INI-CET 2023 – All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi invites online applications for Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI-CET) July 2023 for admission to PG courses [MD/MS/M.Ch.(6years)/ DM(6years)/ MDS] of AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh & SCTIMST Trivandrum and other AIIMS ((Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Bibinagar, Bathinda, Deoghar, Mangalagiri, Raebareli, Kalyani and Bilaspur etc) for July 2023 session.
INI-CET 2023 exam is scheduled to be held on 07 May 2023 for July session.
Check here full details on INI-CET 2023 July Session.
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Full form of INI-CET is Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi conducts the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test or INI CET exam for admission to PG courses such as Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS), Doctorate of Medicine (DM), Master of Chirurgiae (MCh). INI CET exam is conducted twice a year for January and July sessions.
INI CET 2023 July Session
INI-CET 2023 July Session will be conducted on 07th May, 2023 (Sunday).
INI-CET 2023 score will be used for PG courses [MD/MS/M.Ch.(6years)/ DM(6years)/MDS] of AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh & SCTIMST Trivandrum and other AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Bibinagar, Bathinda, Deoghar, Mangalagiri, Raebareli, Kalyani and Bilaspur etc.)
INI CET 2023 July Session Highlights
Candidates can refer to the table below for quick highlights of INI CET 2023 July session:
|Name of the examination||Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI CET)|
|Exam conducting authority||AIIMS, New Delhi|
|Exam level||Postgraduate exam at the National level|
|Exam frequency||Twice a year (January and July)|
|Mode of exam||Computer-based test (Online)|
|Courses offered||MD, MS, DM, M.Ch, MDS|
|Exam duration||3 hours|
|Marking scheme||+1 mark for correct response -1/3 mark for incorrect response No mark for unattempted question|
|Language/medium of exam||English|
College Accepting INI CET Exam Score
- AIIMS Delhi
- AIIMS Bhopal
- AIIMS Bhubaneswar
- AIIMS Jodhpur
- AIIMS Nagpur
- AIIMS Patna
- AIIMS Raipur
- AIIMS Rishikesh
- AIIMS Bibinagar
- AIIMS Bathinda
- AIIMS Deoghar
- AIIMS Manglagiri
- AIIMS Raebareli
- AIIMS Kalyani
- AIIMS Bilaspur
- SCTIMST Trivandrum
- JIPMER Puducherry
- NIMHANS Bangalore
- PGIMER Chandigarh
INI CET score will be used for admission in these courses-
- Doctor of Medicine (MD),
- Master of Surgery (MS),
- Master of Dental Surgery (MDS),
- Doctorate of Medicine (DM),
- Master of Chirurgiae (MCh)
INI CET 2023 Seat Matrix
AIIMS Delhi will release the seat position for INI CET 2023 July session.
In INI CET Jan 2023 Session a total of 1,361 seats were allocated. The institute-wise seats in Jan session have been listed in the table below:
|Name of Institute||Total seats|
|AIIMS New Delhi||193|
INI CET 2023 July Session Schedule
|INI CET 2023 Basic registration Starts||07 March, 2023|
|Last date to register||25 March, 2023 (by 5:00 pm)|
|Status of basic registration & last date for correction of rejected images||28-31 March, 2023|
|Basic registration final status||03 April, 2023 (by 5:00 pm)|
|INI CET 2023 Exam Unique Code (EUC) generation and Completion of Application form, Editing of completion of Application form||24 March to 10 April, 2023|
|Uploading of a valid certificate||24 April to 07 May, 2023|
|Status of final registration & last date to submit required documents||14 April,2023 to 15 April, 2023 (05:00 pm)|
|Final Status of online registration & uploading of INI CET admit card 2022||01 May, 2023|
|INI CET 2023 Exam||07 May, 2023|
|INI CET 2023 Result||13 May, 2023|
|INI CET 2023 Counselling Begins||To be announced|
INI CET 2023 July Session Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria are mentioned under this section are limited to application and examination component of INI-CET. Kindly note that eligibility criteria for admission into postgraduate courses in different INIs may vary and applicants must read Part B of the prospectus of each for INIs for details.
(A) For Indian National
A candidate must possess MBBS degree for MD/MS/DM-6yrs/MCH-6yrs and BDS degree for MDS courses of a University recognized by the National Medical Commission/Medical Council of India as notified by Govt. of India and Dental Council of India respectively and must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 31st July, 2023 for all INIs except *PGIMER Chandigarh.
[For Dental courses candidature will be as per DCI endorsement No.DE-130-2011/B-4978, dated 13.12.2011, DCI Revised BDS Course (4th Amendment) Regulation-2011 published in Gazette notification (Extraordinary) Part-III, Section-4, dated 9.12.2011].
Candidates who complete their internship after 31st July, 2023 are not eligible for Registration in this examination.
*“Those candidates who have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before 30th June, 2023 are eligible to admission for PG courses at PGIMER Chandigarh”
A candidate may be eligible for admission into any INIs or only at some specific INIs depending upon fulfillment of eligibility criteria applicable to respective INIs (details in Part B of Prospectus of respective INIs). Making Seat Choices & order of preference after declaration of result will be allowed provisionally as per applicable eligibility criteria of admission into respective INI.
(II) Minimum Marks in MBBS/ BDS or equivalent Examinations
The Indian National, who has obtained eligibility degree in India, must have obtained a minimum of the following marks (aggregate of all professional MBBS/BDS professional examinations):
- For candidates belonging to the SC/ST Categories 50% marks in aggregate
- For all other categories including OBC/EWS Category 55% marks in aggregate
- For Persons with Benchmark Disabilities [PWBD] candidates the minimum aggregate as provided in (a) and (b) will be applicable for the category to which the candidate belongs shall apply.
It has been observed that applicants fill total marks of the first or third professional examination instead of Aggregate all MBBS / BDS Professional (4 years) exams marks which is incorrect. Aggregate of all professional MBBS/BDS professional examinations is required to be filled. In case of supplementary exam in one or more subject, please use only the marks (Obtained) for successful completion.
For Sponsored Candidates (Indian National)
The eligibility of Sponsored Candidates with respect to the minimum marks in aggregate in all the MBBS/BDS professional examinations will be the same as for candidates as mentioned above in points (ii)a, (ii)b and (ii)c as applicable.
It is mandatory to upload valid Sponsored certificate in the Completion of Application on or before closing dates as mentioned in Important Dates Section of PART-A. Please note that candidates must have to submit original sponsored certificate at the time of admission, failing which, their candidature will be cancelled.
For Indian National graduated from Foreign Universities
For Indian National candidates who have graduated from foreign Universities, marks obtained in the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduate Examination) conducted by National Board of Examination (NBE), shall be considered in lieu of aggregate marks. The eligibility criteria of minimum marks shall remain as mentioned above in points (ii)a, (ii)b and (ii)c as applicable.
(B) For Foreign National candidates
A candidate must possess MBBS degree for MD/MS/DM-6yrs/MCH-6yrs and BDS degree for MDS courses and must have completed the required period of 12 months compulsory rotating Internship/Practical training on or before as per mentioned in the Part A above.
Candidates are required to obtain a certificate of grading system from applicable University/ Institution to determine the value of grading in percentage. The marks calculated accordingly must be filled in “Marks Column” for Completion of Application for July 2023 Session of INI-CET) before due date.
The eligibility of applicants with respect to the minimum marks in aggregate in all the MBBS/BDS professional examinations will be 55% aggregate or equivalent.
No Objection Certificate (NOC)Foreign National: The No Objection Certificate (NOC) obtained from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of India, should be submitted to the Examination Section on or before dates as mentioned in Important Dates Tab. Kindly note that no objection certificate obtained solely from Ministry of External Affairs is NOT considered as valid NOC for INICET.
Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)
Overseas Citizen of India candidates can apply against Foreign National seats. OCI candidates are not required to obtained NOC, however must upload the scan copy of OCI card on or before date(s) mentioned in Important Dates Section of Prospectus Part-A.
INI CET 2023 July Session Application Process
The application process consists of three sequential stages.
- Stage 1.Registration & Basic Candidate Information
- Stage 2.Generation of Exam Unique Code (EUC) for application for INI-CET, July 2023
- Stage 3.Completion of Application for INI-CET, July 2023
Steps to Fill Application Form
Stage 1: Registration & Basic Candidate Information
The applicants whose Registration & Basic Candidate Information has been earlier accepted for previous postgraduate examination conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi, are NOT required to register again. They can directly proceed for the Stage 2 (Generation of Exam Unique Code, [EUC], for application for INI-CET, July 2023) after logging in at the Registration & Basic Candidate Information Zone using their Registration ID and Password.
Registration & Basic Candidate Information is one-time process to be done by applicants for appearing in postgraduate courses. It consists of initial registering of the applicant with the ITsystem for generation of Registration ID and Password. The applicant is then required to complete the Registration & Basic Candidate Information with necessary personal information and uploading of images (photo, sign, left thumb impression). The Registration & Basic Candidate Information is accepted or rejected on the basis of quality and format of images uploaded by applicants.
It is necessary to have an accepted Registration & Basic Candidate Information to be able to proceed for Generation of Exam Unique Code (EUC) and subsequent Completion of Application for INI-CET July 2023.
Instructions for uploading images
Instructions for preparation and uploading of images of photo, signature and left thumb impression can be accessed through How to upload images Tab at page for Registration & Basic Candidate Information. Applicants are requested to carefully read and follow instruction to avoid rejection.
Stage 2: Generation of Exam Unique Code (EUC) for application for INI-CET, July 2023
An accepted Registration & Basic Candidate Information including images of photo, signature and thumb impression) is pre-requisite for generation of code. A code is required to be generated to indicate applicant’s desire to apply for INI-CET July 2023. The code is specific to each instance of examination and is required to be generated afresh for INI-CET July 2023. If applicant has previously generated code for earlier examinations, the same cannot be used for INI-CET July 2023
Stage 3: Completion of Application for INI-CET July 2023
An accepted Registration & Basic Candidate Information including images of photo, signature and thumb impression) is pre-requisite for generation of code and application for INI-CET July 2023. After the code is generated for INI-CET July 2023, applicant is required to proceed for applying for INI-CET, July 2023 at the Completion of Application page. A valid registration ID, password and Exam Unique Code (EUC) for INI-CET, July 2023 is required to be able to logging in for Completion of the Application form. The applicant must ensure that all the steps of the application form are completed on or before due date and time (kindly see Important Dates Tab for detailed time schedule).
Applicant must ensure that their Email IDs and mobile phone numbers given in their online application form are valid and active.
Application fee is to be paid at the time of application for the INI-CET, July 2023 (Completion of Application) in online mode. The application fees are mentioned in table below:
|General /OBC Candidates/Foreign National/OCI applicant||₹ 4000|
|SC/ST/EWS applicant||₹ 3200|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities||NIL|
INI CET 2023 July Session Exam Pattern
|Mode of exam||Computer based test|
|Duration||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Number of questions||200|
|Type of questions||Objective type of questions of varying types (including Single Correct Choice and Multiple Correct Choice questions.|
|Correct answer||One mark (+1)|
|Incorrect answer||Minus one third (-1/3)|
The percentile scores in INI-CET will be used to determine eligibility for admission for postgraduate seats in all participating INIs. The minimum percentile cut-off required for applicants will be as follows:
- For seats under Unreserved (UR), EWS, Sponsored & Foreign Nationals [including Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)] will be 50th percentile.
- For OBC, SC, ST, PwBD, and Bhutanese Nationals (PGI-Chandigarh only) seats will be 45th percentile.
INI CET 2023 July Session Admit Card
Candidates who have completed the application process successfully can download INI CET 2023 Admit Card. Steps to download the admit card –
- Go to the official website of AIIMS at https://www.aiimsexams.ac.in
- Click on INI-CET 2023 Admit Card.
- Login with the credential such as registration ID and password.
- INI CET 2023 Admit Card will be displayed on the screen
- Check all the information on the admit card
- Download and take a printout of admit card
INI CET Preparation Tips
- First of all check latest INI CET pattern and syllabus.
- Prepare a plan to cover the whole INI CET syllabus and Make a time-table to allocate dedicated hours to each subject.
- Solving practice papers and the mock test to discover your strong and weak areas that helps in better preparation.
- Effective practice especially during the last month can prove to be highly beneficial for answering MCQ-type questions correctly.
INI CET 2023 July Session Results
INI CET 2023 July Session Result will be declared on 13 May, 2023. Candidates can check result by the following steps.
- Go to the website of AIIMS at https://www.aiimsexams.ac.in
- Click on the link for INI CET 2023 Result
- INI CET 2023 Result PDF will be displayed on the screen
- Check the details such as roll number of the candidate, category, all India rank, percentile score, etc on the result and download it.
- Take a printout of the result.
INI CET 2023 July Session Counselling Process
INI CET 2023 Counselling process for the July session candidates will begin after the declaration of results.
The seat allocation for the available postgraduate seats in participating INIs shall be done through online mode only.
The seat allocation shall be conducted for at least Two (2) Rounds followed by Open Round. Additional Rounds of seat allocation may be done before the Open Round, if needed.
The detailed time schedules will be announced in due course of time.
For 1st and 2nd Round of seat allocation, qualified candidates will be called for Seat Allocation from the list of eligible candidates for admission.
The seat allocation shall be done in order of merit, choices made by the candidate and as per the reservation policies of individual INIs with regards to Institutional Preference, Community reservation (OBC, SC, ST, EWS etc.) and PwBD as applicable, through a process of Institute-wise Synchronization of Seat Allocation (In SAS). The institution specific policies will be mentioned in Part B of the Prospectus of individual INIs. The detailed procedure of Institute-wise Synchronized Allocation of Seats (In SAS) detail process will be published in due course of time. Postgraduate seats remaining vacant even after the Open Round may be filled by conduct of ‘Spot Round’ by individual INIs after due approval of their competent authority.
|INI CET 2023 July Session Notification||Click Here|
|INI CET 2023 July Session Prospectus||Click Here|
|INI CET 2023 July Session Application Form||Click Here|
|Latest Admission Notification||Latest Admission Notification|
INI CET 2023 (Jan)
|Registration and Basic candidate information for admission to PG courses of INIs for January 2023 session will start from||05th September 2022|
|Last date for basic registration||26th September 2022|
|Status of Registration and Basic information and last date of correction of rejected Images||30th September 2022 to 03rd October 2022|
|Final Status of Accepted Registration and Basic information||06th October 2022 (by 5 pm)|
|Generation of Examination Unique Code (EUC) /Completion of Application form/Editing of completion of Application form||12th October 2022 to 25th October 2022|
|Uploading of valid Certificate/Card||12th October 2022 to 13th November 2022|
|Date(s) of checking status of Completion of application form & Last date of submission of required documents.||28th October 2022 (11 am) to 31st October 2022 (05 pm)|
|Final Status of online Registration and uploading of admit card on AIIMS website||07th November 2022 (Monday|
|Date of Examination||Sunday, 13th November 2022 (timing 09 AM – 12 Noon)|