AIIMS 2023: Application Form, Dates, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, Exam pattern

AIIMS MBBS 2023: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) New Delhi is responsible for organizing AIIMS MBBS entrance exam every year. It is a national level entrance test, is a gateway for providing admission to eligible candidates in the MBBS courses offered by different AIIMS institutions across India. It is considered among the toughest medical entrance exams and therefore the candidates are suggested to prepare strongly for the paper. It is being expected that AIIMS MBBS 2023 will be held in the month of May 2023. This gives the candidates around 1 year for exam preparation. If you start preparing in a focused manner, then this time is sufficient for you to be ready for your exams.

Through this post, we are trying to provide all the important information that can help the candidates in planning well for their AIIMS 2023 exam such as basic tips, best books, syllabus etc. The article also provides other details such as exam dates, application form, eligibility criteria, etc.

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AIIMS 2023 Important Dates

Below, we are listing the exam schedule for AIIMS MBBS 2023. It should be noted that all important dates given on this below table are updated based on its official notification:

Activities Respective Dates
Basic registration to be commenced fromNovember 2022
Basic registration process to be finished byJanuary 2023
Accepted & Not Accepted status will be uploaded against the Basic RegistrationJanuary 2023
Correction against errors in basic registrationJanuary 2023
Final status would be updated byJanuary 2023
Prospectus to be uploaded onJanuary 2023
Code generation for the final registrationJanuary – February 2023
Date of final registrationFebruary – March 2023
Admit card will be accessible fromMay 2023
Exam dateMay 2023
Result to be announced byJune 2023
First round counselling date1st week of July 2023
Second round counselling date1st week of August 2023
Third round counselling date1st week of September 2023
Open counselling date4th week of September 2023

Eligibility Criteria for AIIMS MBBS 2023

It is must for all candidates to satisfy the prescribed eligibility criteria before applying for AIIMS MBBS 2023 exam. The details of AIIMS 2023 eligibility criteria are given below:


The candidates of Indian nationality can apply. The OCI (Overseas Citizen of India), Non-Resident Indians and candidates of Foreign Nationals are also eligible for the exam.

Educational qualification

  • Candidates should have completed 12th or equivalent examination from any recognized board with Chemistry, English, Physics, and Biology subjects. Applicants must have scored at least 60% marks (50% for candidates from SC/ST/OPH category) in the qualifying examination. The appearing candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Foreign candidates nominated by the Government of India are required to have obtained a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in the subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in their Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination to be eligible for admission to the M.B.B.S. course. Such candidates are not required to appear for the entrance exam and should contact the Indian Mission/ Post abroad in their country and the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi for nomination.

Age criteria

The candidates should have completed 17 years as minimum age limit on the 31st December of the year of admission.

Note: For the OCI and NRI candidates, all the terms & conditions will be applicable as an Indian national candidate.

AIIMS 2023 Application Form: How to apply?

Interested and eligible candidates can register for AIIMS 2023 through online mode. No other mode will be provided by the authority for form submission. The aspirants can obtain the application form from the official website

At first, candidates have to complete the online registration process where they have to provide personal details, contact details and AIIMS preference. The candidates will have to accept the declaration at the end of the page and after that by clicking on the ‘register’ button the process of registration will be complete. A ‘candidate id’ will appear on the screen and an email/ SMS containing the ‘candidate id’ and a password will also be sent on the registered email id/ contact number.

Using this candidate id and password, the candidate will have to login and change the password. Re-login with the id and the new password to complete the remaining steps of the application form submission. When you re-login into your account, the filled-in details of the application form will appear on the screen. You can either opt to edit these details or move onto the next step.

In the next step, the applicants will have to submit the necessary application fee. the payment can only be done online by debit card/ credit card/ net banking.

Application Fee Details:

CategoryApplication fee
General/OBC (both creamy & non-creamy layers)Rs. 1500/-
SC/STRs. 1200/-
Persons with Bench-mark disabilities (PWBD)Exempted from application fee

Next, the candidates will have to select the exam city choice (step 3), fill the educational qualification and address details (step 4) and finally upload the scanned images of signature, photograph and thumb impression in the given format (step 5).

DocumentFormatFile Size
Photographjpg/jpeg/gif/png50 Kb – 100 Kb
Signaturejpg/jpeg/gif/png20 Kb – 100 Kb
Thumb Impressionjpg/jpeg/gif/png20 Kb – 100 Kb

After all these steps are completed, the candidates can make the final submission of form. The candidates should review the details carefully before final submission. Take the printout of the application form for future use.

AIIMS MBBS 2023: How to prepare?

The admissions into MBBS courses offered by AIIMS can only be offered through this exam. So, for the aspirants willing to get enrolled in this institute, it is important that they prepare for the exam very wisely. Since, the exam will be conducted in May (tentatively), around 1-year time is left and so the candidates must start studying in a well-planned manner.

First of all, you must make a schedule or time-table giving proper time to each subject. The focus should be more on the subject you are weak in.

Before you start studying, you must be well-aware of the exam syllabus. The syllabus of AIIMS MBBS 2023 will be comprised of various topics from subjects like Chemistry, Physics, Biology, General Knowledge and Aptitude of 12th class, under the 10+2/ Intermediate Scheme. The detail of the syllabus is also given in detail in this article below.

You must regularly practice mock tests so that you can know your weak and strong topics and then study accordingly.

For AIIMS MBBS preparation, the NCERT books are the most helpful. The basic preparation must be done from the NCERT and after that you can follow the other reference books.

Do not forget to revise the things you study on a regular basis.

Best books for preparation of AIIMS 2023

For Biology:

  • NCERT for class 11th and 12th
  • Trueman Objective Biology
  • Objective Biology by Dinesh
  • Pradeep Publication’s Biology

For Chemistry:

  • NCERT for class 11th and 12th
  • Physical Chemistry by O P Tandon
  • Arihant Organic Chemistry
  • Dinesh Inorganic Chemistry

For Physics:

  • NCERT for class 11th and 12th
  • Concept of Physics by H C Verma
  • Objective Physics by Dinesh
  • DC Pandey Objective Physics

AIIMS MBBS 2023 Syllabus

Biology Syllabus

Class 11th TopicsClass 12th Topics
Diversity in Living WorldReproduction
Structural Organization in Animals and PlantsGenetics and Evolution
Cell Structure and FunctionBiology and Human Welfare
Plant PhysiologyBiotechnology and its Applications
Human PhysiologyEcology and Environment

  Physics Syllabus

Class 11th TopicsClass 12th Topics
Physical world and measurementElectrostatics
KinematicsCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
Work, Energy and PowerElectromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents
Motion of System of Particles and Rigid BodyElectromagnetic Waves
Properties of Bulk MatterDual Nature of Matter and Radiation
ThermodynamicsAtoms and Nuclei
Behaviour of Perfect Gas and Kinetic TheoryElectronic Devices
Oscillations and Waves 

  Chemistry Syllabus

Class 11th TopicsClass 12th Topics
Some Basic Concepts of ChemistrySolid State
Structure of AtomSolutions
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in PropertiesElectrochemistry
Chemical Bonding and Molecular StructureChemical Kinetics
States of Matter: Gases and LiquidsSurface Chemistry
ThermodynamicsGeneral Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements
Equilibriump- Block Elements
Redox Reactionsd and f Block Elements
HydrogenCoordination Compounds
s-Block Element (Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)Haloalkanes and Haloarenes
Some p-Block ElementsAlcohols, Phenols and Ethers
Organic Chemistry- Some Basic Principles and TechniquesAldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids
HydrocarbonsOrganic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Environmental ChemistryBiomolecules
 Chemistry in Everyday Life

Examination Pattern

AIIMS MBBS 2023 entrance exam will be organized in May 2023 (tentatively). Candidates who are planning to appear in the AIIMS 2023 exam are advised to first go through the exam pattern details before starting their preparation. The important points on AIIMS 2023 exam pattern are provided below:

The exam will be conducted in an online mode.
The total duration of the exam will be 3 hours 30 minutes.
The paper will carry a total of 200 questions, each carrying 1 mark.
One-third mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Out of the total 200 questions, 140 questions will be of objective type and 60 will be of reason assertion.
The paper will be in both English and Hindi language.

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
Biology (Botany & Zoology)6060
General Knowledge1010
Aptitude and logical thinking1010

Schedule of Exam

AIIMS MBBS 2023 exam is supposed to be held in two days and in two shifts per day- morning shift and afternoon shift. No candidate will be permitted to change the day/shift other than that allotted to him/ her.

Morning Shift/ First shift09:00 am to 12:30 pm
Afternoon Shift/ Second shift03:00 pm to 06:30 pm

Admit card

The officials will release the AIIMS MBBS 2023 admit card for all the eligible and accepted applications on the official website Those who are not able to download their admit card should immediately contact the Asstt. Controller Examinations, AIIMS, New Delhi-110 608 along with full particulars of the application form through email.

The admit card must bear the details of printout such as IP address etc. The candidate must carry a valid admit card, photograph and a photo identity proof (Aadhaar Card/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Class 12th Board Admit Card) to the exam center. The ID proof should be the same as the one mentioned in the application form. The venue, time and shift of the examination will be mentioned in the admit card.

The candidates are also advised to preserve a copy of the admit card till the whole process of admission is over.

Exam Center

AIIMS 2023 will be conducted in various major cities of different states of India. The final decision regarding the exam center will be made by the AIIMS and no request for change in the allotted center will be entertained.

Minimum Cut-Off Scores

CategoryCut-Off Scores
OBC (Non Creamy Layer)45%
SC/ ST40%
PWBDCut-offs of the respective category

AIIMS MBBS 2023 Result

AIIMS 2023 result will be announced most likely in the month of June 2023. The candidates who score more than the minimum cut-off marks in the entrance exam will be declared qualified. Roll numbers of candidates who qualify for admission will be available on AIIMS website. The percentile score of the individual candidate will also be uploaded on the official website. A merit list will be prepared by the authority as per the marks scored by candidates in the examination.

Requests for re-evaluation/ re-checking the answers will not be entertained under any circumstances.


In case of a tie, the following candidates will be preferred:

  • Candidate with higher marks in Biology
  • Candidate with higher marks in Chemistry
  • Candidate with higher marks in Physics
  • Candidate older in age

AIIMS 2023 Counseling and Admission

Selected candidates who qualify the exam successfully will have to take part in the counselling process according to their rank. The seat allocation/ counseling will be done online based on the choice exercised by the qualified candidates.

Te applicants selected for admission must bring the following original documents at the time of admission:

  • Class 10+2 exam (or equivalent) passing certificate showing the subject offered by him/her in the Examination
  • Certificate from the board showing the date of birth
  • Mark sheet of class 10+2 or equivalent showing that the candidate has secured the required minimum qualifying marks.
  • Migration Certificate
  • SC/ST Certificate issued by the competent authority (if applicable). Community should be clearly mentioned in the certificate.
  • OBC Certificate issued by the competent authority for candidates belonging to OBC-NC layer
  • PWBD Certificate from the prescribed authority (if applicable)

Selected candidates will undergo medical Examination at the allotted institute by a Medical Board consisting of Faculty Members set up by the Institute. If a candidate is found medically unfit to the course, then he/ she will be not granted admission. The decision of the Medical Board in this regard shall be final.

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