AIIMS (Exam Pattern)

SUMMARY OF EXAMINATION PATTERN

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Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (CBT)  [Online]

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Duration of Examination

3½ hours (Three hours and thirty minutes)

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Date of Examination

Last Sunday of May (in general)

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Number of Shifts

02 (Two)

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Timing of Examination

First Shift :      09.00 AM to 12.30 PM

Second Shift : 03.00 PM to 06.30 PM

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Allocation of shift

Random

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Location of Examination Centres 

Tentatively 171 cities in India

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Language of Paper

English / Hindi

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Type of Examination

Objective Type

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Number of Questions

One Paper of 200 (Two hundred)

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Type of Objective Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Reason Assertion

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Distribution of Questions

Physics :                  60

Chemistry:                                 60

Biology (Botany & Zoology) : 60

General Knowledge :               20

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Distribution of Type of Questions

MCQs                                       140

Assertion & Reason :              60* 

[*All subjects except General

Knowledge /Aptitude] 

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Marking Scheme

Correct Answer : One mark (+)1

Incorrect Answer : Minus one-third −(1/3)

Unanswered / Marked for Review :  0

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Method of Cut-Off

Percentile corresponding to following

Percentages : General 50%, OBC (Non-Creamy

Layer) 45%, SC /ST 40%. In case percentile of

both shifts are unequal the lower percentile of

both shits shall be the cut off.

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Method of determining merit

Overall merit by merging of Percentiles of  Total

scores of both shifts [First & Second shifts]

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Method of resolving ties

In the following order:

Percentile in Biology

Percentile Chemistry

Percentile in Physics

Seniority by age 

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