DNB PDCET Result 2020
Updated on Jan 14, 2020 - 8:02 p.m. IST by Prabha Dhavala

DNB PDCET Result 2020 - National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released DNB PDCET 2020 result on January 14 in online mode. Links for the same have been provided below. Aspirants must note that the result of DNB PDCET 2020 is available in PDF format for all the 14 specializations respectively. DNB PDCET result 2020, as released by NBE, enlists details like candidate's name, roll number, rank scored by them, etc. Those candidates who appeared for DNB PDCET have been ranked in order of their scores out of 1000 secured by them among other candidates of the same broad specialty. Earlier, the authorities had released a list containing names of candidates who have not submitted the deficient documents which is a criteria for inclusion in DNB PDCET 2020 result. It must also be noted that the validity of result of DNB PDCET is for one year only, which means it is restricted to the admission session for which the candidates appeared. Admissions will be for 1073 seats offered across 14 specialties in 597 hospitals across India.
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DNB PDCET 2020 was held on December 20, 2019 for 14 specialties in online mode. Candidates who have appeared for the exam have been provided with the result of DNB PDCET 2020 in the form of merit lists separately for DGO, DMRD, DMRT, DORTHO, DOMS, DLO, DA, DVD, DPM, DCH, DNM, DTCD, DPMR, and DCP. Qualified candidates can participate in the centralised counselling for admissions to DNB secondary seats at NBE accredited Institutions/ hospitals/ medical colleges on the basis of their merit declared in the DNB PDCET 2020 result. To know how to check the DNB PDCET result 2020 and details mentioned therein, read the article below.

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Important dates for DNB PDCET result 2020



Release of DNB PDCET 2020 result

January 14, 2020 - Declared

First round of counselling

First week of April, 2020

Second round of counselling

Last week of May, 2020

Third round of counselling

Second week of May, 2020

Final round of in person counselling

Third week of June, 2020

How to check DNB PDCET 2020 result?

The steps to download the result of DNB PDCET 2020 can be summarised as follows

  • Go to the official website of NBE – nbe.edu.in

  • Click on “PDCET” button visible therein

  • The DNB PDCET result 2020 will be available in the form of PDFs for each specialization containing details like candidate’s roll number, scores obtained out of 1000 and merit position

  • Click on each one and check for the roll number in the given list of qualified candidates

  • Download DNB PDCET 2020 result for the specialization qualified in and save the same

  • Candidates are also advised to take around 2 printouts of the same for future reference

Candidates can check the table below for speciality wise results of DNB PDCET.

DNB PDCET Result - Download links


Result (2020)

Result (2019)


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Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy

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Nuclear Medicine

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Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Respiratory Medicine

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DNB PDCET Result 2020 - Marking scheme

Candidates can check below the marking scheme for DNB PDCET 2020 result below:

  • Candidates are awarded 4 marks for every correct answer

  • 1 mark is deducted for every candidate as negative marking if they give incorrect answer

On the basis of score obtained in the examination, candidates are allotted ranks in the result of DNB PDCET. Candidates must note that allotment of ranks is in decreasing order of marks. However, in case two or more candidates secure the same marks then the tie-breaker criteria for DNB PDCET result 2020 as set by the authorities will apply.

DNB PDCET 2020 Result -Tie Breaker Criteria

In case of two or more candidates having obtained the same scores, NBE has issued the tie-breaking criteria to arrive at the DNB PDCET result 2020. The criteria is determined in descending order of applications till a unique inter-se-merit is determined. The guidelines are

  • The candidate who has more correct responses shall be placed at a higher position.

  • If the inter-se-merit is still unresolved, the date of birth will be considered and the older candidates placed at a higher position

DNB PDCET Cutoff 2020

The authorities set the cutoff for examination which serves as the minimum qualifying a candidate is required to secure in order to qualify for counsellings and then admissions. This will be made available on this page as soon as the official declares the same.

DNB PDCET Counselling 2020

NBE will conduct centralised counselling for DNB PDCET 2020 in four rounds. The first three rounds for counselling of DNB PDCET will be held in online mode. However, the final round of DNB PDCET counselling 2020 will be an offline (in-person) round. Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of inter-se-merit obtained in DNB PDCET 2020 result. The authorities will not allow such candidates to take part in the counselling process for time equal to the duration of the course, who reject the seat allotted to them or do not pay the fee or do not report for in-person round of counselling (if applicable).

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - DNB PDCET Result 2020

Question: Will the authorities release a combined merit list for all candidates?


No, the authorities will not release any such merit list which combines all the broad speciality. As aforementioned, they will have individual merit lists.

Question: What will be the cutoff for admissions to DNB PDCET 2020?


The authorities have not yet released or notified about the cutoff date. Candidates are advised to keep a track of events on the official website nbe.edu.in and this article above.

Question: Does inclusion in the result of DNB PDCET guarantee participation in the counselling process?


Yes, all those candidates who qualify the examination will be allowed to participate in DNB PDCET counselling 2020.

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how to go about giving DNB exams after having completed MS Ophthalmology??

Charvi Nayyar 13th Jan, 2020


There is a provision where a person holding MD/MS degree in accordance to medical council of India (MCI) can apply for the primary DNB. But you only get to study the exact same discipline (branch of MD/MS) when selected for DNB or follows the super-specialty in respective branch and you must fulfill the eligibility criteria which is follows:

  1. they should have qualified their MBBS degree with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks
  2. Candidates must have passed DNB-CET
  3. They should have completed their one-year rotating internship.
  4. Those with a medical degree possessing a permanent registration certificate issued by MCI of India can pursue the program.
  5. Candidates who have passed MBBS from foreign universities can also seek admission.
  6. Candidates should not be more than 50 years of age for seeking admission to Diplomate National Board (DNB) program.

good luck ! hope this helps!


list of national board accredited institutions

thomas joy 6th Jan, 2020

Hi Nalini,

NBA are the government body that gives accreditation to varous technical and proffesional programs.

Some of the NBA acrredited institutions are

  • Vivekanand Education society,maharastra
  • Budge Institute of Technology
  • Bengal collage of Engineering and technology, west Bengal
  • Xavier school of Management,Jamshedpur
  • SP Jain Institute of Management,pune
  • Narsee Monjee Institute of Management
  • TAPMI, Manipal
  • DIME, Kanpur
  • BIMTECH, Noida
  • SDM, Institute mysore
  • IMS Ghaziabad
  • PSG, Institute Coimbatore

Here is the link for further NBA acrredited collages


Hope this will help you.

Thank you


total number of seats in pdcet 2020 ophthalmology

Himanshu 15th Dec, 2019

Dear Student,

Diplomat National Board (DNB) - Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test (PDCET) is a mandatory eligibility cum ranking examination for Post Diploma (secondary) courses in the following specialties: Anaesthesiology, Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy, Nuclear medicine, Obsterics and Gynaecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Oto-Rhino- Laryngology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Radi0-Diagnosis, Radiotherapy, Respiratory Diseases, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pathology.
As per the past records the DNB PDCET 2018 seat matrix for Ophthalmology having total 159 seats - Click Here (https://www.natboard.edu.in/pdoof/pbnotice2018/cns/DNB%20PDCET%20Indicative%20Seat%20Matrix%20Jan%202018%20-%2028.03.2018.pdf?h88233erhx90wsd0q2wk2s2ks2) to check the seat matrix.

The seats for Ophthalmologyin DNB PDCET 2019 is 139. So it is clear that in 2020 the availability of seats in PDCET 2020 Ophthalmology is in between 135-140. Hope this information is helpful.
Have a great day!


Pdcet 2020 number of seats ophthalmology?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 16th Jan, 2020


DNB PDCET exam is for admission to 1073 post-diploma DNB seats in 14 specialities at 597 hospitals across India. Seat matrix for this year has not been released yet. You can go through the link below and check the previous year seat matrix for reference


Also, if you have appeared for DNB PDCET exam and seeking admission, you can go through the link below and use the DNB PDCET College Predictor tool to check your  admission chances based on your rank, category, etc.


Good Luck!


where can I find the correction window for the DNB PDCETapplication form

Aditya kumar Student Expert 5th Nov, 2019
Hello there! !!!!

Greetings! !!!!

I am extremely sorry to tell you dear but NBE does not provides any  correction form facility or any correction window for the candidates applying for DNB PDCET examination. So , since no facility like correction window is provided, you cannot correct the mistakes made by you while filling the application form of PDCET.

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