All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is quite simply the best medical institute in India. AIIMS was established by an act of parliament in 1956 and therefore is an institution of national importance. An MBBS degree from AIIMS is not just well recognized in India but out of India as well. So there is no doubt that AIIMS is the most aspired institution in India for students who want to do MBBS.
Every year a large number of candidates (more than 80,000) apply for MBBS course in AIIMS for nearly 70 seats which makes it one of the most difficult entrance examinations. The facilities, faculty, research funding and infrastructure available at AIIMS put it much ahead of any other medical institute in India. So there is no doubt that getting a seat in AIIMS is considered really prestigious. One has to really put a lot of effort and determination to get a chance of admission in AIIMS.
Application Forms Availability
Application forms for AIIMS are available in Mid-January from the designated State Bank of India branches across the country. The form can also be obtained by post by sending a request for form along with a Demand Draft to AIIMS. The candidates have to fill the form and send it along with required documents to AIIMS.
Date of Entrance examination: 1st week of June
Availability of application forms: Mid-January to 3rd week of February
Last date for receipt of completed application form: Last week of February
Pattern of examination:
AIIMS Entrance for MBBS is of three and a half hours duration having 200 multiple choice and reason-assertion type questions. There are 60 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Biology and 20 questions from General Knowledge. There is negative marking for incorrect answers.
For more details visit www.aiims.edu