Type of College

Public - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition




About All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Established in 1956, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi operates under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The medical college is a public autonomous college providing higher education. All India Institute of Medical Sciences Act, 1956 governs the college, which in turn is registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act.

The institute is famous for being a medical research public university and a medical college in New Delhi. The college has been approved and recognized by the Institute of National Importance (INI), New Delhi.

In 1946, Sir Joseph Bhore, who was an Indian civil servant, chaired a health survey and development committee, which recommended the initiation of the foundation of a national medical centre. With the initiative of the Bhore Committee and the backing of Amrit Kaur and Jawaharlal Nehru, a proposal was put forward. The proposal was liked by the government of New Zealand.

In 1952, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) was started under the Colombo Plan with the help of a generous grant from the government of New Zealand. However, finally, AIIMS was founded in 1956 through an Act of Parliament as an autonomous institution.

The AIIMS institutes are:

Institute Names Established Year
AIIMS New Delhi 1956
AIIMS Bhopal 2012
AIIMS Bhubaneswar 2012
AIIMS Jodhpur 2012
AIIMS Patna 2012
AIIMS Raipur 2012
AIIMS Rishikesh 2012

A budget of ₹500 crore was announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for establishing 4 new AIIMS institutes in Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. The government also plans to open a national cancer institute inside the campus of AIIMS Jhajjar.

India Today magazine has ranked AIIMS in the first position among all government medical colleges in India. AIIMS offers undergraduate courses in science and medical streams. It also offers doctorate, postgraduate, and add-on fellowship courses.

In order to get admission at AIIMS, one has to clear the entrance examination that is known as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). This is conducted throughout India and admission is based on merit. A percentage of seats are reserved for SC (15% - 5 seats), ST (7 ½ % - 2 seats) and OBC (27% - 9 seats).


  • The college aims at developing a pattern of teaching in medical education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level in order to set a high standard of medical education in all the medical colleges in India; to provide top class educational facilities in order to train personnel in all the important sectors of health activity; and to become self-sustaining in postgraduate medical education
  • The Institute has a vibrant campus life with an applied range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The Institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping, and beautiful flower-beds
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The Institute has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The Institute has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The Institute has easy access to every kind of public transport. Campus has its own bus stop
  • A clinic is available on the campus for routine checkup for students as well as staff & also have a dental hospital with state of art facilities
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • The Institute also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The Health Centre is located on the campus for inpatient & outpatient treatment for minor & major illness. All minor ailments are treated at Health Centre as outpatient
  • The Health Centre offers round the clock Out Patient, In-patient treatment, and the Emergency Care. The special care is also available in the areas of Medicine and Gynecology, Dermatology, Eye, and Psychiatry. It has a Clinical Laboratory which is computerized and doing routine and special investigations
  • A futuristic, new age medical learning, discovery and research facility are available for the students
  • The Health Centre has an Operation Theatre. Surgeries & routine surgical cases are being done here
  • It has 24 hours Ambulance Service for emergency services for outside referrals. There is a night duty Doctor to look after emergencies in the night and other patients particularly student’s community  
  • The Consultants are attending the cases referred by Medical Officers and Area Medical Officers on appointment basis at the time slot allotted to them
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery Full Time 5 Years & 6 Months 10+2 & Qualifying Entrance Exam
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology in Radiography (Honors) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science Nursing (Honors) Full Time 3-4 Years 10+2
Additional Courses
Bachelor of Optometry
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Post Basic)
Doctor of Medicine (MD) and a Master of Science (MS) - (MD/MS)
Master of Surgery (M.Ch)
Doctor of Medicine (DM)
Doctor of Medicine in Hospital Administration
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Biotechnology
Doctor of Philosophy

Note: This Institute offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e. https://aiims.edu

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Gymnasium
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • Health Centre / Hospital
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Digital library
  • Playground
  • Waiting Halls
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Digital Classrooms
  • Blood Donation
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Casualty and Emergency Services
  • Online Appointments for OPD
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training
  • Residential Complexes
  • Operation Theater





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