AIPMT Exam Pattern


The All India Pre-Medical / Dental Test (AIPMT) can be considered as one of the toughest exams in India. This exam is held annually by the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. The AIPMT exam is carried out for the admission of students into the various Medical Colleges across India.

Students have the option to write the All India Pre-Medical / Dental Test either in Hindi or English. They will first have to appear for the preliminary paper. Subsequent to this, students who have clear in this can write the final paper. The details of the exam are provided below.

Syllabus for AIPMT Exam

The syllabus for the AIPMT exam is based completely on the syllabus of class 12 from a variety of State Boards of Secondary Education like ICSE, CBSE and ISE in addition to some other State Boards. Candidates who desire to apply for this exam must have good knowledge with the syllabuses of class XI and XII (Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics).  Students can practice on the notes and other guides they used for the class 12 exam for the preparation of the AIPMT exam.

Question Pattern of AIPMT Exam

The AIPMT entrance exam has a preliminary exam. Students who clear in this can write the Final examination. The details are:

Preliminary Examination:

The Preliminary Examination will include of one paper that contains 200 questions. The questions will be of the objective type. The students will have the option to select a single answer from the four options provided. The paper will include questions on topics like Chemistry, Biology (Zoology & Botany) and Physics. The paper will have duration of 3 hours.

Final Examination (Only those candidates who qualify in the Preliminary Examination can appear):

The final examination will consist of 2 papers. Each paper will have a time period of two hours.

  • Paper I – This paper will consist of questions on Chemistry and Physics.
  • Paper II – This paper will be composed of questions from Botany and Zoology

The final exam will follow the traditional pattern (non-objective). The answers will have to be written in the Test Booklet supplied.



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27 Responses to “AIPMT Exam Pattern”

  1. 27

    Do I need to get admitted to a college before appearing for AIPMT?

  2. 26

    even if we score less in physics and chemistry and we have good marks in biology can we get admission in topmost college….

  3. 25

    do we have to pass separately in physics and chemistry??or only overall marks are counted for????
    Reply faaast……………

  4. 24

    if we dont answer a question any negative mark

  5. 23

    what is the date for the application forum of aipmt coming for year 2012

  6. 22
    tarun kumar:

    what is dates for the application form of AIPMT comming for year 2012

  7. 21

    will there be neet 2012 forthe15 percent central quota? will there be aipmt 2012?

  8. 20
    pawan patidar:

    what will be the petern of aipmt exam in current year…………
    only pre or mains possible………..

  9. 19
    Sunil Kumar:

    All India Exam Date & Application Date

  10. 18
    slawat sumaiyya:

    how state level student do study of aipmt examination. is it sufficient to prepare last 10 year question paper.

  11. 17
    silawat sumaiyya:

    how state level student do study of aipmt is sufficient to preparing previous 10 year question paper. please reply fast

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  14. 14

    Will there be any negative marking in AIPMT 2012 EXAM?

  15. 13

    what about negative marking ????????is it banned ????

  16. 12

    how much percentage should be scored inorder to clear both papers & final exam to get seat in AIIMS?

  17. 11
    Nazni Akram:

    how much marks should an obc candidate get in aipmt preliminary as well as in final exam in order to get seat in medical college?

  18. 10

    how many attempt student may get to appiear in AIPMT.

  19. 9
    veda kb:

    I want BHU pmt previous year question papers. please send me. plz…….

  20. 8

    dear sir
    can an nri appear for aipmt and is dere a common test next yr wat are the conditions for nri

  21. 7
    navendra jha:

    Exam pattern for aipmt 2012
    i want to know that few month back kapil sibal announced that there is only one exam for aipmt from 2012 of marks 350?is it true

  22. 6
    Neeraj H:

    aipmt final exam 2011 pattern

  23. 5
    arya b krishna:


    i have scored 184 mark what will be the rank..

  24. 4

    Is there any negative mark for wrong answerin AIPMT preliminary examinations ?

  25. 3
    Dr M.Karuppaiya:

    Dear sir
    I would like to know about Preliminary entrance exam valuation of objective type questions
    Is there any NEGATIVE mark for WRONG ANSWER ?.
    How many marks will be reduced for every wrong answer? .
    please kindly intimate the final examination may be objective or descriptive type of questions.

  26. 2

    Is there any negative marking system in AIPMT exams (Preliminary and Final). And if it is, then how many marks will be deducted for wrong answer ?
    Also tell me : Each question carries how many marks in both Preliminary and Final AIPMT Exams ?

  27. 1
    sonali samel:

    Respected sir,
    I m from pune and I didn`t get my Hall-ticket till now for preliminary examination of AIPMT-2011. so will you please tell me when will I get it?