The Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test (INI-CET) for admission to PG courses [MD/MS/M.Ch. (6years)/ DM (6 years)/MDS] for the July 2023 session has been scheduled for 07th May 2023 (Sunday).
The exam will be conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, on behalf of JIPMER Puducherry, NIMHANS Bengaluru, PGIMER Chandigarh, SCTIMST Trivandrum and other AIIMS (Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Jodhpur, Nagpur, Patna, Raipur, Rishikesh, Bibinagar, Bathinda, Deoghar, Mangalagiri, Raebareli, Kalyani and Bilaspur, etc.).
Date of uploading Prospectus Part-A including eligibility criteria: 07.03.2023
|Online Registration for application||Start Date||End Date|
|– Registration and Basic Information [All applicants who have applied earlier and whose Basic Registration has been accepted for July 2019, January 2020, July 2020, January 2021, July 2021 session, January 2022, July 2022, and January 2023 are not required to 07.03.2023 25.03.2023 complete Registration and Basic information again. They will have to complete the application form only after the Generation of the Examination Unique Code (EUC Code).|
– Editing of Registration and Basic information (after the last date of editing, editing of Registration and Basic information will not be allowed)
|07.03.2023||25.03.2023 (by 05:00 PM)|
|Status of Registration and Basic information and last date of correction of rejected Images||28.03.2023||31.03.2023 (by 05:00 PM)|
|Final Status of Accepted Registration and Basic information||03.04.2023||(by 05:00 PM)|
|– Generation of Examination Unique Code (EUC) [only for Accepted Registration and Basic information – Previous EUC code not valid for July 2023 session]|
– Completion of the Application form (only for the candidates who have generated the EUC code)
– Editing of completion of the Application form (Change of category will not be allowed after payment of registration fee in any circumstances)
|24.03.2023 (05:00 PM)||10.04.2023 (05:00 PM)|
|Uploading of valid Certificate/Card: SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/EWS/PwBD certificate and OCI Card|
a) Date(s) of valid OBC(NCL) certificate: The OBC(-NCL) certificates should have been issued between 08.05.2022 to 07.05.2023 (date of Exam) both dates inclusive.
b) Date(s) of valid EWS certificate: The EWS certificate must be valid for the financial year 2023-2024 and issued between 01.04.2023 to 07.05.2023 (on or before the date of Exam), both dates inclusive based on the income of the year 2022-2023.
|24.03.2023 (05:00 PM)||07.05.2023 ((05:00 PM))|
|Date(s) of checking the status of Completion of the application form & Last date of submission of required documents.||14.04.2023 (11:00 AM)||15.04.2023 (05:00 PM)|
|Final Status of online Registration and uploading of admit card on the AIIMS website||01.05.2023 (Monday)||–|
The INI-CET is a national-level examination conducted annually for admission to various postgraduate medical courses offered by the participating institutes.
These courses include Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS), Doctorate of Medicine (DM), and Master of Chirurgiae (MCh).
Candidates who have completed their MBBS or BDS degree from a recognized university and have completed their compulsory rotating internship by 30th June 2023, are eligible to apply for the INI-CET exam.
The online registration process for the exam will commence on 1st April 2023, and the last date to apply will be 30th April 2023.
The INI-CET exam will be conducted in two shifts, with the morning shift from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM and the afternoon shift from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM. The exam will consist of 200 multiple-choice questions, with a total duration of three hours.
The participating institutes will release their individual cutoff scores for the INI-CET exam, and candidates who meet the cutoff criteria will be eligible for admission to the PG courses offered by the institutes.
The INI-CET exam is highly competitive, and candidates are advised to prepare thoroughly for the exam. Previous year question papers and mock tests are available online, and candidates can use them to practice and get a feel of the exam pattern.
In conclusion, the INI-CET exam for admission to PG courses for the July 2023 session is a crucial opportunity for aspiring medical professionals. Candidates should make use of the available resources to prepare thoroughly for the exam and secure their admission to the prestigious participating institutes.