AIIMS PG Merit List 2021: Admission to Post Graduate courses in AIIMS Institute is offered through INI CET 2021. The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi releases the exam result. In addition, the result is declared in the form of a merit list. Candidates are further ranked in order of merit in this list. Moreover, the rank list contains the exam Roll Number, All India Rank, Category Rank, Category, and Percentile Score. It is important that each category student scores at least 50% percentile. Furthermore, candidates are called for Counselling as per the AIIMS PG Merit List 2021 only.

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  • AIIMS PG July session exam date has been announced. The dates have been revised. The exam is scheduled for 16th June 2021 and the result is expected to be declared on 22nd June 2021.
  • INI CET January 2021 exam was concluded on 20th November 2020. The exam result was further declared in the form of a merit list. Candidates can check out the January session merit list result below.

AIIMS PG Merit List 2021

The INI CET Rank List is released in PDF format. Hence, candidates can easily download it and check for their names on it. This list helps the officials in segregating students on the basis of merit. In the last session, 4,390 candidates qualified for the examination. Further, participants must be well acquainted with the important event dates. Therefore, the complete schedule of each of the exam sessions is provided below.

July 2021 Session Schedule

AIIMS PG 2021 Exam16th June 2021
Declaration of Result22nd June 2021

Check – JIPMER PG 2021

January Session Schedule

EventsImportant Dates 
AIIMS PG 2021 Exam20th November 2020
Declaration of Results27th November 2020
Seat Allocation15th December 2020

Check – AIIMS PG Exam Pattern 2021

How to download Merit List for AIIMS PG (INI CET) 2021?

A step-by-step account of how to download the merit list is available below. Please go through the steps. Do that carefully to download the merit list.

  • Visit the official website of the AIIMS –
  • Click on the link appearing on the website to check the Merit list.
  • The result is released in pdf format.
  • Press Ctrl+F.
  • Now, enter your name or Roll Number, or registration number in the rectangular box.
  • If you are on the list, you shall get your result.
  • It is advisable for the candidates to take a printout of the AIIMS PG rank letter 2021. As it has to be provided during the counselling.

Details on the AIIMS PG Candidate Admission List 2021

It becomes difficult for candidates to look for their names on the rank list sometimes. Hence, authorities mention details related to students on it. Moreover, two students can have the same name, so details that are unique are mentioned. Furthermore, a candidate can find the following details on its AIIMS PG 2021 Result.

  • Candidates Name
  • Exam Roll Number
  • Date of birth of the candidate
  • Total marks
  • Percentile scored
  • Merit Rank
  • Category wise rank

Determination of marks on the AIIMS PG Rank List 2021

The authorities follow a certain pattern while they are grading your papers. It is in the candidate’s best interest if they know this marking scheme. So, down below we have all the points for the marking scheme of the AIIMS PG Entrance. Make sure that you go through them all.

  • For every correct answer, you score one mark [+1].
  • For every incorrect answer, you lose one-third [−1/3] of a mark.
  • If there is an unanswered question, that shall not affect your grading.
  • The Cut-Off Percentile is 50th Percentile. Any candidate scoring 50th or above qualifies for the counseling.

Tie-breaking procedure for INI CET 2021

The AIIMS officials consider tie-breaking criteria when two students end up scoring the exact same marks. This criterion helps them in ranking the students in a fair manner. Further, the tie-breaking criteria considered for AIIMS PG 2021 is as follows:

  • Candidate with higher aggregate in all subjects in MBBS /BDS is ranked higher.
  • If the tie still continues, then the candidate who has seniority by age is preferred.

Reservation of Seats in the AIIMS 2021 PG

As per Government Norms, some of the seats are reserved for reserved category students. Other category students cannot claim these seats. Hence, the percentage of seats reserved for each category is mentioned in the table given below.


Reservation (in %)

Candidates who have passed MBBS from AIIMS


General + Sponsored/Foreign National candidates


SC Candidates


ST Candidates


OBC Candidates


EWS Candidates


Institutional Preference for AIIMS Graduates

By way of institutional preference those who have graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi are preferred for admission against 50% of total MBBS seats of AIIMS of the open general seats without any discipline-wise preference. Any vacant seat out of any reserved seats, if there is any, is available to another unreserved category candidate next on the merit list.

Previous Years’ Merit List Result

Important Information about the AIIMS PG Final Merit List 2021

The merit list of the AIIMS Final PG 2021 Merit List has some specific information that we recommend the students to be familiar with.

  • AIIMS PG merit list 2021 is released separately for the January and July sessions.
  • The merit lists have categories (including SC, ST, and OBC). The Category-wise merit list includes shortlisted category candidates only.
  • The list includes details like name and date of birth of the candidate, total marks, percentile scored category rank, and also overall rank.
  • One overall merit list is released, that contains the names of all candidates who appear in the exam. It also has its qualifying status.
  • No separate intimation letter is sent to the qualifying candidates.
  • No requests for revaluation/ rechecking of the AIIMS PG answer sheet are accepted by the examination authorities.
  • All candidates have to score the least minimum qualifying score. It is necessary to be eligible for admission in the PG courses.

AIIMS PG Counselling 2021

Candidates who are included in Rank List are called in for AIIMS PG Counseling in the order of their ranks on the merit list for admission to any MD/ MS programs. An official notice is also released by the AIIMS officials. Candidates who haven’t qualified in the exam are not called for counseling.
The counseling is conducted via offline rounds. In addition, the allotment of seats is based on the merit rank of the candidate and depending on MD/ MS seats available at that opted earlier by the candidate.

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