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AIIMS PG Exam 2022: Exam Dates,Registration, Eligibility, Preparation, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Result and Counselling

Subho As Waytoadmissions Team
Subho As

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Updated On - Aug 24,2022

AIIMS PG 2022 has been replaced by INI CET. For admission to MD, MS, DM (6 years), MCh, and MDS courses, candidates will have to appear for INI CET 2022. AIIMS, Delhi has commenced mock round of counselling. Result for Mock Round counselling is expected to release soon. Last date for exercising choices for mock round was June 30, 2022. Mock Round counselling will be followed by Round 1 of INI CET 2022 Counselling

However, in the courses like DM/MCh and MD, etc admissions have been granted based on AIIMS PG..AIIMS Delhi will release the final result for the exams conducted for DM/ MCh & MD courses in June, 2022. The results for DM/MCh and MD (Hospital Administration) will be declared based on Stage I & II exams. Stage II will be conducted in June, 2022, and will require the candidates to appear for Departmental Clinical/ Practical / Lab-Based Assessment through video conferencing. 

For admission in DM/M.Ch. 3 years program candidate must not exceed 35 years as of July 1, 2022. Also, candidates must have a degree in MD/MS or DNB from any recognized university. Check AIIMS PG Eligibility Criteria.

Around 815 seats will be offered in various programs to all the qualified candidates. The exam has been conducted for admission in Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS), Master of Surgery (MC), and Doctorate of Medicine (DM) in AIIIMS PG, JIPMER PG, PGIMER, and NIMHANS.

AIIMS PG 2022 July Session Dates

Dates for admission in the Post-Doctoral (DM/M.Ch. 3 Yrs), MD (Hospital Administration), and Fellowship programs are mentioned below: 

Particulars AIIMS PG 2022 based on INI CET 
Application Form Start 3rd week of March, 2022
Last date to apply 4th week of April, 2022
Entrance exam

3rd week of July, 2022

Declaration of Result 4th week of July, 2022
Final Result Notification  To be notified

AIIMS PG 2022 Highlights

Conducting Body AIIMS New Delhi
Time Allotted 3 hours
Number of Questions 200
Mode of Application  Online
Application Fee (General) INR 1500 (online)
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test
Mode of Counselling Online
Courses offered MD, MS, M.Ch, DM, MDS
AIIMS PG Seats 500+ (MD, MS, and MDS)
Official Website
AIIMS PG Helpline 1800117898 [email protected]

AIIMS PG 2022 Result

  • Aspirants can check their AIIMS PG 2022 Result cum merit list of the results on the official website of AIIMS.
  • Post announcement of results, the authorities will release the merit list for only those candidates who have procured the minimum marks or percentile which is required to qualify in the test irrespective of their category.

Students can download the result by following the below steps:

  1. Visit the official website of AIIMS
  2. Search for the link for AIIMS PG Result.
  3. Click on the link, a PDF will open.
  4. Search for your roll number in the list of qualified candidates. 
  5. Download the PDF for future reference.

AIIMS PG Cut Off Marks 2022

On the basis of the cut off marks of the AIIMS PG 2022 results, the conducting authorities of AIIMS New Delhi will release the list of the names of the candidates who are qualified. The candidates who have secured maximum marks will be selected for the next round. 

Category Percentile Percentile scores
General 50th percentile 96.07
EWS 50th percentile 81.982
SC 50th percentile 76.239
ST 50th percentile 52.224
OBC 50th percentile 92.25
General-PWD 50th percentile 50.629
EWS-PWD 50th percentile 50.345
SC-PWD 50th percentile --
ST-PWD 50th percentile --
OBC-PWD 50th percentile 51.978

AIIMS PG 2022 Counselling

  • The counselling process will be organized by the authorities of AIIMS to conduct the selections in the three rounds.
  • All the candidates who are qualified will be invited by the authority of the conducting body on the basis of rank. 
  • AIIMS PG 2022 Counselling will be conducted online
Documents Required for Counselling:
  • Offer Letter 
  • Registration Slip 
  • INI CET Admit card
  • Self-attested copy of the certificate in proof of passing the 12th class under the 10+2 Scheme/Senior School Certificate Examination/Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination from a recognized Board. 
  • Self-attested copy of certificate from the Board showing his/her date of birth. 
  • Self-attested copy of mark-sheet of the qualifying examination i.e. 12th class under the 10+2 Scheme/Intermediate Science or an equivalent examination in proof of having secured 60% or more marks (50% in case of SC/ST in aggregate in the subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology). 
  • SC/ST Certificate
  • OBC Certificate
  • Disability Certificate issued from a duly constituted and authorized Medical Board.

AIIMS PG Seat Reservation 2022

Following is the reservation criteria followed for admission via AIIMS PG:

Category Percentage of Reservation
Scheduled Caste 15%*
Scheduled Tribe 7.5%*
Other Backward Class 27%*
General + Sponsored or Foreign National 25.25%*
AIIMS MBBS Graduates 25.25%*
OPH (Orthopaedic Physically Handicapped) Horizontal reservation of 5% only applied for MD/MS courses but not for MDS course.

AIIMS PG 2022 Courses and Seats (Expected)

  • The following table indicates the courses with a tentative number of seats available for the November session.
  • Make note that the final position of seats was uploaded before a mock round of counselling scheduled for May. 
For M.Ch. (6 years)/ DM (6 years)
For MD/ MS/ M.Ch. (6 years)/ DM (6 years), MDS Course
AIIMS Name Total Seats
AIIMS New Delhi 172
AIIMS Bhopal 51
AIIMS Bhubaneshwar 32
AIIMS Jodhpur 64
AIIMS Rishikesh 16
AIIMS Raipur 15

AIIMS PG 2022 Eligibility criteria

All India Institute of Medical Studies defines the eligibility standards as per the program. For DM/M.Ch. & MD (Hospital Administration):

  • Age Criteria: Must not exceed 35 years as on July 1, 2022.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must have a degree in MD/MS or DNB from any recognized university.

In addition to the above-mentioned eligibility criteria for AIIMS PG, foreign graduates will be requested to present their FMG certification.

AIIMS PG 2022 Application Form

Only through the official portal of the conducting body, the interested and eligible candidates can apply for the AIIMS PG 2022 examination and fill the application form. Candidates are requested to read the instructions and all the conditions of eligibility very carefully before they start filling the application form.

Step 1: Register Online – Visit the official website of AIIMS ( and register. 

Step 2: Enter Qualification Details on the Application form – Enter all the important fields correctly. 

Step 3: Select Exam Center – Select the exam center as per your preference.

Step 4: Payment of Application fee – Pay the fees online. 

Category Application Fee (INR)
General 1500
OBC Creamy and Non Creamy layer) 1500
SC/ ST 1200
OPH Exempted

Step 5: Upload Signature, Photograph and Thumb Expression – Upload your documents as per the specified guidelines. 

Scanned Images File Format Size Dimension
Photograph JPEG/ GIF/ PNG 50 to 100 KB 35mm X 45 mm
Signature JPEG/ GIF/ PNG 10 to 50 KB 63mm X 63 mm
Left-Hand Thumb Impression JPEG/ GIF/ PNG 10 to 50 KB 43mm X 43 mm

Step 6: Registration Slip – Download the registration slip. 

AIIMS PG 2022 Application Fee

Application Fee for general as well as reserved categories is given below:

Category Application Fee
General and OBC INR 1500
SC/ ST INR 1200

AIIMS PG 2022 Application Correction

  • In case of mistakes in the details and uploaded images in the AIIMS PG application form, students can make corrections. The correction can be done during correction facility process.
  • Students get to know about their application status after completion of application process after which they can make correction in the details.
  • Incomplete or incorrect details in the application leads to rejection of application so candidates must confirm all entered details before its submission.
AIIMS PG 2022 Exam Pattern
  • Mode of Exam: Computer Based Test, you will be allocated one computer system with inbuilt software for the examination.
  • AIIMS PG Sessions: the exam is conducted in one shift i.e. MD/ MS: 10:00 am to 01:00 pm and MDS: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Type of Questions: each course will have multiple choice questions i.e. for each question four choices will be given, select the most appropriate one.
  • AIIMS MD/ MS paper will have MCQs covering all the subjects taught at MBBS level.
  • AIIMS MDS paper will have MCQs covering all the subjects taught at BDS level.
  • AIIMS PG Marking Scheme: No credit will be given for unanswered questions or marked for review. Questions marked for review shall be considered as unanswered.
Exam Pattern for MD/MS
Examination mode CBT (Computer based test)
Duration 3 hours
Total no of questions 200
Type of questions Objective based multiple choice type questions
Negative marking -1/3rd for each wrong response
Exam Pattern for MDS
Examination mode CBT (Computer based test)
Duration 1 hour and 30 minutes
Total no of questions 90
Type of questions Objective based multiple choice type questions
Negative marking -1/3rd for each wrong response
AIIMS PG 2022 Syllabus

AIIMS PG examination will be based on the syllabus prescribed by conducting authority. Aspirants must ensure they do extensive preparation on all the topics to crack AIIMS PG 2022. The syllabus of the AIIMS PG 2022 includes basic concepts from which candidates can expect questions in the test. So the aspirants are advised to prepare very effectively every topic of the syllabus. 

Syllabus for various courses is mentioned below:

  1. MD Course: Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, etc.
  2. MS Course: Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Surgery, etc.
  3. MDS Course: Endodontics, conservative dentistry, prosthodontics, orthodontics etc. 
  4. DM Course: dermatology, venereology, anatomy, radiotherapy, Anaesthesiology etc. 

How to Prepare For AIIMS PG 2022?

Since the exam stands as one of the most important examinations in the medical field, it is necessary for aspirants to know how one should plan out the preparation strategy to ace the examination. Here, we provide you a comprehensive preparation guide covering all aspects of the exam.

  1. Time Management: Maximum priority should be given to important topics that carry a higher weight of marks. Topics like ENT, anaesthesia, surgery or orthopaedics for MD/MS course and embryology, dental anatomy, endodontics etc for MDA course are of maximum importance. 
  2. Notes Preparation: One of the important aspects of preparation, preparing notes help students a lot during last-minute preparation. If you highlight the key terms like enzyme name, diseases, drugs, microorganisms and any other complex nomenclature then it will be easy for you to memorise and remember it more easily.
  3. Mock Tests: Taking mock tests repeatedly will help all the candidates to know the time constraints of the exams and understand how to manage it. They will know how to solve maximum questions in minimum time limits and which will be beneficial for them to consider the vast syllabus of the test. 
  4. Solving the previous year’s questions: No previous paper is to be repeated in the next year but going through it will help you to boost your confidence a little higher.
  5. Understand the exam pattern: In every national level exam the pattern keeps on changing almost frequently. The knowledge of the exam pattern of AIIMS PG 2022, the candidates will be aware about the time limits, number of questions to attempt and marking scheme of questions. Also with this knowledge they can understand the level of questions and can start preparing accordingly.
  6. Seek Guidance: The syllabus of AIIMS PG is very tough and very lengthy so there can be the topics which require attention in detail and in a systematic manner. Apart from seeking help from professors, seniors, qualifying candidates, textbooks, and good study materials students can always look for guidance in online study portals and YouTube tutorials.
Benefits of A Study Plan:
  • Helps to track your overall progress
  • Stress minimizing and studying without any tension because stress can reduce the focus for approaching examination.
  • Regular mock tests and test series 
  • Devote at least 6 hours a day 
  • Go with the plan 
Some Important Facts to Remember: 
  • The exam of AIIMS PG 2022 will be conducted in online mode only. 
  • The questions will be multiple-choice questions.
  • The total number of questions for MD/MS paper will be 200 and 90 questions for MDS.
  • There will be one mark for each correct answer and for incorrect answers, 0.33 marks will be deducted.

Recommended Books for AIIMS PG 2022 

Lots of books are there in the market which can guide you for the exam and clear it very effectively but some of the best recommended books are brought to you by us in the following list. These books can be followed by the students for the same.

Books Authors/Publishers
Radiology and Dermatology Arvind Arora
Medicine Deepak Marwah
Anatomy  B.D Chaurasia
Physiology  Soumen Manna and Arvind Arora
Biochemistry Rebecca James
Orthopedics J Maheshwari

AIIMS PG 2022 Coaching institutes

1. Dr. Bhatia's Medical Coaching Institute 

This institute provides coaching for medical examination and is present in more than 73 centres in India. Main cities are mangalore, delhi, kota, bikaner, hyderabad etc. It was the first centre in India which had provided the coaching for PG medical entrance exams. 

Address – Bright Towers,7th Cross Road, NGO Colony, Wilson Garden, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560027

2. Delhi Academy of Medical Sciences (DAMS)

The coaching institute offers various courses such as Regular course, Foundation course, Test and Discussion course, Pre foundation course, Video conferencing, Crash Course, Satellite-based course, iDAMS (tablet-based) course, Postal course, etc. 

Address: 205,2 nd Floor 4B, Grover's Chamber, Pusa Road, Near Karol Bagh Metro Station, New Delhi-110 005 (India)

3. PRIME Institute of Medical Education

The institute has a team of highly experienced faculties with well-equipped and highly standard Classrooms, library cum reading rooms and Computer Based Test (CBT) examination centers for its students. PRIME institution also provides special interactive sessions to clear doubts of the students and have special programs designed to provide orientation and motivation to achieve extra edge during exams.

4. ADR Plexus Medical Coaching Institute

Established in 2008, the institute offers coaching to the medical aspirants seeking admission in postgraduate medical courses in India. 

5. Institute of Advanced Medical Studies (IAMS)

It provides the advanced level of the teachings for medical entrance exam preparation. Very interactive lectures for the students and notes are provided for the review which are made in house. 

Address: Institute of Advanced Medical Studies (IAMS), 17, Community Center, Bhanot House, New Delhi, Delhi 110045

AIIMS PG 2022 Mobile APPS

App name Developer About
AIIMS PG authentic questions dynoble If you are planning to appear for AIIMS PG 2020 then you will be required to solve each question from last 10 year question papers. But solving each question from books is a tedious task, so we bring a very easy way to access all the questions at one place with the complete solutions.
Prepladder prepladder It is the best android app for the candidates to prepare for the medical entrance exams like AIIMS PG, NEET PG etc. by utilising their time and preparing on the go. They will have access to the world of services and preparation material. It is helpful because it gives you the option to prepare anytime and from anywhere.
PG Prep meriters 1,00,000+ Competitors, 45,000+Practice MCQs, topic wise test, high yield MCQs, all india ranking, daily free tests, socialwall, grand tests, blogs etc. There are also videos for the detailed explanation of the subject in this app.
Pre PG Prep MCQdb Facility to appear for previous year question papers for AIIMS or NEET PG examination that too you can get detailed explanation for answers. Regular revision for Pre PFG Preps for AIIMS PG exam and daily test participation can be done very easily. 
PrePG Dr. Nitin Sewani All the questions that you have in your mind the solution is here for all the subject related at one place. Also there is an answer to many general questions like how to crack this exam?What to do to make it different from other candidates? etc.
GateToMedicine Auspec UK ltd. This app is a perfect solution for the candidates who are appearing for AIIMS PG 2020 exams.

AIIMS PG 2022 Admit Card

Candidates can download AIIMS PG 2022 Admit Card from the official website of authority as per the schedule date. The important details are mentioned in the admit card like the date and time of the exam, examination centre address, roll number etc. 

AIIMS PG 2022 Exam Centres

There are 63 centres where the AIIMS PG 2022 will be conducted all over India. 

Choice: The choice of city of the examination is to be selected by the candidates at the time when they fill the application form for AIIMS PG 2022. 

Change of Centre: No changes will be accepted after choosing the city of examination once and no request will be entertained for this concern as well. So the candidates are advised to select the city very carefully. 

Cancellation: The exam centre can be changed by the authorities if it is required and candidates will be informed and they have to accept the changes.

  • The candidate must be present one hour before to the AIIMS PG 2022 Exam Centre for the verification, if not the candidates won't be allowed to write the examination.
  • The admit card is mandatory to be carried by the Candidates along with the government id proof on the day of exam at the center.
  • Other accessories (any Electronic devices, other papers, Any kind of folder, water bottle) will not be entertained at the exam hall.

AIIMS PG Overview FAQs

Ques. I belong to OBC category, is it important to have a caste certificate? What should I keep in mind regarding the same?

Candidates applying under OBC category must have a valid caste certificate issued within last one year by the competent authority. Also, he/ she must have it before the date of first counselling. The validity of the certificate shall be considered as of May .

Ques. Who and when should I contact if there is a mistake in the question of AIIMS PG ?

In case of any discrepancy in question is found, you must write to Associate Dean (Exam), AIIMS, New Delhi – 110 608 within 24 hours on the following email – [email protected].

Ques. What is the method of determining merit in AIIMS PG?

In AIIMS PG , the merit is calculated as per the overall merit by the ranking of percentiles.

Ques. What is the minimum cut off scores in AIIMS PG exam?

For this year, the minimum cut off necessary in the medical examination to determine eligibility for admission is 50th Percentile.

Ques. What are percentile scores in AIIMS PG exam?

As per the guidelines defined by AIIMS, the percentile scores are scores based on the relative performance of all those who appeared for the examination. It simply means the marks obtained are transformed into a scale ranging from 100 to 0 for each group of examinees.

Ques. What is the process to access the portal of Online PG counselling/Seat Allocation portal?

AIIMS PG online counselling or seat allocation link will be activated on the MyPage section of the logged in portal. The portal on the website can be logged in by using your registration ID and password. The username and password is important all the time for your filling forms for final registration to other processes that are related to the AIIMS PG 2022 entrance exam. Only those students who will clear the entrance exam will be eligible for the online PG counselling process of the AIIMS PG and the link will be available for those only. 

Ques. How to register and if needed to set a new password for seat allocation then what to do?

For the first-time user, click on the link ‘Register and Set a new password’ on the PG Online Counselling/Seat Allocation portal. Follow the instructions to set a new password. Note that this password is separate from the password required to access MyPage. You must maintain both the passwords.

Ques. I have forgotten my passwords/ how do I retrieve them?

There are two passwords that you are required to maintain. There will be a first password which is needed for logging in to the portal for MyPage access for seat allocation or online counselling of AIIMS PG. If you forgot your password then don't worry you can retrieve it back. Just click on forgot the password button and enter your registered email id. You will get your password on the registered email id only. 

Ques. How do I make choices (AIIMS and subject/speciality)?

On the portal of the AIIMS website you can choose by logging in your portal using username and password. 

Ques. How important, the previous year question papers?

Yes it is very helpful so that you understand the level of questions asked and find your weak areas. 

Ques. What is the time duration for solving AIIMS 2020 PG Entrance Exam?

Time duration of MD/MS is 3 hours. For MDS it is 90 minutes.

Ques. How many PG seats are there in AIIMS?

There are 464 seats for MS/MD/DM/MCh and 14 for MDS.

Ques. Do I have to register twice for the exam?

Students will have to register twice – First for basic registration and then for final registration.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Yes, for every incorrect answer 1/3 mark will be deducted.

Ques. In what mode will be the entrance test organized?

AIIMS PG entrance test will be held in online CBT mode.

Ques. Do I have to appear for both the session – January and July?

No, it is not necessary to appear for both the session. Candidates can appear either for both or single session.