NBE to conduct DNB CET 2013 for PG Courses admissions

NBE to Conduct DNB CET 2013 on Aug 19
The National Board of Examination (NBE), New Delhi to conduct Diploma of National Board Centralized Entrance Test (DNB CET 2013) for admissions to Postgraduate (PG) courses commencing in the session 2013-14.

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



  • Candidates who are in possession of MBBS degree/Provisional Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent / provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India and have completed one year of internship/likely to complete on or before 31st July 2013 may apply for DNB-CET examination through online application.
  • Candidates who are completing their internship after 31st July 2013 or are likely to complete after 31st July 2013 need not apply for the DNB-CET exam as they shall be ineligible to participate at any stage of the admission process.

DNB CET Test Pattern:

  • 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 test comprises 200 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 examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer network as per scheme prescribed.
  • There shall be no negative marking.

How To Apply:

  • Candidates need to be registered online to get application form.
  • Application forms can be obtained from the selected branches of Axis Bank.

Application fee: Rs 4250/-

Important Dates:

  • Online Registration for DNB CET exam: July 8th to Aug 4th, 2013.
  • Examination dates: Auh 19th to 26th, 2013.
  • Declaration of results: Sept 30th, 2013.

Contact Details:
National Board of Examinations,
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road),
New Delhi - 110029.
Tel: 0124 - 4517187.

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