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AIIMS 2017 Entrance Exam

All India Institute Of Medical Sciences ( AIIMS ) invites application for admission to B.Sc & M.Sc Courses for the academic session 2017 – 2018.

AIIMS 2017 Courses :

Undergraduate Courses :

  • Bachelor of Optometry
  • B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Medical Technology in Radiography
  • B.Sc. Nursing ( Post-Basic )
  • B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Nursing ( Applicable to all seven AIIMS )

Post-Graduate Courses :

  • M.Sc. Nursing
    • Cardiological / CTVS Nursing
    • Oncological Nursing
    • Neurosciences Nursing
    • Nephrological Nursing
    • Critical Care Nursing
    • Paediatric Nursing
    • Psychiatric Nursing
  • M.Sc.
    • Anatomy
    • Biochemisty
    • Biophysics
    • Pharmacology
    • Physiology
    • Perfusion Technology
    • Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technology and Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies
  • M. Biotechnology

Duration the Course :

1Bachelor of Optometry4 years
2B.Sc. ( H ) Medical Technology in Radiography3 years
3B.Sc. ( Hons ) Nursing4years
4B.Sc. Nursing ( Post-Basic )2 years
5M.Sc. / M. Biotech / M.Sc. Nursing2 years

AIIMS 2017 Eligibility

B.Sc. ( Hons ) Nursing, Bachelor in Optometry & B.Sc. ( H ) Medical Technology in Radiography Courses :

A candidate is eligible to appear in Entrance Examination if he / she:

  • Is an Indian citizen
  • Has attained or will attain the age of 17 ( seventeen ) years as on the 31st of December of the year of admission ( 2017 ) . [ Candidate born or after 2nd January, 2001 are NOT eligible to apply.]
  • Has passed the 12th class under the 10+2 scheme / Senior School Certificate Examination or Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination from a recognised University / Board of any Indian State with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Candidates for Bachelor of Optometry & B.Sc ( H ) Medical Technology in Radiography courses should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examinationwith English, Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or Mathematics.

Note : 1. For B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Nursing course, only female candidates are eligible. ( Common to AIIMS New Delhi & Six AIIMS like Institutions )

Note : 2. Candidates who are to appear in 12th class examination under 10+2 system or an equivalent examination in March / April 2017 and whose results are likely to be declared before30th June, 2017 are also eligible to apply for B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Nursing, Bachelor of Optometry and B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Medical Technology in Radiography Courses.

  • Candidates who are due to appear at the qualifying examination, or have already appeared and are awaiting result, can also apply for admission. But such candidates must furnish proof of passing the qualifying examination with requisite percentage of marks and subjects at the time of counselling failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

Has a minimum aggregate marks required in qualifying examination i.e. 10+2 or equivalent: For B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Nursing: 55% for Gen / OBC ( 50% in case of SCs / STs categories ) in aggregate in English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

For Bachelor of Optometry / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Medical Technology in Radiography Courses : 50% for Gen / OBC ( 45% in case of SCs / STs Categories ) in aggregate in English, Physics, Chemistry and either Biology OR Mathematics.

B.Sc. Nursing ( Post-Basic ) :

The candidate must have :

  • Passed 12th class under 10+2 system of education or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board / University. ( Those who have passed 10+1 on or before 1986 are also eligible. )
  • Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery from any institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council.
  • Registration as nurse, RN, RM ( registered nurse, registered midwife ) with any State Nursing Council.
  • In case of male nurses, ( if passed before implementation of new integrated course in 2003 ) , beside being registered as a nurse with the State Nursing Council, should have obtained a certificate in General Nursing and instead of Training in Midwifery, training in any subject out of following, for a period of six months: i ) O.T. Techniques, ii ) Ophthalmic Nursing, iii ) Leprosy Nursing, iv ) TB Nursing, v ) Psychiatric Nursing, vi ) Neurological and Neuro Surgical Nursing, vii ) Community Health Nursing, viii ) Cancer Nursing, ix ) Orthopaedic Nursing.

M.Sc. / M. Biotechnology :

The candidate must posses one of the following qualifications and have secured at least 60% marks for General / OBC candidates ( 55% marks in case of SC / ST candidates ) in aggregate in the qualifying examination:

  • MBBS / BDS ( 55% for Gen / OBC & 50% for SC / ST Categories )
  • B.V.Sc.
  • B. Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Physio-therapy ( 41⁄2 year course )
  • B.Sc. degree of minimum three years duration in any subject.

( Candidates having degree other than above are not eligible )

Note : The admission requirements for M.Sc. Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Physiology, Pharmacology and M. Biotechnology is the same as mentioned above, but the requirements for ( i ) Perfusion Technology ( ii ) Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology, ( iii ) Nuclear Medicine Technology .

M. Biotechnology :

Admission requirements are same like other M.Sc. Courses along with B. Tech ( Biotechnology ) which is also covered under eligibility criteria.

M.Sc. Nursing :

  • B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Nursing / B.Sc. Nursing ( Post-Certificate ) / Post-Basic / B Sc. Nursing ( 4years ) course from any recognised University, from an educational institution Recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, with 60% marks for Gen / OBC candidates ( 55% marks in case of SC / ST candidates ) .
  • Registration as Nurse, RN, RM ( Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife ) with any State Nursing Council.

Note 1 : For Indian Nationals, 3% reservation for orthopaedic physically handicapped shall be provided on horizontal basis, in the seat available in M.Sc. Nursing courses. Eligibility criterion for candidates under this category as per the guidelines finalized by Nursing Council of India as amended from time-to-time.

Note 2 : For M.Sc / M.Biotechnology and M.Sc. Nursing Courses :- Candidates who are due to appear at the qualifying examination, or have already appeared and are awaiting result, can also apply for admission. But such candidate must furnish: – Proof of passing the qualifying examination on or before 31st July, 2017 with requisite percentage of marks and subjects failing which their performance at the Entrance Examination will not be considered. – All M.Sc. Nursing Candidate can submit certificate of Registration as a Nurse and Midwife from the Indian Nursing Council / State Nursing Council at the time of joining if they are selected. – All selected candidates for M.Sc. Nursing courses are required to furnish the proof of recognition of their college at the time of verification of their documents.

AIIMS Nursing 2017 Exam Pattern

The scheme of AIIMS Entrance Examination for each course is as under :

B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Nursing ( Common to all AIIMS ) :

One paper of 2 hours duration and consisting of four parts containing objective type ( Multiple Choice ) Questions, with distribution of marks as under :

DGeneral Knowledge10

Bachelor of Optometry / B.Sc. ( Hons. ) Medical Technology in Radiography courses :

  • One paper of 11⁄2 hours duration and consisting of objective type ( Multiple Choice ) questions in four parts of 30 questions each in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. The candidate may either attempt biology part or Mathematics part.
  • Based on the result of the Entrance Examination, separate merit lists will be prepared for the General, OBC, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories.

Note :

The allocation of disciplines will be on merit basis & by counseling. In each category the number of candidates called for counseling will be 8 times the number of seats. The order of counseling will be General / ST / SC / OBC. The counseling will be done strictly by combined merit list starting from Rank No.1. The candidates in order of merit will exercise their choice of subject according to availability of seats. In case of absentee, the next candidate in merit will be considered. When a reserved category candidate ( who is in combined merit list ) is called according to combined merit list, he / she will simultaneously be given an option to exercise his / her choice of subject both in unreserved category and his / her concerned reserved category.

If such a candidate opts for the subject which is available at that time of his / her counseling, both in unreserved category and reserved category, he / she will be given seats only from unreserved category as he / she is in merit and will be treated as unreserved candidate and will consume an unreserved seat. He / she will be given the reserved seats only when his / her choice of the subject is available in the reserved category only, not in unreserved category and then will consume a reserved seat. When all the seats of unreserved category are finished then only reserved category counseling will be done. Counseling will be held as per schedule given under ‘At a Glance’ on the inner side of the front cover of this Prospectus.

26 thoughts on “All India Institute of Medical Sciences – AIIMS Entrance Exam 2017


  2. sir i belongs to sc category, i got 48 in physics, 58 in chemistry, 55 in biology, 83 in english. Am i eligible for mbbs entrance examinition?

  3. sir,i m registered doctor in bangladesh.i want to study md course on cardiology in aiims.what is the procedure?shell i get salary during study period?

  4. rerpected sir/madam, my birth date is 23-3-1995,so i am attain 17 yrs. on 23-3-2012.can i m seat in aiims entrance exam.

  5. hello i want to know the exAmination date for aiims 2012.send the dates and details to my mail id:dharmatheja18@gmail.com

  6. i want to know about the aiims entrence examination 2012
    i am in class12
    how i prepared for this.
    suggest any institute

  7. i want to know how i can preparation for aiims education and when this examination will be held.

  8. hi
    i’m a student of class 12 and i want to know about the syllabus of AIIMS examination.

  9. Respected sir/madam, I’m a student of class xi opted P.C.M.B.E. secured 87.3% marks in class X. I have my one kidney failed by birth and also undergone Gall Bladder surgery in 2009. Am i eligible for giving AIIMS Entrance Exam-2012? Plz reply.

  10. Sir/Mam’ I hv got 60.25% in my intermediate exams,am I eligible to give the AIIMS-exam? Please,reply soon!

  11. I am not eligible to apply to a medical entrance examination by just differing with a birth date of 15 days.is there any possibility to apply to the examination?please give me reply.

  12. hello iam writing 12th exams in march.i want to write aims exam can i apply now for exam?and application r available now? if not what i have to do for writing exam?plz reply me

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