Medical Entrance


Exam Pattern

AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018

As per the initiative taken by Director, AIIMS, New Delhi, the competitive Entrance Examination of MBBS 2018 is being conducted through a Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online] only in 2018.

AIIMS MBBS examination shall be held on Sunday, 28th May, 2018. However in exceptional circumstances it may conduct in two days.

The duration of AIIMS examination shall be 3½ hours (three hours and thirty minutes).

  1. Morning Shift / First shift : 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  2. Afternoon Shift / Second shift : 03:00 PM to 06:30 PM

AIIMS examination centres are tentatively proposed in 171 Cities all over India.

Therefore all candidates will be required to appear at CBT Online Entrance Examination, which will be conducted by the AIIMS, New Delhi on Sunday, the 28th May, 2018 in either of two shifts (9:00 AM to 12:30 PM & 3:00 PM to 6:30 PM) as allotted. The venue, time and shift of the examination will be communicated to the candidates in the Admit Card.

No candidate will be permitted to appear in the examination unless he/she holds a valid "Admit Card" issued by the Institute and a proof of their identification.

Type of AIIMS MBBS Paper :

AIIMS UG Competitive Entrance Examination will have one paper consisting of 200 Objective Type ( Multiple Choice and Reason-Assertion type ) questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge / Aptitude.

The distribution of questions are as follows :

Subject Number of Questions
Physics 60
Chemistry 60
Biology (Botany & Zoology) 60
General Knowledge 10
Aptitude & Logical Thinking 10

Standard of AIIMS MBBS Examination :

The general standard of AIIMS Competitive Entrance Examination will be that of 12th class under the 10+2 Scheme / Intermediate Science. No syllabus has been prescribed by the Institute for the examination.

Language of AIIMS Question Paper :

Automated Question paper will be provided either in English or in Hindi according to the choice of candidates. Applicants must choose / indicate in the application form whether he/she prefers to have the question paper in English or Hindi. This choice cannot be changed later at any stage.

Distribution of Type of AIIMS UG Questions : Reason Assertion : 140, MCQs : 60* [*All subjects except General Knowledge / Aptitude]

Marking Scheme : 

  • Correct Answer : One mark (+)1
  • Incorrect Answer : Minus one-third (−)1/3
  • Unanswered / Marked for Review : 0

Method of Cut-Off :  Percentile corresponding to following Percentages : General 50%, OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 45%, SC /ST 40%. In case percentile of both shifts are unequal the lower percentile of both shits shall be the cut off.

Method of determining merit :  Overall merit by merging of Percentiles of Total scores of both shifts [First & Second shifts]

Method of resolving ties : 

In the following order :

  • Percentile in Biology
  • Percentile Chemistry
  • Percentile in Physics
  • Seniority by age

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Application Form

Last date of Registration 05 Mar 2018 – Admit Card on 10th May, 2018


AIIMS UG MERIT LIST 2017 – First Counseling – July, 2018 – Second Counseling August, 2018 – Third Counseling @ August, 2018 – Open Counseling August, 2018


General and OBC candidates : 60% – SC/ST/OPH Candidates : 50%

Exam Date

AIIMS UG Online Registration of Applications Closes on 5th March, 2018 – COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) [ONLINE] ENTRANCE EXAMINATION – Date of AIIMS MBBS Entrance Examination 26th May, 2018 & 27th May, 2018

Exam Pattern

Correct Answer : One mark (+)1 – Incorrect Answer : Minus one-third (−)1/3 – Unanswered / Marked for Review : 0

Examination Centres

Online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only in all Exam Centres.

Reservation Seats

New Delhi – Bhopal – Patna – Jodhpur – Rishikesh – Raipur – Bhubaneshwar


The list of candidates who qualify for counseling to the M.B.B.S. course would be declared tentatively by 18th June, 2018