AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2021: Pattern for MD/MS/DM/M.CH/MHA

AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2021: Pattern for MD/MS/DM/M.CH/MHA

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is one of the reputed institutes of Medical Sciences in India. Every year the Institute provides the admissions to the eligible students in undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D. programs medical program. The institute offers MD/ MS/ MCh (6yrs)/ DM (6yrs) and MD (Hospital Administration) as PG courses. The selection of the candidates in the mentioned courses is done through an entrance examination which is conducted in Online mode (Computer-based Test). To appear in the test, candidates must be aware of the exam pattern. Through this article, aspirants will get to know the important details as well as the latest news/updates on AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2021.

AIIMS PG is an all India level entrance examination for admission to postgraduate courses such as

  • MS (Master of Surgery)
  • MD (Doctor of Medicine)
  • M.Ch. (Master of Chirurgiae – 6 years)
  • MDS (Master of Dental Surgery)
  • DM (Doctorate of Medicine – 6 years)

AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2021 for MD/MS programmes

  • Mode: CBT (Online) mode.
  • Duration: 3 Hours for MD/MS & 1 Hour 30 Minutes for MDS.
  • No. of Shifts: 01
  • Timings: 10 AM TO 1PM for MD/MS & 10 AM TO 11:30 AM for MDS.
  • Language:English
  • No. of Questions: 200 Questions (MD/MS) & 90 Questions (MDS).
  • Type of Exam: MCQs
  • Marking Scheme: Correct Answer will fetch +1 marks, Wrong Answer will deduct -1/3 marks and Unanswered/answer for review will fetch 0 marks.
  • Syllabus: All topics/subjects covered in MBBS/BDS course syllabus.

AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2021 for DM/M.CH/MHA programmes

  • Mode: CBT (Online) mode.
  • Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes for DM/M.CH/MHA.
  • No. of Shifts: 01
  • Timings: 10 AM TO 11:30 AM for DM/M.CH/MHA & 10 AM TO 11 AM for Fellowship programme.
  • Language: English
  • No. of Questions: 80 Questions for DM/M.CH/MHA
  • Type of Exam: MCQs
  • Marking Scheme: Correct Answer will fetch +1 marks, Wrong Answer will deduct -1/3 marks and Unanswered/answer for review will fetch 0 marks.
  • Other: There will be a departmental clinical/practical/ lab based assessment of 20 marks.

AIIMS Important Instructions

The mode of examination is online i.e. computer-based test. AIIMS PG aspirants should take a few mock tests as experience. Here are some major guidelines related to the AIIMS PG Exam pattern 2021 that aspirants should keep in mind:

  • The test will start exactly at the time mentioned on the admit card.
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours for MS/MD and 1.5 hours for MDS/DM/M.CH/MHA
  • Unanswered questions will not affect the total marks
  • All questions will carry equal marks.
  • There will be only one correct answer for each question from the given four options.
  • There is a negative marking criterion, so aspirants must be sure of the answer they mark.
  • Each correct answer will bring 1 mark.
  • Whereas 1/3rdmarks will be deducted for an incorrect answer.
  • Applicants are required to sign the attendance sheet.
  • Admit card should be kept along with a photo identity proof.

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