AIIMS Raipur

Raipur, Chhattisgarh
MCI (Medical Council of India)
ESTD 2012
104 acres.

About College

About AIIMS Raipur

All India Institute of Medical Sciences Raipur (Abbreviated as AIIMS Raipur or AIIMS-R) is a medical college and medical research public university located in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. It is one of the six AIIMS healthcare established in 2012, and it operates autonomously under the Ministry of Home Affairs (India) , Government of India under the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna (PMSSY).

Established in 2012, this autonomous central government institute has rapidly developed into the best medical institution in Central India and is progressing boundlessly to become one of the top institutes of the country. The total campus accounts for an area of about 100 acres on the outskirts of the city. Being geographically located in the centre of India, it lodges students from all over the country, particularly states like Kerala, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, etc.

All-India Institute of Medical Sciences Amendment Act, 2012 replaced the Ordinance which allowed the six AIIMS—like institutes to become operational from September 2012. The All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (Amendment) Bill, 2012, was introduced in the Lok Sabha on 27 August 2012. Lok Sabha passed the AIIMS (Amendment) Bill, 2012 on 30 August 2012. Bill was then introduced in Rajya Sabha on 3 September 2012. Rajya Sabha passed the Bill on 4 September 2012. Bill got its assent from the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee on 12 September 2012 and the Act came into force. The proposed measure will help the Centre change the status of the six new AIIMS registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act to be autonomous body corporate on the lines of the existing AIIMS in Delhi.AIIMS (Amendment).

AIIMS, Raipur is located on GE Road, near the Tatibandh Gurudwara in Raipur. Built at a cost of ₹840 crore (US$120 million), AIIMS Raipur is spread over an area of 103.63 acres (0.4 km2), where the hospital and college complex occupies 63.85 acres (0.3 km2) while residential complex is on 39.78 acres (0.2 km2).

Being located in an easily accessible location in the major city of Raipur, the institute answers to the medical needs of a majority of the population of Central India including Chhattisgarh, parts of eastern Maharashtra (Vidarbha Region), Madhya Pradesh and Odisha.The college is 26 kilometers from Swami Vivekananda Airport Raipur and 10.6 kilometers from Raipur Junction Railway Station.




Admissions to the college for MBBS course are carried out through NEET-UG. 100 students are admitted to the course each year. Currently, departments for all postgraduate subjects are functional, and many super speciality departments have also begun training. The institute also offers undergraduate courses for Nursing and Paramedical.

The institute admitted its first batch of 50 MBBS students in September 2012. Since 2013 it admits 100 MBBS students per year.

Currently 125 MBBS seats present in AIIMS Raipur onwards 2020

Academic programmes

The institute provides the courses on :

  • Undergraduate Education
  • Postgraduate Education
  • Doctoral Courses
  • Nursing Education
  • Dental Education (implemented within 1–2 years)

Undergraduate Academics

Academics is quite organised and punctual. A student has to pass 4 professional exams, at the end of the respective years and do 1 year of compulsory rotatory internship to complete the course. Class hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a lunch break from 1 to 2 p.m. For Saturdays, the class hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A minimum attendance of 75% with a minimum passing marks of 50% in each subject is necessary for eligibility for that year's professional exam. If a student fails in the professional exam then he/she can answer a supplementary exam conducted within 6 weeks of the professional exam. If a student is ineligible for professional exam, he/she can answer the supplementary exam after fulfilling the eligibility criteria. Failing in a supplementary exam leads to repeating that entire year.

Infrastructure here is quite well developed. The college and hospital are in one campus. The hostels and faculty quarters are in a residential complex near the main campus. AIIMS Raipur hospital has currently more than 900 beds and currently the OPD gets more than 4000 patients daily. Prior appointment/registration is required before availing consultation.