AIIMS PG 2018 – The All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi (AIIMS) will be conducting AIIMS Postgraduate examination on November 12, 2017. The AIIMS PG 2018 application process started from September 12, and last date to apply is October 3, 2017. The application form of AIIMS Postgraduate 2018 entrance test will be available in online mode only. AIIMS PG 2018 will be held in a computer-based mode for admission to the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Surgery (MS) programmes of AIIMS New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Raipur and Rishikesh campuses. AIIMS PG is being held twice a year in January and July for admission to around 148 and 155 MD/MS seats, respectively. The test pattern of AIIMS PG 2018 entrance test for MD and MS programmes will slightly vary from each other. However, in both the test, each correct attempt will carry 1 mark and 1/3 mark will be deducted for wrong attempts. The questions will be based on the topics covered in MBBS programme. Know more about AIIMS PG 2018, dates, eligibility, application form, exam pattern, syllabus, cutoff and much more from this article.
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AIIMS PG 2018 Exam Overview
Candidates can check the important points of AIIMS PG 2018 below.
- Name of Examination – All India Institute of Medical Sciences Post Graduate Entrance Examination
- Conducted by – All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi (AIIMS)
- Exam Level – Post Graduate
- Courses offered – Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Master of Surgery (MS)
Candidates can check the important dates of AIIMS PG 2018 from the table below. With the help of AIIMS PG important dates, candidates can keep a track on crucial events for admission.
Important Dates for January session
|S. No.||AIIMS PG 2018 January session events||Important Dates|
|1.||Availability of AIIMS PG application form||September 12, 2017|
|2.||Last date to apply for AIIMS PG||October 3, 2017|
|3.||Admit Card will be available on||October 2017|
|4.||AIIMS PG 2018||November 12, 2017; Sunday (2.00PM – 5.00 PM)|
|5.||Declaration of result||November 18, 2017; Saturday|
|6.||Round 1 of counselling||December 07, 2017; Thursday|
|7.||Counselling round 2||December 18, 2017; Monday|
|8.||Open Selection||February 23, 2018; Friday|
Important Dates for July session
|S. No.||AIIMS PG 2018 January session events||Important Dates|
|1.||Availability of application form||March 2018|
|2.||Last date of online registrations||March 2018|
|3.||Admit Card will be available on||April 2018|
|4.||AIIMS PG 2018||May 6, 2018; Sunday|
|5.||Declaration of result||May 12, 2018; Saturday|
|6.||Round 1 of counselling||June 5, 2018; Tuesday|
|7.||Counselling Round 2||June 12, 2018; Tuesday|
|8.||Open Selection||August 24, 2018; Friday|
Candidates who are willing to appear for AIIMS PG 2018 must satisfy certain eligibility conditions set by the authority. Check some important AIIMS PG eligibility criteria which must be fulfilled by the candidates.
- A candidate must possess MBBS degree for admission to MD/MS courses from a University recognised by Medical Council of India or state medical council
- January Session – For the January session, candidates must have completed 12 months mandatory rotating internship on or before January 30, 2018
- July Session – If candidates are applying for July session, they must have completed 12 months of mandatory rotatory internship on or before July 30, 2018
- The general and OBC candidates must secure minimum of 55% aggregate marks in MBBS, whereas, SC/ST candidates have to secure 50% marks aggregate in MBBS
Aspirants can fill AIIMS PG application form online only. It is important to fill and submit AIIMS PG application form within the last date to be eligible to appear for the test. The AIIMS PG 2018 application process includes – registration, qualification details, payment, choosing a city, uploading images and taking a print out of the completed AIIMS PG application form. The application fees can be paid only through online mode i.e. credit card, debit card and net banking. The AIIMS PG 2018 application fee for the General and Other Backward Class (OBC) candidate is Rs. 1000 while the applicants applying under Scheduled Caste (SC) or Scheduled Tribe (ST) are required to pay Rs. 800. To know more about AIIMS PG application process 2018, click here.
The exam centres of AIIMS PG 2018 is the list of cities where online entrance examination will be conducted. While filling the application form, candidates have to choose an AIIMS PG 2018 exam centres where they would like to take the exam. The allocation of AIIMS PG exam centres will be done on first come first serve basis. Previous year, the exam was conducted in 24 cities. Applicants can check the list of 10 AIIMS PG exam centres 2018 in the table below.
|S. No.||Name of city||Code|
AIIMS PG Admit Card 2018
The admit card of AIIMS PG 2018 will be available from October 2017, in online mode. Only the candidates whose application form will be accepted can download the AIIMS PG 2018 admit card. To download AIIMS PG admit card, candidates have to enter application number and date of birth. The admit card will display name of the candidate, roll number, exam centre, time and instructions to be followed.
The AIIMS PG 2018 will be held in online mode based on the syllabus prescribed by conducting authority. The AIIMS PG online test will contain 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) covering the topics from MBBS level. The question will be asked from subjects prescribed for Pre-clinical, Para-clinical and clinical phases. Candidates can check the AIIMS PG 2018 exam pattern highlights mentioned below.
AIIMS PG 2018 Exam Pattern for MD/MS
|S. No.||Particulars||AIIMS PG Exam Pattern|
|2.||Number of questions||200 objective type questions|
|3.||Marking scheme||1 mark given for correct answer|
|4.||Negative marking||1/3rd marks to be deducted for negative answers|
|5.||Syllabus||Exam will be based on topics from MBBS programmes|
AIIMS PG 2018 Exam Pattern for MDS
|S. No.||Particulars||AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern|
|1.||Duration||1 hour 30 minutes|
|2.||Number of questions||90 multiple choice questions|
|3.||Marking scheme||1 mark for correct answer|
|4.||Negative marking||Deducation of 1/3rd mark for each negative answer|
|5.||Syllabus||The exam will cover the topics from BDS programmes|
The syllabus of AIIMS PG 2018 covers all the subject areas studied in MBBS and BDS programme. AIIMS PG online entrance examination includes 200 objective type questions from Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects as prescribed by AIIMS, New Delhi.
The sample papers of AIIMS PG 2018 helps candidates to prepare well for online entrance examination. Aspirants willing to appear for AIIMS PG for January and July session usually prefer AIIMS PG sample papers for better preparation. With the help of AIIMS PG 2018 sample papers applicants can check their accuracy level. Along with it, candidates can get aware of paper pattern as well. Check more information on AIIMS PG sample papers 2018 from the link provided above.
AIIMS PG Answer Key 2018
The answer key of AIIMS PG 2018 includes all answers to the questions asked in the entrance examination. Applicants must match their marked answers with the solutions mentioned in AIIMS PG answer key 2018. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi is to conduct AIIMS PG 2018 January session on November 12, 2018, and July session on May 06, 2018, in online mode. Thus, the conducting authority will not publish AIIMS PG 2018 answer key. For more details, use the link provided on the sub-head.
AIIMS PG Result 2018
The result of AIIMS PG 2018 will be announced on November 18, 2017. Candidates can check AIIMS PG 2018 result using their application number and date of birth. The result will be declared only for candidates who will score the minimum qualifying marks. As per the qualifying criteria, candidates from all categories have to secure minimum of 50th percentile in the entrance exam. AIIMS PG result for July session will be declared on May 12, 2018.
AIIMS PG Merit List 2018
Along with the result, the merit list of AIIMS PG 2018 will be published for the candidates who secures the minimum qualifying marks in online entrance exam. As per the marks secured in AIIMS PG 2018, the merit list will be prepared. AIIMS PG 2018 merit list for each category will be 8 times the number of seats available. On the basis of rank in merit list, candidates will be called for counselling process.
AIIMS PG 2018 Cutoff
The cutoff of AIIMS PG 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks prescribed by the authority, which must be secured by the candidates to qualify the exam. As per the brochure, candidates have to score minimum of 50th percentile to qualify in AIIMS PG 2018. As per the cutoff marks, AIIMS, New Delhi, will prepare a merit list. As per the rank in merit list, candidates will be called for counselling.
AIIMS PG Reservation of seats 2018
A total of 49.5% of Post-Graduate seats are reserved for the candidates belonging to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe and other backward classes (non-creamy layer) excluding sponsored/foreign national candidates. 03% reservations for orthopaedic physically handicapped is available, for Indian Nationals.
|S. No.||Category||Reservation (in %)|
|1.||Candidates who have passed MBBS from AIIMS||25.25%|
|2.||General + Sponsored/Foreign National candidates||25.25%|
AIIMS PG Counselling 2018
The counselling of AIIMS PG 2018 will be conducted in three rounds including an open selection. The round 1 of AIIMS PG counselling will be held on December 07, 2017, onwards. In each category, the number of candidates called for counselling will be 8 times the number of seats. On the basis of merit rank, preferences of colleges & courses and availability of seats, the counselling will be done. In case of any absentee, the next candidate in merit list will be considered for admission. If the seats will be left vacant after round 1, the authority will prepare round 2 of AIIMS PG counselling on December 18, 2017.
AIIMS PG Seat Allotment 2018
The seat allotment of AIIMS PG 2018 will be conducted offline by AIIMS, New Delhi. First round of AIIMS PG 2018 seat allotment January session will be held on December 7. As per the All India Rank, preferences of colleges & courses and availability of seats, aspirants are granted admission in postgraduate medical courses. In order to take care of absentees, the number of candidates called for seat allotment will be 8 times the number of seats available.
AIIMS PG Contract 2018
- Each junior resident will be on contract service period of three years
- Original certificates of any candidate who confirms the seat will be retained for the academic session. The certificates will not be returned to the candidates before the completion of courses unless he/she deposits a sum of Rs. 3,00,000 (three lakhs only) once the seat has been confirmed
- If any candidate joins the MD/MS/MDS & M.Ch./DM (direct 6 years) courses, decide to leave the course within 6 months of joining, he/she will be liable to pay Rs. 3,00,000 (three lakhs only) and a candidate who joins the PG courses and leaves after 6 months of joining are liable to pay a sum of Rs. 5,00,000 (five lakhs only) as compensation for losses incurred by the AIIMS due to such departure. The salary for the month in which his/her resignation form the PG seat becomes effective will also be forfeited
AIIMS PG Participating Institutes 2018
AIIMS, New Delhi conducts AIIMS PG for admission to various MD/MS courses offered by 5 AIIMS institutes. Check the list of institutes and seats intake per year in the table below.
|S. No.||Name of institute||Seats intake|
|1.||AIIMS, New Delhi||155|
Assistance Controller (Exams)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi- 1100 608
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