AIIMS PhD Admission 2023: Application Form, Dates


AIIMS PhD Admission 2023 will be organised by All India Institutes of Medical Sciences to provide various medical courses. That includes courses like DM/M.Ch (3yrs.)/MD (Hospital Administration), Fellowship Program, PG (MD/MS/M.Ch (6 years) /DM(6 years)/MDS), M.B.B.S. ,B.Sc. Nursing (Post – Basic), M.Sc. Courses, B.Sc.(Hons.) Para-Medical Courses, M.Sc. Nursing. Among all such programs, the highest degree level program that the AIIMS offers is PhD. The entrance exam is held twice a year at the National level. To stay notified, stay updated on our website to get it to the latest.

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AIIMS PhD 2023 Important dates


AIIMS Important Dates
AIIMS PhD 2023 Application Form January Session July Session
Release date of Prospectus and Start of Registration 11 February 2023 To be released yet
Last date to Register for AIIMS PhD 2023 Application Form 25 February 2023 – All other Courses
03 March 2023 – Department of Biochemistry
To be released yet
Admit Card release 08 March 2023 To be Announced
AIIMS PhD Jan 2023 entrance exam date 12 March 2023 To be Announced
Result date 26 March 2023 To be Announced

How to register for AIIMS PhD Admissions?

The registration process is given at AIIMS PhD Admission page. Check the following infographic before proceeding for same.

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AIIMS PhD Admissions 2023 Fee

The application fee is indicated by the AIIMS, New Delhi in the official prospectus for all candidates. Below we have mentioned category-wise application fees:

Category Fee Amount
General /OBC Rs 1500 + Transaction Charges
SC/ST/EWS Rs 1200 + Transaction Charges
PWBD Exempted

AIIMS PhD Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Aspirants for the PhD courses at AIIMS must possess the following qualifications.

  • Medical Education qualification: MBBS/BDS with 50% min. or MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh or Diplomate of NBE.
  • Nursing Qualification- candidates holding M.Sc degree with 50% min. in Nursing speciality may also be able to apply.
  • Non- medical candidates- candidates who are not from medical background must have attained a minimum of 60% in a valid 2 years Master degree.

Note: The Candidates who possess M.Sc/ Degree & BAMS will be eligible for the Non-medical qualification category. Do make sure to check the eligibility before applying for an exam.

The desired qualification by AIIMS- a candidate from a non-medical background who clear the following qualifying examination will be prepared for research.

  • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
  • DBT – JRF
  • DBT – SRF
  • NBHM screening test
  • Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
  • INSPIRE fellowship
  • UGC – JRF
  • UGC – SRF
  • CSIR – JRF
  • CSIR – SRF
  • DST – JRF
  • DST – SRF

AIIMS PhD Admission 2023 Exam Pattern

AIIMS, New Delhi is going to conduct online CBTs for selection of eligible applicants for PhD admissions in the January 2023 session. Check out the scheme and pattern of the exam below.

Exam Mode Online Computer-Based Test
Language English
Duration 90 minutes (Stage I & II)
Examination Center Delhi/NCR only
No. of Shifts One shift
Type of Questions Objective Type (MCQ)
No. of Questions 70 (Stage I – 30 Questions; Stage II – 40 Questions)
Marking Scheme +1 marks for correct answers
-1/3 marks for incorrect answers

Distribution of Questions and Marking Scheme

The distribution of question and marking scheme for AIIMS PhD Entrance Test is given below.

Medical/Dental/Nursing Candidates:

Aptitude related covering English: 30
Subject related: 40

Non-Medical Candidates:

Aptitude related covering English:  30
Subject related:  40

Marking Scheme:

Correct Answer: One mark (+)1
Incorrect Answer: Minus one-third (−)1/3
Unanswered / Marked for Review: 0
Not Answered: 0

Method of Cut-Off

At least 50% in each stage of the written test (Stage I and II) to be eligible for Stage III. Special weightage (described in the prospectus) to be added after determining eligibility. Candidates 3 times the number of seats advertised will be called for Stage III (Department clinical/ practical/lab based assessment carrying 20 marks)

Method of resolving ties: The tie case will be resolved according to age (Date of birth), the older candidate shall get preference over the younger one.

AIIMS PhD Admission 2023 Counselling

Qualifiers of the AIIMS PhD 2023 selection tests are offered admission to the PhD programs through counselling. Candidates are advised to refer to the official website regularly after the release of results for the latest updates regarding counselling for admissions.

  • While counselling the selected aspirants need to carry their documents for verification purpose.
  • Admission is conducted through counselling on the basis of merit only.
  • Candidates are offered seats based on the preference of subject & availability of seats in the preferred subject.
  • Seat allocation is also done on the basis of Fellowship Available / Own Fellowship categories.

AIIMS PhD Admission 2023 Highlights

Exam Name AIIMS PhD Admission Test 2023
Frequency of exam Twice a year
Mode of Examination Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online]
Duration of Examination 90 Minutes Stage I & II
Location of Examination Centres Delhi (NCR)
Language of Paper English
Type of Examination Objective Type
Number of Questions Stage I & II (30+40=70)
Type of Objective Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Official website

All India Institute of Medical Science PhD Programme Prospectus 

  • Seat availability, fees, admission process etc is given in Prospectus Here.
  • Download the Frequently Asked Questions AIIMS- PhD Programme Entrance Examination, July-2018 Session Here.

Also, visit the official page to keep yourself updated.

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    • Hi Shreya,
      The admissions for July session is closed now. You can apply for the next academic session. The syllabus is provided in our article.


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