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About DNB PDCET 2022
The National Board of Examination, (NBE) will conduct the Diplomate of National Board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB PCET) exam. The DNB PDCET 2022 exam will be conducted for admission to 1,073 seats across 14 specialities in 597 hospitals across India. DNB PDCET 2022 exam date has been rescheduled. DNB PDCET will now be conducted on July 24, 2022. Earlier, DNB PCET 2022 exam was expected to be scheduled on March 20.
According to the latest update, the DNB PDCET 2022 application form has been released along with the information bulletin on April 22 on nbe.edu.in . The DNB PDCET application form 2022 process includes registration, filling application form, uploading scanned images, choices of exam cities, payment of fees, and printout of the confirmation page. DNB PDCET 2022 registration can be done till the last date, which is May 12, 2022.
DNB PDCET 2021 counselling round two result has been announced. DNB PDCET counselling 2021 round two result includes roll number, rank, category, specialty, name of the institute and state. The third round of DNB PDCET 2021 counselling will be held from March 1 to 3, 2022. While the seat allotment result for round three will be announced on March 5, 2022.
NBE will release the admit cards for DNB PDCET 2022 exam at nbe.edu.in. Only candidates who will be successfully registered for the exam can download the DNB PDCET hall tickets 2022. DNB PDCET admit card 2022 must be carried at the exam centre for verification purposes. DNB PDCET exam will be held in a computer-based mode. As per DNB PDCET exam pattern, 120 multiple choice questions with single best answer will be asked. For every correct answer, four marks will be awarded, while one mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer.
On the basis of the performance of aspirants in the exam, authorities will release the online DNB PDCET result at the NBE official website, nbe.edu.in. Aspirants who manage to qualify for the exam will only be eligible to participate in DNB PDCET 2022 counselling process conducted by NBE. The counselling of DNB PDCET 2022 will be speciality-specific on the basis of merit achieved in the entrance test.
About DNB PDCET 2022
DNB-PDCET is an essential pre-requisite entrance examination for granting admission to post-diploma DNB (broad specialities) postgraduate courses. The DNB PDECT 2021 exam computer-based exam will be conducted in 23 test centres located across the country. A total of 120 multiple-choice questions are being asked from 8 different specialities for the entrance test. As per the marking scheme of DNB PDCET, four marks will be awarded for each correct attempt. There is a negative marking of 25%, therefore, one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Changes in DNB PDCET 2021 brochure
- Hike in the application form fee: DNB PDCET 2021 application fee has been increased from Rs 4500 to Rs 5900 (including taxes).
- Changes in DNB PDCET exam centres 2021: As per the DNB PDCET brochure, "Noida" will no longer be considered as a separate exam centre. Candidates who wish to choose an exam centre in Noida must select Delhi NCR. The total number of exam centres for DNB PDCET 2021 is now 23.
- Reduction in the total number of questions asked in DNB PDCET: This year, a total of 120 MCQs will be asked in each question paper from the concerned speciality.
- Addition of a tie-breaking method: An additional tie-breaking method has been added in the DNB PDCET, according to which, candidate having lesser number of negative responses in the question paper will be placed at a better merit position.
- Change in the DNB PDCET exam timings: The exam for DNB PDCET 2021 will be now be conducted from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM.
- Exemption of Aaadhar Card as identity proof: Candidates can no longer furnish Aaadhar Card as an identity proof to the DNB PDCET 2021 exam centre. Identity proofs such as Voter ID, Passport, Driving License and PAN card can only be furnished as proof of identification.
DNB PDCET 2022 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Diplomat National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test|
|Short Exam Name||DNB PDCET|
|Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||5000 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
DNB PDCET 2022 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
30 May, 2022 - 01 Jun, 2022
Application Correction - Final image correction window | Mode: Online
18 Jul, 2022
Admit Card - Admit card | Mode: Online
24 Jul, 2022
Exam | Mode: Online
31 Jul, 2022
Cutoff date to qualify to fulfill qualification eligibility - Start Date | Mode: Online
10 Aug, 2022
Cutoff date to submit pending documents - Start Date | Mode: Online
24 Aug, 2022
Result - Result | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
16 May, 2022 - 19 May, 2022
Application Correction - Edit window | Mode: Online
22 Apr, 2022 - 12 May, 2022
Application - Application form | Mode: Online
DNB PDCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria
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 2022 Application Process
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
Fields that can be edited in the DNB PDCET application form:
- Date of Birth
- Category of the Candidate
|EWS, General, ST, SC, OBC||Online||Female, Male||₹ 5000|
DNB PDCET 2022 Syllabus
Anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry
Pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology
General medicine, dermatology, psychiatry radiotherapy
General surgery, anesthesia, orthopaedics and radiodiagnosis
ENT and ophthalmology
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DNB PDCET 2022 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of DNB PDCET acquaint the candidates with the details of the entrance exams like the duration, the number of questions, types of questions, etc. With the help of the DNB PDCET 2022 exam pattern candidates are required to formulate a solid strategy to crack the entrance test. NBE conducts the exam in computer-based mode, consisting of 120 multiple choice questions with a single best answer. For every correct answer, candidates are awarded 4 marks and one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer. The exam conducted only in the English medium. The syllabus of DNB PDCET 2022 is based on the MBBS exit level.
DNB PDCET 2022 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 2021 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 2022 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- DNB PDCET Admit Card
- Valid Photo ID Proof
- Photocopy of Permanent or Provisional SMC/MCI registration
The result of DNB PDCET 2022 will be declared in the form of a merit list, which is published separately for 14 different specialities. The result of DNB PDCET 2022 will be uploaded on the official website of NBE, nbe.edu.in. All candidates have been given a rank in descending order of the marks obtained by them. Such candidates who qualify the examination will be invited to participate in the online centralized counselling of DNB PDCET 2022 conducted by NBE.
Mode of Counselling: Online
Aspirants who have cleared the entrance test and fulfil the other eligibility criteria will be eligible to participate in DNB PDCET counselling 2022. The result of DNB PDCET counselling, indicates the roll number, rank, category, speciality, college/hospital name and state. Candidates who are included in the counselling results need to freeze the allotted seat and mandatorily have to download DNB PDCET 2022 allotment letter for round one. Aspirants will have to report at the designated college along with documents for verification and the DNB PDCET admission process. After the completion of the admission process, the authorities will conduct the subsequent rounds of counselling of DNB PDCET 2022.
A total of four rounds of DNB PDCET 2022 counselling are being organised wherein the first three will be online and the last round will be conducted in offline mode at NBE office, New Delhi. Those candidates who will not register in the first round of counselling will not be allowed to participate in further rounds. After registration, candidates are required to fill preference of course and college for DNB PDCET admission. Candidates with merit positions will be allowed to fill their option/choices after remitting the required counselling fee of Rs 2500/- Based on the choices given and availability of seats, admission will be granted to specific specialities. To check the seat matrix for 14 broad specialities.
Documents Required at Counselling
- Provisional/Degree certificate of MBBS
- Provisional/Pass certificate issued by Medical Council of India/State Medical Council of India
- Proof of having passed the Postgraduate diploma final examination on or before November 30, 2019
- Cast/ Community certificate (if applicable)
- Special category certificate issued by the competent authority
- Valid ID proof ( PAN card, Indian passport, Voter ID card, Driving license or Aadhar card)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:Who will conduct DNB PDCET exam?
National Board of Examination (NBE), is responsible to conduct DNB PDCET exam.
Question:What is exam pattern of DNB PDCET 2022?
As per the DNB PDCET 2022, every correct answer will be awarded 4 marks and for each incorrect answer, 1 mark of the candidates will be deducted.
Question:Is DNB same as a Diploma?
DNB program is same as a post-graduate and post-doctoral program. This program provides the students with the same stature as that of MD and MS.
Question:How do I apply for DNB PDCET 2021?
Medical aspirants must fill the registration form of DNB PDCET 2022 to appear for the examination.
Question:When DNB PDCET 2022 will be conducted?
The National Board of Examination (NBE) has rescheduled the exam date of DNB PDCET 2022 on July 24.
Question:What is the important thing aspirants should do before filling the DNB PDCET 2022 application form?
Before filling the application form, aspirants should be aware of all the eligibility conditions required for DNB PDCET 2022.
Question:Who can fill the DNB PDCET 2022 application form ?
Only aspirants who fulfill all the eligibility criteria can fill the DNB PDCET 2022 application form.
Question:On what basis DNB PDCET 2022 result will be declared?
On the basis of the performance of aspirants in the exam, authorities will release the online DNB PDCET result at the NBE official website, nbe.edu.in.
Question:How many seats will be offered through DNB PDCET 2022 counselling process?
The successful completion of counselling process for the DNB PDCET 2022 exam will be the basis for admissions offered for 1073 seats across 14 specialties in 597 hospitals across India.
Questions related to DNB PDCET
my AIQ rank is 52770obc category rank is 19623can I get DNB obs gyne or DGO
Dear applicant although it is somewhat difficult for you to get DNB Obstetrics or Gynecology but yes since your are from OBC Category you have moderate possibilities of getting admissions. Though it is just an assumption but based on the rank that you secured you have better possibilities of admission in courses line MD in Pharmacology, MD in Biochemistry, MD in Anatomy, MD in General Medicine etc. But yes cut off can vary and you can get a seat. Use our NEET PG college predictor to predict the best colleges based on your merit rank
what is the syllabus for dnb pdcet 2022 (paediatrics)?
DNB PDCET Syllabus 2022 will be released by the National Board of Education (NBE). There is no specific syllabus released by the NBE for the exam but there are specific subjects from where the candidates can study. Candidates must study all the sections of DNB PDCET 2022 in detail
You can check the list of all the important topics for the DNB PDCET 2022 examination below.
The exam comprises of 200 multiple choice, single correct response questions of 4 mark each in English language only as per the following indicative scheme. The standard of the examinations shall be at the level of Final MBBS (Exit Examination). Candidates can take a section-wise distribution for marks below.
Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry - 25 questions (120marks)
Pathology, Microbiology, and Pharmacology-25 questions (120 marks)
General Medicine, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Radiotherapy-35 questions(180 marks)
General Surgery, Anesthesia, Orthopedics and Radiodiagnosis-35 questions (180 marks)
Pediatrics-15 questions(180 marks)
ENT and Ophthalmology-20 questions(120 marks)
Obstetrics and Gynaecology-25 questions (120 marks)
You can refer this link for further information
Hope this helps!
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Can i get admission for DNB anesthesia in good colleges in karnataka. My rank is 159
It is difficult to predict because cu t-offs changes from year to year and depends on many factors like
>>>Difficulty level of NEET PG exam
>>>Number of seats available
>>>Number of students appeared in NEET PG exam
>>>Category of the student
To check the possibility of getting DNB Anaesthesia seat in Karnataka, you can use College Predictor Tool which is given below.
You can go through below mentioned article related to NEET PG cut-offs.
To predict Colleges based on your NEET PG score using below mentioned College Predictor Tool.
Hope this information will help you.
want to predict college for my rank
I hope you are doing well and good. As you mentioned that for which entrance you have appeared. You're question is not upto the marks
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when are the pdcet 2021 results expected.
The board will pronounce the outcome online on the authority site. The National Board of Examinations directed the DNB PDCET 2021 on September 19, 2021. Up-and-comers who have showed up for the test can check the outcome online at natboard.edu.in or nbe.edu.in. NBE delivers the outcome as a legitimacy list.