AIIMS MBBS 2018 entrance exam will be held on 27 May 2018. All India Institute of Medical Sciences is conducting entrance examination for AIIMS MBBS Admission 2018. It is the only medical entrance exam whose scores are accepted for admission to AIIMS New Delhi and six other AIIMS at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh. There are 707 seats including all AIIMS. Candidates can apply for AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2018 at as per schedule. The exam is an objective computer based test of 3.5 hours duration with 60 questions each on physics, chemistry, biology, and 10 questions each on general knowledge, aptitude and logical thinking. In order to be eligible to get a position in merit list of AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2018, it is necessary to get minimum cut off score. Know all about AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2018 application form, dates, seats, eligibility.

All India Institute of Medical Sciences has announced date of AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2018. The exam will be held on May 27, 2018. Application form is expected to be available in January 2018, check here.


Medical aspirants, future doctors of the country, must study diligently to clear AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2018. AIIMS (New Delhi) has time and again been ranked as top medical college in India.

A strong grasp of the subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology – taught at 10+2 level is critical to do well in exam. Moreover one should keep in mind the sections general knowledge, aptitude and logical thinking.

Important Dates of AIIMS MBBS 2018

Keep a track of ongoing AIIMS 2018 entrance exam events by the schedule given below. Pre-exam event dates are not yet available. As soon as AIIMS releases AIIMS MBBS Admission 2018 information brochure, date of availability of application form and admit card will also be updated here.

Event Date
Before exam
Commencement of online application form submission expected in Jan 2018
Last date for form submission expected in Feb 2018
Availability of application form status expected in Mar 2018
Availability of downloadable admit cards from AIIMS website expected in May 2018
AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam Dates
Date of computer based exam 27 May 2018
Declaration of result 12 Jun 2018
First counselling for admission to AIIMS MBBS 03, 04, 05, 06 Jul 2018
Second counselling for admission to AIIMS MBBS 02 Aug 2018
Third counselling for admission to AIIMS MBBS 04 Sep 2018
Open counselling for admission if required 27 Sep 2018

In-depth information on AIIMS 2018 eligibility, AIIMS 2018 preparation, AIIMS cut off and qualifying marks are given in following articles.

AIIMS will conduct the entrance exam as a computer based test on Sunday, May 27, 2018. There will be two shifts.

Number of Seats

AIIMS MBBS Eligibility Criteria 2018

Eligibility criteria of AIIMS MBBS 2018 entrance exam is as described below.

Age limit – Candidate should have attained or will be 17 years old as on December 31 of the year of admission. Those who are born on or after January 2, 2002 will be ineligible.

Educational qualification – Candidate should have passed class 12 exam under a recognized scheme of examination. Candidate should have studied English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology as subject. In English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, aggregate percentage should be at least 60% for general and OBC candidates, and 50% for SC / ST / OPH candidates.

Special note for students who have passed exam of an Indian / foreign university that has to be considered equivalent to class 12 under 10+2 scheme / intermediate science examination: Such candidates must produce a certificate from concerned university / Association of Indian universities to the effect that that examination is equivalent to class 12 / intermediate exam of 10+2 scheme / intermediate.

AIIMS MBBS Application Form 2018

In order to appear for AIIMS MBBS 2018 entrance exam, candidates have to first apply. It is advisable to read prospectus and help manual before applying. Know important details of application form of AIIMS MBBS 2018 here.

  • AIIMS MBBS Application Form 2018 will be available online at
  • Registration of applications on AIIMS website was available from January 24 to February 23 last year. Therefore date of availability of application form for AIIMS MBBS 2018 entrance exam is expected in third week of January 2018.
  • Candidates must fill all fields in the form.
  • Changes that can be done during registration process include Father’s Name, Mother’s Name, Gender, Nationality, Marital Status.
  • Editing details such as name, DOB, category, exam centre may not be possible later.

Steps To Register

How to fill AIIMS MBBS 2018 Application Form? – Fill the registration form with Full Name, DOB, Category, Gender, Email, contact number. Pay the amount as application form charges. Fill centre choice, qualification details. Upload scanned images. Print registration slip.

Application Fees

Application fee for AIIMS MBBS entrance exam 2018 is expected to be close to these figures. The following table contains fee amount of last year.

Category Fees
General Rs. 1000
OBC Rs. 1000
Scheduled Caste (SC) Rs. 800
Scheduled Tribe (ST) Rs. 800

Specifications for uploading images

Candidates must upload documents adhering to given specifications.

Specifications for Dimensions Dpi File size Format
Photograph 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm 200 50 – 100 Kb .jpg / .jpeg / .gif / .png
Signature 3 cm x 6 cm 200 50 – 100 Kb .jpg / .jpeg / .gif / .png
Thumb impression 4 cm x 3 cm 200 50 – 100 Kb .jpg / .jpeg / .gif / .png

AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018

AIIMS MBBS entrance exam is a computer based test.

The entrance exam will have a single paper (online) consisting of 200 multiple choice questions. Note that at this juncture this is a likelihood only since AIIMS MBBS 2018 information brochure is yet to be released. Based on past year papers, details of AIIMS MBBS exam pattern is given as follows.

Subject Number of questions Marks
Physics 60 60
Chemistry 60 60
Biology (Botany and Zoology) 60 60
General knowledge 10 10
Aptitude and Logical thinking 10 10
Total 200 200

Marking Scheme

  • Marks for correct answer: 1 mark
  • Negative marks for incorrect answer: ⅓ (one-third) marks

AIIMS MBBS entrance exam is designed to suit the academic background of a 10+2 qualified science with bio background student.

AIIMS does not prescribe any specific syllabus for MBBS entrance exam. Candidates are advised to study standard syllabus prescribed by boards for 12th class under 10+2 / intermediate scheme for those subjects that are in examination.

Language of question paper shall be English or Hindi. Candidates opt for either language at the time of filling up their application forms.

AIIMS MBBS Examination Centers

The states where the examination may be held are expected to be in Arunachal pradesh, Andhra pradesh, Assam, Andaman and Nicobar, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal pradesh, Jammu and kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Madhya pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Puducherry, Rajasthan, Tamil nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and West bengal.

AIIMS MBBS 2018 Cut Off

To determine the eligibility for the admission into the course, the minimum cut off set for each candidate which would be applicable for one and all depending on their category is as follows:-

Category General OBC-(NCL) SC/ST
Cut off 50% 45% 40%

Cutoff Percentile of last year

The cut off percentile of the qualified candidates determined according to procedure mentioned in the The category wise cut off percentile of qualified candidates are as follows:-

  • UR – 99.0014978
  • OBC (NCL) – 97.4205359
  • SC/ST – 94.1220114

Normalization Procedure

Normalization Procedure has been adopted from 2017 onwards. It shall be based on the

  • Inter-se merit
  • Ranking used during Counseling for allotment of seats and
  • On Percentiles.

These scores are then transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each shift to indicate the percentage of marks obtained by the candidates who score some marks or lower raw scores. After that, the highest score of each shift will get the same Percentile of 100 which is desirable. The marks obtained in between the highest and lowest scores are also converted to appropriate Percentiles. The then acquired is the Percentile score after normalization. The Percentile Scores are usually calculated till up to 7 decimal places to avoid bunching effect.

AIIMS MBBS Statistics

AIIMS MBBS 01st round of admission list was announced on 14 June to fill 700 seats. Nishita Purohit aged 18 from Surat dominated the charts. She obtained All India Rank 1. In the competitive exam, a total of 3,64,242 candidates registered and 2,84,737 candidates appeared in the examination.

Of all these huge numbers, a total of 4,905 candidates qualified in this examination declared eligible for admission to 01st round of counselling.

Total candidates registered Candidates Appeared Qualified candidates
Males Females Third gender Males Females
3,64,242 1,50,793 1,33,933 11 2077 1828
2,84,737 4,905

Also read: AIIMS 2019.


AIIMS MBBS (Bachelors in Medicine and Bachelors in Surgery) is one of the prestigious entrance exams in India. It is conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences. It is an autonomous body based in New Delhi, India. The Institute was established in 1956 and operates under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. It offers medical, dental, nursing degrees. MBBS is the first professional degree in medicine and surgery awarded upon graduation from medical school by colleges in India.

About AIIMS New Delhi

All India Institute of Medical Sciences is an autonomous institution of national importance. The first batch of undergraduate medical students got admission in 1956. At that time the number of seats was 50, which gradually increased to 77, and now it is 107.

About Six Other AIIMS

The six new AIIMS are located at Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh. They have started in 2017, each with an intake capacity of 100 students per institute.

Special Eligibility Criteria for AIIMS MBBS 2018 Entrance Exam

Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) – Candidates who are overseas citizens of India registered under Section 7A of Citizenship Act 1955 can appear in entrance exam. Terms and conditions applicable on Indian nationals are also applicable on them. They need to submit proof of Registration as OCI under Section 7A of Citizenship Act 1955.

Foreign Nationals (FN) only for AIIMS New Delhi – Government of India nominated Foreign candidates must have 50% marks in aggregate in subjects English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology in their intermediate science or equivalent examination to be eligible for MBBS.

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