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AIIMS 2020 Syllabus

By: R Chandrakala on May 28, 2018

The language of AIIMS Medical Entrance exam would be in English or Hindi, according to the choice of the exam aspirant. The exam pattern would be conducting of 200 questions - 60 questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology and remaining 20 questions from General Knowledge.

The Physics syllabus is as follows:

  1. Electrostatics - Electric charges,Electric field,Electric flux,Electric potential, potential difference, Conductors, Insulators,free charges,bound charges,equipotential surfaces,Superposition principle,Continuous charge distribution,Dipole and a system of charges.
  2. Current Electricity - Electric current, velocity, mobility, Ohms law, electrical resistivity, conductivity, carbon resistors, temperature dependence, Kircchoff'slaws and simple applications, Potentiometer - concepts and applications.
  3. Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism - Magnetic field, Biot-Savart Law, Ampere's Law, Cyclotron, Current loop as a magnetic dipole, Parra dio and Ferromagnetic devices, Electromagnetic and factors affecting them.
  4. Electromagnetic induction and alternation of currents- Faraday's law, Lenz Law, Self and mutual inductance, LCR Series circuit, power in AC circuits, AC Generator and transformer
  5. Electromagnetic waves - Displacement current, electromagnetic waves and characteristics, electromagnetic spectrum.
  6. Optics: Reflection of light, spherical mirrors, refraction of light, Scattering of light, Microscope, Telescopes, Wave optics, Diffraction concepts
  7. Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation: Photoelectric effect, Einstein's photoelectric equation, Matter waves.

The Chemistry syllabus is as follows:

  1. Solid state: Classification of solids based on different binding forces such as molecular, ionic covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids.
  2. Solutions: Types of solutions, the solubility of the gas in liquids, solid solutions, colligative properties.
  3. Electrochemistry: Redox reaction, Electrolytic solutions, Kohlrausch's Law, electrolysis and laws of electrolysis, EMF, Standard electrode potential.
  4. Chemical Kinetics: Rate of a reaction, factors affecting the rate of a reaction, temperature, catalyst, order and molecularity of a reaction.
  5. Surface Chemistry: Adsorption, Chemisorption, Catalysis of homogenous and heterogeneous, enzyme catalysis, colloid properties, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, types of emulsions.
  6. General principles and processes of isolations of elements - Principles, methods to extract, oxidation, extraction of aluminum, copper, zinc and iron.

The Biology syllabus is as follows:

  1. Reproduction in organisms which is sexual and asexual. Binary fission, sporulation, budding, gemmule, fragmentation, vegetative propagation, sexual reproduction in plants, double fertilization and post-fertilization events.
  2. Genetics and evolution: Heredity, variation, Klinefelter syndrome, the molecular basis of inheritance, DNA Replication, Adaptive radiation, Human evolution
  3. Biology and Human welfare: Microbes, Pathogens, parasites causing human diseases, biofortification, sewage treatment, generation of energy, microbes causing human welfare.
  4. Biotechnology and its applications: Principles and process, Genetic engineering, Application and biotechnology in health and agriculture, gene therapy, Transgenic animals.
  5. Ecology: Organisms and environment.

GK Syllabus:

  1. History
  2. Geography
  3. Science
  4. International organizations
  5. Computer Science
  6. Current affairs

AIIMS 2020 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. Choice cannot be changed later.

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