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All You Need To Know About INI SS Exam 2023

Oct 14, 2022


INI SS or Institute of National Importance Super Speciality has recently announced the exam date for admission to DM, M.Ch., MD hospital administration courses. The INI SS exam is organised twice every year by AIIMS New Delhi at national level. 

Those who appear and qualify the exam are eligible to gain admission at various reputed institutions – AIIMS, JIPMER, PGIMER, NIMHANS, and Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, etc.

The registrations for the January 2023 session began on 29th September. Candidates who are interested in applying for the exam must apply online before 17th October 2022 on iniss.aiimsexams.ac.in.

In this article, you’ll find all necessary information related to the INI SS 2023 exam including the important dates, application process, eligibility criteria, syllabus, and exam pattern. So, make sure to read till the end.

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Important Dates of INI-SS Exam 2023

Starting of Online Registration29-09-2022
Last Date of Registration17-10-2022
Status of Application & Rejected Application21-10-2022
Last Date to Submit Documents for Regularisation of Rejected Application25-10-2022
Allotment of Roll Numbers & Admit Card31-10-2022
Exam Date06-11-2022
Expected Date of Result (for all INIs)11-11-2022
Expected Date of Result (Only for AIIMS Applicants)To be announced
Course Start Date01-01-2023
Last Date For Admission28-02-2023
Last Date for Fulfilment of Eligibility for Admission31-01-2023


  • The candidate must possess MBBS or an equivalent degree. 
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in a government hospital in the relevant field or 5 years in general practice. The candidate will be required to submit a certificate issued by the District Magistrate in support of the general practice.
  • Candidates from the UR/OBC/EWS/Sponsored category must obtain 55% aggregate in all MBBS professional examinations.
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST caste must have obtained 50% aggregate marks in all MBBS professional examinations.
  • Candidates must be registered with the central/state medical registration council.
  • Candidates already holding MD/MS or an equivalent degree are not eligible for the course.
  • Indian National candidates who graduated from foreign universities must submit their NMC screening marks

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Application Process

All information as well as access to processes related to INI-SS will be done through its online portal. The portal for INI-SS can be accessed from www.aiimsexams.ac.in >>Academic Course Tab >>and clicking on INI-SS. The applicants are requested to visit the site frequently to keep themselves updated with the latest information. The access and different components of the application process will be enabled/disabled as per the dates specified in the Important Dates Tab.

Exam Pattern

The INI-SS Exam will be conducted in two stages through online CBT mode in english. The stage 1 exam duration will be 90 minutes. Candidates will be asked to answer 80 multiple choice questions. Each correct answer will score 1 mark and incorrect answer will get minus one third. Unanswered questions will not score any marks. 

As for the syllabus, you can expect questions from the general/basic component of the qualifying educational qualification and from sub-speciality/system.components the speciality course for which the examination is being conducted.  

The stage 2 exam is applicable to all AIIMS only and carries a total of 20 marks. 

The qualifying criteria in stage 1 is 50%.

And, to qualify for AIIMS Seat allocation a candidate must obtain 50 percent (%) or more marks in Stage-I & Stage-II combined. 

After the examination, two different merit lists of qualified candidates will be declared based on performance in Stage – I & Stage – II examination - a common merit list and an AIIMS merit list. 

For more details regarding the INI SS 2023 exam you can read this INI-SS prospectus here.

Interested candidates must gear up for exam preparation to ensure that they qualify the exam. Make sure to keep the PrepLadder app handy so that you can get regular exam updates, preparation tips and excellent learning resources.

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