All India Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS Entrance Examination (AIIMS MBBS)

AIIMS MBBS 2016 Exam Pattern – The AIIMS MBBS entrance exam 2016 has been conducted on May 29, 2016 for admission to 672 MBBS seats in 7 AIIMS like institutions. This is a national level entrance exam conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi. Candidates who will appear  for the exam are advised to read the AIIMS MBBS 2016 exam pattern so that they know about the question paper pattern, marking scheme, duration and other details. This will help candidates to prepare well for the entrance test.

As per the AIIMS MBBS 2016 exam pattern, the online test was conducted for 3 hours and 30 minutes in two sessions’ morning and forenoon. Candidates appearing for this national level medical test can check below the detailed information regarding number of questions asked in the paper, subjects, marking scheme and syllabus of exam.

AIIMS MBBS 2016 Exam Pattern are given below:

AIIMS MBBS 2016 Exam Date: The entrance exam of AIIMS MBBS 2016 has been held on May 29, 2016

AIIMS MBBS 2016 exam session & time: The online (CBT) examination was conducted in two shifts.

Morning Shift / First shift:        09:00 AM to 12:30 PM Afternoon Shift / Second shift:   03:00 PM to 06:30 PM

Exam Duration: The duration of the examination was 3hours and 30 minutes (three hours and thirty minutes)

Exam Mode Offline: Online mode i.e. computer based test

Language of Paper English/Hindi: The online question booklet was provided either in English or in Hindi according to the choice of candidates. At the time of fiiling AIIMS MBBS 2016 Application Form candidates had to choose their question paper language preference (English/Hindi) they prefers to have during the online entrance test

Question Booklet: There were different sets of question booklet and candidates got any of the set randomly

Types of question (MCQ): The question were multiple choice and reason-assertion based. Candidates had to choose correct response from the given four options

Number of questions (200): The online questions booklet of AIIMS MBBS 2016 had a total of 200 questions from Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Zoology & Botany) and General Knowledge

Distribution of questions: The AIIMS MBBS 2016 question paper had 60 questions from each section of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and 20 questions from General Knowledge. The distribution of question is shown below

Physics – 60 Chemistry – 60 Biology – 60 General Knowledge – 20

Marking Scheme:  Each question of AIIMS MBBS 2016 will be of 1 mark. The total mark allotted for the exam is 200. For each correct response candidates will get 1 mark and -1/3 marks to be deducted for each incorrect response. No marks will be allotted for unmarked response

For correct answer: +1 marks For incorrect answer: -1/3 (One third) mark is deducted

AIIMS MBBS 2016 Syllabus: The exam had questions from subjects taught during the10+2/HSC level


Exam Centres: AIIMS MBBS 2016 online exam has been conducted in a computer based mode at 171 cities all over India


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 is unequal the lower percentile of both shits shall be the cut off


Method of determining merit: Overall merit by merging of percentiles of total scores of both shifts (First & Second shift)


Method of resolving ties: In the following order:

  1. Percentile in Biology
  2. Percentile in Chemistry
  3. Percentile in Physics
  4. Seniority by age

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