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Till 2019, medical aspirants who had dreamed of joining one of the AIIMS institutes scattered across India, they were required to clear the AIIMS MBBS examination. However, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced that all admissions to MBBS across India will be based on NEET-UG 2021 examination. There are about 80,000 MBBS seats which include 41,388 Government Medical seats as well as 1107 AIIMS and JIPMER MBBS seats. The NEET 2021 exam date will be released soon and most likely the exam will take place in June.
AIIMS, or All India Institute of Medical Sciences, offers a variety of medical courses like MBBS. The AIIMS MBBS admissions for 2021 will be based entirely on NEET-UG 2021 process. Therefore candidates will be required to complete the entire admission process of NEET-UG 2021 in order to take admission in one of the AIIMS colleges in India. AIIMS has been one of the leading medical colleges and among the top choices for medical education among aspirants across India. Undoubtedly, the MBBS course offered by AIIMS produces top-notch doctors, who have gained a reputation across the globe.
AIIMS MBBS Important Dates 2021
In order to take part in the entire admission process for AIIMS MBBS 2021, candidates are advised to take a note of the AIIMS MBBS important dates 2021. Since the admissions to AIIMS will be done via NEET-UG 2021, candidates are requested to check out the NEET-UG 2021 important dates.
Application Form Availability
Last Date of Submission of Application Form
Online Correction of Application Form
Date of Examination
Counselling Process Begins
AIIMS MBBS Eligibility Criteria 2021
The medical aspirants who wish to pursue an MBBS course from AIIMS Institutes in India, they must first qualify the AIIMS MBBS eligibility criteria 2021. However, as of 2019, aspirants must adhere to the NEET-UG 2021 eligibility criteria in order to pursue an AIIMS MBBS course. NEET-UG eligibility criteria for MBBS is as follows:
NEET-UG (MBBS) Eligibility Criteria
AIIMS MBBS Age Limit 2021
Along with qualifying the academic qualifications, aspirants are also required to have met the AIIMS MBBS age limit of 2021. The age limit for AIIMS MBBS 2021 will be according to the rules of NEET-2021. The age limit for MBBS is as follows:
Upper and Lower Limit
General Category and General EWS (Candidates must be Born on or Before 31st December 2004)
Upper Limit - 25 years old as on 31st December 2021
Lower Limit - 17 Years Old as of 31st December 2021
SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PwD (Candidates must be born on or before 31st December 2020)
Upper Limit - 30 Years Old as on 31st December 2021
Lower Limit - 17 Years old as of December 2021
For the lower age limit, candidates who are 16 years old during the admission process, however, will turn 17 by 31st December 2021 will be eligible for admissions to the course. It is important to note, that candidates will be shortlisted based on their age as on the specified date and not as on the admission date.
AIIMS MBBS Application Process 2021
All aspirants who qualify the different eligibility and age limit criteria for MBBS admissions as mentioned above will be able to partake in the AIIMS MBBS application process 2020. Candidates must note, as previously mentioned, admissions will be through NEET-UG 2021, therefore, all aspirants are required to apply for NEET-UG 2021, prior to selecting an AIIMS MBBS course. Here are the steps you need to follow for the application process of AIIMS MBBS 2020.
Candidates are first required to register themselves at the official website for NEET-UG 2021.
For this, you must enter in all the credentials such as your name, valid email ID and phone number, along with other details. You will also be asked to create a password and submit all the details.
Next, you will receive a unique application number, which will serve as your login ID. You will be required to login with the Application Number you received and the password you created to obtain the NEET-UG 2020 application form.
After login in with the application number and password, you will be able to fill in the application form.
You must enter in all the details that have been earmarked as compulsory by the conducting body. You will be asked to enter the details in a step-wise process.
First enter in the basic personal details, then details pertaining to your birth, city and state, following which you will be asked to choose the medium of exam and the centre appropriate for you.
Details such as academic qualifications and the name of educational institutions from where you cleared your academics must be entered. You are required to fill in the necessary details and proceed to the next step.
After entering all the details, you will be required to upload the requisite images such as your photograph and signature in the specified format.
Applicants are then required to pay the NEET-UG 2021 application fee, as outlined by the NTA. The candidates will be able to pay the application fee in both online and offline mode.
After paying the necessary application fee and filling out the entire application form, a confirmation page will be presented on your screen. All candidates are advised to take a printout of the same and conserve the same for future admission processes.
Photograph and Signature Guidelines for NEET-UG 2021 Application
During the application process, applicants must adhere to the photograph and signature guidelines for NEET-UG 2021 application. As per the guidelines mentioned by NTA:
Candidates are to upload a scanned image of their recent photograph and signature.
For photograph, candidates must get their photographs clicked in front of a light background.
For their Signature, candidates must sign on a white paper and get it scanned.
Only clear images for both photographs and signature will be accepted.
The National Testing Agency has specified the image details, according to which all digital copies of Photographs and signature must be uploaded with the online application form. Check out the image format for NEET-UG applicant photograph and signature below.
4KB to 30KB
10KB to 200KB
AIIMS MBBS Application Fee 2021
All candidates applying for the course must pay the AIIMS MBBS Application Fee 2020. As mentioned above, candidates will be required to apply to NEET-UG 2021, therefore, the application fee for NEET-UG 2021 must be cleared. Here is the breakdown of the NEET-UG 2021 application fee for MBBS, across different categories.
General -EWS & OBC-NCL
SC/ST/PwD & Transgender
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AIIMS MBBS Selection Process 2021
The AIIMS MBBS selection process 2021 will be based on the NEET-UG 2021 counselling process. Once the NEET-UG results have been released, a cut-off list will be released by the National Testing Agency, the NEET-UG 2021 conducting body. The candidates who qualify the NEET-UG 2021 cut-off will be eligible for the NEET-UG counselling process 2020.
In order to take part in the NEET-UG counselling process, as mentioned above, candidates are required to meet the cut-off criteria for NEET-UG 2021. Qualifying candidates will be eligible for AIQ or All India Quota Counselling process under NEET-UG 2021. The candidates will solely be selected based on their performance in the NEET-UG 2021 exam.
All candidates are required to register to the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) on their official website, for the AIQ counselling process. Once the registration for the UG counselling process has been completed. Candidates will be able to fill in their choices for colleges and course. Candidates are advised to select the college based on their priority and choice. The priority of a college can be changed by checking out the process mentioned in the link given above.
Candidates are also eligible for the state-wise counselling process, where colleges of a particular state allocate 85% of seats for domicile students and 15% of the seats for AIQ students. All students can apply for both the categories or one, depending on their choice.
With the removal of university-level and state-level medical admission test for UG medical courses such as MBBS and BDS, applicants are set to witness an increase in competition for the MBBS seats in India. Reports have suggested that this year, more than 21 applicants will be fighting over 1 MBBS seat in the country. However, the addition of AIIMS and JIPMER colleges under NEET-UG 2021 also increases the total number of seats for MBBS, while both state and central government are doing their bit to increase the overall number of MBBS seats in India.