About DNB PDCET 2021
The National Board of Examination, (NBE) is the conducting authority for the Diplomate of National Board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB PDCET) entrance test. NBE has released the exam date of DNB PDCET 2021, which will be held on May 9, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Authorities will release the information bulletin for DNB PDECT 2021 admission soon. The application form for DNB PDCET will be released by NBE will be released on the official website, nbe.edu.in or natboard.edu.in. Before filling the application form, aspirants should be aware of all the eligibility conditions required for DNB PDCET 2021. Only aspirants who fulfill all the DNB PDCET 2021 eligibility criteria can fill the application form within the due dates. Authorities will release the admit card for the DNB PDCET entrance exam on the basis of the application received.
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 2021 counselling process conducted by NBE. The counselling of DNB PDCET 2021 will be specialty specific on the basis of merit achieved in the entrance test. The successful completion of counselling process for the DNB PDCET 2021 exam will be the basis for admissions offered for 1073 seats across 14 specialties in 597 hospitals across India.
What is DNB PDCET 2021?
DNB-PDCET is an essential pre-requisite entrance examination for granting admission to post-diploma DNB (broad specialties) postgraduate courses. The DNB PDECT 2021 exam computer-based exam will be conducted in 24 test centres located across the country. A total of 200 multiple choice questions are being asked from 8 different specialties 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.
DNB PDCET 2021 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 2021 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
09 May, 2021
Exam - Exam date | Mode: Online
DNB PDCET 2021 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 2021 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 a proof of having passed/ passing the postgraduate diploma final examination on or before November 30, 2020.
DNB PDCET 2021 Application Process
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NBE is the competent authorities to release the DNB PDCET 2021 application form in online mode at the official website, nbe.edu.in The authority will also provide the correction window facility to edit certain details in the DNB PDCET 2021 application form. In order to appear for the DNB PDCET, candidates have to fill the application form within the specified dates. 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. 4500/- as the application fee for DNB PDCET.
Fileds that are non-editable in DNB PDCET application form 2021 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
|OBC, EWS, SC, ST, General||Online||Female, Male||₹ 4500|
DNB PDCET 2021 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 2021 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of DNB PDCET acquaints 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 2021 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 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 2021 is based on the MBBS exit level.
DNB PDCET 2021 Admit Card
The exam conducting authority will issue the DNB PDCET admit card 2021 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 were 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 (in original)
- A photocopy of permanent or provisional SMC/MCI registration.
Candidates must furnish DNB PDCET 2021 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 2021 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 2021 will be declared in the form of a merit list, which is published separately for 14 different specialties. The result of DNB PDCET 2021 is 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 2021 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 2021. 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 2021 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 2021.
A total of four rounds of DNB PDCET 2021 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 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 specialties, 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 2021?
As per the DNB PDCET 2021, 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 2021 to appear for the examination.
Question: When DNB PDCET 2021 will be conducted?
National Board of Examination, (NBE) is the conducting authority for the Diplomate of National Board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB PDCET) entrance test, which will be held on May 9, from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
Question: What is the important thing aspirants should do before filling the DNB PDCET 2021 application form?
Before filling the application form, aspirants should be aware of all the eligibility conditions required for DNB PDCET 2021.
Question: Who can fill the DNB PDCET 2021 application form ?
Only aspirants who fulfill all the eligibility criteria can fill the DNB PDCET 2021 application form.
Question: On what basis DNB PDCET 2020 result will be declared?
On the basis of the performance of aspirants in the exam, authorities will release the online DNB PDCET result in the third week of February at the NBE official website, nbe.edu.in.
Question: How many seats will be offered through DNB PDCET 2021 counselling process?
The successful completion of counselling process for the DNB PDCET 2021 exam will be the basis for admissions offered for 1073 seats across 14 specialties in 597 hospitals across India.
Questions related to DNB PDCET
when is the registration for Post diploma Dnb 2021 starting??
The National Board of Examination (NBE) is the conducting authority of Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Post Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (PDCET). 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. Exam date is on 9th May 2021. For more detail follow the link:
when the exam will be conducted in 2021. any date fixed by nbe
You have not mentioned the name of the examination regarding which you are asking but you have tagged DNB PDCET, so I am guessing that your question is in regarding with it only.
Your diplomate of national board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test i.e DNB PDCET will be conducted on 28th January by national Board of examination
The examination will be conducted from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM.
Nbe is expected to soon release the information bulletin for DNB PDECT 2021 along with the application form on its official websites i. e nbe.edu.in/natboard.edu.in .
Through dnb pdcet examination admissions will be offered in 597 hospitals across India for 1073 seats across 14 specialties.
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can I fill the form now? if the application date have been extended?
National board of examination conducts Diplomate of National Board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test , which will be held next Li on 28 January 2021. However this is a online National level examination, defecation free is about 4500
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when application form will be available
The exam date for DNB PDCET 2021 has already been announced but the application opening is not yet announced. It was supposed to start from October 2nd week tentatively but it is delayed by a bit. So you need to wait until further notice. The exam will be conducted on January 28, 2021. Please keep an eye on updates.
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is there any age criteria for secondry dnb final exam?
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I would like to tell you that the age criteria for the Diplomat of National Board (DNB) exam is set to be 50 years maximum. The other criteria includes a medical degree and a permanent registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India.
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