Exams FAQs

Facts, Syllabus and Pattern

What is AIIMS?

  • The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are a group of autonomous medical colleges of higher education.
  • Through a national level undergraduate medical entrance exam, they grant admissions to students for MBBS programmes.
  • Every year, over 3 lakh students apply for this exam.

Important dates

Exam dates for AIIMS 2019

AIIMS Application forms releases 2nd January, 2019 00:00 AM
Last date to submit the online application form 31st January, 2019 05:00 PM
AIIMS admit cardsreleased 3rd May, 2019* 00:00 AM
AIIMS entrance exam 25th and 26th May, 2019
Declaration of Results 12th June, 2019
AIIMS counsellingbegins 1st July, 2019

* Dates are tentative and subject to change.

Results and Cut-off

Cut-off for AIIMS

The qualifying criteria for students across all categories is as follows:
Category Qualifying Percentage
General and General OPH 50%
OBC and OBC OPH 45%
SC, ST, SC OPH and ST OPH 40%

Previous Year Papers

Previous Years’ Papers for AIIMS

Solving previous years' papers is the best way to judge your preparation. Make sure to do this within the set time limit. Focus on frequently asked questions, topics and the exam pattern. Also, focus on question papers of other exams like JIPMER, RPET and NEET if you are looking for diverse practise sessions. Chances are, you will appear for more medical entrance exams other than AIIMS 2019. Going through current and past years’ JEE Main papers won’t hurt either.