AIIMS PG 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Courses, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

Exam Date

Aug 22, 2021

Result Date

Sep 1, 2021

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AIIMS PG is a national level entrance exam conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, for admission in Postgraduate courses. Through this entrance exam, admission will be offered in MD/MS/M.Ch.(6 years)/DM(6 years)/MDH courses.

Candidates qualifying the test will get admission in various AIIMS, New Delhi and six other AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur & Rishikesh). This exam is conducted twice every year in the month of January and July.

Latest Updates:

  • Sep 7, 2021: AIIMS PG 2021 Open round counselling exercise of options date has been extended to Sep 13, 2021.
  • Jul 22, 2021: AIIMS PG 2021 exam through INI CET has been successfully conducted for various medical PG courses. 
  • Jul 16, 2021: AIIMS PG INI-CET admit card has been released.
  • Apr 23, 2021: AIIMS, New Delhi has postponed the INI CET 2021 Exam that was scheduled to be conducted on May 8, 2021. This was done due to the high number of COVID-19 cases. the new exam date will be announced shortly.
  • Mar 1, 2021: The application portals are open for candidates to apply for the July 2021 session. All PG courses offered by AIIMS will be based on INI CET examination. The last date to complete the application process is March 31, 2021.

Contents

What is AIIMS PG?

About AIIMS PG exam: The full form of AIIMS PG is All India Institute of Medical Sciences Post Graduate Entrance Exam. The AIIMS PG entrance exam is a gateway for admission into MD, MS, M.Ch., DM, and MDS. It is a National level exam conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

About AIIMS: The AIIMS colleges are a group of autonomous government public medical colleges in India, which was established in 1956. All these institutes are declared as institutes of national importance by an Act of Parliament. Currently, there are 15 AIIMS in India. 8 more AIIMS institutes are expected to be established till 2025.

Level and Frequency: The AIIMS PG is a National Level Entrance Examination which is conducted in the month of January and July every year.

Courses Offered: AIIMS PG will help candidates who are seeking admission into MD, MS, MDS, M.Ch (6 years), DM (6 years) in AIIMS colleges across India.

Participating Institutions: All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi, organizes AIIMS PG 2021 leading to admission in Postgraduate courses of AIIMS New Delhi and six other AIIMS's i.e. AIIMS Bhopal, AIIMS Bhubaneswar, AIIMS Jodhpur, AIIMS Patna, AIIMS Raipur, and AIIMS Rishikesh.

AIIMS PG 2020
AIIMS PG Entrance Examination
AIIMS PG 2021 at a glance
Exam Name AIIMS PG 
Full Form All India Institute of Medical Sciences for Post Graduate Test
Exam Level National Level
Conducted By All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
Application Mode Online
Languages English
Exam Mode Online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration 3 hours 
Official Website www.aiims.edu
Helpdesk +91-11-26588500

AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Date

Candidates appearing for the AIIMS PG 2021 examination must have a clear idea about the important dates and deadlines such as registration date, admit card release date, exam date and result date.

For July 2021 Session

The following table gives all the details regarding AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Dates for July session.

AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Dates January session for MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS
Important Events Dates
Application Form Start Date Jul 1, 2021
Last date to Apply for AIIMS PG 2021 Jul 15, 2021
Release of Admit Card July 2021 (Tentative)
AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Date August 2021 (Tentative)
Declaration of Results September 2021 (Tentative)
The first round of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation To be announced
The second round of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation To be announced
The third round of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation To be announced
Open Round of Seat Allocation To be announced

For January 2022 Session

The following table gives all the details regarding AIIMS PG Exam Dates for January 2022 session.

AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Dates July session for MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS
Important Events Dates
Application Form Start Date To be announced
Last date to Apply for AIIMS PG To be announced
Release of Admit Card To be announced
AIIMS PG Exam Date To be announced
Declaration of Results To be announced
The first round of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation To be announced
The second round of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation To be announced
The third round of AIIMS PG Seat Allocation To be announced
Open Round of Seat Allocation To be announced

NOTE: All the candidates must take note of all the AIIMS PG Important Dates so that they do not miss any important event.

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AIIMS PG 2021 Registration

The AIIMS PG 2021 Application form filling is a 6 step process. Candidates should mandatorily finish all the steps before the deadline in order to appear for the examination. The step by step process is mentioned below.

Basic Registration (Step 1 and 2)

  • Step 1: Candidates should fill basic details such as full name, DOB, category, gender, email ID, contact number to get the credentials. The login credentials will be sent to the email ID and mobile phone.
  • Login with the credentials received and change the password. Remember the credentials till the end of the admission process.
  • Step 2: Candidates care required to upload the scanned copy of their recent photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression in JPEG format. Candidates who have successfully completed the basic registration can move towards the final registration as given below.

Final Registration (Step 3 - 6)

  • Step 3 - Qualification and Address Details: Candidates need to enter the details of their qualifications like qualifying exam name and status of the exam, and also provide the communication address.
  • Step 4 - Fee Payment: Payment can be done through online mode only using Debit card/Credit card and net banking. Take the printout of the payment receipt for future correspondence.
  • Step 5 - City Choice: Candidates should select the examination centre. The real-time seat availability will be shown at the time of choosing the exam city.
  • Step 6 - Print application form: In the final step, candidates should take the printout of the fully filled application form. Make sure there are no errors or discrepancies in the application form.

AIIMS PG 2021 Application Form

The following contains information about particulars in the AIIMS PG 2021 application form:

Registration Date

AIIMS PG 2021 Application Form was available on the official website from Jul 1, 2021 and the last date to submit the AIIMS PG 2021 Application Form was Jul 15, 2021.

Registration Fee

The category-wise registration fee for AIIMS PG 2021 is as follows:

  • For General & OBC: INR 1500 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • For SC/ ST: INR 1200 + Transaction Charges as applicable
  • The person with Benchmark Disability (PWBD): There is no Application Fee for PWBD category candidates.

Payment Mode

Candidates must pay the registration fee through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking. Offline payment is not available for AIIMS PG 2021.

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AIIMS PG 2021 Eligibility

Candidates aspiring to write the AIIMS PG 2021 must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The detailed criteria to be eligible for the exam is mentioned below.

Educational Qualification

  • For MD/ MS degree, a candidate needs to hold an MBBS degree from any university duly recognized by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Councils.
  • For MDS degree, a candidate needs to hold a BDS degree from any university duly recognized by the Dental Council of India or State Dental Council.
  • The candidates must have secured 55% marks for General/ OBC category candidates and 50% marks for SC/ ST category candidates.

Rotatory Internship

A candidate must have completed his or her 12-month rotating Internship/ Practical Training by July 30, 2021. Candidates who cannot complete the said internship within the period till July 30, 2021, will be ineligible for registration of this examination.

Citizenship

The candidates applying for AIIMS PG 2021 must be an Indian citizen to satisfy AIIMS PG 2021 eligibility criteria. Anyone other than an Indian is not allowed to apply for AIIMS PG 2021 Registration.

Age Limit

There is no restriction on the age limit for the candidates who are willing to apply for AIIMS PG.

Number of Attempts

There is no limit on the number of attempts made by the candidates.

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AIIMS PG 2021 Syllabus

AIIMS PG examination will be based on the syllabus prescribed by conducting authority. Aspirants must ensure they do extensive preparation on all the topics to crack AIIMS PG 2021

Every concept included in AIIMS PG 2021 syllabus is important and the students can expect questions from anywhere. Therefore, the students are advised to prepare all the concepts covered in the syllabus quite effectively.

Syllabus for various courses is mentioned below:

MD Course: Anesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, etc.

MS Course: Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Surgery, etc.

MDS Course: Orthodontics, Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry, and Endodontics, etc.

DM Course: Anesthesiology, Anatomy, Radiotherapy, Dermatology, and Venereology, etc.

The detailed syllabus of AIIMS PG for each course is discussed below.

AIIMS PG 2021 Syllabus for MS/MD

The following are the subjects under the syllabus for AIIMS PG 2021 for MS/MD:

  • Anatomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Clinical postings inwards
  • OPDs
  • Community Medicine
  • Medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology)
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Surgery and allied subjects (Anesthesiology, E.N.T., Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics)
  • Clinical postings

AIIMS PG 2021 Syllabus for MDS

The following are the subjects under the syllabus for AIIMS PG 2021 for MDS:

  • General Anatomy including Embryology and Histology
  • General Human Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral histology
  • General Pathology
  • General Microbiology
  • Dental Materials
  • General and Dental Pharmacology & Therapeutics
  • Preclinical Conservative Dentistry
  • Preclinical orthodontics
  • Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology
  • Public Health Dentistry
  • Periodontology
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
  • Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry

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AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Pattern

The detailed analysis of AIIMS PG 2021 exam pattern is discussed below. You are advised to go through it thoroughly to have an insight into the AIIMS PG exam and formulate your study plans accordingly.

AIIMS PG Exam Pattern Details
Particulars Details
Mode of Examination Computer Based Test (CBT) / Online
Duration of Examination MD/MS: 3 hours
MDS: 3 hours
Type of Questions Multiple-Choice Questions
Number of Questions For MD/ MS - 200 MCQ's and For MDS - 90 MCQ's
Paper Medium English
Marking Scheme +1 Mark for Correct Answers and 1/3rd mark will be deducted for Incorrect Answers.
Number of Shifts One
Timing of Examination MD /MS: 09.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
MDS: 09.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
Language of Paper English
Type of Examination Objective Type
Method of Cut-Off Percentile: 50th Percentile
Method of resolving ties Higher aggregate in all subjects in MBBS /BDS Seniority by age

In AIIMS PG exam, there are 7 types of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) asked. Each type corresponds to a different marking scheme as mentioned below. Candidates should note that no credit or marks will be given for the questions that are not answered or marked for review.

Type of MCQ Correct Answer Marks Wrong Answer Marks
Single Best Response +1 -1/3
Multiple True False +1/5 -1/5
Match the Following +1/4 -1/4
Sequential Arrangement +1 -1
Multiple Completion +1 -1/4
Reason Assertion +1 -1/4
Extended Matching +1/2 -1/2

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AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Centres

Centre: AIIMS PG 2021 will be conducted in 63 centres of the cities across India.

Choice: Applicants should indicate his/her choice of the city of examination at the time of filling the Application Form.

Chance of Centre: The city of examination once chosen and allotted will not be changed and any request in this regard will not be entertained. Applicants should, therefore, indicate the choice of the city with the utmost care.

Cancellation: The conducting authority has the right to cancel or change the Exam Centre if necessary. Candidates have to accept the changes.

The list of AIIMS PG 2021 exam centre is given below:

AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Centres
Agartala Allahabad Bhilai Nagar Chandigarh
Ernakulam Hisar Hyderabad Jodhpur
Kolkata Kurnool Malappuram Mysore
Noida Raipur Trivandrum Tirupathi
Agra Ambala Bhopal Chennai
Kollam Lucknow Mangalore Nagpur
Haldwani Guwahati Jaipur Gandhinagar
Panaji (Goa) Ranchi Thrissur Udaipur
Ahmedabad Aurangabad Bhubaneshwar Coimbatore
Greater Noida Hamirpur Amritsar Kannur
Kottayam Bhatinda Manipur Nellore
Patna Salem Tiruchirapalli Udupi
Ajmer Bengaluru Bilaspur Dehradun
Guntur Hubbali Jammu Karnal
Kozhikode Madurai Mumbai New Delhi
Pune Shillong Tirunelveli Vijayawada
Kurukshetra Shimla Sikkim Siliguri

Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates appearing for the AIIMS PG 2021 exam must keep the following guidelines in mind on the day of the exam.

  • It is mandatory for all test-takers to carry a valid photo identity proof with them on the day of the examination.
  • AIIMS PG exam centres will not have provisions to keep bags or other valuables.
  • Eatables/ beverages/ water bottles are not allowed inside the examination hall.
  • The candidate must be present one hour before to the AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Centre for the verification, if not the candidates won't be allowed to write the examination.
  • Candidates have to carry Admit Card along with any Government Id to the Exam Centre on the day of the examination.
  • Other accessories (any Electronic devices, other papers, Any kind of folder, water bottle) will not be entertained at the exam hall.

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AIIMS PG 2021 Admit Card

The All India Institute of Medical Science will release AIIMS PG 2021 admit card for the January session online, on November 10, 2021. The admit card contains details such as candidate's name, roll number, date of birth, photograph, signature, examination date and time, exam venue. No candidates will be allowed inside the examination hall without the AIIMS PG 2021 admit card.

How to Download the AIIMS PG 2021 admit card?

Follow these steps to download the AIIMS PG, Admit Card:

  • Candidates need to first visit the official website
  • On the homepage of the website, select “Academic Courses” and click on “MD/MS/MCh/DM”
  • A new page will be redirected where candidates need to log in using the registration ID, password and captcha.
  • The AIIMS PG 2021 admit card will be displayed on your screen. Candidates must check all the details mentioned in the admit card. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate must contact the AIIMS authority.
  • Candidates should download the AIIMS PG 2021 admit card and keep it safely for future use.

Details present on the AIIMS PG Admit Card

The AIIMS PG Admit Card contains the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • AIIMS PG 2021 registration number
  • Roll Number
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Thumb impression
  • Date and time of the examination
  • Name and address of the exam centre

Note: The admission committee will not send the AIIMS PG 2021 admit card to any candidate individually through postal. Admit card will be available only on the official website of AIIMS.

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AIIMS PG 2021 Result

Result Date: The Results of AIIMS PG Jan 2021 were declared on December 7, 2020, on the official website. All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi is the authority that declares the AIIMS PG 2021 Results.

Scorecard: The scorecard is uploaded on the AIIMS official website. Applicants have to take the printout of the scorecard for their future use.

Merit List: AIIMS, New Delhi is responsible for publishing the merit list on its official website. AIIMS separately prepares the two types of merit list i.e. overall rank wise and roll number wise.

Cut-off: Cut-off marks are the minimum marks that are required by the candidate to appear in the merit list and shortlisted for counselling. The cut-off marks will be decided by the examination authority of AIIMS, New Delhi. Different categories have different cut-off scores.

How to download AIIMS PG Results?

Follow these steps to download AIIMS PG Results.

  • Go to the official website.
  • Search for section “Results”
  • Click on “Academic courses”
  • Select the following notification “Percentile Secured by the Candidates of AIIMS PG COURSES [MD/MS/MCh(6YRS)/DM(6YRS)/MDS] July-2021 Session”
  • Login using registration Id and password
  • Check the result of AIIMS PG
  • Download their AIIMS PG scorecard 2021.

Details present on the AIIMS PG Score Card

The AIIMS PG Admit Card contains the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • AIIMS PG 2021 registration number
  • Roll Number
  • All India rank
  • Total Percentile
  • Category
  • Category-wise rank

Read More: AIIMS PG 2021 Results

AIIMS PG 2021 Counselling

Counselling Dates: The counselling for AIIMS PG 2021 dates will be announced soon. The counselling was conducted in 3 different rounds.

Open Round of Online Seat Allocation: An open round of seat allotment for AIIMS PG 2021 will be organised online, Candidates will be given a chance to exercise their choice (college and specialization/branch).

The seat allocation of the open round was announced on August 19, 2021. After an open round of seat allocation, no further/extra round of seat allocation will be conducted by the AIIMS, New Delhi.

Counselling Process: All the shortlisted candidates will be called for AIIMS PG 2021 Counselling according to their rank in the merit list. A student’s final admission will depend upon their performance in the AIIMS PG 2021 exam. The points given below shows the counselling process for this year.

  • Firstly, students will be called for the counselling process based on their ranks in the merit list
  • Secondly, the reserved category candidates will be called for counselling to fill the seats
  • Students must be physically present at the time of counselling. They will be allocated seats based on their rank and order of preference.

Documents required during counselling

The following are the documents that candidates should carry with them for the AIIMS PG 2021 counselling:

  • Final Registration Slip
  • Admit card issued by AIIMS
  • Proof of deposit of original document or DD/RTGS/NEFT of INR 3 Lakh
  • Mark sheets of MBBS/BDS 1st, 2nd and 3rd professional examinations
  • MBBS/BDS Degree Certificate
  • An internship completion certificate from the head of the institution or college that the candidate will be completing the internship by July 31, 2021
  • High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth certificate as proof of date of birth
  • Permanent/Provisional registration certificate issued by MCI or DCI
  • Caste certificate (If applicable)

How to prepare for AIIMS PG?

Having knowledge of the exam pattern and books is not enough. There are some tips for the best preparation as well. These incorporate:

Time Management

Time Management is one of the significant factors that help in better results. Before planning for the examination, candidates must schedule their timings for each & every topic. They must spend 10 hours per day learning. A daily revision of at least two hours for each subject will be quite enough. By doing this, they can know on which topic they are pretty confident and on which they are lagging.

Attempt Mock Tests

Mock Tests is like a sample test before the exam. It presents the scenario of the exam pattern as well as helps students to answer all the questions within the time allotted.

Solve Previous Year Papers

Solving previous year question papers will help the students to analyse what kind of questions are there and from which topics. It will provide an idea of how to enhance the ability of the students to get good marks.

Read More: AIIMS PG 2021 Counselling

AIIMS PG 2021 Reference Books

Candidates must choose the best study materials for the preparation of AIIMS PG 2021 examination. Being one of the highly competitive postgraduate medical exams, aspirants need to master each concept and ace the exam. The following list of important books for AIIMS PG 2021 can be referred.

  1. Handbook of General Anatomy by BD Chaurasia
  2. Thieme's Atlas by BD Chaurasia
  3. A Laboratory Course in Plant Physiology by William Francis Ganong
  4. Medical Physiology by Ganong
  5. Harpers Illustrated Biochemistry by Rodwell
  6. Textbook of Microbiology by CP Baveja
  7. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology by KD Tripathi
  8. Review of Forensic Medicine by Sumit Seth
  9. Diseases of Ear, Nose and Throat & Head and Neck Surgery by PL Dhingra and Shruti Dhingra
  10. Review of Ophthalmology 6th Edition by Khurana and Ruchi Rai
  11. Harrison’s Principles Of Internal Medicine by Dennis Kasper and Dan L. Longo
  12. Bailey & Love’s Short Practice of Surgery by Norman Williams, P Ronan O Connell, Andrew McCaskie
  13. Essential Orthopaedics (Including Clinical Methods) by Maheshwari

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AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Instructions

Candidates need to keep the following exam instructions in mind when appearing for the AIIMS PG 2021 exam:

  • The mode of examination is an online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT). AIIMS PG aspirants should take a few mock tests as experience.
  • The test will begin exactly at the time mentioned on the AIIMS PG Admit Card. A prior announcement will be made by the invigilator.
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours for MS/ MD and 1.5 hours for MDS.
  • All questions will carry equal marks i.e. 1.
  • There will be only one correct answer for each question from the given four options.
  • A negative marking scheme will be employed for evaluating the answers. Applicants should only answer the question if they are sure about it.
  • Unanswered questions will not affect the total marks
  • One mark will be allotted for each correct answer while 1/3rd marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • Applicants are required to sign the attendance sheet.
  • Admit card should be carried along with photo identity proof.

FAQs

What are important documents that are to be uploaded while applying for the exam?

Candidates should upload a digital image of their photograph, left thumbprint and signature[scanned] at the time of registration along with the necessary documents asked.

What are the total vacancies available currently for the examination?

The total number of seats available for the AIIMS PG 2020 January session examination is 548 as per the latest seat matrix released by the Institute.

How much is the fee for the application process for AIIMS PG 2020?

The application fee for AIIMS PG 2020 is INR 1500 (general and OBC category) and INR 1200 (reserved category). There is no application fee for PWD Category candidates.

What is the final date for downloading the admit card?

The final date for downloading the admit card was June 3, 2020.

What are the different types of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) asked in AIIMS PG examination? What is the marking scheme of each type?

Candidates must note that there are 7 types of Multiple Choice Questions asked in AIIMS PG Examination. The type of questions and the corresponding marks are as follows: Single Best Response - (+1 Mark for Correct and -1/3 mark for Incorrect response) Multiple True False - (+1/5 Mark for Correct and -1/5 mark for Incorrect response) Match the Following - (+1/4 Mark for Correct and -1/4 mark for Incorrect response) Sequential Arrangement - (+1 Mark for Correct and -1 mark for Incorrect response) Multiple Completion - (+1 Mark for Correct and -1/4 mark for Incorrect response) Reason Assertion - (+1 Mark for Correct and -1/4 mark for Incorrect response) Extended Matching - (+1/2 Mark for Correct and -1/2 mark for Incorrect response)

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