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AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern - Marking Scheme & Syllabus

Updated On - February 22nd 2019 by KRITIKA GUPTA

AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern: AIIMS conducts a single computer-based (online) entrance exam for UG aspirants seeking admission to MBBS courses. The exam is conducted on a national level at specific institutes enlisted under AIIMS.

AIIMS MBBS 2018: The counselling for the last session concluded on August 21, 2018. Check AIIMS MBBS Cutoff

This year, AIIMS MBBS 2019 is scheduled for May 25 and May 26, in two sessions – morning and evening. The duration of the paper will be 3½ hours. The entire paper will be divided into five sections viz.

  • Section 1 – Physics
  • Section 2 – Chemistry
  • Section 3 –  Biology (Botany and Zoology)
  • Section 4 – General Knowledge
  • Section 5 – Aptitude & Logical Thinking

Check detailed AIIMS MBBS Syllabus

The question paper is set both in English and Hindi. Thus, candidates must state their preferred language while filling in the application form. The online mode paper comprises 200 multiple choice and reason-assertion questions. Check AIIMS MBBS Preparation Tips

Highlights of AIIMS MBBS 2019

AIIMS MBBS 2019 Exam DatesMay 25 and May 26, 2019
Time of ExamMorning- 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Evening- 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mode of ExamComputer Based Test
Language of PaperEnglish and Hindi
Question typesMultiple-choice questions and re-assertion based
Marking PatternEach correct answer is awarded with 1 mark and incorrect with -1/3
SyllabusPhysics, Chemistry and Biology (10+2 level of CBSE)

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AIIMS MBBS 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The exam pattern of AIIMS MBBS 2019 is such that the question paper will contain 200 multiple choice questions.
  • The questions will be based on topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Awareness covered in class 11 and class 12.

Distribution of questions in AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam will be as follows:

Name of SubjectNumber of questions
General Knowledge20

AIIMS MBBS Marking Scheme

  • Against every correct answer, aspirants will be awarded 1 mark whereas for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • Besides, no marks are given for any un-attempted questions.

The marking pattern of AIIMS MBBS 2019 is as follows:

Type of QuestionMarking Pattern
Correct answer+1
Wrong answer-1/3 
In favour of analysis0
In favour of any un-attempted question0
Note: As per the official booklet of AIIMS, minimum eligible marks for MBBS entrance will be 50 percentile for general category candidates and 40 percentile for SC/ST category candidates.
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Use of Optical Response Sheet During AIIMS MBBS 2019

  • AIIMS MBBS 2019 paper will comprise multiple choice questions and re-assertion type questions.
  • Out of four options given, select one option which you find is correct.
  • Those who appear for the exam are provided with Optical Response Sheet to mark their answers.
  • Select the appropriate circle given against four options provided for each question.
  • This can be done by clicking on correct answer using virtual keypad.

AIIMS MBBS Important Instructions

Before applying for the exam candidate must thoroughly go through a set of instructions given below:

  • Mode of exam is only online.
  • Time duration of the exam will be 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Negative marking is applicable for every incorrect answer.
  • The question paper comprises total of 200 multiple choice questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge.

AIIMS MBBS 2019 Syllabus

Syllabus of AIIMS MBBS 2019 will cover topics from Physics, Chemistry, Biology studied in class 11 and class 12. The conducting body will not add anything to this syllabus. Subject-wise syllabus of entrance exam is given in tables below:

Physics Syllabus

The topics covered under the Physics section are based on Class 11 and Class 12 syllabus:

Optic RayWave Motion
Heat and ThermodynamicsSolids and semi-conductor Devices
Magnetic Effect of Current and MagnetismLaws of Motion
ElectrostaticsModern Physics: (Atomic Models) & Current Electricity

Chemistry Syllabus

candidates preparing for AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam will have to go through topics studied in higher secondary education.

Alkenes and AlkynesGeneral Organic Chemistry
General Organic ChemistryChemical Equilibrium
Alkanesp-block Elements
s-block ElementsChemical Bonding
Chemical ThermodynamicsMole Concepts
Transition Elements (d and f Block) and Electrochemistry

Biology Syllabus

Biology syllabus comprises of topics prepared for 10+2 examinations.

Human Health DiseasesOrigin of Life
CellPlant Morpho
PlantaeCell Division
Mineral NutrientsCell Respiration
Plant water relationPhotosynthesis

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Note: For general knowledge, there is no such specific syllabus. keep yourselves updated with latest news and other happenings around the world.

Qualifying marks in AIIMS MBBS 2019

In order to clear AIIMS MBBS 2019 exam, candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks. The qualifying marks required are as follows:


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Tie-Breaker in AIIMS MBBS

The tie breaker will be determined as follows:

  • Candidate securing high percentile in Biology will be placed higher on the merit
  • In case of further tie, candidate obtaining high percentile in Chemistry will be placed higher at merit
  • In case of further tie, candidate securing high percentile in Physics will be placed at higher merit
  • If tie persists, candidate senior in age will be given priority.

AIIMS MBBS Preparation Books

It is important to prepare for this exam with the best of your efforts, therefore, we have come up with a list of books which might help you in better preparation. Given below is a list of books which can be used for reference for better preparation:

  1. Trueman’s Elementary Biology (Volume 1 and Volume 2): It is a very elaborative and detailed book which will help you clear all your doubts if any.
  2. Trueman’s Objective Biology for Medical Entrance Examinations (Volume 1 and Volume 2): It is helpful for performing objective type questions which will be asked. It helps to make biology interesting and quite easy.
  3. AC Dutta (Botany) Oxford Publication: It also gives all the basic comprehensive knowledge on all the facts in Botany.
  4. Prakash Objective Zoology: It is a standard book for AIIMS preparation.
  5. Modern ABC of Chemistry for Class 11th and 12th (Volume 1 and Volume 2): It covers all the chapters in NCERT with details.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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1 Comment

is there is any attempting limit to give entrance examination of aiims.....?????

16 Dec, 2017 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Garima, Candidate can take 3 attempts for MBBS 1st Professional Examination (Regular & supplementary)  and can take 4 attempts i.e. 02 regular plus 02 supplementary Examinations for 2nd Professional Examination/3rd Professional Examination.

16 May, 2018 16:00

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