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

राष्ट्रीय परीक्षा बोर्ड
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS

CENTRALIZED MERIT BASED COUNSELING – JULY 2017 ADMISSION SESSION

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ELIGIBILITY FOR COUNSELING: Candidates who have qualified the Centralized Entrance Test (DNB-CET) conducted by NBE in July, 2017 and fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to DNB Broad Specialty including Direct 6 Years courses (July 2017 admission session) at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges/ Institutions/Hospitals in India shall participate in the counseling for allocation of seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
2.
Candidate pursuing any other Post Graduate Medical course (other than DNB course) can join a DNB seat only after he/she resigns from such course. Seat allotment letter to such a candidate shall be issued by NBE (within the admission calendar) only if the candidate has been relieved and discharged from the institution/college/hospital from where he/she is undergoing such post graduate medical course.
3.
Candidates already pursuing a DNB course are not eligible to appear for the DNB-CET till such time they have completed the entire duration of the prescribed course. Candidates who have joined DNB- Broad Specialty course in or after July 2014 session are not eligible to appear in DNB-CET July 2017. This shall be irrespective of their resignation or discontinuation from the course due to any reason.
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If ineligibility is detected at any stage, NBE reserves its rights to take necessary actions as deemed fit including but not limited to cancellation of admission to DNB course and to debar the candidate from taking any further examinations conducted by NBE.
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A candidate can also exercise his/her option for participation in further round of counseling (i.e. opting out) through NBE website www.natboard.edu.in till the day of his / her scheduled counseling. The candidate need not appear for counseling in-person at NBE office Delhi for opting out for further round of counseling. Candidate can access NBE website from anywhere to use the facility for opting out for further round of counseling. Such candidate shall not be marked as absent and shall be given an opportunity to participate in further round of counseling as and when conducted by NBE for the same academic session.
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Candidates absent/not participating in any of his scheduled round of counseling either in-person or through online (opt out) shall not be eligible for participation in subsequent round(s) of counseling. i.e. Attending the previous round of counseling in-person or through online mode is essential to make the candidate eligible for the subsequent round of counseling (if any).
S.No. Counseling Eligibility
1. 1st Round Candidates who have scored the merit position upto 6000 and fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to the respective courses at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges /Institutions /Hospitals in India shall be eligible to participate in the counseling for allocation of seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
2. 2nd Round Candidates participated in the 1st Round of counseling either in-person or through online (opt out) shall be eligible for participation in the 2nd round of Counseling and also the Candidates who have scored the merit position from 6001 to 17000 and   fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to the respective courses at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges /Institutions /Hospitals in India shall be eligible to participate in the counseling for allocation of seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
3. Extended 2nd round Candidates participated in the 2nd Round of counseling either in-person or through online (opt out) shall be eligible for participation in the Extended 2nd round of Counseling and also the Candidates who have scored the merit position from 17001 to last qualified candidate and   fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to the respective courses at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges /Institutions /Hospitals in India shall be eligible to participate in the counseling for allocation of seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
4. 3rd Round(if conducted) Candidates participated in the Extended 2nd Round of counseling either in-person or through online mode (opt out) shall only be eligible for participation in the 3rd Round of Counseling in order of merit.
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Candidates opting for a confirmed seat are NOT eligible to participate in subsequent round(s) of counseling irrespective of their joining/non-joining/ resignation from the seat already opted for.
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SCHEDULE FOR COUNSELING: The schedule of CET-Centralized counseling shall be made available on NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
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Merit list of eligible candidates shall be notified on NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
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Eligible candidates will be able to download their Rank letter for participation from NBE website after the merit list is notified.
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AVAILABILITY OF SEATS: The indicative seat matrix for DNB (Post MBBS) seats is available in the information bulletin and shall also be uploaded on NBE website. Final Seat matrix shall be displayed at the counseling venue and NBE website before commencement of the counseling.
12.
Reserved seats shall be allotted to the candidates of concerned category only. Candidates of reserved category can opt for either reserved seats earmarked for them or unreserved seats in order of their specific merit. Candidates may note that reservation status of DNB seats at a particular institution/medical college is provided by the respective institution only, based on the roster maintained by the concerned institution. NBE does not own, possess or fund any seat as such.
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The counseling shall be done purely on the basis of DNB-CET (July 2017) Merit Position. The merit shall be determined by marks obtained by the candidates in DNB-CET July 2017. In the event of two or more candidates obtaining same marks, the Tie-breaker criteria as  entioned under clause
12.4 of Information Bulletin for DNB-CET for Admission to Post Graduate DNB Courses July 2017 Admission session shall be adopted.
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ALLOTMENT OF SEATS BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE:

  • The allotment of seats shall be made to the eligible candidates only through personal appearance and they shall be called in batches in the order of their merit position, as per the schedule of Counseling available on NBE website.
  • Candidate has to be present in person on the day of his/her counseling to participate in the counseling at scheduled time specified in his/her Rank Letter. Authorized representative on behalf of candidate shall be permitted only after due approval of NBE, in exceptional circumstances only at sole discretion of NBE.
  • The schedule for further round(s) of counseling (if any) shall be notified in due course at NBE website www.natboard.edu.in after completion of the 1st Round of Counseling. Candidates are advised to visit NBE website regularly for updates regarding counseling.
  • A candidate can also exercise his/her option for participation in further round of counseling (i.e. opting out) through NBE website www.natboard.edu.in till the day of his / her scheduled counseling. The candidate need not appear for counseling in-person at NBE office Delhi
    for opting out for further round of counseling. Candidate can access NBE website from anywhere to use the facility for opting out for further round of counseling. Such candidate shall not be marked as absent and shall be given an opportunity to participate in further round of counseling as and when conducted by NBE for the same academic session.
    Eg:- A candidate with Merit position 500 has to attend the counseling on 19.08.2017 and is not interested to opt any confirmed seat and wants to exercise his/her option for participation in the next round of counseling can use the online facility available at NBE website www.natboard.edu.in from commencement of counseling till 05.00PM on 19.08.2017.

    Such Candidates who opted out for further round of counseling shall be required to pay counseling Fee of Rs. 2500/- by credit/debit card at the time of online submission of Opting out form only in their 1st Round of Counseling. No fee is required for participation in further round of counseling.
  • Candidates who do not attend/participate in the counseling at their first opportunity either in person or through online (opt out) shall not be eligible for participation in the subsequent round(s) of counseling (if any).
  • Candidates opting for a confirmed seat are NOT eligible to participate in subsequent round(s) of counseling irrespective of their joining/non-joining/ resignation from the seat already opted for.
  • Candidates appearing for counseling in-person can either opt for a confirmed seat or exercise their option for participation in further round of counseling.
  • Candidates are advised to exercise their option for confirmed seat or next round of Counseling (vide supra) cautiously, as no change in seat once allotted shall be permissible under any circumstances.
  • No separate letter/communication regarding counseling is being sent to the candidates. Therefore, all the eligible candidates are advised to refer to NBE website regularly www.natboard.edu.in for information pertaining to counseling and download their rank letter as well. Candidates are also advised to refer NBE website from time to time for any updates.
  • Candidates are required to bring their RANK LETTER at the time of counseling along with the prescribed documents. Rank letters can be downloaded from NBE website.
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COUNSELING FEE:
  • Candidates are required to deposit a counseling fee of Rs. 2500/- through demand draft drawn in favour of National Board of Examinations, payable at New Delhi, on the day of counseling at counseling venue itself. Candidates are required to bring the above mentioned demand draft failing which they shall not be allowed to participate in the counseling.
  • Candidates who exercise their option for participation in further round of counseling after opting out online through NBE website are required to remit the counseling fee of Rs. 2500/- through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India.
  • Counseling fee shall not be refunded under any circumstances once the candidate has been registered for Counseling at the counseling venue.
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LIST OF PRESCRIBED DOCUMENTS: Candidates have to bring the following documents IN ORIGINAL.

  • Rank Letter downloaded from NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
  • DNB-CET Result Certificate (July, 2017) downloaded from NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
  • In the event of two or more candidates obtaining same marks, the tiebreaker criteria as mentioned under clause 12.4 of Information Bulletin for DNB-CET for Admission to Post Graduate DNB Courses July 2017 Admission session shall be adopted, the relevant documents to resolve the tie shall be produced by the candidate at the time of counseling.
  • MBBS Degree certificate/Provisional Pass Certificate of MBBS*
  • Permanent Registration certificate issued by MCI/State Medical Council for registration of MBBS qualification.
  • Proof of MBBS Qualification recognized as per IMC Act/Central Government.
  • Internship Completion Certificate (internship completion date must be on or before 31st July, 2017).
  • Matriculation/High School/Higher Secondary Certificate as a proof of Date of Birth.
  • SC/ST/PWD/OBC certificate issued by competent authority, if applicable. Caste certificate must be issued by competent authority. The sub-caste should tally with the central Govt. list.
  • Any document (Bonafide certificate/Mark sheet/Attempt Certificate etc issued by concerned institution/medical college) confirming the name of the institution/ medical college from where the MBBS qualification was pursued.
  • Any other relevant certificate or document.
    Candidates are required to bring self certified photocopies of the documents mentioned at S. No. (c) to (k). Self Certified photocopies have to be submitted to NBE at the time of documents verification.
    *Provisional certificate of MBBS Qualification is permissible only for those candidates who had passed the MBBS Qualification in the year 2015. If the candidate has passed MBBS Qualification before 2015 and the MBBS degree certificate has not been issued to him/her so far by the concerned university/Board, documentary evidence to this effect in the form of a letter from competent authority of respective university/Board is to be furnished at the time of counseling.
    If a candidate is employed or under any kind of bond, he/she has to furnish a ‘No Objection Certificate or/and Relieving letter’ issued by competent authority of concerned University /Employer before the cut off date prescribed to join the DNB course in case he/she decides to opt for a confirmed seat. The seat allotment letter to such candidates will be issued only after a copy of ‘No Objection Certificate or/and Relieving letter’ is submitted to NBE.
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Candidates without original documents shall not be allowed to appear/ participate in Centralized Counseling by NBE under any circumstances.

18.

All the certificates must be in HINDI or ENGLISH. In case if any of the certificate(s) is/are in regional language, its Hindi/English version translated copy duly authenticated by a Gazetted Officer will be required in original.

19.
Seat Allotment letter shall be issued to the candidate opting for a confirmed seat on the same day of counseling subjected to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria.
20.
JOINING OF THE COURSE: Each candidate shall be given a prescribed time from the date of issuance of the allotment letter to report and join the allotted NBE accredited Medical college/Institution/Hospital. Joining means deposition of the prescribed DNB Course fee by the candidate at the accredited hospital/institute and resuming his/her duties as a DNB trainee.
21.
Candidate has to begin his/her DNB training within the prescribed time only. Candidate is required to submit his/her joining report to NBE in the prescribed format.
22.
The allotment made shall be firm and final. Change of Institute/college from one place to another is not permitted under any circumstances. Requests for the same shall not be entertained by the NBE after the allotment of seats.
23.
Joining of a candidate to a NBE accredited institute through Centralized Merit Based Counseling is subject to medical fitness of the candidate as assessed/ examined by the accredited hospital/institution.
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The medical examination of the candidate shall be done by the Medical Board of the concerned NBE accredited institute. Candidate found fit in the medical examination shall only be allowed to join DNB course.
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PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION WITH NBE FOR DNB COURSE:
Candidates are required to furnish the following documents to NBE within one month of joining DNB training in order to get registered by NBE for DNB course:

  • A duly completed application form for July 2017 admission session.
  • A registration fee of Rs 5000/- (for 3 Years course) or Rs. 10,000/- (for direct 6 Years course) is to be deposited through challan/Pay-in-slip at any of the Indian Bank branches across India. NBE copy of this challan has to be enclosed with the registration form.
  • Annexure – A (DNB-CET- July 2017)
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Registration letters can be downloaded from NBE website once the candidate has been registered with NBE.
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In an unlikely event of an ineligible candidate getting admission to DNB course, NBE reserves its right to revoke his/her admission from DNB course.