All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, conducts AIIMS MBBS for admission to the MBBS courses offered at 7 AIIMS institutes – New Delhi, Jodhpur, Guntur, Nagpur, Rishikesh, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, and Patna. AIIMS MBBS examination is held through Online Computer Based Test (CBT) to offer admissions to around 800 MBBS seats. AIIMS MBBS 2018 Paper Analysis is sure to provide candidates with an insight particularly since no question paper is released by authorities after exam.
AIIMS 2019 MBBS Registration process starts from November 30, 2018 in online mode. AIIMS 2019 MBBS Examination is scheduled for May 25 and 26, 2019 in two shifts each day. This article gives an insight into AIIMS MBBS exam pattern and paper analysis of 2018, and provides an idea of the difficulty level of the exam and what to expect in AIIMS MBBS 2019.
AIIMS MBBS Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for AIIMS MBBS 2019 will remain the same as the last year. The exam will be conducted through the Online Computer Based Test (CBT) in two shifts(morning and afternoon) on May 25 and 26, 2019. The question paper will comprise Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) and Reason-Assertion type questions. The questions paper will be asked in English as well as Hindi medium
There will be a total of 200 questions divided into four section viz. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and General Knowledge&Aptitude. General Knowledge/Aptitude section will have 20 questions and rest all the sections will have 60 questions each. The duration given to candidates to solve the paper is 210 minutes.
Candidates will be given four options out of which one will be correct, Each question will be of one marks and 1/3 marks will be deducted for an incorrect response, making the total marks of 200.
AIIMS MBBS 2018 – First Day Paper Analysis
The question paper on first day AIIMS MBBS 2018 across both sessions was rated being moderate to tough. Candidates found Physics to be the toughest as the questions were calculation intensive and tricky, which consumed time. In the morning shift, Most of the questions under the Physics section came from Thermodynamics, mechanics and Electrodynamics.
Biology was the easiest section of the paper as maximum questions were from NCERT books of Classes 11 and Class 12. Overall, candidates found the questions from Botany to be easier than Zoology. In Botany, most questions were asked from Plant Physiology, Genetics and Biotechnology. Human Physiology formed the largest portion of Zoology.
Chemistry was moderate with questions and the maximum number of questions were from coordination compounds. The organic part was lengthy. General Knowledge section were inclusive of current affairs and politics while Aptitude and Logical Thinking section included mathematical questions related to topics like profit and loss.
Candidates who appeared in the afternoon shift found Assertion-Reason questions trickier in comparision, particularly in the Physics section.
AIIMS MBBS 2018 – Second Day Paper Analysis
Last year was the first time that AIIMS MBBS examination was held on the second day and most of the test taker were unsure concerning what to expect in the question paper as compared to the first day.
As per the reports, the overall pattern of the paper remained the same on the second day too. Physics section proving to be difficult and Biology section as the easiest. However, the topics on which questions were based varied considerably in the second day shifts as compared to the first day. For example, while on the first day many of Chemistry questions comprised from Organic chemistry, the second day had more from Physical chemistry.
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Expected Cutoffs in AIIMS MBBS 2019
In order to qualify for admission in AIIMS, aspirants must pass AIIMS MBBS 2019 with at least 50% marks (45% for OBC and 40% for SC/ST). However, the number of seats to offer through AIIMS MBBS has increased in 2018 and it might increase this year too which may lead to a lowering of required cutoffs.
Here is AIIMS MBBS 2018 Cut Off – Merit Percentile indicated in the table below:
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