DIPLOMATE OF NATIONAL BOARD
- CENTRALISED ENTRANCE TEST
DNB-CET - JULY 2017 Admission Session

राष्ट्रीय परीक्षा बोर्ड
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS

ABOUT DNB-CET

DNB-CET is a qualifying-cum-ranking examination for entry to various Post Graduate DNB courses including Direct 6 year course in the specialty of Plastic Surgery, Neuro-Surgery, Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Pediatric Surgery.

The next session of entrance examination shall be held in June 2017 and conducted as computer-based exam only.

Candidates successful in the DNB-CET shall be asked to participate in a Centralized merit based counseling conducted by National Board of Examinations for allotment of DNB seats at NBE accredited Institutions/ hospitals/medical colleges in order of their merit and candidate shall be able to opt for the NBE accredited institution/hospital/medical college of their choice as per availability at their merit.

RECOGNITION OF DNB QUALIFICATIONS

The Nomenclature of the qualification awarded by the National Board of Examinations is “Diplomate of National Board”. The list of recognized qualifications awarded by the Board in various Broad and Super specialties as approved by the Government of India and included in the First Schedule of IMC Act 1956 as given in Annexure A of information bulletin.
As per the Indian Medical Council Act 1956; the power to recognize medical qualification and determine their equivalence rests with the central government.
The Diplomate qualifications awarded by the National Board of Examinations are equated with the postgraduate and post doctorate degrees awarded by other Indian Universities for all purposes including appointment to teaching posts as lecture/Assistant Professor by the
Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; vide their notifications issued from time to time.
The holders of Board’s qualification awarded after an examination i.e. DNB are eligible to be considered for specialist’s post/faculty in any Hospital including a training/teaching institution on a teaching post/as a faculty member.
Diplomate National Board qualifications are well recognized and accepted as high standard specialist qualifications for practice of concerned medical discipline of super or sub specialties area.