AIIMS PhD 2019 for January session admission is on 05 Jan 2019. AIIMS PhD 2019 for July session admission is on 06 Jul 2019. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, will conduct the entrance examination of AIIMS Ph.D. 2019, in the month of January 2019. The candidates who will apply for this entrance examination will be admitted to the various Ph.D. programmes. The AIMS Ph.D. 2019 application form will be available on the official website: www.aiimsexams.org. There will be three stages in the selection process of AIIMS Fellowship 2019. The first and second stage (combined) will be the examination in online mode which will be held in Delhi/NCR only. The next stage will be the departmental assessment. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of the total marks obtained by the candidates in all the stages. The exam will be computer-based and will be held in a single shift only.

Latest: All dates for All India Institute of Medical Sciences PhD entrance exam 2019 are out.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019

The duration of the course will be from the time of admission to the submission of the thesis. The minimum period of the course will be 3 years. Please note that the maximum registration period can only be 5 years only. It can further be exceeded only by the recommendation by the final decision of Dean. Failing to submit the thesis within the time period even after extending their period, will result in cancellation of the candidate’s Ph.D. registration.

AIIMS PG 2019 January Session Dates July Session Dates
Entrance Examination 05 Jan 2019 06 Jul 2019
AIIMS Result 2019 10 Jan 2019 11 Jul 2019
Departmental Assessment Test 23 Jan 2019 22 Jul 2019
Final Result For AIIMS PG 2019 28 Jan 2019 26 Jul 2019
For AIIMS PG 2019, click here.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who will be applying for the course must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  1.  (A) Medical Qualification: The candidate must have a degree in MBBS/BDS with at least 55% aggregate marks or MD/MS/MDS/DM/M.Ch in the concerned subject. The degree received from the college should be recognized by MCI.
    (B) Nursing Qualification: The candidate who has M.Sc degree with at least 55% aggregate marks in Nursing Speciality can also apply for Ph.D. admission.
  2.  Non-Medical: The candidates who have a master’s degree awarded by Indian Universities or equivalent is eligible. The candidates who hold M.Sc (other than M.Sc nursing), M.Tech and BAMS degree will be eligible.

Please note that candidates who have Masters degree through distance learning are not eligible to apply.

Candidates having eligibility under non-medical category must have at least 60% marks in the last eligibility exam qualified. These candidates must have at least qualified in any one of the examinations listed below in the last 2 years:

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

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Seat Matrix

Following is the seat matrix of AIIMS 2019 PhD Programme of last year. The seat matrix for 2019 has not been released yet, so till then, they can refer to last year’s seat matrix.

Sr no. Department Code Seats Sr no. Department Code Seats
1 Anatomy 101 04 13 Neurology 113 01
2 Biochemistry 102 09 14 N.M.R. 114 02
3 Biophysics 103 09 15 Obstetrics & Gynecology 115 01
4 Biotechnology 104 02 16 Ocular Pharmacology 116 02
5 C.C.M. 105 01 17 Ocular Pathology 117 01
6 C.T.V.S. 106 01** 18 Pathology 118 04
7 Gastroenterology & HNU 107 03 19 Pediatrics 119 02
8 Geriatric Medicine 108 01 20 Psychiatry 120 04
9 Lab Oncology 109 05 21 Pediatric Surgery 121 01
10 Medical Oncology 110 01 22 Pharmacology 122 01
11 Microbiology 111 01 23 Physiology 123 03
12 Neurosurgery 112 01 24 Reproductive Biology 124 03

** = AIIMS in Service candidate only

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Syllabus

Following is the last year’s stage-wise syllabus of the examination. The 2019 syllabus will be updated here as sson as it gets released.

Stage  I :

Cell Biology, Lab technology, English (Written and verbal skills), Biostatistics & Research Methodology,  etc.

Stage II:

Subject related theory of MD/MS/MDS/M.Sc. Entrance level.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Exam Pattern

The AIIMS PhD 2019 exam will be in two stages. The details are given below:

Stage I

  • Number of questions: 30
  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Marks: 1 mark each
  • Question Type: MCQs
  • Syllabus: English (written and verbal skills), Biostatistics, Research Methodology, Cell Biology, Lab Technology etc.

Stage II 

  • Number of questions: 40
  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Marks: 1 mark each
  • Question Type: MCQs
  • Syllabus: Subject related theory, MD/MS/MDS/M.Sc

Total Marks (Stage I & II): 70 (30+40)
Total Duration (Stage I & II): 90 Minutes

The candidates have to score more than 35 marks in stage I and II to qualify for stage III which is the departmental assessment.

For Medical Candidates:

The candidates who will fulfill the following two criteria will be awarded special weightage 20 marks to the total score of stage I and II.

  • The candidates are eligible to stage III
  • They hold a medical degree in  MBBS/BDS/MDS/DNB/MD/MS/DM/M.Ch or M.Sc nursing or equivalent

For non medical Candidates:

The candidates who will fulfill the following two criteria will be awarded special weightage 20 marks to the total score of stage I and II.

  • The candidates are eligible for stage III
  • The candidates have also qualified in any one of the following entrance tests in the last 2 years: Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF, ICMR-JRF, ICMR-SRF, DBT-JRF, DBT- SRF, NBHM screening test, Graduate aptitude test, INSPIRE fellowship, UGC-JRF, UGC-SRF, CSIR-JRF, CSIR-SRF, DST-JRF, DST-SRF.

Evaluation For Stage I & II

  • Correct Response: 1 mark will be awarded
  • Incorrect Response: 1/3 marks will be deducted
  • Answered marked for review: No marks will be deducted
  • Unattempted answers: No marks will be deducted

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Exam Preparation

Here are some useful tips that will help the candidate to prepare for the entrance examination:

  • Use flow charts and diagram: Visual aids are really very helpful. We can remember things which we see more than the things we read. So, when it is advised when a student is learning a concept, he or she should make a diagram or a flow chart of the same so that when they revise it in the future they will remember everything.
  • Use the internet: The internet is full of useful resources. There are many educational websites that provide information on n number of topics. The students can refer to those sites for a more simpler explanation than compared to books. Also, there will be many educational videos for the same.
  • Revise what you have learned. Go through the books related to the topics. Revise everything that you have studied before. Make new notes so that the content that is being learnt is fresh in the mind.
  • Summarise. When a student is done studying a topic he or she should summarize and write it in their own words to know how much he or she actually understood.

AIIMS Ph.D. Test Center 2019

The entrance examination of AIIMS PhD programmes is usually conducted in Delhi/NCR only. The mode of examination will be online only. The candidates must submit the application form on time to be able to appear for the test.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Application Form

The application form tor AIIMS PhD programme will be available on the official website  The cost of the application form also includes the application fee which is non-refundable.

The candidates have to fill in all the necessary details asked in the form. It is the responsibility of the candidates to fill the information in the application form. Any wrong information filled in the form will not be corrected by the conducting body under any circumstances.

The candidates will have to fill their signature, photograph, and left thumb impressions. Please ensure that they are uploaded in the format prescribed by the conducting body only.

They have to then pay the application fees which can be paid through the following ways:

  1. Net banking
  2. Debit Card
  3. Credit Card

Last year, the category wise fee structure for examination was as follows:

Category Fees
General/ OBC Rs. 1500/- + transaction charges as applicable
SC/ST Rs. 1200/- + transaction charged as applicable
PWBD Exempted from fees

After the application form is submitted, an acknowledgment of successful submission will be sent to the candidate’s email. The form registered will be under review regarding the uploaded documents and eligibility. The candidates can check their status of application two days before the closing date of application submission. The candidates whose images go rejected can be uploaded again but before the closing of the application submission only.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for AIIMS PhD 2019 will be uploaded on the official website after the application forms have been successfully submitted. In case if the admit card is not available for any candidate, he or she must report immediately to the Assistant Controller of Examinations through email at [email protected]

The admit cards which will be generated must be brought on the day of the exam by the candidate otherwise he or she will not be allowed to sit in the examination hall. It also has to be kept in good condition.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Result

The result will be declared on the official website. First, the result of the written examination will be published. The candidates who will qualify in the examination will then go for the stage III which is the departmental assessment. The final result of the candidates who will be qualify will be released separately. The result declaration notification will not be sent to the candidates individually.

AIIMS Ph.D. Selection Procedure

The candidate will be selected through three-stage performance. In the first stage, they have to prepare for the examination. The examination consists of Stage I and II. The candidates have to score at least 35 marks in the stages combined to qualify for stage III.

The candidates who will qualify in the written examination will be called for stage III which is the departmental assessment which will be of 20 marks. These marks will be added to the marks of stages I and II + special weightage to prepare the final merit list.

Tie Breaking Criteria:

The tie will be broken according to the date of birth. The older candidate shall get the preference over the younger candidate.

AIIMS Ph.D. 2019 Fee Structure

The candidates who will be selected for admission will have to pay course fees. Following is the last year’s fee structure. The fee structure of 2019 once released will be updated here.

Fees amount Duration
1 Registration Fee Rs. 25/- 3 yrs
2 Tuition Fee Rs. 720/- 3 yrs
3 Laboratory Fee Rs. 120/- 3 yrs
 4 Pot Money Rs. 720/- 3 yrs
 5 Hostel Rent Rs. 1080/- 3 yrs
6 Electricity Rs. 240/- 3 yrs
 7 Gymkhana Fee Rs. 120/- 3 yrs
8 Caution Money Rs. 100/- ** 3 yrs
9 Hostel Security Rs. 1000/- (refundable) 3 yrs

**= caution money has to be deposited by every student for breakages or loss of institute’s property.

To know more about AIIMS PhD 2019, check out links below.

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