AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018 - Candidates appearing for AIIMS MBBS 2018 can check the exam pattern of AIIMS MBBS 2018 as given in this article. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam Pattern will help candidates in understanding the nature of syllabus, question paper pattern, marking scheme, duration of the exam, mode and other details. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, the conducting authority of the examination, conducted AIIMS MBBS 2018 on May 26 and May 27, 2018. AIIMS MBBS exam is being held in online mode through a Computer Based Test (CBT) in two shifts - Morning and Evening - on both these days. Candidates appearing in the exam were given three hours and thirty minutes to complete the entrance exam which consisted of objective-type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology), General Knowledge and Aptitude & Logical Thinking. Candidates can go through the information given below to gain a good idea about the AIIMS MBBS exam pattern 2018.
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Quick Facts of AIIMS MBBS 2018 Exam Pattern
Computer Based Test (CBT) – Online
AIIMS MBBS Number of Sessions
Two Sessions - Morning and Afternoon
AIIMS MBBS 2018
May 26 and May 27, 2018
Allocation of Session
Type of Examination
Language of Paper
English and Hindi options
Multiple-choice, reason-assertion based
Total marks: 200
Correct Answer: 1 mark
Incorrect answer: - 1/3 (one third) marks
3 hours and 30 minutes
Primarily the CBSE syllabus taught in Class 10+2 and common syllabus as notified by the Medical Council of India (MCI)
Location of Examination Centres
Tentatively 155 cities in India
AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018
The AIIMS MBBS 2018 exam pattern is given below so that candidates can gain an understanding of the important details such as the number of questions asked from each subject and all other pertinent information. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 had separate question paper for each of the four sessions but the pattern will be same. 200 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Knowledge as well as Aptitude and Logical Thinking will be asked. Each question will carry one mark and there will be negative marking of -1/3 mark for every incorrect answer. Candidates were given three hours and thirty minutes to complete the examination which is generally conducted in an online mode in two shifts (morning shift and afternoon shift) on both the exam dates. The general standard of the questions asked in the exam were that of Class 12 under the 10+2 Scheme/Intermediate (Science).
Distribution of Questions for AIIMS MBBS 2018
No. of Questions
Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Aptitude & Logical Thinking
AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018 - Marking Scheme
As per the marking scheme mentioned in the AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018, each question consisted of four multiple choice answers and candidates have to choose the most appropriate answer out of them. Mentioned below is the marking scheme for candidate’s reference.
Each correct answer will gain 1 mark.
Each incorrect response will be given - 1⁄3 (minus-one-third) marks.
No marks will be given for the questions not answered or marked for review.
Language of AIIMS MBBS 2018 Question Paper
The medium of the test as specified by the exam pattern of AIIMS MBBS 2018 is English or Hindi. Candidates appearing in the Computer Based Test (CBT) were provided the question paper in English or in Hindi according to their choice. Applicants must make sure that they choose or indicate whether they prefer to have the question paper in English or Hindi while filling the application form. This choice cannot be changed later at any stage.
The list of AIIMS MBBS 2018 was tentatively announced by the examination authority through the AIIMS MBBS Prospectus 2018. While filling the AIIMS MBBS 2018 application form, candidates had to choose a total of 3 exam centres in order of priority from the total list of approximately 155 cities which have been offered as options. This means that there are 16 fewer centres compared to last year when there were 171. The allotted exam centre will be displayed on the candidate’s AIIMS MBBS Admit Card.
Guidelines for AIIMS MBBS Entrance Exam 2018
Here are few guidelines for the candidates who appeared for AIIMS MBBS 2018 examination. Candidates are advised to read the following guidelines carefully:
Candidates should carry admit card, ID proofs and one coloured passport size photograph to appear in the examination. No candidate was allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card and photo ID proof.
Candidates were advised to reach the examination centre at least 30 minutes before the exam time depending on the slot they have been allotted. Candidates were subject to various mandatory pre-examination activities such as biometric capture, photo capture etc.
Candidates should not carry wristwatches, cell phones, calculator or any kind of electronic gadgets, Bluetooth devices etc. with them in the examination hall.
If any changes need to be made to address, mobile number or Email ID, it should be promptly reported to the Assistant Controller (Examinations), AIIMS, New Delhi.
Candidates should not bring pen/pencil to the examination hall. The pen were provided by the examination authority at the examination centre for completing examination formalities and rough work (if any).
If a candidate is found to be copying/conversing with other candidates, he/she will be disqualified from taking that examination and the next one or two such examinations according to the nature of the offense.