All India Institute of Medical Sciences offers various courses for the aspirants to study. In it are included, courses like DM/M.Ch (3yrs.)/MD (Hospital  Administration), Fellowship Program, PG (MD/MS/M.Ch (6 years) /DM(6 years)/MDS), M.B.B.S. ,B.Sc. Nursing (Post – Basic), M.Sc. Courses, B.Sc.(Hons.) Para-Medical Courses , M.Sc. Nursing. Among such courses, the highest degree that the Institute offers is Ph.D. The Programme offered demands an exhaustive research methodology to be implemented by the candidates. A research that contributes its share in the field of medical sciences. Each department declares the kind of project they are leading and the number of assistance they require to complete it. The need for talented research enthusiasts is intimated through official notifications. AIIMS announces the same through publishing the information brochure. For 2018, as well, the prospectus will soon be uploaded carrying all the details.

Latest: AIIMS Delhi has announced Marks Secured by the all the candidates of Ph.D Programme January-2018 Session. Check Here. Also, check the dates for the AIIMS PhD 2018 July Session from this page.

AIIMS PhD 2018 July Session

While here, we have mentioned some of the details related to AIIMS PhD 2018 July Session which are available. You will find here, AIIMS PhD 2018 July dates, general eligibility criteria, exam pattern, application procedure, application fee, admit card, AIIMS PhD July 2018 result and possible seat matrix. Applications might begin in or around 01st week of June 2018 in online mode through the official website at All the applicants will complete the 7 stage application process and pay the required amount through online mode before 03rd week of June 2018. The exam will be conducted on 07 July 2018 (Saturday) tentatively. For those who successfully appear in the test, AIIMS 2018 Result will be declared on 13 July 2018 (Friday).

Important Dates for AIIMS PhD July 2018

The candidates are informed that the PhD July session tentative dates have been announced by  AIIMS. The Schedule has been drawn for you below. The table has scheduled for Entrance exam Results etc.

Events Dates (tentative)
Dates to apply for the programme in Online mode at 01st week of June 2018
Last date for registration 03rd week of June 2018
Status of application being accepted or rejected 04th week of June 2018
Centre finalizing and Admit Card issue 01st week of July 2018
Entrance Examination (Stage I) (Computer Based Test) 07 July 2018 (Saturday)
Result  Notification (Stage I) 13 July 2018 (Friday)
Departmental Assessment (Stage II) 24 July 2018 (Tuesday)
Final Result Notification 27 July 2018 (Friday)
Last date of joining PhD 02nd week of August 2018

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Eligibility Criteria

A candidate applying for the PhD programme must possess the following qualifications.

  • Medical qualification- MBBS/BDS with 50% min. or MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh or Diplomate of NBE.
  • Nursing Qualification- candidates holding M.Sc degree with 50% min. in Nursing speciality may also be able to apply.
  • Non- medical candidates- candidates who are not from medical background must have attained a minimum of 60% in a valid 2 years Master degree.

Note- Candidates who possess M.Sc/ Degree & BAMS will be eligible for the

Non-medical qualification category.

Desired qualification by AIIMS- a candidate from non-medical background who clear the following qualifying examination will be prefered for research.

  • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
  • DBT – JRF
  • DBT – SRF
  • NBHM screening test
  • Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
  • INSPIRE fellowship
  • UGC – JRF
  • UGC – SRF
  • CSIR – JRF
  • CSIR – SRF
  • DST – JRF
  • DST – SRF

AIIMS PhD 2018 Exam Pattern

Candidates looking for joining AIIMS 2018 July PhD programme must compulsorily clear a 3 stage examination.

Stage-I consists of multiple questions of 30 marks 1 mark each. The topics will be covering English, Biostatistics, Research methodology, Cell biology Lab technology etc.

Stage-II 40 multiple choice question os 1 mark each. A total of 40 marks for this section. Questions will be related to theory based concepts taught at MD/ MS/ MDS/ M.Sc entrance level.

Total marks 70 marks of both stages. Total duration of both the stages will be 90 minutes.

Stage-III- both the above stage are of qualifying nature. Therefore, candidates who secure 50% or above in the written test will appear in stage-III. Stage- III will be a practical test. Candidates 3 times more than the seats will be invited for Departmental clinical/ practical/ lab based assessment. This test will carry 20 marks.

Note- candidates who hold Medical degree (MBBS/ DNB/ MD/ MS/ DM/ M.Ch.) or M.Sc. (Nursing) will be given 10 marks additional. This 10% will be applicable only if the candidate secures more than 50% in both the qualifying stages. And for non medical students 10 marks will be given extra if they have already qualified the mentioned qualifying examinations such as UGC NET, ICMR-JRF etc.

Evaluation process

Candidates will get the questions in MCQ manner. Each correct response will attract 1 mark and each incorrect answer will have penalty of -/3 marks. No credit will be given to questions left unmarked.

AIIMS PhD 2018 Application Form

Applications will be made in online mode using the official web portal at candidates will undergo a 7 step application process. In the process, they will register first, then provide Personal details, qualification details, experience details, some details will not allowed to be changed in the application form after registration. The categories are Name, Category, Department and OPH status after submitting the application fee through Debit/ Credit Card/ Net Banking and images once uploaded can not be changed later. Other changes in the online Registration/Application i.e. Nationality, Sponsored to General, General to Sponsored etc. will NOT be permitted after a limited period of time.

Candidates may also be required to upload the scanned images of their photograph, signature and thumb impression etc.

Specifications Dimensions Resolution Size Format
Photograph 3.5 x 4.5 cms (width x height) 200 dpi 50 KB to 100 KB .jpg
Signature 6 x 3 cms (width x height) 200 dpi 10 KB to 50 KB .jpg
Thumb impression 4 x 3 cms (width  x height) 200 dpi 10 KB to 50 KB .jpg

Application Fee

Candidates are informed that other than the dates there is no official information on the application process. So here we are providing details of the amount that the candidates were required to pay as per last year.

  • General / OBC Category- Rs.1000/- + Transaction Charges
  • SC/ST Category- Rs. 800/- + Transaction Charges
  • OPH Candidates- NIL

Special Note- the amount may vary for the 2018 July session or it may remain the  same

AIIMS PhD Admit Card 2018

AIIMS PhD 2018 Admit Card might be issued in 01st week of July 2018 on the website. Candidates looking forward to download their Admit Card for appearing in the PhD exam must be able to provide valid details. The admit card will be uploaded on the candidate login account in the due course. You should have the followings nearby ready for use (i) Candidate ID and (ii) Password. Filtering these details you will gain access to your AIIMS account.

AIIMS PhD 2018 July Session   Dates, Registration, Exam Pattern

AIIMS PhD 2018 July Session Result

Results for Ph.D. Programme 2018 July session will be available on the official website of the institute at Result will be announced in 2 stages. Result of Stage I i.e. CBT test will be announced by 13 July 2018 (Friday). After that a Departmental Assessment (Stage II) result will be announced on 24 July 2018 (Tuesday). Final Result notification will be declared on 27 July 2018 (Friday). Individual result will not be sent on telephone so candidates are advised NOT to call the Examination Section for such information.


Department Seat Department Seat Department Seat
Anatomy 05 Biophysics 04 Biostatistics 01
Medical Oncology 01 NMR 03 Neurology 03
Clinical Neuropsychology 01 Neuro Surgery 02 Orthopedics 01
Biochemistry 09 CCM 01 Ocular Pharmacology 02
Ophthalmology 04 Obst. & Gynae 01 Centre for integrative medicine & research 02
Pharmacology 07 Stem cell 03 Dermatology & Venereology 02
Endocrinology & metabolism 01 Physiology 05 Division of forensic pathology & molecular DNA (JPNATC) 01
Forensic medicine & Toxicology 01 Geriatric medicine 02 Psychiatry 03
Gastroenterology 03 Pathology 03 Microbiology 02
Medicine 01 Peditrics 06 Medicinal Physics 02
Reproductive Biology 04 T.I.I 05 Lab oncology 02


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