INI CET Exam 2024 – 2025 (Jan and Jul) Session Details.

INI CET is shortened for Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test. This exam is commenced by AIIMS for providing admission to Doctors of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), Doctorate of Medicine (DM), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS), Master of Chirurgiae (MCh). This examination is conducted two times in a year, in January and July respectively. This article offers you complete information about the INI CET Exam such as Admission process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc.

INI CET Exam Highlights:

Check some of the essential highlights of INI CET Exam:

Full Exam Name:Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test
Short Name: INI CET
Frequency of Exam:Twice Every Year (January & July)
Application Fee:4000 Rs (General Category)   
Number of Participating Colleges:10
Exam Level:National
Application Mode:Online

List of Exams replaced by INI CET

Exam Name
SCTIMST Trivandrum
PGIMER Chandigarh
JIPMER Pondicherry
NIMHANS Bengaluru

Eligibility Criteria

It is advised to check the eligibility criteria for appearing in INI CET Exam:

  • Applicants must be possessed with the MBBS degree for MD/MS course from an institution recognized by National Medical Commission (NMC)
  • Candidates must have completed one year rotatory internship and must be possessed with the completion certificate.
  • Those who are from General/OBC/EWS category must have completed MBBS with 55% percentile, SC/ST category with 50% marks minimum percentage.
  • Medicos must have attained a registration certificate issued by the NMC or the State Medical Council (SMC)

Eligibility Criteria for Indian Nationals Graduated Abroad:

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Those who have completed finished their MBBS abroad, the marks attained in FMGE will be considered in lieu of aggregate marks. However, the MBBS cut off marks for eligibility will be same as mentioned above.

Eligibility for Foreign Nationals:

Foreign Nationals are required to acquire a certificate of grading system from the applicable university or institution to check the value of grading in the percentage. The marks will be calculated as per the marks attained during the INI CET final registration. And the cut off marks obtained in MBBS/BDS must be equal to 55% or equivalent.

Application Form

The application process starts with the registration. Applicants are required to submit their basic information to complete the registration procedure. Make sure to register through official website of AIIMS Delhi. Now, check the provisional status of registration set by AIIMS. AS soon as the registration gets over, fill the application form to apply for INI CET Exam.

IN the meantime, EUC or Examination Unique Code will be generated only for those applicants whose basic registration is accepted. This code is compulsory for final registration. After the code is generated, applicants will complete the final part of the application form and pay the application fee.

INI CET Exam Dates 2024 (July 2024 Session)

INI CET 2024 registrationsMarch 2024
Application form Last date of submissionMarch 2024
Last date of submission of required documentsApril 2024
Release of Admit CardMay 2024
Exam DateMay 2024
Result DeclarationMay 2024
Counseling StartJune 2024

INI CET Exam Dates 2025 (January Session)

INI CET 2025 registrationsSept 2024
Status of registration and basic information and last date of correction of rejected imagesOct 2024
Final status of accepted registration and basic informationOct 2024
Date of uploading prospectus
Generation of Examination Unique Code (EUC), completion of the application form, editing of completion of the application formOct 2024
Uploading of valid certificate/cardSep 2024
Date(s) of checking the status of Completion of the application form & Last date of submission of required documentsOct 2024
INI CET 2025 January session admit card release dateOct 2024
INI CET 2025 exam date of January SessionNov 2024
INI CET 2025 Result DateNov 2024

Exam Pattern

Find out the exam pattern details below:

  • Number of Questions: 200
  • Type of Questions: Multiple Choice Questions
  • Examination Mode : Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Exam Duration: 3 hours
  • Marking Scheme: One mark for each correct answer and 1/3 mark deducted for every incorrect answer

Admit Card

The admit card will be released from the official website of AIIMS. Download the admit card by entering the registration ID, EUC code, password and captcha code. After this, verify the admit card and carry to the examination centre for verification purpose. Make sure to carry a relevant ID proof, PwD certificate, and NMC/DCI registration certificate to the exam centre. Here are the steps to download the admit card:

  1. First, go to the official website –
  2. Now, click on the ‘Academic’ and choose INI-CET MD/MS/MDS/DM/MCh course
  3. Log in with the registration ID, EUC code, password and captcha code.
  4. You will find the INI CET admit card appear on the screen.
  5. Go through all the details mentioned in the admit card
  6. Download the admit card and take a few prints for further reference.

Exam Result

The final result of INI CET will release in the form of PDF. The result will be consisted of candidate’s roll number and category rank. Those who attain cut off percentage for each category will find their names in the result. Candidates will be called for counseling based on the result of INI CET. Here are the steps to download NIN CET Result:

  • To check the result, go to
  • Now, click on the ‘academic’ tab and choose INI-CET exam.
  • In the next step, click ‘INI CET result 2024’ link
  • Now, check the PDF of the result and save it for further reference.


The counseling will be commenced in the online mode for admission to AIIMS. The exam conducting authority will conduct four rounds of counseling including the mop-up round. Candidates are required to register themselves using the personal details and other asked information.

Those who clear the INI CET exam will participate in the counseling process. During the counseling, applicants can choose the college/course of their preference in which they want to take admission. It is suggested to lock the choices and based on the choices filled, INI CET rank, seats, reservation criteria, and other factors for admission to the courses will be granted.

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