NTA has declared the new exam date for the All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test- AIAPGET 2020 exam. As per the official update, the AIAPGET 2020 exam will now be conducted on 28 September 2020.

So, buckle up, people, the AIAPGET 2020 exam is around the corner. Apprentices appearing for the exam must be acquainted with exam guidelines and instructions. Talking about the AIAPGET 2020 exam day instructions and procedures, you must know what to carry along, the reporting time, etc.

All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET) is a national level competitive cum entrance exam, conducted by the NTA- National Testing Agency on behalf of the Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India. The aim of conducting the exam is to provide the enthusiastic and deserving candidates with the chance to get admissions in the various Post-graduate courses in the domains of Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy.

Besides, because of various requests from aspirants, the hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak, now cities of Kerala, i.e., Kannur and Kozhikode, are added as the exam centers for the students. The mode of the entrance exam is online and is conducted annually.

The languages offered in the AIAPGET exam are English, Urdu, Hindi, and Tamil. It would be best to be mindful that the admission process is entirely based on the merit of the applicants. Aspirants with a valid score will have to participate in the AIAPGET counseling process that is organized by the exam conducting authority itself.

Let us dive into the post and know more details about the All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET).

Highlights of AIAPGET 2020
Name of the examination All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test
Abbreviation AIAPGET
Courses offered MS, MD or PG diploma in Ayurveda/ Homeopathy/ Unani/ Siddha
Frequency of the examination Annual
Level of the examination Post-graduate
Medium Ayurveda: English and Hindi

Unani: English and Urdu

Siddha: English and Tamil

Homeopathy: English only

Mode of the examination Computer-based

All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test (AIAPGET) Eligibility Criteria 2020

The AIAPGET 2020 aspirants should be well aware of the AIAPGET eligibility criteria for the exam in 2020. If you are oblivious to it and somehow apply without paying heed to the eligibility requirements for this exam, it would be the vast mistake the applicants can commit.

Before moving ahead and registering for the entrance exam, the aspirants should go through all the AIAPGET 2020 eligibility criteria. It is available on their official site and given here in the below sections.

Only those applicants who satisfy the given exam eligibility criteria for 2020 are permissible to sit in the entrance exam or subsequent the AIAPGET 2020 counseling procedure. Here are the details of the eligibility criteria for the exam that applicants must go through before filing applicants.

To be eligible for the AIAPGET, the following requirements have to be met by a candidate:

  • Applicants must possess degree in BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS / BHMS or Graded BHMS,
  • Applicants with a provisional BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS / BHMS Pass Certificate can apply for the AIAPGET exam,
  • Provisional or permanent registration certificate (RC) of BAMS/ BSMS/ BUMS / BHMS or Graded BHMS degree issued by the respective recognized authorities,
  • Applicant must have successfully completed one year of internship or is about to finish it before September 30, 2020
  • There is no upper age limit for the applicants sitting for AIAPGET 2020

All India AYUSH Post- Graduate Entrance Test 2020: Revised Dates and Events

Events Dates Salient Features
Admit card will be released 18-Aug-2020* Updated on the official website of NTA

Candidates have to log in to download their admit card, it will not be sent by post to any applicant

Correction window for the application form 06-Jul-2020 to 20-Jul-2020 the applicant can change the details filled in the form through a one-time window
Counseling starts The second week of September 2020* Counseling will be held by the AYUSH Admissions Central Counselling Committee (AACCC)
Exam day 28-September-2020 The exam is postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in India

Updated dates were announced on August 21, 2020

Last date to submit the application fee and form 30-June-2020 Applications should be submitted up to 4 pm sharp, while the payment for the fee could be processed up to 11:50 pm
Online registration started 06-May-2020 Applicants had to register on

To register, they should provide a valid email ID and a phone number

Results will be uploaded The second week of September 2020* Results will be declared for Ayurveda, Unani, Homeopathy, and Siddha separately.

*Tentative dates, subjected to change.

All India AYUSH Post- Graduation Entrance Test 2020: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1.Who will conduct the AIAPGET exam 2020?

The National Testing Agency (NTA) conducts and processes the All India AYUSH Postgraduate Entrance Test. The admission and counseling process of NTA, however, is under the guidance of the AYUSH Admissions Central Counselling Committee (AACCC).

2.What is the duration of the AIAPGET examination?

The duration of AIAPGET 2020 will be 90 minutes, irrespective of the domain applied for. The question paper will consist of 100 objective type questions.

3. What is the fee of the AIAPGET 2020 application form?

The cost of the AIAPGET application form for candidates belonging to the General, Unreserved, or Other Backward Classes (OBC) category is Rupees 2500. However, applicants belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe(ST), or Persons with a disability and Transgender category is Rupees 1750.

4. What is the highest number of attempts allowed for the AIAPGET exam?

The National Testing Agency has not specified any maximum number for the permissible number of attempts for the AIAPGET exam. Hence, the applicants can appear for AIAPGET as often as they need to get the desired course.

5. Why was the AIAPGET examination postponed?

The AIAPGET examination was postponed due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in India.