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AIIMS 2018 B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) Exam Pattern and Marking Schemes

Schemes and Pattern of AIIMS 2018 Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing Exams 

Language of Question Paper for B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) Exam:
AIIMS B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) 2018 Entrance Examination will be conducted in English language only.
The selection of candidates will be made on a 2-stage performance evaluation as under :
Stage I : Written Test :
Candidate will appear for an entrance examination (Written Test) of 90 minutes duration consisting of one paper containing 70 objective type (Multiple Choice) questions in the following subjects
  • fundamentals of Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing including Anatomy
  • Physiology & Pharmacology
  • Obstetrics Nursing and Midwifery
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Psychiatric Nursing and Professional Trends in Nursing
Stage II : Personal Assessment / Interview :
On the basis of the merit list based on the marks secured in Stage-I, candidate three times the number of seats will be invited for Personal Assessment by a Selection Committee. If requisite number of SC or ST candidates are not available, then candidates belonging to SC and ST taken together will be invited. In case candidates belonging to SCs, STs & OBCs are not available for Personal Assessment, then the number of candidates from the General category will be proportionately increased.
Marks in Personal Assessment will be awarded out of 30. The following factors will also be considered at the time to personal assessment:
  • Past academic attainment in the Higher Secondary or +2 or equivalent examination;
  • Past academic attainment in the Nursing examination;
  • Performance as a Staff Nurse.
Admission will be made on the basis of the aggregate marks secured by candidates in Stage-I & Stage-II. In case of two or more candidates securing equal marks in all the 2 stages combined, their interse merit will be determined in order of preference as under :
i) Candidates securing higher marks in Written Test (Stage-I)
ii) Candidates older in age to be preferred.

Scheme of Marking:

In AIIMS B.Sc. Nursing Post Basic 2018 entrance examination, there will be negative marking for wrong answers. Each correct response will get a score of +1 mark. Each incorrect response will get a score of -1/3. No credit will be given for the question not answered or MARKED FOR REVIEW unless Saved. More than one response will be negatively marked. Zero mark will be given for questions not answered.

Summary OF AIIMS 2018 B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) Entrance Examination Pattern


Mode of Examination

Computer Based Test (CBT) [Online] only


Duration of Examination

90 minutes


Date of Examination

02nd June, 2017


Location of Examination Centres

At AIIMS New Delhi


Number of Shifts

Single (Evening Shift)


Language of Paper



Type of Examination

Objective Type


Number of Questions

One Paper of 70 Question


Type of Objective Questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


Marking Scheme

Correct Answer : One mark (+)1
Incorrect Answer: (-1/3)
Unanswered : 0


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