AIIMS in India

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is an autonomous education institution offering higher education in medicine. There are seven All India Institutes of Medical Sciences in the country that are currently running and seven more are proposed to be established. AIIMS was set up as an institution of national importance by the Act of Parliament. The first AIIMS was established in 1956 in New Delhi. It was established with an objective to develop certain patterns of teaching in undergraduate and post-graduate medical to prove a high standard of medical education in the country.

Besides the AIIMS in Delhi, there are few other AIIMS in India:
  • AIIMS Bhopal
  • AIIMS Bhubaneswar
  • AIIMS Raipur
  • AIIMS Jodhpur
  • AIIMS Patna
  • AIIMS Rishikesh

There are also few other proposed AIIMS:
  • AIIMS Hyderabad
  • AIIMS Gorakhpur
  • AIIMS Hyderabad
  • AIIMS Kapurthala
  • AIIMS Kalyani
  • AIIMS Bilaspur

Courses Offered in AIIMS

AIIMS teaches as many as 42 disciplines. The different courses offered by AIIMS are mentioned below:

Undergraduate Courses
  • Medicinae Baccalaureus and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing
  • B.Sc Medical Technology and Radiography
  • B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic)
  • Bachelor of Optometry

Post-Graduate Courses
  • Medicinae Doctor (MD), MS, MDS
  • DM and MCh
  • Master's Degree in Biotechnology (M. Biotech)
  • M.Sc. in Anatomy, Biophysics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pharmacology, Perfusion Technology and Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • M.Sc. Nursing: (a) Cardiological/CTVS Nursing, (b) Oncological Nursing, (c) Neurosciences Nursing, (d) Nephrological Nursing, (e) Critical Care Nursing, (f) Paediatric Nursing, and (g) Psychiatric Nursing.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)

Duration of Course

MBBS5.5 years(including one year compulsory internship)
M.Sc./M. Biotech / M.Sc. Nursing2 years
B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing4 years
Bachelor of Optometry4 years
B.Sc.(H) Medical Technology in Radiography3 years
B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)2 years

Admission Process

AIIMS conducts separate entrance examinations for all its courses.
  • Candidates have to fill an application form along with the prescribed fees.
  • Candidates have to appear for the entrance examination.
  • Candidates are then selected on the basis of merit and counselling and then are given admissions.
  • The number of examination centres and the courses offered also vary depending upon the AIIMS centres.
  • Candidates are allowed to submit separate application for different post-graduate courses like M.Sc. and M. Biotechnology.
  • Foreign nationals are only admitted in AIIMS that is situated in New Delhi.


A candidate has to fulfill certain criteria to be eligible to appear in the entrance examination.
  • Some courses demand that the candidate has to be an Indian national.
  • He/She must have attained the age of 17 years to appear in MBBS or any other undergraduate examination.
  • He/She must have scored certain percentage of marks in different courses. There are different percentages required in different courses.
  • In some courses, candidates only from particular educational background are eligible to appear in the examination. For instance, for appearing in the MBBS examination, a candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2.

Number of Seats

The numbers of seats allocated for MBBS in several AIIMS are as follows:

Name of CentreTotal Seats UROBCSCST
AIIMS Delhi723719115
AIIMS, Bhubaneswara1005027158
AIIMS, Bhopal1005027158
AIIMS, Patna1005027158
AIIMS, Raipur1005027158
AIIMS, Jodhpur1005027158
AIIMS, Rishikesh1005027158

* As per rules, 3% OPH reservation will be provided in each institution.
**The number of seats for each centre is subject to change as per institution's discretion.


The fees for the courses offered in AIIMS vary depending upon different courses and centres. Students can also avail the facility of hostels by paying separate fees for the same.

List of AIIMS in India

All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi1956Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029New
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhopal2012Saket Nagar, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India - 462020BhopalMadhya
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhubaneswar2012Sijua, Patrapada, Bhubaneswar, Orissa -
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Jodhpur2012Basni Industrial Area Phase-2, Jodhpur, Rajasthan - 342005
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Patna2012Phulwari Sharif, Patna, Bihar -
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur2012Tatibandh, G E Road, Raipur, Chhattisgarh -
All India Institute of Medical Sciences Rishikesh 2012Virbhadra Road, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand - 249201Rishikesh Uttarakhand

Proposed AIIMS in India

All India Institute Of Medical SciencesGunturAndhra Pradesh
All India Institute Of Medical SciencesHyderabad Telangana
All India Institute Of Medical SciencesKalyani West Bengal
All India Institute Of Medical SciencesNagpurMaharashtra
All India Institute Of Medical SciencesGorakhpurUttar Pradesh
All India Institute Of Medical SciencesKapurthalaPunjab
All India Institute Of Medical SciencesBilaspurChhattisgarh


Last Updated on : September 24, 2018