INI CET Exam 2024 Registration, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  •  Content Writer : Ashmeet Kaur
  • 24-02-2024

In a significant development for medical aspirants across the country, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has officially declared the dates for the INI CET Exam 2024. Scheduled to take place on May 19th, the entrance examination holds the key to admissions in prestigious medical institutions.

Aspiring candidates are urged to gear up and familiarize themselves with crucial details such as the application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, and exam pattern. In this article, we guide you through the essential information, ensuring you are well-prepared for this crucial step in your medical career. Read on to discover the intricacies of the INI CET 2024 examination.


The INI CET (Institute of National Importance Combined Entrance Test) exam is conducted to facilitate admissions into various postgraduate medical courses offered by Institutes of National Importance (INIs) in India. INIs are prestigious medical institutions recognized for their high academic standards and contributions to medical research and healthcare. The INI CET serves as a common entrance examination for admission to these institutions.

About INI CET 2024

Exam Name


Conducting Authority

All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi

Exam Level


Exam frequency

Twice a year (January & July)


MD/MS/M.Ch (6 yrs.)/DM (6 yrs.) & MDS

INI CET 2024 Exam Date

19th May (Click Here)

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Exam



INI CET 2024 Result Date

25th May

Number of test cities


Eligibility Criteria

Prospective candidates intending to apply for the PG entrance test must adhere to the eligibility criteria outlined for the examination. The prerequisites that applicants must satisfy to qualify for the entrance exam are succinctly presented in the table below:


Indian Nationals, OCI/NRI, Foreign Nationals

Age Limit

No limit

Number of Attempts

No limit

Minimum Qualification

MBBS/BDS degree from a recognized institute

Internship Completion

Should complete 12 months internship on or before January 31, 2024

Minimum Marks in Qualifying Exam




Pre-Clinical Subjects

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Anatomy

Para-Clinical Subjects

  • Pathology
  • Microbiology
  • Forensic
  • Medicine
  • Pharmacology
  • Community Medicine

Clinical Subjects

  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • Community Medicine
  • Paediatrics
  • Clinical Postings
  • Surgery & Allied Subjects
  • Medicine and allied subjects

Exam Pattern


3 hours

Type of questions


Number of questions


Types of questions

Single correct answer

Multiple correct answer

Negative marking


Admit Card

The link to download the admit card will be enabled for candidates who have successfully completed the registration process for the exam. It is important to emphasize that AIIMS does not dispatch individual admit cards for INI CET; instead, candidates are required to retrieve them from the official website, Accessing the AIIMS INI CET admit card involves logging into their accounts, where they will need to provide details such as registration ID, EUC code, and password. For the July session of INI CET 2024, candidates must use these credentials in the application link to obtain and download their admit cards.

How to Fill The Application Form?

  • Visit
  • Click on 'Academic courses'.
  • Select 'MD/MS/MCh (6 years)/DM (6 years)/MDS'.
  • Click on 'Proceed', redirecting the applicant to the PAAR Basic registration page.
  • In the new basic registration zone, choose 'Click here for new basic registration'.
  • Read instructions, then click 'Proceed'.
  • Complete the Basic Registration form with accurate details.
  • Verify the information as changes are not allowed beyond this stage.
  • Tick the checkbox after reading the declaration.
  • Click 'Generate registration ID and password'; note down the INI CET registration ID displayed.
  • Click 'Ok' to proceed to step 2, redirecting to PAAR Basic registration page.
  • Use the applicant login zone, entering the registration ID and password.
  • A pre-filled form will appear; click 'Proceed' to continue.
  • To edit details, click 'Edit', make corrections, and select 'Proceed'.
  • Upload the photograph, tick checkboxes, then click 'I agree'.
  • Repeat the process for signature and thumb impression.
  • Read the declaration and click 'Submit'.
  • The registration form will display; save and print it for future reference.

The announcement of INI CET exam 2024 by AIIMS, New Delhi marks a crucial milestone for medical aspirants seeking admission to prestigious Institutes of National Importance. With the exam date set for May 19th, candidates are encouraged to stay updated on application procedures, eligibility criteria, and exam patterns outlined by the authorities. Aspiring medical professionals should leverage the provided resources and prepare diligently for this standardized entrance test, which serves as a gateway to advanced medical education in the country.
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