Difference between AIIMS and NEET

NEET is a national level single entrance test conducted for admission to approximately 52, 305 MBBS and BDS seats across the country. As per a Supreme Court’s directive, NEET has replaced AIPMT as well as state level medical entrance tests and will now enable admissions to all government and private level college.

AIIMS are a group of colleges that are in the service of giving top medical education along with providing treatment to patients with specialised medical and nursing staff and equipment. AIIMS are located in seven different places (New Delhi, Bhopal, Patna, Jodhpur, Rishikesh, Raipur and Bhubaneswar) with AIIMS Delhi being the parent institution. AIIMS conduct their own medical entrance exam for admissions into MBBS program in all their seven colleges including Delhi campus. AIIMS are renowned institutions and several students compete against each other to study MBBS program in AIIMS. Securing a respectable rank in the AIIMS entrance examination is something which every medical student dreams of. It takes the students closer to realizing their dream of becoming a doctor by enabling them to get an admission in the top medical college of India. Thousands of students across the country apply for the AIIMS entrance examination out of which only a few get a chance to enter the counselling.

Comparision between NEET and AIIMS:

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) (conducted by CBSE )  AIIMS MBBS entrance exam (conducted by AIIMS)
This 3 hour long exam consists of 180 objective type MCQs. 45 questions are asked from physics, 45 questions are from chemistry while 90 questions are asked from biology. Each question is for 4 marks. Incorrect answers result in negative marking. In case of AIIMS MBBS exam, the question paper  has a total of 200 questions out of which 60 are from physics, 60 from biology and 60 from chemistry. Other than this, 20 questions are designed to test the general awareness, aptitude and reasoning abilities of the candidate. The paper includes MCQs as well as assertion-reasoning questions.
As of 2016,  over 7,31,000 aspirants appeared for the NEET exam out of which around 4,09,000 cleared it. This means, approximately only 56 per cent students were able to clear the exam The scope for AIIMS is lesser than NEET. Around 1,89,300 students appeared for AIIMS MBBS last year out of which only 0.35 per cent (approx.) cleared the exam.
 NEET only  has MCQs, you need to prepare MCQs as well as A-R for AIIMS. The syllabus for NEET and AIIMS MBBS is almost the same, the difficulty level  is higher. Hence, a little more effort is required when preparing for AIIMS MBBS exam. You also need to work on general awareness and reasoning for cracking AIIMS MBBS.  There are a few topics (especially in organic chemistry and physics) which are not included in NEET syllabus but need to be covered in order to crack AIIMS MBBS.

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