The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has deferred the online application deadline for the Nursing Officer Recruitment Common Eligibility Test (NORCET-5) 2023 till August 31 upto 5.00 PM. Eligible candidates can register for the test on the official website

Earlier, the application deadline was August 25, 2023.

The AIIMS NORCET 2023 Stage-I Preliminary examination is scheduled to be conducted on September 17 and Stage-II Main examination is scheduled to be conducted on October 7 in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.

Here’s the deferment notice.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: Candidates should be between18 years to 30 years of age, as on August 25, 2023. Upper age limit relaxations applicable to reserved category candidates.

Educational Qualification: B.Sc. (Hons.) Nursing / B.Sc. Nursing from an Indian Nursing Council/state Nursing council recognized Institute or B.Sc. (Post Council/State Nursing council recognized Institute/ University. Registered as Nurses & Midwife with State / Indian Nursing Council.

Application Fee

The applicants from General/OBC category are required to pay the fee of Rs 3000, whereas Rs 2400 is applicable to SC/ST/EWS category candidates. The applicants from PwD category have been exempted from payment of the fee.

Here’s the official AIIMS NORCET-5 notification 2023.

Steps to apply for AIIMS NORCET 5 2023

  1. Visit the official website
  2. Click on “Online Registration for NORCET-5 has been started
  3. Register and proceed with the application process
  4. Fill up the form, pay the fee and submit the form
  5. Take a printout for future reference

Direct link to apply for AIIMS NORCET 5 2023.


The AIIMS NORCET examination is a national level entrance exam conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences for the recruitment of nursing officers in various AIIMS hospitals across India. On the basis of the merit list, the candidates are shortlisted and subsequently placed in the institutions accordingly. The recruitment is done on a permanent basis for Grade B officers.

For more details, candidates are advised to visit the official website here.