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AIIMS PG Courses [MD/MS/M.Ch. (6 YRS.)/DM (6 YRS.)/MDS] January 2019

AIIMS PG 2019 for MD MS MDS Admission - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi invites online applications for Entrance Examinations leading to admission in Postgraduate [MD/MS/ M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS] Courses of AIIMS, New Delhi and six other AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur & Rishikesh) for January 2019 session


Also See: AIIMS PG 2019 Exam Registration Process – How to Apply?

AIIMS PG 2019 Details

  • AIIMS, New Delhi has invited applications for the entrance test in in Postgraduate (MD/MS/ M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS) Courses of AIIMS, New Delhi and six other AIIMS at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur & Rishikesh
  • AIIMS, New Delhi conducts AIIMS PG twice a year in January and July session. Details in this regard can be found at aiimsexams.org. AIIMS will conduct exam on 18th November 2018.


Also See: Medical Entrance Exams 2018


Important Dates for AIIMS PG 2019

  • Online Registration for Applications:
  • Online Basic Registration open for all MD/MS/MDS Courses Start on 31st August 2018 & Close 20th September 2018
  • Status updated Online Registration: 26th September 2018
  • Final Status & Updated Images Start on 27th September 2018 & Close on 01st October 2018
  • Uploading Prospectus including Tentative Seat Position: 04th October 2018
  • Final Registration for completion of other Details (Qualification, City Choices, Payment) Start on 05th October 2018 & Close on 15th October 2018
  • Date of Examination: 18th November 2018 (Sunday)
  • Timing:
  • Medical Courses: 09:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
  • Dental Courses: 09:00 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Examination Centres: Cities all over India


Six other AIIMS

  • Under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana six new All India Institutes of Medical Sciences have been established similar to AIIMS, New Delhi
  • The PG admission has already done in five AIIMS Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Raipur, and Rishikesh except AIIMS Patna. However, for AIIMS Patna it may be notified separately before counselling subject to approval/directions from competent Authority

Aims & Objective

  • In the field of Postgraduate Education, the most important function of the Institute is to provide opportunities for training teachers for medical colleges in the country in an atmosphere of research and enquiry
  • Postgraduate students are exposed to newer methods of teaching and given opportunities to actively participate in teaching exercises
  • The other important objectives of the Institute are to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all the important branches of health activity and to attain self-sufficiency in postgraduate medical education

Courses Offered

  • Candidates joining MD/MS/MDS degree Courses shall be called Junior Residents in the Clinical Disciplines & Junior Demonstrators in Basic Clinical Disciplines.

AIIMS New Delhi
a)Clinical Sciences

  • Anaesthesiology; Community Medicine; Dermatology & Venerology; Emergency Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Medicine; Nuclear Medicine; Obst. & Gynae; Ophthalmology; Orthopaedics; Otorhinolaryngology; Palliative Medicine; Paediatrics; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation; Psychiatry; Radiodiagnosis; Radiotherapy; Surgery; Transfusion Medicine

b) Basic Clinical Sciences

  • Anatomy; Biochemistry; Biophysics; Forensic Medicine; Lab. Medicine; Microbiology; Pathology; Pharmacology; Physiology
  • Total Seats: To be announced

c) MDS

  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics; Orthodontics; Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery; Prosthodontics; Endodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  • Total Seats: To be announced
  • Please Note: *Other Campus Seats for see the Prospectus


Eligibility Criteria

For MD/MS & MDS Courses

  • A candidate must possess MBBS degree for MD/MS & BDS degree for MDS Courses of a University recognized by the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India and must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 30th January 2019 [As per DCI]
  • Candidates who complete their internship after 30th January are not eligible for Registration in this examination
  • In case it is found that a candidate who does not fulfil the eligibility qualification/criteria(such as Internship Completion dates etc.) has provided false information solely for appearing in the exam for practice purpose, the candidate shall be debarred from appearing in AIIMS Entrance Exam in future
  • Selected candidate will be verified against previously available data for further action as above
  • Candidate must have obtained a minimum of the following marks in aggregate in all the MBBS/BDS professional Exams
  • For candidates belonging to the SC/ST Categories 50% marks in aggregate
  • For all other categories including OBC Category 55% marks in aggregate
  • For Persons with Benchmark Disabilities [PWBD] candidates the minimum aggregate as provided in (i) and (ii) for the category to which the candidate belongs shall apply


Selection Procedure

Selection of Sponsored/Foreign National Candidates

  • A combined merit list of the sponsored/foreign national candidates will be made. Seats will be allotted purely on merit on the basis of performance in the Entrance Test
  • Detailed requirements for Sponsored/Foreign National candidates are given on next pages under the heading "Important Instructions Applicable to All Examinations"

Competitive Entrance Exam

  • The Entrance Exam shall be conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT). Exam shall be held on Sunday, the 18th November 2018
  • Duration of the Exam shall be 3 hours (Three hours/180 minutes) for MD/MS Courses and 1½ hours (One and a half hours /90 minutes) for MDS Courses. The Online (CBT) Entrance Examination will be conducted in one shift:
  • Timing - MD/MS: 09:00 AM to 02:00 Noon
  • Timing - MDS: 09:00 AM to 10.30 AM
  • The Exam Centres are tentatively proposed in 68 cities all over India

Type of Paper

  • The Competitive Entrance Examination will have one paper in English consisting of:
  • For MD/MS - 200 (Two hundred) Objective Type (Multiple Choice type) questions
  • For MDS - 90 (Ninety) Objective Type (Multiple Choice type) questions

Subjects of Courses

  • Entrance Test for MD/MS will consist of multiple choice questions covering all the subjects taught at MBBS Level
  • Entrance test for MDS, will consist of multiple choice questions covering all the subjects taught at BDS level

Exam Centres

  • Applicants should indicate his/her choice of city of exam at the time filling the application form. The city chosen is subject to confirmation of payment of the exam fee
  • City of Exam shall be allotted on first-come first-serve basis subject to availability of nodes in respective city; the city of exam once chosen and allotted will not be changed and any request in this regard will not be entertained
  • Applicants should therefore indicate the choice of city with utmost care

Scheme of Marking

  • Each correct response will get a score of 1 mark
  • Each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3 (minus-one-third)
  • No credit will be given for the questions not answered or marked for review (Questions marked for review shall be considered as unanswered
  • Percentile scores are generated for the entire exam separately for MD /MS & MDS

Minimum Cut-Off Scores

  • In accordance with decision of the Governing Body, AIIMS dated 14 Sept. 2013, the minimum cut-off necessary in the Entrance Exam to determine eligibility for admission is 50th Percentile

Reservation of Seats

  • (i). 49.5% of the total Post-Graduate seats (15% for SC, 7.5% ST and 27% for OBC) excluding those for Sponsored/Foreign National candidates are reserved for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST and the Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer)

Reservation for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD):

  • As per provisions (Chapter VI Clause 32) of the Rights of the Persons with Disabilities Act.2016 5% of seats shall be reserved for Persons (Indian nationals) with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD); the reservation will be provided on horizontal basis, as per their rank in order of merit in exam
  • Vacant seat, if any, shall be offered to the candidate from the general/relevant category


  • As per 100-point roster, 1 (one) seat is reserved for Persons (Indian Nationals) with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD) for the July 2018 session

M.Ch. (6 years) / DM (6 years)- Details
Duration of Course

  • A minimum period of 6 academic years is the duration for those registering after MBBS degree and completion of one year's compulsory internship. The candidates selected for this course will spend first six months in the super specialties opted for

No. of Seats

  • AIIMS New Delhi - M.Ch. (direct 6 years course) - Neurosurgery; Paediatrics Surgery; and DM (direct 6 years course) - Infectious Diseases -Seats: To be announced
  • AIIMS Jodhpur - M.Ch. (direct 6 years course) - Paediatrics Surgery - Seats: To be announced


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate must possess a MBBS degree and should have completed the required period of one-year compulsory Internship. He/she must have obtained at least 55% marks in aggregate in all the MBBS professional examinations
  • The eligibility criteria are same as specified for MD/MS (3 years) courses


Method of Selection

  • The method of selection and other terms & conditions for these candidates will be the same as for MD/MS courses. (Duration: 3 years)


Application for AIIMS PG 2019

  • Please see new process for Registration (PAAR) vide notice No.68/2018 dated 29th August 2018. For Prospectus, detailed information etc. please visit the website www.aiimsexams.org
  • All applicants are required to visit the website regularly since all subsequent Corrigendum /Addendum /Updates will only be uploaded on the website.

Online Registration

  • A candidate seeking admission to the Entrance Exam is required to submit his/her application in the prescribed format available online with the Prospectus on www.aiimsexams.org
  • The cost of Application Form includes the fee for entrance exam which is non-refundable and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained
  • Candidate is required to go through the prospectus carefully and acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling in of the online application
  • A candidate seeking admission to the Entrance Exam is required to submit his/her application in the prescribed format available online with the Prospectus on www.aiimsexams.org

Application Fee

  • For General / OBC Category: Rs.1500/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • For SC/ST Category: Rs.1200/- +Transaction Charges as applicable
  • Persons with Bench-mark Disabilities [PWBD] Candidates is exempted from payment of any Fee

Mode of Payment

  • Through Debit /Credit Card/Net Banking
  • Please visit www.aiimsexams.org regularly for latest notification/announcement as well as any Addendum/ Corrigendum/Latest updates etc. regarding the Examination


AIIMS New Delhi

Assistant Controller (Exams), Examination Section, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Ansari Nagar, New Delhi-10 608, Tel: 26589900, 26588500 Extn. 6421, 4499, 6422, Fax: 011 2658 8789, Website www.aiimsexams.org