1. DNB-CET is an entrance examination and is an essential pre-requisite for entry to DNB Broad Specialty and Post MBBS Direct 6 years super specialty courses. The next session of entrance examination shall be held in June-July 2016 and conducted as computer-based exam only.
The exam comprises of 300 multiple choice, single correct response questions in English language only.
3. Candidates successful in the DNB-CET shall be asked to participate in a Centralized merit based counseling conducted by National Board of Examinations for allotment of DNB seats at NBE accredited Institutions/hospitals/medical colleges in order of their merit and candidate shall be able to opt for the NBE accredited institution/hospital/medical college of their choice as per availability at their merit.
4. The provisional list of National Board of Examinations accredited institutes where candidates can pursue DNB is available at NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
5. The examination shall be a multiple choice questions exam delivered using computer network as per scheme prescribed.
6. Kindly note that the weightage of MCQ’s is indicative and purely provisional. NBE reserves its rights to alter /vary /amend the same.
7. Negative Marking: There shall be no negative marking.
8. Allocation of time for the DNB-CET shall be as follows:
    Forenoon Session Afternoon Session
  Candidate Entry Time at reporting counter 09:00 AM 2:45 PM
  Reporting counter entry closes 09:30 AM 3:15 PM
  Check-in Procedures 09:00 AM TO 10:00 AM 2:45 PM TO 3:45 PM
  Test Start Time 10:00 AM 3:45 PM
  Test End Time 01:45 PM 7:30 PM
9. Kindly note that the applicant candidates shall appear either in FORENOON session or in the AFTERNOON session i.e. the DNB-CET comprises of ONE session/candidate only.
10. Syllabus: The Syllabus for the exam shall comprise of subjects /knowledge areas as per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior approval of Government of India. An extract of the same is enclosed at Annexure C of the information bulletin, kindly refer to MCI website www.mciindia.org for complete document.