INI CET 2024: Counselling (Started), Seat Allotment (Out), Cut Off

AIIMS Nursing 2024INI CET 2024 Seat Allotment (1st Round) has been released on 22nd June 2024 for July Session. Exam is organised in two session – January & July. It is a national-level entrance exam conducted by AIIMS, New Delhi twice in the year. INI CET stands for Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test. This exam is conducted for the candidates seeking admission in 6 year PG medical courses (MD/ MS/ M.Ch/ DM). Qualified candidates in the entrance exam can get admission into various medical renowned institutions for PG medical admissions. Qualifying candidates in this INI CET exam will offer admission into top most institutions such as AIIMS, JIPMER, NIMHANS and PGIMER.

Through this article given below candidates can get complete information related to INI CET 2024 exam i.e. exam dates, result, cut off etc.

Result Exam Dates Eligibility

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INI CET 2024 Notifications – Allotment Out (July Session)

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INI CET 2024 Overview

Exam NameINI CET 2024
Conducting BodyAll India Institute of Medical Sciences
Participating institutesAIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, NIMHAN, SCTIMST
No of Sessions2 sessions – January & July
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Courses OfferedPG medical courses – MD/ MS/ DM/ M.Ch/ MDS (6 years)
Application ModeOnline mode
Exam ModeOnline mode (CBT)

INI CET 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can check the official INI CET exam dates 2024 given below:

For July Session (For MD/ MS – 6 yrs):

EventsDates 2024 (Official)
Online Application18th March 2024
Application form Last date of submission12th April 2024
Status of Registration & Basic information13th to 15th April 2024
Final status of accepted registration & basic information16th April 2024
Generation of Examination Unique Code (EUC) & editing of form5th to 26th April 2024
Uploading of valid certificate4th April to 19th May 2024
Date of checking status of Completion of application form & Last date of submission of required documents.2nd to 4th May 2024
Final status of online registration & uploading of admit card13th May 2024
Exam Date19th May 2024
Result Declaration25th May 2024
Counselling Starts11th June 2024

For January Session (For MD/ MS-6 yrs):

EventsDates 2024
Notification15th September 2023
Registration & Basic Information15th September 2023
Last date for registration5th October 2023
Status of Registration & Basic information6th October 2023
Last date of basic registration7th October 2023
Final status of accepted registration & basic information8th October 2023
Generation of Examination Unique Code (EUC) & editing of form30th September 2023
Last date14th October 2023
Last date of uploading5th November 2023
Status of completion of application form17th October 2023
Last date of submission18th October 2023
Final status of online registration & uploading of admit card30th October 2023
INI CET Exam Date5th November 2023
Announcement of result11th November 2023
Counselling started28th November 2023

INI CET 2024 Result

The authority has released the INI CET 2024 result through online mode on 11th November 2023 for January session. For July session, it has been declared on 25th May 2024. Only participating candidates in the examination can access the result from the website. After the few days from the completion of the entrance exam, the INI CET result has been declared.

It will consist of candidate’s performance in the entrance exam. Candidates are advised to keep the result safe till the completion of the admission procedure. Candidates are required to provide their login details to download the result.

INI CET 2024 Cut Off

Cut off of the INI CET 2024 will be set for various categories according to the various parameters. On the basis of various factors such as number of appearing candidates, qualified candidates, performance in qualifying exam, marks/ rank secured, etc the cut off will be decided.

The expected INI CET 2024 cut off marks will be different for various category candidates given below:

  • 50% for General Category
  • 45% for OBC (NCL) category
  • 40% for SC/ST category
  • Cutoff of the respective category for PWBD category candidates

INI CET 2024 Counselling

Separate counselling procedure is organized by the authority for both the INI CET 2024 sessions. Shortlisted candidates in the entrance exam are allowed to participate in the counselling round from 28th November 2023 for January session.

Counselling for July session, has been started from 11th June 2024. Qualified candidates can register themselves for the counselling process through online mode only. There are various rounds in the INI CET counselling 2024 procedure.

Seats have been allotted to the candidates on the basis of their rank in the merit list. Candidates also have to carry some of the important documents for the verification procedure. For open round, counselling has been started from 19th January 2024.

Documents Required for Verification Procedure:

  • Mark sheet of MBBS/ BDS 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Professional Examination
  • INI CET PG 2024 admit card
  • INI CET 2024 Rank Card
  • MBBS/ BDS Degree certificate
  • Certification of completing the internship
  • Medical registration certificate
  • Permanent/ Provisional Registration certificate
  • 10th/12th/ Birth certificate for the proof of DOB
  • Counselling Call Letter
  • Category certificate
  • Registration slip, etc

Participating Institutes of INI CET 2024

Following are the participating institutes of INI CET 2024:

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Deoghar
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Mangalagiri
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore
  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bathinda
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bibinagar

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: Yes, candidates must have 55% marks to be eligible for the exam.

Answer: Yes, the INI CET 2024 correction facility will also be provided by the authority.

Answer: No, INI CET 2024 exam will be conducted in English medium only.

Answer: No, INI CET 2024 application fee can be submitted through online mode only.

Answer: Yes, 1/3 marks is deducted for each incorrect response in the exam.

Answer: Yes, appearing candidates in the final year of MBBS degree will be eligible to apply for the INI CET 2024 exam.

Answer: No, there is no upper age limit to apply for INI CET 2024 exam.

INI CET 2024 Application Form

Given below are the complete details related to INI CET 2024 Application Form:

  • The registration form has been available through online mode only. No offline mode is available to submit the form.
  • Registration is done twice in a year. From 15th September 2023 the application form for January session has been started.
  • Final registration & EUC generation has been started from 10th April 2024.
  • For July session, the application form has been released on 18th March 2024.
  • Only eligible candidates are allowed to fill the application form on the website.
  • Candidates are advised to fulfil the eligibility criteria first before filling out the application form.
  • Applicants are required to fill the details carefully in the application form including educational, personal etc.
  • The authority has also provide the correction facility to the registered candidates for modification in the form.
  • Candidates have to submit the application form before the deadline on the website.
  • Lastly, take the printout of the application form for the further usage in the admission procedure.

Application Fee:

  • Application fee is submitted through online mode only.
  • No offline mode is available to submit the application fee.
  • Candidates can use Credit Card, Debit Card, Net banking, UPI and Paytm payment gateways for transaction of fee.

The application fee for the different categories are given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
For General/ OBC candidatesRs. 4000/-
For SC/ ST candidatesRs. 3200/-
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD)Exempted from application fee

How to Apply for INI CET 2024

  • Step-1: Visit the website of INI CET (Link is given above).
  • Step-2: Click on the “New Candidates” link on the homepage.
  • Step-3: Fill the application form with basic details.
  • Step-4: After registration, login into the application form.
  • Step-5: Provide the details like name, parent name, date of birth, and other details.
  • Step-6: Now upload the scanned documents in the given specification.
  • Step-7: Pay the prescribed amount of online application fee.
  • Step-8: Submit the application form and keep it safe for later usage.

INI CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must go through the INI CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria given below before filling the form:

  • Nationality: Candidates of Indian nationals, Overseas Citizens of India (OCI)/ NRI, foreign national will be able to apply for the exam.
  • To appear in the entrance exam, foreign candidates will not be required to nominated by the Government.
  • Qualifying Marks: In the qualifying degree applicants must have scored minimum aggregate of 55% marks (50% for reserved category candidates or foreign nationals).
  • Qualification: Applying candidates must have MBBS degree for MD/MS/DM-6 yrs/ MCH-6 yrs and BDS degree for MDS courses from University recognized by NMC/MCI & must have completed required period of 12 months rotating internship/practical training on or before 31st January 2024.

Note: Those applicants who have completed the required period of 12 months mandatory rotating internship/practical training on or before 31st December, 2024 will be eligible to admission for PG courses at PGIMER Chandigarh.

INI CET 2024 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check out the given INI CET 2024 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: In online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode, exam is conducted.
  • Medium: Paper is available in English medium only.
  • Duration: Total 180 minutes will be given to solve the MD/MS paper.
  • Type of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) asked in the exam.
  • Total Questions: For MDS paper total 90 questions will be asked and 200 questions in Md/ MS exam.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct answer and 1/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.

Check subject wise questions distribution table below:

SubjectsNo. of questions
Aptitude & Logical Thinking10

INI CET 2024 Syllabus

The INI CET 2024 syllabus is based on the higher secondary level. The syllabus covers various subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, GK & Aptitude test.

Detailed syllabus of the INI CET is mentioned below:

For ChemistrySection A: General and Inorganic Chemistry, Periodic properties of Elements, Molecular and Chemical Bon, Structure of Atom.

Section B: Chemistry of Elements and Compounds, Organic Chemistry.

Section C: Chemical Equilibrium, Physical Chemistry, Energetic, State of Matter, etc.

For PhysicsElectricity, Circular Motion, Nuclear Physics, Electronic Devices, Electromagnetic Induction, Kinetic Theory of Gases, the first law of Thermodynamics, Measurement, Motion, Physics of the Atom: Thermodynamics: Work and heat, Solids, Wave Motion, Optics, etc.
For BotanyTransport of water and minerals, Absorption and cell water relations, Anatomy and Physiology of Plants, Meristems-Plant growth and development, Importance, Botany and Human Welfare, History, Factors and mechanism, Internal and external regulators of growth and development in plants, Internal structure of dicot and monocot leaves photosynthesis, Internal structure of dicot and monocot roots, Internal structure of stem and secondary growth, Transpiration & respiration, Tropic and turgor movements, Xylem and Phloem-their cell elements and functions, etc.
For ZoologyDevelopmental Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology, Diversity of Animal Life, Genetics and Evolution (Fundamentals only), (symbiosis), Histology, and Reproductive System, etc.
General KnowledgeThe punchline of companies, Businesses, Top officials of big companies, Famous awards and prizes, Major corporate events, Current Affairs, World Records, Science, Books and Authors, History, etc.

INI CET 2024 Preparation Tips

Candidates can follow the given below preparation tips to score well in the INI CET 2024 examination:

  • Candidates must be aware with the INI CET exam pattern.
  • Go through the complete syllabus and prepare accordingly.
  • Make a proper strategy to cover the entire syllabus.
  • Maintain a proper schedule and follow it strictly.
  • Try to solve the previous year of questions paper as much as you can.
  • According to the applied program, practice the subjects accordingly.

INI CET Exam Centers

Given below will be various exam centres for INI CET 2024 entrance examination:

New DelhiSikkimBikaner
Bhilai NagarShimlaAmritsar
Greater NoidaGunturAllahabad

INI CET 2024 Admit Card

The INI CET 2024 admit card is available on the website through online mode. The authority has release the admit card on 30th October 2023 for January session and on 13th May 2024, the July session admit card has been released.

Those candidates who submitted the application form before the deadline can download the INI CET admit card. Candidates are required to submit the login details in the online portal to download the admit card. It is mandatory to keep the hardcopy of the admit card along with the photo ID proof to the exam centre.

In case of any query related to INI CET 2024 exam, candidates can ask their queries below in the comment section.


  1. Sir/mam I have applied under general category in July 2023. Inicet pg but now want to apply under OBC category so please advice me I have to basic registration fresh or change category during edit window from general to OBC and oblige thank you sir.

    1. You are advised to keep checking the articles. We will update details in our article whenever officials will release it.

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