CMC Vellore PG Courses - Exam Pattern

Updated on: Feb 27, 2013
Entrance test examination (written test, practical and interviews) is conducted by CMC Vellore for selection of candidates for post graduate courses in medicine and surgery.

Entrance written test for selection to the Diploma and MD / MS level courses is of 2 types:

  1. A GENERAL paper consisting of multiple choice questions drawn from all subjects taught in the undergraduate medical course.
  2. A SPECIAL paper consisting of multiple choice questions in the speciality for which candidate has applied and subjects allied to it e.g., the paper for E.N.T. may include questions in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, etc., with respect to the ear, nose and throat.
  3. The written test for selection to the Higher Speciality courses is a special paper as described above.
  4. For those taking the examination for the MD / MS / Diploma courses, the duration of the General and Special papers are 3 hours each containing 240 questions.
  5. The examination for the higher specialties paper is of 1 ½ hours duration containing 120 questions and 3 hours duration containing 240 questions for MCh Neurosurgery (5yr).
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