AIIMS PG Counselling 2018 (July Session): AIIMS New Delhi has started the 1st round of counselling for admissions to the PG programs offered at the 7 AIIMS. The results for the medical examinations were released on May 12 at aiimsexams.org. A mock round to get an idea about the procedure of AIIMS Counselling was conducted on May 16.
AIIMS PG 2018 was conducted on May 6 in online mode. The admissions will be done on the basis of merit-cum-choice of the candidates. The coordinating body will hold 4 rounds of counselling namely Mock Round (Closed), Round 1 (Started), Round 2 and Open Counselling (if required). Read on to know more about the AIIMS cut off, seat allotment, Schedule, Fee, Procedure.
Counselling Schedule (July Session)
|AIIMS PG Results||May 12|
|AIIMS PG Mock Counselling||May 23|
|AIIMS PG Round 1 Counselling||June 5|
|AIIMS PG Round 2 Counselling||June 12|
|AIIMS PG Open Counselling Round||August 24|
AIIMS PG Counselling
The counselling for final admissions to various AIIMS colleges is conducted in 2 rounds. An open counselling round is conducted in case of any vacant seats. The candidate higher in percentile will have higher chances of admission to the course of choice. Counselling procedure has commenced now, read on to know more about the selection procedure.
Documents Required for AIIMS PG 2018 Counselling
- Internship Completion Certificate/Certificate from the Head of Institution that the candidate will be completing the internship by January 30, 2018
- Permanent/Provisional Registration Certificate issued by MCI or DCI/State Medical or Dental Council
- Proof of Date of Birth
- A valid SC/ST/OBC/ Physical Disability Certificate issued by the competent authority
- AIIMS PG 2018 Admit Card – Download Now
- AIIMS PG 2018 Rank Letter/ Card
- MBBS/BDS 1st, 2nd and 3rd Exam Mark sheets
- MBBS/BDS Degree Certificate
- Counselling Call Letter
- Registration Slip
Steps of Counselling Procedure
Candidates who appeared for AIIMS PG 2018 and have their names in the merit list will be issued a Counselling Call Letter. They must visit the official website of AIIMS – www.aiimsexams.org to download the document. The steps to participate in the counselling is as follows:
Step 1: Registration for AIIMS PG Counselling
- To register, login to ‘MyPage’ Portal.
- Enter your AIIMS PG login credentials i.e. your ID and password.
- Click on ‘Online Counselling’ link.
- Register again for AIIMS PG counselling portal using a new password.
- This link will be active for a stipulated time period only.
Step 2: Exercising Choice Locking
- This option will be offered for every round of counselling.
- Login again to ‘Online Counselling’ portal using the new credentials.
- Click on ‘Make Choices’ button.
- Click on ‘Add choice’ and choose the AIIMS institutes and subject you want to study further.
- To remove any choice, click on ‘Delete’ tab.
Step 3: Submitting and Locking Choices
- After making all the choices, Submit and Lock the same.
- Candidates must also tick the checkbox saying ‘I accept the declaration’.
- This box will appear twice so as to reconsider the choices made.
- In case, a candidate is not able to submit and lock the choices, then the last saved choices will be selected automatically.
Step 4: Viewing and Printing the choices
- After all the steps, candidates will be able to view their final choices submitted and locked by them.
- Click on ‘View Choices’ button in the online counselling portal to view the same.
- Take a print of the same for future reference.
Important Point related to AIIMS Counselling
- In each category number of candidates called for the counselling will be equal to 8 times the total number of seats.
- The order of AIIMS Counselling will be General/ 50% Preferential candidates of total MBBS seats of AIIMS/SC/ST/OBC.
- Counselling will be done by considering the combined AIIMS PG Merit list starting from the candidate who has secured 1st rank in the examination.
- The choices can be given as per the availability of seats.
- Candidates who fail to report for counselling, then the next candidate will be considered.
- Reserved category candidates who will be called on combined marks list, then they will be given a provision to give their choice under both reserved as well as in unreserved category. If the subject chosen is available at that time in both of the categories, then that seat will be allocated to the candidate and they will be considered as unreserved category candidate and their seat will be an unreserved seat.
- Candidate will be given a reserved seat only when the subject chosen by the candidate is no longer available in unreserved category.
- Only after finishing the counselling for unreserved category, the reserved category counselling will start.
- If any ST category seat remains unfilled after calling all the eligible ST candidates then that seat will be made available to SC category students.
- Likewise, if any SC/ST category seat remained unfilled after calling all the eligible SC/ST candidates then that seat will be made available to General category students.
- Likewise, if any OBC category seat remained unfilled after calling all the eligible OBC candidates then that seat will be made available to General category students.
- After confirming the seat, a stipulated fee has to be made and should undergo a medical check-up.
- Candidates who have submitted their original certificate in some other college elsewhere in India or abroad and has taken admission in that college will be allowed to attend the first counselling. But, it is mandatory to provide documentary evidence showing that their original certificates are deposited in those colleges.
- In case, candidate is not able to attend the first counselling then an authorised representative (with an undertaking and authority letter for allotment) can participate in the counselling process with the required documents. But it is mandatory that the original candidate should attend the second counselling and deposit all the original documents.
- If any disputes occur at the time of Counselling the decision taken by the Chairperson of the Counselling Committee will be final.
- No TA/DA will be allotted to candidates for attending the counselling .
AIIMS PG 2018 Seat Allocation
AIIMS PG Seat Allocation is completed in three rounds. In each rounds of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation, there are three separate groups of candidates. The process for the three rounds for AIIMS PG 2018 is given below:
AIIMS PG 2018 First Round of Seat Allocation
- The first round of counselling started from June 4
- Group 1: candidates who got seat in their chosen subject in the first counselling itself and have confirmed their seats there itself. They are not allowed to change their seats during the further selection process and are not allowed to sit for the second round counselling.
- Group 2: candidates who want to take the subject A, but are not able to do that because of their ranking. They have now chosen the subject B and confirmed the provisional seat. These candidates can attend the second round counselling and their provisional seat will b confirmed only if the subject A is still unavailable to them even after the second round counselling.
- Group 3: candidates who did not take any provisional seats in the first round counselling and wants to come for the second round counselling and are eligible for that.
- All candidates in Group 1 should pay the fees after the confirmation of seats. If the candidates failed to pay the fees or failed to join the course after paying the fees will lose their seat permanently and will not be allowed to attend the second round counselling. So it is requested that all those candidates who has confirmed the seats in first round counselling should pay fees and join within the prescribed time limit.
- If the candidates are not able to attend the first round counselling in case of unavoidable circumstances, then his/her authorised representative can attend the first round counselling.
AIIMS PG Second Round of Seat Allocation
- The second round counselling will be on June 13, 2018.
- Group 2 and group 3 candidates can attend second round counselling under the clauses F(c) and F(d).
- Group 2 candidates can participate in the second round counselling and confirm their provisional seats if still the subjects which they wanted is unavailable to them due to their rank in merit list.
- If the candidate in Group 2 failed to attend the second round counselling the seat allotted to him will be lost.
- After the second round counselling all seats will be “confirmed seats”.
AIIMS PG 2018 Open Counselling
AIIMS PG Open Counselling will be held on August 24. AIIMS PG Open counselling is done to fill those seats which remain vacant even after the second round AIIMS PG counselling.
- Some filled seats will be vacant after the biometric verification. As those seats were full after the first or second round of counselling, there won’t be any other way to fill those seats other than open counselling if they remain unfilled after biometric verification round.
- The final list of all vacant seats after first and second round counselling and the list of vacated seats due to a mismatch in documents or biometric verification will be published on the AIIMS website.
- Any seats remaining vacant after 1:00P.M. on August 24, 2018 will be listed later.
- Interested candidates should register in the “Registration for open counselling” link given on the official website of AIIMS.
- At the time of open counselling, candidates need to show the print of this registration to ensure that they have registered in the link along with the original documents.
AIIMS PG 2018 Spot Counselling
- Open counselling is done to fill the seats which remain vacant after first and second round counselling.
- But there are some cases in which some of the seats still remain vacant even after open counselling.
- The spot counselling is meant for filling those seats which remain vacant after open counselling.
- The information about spot counselling will be given in newspapers and will be displayed in then official website of AIIMS.
- The date for spot counselling will be released shortly.
AIIMS PG 2018 Cut off Scores
According to the rules, candidate should secure a minimum of 50 Percentile to be eligible for the admission. A candidate getting 50 percentile marks means that he/she has got more marks than 50 percentage of candidates who have written the exam also we can interpret it like, 50 percentage of candidates who have taken the exam are above him/her. Those entire candidates below 50 percentile will be eliminated from the selection process.
AIIMS PG 2018 Percentile Scores
Percentile score shows percentage of candidates who are equal to or below a particular percentile in the examination. Highest score is converted to 100. And all the scores between the lower and higher values are converted to their respective percentile values. To avoid ties and to avoid bunching values percentile values are calculated to 3 decimal places. Consider an example.
Let us assume that one exam is been written by 100 candidates.
- If candidate A has got 100 percentile, it means that no other candidate got more marks than A. It also means that, all other candidates got marks either less than or equal to the mark secured by the candidate A.
- If candidate B has got 90 percentile, which means that 90% of the students who have written the examination secured equal or less than the mark secured by B. It also means that there are other students who have secured more marks than the marks secured by B.
- If candidate C has got 50 percentile, which means that 50% of the students who have written the examination secured equal or less than the mark secured by C. It also means that there are 50% of students have secured more marks than the marks secured by C.
- If candidate D has got 30 percentile, which means that 30% of the students who have written the examination secured equal or less than the mark secured by D. It also means that there are 70% of students have secured more marks than the marks secured by D.
- If candidate E has got 10 percentile, which means that 10% of the students who have written the examination secured equal or less than the mark secured by E. It also means that there are 90% of students have secured more marks than the marks secured by E.
- If a candidate F has got 1 percentile, which means that no other candidate who has taken the examination scored less than or equal to F. It also indicates that all the candidates who have taken the examination secured more marks than what is secured by F in the examination.
AIIMS PG 2018 Reservation
There is a 49.5% AIIMS PG Reservation Criteria for the SC (Scheduled Castes), ST (Scheduled Tribes) and NCL (Non-creamy layer) candidates. This excludes the Sponsored or Foreign nationals.
- All those candidates who are applying for reserved seats should submit relevant documents showing that they belong to such categories. For a candidate who is applying for OBC category, he/she should submit the category certificate which is issued within last one year and it should be before the date of first counselling.
- No seats are reserved for Orthopediac Physically Handicapped person in MDS course.
- For Orthopediac Physically handicapped people 3% seats are reserved in MD/MS.
- For those Indian nationalities who are willing to pursue MD/MS, and those who have qualified the examination and are Orthopedically Physically handicapped will be getting a reservation of 3%. And this reservation will be given on horizontal basis, as per their rank in the merit list.
AIIMS PG Seat Matrix
AIIMS PG qualifiers joining MD/ MS/ MDS degree courses will be called Jr. Residents in Clinical Disciplines and Jr. Demonstrators in Basic Clinical Disciplines. The authorities have announced the category wise seats matrix for PG courses in all the 7 AIIMS (All India Institute Of Medical Science). The number of seats (tentative) in each of the AIIMS is displayed below:
For MD/ MS/ MDS
For M.Ch./ DM (6 years)Note: No seats will be uploaded after mock round of counselling in case any seats fall vacant due to resignation.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College