• Written By Hridesh Jain
  • Last Modified 09-08-2022

AIIMS Eligibility Criteria 2017


The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are a group of public medical colleges of higher education. The first AIIMS institute was established in New Delhi in 1956. Even now, AIIMS New Delhi is considered the top destination for anyone pursuing higher education in medicine in India. It has consistently also been ranked the best hospital overall, and best hospital for various individual fields as well. AIIMS New Delhi, and also other AIIMs are one of the most sought after institutions for higher education in medicine.

Eligibility criteria for AIIMS 2017:

1. Criteria for Age:

a. Should have attained or will attain the age of 17 (seventeen) years as on the 31st of December of the year of admission (2016)

b. Candidates born on or after 2nd January, 2000 are NOT eligible to apply.

2.Academic Criteria

Candidates who have appeared or are appearing at the qualifying Examination with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subject and expect to pass the Examination with required percentage of marks (as indicated in Sl No. 03 below) are also eligible to apply and appear in the Competitive Entrance Examination. However, their candidature will be considered only if they provide documentary evidence of having passed the qualifying Examination with the required subjects and percentage of marks.

If the Institute has to consider an Examination of an Indian University or of a foreign/university to be equivalent to the 12th class under 10+2 scheme/Intermediate Science Examination, the candidates shall have to produce a certificate from the concerned Indian University/Association of the Indian Universities to the effect that the examination passed by him/her is considered by them to be equivalent to the 12th class under 10+2 scheme/Intermediate.

3.Minimum Marks Criteria

The minimum aggregate of the marks in ENGLISH, PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY and BIOLOGY obtained in the qualifying examination (as in the Essential Qualification at Sl. No. 2 of this table) required for appearing in this examination are :

General and OBC candidates: 60%
SC/ST/OPH Candidates: 50%

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