AIIMS to Conduct Entrance Exam for PhD Admission 2017 on January 14

Dhanshri Sharma updated on : 19 Sep 2016

AIIMS will be conducting AIIMS PhD entrance exam in January 2017. Interested and eligible candidates can check the details here.

AIIMS, AIIMS PhD Entrance Test

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), who previously announced to conduct AIIMS 2017 PhD entrance test in January for academic session 2017-18, has now declared that it will hold Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) entrance test on January 14, 2017.

AIIMS conducts AIIMS PhD entrance test once in a year for students seeking admissions to PhD courses offered in various specialisations at AIIMS.

To apply for PhD entrance test by AIIMS, aspirants are recommended to check their qualification with the AIIMS PhD eligibility criteria. Applications who do not match the prescribed eligibility criteria will be dropped.

AIIMS PhD Entrance Test 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Science or in a subject allied to Bio-Medical Sciences.

If not this, then candidates must be Master’s in Nursing with a minimum of 60% or Master of Surgery or Doctor of Medicine or hold an equivalent degree or diplomat of the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

Also, applicants should have MBBS degree with a minimum of 55% from a recognised University/Institute.

AIIMS PhD Entrance Test 2017 Important Dates



AIIMS PhD 2017 Registration Starts

October 2016

Last Date to Apply for AIIMS PhD 2017 Admission

November 2016

AIIMS PhD 2017 Entrance Test

January 14, 2017

AIIMS PhD Entrance Test Result 2017

January 19, 2017

How to Apply for AIIMS PhD 2017 Entrance Exam

  • Visit the official website of AIIMS Education
  • Click on ‘PhD 2017 Admission’ in the notification section
  • Create a Login id
  • Click on AIIMS PhD application form 2017
  • Fill the application form
  • Submit the form along with required documents and AIIMS PhD entrance test application fee 2017 receipt, to be paid online
  • Keep a copy for future references

AIIMS PhD 2017 Entrance Exam Pattern

The AIIMS 2017 PhD entrance exam is a written examination carrying 80 marks.

Applicants will be provided with 90 minutes to attempt the AIIMS entrance exam.

The question paper will be divided into two sections i.e. an MCQ section having 50 theory-based questions and another section will have30 clinical/practical/lab based subjective questions.

Also, every correct answer will help the candidates in gaining one mark each, whereas every wrong answer will deduct one-third (-1/3) of a mark from the candidate’s score.

Notably, negative markings will be done only if the applicant will attempt more than one question wrong.

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