Single Entrance Exam for Medical and Engineering
Single Entrance Exam
There is a proposal with CBSE to integrate the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Examination which is conducted for the 15% merit positions for the Medical/Dental Colleges of India, and the All India Engineering Entrance Examination which is being conducted for various Engineering and Architecture Institutions including National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology) (IITs, IIITM & IIITDM), self-financed deemed Universities/Universities/other Central Government/State Government funded institutions, State/UT Institutions.
The candidates seeking admission to different courses would be spared the bother of appearing in multiple entrance examinations. The time by which the combined entrance examination is to be introduced depends on the consent from other stakeholders including Directorate General of Health Services and Medical Council of India.
This information was given by the Minister of State for Human Resource Development Smt. D. Purandeswari, in a written reply to a question, in the Lok Sabha today.