The foundation stone Of AIIMS Patna was laid in 2004 by the 11th president of India Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. The institute though conceptualized in 2004 came into proper existence lately in 2018. However, the ordinance dated 16th July 2012 and then the Act (Amendment), 2012 on 2nd July 2013 facilitated the creation and accurate recognition of the Institute. The escalating cost of setup and change of hands caused a delay in its setup. Presently All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna has the capacity of enrolling 100 MBBS students. The Institute also presently handles as many as 1500 outpatients on daily basis. Additionally, AIIMS Patna also provides B.Sc. Nursing degrees to as many as 60 students. In addition to all these the institute performs 250 surgeries on average per month in its five operation theatres.
In addition to required faculties like hostels and living amenities the institute also provides activities focused on student wellbeing such as gymnasium and play areas. Not only does the Institute prove MBBS (UG) and Nursing (B.Sc.) the medical college also provides Post-Doctoral and Post-graduation degrees. Despite admitting both male and female students in all of its courses the B.Sc. program is only limited to female students.
The campus is almost complete however ample availability of land space and vision of the institute keeps on adding to its already existing infrastructure. Thus making the campus stay in a developmental stage with new construction happening every now and then. The Campus is set in a rural setup thus resulting in a peaceful environment, away from the hustle and bustle of the City. The total area dedicated by the Government to the college is 134 acres.
At the entry of the campus is located the OPD (outpatient department) next to the OPD lies the IPD (indoor patient department). The campus also facilitates a Bank of India branch with an ATM. Likewise, other notable facilities available at the campus are:
Reaching the college is easy as it located on NH- 139 number of buses and cabs are available and ply regularly from Patna city.
The college offers MBBS and B.Sc. in taking 100 and 60 students respectively. Moreover, the institute offers courses in MDS, M.Ch, MS, and MD. All total chiefly 25 different course specializations are offered within the mentioned programs. The fees for the courses are low considering the institute is Government-run. Eligible students can even opt-in for scholarships available from Vidyalakshmi and NSP scholarship schemes. In addition, these students can even get loans under Government-run Vidyalakshmi. Conclusively the fees can range from 0K to 6K depending on the course chosen and students profile. Moreover, these fees include hostel fees.
Placements and Internships are taken care of by the institute. The Institute is of National importance and is an AIIMS which means it is in no way going to hold back in any department. Therefore students may expect internships offering stipend as per industry standard with an additional quality experience. Students in the past from MBBS have secured placements averaging at 1 lac per month salaries.PG and nursing students also secure placements receiving Industry-standard salaries. Overall getting into the institute is a challenge while placements may not be.
The Institute is of National Importance and stands tall with the name it bears. AIIMS is the most premiere Medical education institute in the country which makes AIIMS-P among highly demanded medical colleges. The Institute has more than adequate infrastructure and excellent faculty at its disposal. Therefore as a result among 16 AIIMS in India AIIMS-P ranks 5th. The Medical College also constantly is improving its capacity and adding newer departments and facility which will contribute to a better ranking.
Infrastructure has been made adequate over a period of 7 years in the Medical College starting in 2012 to 2018. From delivering quality education to the student to faculty ratio AIIMS Patna is not short of anything relevant and required. Moreover, as the college is Government-owned it has almost all the required facilities like hostels, canteen, library, etc. Below are more details of the facilities on campus at AIIMS, Patna.
Single rooms are available for students pursuing MBBS. Separate hostels are available for boys and girls. There are numerous hostel buildings throughout the campus, the girl’s hostel is in an inner boundary for safety. There is an accommodation facility for married personnel as well along with all these hostels have numerous hygienic messes and a food plaza. Moreover, all hostels are fully Wi-Fi enable and further provides safe drinking water. Furthermore, the Canteen food services are available 24*7.
The institute has a central library that houses books for all related departments. In addition to the central library, the Institute also has an E-library facility. Students can directly access scores of Journals, Research papers, and books through the e-library portal. Moreover, the University has its own publications having published more than 150 publications. The subscription to journals of the library includes more than 1000 journals.
The hospital on campus treats as many as 1500 patients every day as an extension of a trauma center and blood bank, and the inpatient department also acts as extended departments to the hospital. For surgeries and tests, 5 operation theatre and testing labs with advanced equipment like MRI, CT testing are available.
Sports: Facilities like gymnasium, cricket, and football pitches, open playgrounds, badminton courts, and various indoor games are available at the Institute.
Workshops: The institute conducts workshops regularly among students in its various departments all details for workshops are regularly updated on the website. Quality workshops help students towards a holistic learning experience.
Labs: In addition to departmental laboratories the institute also has a cytogenetic and molecular genetic laboratory which acts as a prime lab for the patients from surrounding and afar areas. Equipment like MRI, CT, Digital mammography, digital radiography is also available among many other facilities.
The institute also features student welfare which primarily focuses on help students from weaker sections of the Society. In addition to these, a web complaint management system is also available on the website of the institute. Moreover, the institute also has an anti-ragging cell.
Additional Facilities: Additional facilities like in-house Auditorium, Banking, and student support and welfare, recreational activities are available as well. Moreover, separate departmental lecture halls and Demo rooms are also present. Ample parking space is also available on the premises.
In MBBS 100 seats are available each year moreover 60 seats for B.Sc. in Nursing are available yearly. Furthermore, seats for other programs total 80 seats.
For General, SC/ST,OBC, Handicapped ,SC/ ST handicapped and OBC handicapped the qualifying entrance test percentage respectively are 50%,40%,45%,45%,35% and 40%. However, the qualifying marks are far from marks that actually secure a place at AIIMS in the year 2019 cut-off for the above-mentioned category respectively were 98%,91%,95%,95%,82%, and 90% approximately.
Hostel fees for AIIMS Patna range from 2500 to 4500 rupees roughly per year. Furthermore, fees include payments for gymnasium, electricity and refundable mess, and hostel security deposits.
After a two-stage (written test and personal interview) test students are selected and a merit list is prepared for selected students. In other words, qualifying students need to appear for and crack the test to get on board at paramedical studies in AIIMS Patna.
The fee structure is simple and standard as all AIIMS fees include course fees and hostel fees. To know more about particular course fees check our fees section.