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GK Section of AIIMS MBBS 2019

Last Updated - September 29, 2018

AIIMS New Delhi will conduct the entrance exam of AIIMS MBBS on May 26 – 27, 2019 (Tentative), in two shifts each. There will be a total of 200 multiple-choice questions asked from the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology (comprising Zoology and Botany) and General Knowledge. 

General Knowledge section will cover 20 questions in the exam. Each question carries one mark and hence the candidates will have to attempt GK section for 20 marks. The questions in the GK section of AIIMS MBBS will be of objective type. It will also carry a negative marking of 1/3 for incorrect answers.

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However, the candidates should not forget that 20 marks will have a huge role to play while deciding the rank. Hence AIIMS MBBS Syllabus has incorporated the GK section so that the candidates having a strong GK base get a competitive edge over the others.

In this article, the AIIMS MBBS aspirants can gain a comprehensive knowledge of GK section, its syllabus, the list of important topics, a collection of important study resources for the AIIMS MBBS General Knowledge section.


Although there is no definite syllabus for the AIIMS MBBS General Knowledge Section, yet a few common topics are marked out from the previous years’ AIIMS MBBS question papers. The list of important topics is given below:

Logo IdentificationInventions & Discoveries
Dynamic KnowledgeAilments & Diseases
History (Indian)Literature
Geography (Indian)Important Days
General ScienceAbbreviations
Computer ScienceTerminology
Space ScienceInformatory

Apart from the topics listed above the candidates can go through the latest current affairs and trending news hovering on topics such as-Political Science, Sports, Awards, Film & Entertainment, Reasoning, Current Affairs. Additionally, the entrance also asks the question from logical reasoning and Mental Ability.

Check HereAIIMS MBBS Previous Year Paper Analysis

AIIMS GK Reference Books

General Knowledge is an extensive topic. For the static GK section, you should keep going through the common GK resources such as GK monthly magazines and annual publications. Below given are a few books and magazines that the candidates can refer to while preparing for the AIIMS MBBS General Knowledge section.

  • The India Today Magazine
  • The Panorama Year Book
  • Competition Success Review
  • General Knowledge Today
  • Arihant's General Knowledge By Manohar Pandey
  • Lucent's General Knowledge

In order to prepare for the Dynamic GK section, the AIIMS MBBS aspirants should make reading newspapers a habit. You should have a strong GK base of all the trending and burning current affairs of the past 1 or 2 years. As for newspapers you can go through The Hindu. Take notes of important topics. 

Also Check AIIMS MBBS Recommended Books

AIIMS MBBS GK Online Resources

Apart from the offline resources, the candidates can take various online GK tests and keep updating their GK collection. Not only these, there are many android applications and online websites that provides the users with ample current affairs.

  • Aim4aiims
  • AIIMS GK (app)

These websites can be of immense help when it comes to updating your GK. You can take daily mock on GK that will barely require 30 minutes of your day. Another wise candidates can join the best coaching centers for preparation of the exam.

Check HereTop 7 Coaching Centers for AIIMS MBBS

AIIMS MBBS – GK Sample Questions

A few sample questions of GK section for AIIMS MBBS from the previous year are listed below:

Ques. 1 What is the color of black box?

Ans. Orange

Ques. 2 Which is the first digital state of India?

Ans. Kerala

Ques. 3 The 1st Bullet Train Runs from?

Ans. Mumbai to Ahmedabad

Ques. 4 CEO of Google

Ans. Mr. Sundar Pichai

Ques. 5 Full form of ATM

Ans. Automated Teller Machine

Ques. 6 Identify the logo of Election commission.

Ans. Odd one out question

Ques. 7 Which SC Judge gave the NEET order?

Ans. Mr. A.R. Dave

Ques. 8 Which is the blue planet?

Ans. Earth

AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern

AIIMS MBBS Consists of 4 section in which 20 questions based on General Knowledge. The complete details of AIIMS Exam Pattern is given below::

Exam ModeComputer Based Test (CBT) - Online mode
AIIMS MBBS Number of Sessions4 (2 on May 26, 2019 and 2 on May 27, 2019 Tentative)

Session Timings
Morning Session – 9.00 AM to 12.30 PM
Evening Session – 3.00 PM to 6.30 PM
Allocation of SessionRandom
Medium of ExamEnglish and Hindi options
Total Questions200
Questions per SectionPhysics: 60, Chemistry: 60, Biology (Botany + Zoology): 60, General Knowledge: 20
Question TypeMultiple-choice, reason-assertion based
Marking systemTotal marks: 200 Correct Answer: 1 mark Incorrect answer: - 1/3 (one third) marks
SyllabusPrimarily the CBSE syllabus taught in Class 10+2 and common syllabus as notified by the Medical Council of India (MCI)



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