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About NILD CET 2024
The National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divyangjan), Kolkata conducts the Common Entrance Test, also known as NILD CET for admissions to the undergraduate courses such as Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (BOT) and Bachelor in Prosthetics & Orthotics (BPO) at the NILD Kolkata, SVNIRTAR Cuttack, NIEPMD Chennai and PDUNIPPD New Delhi institutes.
The NILD will soon announce the NILD CET 2024 exam date along with the information brochure. The candidates will have to fill out the NILD CET 2024 application form through the official website niohkol.nic.in before the closing date of the online application form. NILD CET 2024 admit card will be released in online mode for registered aspirants.
The NILD CET 2024 will only be conducted in the English language in online mode and will consist of 100 MCQs. The duration will be 2 hours and there will be no negative marking. After the successful completion of the exam, the NILD CET 2024 result will be declared by the conducting authority. The qualified candidates will be invited for the NILD CET 2024 counselling for admission and a merit list/waiting list will be generated.
NILD CET 2024 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities Common Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||NILD CET|
|Conducting Body||The National Institute for Locomotor Disabilities (Divyangjan), Kolkata|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||State Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1000 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours|
|Number of Seats||541 Seats|
NILD CET 2024 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates appearing for the NILD CET 2024 can check the eligibility guidelines for different courses from the table mentioned below.
NILD CET 2024 eligibility
A Candidate should have passed the 10+2 standard in science or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks in PCBE. For SC/ST and Divyangjan candidates, the minimum mark should be 40% and 45% respectively.
A Candidate who has passed 10+2 in science or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with minimum aggregate 50% marks in PCBE. For SC/ST and Divyangjan candidates, the minimum mark should be 40% and 45% respectively.
A Candidate who has passed 10+2 in science or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics, and English with minimum aggregate 50% marks in PCBE/PCME. For SC/ST and Divyangjan candidates, the minimum mark should be 40% and 45% respectively.
NILD CET 2024 Reservation
Reservation for SC (15%), ST (7.5%) and OBC (27%) are kept vertically and for Persons with Disabilities (PwD)/PH, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and North East (NE) State candidates will get reservation horizontally.
NILD CET 2024 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
The steps to fill out the NILD CET 2024 application form are as follows -
Go to niohkol.nic.in and click LOGIN/REGISTER to create a profile. If you are a new user, click on “New User? Create Account”. And if you have already created a profile, then log in with the mobile number and password.
Please fill in the personal details with appropriate data and click on “Continue to Step II”
Fill in the parental details, address and additional details asked in the application form. Then click on “Continue to Step III”
Fill in the marks of class 12 properly and then click on “Continue to Step IV”
Upload all the documents asked for and click on “Continue to Step V”. These documents need to be uploaded in JPG format only -
Class 10th mark sheet
Class 12th mark sheet
Left thumb impression
Recent coloured passport-size photograph
UDID Card if available
An OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number. Please enter the OTP and click on “Verify & Complete Sign Up”
Note down the Login ID and Password for further use and click on “Go To Dashboard”.
Under the Apply to CET menu, select “CET 2024” from the drop-down and click on “Apply Now”
Please choose any 3 exam centres as per your preference and then click on “Review & Confirm”
If you want to edit the exam centre preference, you can click on “Go Back & Edit”. Otherwise, click on “Confirm & Proceed”
Pay the application fee as prescribed by NILD and take a printout of the fee receipt for future reference. The Application fee is Rs.1000 for the General category and Rs.800 for the SC/ST/PWD category.
Note: For UDID card Holders (Application Fees of Rs 800/- will be returned to their account number mentioned in the online application form within five working days after verification of a valid UDID card, as per Institute policy and guidelines. All payments including application fees, counselling fees and admission fees are free for valid UDID card holders)
After the successful payment of the application fee, go to the dashboard and click on “My Application” and select “Print Application Form” and click on “Go”
Left Thumb Impression Requirements - The thumb impression should be clearly visible in black or blue ink only and should have a dimension of 5 cm * 5 cm (Height * Width). Only JPEG/JPG image format will be accepted.
Signature Requirements - The signature should be in black or blue ink only with a dimension of 2 cm * 7 cm (Height * width). Names written in capital letters will not be considered as signatures. Only JPEG/JPG image format will be accepted.
Note: Please remember that there is no correction window available and hence the candidates are advised to fill out the application form carefully.
|General||Online||Female, Male||₹ 1000|
|SC, ST||Online||Female, Male||₹ 800|
NILD CET 2024 Exam Pattern
Candidates who are appearing for NILD CET 2024 should know the exam pattern so that they can get a picture of the level of the exam.
NILD CET Paper Pattern 2024
Mode of Exam
Total No. of Questions
Level of the Questions Asked
10 + 2
Type of Questions
Marks for Correct Answer
Marks for Wrong Answer
The paper will be divided into two parts -
PART A (10 Marks): General Ability and General Knowledge
PART B (90 Marks): Part B will consist of three subjects of 30 marks each.
Biology or Mathematics.
NILD CET 2024 Admit Card
The registered candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website by logging in with their credentials. Carrying a NILD CET 2024 admit card at the exam centre is mandatory to be allowed to sit for the test.
How to download the NILD CET 2024 admit card?
Open the official website of NILD and click on the link provided for downloading the admit card.
Enter the application number and the rest of the details in it
Once the admit card is displayed, cross-check it and download the same
Take a printout of the admit card once you have cross-checked the details
Documents Required at the Exam Centre
NILD CET 2024 Admit card
Self-attested copy of Aadhar card/ PAN card/ Passport/ Voter ID or any valid government-issued ID
PwD certificate issued by the concerned authority
Letter of undertaking of own scribe (if applicable)
Note : The candidate has to keep the admit card duly signed by the invigilator till he/she takes final admission.
NILD CET 2024 Exam Centers
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||Port Blair|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Srinagar|
NILD CET 2024 Result
The result of NILD CET 2024 will be declared in the scorecard form at niohkol.nic.in. Candidates who will appear for the NILD CET 2024 will be able to check their All India and category ranks on the NILD CET 2024 scorecards.
How to check the NILD CET 2024 result?
Go to the official website of the conducting body, niohkol.nic.in.
Click on the link provided for the result under the “NOTICE” section on the official website.
Log in by entering your roll number and date of birth or using the login credentials received while filling up the NILD CET 2024 application form.
After successful login, the result will be displayed in the form of a scorecard.
Take a printout of the scorecard for future reference.
NILD CET 2024 Counselling
Mode of Counselling: Online
After the result declaration, the conducting body will release the first merit list of the candidates qualified in the NILD CET 2024 with Common Merit Rank. The candidate will have to book the seat online as per his/her choice by making a payment of Rs. 500 (non-refundable/ non-adjustable, free for the UDID candidates).
The candidate will have to secure a seat by paying (online) an amount of Rs. 10,000/- for seat locking (to be adjusted or deducted from admission fees of the respective institute, forfeitable or non-refundable if the candidate leaves this course/documents mismatch during physical verification at respective Institute) if the allotted seat satisfies his/her choice.
Candidates may skip to pay or lock/confirm the seat and may participate in a second counselling if it does not satisfy his/her choice of course/institution.
Steps for NILD CET 2024 E-Counseling and Seats Allocation
Candidates will have to book a seat for the NILD CET 2024 e-counselling by payment of Rs.500
The admission cell will allot the seat from the aspirant's preferred choice of Course and Institute based on Common Merit Rank and respective Categories/ Sub-Categories and display the allotment list on the website.
Check the allotted seat on the website, and lock/confirm the allocation by paying Rs. 10,000/-, it is not possible to change the choice in particular counselling after locking the seat after completion of payment.
Seats will be allotted as per the rank in the 1st round of counselling. A candidate who is allotted a seat shall be admitted provisionally, He/She should report to the selected institute for Document verification, without a valid document or insufficient document or mismatch the seat will be cancelled.
Once documents are verified, he/she shall be offered provisional admission & must pay the balance prescribed fee online within the stipulated period of time. If the candidate is unwilling or fails to pay the balance of admission Fees within a specified period of time as mentioned in the activity schedule, seats will be marked as Vacant and the seat booking fee will be forfeited.
After the payment of the Admission Fees, the status of his/her application form should change to “Admission Fee Paid”. The Candidate must take a print-out of the Application Form again, with the newly updated status.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Original admit card of NILD CET 2024
- E-Counselling seat allotment offer letter
- Print-out of the NILD CET 2024 application form
- Date of birth proof (Secondary School/Matriculation Certificate/Admit Card) issued by the affiliating board
- Certificate and mark sheet of the qualifying examination issued by the Board/University.
- Character Certificate
- Medical fitness certificate
- Category certificate (if applicable)
- UDID card (if applicable)
- Migration certificate
- Nationality/Domicile or Residence Certificate issued by Competent Authority for JK & NE candidates
- Self-declaration for Gap year after 10 + 2 standard or its equivalent (if applicable).
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:What is the annual fee of the affiliated colleges for the NILD CET exam?
The Annual course fee for colleges affiliated with NILD CET 2024 ranges from from INR 44,000 to 61,000.
Question:What is the exam duration of the NILD CET 2024 exam?
NILD CET 2024 exam duration is 2 hours.
Question:Can I get admission in NILD by taking the NEET exam?
No, you cannot get admission to NILD CET-affiliated colleges through the NEET exam. You will have to separately appear for the NILD CET 2024.
Question:What is the difficulty level of the NILD CET 2024 exam?
The difficulty level is easy to moderate. The questions asked are generally of the 10 + 2 standard.