AIIMS is the All India Institute of Medical Sciences. There are 7 AIIMS in India which are AIIMS New Delhi, AIIMS Bhopal, AIIMS Bhubaneswar, AIIMS Jodhpur, AIIMS Patna, AIIMS Raipur, AIIMS Rishikesh, AIIMS Kanpur. The total number of seats in all AIIMS in India is 700. This number may change from time to time depending upon approval of new seats in AIIMS by MCI.

The Course of studies leading to the award of degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences shall last for a minimum of five and a half academic years including one year’s compulsory internship.

Last year AIIMS MBBS Number of Seats is given below.

Location of AIIMS U R OBC SC ST Total
New Delhi 50 27 15 08 100
Bhopal 50 27 15 08 100
Patna 50 27 15 08 100
Jodhpur 50 27 15 08 100
Rishikesh 50 27 15 08 100
Raipur 50 27 15 08 100
Bhubaneshwar 50 27 15 08 100
Total 350 189 105 56 700

* The number of seats for Foreign Nationals are pending notification by the Government of India

AIIMS New Delhi

Apart from the seats distribution given in above table for AIIMS New Delhi, a 3% reservation for Orthopaedic Physically Handicapped[OPH] shall be provided on horizontal basis, in the seats available. The number of seats for Foreign Nationals shall be announced only after appropriate communication is received by AIIMS, New Delhi from the Government of India. Please await subsequent announcement at the AIIMS website

Six other AIIMS

In the six new AIIMS (viz: Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Rishikesh,) with intake of 100 students each, the reservation policy followed will be 7.5% ST, 15% SC and 27% OBC, for Indian Nationals. A 3% reservation for Orthopaedic Physically Handicapped shall be provided on horizontal basis, in the seats available.

Seat inter-convertibility

If requisite number of suitable candidates is not available to fill the seats reserved for the Scheduled Castes, the same will be filled out of the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Tribes and vice versa. In case candidates do not qualify from the SC/ST categories, vacant seats will be filled by candidates from the general category. Similarly, in case the OBC seat remains vacant after calling all eligible OBC candidates then these seats shall be made available to the general category.


For OBC: Reservation for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) shall be according to the rules of the Government of India. Applicants are required to ensure that he/she does not belong to the persons/sections (Creamy Layer) mentioned in Column 3 of the Schedule to the Government of India, Department of Personnel & Training O.M. No. 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT) dated 08/09/93 which is modified vide OM No. 36033/3/2004 Estt. (Res.) dated 09/03/2004 or the latest notification of the Government of India (ie. Central list). A format is provided at the end of the Prospectus. Certificate to be produced during counseling should NOT be older than ONE Year on date of 1st counseling.

For SC / ST: Reservation for SC/ST candidates will be according to the rules of Government of India. Applicants will be required to produce the necessary certificate in the format provided. During counseling the certificate as prescribed in M.H.A., O.M., No. 42/21/49-N.G.S. dated the 28.1.1952, as revised in Dept. of Per-& A.R. letter No. 36012/6/76-Est. (S.CT), dated the 29.10.1977, to be produced by candidate belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe in support of his/her claim.

For OPH: The candidate must possess a valid document certifying his/her physical disability conforming to judgment of Supreme Court of India i.e. With the approval of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India vide letter no. 18018/2/2009-ME (P-1) dated 17.02.2009 it has been decided that while providing reservation in admission to medical course in the first instance candidates with disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70% shall be considered and in case candidates are not available of such candidates in that category then the candidates with disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50% will also be considered. The disability certificate should be certified by a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board of the State or Central Govt. Hospitals/Institutions.

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