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Eligibility Criteria for CBSE AIPMT Exam

Aug 28, 2015 14:00 IST

    AIPMT is a nationwide stage, undergraduate medical entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)  in the first week of May 2016 for acceptance into MBBS and BDS students, which come under the 15% All India Quota in Government medical and dental colleges not including Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir.

    About AIPMT/ NEET:

    The current name of this exam is National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).

    Other state and government colleges and universities also participate willingly in AIPMT and accept its benefit list to offer acceptance in their colleges and universities, this being a standard competitive evaluation. Admissions are provided for both medical and dental colleges. 2200 MBBS and 300 BDS seats are there at 130 governments Medical and 30 Dental colleges in India.

    The question paper includes 180 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology (Biology) subjects. The complete weightage of the paper is 720 marks. The evaluation is organized in Hindi and English and each question is awarded with 4 marks if responded to right and 1 indicates is subtracted with every wrong response.

    Eligibility Criteria:


    Candidates who have completed 17 years at the time of entry or will complete 17 years of age before the last day of the season, i.e. Dec 31 of the season of their admittance to the first season of MBBS/BDS course.

    The maximum of age has been assigned at 25 years. This maximum shall be comfortable for 5 years for the applicants that belong to SC/ST and OBC classes.

    The higher age restricts for applicants seeking entry in MBBS/BDS medical courses under control of taking part States/Universities/Institutions shall be as per the rules of the State/University/Institution concerned.

    Academic Qualification

    To become eligible for AIPMT applicants must have passed in Physics, Chemistry, Biology  and English individually in their 10+2 qualifying exam performed by CBSE or any other Panel constituted by the Law in India.

    The applicants must have obtained at the least, 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects in their 10+2 examinations. This lowest mark is comfortable with 40% of applicants that belong to SC/ST/OBC categories; furthermore for GEN-PH category the lowest amount is reduced to 45% and to 40% for SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH.

    Candidates showing for their 10+2 examinations can also appear, however if selected they will be given entry on a provisional basis, which will be completed only if they meet the requirements of entry for different States/Universities/Institutions applied to.

    Every year, Central Board of Secondary Education conducts AIPMT exam for those who want to make their career in the medical field. All India Premedical Test (AIPMT) is a nationwide level entrance examination for admittance to MBBS and BDS courses provided by Indian colleges and universities.

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