AIIMS PG 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria

AIIMS 2020AIIMS PG 2021 exam will be conducted in the third week of November 2020 for MD/MS and in the first week of November 2020 for DM/ M.Ch/ Fellowship. AIIMS PG is a national level exam conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. It is held twice in a year in January and July month. Candidates through this exam are provided admission into PG courses – MD/ MS (6 year courses) DM/ M.Ch / MDS (3 year courses). Students who will qualify this exam will be eligible for admission into these courses in various AIIMS campuses. Candidates can check complete details from this article of AIIMS PG 2021 for application, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern and various other events.

AIIMS PG 2021 Important Dates

Students can know complete tentative AIIMS PG dates for January & July session in below given table:

January Session (MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS):

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Basic registration process startsLast week of June 2020
Closing of basic registration processLast week of August 2020
Last date to make correction in rejected images & updated status of Basic Registration1st week of September to 2nd week of September 2020
Final status update of accepted basic registration3rd week of September 2020
Prospectus & Tentative Seat Position uploadedSeptember 2020
Code Generation (only for accepted basic registration candidates)3rd week of September to 3rd week of October 2020
Prospectus uploaded (For Sponsored & Foreign National)4th week of September 2020
Final Registration & Completion of details (Qualification, City Choices & Payment only for the candidates successfully generated code)4th week of September to 3rd week of October 2020
Status of Final Registration: Accepted or Rejected4th week of October 2020
Last date to submit documentsLast week of October 2020
Availability of Admit card1st week of November 2020
AIIMS PG 2021 Exam3rd week of November 2020
Declaration of results4th week of November 2020
Seat Allocation process releases1st week of December 2020
Counselling process starts1st week of December 2020

January Session (DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator)):

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Online registration starts1st week of September 2020
Registration ends on4th week of September 2020
Application status uploaded2nd week of October 2020
Last date to submit the documents3rd week of October 2020
Availability of Admit card4th week of October 2020
Exam Date (Stage I)1st week of November 2020
Announcement of Result (Stage I)1st week of November 2020
Departmental Assessment (Stage II)2nd week to 3rd week of November, 2020
Declaration of Final result4th week of November 2020
Last date for admission4th week of February 2021

July Session (MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS):

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Basic registration starts3rd week of October 2020
Online registration ends2nd week of March 2021
Last date to submit required documents3rd week of March 2021
Availability of Admit cardLast week of March 2021
AIIMS PG 2021 Exam1st week of May 2021
Declaration of result2nd week of May 2021
Counselling process (1st round)3rd week of May 2021
Counselling process (2nd round)Last week of May 2021
Open CounsellingIn the month of June 2021

July Session (DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator)):

EventsDates 2021 (Tentative)
Starting of registration3rd week of February 2021
End of registration process2nd week of March 2021
Last date to submit necessary documents3rd week of March 2021
Availability of Admit cardLast week of March 2021
Exam Date (Stage I)1st week of April 2021
Declaration of result (Stage I)2nd week of April 2021
Stage II exam3rd week of April 2021
Final Result notification releases1st week of May 2021

AIIMS PG 2021 Application Form

Students can know details about AIIMS PG 2021 Application Form in the below given section:

  • AIIMS PG Basic Registration (January session) will get started from last week of June 2020 for MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS. For DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator), it will get started from first week of September 2020.
  • The registration process known as PAAR will be in two steps – Basic registration & Final registration.
  • The basic and final registration will be done through online mode.
  • Students will be able to make modification in the details and images uploaded in the application during the correction period.
  • Students will have to fill up the basic details and upload images. For the final registration, students have to fill their qualification, make option of exam city & pay application fee.
  • The July session registration for MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS will start from October 2020 and for DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator) will start from February 2021.

Application Fee:

Payment mode: Students will have to pay application fee through debit/credit card or net banking.

The Application fee for various category candidates is given below:

Category Application Fee
General/ OBC category candidatesRs.1500
ST/ SC/ EWS category candidatesRs.1200

AIIMS PG 2021 Application Correction

In case of mistakes in the details and uploaded images in the AIIMS PG application form, students will be able to make correction. The correction will be possible when the correction facility will open. The correction in the uploaded images will be possible from 1st week of September to 2nd week of September 2020 for MD/MS/ M.Ch (6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS.

Students will get to know about their application status after completion of application process after which they can make correction in the details.

Incomplete or incorrect details in the application will lead to rejection of application so candidates must confirm all entered details before its submission.

AIIMS PG 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Go through the AIIMS PG Eligibility details in the given below section before applying:

For MD/ MS/ M.Ch/ DM/ MDS Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applicant must have MBBS degree to apply for MS/ MD and should have passed BDS degree for MDS from a recognized board or university by MCI/ DCI.
  • Qualifying Marks: Must have qualified the degree with aggregate of 55% marks (50% marks for ST/SC candidates).
  • Training/ Internship: Applicant must have completed 12 months in training/internship (before January 30, 2021) to be eligible for applying.

For M.Ch/ DM/ MD (Hospital Administrator) Course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applicant must possess MS/ MD degree or DNB degree from a recognized board or university approved by MCI.
  • Age Limit: The upper age limit for the applicant should be 35 years as on January 1, 2021. 3 years age relaxation will be for OBC category candidates (5 years for ST/SC category candidates).

Foreign Nationals/ OCI Eligibility:

  • Foreign nationals will be considered for seats in “Sponsored category” for MS/ MD/ MDS courses.
  • Foreign nationals/ OCI candidates are required to send registration slip to AIIMS through diplomatic channel before the last date of online registration.

AIIMS PG 2021 Exam Pattern

Know about AIIMS PG Exam Pattern details in the below given section:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted in online CBT mode.
  • Types of Questions: The paper will have multiple choice type questions.
  • Number of Questions: There will be total of 90 questions (for MDS) and total of 200 questions (for MS/MD) in the paper.
  • Language Medium: The paper will be presented in the medium language of English.
  • Subjects: For MDS the questions will be from the subjects taught at BDS level and from MBBS level for MD/MS.
  • Time Duration: 90 minutes (for MDS) & 180 minutes (for MS/MD) will be given to complete the paper.
  • Total Marks: The paper will be of 90 marks (for MDS) & of 200 marks (for MD/MS).
  • Marking Scheme: For each correct answer, 1 mark will be provided. 1/3 mark will be deducted for each wrong response.

AIIMS PG 2021 Syllabus

The Syllabus of AIIMS PG for MS/MD / MDS exam will have questions from topics of various subjects – Pre-clinical, Para-clinical and Clinical phase.

The subjects discussed under all three phases are provided below:

For Pre-clinical Phase:

Anatomy: Gross anatomy, Microanatomy, Embryology and Genetics, Neuroanatomy.

Bio-chemistry: Biological cell, Enzymes, Biomolecules, Food assimilation and nutrition, Metabolic pathways, Molecular Biology, their regulation and metabolic interrelationships, Hormones, pH, Buffer, physiological buffer systems, Environmental biochemistry, Immunology, cancer and cancer makers.

Physiology: General Physiology, Nerve–Muscle, Blood, Cardiovascular System, Respiratory System, Environmental Physiology, Gastrointestinal System, Nutrition, Reproduction, Kidney, Neurophysiology – General, Visceral and motivational system, Sensory system, Motor system, Special Senses, EEG, sleep and higher nervous functions, Yoga.

For Para-clinical Phase:

Community medicine, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, etc.

For Clinical Phase:

Community Medicine, Surgery and allied subjects (Anesthesiology, E.N.T, Ophthalmology and Orthopedics), Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Medicine and allied subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology), Gynecology, Clinical postings.

AIIMS PG 2021 Preparation Tips

Get preparation tips for AIIMS PG in the below given section:

  • Know about the syllabus, exam pattern and marking pattern before the start of exam preparation.
  • Students must prepare a routine for preparation of the exam and follow it strictly.
  • Students must make notes of important details and concepts and go through it daily.
  • Students should also note their preparation standards and make improvements according to it.
  • Attempt mock tests and try solving the past papers for good practice.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The application process will get started from June 2020.

Answer: No, the application process will be done through online mode only.

Answer: Yes, candidates will be able to make modification in the entered details or uploaded images in the application form during the correction period.

Answer: AIIMS PG 2021 January session entrance exam will be organized in the 3rd week of November 2020 for MD/MS/M.Ch/ DM/ MDS and in the 1st week of November 2020 for DM/Fellowship/M.Ch/MD (Hospital Administrator).

Answer: Students will have to register twice – First for basic registration and then for final registration.

Answer: Yes, for every incorrect answer 1/3 mark will be deducted.

Answer: AIIMS PG entrance test will be held in online CBT mode.

Answer: No, it is not necessary to appear for both the session. Candidates can appear either for both or single session.

Answer: Yes, students after basic registration will be required to generate unique code. After then students will be eligible for final registration process.

AIIMS PG 2021 Result

AIIMS PG 2021 Result (January Session) will be announced online on the website in the fourth week of November 2020 for MD/ MS/ M.Ch/ DM. The result of DM/ Fellowship/ M.Ch/ MD (Hospital Administrator) course will be declared in the second week of November 2020.

Candidates will get their result by entering their id and password. Students will be shortlisted for further admission rounds by releasing the merit list.

AIIMS PG 2021 Cut Off

The AIIMS PG 2021 Cut Off will be released online on the website for various categories. On the basis of difficulty level of exam, no of appearing students, total available seats, etc.

For the General candidates, the expected cut off is 50% marks; ST/ SC – 40% & for OBC – 45% marks. It is important for the students to score the cut off marks in order to be eligible for counselling.

AIIMS PG 2021 Counselling

For AIIMS PG Counselling, students have to do online counselling registration, make choice of programme & institution and lock choices. For admission into MD/ MS/ M.Ch/ DM courses, the online counselling will be organized in first week of December 2020.

The Counselling process will be organized in four rounds – Mock Round, Round 1, Round 2 & Open Counselling. For July session, the counselling session for MD/ MS/ M.Ch/ DM will start from the third week of May 2021.

Students also will have to verify their documents for counselling process. All the documents will be verified at the allotted AIIMS institute.

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