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AIIMS Ph.D. Entrance Exam: All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) is an autonomous institution which provides opportunities to train teachers of medical colleges in the country in an atmosphere of research and development in the field of postgraduate and post doctoral education. The Institute trained Postgraduate and Post Doctoral students with newer methods of teaching . The institute adopt best and advance technology & Educational principal according to the need of the nation. For Ph.D programme, the entrance exam is held two times for two sessions by the institute. The Candidates willing to take admission in this renowned institute and complete all the eligibility criteria as lead by the institute will have to apply online and qualify the AIIMS Ph.D. Entrance Exam that is conducted by the institute by the institute as per the schedule. The candidates are required to check all the details regarding to the entrance exam i.e. about the eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam date, selection procedure, fee structure i.e. given below.

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AIIMS Ph.D.

All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) is a renowned institute in the field of medical which conduct which conduct entrance exams for taking admission into the various programme (under graduate/post graduate/post graduate & Ph.D). The institute conduct entrance exam for admission into the ph.D for both type of candidates i.e. Medical and Non-medical Candidates with the different eligibility criteria. The candidates who want to take admission in Ph.D programme in this institute first have to full fill the all eligibility criteria that is stated by the institute. Candidates should be must sure about the eligibility criteria prior to filling up the applicaiton form. All the details regarding to the AIIMS Ph.D. Entrance Exam has been provided below.

 

Exams Dates
AIIMS Ph.D. 2018-19 
Entrance Examination – January Session 05 Jan, 2019
AIIMS Ph.D. 2019-20
Entrance Examination – July Session 06 Jul, 2019
Entrance Examination – January Session 04 Jan, 2020
AIIMS Ph.D. 2020-21
Entrance Examination – July Session 10 Jul, 2020
Entrance Examination – January Session 02 Jan, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate seeking admission to the course of study leading to the award of a Degree of Doctor of Philosophy must possess at least one of the following qualifications:

Medical Qualification: MBBS / BDS with minimum 55% aggregate marks or MD/MS/MDS/ DM/MCh in the subject concerned or Diplomate of National Board of Examination. Candidates who have obtained any of these degrees from medical colleges which are not recognized by the Medical Council of India shall not be eligible to apply.

Nursing Qualification: Candidates holding M.Sc degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks in Nursing Speciality will also be eligible for Ph. D admission in College of Nursing.

Non-Medical: For non-medical candidates, eligibility shall be Master’s Degree (two years course) awarded by Indian Universities or equivalent in the subject as per requirement of the project. Candidates holding M.Sc. (Other than M.Sc. Nursing) M.Tech. degree & BAMS will be eligible for the Non-Medical Qualification Category.

Candidate possessing Masters Degree through distant learning course shall not be eligible.

While seeking project details from the department, the desired qualification of Masters Degree to be suitable for project work should be mentioned by the respective department. The same will be displayed along with Number of Seats & Department.

Candidate having eligibility under non-medical category should have at least 60% marks in the last eligibility examination qualified.

Desired qualifications

The non-medical candidates should have preferably qualified in any one of the following national entrance tests in the last 2 years:

  • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
  • ICMR – JRF
  • ICMR- SRF
  • DBT – JRF
  • DBT – SRF
  • NBHM screening test
  • Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
  • INSPIRE fellowship
  • UGC – JRF
  • UGC – SRF
  • CSIR – JRF
  • CSIR – SRF
  • DST – JRF
  • DST – SRF

Selection Process

Selection for Ph.D. registration will be through a three-stage performance evaluation as under:

(i) Medical / Dental/Nursing candidates

Stage I: 30 Marks (30 MCQs of 1 Mark each) Aptitude related MCQs covering English (written and verbal skills), Biostatistics, Research Methodology, Cell Biology, Lab Technology etc.

Stage II: 40 Marks (40 MCQs of 1 Mark each) Subject related theory based comprising Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) of MD/MS/MDS/M.Sc. Entrance level.

  • Total Marks : 70 (30+40) – Stage I & II
  • Total Duration: 90 Minutes – Stage I & II

Note: 

  • Candidates must score at least 35 marks in stages I and II (combined) to be eligible for stage III. Candidates who do not fulfill the criteria to qualify for stage III will not be eligible for selection.
  • The Special Weightage of 10 marks will be added to the total score of Stages I and II for candidates who fulfill both the following criteria:
    • they are eligible for stage III
    • they also hold a Medical Degree (MBBS/ BDS/ MDS/ DNB/ MD/ MS/ DM/ M.Ch.) or M.Sc. (Nursing) or equivalent.

Stage III: Out of the candidates who secured 50 percent or above in the written test (Stage-I & II plus the special weightage), candidates 3 times the number of seats advertised will be called for departmental clinical/practical/lab based assessment (carrying 20 marks).

(ii) Non-Medical candidates

Stage I: 30 Marks (30 MCQs of 1 Mark each) Aptitude related MCQs covering English (written and verbal skills), Biostatistics, Research Methodology, Cell Biology, Lab Technology etc.

Stage II: 40 Marks (40 MCQs of 1 Mark each) Subject related

  • Total Marks : 70 (30+40) – Stage I & II
  • Total Duration: 90 Minutes – Stage I & II

Stage III: Out of the candidates who secured 50 percent or above in the written test (Stage-I & II plus the special weightage), candidates 3 times the number of seats advertised will be called for departmental clinical/practical/lab based assessment (carrying 20 marks).

Candidates who have qualified in any one of the following entrance tests in the last 2 years will be given a weightage of (10 marks). Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF, ICMR-JRF, ICMR-SRF, DBT-JRF, DBT-SRF, NBHM screening test, Graduate aptitude test (GATE), INSPIRE fellowship, UGC-JRF, UGC-SRF, CSIR-JRF, CSIR-SRF, DST-JRF, DST-SRF. However, the marks of special weightage will only be added to those candidates who will secure more than 50% or above marks in written test (Stage I & II separately) to determine the merit.

Fee Structure

A detailed table for fee structure of Ph.D. under AIIMS has been given as under, candidates can check the same:

Official website: www.aiimsexams.org

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