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DNB PDCET 2024 Exam

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About DNB PDCET Exam

DNB PDCET is the abbreviation for the Diplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test. DNB PDCET is a ranking examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for admission to various post diploma DNB courses. Candidates who register for the DNB programme after clearing DNB PDCET, are required to complete 2 years of practical training under any NBE accredited institution/hospital/medical college. After completion of the practical training, he/she has to appear for the DNB final examination and clear it, only then he/she will be awarded a DNB degree.


DNB PDCET 2022 Important Dates and Events
Events Dates
Registration commences 22-Apr-2022
Last date to submit application form 12-May-2022
Applications correction window opens 16-May-2022 to 19-May-2022
Final correction window 30-May-2022 to 01-Jun-2022
Cutoff date to submit deficient documents 10-Aug-2022
Admit card released 18-Jul-2022
Exam Date 24-Jul-2022
Result declaration 24-Aug-2022
DNB PDCET 2022 Counselling To be announced

DNB PDCET Eligibility

All candidates applying for the entrance test must fulfill the DNB PDCET eligibility criteria as laid down by the exam conducting authority. The eligibility criteria of DNB PDCET 2022 reflect the basic pre-requisite conditions which must be met in order to be considered eligible to appear for the examination. The following are the eligibility criteria which the aspirants must fulfill.

  • Candidates who have passed the final exam for a postgraduate diploma from a recognized Indian university.
  • Candidates must possess proof of having passed/ passing the postgraduate diploma final examination on or before July 31, 2022.

DNB PDCET Apply Online

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Filling of the DNB PDCET application form is a six-step process that included registration, filling of the application form, uploading of scanned images, choosing the test city, payment of application fee, and printing of filled application form. All candidates irrespective of their category will be required to pay Rs. 5,000 without taxes- as the application fee for DNB PDCET.

Fileds that are non-editable in DNB PDCET application form 2022 once filled:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Testing City
  • Nationality

Fields that can be edited in the DNB PDCET application form:

  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Category of the Candidate

DNB PDCET Admit Card

The exam conducting authority has issued the DNB PDCET admit card 2022 for all the registered candidates. The admit card of DNB PDCET is a crucial document that reveals the designated test centres of the candidates. Candidates are required to carry the following documents to the examination centre in order to gain entry.

  • Print out of DNB PDCET admit card 2022 to the exam centre along with
  • A government authorized ID proof like Voter ID, Passport, Driving License and PAN card (in original)
  • A photocopy of permanent or provisional SMC/MCI registration.

Candidates must furnish DNB PDCET 2022 admit card at the time of checking result and counselling thus it is necessary to retain it till the admission process concludes. Candidates were required to paste their latest photograph in the prescribed space in the admit card and report to the examination centre within the prescribed time.

DNB PDCET Syllabus

  • Anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry
  • Pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology
  • General medicine, dermatology, psychiatry radiotherapy
  • General surgery, anesthesia, orthopaedics and radiodiagnosis
  • Paediatrics
  • ENT and ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Community medicine

DNB PDCET Exam Pattern

DNB PDCET 2022 exam was conducted on July 24 at designated centres across the country. The exam was held in computer-based mode. According to the DNB PDCET 2022 pattern, the test paper comprised 120 multiple choice questions. The exam duration was 2 hours and the total marks was 480. According to the marking scheme, candidates will be rewarded 4 marks for right answer and -1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

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Q. What is the Syllabus of DNB PDCET Exam?
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