INI CET 2024: Exam Date (May 19), Registration Started, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

AIIMS has released the INI CET 2024 application form on 18 March 2024. The INI CET exam 2024 will be conducted from 19 May 2024. Check the complete details such as eligibility, syllabus, and exam pattern in this article.

INI CET 2024

All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) has released the INI CET 2024 exam date for the July session on the official website. The INI CET exam will be conducted on 19 May 2024. AIMS has released the INI CET Application Form for AIIMS PG 2024 on 18 March 2024. The last date to apply for basic registration is 12 April 2024. The application process includes several steps like basic registration, confirming the status of basic registration, generation of EUC code and final registration.

It is a Computer-based test conducted for 3 hours. INI CET exam has a negative marking of 1/3 for each correct answer the application fee for INI CET for the general category is Rs. 4000 and for the Reserve category is Rs. 3,200.

What is INI CET?

The full form of INI CET is the Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test. INI CET is an entrance exam conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi. The entrance exam is a gateway for admission to various postgraduate medical courses Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), Master of Chirurgiae (M.CH-6 years), Doctorate of Medicine (DM-6 years), and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) at the Institute of National Importance (INIs) across India. INI CET exam is conducted twice a year, January and July.

INI CET Score is valid for admission to 17 AIIMS institutes. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIMPER) Pondicherry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience (NIMHANAS) Bangalore, PGI Chandigarh, SCTIMST, Trivandrum among others. All these institutes take admission for PG through INI CET course, earlier the examination for these institutes used to be conducted separately.

INI CET Overview

Name of OrganizationAIIMS, New Delhi
Name of ExaminationINI CET 2024
Type of ExamNational Level
Exam frequencyTwice a year (January and July)
Mode of examComputer Based Test (online)
Courses offeredMD, MS, DM, M.Ch, MDS
Exam LanguageEnglish
Negative Marking1/3
Duration of exam3 Hours
Mode of examOnline

INI CET 2024 Exam Date

The All Indian Institute of Medical Science has announced the INICET 2024 exam date. The examination will be held on 19th May 2024 through an online computer-based test. Candidates can check the complete schedule for INI CET exam below.

INI CET 2024 July session registration18 March to 12 April 2024
Admit cardMay 2024
INI CET 2024 July session exam19 May 2024
ResultMay 2024

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INI CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for INI CET 2024 is set by AIIMS. Candidates before applying to INI CET entrance exam must meet the eligibility criteria. Generally, the candidate must be an Indian national, Additionally, OCI/NRI and Foreign Nationals can apply. There is no age limit to apply for the INICET exam. Also, candidates can attempt as many times as they can. Check the INI CET eligibility criteria 2024 below.

AIIMS PG Education Qualification

Candidates should have MBBS/BDS degree from a recognised Institute and should complete a 12th-month internship before 31st January 2024. There is no age limit to apply for INI CET 2024.

AIIMS PG Minimum Qualifying Marks

Candidates belonging to General, OBC, GEN PWD must score 55%. Also, the candidate belongs to SC/ST/SC-PWD/ST-PWD 50%.

INI CET 2024 Application Form

The INI CET 2024 Application form has now available on the official website. Interested candidates can apply online through the official website at The INI CET registration form 2024 began on 18 April 2024. Candidate are advised to fill their application form correctly otherwise their application form will be rejected.

INI CET 2024 Application Process

According to the PAAR system, the INI CET exam application form can be filled into stages – basic registration and final registration. In basic registration, candidates need to register themselves and have to upload a passport-size photograph. While in the final stage of registration candidate needs to fill out the academic, contact, internship registration and other details also candidate needs to pay the application fee, and select the exam choice. Candidates can follow these steps for INICET Application Process 2024.

INI CET 2024 Application Fees

The INI CET application fees for is necessary to submit the application form. The INICET application fees for the general and OBC category is Rs. 4000. While the application fee for SC, ST, EWS is Rs. 3200. The application fee can be paid through online mode such as debit card/credit card/net banking UPI etc. Candidate can look for the details of application fee below.

CategoryINI CET Application Fees
GeneralRs. 4000
OBCRs. 4000
ST/SCRs. 3200
EWSRs. 3200

Steps to Apply For INI CET 2024

Candidates can follow these steps to apply for INI CET application process 2024.

  • Firstly visit the official website of AIIMS at
  • Afterwards, click on new basic registration
  • Fill the personal details such as full name, parent’s name, identity proof, contact number, address etc
  • Now upload the passport-size photograph and signature and left thumb impression for the successful completion of basic registration of INI CET 2024.
  • Check the specifications below:
Passport size photographBetween 50 KB 200 KBJPG/JPEG
SignatureBetween 20 KB to 100 KBJPG/JPEG
Left hand thumb impressionBetween 20 KB 200 KBJPG/JPEG
  • Click on INI CET final registration process
  • Now fill out the remaining application form with the academic, qualification and contact details.
  • Afterward pay the application fees through net banking/credit card/debit card.
  • After submitting the INI CET application free candidate needs to choose the exam centre.
  • Finally, print out the application form for future reference.

INI CET 2024 Exam Pattern

The INI CET exam for post-graduation is conducted through a computer-based test for 3 hours (180 minutes). The INI CET 2024 paper comprises of 200 objective questions in English Language. The candidate will be awarded 1 marks for each correct answer. And there is a negative marking of 1/3. Look at the INI CET Exam Pattern 2024.

ParticularsINI CET 2024 Pattern
Mode of exam computer-based test
Language of ExamEnglish
Duration of Exam180 minutes
Nature of QuestionsMultiple-choice question
Number of Questions200

INI CET 2024 Syllabus

The INI CET Syllabus comprise of subjects from the undergraduate medical Curriculum like pre-clinical, Para clinical, and clinical subjects. Candidate can check the details syllabus for INI CET 2024 below:

SubjectINI CET Syllabus
Pre-clinicalBiochemistry, Physiology, Anatomy
Para clinicalPathology, Microbiology, Forensic, Medicine, Pharmacology, Community Medicine
Clinical subjectsObstetrics, Gynaecology, Community Medicine, Paediatrics, Clinical Postings,
Surgery & Allied Subjects, Medicine and allied subjects

College Accepting INI CET Score

  • AIIMS Delhi
  • AIIMS Bhopal
  • AIIMS Bhubaneshwar
  • AIIMS Jodhpur
  • AIIMS Nagpur
  • AIIMS Patna
  • AIIMS Raipur
  • AIIMS Rishikesh
  • AIIMS Bibinagar
  • AIIMS Bathinda
  • AIIMS Deoghar
  • AIIMS Manglagiri
  • AIIMS Raebareli
  • AIIMS Kalyani
  • AIIMS Bilaspur
  • AIIMS Gorakhpur
  • SCTIMST, Trivandrum
  • JIPMER Puducherry
  • NIMHANS Bangalore
  • PGIMER Chandigarh

FAQs on INI CET 2024

What is INI CET?

INI CET stands for Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test. It is a national-level entrance exam conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi for admission to various postgraduate medical courses.

Which institute participate in INI CET?

Institute participates in INI CET clude various in campuses across India such as JIPMER Pondicherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh, and SCTIMST Trivandrum etc.

What courses are offered in INI CET?

INI CET offers admission to postgraduate courses such as MD (Doctor of Medicine), MS (Master of Surgery), DM (Doctorate of Medicine) and MDS (Master of Dental Surgery).

What is the eligibility criteria for INI CET?

To be eligible for INI CET candidate must pose and MBBS degree for MD/MS/DM/M.Ch. Courses or BDS degree from MBS courses from an institution recognized by MCI or DCI.

What is the exam pattern for INI CET?

The INI CET is conducted through a computer-based test and comprises of multiple-choice questions. The exam covers clinical, pre-clinical, and para-clinical subjects.

Is there is any negative marking in INI CET 2024?

Yes there is a negative marking in INI CET. For each incorrect answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.

When is INI CET conducted?

INI CET to twice a year for admission to admission to the January and July sessions.

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