The Undergraduate course in Medicine at CMC-Vellore comprises of three stages. The first stage of 12 months duration consists of the basic sciences of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. The next stage is of 18 months duration and comprises Clinical and Para-clinical subjects – Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine. The last stage is of 24 months duration and covers Ophthalmology, Oto-rhinolaryngology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, Paediatrics, Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.
A block posting in Community Health is an integral part of each stage. Posting in mission hospitals and secondary care centers is a unique feature of medical education. The internship lasting for 12 months comprises of postings in Community Health, Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Child Health, Orthopaedics, Casualty and short electives in various specialties. All these are as per the guidelines of the Medical Council of India. The MBBS course is of four and a half (4 ½) years duration and is followed by one (1) year of Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship.
Candidates may apply online at the CMC website http://admissions.cmcvellore.ac.in from 18th February onwards.
Eligibility for Admission to the MBBS Course in CMC-Vellore
There shall be one objective type paper of 200 marks comprising 200 questions on four subjects like
|Subjects / Types||No. of Questions||Marking Scheme||Negative Marking|
|Biology||60||1 x 60 = 60||NO|
|Physics||60||1 x 60 = 60||NO|
|Chemistry||70||1 x 60 = 60||NO|
|Section-I||60||1 x 60 = 60||NO|
|Section-II||60||1 x 60 = 60||NO|
|MCQs||Total – 180+120=300||MM – 180+120=300|
A written test consisting of multiple choice questions is conducted in English. Each question will have fivepossible answers as A, B, C, D, E. You may use a black ball point pen or HB pencil. Using a pencil is to your advantage. Credit is given for questions not attempted (those left blank). The credit given is equal to 1/5 (0.2) of the mark for that question.
For the degree courses (MBBS, BSc (N) & AHS) there are 60 questions each in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (120 minutes total) and 120 questions in General Ability with emphasis on Speed and Accuracy and a few questions on issues of current topical interest (70 minutes). The General Ability paper will be in twosections. Section I will have 60 questions to be answered in 50 minutes and Section II will have 60 questions to be answered in 20 minutes.
Performance in this examination will be the basis for being called for the interviews, practical tests and final selections. At the time of the interviews for MBBS and B Sc Nursing courses, Christian students who have applied under the sponsored category will be given a test on Bible Knowledge (50 multiple choice questions). The General Paper (Non Science) for Group B will consist of multiple choice questions of a general nature, including very basic science, general knowledge, current awareness and general ability. Interviews and Practical test for selection to the various courses will be held at Vellore according to the schedule.
Application form is available ONLY online. The basic administrative fee and registration fees – All UG degree courses for each course can be paid as follows:
Please read the instructions carefully before filling the form.
NOTE:- Please note that while this entire application form is meant to be submitted online, should you get interrupted after you “submit” the “the basic information” or at “upload photo and signature”, you cannot go back to the earlier page. You have to go to main menu & follow the procedure to “Retrieve Application No.” print, complete and send the hard copy to the Registrar”.
Please keep your application number as ID and date of birth as Password to download your hall ticket from the website.