AIIMS Nursing Exam: Important Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Result, Counselling

AIIMS Nursing Exam

Nursing is a respected profession which involves taking care of medical patients in hospitals and Nursing homes. In India, there is a massive opportunity for employment for students in the Nursing field. There is a huge demand for nursing staff in various government and private hospitals. Here in the article, we will be discussing different undergraduate and postgraduate nursing courses offered by the renowned institute AIIMS.

The most popular courses offered by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) are - B.Sc. (Hons) nursing, B.Sc. nursing (post basic), and M.Sc. nursing. The entrance examination for these courses is conducted annually in the month of May/June 2018. However, before moving to the details of the courses, let’s have a quick look at career opportunities.

Career Opportunities

There are 1200 Nursing degree schools, 2000 Nursing Diploma schools and 281 M.Sc. Nursing colleges in India. Together, these institutions produce around 60,000 nurses every year.

AIIMS Nursing Result Declared 2018 

There are two types of Nursing Courses B.Sc. (in Nursing) and M.Sc. (in Nursing). Interested candidates can also opt for the Diploma in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery). Students who do M.Sc. in Nursing choose for specialisation in various medical fields like -

  • Neurology Nursing
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Nephrology Nursing
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing 

Students after completing the B.Sc in Nursing can work as -

  • Staff Nurse
  • Assistant Nurse
  • Industrial Nurse
  • Military Nurse
  • Critical Care Nursing
  • Community Health Care Nurse

Popular Exams

Every year nursing exam is conducted on All India Level and State level. Some of the most popular Nursing Exams are – AIIMS Nursing Exam, JIPMER Nursing Exam, AFMC Nursing Exam, Lady Hardinge Nursing Exam etc.

The AIIMS University conducts nursing entrance exams every year on all India level. It takes students for B.Sc and M.Sc in Nursing.

Read below to know more about the AIIMS Nursing 2018 Exam


AIIMS Nursing Exam Previous Years Solved Papers



Available Application Forms

AIIMS Nursing Exam 2018 Important Dates

AIIMS conducts separate exams for B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic), B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing and M.Sc (Nursing).

Check below for the important exam dates

For B.Sc. Nursing (Post-Basic)

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process begins

23rd March 2018

Online application process ends

12th April 2018 (till 05:00 PM)

Admit card availability

16th May 2018

Online Entrance Examination

2nd June 2018 (evening shift)

Result declaration

9th June 2018 (tentative)

Interview and Personal Assessment

20th June 2018

Final result declaration

22nd June 2018

 For B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process begins

23rd March 2018

Online application process ends

12th April 2018 (till 05:00 PM)

Admit card availability

16th May 2018

Online Entrance Examination

24th June 2018

Result declaration

29th June 2018 (tentative)

 Schedule for online counselling will be announced later on the official website.

For M.Sc. Nursing

Exam Events

Important Dates

Online application process begins

23rd March 2018

Online application process ends

12th April 2018 (till 05:00 PM)

Admit card availability

18th May 2018

Online Entrance Examination

9th June 2018

Result declaration

11th June 2018 (tentative)

 The online counselling schedule is yet to be announced. Candidates are advised to keep a check on the official website.


AIIMS Nursing Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

The exam pattern is different for all the three different courses of Nursing. Check below for the differences –

Exam Pattern for AIIMS B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing 2018 Exam 

Exam Pattern

Details

Medium of Exam

English

Type of questions

Objective type questions.

Number of subjects

4 subjects –Physics, Chemistry, Biology and General Knowledge.

Duration of exam

2 hours.

Total marks

100 marks.

Scheme of mark

1 mark for every correct answer.

Scheme of Negative marking

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

Exam Pattern for AIIMS B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) 2018 Exam

Exam Pattern

Details

Written Exam

Phase 1

Number of questions

70 questions

Duration

90 minutes

Personal Interview Marks

30 marks

Exam Pattern for AIIMS M.Sc Nursing 2018 Exam

Exam Pattern

Details

Medium of Exam

English

Type of questions

Objective type questions

Number of questions

90

Duration of Exam

1 hour and 30 minutes



AIIMS Nursing Exam 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility for AIIMS B.Sc (Hons.) Nursing 2018 Exam

  • Nationality - A candidate should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit- She should not be more than 17 years of age by December 31st, 2017.
  • Gender - Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Educational Qualifications- A candidate should have passed standard 12thor equivalent from a recognised University/ Board or Institution with PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) and English subjects.

Eligibility for AIIMS B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) 2018 Exam

  • Nationality- A candidate should be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit- She should not be more than 17 years of age by December 31st, 2017.
  • Gender- Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Educational Qualifications- Diploma in GNM (General Nursing and Midwifery). The applicant should be a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwifery.

Eligibility for AIIMS M.Sc. Nursing 2018 Exam

  • Nationality - A candidate should be an Indian citizen.
  • Gender - Only female candidates are eligible to apply for the exam.
  • Educational Qualifications-
    • The applicant should be a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwifery.
    • The applicant should have passed the B.Sc in Nursing with Post Certificate or B.Sc in Nursing with 4 years or B.Sc (Hons.) in Post Basic.
    • A General or OBC candidate should have a minimum score of 60% marks in aggregate. The reserved category candidates should have a minimum score of 55% marks to become eligible for the exam.

AIIMS Nursing Exam 2018 Application Process

Candidates can get the application form online. It can be availed from the official portal of the AIIMS. The forms will be available from 23rd March till 12th April 2018 (05:00 PM).

How to Apply

  • Visit the official website; https://www.aiimsexams.org/
  • Click on ‘Academic Courses’ tab on the homepage.
  • Under the ‘Undergraduate’ and ‘Postgraduate’ column, click on the course you want to apply for.
  • On the page that appears; click on ‘Registration/Login’ link.
  • Click on ‘Click Here’ button under New Registration and complete the registration process.
  • After registration, a login id and password will be sent to candidate’s registered email id.
  • Login with the id and password to access the application form.
  • Fill the details such as name, residential address, education qualification, parent details, etc.
  • Upload scanned images of required documents – Photograph, signature, and other documents.
  • Make payment of the application fee as per your category to complete the application process.
  • You can take print out of the confirmation form for future references.

Application Fee

The application fee for B.Sc. and M.Sc. courses is same. Candidates have to make payment as per their category.

Category

Application Fees

Unreserved (UR)/General and

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

₹ 1500/-

Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)

₹ 1200/-

Persons with Bench-Mark Disabilities (PwBD)

Exempted


Other Details

AIIMS Nursing 2018 Exam Admit Card

Candidates can download the admit cards from the official portal of the AIIMS by entering their name, date of birth and registration id.

  • The admit card for the B.Sc ( Hons.), and B.Sc ( Post- Basic) can be availed online in the 2nd week of May 2018.
  • Candidates can download their admit card for M.Sc(in Nursing) from the 1st week of June 2018.

It is mandatory to bring the admit card at the centre of examination. The admit card contains the name, address of the venue of the exam, the date of birth, and the date and timing of the exam. A candidate should also bring his/her identity card at the examination centre.

AIIMS Nursing 2018 Exam: Reservation of Seats

Seats will be reserved for certain categories of candidates as per the government rules. Check below –

Category of Candidate

Percentage of Seats reserved

PwD

3%

OBC

27%

SC

15%

ST

7.5%

AIIMS Nursing 2018 Result and Counselling

The results will be announced on different dates for different exams as per the aforesaid result dates. The candidates can check their results online on the due date. The merit list of successful candidates will be prepared on the basis of their performance in the exam. After that, the candidates will be called for interview and admission.

The counselling schedule for admission to different courses is released in the Prospectus. You can check it through the nursing exam official page. Combined counselling is done for admission to AIIMS, New Delhi and six other AIIMS campuses across the country.

Previous Year Result:

AIIMS B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing 2017 Results Declared: Check Your Result Here

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What is the date for AIIMS 2018 Exam?

The date of exam is different for B.Sc and M.Sc exams. The B.Sc (Hons.) will be held on 24th June 2018, the B.Sc (Post Basic) on 2nd June 2018 and M.Sc (Nursing) on 9th June 2018.

Q. When one can avail the application form for AIIMS Nursing 2018 Exam?

Candidate can get the application form from 23rd March 2018. The last date for form submission is 12th April 2018.

Q. How much is the application fee for the AIIMS Nursing 2018 Exam?

The application fee for the General candidate is ₹ 1500 and for the reserved category candidate, it is ₹ 1200.

Q. What is the educational qualification required for B.Sc level course in the exam?

The candidate should have done the 12th standard with the combination of PCB subjects with English to become eligible for the B.Sc level course in the exam.

Q. Is there any correction window for the application form?

No. There is no correction window for the exam.

Q. What is the age limit for the B.Sc level course of AIIMS Nursing exam?

The applicant should not be of more than 17 years of age by December 31st, 2018.

Q. If the male candidate can apply for the AIIMS Nursing Exam?

No, male candidates are not eligible to apply for the exam. Only female candidates are eligible for the exam.

Q. What should be the educational qualification for M.Sc. level course in the AIIMS Nursing exam?

The candidate should have done B.Sc( Hons.) or B.Sc ( Post Basic) in nursing.

Q. Is there any reservation of seats in the exam?

Yes, there is reservation of seats in the AIIMS Nursing exams. For OBC candidate – 27% seats, SC -15% seat and ST -7.5% seats are reserved for the exam.

Q. How to get the admit card for the exam?

Candidate can download their admit card from the official website of the AIIMS portal.  


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