CMC Vellore

CMC Vellore Entrance Exam 2015

Last Date to Apply

March 26, 2015


About CMC Vellore Admissions

  • Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore (CMC Vellore) is an educational and research institute and a hospital located at Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • The college is affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.
  • It is amongst the top ranked medical colleges in India and conducts CMC Vellore entrance exam every year for admission to MBBS.
  • CMC Vellore Application (Online) has begun on February 18, 2015

CMC Vellore MBBS Seats

  • There are total 100 seats (84 sponsored and 16 open seats). There is no NRI Quota.

About the MBBS Course at CMC Vellore

Duration of the course: Four and a half years followed by one year of Compulsory Rotating Residential internship.

The undergraduate course in medicine comprises of three stages.

  • The first stage of 12 months duration consists of the basic sciences- Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.
  • The Second Stage of 18 months duration and comprises clinical and para-clinical subjects - Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine.
  • The Final stage is of 24 months duration and covers Ophthalmology, Oto-rhinolaryngology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, Child Health,Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Posting in the Hospital

  • A Block posting in Community Health is an integral part of each stage.
  • Posting in mission hospitals and secondary care centres is a unique feature of medical education

CMC Vellore Mock Test

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CMC Vellore Admission 2015 Important Dates

Details Date
Online Application begins for CMC Vellore Admissions February 18, 2015
Availability of Sample Mock Test Papers on CMC Vellore website After March 20, 2015
Online Application ends March 26, 2015
Last Date for submission of Supporting documents April 2, 2015
CMC Vellore Entrance Exam Date  May 23, 2015
CMC Vellore Computer Based Test Stage 1 Result 1st week of June 2015

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Who can apply – The eligibility criteria

Age: Candidates should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or should complete the said age on or before December 31 of the said year.

Candidate should be born or before December 31, 1998.

Maximum Age Limit

  • AHS Degree Course: 40 years
  • B.Sc Nursing: 30 years (35 years for SC/ST)

Minimum qualification Marks

  • Candidates should have passed the qualifying examination equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary period of 12 years of study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Biology with English.
  • Improvement marks of 10+2 will not be considered.

Minimum Qualifying Marks for MBBS

Category Minimum Marks in Class 12 level in each of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (or Botany and Zoology taken together)  Aggregate of these subjects, both at qualifying and competitive examinations * English
General  60% marks 140/200 passed in English
BC   60% marks 130/200  passed in English 
 MBC  55% marks 120/200  passed in English 
SC/ST   40% marks 80/200   passed in English 

* Calculation of Aggregate Marks

  • Example: If a candidate has 72% in Biology, 66% in Chemistry and 70% in Physics,
    then the aggregate works out to: {72 + (66 +70)/2} or {72 + 68} out of 200, i.e. 140/200 and is eligible.
  • Candidates should have passed in all subjects of the qualifying examination of the Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (Academic) conducted by the Tamil Nadu State Board or any other equivalent examination in one and the same attempt in the subjects.

Eligibility for B.Sc Nursing

  • Only unmarried women candidates are eligible for B.Sc Nursing Course at CMC Vellore.
  • Candidates should have a pass with 45% aggregate in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology).

Application process and mode of submission

CMC Vellore Entrance Exam 2015 Application Process

Students have to apply online only for admission to MBBS at CMC Vellore. There is no offline application process. Candidates can either apply in the sponsored category or through open category.

Candidates who have applied under the sponsorship category and are not eligible for that category will be considered under the Open Category.

  • Payment of Fees 
    • Demand Draft- The application fees can be paid via Demand Draft (DD). Demand draft should be made in favour of “C.M.C. Vellore Association a/c” on any Scheduled Bank, payable in Vellore.
      • Demand draft should be kept ready before filling up the CMC application form.
      • Write your name and application number on the back of the demand draft and send the original DD to CMC Vellore office before the last date. 
    • ICICI Bank Challan- The fees can also be paid  through bank challan at no extra cost at any branch of ICICI bank in India.Please mention FC-CMC-V  on the bank challan and the Original Bank Challan has to be sent to CMC Vellore office.
    • Online Payment- Online Payment can be made uisng Credit/Debit Card. The students should use only his/her or parent/guardian's debit/credit card for making the payment of the application form fees,
  • Download Admit Card- Please keep your application number as ID and date of birth as password to download your hall ticket from the website.


  • Application Fee for MBBS/B.Sc Nursing & AHS Degree Course
  •  Rs. 1300 for Indian Nationals
    • Administrative Fee- Rs. 800
    • Registration Fee- Rs. 500 per course
  • Application Fee for MBBS- For Foreign Nationals
  SAARC Countries INR Rest of the World US$
Administrative Fee 1700 100
Registration Fee  Group A 1700 125


CMC Vellore Fee Structure for MBBS

MBBS course at CMC Vellore for 4.5 years will cost approx. Rs.1,45,000 excluding hostel, mess charges & university exam fees.

Details Fees
Admission Fees Rs. 40,000
Annual Fees Rs. 23,000
Mess Charges- Monthly Rs. 6000 for men & Rs. 4000 for women

Selection process

CMC Vellore Entrance Exam 2015  Selection Process

Selection is based on merit and consists of two stages

Stage-1 on May 23, 2015 : A preliminary written test 

  • Stage 1 will consist of a Computer Based Test- A test consisting of multiple choice questions is conducted in English on an All India basis.(Exam Pattern for the Computer based test is given below)
  • Candidates who write the All India Entrance Test on May 23, 2015 and are short listed for Stage-2 will be intimated by letter sent by email/Speed Post around the first week of June.

Test Centres for Stage 1 Test


CMC Vellore Test Centres

Top Metropolitan Cities

Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Delhi NCR, Kolkata


Alappuzha, Calicut, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur

Tamil Nadu

Cuddalore, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Namakkal, Nagercoil, Salem, Vellore

Andhra Pradesh





Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Tezpur





Uttar Pradesh


West Bengal

Durgapur, Hooghly

Union Territories


Centre outside India

Penang (Malaysia)

Stage-2: Special Test & Interviews

  • Students who qualify stage 1 of CMC Vellore Admission Test will move to Stage 2 and it will be held in Vellore.
  • In this stage a special Test for short-listed candidates will be conducted to assess the candidate’s character and aptitude. Interviews will also form part of assesment at this stage.
  • During the process, the aptitude of the candidate for the healing ministry, willingness to serve in remote mission hospitals and a sense of compassion for the suffering will be assessed.
  • At this stage the students have to produce original certificates for verification.
  • For Christian students in Stage 2 
    • Christian students under sponsored category who have  qualified stage 1 and moved to stage 2 will have to undergo A written test in Bible Knowledge . It will be a part of the tests at Vellore consisting of 50 Multiple Choice Questions.
    • Admission to the programme for the year is subject to being certified medically fit by the Medical board of Christian Medical College, Vellore.

Total Number of seats: 100 seats per year of which not less than 42 shall be women

The final distribution of seats will be as follows:

  • All India Open - 16 seats.
    • Central Pool Scheme: One candidate will be selected by the Government of India (separate requests for obtaining prescribed applications are to be addressed to the authorities.
    • SC/ST Reservation: 20 % (3 seats) of the open seats shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste / Tribes (SC/ST).
      • The candidates belonging to SC/ST should indicate this on the application form and a photocopy of the certificate of proof issued by the Deputy Tahsildar or the District Magistrate MUST be enclosed. The original of the Certificate is required.
  • Sponsored Candidates - 84 seats

Know more about the Sponsorsip at CMC Vellore

  • Up to 84 seats will be reserved for the sponsored candidates.
  • The selection committee will shortlist eligible candidates to attend stage 2, which will be conducted only at Vellore.


Last Date to apply is March 26, 2015 and to send supporting documents wherever required is April 2, 2015

Exam pattern

CMC Vellore Entrance Exam Pattern

Stage 1- Computer Based Test

  • It will be a computer based test and students will be provided sheets for rough work purpose. Sample mock test papers will be available on CMC Vellore website after March 20, 2015
  • While answering the computer based question paper the student will have the option of Marking the Questions for review later 
  • The entrance test will consist of multiple-choice questions in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Ability with emphasis on Speed and Accuracy.
  • A few questions on issues of current topical interest.
  • The test will be conducted in ENGLISH.
  • Each Question will have five options to choose from and correct answers will be given one mark and there will be no negative marking.
  • Very Unique thing in Marking: The students will be given 1/5th of the marks that is 0,2 marks per question for the questions not attempted by the student.

CMC Vellore Question Paper Pattern

Subject Questions Time
Physics 60 120 minutes
Chemistry 60
Biology 60
General Ability
including Speed & Accuracy
Section 1 60  50 minutes
Section 2 60 20 minutes
Total 300 3 hours 10 minutes

Other important details

Address CMC Vellore Admissions

The Registrar, Christian Medical College, Vellore, INDIA, 632002 

Contact CMC Vellore Admissions

Phone : +91 (416) 2284255    
Fax : (0416) 2262788

Exam Date

May 23, 2015 (Saturday)

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Exam



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The hospital was founded by Ida Sophia Scudder in 1900. The Christian Medical College is a registered voluntary, non profit making organization and began in 1918.