INI SS 2023: Counselling (Started), Allocation (Out), Result/ Merit

INI SS 2023INI SS 2023 Allocation (3rd round) has been released on 25th July 2023 for DM/ M.Ch (July session). Also, list of not eligible candidates has been released for admission due to not uploaded relevant certificateResult has been declared on 5th May 2023 for DM/ M.Ch. INI SS (Institute of National Importance Super Specialty entrance test) is a medical entrance exam conducted at national level. It is organized by AIIMS for admission into DM/ M.Ch./ MD Hospital Administration Courses. Admission is offered at various institutions – AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, NIMHANS, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, etc.

The INI SS exam is held twice a year in the months of January & July. For July session, registration started from 14th March 2023. Here in this article, we have provided complete details about INI SS 2023 from application process to counselling process.

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INI SS 2023 Notifications – Allocation Released (3rd Round)

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newiconINI SS 2023 Allocation (3rd round) has been released on 15th July 2023 (July Session). Check here for allocation details.  

newiconINI SS 2023 Counselling has been started from 3rd June 2023 (July Session). Check here for counselling details.  

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INI SS 2023 Overview

Name of the ExamINI SS 2023
Full-FormInstitute of National Super Specialty
Organizing BodyAll India of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
Participating InstitutesAIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, NIMHANS, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, etc.
Exam LevelNational Level
Courses offeredDM/ M.Ch./ MD Hospital Administration Courses
Exam ModeOnline mode
Application ModeOnline mode

INI SS 2023 Exam Dates

Here are the INI SS Exam dates (official) for various events to be held in the year 2023:

For July Session:

EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Online registration starts23rd March 2023
Registration ends on6th April 2023
Application status uploaded10th April 2023
Submission of documents Last date14th April 2023
finalisation of centres/ allotment of roll no & Availability of Admit card21st April 2023
Exam Date29th April 2023
Result (for all INIs)5th May 2023
Stage 2 (Departmental Assessment (only for AIIMS applicants) list of qualified candidates9th May 2023
Final Result declaration29th May 2023

For January Session:

EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Online registration starts29th September 2022
Registration ends on17th October 2022
Application status uploaded21st October 2022
Last date of submission of required documents25th October 2022
Availability of Admit card31st October 2022
Exam Date6th November 2022
Result (for all INIs)11th November 2022
Result Stage 1 (for AIIMS applicants only)14th November 2022
Departmental Assessment (only for AIIMS applicants)14th November 2022
Merit list for seat allocation1st December 2022

INI SS Counselling 2023

INI SS counselling process has been started by the authority from 9th December 2022 for 1st session. Only those candidates are eligible for participation who have been called in the merit list of selected candidates for allocation.

Separate schedule is released for seat allotment. Students can participate online for various rounds. Seat allotment & admission is governed by the participating institution in which the candidates have applied.

INI SS 2023 Result

The result has been declared based on the performance of the candidates in the examination for INI SS. It has been declared on 11th November 2022 (1st session). The merit list of qualified candidates has been released in PDF format.

It contains the roll number, overall rank, percentile, etc. of all the candidates who qualifies for INI SS result. Candidates can download the INI SS scorecard after the availability of result. For July session, results will be out on 5th May 2023.

INI SS Cut Off 2023

Only the students qualified in the exam, are eligible for counselling/ admission into AIIMS & other participating institutions. Candidates are required to secure 50% or more marks in Stage 1 & 2 exam to qualify.

In case candidates secure more than qualifying marks in Stage I but less in Stage II, such candidates will not be treated as qualified for AIIMS seats.

INI SS Merit List 2023

After result declaration, the lists of qualified candidates in order of merit has been declared based on performance in the examination. All qualified candidates in the examination are assigned a rank and are placed in the list in rank order.

Separate merit list has been released as – common merit list (CML) and AIIMS merit list (AML). Seats are allocated to the candidates according to the released merit list.

INI SS 2023 Admit Card

The INI SS 2023 July session admit card has been released on 21st April 2023. The Admit Card has been released on 31st October 2022 (January session) through online modeIn order to download the admit card, candidates have to click on the INI SS admit card download link or login on the portal. Students have to enter their candidate’s id and password for login.

The admit card contains information such as – exam center, candidates’ name, photograph, signature, date of birth, etc. In case of any discrepancy in hall tickets details, students must contact the authority before exam.

INI SS 2023 Exam Pattern

Check here various details related to INI SS Exam pattern 2023:

  • Duration: The duration of the exam is 90 minutes to solve the paper.
  • Number of Questions: There will be a total of 80 questions in the exam.
  • Marks: Paper will be of total 80 marks.
  • Language: The question paper will be in English language.
  • Type of Questions: The questions in paper will be multiple choice type.
  • Marking Scheme: 1 mark will be awarded for each correct response in the exam.
  • Negative Marking: -1/3 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

INI SS 2023 Syllabus

INI SS Syllabus 2023 is set from various topics & will have questions from General/ Basic component of the qualifying educational qualification and from the sub-specialty/ system/ component of the specialty/ course for which the INI SS exam is being conducted.

INI SS 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check below INI SS preparation tips for 2023 session:

  • Prepare a routine and divide time equally for all the subjects which you have to study.
  • Check out the complete prescribed syllabus mentioned by the authority on the website, then prepare for the various topics.
  • Take help from the best study materials, books, etc. which are available online.
  • Practice the previous year’s question paper and sample paper.
  • Include every single topic of the syllabus in your preparation.
  • Don’t take the stress and take care of your health.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Answer: INI SS is conducted twice a year. Exam for the first session is held in the month of January and the second session is held in the month of July.

Answer: The Full form for INI SS is Institute of National Importance Super Speciality.

Answer: No, the admit card for INI SS 2023 will be released online and candidates will have to download it through login id and password.

Answer: The counselling/ choice exercising has been started for INI SS 2023.

Answer: No, only online application will be available for the candidates.

Answer: It is conducted in two sessions – January & July session.

Answer: Yes, 1/3 will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Answer: The Application fee for all candidates will be Rs 4000+ transaction charges as applicable.

INI SS Exam Centers

The INI SS exam sessions will be conducted in various cities in India. Some of are mentioned below:

Chandigarh/ MohaliDelhi/ NCRDehradunGuwahatiHyderabad

INI SS 2023 Application Form

Following are the complete details regarding the INI SS 2023 Application form:

  • Candidates who are interested and eligible can register for INI SS 2023 through online mode.
  • The registration process has begun from 29th September 2022 for January session. Last date to submit application is till 17th October 2022.
  • For July Session, the registration process has been started on 23rd March 2023.
  • Candidates must make sure of submitting the form after re-verifying all the details from the brochure.
  • Candidates have to complete online registration process in which they are required to provide personal details, contact details, preferences selected, etc.
  • Students can check their status of INI SS application form (January session) on 21st October 2022 & 6th April 2023 (July session).
  • Take printout of the application form after its submission online and save it for any future reference.

INI SS 2023 Application Fee:

  • INI SS Application fee can be paid by online mode.
  • The candidates can pay the application fee through Debit/ Credit card/ Net Banking methods.
  • The application is non-refundable.

The application fee amount is as follows:

All CandidatesRs 4000+ Transaction Charges as applicable.

How to Apply for INI SS 2023?

  • Step 1: Visit the website (link is mentioned above).
  • Step 2: Click on ‘Academic courses’ link & then select course as per your choice.
  • Step 3: Follow the registration button and then start filling the form.
  • Step 4: Enter required details and register. Login and then fill application providing personal, communication, qualification, etc. details.
  • Step 5: After submission of details, upload images of photograph, signature, thumb & others as per specified format & size.
  • Step 6: Finally, pay the application fee, submit & print the form.

INI SS 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Here we have provided the INI SS Eligibility criteria for the examination:

Education Qualification:

  • For DM Courses: Applying candidates must have MD/ DNB degree (in relevant field) or its equivalent degree recognized by the NMC.
  • For M.Ch Courses: Applying candidates must have MD/ MS degree (in relevant field) or its equivalent degree recognized by the NMC.

For M.D (Hospital Administration) Course:

  • Applying candidates must have MBBS degree (in relevant field) or its equivalent degree recognized by the authority.
  • Candidates belonging to UR/ OBC/ EWS/ Sponsored must have obtained aggregate of 55% marks in all MBBS professional examinations. For SC/ ST candidates, minimum aggregate marks are 50% in all MBBS professionals.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Govt Hospital in relevant field & 5-year general practice claimed must be uploaded.
  • Must be registered with State / Central Medical Registration Council.

Age Relaxation:

  • Upper Age limit is relaxed by 3 years for OBC candidates.
  • Upper Age limit is relaxed by 5 years for ST/SC / Ex-serviceman /commissioned officer / PWD candidates.

For AIIMS New Delhi and other AIIMS:

  • The Upper Age limit is 35 years as of 1st July 2023.

For PGIMER, Chandigarh:

  • The Upper Age limit is 45 years as of 1st July 2023.

For SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram:

  • Upper Age limit is 40 years as on 1st July 2023.

For NIMHANS Bengaluru:

  • Upper Age limit is 37 years as on 1st July 2023.

If you have any other query related to INI SS 2023, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 4 Comments
  1. Dr Dinesh says:

    Prospectus for INI july session 2023 , please send.

  2. Dr.Sha says:

    Is there any age limit for appearing in INI-SS examination January, 2023 batch

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Yes, it is different for all institutes. We have provided details regarding this in our article, you can check our article.

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