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AIIMS Rishikesh Diploma Courses 2018 Notification- Dates, Eligibility

AIIMS Rishikesh announces Diploma Courses Admission 2018 - CBT Online

AIIMS Rishikesh Diploma Courses 2018 Notification - All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) Rishikesh, invites application for the Indian National for Entrance Examination to admission in Diploma Courses for July 2018 session

About AIIMS Rishikesh

  • An Act of Parliament in 2012 established All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Rishikesh as an autonomous institution of national importance and defined its objectives and functions
  • The degrees granted by the Institute under the AIIMS Act are recognized medical qualifications for the purpose of the Indian Medical Council Act and notwithstanding anything contained therein, are deemed to be included in the first schedule of that Act, entitling the holders to the same privileges as those attached to the equivalent awards from the recognized Universities of India


Important Dates

Online Registration from: 07th March 2018

Online Registration Closes on: 15th March 2018

Status of Application & Rejected application with reason for rejection: 19th March 2018

Last Date for Submission of required documents for Regularization of Rejected Application: 23rd March 2018

Finalization of Centres & Allotment of Roll Nos/Admit Card on Web: 27th March 2018

Written Test through online (CBT) mode/OMR: 10th April 2018

Expected Date of Declaration of Result: 12th April 2018

Departmental Assessment: 23rd to 25th April 2018

Date of Final Result: 28th April 2018


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No. of Seats

  • Anaesthesia Diploma in Anaesthesia (DA) - 04 Seats
  • Obs. & Gynaecology Diploma in Obs. & Gynae.(DGO) - 02Seats
  • Ophthalmology Diploma in Ophthalmology (DOpthal) - 02 Seats
  • Orthopaedics Diploma in Orthopaedics (DOrtho) - 04 Seats
  • Paediatrics Diploma in Child Health (DCH) - 02 Seats
  • Pulmonary Medicine Diploma in Respiratory Medicine (DRM) - 02 Seats
  • Radio-diagnosis Diploma in Medical Radio Diagnosis (DMRD) - 02 Seats
  • Radiotherapy Diploma in Medical Radiotherapy (DMRT) - 04 Seats
  • Transfusion Medicine Diploma in Transfusion Medicine (DTM) - 02 Seats
  • Pathology Diploma in Clinical Pathology 02 Seats

Total 26 Seats

Duration the Course

  • For Medical Graduates: A minimum of 2 academic years


Eligibility Criteria

  • For Medical Graduates: Candidate must possess MBBS or an equivalent degree with a minimum experience of three years in a hospital in the relevant field or five years in general practice. A certificate issued by the District Magistrate in support of the general practice claimed should be enclosed with the application
  • Candidate must have obtained a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate in all MBBS professional examinations for other category and 50% for candidate belonging to SCs/STs/OBCs
  • The eligibility for Sponsored candidates will also be determined as mentioned

Age Limit

  • Upper Age limit is 35 years as on 01st July 2018
  • Upper age limit is relaxable for OBC Candidates by a maximum of 3 years
  • Upper age limit is relaxable in case of SC/ST candidates by a maximum of 5 years
  • Upper age limit is relaxable for Ex-Serviceman and Commissioned Officer including ECO, SSCO who have rendered or released on satisfactory assignment with age relaxation by a maximum of 5 years
  • The upper age limit is not applicable to sponsored candidates
  • The persons with benchmark disabilities shall be given an upper age relaxation of five years for admission to Diploma for PWD candidates as per Right of persons with Disability Act, 2016

Reservation of Seats

  • 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)


Selection Process

  • Selections for Diploma courses are made through written examination and interview


  • Result of written exam will be available on website of the ExamSection. No individual intimation will be communicated to candidates
  • Selected candidates are required to join on 01/07/2018 or before 15/07/2018. The Last date of joining of selected candidates shall be 15th July 2018
  • Last date for admission the Diploma Courses Entrance Examination will be 31st August 2018. In any circumstances, last date for admission will not be extended after 31st August 2018

Percentile Scores

  • 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


Exam Pattern

•          Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online] / OMR
•          Date of Examination: Tuesday, 10th April 2018
•          Timing of Examination: 10.00 AM Onwards
•          Location of Examination Centre: AIIMS Rishikesh
•          Language of Paper: English
•          Type of Examination: Objective Type
•          Mode of Examination: Written & Interview
•          Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Marking Scheme

  • Correct Answer: One mark (+)1
  • Incorrect Answer: Minus one-third (−)1/3
  • Unanswered / Marked for Review: 0
  • Not Answered: 0

Method of Resolving Ties: The tie case will be resolved according to age (Date of birth), the older candidate shall get preference over the younger one



Application Procedure

  • Candidate should fill his/her online application form available on AIIMS website i.e. www.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered, and no correspondence will be entertained in this matter. All particulars in the application form must be filled carefully and legibly.
  • Any Amendment/Rectification/Change/Editing is NOT allowed in Name, Date of Birth and Community i.e.SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/UR & PWD status after payment of application fee through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking
  • Other changes in the online Registration/Application i.e. Nationality, sponsored to General, General to Sponsored etc. will NOT be permitted after 15th March 2018
  • All claims made in the application must be supported with documentary proof
  • Application through proper channel should be sent to the Director of the Institute and these must reach the office of Director before the closing date
  • Roll Numbers/Admit Cards for appearing in the entrance exam will available for download to eligible candidates approximately 15 days in advance and can be downloaded from the website by logging into their accounts on the website with their respective login id and password
  • Roll Numbers/Admit Cards will NOT be sent by post. No TA/DA is admissible for entrance examination or interview


Application Fees

  • For SC/ST Rs.1200/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • For UR/OBC: Rs.1500/- + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • PWD: Exempted from any fee
  • Mode of payment: Through Debit/Credit Card/Net Banking

For further details, refer prospectus available www.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in


AIIMS Rishikesh

All India Institute of Medical Sciences Virbhadra Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand- 249203, India, E-MAIL dir@aiimsrishikesh.edu.in, Websitewww.aiimsrishikesh.edu.in


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