Article by Gaurav Tyagi
New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has recently released the counselling 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 MCh.
The INI CET January session’s 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 speciality-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 need more proper guidance to get a good seat in a better college. 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 speciality seats in their dream colleges.
- Get the previous year’s trend:
Students who want to get into a better college with a decent rank should try to learn about the previous year’s 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 haven’t 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 institute’s 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 counsellor:
Having an expert hand on your side never hurts, so students who don’t want to screw up their chance of getting a subject or speciality of their choice must get the help of a professional career counsellor. So, by following these tips of Mr Gaurav Tyagi, students can get into their dream college and specialist.