8th December 2022 New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi,
has recently released the counseling schedule for the INI CET January session. INI CET stands
for the Institute of National Importance Common Entrance Test. By qualifying for the INI CET,
students can get admission into post-graduate courses at 17 premier medical colleges of India.
These colleges include all 13 AIIMS, JIPMER, NIMHANS, PGIMER Chandigarh, and SCTIMST
Trivandrum. The INI CET offers admission in PG courses such as MS, MD, MDS, DM, and
The INI CET January sessions counseling process starts on 10 December at 11 am, and
qualified students can fill in choices till 12 December at 5 pm. The result of the mock round of
counseling will be declared on 14 December, and students can fill out the choices for the first
round of counseling from 15 December at 11 am to 17 December at 5 pm. Similarly, the result
for the first round of seat allocation will be released on 23 December. Students can accept the
allocated seat online from 24 December to 28 December.
AIIMS Delhi will release the 2nd round of seat allocation on 6 January 2023 and can accept the
allocated seat online from 7 to 10 January. If some seats remain vacant after the second round
of counseling, the subject, and specialty-wise tentative vacancies will be published on 13
January. Students can register for the open round counseling of IMI CET from 14 to 18 January.
The open round seat allocation result will be released on 27 January, and students can accept
the seats allocated online from 28 to 31 January 2023 and report for the same.
According to Mr. Gaurav Tyagi, the founder of CareerXpert, the counseling process holds
immense value in INI CET. As per Mr. Tyagi, sometimes students fail to get a good seat in a
better college because of the lack of proper guidance. With appropriate and timely direction,
students can quickly get into the college of their choice. These tips can help INI CET aspirants
get their dream specialty seats in their dream colleges.
● Get the previous years trend:
Students who want to get into a better college with a decent rank should try to learn about the
previous years seat allocation trends. These trends can give a rough idea to students about the
marks versus rank seats allotment process.
● Quality of Institution:
While all colleges in the INI CET are of national importance, many of these colleges are pretty
new. For example, out of a total of 13 AIIMS, half havent a history of more than 10 years. On
the other hand, there are also institutes such as PGI Chandigarh and JIPMER with glorious
pasts. So, students should always consider the institutes quality before selecting them. The
quality of the institute depends on many factors, such as infrastructure, the permanence of
faculty, and patient exposure, among various other things.
● Get the help of a professional counselor:
Having an expert hand on your side never hurts, so students who dont want to screw up their
chance of getting a subject or specialty of their choice must get the help of a professional
So, by following these tips of Mr. Gaurav Tyagi, students can get into their dream college