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DNB 2024 Exam

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About DNB Exam

DNB (Diplomate of National Board) final examination is conducted through National Board of Examination (NBE). It is a comprehensive specialization test. This examination will be conducted in online mode. Diplomate of National Board Final offers various courses like General, Medicine, Microbiology, Psychiatry, Pathology, Radio-Diagnosis, Radiotherapy etc. Based on the eligibility criteria, candidates can apply for this exam, and they can fill the application form online. Mode by visiting the official website. Here, from this content applicants will get detailed information about DNB final exam dates, application form, eligibility criteria and admission process.

DNB Exam Date

Those applicants are going to apply in the DNB Final Examination; they must have to check the important dates mentioned below.

For June Session:-
Events Dates 
Start Date for submission of Online Application for Accreditation July 2023
Last Date of Fee Submission
Last Date for submission of Online Application for Accreditation August 2023
Admit Card September 2023
Dates of Final Examinations December 2019(Theory) September 2023
Closing of Online Application Form for ONLY PRACTICAL (DNB Final) October 2023
Official website

DNB Eligibility

It is necessary for all the applying candidates to check their eligibility criteria before applying and the Eligibility Criteria details mentioned below.

Particulars Eligibility Criteria
DNB Candidates The DNB Trainee at any of the institutes accredited by the National Board of Examinations or any other medical college/university can complete their training through the final examination.
They need to submit their Training Completion Certificate with the application forms.
Ex-candidates need to submit a copy of the training completion certificate.
MD/MS Candidates Candidates should have post-graduate degrees from Indian Universities, which must be recognized by the Indian Medical Council Act 1956.
The applicants must have to submit the proof of the MD/Ms degree at the time of submission of the application form.
Post Diploma Training completing candidates with NBE registration can get admission to Post Diploma.
They need to submit their training certificate at the time of submission of the application form.

DNB Admit Card

After the completion of registration and scheduling process, DNB CET 2022 admit card will be allotted to candidate who have applied for this examination. The admit card will be available online on the official site of NBE. It will not be delivered by postal services.

Candidates need to download the admit card online from the site and take a printout of the same. They will have to a paste a photograph in the given space. Candidates should not forget to carry DNB CET 2020 admit card and an identity proof along with them on the examination day.

How to Download the Admit Card?

Candidates need to follow the below mentioned steps to download DNB CET 2022:

  1. Visit the official website of NBE.
  2. Enter DNB CET 2020 application No. and the opted examination name.
  3. Admit card will be displayed on the screen and candidates will then be redirected to the download webpage.
  4. Click on Download admit card of DNB CET 2022 link.
  5. Download and save the respective admit card.

DNB Selection

DNB CET 2022 counselling is expected to happen in the month of April 2022 for the January session and in the 3rd week of August for the July session.

DNB CET 2022 counselling will be conducted by NBE. Counselling will be strictly based on merit which is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained and rank secured by candidates in the examination. Moreover, students are required to pay an amount of INR 2500 and students can select institutions, hospitals and medical colleges as per their wish and priority.

DNB Syllabus

The syllabus is the most important part for the students to know and prepare accurately for DNB CET 2022 exam. The key point to take down the corresponding syllabus for students is as follows:

  • The syllabus comprises of various subjects or knowledge areas as a medical graduate.
  • DNB CET 2020 syllabus will be prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Questions on topics like Ophthalmology, Physiology, Anatomy & many others will be asked.
  • If a student wants to score well in the test students should prepare as per the prescribed syllabus.

DNB Exam Pattern

There is a certain exam pattern declared by NBE for DNB CET 2022 examination. It is essential for the appearing students to have complete information about DNB CET 2022 Exam Pattern so that they prepare accordingly. Mentioned below are the highlights of the exam:

Maximum No. Of Questions 180
Mode of examination Online
Language of Question Paper English
Negative Marking No negative marking
Type of questions Multiple type question
Cut off for General Category 50%
Cut off for SC/ST Category 40%
Cut-off for PwD 45%

Apart from the above-mentioned highlights, the distribution of marks according to the subject chosen by candidate is tabulated below:

Subjects No. of Questions
Medical Specialties 180
Surgical Specialties 180
Pediatric Specialties (For Neonatology) 180

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) DNB Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of DNB Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the DNB exam. The syllabus of DNB comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of DNB syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of DNB Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the DNB exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
Q. Which is the best Mock test series for the DNB Exam?
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Q. How to prepare for the DNB Exam?
A. To prepare for DNB exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
Q. How to Download DNB Exam Syllabus PDF?
A. Candidates can download DNB exam syllabus PDF from our website for free. Candidates need to only register with us to download the exam syllabus.

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