Admission in the different medical colleges and hospitals of the country for the purpose of producing medical professionals is done through various entrance examinations in India. These entrance examinations are conducted by the conducting boards or organizations at All India Level or State Level for the admission in under graduate and post graduate course admission of various colleges and universities of India in medical department.
The purpose of conducting these entrance examinations is selection of candidates for admission in the different medicine courses available in different medical colleges & hospitals at diploma, degree, post-diploma, postgraduate degree and research level.
Generally the Entrance Examination for admission in the diploma and degree courses is held separately at all India level and state level. However, the Entrance Examination for admission in the post graduate degree and research programmes is done on an all India basis or state basis.
If one figures in the merit list of an Entrance Examination , he/she is placed on a platform from where one can choose a number of Career Options available in the field of medicine. A candidate willing to take admission in any medical college and hospital of the country can choose to appear in any of the medical entrance examinations including NEET, NEET PG, NEET MDS, AIAPGET, FMGE, DNB PDCET, NEET SS, FET, AIIMS PG, JIPMER PG, PGIMER, AIIMS SS Examinations.