All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi was established in 1956 as an autonomous institution through an Act of Parliament, to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspect of health care. The Institute was started with the objects to develop patterns of teaching in undergraduate and post-graduate medical education in all its branches so as to demonstrate a high standard of Medical Education in India. AIIMS is to bring together in one place educational facilities of the highest order for the training of personnel in all important branches of health activity; and to attain self-sufficiency in post-graduate medical education. AIIMS conducts Entrance Exam for All India PG/Medical/Dental course.
The Institute has comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient-care. As provided in the Act, AIIMS conducts teaching programs in medical and para-medical courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and awards its own degrees. Teaching and research are conducted in 42 disciplines and it has 34 medical departments. In the field of medical research AIIMS is the lead, having more than 600 research publications by its faculty and researchers in a year. AIIMS also runs a College of Nursing and trains students for B.Sc.(Hons.) Nursing post-certificate) degrees.
Facilities in All India Institute of Medical Sciences –
- Health Care
- Medical Services
- Central Animal Facility
- Engineering Services
- Computer Lab
Specialty Centers at All India Institute of Medical Sciences –
- Cardio-Thoracic Sciences
- Centre Centre for Dental Education and Research
- Neurosciences Centre
- Dr. R.P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences
- Dr. B.R.A Institute-Rotary Cancer Hospital
- National Drug Dependence Treatment Center
- Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Center