All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental examination (AIPMT) 2016 will be held on 1st of May 2016 all over India. This exam is conducted to evaluate the aptitude of the candidates seeking to get admission in the top medical and dental colleges of the country. The score of AIPMT is accepted in all the Government run medical institutes across the country except in the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. This is a very important exam for those candidates, who want to make their career in the field of medical science.
Candidates that have scored 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) for general category students, 40% for OBC, SC & ST and 45% for students belonging to general physically handicapped category in their qualifying exam, are eligible for appearing in the 2016 entrance exam. For candidates of General category, he/she must have attained at least 17 years and should not more than 25 years on or before December 31st on the year of admission. A relaxation of 5 years is provided to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC section as per the reservation rules. Candidates who will be appearing for 12th Board exam or equivalent exam in the year 2016 can as well apply for the AIPMT 2016. The cut-off marks for the 2016 entrance exam will be declared by the examination conducting authority i.e. CBSE after the results are declared.
The cut-off score is the lowest marks that a candidate must attain to get admission in a medical or dental college. The AIPMT 2016 cut off will depend on several factors such as the number of applicants, number of seats available as well as the difficulty level of the examination. Candidates will be called for counseling depending on the cut off marks, which will be decided by the examination authority. It is important to note that the cut off marks differs every year depending on the above mentioned factors. Since only 15% of the total seats (All India) are reserved for admission through AIPMT, the cut off depends on the number of candidates that have appeared for the exam to a great extent. The cut-off marks range differs from category to category and the counseling is done as per the rank range.
In case two or more candidates of the same category have secured same marks in the AIPMT 2016 exam, CBSE will follow the following procedure to resolve the problem of tie-breaking:
- Candidates, who are older in age will be given preference
- Candidates, who have answered minimum number of questions wrongly
- Candidates who have attained higher marks in Biology i.e. Zoology and Botany
- Candidates who have scored higher marks in Chemistry.