AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam, Pattern and Preparation Tips

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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.

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.

AIIMS Preparation tips:-

  • Gather all the details about officially prescribed syllabus for AIIMS exam preparation.
  • Consider the good study materials for exam preparations and also include previous year question papersfor studies.
  • Mark the difficult topics in the syllabus and discuss them with your teachers, tutor and class mates.

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 forms.

Marking Scheme

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

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 likelihood only since AIIMS MBBS 2018 information brochure is yet to be released. Based on past year papers, details of AIIMS MBBS exam pattern are 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

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