AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2018 - AIIMS New Delhi, the exam conducting body of AIIMS MBBS, has stipulated the cutoff of AIIMS MBBS 2018, which is the minimum qualifying marks which must be scored by the candidates in AIIMS MBBS entrance in order to qualify for further admission process. This year through AIIMS MBBS exam, AIIMS New Delhi will take admission on 707 MBBS seats across seven AIIMS institutions. Only those candidates who score equal to or more than AIIMS MBBS 2018 cutoff will become eligible for AIIMS MBBS counselling. As per AIIMS MBBS cutoff 2018, candidates belonging to general category will be required to score at least 50% marks in AIIMS MBBS exam, while those belonging to OBC will be required to score at least 45% and SC/ST candidates will be required to score a minimum of 40%, in order to qualify for admission process. However, given that AIIMS MBBS will be held in two shifts, the cutoff of AIIMS MBBS 2018 might be decreased in case the qualifying percentiles, i.e. percentile equivalent of AIIMS MBBS cutoff percentage, from both shifts come out to be different. In such a scenario, normalization procedure will be used and the lower of the two percentiles will be considered as eligibility cutoff of AIIMS MBBS 2018. Applicants can check the article below for complete details about AIIMS MBBS cutoff 2018, including category wise AIIMS MBBS cutoff, important dates, comparison of previous year cutoff of AIIMS MBBS, etc.
AIIMS MBBS 2018 is scheduled to be held on May 27, 2018, and the result will be declared on June 12, 2018. Based on AIIMS MBBS 2018 cutoff, the merit list of qualified candidates indicating All India Ranks (AIR), roll number and percentile scored by the candidate, etc. will be declared.
AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2018
The Cutoff of AIIMS MBBS 2018 entails the marks required to qualify AIIMS MBBS 2108 exam. The minimum required percentage is different for different categories. AIIMS MBBS 2018 cutoff percentage as per different categories is given in the table below.
AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2018 - Qualifying Percentage and Marks
Minimum Qualifying Percentage
Equivalent Qualifying Marks Required (Out of 200)
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes (SC/ST)
Orthopedically Physically Handicapped (OPH)
As per respective category cutoff
How percentile of AIIMS MBBS 2018 is determined?
AIIMS MBBS 2018 will be conducted in two shifts, namely morning and evening shifts, and different question papers will be used for both the shifts. Therefore to level the differences which might come due to different difficulty levels of two question papers, number of candidates appearing in each shift, etc., a normalization procedure will be used to determine right AIIMS MBBS 2018 cutoff percentage based on which candidates will be declared qualified for counselling.
Normalization procedure will be brought into effect when the percentile equivalent of AIIMS MBBS cutoff 2018 percentage for both the shifts comes out to be different. In such a case, the lower of the two percentiles obtained from both the shifts will be declared as the final cutoff of AIIMS MBBS 2018.
For instance, if in one shift, 98th percentile unreserved candidates qualify AIIMS MBBS exam by obtaining a minimum of 50% AIIMS MBBS 2018 cutoff, while in other shift, 97th percentile unreserved candidates obtain AIIMS MBBS cutoff 2018 requirement, then due to difference in percentiles from two shifts, normalization procedure will be used and 97th percentile will become the cutoff percentile of AIIMS MBBS 2018.
This method of determining cutoff of AIIMS MBBS ensures that factors such as exam difficulty, number of aspirants, preparation level of test takers, etc. are taken into consideration while determining AIIMS MBBS cutoff criteria.
AIIMS MBBS 2018 Cutoff: Method of tie-breaking
Candidates who score minimum required AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2018 will be included in the merit list prepared by AIIMS New Delhi. Admissions will be taken on the basis of the same.
In case two candidates score same overall percentile in AIIMS MBBS 2018 entrance, then their order of rank in the merit list will be determined by considering tie-breaking factors in the same order of priority as given below:
Percentile in Biology: First of all candidates’ percentiles in Biology subject in entrance exam will be considered. Candidate with higher percentile score in Biology will be placed higher in the order of merit.
Percentile in Chemistry: In case the tie persists after considering Biology percentile, then candidates’ percentile in the subject of Chemistry in AIIMS MBBS entrance will be considered. Candidate with higher percentile in Chemistry will be placed higher in order of the merit list.
Percentile in Physics: If the tie still persists, candidates’ percentile in Physics will be considered. Those with higher percentile will be placed higher in the order of merit.
Percentile in General Knowledge: If tie situation still persists, candidates’ percentile in General Knowledge will be considered. Candidates’ with higher percentile in General Knowledge will be placed higher in the order of merit.
Age: Finally, if the tie situation between two candidates persists even after considering all above factors, then candidate senior in age will be placed higher in order of merit.
AIIMS MBBS Cutoff of Previous Years
Cutoff in simple words means setting a benchmark for something, such that anything upto or above that level qualifies. AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2018 has been set by AIIMS New Delhi, in the form of percentage marks which must be scored out of total 200 marks in AIIMS MBBS entrance. Only those who obtain marks equal to or more than AIIMS MBBS cutoff requirement, they are declared qualified for further admission process. Given below is the cutoff of AIIMS MBBS of previous years. It includes both previous year’s category wise cutoff percentage and percentile and also institutes wise rank cutoffs, i.e. last ranks who got admission in seven AIIMS institutions.
AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2017 – Cutoff Percentage and Percentiles
AIIMS MBBS cutoff of 99 percentile in UR category implies that about 99% of candidates belonging to general category scored marks equal to or more than AIIMS MBBS cutoff requirement of 50%.
AIIMS MBBS Cutoff 2017 Last Ranks
The last ranks to get admission in various AIIMS institutions and their respective percentile scores, in the year 2017 and 2016, are given in the tables below.
AIIMS New Delhi Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS Bhopal Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS Patna Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS Jodhpur Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS Rishikesh Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS Raipur Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS Bhubaneswar Cutoff 2017- Last Rank and Percentile
AIIMS MBBS Cut off 2016 – Institution wise Last Rank Cutoffs
Name of AIIMS Institution
AIIMS MBBS 2017 v/s AIIMS MBBS 2016 v/s AIIMS MBBS 2015
Given below is the comparison of a total number of candidates who qualified for first counselling and the last ranks called for the same in AIIMS MBBS 2017, 2016 and 2015. Candidates may note that in AIIMS MBBS 2017 entrance, a total of 4,905 candidates qualified the exam by scoring minimum required cutoff of AIIMS MBBS, however, 2,209 candidates were called for the first round of counselling of AIIMS MBBS.
AIIMS MBBS First Counselling – Candidates Qualified and Last Ranks
AIIMS MBBS 2017
AIIMS MBBS 2016
AIIMS MBBS 2015
Candidates Qualified for First Counselling
Candidates Qualified for First Counselling
Candidates Qualified for First Counselling
AIIMS MBBS Counselling 2018
AIIMS MBBS 2018 Counselling will begin after the declaration of result of AIIMS MBBS. The result of AIIMS MBBS will be declared on June 12, 2018. AIIMS New Delhi will release a roll number wise and rank wise list of candidates qualified for first round of counselling of AIIMS MBBS 2018. The counselling will be conducted in three rounds, followed by AIIMS MBBS 2018 open round of counselling. Number of candidates equal to four times the total number of seats will be called for first counselling round. However, all the candidates who will qualify AIIMS MBBS entrance by scoring a minimum of AIIMS MBBS cutoff 2018, will be eligible to participate in open counselling of AIIMS MBBS 2018.
AIIMS MBBS 2018 exam will be conducted in online mode on May 28, 2018. AIIMS MBBS entrance exam will be conducted in two shifts, morning and evening and candidates will be randomly allotted to both the shifts.
This article has been written on the basis of data collected from AIIMS 2017. It will be updated as and when AIIMS 2018 data is released.