MBBS Admission in India
PriyamDave, 1 day ago, #NEET

MBBS Admission in India: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is considered one of the most predominant professional courses across India. Most of candidates after Class 12 aspire to be doctor. To become a medical practitioner, it is crucial to get MBBS admission in India. However, being the most sought-after courses in India, it becomes more arduous to get admission to MBBS courses in India.

The medical aspirants after Class 12 who wish to get MBBS admission must start preparing for three most competitive entrance examination. For admission to MBBS courses in India, it is mandatory to appear for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), All India Institute of Medical Sciences for MBBS (AIIMS MBBS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER MBBS) entrance exams. 

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As per the directives of the Supreme Court of India, NEET is the only entrance examination to conducted for MBBS admission in India. Admission to all government, private, central and deemed universities will be done on the basis of NEET scores. However, AIIMS, New Delhi and JIPMER, Puducherry conducts their own entrance examination for MBBS admission. The MBBS seats to all the colleges/institutes/universities are granted through counselling on the basis of merit rank, preferences of courses as well as colleges and availability of seats.

There are about 66,620 MBBS seats which are available across more than 470 medical colleges in India. Besides this, AIIMS offers around 807 seats in its 8 campuses including its main campus in the national capital, New Delhi. JIPMER also offers 200 MBBS seats through its own entrance test for the JIPMER Puducherry and Karaikal campuses.

However, it is the NEET exam which is taken by almost every MBBS aspirant for MBBS admissions in India. In the year 2018, more than 13 lakh candidates registered for NEET. The counselling for NEET is conducted for three rounds including mop-up round. Through NEET, 15% of the total seats in government colleges (except Jammu and Kashmir) are reserved for All India Quota seats, which is filled by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). While the MBBS admission to 85% state quota seats are granted by respective state counselling authorities. Admissions for Deemed University MBBS programmes is done at an all India level by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).

The counselling for MBBS admissions through NEET begins in the second week of June and generally ends by the first week of September. You can get more information here for admission timeline for MBBS admission in 2018.

MBBS exams in India

Candidates can apply for MBBS courses in India through three MBBS entrance exams. These are NEET, AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS. Candidates can check details about applying for MBBS admissions through these exams in the box below -

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MBBS admissions in India (State-wise)

For state-wise counselling procedure for MBBS admissions in India through NEET, you can refer to the links below:

MBBS State Admission

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