Medical education is the study of the animal/human body which involves studying functionality of body parts as well as the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. It is a demanding but rewarding field that offers a variety of career opportunities.

Table of Contents

1. Quick Summary
2. Admission Criteria
3. Entrance Exam
4. Counselling
5. Courses
6. Career Path

Quick Summary

Total Colleges600+
Total Seats100000+
Entrance ExaminationNEET
Counselling AuthoritiesMCC, State Counselling Authorities
Top UG CourseMBBS
HSC/PUC Subjects RequiredPhysics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology
Salary RangeUG – Rs 1.8 LPA To Rs 12 LPA
PG – Rs 3 LPA To Rs 24 LPA
SS – Rs 5 LPA To Rs 26 LPA

Admission Criteria

Qualifying score in All India Level Medical Entrance Examination, NEET.

Should have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology with greater than 60% marks.

UG Entrance Examination

National Eligibility Entrance Test(NEET) is the single-window entrance exam to get into any government as well as private medical colleges in India.

UG Admission Counselling

  • Medical Counselling Committee – MCC conducts counselling for All India Level medical seats for which any Indian student is eligible to participate.

Each state have its own counselling authority which conducts admission for all medical seats in colleges located within the state for which only the native state students are eligible to participate. Some states have few seats available in private medical colleges for which student from any state is eligible to participate. You can see the list of various state counselling authorities below

  • Tamil Nadu Medical Selection Committee
  • Commissioner For Entrance Examinations Kerala – CEE
  • Karnataka Examinations Authority – KEA
  • YSR University of Health Sciences Andhra Pradesh
  • Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences Telangana
  • Common Entrance Test Cell Maharashtra
  • West Bengal Medical Counselling Committee – WBMCC
  • Directorate General of Medical Education Uttar Pradesh
  • Indra Prasta University Delhi¬†
  • NEET UG Medical Admission Board Rajasthan
  • Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Punjab
  • CENTAC Puducherry
  • Govt Medical College Chandigarh

UG Level Courses

  • MBBS

Career Path

You can pursue post graduation studies either through MD / MS courses to deepen your knowledge in specific medical fields. You can explore various medical specialisations, such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, ophthalmology, obstetrics, and gynecology, etc

After completing post graduation, you can also specialise in any DM / MCh specialisation programs with advanced expertise in areas like cardiology, urology, neurology, and cardiothoracic surgery, etc

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