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Entrance test for MBBS courses

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has invited applications for entrance examination to be held on June 1for admission to the MBBS course commencing from August 1. AIIMS is one of the most reputed institution functioning under the Government of India, providing quality medical education.

Those who have passed higher secondary/ 10 + 2/ equivalent examination with physics, chemistry, biology and English securing at least 60 per cent marks (50 per cent for SC/ ST applicants) taken together are eligible to apply.

Students who are appearing for Plus Two examination in 2011 can apply. Applicants should have attained 17 years as on December 31. Both online and offline application facilities are provided from February 15 onwards. Apply online through the web site www.aiimsexams.org before March 15 as per instructions given in the prospectus.

The prospectus-cum-application form can also be obtained by speed / registered post by sending a requisition letter along with a crossed bank draft for Rs.1,050 (Rs.850 for SC/ ST category) drawn in favour of the Accounts Officer (Exams), AIIMS-MBBS- 2011 to the Assistant Controller of Examinations, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110608 so as to reach the addressee on or before March 10. The last date for receipt of completed applications at the examination section of the AIIMS is March 15. For more details visit www.aiimsexams.org or www.aiims.edu.

Amrita medical entrance test

Amrita Medical Entrance Examination will be held on May 22 from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. for admission to MBBS/ BDS course conducted at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, Kochi. The entrance test centres will include Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam (Amritapuri), Kochi, Kozhikode, Coimbatore, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kolkata.

Prospectus and application forms will be distributed from the branches of Dhanalaxmi Bank and Federal Bank from March 1 to April 25 on payment of Rs.1,250 as the cost of application. Application forms can also be downloaded from the web site www.amrita.edu from March 1 onwards. Online application facilities will also be provided from March 1 onwards.

Students who have passed Plus Two/ equivalent examination with physics, chemistry, biology/ biotechnology with at least 60 per cent marks taken together, and 60 per cent marks in English can apply. Those who appear for the qualifying examination in March/ April 2011 are also eligible to apply. Last date: April 30. Web site: www.amrita.edu.

The Manipal University will receive applications for admission to MBBS course up to March 15. Web site: www.manipal.edu.

Gopakumar Karakonam

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