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AIAPGET 2023 Exam Pattern: Marking Scheme, Duration, and Sections

Updated On - May 27 2023 by Abhinandan Singh

NTA AIAPGET 2023 is related to the All India Ayush Post Graduate Entrance Test. It’s a national level exam. The entrance exam consists of MCQs of total 1200 minutes. The Ayush offers MD/MS postgraduate programs for all AYUSH Colleges/ Institutions/ University/ Deemed University. AIAPGET is the all India ranking examination to various MD/MS/PG Diploma courses in Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy systems of medicine. This exam is conducted each year for applicants by the authority of the National Testing Agency. Applicants will find details concerning the scheme of exam here on this page.

AIAPGET 2023 Exam Pattern: Highlights and Key Features of the Test

Important Information about the Examination Pattern
Exam PatternDetails
Mode of ExaminationOnline (Computer Based)
Duration120 minutes (2 hours)
Number of Questions120
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Marking SchemeEach correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and each incorrect answer will be penalized by 1 mark
Negative MarkingYes
Total Marks480
SectionsThere will be a single section in the AIAPGET 2023 exam. The section will cover the following topics:
 Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Siddha
Eligibility CriteriaCandidates must have passed the following examinations in order to be eligible to appear for the AIAPGET 2023 exam:
 12th standard from a recognized board
 Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university

AIAPGET 2023 Exam Pattern

Candidates must have a clear picture of the AIAPGET 2023 exam pattern to score good marks. Check the following information to know the exam scheme & pattern. Candidates should reach the exam centre as per the reporting time.

  • AIAPGET entrance exam will be conducted in online mode i.e., Computer Based Test(CBT).
  • Candidates total have 1200 minutes to solve the paper.
  • Question paper will be in Hindi, English, Urdu and Tamil langugaes.
  • Entrance exam consists multiple choice questions from which candidates have to choose correct answer from four different options.
  • Entrance paper have total of 120 MCQ questions.
  • For each correct response candidates awarded with +4 marks, and -1 for each wrong answer.

Medium of Paper

Exam Pattern
AyurvedaEnglish and Hindi
UnaniEnglish and Urdu
SiddhaEnglish and Tamil

Marking Scheme

The subject wise marks distribution is given below in the table:


No. of questions 

 Maximum Marks




Ayurveda/ Unani






What change in AIAPGET 2023 Exam Pattern?

DetailPrevious Year PatternChanged Pattern
Total number of Question100120
Duration of Exam 90 Minutes120 minutes
Total Marks400480

AIAPGET 2023 Exam Instruction

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.

  • Sections in the question paper are displayed on the top bar of the screen. Questions in a section can be viewed by clicking on the section name.
  • Candidate can shuffle between sections and questions within sections any time during the examination as per the convenience only during the time stipulated.
  • Click on the question number in the Question Palette at the right of the screen to go to that numbered question directly. Note that using this option does NOT
    save the answerto the currently displayed question.

AIAPGET 2023 Preparation Tips

Candidates must check the below points that will help you in better preparation:

The best time to start preparing
The AYUSH UG subject curriculum is very complex. It is completely different from what one learned until Grade XII. To understand and gain clarity of concepts in the fields of AYUSH, a candidate needs at least 1-2 years. Therefore, experts suggest that the best time to start preparing for AIAPGET is in the fourth year of the AYUSH UG degree course.
Understanding the test pattern
The next step is to understand the AIAPGET test pattern. The pattern remains the same in all four streams. There will be 120 multiple choice questions in the test to be resolved within 120 minutes. Also, there will be negative marking on the test. Preparation for AIAPGET 2023 should be done taking into account all the key components of the assessment pattern.
Refers to question papers from years past
All those preparing for AIAPGET 2023 should refer to the previous questionnaires. This will help you to understand what kind of questions can be asked in the test. They will also familiarize candidates for the exam and give them an idea of ​​what to expect on the day of the test.
Fill in the blanks and understand the syllabus
The AIAPGET syllabus is very important during the preparation phase. While everything in the syllabus is part of the undergraduate course, students often miss a few things while in college. Also, AIAPGET has objective type questions, which means that the questions asked in this test will be relevant. Therefore, it is important that you go through the AIAPGET syllabus during the preparation phase to make sure nothing is left out. All candidates in the AIAPGET preparation phase must ensure that they cover the previously omitted topics.
Performing mock tests
Final and final tip for preparing for AIAPGET 2023 to solve fake tests or sample papers regularly. During the test, the candidate gets a minute to try the question. In order to answer these questions correctly, a person needs to develop the habit of answering questions quickly while maintaining accuracy. This can only be achieved with the help of a fake test / paper sample. Students must ensure that they complete at least two full exams a month during the preparation phase of AIAPGET 2023.

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