The medical colleges that have the status of being Institutes of National Importance – AIIMS, PGIMER, NIMHANS, JIPMER – are conducting a common entrance exam for admission to its PG courses, namely the INI CET 2020 exam for January 2021 admissions. For the same, the INIs released the seat matrix today.
As per the seat matrix, the seats are as follows.
AIIMS New Delhi – 170
AIIMS Bhopal – 50
AIIMS Bhubaneswar – 67
AIIMS Jodhpur – 100
AIIMS Nagpur – 34
AIIMS Patna – 73
AIIMS Raipur – 84
AIIMS Rishikesh – 102
JIPMER Puducherry – 115
NIMHANS – 20
PGIMER – will be announced separately.
With the exam scheduled for tomorrow, candidates are happy that the seat matrix is clear beforehand. However there is a slight dismay on the absence of any seats for general (UR) category, at all, in some of the courses.
The courses where there are 0 seats for UR category are as follows.
MD/MS – Forensic Medicine, Microbiology, Obst and Gynae, Radiation Oncology
MDS – Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Paediatrics and Preventive Dentistry
MD / MS – Anatomy, ENT, Microbiology, Pharmacology, PMR, Psychiatry, Radiotherapy.
AIIMS Bhubaneswar– Ophthalmology
AIIMS Jodhpur – PMR
AIIMS Nagpur – Community Medicine, Otorhinolaryngology, Pathology, Paediatrics.
MD / MS – Orthopaedics, PMR, Radiotherapy
MDS – Oral & Facial Maxillary Surgery
MD / MS – Anatomy, Dermatology & Venerology, Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, Nuclear Medicine, Pharmacology.
MDS – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
The INI CET stands for Institutes of National Importance Common Entrance Test. This exam was introduced this year. Before this, AIIMS, PGIMER, JIPMER, NIMHANS used to hold their separate PG medical entrance exams. The exam is scheduled for tomorrow, as a computer based test. It will be of 3 hours duration, with 200 objective type questions. The questions will be single correct choice, and multiple correct choice type questions.
The seat allocation shall be done in order of merit, choices made by the candidate and as per the reservation policies of individual INIs with regards to Institutional Preference, Community reservation (OBC, SC, ST, EWS etc.) and PwBD as applicable, through a process of Institute-wise Synchronization of Seat Allocation (InSAS). Post graduate seats remaining vacant even after the Open Round may be filled by conduct of ‘Spot Round’ by individual INIs after due approval of their competent authority.