AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern 2018

AIIMS MBBS Exam PatternAIIMS 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 examination, will hold AIIMS MBBS 2018 on May 27. The AIIMS MBBS exam will be conducted in online mode through a Computer Based Test (CBT) in two shifts (Morning and Evening). Candidates will be given three hours and thirty minutes to complete the entrance exam which will consist of objective type question 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



Examination Name


Exam Mode

Computer Based Test (CBT) – Online

AIIMS MBBS Number of Sessions

Two Session - Morning and Afternoon

Allocation of Session


Type of Examination

Objective type

Language of Paper

English and Hindi options

Total Questions


Question Type

Multiple-choice, reason-assertion based

Exam Duration

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 171 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 pattern to follow, number of questions from each subject and all other pertinent information. The AIIMS MBBS 2018 will have one question paper that will consist of 200 objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Knowledge, as well as Aptitude and Logical Thinking. Candidates will be 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).  The general standard of the questions asked in the exam will be that of Class 12 under the 10+2 Scheme/Intermediate (Science).


Distribution of Questions for AIIMS MBBS 2018

S. No.


No. of Questions








Biology (Botany & Zoology)



General Knowledge



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 will consist of 4 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) will be 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.


AIIMS MBBS Exam Centres 2018

The list of AIIMS MBBS 2018 will be tentatively announced in January by the examination authority. While filling the AIIMS MBBS 2018 application form, candidates will have to choose a total of 3 exam centres in order of priority from the total list of approximately 171 cities which will be offered as options. 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 will be appearing for AIIMS MBBS 2018 examination. Candidates are advised to read the following guidelines carefully.

  • Candidates should carry admit card, ID proofs and one photograph to appear in the examination. No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall without a valid admit card and ID proof.

  • Candidates are advised to reach the examination centre at least 30 minutes before the exam time. Candidates will be 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 E-mail ID, it should be promptly reported to the Assistant Controller (Examinations), AIIMS, New Delhi.

  • Candidates should not bring pen/pencil to the examination hall. Pen will be 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.

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