DNB-CET (Diplomate National Board – Centralized Entrance Test) is conducted twice a year by National Board of Examinations(NBE) as a qualifying-cum-ranking examination for entry to various Medical Post Graduate courses including Direct 6 years course in the specialty of Plastic Surgery, Neuro-Surgery, Cardio-thoracic Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. Main aim of this examination conducted by NBE is to provide a common standard and mechanism of evaluation of minimum level of attainment of the knowledge and competencies of medical specialties. The holders of Board’s qualification awarded after an DNB examination are eligible to be considered for specialist’s post/faculty in any Hospital including a training/teaching institution on a teaching post/ as faculty member.
Educational Qualification Required for DNB CET are as below:- Candidates who are in possession of MBBS degree/Provisional Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 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 can apply for DNB CET exam.
– Registration with M.C.I./State Medical Council/ is necessary and its documentary proof has to be furnished at the time of counseling.
DNB CET Exam Pattern: The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer network as per scheme prescribed. The test comprises 200 multiple choice, single correct response questions in English language only.
|S.No.||SUBJECTS||SUBJECT WISE WEIGHTAGE IN DNB CET EXAM OF 200 QUESTIONS|
SPM, STATISTICS AND BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
DERMATOLOGY & STD
|13.||OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY|
Note : There shall be no negative marking.
– Duration of exam will be 3 hours 15 minutes which will include test duration of 3 hours and additional 15-minute tutorial prior to the start of the test.
– Criteria for passing the Exam:Candidates must secure minimum 50% score in the exam.
Some of the books which can help candidates to prepare for Diplomate National Board – Centralized Entrance Test (DNB CET) or DNB CET Exam are suggested as below.
Above stated books consists of all the related topics as mentioned above at one place.
Syllabus for DNB CET Exam: Exam will consist of the subjects covered in MBBS. Candidates can download the Syllabus of DNB CET from here.
Candidates can also go through the official DNB CET Practice Test from here.
We wish our candidates All The Best for the Upcoming Exams and wish them great future ahead!!
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