Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Where can I get the Prospectus of AIIMS PG July-2018 Online (CBT) Entrance Examination - 2018 for admission to AIIMS, New Delhi and Eight Other AIIMS?

The Prospectus is ONLY available on the AIIMS website https://www.aiimsexams.org
No hard copies are available.

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How does one can apply for the AIIMS PG Entrance Examination-July-2018 ?

The Application can ONLY be submitted through Online on the AIIMS website https://www.aiimsexams.org.

  • Before you proceed with the application process, please ensure that you have a valid Email ID and mobile number and valid Identity Proof (Aadhar Card/ Driving License/ Pen Card/ Passport/ Voter ID/ EPIC Card/ 10th Board Admit Card/ 12th Board Admit card.)
  • Visit the AIIMS website - www.aiimsexams.org
  • On the home page, click on ‘Academic Courses’ to select your desired course i.e. MBBS.
  • Click on ‘Prospectus’ to download it, and read the instructions& guidelines carefully before Registration.
  • Click on Registration/Login link displayed on the left side of the page and then on “Click Here” button in New Registration Section. Please read the instructions carefully and Click on Proceed Button.

 

Online Registration has 6 (Six) STEP
STEP-1 Registration

  • Please register yourself by filling up the requisite information CAREFULLY. The responsibility of furnishing accurate information rests with the individual candidate, as all subsequent communication will be through your registered Email Id & Mobile Number.
  • Furnish your name and other details as they appear in your class-X / school leaving certificate. Any discrepancy detected at any stage of the verification process is liable to cancellation of your candidature for the examination/counseling/admission as the case may be.
  • Click on Save & Proceed after filling up the information. The information, as entered by you, will appear on the screen. Please check it thoroughly, and in case any error is detected, click on the Edit button and make the necessary corrections.
  • A Candidate ID allotted to you will appear on screen. Please NOTE it down for future reference. The Candidate ID & Password will also be sent to your registered Email Id & Mobile Number.
  • Upon receiving it, Login with the provided Candidate ID & Password and change the Password on the first time Login and noted down it for future reference.

View city choice – Candidate can check the seat availability before the payment.
STEP-2 Payment

  • Payment of the Registration Fee can ONLY be done online using a Debit/Credit Card or through Net Banking facility.

STEP-3 City Choice

  • Candidates can choose the city of their choice for the examination from the list provided.The city of examination is chosen by the candidate on first cum first serve basis and is subject to availability.Once made, the choice of city cannot be changed.Real time status of seats available will be displayed city wise. Allotment of the city of choice is subject to the confirmation of payment of the registration fee.  Please note that in case last few seats are available in a particular city; it is possible that in some cases, during the time intervening between payment of fees and final choice of city,available seats in the city viewed earlier may be over and another city may have to be chosen. It is recommended that you apply early and not wait till the last minute since seats may be limited in a particular city of your choice.

STEP-4 Qualification & Address Details

  • Furnish the required information regarding Qualifications & Address details in the Online Registration Form.

STEP-5 Upload Images

  • Candidates must take extreme care in uploading their Photographs and images. Once uploaded, they cannot be changed, unless found inappropriate and rejected by the AIIMS authorities.
  • Upload the images of your Photograph, Signature & Thumb Impression strictly as per instructions given in the Prospectus (images should be in one of the following formats jpg, png or gif)
  • In case, the images of Photograph, Signature and Thumb Impression to be uploaded are not available with you, Save & Exit and logout. You may login to complete the process later on (before the last date of registration), once the requisite items are with you, to complete the registration process.

STEP-6 Print Application Form

  • The candidates are required to take a print-out of the duly completed Application Form for future reference once they see that all the steps are ‘COMPLETE’ in Due Steps and the Navigations buttons appear Yellow in colour.

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How can I check the status of My application whether it is accepted or not?
You can check status of your Application after login with your credentials i.e. Candidate Id & Password.  Status will be flashed on the Dash Board on “My Page” approx. after one week of registration.  If still you find some deficiency/ies in your image/s please make correction as per the instructions on the Dash Board .

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Why does it take so long to provide the final status of my application?

Since some fields are editable till the last date of submission of registration form, the status can only be finalized after this period.

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How do I get a password for logging in?

A Candidate ID and Password will be sent to you on your registered email ID and mobile number. You are advised to remember the password and also retain a printout of your Registration form and admit card till completion of admission process.

Forgotten password
In case you forget your Password, go to the ‘Forgot login details’ link on the login page and enter the following information to get Password:

  • Candidate ID or date of birth.
  • Registered Mobile number.
  • Registered Email ID.

 

A Password will be sent on your registered email ID.

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I cannot login.  What should I do?

Any of the following may be the problems obstructing   you to login:

  • Incorrect User ID & Password: This occurs if the candidate ID and/or the password is incorrect. Your password is sensitive, therefore use the correct password.  In case you have forgotten the password, use ‘forgot login details’ to get the password on your registered E-mail ID. Use the correct candidate ID and password for logging in.
  • Internet Browser Problem: Please read the User manual for candidates. Follow the instructions about using internet browser (Internet Explorer-7 or higher version, Firefox 3.5 or higher version) and the latest version of Google Chrome.
  • Internet connection Interrupted: Your internet connection may be uninterrupted. If internet interruption takes place, the IP address which is being monitored will change and a message ‘Your session has expired’ will be displayed. Please try to login from another computer from which other candidate(s) have logged in successfully.

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What is the timing of expiry of login session?
The session will expire after 120 Seconds idle state.

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Do I have to indicate choice of AIIMS (i.e. AIIMS New Delhi, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Guntur(A.P.), Nagpur (Maharashtra),Patna, Raipur&
 Rishikesh,) during Online Registration?
No, there will be no need to indicate the choice of AIIMS.  However, the choice of AIIMS will be chosen at the time of online counselling.

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Can the names and other details be changed?

The following information furnished by the candidate CANNOT be changed after PAYMENT of registration fees:

  • Candidate’s name
  • DOB (Date of birth)
  • Category
  • OPH status
  • E-mail Id
  • Mobile number

 

All the other details can be edited till the last date of registration & Images (Photo, Signature and Thumb) in case  if these are rejected by the AIIMS.

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Can I register after the last date?

No, you cannot register after the expiry of the time of registration. No communication regarding requests for registration after the last date and time will be entertained. It is your responsibility to register well in time and to avoid the last minute rush.

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Can I modify my choices of City/Centre of Examination after completion of last date?

No, the city/centre of examination once chosen and allotted cannot be changed and no requests in this regard will be entertained. The city of examination is chosen by the candidate on first cum first serve basis subject to  availability and it is confirmed only after the receipt of the payment.

 

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What are the instructions regarding OBC, SC, ST and PWBD certificates?

Please read Instructions given in the Prospectus regarding the above mentioned certificates carefully. The requirements/formats are clearly mentioned therein. Certificates as mentioned in the Prospectus will ONLY be considered/accepted. In case candidates fail to produce the certificates (as per instructions provided), at time of online Counseling, then they will not be permitted to participate in the online Counseling.

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How can I communicate through Email with the Examination Section, AIIMS?

You can communicate with the Examination Section, AIIMS using your Registered e-mail ID only. The email address of the examination section is aiims.mbbs18@gmail.com

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What are the documents required to be uploaded with my application?

No documents are required to be uploaded during the Online Registration /Application process, but you have to UPLOAD images of your Photograph, left thumb impression and signature at the time of registration (step 5 of Application Form) and its dimension should exactly be match with Prospectus. .

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How can I know about confirmation of payment before opting of city choice?
If you have submitted the payment but did not succeed after about a minute, you will find a Pop-up Message.  Accordingly, click the OK Button and check the status of Transaction.  If Payment is “Successful” proceed to Step-3 (City Choice) and in the case of “Failed Transaction” you will have to make payment again and earlier payment made will directly be refunded in your account.  It is preferable, if such problem has occurred with one bank gateway for next payment please choose another bank gateway.

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Whether the counselling will be manual or online?

There will be Online Counselling from this year(2018) onwards.

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What are the Schedule and guidelines/ procedure of Online Counselling?

The Schedule and guidelines/  procedure of Online Counselling will be  uploaded later on the website www.aiimsexams.org . Please check the website regularly.

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How many candidates eligible for 1stRound of  Online counselling?

In each category i.e. UR, OBC, SC and ST, the total number of candidates to be online counselling will be four (4) times the number of seats available in each category.

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How much time will I be given to join the allotted course?
For AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS you will be required to join the course within time period mentioned in the guideline procedure of rounds of online Counselling. However, it will be uploaded later on.

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In case I do not have Birth Certificate/Caste Certificate/other certificate(s) in English or Hindi but they are in a regional language, will it be acceptable for counselling/admission?

Certificates issued by the competent authorities should be in English or Hindi language. In case your certificates are in a regional language, you are advised to carry a Certified True Copy of the original (regional language) certificate, translated into English/Hindi language, and also bring the original certificate in regional language at the time of counselling/admission.

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Where can I know about the fee structure / course duration etc. for MBBS Course.
                      
All the information regarding the fee structure, MBBS course duration etc., of AIIMS, New Delhi is given in the Prospectus. For the Eight other AIIMS, you are advised to visit their respective websites and go through the ‘At a Glance’ section for this purpose.

FAQs

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Regarding: Registration, Payment and Choice of City


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Where can I get the prospectus of AIIMS PG [MD/MS/M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years)/ MDS] Entrance Examination July 2018 Session for admission to AIIMS, New Delhi?

The prospectus is ONLY available on the AIIMS website http://www.aiimsexams.or g. No hard copies are available.

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How does one apply for the AIIMS PG [ MD/MS/M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS] Entrance Examination July 2018 Session ?

The Application can ONLYbe submitted Online.
Before you proceed with the application process, please ensure that you have a valid Email
ID and mobile number.
Visit the AIIMS website - www.aiimsexams.org
On the home page, click on ‘Academic Courses’ to select your desired course i.e.
MD/MS/M.Ch.(6 years)/DM (6 years ) or MDS .
Click on ‘Prospectus’ to download it, and read the instructions & guidelines carefully before Registration.
Click on Registration/Loginlink displayed on the left side of the page and then on “Click Here” button in New Registration Section. Please read the instructions carefully and Click on ProceedButton.
Online Registration is a 6 STEP process
STEP-1 Registration
Please register yourself by filling up the requisite information CAREFULLY. The responsibility of furnishing accurate information rests with the individual candidate, as all subsequent communication will be through your registered Email Id & Mobile Number.
Furnish your name and other details as they appear in your Class-X / school leaving certificate. Any discrepancy detected at any stage of the verification process is liable to result in the cancellation of your candidature for the examination/counseling/admission as the case may be.
Click on Save & Proceed after filling up the information. The information, as entered by you, will appear on the screen. Please check it thoroughly, and in case any error is detected, click on the Edit button and make the necessary corrections.
A Candidate ID allotted to you will appear on screen. Please NOTE it down for future reference. The Candidate ID & Password will also be sent to your registered Email Id & Mobile Number.
·Upon receiving the candidate ID & Password login with the provided Candidate ID & Password and change the Password on the first time Login.

STEP-2 Qualification Details
Furnish the required information regarding Qualifications details in the Online Registration
Form.
Available cities for examination can be PREVIEWED (not selected) prior to payment of Fee.
STEP-3 Fee Payment
Payment of the Registration Fee can ONLY be done online using a Debit/Credit Card or through Net Banking facility.
STEP-4 City Choice
Candidates can preview the availability of the city of their choice for the examination from the list provided. Real time status of seats available will be displayed city wise. However,
the choice will be locked only after payment is made. City once selected cannot be changed later.
In case few seats are available in a particular city and there is a lag period between preview and completion of payment, the seats may be booked in this period by another candidate who has completed the payment process. In such cases another city can be opted from the dropdown box.
STEP-5 Upload Images
Candidates must take extreme care in uploading their Photographs and images. Once uploaded, they cannot be changed, unless found inappropriate and rejected by the AIIMS authorities.
Upload the images of your Photograph, Signature & Thumb Impression strictly as per instructions given in the Prospectus (images should be in one of the following formats jpg, png or gif). Your application is liable to be rejected if the uploaded images are not according to Instructions/requirements.
In case, the images of Photograph, Signature and Thumb Impression to be uploaded are not available with you, Save & Exit and logout. You may login to complete the process later
on, once the requisite items are with you, to complete the registration process.
STEP-6 Pr int Registration Form
The candidates are required to take a print-out of the duly completed registration form for future reference once they see that all the steps are ‘ COMPLETE’ in Due Steps and the Navigations buttons appear Yellow in colour.

P LEASE NOTE THAT COMPLETION OF ALL STEPS OF FILING THE FORM DOES NOT NECESSARILY MEAN THAT THE APPLICATION IS ACCEPTED. PLEASE CHECK THE STATUS ON THE DATE INDICATED IN “AT A GLANCE”.

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Why does it take so long to provide the final status of my application?

Since some fields are editable till the last date of submission of registration form, the status can only be finalized after this period.

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How do I get a password for logging in?

A Candidate ID and Password will be sent to you on your registered email ID and mobile number. You are advised to remember the password and also retain a printout of your Registration form and admit card till completion of admission process.
Forgotten password
In case you forget your Password, go to the ‘ Forgot login details’ link on the login page and enter the following information to get Password:
1. Candidate ID.
2. Registered Mobile number.
3. Registered Email ID.
A Password will be sent on your registered email ID.

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I cannot login. What should I do?

Any of the following reasons may prevent you from login:
1. Incorrect User ID & Password: This occurs if the candidate ID and/or the password is
incorrect. Your password is case sensitive, therefore use the correct password. In case you have forgotten the password, use ‘forgot login details’ to get a new login password on your registered E-mail ID. Use the correct candidate ID and password for logging in.
2. Internet Browser Problem: Please read the User manual for candidates. Follow the
instructions about using internet browser (Internet Explorer-7 or higher version, Firefox 3.5 or higher version) and the latest version of Google Chrome.
3. Internet connection Interrupted: Your internet connection should be uninterrupted. If internet interruption takes place, the IP address which is being monitored will change and a
Your session has expired’ message will be displayed. Please try to login from another computer from which other candidate(s) may have logged in successfully.

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Can the names and other details be changed?

The following information furnished by the candidate CANNOT be changed after
PAYMENT of registration fees:

· Candidate’s name
· DOB (Date of birth)
· Category
· OPH status
· E-mail Id
· Mobile number

All the other details can be edited till the last date of registration

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Can I register after the last date?

No, you cannot register after the deadline for registration has expired. No communication regarding requests for registration after the last date and time will be entertained. It is your responsibility to register well in time and avoid the last minute rush.

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Can I modify my choices of City/Centre of Examination after completion of last date?

No, the city/centre of examination once chosen and allotted will not be changed and no requests in this regard will be entertained.

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How can I communicate through Email with the Examination Section, AIIMS?

You can communicate with the Examination Section, AIIMS using your Registered e-mail ID
only. The email address of the examination section being – aiims.pg17@gmail.com.

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What is the procedure of query by email?

Procedure for query by email regarding pre- examination formalities.

It has been observed while seeking the reply of any query/clarification related to Registration process or any other information of the course/recruitment test conducting by AIIMS, New Delhi, applicants/candidates do not use their registered email and do not mention other details viz. name, course applied, candidate ID etc.
Accordingly, all the concerned applicants/candidates are hereby advised that before seeking
the reply of any query/clarification, should use only the Registered email ID and mention following in the subject.
(i) Name of Course/ Post for Recruitmentand
(ii) Subject viz. Log-in Issues/Personal Details/ Education Qualification/ Choice of Subject/Sponsorship/Foreign National/Payment Issues/ Payment Refunds/Centre Choice Issues/Photograph Uploading/Signature Uploading/Thumb uploading/ Admit Card Issues/Counseling Issues/Any other Issues.

(The above should be entered in the “Subject” line of the email)
In addition, please write below mentioned information in the email content box before seeking any query/clarification:
(i) Candidate ID No.
(ii) Name of the candidate
(iii) Mobile Number
(iv) Specific query/clarification sought.

The email should be sent specifically to the email id mentioned for the respective examination.
Unless the above is followed, it would not possible for AIIMS to reply each mail.

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What are the documents required to be uploaded with my application?

No documents are required to be uploaded during the Online Registration /Application process, but you have to UPLOAD images of your Photograph, left thumb impression and signature at the time of registration.

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What are the instructions regarding OBC, SC, ST and PH certificates?

Please read Instructions given in the Prospectus regarding the above mentioned certificates carefully. The requirements/formats are clearly mentioned therein. Certificates as mentioned in the prospectus ONLY will be considered/accepted. In case candidates fail to produce the certificates (as per instructions provided), at time of Counseling, then they will not be permitted to participate in the Counseling.

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I have not completed my internship/will not complete my internship before the prescribed date for eligibility for this examination. Can I appear for the examination? I want to practice for future examinations.

Candidate who provides false information and appear for any AIIMS Entrance Examination may be debarred from all such examination in future and appropriate action may be taken. All data of candidates are likely to be matched with previous data & such instance will be identified and dealt with accordingly.

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Can I copy questions during the examination?

Copying of questions of AIIMS Entrance Examination is not permitted. Copying disseminating by any means, publishing etc. of questions is viewed seriously and such candidates are liable for facing appropriate action including debarring from future examination.

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I n case I do not have Birth Certificate/Caste Certificate/other certificate(s) in English or
Hindi but they are in a regional language, will it be acceptable for admission?
Certificates issued by the competent authorities should be in English or Hindi language. In case your certificates are in a regional language, you are advised to carry a Certified True Copy of the original (regional language) certificate, translated in to English/Hindi language, and also bring the original certificate in regional language at the time of admission.

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I f there is a discrepancy in spelling of name in documents and application form, what
should I do?

If there is discrepancy in spelling of name in documents, you must carry proof that the documents belong to you in the form of an affidavit.

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Where can I know about the fee structure / course duration etc. for AIIMS PG
[MD/MS/M.Ch.(6years)/DM(6years)/MDS] Entrance Examination?

Fee structure / course duration is available in the Prospectus on AIIMS website www.aiimsexams.org.

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Can I modify my choices of City of Examination after payment of Examination Fee through Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking?

No, after payment of Examination Fee through Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking , the
City for examination will not be changed.

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How much time will I be given to join the allotted course?

For AIIMS, New Delhi, th e Candidates will be required to join the course within stipulated time as mentioned in the Prospectus.

Regarding: Counselling

Details of counseling process allocation of seats and dates will be notified separately on the website www.aiimsexams.org


Regarding: Uploading Images

(P lease read the detailed instruction for uploading the images in the prospectus)

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What are the documents required to be uploaded with my application?

No documents are required to be uploaded during the Online Registration /Application process, but you have to UPLOAD images of your Photograph, left thumb impression and signature at the time of registration.

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What type of file do I need to upload in the images?

Save the scanned image as “Photograph.jpg" “Signature.jpg” & “Left Thumb Impression.jpg”
(supported formats include jpg/ jpeg, gif, png).

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What size of images do I need to upload?

Photograph: Draw a box having size 3.5 x 4.5 cms (width*length) on a plain white sheet and paste the photograph inside the box.

Signature: Draw a box of size 6 x 3 cms (width * length), on a plain white sheet and put the signature inside the box. Signature should be done with thick point Black/Blue pen only. Signatures having only Initials or done in CAPITAL letters are not acceptable. It should not be blurred while enlarging it.

Left Thumb Impression: Draw a box of size 4 x 3 cms (width * length) on a plain white sheet. The lines of the finger should be clearly visible in the print.

Select the area having images only, not the whole sheet and scan the images on 200 dpi. Keep the size of image between 10 KB to 100 KB for Photograph and 10 KB to 50 KB for Signature and Left thumb impression.

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I ve uploaded the wrong images by mistake, can I delete/change them?

You will receive an email from AIIMS to make changes the image(s) at a later date. Kindly check your email regularly and login to know the status of your application.

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Can I upload images taken a year ago with colour background?

Images with colour background are not acceptable. Photograph MUST be taken recently and should not be taken more than six months prior from the start of Online Registration. Only recent color passport size photograph with white background is required.

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Can I take photograph & other images by mobile phone camera for uploading in registration form?

Photograph should not be taken by mobile phone camera. Black & White / Polaroid photographs are NOT acceptable including “selfies”. Photograph should be taken professionally, so that it may not blur while enlarging it.