INI CET 2022 (08 May)


INI CET 2022 – The basic registration for INI CET 2022 is now over. The registered candidates will now be able to check the status of registration and basic information from March 11, 2022, With this, they can also correct the rejected images. After this, the final status of the registration will be published online at

The Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI CET 2022) will be held on May 08, 2022. INI CET is a medical entrance exam that is held for admission into PG courses like MD / MS / M.Ch (6 years) / DM (6 years) / MDS. The exam will be held in the computer-based mode. Through this exam, admission will be granted in the AIIMS, New Delhi, JIPMER Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh, SCTIMST Trivandrum and other AIIMS. Check more details about INI CET 2022 from this page such as important dates, eligibility criteria, syllabus etc.

INI CET 2022

Latest – AIIMS, New Delhi has closed the INI CET 2022 basic registration process.

Latest – AIIMS, New Delhi has released INI CET 2022 July session schedule. Click here to check it.

INI CET 2022 July Notice

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
AIIMS, Bhopal
AIIMS, Bhubaneswar
AIIMS, Jodhpur
AIIMS, Nagpur
AIIMS, Patna
AIIMS, Raipur
AIIMS, Rishikesh
JIPMER, Puducherry
NIMHANS, Bengaluru
PGIMER, Chandigarh
Total seats offered 872 seats

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
Starting of INI CET 2022 July basic registration 31 Jan 2022 (5.00 PM)
Last date to register and editing of basic registration 07 Mar 2022
Status of basic registration 11 Mar 2022
Last date to edit the rejected images 15 Mar 2022
Final status of accepted registration and basic information 18 Mar 2022
Uploading of prospectus along with seat position of
Sponsored / Foreign National / OCI and Bhutani National candidates
21 Mar 2022
Completion of application form (Generation of EUC, completion of entering the details in the form), editing of the application form 21 Mar – 11 Apr 2022
Uploading of valid certificates 21 Mar – 08 May 2022
Date of checking the status of application form 22 – 25 Apr 2022
Final status of online registration 29 Apr 2022
Release of INI CET 2022 admit card 29 Apr 2022
INI CET 2022 exam date 08 May 2022
Result date 14 May 2022

INI CET 2022 Application Form

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.
  • Selection of the examination centre.
  • 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.

Category: 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 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 recognized 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 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?

  1. Visit the official website of AIIMS at
  2. On the homepage of the website, click on the link for INI CET 2022 admit card.
  3. Login to your dashboard by entering Registration ID, Password and Exam Unique Code (EUC).
  4. Submit the login details.
  5. Once you submit the details, the admit card is then displayed on the screen.
  6. Download and take a print out of the INI CET hall ticket 2022 to carry it on the day of the examination.

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 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, 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 Counseling

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 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

INI CET 2022 Cut Off

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)

Category: Overall rank Percentile
Unreserved 3036 95.528
Unreserved – PwBD 35987 45.981
EWS 9638 85.574
EWS – PwBD 32478 51.017
OBC 7216 89.204
OBC – PwBD 36237 45.446
SC 18241 72.909
SC – PwBD , ,
ST 33308 49.900
ST – PwBD 32232 51.511

INI CET January 2021 Cut Off for MDS

Category: Overall Rank Percentile
Unreserved 24 99.710
Unreserved – PwBD 4016 49.597
EWS 298 96.297
EWS – PwBD , ,
OBC 215 97.317
OBC – PwBD , ,
SC 686 91.625
SC – PwBD 3634 54.496
ST 1387 82.960
ST – PwBD , ,

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.


Name of AIIMS Institute MD/MS/DM/MCh seats MDS seats Total seats
AIIMS New Delhi 158 12 170
AIIMS Bhopal 50 , 50
AIIMS Bhubaneswar 67 , 67
AIIMS Jodhpur 100 , 100
AIIMS Nagpur 34 , 34
AIIMS Patna 72 1 73
AIIMS Rishikesh 101 1 102
AIIMS Raipur 83 1 84
Total 665 15 680


Subject / Specialty Psychiatry Psychiatry (Karnataka Domicile Category) Psychiatry (North – Eastern Domicile)
Total 13 4 3
UR 5 1 1
OBC 3 1 2
SC 2 1 0
ST 1 1 0
EWS 2 0 0

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FAQs for INI CET 2022

Ques. Will INI CET be conducted in 2022?

Ans. Yes, AIIMS Delhi will conduct INI CET 2022 for January and July sessions.

Ques. Is INI CET tough?

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.

Ques. What is INI CET exam for?

Ans. INI CET stands for Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test. This exam is held for admission into PG courses like MD / MS / M.Ch (6 years) / DM (6 years) / MDS of AIIMS New Delhi, JIPMER Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh, SCTIMST Trivandrum.

Ques. When will INI CET 2022 for July session take place?

Ans. INI CET 2022 for July session will take place on 08 May 2022.

Ques. How can I apply for INI CET 2022?

Ans. In order to apply for INI CET 2022, you need to first register at Then, generate EUC and complete the application form.

Ques. What will be the mode of INI CET 2022?

Ans. INI CET 2022 will be held in the computer-based mode.

Ques. What type of questions are there in INI CET?

Ans. INI CET comprises objective type questions of various types such as multiple correct choice and single correct choice.

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