AIIMS Paramedical 2024: Exam Date (OUT), Registration, Admit Card, Eligibility, Courses, Syllabus

AIIMS paramedical 2024

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Exam On: 6 Jul '24

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Updated on Feb 21, 2024 15:03 IST

AIIMS paramedical 2024 exam will be conducted on July 6, 2024 as per the official notification released by AIIMS Delhi on the official website, The exam conducting body has announced the AIIMS paramedical result release date as well. The AIIMS BSc paramedical 2024 result will be released on July 12, 2023 by AIIMS Delhi. A downloadable PDF document (merit list) will be published on the official website on which the roll number, category, ranks and percentage of the candidates will be mentioned. The AIIMS paramedical entrance will be a computer-based exam that will be organised at various test centres across India for admission to BSc paramedical programmes offered by AIIMS campuses. The AIIMS paramedical application process is expected to begin in February 2024. Find out complete details about the national-level paramedical entrance exam in the upcoming sections. 

Also Read: AIIMS Paramedical Application Form 2024 expected to be Out soon

Q:   What is AIIMS paramedical exam?

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi conducts AIIMS paramedical exam for admission to undergraduate B.Sc. Paramedical courses offered by the institute. Paramedical courses offer skill training for professions like Nursing, Physiotherapy, Radiology, etc. Paramedical courses are said to be the best medical courses after MBBS. Therefore the demand of paramedical courses is expected to grow in the coming years as the healthcare industry continues to expand amid the COVID 19 pandemic scenario.

Q:   Is AIIMS paramedical required for B.Sc at AIIMS Bhubaneswar?


AIIMS Bhubaneswar admission to MBBS and BSc (Nursing) programme is based on national-level entrance exams such as NEET-UG and AIIMS BSc Nursing Entrance Exam, respectively. The institute offers MBBS and BSc (H) Nursing as part of the academic programmes.

The eligibility criteria for the AIIMS Paramedical 2023 exam is to secure 50- 55% marks (for General/EWS/OBC) or 45-50% marks (for SC/ST) in 10+2 qualifying exams or equivalent. Students must study English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Mathematics (as applicable) in 10+2.

Q:   Can I appear for AIIMS paramedical exam in my regional language?


No, the question paper of AIIMS paramedical 2024 will be either in English or Hindi, depending on the preference of the candidate. The question paper will not be provided in any other language than the ones mentioned here. The AIIMS paramedical 2024 exam will be held in online mode at the designated test centres across several states of India.


What is AIIMS Paramedical Exam?

AIIMS paramedical exam is conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi. The examination is conducted for admission to undergraduate BSc paramedical courses offered by AIIMS campuses in Delhi, Bhubaneshwar, and Rishikesh. AIIMS paramedical examination is conducted once every year in online mode. AIIMS paramedical exam 2024 is scheduled to be held on July 6, 2024. 

All candidates who wish to apply for the paramedical courses in AIIMS will have to register themselves on the official website of the institute using a valid email ID and a mobile number. Candidates whose basic registrations will be accepted will have to log in again for code generation. Without the RUC, candidates will not be able to submit the AIIMS paramedical 2024 registration forms. To know more about the AIIMS paramedical 2024 exam, read the complete article.

Q:   How can I get admission in AIIMS paramedical?


Admission to all paramedical courses in AIIMS begins when registration of the medical entrance exam. The registration for the exam will tentatively begin in February 2024 and the basic registration will continue till April 2024. Candidates wiill have to register for the exam and then appear for the entrance exam. It is on the basis of the marks obtained in the AIIMS paramedical entrance exam that candidates can further participate in the counselling. AIIMS will also release a cutoff which will indicate if candidate qualify to participate in the counselling.


Q:   What is the exam date of AIIMS Paramedical?


AIIMS paramedical exam date has been announced at the official website of AIIMS Delhi. The exam conducting body will conduct the AIIMS paramedical exam on July 6, 2024. Candidates can regularly check the exam schedule at aiimsexams. under the key dates section provided on the homepage of the website. All important dates related to the exam and counselling events will be posted here.

Q:   When will the application form for AIIMS paramedical courses be released?


AIIMS Delhi will begin the registrations for AIIMS paramedical courses tentatively from February 2024 till April 2024 for the basic registration level. The final registration window is expected to open in March 2024. After basic registration, candidates will have to generate course-specific code to proceed for the final registration. If all the details furnished by the candidate are found to be correct and matches the eligibility criteria then the basic application will be accepted. The AIIMS paramedical registration follow the Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration (PAAR) initiative taken by AIIMS to simplify the registration process for the entrance examination wherein the basic details of the candidates are saved in the AIIMS database, reducing the chances of errors and mistakes during the final registration process.


AIIMS Paramedical Important Dates 2024

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of AIIMS paramedical 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Feb '24 - Apr '24

AIIMS BSc Paramedical Registration (Basic)


Mar '24 - Apr '24

AIIMS BSc Paramedical Final Registration


May '24

AIIMS BSc Paramedical Application Status


Jun '24 - Jul '24



06 Jul '24


12 Jul '24

AIIMS BSc Paramedical Result

AIIMS Paramedical Exam 2024: Highlights

Take a glance at the important highlights regarding the AIIMS Paramedical exam:



Name of the examination

AIIMS paramedical exam

Competent Authority


Frequency of the examination


Mode of the examination



English and Hindi

Duration of the examination

90 minutes

Total number of questions


Type of questions


Q:   What is paramedical? What kind of job is offered after pursuing paramedical?

Relating to services and professions which supplement and support medical work but do not require a fully qualified doctor. The main areas in paramedical education include Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Nursing, Occupational therapy, Audiology and Speech therapy, Medical laboratory technology, Radiology/X-Ray technology, Dental hygienist and Dental mechanics, Operation theatre assistant, Optometry and Ophthalmic assistant and other.

Q:   I am an commerce postgraduate . i interested instudy of paramedical course e.i. diploma or degree as is offered by you.

Yes, u are eligible for the admission in Paramedical courses. There are certain courses like Diploma in Medical Lab Technology, Dual Programme DMLT- B Sc Medical Lab Technology which are offered on the basis of 10th standard. examination. The minimum percent is 50% marks and approximate fee structure is 20000-250000 per semester. For further details u can visit the official websites of the institutes. Some of the best colleges/universities providing better educational services to the students are:- Lovely Professional University BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur Christian Medical College, Vellore. Government Medical College, Nagpur

AIIMS Paramedical 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply for the paramedical courses in AIIMS are advised to go through the eligibility criteria for the desired course before filling out the applications. If any candidate is found to be ineligible for the course, their application will be cancelled. Also, the registration fee paid by such candidates shall be forfeited. To avoid complications, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility requirements before filling out the AIIMS paramedical 2024 registration form.

Eligibility criteria for AIIMS paramedical courses

  • They must be a citizen of India
  • They must have attained the age of 17 as of December 31, 2024
  • They must have passed Class 12 or equivalent from a recognised institution/board

Mandatory subjects in Class 12

Candidates applying for Bachelor of Optometry, BSc Medical Technology in Radiotherapy or BSc (Hons) Medical Technology in Radiography courses must have passed Class 12 with Physics, Chemistry, English and Biology/Mathematics. For all other courses, Biology is compulsory.

Marks in Class 12

  • For General/OBC/EWS category candidates: 50 percent
  • For SC/ST category candidates: 45 percent 

Q:   Can I apply for AIIMS paramedical courses if I already have a Diploma in the paramedical course?

Yes, you can apply for any of the paramedical courses offered by AIIMS provided you fulfil the eligibility criteria set by the institute. AIIMS has established in the eligibility criteria that any candidate with the background of Physics Chemistry Biology or mathematics as mandatory subjects is eligible to apply for the paramedical course offered by AIIMS. However, the eligibility criteria for admission to different courses may vary. Therefore candidates are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria of the course which they wish to pursue. In case you already have a Diploma in a paramedical course, you may be eligible for lateral entry admission to some courses.

Q:   Is NEET required for admission to AIIMS Paramedical?

No, NEET UG is not required for admission to AIIMS paramedical. AIIMS Delhi conducts seperate exam for entry to paramedical courses. It is mandatory for candidates to appear for AIIMS paramedical exam in order to get admission in paramedical courses offered by AIIMS. The entrance examination is conducted in online mode and consists of multiple-choice questions based on the syllabus of the 10+2 level.

AIIMS Paramedical Courses Offered 2024

Here is a complete list of courses offered by various AIIMS campuses at several locations in India for paramedical aspirants: 


List of courses offered at AIIMS Delhi campus: 

  • Bachelor of Optometry
  • BSc (Hons) Medical Technology in Radiography (MTR)
  • BSc Course in Dental Operating Room Assistant (DORA)
  • BSc Course in Dental Hygiene
  • BSc Course in Operation Theatre Technology (OTT)
  • BSc (Hons) Nursing
  • BSc Nursing (Post Basic)

AIIMS Bhubaneshwar

Know the list of courses offered at AIIMS Bhubaneshwar campus:

  • BSc Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT)
  • BSc in Operation Theatre & Anaesthesiology Technology (OTAT)
  • BSc in Medical Technology in Radiography (MTR)
  • BSc in Medical Technology in Radiotherapy (MTRT)

AIIMS Rishikesh

Find out the list of courses offered at AIIMS Rishikesh campus:

  • BSc in Anaesthesia Technology
  • BSc in Urology Technology
  • BSc in Perfusion Technology
  • BSc in Nuclear Medicine Technology
  • BSc Radiotherapy Technology
  • BSc Sleep Laboratory Technology
  • BSc in Respiratory Therapy
  • BSc in Neuro-monitoring Technology
  • BSc in Orthopaedics Technology
  • BSc in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • BSc in Dental Hygiene
  • BSc in Dental Operating Room Assistant
  • Bachelor of Optometry

Q:   What Paramedical courses are offered by AIIMS?

AIIMS offers B.Sc. Paramedical courses such as B.Sc. (Hons. ). Ophthalmic Techniques and B.Sc. (Hons. ). Medical Technology. The B.Sc. (Hons. ). Medical Technology is a four-year undergraduate degree programme that provides a strong foundation in medical laboratory technology and related fields. The professional degree prepares students for careers like medical technologists, laboratory managers, research assistants among other fields. B.Sc. (Hons. ). Ophthalmic Techniques is study of ophthalmic technology and its applications in the field of eye care. Candidates pursuing this course can build a career as ophthalmic technicians, optometrists, or ophthalmologists.

Q:   What is the duration of AIIMS paramedical courses?

The average duration of the AIIMS paramedical courses is 3 years, the exception being the B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing course which is for 4 years. AIIMS paramedical is a professional degree in which candidate can enroll for courses such as: Bachelor of Optometry B.Sc (Hons) Medical Technology in Radiography (MTR) B.Sc Course in Dental Operating Room Assistant (DORA) B.Sc Course in Dental Hygiene B.Sc Course in Operation Theatre Technology (OTT) B.Sc (Hons) Nursing B.Sc Nursing (Post Basic) among other available options.

AIIMS Paramedical Admission Process 2024

Admissions to the paramedical courses offered by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences will be based on the marks obtained in this entrance examination only. The institute will not accept the scores of any other examination for admission to AIIMS paramedical courses. Candidates are, thus, advised to go through the admission process for these courses.

AIIMS paramedical registration 2024

The registration for AIIMS paramedical 2024 is a three-step process, namely basic registration, code generation, and final registration. Candidates must complete all three stages to apply for the desired course. All candidates are required to pay a non-refundable application fee at the end of final registration.  Candidates must also reserve copies of the forms that are filled during the AIIMS paramedical 2024 application process.

Application fee for AIIMS paramedical 2024


Application fee (In INR)







AIIMS Paramedical 2024 Exam Centres

Candidates must note that the AIIMS paramedical examination will have only one exam centre, New Delhi. The following is the list of centres for the candidates who wish to apply for the BSc Nursing courses only. 

AIIMS paramedical exam centres

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AIIMS Paramedical 2024 Exam Day Guidelines

Read the important AIIMS paramedical exam day guidelines to know what is expected from the candidates on the D-day at the exam centre: 

  • To avoid delay in beginning the test, candidates must report to the exam centre at least 30 minutes in advance
  • Candidates must report to the exam centre by 8.45 am
  • No candidate shall be allowed to enter the exam centre after 9.45 am
  • Candidates will not be allowed to leave the exam hall before 11.30 am
  • Candidates must carry the admit card, a valid photo ID proof and one passport-sized photograph on the exam day
  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any textual material such as books or notes to the exam centre
  • Candidates will not be allowed to carry any electronic device such as a mobile phone, Bluetooth or calculator to the exam centre
  • Also, wristwatches, ornaments, bags, belts, etc. are not allowed inside the exam centre

Q:   Is AIIMS paramedical entrance exam tough?

Provided that AIIMS is one of the prestigious medical institutes of the country and candidates compete for admission to only 670 seats, this makes it evident that cracking the exam needs thorough preparation. Candidates preparing for other medical exams such as NEET UG, INI CET AIIMS B.Sc. Nursing will find the AIIMS paramedical entrance exam comparatively easier. The difficulty level of the exam is easy to moderately difficult.

AIIMS Paramedical Cutoff

The cutoff of eligible candidates for the 1st Round of Seat Allocation are as follows:

Category Cut-off Overall Rank
UR 676
EWS 669
OBC (NCL) 1036
SC 1537
SC - PWBD --
ST 1459

AIIMS Paramedical Counselling

AIIMS Paramedical 2023 Counselling Updates: 

AIIMS Delhi conducted the Round-1 counselling for the BSc paramedical programmes. Candidates were allowed to exercise the web options (choice-filling and option locking) at the official website from August 14, 2023. The AIIMS paramedical choice filling window was available till August 18, 2023. AIIMS Delhi released the counselling schedule for both Round-1 and Round-2. The 2nd round was initiated after the completion of 1st round. Exercising of Choices will not be opened for 2nd Round of Seat allocation. The seat allotment result for Round-1 was released on August 23, 2023. The 2nd round was initiated ONLY after the completion of 1st round. As the entire counselling process was being managed online, candidates had to visit to participate in the counselling events. 

AIIMS Paramedical 2023 Round-1 seat allotment result - DOWNLOAD NOW


The below-mentioned process needs to be followed to participate in the AIIMS paramedical counselling:

Visit to exercise the web options

  1. Login to their MyPage for BSc Paramedical Courses Online Seat Allocation
  2. BSc Paramedical Courses Online Seat Allocation portal will allow candidates to make choices of seats the portal will be opened for dates specified as per the schedule released in the official notification by AIIMS Delhi.
  3. All the candidates who have been allocated seats in the 1st Round are required to login to their MyPageCandidates can make eitther of the two choices:
    1. OPTION 1: ACCEPT allotted seat and DO NOT WISH TO PARTICIPATE in further rounds of Seat Allocation
    2. OPTION 2:  ACCEPT allotted seat and WANT TO PARTICIPATE in 2nd ROUND of Seat Allocation 
  4. All the candidates who are allocated seats are mandatorily required to report in-person at the allotted college/institute with original documents and a Demand Draft of INR 1 Lakh.

AIIMS Paramedical Counselling 2023 - Round-2

The AIIMS paramedical 2023 counselling Round-2 seat allotment result can be downloaded using the direct link provided below in PDF format. Details such as Roll No., Overall Rank, Category, Allotted Institute, Allotted Subject/Speciality, and Allotted Seat Category were mentioned in the result list. Candidates whose names appeared on the list had to confirm the admission by September 11, 2023 (5:00 PM). 

AIIMS Paramedical 2023 Round-2 Final Seat Position - DOWNLOAD NOW

AIIMS Paramedical 2023 Round-2 seat allotment result - DOWNLOAD NOW

After the seat allocation result, AIIMS Delhi displayed the vacant seat position for the Round-2 counselling on September 4, 2023. The last date to submit the documents and admission fee is September 11, 2023. As per the official notification shared previously, in the form of the AIIMS paramedical merit list, it said "The online Seat Allocation for the 2nd Round was done on the Seat (AIIMS and Subject/Specialty) left vacant after the 1st Round of Online Seat Allocation." For the Open Round of seat allocation, the order of Seat Allocation will be based on the original merit list. Candidates who did not participate in Round 1 of Online Seat Allocation were NOT ELIGIBLE for Round 2 of Online Seat Allocation but can participate in the Open Round of Seat Allocation (if any). 

AIIMS Paramedical 2023 Result - DOWNLOAD MERIT LIST

AIIMS Paramedical Counselling Registration APPLY NOW (DIRECT LINK)

Q:   How many seats are there in AIIMS paramedical?


There are a total of 171 paramedical seats available in AIIMS for paramedicla courses. This excludes the 571 seats B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing seats offered by the institute basis the same examination. However, the number of seats in AIIMS paramedical courses varies from year to year. In 2023, there were addition of seats in Paramedical courses at AIIMS Kalyani & AIIMS Rishikesh for academic session of August 2023 in Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology (MRIT), Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT), and Operation Theatre Technology (OTT) programme. Therefore, the exact number of seats available for each course depends on the announcement made by the respective AIIMS institutes.


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding AIIMS Paramedical 2024

In case of any confusion regarding the exam, kindly read the given below FAQs regarding the AIIMS Paramedical exam 2024 here:

Q:   What are the mandatory subjects in Class 12 to apply for Paramedical courses offered by AIIMS?

For AIIMS paramedical exam, candidate must have Physics Chemistry English and Biology/Mathematics in Class 12. Candidates applying for Bachelor of Optometry, B.Sc. Medical Technology in Radiotherapy or B.Sc. (Hons) Medical Technology in Radiography courses must have studied the aforementioned subjects in class 12. Candidates belonging to commerce and arts stream are not eligible to apply for Paramedical courses offered by AIIMS.

Q:   Which are the paramedical courses?

Any course other than B.Pharmacy, MBBS, B.Sc nursing, BHMS, BAMS and BUMS are the paramedical courses. These courses actually help health professional in their duties, so they are called para medical. There are lots of scope of this branch because they are of varied kind job in healthcare institute like X-ray, cardiogram reader, ECG reader, MRI technician and many more. You can check the below mentioned links:

Q:   What is the scope of paramedics?

Professionals who aid the doctor for better treatment of the patient are called Paramedic/Para medicine. The course is integral part of the hospital and becoming one is highly rewarding both in India and abroad. The course duration is two- or three-year course and authorized to work as a technician in a specific area of medical industry, s/he is called a paramedic. The courses can be done either after 10th or 12th Standard. Examples of the courses - Medical Lab Technology Medical X-Ray Technology Medical Records Technology Operation Theater Technology Dialysis Technology Health Inspector Ophthalmic Technology Dental Mechanic Dental Hygiene Generally courses done after 12th standard has very good placement opportunities in India and abroad.

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