NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for National Board of Examinations (NBE) DNB Centralised Entrance Test for the year 2019

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019 Eligibility

  • 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 / State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship / likely to complete on or before 31st July 2019  may apply for DNB-CET examination through online application.
  • Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of DNB-CET will not be permitted to appear in the examination. In an unlikely event of any ineligible candidate appearing and / or being successful in the DNB-CET, the results / candidature of such candidate shall be cancelled and / or are deemed to be cancelled.
  • Requests for appearing in DNB-CET from candidates completing internship after 31st July, 2019 shall be summarily rejected. Candidates who are completing their internship after 31st July, 2019 or are likely to complete after 31st July, 2019 need not apply for the DNB-CET exam as they shall be ineligible to participate at any stage of the admission process.
  • Candidates already pursuing a DNB course are not eligible to appear for the DNB-CET till such time they have completed the entire duration of the prescribed course or have been discharged from the course. Candidates who have joined DNB- Broad Specialty course in or after January 2015 session are not eligible to appear in DNB-CET July 2019 admission session. This shall be irrespective of their resignation or discontinuation from the course due to any reason.
  • Registration and /or appearance in DNB-CET does not confer any automatic rights upon the candidate for admission at NBE accredited hospital / institute.
  • Registration with M.C.I. / State Medical Council / is necessary and its documentary proof has to be furnished at the time of counseling and on the examination day.
  • A Candidate can register & appear for DNB-CET July 2019 only once for admission to DNB-CET July 2019 session. Registration for CET, more than once shall constitute unfair means and lead to disqualification and / or penal action.

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019 Seats

Reservation Of Seats

  • At the time of counseling, Reservations as per rules at particular institution / medical college shall be provided for Scheduled Castes ( SC ), Schedule Tribes ( ST ), Persons With Disabilities ( PWD ), Other Backward Classes ( OBC ).
  • The following documents are required for reservation
    • Candidates opting for reserved seats under any category are required to furnish certificate issued by competent authority in respect of SC / ST.
    • The prescribed format of Certificate for candidates in respect of OBC.
  • For PWD seats, the qualified locomotor disabled candidates should get themselves certified at one of the under mentioned Disability Assessment Boards, constituted at the four metro-cities, before their scheduled date of counseling.
  • The Locomotor Disabled ( LD ) candidates are required to bring their treatment papers related to their disability, including the investigation reports at the time of reporting to the above mentioned designed institute to such disability certificate.
  • The candidates are advised to obtain prescribed certificate before the date of counseling.
  • Copy of the prescribed certificate.
  • NBE does not own or control any of its accredited hospitals. NBE neither employs a candidate nor makes any payment / stipend to the candidate.
  • Reservation status of DNB seats at a particular institution / medical college is provided by the respective institution only based on the roster maintained by the concerned institution.
  • NBE does not own, possess or fund any seat.
  • Reserved seats will be allotted to the concerned category candidates only. Candidates of reserved category can opt for either reserved seats earmarked for them or unreserved seats in order of their merit.

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test Pattern 2019

  • 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 July 2019 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.

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019 Application Form

How to apply

  • The application form will be made available twice that is in the month of January and July 2019 for different sessions
  • Candidate may note that there is no option for submitting the form other than the online mode.
  • Candidates are advised to go through the registration guide ( available at www.nbe.edu.in ) before proceeding to complete their registration process. Once the candidate has completed his / her registration process, there will be no option to re-schedule.
  • Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information will not be considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future examinations
  • Candidates are required to upload the following documents at the time of online registration & scheduling:
    • Photograph
    • Signature
    • Photo ID
    • MCI / SMC Registration certificate
  • Admit card issued to the candidate after online registration shall be treated as null and void incase the candidate does not fulfill the eligibility criteria.
  • The application fee can be paid by the candidates throughonline mode by debit  /credit card or net banking. The non-refundable fee of DNB CET 2019 application form will be Rupee 4500/-.

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019 Admit Card

  • The NBE DNB CET 2019 admit card will be released onlinemode. Candidates can download their admit card by entering details of Username and password.
  • The admit card of DNB CET 2019 is expected to be released in the first week of December 2018 for January session.
  • For July session, the admit card will be released in the third week of June 2019. Candidates must keep the photocopy of it till the admission
  • Candidates have the option of choosing their test centre, date and time through online registration & scheduling system. Availability is on a first come, first served basis, and candidates will only be shown options that are available at the point of scheduling.
  • Note that each candidate will be required to appear only once during the testing window, in the session allocated i.e. either Forenoon or Afternoon on the particular date.
  • REQUESTS FOR CHANGE OF CENTRE SHALL NOT BE ENTERTAINED once the candidate schedules his / her examination. Candidates are advised not to canvass for the same.
  • At the end of Registration & Scheduling the applicant will get a computer generated acknowledgment at the registered e-mail ID of the applicant. Admit card will be issued to candidate once the registration and scheduling process is successfully completed.
  • Candidate is required to print a copy of admit card and affix a latest passport size photograph of the following specifications on the admit card.
  • Candidate is required to bring the admit card to the Test centre along with an identification document as per para below.
  • Specifications for Photograph
    • A photograph of minimum 35 x 45 mm with at least 75% coverage of face & head of the candidate.
    • A caption indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph should be there at the bottom of photo.
    • Photograph should be taken in a white / very light colored background.
    • The photograph needs to display full front view of the face. Look directly into the camera with a neutral expression.
    • Avoid photograph with reflection or shadow on the face with red eyes.
    • The photograph needs to be printed on a high quality paper with at least 600 dpi resolutions.
    • The colours must possess the natural appearance and skin tone.
    • The photograph must not have kinks, scratches and stains.
  • Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents. Unfair means case shall be registered against the candidates submitting false / forged documents:
    • Printed copy of the Admit Card with photo pasted on it. AND
    • Photocopy of Permanent or Provisional SMC / MCI registration*, to be retained by the test centre AND
    • Any one of the following authorised photo IDs** ( must be original and valid / non-expired )
      • PAN Card
      • Driving License
      • Voter ID
      • Passport
      • Aadhaar Card ( with photograph )
  • In case, any candidate reports to the test center with e-Aadhaar card as proof of identity, the e-Aadhaar card should be a good quality colour print out with clearly visible photograph. The photograph should not have kinks, scratches and stains, and should definitely match with the candidate presenting the e-Aadhaar card. Decision of NBE in this regard shall be final.
  • Candidates may kindly note that they have to report by the time as indicated in the admit card. Candidates reporting late or beyond the prescribed time shall not be allowed to appear in the exam.
  • Demo test to provide candidates with the feel and functionality of the actual exam is available on DNB-CET website http://www.nbe.edu.in. Candidates registered for DNB-CET can undertake the Demo test prior to the actual testing window. Candidates are advised to go through the Demo test carefully to familiarize themselves with the screens, layout and navigation. The Demo test shall be available from May 2019 onwards.

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019 Selection Process

  • Selection will be based on National Board of Examinations ( NBE ) DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019.

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test Centres 2019

The list of various cities where Examination centres are located is as under

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bengaluru
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Cochin
  • Greater Noida
  • Gurugram
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mangalore
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Navi Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • Noida
  • Pune
  • Trivandrum

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test  Syllabus 2019

  • The syllabus of DNB CET 2019 will contain the topics from the subjects prescribed by the authority of Medical Council of India with the prior consideration of the Governmen of India. The question paper will comprise of Part A and Part B sections.
  • Part A will cover questions from the subjects of Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Ophthalmology, and Forensic Medicine.
  • Part B will contain topics from ENT, general medicine, Statistical and Biomedical Research SPM, general surgery, dermatology & STD, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics, radiology, paediatrics, obstetrics and Gynaecology, psychiatry.

NBE DNB Result 2019

  • The DNB CET 2019 result for January session is expected to be declared in the third week of January 2019. The result of July session will be declared in the third week of July 2019.
  • Candidates can obtain their result from the official website through online mode.
  • The results can be checked by the candidates by entering their applicant testing id and date of birth.
  • In order to be eligible for admission, candidates must obtain the minimum qualifying marks.

Qualifying Criteria

  • Candidates who obtain a minimum score as per category below shall be declared as “Qualified” in DNB CET and issued a PASS / QUALIFYING Certificate.
    • General Category – 50% score
    • SC / ST / OBC – 40% score
    • Persons with Disability – 45% score

Validity of CET Result

  • The validity of the result of the DNB-CET shall be only for the current admission session

Declaration of Result

  • The results for DNB-CET shall be declared by 31st July, 2019.
  • The mark sheet-cum-result certificate for the DNB-CET examination can be downloaded from NBE website http://www.nbe.edu.in after the declaration of result.

Tie Breaker Criteria

  • In the event of two or more candidates obtaining same score, the merit position shall be determined using following tie breaker criteria in descending order:
    • Candidate who has passed all MBBS professional Examinations in First attempt shall be placed at higher merit position.
    • Candidate with higher aggregate marks ( in percentage ) in all MBBS professional Examinations shall be placed at higher merit position.
    • Candidate with higher aggregate marks ( in percentage ) in 3rd MBBS professional Examination ( Part I & Part- II ) shall be placed at higher merit position.
    • Candidate with higher aggregate marks ( in percentage ) in 2nd MBBS professional Examination shall be placed at higher merit position.
    • Candidate with higher aggregate marks ( in percentage ) in 1st MBBS professional Examination shall be placed at higher merit position.

Result –  Equating & Scaling

  • The question paper of DNB-CET comprises of 300 multiple choice questions each with four options and only one correct response. Multiple question papers are used for DNB-CET for different sessions and days.
  • A standard psychometrically-sound approach is employed for the scoring process of DNB CET. This approach has been applied to score all large scale Computer Based Examination utilizing multiple question papers.
  • While all papers ( forms ) are carefully assembled to ensure that the content is comparable, the difficulty of each form may be perceived by different subjects undertaking the test to slightly vary. Such minor differences in the overall difficulty level are accurately measured after all the different question papers ( forms ) have been administered and the results analyzed. A post-equating process is necessary to ensure validity and fairness.
  • Equating is a psychometric process to adjust differences in difficulty so that performance from different test papers ( forms ) are comparable on a common metric and therefore fair to candidates testing across multiple papers ( forms ).
  • During post-equating, test items are concurrently analyzed and the estimated item parameters ( item difficulty and discrimination ) are put onto a common metric. Item Response Theory ( IRT ), a psychometrically supported statistical model, is utilized in this process. The result is a score that takes into account the performance of the candidate along with the difficulty of the form administered.
  • In order to ensure appropriate interpretation of performance, the scores must be placed on a common scale or metric. A linear transformation is used for this scaling process, which is a standard practice for such test administration.
  • Post equating takes into account any statistical differences in examination difficulty and ensures all candidates are evaluated on a common scale. The aforesaid steps ensure that all examination scores are valid, equitable and fair. Merit List shall be prepared on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates.
  • There is no provision for re-checking / re-totaling / re-evaluation of the question paper, answers, score and no query in this regard shall be entertained.

NDE  DNB Counselling 2019

  • The authority of NBE will organize a centralized counselling for the shortlisted candidates.
  • Candidates participating in the counseling rounds must qualify the entrance test and eligibility criteria for seat allocation as per the merit basis.
  • Candidates participating in the counselling round also have to paythe counselling fee of Rupee 2500/

NBE DNB Centralised Entrance Test 2019Important Dates

January 2019 session

S NoEventDate
1Starting of Online application1st week of November, 2018
2Closing of application form4th week of November, 2018
3Availability of admit card1st week of December, 2018
4DNB CET 2019 entrance exam 14th December, 2018
5Announcement of cut off Last week of December, 2018
6Declaration of result 3rd week of January, 2019
7Starting of counselling May, 2019

July 2019 session

1Starting of Online application2nd week of May, 2019
2Closing of application formLast week of May, 2019
3Availability of admit card3rd week of June, 2019
4DNB CET 2019 entrance examLast week of June, 2019
5Announcement of cut off3rd week of July, 2019
6Declaration of result3rd week of July, 2019

Contact Details

PSP Area, Sector 9,
Near District Court,
Dwarka, New Delhi,
Delhi 110075.
Website : www.natboard.edu.in.

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