MD/MS/MDS Entrance Examinations

The Questions for MD/MS/MDS Entrance Examinations are of the objective type and consist of 200 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The MCQs shall be of the following types and indicative examples of each are provided:

  1. Single Best Answer Type - Each question / statement shall have four alternatives / statements of which only and one best response is to be selected /marked ,
    Correct answer: +1 and Incorrect answer:-1/3
  2. Multiple True-False Type - Each question shall have a stem followed by five alternatives/ statements and every alternative/ statement will have to be marked as either True or False
    Correct answer: +1/5 for each alternative/statement and Incorrect answer: -1/5 for each alternative/statement
  3. Match the Following Type - Each question shall have two columns with four items in one column (A) that need to be matched appropriately with the best alternative available in the next column(B).
    Correct answer: +1/4 for each alternative and Incorrect answer: -1/4 for each alternative
  4. Sequential Arrangement Type -Each question shall have a list of items that need to be arranged sequentially or in order as indicated
    Correct answer (full sequence correct); +1, Incorrect Answer (Sequence in correct) : - 1
  5. Multiple Completion Type - Each question / statement shall have four alternatives / statements of which one or more may be correct and need to be marked using the following key: (1) If a, b, c are correct (2) If a and c are correct (3) If b and d are correct (4) If all four (a, b, c, & d) are correct.
    Correct answer: +1/4 and Incorrect answer: -1/4
  6. Reason Assertion Type  Each question shall have two statements: Assertion (A) and Reason (B) connected by the term “because”. The appropriate answer should be marked using the following key:  (1) Both Assertion and Reasons are independently true / correct statements and the Reason is the correct explanation for the Assertion (2) Both Assertion and Reasons are independently true / correct statements, but the Reason is not the correct explanation for the Assertion (3) Assertion is independently a true / correct statement, but the Reasons is independently a false / incorrect statement (4) Assertion is independently a false / incorrect statement, but the Reasons is independently a true / correct statement (5) Both Assertion and Reasons are independently false
    Correct answer: +1/4 and Incorrect answer: -1/4
  7. Extended Matching Items / Questions (EMI /EMQ) Each EMI /EMQ will broadly have the following components.
     Theme & Focus  Answer option list  Lead in question  Scenarios or Vignettes
    There will be two or more scenario / viginette related to the overall Theme & Focus of the question
     The candidate should select the best possible answer from the Answer Option List.