AIIMS Delhi- All you need to know about Ranking, Cutoffs, Fees, and much more!

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi is a premier government medical college and hospital based in New Delhi, India. AIIMS Delhi was established as a “temple of modern India” in 1952 to achieve Prime Minister Nehru’s vision of having a Centre of Excellence in medical sciences in India. AIIMS Delhi has come a long way since its conception and is now the best and most sought-after medical college in India.

Today, AIIMS is among the top group of medical colleges in India, with AIIMS Delhi renowned as the best among all the AIIMS colleges. In this article, you can find all the information about AIIMS Delhi including the Cutoffs, Fee structure, Rankings, and much more. So, read on!


AIIMS Delhi is located in Ansari Nagar in New Delhi. This is a very happening area of the national capital. It is also surrounded by other prestigious medical bodies like Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) etc. Thus there are no connectivity issues regarding the campus as it is well connected to the airport (10.5 km) and the railway station (8 km).

About the Institute

AIIMS Delhi is an autonomous university. Dr. Balram Airan and Dr. M.C. Mishra are the dean and director respectively. It offers 100 seats for the flagship MBBS. The institute is fully under the control of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India.

Admission at AIIMS Delhi

Now we touch upon the most important aspect for the students i.e. Admissions at AIIMS Delhi. For its MBBS course, AIIMS conducts its own Computer Based Test (CBT). With just 107 seats up for grabs, the conversion rate is very less and there is a heated race for admissions. The reservation policies for the seats during admission are followed as per the norms set by the Government of India. Similar CBTs are held for the admission to the PG courses. The format of the exam is that it will be in English or Hindi depending on the candidate’s preference. There is no prescribed syllabus as such for the exam. The marking scheme is that for every correct answer you get 1 mark and for every wrong answer you get -0.3 mark. The percentile scores will be calculated following the normalization of the scores obtained.

Important Dates

Candidates can check the following table for the important dates in the AIIMS MBBS 2017 Event Calendar:

Events Dates
Online Registration of Application on AIIMS Website 24th January 2017
Last Date for Online Applications 23rd February 2017
Availability of Admit Cards 9th May 2017
Date of AIIMS MBBS 2017 Examination 28th May 2017
AIIMS MBBS 2017 Result Announcement 15th June 2017
First Counselling 3rd-6th July 2017
Second Counselling 11th August 2017
Third Counselling 4th September 2017
Open Counselling (if required) 27th September 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should be minimum 17 years old at the time of applying.
  • The candidates must have passed their 10+2 examination from a recognized board with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects.
  • The minimum aggregate marks that the general category candidates need to secure in the qualifying exam is 60% and 50% for the SC/ST category candidates.
  • The Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) need to submit document of registration under section 7A of citizenship act, 1955.
  • The foreign nationals are nominated by the Government of India. They don’t need to appear in the AIIMS MBBS examination but have to submit all necessary documents as per the eligibility criteria for AIIMS MBBS examination.

Application Fee

  • For General/OBC category candidates- Rs. 1000.
  • For SC/ST category candidates- Rs. 800.

The application fee can be paid through Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking.

AIIMS MBSS 2017 Application Form

The AIIMS MBBS 2017application form can only be filled in the online mode. The AIIMS MBBS 2017 Application Form was made available from 24th January 2017 onwards. Candidates need to choose their preference of the exam city after paying the exam fee. This is done on a first-come-first-serve basis. The choice of exam centre can’t be changed at a later stage under any circumstances.

Please read carefully the following information about how to apply online for the AIIMS MBBS 2017 examination.

Before you start filling the online application form, you’re required to keep the following documents/things ready:

  • Your personal and academic details.
  • Mobile number and email id.
  • Scanned images of your signature, photograph, and left thumb impression in the prescribed format.
  • Debit Card/ Credit Card/Net Banking details.

Specifications for Uploading Scanned Images

Please keep the following scanned images ready in the prescribed format and size specifications before you attempt to fill the online application form.

  • Specifications for Uploading Photograph: Your photograph should be of 3.5cm X 4.5cm size on a white background with 200 dpi. File size: 50-100 kb. File Format: jpg/jpeg/gif/png.
  • Specifications for Uploading Signature: Your signature should be of 6 cm X 3 cm size with 200 dpi. File size: 10-50 kb. File Format: jpg/jpeg/gif/png.
  • Specifications for Uploading Left Thumb Impression: Your left thumb impression should be of 4 cm X 3 cm size with 200 dpi. File size: 10-50 kb. File Format: jpg/jpeg/gif/png.

Steps to Apply for AIIMS MBBS 2017

Step 1: Registration:

To be able to register online, you need to browse to the official website and click on the tab for registration. After reading all the instructions given therein, click the ‘Proceed’ tab. After successful registration, note down your id and password for future reference.

Step 2: Payment of Application Fee

You’ll be directed to pay the application fee online through Debit Card/Credit Card or Net Banking.

Step 3: Choose Exam-City

Once your payment is successful, you’ll be required to highlight your preference of exam centre.

Step 4: Filling of Personal Details

Fill up your educational and communication details in the online form and click on ‘Save’ and then on ‘Proceed’.

Step 5: Uploading Scanned Images

Now you need to upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, and left thumb impression as per the prescribed specifications.

Step 6: Take a Printout of the Application Form

Now go through the filled application form and carefully review all the information that you have provided. Once you’ve verified the information, click on the ‘Submit’ tab. Once the application form is successfully submitted, AIIMS will send you an acknowledgment with your unique registration number.

Course Structure and Fees

The flagship MBBS course is usually of a  year duration which includes  years of coursework and 1 year of compulsory internship. The curriculum is very rigorous for the aspiring doctors. The course plan is also a very hectic one with breaks provided in between in the forms of cultural weeks, fests etc.

The course is divided into 3 phases as:

  1. Pre-clinical
  2. Para Clinical
  3. Clinical.


The cutoff marks are the minimum marks a candidate needs to score to qualify the AIIMS entrance exam. The cutoff score is based on several factors like the number of candidates, the number of seats, marking scheme, the difficulty level of the exam, etc. The candidates belonging to the General Category need to score minimum 50% marks to qualify the AIIMS MBBS examination. The candidates belonging to SC/ST Category need to obtain 40% and the candidates belonging to the OBC Category need to score 45% marks in the AIIMS MBBS examination to qualify.

The exam conducting authority AIIMS Delhi releases a merit list consisting the candidate’s All India Rank (AIR), overall percentile and subject-wise percentile.

AIIMS MBBS 2017 Qualifying Percentile

Category AIIMS MBBS 2017 Qualifying Percentile
General 99.0014978
SC/ST 97.4205359
OBC- Non-Creamy Layer 94.1220114

AIIMS MBBS New Delhi Rank-Wise Cutoff for 2016

Category Last Rank
General/Unreserved 37
OBC 256
SC 1138
ST 2825

Fee Structure

The fee is just a measly amount of Rs.7640 for the entire course duration. This is a huge deal for the candidates from the weaker economic section aspiring to become doctors.

The following table outlines the General Category fee structure for the five-year MBBS course:

Particulars Year 1-Fee(Rs.) Year 2-Fee(Rs.) Year 3-Fee(Rs.) Year 4-Fee(Rs.) Year 5-Fee(Rs.)
Tuition Fee 1350 1350 1350 1350 1350
Registration Fee 25
Other Fees 253 153 153 153 153
Year-Wise Total 1628 1503 1503 1503 1503
Grand Total 7640


  • Highest Package offered: 7 to 8 Lakhs Per Annum.
  • Average Package offered: 4 to 5 Lakhs Per Annum.

Infrastructure & Facilities

AIIMS Delhi is fortunate enough to have been endowed with a competent faculty and a well-functioning infrastructure. Some of the best minds in medical subjects are employed here to mold the talented aspiring doctors into some of the best doctors in the world. AIIMS Delhi also has some of the best hospitals nearby as well as the best Speciality Care Centres within its campus for research as well as practice purposes. Students are given an ample chance to excel with help of these research centres and hospitals.

AIIMS Delhi is well-known for its state-of-the-art infrastructure and world-class academic facilities. For your benefit, we’re throwing light on some of the facilities available on the AIIMS Delhi campus.

Central Library

The AIIMS Central Library is named after the Institute’s founder-director B.B. Dikshit. The building of the library has two floors with a carper area of 27000 square feet and can accommodate 350 people at a time. The library is one of the best centres of information in South Asia with a huge collection of over 73142 books, 78727 bound journals, 8503 theses, and provides access to more than 1500 online journals in the area of medical sciences. The AIIMS Library also has access to important Medical Science databases like Access medicine, BMJ Best Practice, BMJ Case Reports, UPTODATE, Web of Science, NEJM Journal Watch, etc.The library is open round the clock, all throughout the week including Sundays and holidays except national holidays.

Computer Facility

Computer Facility was introduced at AIIMS Delhi in 1978 as a unit in the Department of Biophysics. Though it was initially catering only to Biophysics, by 1989 it was operational in full scale. The computer facility is engaged in activities like teaching, research, thesis guidance, and computerization of patient-care.

Central Workshop

Established in 1964, the central workshop’s primary objective was to promote the repair and maintenance of World-Class Biomedical Equipment in India. The workshop also helps in the research activities by modifying the instruments according to need.

Transport Facility

The Transport section provides transport services to the faculty and officers of AIIMS to carry out their duties, students, medical doctors, etc. Vehicles also ply between AIIMS and CRHSP Ballabgarh for transport of faculty, students, and residents. The transport section of AIIMS Delhi has its own fleet of buses and cars and some vehicles are also hired on contract basis for various requirements of AIIMS.


AIIMS Delhi has various hostels for its Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, Ph.D. scholars, and resident doctors. The hostels are conveniently located so that the residents don’t have to commute long distances after a day of hard work and studies. These hostels allow students to spend ample time in the hospital departments, library, and make use of other facilities to make sure they develop academically and pick up the required skills through experience. Hostel life also ensures interaction between colleagues and peers, forging friendships and prepares the students to cope up with the pressures of day to day life.

Most of the hostels have common TV Rooms and the men’s hostel has a playground and floodlit courts for volleyball and basketball. There’s a gymnasium, tennis court, and an eight-lane swimming-pool in the Students Gymkhana premises.

Apart from these facilities, AIIMS Delhi is also home to world-class laboratories, medical and hospital facilities, auditorium, cafeteria, etc.


AIIMS Delhi was ranked first among medical colleges in India in 2017 by India Today, Outlook India, and The week.

Student life @ AIIMS Delhi

Student life at AIIMS Delhi is a double-edged sword. Firstly owing to the highly competitive nature of the environment you are expected to be very studious and also always keep your guard on. But AIIMS Delhi is not all cruel. It gives the students chances to relax in the form of trips and cultural fests. PULSE is their intra-college fest and is one of the biggest in south east Asia. Student life here is mainly what you make of the opportunities provided to you. Most of the students here try to balance their academics and extracurriculars so as to benefit from both.

Life Post AIIMS Delhi

AIIMS Delhi definitely gives a tremendous push to your career launching you among the best doctors in the country. It can help you land a job in the best hospitals in the country as well as the world. It can also help you to secure PG admissions in the top colleges in the country. Roman Saini (ex-IAS), Deepak Chopra, Abul K Abbas are some of the well-known Alumni of this esteemed institute.

So with this I hope I have shed some light on AIIMS Delhi and also have helped the medical aspirants by doing so.

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