All You Need to Know About AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will soon conduct the AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam.  The medical entrance test will admit eligible candidates among its 9 institutes across India.


Since it’s a National Medical Entrance Exam, preparing for AIIMS MBBS 2018 can be a challenge for students.


Here’s all you need to know about AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam to help you get strategically ready to face the test:



  1. Be Aware of Your Syllabus



  • This gives a boost or head-start to the candidate and they can decide which books or free practice tests to refer



Given below is a table containing brief summary of Syllabus:

S. No. Subjects Distribution of questions
1. Physics 60
2. Chemistry 60
3. Biology 60
4. General Knowledge 10
5. Aptitude and Logical Thinking 10



  1. Breakdown the Syllabus for AIIMS MBBS 2018


  • On the basis of marks allocation, break down the syllabus into different segments for AIIMS MBBS exam


  • This process lets candidates to divide and distribute time between various subjects according to their importance


  • In order to avoid monotonous study pattern, the change in study pattern from one topic to another either in text books or mock test paper app can be useful


  1. Remove All Doubts


  • While solving mock papers online, if you come across any doubt or anything confuses you in exam pattern of AIIMS MBBS, then immediately seek to clear it


  • This is essential in order to get a good grasp of each and every topic. If you let any doubt to linger on, then medical entrance test date will soon approach, and you will be left with little time to clear them


  • Work on solving the parts that are hard to understand. Ask teachers, co-students or experts on mock test paper for help


AIIMS MBBS Paper Pattern 2018 Details

S. No. Particulars AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern
1. Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
2. Duration 3 hours 30 minutes
3. Exam Date May 26 and 27, 2018 (Saturday & Sunday)
4. Total shifts Two shifts
5. Time of Test Morning shift: 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Evening shift: 3:00 pm to 6:30 pm
6. Language English and Hindi
7. Type of examination Objective type
8. Total Questions 200
9. Type of questions Multiple type and reason assertion
10. Marking scheme 1 mark for every correct answer
11. Negative marks -1/3 mark for a wrong answer, No marks for unanswered/marked for review



  1. Solve Sample Papers and Mock Papers Online


  • In order to have an idea about the type of questions that are likely to appear, solve sample papers and free practice tests. This also includes previous year’s medical entrance test question papers, to help you know the repeating pattern


  • Regular practice of mock papers online also help in enhancing the accuracy and speed of finishing the exam.


  • Initially a student may take much time or may be unable to finish all questions. But mock test paper makes you more time-efficient



AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam: Important Dates

S. No. AIIMS MBBS events Dates
1. Application form available February 5, 2018 onwards
2. Last date for application form March 5, 2018 March 12, 2018
3. Admit card May 10, 2018
4. AIIMS MBBS 2018 May 26 (Saturday) and 27 (Sunday), 2018
5. Announcement of result June 18, 2018 (Tuesday)
6. Counselling round 1 July 3 to 6, 2018 (Tuesday-Friday)
7. Counselling round 2 Third week of July 2018
8. Counselling round 3 September 4, 2018 (Tuesday)
9. Open counselling September 27, 2018 (Thursday)


  1. Do not Ignore Books


Ignoring either sample papers or books can cost you. The best way forward is to utilize both methods together


Following are some recommended books that candidates can refer to for AIIMS MBBS 2018:


 Recommended Books for AIIMS MBBS 2018

Listed below are some of the recommended books candidates can refer to while preparing for AIIMS MBBS 2018:


  • Objective NCERT at your Fingertips Chemistry (Class 11 + 12) by MTG
  • Modern’s ABC of Chemistry for Class 11th and 12th (Volume I & II)


  • Exploring Biology for Medical Entrances (Volume I & II)
  • Trueman’s Objective Biology for Medical Entrance Examinations
  • Trueman’s Elementary Biology, Vol I and II


  • Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick and Walker
  • Concepts of Physics Volume I and II by H.C Verma
  • Objective Physics for Medical Entrance Examinations (Volume I and II)




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