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AIIMS Fellowship Program January 2020 through Entrance Exam

AIIMS Fellowship Program 2020 (January) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will conduct the entrance exam for admission into various Fellowship Programs for the session January 2020. Candidates will be given admission based on their result in AIIMS Fellowship Entrance Exam 2020.

The Fellowship Program offers specialization carried on by several departments such as Cardiac-Anaesthesiology, CMT, Medical Oncology, CTVS, Neurology, Neurosurgery etc.


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Important Dates

  1. Last date for Online Registration of Application on AIIMS Website: 01st October 2019 (upto 05.00 pm)
  2. Date of Uploading Prospectus & Registration of Online Application through Web Portal 11th November 2019
  3. Status of Application & Rejected Application with reason for rejection: 18th October 2019
  4. Last Date for Submission of required Documents for Regularization of Rejected Application: 23rd October 2019
  5. Last Date for Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India: 23rd October 2019
  6. Finalization of Centres & Allotment of Roll Nos/Admit Card on Website: 29th October 2019
  7. Date of Written Test through Online (CBT) Mode: 09th November 2019 (Sunday)
  8. Expected Date of Declaration of Result (Stage I): 15th November 2019 (Saturday)
  9. Departmental Assessment: 22nd & 23rd November 2019
  10. Final Result: 27th November 2019
  11. Last Date for admission in the Course of Fellowship Program: 28th February 2020


Aim of Objective

  1. In the field of Postgraduate & Post-doctoral Education, the most important function of the Institute is to provide opportunities to train teachers for medical colleges in the country in an atmosphere of research and development.
  2. Fellowship Program students are exposed to newer methods of teaching and given opportunities to actively participate in research and learning exercises
  3. The educational principles and practices being adopted are best suited to the needs of the nation


Number of Seats

  1. The facilities for Fellowship Program is available in the following Subject for January 2020 Session


Dept. /Fellowship

  1. Anaesthesiology, Pain Medicine & Critical Care = Pain Medicine 05 Seats (Open 03, Spon. 02)
  2. Cardiac-Anesthesiology = Pediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia 02 Seats (Open 01 & Spon. 01)
  3. CMETI = Full Time Fellowship Clinical Research Methodology & Evidence Based Medicine 01 Seats (Open 01)
  4. CMETI = Part Time Fellowship Clinical Research Methodology & Evidence Based Medicine 02 Seats (Open 03)
  5. CTVS = Aortic Surgery 01 Seat (Spon. 01)
  6. ENT = Skull Base Surgery 02 Seats (Open 01 & Spon. 01)
  7. Gastroenterology = Pancreatology 01 Seat (Open 01)
  8. Gastroenterology = Inflammatory Bowel Disease 01 Seat (Open 01)
  9. Medical Oncology = Blood & Marrow Transplantation 02 Seats (Open 01, Spon. 01)
  10. Neuro-Anesthesiology = Neuro-Critical Care 03 Seats (Open 03, Spon. 01)
  11. Neurology = Stroke 01 Seat 03 Seats (Open 03, Spon. 01)
  12. Neuro-Surgery = Spine Surgery 02 Seats (Open 02 & Spon 01)
  13. Neuro-Surgery = Skull Base & Cerebrovascular Surgery (NS) 02 Seats (Open 02)
  14. Neuro-Surgery = Pediatric Neurosurgery 04 Seats (Open 02 & Spon 02)
  15. Obst. & Gyanecology = Minimally Invasive Gyne Cological Surgery 02 Seats (Open 01 & Spon 01)
  16. OBST. & Gyanecology = Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) 01 Seat (Spon. 01)
  17. OBST. & Gyanecology = Uro-Gynaecology 02 Seats (Open 01 Spon. 01)
  18. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Deformities, CDER = Cleft & Craniofacial Orthodontics 03 Seats (Open 02 Spon. 01)
  19. Orthopaedics = Arthroscopy 01 Seat (Spon. 01)
  20. Orthopaedics = Joint Replacement 02 Seats (Spon. 02)
  21. Orthopaedics = Musculoskeletal Oncology 02 Seats (Open 01 Spon. 01)
  22. Orthopaedics = Pelvic-Acetabular Trauma 02 Seats (Open 01 Spon. 01)
  23. Radio-diagnosis = G.I. Radiology 03 Seats (Open 02 & Spon 01)
  24. Radio-Diagnosis = Thoracic Radiology 02 Seats (Open 01 Spon. 01)
  25. Radio-Diagnosis = Paediatric Radiology 02 Seats (Open 01 Spon. 01)
  26. Surgery = Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery 01 Seat (Open 01)
  27. Surgery = Renal Transplant Surgery 01 Seat (Open 01)
  28. Urology = Minimal Invasive Urology Laparoscopic & Robobotics 03 Seat (Open 02, Spon. 01)
  29. Urology = URO-Oncology 02 Seats (Open 01 & Spon. 01)
  30. Urology = Geniotourinary Reconstructive Surgery - Adult 02 Seats (Open 01 Spon. 01)
  31. Total Seats: 38 (Open Seats - 26, Sponsored Seats - 64)


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Eligibility Criteria

  1. Dept.: Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine & Critical Care (Fellowship in Pain Medicine)
  2. Qualification: MD Postgraduate Degree in Anesthesiology/Physical Medicine Rehabilitation/Palliative Medicine from a University recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with 3 years post PG teaching Experience as Senior Resident or equivalent post after obtaining the PG Degree in Anesthesiology/ Physical Medicine Rehabilitation/Palliative Medicine in a MCI recognised hospital/permitted medical Institute/College or DM Onco-Anesthesiology or DM Neuro-Anesthesiology


Duration: 1 year

  1. Dept.: Cardiac - Anesthesiology – Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia
  2. Qualification: MD in Anesthesiology or 3 years equivalent experience as a Senior Resident or DM in Cardiac Anaesthesia or equivalent degree (MCI recognized)
  3. Duration: 1 year
  4. Dept.: CMETI - Fellowship in Clinical Research Methodology and Evidence-Based Medicine
  5. Qualification: Only Faculty members of AIIMS (preferably at the level of Assistant & Associate Professor) both clinical and non clinical departments of medical, dental, college of nursing can apply
  6. NOC is required from HOD/Faculty Cell
  7. Faculty member required to submit a bond to serve the AIIMS for a period of Five years after Fellowship Certification or to pay Rs.20,00,000/- (Rupees Twenty Lakhs only)
  8. Duration: 2 years (part-time)
  9. Dept.: CMETI - Fellowship in Clinical Research Methodology & Evidence-Based Medicine
  10. Qualification: Faculty members of both clinical and Non - Clinical Departments of Medical, Dental, Nursing Colleges of AIIMS and other medical colleges having the following qualifications:
  11. MBBS/BDS degree with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks in the professional examination or B.Sc. Nursing with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks
  12. Master’s Degree in Nursing with a least 60% marks or Master of Surgery (M.S) or Doctor of Medicine or an Equivalent degree or; One publication required
  13. Duration: 1 year (Full Time)
  14. Dept.: CTVS - Fellowship in Aortic Surgery
  15. Qualification: M.Ch in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery or equivalent degree (MCI recognized)
  16. Duration: 2 years
  17. Dept.: Orthodontics and Dentofacial Deformities, CDER- Fellowship in Cleft and Craniofacial Orthodontics
  18. Qualification: MDS Postgraduate Degree in Orthodontics or equivalent degree recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) and 3 years post PG teaching Experience as Senior Resident or equivalent post after obtaining the PG Degree in Orthodontics or equivalent teaching experience in a dental college or Institution recognised by DCI
  19. Duration: 2 years
  20. Dept.: Gastroenterology - Fellowship in Hepatology & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  21. Qualification: DM/DNB in Gastroenterology/ Pediatric Gastroenterology recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)
  22. Duration: 1 year
  23. Dept.: Gastroenterology - Fellowship in Advance Gastrointestinal Endoscopy & Pancreatology
  24. Qualification: DM/DNB in Gastroenterology/ M.Ch in G.I. Surgery or equivalent degree recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)
  25. Duration: 1 year
  26. Dept.: Medical Oncology - Fellowship in Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  27. Qualification: DM in Medical Oncology or Clinical Hematology or Pediatric Oncology or equivalent degree (MCI recognized)
  28. Duration: 1 year
  29. Dept.: Neuro- Anesthesiology - Fellowship - Neurocritical Care
  30. Qualification: MD in Anaesthesiology/Medicine or equivalent degree (MCI recognized) with 3 years’ experience as a Senior Resident in Anaesthesiology/Medicine in teaching hospital (MCI recognized) ORDM in Neuro anesthesiology/ Neurology ORM.Ch in Neurosurgery (MCI recognized);
  31. Duration: 1 year
  32. Dept.: Neurology - Fellowship - Stroke
  33. Qualification: DM in Neurology or equivalent degree (MCI recognized)
  34. Duration: 1 year
  35. Dept.: Neurosurgery – Fellowship in Spine Surgery
  36. Qualification: MS in Orthopedics or equivalent degree (MCI recognized) with 3 years’ experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent in Orthopedics in teaching hospital (MCI recognized) ORM Ch in Neurosurgery of equivalent degree (MCI recognized)
  37. Duration: 2 years
  38. Dept.: Neurosurgery - Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery
  39. Qualification: MCh in Neurosurgery or equivalent degree (MCI recognized)
  40. Duration: 1 year
  41. Dept.: Obst. & Gynaecology - Fellowship in Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) in Dept. of Obst. Gynaecology, Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery & Uro-Gynaecology
  42. Qualification: MD/MS Postgraduate Degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology or equivalent degree (MCI recognized) with 3 years experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent degree (MCI recognised)
  43. Duration: 1 year
  44. Dept.: Radiology – Fellowship in G. I. Radiology, Thoracic Radiology & Pediatric Radiology
  45. Qualification: MD in Radio Diagnosis or equivalent degree (MCI recognised) with 3 years’ experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent degree (MCI recognised)
  46. Duration: 1 year
  47. Dept.: Orthopaedics - Fellowship in Arthroscopy, Joint Replacement & Musculoskeletal Oncology
  48. Qualification: MS Postgraduate Degree in Orthopaedics recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with 3 years experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent degree (MCI recognised)
  49. Duration: 2 years
  50. Dept.: Orthopaedics - Fellowship in Pelvic-Acetabular Trauma
  51. Qualification: MS Postgraduate Degree in Orthopaedics recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI) with 3 years experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent degree (MCI recognised)
  52. Duration: 1 year
  53. Dept.: Surgery - Fellowship in Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery
  54. Qualification: MS in General Surgery or equivalent degree (MCI recognised) with 3 year experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent (MCI recognised)
  55. Duration: 2 years
  56. Dept.: Surgery - Fellowship in Renal Transplant Surgery
  57. Qualification: MS in General Surgery or equivalent degree (MCI recognised) with 3-year experience as a Senior Resident or equivalent (MCI recognised) OR M.Ch in Urology from a university (MCI recognised)
  58. Duration: 2 years
  59. Dept.: Urology; Fellowship in Uro-Oncology, Minimal Invasive Urology Laparoscopic and Robobotics & Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery- Adult
  60. Qualification: M.Ch in Urology or equivalent degree (MCI recognised)
  61. Duration: 2 years Age Limit: No Upper age limit
  62. Method of Selection
  63. Selections for Fellowship Program are made through 2-Stage Performance Evaluation basis:
  64. Stage I: Written test carrying 60 marks of 60 minutes duration in the subject wherein the candidate has applied for. The question paper will consist of 60 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  65. Stage II: Out of the candidates who are 50th percentile or above in the written test (Stage-I), candidates 3 times the number of seats advertised will be called for departmental clinical/practical/lab based assessment (carrying 40 marks)
  66. Final Selection: Final result will be declared based on total marks obtained in stage-1 and Stage-II Examination
  67. Note:
  68. The result of Stage-I will be available on website of the Exam Section. No individual intimation will be communicated to candidates
  69. Candidates who fail to attend any of the two stages mentioned above will not be eligible for admission
  70. Selected candidates are required to join on 01st January 2020 or before 15th January 2020. The last date of joining of selected candidates shall be 15th January 2020. III) Last date for admission the Fellowship Programwill be 28th February 2020. In any circumstances, last date for admission will not be extended after 28th February 2020


Percentile Scores

  1. Percentile scores are scores based on the relative performance of all those who appear for the exam. Basically the marks obtained are transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each group of examinees.
  2. The Percentile Score indicates the percentage of candidates that have scored EQUAL TO OR BELOW that particular Percentile in that exam
  3. The highest score is converted to a Percentile score of 100


Age Limit

  1. No Upper age limit. However, for AIIMS, New Delhi Faculty applying under sponsorship category should be below 50 years on the last date of the online Registration


Application Fee

  1. A candidate must pay a prescribed fee as part of application form completion. The amount depends on the category a candidate belongs to. The structure of fee is as below:
  2. General / OBC Category: Rs.1500/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  3. SC/ST Category: Rs. 1200/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  4. OPH Candidates is exempted from any Fee
  5. Admission FEES: Rs.125/- for open candidate and Rs.1295/- for Sponsored Candidate
  6. Mode of Payment: Through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking


Centre for Competitive Entrance Exam

  1. The Examination will be conducted in Delhi/NCR in online mode only [Computer Based Test (CBT)]


Scheme of Marking

  1. Each correct response will get a score of 1 mark
  2. Each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3 (minus-one-third)
  3. No credit will be given for the questions not answered or marked for review (Questions marked for review shall be considered as unanswered


AIIMS Fellowship Program 2020 Application Procedure

  1. A candidate seeking admission to the Entrance Examination is required to submit his/her application in the prescribed format available online with the Prospectus on www.aiimsexams.org
  2. The cost of Application Form includes the fee for entrance exam, which is non-refundable, and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. The candidate is required to go through the Prospectus carefully and acquaint himself/herself with all requirements with regard to filling of the online application form
  3. Online Registration: After selecting the online registration, fill the mandatory details asked for and deposit the prescribed fee through debit/credit card/Net Banking. After submitting fees filled required information step by step


Follow the Instructions scrupulously

  1. Any Amendment/Rectification/Change/Editing is NOT allowed in Name, Date of Birth and Community i.e. SC/ST/OBC (NCL)/UR & OPH status after payment of application fee through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking
  2. Other changes in the online Registration/Application i.e. Nationality, Sponsored to General, General to Sponsored etc. will NOT be permitted after
  3. Applicants may note that further correspondence will NOT be entertained in this regard
  4. Candidates are advised to check final status of their Registration Form regarding images and eligibility and Admit Card that will be available on AIIMS website www.aiimsexams.org as per the schedule mentioned in the "IMPORTANT DATES AT A GLANCE"


Admit Card

  1. Admit Card for Accepted Registration Form will only be uploaded on the website www.aiimsexams.org
  2. If the status of Registration Form or Admit Card is not available on website, he/she should immediately write an email to the Assistant Controller of Examinations, AIIMS, New Delhi-110608 on aiims.fellowshipexams@gmail.com along with full particulars of the Registration Form


Assistant Controller (Exams)

Examination Section, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Ansari Nagar, New Delhi -110 608, Tel: 26589900, 26588500 Extn. 6421, 4499, 6422, Fax: 011 2658 8789, Website www.aiimsexams.org



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