AIIMS 2019: 5 Important Things You Need To Know Prior To Preparing For The Exam

One will surely agree that there have been many changes introduced to the medical entrance examinations in the recent past. The most important one is the merging of all the state-level medical examinations. When it comes to the medical entrance examinations in the country, the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) stands as the best. After NEET, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) medical entrance examination stands tall at the second position.


AIIMS, which is believed to be one amongst the prestigious institutes in the country, conducts an entrance examination for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The competition for this national-level entrance examination will not be less because of the quality of education provided at AIIMS, New Delhi, and eight other AIIMS (Patna, Bhopal, Jodhpur, Bhubaneswar, Rishikesh, Raipur, Guntur and Nagpur).

All About AIIMS MBBS 2019 Exam

A couple of days ago, AIIMS released the tentative keydates of the entrance examinations for the academic year 2019-20 and 2020-21. With the release of the schedule, AIIMS has kick-started the competition for the examination. If you are hoping to be a doctor, explore all the key information prior to starting your preparation for AIIMS 2019.

Save The AIIMS 2019 Dates

AIIMS has released the tentative keydates of the entrance examinations to be conducted during the year 2019-20 and 2020-21. Here are the dates.

AIIMS MBBS 2019-20

  • Entrance Examination - May 25 & 26, 2019 (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Result Notification - June 12, 2019 (Wednesday)

AIIMS MBBS 2020-21

  • Entrance Examination - May 30 & 31, 2020 (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Result Notification - June 16, 2020 (Tuesday)

Get Familiar With The AIIMS Exam Pattern

The AIIMS entrance exam will be conducted online in two shifts. A total of 200 objective-type questions (multiple-choice and reason-assertion type) will be asked. One mark will be awarded for every correct answer and 1/3rd of the same will be deducted for each wrong answer. To know more about the exam pattern, click here.

Subject Number of Questions
Physics 60


Biology (Botany & Zoology)60

General Knowledge 10

Aptitude & Logical Thinking 10

Total 200

Understand The AIIMS Syllabus

Candidates have to be familiar with the syllabus prior to starting their preparation. Most of the AIIMS syllabus will be based on CBSE's class 11 and 12 syllabus for the subjects such as physics, chemistry and biology. While coming to the syllabus of general knowledge and aptitude & logical thinking, candidates are advised to refer to the previous years' question papers. To know more about the AIIMS syllabus, click here.

Gather Previous Year Question Papers

Be it any entrance examinations, referring to previous years' question papers will help you a lot in understanding the question format and weightage of the topics. Prior to the preparation for AIIMS 2019, aspirants should meticulously solve the previous years' question papers. Click here for the AIIMS question papers.

Good Book For AIIMS Preparation

One should follow good reference books to crack AIIMS. We have listed the most important books for AIIMS preparation. Here are the section-wise books that'll help you ace AIIMS. To explore the list, click here.

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