All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test, commonly known as AIAPGET, is conducted for admissions to the postgraduate courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy. The National Testing Agency (NTA) on behalf of the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India conducts AIAPGET 2021 exam. It is conducted once every year in a computer-based mode. Candidates who qualify for the examination can opt for MS, MD, or PG diploma courses in the above-mentioned disciplines. Admission for MS, MD, or PG diploma courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy is given on the basis of merit. Those who qualify AIAPGET 2021 are asked for counselling round which is conducted by AYUSH Admissions Central Counseling Committee (AACCC). Read all details about AIAPGET 2021 here.
Highlights of AIAPGET 2021 Name of the examination All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test Abbreviation AIAPGET Level of the examination Postgraduate Frequency of the examination Annual Mode of the examination Computer-based Courses offered MS, MD or PG diploma in Ayurveda/ Homeopathy/ Unani/ Siddha Medium Ayurveda: English and Hindi Unani: English and Urdu Siddha: English and Tamil Homeopathy: English only
AIAPGET 2021: What’s New This Year?
NTA has made a few changes in the AIAPGET 2021 exam pattern this year. Where most of the parameters remain untouched, the number of questions in the examination and the total duration has been changed. The changes in the exam pattern of AIAPGET 2021 are as follows:
Up to last year, candidates were evaluated on the basis of 100 questions. This year, the total number of questions has been increased to 120. The duration of the examination has been increased by half an hour. Candidates will now get 2 hours to attempt the AIAPGET 2021 paper. Total marks have increased due to an increase in the number of questions. The total marks for AIAPGET 2021 question paper will be 480.
AIAPGET 2021: Eligibility Criteria for the Applicants
The brochure released by NTA contains details of the prescribed AIAPGET eligibility criteria 2021. Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage will not be permitted to appear in the examination. In an unlikely event of any ineligible candidate appearing and/or qualifying AIAPGET 2021, the result/candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled. To be eligible for AIAPGET the following requirements have to be met by a candidate:
Candidates must possess BAMS/ BUMS/ BSMS/ BHMS/Graded BHMS degree Candidate with a provisional BAMS/ BUMS/ BSMS/ BHMS Pass Certificate (recognized as per the provisions of the IMCC 1970/HCC 1973 Act) can also apply for AIAPGET Permanent or provisional registration certificate of BAMS/ BUMS/ BSMS/ BHMS/Graded BHMS degree qualification issued by the CCIM/CCH/state board/universities/deemed universities He/she must have completed one year of internship or is likely to complete the internship before September 30, 2021 There is no upper age limit for the candidates appearing for AIAPGET 2021 NTA has not specified the number of attempts permitted to clear AIAPGET, thus a candidate can take the examination as many times as he/she needs to clear it.
AIAPGET 2021: Important Dates and Events
Events Dates Salient Features Online registration starts To be announced Candidates had to register on ntaaiapget.nic.inTo register, they had to provide a valid email ID and phone number Last date to submit the application form To be announced Applications could be submitted up to 4 pm The payment for application fee could be processed up to 11:50 pm Correction window for the application form To be announced Candidates can edit the details filled in the application formOne time window only Admit card To be announced Was released on the official website of NTACandidates have to login to download the admit cardWill not be sent by post to any candidate Exam day 7-June-2021 (Postponed) Results To be announced Results were announced separately for Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani and Siddha Counselling starts To be announced Counselling will be conducted by the AYUSH Admissions Central Counselling Committee (AACCC)
AIAPGET 2021 Syllabus
AIAPGET Syllabus for Ayurveda
Padartha Vigyan and Ayurved Itihas
Maulik Siddhant Avum Ashtang Hridaya
Prasuti Tantra Evum Stri Roga
Charak Samhita (Uttarardha)
Research Methodology and Medical Statistics
AIAPGET Syllabus for Homeopathy
Physiology and Biochemistry
Organon of Medicine, Principles of Homeopathic Philosophy and Psychology
Homeopathic Materia Medica and Therapeutics
Pathology and Microbiology
Forensic medicine and toxicology
Practice of Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
AIAPGET Syllabus for Unani
Arabic and Mantiq wa Falsifa
Kulliyat Umoore Tabiya
Tahaffuzi wa Samaji Tib
Ilmul Saidla wa Murakkabat
Tibbe Qanooni wa Ilmul Samoom
Sareeriyat wa Usoole Ilaj
Ilaj Bit Tadbeer
Ilmul Qabalat wa Naumaulood
Ain, Uzn, Anaf, Halaq wa Asnan
AIAPGET Syllabus for Siddha
Siddha Maruthuva Adippadai Thathuvangalum Varalaarum
Uyir Vedhiyiyal (Biochemistry)
Maruthuva Thavaraiyal (Medicinal Botany and Pharmacognosy)
Udal Koorugal (Anatomy)
Udal Thathuvam (Physiology)
Gunapadam-Paper I (Mooligai) (Materiamedica – Plant Kingdom)
Gunapaadam Materiamedica –Thathu and Vilanginam (Metals, Minerals and Animal Kingdom)
Noi Naadal (Principles of Siddha Pathology)
Noi Nadal (Principles of Modern Pathology Including Clinical Pathology)
Sattam Sarntha Maruthuvamum Nanju Maruthuvamum (Forensic Medicine and Toxicology)
Noi Anugavithi Ozhukkam (Hygiene and Community Medicine Including National Health Policies)
Research Methodology and Medical Statistics
List Of Government Homeopathic Medical Colleges across India:
Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Ravindra Nagar Post, Kadapa– 516 003
Dr.AlluRamalingaiah Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, D.No.26-1-11, Near „Y‟ Junction, Central Jail Road
Dr.Gururaju Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, GudivadaDistt.Krishna- 521 301
Dr.J.K. Saikia Homoeopathic Medical College, P.O.-Cinnamara, Club Road, Jorhat, Assam-785008
SwahidJadavNath Homoeopathic Medical College &Hospital ,Vill. Bagharbari, P.O. Khanapara, Guwahati-781002
Assam Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Mull singh Road, Lakhinagar, P.O. Haibergaon, Nagaon-782002
National Institute of Homoeopathy, Block GE, Sector III, Salt Lake , Kolkata – 700106
The Calcutta Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 265 – 266, AcharyaPrafulla Chandra Rd., Kolkata – 700 009.
Mahesh Bhattacharya Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, H.I.T.Road ,Ichapur, Doomurjala, Howrah -711101.
Midnapore Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital., Midnapore– 721104.
D.N.De Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 12, GobindKhatik Road, Kolkata – 700 046.
R.B.T.S. Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, RamdayaluNagar . P.O. Ramna, Muzaffarpur– 842 002.
Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, B-Block, Defence Colony, N. Delhi-110024
Dr. B.R.Sur Homoeopathic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Nanak PuraGurdwara, MotiBagh- II, New Delhi – 110 021.
Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Dethali, Taluka- Siddhapur, District- Patan, Gujarat
Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Dr. SiddaiahPuranik Road, (Near Govt. Medical Stores, Basaweshwara Nagar, Bengaluru-560079.
Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Karamparamba, Distt.Kozhikode– 673010.
Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College, Iranimuttom, Thiruvananthapuram – 695009.
Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, MACT HILLS, AYUSH Campus, beside Kalia Sot Dam, ChunaBhatti, Bhopal-462003 (M.P.)
North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda and Homeopathy NEIAH Shillong
Dr.Abhin Chandra Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Unit III, Kharavela Nagar, Bhubaneshwar– 751001 Distt. Puri.
BijuPattnaik Homoeopathic Medical College, Behrampur – 760001, Ganjam, Orissa
Utkalmani Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Nayabazar, Rourkela – 769010.
Odisha Medical College of Homoeopathy & Research, Majhipali, Sasan, Distt.Sambalpur– 768 200.
Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Thirumangalam, Distt. Madurai – 625 706.
JaisooryaPottiSreeramuluGovt.Homoeopat hic Medical College, Ramanthapur, Hyderabad-500 013
State ShriDurgaji Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Chandeshwar, Azamgarh– 276 128.
State K. G. K. Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Moradabad, UP
Pt. Jawharlal Nehru State Homoeopathic medical College, Block – A/1, Scheme – 38, Lakhanpur, Kalyanpur, Kanpur,UP
National Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 1, VirajKhand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow– 226001.
State Ghazipur Homoeopathic Medical College, Rauza, Ghazipur, UP
State Dr. Brij Kishore Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Deokali Faizabad– 224 001.
State LalBahadurShastri Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, 24,Chaitham Lines, Phaphamau, Allahabad – 211 002
AIAPGET 2020: The Admission Process
For candidates seeking admissions to the postgraduate programmes covered under the umbrella of AIAPGET 2020, knowing the selection process is very important. The process has been summarized below:
Aspirants of the postgraduate entrance test have to register online on the official website of the NTA AIAPGET. As mentioned above, AIAPGET 2020 is being conducted for admission to postgraduate courses in four disciplines. Therefore, it is important that candidates choose the correct discipline while filling the AIAPGET 2020 application form. After completing the registration process, candidates have to fill the AIAPGET application form 2020 and pay a non-refundable registration fee. Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the filled application form safe until the admission process is over.
Upon successful submission of the application, candidates will be issued the AIAPGET admit card 2020. Candidates will have to log in to their registered accounts on the official website of NTA AIAPGET to download the AIAPGET 2020 admit card.
Next, they must then appear for AIAPGET 2020. The examination will be conducted in an online mode, the duration for which would be 120 minutes. All candidates must check the exam pattern for AIAPGET 2020 before appearing for this examination.
After the examination is held successfully, the AIAPET 2020 results will be declared online. A separate list will be released for Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha and homeopathy. Candidates who qualify the examination will be eligible to attend the counselling.
To participate in the AIAPGET 2020 counselling, candidates will have to register on the official portal of MCC. A separate application has to be filled for counselling. MCC will then releases a seat allotment list basis the merits of the candidates who have registered on the MCC portal. Selected candidates have to report to the allocated institute with the requisite documents for confirmation of his/her admission.
AIAPGET 2021 Exam Day Guidelines
What to carry?
AIAPGET 2020 admit card
An original, valid and non-expired photo Id proof (Driving Licence, Aadhar card, passport, voter Id, etc.)
One passport size photograph (same as the one submitted with the application form)
What not to carry?
Any textual material, Calculator, Docu Pen, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Smartwatch, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, Bluetooth devices, pager or any other electronic device.
Smoking, chewing gutka, spitting, etc. in the examination hall is strictly prohibited. Instrument/Geometry/Pencil box, Handbag, Purse, Any kind of Paper/ Stationery, Eatables/snacks and Tea/coffee/cold drinks/Water, 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.
Candidates who are diabetic can 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.
AIAPGET 2020: Participating Institutes
Sri Venkateshwara Ayurvedic College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh (All India Quota Private)
Dr NRS Government Ayurvedic College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh (All India Quota Government)
Government Ayurvedic College, Guwahati, Assam (All India Quota Government)
Dayanand Ayurvedic Medical College And Hospital, Siwan, Bihar (All India Quota Private)
Government Ayurvedic College, Patna, Bihar (All India Quota Government)
Shri Narayan Prasad Awasthi Government Ayurveda College, Raipur, Chhattisgarh (All India Quota Government)
Ch. Brahm Prakash Ayurveda Charak Sansthan, Khera Dabar, New Delhi (All India Quota Government)
Sree Narayana Institute Of Ayurvedic Studies And Research, Kollam, Kerala (All India Quota Private)
Amrita School Of Ayurveda, Kollam, Kerala (All India Quota Private)
Bharatiya Sanskriti Prabodhinis Gomantak Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya And Research Centre, Shiroda, Goa (All India Quota Private)
To view the complete list of Ayurveda colleges participating in AIAPGET 2020, click here
Dr Allu Ramaligaiah Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Godavari, Andhra Pradesh (All India Quota Government)
Dr Gururaju Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Krishna, Andhra Pradesh (All India Quota Government)
Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Kadappa, Andhra Pradesh (All India Quota Government)
RBTS Government Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarpur, Bihar (All India Quota Government)
Nehru Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, New Delhi (All India Quota Government)
Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka (All India Quota Government)
Government Homeopathic Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala (All India Quota Government)
Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala (All India Quota Government)
Government Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh (All India Quota Government)
JSPS Government Homoeopathic Medical College, Ramanthapur, Hyderabad (All India Quota Government)
To view the complete list of Ayurveda colleges participating in AIAPGET 2020, click here.
School of Unani Medical Education and Reseach, Jamia Hamdard, Hamdard Nagar, New Delhi (Deemed Universities)
Luqman Unani Medical College and Hospital (All India Quota Private)
Government Nizamia Tibbia College, Charminar (All India Quota Government)
Jamia Tibbiya Deoband (All India Quota Private)
Deoband Unani Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Deoband (All India Quota Private)
Central Research Institute Of Unani Medicine (Central Universities / National Institutions)
Regional Research Institute of Unani Medicine (Central Universities / National Institutions)
National Institute Of Unani Medicine Bangalore (Central Universities / National Institutions)
Zuleikhabai Valy Mohammad Unani Medical College and Hospital, Pune, Maharashtra (All India Quota Private)
Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbia College, Unani, All India Quota, Karol Bagh, New Delhi (All India Quota Government)
Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai (All India Quota Government)
National Institute of Siddha Chennai (Central Universities / National Institutions)
Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai (All India Quota Government)
AIAPGET 2021: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Q. When will NTA conduct AIAPGET 2021 exam? A. NTA has postponed AIAPGET 2021 exam for three months in the wake of the second wave of coronavirus. The exam was scheduled to be held on June 7, 2021
Q. Who will conduct the AIAPGET 2021?
A. The National Testing Agency (NTA) is responsible for conducting the All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test. However, NTA’s role is limited to conducting the examination and processing the results. The admission/ counselling of NTA is under the supervision of the AYUSH Admissions Central Counseling Committee (AACCC).
Q. What is the duration of the examination?
A. The duration of AIAPGET 2021 is 1 hour and 30 minutes, irrespective of the discipline. The question paper comprises 100 objective type questions.
Q. What is the price of the AIAPGET 2021 application form?
A. The cost of the AIAPGET application form for candidates belonging to the General/Unreserved/ Other Backward Classes category is Rs 2500. However, candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Persons with disability/ Transgender category is Rs 1,750.
Q. What is the maximum number of attempts permitted for AIAPGET?
A. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has not specified any number for the permitted number of attempts for AIAPGET. Hence, a candidate can appear for AIAPGET as many times as he/ she needs to get the desired course.
Q. When will the application form for AIAPGET 2021 be available?
A. AIAPGET 2021 application form will be available online from July (tentatively). NTA will release the official schedule for AIAPGET 2021, containing crucial details and deadline for application.
Q. Will there be negative marking in AIAPGET 2021?
A. Yes, there will be negative marking in AIAPGET 2021. For every correct answer, four (4) marks will be awarded and for incorrect answer one (1) mark will be deducted.
Q. Can I appear for AIAPGET offline?
A. No, the examination will be conducted in online mode only.
Q. I am 32 years old. Can I apply for AIAPGET?
A. Yes, there is no upper age limit for the candidates appearing for AIAPGET 2021. Therefore, you can apply for this examination.
Q. When will NTA announce the result for AIAPGET 2021?
A. The result for AIAPGET 2021 will be announced after the exam is successfully concluded. NTA will announce the official date.