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Form Date: 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2019 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 01 Nov - 30 Nov 2019

DNB CET Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 4,500
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:National Board of Examinations (NBE)
  • Courses:MD, MS
  • Streams:Medical

DNB CET 2020:Application form, Fees, Eligibility,Exam Pattern

Updated On - October 2nd 2019 by Anusha Pachauri

DNB CET 2020 or Diplomat of National Board Centralized Entrance Exam is conducted by NBE(National Board of Examination). National Board of Examination(NBE) conduct this exam twice (for January and July session) in a year to offer admission in super speciality courses. It is a national level entrance exam. The application form will start from the first week of November 2019 until the last week of November 2019. The candidates need to go through the complete article to know all about DNB CET 2020 January session information like Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card etc.

DNB CET 2020 Application Form

Dates for DNB CET 2020 application form is expected to be the first week of November 2019 till last week of November 2019. Candidates must check given point related with the application form:

  • The application form is only available in online mode. It cannot be submitted in offline or printed copy by post.
  • If candidates submit any wrong information or incomplete form, conducting authority will reject the application form.
  • No correction is possible in the application form.
  • Candidates have to upload scanned copy of photograph and signature.
  • Candidates must provide valid email id or mobile number because the authority will send any information on the email and mobile number.

DNB CET Application Fees

  • Candidates have to make payment through online mode only.
  • Candidates will have to pay 4500/- application fees.
  • Mode of Payment: Candidates paid through Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.

DNB CET 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check their eligibility before applying for the entrance exam. Candidates go through the given points regarding DNB CET 2020 eligibility criteria to check they are eligible for the examination or not:

  • Candidate must be an Indian Citizen.
  • Candidates should possess MBBS permanent certificate or their additional qualification which is approved by the Medical Council of India.
  • Candidates who are in possession of postgraduate medical degrees/ Provisional Pass Certificates are eligible.
  • Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of DNB-CET SS will not be permitted to appear in the examination.
  • Any certificate should be approved by M.C.I./State Medical Council.
  • Candidates must complete their 3 years training.

DNB CET 2020 Result

Candidates can download there DNB CET 2020 result from the official website on the third week of January 2020. Candidates can go through the given below points related result:

  • Candidates can check there result through online mode only.
  • Candidates have to log in with their user ID and password to see the result.
  • The validity of the DNB result is only for current admission, it cannot be carried forward.
  • There is no chance of re-checking /re-totalling/re-evaluation of the question paper, answers, score and no query in this regard shall be considered.
  • Candidates must keep the print out of their result for counselling.

DNB CET 2020 Counselling

Conducting authority will be organized the DNB CET 2020 counselling from the second week of February 2020 for those candidates who cleared the entrance exam with valid marks. Counselling will be held in different rounds. The first and second round will be held online while the third round is held offline. Candidates have to pay 2500/- to participate in DNB CET counselling. Candidates must bring the following documents at the time of counselling:

  • MBBS certificate
  • DNB CET admit card and result
  • Category certificate
  • Class 12 and 10 passing certificate
  • Government photo ID proof

List of programmes offered by DNB CET:

3 Years of Programmes 6 Years of Programmes Fellowship Programmes
Cardiac Anaesthesia Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Arthroplasty
Cardio-Thoracic Surgery Neuro Surgery  Breast Imaging (One Year Programme)
Cardiology Paediatric Surgery Body MR Imaging (One Year Programme)
Critical Care Medicine Plastic Surgery Cross-Sectional Body Imaging (One Year Programme)
Endocrinology   Dermatopathology (One Year Programme)
Endovascular & Interventional Radiology   Hand & Micro Surgery
Gastroenterology   High-Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology
Gynecologic Oncology   Interventional Cardiology
Genito Urinary Surgery (Urology)   Infectious Diseases
Haematology   Laboratory Medicine
Medical Genetics   Liver Transplantation
Medical Oncology   Minimal Access Surgery
Neonatology   Neurovascular Intervention
Nephrology   Paediatric Dermatology (One Year Programme)
Neuro Anaesthesia & Critical Care   Paediatric Hemato - Oncology
Neuro Surgery   Paediatric Gastroenterology
Neurology   Paediatric Nephrology
Paediatric Cardiology   Reproductive Medicine
Paediatric Intensive Care   Spine Surgery
Paediatric Surgery   Sports Medicine
Peripheral Vascular Surgery   Trauma Care
Plastic Surgery   Vitreo Retinal Surgery
Surgical Gastroenterology    
Surgical Oncology    
Thoracic Surgery    


DNB CET 2020 Highlights(Basic Information)

Exam Name

DMB CET 2020 or Diplomat of National Board Centralized Entrance Exam 2020

Conducting Body

National Board of Examination(NBE)


Super Speciality courses

DNB CET Official website


Exam Purpose

Offer admission in Super Speciality Courses


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DNB CET Important Dates

DNB CET 2020 Form Date01 Nov - 30 Nov 2019 (Tentative)
Admit card08 Dec - 14 Dec 2019 (Tentative)
DNB CET 2020 Exam Date15 Dec - 21 Dec 2019 (Tentative)
DNB CET 2020 Result12 Jan - 18 Jan 2020 (Tentative)


Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions:DNB CET held twice in a year. We are providing May session Dates.