AIIMS MBBS 2020- Exam Date, Syllabus, Best Books, Preparation Strategy

The All India Institutes of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi will conduct the AIIMS MBBS 2020 exam in order to select the eligible candidates for MBBS programme. The admissions will be provided across nine different AIIMS in India. It is expected that this exam will be held in the month of May 2020 and the registration will be started in the month of February 2020. Being a national level medical entrance exam, the level of competition in AIIMS MBBS 2020 is expected to be very high.

In this article, we will discuss various important details regarding the AIIMS MBBS 2020 exam such as exam pattern syllabus, eligibility criteria etc.

AIIMS MBBS 2020 Important Dates (Expected)

As the exact schedule for the AIIMS MBBS 2020 is not yet released by the authorities, the aspiring candidates can check the tentative schedule based on last year’s exam from the table given below:

Important Events Tentative Dates
Starting of online registration for AIIMS MBBS 2020 1st week of February 2020
Closing date of online registration 1st week of March 2020
Availability of Admit card 2nd week of May 2020
Exam Date Last week of May 2020
Declaration of Result 3rd week of June 2020

Note: The exact schedule will be updated on this page after the release of official notification.

AIIMS MBBS 2020 Exam Pattern

The AIIMS MBBS 2020 exam will be held at more than 155 centers across India. The exam pattern for AIIMS MBBS 2020 is illustrated below:

  • Mode of Examination: Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online mode of Exam]
  • Number of Questions: 200
  • Type of Questions: Objective Type (Multiple Choice and Reason-Assertion type)
  • Duration of Exam: 3 Hours and 30 Minutes
  • Standard of Exam: The standard of exam will be that of class 12th science.
  • Language of Question Paper: Questions will be asked in both English and Hindi language.
  • Making Scheme: Each Question will carry 1 Mark and there will be a negative marking of 1/3 mark in case of a wrong answer.

Subject-wise distribution of Questions:

Subject Number of Questions
Biology (Botany & Zoology) 60
Chemistry 60
Physics 60
Aptitude and Logical Thinking 10
General Knowledge 10

AIIMS MBBS Syllabus 2020

The AIIMS MBBS 2020 syllabus will be consisting of topics from physics, chemistry, biology subjects of class 11th and 12th.

The Important topics from different subjects are as follows:

Physics:-  Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices Etc.

Chemistry: Solid State, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements, p- Block Elements, d and f Block Elements, Coordination Compounds, Haloalkanes and Haloarenes, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life etc.

Biology: Genetics and Evolution, Reproduction, Biology and Human Welfare, Biotechnology and Its Applications, Ecology and environment etc.

General Knowledge: Geography, International Organization, History, Science, Current Affairs, Computer Science, India Independence etc.

How to prepare for AIIMS MBBS 2020?

Lakhs of candidates is expected to appear in this exam so it is obvious that there will be a stiff competition. So, it is necessary that the candidates should prepare well in order to clear the exam. Some strategic tips to clear this exam are as follows:

  1. Know the exam pattern and syllabus well: The first step for a good preparation is to know and understand the syllabus & exam pattern for the exam so that you can prepare accordingly.
  1. Regular Studies: It is not possible to clear the AIIMS MBBS 2020 exam with an overnight study. You should make a time table and follow it to pursue regular studies.
  1. Work on your weakness: Regular study will help you find your weaknesses and strengths. Aspirant should focus more on the topics in which they are weak and polish their strengths.
  1. Time Management: As you can see in the exam pattern that the candidates have to answer 200 Questions in 3 and a half hour. So, the time management is going to be the key to clear the exam. Rigorous practice can help you answer rapidly and manage the time in a better way.
  1. Sample Paper and Mock Test: The candidates are advised to go through as many sample papers as possible before the exam. By doing so they will familiarize themselves with the exam pattern.

Best Books for AIIMS MBBS 2020

There are a lot of books available in the market for the AIIMS MBBS preparation. However, it is recommended that the candidates should focus more on NCERT Books of  11th and 12th standard before moving on to other help books.

Some of the recommended books the candidates may follow after NCERT Books are as follows:

For Biology: Objective Biology by Dinesh, Prakash Objective Biology, A C Dutta for Botany ( Oxford Publication), Trueman’s Biology Vol. 1 & 2 and  GR Bathla Publications’ for Biology (Theory & Objective)

For Chemistry: Physical Chemistry by O P Tandon, Modern ABC of Chemistry for Class 11th & 12th (Vol. 1 & 2), Dinesh Chemistry, Arihant Organic Chemistry, Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J.D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry

For Physics: Aggarwals’ Concept of Competition Physics for CBSE PMT, NCERT Physics: CBSE PMT by Anil Aggarwal (Set of 3 Volumes), H C Verma for Physics, Objective Physics for Medical Entrances Examination (Volume 1 and Volume 2)

AIIMS MBBS Eligibility Criteria 2020

 Before applying for the exam, it is necessary that the candidates should ensure their eligibility. The eligibility criteria for AIIMS MBBS will be as follows.

Age Limit

  • The age of a candidate should be at least 17 years as on 31st December 2020.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicant must have passed class 12th exam with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects.
  • The candidates must have scored at least 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English subjects. (50% for SC, ST and PWBD candidates)
  • The candidate who will appear in class 12th exam in the year 2020 can also apply for AIIMS MBBS 2020.

Note: The foreign national can apply for AIIMS (New Delhi) only.

AIIMS MBBS Application form 2020

AIIMS MBBS 2020 application form will be submitted only via online mode. There will be no facility to submit the application form by post or any other offline mode.  In order to fill and submit the application form, the candidates have to visit the official website i.e.  www.aiimsexam.org.

The candidates have to enter all their academic and personal details in the application form. After entering the details, the candidates have to upload the scanned copies of recent passport size photograph, signature and thumb impression in a prescribed format.

AIIMS MBBS 2020 Admit Card

The admit card of AIIMS MBBS 2020 exam will be published on the official website in the second week of May 2020 tentatively. It should be noted that the admit card will not be sent by post. It will be mandatory for every candidate to carry the hardcopy of downloaded admit card at the exam center.

Along with the admit card, every candidate needs to carry one photograph and ID proof at the examination center. The ID proof should be same as mentioned in the application form.

AIIMS MBBS Result 2020

The list of candidates who will qualify for the AIIMS MBBS 2020 counseling will be updated on the official website of AIIMS. Candidates please note that the institute will not intimate unsuccessful candidates about the declaration of result. However, the marks and the percentile score of every candidate will be available on the official website.

Any request for re-checking or re-evaluation will not be entertained in any case.  

AIIMS MBBS 2020 Counseling

Soon after the declaration of result, the schedule for first round of online counseling/seat allocation will be updated on the official website. The number of candidates who will be called for the counselling will be 4 times the number of seats available in each category. The allocation of seats will be done on the basis of choice filled by the eligible and qualified candidates and availability of seats.

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