DNB CET SS 2014 – Super Specialty for admission January 2014

DNB CET Super Specialty January 2014

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DNB CET SS 2014 is the eligibility-cum-ranking examination for entry to various Post DNB/MD/MS Super Specialty courses in modern medicine under the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
NBE shall be conducting DNB CET SS as a Computer Based Test (CBT) on 23rd November 2013 at test centres across the country for admission to following Super Specialties:

  • MEDICAL: Cardiology; Endocrinology; Gastroenterology; Haematology; Medical Oncology; Nephrology; Neurology; Rheumatology
  • SURGICAL: Cardio Thoracic Surgery; Genito Urinary Surgery; Neurosurgery; Paediatrics Surgery; Plastic Surgery; Peripheral Vascular Surgery; Surgical Gastroenterology; Surgical Oncology
  • PEDIATRICS: Neonatology

Eligibility Criteria for DNB CET -Jan 2014:
Candidates who are in possession of DNB/Post Graduate Medical degrees from Indian Universities or equivalent registerable as additional PG qualifications as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent /provisional registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India/State Medical Council by 31st December 2013 may apply for DNB CET through online application system at www.natboard.edu.in.
For further details as instructions, list of specialties, scheme of examination, syllabus, list of seats available, Counseling etc. please refer to information in the links given below.

Information Bulletin & Fees: The Information Bulletin and examination fees can be paid by making composite payment of Rs. 4,250/- at all branches of Indian Bank.

Important Dates for DNB CET :

  • Availability of Information Bulletin at website: 7.10.2013 – 8.11.2013
  • Online Registration for DNB CET SS Examination: 7.10.2013 – 10.11.2013
  • Date for DNB CET SS: 23.11.2013

Candidates will be able to schedule their exams at the online registration system on first come first served basis.

DNB CET SS Jan 2014 Exam Quick Links

For queries if any, please ask in the comments below.

The Government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on an all India basis and utilizing existing infrastructure for capacity building.

NBE at present conducts postgraduate and postdoctoral examinations in approved specialties leading to the award of Diplomate of National Board. The Medical Council of India has laid down standards for postgraduate examinations conducted by various medical colleges and affiliated to concerned universities and other institutions, yet the levels of proficiency and standards of evaluation vary considerably in these institutions.

The Examinations conducted by NBE provide a common standard and mechanism of evaluation of minimum level of attainment of the knowledge and competencies for which postgraduate courses were started in medical institutions. Moreover, intra country and international comparisons are facilitated with the availability of commonly accepted evaluation mechanism.


The Nomenclature of the qualification awarded by the National Board of Examinations is “Diplomate of National Board”. The list of recognized qualifications awarded by the Board in various Broad and Super specialties as approved by the Government of India and included in the First Schedule of IMC Act 1956 is as at Annexure 1.

As per the Indian Medical Council Act 1956; the power to recognize medical qualification and determine their equivalence rests with central government.

The Diplomate qualifications awarded by the National Board of Examinations are equated with the postgraduate and post doctorate degrees awarded by other Indian Universities for all purposes including appointment to teaching posts as lecture/Assistant Professor by the Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; vide their notifications issued from time to time.

The holders of Board’s qualification awarded after an examination i.e. DNB are eligible to be considered for specialist’s post/faculty in any Hospital including a training/teaching institution on a teaching post/ as faculty member.

Diplomate National Board qualifications are well recognized and accepted globally.

Overview of computer based testing
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