This is the entrance to the colleges that have affiliation under the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. Some of the most prestigious colleges under this entrance are AIIMS and JIPMER Pondicherry.
The exam takes place in April or May. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) takes the responsibility of taking the exam, declaring the result and putting up the rank of the candidates on all-India basis. The admissions of the students then take place according to their rank.