INI-CET 2024

INI-CET 2024

INI-CET 2024: Important Dates, Application Process & Fee

October 11, 2023

INI-CET is conducted for admission to PG courses (MD, MS, DM(6yrs), MCh (6yrs), and MDS) at various INIs, including AIIMS, JIPMER, NIMHANS, PGIMER and SCTIMST.

If you are an INI-CET aspirant, it’s crucial for you to know the important dates, eligibility criteria, application process, and other exam-related essential details. You must arrange all the required documents you need to upload beforehand.

For the July session 2024, INI-CET is going to be held on 19th May 2024 and for the same, you must be well versed with the important dates including application commencement, documents upload, admit card release, and more.

In this blog, we have mentioned all the INI-CET important dates, application fees, must-know things before filling out the application form, and the step-by-step application process.

Important Dates for INI-CET July 2024 Session

Procedure Start Date Closing Date
Online Application for Registration and Basic Information 18.03.2024 12.04.2024 (by 05:00 pm)
Confirmation of Status of Registration and Basic information and Last Date of Correction of Rejected Images 13.04.2024 15.04.2024 (by 05:00 pm)
Final Status of Accepted Registration and Basic Information 16.04.2024 (05:00 pm)
Date of Uploading Notice for Seat Position of Sponsored/Foreign National Category 05.04.2024
Generation of Examination Unique Code (EUC) [Only for Accepted Registration and Basic Information]

Completion of Application form [Only for candidates who have generated EUC code]


Editing of Completion of Application Form [Change of category will not be allowed after payment of registration fee in any circumstances]


*(Previous EUC code not valid for July 2024 session)


05.04.2024 26.04.2024 (05:00 pm)
Uploading of Valid Certificate/Card [SC/ST/OBC(NCL)/EWS/PwBD Certificate and OCI Card]

* The OBC(-NCL) certificates should have been issued on or between 20.05.2023 to 19.05.2024 (Date of Exam)

*The EWS certificate must be valid for the financial year 2023-2024 and issued on or between 01.04.2024 to 19.05.2024

05.04.2024 (05:00 pm) 19.05.2024 (05:00 pm)
Date(s) of Checking Status of Completion of Application Form & Last Date of Submission of Required Documents


*Status of Completion of Application will be displayed on My Page after Login

02.05.2024 04.05.2024 (05:00 pm)
Regularization of Rejected Application 04.05.2024 (05:00 pm)
Final Status of Online Registration and Uploading of Admit Card on AIIMS website  

13.05.2024 (Monday)

Date of Examination 19th May 2024 (Sunday)
Last Date of receiving application form duly recommended & forwarded with “No Objection Certificate” from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India for Foreign Nationals to apply and appear in the INI-CET for PG courses –July 2024 session 17.05.2024 (by 05:00 pm)
Last Date to Upload a Scanned Copy of the Sponsored Certificate 17.05.2024 (by 05:00 pm)
Result Declaration (Tentative) 25.05.2024 (Saturday)
Online Seat Allocation To be notified
Date of Commencement of Courses 01.07.2024
Last Date of Admission 31.08.2024


Must Read: INI-CET Participating Institutes and Eligibility criteria for January session 2024.

INI-CET 2024: Application Fee 

The INI-CET application fee for the General/OBC Candidates/Foreign National/OCI applicant is Rs. 4000/- whereas for the SC/ST/EWS applicant, the application fee is Rs. 3200/-.

The PwBD candidates are exempted from paying the examination fee.

The application form is successfully submitted only after the application fee payment. It is to be paid at the last step of the application in the online mode only.

Must know Things Before Filling out the Application Form

You must check the eligibility criteria for admission to various postgraduate courses at participating INIs for the July 2024 session.

If you are already pursuing any medical PG degree in any subject, then you are not eligible for seat allocation.

Without the provisional or permanent registration of NMC/DCI, you are not eligible to apply or online register for the INI-CET examination.

You must arrange all the required documents beforehand for INI-CET and for the particular INI, you want to apply to, such as a domicile certificate.

You can’t change your category later so be very careful while filling out the form, that either you belong to the general category or EWS or any other category. You are also required to upload the particular category certification to which you have opted. If your category certificate is found invalid or not uploaded within the stipulated time, then you will be counted under the General/Unreserved category. Hence, you will not be liable for any relaxation for cut-off and counselling.

You must always recheck the details filled and the images uploaded in the application form. Fill in all the details and upload images according to the instructions otherwise your application may be rejected and if in case after appearing in the exam, your uploaded documents don’t qualify for the prescribed format or are morphed, then your candidature will be cancelled.

The Person with a Benchmark Disability must go through all the guidelines available at for admission to PG courses.

INI-CET 2024: Application Process

  1. Registration and Basic Candidate Information

In this stage, you have to generate the Registration ID and Password. It is a one-time process for getting admission to PG courses. Then, log in to fill in all your personal details, and upload images.  In the images, you need to upload a photo, signature, and left thumb impression. Only after the registration is accepted, you will get the EUC for subsequent completion of the application. Candidates who already have accepted registration for the previous PG exam need not register again and can directly proceed to the generation of the EUC step.

While filling out the form, on the registration and basic information page, you can access the ‘How to Upload Images’ tab. Follow all the instructions very carefully to avoid application rejection. The instructions will include the image format, size, pixels, background colour, ink to be used for signature and thumb impression, and more relevant information.

  1. Generation of Exam Unique Code (EUC)

Only after the completion of step 1, your EUC will be generated. Generation of EUC is a prerequisite for the application login zone. The generated EUC for the previous session is not acceptable.

  1. Completion of Application Form

After the generation of the code, log in at the applicant login zone. You will be required a valid registration ID, password, and Exam Unique Code (EUC) for the INI-CET July 2024 successful login. Fill in all the details and upload the relevant documents on or before the due date and time (as mentioned in the important dates table above). Minutely check every detail you have filled in. Make sure the phone number and email address you have filled in the application form are correct and active.

By following all the above-mentioned points, you will be able to complete your application within the stipulated time.

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