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One of India’s most prestigious medical institutes, AIIMS offers students admission to its MBBS programmes based on this exam.
  • Field
  • Eligibility
    12th Standard Science Students
  • Subjects
    Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Knowledge and Logical Thinking
  • Applicants
    3.6 Lakhs
  • Seats
  • Questions Type
    Objective type MCQs
  • Paper Pattern
    200 Questions in
    3.5 Hours
  • Colleges
    AIIMS institutions across India
  • Difficulty Level
    Medium to Hard
  • Time to Prepare
    2 Years
  • When

All you need to know about AIIMS


Facts, Syllabus & Pattern

  • What is AIIMS
  • Syllabus for AIIMS
  • Exam Pattern for AIIMS

How to apply for AIIMS

  • Eligibility Criteria for AIIMS
  • Registration for AIIMS
  • Application Fees for AIIMS

Important Dates

  • Exam Dates for AIIMS

Results and Cut-off

  • Cut-off for AIIMS

How to Prepare for AIIMS

  • Preparation Tips for AIIMS
  • Study Material for AIIMS
  • Previous Years’ Papers for AIIMS

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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What is AIIMS?

  • The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are a group of autonomous medical colleges of higher education.
  • Through a national level undergraduate medical entrance exam, they grant admissions to students for MBBS programmes.
  • Every year, over 3 lakh students apply for this exam.

Syllabus for AIIMS

Physics Physics
  1. Electrostatics
  2. Current Electricity
  3. Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  4. Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
  5. Electromagnetic Waves
  6. Optics
  7. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
  8. Atoms and Nuclei
  1. Electronic Devices
  2. Communication Systems
  3. Laws of Motion
  4. Work, Energy and Power
  5. Gravitation
  6. Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  7. Heat and Thermodynamics
  8. Oscillations
  9. Waves
Chemistry Chemistry
  1. Solid State
  2. Solutions
  3. Electrochemistry
  4. Chemical Kinetics
  5. Surface Chemistry
  6. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
  7. s-Block Elements
  8. s-Block Elements
  9. d- and f-Block Elements
  1. Coordination Compounds
  2. Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
  3. Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  4. Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
  5. Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
  6. Biomolecules
  7. Polymers
  8. Chemistry in Everyday Life
biology Biology
  1. Diversity in the Living World
  2. Anatomy and Physiology of Plants
  3. Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
  4. Cell: Structure and Functions
  5. Reproduction
  1. Genetics and Evolution
  2. Biology in Human Welfare
  3. Biotechnology and its Applications
  4. Ecology and Environment

Exam Pattern for AIIMS

Particulars Details
Subjects Physics, Chemistry and Biology, General Knowledge & Aptitude and Logical Thinking
Type of Questions Objective (MCQs with 4 options)
Mode of Examination Computer-based test
Exam Duration 3.5 hours
Number of Questions 200
Marking Scheme 1 mark awarded for each correct answer
Negative Marking 1/3 mark deducted for each incorrect answer
Languages English and Hindi
Here is the subject-wise breakup of questions in the AIIMS exam:
Subject Number of Questions
Physics 60
Chemistry 60
Biology 60
General Knowledge 10
Aptitude and Logical Thinking 10
Total 200

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Eligibility Criteria for AIIMS

  • Age:

    You must have completed 17 years of age on December 31st of the year of admission.

    If you were born after 2nd January, 2003, you are ineligible to apply.

  • Subjects:

    You must have English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects in your 10+2 or equivalent examination.

  • Score in 10+2 or equivalent exam:

    You must have passed Class 12 under the 10+2 scheme from SSC, CBSE, ISC or any equivalent examination from a recognized board or Indian university.

    As a General category candidate, you must have scored a minimum aggregate of least 60% in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

    As an SC or ST candidate, your minimum aggregate should be 50%.

  • Current Class 12 students:

    If you are currently applying for your Class 12 examination, you are still eligible to apply for AIIMS.

    However, your application will only be considered valid after you provide evidence of having passed your exam with the minimum score.

  • Aadhaar card requirement:

    You need a registered Aadhaar Card Number to be eligible to apply for AIIMS.

  • Number of attempts:

    There is no limit to the number of attempts for this examination.

Registration for AIIMS

  • The AIIMS application form needs to be filled online
  • You need to provide details such as email id, phone number, parents' details, educational and domicile information
  • You will have to choose a password for your login ID and pay the application fee
To register for AIIMS, you need to:
  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Click the ‘New Registration’ tab.
  3. Read the instructions and click ‘Proceed’.
  4. Fill in your personal details and contact information.
  5. Note down your Candidate ID and click ‘OK’.
  6. Pay the ‘Application Fee’.
  7. Select your choice of exam centre.
  8. Fill in your address and qualification details.
  9. Upload all scanned images.
  10. Click ‘Save and Proceed’.
  11. Take a printout for future reference purposes.
Before registering for AIIMS, you need to keep the following documents ready:
Sr. No. Scanned Document Size
1 Recent colour passport size photograph with the name of the candidate below the photograph (JPEG) 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm
50 to 100 KB
2 Signature (JPEG) 3 cm X 6 cm
3 Left thumb impression (JPEG) 4 cm X 3 cm

Application Fees for AIIMS

Category Application Fee (Without late charges)
General Candidates Rs.1000/- (Plus transaction charges)
SC and ST Candidates Rs.750/- (Plus transaction charges)
OPH Candidates Nil (Exempted)

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Exam dates for AIIMS 2019

AIIMS Application forms releases 2nd January, 2019 00:00 AM
Last date to submit the online application form 31st January, 2019 05:00 PM
AIIMS admit cards released 3rd May, 2019* 00:00 AM
AIIMS entrance exam 25th and 26th May, 2019
Declaration of Results 12th June, 2019
AIIMS counselling begins 1st July, 2019

* Dates are tentative and subject to change.

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Cut-off for AIIMS

The qualifying criteria for students across all categories is as follows:
Category Qualifying Percentage
General and General OPH 50%
OBC and OBC OPH 45%
SC, ST, SC OPH and ST OPH 40%

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Preparation Tips for AIIMS

  • Have a study plan in mind. It is also useful to set tangible goals for each day and work on fulfilling them.
  • Be thorough with the syllabus and don’t forget the basics in a rush for more complicated topics
  • Deep and precise understanding of concepts is needed to crack AIIMS.
  • Avoid the common mistakes everyone makes. Just keeping these few basic things in mind can improve your rank by a huge margin.
  • Don’t just read stuff; remember it. AIIMS won’t test you solely on your concepts; there’ll be a lot of cramming required as well. Read about how to remember stuff you read here.
  • practice AIIMS sample papers and try to attempt them, timing yourself for 3 hours. Simulating a real exam situation will help you with time management and pressure handling.
  • Use the sample papers and past years’ papers you solved to draw up a suitable exam strategy. That said, don’t be too rigid with it, as examiners love to throw up surprises that’ll make your strategy and planning useless!
  • Keep revision notes, which will make short work of going through the entire syllabus again. Revision is extremely important. Keep glancing through the syllabus time and again.
  • Keep yourself updated with current news. For some exciting tips on general knowledge.
Here’s a detailed article listing the best tips to crack AIIMS.

Study Material for AIIMS

Physics Physics
  • Fundamentals of Physics, by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
  • Concepts of Physics (Volume I and II), by H.C. Verma
  • Objective Physics for Medical Entrances Examinations (Volume I and II)
  • NCERT at Your Fingertips
  • D.C. Pandey
Chemistry Chemistry
  • Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips, Chemistry (Class 11 + 12) (English), By MTG Publications
  • Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for Class 11th and 12th (Volume I and II)
  • Set of 3 books for Chemistry, by O.P. Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry, Arihant Publications
  • NCERT at Your Fingertips
biology Biology
  • Exploring Biology for Medical Entrances (Volume I and II) (English)
  • Trueman’s Objective Biology for Medical Entrance Examinations
  • Trueman’s Elementary Biology, Vol I and II (English)
  • Objective Biology, Dinesh Publications
  • NCERT at Your Fingertips

Previous Years’ Papers for AIIMS

Solving previous years' papers is the best way to judge your preparation. Make sure to do this within the set time limit. Focus on frequently asked questions, topics and the exam pattern. Also, focus on question papers of other exams like JIPMER, RPET and NEET if you are looking for diverse practice sessions. Chances are, you will appear for more medical entrance exams other than AIIMS 2019. Going through current and past years’ JEE Main papers won’t hurt either.

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Q1: What college can I apply to after giving AIIMS?

Ans: Through this exam, you can gain admission to any of the AIIMS colleges in India.

Here are all of them in order of their ranking.
Sr. No. AIIMS Colleges
1 AIIMS, New Delhi
2 AIIMS, Bhopal
3 AIIMS, Bhubaneshwar
4 AIIMS, Jodhpur
5 AIIMS, Patna
6 AIIMS, Raipur
7 AIIMS, Rishikesh

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