AIIMS MBBS is a medical entrance examination conducted for admission to Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). AIIMS, New Delhi was established in 1956 and in the same year its first batch of undergraduate medical students was admitted.

Fourteen other All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have already been established in the states of Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Mangalagiri, Nagpur, Raebareli, Kalyani, Gorakhpur, Bhatinda, Deogarh & Telangana. They are similar to AIIMS, New Delhi and have been established under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana [PMSSY].

AIIMS MBBS is conducted once in a year tentatively in the month of May. A student can appear in AIIMS MBBS exam as many times as permitted to him/her by the minimum and maximum age limit criteria. Question paper for the exam is provided either in English or in Hindi according to the choice of candidates. The entrance exam is conducted online i.e. through a Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Paper Pattern

The AIIMS MBBS entrance examination has one paper consisting of 200 objective type i.e. multiple choice and reason-assertion type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge/Aptitude.

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsTime AllowedMarking Scheme
Physics603 hours 30 minutes+1 for correct answer, -1/3 for incorrect answer
(Botany + Zoology)
General Knowledge10
Aptitude and Logical Thinking10
Total 200

The course of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences lasts for a minimum of five and a half academic years which includes one year of compulsory internship.

The eligibility of Indian nationals is subjected to the following conditions:

  1. A candidate must have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or shall complete that age on or before 31st December of the year of his/her admission.
  2. A candidate must have appeared/appearing/passed the 12th class or an equivalent examination of a recognized university/ board of any Indian state with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as compulsory subjects. The candidates with Biology as an additional subject are also eligible.
  3. The minimum aggregate marks in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology required in the qualifying examination is 60% for general and OBC candidates, 50% for SC/ST candidates and 45% for PWBD candidates.

The general standard of the examination is that of 12th class under the 10+2 scheme/intermediate science. No syllabus has been prescribed by the institute for the examination. The comprehensive tentative syllabus of the examination is provided below:

Physics Syllabus 

Physical World and MeasurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Behavior of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves

Chemistry Syllabus 

Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolutions
Structure of AtomElectrochemistry
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesChemical Kinetics
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureSurface Chemistry
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Thermodynamicsd and f Block Elements
EquilibriumCoordination Compounds
Redox ReactionsHaloalkanes and Haloarenes
HydrogenAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
s-Block ElementsAldehydes, Ketones and  Carboxylic Acids
p-Block ElementsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Organic ChemistryBiomolecules
Environmental ChemistryChemistry in Everyday Life
Solid State

Biology Syllabus 

Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organisation in Animals and PlantsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and Its Applications
Human PhysiologyEcology and Environment




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