INI CET 2022: Result (Nov 20), Cutoff, Counselling, Colleges

Exam Date

Nov 14, 2021

Result Date

Nov 20, 2021

Nov 22, 2021 | Dental, Medical


AIIMS Delhi has released the schedule for the January session, and the INI CET 2022 exam will be conducted on Nov 14, 2021.  INI CET stands for Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test. INI CET is a national-level entrance exam and a replacement for postgraduate medical entrance exams conducted by AIIMS, JIPMER, and NIMHANS for admission into various PG courses like MD, MS, M.Ch. (6 Years), DM (6 years), and MDS. Read the full article to gain insights on the INI CET 2022.

Latest Updates for INI CET:

  • Nov 20, 2021: The results for INI CET Jan 2022 were released late in the evening today. Candidates who had taken part in the exam can check their scores now!
  • Nov 12, 2021: The tentative number of seats available for admissions through INI CET 2022 January is released.
  • Nov 8, 2021: The admit card for INI CET 2022 January is released today. Candidates need to download the admit card by logging in.
  • Oct 5, 2021: The registrations for INI CET 2022 January have been extended by two days to Oct 20, 2021.
  • Sep 24, 2021: INI CET 2022 schedule for the January Session has been released by AIIMS Delhi. 


What is INI CET Exam?

Candidates have to appear for the online test for different programs and attempt it within 180 minutes. Some of the important highlights related to the INI CET exam are tabulated below.

INI CET Highlights 2022
Exam Name INI CET
INI CET Full-Form Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test
Conducting Authority AIIMS Delhi
Exam Frequency Biannual
Exam Level National level
Conducted for PG Medical Courses Admission
Exam Mode Online
Courses Offered MS, MD, DM, MDS, M.Ch
Exam Duration 3 hours
Official Website

INI CET 2022 Exam Date

Candidates must check the below-mentioned table for INI CET 2022 date schedule. Aspirants must not miss out on any of the important events of INI CET. Therefore, candidates must keep a regular check on the web portal for all the updates.

INI CET 2022 Important Dates
INI CET 2021 Important Dates
Basic registration commencement Sep 10, 2021
Last date to do a basic registration Oct 9, 2021
Facility to check the status of basic registration and
last date for correction of rejected images
Oct 11, 2021, to Oct 13, 2021
Check the final status of accepted basic registration Oct 14, 2021
Generation of Registration Unique Code (RUC) – Note that the previous RUC code is not valid for Jan 2022 Sep 28, 2021, to Oct 20, 2021
INI CET 2021 final registration after generating RUC Sep 28, 2021, to Oct 20, 2021
INI CET 2021 basic and final registration editing Sep 28, 2021, to Oct 20, 2021
Check final registration status and last date of submission of documents Oct 25, 2021, to Oct 29, 2021
Uploading of valid Certificate: for PWBD, OBC(NCL), EWS, and Sponsored certificate only Sep 28, 2021, to Oct 20, 2021
Sponsored category under Karnataka Domicile category can complete the registration form
(Facility only available for the candidates who have completed Basic Registration)
Sep 28, 2021, to Oct 20, 2021
Filling city choices Sep 28, 2021, to Oct 20, 2021
The last date of receiving the application form was duly recommended & forwarded with “No Objection Certificate” from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, India
for Foreign Nationals
to be announced
The last date to Upload a scanned copy of Sponsored Certificate in the Final Registration form to be announced
INICET 2022 January Session Nov 14, 2021

INI CET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Applicants who have the following criteria can appear for the INI CET exam 2022.  Aspirants not fulfilling the specified criteria cannot apply for the entrance test. Aspirants must examine the INI CET brochure for detailed eligibility information.

INI CET 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Criteria Description
Age limit No limit
Number of attempts No limit
Nationality Indian
Minimum qualification MBBS/BDS certification from recognized Board/Institution 
Minimum marks
  • GEN PWD/GEN/ OBC: 55% 
  • SC-PWD/ SC/ ST/ST-PWD: 50%

Read More: INI CET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

INI CET 2022 Registration 

The controlling body will releases the basic and final INI CET registration dates separately on the official site. Candidates must do the registration as per the instructions given by the authorities. The registration process of INI CET involves the following steps:

Basic Registration 

Here are the required steps to be followed for the basic registration of INI CET 2022.

  • Step 1: Generation of Registration ID.
  • Step 2: Upload image.
  • Step 3: Checking the status of INI CET 2022 registration.

Code Generation

Steps for generating the code for final registration are stated below.

  • Step 1: Use registration ID and password, and then log in.
  • Step 2: Click on the Generate Unique Code option.
  • Step 3: One can also select the desired course in this process.
  • Step 4: Details mentioned on the screen must be verified once the above process gets complete.
  • Step 5: Click the Generate button.

Final Registration

Here are the required steps to be followed for the final registration of INI CET 2022.

  • Step 1: The final registration for INI CET is done using the registration ID and a unique password.
  • Step 2: The aspirants must study the given instructions carefully while applying for INI CET. Candidates must provide valid credentials so that one’s application form does not get rejected. Candidates can fill the registration form for INI CET online.

Application Fee:

Mentioned below is the application fee for INI CET 2022 for different categories.

INI CET Application Fee 2022
Category Fee (In INR)
General/OBC INR 1500
SC/ST INR 1200
PwD Exempted

Read More: INI CET 2022 Registration

INI CET 2022 Exam Pattern

Candidates should study the test pattern and marking scheme to attain good scores in the INI CET 2022 entrance test. Aspirants must check the test pattern for INI CET 2022 in the tabular format mentioned below.

INI CET Exam Pattern 2022
Particulars  Details
Type of Questions The INI CET entrance test will be based on Objective Questions only.
No of questions For MDS, there are 90 questions whereas, for MD/MS, there are 200 questions.
Test Language The paper will be available only in the English language.
Marks Marks allotted for MDS and MD/MS are 90 and 200, respectively.
Time Duration A total of 90 minutes is given to the candidates to finish the exam for the MDS paper. A total of 180 minutes was granted for MS/MD students to complete the exam.
Marking Scheme
  • +1 mark for each correct question.
  • - 0.3 mark for each wrong question.

Read More: INI CET 2022 Exam Pattern

INI CET 2022 Syllabus

The conducting authorities release the syllabus for INI CET 2022 for candidates to adopt an advanced strategy for test preparation. Candidates must check the INI CET 2022 Syllabus details for the July session mentioned below.

INI CET 2022 Syllabus
Subjects INI CET Syllabus 2022
Pre-Clinical Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology.
Para-Clinical Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Community Medicine, etc.
Clinical Obstetrics, Community Medicine, Paediatrics, Medicine and allied subjects (Dermatology, Psychiatry) and Gynaecology, etc.
Surgery and Allied Subjects Orthopedics, E.N.T., Ophthalmology, Anaesthesiology, etc.

INI CET 2022 Admit Card

The authorities have issued the INI CET admit card to only those candidates who make the final registration before the last date. An admit card is a necessary document that comprises full details of the appearing candidate, and the applicants must bring it to the test center without fail.

Details present on the INI CET Admit Card

Here is the list of details present on the admit card of INI CET 2022.

  • Name
  • DOB
  • Gender
  • INI CET roll number
  • INI CET Exam Time and Date
  • Category
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Address and other details of the exam centre.
  • Thumb impression

How to download the INI CET 2022 Admit Card?

Applicants must follow the required steps to download the INI CET 2022 hall ticket.

  • Step 1: Visit the official portal for the INI CET entrance test.
  • Step 2: Select the option of “Academic Courses.”
  • Step 3: Select the required course, i.e., “INI CET (MD/ MS/ MCh (6yrs)/ DM (6yrs))” from the list available on the page.
  • Step 4: On the login page, the application login ID should be provided.
  • Step 5: Fill in the registration Id, captcha code, and password, in the given space.
  • Step 6: INI CET admit card will open up on your screen
  • Step 7: The details in the admit card should match the original documents.
  • Step 8: Download and print the admit card for the INICET examination.

Read More: INI CET 2022 Admit Card

INI CET 2022 Exam Centres

INI CET 2022 will be administered in 31 States/UTs and 129 exam cities. Candidates must enter the allotted test centres with the required documents and the admit card.  The exam centers are available in the states mentioned below:

  • Goa
  • Gujarat
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • Jammu and Kashmir
  • Karnataka
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Mizoram
  • Chandigarh
  • Meghalaya
  • Nagaland
  • Himachal Pradesh
  • Bihar
  • Manipur
  • Haryana
  • Delhi
  • Maharashtra
  • Arunachal Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Assam
  • Kerala
  • Odisha
  • Puducherry and nine other cities.

Things to be Checked before INI CET 2022

Candidates are required to check the following instructions before entering the INI CET exam hall.

  • All aspirants must carry their respective INI CET admit card 2022 along with a valid photo identity proof with them.
  • Electronic items are not allowed inside the INI CET exam centres like calculators, mobile phones, smartwatches, beverages, etc. 
  • The candidates should be available at the exam centre at least 1 hour before the given reporting time.
  • Candidates must read and sign the declaration part. The photo attached should be clear.
  • Candidates through emails must contact the authorities in case of any discrepancy.
  • The authorities must check that the aspirant's mail ID matches the one given during the registration process.

Read More: INI CET 2022 Exam Centres

INI CET 2022 Result

Aspirants can download the INI CET scorecard and merit list from the AIIMS web portal. Candidates can check the results for the January 2022 session in the form of a PDF. The date of declaration of results is set by conducting authority. Those candidates will appear for the counselling session who successfully qualified for the examination.

How to download INI CET 2022 merit list?

Check the steps to download the merit list for INI CET 2022.

  • Step 1: Aspirants must visit the official portal of AIIMS.
  • Step 2: Candidates must click on the INI CET 2022 Merit List link to download the merit list in PDF format.
  • Step 3: Aspirants must do verification of information mentioned in the INI CET merit list.
  • Step 4: Authorities will release the cutoff ranks for different categories.

Read More: INI CET 2022 Result

INI CET 2022 Cut Off

The authorities will release INI CET Cutoff 2022 for different categories on the official web portal. The cutoff is mainly the equal percentile and the last merit ranks secured by the candidate who successfully qualifies for the INI CET entrance test. AIIMS Delhi will declare the cutoff along with the INI CET 2022 result.

INI CET 2022 Seat Matrix

Authorities release the INI CET 2022 seat matrix based on the total available seats in all the INIs. The seat matrix for the July session has not been declared yet. Candidates must keep a regular check on the AIIMS official portal for INI CET 2022 latest news.

INI CET 2022 Counselling

Admissions to the respective institute will be confirmed once the verification of documents is finished. Therefore, candidates are requested to carry all the required documents (both original and self-attested copies) while reporting to the institute.

Check the documents list required at the time of the INI CET counselling process.

  • Allotment letter
  • MBBS and BDS Marksheet/Degree Certificate
  • Provisional/permanent registration certificate issued by MCI/state medical council or DCI/state dental council
  • PWD Certificate and Caste Certificate (if applicable)
  • Registration form
  • Class 10 and 12th Marksheet
  • INI CET admit card 2022
  • Internship completion certificate.

Read More: INI CET 2022 Counselling

INI CET 2022 Colleges

Aspirants must check the INI CET 2022 colleges where conducting authorities will conduct the entrance test.

8 AIIMs: AIIMS New Delhi, Jodhpur, Bhubaneswar, Raipur, Nagpur, Bhopal, Patna, Rishikesh, JIPMER from Pondicherry, NIMHANS from Bengaluru, and PGIMER from Chandigarh.

INI CET Preparation Tips

Candidates should refer to the study material and reference books to obtain good scores in the INI CET entrance exam.  Aspirants must follow the preparation tips for INI CET 2022 mentioned below.

  • Spend at least 5-6 hours per day and revise the topics.
  • Start by taking notes on each section of the syllabus for the particular year.
  • Change the study material once you finish the exam and try to practice solving application-based questions.
  • Try to solve Multiple Choice Questions(MCQ) on a topic.
  • At last, take mock tests every week and check the actual time taken to attempt them.

INI CET Reference Books

Aspirants must check the best books available for the INI CET 2022 to score well in the entrance test. Candidates must also solve several mock tests and previous year test papers to get an idea of the questions appearing in the examination.

  • AIIMS Chapter-wise Solutions Physics, Chemistry, Biology: 20 Years
  • Study Package in Biology (Set of 6 Books): For AIPMT and AIIMS (English)
  • JIPMER MBBS 14 Years Solved Papers: by Arihant.
  • Medical Entrances Physics Chemistry & Biology Chapterwise Topicwise Solved Papers (Set of 3 Books)
  • Dinesh Objective Biology for AIPMT, AIIMS & Other Medical Exams
  • JIPMER Pondicherry Medical Entrance Exam: Previous Years’ Solved Papers

Contact Information

AIIMS, New Delhi responses to the queries within three working days. Candidates can take help in case of any discrepancy occurred during any stage of the INI CET 2022 admission procedure.

  • INI CET Contact Number: 8287882360
  • INI CET Helpline Number: (Timings: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM - Monday to Saturday) 8510010247: 9582949110
  • INI CET Toll-Free Number: 1800117898 (Timings: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM - Monday to Saturday)


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