The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health, Government of India, and established in 1975 at New Delhi to standardizing postgraduate medical education and examination in India. The National Board of Examinations was established with the prime objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by elevating the level and establishing standards of post graduate examinations in modern medicine on an all India basis.
NAT Board Exams
The exams conducted by the NAT Board (National Board of Examination) are AIPGMEE, DNB CET, DNB CET SS, PDCET and FET. Details of the exams are given here.
- NEET PG – National Eligibility cum Entrance Test
- NEET MDS
- DNB CET – Centralized Entrance Test
- NBE FET – Fellowship Entrance Test
- DNB PDCET – Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test
- DNB CET SS – Super Specialty Centralized Entrance Test
- DNB Final Exam
About NAT Board – National Board of Examination
There are more than 149 recognized Medical Colleges in the country. In addition to Postgraduate teaching institutions under MCI, there are 450 accredited institutions imparting training in various Broad and Super specialities for the award of postgraduate qualification in Broad and super specialities. The Board at present conducts postgraduate and postdoctoral examinations in 54 disciplines approved by the Board for the award of Diplomate of National Board. The Medical Council of India has laid down standards for post graduate 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 setting up of a National Body to conduct post graduate medical examination was intended to provide a common standard and mechanism of evaluation of minimum level of attainment of the objective for which post graduate courses were started in medical institutions.
About DNB – Diplomate of National Board
Diplomate of National Board (DNB) is the title awarded by the National Board of Examinations to candidates who successfully complete their postgraduate or postdoctoral medical education under it.
Contact: National Board of Examinations, Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Ring Road, New Delhi-110 029
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