Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU

"Wherever the art of medicine is loved,
there's also a love of humanity"




About Institute of Medical Sciences

The Institute of Medical Sciences is the medical college of Banaras Hindu University (BHU). It is a residential and co-educational college like other colleges of BHU. The college was first established as the College of Medical Sciences in 1960 by Dr. K. N. Udupa, the Founder Director of the Institute.In 1971, the College of Medical Sciences, was upgraded to Institute of Medical Sciences.

Programs offered at Institute of Medical Sciences

Getting into Institute of Medical Sciences - Admissions

For MBBS program- NEET

Candidates seeking admission to IMS must qualify National Eligibility Cum Entrance (NEET 2017) conducted by CBSE. Additionally, it is necessary for a candidate to score a minimum of 50% aggregate in NEET 2017 to become eligible for admission to MBBS/BDS programs.

Institute of Medical Sciences Eligibility Criteria

  • All candidates eligible for NEET 2017 can apply for BHU MBBS program
  • Not only Indian nationals but Non Resident Indians (NRI's), Overseas Citizen of India (OCI's), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO's) and Foreign Nationals are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidate must have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2017.The upper age limit of candidates applying for admission is 25 years as on the date of examination (SC/ST/OBC candidates have a relaxation of 5 years).

BHU MBBS Admission procedure

BHU will release the merit list of candidates applying for its MBBS program in the month of July, based upon their NEET scores and ranks. Once the shortlist has been released, the shortlisted candidates will be called upon for the process of counseling. The candidates will then be allotted admission in IMS BHU through counseling procedure.


Supreme Court of India had ordered to scrap all state CET exams for the MBBS entrance last year. The states are supposed to hold only Single Exam - NEET from now on.

NEET will be conducted in an offline mode (pen and paper based) at various centres across the country. The question paper will be available in different languages namely English, Hindi, Tamil, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi and Telugu.


Examination pattern

The question paper will comprise of 180 questions. Questions will be of MCQ type with each question having four options to choose from. The duration of exam will be three hours.
The question papers will be composed of four sections i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology.

Subject Number of questions
Physics 45
Chemistry 45
Botany 45
Zoology 45
Total 180

NEET 2017 Marking Scheme

NEET 2017 qualifying percentile (category- wise)

Category Number of seats
General 50
PH 45

NEET Syllabus

The questions to be asked in NEET 2017 exam will be based upon the topics and chapters from Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, and Botany taught in 10+2 level at school. The NEET syllabus is prepared after reviewing various state syllabi as well as those prepared by the CBSE, NCERT and COBSE.

Category wise distribution of seats

Category Number of seats reserved
General 50
SC 40
ST 45
ST 45
OBC 19
Total 71

Institute of Medical Sciences MBBS Fees

MBBS fees at Institute of Medical Sciences is around Rs.12,000 per year.

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