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AIIMS M.Sc. 2021 Exam Pattern; Mode, Total Questions, Marking Scheme

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AIIMS M.Sc. 2021 Exam will be held in online mode (computer based test). The medium of question paper will be in English only. Applicants have to attempt total 90 questions in the duration of 1 hour and 30 minutes (90 Minutes). All the questions will be in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format. One mark will be awarded for every correct answer and -1/3 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response.

AIIMS M.Sc. 2021 is a national level exam conducted for admission to Post Graduate science courses offered by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and its affiliates. Applicants are suggested to check AIIMS M.SC 2021 Exam Pattern and detailed syllabus, before beginning preparation for the exam. This article contains the information of exam pattern and complete syllabus.

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AIIMS M.Sc 2021 Exam Pattern

AIIMS M.Sc. 2021 Exam is scheduled for June 1, 2021. The exam is held in online mode (Computer-based Test). Applicants have to attempt 90 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) Questions in the duration of 1 hour 30 minutes. Each question carries four options out of which, only one option is correct. The language of question paper is English only. The table given below is representing the highlights of AIIMS M.Sc. 2021.

Exam Name AIIMS M.Sc. 2021
Conducted Body AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical)
Date of Examination 1st week of June 2021
Mode of Exam Online (Computer Based Test)
Language of Question Paper English
Total Number of Questions 90
Mode of Questions MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)
Duration of the exam 1 Hour 30 Minutes (90 Minutes)
Total Marks 90
Marking Scheme +1 for every correct answer -1/3 for every incorrect answer

AIIMS M.Sc 2021 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme of AIIMS M.Sc 2021 is given below:

  • Candidates will be awarded +1 mark for every correct answer
  • Applicants will face negative marking of -1/3 mark for each incorrect response
  • There will be no marking for unanswered questions
  • If more than one option is selected, it will be considered as incorrect answer

AIIMS M.Sc 2021 Syllabus

AIIMS M.Sc 2021 Syllabus is based on topics from graduation level. There are total 90 objective type questions in the exam. The syllabus is different for all courses as mentioned below. The tables represent complete syllabus of each subject. Candidates are required to check complete syllabus, before start preparation.

M.Sc. Nursing Syllabus

Anatomy English Community and Health Nursing I -
Physiology Hindi and Regional Language Communication and Educational Technology Co-Curricular activities 3
Nutrition - - Midwifery and obstetrical nursing
Biochemistry Co-Curricular activities 1 Co-Curricular activities 2 Community Health Nursing II 
Nursing Foundation Sociology Medical Surgical Nursing III  Nursing Research and Statics
Psychology Pharmacology Child Health Nursing Management of Nursing Services and Education
Microbiology Pathology and Genetics Mental Health Nursing -
Introduction to Computers Medical Surgical Nursing I  Midwifery and obstetrical nursing  Co-Curricular activities 4
Midwifery and Obstetrical Nursing Medical Surgical Nursing II Mental Health Nursing -
Community Health Nursing II Child Health Nursing Research Project -

M.Sc. Biotechnology Syllabus

Bio – Molecules

Principles of Genetic Engineering

Molecular Genetics

Environmental Biotechnology



Plant Biotechnology

Animal Biotechnology

Molecules Cell Biology

Animal Cell and Tissue Culture

Microbial Biotechnology

Enzyme Technology

Bio – Techniques

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture


Project Report / Field Training Report






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M.Sc. Syllabus

M.Sc. in Anatomy

Gross anatomy with evaluation and comparative anatomy. Gross anatomy include functional anatomy. Histological techniques, identification light and electronic microscopic structure of tissues of body.
Microscopic Anatomy, Development Anatomy and Genetics Slides, specimens of developmental anatomy, genetics, neuroanatomy to assess comprehensive knowledge in these area.
Neuroanatomy including development and microscopic structure Viva-voce on gross anatomy, living anatomy, sectional anatomy and neuroanatomy, development anatomy and genetics

M.Sc. Biochemistry

Structure and function of Biomolecules Molecular Biology I Molecular Biology II Biostatics and Research documentation
Cell Biology and Physiology Nutritional and Clinical Biochemistry Basic Biotechnology Bioinformatics
Enzymology Plant Biochemistry Immunology Stem Cell and Reproduction
Bioenergetics and Intermediary Metabolism  Biophysical and Biochemical Techniques Introductory Microbiology -
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M.Sc. in Biophysics

Elementary Crystallography Methods of X - Ray Crystal Structure Determination Numerical Methods Theory and Practice of Direct Methods of Solving Structures
Principles of Macromolecular Structure & Function Principles and Applications of Spectroscopy to Bio-molecules Seminars in Biophysics -
Mathematical Physics Physical Studies of Macro - molecules in Solution Basic Statistics Membrane Biophysics & Neuro Biophysics
Computational Biology Molecular Biology of Gene Macromolecular Crystallography Biophysics Laboratory
Object Oriented Languages Algorithms and Data Bases in Bioinformatics Crystallography Laboratory -
Fundamentals of Molecular Spectroscopy (offered for other Departments only) Basic Crystallography (offered for other Departments only) Biophysics of the Immune System -

M.Sc. in Physiology

Orientation to the department Physiology Submission of thesis
Choosing the subject of thesis and guide Thesis work Thesis work
Writing the protocol Recapitulation of undergraduate physiology through attending UG lectures II Physiology II
Recapitulation of undergraduate physiology through attending UG lectures I Physiology I -

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


akshaya akshaya
May i know the syllabus for clinical embryology?...anyone pls reply
jaspreet kaur

Masters of Science(M.Sc)(Clinical Embryology) course is not offered by AIIMS. Masters in Science(M.Sc) course has specializations such as Anatomy, Perfusion Technology, Reproductive biology, Physiology, Biophysics, Biochemistry, and Nuclear Medicine Technology. To know more about the courses, do visit AIIMS M.Sc 2021

shweta dubey
Can I apply for clinical nutrition?
sinbad chongtham

There is no M. Sc Clinical Nutrition at AIIMS. Available M. Sc courses are Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Perfusion Technology, Reproductive Biology, Clinical Embryology and Nuclear Medicine Technology.

gopika sharma
Can i apply for msc echocardiography after doing bcvt? And if yes can i get enterance syllabus?
aniket ranjan

No, MSc in echocardiography is not available in AIIMS. The institute offers Master of science [MSc] programs in 15 different specialization which includes Biochemistry, Anatomy, Nuclear Medicine Technology, Medical Pharmacology, Physiology and many more. To know more details visit:- AIIMS COURSE DETAILS

can i apply for anatomy after nursing
simran singh

Yes, you can apply for Msc. Anatomy course. The eligibility criteria is the candidate must have secured atleast 60% marks in gradution for general candidates (50% in case of SC/ST) in aggregate in the qualifying examination. Fore more details, refer to this link: AIIMS M.Sc Registrations 2021

I have completed my bachelor degree in Nursing .Am I eligible for applying for anatomy? Can i apply for any medical courses other than Nursing like physiology,biochemistry?
where can i get previous year papers for aims msc biochemistry
manisha malik

MSc Biochemistry at AIIMS syllabus includes:

  1. Structure and function of Biomolecules
  2. Molecular Biology I and II
  3. Biostatics and Research documentation
  4. Cell Biology and Physiology
  5. Nutritional and Clinical Biochemistry
  6. Basic Biotechnology
  7. Bioinformatics
  8. Enzymology
  9. Plant Biochemistry
  10. Immunology, and many more

You , will get the sample papers on the official website. 

sajid ali ansari
What is the interance exam syllabus for Msc Perfusinist Technology
diya suresh

The syllabus of M.Sc is based on graduation level and there are several subjects or streams available in M.Sc but not for Perfusionist Technology. Available disciplines under M.Sc are:

  • Nursing
  • Biotechnology
  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Physiology

Check details at AIIMS M.Sc 2020 exam pattern.

aadil mqbool
Kindly give details of MSc pharmacology entrance syllabus of AIIMS
gurpreet singh

HI Adil

Visit on our official website of AIIMS M.Sc Exam Pattern and Syllabus to get the whole syllabus details about the course. You will also find the other details about the exam.

sanket dhumal
Hello mam I would like to know the syllabus for MSc nuclear medicine entrance exam
gurpreet singh

Hi Sanket

Greeting of the day

You can visit on our official website and visit on AIIMS M.Sc Exam Syllabus to know the whole exam syllabus and pattern

What is the Enterance exam syllabus for M.Sc. Medical Microbiology at AIIMS ?
diya suresh

Hi Mahak, AIIMS entrance test for M.Sc. will have 90 questions that needs to be completed in 90 minutes. For detailed entrance exam syllabus click here.

laxmi narayan birania
I have completed my graduation in physio therapy. May I eligible for in Human Anatomy.
Mam, I will complete my Bsc clinical Nutrition and dietetics in 2021. Is there Msc for the same in AIIMS?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Poonam, this course is not available in AIIMS.
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kitu sharma
What's the syllabus for msc in nuclear medicine
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Kitu, you can check the syllabus of the concerned course from the official website of the institute. You can apply for admission from here: AIIMS PG Admission

manisha vishwakarma
I am bsc biotechnology student can i have this entrance exam for food technology?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Manisha, yes, you can apply for this exam provided you have scored at least 60% (55% in case of reserved categories) in your graduation degree.
rushikesh diwanji
Can BHMS student apply for MSc in anatomy or physiology?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Rushikesh, yes, you are eligible for this course provided you have scored at least 60% (55% in case of reserved categories) in your graduation degree.
I'm going to complete my bachelors in microbiology.. Am I eligible to apply for clinical embryology
shobhna chaturvedi
Hi Amanda, this course is not offered in AIIMS.
I am bachelor in medical laboratory technology. May I eligible for in clinical microbiology
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Amit, this course is not offered in AIIMS. However, you can check the list of Colleges Offering M.Sc Microbiology from here.

vrinda lamba
i am masters in food technology, am i eligible for phd from aiims?
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Vrinda, yes, you are eligible for Ph.D in AIIMS provided you have scored at least 55% (50% in case of reserved categories)in your PG degree. You can check the admission details of the concerned branch from here: AIIMS Admission Procedure 2020

tanmaya birtia
Can i get syllabus for the exam conducted by AIIMS for admission into Msc physiology. and also needed previous year question paper????
shobhna chaturvedi

Hi Tanmaya, the syllabus of the entrance exam for concerned subject is as follows:

Orientation to the department Physiology Submission of thesis
Choosing the subject of thesis and guide Thesis work Thesis work
Writing the protocol Recapitulation of undergraduate physiology through attending UG lectures II Physiology II
Recapitulation of undergraduate physiology through attending UG lectures I Physiology I -
What's the entrance exam syllabus for M.Sc in NMT ?
shobhna chaturvedi
Hello, candidates can check the syllabus for entrance exam on the official website of AIIMS. Generally, entrance exam consists of questions from previous academic degree and the subject one has applied for.