AIIMS PG 2018 Exam Information

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has opened online applications for Entrance Examinations leading to admission in Postgraduate Courses of AIIMS, New Delhi and six other AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur & Rishikesh) for the January 2019 session. The courses offered include [MD/MS/ M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS].

January Session

Registrations for the exam have now concluded and AIIMS PG Admit Card has been released for the January session. The exam will be conducted on 18th November 2018.

For AIIMS PG Admit Card Download, access the following page AIIMS PG Courses Login Page

This Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration (PAAR) facility is being initiated for the Postgraduate Medical & Dental Entrance Examinations for the January 2019 session onwards and will be extended shortly to the MBBS Entrance Examination and other examinations subsequently.

AIIMS PG 2018 Exam Date

Application Process Schedule

Starts Ends
Basic Online Registration [for all MD/MS/MDS course] 31st August 2018 20th September 2018
Online Registration [Status Updated] 26th September 2018
Final Status/Updated Images 27 September 2018 1st October 2018
Prospectus Upload including tentative seat positions 4th October 2018
Final Registration (Completion of all details like Qualification, City Choice, Payment) – Only possible for those who had completed Basic Reg. within stipulated time-frame 5th October 2018 15th October 2018

AIIMS PG Entrance Exam Dates

The AIIMS PG Entrance Exam will be conducted on the 18th of November in cities all over the country. Applicants have selected their exam city preference during the Final Registration process that ended on 15th October. The exam will be of varying duration depending on the course opted for – i.e., Medical Course entrance exam is of 3 hour duration while Dental Course entrance exam is of 1.5 hour duration.

Exam date and timings have been mentioned below –

Examination Date 18th November 2018
Examination  Timing
Medical Course 9 A.M. to 12 P.M. (noon)
Dental Course 9 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.

AIIMS PG Result Date

It is expected that AIIMS will declare the result and release the Merit List on the 23rd of November. After this, counselling is set to begin in the first week of December and tentatively at the end of February there will be an Open Counselling Round.

AIIMS PG 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Degree-Based Qualification

To apply for AIIMS PG Programme, candidate should hold certain educational qualification as enlisted below.

A] For MD and MS course, the candidate is required to

  • Hold an MBBS Degree from a University recognised by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India.
  • He/She must also have completed the 12 months compulsory rotational internship or Practical training [as of January 30, 2019.]

B] For MDS course, the candidate is required to:

  • Hold a BDS degree from University recognised by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India.
  • He/She must also have completed the 12 months compulsory rotational internship or Practical training [as of January 30, 2019.]

Marks-Based Qualification

The candidates must have obtained a minimum of the following marks in all the MBBS/MDS examination (in aggregate):

  • Minimum marks in aggregate required for SC/ST categories students are 50%.
  • For all other categories including OBC category minimum required mark is 55%.

AIIMS PG 2018 Registration

Registrations will be a two-stage process comprising of a Basic Registration and Final Registration stages

Basic Registration

  • In the first stage applicants desirous of appearing in any of the Entrance Examinations (eg MD/MS or MDS or MBBS) in future will be able to initially register by filling basic details and uploading images almost a year in advance (Basic Registration)
  • The candidates will be informed whether their registration is accepted, and their details will be stored with an unique identification number.
  • Basic Registration process is free of any charges and thus no payment shall be collected at this stage.
  • At a specified time prior to the entrance examination for a session (e.g. January 2019 session for MD/MS or MDS or MBBS 2019 session) the Basic Registration process will be closed and no further applications for that particular session will be allowed.
  • The Prospectus and list of tentative seats will be uploaded at this time since the correct position will be known only after a session has started and seat allocation processes are closed.
  • The applicants who have completed Basic Registration and this has been accepted can thus decide to either appear for the examination at this session or subsequently.

Final Registration 

  • In case the applicant desires to take the examination as announced, he / she can proceed for Final Registration.
  • In Final Registration, applicants can fill remaining details such as like qualification details, choose the available city for examinations and make the necessary payments.
  • These applicants will be eligible to be issued Admit Cards for that examination subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria as mentioned in the respective prospectus

Note on Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration (PAAR)

The registration process will then resume and continue for subsequent sessions (e.g. after Final Registration for MD/MS/MDS January 2019 session the Basic Registration for MD /MS or MDS July 2019 session onwards and MBBS 2020 session will resume).

Those who have already completed Basic Registration earlier need not fill these details again whether they have appeared for the MD/MS/MDS Entrance Examination of January 2019 session.

However, every time the dates for Final Registration for subsequent Entrance Examinations are made, the Final Registration will have to be completed.

Thus, while Basic Registration is enduring, Final Registration is examination session specific.

AIIMS PG 2018 Syllabus

AIIMS- All India Institute of Medical Science is the entrance exam used for getting admission in Medical College. AIIMS entrance exam is also for admission in any 1 of all the 6 branches of AIIMS.it is an online exam has 200 MCQs to be completed in 210 minutes (3.5 hrs.) AIIMS exam has 60 questions each on Physics, Chemistry & Biology, 10 questions on Logical reasoning & 10 questions on G.K (General Knowledge).

In AIIMS-Each question carries 1 mark and 1/3 marks are deducted for wrong answers.

AIIMS exam paper is set in two languages Hindi, English. Candidates can give in any language they like from above.

Eligibility criteria for AIIMS.

  • Age criteria
  • Candidates must have attained an age of 17 years as on December 31, 2019, and
    also, candidates born on or after January 02, 2003 will not be eligible to apply for AIIMS MBBS 2019.
  • Academic Qualification. 
  • As mentioned earlier, students must have passed Class 12 under the 10+2 senior school certificate examination (CBSE) or Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination from a recognized University/Board from any state having English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the main subject. 
  • Minimum marks secured. 
  • The total numbers of marks secured in English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology obtained in the qualifying examination for various categories are as follows:
  • General & OBC candidates – 60%
  • SC/ST candidates – 50%
  • PwD candidates – 45%

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AIIMS PG 2018 Admit Card

January Session

The Admit Card for AIIMS PG 2019 [January Session] has been made available for download on the official exam website of AIIMS. As of 6th November 2018, candidates have been notified of Admit Card availability for the exam which will be held on 18th November 2018. The candidates will have to login to the the official AIIMS website – aiimsexams.org to be able to download their PG Entrance Exam Admit Card.

AIIMS PG Admit Card Download (Jan 2019 Session)  Log in to Download AIIMS PG Admit Card

Download AIIMS Admit Card for PG Entrance

Once on the website, candidate must access the Academic Courses tab as is seen in the blue icon in the image below –

After this, the screen will open to list of courses being offered. Please select the appropriate course has you have applied for. Course available will include MD/MS/MDS for Post-graduation level. This how it will appear to you once the screen is opened –

By clicking on the screen you will get announcement updates informing you whether admit card is released or not for your course. Once you ensure it is available you may use to the Registration/Login page to access the AIIMS PG admit card.

AIIMS PG Admit Card Download (Jan 2019 Session)  Log in to Download AIIMS PG Admit Card

Please note that only candidates who have successfully registered for the exam during Basic and Final Registration Process will only be able to download their Admit Card. It is mandatory to carry the Admit Card along with you for the examination day. Without this you will not be permitted to appear for the exam.

It is advisable that candidates go through the details mentioned in AIIMS PG Admit Card 2019 on downloading it. In case of any errors candidates need to contact Assistant Controller of Examinations AIIMS, New Delhi, via email to get the mistakes corrected before appearing for the AIIMS PG 2019 examination.

The details mentioned in AIIMS Admit Card for PG Entrance Exam (January 2019 session) include the following:

  • Candidate Name
  • Candidate Registration ID
  • Exam date and time
  • Exam centre and address of venue
  • Exam instructions to be followed by the candidate – reporting time etc.