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

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NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

DIPLOMATE OF NATIONAL BOARD - CENTRALISED ENTRANCE TEST (DNB-CET)
  • DNB-CET is an entrance examination and is an essential pre-requisite for entry to DNB Broad Specialty and Post MBBS Direct 6 years super specialty courses. The next session of entrance examination shall be held in June 2017 and conducted as computer-based exam only.
  • The exam comprises of 300 multiple choice, single correct response questions in English language 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.
  • The provisional list of National Board of Examinations accredited institutes where candidates can pursue DNB is available at NBE website http://www.nbe.edu.in
  • The examination shall be a multiple choice questions exam delivered using computer network as per scheme prescribed.
  • Kindly note that the weightage of MCQ’s is indicative and purely provisional. NBE reserves its rights to alter /vary /amend the same.
  • Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking.
  • Allocation of time for the DNB-CET shall be as follows:

      Forenoon Session Afternoon Session
    Candidate Entry Time at reporting counter 9:00 AM 2:45 PM
    Reporting counter entry closes 09:30 AM 3:15 PM
    Check-in Procedures 09:00 AM TO 10:00 AM 2:45 PM TO 3:45 PM
    Test Start Time 10:00 AM 3:45 PM
    Test End Time 01:45 PM 7:30 PM
  • Kindly note that the applicant candidates shall be allocated to appear either in FORENOON session or in the AFTERNOON session i.e. the DNB-CET comprises of ONE session/candidate only.
  • Syllabus: The Syllabus for the exam shall comprise of subjects /knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India. An extract of the same is enclosed at Annexure C, kindly refer to MCI website www.mciindia.org for complete document.
  • SUBJECT-WISE DISTRIBUTION OF QUESTIONS FOR DNB-CET EXAM JULY 2017 ADMISSION SESSION
    S.No. SUBJECTS SUBJECT WISE WEIGHTAGE
    (OUT OF 300)
    1. ANATOMY 24
    2. PHYSIOLOGY 24
    3. BIOCHEMISTRY 24
    4. PATHOLOGY 18
    5. MICROBIOLOGY 18
    6. PHARMACOLOGY 18
    7. FORENSIC MEDICINE 12
    8. OPHTHALMOLOGY 12
    9. ENT 12
    10. SPM, STATISTICS AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 24
    11. GENERAL MEDICINE 26
    12. PSYCHIATRY 6
    13. DERMATOLOGY & STD 6
    14. GENERAL SURGERY 25
    15. ORTHOPEDICS 5
    16. ANAESTHESIOLOGY 5
    17. RADIOLOGY 5
    18. OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY 24
    19. PAEDIATRICS 12
      GRAND TOTAL 300