A Doctor's profession is revered the most in the world in so much that the career can be termed as a calling or vocation to ensure the good health of mankind. Many of candidates attempt to enter this noble profession every year through entrance examinations conducted on the national level and by the respective institutes as well.
All India Pre-Medical / Pre-Dental Entrance Examination is a national-level entrance examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) generally in the month of May. This is one of the main Pre-medical exams of India. It is conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi. There are 1600 seats. Usually, candidates upto 2800 rank get selected.
Some Useful information about All India Pre-Medical / Pre-Dental Entrance Examination:
CBSE conducts the examination, evaluates answer-scripts and then prepares a merit / waiting list of candidates. These lists are forwarded to the Director General of Health Services who allocates the seats, as per the candidate's rank, in the presence of the candidate or authorised representatives. In the event of a tie between two or more candidates, they are given preference for merit in the following order: (a) the candidate who obtained higher marks in Biology, Chemistry or Physics in the entrance examination, or (b) the candidate older in age. The process of admission is completed by September, the remaining seats are then deemed to have been surrendered back to the college / State.
This exam is very important for every PMT aspirant, but is a tough exam by the standard of Multiple Choice Questions as compared to the Delhi PMT examination and also by the number of candidates appearing for it. If one is specifically preparing for this exam, then he/she must consult some graduate level books apart from the NCERT and CBSE text books. How does this help? If selected, you may get a medical college in any part of India depending upon your rank. So you must try to get a ranking which is required to get the medical college near your home or at least in your state. Your selection is ensured if your score exceeds 65%.