AIIMS MSc 2019 - AIIMS M.Sc. Entrance Examination

Important Dates for AIIMS MSc 2019

Start Date End Date Remark
Application Form Date 24-Mar-2018 28-Apr-2018
Examination Date 02-Jun-2018 N/A
Result Date 11-Jun-2018 N/A Result is declared

AIIMS M.Sc. Entrance Examination (AIIMS M.Sc.) 2018

AIIMS M.Sc. Exam 2018 is a national level entrance exam organizeed every year for admitting candidates into the PG science courses provideed by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi and its affiliates. It provides different courses in M.Sc. (Nursing), M.Bio-tech and other M.Sc. programs.

AIIMS 2018 M.Sc. exam is an objective type exam. The exam will consist of 90 multiple choice questions to be responded in 90 minutes. It is a computer-based test i.e. method of the exam is online.  

The registration for AIIMS 2018 M.Sc. programs will begin in the last week of March 2018. The results will be declared in the month of July 2018 and counseling session for the qualified candidates will be held in August 2018. Students must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility norms as laid down by the organizing body. The exam will be organizeed in June 2018.

Participants can download the information brochure and fill up the online application form from the official website The forms can be filled through the online method only. Candidates will need to enter general details about themselves and their academic qualifications. The portal for registration will close in the month of April 2018.

The results for AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 will tentatively be declared in the 1st week of July 2018. Participants who qualify the exam must attend the AIIMS 2018 Counseling organizeed by the New Delhi Institute.

This article contains all the information regarding the application form, courses provideed, eligibility criteria, results and other details.

Important Dates of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018

The schedule proposed for the M.Sc. programs in AIIMS for the academic year 2018-2019 is given below. The important dates regarding admissions will be updated from time to time and will also be available on the official website of the organizing body.

AIIMS M.Sc 2018Important Dates
Registration and Online Application begins4th week of March 2018
Last date of Online Application3rd week of April 2018
Status of Application3rd week of May 2018
Correction Portal for Rejected Forms closes4th week of May 2018
Finalization of centres and availability of Hall Tickets2nd week of June 2018
AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 Entrance examination4th week of June 2018
Declaration of Results1st week of July 2018
1st CounselingAugust 1, 2018
2nd CounselingAugust 16, 2018
Open Counseling2nd week of September, 2018

AIIMS M.Sc Courses

AIIMS and its affiliated institutes provide M.Sc. programs in different fields. The seats available in each institute are also said below. The courses provideed are given in the table below.

  1. M.Sc.
  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Clinical Embryology
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • Anatomy
  • Reproductive Biology
  • Perfusion Technology
  • Pharmacology
  1. M.Sc. (Nursing)
  • Oncological Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Cardiological/ CTVS Nursing
  • Neurosciences Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Nephrological Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  1. M Biotechnology

Course-wise number of seats in each field

CourseFieldTotal seats UR SC ST OBC AIIMS/ Spons 
M.Sc. Nursing Cardiological / CTVS Nursing302010000-------
Oncological Nursing301010001-------
Neuro Sciences Nursing302000001-------
Nephrological Nursing302000001-------
Critical Care Nursing301010001-------
Paediatrics Nursing403000001-------
Psychiatric Nursing300010101-------
M.Sc. Courses Anatomy0502010101-------
Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies030200000102 *
Perfusion Technology0603000102-------
Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology0503000101-------
Nuclear Medicine Technology100502000301 *
M BiotechM Biotechnology1407020104-------

NOTE: The ‘*’ marked seats represent- 1 seat for AIIMS aspirant (in-service) for M.Sc. (Nuclear Medicine Technology) and 2 sponsored seats in Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies in addition to the 63 seats that are sanctioned.

Eligibility of AIIMS M.Sc 2018 

The eligibility criterion for AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 is as set up by the AIIMS, New Delhi. Students must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements before applying for the exam. The different criteria are as said below:

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc. (Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Physiology, Pharmacology) / M Biotechnology:

All candidates must fulfil these eligibility norms irrespective of their category. Participants must possess any one of the following qualifications and should have secured minimum 60% marks for General/OBC aspirants (55% in case of SC/ST aspirants) in aggregate in the qualifying examination. Any aspirant with a degree other than those specified below will not be applicable.

  • B. Pharmacy
  • MBBS/BDS (55% for Gen/ OBC & 50% for SC/ST Categories)
  • B.Sc. degree of at least three years period in any subject.
  • B.V.Sc.
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (4½ year course)

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc. Perfusion Technology

Participants must have B.Sc. with Biology (Botany/ Zoology) or B.Sc. in Perfusion Technology from a recognised University.

Eligibility Criteria for Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology

Participants must have B.Sc. degree in any of the branch concerned to Biology or allied to Biology.

Eligibility Criteria for Nuclear Medicine Technology

For admission to this course, candidates must have any of the following:

  • B.Sc. degree in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics from a recognised University. 
  • B.Sc. in concerned subject i.e. Radio Diagnosis/ Radiotherapy from a recognised University. 
  • B.Sc. degree courses in Nuclear Medicine from a recognised University. 
  • B.Sc. in Life Sciences with Physics as a subject from recognised University.

Eligibility Criteria for Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies

Candidates must have a B.Sc. degree in Radiography from a recognised University.

Eligibility Criteria for M. Biotechnology

Admission requirements are same as other M.Sc. Courses along with B. Tech (Biotechnology) which is also covered under eligibility criteria for all participants.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc. Nursing

The admission requirements are same as other M.Sc. Courses along with B. Hence, participants must have- Tech (Biotechnology) that is covered under eligibility criteria.

  • Registration as Nurse, RM, RN (Registered Midwife, Registered Nurse) with any State Nursing Council.
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing/ B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Certificate)/ Post-Basic/ B Sc. Nursing (4 years) course from any recognised University, from an educational institution Recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, with 60% marks for General/ OBC aspirants (55% marks in case of SC/ST aspirants).

AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 Reservation

A certain number of seats will be reserved for the SC/ ST and OBC Category. The reservation for AIIMS, New Delhi and its 6 other affiliates will be as follows:

  • Reservation of seats at AIIMS, New Delhi is as follows:
  • It should also be noted that for Indian citizens, 3% reservation for the physically handicapped aspirants will be offered on the basis of category.
  • Scheduled Caste: 15% 
  • Scheduled Tribe: 7.5%
  • Other Backward Class: 27%

Application Form of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 

AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 Application Form consists of 6 steps. Application fees can be paid using Credit/ Debit card or Net Banking only. The application forms can be filled through the online method only on the official website Participants will need to fill up general details like individual information and educational qualifications. The steps involved in registration and application are given below:

Step 1: Online Registration

Fill up individual details (name, parents’ name, date of birth, gender, etc.), and contact details (mobile number, email ID). Click ‘Save & Proceed’ after filling up this page. Participants will receive an email and SMS having your Aspirant ID and Password on your registered email ID and mobile number. Log in using these credentials and edit the details if you wish to.

Step 2: Qualification and Address details

Students must then fill up their educational qualification and address details.

Step 3: Make Payment

The next step is to pay the requisite fees by Credit/ Debit Card or Net banking. Application fees can be paid only through online mode.

Step 4: City Choice

Participants must choose their centre of examination. Exam centre once chosen cannot be changed.

Step 5: Upload Images

Upload scanned images of your recent, passport-sized photograph, signature and left thumb impression. The supported digital image pattern is .gif, .png, .jpg/ .jpeg.

Scanned ImagesFile PatternSizeDimension
PhotographJPEG/ GIF/ PNG/50 to 100 KB35mm X 45 mm
SignatureJPEG/ GIF/ PNG10 to 50 KB60mm X 30 mm
Left Hand Thumb ImpressionJPEG/ GIF/ PNG10 to 50 KB40mm X 30 mm

Step 6: Print Application Form

Print out the confirmation page generated and save it for future reference.

Hall Ticket of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 

Admit cards will be available on the official website tentatively on June 5, 2018. No hall ticket for AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 will be dispatched by post. Students must log in to their registered accounts to avail the hall ticket. Admit card is an important document of the exam and no aspirant will be granted entry without it. The hall ticket will have details about the participant such as the roll number and the test centre allotted along with the address.

Exam Format of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 

The exam format for the entrance test of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 is given below. The exam will be organizeed in Mumbai, Patna, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and 7 other cities in India.

Method of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018Online
Number of questions90
Marks for Accurate Response+1
Negative Marking-1/3
Maximum marks90
Period of exam1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes)
Medium of languageEnglish

Participants must mark the responses by using the optical answer sheet.  To mark an option as the response, simply click on that option. To change the response, select either ‘Clear Answer’ or select another option.  No marks will be honoured for the questions not response or Marked for Review unless Saved. More than one answer will be negatively marked.

The syllabus for the entrance exam will be based on the graduate degree knowledge of the respective fields.

Results of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 

The results for the M.Sc. programs of AIIMS 2018 will be declared in the 1st week of July 2018. The At Least Cut-off score is 50th Percentile for all aspirants applying for Post Graduate courses. A merit list of aspirants who qualify the exam will be uploaded soon after the declaration of results. Participants can search for their roll numbers in this file to know their result. The results will be released on the official website through a PDF file. The tie-breaking criteria will be decided on the following basis:

  • Participants older in age will be preferred.
  • Participants securing less negative marks will be preferred

Counseling of AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 

Admission to all Post Graduate courses will be based on merit only. It will consist of 2 rounds and one open counseling round. The qualified aspirants whose name appears in the merit list will be applicable for counseling. The schedule for counseling will be uploaded on the website. The counseling for AIIMS 2018 M.Sc. programs will begin in August 2018. The combined merit list will be released by AIIMS soon after results are declared. These short-listed aspirants will also be notified through SMS and Email. All participants must attend counseling according to this schedule and in order of merit.

The candidates will practice their choice of the subject according to the availability of seats in order of merit. When all the seats of the unreserved category are full then only reserved category counselling will be done. In case any candidate is absent, the next aspirant in merit will be considered.

The short-listed aspirants must bring certain documents and certificates that will be verified by the authorities at the time of counseling.

  • Passport sized photographs
  • Caste or category certificate
  • Nationality Certificate
  • AIIMS M.Sc. 2018 Hall Ticket
  • Qualifying Degree Mark-sheet and Certificate
  • Migration Certificate
  • Transfer or Leaving certificate from institute last attended
  • Character Certificate
  • Demand Draft of requisite fees
  • Proof of date of birth
  • 10th and 12th Mark sheet and Passing Certificate

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