Medical education and practice is regulated by the Medical Council of India set up by the Central Government. Parents and students are advised to verify the status of a medical college before seeking admission. To practice as a doctor one must have completed MBBS course from a college recognized by the MCI. On successful completion of the course one must register with the MCI as a licensed medical practitioner.
BDS (Bachelor of Dental Science) is a four year course with one year compulsory rotary internship and is conducted by Dental Council of India.
BHMS (Bachelor of Homeo medicine &Surgery) is a four and a half year degree course conducted by the Central Council of Homeopathy.
BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) is a five year course and is monitored by the Central Council of Indian Medicine.
BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery) is an under graduate degree course and is monitored by the Central Council of Indian Medicine
BSMS (Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and surgery is an undergraduate five and a half year programme monitored by the Central Council of Indian Medicine.
AIIMS Entrance Exam
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Entrance Exam acronym as AIIMS Entrance Exam is taken on National level by the candidates of Medical stream in +2 for getting admission in one of the best medical colleges in the world. i.e. AIIMS situated in Delhi as well as SIX AIIMS LIKES institutes situated at various places in India. It is one of the most prestigious Medical Entrance Exam in India.
JIPMER Entrance Exam
Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research entrance exam acronym as JIPMER entrance exam is conducted by the Institute situated in Puducherry to offer admission in M.B.B.S. Course. Admission to 75 seat of (15 seats reserved for Puducherry candidates) this course is made on all India basis and strictly on the basis of merit through this entrance examination.