List of Rheumatology Entrance Exams


Aspirants who desire to pursue the profession of a Rheumatologist will need to take up rheumatology as their specialty in the MD course. Graduates of medicine are eligible to apply for this program. Many universities as well as colleges in our country offer rheumatology courses at the PG level. A pass in the admission test set by these institutions or in a test conducted at the national level is needed for aspirants to join this course.

List of Entrance Exams in Rheumatology

  • Aligarh Muslim University Medical entrance exam
  • All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination
  • BHU MD MS Entrance Exam
  • Consortium of Medical and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Post Graduate Entrance Test
  • Delhi University Super-specialty Entrance Test
  • DUPGMET Entrance Exam
  • KLE PGAIET Entrance Exam
  • Maharashtra Post Graduate Medical/Dental Entrance Exam
  • Maharashtra Super-specialty Entrance Test
  • SRM Medical Entrance Exam
  • SRM Medical Entrance Exam
  • Uttar Pradesh Postgraduate Medical Entrance Exam

List of Institutions That Offer Courses in Rheumatology

  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • All India institute of medical science
  • Banaras Hindu University
  • Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University - Lucknow
  • Delhi University
  • Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC), New Delhi
  • King George’s Medical University, (Uttar Pradesh)
  • KLE University
  • Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, (Hyderabad)
  • Madras Medical College, (Tamil Nadu)
  • Medical College & Hospital Kolkata - Kolkata
  • Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (Andhra Pradesh)

Exam Pattern of the Rheumatology Course

The paper of the entrance examination will have 300 MCQ’s. The topics that will be asked and the mark distribution are mentioned below.

  • Anatomy – 15 questions
  • Biochemistry – 15 questions
  • Biophysics – 5 questions
  • Forensic Medicine – 10 questions
  • Medicine Dermatology and Venerelogy – 37 questions
  • Microbiology – 20 questions
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 20 questions
  • Ophthalmology – 10 questions
  • Paediatrics – 15 questions
  • Pathology – 25 questions
  • Pharmacology – 20 questions
  • Physiology – 15 questions
  • Psychiatry – 10 questions
  • Radio diagnosis and Radiotherapy – 12 questions
  • Social and Preventive Medicine – 25 questions
  • Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics & Anaesthesia – 46 questions

Negative marking shall be followed by evaluators when checking this paper.

How to Procure Application for the Rheumatology Course?

Exam forms for the above mentioned examinations could be got from the exam counter of the respective institutions. It can be got by means of the official website as well. Applicants can also get their forms by post.  The forms of some institutions can be got from designated braches of banks too. The price of the exam forms will change from institution to institution. The price of the admission form of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences is Rs. 1000/- For General Students and Rs 800/- For Students of Backward Categories.



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