AIIMS 2018 All India Institute of Medical Sciences

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What is AIIMS ?

All India Institute of Medical Sciences was established by an Act of parliament of 1956 as an autonomous institution of national importance and its objectives and functions were defined. By virtue of this Act, the Institute awards its own medical degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions. The degrees and diplomas awarded by the Institute...

All India Institute of Medical Sciences was established by an Act of parliament of 1956 as an autonomous institution of national importance and its objectives and functions were defined. By virtue of this Act, the Institute awards its own medical degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions. The degrees and diplomas awarded by the Institute under the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Act are recognized medical qualifications for the purpose of the Indian Medical Council Act and notwithstanding anything contained in the Medical Council Act, are deemed to be included in the first schedule of that Act, entitling the holders to the same privileges as those attached to the equivalent awards from other universities of India.

The Medical Science practiced and taught here is highly advanced making AIIMS the most sought after Medical Institute. It has campuses in the following places: Bhubaneshwar, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Jodhpur, Bhopal and Jhajjar. 

AIIMS Eligibility Criteria requires a candidate to complete a minimum of 17 years of age on December 31, 2017. The examinees should have cleared 12th Grade or equivalent recognized by AIIMS Delhi. Candidates must have mandatorily studied Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology in Grade 11th and 12th.

AIIMS Exam Pattern consists of 200 questions that are Multiple Choice and Reason Assertion based. For every correct response,1 mark would be given while every incorrect response would carry 1/3 marks. It would consist of the following subjects such as – Physics, Chemistry, General Knowledge, Biology and a section on logic. Physics, Chemistry and Biology have about 60 questions each and about 10 questions each from General Knowledge and Aptitude sections.

AIIMS Entrance Exam for New Delhi and six other AIIMS would be conducted through Online Computer Based Test mode only. The Examination is proposed to be conducted in two shifts in different centers all over India on the scheduled date in over 171 Examination centers.

The duration of the AIIMS MBBS course also known as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery shall be for a minimum of 5 and a half years academic years inclusive of one year's compulsory internship.

The application form for AIIMS Registration needs to be filled as per the directions mentioned in the prospectus. The Application Fee payment is payable online or through Debit/Credit Card. Conveying any false information in the form can get the candidate disqualified or rejected from writing the AIIMS exam.

It is mandatory to carry the AIIMS Admit card to the examination hall without which the candidate would not be able to write the exam. AIIMS Cutoff has been fixed as a minimum of 50% for the General Category to get selected in the further procedures.

The Overall Merit list for the AIIMS Exam is prepared by merging the percentiles of the scores in a total of the shifts in which the exams were conducted. In the event of resolving ties Percentile in Biology would be the first determinator followed by Chemistry, Physics and Age Seniority.

The AIIMS notification was released on February 2, 2018, wherein admission would be offered at AIIMS New Delhi and 8 other AIIMS Campuses. This is good for the candidates as there would be the number of seats. The AIIMS Examination would be held on 2 days instead of one.

There would be 2 shifts on both the days May 26 and May 27, 2018, on which the AIIMS Examination would be conducted. A strong grasp in the fundamental concepts of AIIMS MBBS subjects – Physics, Chemistry, and Biology which at 10+2 level is necessary for candidates to do well in the examination. The sections such as General Knowledge, Aptitude and Logical Thinking should also be studied well by the candidates in addition to gaining knowledge on the above-mentioned subjects.

The AIIMS 2018 Important Dates are as follows:

Particulars Dates
Application Form Submission 5 Feb 2018
Last Date for Form Submission 5 March 2018
Application Form Status 20 March 2018
AIIMS Admit Card 10 May 2018
Exam Date 26-27 May 2018
AIIMS Result 18 June 2018
AIMS Counseling July-September 2018

The AIIMS Result would be announced on June 18, 2018. In the previous year, the AIIMS Result was announced on June 15. Since the fate of a lot of applicants depends significantly on results alone, the institute may take some time to run it to avoid any kind of issues. Once the AIIMS Result has been announced, candidates can log in and check the same from the AIIMS Official website. There are a total of 807 seats in all the AIIMS Campuses the main one in New Delhi and 8 others.

The scores of the candidates shall be announced initially after which the merit list shall be released. The AIIMS MBBS Merit list shall contain the names of only those candidates who are qualified. The candidates would be writing in two shifts for the AIIMS Examination. The components of the AIIMS Result have been explained as below:

Raw Score: Raw Score shall be calculated on the basis of the correct and wrong answers that are given by the candidate. It shall predominantly be the individual score obtained by all candidates.

Percentage: The Percentage of the AIIMS Result shall be calculated on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidate and total marks of the question paper.

Percentile: The AIIMS Percentile would be calculated on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidate and the total marks of the question paper.

AIIMS Merit List shall be made on the basis of marks obtained by the candidates across two shifts. The merit list shall be a combination of the candidates who would have written both the shifts.

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AIIMS 2018 Important Dates

The AIIMS in the previous year was held on 28 May and the students had a mixed response as to the AIIMS Exam Pattern. The Dates table below illustrates important timelines relating to Application, Examination, AIIMS Result and Counseling.


AIIMS MBBS Exam Events

Important Dates

Online Registration of AIIMS MBBS Application Begins on

24 Jan 2018

Online Registration of AIIMS MBBS Application Closes on

23 Feb 2018

Status of Registration including rejection/deficiencies in application

07 Mar 2018

Last date for complying with deficiencies in application as indicated

19-21 April 2018

Hosting / Uploading the Admit Cards

8 May 2018


26-27 May 2018

Expected date of declaration of AIIMS MBBS Result

14 June 2018

AIIMS MBBS Counselling Round 1

July 3 to 8, 2018

AIIMS MBBS Counselling Round 2

27 Aug 2018

AIIMS MBBS Counselling Round 3

04 Sep 2018

Open Counselling

27 Sep 2018


Medical Examination of selected candidates

         July 11 to 17, 2018

General Orientation of New Batch including visit to Ballabhgarh Community Development

July 12 to 14, 2018

Academic Programme (Classes begin)

July 15 to 31, 2018

Orientation Programme by CREST

Teacher Mentors Programme Interactive Session/Feedback session about orientation Programme

August 10 to 11, 2018

Resumption of Academic Programme

August 12, 2018


Admission details will be available on the websites of the respective institutions Counters and officials from these institutions will be available at AIIMS, New Delhi during Counselling

August 2018

AIIMS 2018 Exam Pattern

AIIMS MBBS Entrance Examination would have one paper that consists of 200 Objective Type Questions (Multiple Choice and Reason Assertion Type) concerning Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge. Refer to this table below for distribution.

Subject Number of Questions
Physics 60
Chemistry 60
Biology 60
General Knowledge 10
Aptitude and Logical Thinking 10

The standard of the examination has been set to 10+2 intermediate Science. No syllabus as such has been prescribed by the Institute for the AIIMS MBBS Examination.

An Automated Question Paper in English or Hindi would be made to appear as per the choice of the candidates. Applicants must indicate in the form whether they prefer to have the question paper in either of these languages. The Choice cannot be changed later.


AIIMS 2018 Eligibility

AIIMS MBBS Eligibility Criteria has been mentioned across three categories such as Age, Academic Qualification and Marks scored by the candidates. The AIIMS MBBS Exam can be given by fulfilling the eligibility criteria and the requisite application procedure.

Category Criteria
  1. The Candidate should be or have attained 17 years as on 31st December of the admission year.
  2. Candidates who are born on or after 2nd January 2001 are not eligible to apply for the same.
Academic Qualification
  1. Should have passed 10+2 CBSE/Intermediate of an Indian State with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as a subject.
  2. Candidates who are appearing or appeared at the qualifying examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as the preferred subject, are also eligible to apply and appear in the Competitive Entrance Examination. A documentary evidence of having passed the examination with required subjects and marks.
  1. The minimum aggregate of marks obtained in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology obtained in the qualifying exam necessary to appear in this exam are: General/OBC 60% and SC/ST/OPH 50%
  2. Those candidates with CGPA Grades are required to apply the conversion factor approved by the Examination Board in the Application Form.


AIIMS 2018 Application Procedure

The AIIMS Application Procedure has to be in line with the requirements of the prospectus. The steps for the same is as detailed below:
  1. A candidate who is seeking admission to the entrance examination is required to fill up the online application as it has been specified in the prospectus.
  2. The AIIMS Application fee is payable online by Credit/Debit card or through Net Banking.
  3. A discrepancy in the date and time of the exam or any other detail mentioned in the student admit card should be brought to the immediate notice of the exam convening authority. Likewise, the Application Form should also be filled with utmost care.
  4. The AIIMS Application Form in all respects is required to be sent online and not offline to the Commissioner's office.
  5. Incomplete form in any respect shall not be entertained by the concerned authority.



In AIIMS MBBS 2017, out of 3.6 Lakh eligible candidates, 2.84 Lakh candidates gave the AIIMS exam with a composition of 1.5 Lakh women,1.3 Lakh men and 11 of the third gender category. The AIIMS MBBS 2017 was held on May 28, 2017, to determine admission for 700 seats at AIIMS Delhi and six other AIIMS campuses in Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur,Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh.

About 1.7% of the total number of candidates who gave the exam qualified for the same and were subsequently eligible for counselling. In the initial round of counselling, the number of candidates called will be 4 times the number of seats for every category. A detailed schedule of counselling for the same would be published on the official site for the students.

In the previous year, out 1.89 Lakh candidates, 7137 candidates qualified which is more than the current year. About 2000 candidates were called for the counselling session in 2016. About 672 seats were on offer on a collective basis across all AIIMS Campuses.

Application Fees

All the applicants should go through the Prospectus to get help in filling the application form. In the course of filling the online application form, the candidate should ensure that no column is left unnecessarily blank. It is reiterated that candidates must fill the form particulars carefully as once the application fees are paid, no changes can be made. After that, correspondence of any kind would not be entertained.

Incomplete Applications would be rejected. In the event of the application form being improperly filled, no correspondence would be entertained.

The mode of payment of AIIMS Application Fee is either by Credit/Debit card or Net banking

Category Fees Transactional charges Total
General INR 1000 As Applicable INR 1000+ Transactional charges

OBC (Creamy and Non-Creamy)

INR 1000 As Applicable INR 1000+ Transactional charges
Scheduled Caste INR 800 As Applicable INR 800+ Transactional charges
Scheduled Tribe INR 800 As Applicable INR 800+ Transactional charges
OPH Exempted As Applicable Nil
INR 1000
INR 1000

AIIMS 2018 Study Material

Preparing for AIIMS Exam would require a candidate to exercise dedication and hard work to emerge out with flying colors. Study Material and choosing the right kind is of paramount importance as that would help determine the quality of AIIMS Preparation that a candidate has done.

The Section wise study material are listed as below:


  • CBSE PMT written by P Aggarwal
  • HC Verma (Volume 2) 


  • Trueman's Biology (Volume 1 and 2)
  • AC Dutta for Botany
  • MTG (Biology Today)


  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Objective NCERT at your fingertips



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Course: MBBS
Fees: Rs. 28,340 /-
Duration : 5 years

AIIMS 2018 Selection Procedure

On the basis of AIIMS MBBS Result, the merit lists would start to be prepared. The Merit lists would be prepared on the following basis:

1) Common Merit List: Candidates belonging to reserved categories selected on the same standard such as general shall not be adjusted against reserved categories. The SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates counted would those who have relaxation in terms of age limit, experience etc.

2) SC List

3) ST List

4) OBC

Inter se merit of two or more candidates in case of similar percentile scores would be solved as below:

 •  Candidates with higher marks in Biology in the entrance examination. 
 •  Candidates with higher marks in Chemistry in the entrance examination. 
 •  Candidates with higher marks in Physics in the entrance examination. 
 •  Candidates older in age.

The candidates who get selected shall undergo a medical examination under the authority of the Institute, having faculty members of the Institute. In case a candidate is rendered unfit, then he/she will be rejected the decision of the Board shall be final.Then, in this case, the next candidate in the order of merit would be selected.


AIIMS 2018 Admit Card

Candidates who have registered for the exam would be able to download the admit card through the website. The admit card would not be sent by post. The admit card would compose of various exam related details. Duplicate admit card would not be issued once the examination ends.

The admit card contains the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Name of the guardian
  • Roll number of the candidate
  • Date of the exam
  • Name of the exam
  • Exam timings
  • Exam center
  • Exam language
  • Other exam related instructions

The admit card for AIIMS exam would be released online in May. The result would be announced in June. Students would be shortlisted for the counseling procedure on the basis of the merit list issued. The counseling procedure would begin in July.


AIIMS 2018 Preparation Tips

The Study Plan for AIIMS needs to be drafted with great precision and planning. Section-wise strategies for the same have been detailed below:

  1. General Knowledge has about 20 questions which can be solved well by reading newspapers and watching the news regularly to have a clear idea of the same.
  2. You can procure the syllabus, study material and exam details which will form the basis of studies for the next two years.
  3. Initial concepts should be understood and additionally, enough time must be reserved for practice to attain more competence in that concept.
  4. Any doubt in any topic must be cleared from teachers or mentors on a regular basis.
  5. Coaching would help you do AIIMS well and would help you gain enough practice to crack AIIMS.

All the best!


Documents to be Carried

The candidates called for AIMS counseling should report at the venue site at the time on the date indicated in the call letter with the below-mentioned documents:

1.AIIMS MBBS Admit card.

2. AIIMS Call letter 

3. Date of Birth Proof.

4.10+2 Certificate

5.Migration Certificate 

6.Category certificate if applicable

7.Current passport size photos (6 copies)

8.Self-attested copies of certificates

Test Centres

AIIMS Exam was held in multiple cities all over India. AIIMS Applicants are required to indicate his/her choice of the examination at the time of filling the Application Form. The chosen city shall be allotted subject to availability of nodes in the respective cities. Once the Exam City is allotted, the centre of the examination shall not be changed therefore the applicants must make their choices very carefully.

State Cities
Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh,Guwahati,Jorhat,Silchar,Tejpur
Bihar Arah, Aurangabad, Biharsharif,Gaya,Muzaffarpur,Patna and Purnea
Delhi Delhi
Haryana Ambala,Bahadurgarh,Faridabad,Gurgaon,Hisar,Kamal,Kurukshetra,Palwal,Panipat,Sonipat and Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Baddi,Shimla and Solan
Jammu and Kashmir Baramullah, Jammu, Leh and Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad,Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bidar, Udupi, Belgaum, Bengaluru,Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore and Mysore
Kerala Alappuzha, Ernakulam, Kannur, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malapuram, Palakkad,Trivandrum and Thrissur
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Odisha Balasore,Berhampore,Bhubaneshwar,Cuttack,Rourkela,Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Khanna, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Phagwara,Ropar and Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar and Udaipur
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam and Warangal
Tripura Agartala
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhman, Durgapur, Haldia, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata and Siliguri

AIIMS 2018 Syllabus

AIIMS Syllabus would be covering questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and also General Knowledge. Once candidates get their admit card, they can start preparing as per their syllabus. AIIMS exam would be conducted in a time period of 3.5 hours. 

The Syllabus is an exhaustive list of topics that are usually tested and are prepared on the basis of questions that have been tested in the previous years. The Candidates are advised to invest ample time in AIIMS Preparation. While Physics and Chemistry are touted to be the toughest among various sections, Biology and General Knowledge are considered to be easier sections from the point of view of scoring. The Candidates are also advised to maintain a log of their competence in various topics and align practice towards those sections in which they feel more practice may be required.


AIIMS 2018 Counseling Details

The AIIMS MBBS Exam is the most sought-after medical entrance apart from NEET and JIPMER in the country. Every undergraduate would be required to prioritize his preparation in the right way to crack AIIMS. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 examination will be conducted on 27th May 2018 and AIIMS Result shall be declared on June 12, 2018. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 Counseling is led after the AIIMS MBBS 2018 Results are declared. In this article, we're sharing critical data with respect to the AIIMS MBBS 2018 Counseling.

Features of AIIMS MBBS 2018 Counseling

  1. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 Counseling will be held for admissions to 800+ seats in the 7 AIIMS Institutes the nation over.
  2. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 counseling is led in the offline mode at the Jawaharlal Auditorium, New Delhi. Applicants are required to be available for the counseling as per the schedule declared in favor of their rank. On the off chance that a candidate does not to attend the counseling, at that point his/her candidature is rejected.
  3. Counseling for the reserved seats will start simply after all the open seats are allotted.
  4. The SC/ST and OBC applicants need to show up at the counseling to avail of their reserved seats. In any event that a reserved candidate gets selected in the open category, at that point, the seat abandoned by such candidates might be allocated to an applicant of a similar standing and classification.

AIIMS MBBS Counseling Schedule 2018

AIIMS MBBS Counseling-Round 1              3rd to 6th July 2018

AIIMS MBBS Counseling-Round 2              2nd August 2018

AIIMS MBBS Counseling-Round 3              4th September 2018

AIIMS Open Counselling                              27th September 2018



The Table below illustrates the reservations for all seven campuses of AIIMS. 

AIIMS New Delhi:

With 100 seats for Indian Nationals and 7 seats for Foreign, 15 are reserved for SC, 8 for ST, 27 for OBC and 50 for General category. A 3% reservation has been provided to the OPH.

AIIMS 6 campuses:

In the six new AIIMS, with an intake of 100 students, the reservation policy that is followed is 15% SC, 7.5% ST and 27% OBC for Indian Nationals.

Location UR OBC SC ST Foreign OPH Total
New-Delhi 50 27 15 08 07 3% 107
Bhopal 50 27 15 08   3% 100
Patna 50 27 15 08   3% 100
Jodhpur 50 27 15 08   3% 100
Rishikesh 50 27 15 08   3% 100
Raipur 50 27 15 08   3% 100
Bhuwaneshwar 50 27 15 08   3% 100
Total 350 189 105 56   21 707

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

Certificate to be produced during counseling to this effect that is not older than a year.


Certificate establishing that the candidate belongs to this category needs to be submitted.


The candidate should bear a valid document certifying his/her physical disability as per the Judgement was given by the Supreme Court of India.The Disability certificate needs to be certified by an authorized Medical Board.

AIIMS Previous Years Question Papers

AIIMS Paper for 2013
AIIMS Paper for 2013

Exam Toppers

Nishita Purohit was the AIIMS 2017 Topper, also a National-Level Basketball Player. She attributed the AIIMS Result that she achieved to the coaching and the support she received from her Coaching Staff. After about 6 hours of coaching and self-studying for the same measure, she recommended that Classroom Teaching and Studying by doing regular homework is essential for optimum AIIMS Preparation.

Archit Gupta scored AIR 2 and AIR 35 in JIPMER. He is very passionate about Biology and is interested in pursuing the Doctoral Field in a specialized way after Completion of AIIMS MBBS course.

Tamoghna Ghosh scored an All India Rank 3 from Kolkata. Being alumni of South Point High School, Kolkata he had taken Medical and Engineering entrances, successfully getting an admission in IIT Delhi. Scoring 99.99 percentile in AIIMS MBBS, he aims to get into the field of Oncology after his MBBS Programme of 5 years.

The tips that have been recommended by these toppers for good preparation are:

  • Self- Study and Coaching both in equal measure are required to pass AIIMS MBBS.
  • Practice of Previous Year Question Papers is of utmost importance.
  • Accuracy and Speed, both are important parameters to pass in the AIIMS MBBS Exam.
  • The Quality of Preparation is more important than the quantum.


AIIMS Aspirants in general, have 

1.How can I log in?

Candidate ID and password would be sent to a registered email address and mobile number of the candidates.  The candidate must remember the password and also retain a printout of the registration form.

2.Is the choice of AIIMS institution required to be indicated at the time of online registration?

There is no necessity to indicate a choice at the time of registration. The candidate can exercise his option at the time of counseling.

3.After completion of the last date, can choices of city/center be modified?

The City/Centre cannot be changed once the option is chosen and allotted. No such requests would be entertained.

4.What are the documents required to be uploaded at the time of application?

Documents are not required to be uploaded, except photograph, left thumb impression, and signature at the time of...

AIIMS Aspirants in general, have 

1.How can I log in?

Candidate ID and password would be sent to a registered email address and mobile number of the candidates.  The candidate must remember the password and also retain a printout of the registration form.

2.Is the choice of AIIMS institution required to be indicated at the time of online registration?

There is no necessity to indicate a choice at the time of registration. The candidate can exercise his option at the time of counseling.

3.After completion of the last date, can choices of city/center be modified?

The City/Centre cannot be changed once the option is chosen and allotted. No such requests would be entertained.

4.What are the documents required to be uploaded at the time of application?

Documents are not required to be uploaded, except photograph, left thumb impression, and signature at the time of registration.

5.What are the required documents that should be brought at the time of counseling?

The following documents are required to be brought at the time of counseling:

  1. Admit card
  2. Rank letter
  3. High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth certificate
  4. Certificate and mark sheet
  5. Mark sheet of senior secondary class

6.In case of discrepancy in the spelling of the documents and application form, what can be done?

The changes can be made during the correction period. Proof of the documents belonging to you should be carried in the form of the affidavit.

Score Evaluation

The AIIMS Exam is normally held in two shifts on account of which a Normalization Procedure is usually adopted. This would be made use of to decide the inter-se/merit ranking among the candidates who appeared for the examination. The Normalization Procedure used would be based on percentiles.

What is a Percentile Score?

Percentile Scores are those based on the relative performance of the candidates who appear for the examination. The marks that are obtained are applied on a scale ranging from 0-100 for every shift or batch of students.

The AIIMS Percentile score indicates a percentage of the candidates that have scored equal to or below that particular percentile in an examination. Therefore the topper of every group will get the same desirable 100 percentile. 

In this method of scoring highest score in every paper, will be the 100 percentile meaning that 100% of the candidates have scores equal to or lesser than highest scorer/topper for that shift. For an example, if the highest percentage in Shift 1 is 82% and in Shift 2 is 86%, both the scores would be normalized for 100 percentile in their respective shift.

Presented below is a step wise explanation of the same:

  1. If A's percentile is 100, it indicates that among the people who have taken the examination, 100% have scored either equal to or lesser than A.
  2. If B's percentile is 90,  it indicates that among the people who have taken the examination, 90% have scored either equal to or lesser than B.
  3. If C's percentile is 50,  it indicates that among the people who have taken the examination, 50% have scored either equal to or lesser than C.
  4. If D's percentile is 30,  it indicates that among the people who have taken the examination, 30% have scored either equal to or lesser than D.
  5. If E's percentile is 1,  it indicates that among the people who have taken the examination, none have scored either equal to or lesser than E.

The basis of resolving ties

The following methods have been adopted to resolve ties in the following order:

  1. Higher Percentile scores in Biology would assign a higher rank.
  2. Higher Percentile scores in Chemistry would assign a higher rank.
  3. Higher Percentile scores in Physics would assign a higher rank.
  4. The candidate elder by age would be ranked higher.

Step-by-step procedure for Normalization and Merit Ranking

Distribution of examinees across two shifts

Applicants would be allotted two groups on a random basis with an equal number. They would be the First and Second Shifts. This shall also ensure, that no bias has been exercised in the distribution of the candidates across the exam.

Preparation of Results

The examination result for every shift would be prepared in the following form:

  1. Raw scores
  2. Percentage
  3. Percentiles up to 7 decimal places for all 4 sections

The following 5 percentiles would be determined:

Total Percentile -(100* Number of candidates from the group)/Total Marks


Biology Percentile - (100* Number of candidates from the group)/Total Marks in Biology

Chemistry Percentile - (100* Number of candidates from the group)/Total Marks in Chemistry

Physics Percentile - (100* Number of candidates from the group)/Total Marks in Physics

General Knowledge- (100* Number of candidates from the group)/Total Marks in General Knowledge

Determination of Merit List

The Percentile scores for the Total Marks for both the shifts would be merged to arrive at an overall Merit List.

Tie Determination and Solving

In the case of a tie, the percentile score in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Age of the candidate in the order of priority would be adopted to break the tie.

AIIMS 2017 Question Paper Analysis

AIIMS had conducted the entrance examination on May 28 in the previous year to enable admission in the MBBS programme of 7 AIIMS campuses across India. The exam was conducted in 2 shifts - Morning and evening across 154 centers. Majority of the candidates were of the opinion that questions from Physics and Chemistry were tough in comparison to Biology and General Knowledge.

Many of the candidates found Physics to be tough in AIIMS MBBS entrance examination. The questions from Physics were said to be more difficult and tricky. They were very time consuming and too lengthy. The majority of the questions were reason and assertion-based.

The questions from Chemistry were direct and concept based. Biology was said to be one of the easiest sections.

On an overall basis, AIIMS had been moderately easy. Majorly questions were reason and assertion-based which made the question paper a little lengthy. The questions from Biology and General Knowledge were the easiest among sections.

In-depth subject knowledge and conceptual understanding are required to clear all 3 sections. 


AIIMS 2018 Result

AIIMS MBBS Result for the previous year has been declared on the official website. The exam convening authority has released a rank list of the candidates on the official website.Candidates would be able to check their roll numbers in the list that has been provided. Once the AIIMS Result stands declared, the candidates can check information relating to AIIMS Cutoff and the Counseling procedure. The seat for them would be allotted on the basis of AIIMS MBBS Rank. The Merit Lists that are prepared as follows:

  1. Common Merit List
  2. Scheduled Caste Candidates List
  3. Scheduled Tribe Candidate List
  4. OBC Candidates List

In every category, the number of candidates called for counseling would be 4 times the total number of seats available across all categories.

AIIMS Cut-Offs

In line with the Decision making Body, AIIMS, the minimum cutoff marks for candidates has been set as follows:

General - 50%

OBC      - 45% 

(Non-Creamy layer)

SC/ST   - 40%

For Example, if 50% marks correspond to a 90 percentile in Shift 1 and 88 percentile in Shift 2, then those equal to or above 88 percentile in both the shifts become eligible for the General Category. Similar methods would be adopted for other categories.

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