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GK Section of AIIMS MBBS 2017

Last Updated - March 03, 2017

AIIMS Syllabus will cover 20 questions from General Knowledge section. Each question carries one mark and hence the candidates will have to attempt the AIIMS GK section for 20 marks. The questions in the GK section of AIIMS MBBS 2017 will be of objective type. It will also carry a negative marking of 1/3 for incorrect answers.

Physics, Chemistry and biology are the primary sections of AIIMS MBBS. However, the candidates should not forget that 20 marks will have a huge role to play while deciding the rank. Hence the AIIMS MBBS Syllabus has incorporated the GK section so that the candidates having a strong GK base get a competitive edge over the others.

AIIMS MBBS 2017 is scheduled on May 28, 2017. The examination is conducted in online mode. In this article, the AIIMS Medical Entrance Exam aspirants can gain a comprehensive knowledge on the AIIMS GK section, its syllabus, the list of important topics, a collection of important study resources for the AIIMS MBBS General Knowledge section.


Although there is no definite syllabus for the AIIMS MBBS General Knowledge Section, yet a few common topics are marked out from the previous years’ AIIMS MBBS question papers. The list of important topics is given below:

These topics belong to static GK i.e. the questions from these topics do not necessarily covers the latest news or current affairs. But they are the common GK questions that the examination board expects the candidates to know.

Logo IdentificationInventions & Discoveries
Dynamic KnowledgeAilments & Diseases
History (Indian)Literature
Geography (Indian)Important Days
General ScienceAbbreviations
Computer ScienceTerminology
Space ScienceInformatory

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Apart from the topics listed above the candidates can go through the latest current affairs and trending news hovering on topics such as-Political Science, Sports, Awards, Film & Entertainment, Reasoning, Current Affairs. Additionally, the entrance also asks question from logical reasoning and Mental Ability.

AIIMS GK Reference Books

General Knowledge is an extensive topic. For the static GK section, you should keep going through the common GK resources such as GK monthly magazines and annual publications. Below given are a few books and magazines that the candidates can refer to while preparing for the AIIMS MBBS General Knowledge section.

  • The India Today Magazine
  • The Panorama Year Book
  • Competition Success Review
  • General Knowledge Today
  • Arihant's General Knowledge By Manohar Pandey
  • Lucent's General Knowledge

In order to prepare for the Dynamic GK section, the AIIMS MBBS 2017 aspirants should make reading newspapers a habit. You should have a strong GK base of all the trending and burning current affairs of the past 1 or 2 years. As for newspapers you can go through The Hindu. Take notes of important topics.

AIIMS MBBS GK Online Resources

Apart from the offline resources, the candidates can take various online GK tests and keep updating their GK collection. Not only these, there are many android applications and online websites that provides the users with ample current affairs.

  • Aim4aiims
  • AIIMS GK (app)

These websites can be of immense help when it comes to updating your GK. You can take daily mock on GK that will barely require 30 minutes of your day.


Sample Questions:-

A few sample questions of the AIIMS MBBS GK section from the previous year are listed below:

Ques. 1 What is the color of black box?

Ans. Orange

Ques. 2 Which is the first digital state of India?

Ans. Kerala

Ques. 3 The 1st Bullet Train Runs from?

Ans. Mumbai to Ahmedabad

Ques. 4 CEO of Google

Ans. Mr. Sundar Pichai

Ques. 5 Full form of ATM

Ans. Automated Teller Machine

Ques. 6 Identify the logo of Election commission.

Ans. Odd one out question

Ques. 7 Which SC Judge gave the NEET order?

Ans. Mr. A.R. Dave

Ques. 8 Which is the blue planet?

Ans. Earth

AIIMS Exam Pattern

AIIMS MBBS 2017 covers 4 sections- Chemistry, Physics, Biology and General Knowledge. The first three sections will have 60 questions each. The AIIMS Medical entrance has 20 questions from the General Knowledge section.

The candidates have to complete a total of 200 questions in 3 hours and 30 minutes. Each question carries one mark and hence the total marks of the AIIMS Medical Entrance Exam is 200. The candidate can attempt the question paper in either Hindi or English as per their preference. The table below details the section wise distribution of questions and marks: -

SubjectNo. of QuestionNo. of Marks
General Knowledge2020



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