi University MD Entrance Exam
Lucknow University Lucknow University MD Entrance Exam
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences MD Entrance Exam
University of Delhi University of Delhi MD Entrance Exam
Rohtak PG Entrance Examination JIPMER JIPMER PG Entrance Examination

The all India MD Entrance exam is conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. It is a competitive entrance examination which is held in test centers around the country. The idea is to conduct an all India entrance test for admission to the MD (Doctor of Medicine) course on open merit. This entrance test is held to fill around 50% of the seats of different master degree courses like MS, MD, MDS and Postgraduate Diploma courses. The examination is usually held on the 1st/2nd Sunday of January annually.
Students who have scored at least 55% marks in total in all the MD examinations are eligible for admission to the Doctor of Medicine course. The students need to sit for a written test which will comprise multiple choice questions on every subject field of MD.

Entrance examination pattern of the Doctor of Medicine course

The paper for the entrance examination will consist of objective type or multiple choice questions. The entrance exam paper is usually split into two and they are as follows:
  • Special paper
  • General paper

There will be 240 questions and the duration of the exam is 3 hours for every paper. There will be a higher specialties paper which have a duration of 1.5 hours and it will contain 120 questions.
Students can purchase the application forms for the Common Entrance Test on their own from the particular institute. They can also collect it via post. They can download it from the official website of the institute as well. After filling out the form, students should send it right away.

Top MD Colleges in India

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
  • Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College, Delhi
  • Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
  • Christian Medical College, Ludhiana
  • Government Medical College, Chandigarh
  • King George Medical University, Lucknow
  • Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai
  • B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai
  • Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical college, Mumbai
  • Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi
  • St. John's Medical College, Bangalore
  • Jawaharial Nehru Medical College, AMU, Aligarh
  • University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
  • Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi
  • Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  • A.J. Institute of Medical Science & Research Centre, Mangalore
  • Agartala Government Medical College & Hospital, Agartala
  • Aravind Eye Hospitals & Pg Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai
  • M.S. Ramaiah Medical college, Bangalore
  • Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore
  • Chhatrapati Sahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow
  • Medical College & Hospital Kolkata
  • Stanley Medical College, Chennai
  • Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai
  • Basaveswara Medical College And Hospital, Chitradurga
  • Cancer Institute, College of Oncological Sciences, Chennai
  • A.C.P.M Medical College, Dhule
  • Belgaum Institute of Medical Sciences, Belgaum
  • Calcutta National Medical College
  • Central Institute of Psychiatry, Ranchi, Jharkhand
  • Chettinad Hospital & Research Institute, Kanchipuram
  • Burdwan Medical College & Hospital

Last Updated on : January 19, 2016