All India Institute of Medical Sciences, widely referred as AIIMS was established in the year 1956 to function as a one-stop institution for developing excellence in every single healthcare prospect.
AIIMS in Delhi holds the national importance through an Act of Parliament (legislative act enacted by parliament) with the objective of creating a revolution in the teaching patterns in undergrad and higher education in medical sciences and its various streams to set a new benchmark in medical education across the country.
Altogether, AIIMS Delhi is wholly regulated by the 'The All India Institute of Medical Sciences Act,1956'.
AIIMS in Delhi has three major arms:
Education at AIIMS in Delhi
All India Institute of Medical Sciences offer undergraduate and postgraduate programs in medical and paramedic courses of study and present its own academic degrees. Furthermore, education and research facilities are directed in as much as 42 subject areas.
Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Courses offered at AIIMS, Delhi:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in 47 branches of knowledge
Master of Surgery (MS)
Doctorate in Medicine (DM)
Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
Master of Hospital Administration (MHA)
Master of Science (M.Sc) in Biochemistry, Anatomy, Pharmacology, Biophysics and Physiology
Master of Science in Nursing
Master of Biotechnology (M.Biotech)
Master of Science in Perfusion Technology & Nuclear Medicine, Urology Technology
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing (Hons.)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Radio-diagnosis/Optometry (Hons.)
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) in Nursing
Admissions to the above courses of study are based on the nationwide entrance examinations conducted by the prestigious institution of AIIMS, Delhi. It is important to note that the AIIMS is basically a residential university where the academicians, other staffs and pupils stay at the main campus or one of the various campuses that belongs to the establishment.
Research at AIIMS, Delhi
AIIMS stands as a proud leader in the field of medical research with almost 600 research publishings by its academicians and research workers every year. Furthermore, AIIMS, Delhi runs a separate College of Nursing and educates pupils for B.Sc.(Hons.) for nursing grades. A wide range of sophisticated researches performed on diverse fields of study at the institution include neurosciences, computer simulation of hormone-receptor fundamental interaction, genetic science, clinical and epidemiologic studies, electron microscopy, DNA recombinant technology, immunology and many other disciplines.
Besides, AIIMS has been taking part in a drive of geographic expedition of Antarctic continent since 1990. Dr. B.B Dikshit Library operating the campus comes as a boon to pupils to advanced researchers as the library houses almost 61423 books, 53547 journals and 14008 research reports dealing with Biomedical scientific discipline. Apart from the books and journals in the chest, Dr. B.B Dikshit Library receives 80 newsletters and 490 journals on a yearly basis. As a matter of fact, 'The National Medical Journal of India' released by AIIMS is widely looked at as the country's most esteemed clinical journals.
Timings of Dr. B.B Dikshit Library at AIIMS, Delhi: Open to readers: 8 AM to 2 AM throughout the week
Infirmary at AIIMS, Delhi
AIIMS hospital Delhi operates with a motto of easy availability of the best possible patient care to lakhs of deprived people. The specialty of AIIMS hospital Delhi is the availability of forward-looking facilities, state of art equipments, best possible medical experts; all under one roof. With 25 clinical sections, including four super-specialties, 1323 doctors, 1810 nurses and 1766 beds, AIIMS hospital Delhi strives hard to treat all types of diseases.
Nevertheless, fire injuries, infectious diseases and dog-bite patients are not admitted into the AIIMS infirmary. What is more, AIIMS hospital Delhi runs a hospital with 60 bed facilities at Ballabgarh in the state of Haryana.
Various services offered at AIIMS Hospital Delhi:
Indoor Services at AIIMS Hospital Delhi
Patient admission in General Ward:
A deposit of Rs. 375 (bed charges) has to be paid in advance of 10 days at the charges sanctioned by Government. A patient admitted in the general ward is entitled for physician consultations, critical medications, basic check up and operative particulars, bed linen, diet and so on.
Private Wards Allotment:
After consultation by the respective doctor, patient ought to get through the Medical Superintendent Office and consequently a private room is allotted according to the waiting list maintained.
Private Room - Hospitalization charges:
Deluxe (A Class) - Rs. 1700/- per day
Semi Deluxe (B Class) - Rs. 1100/- per day
(*Charges inclusive of doctors visit fee and medical examination and so forth)
Patients admitted in the private ward are charged additionally for specific medical examinations, operations and so on.
Visitors Time: Visitors are allowed from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Miscellaneous facilities offered: Parikrama Sewa (battery operated vans) is available for transporting patients within the AIIMS campus for free of charge.
Casualty and Emergency Services
Telephone number of Casualty: (011) 26861698, 26594404
Location: Ground floor, AB Wing (Casualty can be easily reached from AIIMS main entrance, Aurobindo Marg)
Timings: Casualty and Emergency Services are available 24/7 throughout the year
Additional facilities offered:
Operative items and medications are provided free of cost.
Guidance and assistance of any sort including financial aid for hapless patients, Medical Social Service Officers (MSSO) available at the entryway of Casualty and Emergency can be approached.
Free telephone and wheel chairs for patients are available at the entrance of Casualty and Emergency.
Out Patient Department (OPD) Services
Location: Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur (RAK) OPD Block and neighboring extended OPD block for Medicine and paediatrics OPD