All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) is one of the most sought after destination for Medical Education in India. AIIMS conducts an entrance test every year for admission into MBBS course. Students from all parts of the country and overseas candidates take part in this highly competitive examination held during the month of May/June every year. There are 7 AIIMS Institutions including New Delhi. The number of seats in Delhi AIIMS are 73 in total including 1 seat reserved for foreign national. The other six AIIMS are having capacity to intake 100 students each from the year 2013. The other AIIMS institutions are at Bhopal, Patna, Jodhpur, Rishikesh, Raipur and Bhubaneswar. Candidates can apply for the test online during the month of February / March every year.
The AIIMS Competitive Entrance Examination will be of 3½ hours duration and will have one paper consisting of 200 objective type (multiple choice and reason-assertion type) questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge. The distribution of questions is as follows:
Biology (Botany and Zoology): 60
General Knowledge: 20
Incorrect responses will be given negative marks. Each correct response will get a score of 1 mark and each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3 (minus-one-third). No credit will be given for the questions not answered. More than one response will be treated as wrong answer and negatively marked.
The general standard of the Competitive Entrance Examination will be that of 12th class under the 10+2 Scheme/Intermediate Science. No syllabus for the examination has been prescribed by the Institute. Entranceindia has released Model Test Papers for AIIMS 2014 which includes tests on Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) and General Knowledge. Please click the below image to know more about AIIMS model test Papers.