DNB CET 2018 is a national level qualifying-cum-ranking entrance examination organizeed by National Board of Examinations (NBE). Students interested in different Post-Graduate Courses in modern Medicine can apply for this examination.
DNB CET (Diplomate of National Board Centralized Entrance Test-Super Specialty) is organizeed twice in a year which would be in January and July. The expected date for the examination is Last week of November 2017 and in the month of June or July 2018.
Applicable aspirants who are interested in studying DM/MCh and DNB 3-year Super Specialty courses at NBE accredited Institutions, hospitals or medical colleges should go via the below highlights before applying.
|Exam Name||DNB CET 2018|
|Full Form||Diplomate of National Board -Centralized Entrance Test|
|Organizing Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Courses provideed||PG Courses in Modern Medicine|
|Exam Date||Last week of November 2017|
|Exam Mode||Online mode|
The tentative exam date for DNB CET 2018 for January and July session is tabulated below. However, it is advisable that student must check with the dates on the official website time and again so that they can get the exact dates of all the events for this examination and prepare themselves accordingly.
|Online application begins||Last week of September 2017|
|Closure of online application||First week of November 2017|
|Examination Date||Last week of November 2017|
|Cut-off date for DNB/MD/MS||Last week of December 2017|
|Cut-off date for joining DNB super speciality programs||Last week of June 2018|
|Result declaration||Second week of January 2018|
|Online registration||Last week of April 2018|
|Closing date||Last week of May 2018|
|Exam Date||June/July 2018|
|Result Declaration||First week of August 2018|
There are different eligibility criteria that students must satisfy in order to appear for DNB CET 2018 examination. If students fail to do so, it will lead to the rejection of candidature at any stage of the whole procedure of examination, counseling and admission. Moreover, students should fulfil all the below-set criteria: These criteria are set by NBE authority for the students as per their guidelines.
DNB CET 2018 application form is available only through online method at www.cet.natboard.edu.in. Before filling the form, aspirants are advised to go via the information brochure thoroughly. Form registration will start from the 4th week of September 2017. It is to be noted that the form cannot be filled via any other mode.
In case the form seems incomplete in any sense, it is liable for rejection. It is advisable to fill the form cautiously and clearly. There are different steps to fill DNB CET 2018 Application form which is listed below:
Step 1: Registration
Step 2: Application Form
Step 3: Uploading Images and Documents
Step 4: Payment of Application Fees
After the completion of registration and scheduling procedure, DNB CET 2018 hall ticket will be allotted to the aspirant who has applied for this examination. The hall ticket will be available online on the official site of NBE. It will not be delivered by postal services.
Aspirants required to download the hall ticket online from the site and take a printout of the same. Aspirants should not forget to carry DNB CET 2018 hall ticket and an identity proof along with them on the examination day. They will have a paste a photograph in the given space.
Aspirants required to follow the below-mentioned steps to download DNB CET 2018:
Step 1: Visit the official website of NBE.
Step 2: Enter DNB CET 2018 application No. and the opted examination name.
Step 3: Admit card will be displayed on the screen and aspirants will then be redirected to the download webpage.
Step 4: Click on Download hall ticket of DNB CET 2018 link.
Step 5: Download and save the respective hall ticket.
DNB CET 2018 hall ticket will have the individual details as well as educational details information. They must check with the hall ticket cautiously and in case of any discrepancy, they must report immediately.
Students might have some discrepancy in DNB CET 2018 Hall Ticket. In this case, they must report immediately online on the official website of NBE.
However, they can also contact the official offline on its postal address mentioned below:
National Board of Examinations
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar
Ring Road, New Delhi-110 029
e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The exam organizing body of DNB CET 2018, that is, NBE organizes the examination in 33 cities across India. Aspirants should be careful while choosing the exam centre in the application form as chances are same centres will be the allotted.
In some cases, it might be possible that the centre allotted by the authorities is various from what they have chosen. The final judgement of the NBE authorities will be considered.
All the cities in which this examination will be organizeed is mentioned below. Students are advised to check on NBE official site time and again for final confirmation. However, it is subject to change as per discretion.
There is a certain exam format declared by NBE for DNB CET 2018 examination. It is essential for the appearing students to have clear information about DNB CET 2018 Exam Format so that they prepare accordingly. Mentioned below are the highlights of the exam:
|Maximum No. Of Questions||180|
|Method of examination||Online|
|Language of Question Paper||English|
|Negative Marking||No negative marking|
|Type of questions||Multiple type question|
|Cut off for General Category||50%|
|Cut off for SC/ST Category||40%|
|Cut-off for PwD||45%|
Apart from the above-mentioned highlights, the distribution of marks according to the subject chosen by aspirant is tabulated below:
|Subjects||No. of Questions|
|Pediatric Specialties (For Neonatology)||180|
The syllabus is the most important part for the students to know and prepares accurately for DNB CET 2018 exam. The key point to take down the corresponding syllabus for students is as follows:
DNB CET 2018 Result is out in the 2nd week of January 2018 for January session and 1st week of August 2018 for July session. Results could be accessed by the students via online procedure on the official website of NBA. Aspirants required to follow the steps given below to check with their results: The result will be used to procedure DNB CET 2018 seat allocation for all the students who have completed the exam.
DNB CET 2018 cut off score is the at least qualifying marks which must be secured by students to qualify the entrance examination. There are different factors on which cut-off marks depend such as availability of seats, number of participants and difficulty level of the entrance examination. The exam organizing authority announces DNB CET 2018 cut off at the time of result declaration.
The category wise division as per NBE is tabulated below:
|Category||At Least Cutoff Percentage|
Students who score equal marks and rank in the exam are subject to some tiebreaker criteria which are tabulated below:
DNB CET 2018 counseling is expected to happen in the 4th week of January for the January session and in the 3rd week of August for the July session.
DNB CET 2018 counseling will be organizeed by NBE. Counseling will be strictly based on merit which is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained and rank secured by aspirants in the examination. Moreover, students need to pay an amount of INR 2500 and students can select institutions, hospitals and medical colleges as per their wish and priority.