AYUSH PG Entrance: Check out the Schedule, Eligibility criteria, application, selection process of AIAPGET 2020 here
New Delhi: With the application process on for All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test AIAPGET 2020, for admission to MD/MS/PG Diploma in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy Courses for academic Session 2020-2021; the exam conducting body National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the information bulletin for the candidates.
AIAPGET-2020 namely 'All India AYUSH Post Graduate Entrance Test 2020' will be a single entrance examination for admission to Postgraduate AYUSH Courses for the academic session 2020-21. It includes All India (Open/other States) and State quota seats for admission to MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA Courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha & Homeopathy system of medicine for all AYUSH Colleges, Institutions & Universities/ Deemed Universities across the country.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has been entrusted by All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi (An Autonomous Organization under Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India) for conducting AIAPGET-2020. The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) is the Apex Institute for Ayurveda, established in 2010 under Society Registration Act 1860 as an autonomous organisation under the Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India.
All the candidates interested in pursuing PG AYUSH courses this academic year are requested to view the schedule, eligibility criteria. selection, reservation, examination scheme, list of exam centres and the whole admission process of AIAPGET 2020 for clarity as uploaded by the NTA on its official website.
The candidates who wish to appear in AIAPGET, 2020 are required to apply online till 05 June 2020 (upto 04.00 pm). The fees can be paid online only up to 05 June 2020 (upto 11.50 pm).
FEE DETAILS AND IMPORTANT DATES:
Online registration and submission of Application Form including uploading of photograph and signature) (upto 04.00 p.m. of 05 June 2020)
06 May-05 June 2020
Last date of successful final transaction of a fee (through Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking/Paytm up to 11.50 p.m.)
05 June 2020 (Friday)
Fee Payable by candidates in INR*
General/Unreserved & OBC-NCL**
SC, ST, PwD and Transgender
* Applicable Service/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate
Correction in Particulars of Application Form on Website only
06-10 June 2020
Downloading of Admit Cards from NTA website
20 June 2020 onwards
Date of Examination
To be announced later on the website.
Duration of Examination
120 minutes (2.00 hours)
Timing of Examination
10:00 A.M. To 12:00 P.M.
Centre and Date
As indicated on the Admit Card
Display of Recorded Responses and Answer Keys
To be announced later on the website.
Declaration of Result on the NTA website
Will be intimated later on the website.
** Other Backward Classes-Non Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website www.ncbc.nic.in.
Only the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column. State list OBC candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General/Unreserved.
***As per the OM No. 20013/01/2019-BC-II dated January 17, 2019, issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the OM No. 12- 4/2019-U1 dated 17.01.2019 of MHRD Department of Higher Education regarding the implementation of reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) for admission in Central Educational Institutions.
2. Candidates can apply for AIAPGET, 2020 in "Online" mode only. Submission of Online Application Form may be done by accessing NTA website www.ntaaiapget.nic.in. The Application in any other mode will not be accepted.
3. Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate.
4. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the Information Bulletin and on NTA website. Candidates not complying with the instructions shall be summarily disqualified.
5. Candidates must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own as all information/ communication will be sent by NTA through e-mail on the e-mail address or SMS on given Mobile Number only.
6. Instructions for filling Online Application Form :
Download Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form. Read these carefully to ensure your eligibility.
Follow the steps given below to Apply Online:
Step-1: Apply for Online Registration using unique Email Id and Mobile No.
Step-2: Fill in the Online Application Form and note down the system generated Application No.
Step-3: Upload scanned images of Candidate's Photograph (file size: 20 kb - 50 kb) and Candidate's Signature (file size: 10kb - 20kb) in JPG/JPEG format.
Step-4: Pay the fee using ICICI/Syndicate/Paytm Payment Gateway through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/UPI/Paytm and keep proof of fee paid. In case the Confirmation Page is not generated after payment of fee then the transaction is cancelled, and the amount will be refunded to the candidate's account. However, the candidate has to make another transaction, in case the Confirmation Page is not generated.
Download, save and print copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance of fee and keep copies safely for future reference.
All the 4 Steps can be done together or at separate times.
1. Candidates are advised to visit the NTA website and check their e-mails/SMS regularly for latest updates.
2. The candidate shall appear at their own cost at the Examination Centre on Date and Shift indicated on their Admit Card issued by the NTA.
3. Any request to change the Examination Centre, Date and subject provided on the Admit Card shall not be considered under any circumstances.
1. The final submission of the Online Application Form will remain incomplete if Step-3 and step-4 are not complete. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.
2. No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.
3. The entire application process of AIAPGET-2020 is online, including uploading of scanned images, Payment of Fees, and Printing of Confirmation Page. Therefore, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/ Fax/ by Hand/E-mails.
Candidates are NOT allowed to carry Instrument, Geometry or Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, any kind of Paper/ Stationery/ Textual material (printed or written material), Eatables and Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Ear Phone/ Microphone/ Pager, Calculator, DocuPen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Camera, Tape Recorder, Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, any metallic item or electronic gadgets/ devices in the Examination Hall/Room.
Diabetic students will be allowed to carry eatables like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/apple/ orange) and transparent water bottle to the Examination Hall/Room.
However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolates/candy/sandwich etc.
NTA has no role in counselling
AACCC, will conduct counselling for admission to all India quota seats and concerned State AYUSH Authority(s) / Counselling Authority(s) of the States/UT/ Universities/ Deemed University /AYUSH Colleges/ Institutes will conduct counselling for admission to State quota seats based on candidate's AIAPGET 2020 merit, choice of subject and fulfilment of their eligibility criteria, guidelines, domicile criteria, applicable reservation policies etc.
AIAPGET 2020 is an examination for admission to AYUSH MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA courses for 2020-21 academic session.
Merely appearing in AIAPGET 2020 does not make a candidate qualified and eligible for All India/ State Quota seats/admission to Universities / Deemed Universities & Institutions and it does not confer any automatic rights to secure an AYUSH Post Graduate MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA seat. The selection and admission to Postgraduate seats in any AYUSH institution(s) recognized for running MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA courses as per the CCIM/CCH Act is subject to fulfilling the admission criteria, eligibility, medical fitness and other criteria as may be prescribed by the respective universities, AYUSH institutions, CCIM/CCH, State/Central Government and merit position in AIAPGET 2020.
Online Registration begins on 06 May 2020 onwards and must be completed by 05 June 2020 upto 04.00 pm. However, registered candidates can edit their information in a certain field during the correction window between 06 June 2020 to 10 June 2020 upto 11:50 pm. No new registrations will be entertained during the correction period.
Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information will not be considered and candidates may be debarred from appearing in any future examinations conducted by NTA/AIIA.
Before initiating registration process, candidates should go through the Information Bulletin carefully for eligibility criteria, scheme and pattern of examination etc. Any queries and other issues will only be entertained if the requested information is not given in the Information Bulletin.
Incomplete application, if not in accordance with instructions, will not be considered and is liable to be rejected. Applicant should carefully fill up all the fields during registration process correctly. The application cannot be modified/edited, after the closing of correction window period.
The examination fee once paid will neither be refunded nor be carried forward under any circumstances.
NTA/AIIA/MoA reserves the right to withdraw permission, if any, granted inadvertently to any candidate who is not eligible to appear in AIAPGET 2020 even though Admit card/Registration number has been issued or is displayed on the website.
Candidates must verify from the respective State Governments/ Universities/ Deemed Universities and Institutes if at all they will be considered for admission to All India/ State Quota Post Graduate seats/Institute Pool based on applicable Regulations and /or domicile criteria, State/Institute of Graduation, reservation policy etc.
The existing schedule, pattern, policy and guidelines are for ready reference only but in no way, they are or are ought to be treated as representative or acknowledgement of the fact that NTA/MoA/AIIA is bound to follow the same in future.
In case of any ambiguity in the interpretation of any of the instructions/terms and conditions/ rules/criteria regarding the determination of eligibility/conduct of examinations/ registration of candidates/information contained herein, the interpretation of the NTA/MoA/AIIA will be final and binding.
Requests shall not be entertained for change in date/examination centre/subject.
Absentees from the examination will forfeit their examination fee. No further communication will be acknowledged in this regard.
Result for AIAPGET 2020 will be available on the website www.ntaaiapget.nic.in only.
Candidates should ensure before applying for online registration that their BAMS/BUMS/BSMS/BHMS degree is recognized as per provisions of IMCC/CCH Act. If it is found at any time that BAMS/BUMS/BSMS/BHMS degree is not recognized, the candidature/result of the candidate shall be cancelled.
All the correspondence should be addressed by e-mail. The e-mail query shall be addressed only if it is not anonymous and contains the name, postal address and contact number of the sender. An e-mail containing vague or general queries and other queries as contained in the Information Bulletin shall not be entertained. Queries shall not be entertained from a person claiming themselves to be representative, associates or officiates of the applicant candidate.
The following information shall not be revealed by phone or email:
a. Internal documentation /status of NTA
b. The internal decision-making process of NTA/MoA/AIIA, Any claim/counterclaim thereof
c. Dates and venue of internal meetings or name of the staff/officers dealing.
d. Any information which in the opinion of NTA/MoA/AIIA cannot be revealed.
Terms & Conditions of AIAPGET 2020 as mentioned in the Information Bulletin shall apply.
AIAPGET 2020 will be conducted by NTA at exam centres engaged for the purpose. Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the route and location of the exam centre. (Refer to Annexure I for List of Exam cities)
Candidates are advised to look into the website www.ntaaiapget.nic.in regularly for various information, updates and notices pertaining to AIAPGET 2020 examination.
Kindly note that by registering for the AIAPGET 2020, candidates are covered by Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). As per NDA, candidates cannot disclose any question or contents of question paper in part or otherwise with any person or party or website or such other media/publication. Any act in breach of the NDA shall be liable for penal action as per law. Kindly note that this is a punishable offence and shall lead to cancellation of candidature.
Candidates are deemed to have read, agreed and accepted the contents of Information Bulletin and the terms and conditions in the information bulletin for AIAPGET 2020 on completing the registration/Online Application Form by the candidates.
Candidates can register for AIAPGET 2020 only once. Any candidate found to register more than once in AIAPGET 2020 will be automatically debarred from the exam. His/her candidature will be cancelled and further action as deemed appropriate by NTA/MoA/AIIA will be taken.
Possession/Use of mobile phone or any such electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of AIAPGET 2020 Test Centers. Candidates shall be liable for penal action for Possession/ Use of Mobile phones/ Electronic devices.
The jurisdiction for court cases/disputes shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts at Delhi/New Delhi only.
Eligibility Criteria for AIAPGET-2020
Candidates in possession of BAMS/ BUMS/ BSMS/ BHMS/Graded BHMS degree or Provisional BAMS/ BUMS/ BSMS/ BHMS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the IMCC 1970/HCC 1973 Act and possess permanent or provisional registration certificate of BAMS/ BUMS/ BSMS/ BHMS/Graded BHMS degree qualification issued by the CCIM/CCH/State Board/Universities/Deemed Universities and have completed one year of internship or/are likely to complete the internship as per the CCIM/AYUSH notification, may apply for AIAPGET 2020 through Online Application Registration system at website www.ntaaiapget.nic.in.
Requests for appearing in AIAPGET 2020 from candidates completing internship after the notified date or having qualifications that are not recognized by the competent authority shall be summarily rejected. Candidates are further advised not to canvass for the same.
The dates indicated by candidates in regard to 12 months Compulsory Rotating Internship i.e. starting date, completion date, shall be treated as final and candidates will be required to submit the original Compulsory Rotating Internship completion certificate at the time of counselling.
The cut-off date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in AIAPGET-2020 shall be 30th September 2020.
Some of the Universities/Institutions with regulations that candidates who are already pursuing any PG Course in their University or in another University are not eligible for admission till they complete the course. The candidates who are already pursuing PG Courses either through All India Quota or State Quota and are applying for a seat under All India Quota/State quota seats may confirm the eligibility conditions of that University in this regard. NTA/MoA/AIIA shall not be responsible if such candidates are refused admission. Such candidates may opt for the subject and the college at their own risk and cost. The eligibility criteria will be as per CCIM/CCH regulations and notifications of Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India.
Scheme of Examination
Mode of Examination
LAN Based CBT (Computer Based Test)
2:00 Hours (120 minutes)
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions with single correct
No. of Questions
+ 04– For each correct response
-1 – For each incorrect response
0 – for no response or not attempted questions
Medium of Paper
Ayurveda- English and Hindi Unani- English and Urdu Siddha- English and Tamil
Homoeopathy- English only
Provisions for PwD Candidates
(i) In compliance with the "Guidelines for Conducting Written Examination for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities" issued by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment vide Office Memorandum No. F.No. 34-02/2015-DD-III dated 29th August 2018, the following provisions would be available to the Candidates with Benchmark Disabilities, as defined in Section 2(r) of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016.
(ii) A person with benchmark disability, as defined in Section 2 (r) of the RPwD Act, means a person with not less than 40 per cent of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes a person with disability where specified disability has been defined in measurable terms, as certified by the certifying authority. Candidate needs to submit a certificate in Annexure-IV (A)/ IV (B)/ IVAnnexure (C).
(iii) A specified disability, as defined in Section 2 (zc) of the RPwD Act, means the disabilities as specified in the Schedule of the said Act, which includes:
(a) Locomotor Disabilities: Leprosy, Cerebral Palsy, Dwarfism, Muscular Dystrophy, Acid Attack Victims;
(b) Visual Impairment: Blindness & Low Vision;
(c) Hearing Impairment: Deaf & Hard of Hearing;
(d) Speech & Language Disability;
(e) Intellectual Disability: Specific Learning Disability (Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia & Developmental Aphasia), Autism Spectrum Disorder;
(f) Mental illness;
(g) Chronic Neurological Conditions: Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Diseases;
(h) Blood Disorder: Haemophilia, Thalassemia, Sickle Cell Diseases;
(i) Multiple Disabilities: more than one of the specified disabilities including Deaf-Blindness
(iv) In case of candidates with benchmark disabilities in the category of blindness, locomotor disability (both arm affected-BA) and cerebral palsy, the facility of scribe/reader shall be given, if so desired by them.
In case of another category of persons with benchmark disabilities (the Schedule of the said Act may be referred to), the provision of scribe/reader can be allowed (if they so desire) on the production of a certificate to the effect that the person concerned has physical limitation to write (use the mouse in case of CBT) and scribe is essential to write examination on his behalf, from the Chief Medical Officer/Civil Surgeon/Medical Superintendent of a Government health care institution as per proforma at ANNEXURE-IV
(v) Such candidates will have the discretion of bringing his/her own scribe/reader or may opt to have Scribe/Reader from NTA or through any of its authorised Institute/Agency/Personnel involved in the examination.
(vi) An eligible PwD candidate, desirous of having the facility of scribe/reader, shall have to mention his/her appropriate PwD category in the relevant column of the application form and also have to record as to whether he/she will have his/her own arrangement of scribe/reader or it has to be arranged by NTA or through any of its authorised Institute/Agency/Personnel.
(vii) The qualification of the scribe shall be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking the examination. The persons with benchmark disabilities opting for own scribe/reader should submit details of their own scribe as per proforma at ANNEXURE–VI.
(viii) In case a PwD candidate has opted for a scribe/reader from NTA or through any of its authorised Institute/Agency/Personnel, the Centre Superintendent shall arrange a meeting of the candidate with scribe/reader, a day before the examination, for giving him/her a chance to check/verify whether the scribe/reader is suitable or not.
(ix) Compensatory time of not less than 20 minutes per hour of the examination shall be given to a candidate allowed to use scribe/reader. If the examination is of 03 hours duration, the compensatory time shall be 01 hours. In case the duration of the examination is less or more than 03 hours, the compensatory time shall be on a pro-rata basis.
(x) As far as possible, the examination for Person(s) with Disabilities should be held at the ground floor.
6.2 Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) for admission to various programmes of study
The reservation for EWS will be applicable as per OM No. 20013/01/2018-BC-II dated 17 January 2019 of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, as per availability of seats in the concerned institute.
The syllabus for the exam shall comprise of subjects/knowledge areas as per the Graduate Level Education Regulations of respective discipline issued by CCIM/CCH.
Kindly refer to the CCIM/CCH for complete syllabus document.
Registration and Application Process
Instructions for Filling Online Application Form
Candidates have to apply for AIAPGET-2020 "Online" ONLY by accessing the website https://ntaaiapget.nic.in. The Application Form other than online mode would not be accepted.
Only one application is to be submitted by a candidate for the same level of the programme. More than one application i.e. Multiple application forms submitted by a candidate will be summarily rejected.
In order to appear in AIAPGET- 2020, the candidates are required to apply online as per procedure detailed below. Before filling and submitting the online form, candidates should download the Information Bulletin and Replica of Application Form; and read them carefully. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as given in the information bulletin and on NTA website. Application Forms not complying with the instructions are liable to be rejected.
To avoid any kind of inconvenience or last-minute rush or unforeseen difficulties, candidates are advised to submit Online Application Form without waiting for the last date. NTA will not be responsible for network problems or any other problem of this nature in submission of online application during the last days.
Candidates must keep the following information ready before filling online Application Form:-
Govt Identity Details like Aadhaar Number (last 4 digits)/Election Card (EPIC No.)/Passport number/Ration Card Number/ Bank Account Number/PAN Number/ Other valid Govt Ids.
Address for communication, Mobile Number, email id, etc.
Scanned images of latest Photograph (size of 20 kb to 50 kb) in JPG/ JPEGformat only
Scanned image of Signature (size of 10 kb to 20 kb) in JPG/ JPEG format only
Bank Account details for payment of Fee, for uploading as part of the submission of online application.
Particulars to be filled in the Online Application Form:
Before beginning the process of filling the Online Application Form, please keep the following information ready with you:
1. Copy of Board/ University Certificate for Candidate's Name, Mother's Name, Father's Name and Date of Birth
2. Type of Identification – Aadhaar Card/Bank A/c Number/ Passport Number/ Ration Card/ Election Card (EPIC No) / Other Govt ID
3. Qualifying Degree Certificate or last semester marks sheet
4. Your correspondence Address as well as Permanent Address with Pin Code (Refer Annexure-II for State Code)
5. Priority List of Centres of your choice (Refer Annexure-I for Cities)
6. Category Certificate, if applicable
7. Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Certificate, if applicable
8. A person with Disability (PwD) Certificate, if applicable
9. E-mail address and Mobile Number of candidate
10. Scanned images in JPG/JPEG format only:
a. Candidate's Photograph - File size between 20 kb to 50 kb.
b. Candidate's Signature in running hand - File size between 10 kb to 20 kb.
11. Bank Account details for payment of the fee.
Procedure for Filling Application Form
Part I: Registration Page
Fill in the basic information and note down the system generated Application No.
(i) Candidate's Name/ Mother's Name/ Father's Name:
Provide Candidate's Name, Mother's Name, Father's Name as given in the Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University Certificate in capital letters. No prefix in the name of the candidate is allowed.
(ii) Date of Birth:dd/mm/yyyy
Provide Candidate's date of birth as recorded in Secondary School Examination or equivalent Board/ University certificate.
(iii) Mobile Number and e-mail Address:
Candidates must provide own Mobile Number and e-mail address.
Note: Only one e-mail address and one Mobile Number are valid for one application
PART II: Fill in the complete Application Form
Fill in the complete Application
(i) Other Backward Classes (OBC) - Non-Creamy Layer as per the Central List of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website (www.ncbc.nic.in). Thus, the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column. State list OBC Candidates who are not in OBC-NCL(CentralList) must choose General.
(ii) Economically Weaker Section (EWS) -As per the OM No. 20013/01/2019-BCII dated January 17, 2019, issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment and the OM No. 12-4/2019-U1 dated 17.01.2019 as well as the Letters No 35-2/2019-T.S.I dated 21.01.2019, 01.02.2019, 04.02.2019 and 15.02.2019 of MHRD Department of Higher Education regarding the implementation of reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) for admission in Central Educational Institutions.
(iii) Provide complete postal address with PIN Code (Correspondence Address as well as Permanent Address) for further correspondence. PIN code of Correspondence Address should be given in the space provided for this purpose.
Note: The NTA shall not be responsible for any delay/loss in postal transit or for an incorrect Correspondence address given by the Applicant in the Application Form.
(iv) Choice of Cities for Examination Centres: The candidate should select the city of their choice for examination of AIAPGET 2020 from the drop-down box where all cities where the exam is going to be conducted would be reflected as per availability of seats. It will be exhausted on first come first serve basis.
(v) Under no circumstances, the choice of cities for Centre and AIAPGET subject filled in the Application Form shall be changed by the NTA.
PART III: Uploading of scanned images
(i) Candidate's Photograph: to be uploaded
The photograph must be taken on or after 01.03.2020 indicating clearly the name of the candidate along with the date of taking the photograph. The photograph should not be with cap or goggles.
Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly.
Polaroid and Computer-generated photos are not acceptable.
Applications not complying with these instructions or with unclear photographs are liable to be rejected.
Candidates may please note that if it is found that photograph uploaded is fabricated i.e. de- shaped or seems to be hand-made or computer made, the form of the candidate will be rejected and the same would be considered as using unfairmeans and the candidate would be dealt with accordingly.
Application without photograph shall be rejected. The photograph need not be attested. Candidates are advised to take 6 to 8 passport size coloured photographs with white background.
Note: Passport size photograph is to be used for uploading on Online Application Form and also for pasting on Attendance Sheet at the examination centre.
The candidate should scan his/her passport size photograph for uploading. File size must be between 20 kb to 50 kb.
(ii) Candidate's Signature: to be uploaded
The candidates are required to upload the full signature in running handwriting in the appropriate box given in the online application form. Writing full name in the box in Capital letters would not be accepted as a signature and the Application Form would be rejected. Further, unsigned Online Application Forms will also be rejected.
The candidate should put his full signature on white paper with Black Ink pen and scan for uploading.
File size must be between 10 kb to 20 kb.
Note: Candidate must ensure that the uploaded images are clear and proper.
Check List for filling the Online Application Form:
The candidates are advised to ensure the following points before filling the Online Application Forms:
(i) Whether they fulfil the eligibility conditions for the Test as prescribed under the heading 'Conditions of Eligibility'.
(ii) That they have filled their gender and category viz General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/SC/ ST/Gen-EWS/ Male/Female/Transgender, in the relevant column correctly.
(iii) That they have filled their Subject and City of examination in the relevant column correctly.
(iv) That the Person with Disability (PwD) candidate has filled the relevant column in the Online Application Form. Only PwD candidates have to fill this column and the others have to leave it blank.
(v) Whether they have kept a Printout of Application Form (confirmation page) for their own record.
Important Points to Note:
(i) The candidates, before submitting the Online Application Form, shall ensure their eligibility to appear in the test.
(ii) The Candidates should fill their complete postal address with PIN Code for further correspondence.
(iii) The Candidate must ensure that e-mail address and Mobile Number provided in the Online Application Form are their own (which cannot be changed later) as communication may be sent by NTA through e-mail or SMS.
(iv) The Candidate should not give the postal address, Mobile Number or e-mail ID of Coaching Centre in the Online Application Form.
In order to appear in AIAPGET, 2020, the candidates are required to apply 'online'.
The Application Form other than online mode shall not be accepted. No change will be accepted through offline mode i.e. through fax/application including e-mail etc.
(v) Online submission of application may be done by accessing the NTA official website: www.ntaaiapget.nic.in.
(vi) Online Application Form cannot be withdrawn once it is submitted successfully.
(vii) Application Form of candidates who do not fulfil the eligibility criteria shall be rejected.
(viii) A candidate is allowed to submit only one Application Form. If a candidate submits more than one Application Form, the candidature is likely to be cancelled.
(ix) Request for change in any particular in the Application Form shall not be entertained under any circumstances.
Note: However, a chance may be given to the candidates to correct/modify/edit some of the particular(s) of the application form online only, during 06 June 2020 to 10 June 2020.
(x) The allotment of the city for the examination would be on first come first serve basis. As per availability, the name of the city would be reflected. The City indicated for the entrance examination should be carefully chosen by the candidate. As no change will be allowed once application is submitted.
(xi) Selection of a candidate in the test is provisional, subject to being found otherwise eligible for admission/appointment.
(xii) In case a candidate is found providing incorrect information or the identity is proved to be false at any time in the future, the candidate shall face penal action as per the law.
(xiii) The Candidates are not required to send/ submit the confirmation page of Online Application Form to the NTA. However, he/she is advised to retain the following documents with them as reference for future correspondence:
At least four printouts of the Confirmation Page of Online Application Form.
Proof of fee paid
Photographs (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) –6 to 8 passport size photographs need to be kept aside.
The name on the photo identification must match with the name as shown on the Admit Card. If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, the candidate must show the relevant document at the time of the exam. Marriage Certificate/Divorce/Decree/Legal Name Change Document
Provision of Aadhaar:
The Aadhaar number is only one of the types of identification and is not mandatory. Candidates may also enter Passport number, Ration Card number, Election Card (EPIC No.), Bank Account number or any other valid Government identity number.
Replica of Application Form
The replica of the AIAPGET- 2020 Application Format is available at Annexure-IX.
Important steps to complete the Application Process
Application Form may be submitted in five simple steps:
Apply for Online Registration and note down the system generated
Application No for future reference
Fill the Online Application Form
Upload scanned images of Candidate's Photograph (between 20 kb - 50
kb) and Candidate's Signature (between 10 kb - 20kb) in JPG/JPEG format.
Make a payment of fee using a suitable mode of payment through the bank as per details given in this section and keep proof of fee paid.
Print at least four copies of Confirmation Page after successful remittance
1. The final submission of the Online Application Form will remain incomplete if Step-3 and Step-4 are not completed. Such forms will stand rejected and no correspondence on this account will be entertained.
2. No request for refund of fee once remitted by the candidate will be entertained by NTA under any circumstances.
3. There is no provision to upload any certificate/marks sheet etc., with the application.
4. The entire application process is online. Therefore, candidates are not required to send/submit any document(s) including Confirmation Page to NTA through Post/ Fax/By Hand/E-mail.
Payment of Fee
General/Unreserved & OBC-NCL*
SC, ST, PwD and Transgender
Applicable Service/Processing charges & GST are to be paid by the candidate
*Other Backward Classes-Non Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website www.ncbc.nic.in. Only the candidates falling in this list may mention OBC in the Category Column.
State list OBC candidates who are not in OBC-NCL (Central List) must choose General/Unreserved.
The prescribed registration fees should be remitted through payment gateway provided using Credit Card or Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Internet Banking. No other modes of payment will be entertained. Service charges and other taxes for the transaction as applicable by the bank has to be paid by the applicant. The fee may be submitted through any of the following modes using the payment gateway of partner banks (ICICI/Syndicate/Paytm) –
The examination fee will be forfeited if the candidates remain absent from the examination or if declared ineligible.
FEE SHALL NEITHER BE REFUNDED NOR CARRIED FORWARDED IF THE APPLICATION FOR AIAPGET 2020 IS REJECTED OR CANDIDATURE IS FOUND TO BE INELIGIBLE OR CANDIDATE IS UNABLE TO APPEAR IN THE EXAMINATION.
Method of Fee Payment
After completing Step 3 of the online Application Form, candidates may remit the examination fee (Step 4) by choosing the following options:
1. Through Debit/Credit card – Candidates need to check the validity of the Debit/Credit Card while logging on to a website for submitting Application Form. Candidate should enter the information asked for and make the required payment.
2. Through Net Banking - Check the balance in the account and keep all credentials ready while logging on to the website for submitting Application Form. Candidate should log in and make payment by following instructions.
Note: In case, the fee payment status is not 'OK' the candidates are advised as following:
1. If the fee is paid through credit/debit card and status are not OK, it means the transaction is cancelled. Therefore, such candidates have to pay the fee again and ensure the OK fee status.
2. For cancelled transactions, the amount will, automatically, be refunded to concerned credit/debit card within 15 days of the last date of submission of Application Form.
Generation of Confirmation Page confirms the final submission of Application Form. If Confirmation Page has not been generated, this means that Application Form has not been submitted successfully.
Admit Card for AIAPGET-2020
The Admit Card is issued provisionally to the candidates, subject to their satisfying the eligibility conditions.
The candidate has to download the Admit Card from the NTA website w.e.f. 20 June 2020 onwards and appear for the Examination at the given Centre on Date, timing and discipline as indicated in their Admit Card.
No candidate will be allowed to appear at the examination centre, on Date, timing and discipline other than that allotted to them in their Admit card.
In case of candidates are unable todownloadAdmitCardsfromthewebsite, they may approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from 20 June 2020.
The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the Admit Card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
In case of any discrepancy in the particulars of the candidate or his/her photograph and signatures shown in the Admit Card and Confirmation Page, the candidate may immediately approach the Help Line between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm from 20 June 2020. In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded Admit Card.
However, NTA will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.
a. The candidate may please note that Admit Cards will not be sent by post.
b. In no case, the duplicate Admit Card for AIAPGET-2020 would be issued at the Examination Centres.
c. Candidate must not mutilate the Admit Card or change any entry made therein.
d. Candidates areadvisedtopreservetheirAdmit Cards in good condition for future reference.
e. No Admit Card shall be issued to the candidates whose applications are found to be incomplete for any reasons (including indistinct/ doubtful photographs/unsigned Applications) or who do not fulfil the eligibility criteria for the examination.
f. Issue of Admit Cards, however, shall not necessarily mean acceptance of eligibility which shall be further scrutinized at subsequent stages of the admission process.
Conduct of the Examination
Important Instructions for Candidates
(Candidates are advised to go through instruction printed on admit card carefully before going for theExamination)
a. Candidates MUST bring the following documents on the day of examination at the test centre. Candidates who will not bring these will not be allowed to appear in the examination
i. Print copy of Admit Card downloaded from NTA website
ii. One passport size photograph (same as uploaded on the Online Application Form) for pasting on the specific space in the attendance sheet at the Centre during the Examination
iii. Anyone of the authorized Govt photo IDs (original, valid and non-expired), viz. PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Passport/ Aadhaar Card (With photograph)/ Aadhaar Enrolment No/ Ration Card
iv. PwD certificate issued by the Competent Authority, if claiming the relaxation under PWD category.
If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, the candidate must show the relevant document at the time of the exam. Marriage Certificate/Divorce/Decree/Legal Name Change Document
b. The candidates shall report at the Examination Centre two hours before the commencement of the examination so as to complete the frisking and registration formalities well before the time.
c. The registration desk will close 90 minutes prior to the examination. Candidates shall not be permitted to enter in the Examination Centre after 08:30 A.M.
d. The candidates are advised to read the instructions on the admit card carefully and follow them during the conduct of the examination.
e. Candidates should take their seat immediately after the opening of the examination hall.
If not they likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Rooms/Halls. The NTA shall not be responsible for any delay.
f. The candidate must show, on-demand, the Admit Card for entry in the examination room/hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be allowed to enter the examination centre.
g. Candidates should find and sit on their allocated seat only. Any candidate found to have changed room/hall or the seat on his/her own other than allotted would be considered as a caseofUnfairmeans and the candidature shall be cancelled and no plea would be accepted.
h. The candidate should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per the opted Subject Code/ Discipline indicated in the Admit Card. In case, the subject of question paper is other than the opted paper, the same may be brought to the notice of the Invigilator concerned.
i. Candidates are not allowed to carry any baggage inside the Examination Centre. NTA will not be responsible for any belongings stolen or lost at the premises.
j. The candidate shall appear at their own cost at the Centre on Date and time as indicated in their Admit Card issued by the NTA. Under no circumstances, the choice of cities for centre and shift provided in the Admit Card shall be changed.
k. No candidate, without the special permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator concerned, will leave his/her seat or Examination Room/Hall until the full duration of the paper is over. Candidates must follow the instructions strictly as instructed by the Centre Superintendent/Invigilators.
l. Candidates should not be in possession of any material listed in the list of prohibited material.
m. All calculations/writing work is to be done only in the rough sheet provided at the centre in the Examination Room/Hall and on completion of the test candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the Room/Hall.
n. The candidates must sign and paste the photograph on the Attendance Sheet at the appropriate place.
o. The candidates are governed by all Rules and Regulations of the NTA with regard to their conduct in the Examination Hall. All cases of Unfair means will be dealt with as per rules.
Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, Calculators, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables and Electronic Watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile-phone, Blue-tooth devices, pager or any other electronic gadget/ device etc.
The candidates are prohibited to bring any kind of electronic gadgets/device in the examination room/hall.
If any candidate is in possession of any of the above item, his/ her candidature will be treated as unfair means and lead to cancellation of the current examination & also debar the candidate for future examination(s) & the material will be seized.
Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting etc. in the examination room/Hall is strictly prohibited.
Instrument/Geometry/Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, Any kind of Paper/ Stationery, Eatables/snacks and Tea/coffee/cold drinks/Water (loose or packed), Mobile Phone/ Ear Phone/Microphone/Pager, Calculator, Camera, Tape Recorder, any metallic item or electronic gadgets etc. are NOT allowed in the Examination Room/Hall.
Diabetic students will be allowed to carry eatables like sugar tablets/fruits (like banana/ apple/orange) and transparent water bottle to the examination hall. However, they will not be allowed to carry packed foods like chocolate/candy/sandwich etc
Centres for AIAPGET-2020
11.1. The list of cities where Examination Centers are located is given at Annexure – I. Candidates shall appear at the centre as shown on their Admit Cards at their own cost. No TA, DA or any accommodation facility will be admissible for appearing in AIAPGET 2020.
11.2 Candidate has the option of choosing the city for the examination during the online registration. As per the availability of seat, the name of the city would be reflected.
The allotment of the city for the examination would be on first come first serve basis.
11.3 Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the location of the test centre and plan travel time accordingly. Candidates have to reach the test centres on or before the reporting time. Candidates may note that late entry to the examination premises is not permitted under any circumstances. NTA/AIIA/MoA shall not be responsible for any delayed arrival of the candidate in reaching the centre due to any reason.
11.4 All candidates at the centre shall be frisked by security personnel and biometric information shall be captured.
11.5 Identity checks will be made upon arrival at the test centre to ensure that there are no unauthorized candidates appearing for the test. Candidates are required to cooperate with the security personnel for security checks.
11.6 Please note that only registered candidates will be allowed at the Examination Centre.
11.7 Friends or relatives accompanying the candidates shall not be allowed entry in the test centre under any circumstances and will not be allowed to contact the candidate while the examination process is going on.
The qualifying criteria for AYUSH MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA courses shall be as per CCIM/CCH and Ministry of AYUSH, Govt of India directions.
Date of Declaration of Result:
The result for AIAPGET 2020 will be declared on the NTA's website and date will be intimated later on the website.
Validity of AIAPGET 2020 result
The validity of the result of AIAPGET 2020 shall be only for the current admission year i.e. 2020-21 academic year for MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA AYUSH PG courses and cannot be carried forwarded for the next session of admission for MD / MS / PG DIPLOMA AYUSH courses.
Tie Breaker Criteria
In the event of two or more candidates obtaining the same mark/Rank, the merit position shall be determined by using the following tie-breaker criteria in descending order:
1. Candidate having lesser number of negative responses in the whole paper will be placed at a better merit position.
2. Candidate having a higher percentage of Marks during entire BAMS/ BUMS/BHMS/BSMS course will be placed at a better merit position.
3. Candidate older in age will be placed better in the merit position.
Result and Counselling:
The results will be declared by NTA as a combined merit list for All India for Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy streams separately and counselling will be initiated by AACCC for All India AYUSH quota seats, whereas all concerned States / Union Territories/Universities/Deemed Universities /Institutions shall advertise to invite the application from the candidates appeared in AIAPGET 2020 for admission to the seats available for AYUSH PG courses under different disciplines/categories approved by the concerned authorities.
The concerned States/University/Concerned Authority as per applicable Regulation and/or their eligibility criteria, guidelines and applicable reservation policies will prepare their own merit list based on AIAPGET 2020 result for counselling and further admission process.
a. The date of declaration of result will be intimated later on the website.
b. The mark sheet-cum-result certificate for AIAPGET 2020 examination can be downloaded from the website www.ntaaiapget.nic.in after the declaration of result.
There is no provision for rechecking/re-evaluation/re-totalling of the result/score and no query in this regard will be entertained.
18.1 For All India States/Union Territories Quota Seats and Private AYUSH Colleges/ Institutes/ Universities/Deemed Universities. Reservation policy and guidelines applicable in All India different States / Union Territories of India will be followed for their respective All India / State /Union territory quota seats.
a. Each owner of the seat whether All India or State Quota or Private Universities or Institutions shall continue to prepare their merit list based on applicable Regulation and/or their eligibility criteria.
b. AIIA/MoA shall be providing only the data of candidates and their results without applying the reservation prevalent in the All India States/Union territories of India/ Private AYUSH Colleges/Institutes/Universities/ Deemed Universities. The merit list/category wise merit list for the All India States/UT/ Private AYUSH Colleges/Institutes/Universities/ Deemed Universities concerned shall be generated by the AACCC/ States/UT/Universities/Institutions/ Deemed Universities themselves as per applicable Regulation and/or their qualifying criteria, applicable guidelines and reservation policies.
Counselling for AYUSH Seats
NTA has no role in counselling. AACCC will conduct counselling for admission to all India quota seats and concerned State AYUSH Authority(s) / Counselling Authority(s) of the States/UT/ Universities/ Deemed University /AYUSH Colleges/ Institutes will conduct counselling for admission based on candidate choice and fulfilment of their eligibility criteria, guidelines, domicile criteria, applicable reservation policies etc.
Availability of AYUSH MD/MS/PG Diploma PG Seats for 2020-21
Candidates may visit websites of CCIM/CCH/MoA for details of seats available in various institutions under various disciplines. (www.ayush.gov.in)
List of Examination Cities for AIAPGET-2020