INI SS 2022 – Notification (Out), Exam Date, Application Form|AIIMS and other INIs DM/MCh/MHA Entrance Exam


INI SS 2022 – AIIMS, New Delhi has released a notification for INI SS 2022 July session. According to it, the application form for Institute of National Importance Super Specialty Entrance Test (INI SS) will commence from March 16, 2022, The candidates can check the notice from the direct link given below or at On the official website, the exam date has also been notified. The exam will be held on April 23, 2022,

INI SS is a medical entrance exam that is held for admission into Post Doctoral courses like DM / M.Ch (3 year) / MD (Hospital Administration) offered at AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS, PGIMER, NIMHANS, JIPMER and SCTIMST. The entrance test is held in the computer-based mode. The evaluation of the candidates is done after the evaluation of 2 stages. The first stage (entrance test) is applicable to all the participating institutes and the second stage (departmental assessment) is applicable to all AIIMS only. Check more details about INI SS 2022 from this page such as eligibility, application process, exam pattern, syllabus etc.

INI SS 2022

Latest – AIIMS, New Delhi has released the notification for INI SS 2022 July session. According to it, the application process will start from March 16, 2022. Click here to check the notice.

INI SS 2022 July Notice

Latest – AIIMS, New Delhi has announced the INI SS 2022 exam dates for July session. You can check it from the notice given below.

Latest – A slight change in the brochure has been done by the official authority in regards with the dates. Click here to check the revised brochure for January 2022 session.

Latest – INI SS 2022 brochure has been released. Click here to check the initial prospectus.

Important Dates for INI SS 2022

Check below the important dates for the INI SS 2022 examination

Events Date (July Session) Date (Jan Session)
Online registration begins from 16 Mar 2022 28 Oct 2021
Last date of online registration 30 Mar 2022 16 Nov 2021
Last date for submission of required documents to be announced 21 Nov 2021
Last date for Ministry & Health Welfare to forward an approval regarding
No objection certificate to the Foreign National
to be announced 21 Nov 2021
Application form Status to be announced 19 – 23 Nov 2021 up to 5:00 pm
Finalization of centers and allotment of roll number/admit card to be announced 30 Nov 2021
Exam date 23 Apr 2022 07 Dec 2021
Result declaration 27 Apr 2022 11 Dec 2021
Stage II 04, 05, 06 May 2022 ,
final result notification 10 May 2022 ,
Last date for admission into the course to be announced 31 Jan 2022

An Overview of INI SS 2022

Given below are the highlights of the INI SS Entrance Test 2022.

Name of the exam Institutes of National Importance Super Specialty Entrance Test (INI SS)
conducting board AIIMS, New Delhi
Admission sought into DM
M.Ch (3 years)
MD (Hospital Administration)
Course begins from 1st January 2022
Duration 90 minutes
No. of questions 80
Application fee Rs 4250
PWBD- exempted from fee
Admission will be given in AIIMS, New Delhi
Other AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh)
PGIMER, Chandigarh
JIPMER, Puducherry
NIMHANS, Bengaluru
SCTIMST, Trivandrum
Stages of exam 2

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INI SS 2022 Application Form

The candidates can fill INI SS 2022 application form online at Below mentioned are the process to apply for the INI SS exam.

  1. Access the portal for INI SS from Proceed to the “Academic course tab” Then click on INI SS tab
  2. Register using the basic details like Name, DOB,Address, Contact no. etc. Post registration, applicants will receive their log in credentials.
  3. Then, login using the generated credentials, then fill in the Academic details such as Qualofying examination, Internship, and Medical registration details.
  4. Then, select the examination center city from the available options.
  5. Upload all the required scanned images ie Photograph, Signature, and Thumb impression in the relevant format.
  6. Process to pay the application fee for the exam.

Application fee: The application fee for INI SS 2022 exam is Rs 4250/- for all applicants. However, fee is exempted for PWBD candidates. The applicant can pay using Debit card/Credit card/Net banking.

INI SS 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the INI SS 2022 exams stand different for all the Super Specialty Courses AIIMS, PGIMER, JIPMER offers. Below given are the eligibility criteria for the INI SS courses:

DM Course

This course offers a versatile number of subjects from DM Cardiology, DM Neurology, DM Gastroenterology, DM Pediatric Neurology, DM Medical Genetics,etc.

The basic educational qualification required for all these courses is:

  • MD/DNB degree (wherever applicable) as per their respective discipline.

M.Ch Courses

This course offers a number of subjects from M.Ch in Neuro Surgery, Pediatric Surgery, Urology, etc. The basic required qualification for these subjects is

  • MS degree in Surgery from AIIMS / JIPMER / PGIMER or any other equivalent University recognized by the MCI.

Note: The candidates must have completed their qualification, degree and tenure by 31st January 2022.

MD Hospital Administration

  • The candidate must possess MBBS or an equivalent degree.
  • Must also possess a minimum experience of 3 years in a Govt. hospital or 5 years in general practice
  • Candidates from UR/OBC/EWS/Sponsored must have obtained 55% aggregate in all MBBS Professional Examination. SC/ST Candidates must have obtained 50% marks in aggregate in all MBBS Professional Examination.

The Age relaxations for both these courses are:

For all INIs except PGIMER, Chandigarh and NIMHANS, Bengaluru: The upper age limit is 35 years as on January 1, 2022

For PGIMER, Chandigarh: Upper age limit is 45 years as on January 1, 2022

For NIMHANS, Bengaluru: Upper age limit is 37 years as on January 1,2022.

  • Upper age limit is relaxable for OBC by 3 years.
  • For SC / ST candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years.
  • Upper age limit for ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officer including ECO and SSCO who have been rendered or released on satisfactory agreement with age relaxation by a maximum by 5 years.

INI SS 2022 Syllabus

The syllabus for INI SS 2022 will comprise questions from the General/Basic component of the qualifying educational qualification. It will also include questions from sub specialty/systems/components of the specialty course for which the examination is being conducted.

INI SS 2022 Exam Scheme

The INI SS 2022 exam will be conducted in two stage performance evaluation basis. Check the details below.

For stage 1- Applicable to all participating institutes

Duration 90 minutes
No. of questions 80
Total marks 80
Type of questions Multiple Choice questions
Marking scheme +1 for each correct answer
-⅓ for each incorrect answer
0 for unanswered
Qualifying criteria 50%

Stage 2: Applicable to all AIIMS only- Total marks=20

  1. Candidate must score 50% or more in stage 1
  2. Candidate must be eligible as per the eligibility criteria for AIIMS
  3. Candidate must have applied in online registration for AIIMS seats
  4. In order to qualify for the seat allocation, he/she must score 50% or more marks in stage 1 and stage 2 combined.

INI SS 2022 Admit Card

AIIMS, New Delhi has not yet released an official date for the release of Admit Card for INI SS 2022. Candidates must frequently visit the official website of AIIMS to know the date of release of the Admit Card.

INI SS 2022 Result

AIIMS New Delhi will declare the results based on the performance of the candidates in the INI SS as per the scheme of the examination. The result will be declared on the official website The dates for the result declaration is yet to be announced by AIIMS.

INI SS 2022 Merit List

There will be two list of qualified candidates in order of merit based on the performance in Stage 1 and Stage

  1. Common Merit List:
  • Candidats must have appeared in the test for Stage 1
  • All qualified candidates in Stage 1 will be assigned a rank and shall be placed in the list in the order of overall rank secured.
  • This merit list will be used for allotment of seats in all INI except AIIMS
  1. AIIMS Merit List
  • This list will be used for allocation of seats in all AIIMS only
  • Candidate must have qualified both Stage 1 and Stage 2 (100 marks)
  • The list will be based on the combined marks of both stages
  • All qualified candidates will be assigned a rank.

Method of resolving a tie

If there is a tie amongst the scores of the candidates in INI SS 2022 exam, then preference will be given according to the age(DOB). The older candidate will be preferred over the younger one.

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FAQs about INI SS 2022

Q. What is INI SS 2022?

Ans. Institutes of National Importance Super Specialty(INI SS) entrance test for admission applicable at different Institutes of National Importance into Post Doctoral courses(DM/M.Ch(3 years)/MD/Hospital Administration) of AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS, PGIMER, NIMHANS, JIPMER, and STIMST

Q. Who is conducting the INI SS 2022?

Ans. The INI SS 2022 exam is conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.

Q. When is the registration from opening for INI SS 2022?

Ans. AIIMS has released the registration from for INI 2022 from 28th October 2021. The last date to register is 12 November 2021.

Ques. What is the selection process?

Ans. Two stages will be conducted for admission into Post Doctoral courses. The first stage will be of 90 minutes. The candidates need to get at least 50% marks in Stage I. Only those candidates who qualify Stage I will be able to participate in Stage II. The stage II is basically the departmental clinical / practical / lab-based assessment.

Ques. What type of questions are asked in Stage I?

Ans. In stage I, multiple-choice questions are asked. Only one answer will be considered correct.

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