For aspiring medical students who are preparing for a national-level entrance test with the return of the older All-India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) in 2016 to be held on May 4, 2016, AIPMT will be conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission to MBBS and BDS courses for the academic session 2016 to fill 15% seats in government colleges.
AIPMT 2016 Eligibility Criteria
✓ The candidate must have completed 17 years and should not exceed 25 years as on December 31, 2016.
✓ Students from the states of Andhra Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible to apply.
AIPMT 2016 Important Dates
|Online registration||December 26, 2013- January 25, 2016 (Tentative)|
|Online registration with 1st late fee||January 26, 2016- February 8, 2016 (Tentative)|
|Online registration with 2nd late fee||February 9, 2016- February 24, 2016 (Tentative)|
|AIPMT 2016 Entrance Exam||May 4, 2016|
|Declaration of Result||June 2016 (Tentative)|
AIPMT 2016 Application Procedure
✓AIPMT 2016 application forms can be downloaded from the official website.
✓Payment can be made through Credit Card/Debit Card or through Demand Draft
✓Steps for filling up AIPMT 2016 application form:
✓Candidates are required to log on to AIPMT website, fill the application form and note down the registration number generated by the system.
✓Confirmation page will be generated after payment of fees
✓Take 4 print outs of the page and the address slip.
✓Paste photograph on the confirmation and send it to the following address along with DD (in case payment is made through DD) by registered/ speed post:
The Deputy Secretary
Central Board of Secondary Education
Shiksha Kendra, 2, Community Center
Preet Vihar, Delhi- 110 301
AIPMT 2016 Exam Pattern
✓AIPMT 2016 will have 180 objective type questions and the duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
✓Questions will be from Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.
✓Each section will have 45 questions
How to Prepare for AIPMT 2016
Lakhs of students appear for the pre-medical examinations and the numbers have only increased over the years
✓Some preparation tips for aspiring doctors:
Your NCERT books are your Bible
✓Clear your fundamentals through them before picking up any additional books
✓In fact, most of the questions in the preliminary and final exams are prepared from the NCERT text books
✓Once you are well-versed with your text books, start building up your knowledge with books like Objective Biology by Dinesh, Arihant Objective Approach to Physics Vol II , Pradeep Objective Chemistry by SN Dhawan, SC Kheterpal and PN Kapil, AC Dutta for Botany (Oxford Publication) etc
✓It is advisable to start your preparations right from class XIth
✓Join a good coaching institute if you feel you need an external source to instill discipline and to be a part of a good study group against whom you can constantly assess yourself
✓Also, the mock tests conducted by such institutes are a big help in building up confidence and setting the pace for the actual exam
✓Devote a good number of hours for regular and daily studies and revision
✓Align your biological clock in such a way that you take simulated/mock tests around the same time as the actual exam would take place i.e
✓between 10am to 1pm
(i) The Central Board of Secondary Education will prepare the list of successful candidates of AIPMT 2016 on the basis of the eligibility criteria provided by the Medical Council of India as given in Graduate Medical Education Regulations-1997 issued under All India Medical Council Act-1956
The eligibility criteria is as follows:
Under clause (2) to (4) of MCI’s regulation, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4 and in addition must have come in the merit list prepared as a result of such competitive Entrance Testby securing not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology taken together in the competitive examination.
✓In respect of the candidates belonging to the SC, ST and OBC category the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio technology taken in qualifying examination and competitive examination (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) be 40% marks instead of 50% for General Candidates
✓Further, for persons with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum of 45% marks for Gen-PH and 40% marks for SC PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH are required
✓Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he may be provisionally permitted to take up the competitive Entrance Testand in case of selection for admission to the MBBS course, he shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under Regulation(4)
✓A list of the successful candidates in order of merit based on the score obtained in the examination will be prepared by the Board and forwarded to the counselling authorities for the purpose of allotment of seats
(ii) The inter-se-merit of candidates for tie-breaking:
In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in the AIPMT 2016, the inter-se-merit of such candidates shall be determined in order of preference as follows:
(a) Candidates obtaining higher marks in Biology (Botany & Zoology) in the Test✓(b) Candidates obtaining higher marks in Chemistry in the Test✓(c) Candidates with less number of attempted wrong answers in all the subjects in the Test✓(d) Candidates older in age to be preferred✓(iii) Merit/Wait List for Counselling under 15% All India Quota:
The merit list of the eligible and successful Candidates who have opted for 15% All India quota seats will be prepared by the CBSE on the basis of score obtained in the AIPMT 2016✓The merit list will be equal to the number of seats available for allotment in MBBS/BDS courses under 15% All India Quota✓There shall also be a waiting list equal to 4 times of the merit list✓The list of successful candidates (Merit List/ Waiting List) shall be forwarded to the Directorate General of Health Services (Medical Examination Cell), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India for the purpose of allotment of seats by Online Counselling✓(iv) Merit List for seats other than 15% All India Quota:
a✓ Based on the information in respect of State code of eligibility and domicile filled in by the candidates in the application form and the score obtained by the candidates in the AIPMT – 2016, CBSE will prepare State level merit list of successful candidates for each participating state✓The list of successful candidates shall be forwarded to the Directorate of Medical Education of the State concerned for the purpose of allotment of seats by online counselling/personal appearance by following the rules and reservation policies applicable to the State/UT concerned✓b✓ All participating Medical Institutions and Universities shall prepare their own ranking based on the All India merit list of successful candidates of AIPMT 2016 and other criteria as decided by them✓c✓ The list of successful candidates of AIPMT who have opted for AFMC shall be forwarded to the Directorate General of Armed Force Medical Service, Ministry of Defence, Government of India for second stage screening and counselling.