AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022: Entrance, Dates, Application Form

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022 – All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Rishikesh invites applications for PhD admission for July 2022.

Check full details on AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022 below here.

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022 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.
    • Candidates having eligibility under non-medical category should have at least 55% marks or equivalent in last eligibility examination qualified.
    • Non-medical candidates should have preferably qualified in any one of following national entrance tests in last 2 years:
      • ICMR – JRF
      • ICMR- SRF
      • DBT – JRF
      • DBT – SRF
      • NBHM screening test
      • Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
      • INSPIRE fellowship
      • UGC – JRF
      • UGC – SRF
      • CSIR – JRF
      • CSIR – SRF
      • DST – JRF
      • DST – SRF
  • 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 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

AIIMS Rishikesh PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • A candidate seeking admission to the Entrance Examination is required to submit his/her application in the prescribed format available online with the Prospectus on
  • Candidate should fill in the Online Application Form taking utmost care. Candidate should fill in the Online Application form correctly. Incorrect filled form may lead to rejection. 
  • No candidate should register more than one application.

Application Fee

General/OBC CategoryRs/1500/- + Transaction charges as applicable
SC/ST/EWS category Rs.1200/- + 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 2022 Details

Entrance to PhD Course will be based on merit scores based on following evaluations:

Entrance Exam: 200 Questions of 3 hours duration of 200 Marks (Common for all Speciality)

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

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 .
    • They also have qualified in any one of the following National Entrance Tests leading to the award of a fellowship tenable at AIIMS, Rishikesh in the last 2 years (January 2020 to January 2022)
      • Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF
      • ICMR – JRF
      • ICMR- SRF
      • DBT – JRF
      • DBT – SRF
      • NBHM screening test
      • Graduate aptitude test (GATE)
      • INSPIRE fellowship
      • UGC – JRF
      • UGC – SRF
      • CSIR – JRF
      • CSIR – SRF
      • DST – JRF
      • DST – SRF

To be eligible for special weightage marks, ALL the following criteria must be fulfilled:

  • The result of the above listed National Entrance Tests must have been declared between January 2020 and January 2022
  • The award of the fellowship must be based on the result of the above listed National Entrance Tests.
  • The fellowships should be tenable at AIIMS, Rishikesh.
  • The letter of award of fellowship must be uploaded with the application form. Passing of the listed National Entrance Tests is not acceptable as proof of award of fellowship.

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

Important Links

PhD ProspectusClick Here
Application FormClick Here
AIIMS Rishikesh WebsiteClick Here