The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, popularly known as AIIMS, was established as an institution of national importance by an Act of Parliament in the year 1956, with the prime objective to develop the pattern of teaching in both Undergraduate and Post-graduate Medical Education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of healthcare education in India. The main objective of AIIMS is to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of the personnel in all important branches of the health activity. The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care.
AIIMS has been consistently ranked the Top Medical College in India to pursue an MBBS degree. It has held the top slot for the last six years in a row, and has been ranked first for 11 out of the 12 years. Several factors like a small class size, research exposure, excellent library facilities, liberal clinically oriented teaching and the ability to set its own curriculum, plays a great and significant role in AIIMS’ consistent overall excellence.
AIIMS is the most prestigious medical institute in India for many decades running. The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoFHW) has now established 6 new AIIMS like institutes, under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). These six new AIIMS like institutes are being instituted similar to AIIMS at Madhya Pradesh (Bhopal), Bihar (Patna), Rajasthan (Jodhpur), Uttaranchal (Rishikesh), Chhattisgarh (Raipur) and Orissa (Bhubaneswar). The government of India has decided that the academic session in these six new AIIMS would start in August 2012. For the first academic session (2012-2013), selection for admission will be done through the same entrance examination through which candidates are selected for AIIMS New Delhi.
AIIMS Medical Entrance Examination 2012 is one of the toughest examinations in the country for admission into variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma courses in medical education. Every medical aspirants dreams to study in this premier institute and its entrance test is conducted across India including all the major cities. Several thousand students appear for the few hundred available seats available in various programs like AIIMS MBBS programs 2012, All India PG Medical & Dental Program 2012, AIIMS B.Sc. Nursing Program 2012, AIIMS Ph.D. Programme 2012, etc. The final admission is offered on the basis of merit of the merit list.
AIIMS is located in Ansari Nagar in south Delhi, in front of Safdarjung Hospital. It is adjacent to the well-known South Extension-II market, and lies on the south-eastern quadrant of Aurbindo Marg and Inner Ring Road crossing.
All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
Telephone Numbers: 011 – 26588500, 26588900, 26588700 / 4707