About DNB PDCET 2020
National Board of Examination, (NBE) is the conducting authority for Diplomate of National Board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB PDCET) entrance test, which was held on December 20, 2019, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The result for DNB PDCET 2020 was announced on January 14, 2020, in the form of PDFs for 14 specialties. NBE has revised the schedule for round three of DNB PDCET counselling 2020 on July 10. The authority has also extended the last date of physical reporting to allotted colleges for round one and two til July 31, 2020, considering the travel restrictions to many states.
Earlier, the authority had declared the second round seat allotment result of DNB PDCET 2020 counselling. The authority had revised the schedule of DNB PDCET 2020 counselling round two on June 20. Earlier the authorities had released the list of candidates who have paid the fees to accept and freeze the seat allotted in DNB PDCET 2020 counseling process. The choice filling for round two will begin from June 22 to 28.
NBE had started DNB PDCET counselling 2020 for admission to 1,856 seats offered by 942 colleges/hospitals across India. DNB PDCET counselling round one result has been announced on May 24, 2020, in the form of PDF, indicating the rank, colleges allotted, state, category, specialties. A total of 1,596 candidates have been allotted seat in DNB PDCET 2020 counselling. While the last DNB PDCET rank for Unreserved (UR) category is 369. The shortlisted aspirants are required to provide their withdrawal/acceptance of allotted DNB PDCET seat, after which they can download the allotment letter. The remaining aspirants can appear for subsequent rounds of DNB PDCET counselling process.
The scores obtained in DNB PDCET 2020 will be valid only in the same academic year. All candidates have been ranked in order of the marks secured in DNB PDCET 2020. A separate merit list has been published for each broad speciality course. Merit list for DGO, DMRD, DMRT, DORTHO, DOMS, DLO, DA, DVD, DPM, DCH, DNM, DTCD, DPMR, and DCP has been published separately.
DNB-PDCET is an essential pre-requisite entrance examination for admission to post-diploma DNB (broad specialities) postgraduate courses. The online exam was conducted in 24 test centres located across the country. As per the marking scheme of DNB PDCET 2020, single correct response questions of 4 marks. There is a negative marking of 25%, therefore, one mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
Candidates who have qualified the examination will be invited to participate in the online centralised DNB PDCET counselling 2020 which will be conducted by NBE. The counselling of DNB PDCET will be speciality specific on the basis of merit achieved in the entrance test.
For all the registered candidates, NBE had released the DNBPDCET admit card 2020 on December 13, 2019. DNB PDCET 2020 aspirants had to download the hall ticket as it was not sent via post. It was also mandatory to carry the hall ticket of DNB PDCET 2020 at the exam centre along with ID proof and registration certificate for verification purposes.
DNB PDCET 2020 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)||4500 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Exam Duration||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
DNB PDCET 2020 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
09 Aug, 2020 - 10 Aug, 2020
Counselling - Round three (Seat allotment process) | Mode: Online Ongoing
11 Aug, 2020
Counselling - Round three result | Mode: Online
11 Aug, 2020 - 16 Aug, 2020
Counselling - Round three (Payment of course fee) | Mode: Online
11 Aug, 2020 - 16 Aug, 2020
Counselling - Round three (E-joining) | Mode: Online
11 Aug, 2020 - 20 Aug, 2020
Counselling - Round three (Physical reporting) | Mode: Offline
Past Dates and Events
05 Aug, 2020 - 08 Aug, 2020
Counselling - Round Three (Editing of choices( | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2020 - 31 Jul, 2020
Counselling - Physical reporting round two | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2020 - 10 Jul, 2020
Counselling - E-joining round two | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2020 - 05 Jul, 2020
Counselling - Last date to pay course fee round two | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2020
Counselling - Round two result | Mode: Online
29 Jun, 2020 - 30 Jun, 2020
Counselling - Process of allotment round two | Mode: Online
22 Jun, 2020 - 28 Jun, 2020
Counselling - Choice filling round two | Mode: Online
25 May, 2020 - 04 Jun, 2020
Counselling - Payment for course fees | Mode: Online
23 May, 2020 - 24 May, 2020
Counselling - Process of seat allotment | Mode: Online
24 May, 2020
Counselling - Round one result - Start Date | Mode: Online
08 May, 2020 - 22 May, 2020
Counselling - Round one | Mode: Online
14 Jan, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
20 Dec, 2019
Exam | Mode: Online
13 Dec, 2019 - 20 Dec, 2019
Admit Card | Mode: Online
04 Nov, 2019 - 11 Nov, 2019
Application Correction | Mode: Online
DNB PDCET 2020 Eligibility Criteria
All candidates applying for the entrance test must fulfil the DNB PDCET eligibility criteria as laid down by the exam conducting authority. The eligibility criteria of DNB PDCET 2020 reflect the basic pre-requisite conditions which must be met in order to be considered eligible to appear for the examination. Following are the eligibility criteria which the aspirants must fulfill.
- Candidates who have passed the final exam for a postgraduate diploma from a recognised Indian university.
- Candidates must possess a proof of having passed/ passing the postgraduate diploma final examination on or before November 30, 2019.
DNB PDCET 2020 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NBE had re-opened the correction window for candidates who have uploaded incorrect images of thumb impression, signature and photograph till November 25. Only those candidates who have been informed by NBE to upload correct images were be able to access. Earlier, the correction window facility of DNB PDCET 2020 application form was open from November 4 to 11. Eligible candidates were required to fill the application form of DNB PDCET 2020 till October 31, 2019. The authority provided the correction window facility to edit certain details in the DNB PDCET 2020 application form from November 4 to 9, 2019. In order to appear for the DNB PDCET, candidates had to fill the application form. Filling of DNB PDCET application form was 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. 4500/- as the application fee for DNB PDCET.
|SC, General, OBC, ST, EWS||Online||Female, Male||₹ 4500|
DNB PDCET 2020 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of DNB PDCET acquaint the candidates with the details of entrance exam like the duration, the number of questions, types of questions etc. With the help of DNB PDCET 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 200 multiple choice question 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 English medium. The syllabus of DNB PDCET 2020 is based on MBBS exit level.
DNB PDCET 2020 Admit Card
The exam conducting authority had issued the DNB PDCET admit card 2020 for all the registered candidates on December 13, 2019. The admit card of DNB PDCET is a crucial document which reveals the designated test centres of the candidates. Candidates were required to carry the following documents to the examination centre in order to gain entry.
- Print out of DNB PDCET admit card to the exam centre along with
- A government authorised ID proof like (in original)
- A photocopy of permanent or provisional SMC/MCI registration.
Candidates must furnish DNB PDCET 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 2020 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 DNB PDCET result for final withheld candidates had been announced on April 16 in the form of PDF. Earlier, DNB PDCET 2020 result had been declared on January 14, 2020. The result of DNB PDCET 2020 had been declared in the form of merit list which is published separately for 14 different specialities. The result of DNB PDCET is uploaded on the official website of NBE. 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 centralised counselling of DNB PDCET conducted by NBE.
Mode of Counselling: Online
Those candidates who have cleared the entrance test and fulfil the other eligibility criteria will be eligible to participate in DNB PDCET counselling 2020. NBE has revised the schedule of DNB CET counselling round three. The choice filling for round two will now start from August 5 to 8, 2020. The seat allotment process will be done from August 9 to 10, 2020 and the result will be announced by August 11. NBE had earlier, declare the result of DNB PDCET counselling 2020 round two on the official website.
The counselling for DNB PDCET 2020 had started from May 8. DNB PDCET counselling round one result had been announced on May 24, 2020, indicating roll number, rank, category, speciality, college/hospital name and state. Candidates need to freeze the allotted seat and can download DNB PDCET allotment letter for round one. They must report at the designated college along with documents for verification and admission process. After the completion of the admission process, the authorities will conduct the subsequent rounds of counselling of DNB PDCET 2020.
A total of four rounds of DNB PDCET 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. Candidates with merit position 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, click here
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 2020?
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 2020?
Medical aspirants must fill the registration form of DNB PDCET to appear for the examination.
Questions related to DNB PDCET
Whats the difference btwn accredited dnb & mci recognized dnb hspt.? How to choose? & whats better?
DNB admissions are centralised and there is no scope for any manipulation. Hence DNB is not equivalent to MD/ MS but is much superior," he said. Dr Swarnakar pointed out that the DNB examination had much more recognition abroad as compared to other PG degrees in medicine from India
A useless program awarding MS after 3 years isn't of much use, by the same token if a good hospital is offering a good DNB surgery program then it is definitely preferable. So choose wisely based on individual scenario. DNB are postgraduate or post-doctoral diplomas offered by the National Board of Examinations set up under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of Government of India. ... All DNB qualifications are recognised all over the country by the Medical Council of India. At present, there are 479 medical colleges in the country, out of which 227 in government and 252 are in private sector with annual admission capacity of 67,352 MBBS and 31,415 postgraduate students per year. There are 6,848 DNB seats which are equivalent to MD/MS
Candidates selected will receive a stipend of Rs. 50,000, Rs. 55,000 and Rs. 60,000 per month during their first, second and third year course, respectively.
my rank is 55300 .can i get admission in dnb
Basically Cutoffs differs each and every year as it is dependent on various factors like Number of Students appearing for the exam, Performance of the Students in the exam, Difficulty of the paper, etc.
But if you consider previous year cutoffs then with this rank you can get these branches:
Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Social and Preventive medicine
(All, Considering General)
All the best!!!
will nbe release Separate merit list for dnb counselling 2020
students qualifying the entrance test of NEET PG will be called for DNB CET counselling 2020. Yes, NBE will conduct the separate DNB CET counselling based on the scores obtained in NEET PG. They will release separate merit list for dnb counselling.
Also, DNB CET counselling registration will started on May 18 to 27 ,2020. If you are eligible you need to fill application process in the given due date. DNB CET counselling registration fees of Rs. 2500 only.
dnb counsellinghow to predict dnb
You can use your DNB college predictor to know which college you will get as per your rank. By entering NEET PG rank, selecting caste from the given options and after selecting your gender you will able to predict your rank. You have to pay some amount to use your predictor. Link is given below: https://medicine.careers360.com/dnb-cet-college-predictor
dnb medicineat 8000 rank general
As per the rank obtained by you and previous year cutoff, you will get private colleges through NEET . The college you get with the rank obtained by you are:
Amrita institute of medical sciences, Kochi
K.S. Hedge medical academy
MGM Medical college and hospital