1) Advantages of this exam:

AIPMT is known to be one of the toughest exams to crack, yet its fruits of success are equally sweet. It lets you acquire the best education all over the country.

  1. Unlike PMT which applies only for seats in your home state, AIPMT gives an opportunity for admission to 15% of the total seats for medical/dental colleges run by The Union of India, State Governments, Municipal or other local authorities in India except Andhra Pradesh, Telengana and Jammu and Kashmir.
  2. India with its large population has many aspiring doctors but it important to choose the most eligible ones. This rigorous examination acts as a sieve to cut out the non eligible, and thereby builds the foundation of Indian doctors.
  3. AIPMT reduces the problem where some bright minds tend to block multiple seats by cracking state examinations individually.

2) Some of the pros of AIPMT:

  1. Offer seats for all states and not just home state.
  2. All leading medical colleges take part in it.
  3. It is a sieve to choose the brightest.
  4. Cracking it assures best education.
  5. It is a single centralized exam, no requirement of sitting for multiple ones.
  6. It helps in stopping wastage and blocking of seats.

3) Recent changes

AIPMT was replaced by National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in between but this change has been rolled back at the order of Supreme Court. AIPMT has been reinstated with major changes.So stay focused on your goals and ambitions. If you feed less motivated think of the top colleges waiting with their vast opportunities in studying and your eternal dream of being a doctor. Good Luck!