Registrations open for AIIMS New Delhi PhD admissions 2020


Are you seeking admission to a PhD program? All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi is going to conduct an entrance examination for admission in PhD programmes. Registrations are open now. Interested and eligible candidates can register themselves for the PhD programmes. Read this article to know the department wise seats, eligibility, registration process, selection process etc.

About AIIMS

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi an autonomous institution instituted in 1956, is an Institute of National Importance and Centre of Excellence. Institute is recognised under the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Act and is authorised to grant Medical, Dental or Nursing Degrees, Diplomas and provide innovative education and higher levels training to the students. NIRF ranking of the institute is 1 in South Asia.


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Department wise Intake Capacity and Required Qualification in PhD Programme

There are 91 seats in 34 departments.
  1. Anatomy (Code: 101, Seat No. 02 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Genetics, M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Tech Biotechnology, M.Sc. Anatomy, M.Sc./ M. Tech in Nano-Science/ Physical/ Chemical/ Life-Sciences/ Anatomy.
  2. Biochemistry (Code: 102, Seat No. 08 including 03 Fellowship Seat & 05 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Medical Biochemistry/ Life Sciences/ Biosciences/ Biomedical Sciences/ Genetics/ Zoology/Botany/ Genetics/ Immunology/Plant Molecular Biology/ Microbiology/ Human Biology/Life Sciences; M.Tech in Biotechnology/ M Biotech/ MD in Biochemistry; M.Biotech or Masters (M.Sc./M.Tech) in Life Sciences or MD in Biochemistry.
  3. Biophysics (Code: 103, Seat No. 11 including 03 Fellowship Seat & 08 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M. Tech/M.Sc. in Biophysics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bio-Science, Life sciences, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Bioinformatics; MD (Biophysics); M.Tech Biotech.
  4. Biotechnology (Code: 104, Seat No. 05 including 02 Fellowship Seat & 03 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Life Science, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Molecular Biology.
  5. C.C.M. (Code: 105, Seat No. 03 including 02 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: MBBS OR Master in Public Health, M.Sc. in Biostatistics, MD Community Medicine.
  6. Cardiac Biochemistry (Code: 106, Seat No. 02 including 02 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Toxicology, Life Sciences.
  7. Dental Surgery (Code: 107, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. / M. Tech in Biomedical Engineering/ Biotechnology.
  8. Dermatology & Venereology (Code: 108, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M. Tech / M.Sc. Biochemistry/ Microbiology/ Life Sciences.
  9. Emergency Medicine(Code: 109, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Life Sciences.
  10. Gastroenterology & HNU (Code: 110, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Life Science, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology.
  11. Haematology (Code: 111, Seat No. 01 including 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Life Sciences.
  12. Lab Medicine (Code: 112, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M Sc Biochemistry, Biotechnology.
  13. Lab Oncology(Code: 113, Seat No. 02 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Molecular and Human Genetics/Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics; M Tech Biotechnology, M Tech Bioinformatics.
  14. Medical Oncology (Code: 114, Seat No. 05 including 04 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc./M. Tech in Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology, Zoology, Life Sciences/Medical Biotechnology, Toxicology, Pharmacology with more than 60 per cent marks or equivalent CGPA.
  15. Medical Physics (Code: 115, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Physics and Post M.Sc. Diploma in Radiological Physics, M.Sc. Medical Physics.
  16. Microbiology (Code: 116, Seat No. 03 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 02 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Medical Microbiology / Life Science / Microbiology/ Biotechnology.
  17. Neurology (Code: 117, Seat No. 02 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.A. Clinical Psychology, M.Sc. Life Sciences.
  18. Neuro-Radiology (Code: 118, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.E./M.Tech/B.E./ B.Tech in Computer Science & Engineering with elementary knowledge in biological sciences, Masters in Biotechnology, M.Sc. Neuro-Sciences, Masters in Cognitive Sciences with good knowledge of computer programming.
  19. Neuro-Psychology (Code: 119, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: Two-year full-time regular Masters in Psychology (MA/M.Sc.) with at least 60 per cent marks (from a government recognized university).
  20. N.M.R (Code: 120, Seat No. 02 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Physical Sciences (Physics/ Electronics)/Chemical Sciences/ Biological/ Life Sciences/ Medical Sciences/ Neuro-Sciences/ Cognitive Sciences/Biotechnology; B.Tech Engineering, M.Tech Engineering in any discipline, M.Sc./ M.Tech. in Biotechnology/ Life Sciences/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Biosciences/ Biomedical Sciences.
  21. Nuclear Medicine (Code: 121, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Nuclear Medicine Technology.
  22. Ocular Biochemistry (Code: 122, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Life Sciences.
  23. Ocular Pharmacology (Code: 123, Seat No. 03 including 03 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Pharm, M.Tech/M.Sc. Life Sciences.
  24. Ophthalmology (RPC) (Code: 124, Seat No. 04 including 04 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M Sc. in Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Optometry, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Biophysics, Biomedical Science, Microbiology, Pathology / Biosciences.
  25. Pathology (Code: 125, Seat No. 05 including 03 Fellowship Seat & 02 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Tech/M.Sc. Life Sciences/ Microbiology / Biomedical sciences.
  26. Paediatrics (Code: 126, Seat No. 02 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Genetics.
  27. Paediatric Surgery (Code: 127, Seat No. 02 including 02 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: MBBS or MD/MS /M.Ch. or equivalent degree any discipline recognized by MCI/DNB, M.Sc. Biochemistry/ Biotechnology, Life Sciences/ Reproductive Biology/ Physiology/ Anatomy/ Biostatistics/ Biophysics, M.Ch. Pediatric Surgery.
  28. Pharmacology (Code: 128, Seat No. 04 including 04 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Pharmacology or Life Sciences with two years of research experience, M Pharm, BDS, MBBS, Postgraduate in basic sciences (life sciences) or graduate/ postgraduate in professional courses (MBBS, BDS, M.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Sc. in Pharmacology, Psychology, Psychiatry, Neurology) with two years experience.
  29. Physiology (Code: 129, Seat No. 04 including 02 Fellowship Seat & 02 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Life sciences with experience in animal and human subject handling
    M.Sc. Life Sciences, Nursing, Physiotherapy or MBBS/ M.Sc. Physiology/Life Sciences M.Biotech/ M.Sc. Food Science Nutrition.
  30. Psychiatry(Code: 130, Seat No. 05 including 03 Fellowship Seat & 02 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: Postgraduate in Psychology/ Clinical Psychology/ Applied Psychology and M.Phil in Psychology/Clinical Psychology/ Rehabilitation Psychology ; M.Sc. Biochemistry.
  31. Psychiatry (NDDTC) (Code: 131, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Phil Clinical Psychology .
  32. Reproductive Biology (Code: 132, Seat No. 01 including 01 Fellowship Seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. (Reproductive Biology / Biotechnology / Biochemistry / Life Sciences /Master of Veterinary Science.
  33. Stem Cell (Code: 133, Seat No. 03 including 01 Fellowship Seat & 02 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: Master's degree in Life Sciences/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Zoology/ Immunology/ Genetics or M. Tech Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics/ Bioengineering/ Biomedicine/
    Bioscience and Bioengineering/ Nanotechnology.
  34. T.I.I. (Code: 134, Seat No. 01 including 01 Own Govt. Fellowship seat)
    Qualification: M.Sc. Immunology/ Genetics/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry/ Microbiology/Life Sciences/Medical Biochemistry/Medical Microbiology/Medical Biotechnology Or MBBS, MD Biochemistry, Microbiology, Transfusion Medicine, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine.

Note: Candidates with own fellowships (OF) can choose from both OF and FA seats, while candidates without own fellowships can choose only FA seats.

General Eligibility Criteria

Essential Qualification

Admission seekers to PhD programmes must fulfil the following eligibility conditions:
  • The candidates seeking admission to medical programmes must possess MBBS/BDS degree with at least 55% marks or MD/MS/MDS/DM/M.Ch in the subject concerned from the medical colleges recognised by the Medical Council of India or Diplomat of National Board of Examination.
  • To get admission for PhD admission in College of Nursing, the candidates should have M.Sc. degree in Nursing with minimum 55% aggregate marks.
  • For non-medical programmes, candidates must have two years of Master's Degree (M.Sc/M.Tech.) in the subject concerned with at least 60% marks from any recognised Indian Universities or equivalent.

Note:
  • Candidates who have acquired a Master's Degree through distance learning will not be eligible to apply for the PhD programme.
  • The candidates, who will acquire their qualifying degree by 31.08.2020, are also eligible to apply.
  • If any Faculty or Scientific Staff of AIIMs apply for PhD registration, then he/she will be considered as in-service candidates as per the guidelines of AIIMS.
    A candidate can apply for one department only.
  • Candidates who are working in Central Govt./Semi Govt./Autonomous organization should submit their applications through the proper channel and required to submit 'No Objection Certificate' from their employer to join the PhD Course.

Desired qualifications

The non-medical candidates who have qualified any of the National Level Entrance Exam in the last 2 years from the last date of submission of online application form will be given preference and given special weightage in the entrance exam. The National Level Entrance Exam may be:
  • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
  • ICMR – JRF
  • ICMR- SRF
  • DBT – JRF
  • NBHM screening test
  • Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE)
  • DST -INSPIRE Fellowship

Duration of the Course

The duration of the PhD programme will be five years from the date of registration to thesis submission. However, an extension beyond this period of five years may be given to the candidate for a maximum period of 6 months on the recommendation of Dean Committee and final approval by Dean/Director. Beyond this period (5 years and 6 months) further extension may be given by the Academic Committee for a maximum period of 6 months in highly exceptional circumstances (like medical exigencies, natural calamities etc.).
If the candidate fails to submit his thesis within the stipulated time (5 years in normal cases, 5 ½ years with extension period and 6 years in special cases) the PhD registration of the candidate shall be cancelled.

Mode of PhD Entrance Examination: Examination will be conducted through CBT online modes.

Date of Entrance Exam: 21.08.2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected for registration in the PhD programme based on the performance in entrance exam: It is a three-stage process:
A. Stage I: Total 30 Marks. It will comprise 30 MCQs of one mark each and will include Aptitude related MCQs covering English (Written and verbal skills), Biostatistics, Research Methodology, Cell Biology, Lab Technology etc.

B. Stage II: Total 40 Marks. It will comprise 40 MCQs of one mark each and will include Subject related theory based comprising Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) of MD/MS/MDS/M.Sc./M.Tech. Entrance level for Medical Candidates and Non-Medical Candidates.

Total Marks and duration of Stage I + II: 70 (30+40) and 90 Minutes

C. Stage III: To be eligible to enter Stage III, the candidate must score at least 35 marks in Stages I and II (Combined). The candidates who cannot fulfil this criterion will not be eligible for selection. In Stage III, the 3 times more candidates will be called for departmental clinical/practical/lab based assessment that will carry 20 marks.

Special Weightage: The candidates, who will fulfil both criteria i.e. Eligibility for Stage III and essential and desired qualification, will be given a special weightage of 10 marks.
Final Merit: Final merit will be prepared by adding Stage I+II+ Special weightage + Marks in Departmental Assessment.

Final Result: Candidates who secure 50% marks in Stage-I/II & III Combined (50/100) shall be eligible for admission.
Note: There will negative marking in Stage I & II. One-third (-1/3) mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. However, the Zero mark will be given for questions not answered.

How to Apply

Before applying candidate should visit the official website of AIIMS and read the guidelines in the prospectus carefully. To register himself, the candidate must log in and create a user ID and password on the portal of AIIMS PhD programme July 2020 session.

Fee Details: PhD programme fee details are as given below:


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Programme Schedule

Programme schedule for starting and closing of registration for PhD programmes is given below:
Beginning of Registration: 27.07.2020
Closing of Registration: 09.08.2020 at 05.00 PM

Contact Details

Address: Examination Section,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 1100608
Helpline No.: 1800117898. Candidate may contact on any working day between 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM.
Email: phdaiims@gmail.com
If any candidate found any discrepancy in any question in the entrance exam, he/she may write an email to subdeanexamsaiims@hotmail.com.

For AIIMS PhD Prospectus please visit:
https://www.aiimsexams.org/pdf/PHD%20PROSPECTUS%20JULY-2020%20FINAL(23.7.2020).pdf

Online portal of AIIMS PhD programme:
http://phd.aiimsexams.org/Welcome_DM.aspx

AIIMS PhD programme Schedule:
https://www.aiimsexams.org/pdf/Advertisement%20PhD%20JULY-20%20(sd).pdf


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