Eligibility/Method of Selection

A. M.Sc./M. Biotechnology:

E. SCHEME OF MARKING:

1& 2 B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing, Bachelor in Optometry & B.Sc. (H) Medical Technology in Radiography Courses:

A candidate is eligible to appear in Entrance Examination if he/she:

  1. is an Indian citizen
  2. has attained or will attain the age of 17 (seventeen) years as on the 31st of December of the year of admission (2017). [ Candidate born or after 2nd January, 2001 are NOT eligible to apply.]
  3. has passed the 12th class under the 10+2 scheme/Senior School Certificate Examination or Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination from a recognised University/ Board of any Indian State with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Candidates for Bachelor of Optometry & B.Sc (H) Medical Technology in Radiography courses should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and either Biology or Mathematics.

    Note  : 1.   For B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing course, only female candidates are eligible.
    (Common to AIIMS New Delhi & Six AIIMS like Institutions)

    Note :  2.  a) Candidates who are to appear in 12th class examination under 10+2 system or an equivalent examination in March/April 2017 and whose results are likely to be declared before 30th  June, 2017are also eligible to apply for B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing,   Bachelor of Optometry and B.Sc.(Hons.) Medical Technology in Radiography Courses.
    b) Candidates who are due to appear at the qualifying examination, or have already appeared and are awaiting result, can also apply for admission. But suchcandidates must furnish proof of passing the qualifying examination with requisite percentage of marks and subjects at the time of counselling failing which their candidature will be cancelled.

  4. has a  minimum aggregate marks required in qualifying examination i.e. 10+2 or equivalent:
     For B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing: 55% for Gen/OBC (50% in case of SCs/STs categories) in aggregate in  English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
    For Bachelor of Optometry / B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Technology in Radiography Courses :  50% for Gen / OBC (45% in case of SCs / STs Categories) in aggregate in English, Physics, Chemistry and either Biology OR Mathematics.

3. B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic)

The candidate must have :

  1.  Passed 12th class under 10+2 system of education or an equivalent examination from a recognised Board/University. (Those who have passed 10+1 on or before 1986 are also eligible.)
  2.  Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery from any institution recognized by the Indian Nursing Council.
  3. Registration as nurse, RN, RM (registered nurse, registered midwife) with any State Nursing Council.
  4. In case of male nurses, (if passed before implementation of new integrated course in 2003), beside being registered as a nurse with the State Nursing Council, should have obtained a certificate in General Nursing and instead of Training in Midwifery, training in any subject out of following, for a period of six months: i) O.T. Techniques, ii) Ophthalmic Nursing, iii) Leprosy Nursing, iv) TB Nursing, v) Psychiatric Nursing, vi) Neurological and Neuro Surgical Nursing, vii) Community Health Nursing, viii) Cancer Nursing, ix) Orthopaedic Nursing.

4. M.Sc./M. Biotechnology:

The candidate must posses one of the following qualifications and have secured at least 60% marks for General/OBC candidates (55% marks in case of SC/ST candidates) in aggregate in the qualifying examination:

  1. MBBS/BDS (55% for Gen/OBC & 50% for SC/ST Categories)
  2. B.V.Sc.
  3. B. Pharmacy
  4. Bachelor of Physio-therapy (4½ year course)
  5. B.Sc. degree of minimum three years duration in any subject.
    ( Candidates having degree other than above are not eligible)

Note: The admission requirements for M.Sc. Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Physiology,   Pharmacology and M. Biotechnology is the same as mentioned above, but the  requirements for (i) Perfusion Technology   (ii) Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology, (iii) Nuclear Medicine Technology iv), Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies will be as mentioned below:

  1. Perfusion Technology -   B.Sc. with Biology (Botany & or Zoology) OR B.Sc. in Perfusion  Technology   from a recognised University.
  2.  Reproductive Biology and Clinical Embryology – B.Sc degree in any of the discipline related to Biology or allied to Biology.
  3.  Nuclear Medicine Technology-    B.Sc. degree courses in Nuclear Medicine from a
    recognised University.
    OR
    B.Sc. degree with Physics / Chemistry/ Mathematics from a recognised University.
    OR
    B.Sc. in allied/related subject i.e. Radio Diagnosis/ Radiotherapy from a recognised  
    University.
    OR
    B.Sc. in Life Sciences with Physics as a subject from recognised University.
  4. Cardiovascular Imaging and Endovascular Technologies – B.Sc. degree in Radiography from a recognized University.

5. M. Biotechnology:

Admission requirements are same like other M.Sc. Courses along with B. Tech (Biotechnology) which is also covered under eligibility criteria.

6 . M.Sc. Nursing

Admission requirements are same like other M.Sc. Courses along with B. Tech (Biotechnology) which is also covered under eligibility criteria.

  1. B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing /B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Certificate)/Post-Basic /B Sc. Nursing (4years) course from any recognised University, from an educational institution Recognised by the Indian Nursing Council, with 60% marks for Gen/OBC candidates (55% marks in case of SC/ST candidates).
  2. Registration as Nurse, RN, RM (Registered Nurse, Registered Midwife) with any State Nursing Council.

Note 1:   For Indian Nationals, 3% reservation for orthopaedic physically handicapped shall be provided on horizontal basis, in the seat available in M.Sc. Nursing courses. Eligibility criterion for candidates under this category as per the guidelines finalized by Nursing Council of India as amended from time-to-time.

Note 2:     For M.Sc / M.Biotechnology and M.Sc. Nursing Courses :-  Candidates who are due to appear at the qualifying examination, or have already appeared and are awaiting result, can also apply for admission. But such candidate must furnish:

  •  Proof of passing the qualifying examination on or before 31st July, 2017 with requisite percentage of marks and subjects failing which their performance at the Entrance Examination will not be considered.
  • All M.Sc. Nursing Candidate can submit certificate of Registration as a Nurse and Midwife from the Indian Nursing Council / State Nursing Council at the time of joining if they are selected.
  • All selected candidates for M.Sc. Nursing courses are required to furnish the proof of recognition of their college at the time of verification of their documents.

SCHEMES OF COMPETETIVE EXAMS & PROCEDURE FOR SELECTION

Admission will be made entirely on the basis of performance of candidates at the Entrance Examination to be conducted in Delhi/ NCR.
It is hereby informed that if any applicant provided false information solely for the purpose of appearing in the examination for practice or other purpose, the applicant will be debarred from AIIMS Examination in future. Further, all selected candidates may be verified with previous data. Therefore, all applicants are required to fill the application accurately.

A. B. Sc. (Hons.) Nursing (Common to all AIIMS) & Bachelor of Optometry / B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical  Technology in Radiography Courses

  1. The seats will be filled strictly on merit on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates at the Entrance Examination conducted by the Institute.
  2. The Entrance Examination will be conducted in English & Hindi language.

    • Entrance Examination for B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing for all AIIMS will be conducted in the following cities:

      Name of the City/Centre

      Code

      Patna

      BR05

      Raipur

      CG03

      Delhi

      DL001

      Thiruvananthapuram

      KL09

      Mumbai

      MH06

      Bhopal

      MP01

      Bhubaneshwar

      OD03

      Jodhpur

      RJ05

      Chennai

      TN01

      Dehradun

      UK01

      Kolkata

      WB08

    • The Entrance Examination for Bachelor in Optometry / B.Sc. (H) Medical Technology in Radiography / M.Sc Nursing/ M.Sc Courses/ M.Biotechnology Courses will be conducted in Delhi only.

  3. The scheme of Entrance Examination for each course is as under:
    • B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing (Common to all AIIMS)
      One paper of 2 hours duration and consisting of four parts containing objective type (Multiple Choice) Questions, with distribution of marks as under :

      PART

      SUBJECT

      MARKS

      A

      Physics

      30

      B

      Chemistry

      30

      C

      Biology

      30

      D

      General Knowledge

      10

      TOTAL

      100


    • Bachelor of Optometry / B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Technology in Radiography courses:
      1. One paper of 1½ hours duration and consisting of objective type (Multiple Choice) questions in four parts of 30 questions each in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. The candidate may either attempt biology part or Mathematics part.
      2. Based on the result of the Entrance Examination, separate merit lists will be prepared for the General, OBC, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe categories.

        Note:
        The allocation of disciplines will be on merit basis & by counseling. In each category the number of candidates called for counseling will be 8 times the number of seats. The order of counseling will be General/ST/SC/OBC. The counseling will be done strictly by combined merit list starting from Rank No.1. The candidates in order of merit will exercise their choice of subject according to availability of seats. In case of absentee, the next candidate in merit will be considered. When a reserved category candidate (who is in combined merit list) is called according to combined merit list, he/she will simultaneously be given an option to exercise his/her choice of subject both in unreserved category and his/her concerned reserved category. If such a candidate opts for the subject which is available at that time of his/her counseling, both in unreserved category and reserved category, he/she will be given seats only from unreserved category as he/she is in merit and will be treated as unreserved candidate and will consume an unreserved seat. He/she will be given the reserved seats only when his/her choice of the subject is available in the reserved category only, not in unreserved category and then will consume a reserved seat. When all the seats of unreserved category are finished then only reserved category counseling will be done. Counseling will be held as per schedule given under ‘At a Glance’ on the inner side of the front cover of this Prospectus.
        c)  Any candidate who opts for confirmed seat in the Counselling, his/her original certificate will be retained and the same will not be returned to the candidate before completion of the course unless he/she deposits a sum of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees five thousand only) irrespective of the fact whether he/she joins the course or not. If a candidate who joins any of the B.Sc. (Hons) Medical Technology in Radiograpghy / Bachelor of Optometry course/ B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing/B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic)/M.Sc. Courses/M. Biotechnology Course/ M.Sc. Nursing courses, leaves the said courses, shall be liable to pay a sum of Rs. 5,000/- (Rupees five thousand only) by way of compensation/losses incurred by the AIIMS due to such midstream departure.

  4. The general standard of each entrance examination will be that of 12th class under the 10+2 scheme or an equivalent examination of an Indian University/Board. No syllabus for examination has been prescribed by the Institute.
  5. In case of two or more candidates belonging to the same category obtaining equal marks in the entrance examination, their inter se merit will be determined in order of preference as under:
    a) Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology (or Mathematics, in the case of Para-Medical courses) in the entrance examination.
    b)   Candidates obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in the entrance examination.
    c)    Candidates obtaining higher marks in Physics in the entrance examination.
    d)   Candidate older in age to be preferred.

B.    B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic)
a)  The examination will be held in Delhi, and in English language only.
b)  The selection of candidates will be made on a 2-stage performance evaluation as under :
                             
Stage I : Written Test :
Candidate will appear for an entrance examination (Written Test) of 90 minutes duration consisting of one paper containing 70 objective type (Multiple Choice) questions in the subjects of fundamentals of Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing including Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology, Obstetrics Nursing and Midwifery, Paediatric Nursing, Community Health Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing and Professional Trends in Nursing.

Stage II :   Personal Assessment / Interview :
On the basis of the merit list based on the marks secured in Stage-I, candidate three times the number of seats will be invited for Personal Assessment by a Selection Committee. If requisite number of SC or ST candidates are not available, then candidates belonging to SC and ST taken together will be invited. In case candidates belonging to SCs, STs & OBCs are not available for Personal Assessment, then the number of candidates from the General category will be proportionately increased.
Marks in Personal Assessment will be awarded out of 30. The following factors will also be considered at the time to personal assessment:

  • Past academic attainment in the Higher Secondary or +2 or equivalent examination;
  • Past academic attainment in the Nursing examination;
  • Performance as a Staff Nurse.

Admission will be made on the basis of the aggregate marks secured by candidates in Stage-I & Stage-II. In case of two or more candidates securing equal marks in all the 2 stages combined, their inter se merit will be determined in order of preference as under :

  • Candidates securing higher marks in Written Test (Stage-I)
  •  Candidates older in age to be preferred.

C.  M.Sc. Nursing Courses
The question paper for M.Sc. Nursing courses will be of 90 minutes duration consisting of 90 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) carrying 90 marks.

D.  M.Sc./M.Biotechnology Courses
The question paper for M.Sc./M. Biotechnology courses will be of 90 minutes duration consisting of 90 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) carrying 90 marks in the subject in which the candidates has applied.

Inter se merit between candidates obtaining equal marks will be decided as under :
(i)   Candidate obtaining less negative marks at the entrance examination.
(ii)   Candidate older in age to be preferred.

MINIMUM CUT OFF SCORES

As per the decision of the Academic Committee in its meeting held on 14th September 2014 the minimum cut-off shall be 50th percentile (for all PG Courses) in the competitive entrance test as a condition of eligibility for all candidates.

METHOD OF COUNSELLING
For B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing course the number of candidates called for counselling will be 4 times the number of seats advertised for various categories. The order of counselling will be General/OBC/ST/SC. For other courses it will be 8 times the number of seats advertised for various categories in different courses and the order of counseling will be General/ST/SC/OBC. The counseling will be done strictly by combined merit list starting from Rank No.1. The candidate in order of merit will exercise their choice of subject according to availability of seats. In case of absentee, the next candidate in merit will be considered. When a reserved category candidate (who is in combined merit list) is called according to combined merit list, he/she will simultaneously be given an option to exercise his/her choice of subject both in unreserved category and his/her concerned reserved category. If such a candidate opts for the subject which is available at that time of his/her counselling, both in unreserved category and reserved category, he/she will be given seats only from unreserved category as he/she is in merit and will be treated as unreserved candidate and will consume an unreserved seat. He/she will be given the reserved seats only when his/her choice of the subject is available in the reserved category only, not in unreserved category and then will consume a reserved seat. When all the seats of unreserved category are finished then only reserved category counseling will be done.
Counselling will be held as per schedule given under ' Important Dates at a Glance' in the Prospectus.

SCHEME OF MARKING:

There will be negative marking for wrong answers in entrance examination for all the couses. Each correct response will get a score of +1 mark. Each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3. No credit will be given for the question not answered or MARKED FOR REVIEW unless Saved. More than one response will be negatively marked. Zero mark will be given for questions not answered.