AIIMS Ph.D 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

AIIMS invites applications for those who ate interested in pursuing a Ph.D program. Candidates can apply via online mode for January & July session 2023. The authorities of AIIMS conduct an entrance examination for those who wish to pursue Ph.D course. However, before filling the application form, interested applicants need to make sure that they meet certain eligibility criteria.

The AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Science) is a popular institution that conducts entrance examinations for UG/ PG and Doctoral courses. The online application process for AIIMS Ph.D is expected to begin from February 2023 whereas; the entrance exam is scheduled to be organized in the month of March 2023. To get a detailed view of AIIMS Ph.D, check out this full article below.

AIIMS Ph.D 2023 Overview

Name of the exam AIIMS Ph.D 2023
Organized by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Mode of application Online
Level of exam National level
Official website

AIIMS Ph.D 2023 Important Schedule

Events Dates
The online application process begins from February 2023
Last date to apply February 2023
Admit card release date March 2023
Exam date March 2023
Result declaration March 2023
Last date for joining college for Ph.D. course April 2023

Eligibility Requirements

Medical Qualification:

  • Applicants must have cleared MBBS/BDS with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or M.Ch/ DM/ MDS/MD/MS in the subject concerned or Diploma of National Board of Examination.
  • Candidates must hold these degrees from medical colleges that are not recognized by the Medical Council of India.

Nursing Qualification:

  • Applicants must hold an M.Sc. degree with at least 55% aggregate marks in Nursing Specialty in order to be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. course in the College of Nursing.


  • Applicants should have passed two years master’s degree awarded by Indian Universities or equivalent in the subject and courses should be M.Sc. ( besides M.Sc. Nursing) BAMS & M.Tech Degree.
  • They should secure 60% marks in the last qualifying examination and desired qualifications for applying to the non-medical program.

AIIMS Ph.D 2023 Application Form

  • The Application form to apply for Ph.D program will be acquired from the official website of AIIMS –
  • Firstly, candidates will have to register on the doorway examination application form.
  • Applicants should upload/ attach their required documents such as Photo/ Signature/ Left Thumb Impression as per the given prescriptions in the application form.
  • Applicants must download the duly filled application form and take out its print for further uses.

Application fees:

General and OBC category applicants have to pay a fixed amount of Rs. 1500 as application fees whereas SC/ST candidates will have to make the payment of Rs.1200. However, PWBD category candidates are exempt from paying any application fees.

Exam Pattern

Those candidates who have applied online for Ph.D program should have to look up the exam pattern for better preparation for the examination. The exam pattern details of AIIMS Ph.D have been mentioned below.

  • Mode of Examination:  Online- Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Duration of Examination: Stage 1 and 2- 90 Minutes
  • Date of Examination: 4th January 2023
  • Number of Shifts: 01 (One)
  • Duration of Examination: 10.00 AM to 11.30 AM (90 Minutes)
  • Location of Examination Centres: Delhi (NCR)
  • Language of Paper: English only
  • Type of Examination: Objective Type
  • Number of Questions: Total questions from Stage I & II- 70
  • Type of Objective Questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

The distribution of questions is mentioned below:

Medical/Dental/Nursing Candidates:

  • Aptitude related covering English: 30
  • Subject related: 40

Non-Medical Candidates:

  • Aptitude related covering English: 30
  • Subject related: 40

Marking Scheme:

  • Correct Answer: One mark (+1)
  • Incorrect Answer: -1/3
  • Unanswered / Marked for Review: 0
  • Not Answered: 0

AIIMS Ph.D 2023 Result

  • The result will appear in the PDF document on the official page of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences.
  • Appeared candidates have to pay to provide their roll number in order to obtain their result/ scorecard.
  • All the qualified contenders have to appear for Stage II which is Departmental Assessment.
  • Contenders are supposed to transfer a few archives on their dashboard to appear for Stage II.
  • The Admit Card/ Hall Ticket for Stage II will be issued via the authorized website of AIIMS which the applicants need to download.

AIIMS Ph.D 2023 Cut- Off

  • Aspirants are selected premised on the marks obtained in each stage by them.
  • The aspirants have to first clear Stage I in order to appear for Stage II. The minimum overall qualifying marks required to pass Stage I (Medical and Non-Medical) is 35 Marks.
  • In case the aspirant fails to secure the minimum qualifying marks, then he/she becomes ineligible to take up the Stage II exam.

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