AIIMS 2012 Entrance Test

Important Dates and Parameters
Exam Date The exam is scheduled to be held on the 1st of June, 2012.
Fees The general candidates will have to pay INR 1,000 as fees for the examination. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST quota will have to pay INR 800.
Registration Opening Date The registration process will begin in the middle of February (tentative) for both online and offline applications.
Registration Closing Date The registrations will close in the middle of March (tentative) for both offline and online applications.
Eligibility Criteria: Age and Education The candidates should not be below 17 years of age. The candidates should pass their higher secondary examinations with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. They should score a minimum of 60% in Maths, Chemistry, Physics and English. The aspirants who have appeared for their final examinations and are awaiting their results will also be considered eligible to apply.
Admit Card Availability The admit cards will be sent to the candidates via post.
Availability of Brochure and Forms The online application forms will be available from the official website of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.The offline application forms can be procured by post from the institute itself.
Application Mode: Cash, Demand Draft, Credit Card, net Banking Candidates who register online will have to pay with the help of net banking facilities that are offered by the State Bank of India. The candidates who register through the offline process will have to send a demand draft along with the application forms to the institute by post.


The syllabus for the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Entrance Exam has been tabulated below:

Serial Number Subject
1 General Knowledge
2 Chemistry: physical chemistry, chemical equilibrium, inorganic chemistry, the structure of atom, elements and their periodic properties, organic chemistry, chemical bonds, matter and its states, molecule, energetics, compounds and elements.
3 Physics: thermodynamics, solids, electronic devices, circular motion, measurement, electricity, nuclear physics, electromagnetic induction, motion, kinetic theory of gases and wave motion.
4 Biology: diversity of animal life, zoology, reproductive system, genetics and evolution, botany, anatomy and physiology, human welfare, developmental biology, histology, physiology and anatomy of plants, tropic and turgor movements, respiration and transpiration.

Recommended Books

Following are some of the recommended reference books for AIIMS 2012:

  • AIIMS New Delhi Solved Papers, by N. Khurmi
  • AIIMS 2004 Nov by Sumer Sethi and Siddhartha Sethi
  • AIIMS Delhi Medical Entrance Examination, by Ramesh Publishing House
  • AIIMS Questions With Explanatory Answers, by Mukesh Bhatia
  • Arihant AIIMS MBBS Entrance Examination (Solved Papers 1997-2008)
  • Assertion and Reason For Med Entrance AIIMS, by N. Khurmi
  • LP Golden Excel with AIIMS Previous Years solved Papers by by Dr. J.K. Juneja, S. Jawa, Dr. J. P. Sharma

Entrance Exams 2012