AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July): Entrance, Dates, Application, Results

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission
AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July) – All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh invites applications for PhD admission for July 2023.

Check full details on AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July) below here.

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Programs 2023 (July)

Community & Family Medicine1
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery1#
General Medicine2#
Medical Oncology/Haematology2
Pulmonary Medicine2
Total Seats17

#These projects have funds for manpower in the project for limited duration only.

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July) Eligibility Criteria

  • For Medical Sciences
    • MBBS /BDS degree or equivalent with minimum of 55% aggregate marks or Equivalent percentile in Professional examinations
    • MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCH in Subject concerned or Diplomate of National Board of Examinations or equivalent degree recognized by MCI/DCI.
    • Master degree after BAMS, BHMS, BNYS for PhD in AYUSH.
  • For Nursing
    • Candidates holding MSc degree with minimum 55% aggregate marks or equivalent percentile in Nursing specialty will also be eligible for PhD admission in College of Nursing.
  • For Non – Medical
    • Master degree (02-year course) awarded by Indian University or equivalent in subject as per requirement of project. Candidates holding MSc (Other than MSc Nursing), M Biotech/ M Tech degree / M Com / MBA/ MPH will be eligible for non-medical qualification category as per AIIMS Delhi.
    • Candidates possessing Master’s Degree through distant learning course shall not be eligible.
  • Relaxation in Qualification
    • A relaxation of 5% of marks from 55% or an equivalent relaxation of percentile / grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/Differently-Abled and female Candidates. 

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July) Important Dates

Last date for online Application on AIIMS Rishikesh website26th June 2023
Last date for receipt of hard copy of Application form at AIIMS Rishikesh26th June 2023
Status of application & Rejected application with reason for rejection05th July 2023
Last date for submission of required documents for Regularization of Rejected07th July 2023
Issue of Admit cards to eligible candidates10th July 2023
Written Test at AIIMS Rishikesh- Stage 1 (Revised date)19th July 2023
Stage II Assessment25th July 2023
Last date for joining the Ph.D. Program31st August 2023 

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July) Application Process

  • For applying for admission to PhD Course each candidate is required to fill the Online google form available on the website ( i.e.( ).
  • He/She is ALSO required to submit hard copy of duly-typed and signed application form provided as a MS word document file on the website to Dean (Exam), AIIMS, Rishikesh, Veerbhadra Marg, Rishikesh 249203 through registered post/ speed post. The envelope should be superscribed as “APPLICATION FORM FOR PHD ADMISSION JULY 2023.”
  • Candidate should fill in the Form taking utmost care. Candidate should fill in the Application form correctly. Incorrect filled form may lead to rejection. 
  • No candidate should register more than one application.

Application Fee

General/OBC CategoryRs. 2000/- + Transaction charges as applicable
SC/ST/EWS category Rs.1600/- + Transaction charges as applicable
PWBD Candidates Exempted 

Selection Process

  • All Internal and External candidates (Medical, non-medical, in-house, in-service, transfer-in etc.) will have to appear in two stages of entrance exam:
    • Stage 1: Written entrance Exam
    • Stage 2: Departmental assessment and interaction with IRRB.

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Entrance 2023 (July) Details

Stage I: Written Entrance Exam

Written Entrance Exam will comprise of 200 Questions of 3 hours duration of 200 Marks.

Evaluation Procedure: Each correct (MCQ) answer will be awarded 1 mark. More than one answer will be treated as wrong answer. Zero mark will be given for questions not answered or marked for review.

Distribution of topics:

Distribution of topicsNumber of questions
Basics of Research Methodology50
Basic Biostatistics20
Basics of Biochemistry, Physiology and lab technology30
General aptitude and logical reasoning50
Recent advances in health (Subject specific)30

Candidates must score at least 50% marks in Stage I to be eligible for Stage II of entrance exam.

Special Weightage

  • Medical / Dental/ Nursing candidates: 10 marks as special weightage extra will be added to total score of Candidates who fulfil both the following criteria:
    • Those candidates who have scored at least 50% in Stage I.
    • They hold a Medical Degree (MBBS/ BDS/ MDS/ DNB/ MD/ MS/ DM/ M.Ch.) or M.Sc. (Nursing).
  • Non-Medical candidate: 10 marks will be added to the total score of Stages I and II for candidates who fulfill both the following criteria:
    • They are eligible for stage II .
    • Candidates who have qualified the National Entrance Tests in last 2 years (July 2021 to July 2023) leading to the award of a fellowship viz. SRF/JRF from any Government organization viz. CSIR, DBT, DST, UGC etc. tenable at AIIMS Rishikesh.

Candidates must score at least 50% marks in Stage I to be eligible for Stage II of entrance exam.

Final Score will be computed as follows:

  • 80% – Entrance Examination Score
  • 20% – Departmental assessment & interaction with IRRB

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2023 (July) Results

Final Result


Eligibility Status of Candidates for Stage-I PhD Admission 2023

Important Links

PhD ProspectusClick Here
Application FormClick Here
AIIMS Rishikesh WebsiteClick Here
Previous Admissions

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022

Important Dates

Start of application process06 June 2022
Last date for application process25 June 2022 
Admit Card issue13 July 2022
Written Test at AIIMS Rishikesh23 July 2022
Expected date of declaration of Result25 July 2022
Departmental Assessment26 & 27 July 2022
Final Result28 July 2022
Last date for joining the Ph.D. Program31 August 2022