INI CET 2022 – All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has announced the exam date for INI CET 2022 January session. The exam will be held on November 14, 2021. The basic registration for January 2022 is also currently going on and it will end on October 9, 2021. Also, now the candidates can generate their EUC and complete the application form. Interested aspirants can apply online at aiimsexams.ac.in. Through INI CET score, candidates are offered admission in PG medical courses like MDS, DM, MS, MCh, MD.
Those who qualify Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI CET 2022) exams are granted admission in eight (08) renowned AIIMS across the country and other institutes like JIPMER Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh & SCTIMST Trivandrum. For more details on INI CET 2022 entrance exam, scroll down the page below.
INI CET 2022
INI CET 2022 Important Dates
INI CET is a computer-based entrance test and the percentile score obtained in the entrance exam is used as eligibility for admission for postgraduate seats in all participating INIs. Candidates can check the schedule for the release of the INI CET 2022 exam from the table below.
|INI CET 2022||Important Dates|
|Release of INI CET 2022 January application form||10 Sep 2021 (5:00 pm)|
|Last date to submit the application form||09 Oct 2021 (by 5:00 pm)|
|Status of basic registration||11 Oct 2021|
|Last date to edit the rejected images||13 Oct 2021|
|Final status of accepted registration and basic registration||14 Oct 2021|
|Completion of application form (Generation of EUC, completion of entering the details in the form, uploading of certificates), editing of basic information|
|Date of checking the status of application form||25 Oct 2021|
|Last date to submit the documents||29 Oct 2021|
|Final status of online registration||08 Nov 2021|
|Release of INI CET 2022 admit card||08 Nov 2021|
|INI CET 2022 exam date||14 Nov 2021 (9.00 AM – 12.00 PM)|
|Declaration of INI CET result 2022||To be notified|
INI CET 2022: Overview
|INI CET Details||Particulars|
|Exam name||Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI CET)|
|Purpose of exam||Replaced INIs PG entrance exam – AIIMS PG, JIPMER PG, PGIMER, and NIMHANS|
|Exam Conducting body||AIIMS, New Delhi|
|Level of examination||National level|
|Number of exam session||Twice – January and July session|
|Mode of INI CET||Computer-based mode (Online)|
|List of Courses offered||MD, MS, DM-6 years, MCh-6 years, MDS|
|INI CET participating institutes||AIIMS, New Delhi|
|Total seats offered||872 seats|
INI CET 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Aspirants who wish to apply for INI CET 2022 can take a look at the eligibility criteria for the respective course in which they wish to take admission.
- Apirants should have an MBBS degree for MD/MS and BDS degree for admission in MDS course from an Institute as recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI)/Dental Council of India (DCI).
- Candidates should also have completed one year of rotatory internship and must have a completion certificate.
- Aspirants should have secure a minimum of 55% aggregate in MBBS in case of General category, while, 50% in case of SC/ST category.
- Moreover, you must have also obtained the registration certificate issued by the MCI/DCI or State Medical Council/State Dental Council (SMC/SDC).
INI CET 2022 Application Form
AIIMS, New Delhi has introduced the PAAR registration process (Prospective Applicants Advanced Registration). INI CET 2022 application form is divided into two parts – Part A and Part B. In Part A, aspirants can do the Basic Registration which includes filling in their personal details and uploading passport size photographs. After Part A is over, Exam Unique Code (RUC) is generated for the registered candidates.
In Part B, candidates will complete the Final Registration which includes the following.
- Filling in other details like academic, contact, internship, registration, etc.
- Application Fee payment.
- Selecton of the examination center.
- Application form confirmation print out.
INI CET 2022 Application Fee
In order to submit the INI CET 2022 application form, candidates will need to pay the following amount of the application fee.
|General /OBC Candidates/Foreign National applicant||Rs. 2000|
|SC/ST/EWS applicant||Rs. 1500|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwD)||No application fee|
Mode of payment – The application fee as mentioned above can be paid by online mode only through Debit card / Credit Card / Netbanking.
INI CET 2022 Admission Process
AIIMS conducts the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI CET) in three sequential phases. In order to secure admission to your preferred college, it is important that you successfully complete all the phases of the entrance exam.
- Phase I – Application
- Phase II – Examination
- Phase III – Seat Allocation
Read about INI CET 2022 syllabus here
INI CET 2022 Exam Pattern
In order to prepare for the entrance exam, it is important that the candidates should be well aware of the details of the examination, like the mode of the exam, the number of questions, duration o the test, etc. From below, candidates can check INI CET 2022 exam pattern.
Mode of the exam – It is a Computer-based test.
Duration of the exam – The exam is for a total of 3 hours (180 minutes)
Type of questions – The objective type of questions of varying types including Single Correct Choice and Multiple Correct Choice questions
Number of questions – There will be a total of 200 questions
INI CET 2022 Admit Card
INI CET 2022 admit card is released online mode at the official website of AIIMS. Candidates who have complete both parts of the application process are issued the admit card. It will consist of details like the candidate’s personal information, exam date and time, examination center address. The hard copy of the INI CET admit card is a mandatory document to be carried on the day of the examination.
How to Download INI CET Admit Card 2022?
- Visit the offiical website of AIIMS at aiimsexams.ac.in.
- On the homepage of the website, click on the link for INI CET 2022 admit card.
- Login to your dashboard by entering Registration ID, Password and Exam Unique Code (EUC).
- Submit the login details.
- Once you submit the details, the admit card is then displayed on the screen.
- Download and take a print out of the INI CET hall ticket 2022 to carry it on the day of the examination.
INI CET 2022 Cutoff
Along with INI CET 2022 merit list, AIIMS New Delhi shall also release the cut-off for the entrance exam. INI CET 2022 cut off is released for unreserved / EWS / OBC / SC / ST / PwBD categories. INI CET cutoff is considered as the last rank and equivalent percentile for the candidates who have qualified for the seat allotment process for INI CET.
Until INI CET Cut Off is released for the January 2022 session, you can take a look at the previous session’s category-wise INI CET cutoff for MD/MS/DM/MCh and MDS courses from the table below.
INI CET January 2021 Cut Off for MD/MS/DM(6years)/MCh(6years)
|Unreserved – PwBD||35987||45.981|
|EWS – PwBD||32478||51.017|
|OBC – PwBD||36237||45.446|
|SC – PwBD||—||—|
|ST – PwBD||32232||51.511|
INI CET January 2021 Cut Off for MDS
|Unreserved – PwBD||4016||49.597|
|EWS – PwBD||—||—|
|OBC – PwBD||—||—|
|SC – PwBD||3634||54.496|
|ST – PwBD||—||—|
INI CET 2022 Result
AIIMS, New Delhi releases INI CET 2022 result online in pdf format. It is released in the form of a merit list which includes details like roll number, category, All India Rank, category rank, percentile scores, etc. Candidates should note that the AIIMS do not send the INI CET result 2022 individually. Those who secure the minimum required percentile are considered qualified for the entrance exam.
INI CET 2022 Merit List
INI CET 2022 merit list for the January session is released online at the official website, aiimsexams.ac.in. It consists of details of the candidates who are eligible for counseling. INI CET merit list 2022 contains candidates eight times the total number of seats as available in all Institute of National Importance. Reportedly, last year, a total of 5911 MD/MS/DM/MCh candidates were included in the merit list, whereas for MDS, a total of 113 candidates were called for the admission process.
INI CET 2022 Counselling
Candidates who qualify in the entrance exam with the minimum cut-off percentile are eligible to participate in the INI CET 2022 counseling process. For the counseling, candidates will need to register by entering their personal, academic, internship, and other details. After this, the eligible candidates are required to process their choices of colleges as well as specialties. Based on the choices as submitted by the candidates, seats available, reservation criteria, and other facts, the candidates are allotted a seat.
INI CET 2022 Seat Details
Candidates can check the specialty-wise INI CET seat matrix and institutes from the table below. It is to be noted that the INI CET seat matrix 2022 for the January session will be updated as soon as it is available on the AIIMS official website. However, until then, you can through the previous year’s seat matrix from below.
INI CET Seats for AIIMS
|Name of AIIMS Institute||MD/MS/DM/MCh seats||MDS seats||Total seats|
|AIIMS New Delhi||158||12||170|
INI CET Seats for NIMHANS
|Subject / Speciality||Psychiatry||Psychiatry (Karnataka Domicile Category)||Psychiatry (North – Eastern Domicile)|
Official website: aiimsexams.ac.in
FAQs for INI CET 2022
Ans. Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test or shortly as it is known as INI CET is a national-level examination conducted by AIIMS Delhi. This examination is now conducted in replace of PGIMER, JIPMER PG, NIMHANS Entrance Test, and AIIMS PG.
Ans. Yes, AIIMS Delhi will conduct INI CET 2022 for January and July sessions.
Ans. To take admission in MD/MS in AIIMS, candidates will need to appear for the INI CET exam.
Ans. Based on the analysis given by the candidates who appear for INI CET in the previous sessions, the exam was a moderate difficulty level. Few candidates also mentioned that the image-based questions were a bit tricky. However, overall the paper was Moderate.
Ans. As per the notification released, it has been mentioned that those who have applied earlier and whose registration and basic candidate information have been accepted for January 2019, July 2019, January 2020, July 2020, January 2021, and July 2021 session are not required to fill the registration and basic candidate information again.
Ans. Yes, those whose registration and basic candidate information was incomplete or rejected due to “incomplete or invalid images” are allowed to complete the application process for iNI CET 2022.