AIIMS POSTGRADUATE COURSES
The Health survey and Development Committee poplarly known as the Bhore Committee in its report published in 1946 recommended the establishmend of national medical centre at Delhi which will concentrate on training well qualified teachers and reasearch workers in order that steady stream of these could be maintained to meet the needs os the raidlyexpanding health activites throughtout the country. After the attainment of independence the Union Ministry of Health proceeded to implement the challenging idea. A munificient grant of one million pounds by the Govt. of New Zealand through the Colombo Plan helped to translate the idea into reality. An Act of parliament in 1956 established of national importance and defined its objectives and functions. By virture of this. The degree granted by the Institure under the All India Institute od Medical sciences act are recognised medical qualifications for the purpose of the Indian Medical Council Act. And not withstanding anything contained the in the Indian Medical Council Act are deemed to be included in the first schedule of the Act, entitling te holders to the same privileges as those attached to the equivalent awards form the recognised Universities of India.
The Institute consists os a massive complex of buildings, housing the teaching departments research laboratories, a hospital speciality centres and outpatient clinics, library and auditorium. This is a residential intitution in which the faculty members other staff and the student live on campus. There are eight hostels (6 for boys and 2 for girls) with a capacity of 600 rooms for te postraduate studens. There are separaet hostels for undergraduate students. The Hospital has 1560 beds including the paying wards
Admission to the postgraduate courses at this Institute was started in the year 1956 by admitting a few students in the pre and paraclinical disciplines. Gradually with the development of laboratories. Hospital and other facilities postgraduate students were also admitted to other specialities. At present the AMIS is awarding postgraduate degreen in about forty five(45) different specilities, the postraduate curriculam is constantly the subject for discussion at the Faculty and Staff Council levels and the required changes in the curriculam are brought about in order to evolve a pattern which is most suitable for the Indian needs and conditions.
Research has high premium and manuy departments are actively engaged in the investigations of problems which are of significance to the country in the field of medical relief and community health.
The prime concern of the Institute is to develop of teaching in undergraduate and postradute and postgraduate medical education in all the branches so as to demostrate a high standarad of medical education to all medical colleges and other allied institution in India. In the fields of postrgaduate education the most essential function of the Institution is to provide opportunities for training teachers for medical studens are exposed to the newer methods of teaching and given opportunities to actively participate in teaching exercies. The other important objectives of the Institute are to bring together in one place educational. The educational principles and practices being adpoted are those which are best suited to the needs of the nation. Adpodtion of education to meet the problmes of rural health is major pre-occupation. To this effect the Institute has been able to initiate a model development block in collaboration with the Harayana Govt. The institute has also been able to initiate model educational programme in Community Emphasis in laid on active learning process and on the cultivation of scholarly habits and scientific methods.
Selection for the Junior and senior Residency in made twice a year i.e. in January and July. The session commences on 1st July respectively each year.
Results are usually displayed at AIIMS, Academic office, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi within 15-20 days of the exam. They are also available at aiims websites - www.aiims.ac.in and aiims.edu . The initial result will display only the rankings of the qualified students. The detailed result with percentages of the students will only be displayed at AIIMS local office after the counselling sessions and admissions to the courses are over.
Degrees awarded and seath availables in each specility
The system of House Surjeons. Pstgraduate students and Registrars has been replaced by a Residency Scheme comprising of Junior Residents/Junior Demonstrators (*foremerly house surgeons and postrgaduate students) and Seniior Residents Senor Demosnsrtators (Registrars & Tutors). The candidates joining for MD.MS degree courses shall be called junior Residents in the clinical disciplines and Junior Demosntrators in pre and paraclinical disicplines.
The facilities for Junior Residenscy/ Junior Demonstrationship /Postdoctoral/Postgraduate Course are available in the follwing specilities. The number of seath available in each specility for the junnary 1994 session are shown below.
Specility General Sponsored Foreign
M.D. Anaeshtesiology 7 1
Bichemistry 2 1
Biophysics 2 2
DIRECTORY IF PG MEDICAL & SERVICES EXAM
Community Medicine 3 _
Venereology 1 _
Forensic Medicine 1 1
Medicine 9 _
Microbiology 2 _
Obstetrics and Gynaecology 4 1
Opthalmology 16 1
Pediatrics 4 1
Pathology 2 _
Pharmacology 2 1
and Rehabilitation 1 2
Physiology 4 1
Psychiatry 4 _
Radiodiagnosis 4 _
Radiotherapy 1 _
M.S. Anatomy 2 2
Orthopaedics 3 1
Otorhinolarynology 2 2
Surgery 6 _
© M.Ch Neutosugery 1 _
(5 year Pediatric Surgery 1 _
M.Ch Cardiothoracic and 1 _
(2-3 Year Vascular Surgery
courses) Neurosurgery 2 2
Pediatric Surgery 1 1
Urology _ 1
(e) D.M Cardiology 2 2
Endocrinology 1 _
Gastroenterology 2 _
Nephrology 2 _
Neurology 3 1
M.H.A 1 1
M.D.S Orthodontics 1 _
First Year Junior Residency 3 _
(Housejob) in Dental Surgery
Ph.D seats are available in the following departments:
Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Surgery, medical Oncology (Institute Rotary Cancer Hospital), Medical Physics (institute Rotary Cancer Hospital), Nuclear Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacology, Physiology. Reproductive Biology, Radio therapy.
NOTE: There are no fixed number of seats for Ph.D Course.
M.D & M.S
(3 Year Course)
A candidate must possess the MBBS degree of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences or of a University recignised by this Institute for this purpose and must have completed the required period of preregistration internship or rotating housemanship in a recognised hospital. Those who are likely to complete their internship beyond 30th January meed not apply.
The candidate must have obtained 55% marks in aggregate in all the MBBS professional examinations. Candidates with more than 2 failures in MBBS examinations will not be eligible for admission to MD/Ms course. A deduction of one percent and three percent respectively shall be made for having failed once or twice in amy of the MBBs professional examinations ofr calculationg the percentage of marks for eligibitlity determination.
Method of selection
The candidates who have obtained 55% marks in aggregate in all the MBBS examinations and have completed at least one years internship and have not more than 2 failures in MBBS examinations will be called for a theory test. The selection shall be made entirely on the basis of performance of the candidates in theory test. The test will consist of only one General Paper containing multiple choice type questions covering all the subjects at the MBBS level. The duration of the patper will be 3 hours. The approximate allocation of marks in the question paper to various subjects will be as follows:
Anatomy (5), Physiology (5), Biochemistry (5), Biophysics (2), Pathology (8), Microbiology (7), Pharmamcology (7), Forensic Medicine (3), Medicine (32), Psychiatry (5), Pediatrics (10), Dermatology and Venereology (5), Opthalmology (10), Orthopaedics (7), Radiodiagnosis (5), Radiotherpy (2), Community Medicine (20), Obstetrics & Gynaecology (20).
There is negative marking for wrong and multip[le answers in the test.
At the end of first six months of the admission, each Junior Resident/Junior Demonstrator will be given objective clinical assessment. In case his/her performance is not satisfactory, his/her registration may be cancelled.
Reservation of seats
33% of the total of postgraducate seats are reserved for Institute graduates.
22.5% of the total of postgraducate seats are reserved for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Tribe communities.
5% of the total of the postgraduate seats are reserved for (a) those who have served in rural areas for more than 2 years, (b) doing practice in rural areas havilng less than 5 thousand population for more than 2 years, © medical graduates of backward areas, and (d) those who are working under the family Welfare Programme subject to submission of a certificate from the District Magistrate for (a) (b) & © and Director of State Health Services for (d).
Procedure for Selection to the categories (ii) and (iii) above is :
All the candidates who apply for admission to various postgraduate courses under these categories should have obtained not less than 50% marks in aggregate agter deduction for failures in all the MBBS examinations. A deduction of one percent shall be made for having failed once in any of the University examinations, and three percent for two failures. Candidates with more than two failures shall not be called for test.
The suitability if tgese candidates will be judged on the basis of their performance in the theory thest. Their suitablity will not be judged in comparison with the other candidates and due consideration will be shown for the fact that candidates who have held rural posting and those coming from the backward areas may have been our of touch with current trends in medical sciences and practice because of their isolation.
A final list of the selected candidates in order of merit will be prepared separately for each category, and the seats will be filled accordingly.
The Junior Residents (joining M.D/M.S courses) shall be paid as under:
First year : Rs 2630/-
Second year : Rs 2705/-
Third year : Rs 2780/-
These rates are inclusive of all allowance including N.P.A.
Duties and responsibilities
Duties and responsibilities of Junior Residents/Junior Demonstators (joining M.D/M.S. courses) shall be fixed by the Institute from time to time. They will be rewquired to perform such work as may be needed in the legitimate interest of patient care in the hospital.
Hours of work
Continous active duty for Junior Rsdicents/Junior Demonstrators joining M.D./M.S. courses shall not normally exceed 12 hours subject of exigencies of work. The Junior Residents (joining M.D/M.S. courses) will be allowed one weekly holiday by rotation. The Junior Residents will also be requied to be on call duty not exceeding 12 hours at a time.
During the tern of employment the Junior Residents/Junior Demonstrators shall be entitled to 30 days leave in the first year and 36 days each in the second and third year.
Date of joining
Selected candidates must join the courses on the date stipulated in the letter of selection.
Admission of the candidates, who fail to join the courses by the date stipulated in the letter of selection shall automatically stand cancelled and such seats shall then be offered to the candidates on the waiting list in order of merit.
The selection of each Junior Resident/Junior Demonstrators will be subject to medical fitness. No selected Junior Resident/Junior Demonstrator will be permitted to pay the fee and join the course unless declared medically fit by the Medical Board appointed by the institute. The decision of the Medical Board shall be final.
Submission of plan of protocol of thesis
All of the postgraduate students registered for MD/MS courses after enrolling for a degree shall be required to ger his/her plan of thesis approved through his/her guide within four months of his/her enrolment and submitted to the Academic Section.
Submission of thesis
The last date for submission of thesis to the Examination Section for the students registered for M.D./M.S. degree will be 30th june for appearing at the December examination and 30th November for appearing in May Examination. The Professor-in-charge (Examinaiton section) has the discretion to accept the thesis in exceptional cases beyond these dates within a maximum period of 15 days. No extension beyond this period will be allowed under any circumstances.
Each Junior Resident/Junior Demonstrator will be on contract service ofr a peiod of three years and will be required to execute bond on a mon-judicial sttamped paper of Rs.2/-. A copy of the bond to be executed is given below. The bond duly completed in all respect will be required to be submitted at ehe time of joining, failing which the candidate will not be allowed to join the course.
Agreement for Junior residents/Junior demonstrators
(Three Years Courses)
ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT, made this
.. One thousand nine hundred and
(Hereinafter called the Junior Resident/Junior Demonstrator) on the one part and AIIMS. (Hereinafter called the Institute through its Director) on the other part.
WHEREAS the Institute intends to appoint the party of the first part as First/Second/Third Year Junior Resident/Junir Demonstrator for a period of Three years commencing form the
.. day of
.. AND WHER AS it has been agreed by and between the parties herto that the Junior Resident/Junior Demostrator shall serve the Institute on the terms and condidtion herein cotaind.
The junior Resident Junior Demonstrator shal l submit himself the orders of the Insitutue and officers and are authorised under whom he/she may from time to time be placed by the Direcotr. AIIMS and shall serve as Junior Resident Junior Demonstrator for a perod up to commencinfg from the day of 199 until his/her services are terminated previously as here In after provided the direcotr of the insitute may in tits discretion however extend this term by a shor t period until arrangements for a substiture are made.
The service of the Junior Residen Junior Demonstrator may be terminated as follows.
By the Director of the Institute without any pervious notice if the Director of the Insititute is satisfiede on medical evidences that the Junior Resident Junior demonstrator is unfit and is likely for a considerable period of the continue unfit by reason of ill health for the discharge of his.her duties PROVIDES ALWAYS that the decision sof the Director that the Junior Resident Junior Demonstrator is unfit ans is likely to continue unfit shall be conclusive and binding on him/her.
By the direcotr of the institute without any previous notice if the Junior Resident junior Demonstraor shall be guilty of any insubordination intemperance or other misconduct or any breach or non performance of any of the providiosn of the agreement or of any rules pertaining to the Institute provided always that the decisions of the direcotr of the Insitute in this behalf shall be convlusive and binding on him./her/
By her thirty days notice in writing given at any time during service under this Agreement by the Director of the the Institute or its authorised officere to him without cause assigned.
Provided always thet direcotr of the Institute may in lieu of any notice herein provided for give Junior Resident Junior Demonstrator a sum equivalent to the amount of his/her salary for thirty days or shorter notice that thirty days or shortet notice than thirty day if it pays him a sum equal to the amount of his/her salary for the period by which such notice falls short of thiety days. The salsary for the purpose of its privisons shall mean the salary of the Junior.
If the Junior Rsidents Junior Demonstrator is suspended from duty in connection with any investifation into his/her conduct, he/she shall not be entitled to any during such period of suspension but shall be enttitled ro receive a subsistence grant at such rate as the Direcotr of the Institute may decide to allow him/her.
The Junior Resident Juniro demonstrator shal devote his/her whole time to the duties of the said service and shall not engage directly or indirectly in any trade business occupation or profession (including any private practive) on his/her own account and shall not (except in case of accident or sick ness certified by competent medical authotiry) absent himself/herself from his/her said duties without having first obtained permission from the director of the Institute or its authorised officers.
The Junior Resident Junior Demonstrator shal lnot ecept as provide in this Agreement resign his her appointment without completing the post gradudate course to which he/she has been admitted by the Institute concerned Defaulter shall be liable to pay a sum of Rs.1000/- (Rupees one thousands) only to the Intitute as compensation besides forfeiture of his her emoluments for the mounth in which he/she leaves the Institue.
With effect from the Junior Resident Junior Demonstrator day of 1999 the Institute shall pay the junior ersident junior demonstrator so long as he/she remians in the sid service and actually perform his/her duties as afroesaid, at the mountly rate of Rs.2630/- p.m. as the second first year duties as aforesaid at the montly rate of Rs. 2075/- pm as the second year and Rs 2780/- pm as the third year resident which is inclusive of NPA and equal ot 94% of the plus NPA of general duty medical offciers Rs2200 + NPA Rs 600/- the junior Compensatorycity allowance at such rates and subjects to such conditions as may be laid down by the Institute in this regard.
The Junior resident junior Demonstrator shall be eligble for such concession in relation to medical attendance and treatment as may be precribed by the Institute.
The Junior Resident Junior Demonstators will be provided with fee furnished single room acomdation in thehostel subject to its availability. The spouses will not be permitted to stay in the hostel . the junior residents Junior demonstrator shall have to abide ty the rules and regulations of hostel of the Institute where he/she is accommodated and shall occuopy the rooms allotted to him her only as a licensee.
The junior rsident junior demonstrator shall vacate the accommodation given to him/her as aforesaid within 10 days of the expiry of the term of earlier in the event of early terminations of employment. The director AIIMS where such accommodation is provided shall be entitled to take action for eviction in case the Junior Residents Junior Demonstrations fails or mnegelects to vacate such accommodation and delivery of peaceful possession there of the Direcotr AIIMS
The Junior Residens Junior Demonstrators dining in the Institute mess clear their dues within the stipulated date. Those who fail to pay Mess dues in time the same shall be deducted directly from their emoluments.
Besides academic working in purpsuance of the post gradudate studies the Junior Residents shall cary out all the duties and responsibilityes required of him/her to be performed and under taken by the Head of the Department Unit Where he/she be placed in the discharge of the patiend care and maintenance of records to and such other clinical and techinical dties as may be assigned to him/her by aforesaaid authorities from time to time in the interest of efficent patient care and running of the hospital. The decisions of Director of the Institute as to whether the Junior Residents has satisfactorily carried out all the duties and responsibilities aforesaid shall be final and binding on the Junior Residents for the first, second and third years.
A candidates must possess M.S degree in Surgery of this Institute or may other University or an equvalent qualicfication recognised by this Institute for this purpose.
Candidates with more than 2 failures in M.S will not be considered.
35 years relaxable in case of S.S.S.T. candidates up to maximum of 5 years.
Duration of courses
M.Ch. Cardio thoracis & Vascular Surgery. Neursurgery and Pediatric Surgery A minimum period of three academic years.
M.Ch Urology. A minimum period of two academic years
Method of selection
Selection for M.Ch Courses will be made against the post of senior resident selection is through a 3 stage performance evaluation.
Stage :- Candidates will appear for entrance examination test of 90 minutes in this subject the candidates has applied.
Stage :- Based on the performacne in the theroy test, three times the numbers of candidatee will be called for departmental assessment interview. The faculty of the department shall judge the suitabiliy of the candidatee keeping int view the practicular knowledge of the subject ability to attainn high academic level in the particular disicipline aptitude for research and teaching.
Stage III:- The candidates will be finally interviewed on the fourth day by the selection committee under the the chairmanship of the director.
M.Ch. Candidates who are selected for the post of senior residents willbe paid emoluments as applicable to their post (Rs. 3150-3250-3350)
Date of Joining
Selected candidates must join the courses on the date stipuplated in the letter of selection. Admission of the candidates, who fail to join the courses by the date stipulated in the latter of selection shall automatically stand cancelled and such seats then be offered to the candidates on the waiting list in order of merit.
Submission of Dissertation
The candidates admitted to M.Ch. courses before being permitted to appear in the examination shallb e required to furnish to he examination section, proof of having undertaken research of high which may be in form of manuscript of original articles fit for publishing or already accepted by an approvbed journal or he she may present evidence of having published papers of research value in the subject concerned in journals recognised by the Institute of this purpose.
Note:- The registration of those candidates who not submit the disseration within 3 mounth prior to the commencement of the examination (31 st January for May examination and 31St August for December examination) will automatically stand canclled.
A candidate should have MBBS degree and have completed at least one years compulsory internship They must have obtained 55% marks in aggregate in MBBS examination and not more than two failures.
Duration of courses.
A minimum period of 5 academic years is the duration of the course for those registering after MBBS degree and completion of one year compulsory internship. The candidates selected for these courses will spend first six mounth in the superspecialities opted. For these courses will spend first six mounth in the superspecialities opted. For at the end of six mounth there will be a department examination to assess. The suitability of the candidate to purse training in the superspecially. On sucessfully qualifying in the assessment , the candidates would proceed to the next phase and this period would be included as a part of the full course in case a candidates fails to qualifying in the qualify in the assessment or decides to discontinue the course, he/she would be given a certificate of six mounth Junior Residency.
The next phase will consists of period of one year devoted to a course in principles of Surgery. It will consits of predetermined course of didactic teaching and clinical work concerned with the basis principles of surgery. At the end of this period i.e.e 11/2 years after selection for this course .
Method of selection
The method of selection for these candidats will be the same as in the case of MD/MS course.
The candidates applying for direct 5 years. M.Ch. courses can apply for one more subject (MD/MS/5yr) M.Ch) in the same application form.
(2 years courses)
Candidates must possess M.D,. degree Medicine of Pediatrics of this Institure or any other University or an equivalent qualification recognised by the Institute for this purpose. Candidates with more than 2 failures in M.D. will not be considered.
35 yerars. Relaxable in case of S.C. S.T. candidate up to maximum of 5 years.
Duration of courses
The minimum duration is two (2) academic years for courses in Cardiology, Endocrinology. Gasttroenterology, Nephrology and Neurology.
Method of Selection.
Selection for D./M courses will be made against the post of senior Residents selection is through 3 stage pervormance as given under M.Ch. (2/3 years courses)
D.M. candidates who are selected for the post of senior residents will be paid emoluments as applicable to their post. (Rs. 3150-3250-3350)
Submission of dissertation.
The candidates admitted to DM courses before being permitted to appear in the examination shall be required to furnish to the examination section, proof of having undertaken research of high order whichmay be in the form of manuscript or original articles fit for apublication or already accepted by an approved journal or he she may present evidence of having published papers of research value in the subject concerned in journals recognised by the Institure for this purpose.
Note : The registration of those candidates who do not submit the disseration within 3 mounth prior to the commencement of the examination (31st Janury for May examination and 31st August for December examination will automatically stand canclled.)
(Master in Hospital Administration)
For medical gradutes 1) A candidates must posses MBBS or eqivalent degree with three years experience in Hospital 2) A minimum of 5 years experience as general practitioner.3) The candidates should have secured at least 55% marks in aggrregate in all MBBS examinations. 4) Candidates with more than 2 failures in MBBS examination will not be eligible for admission to M.H.A. course. A deduction of one present and three precent respectively shall be made for having failed. Once or twice in any of the MBBS professional examination for calculating the percentage of marks for eligibility determination.
For non medical graduates. 1) Non medical gradutes will only be consideration for sponsored seat 2) a candidates must possess Bachelors degree of a recognised University in Arts. Or Science or Nuring of Bussiness. Administration of Commerce of Engineering of any techinical subject with at least 60% marks 3) admission to M.H.A. corse. A deduction of one percent and three percent respectively shall be calculating the percentage of marks for eligibility determination 4) a minimum experience of having held responsible administrative position for a perod of not less than seven years is essential.
Duration of course
For medical gradudates :- A minimum of two academic years
For non medical gradudates :- A minimum of three academic years.
Non medical persons during the first years of their registration shall attend an orientation courrse in order to acquaint themselvesl with the working of the hospital including its various section and laboratories.
Methods of Selection
Selection is through a 3 stage pefrormance similar to that M.Ch. (2-3 course)
Submission of plan of protocol of thesis
All the candidates registering for MHA degvree course shall have submit the plan of hesis to the academic section within six mounth from the date of registration.
Submission of thesis
The last date for submission of thesis tot he examination of section for the students registered for M.H.A. will be 31st August for appearing in the december examination and 31st january for appening in may ezamination.The professor-in-charge (exam) has the discretion to accept the thesis in exceptional cases beyond these dates within a maximum period of 15days.No extension beyond this period will be allowed under any circumstances.
A candidate seeking admission to the course of study leading to the award of a degree of doctor of philosophy must possess at least one of the following qualifications:
A degree of master of science or mastters degree in any subject allied to medical sciences with at least 60% marks or equivalent or master of surgery or doctor of medicine or an equivalent degree in any subject allied to medical sciences or membership of the national academy of medical sciences
A degree of bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery with a minimum of 55% of the aggregate of the total marks in first,second and final MBBS examinations.
A diploma of the american speciality boards,the fellowship/master ship of the royal college of surgeons/physicians of australia and new zealand,canada,Ireland and united kingdom or any other equivalent diploma/fellowships.
Note : Candidates with more than 2 failures in examination will not be eligible for admission to PH.D course.A deduction of one percent and three percent respectively shall be made for having failed once or twice in any of the examinations for calculating the percentage of marks for eligibility determination.
Duration of the course
The duration of the course will be the time period from registration to submission of
The minimum period of registration for the candidates who have obtained a masters or doctors degree in medicine or an equivalent degree recognised by the institute,shall be two years.
The minimum period of registration for the candidates who have obtained a degree of mastter of science in general science subjects and not in one of the subjects of medical sciences shall be three years.
The minimum periodof registration for the candidates who have obtained degree of bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery shall be three academic years.
The maximum period of registration shall not exceed 5years.
Method of selection
The admission to various PH.D.courses will be made on the basis of an entrance examination.After the writen examination,the successful candidate will be assessed by thedepartmental faculty in order to judge the suitability of the candidates keeping in view the candidates practical knowledge of the subject,ability to attain the high academic level in particular discipline and aptitude for research and teaching and those finally recommended shall be interviewed by the selection committee under the chairmanship of the director.