DNB-PDCET Exam 2021
Eligibility | Dates | Pattern | Syllabus
The full form of DNB PDCET is Diplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test conducted by the National Board of Examination. This exam is conducted for admission to various post diploma DNB courses.
Those candidates who register for the DNB programme after clearing DNB PDCET will have to complete 2 years of practical training under any NBE accredited institution or colleges. After completion of the training, the candidate has to clear the DNB final examination.
|Level of Exam||Graduate, National Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once in a year|
|Purpose of the Exam||For admission to various Post Diploma DNB courses.|
|Conducting Body||National Board of Examination|
DNB-PDCET Exam Eligibity Criteria 2021
- Educational Qualification
- Age Limit
- Restrictions on Attempts
The candidate must be a citizen of India.
Candidates who have passed the final examination leading to the award of Post Graduate Diploma from Indian Universities which are duly recognized as per provisions of the NMC Act 2019 and the repealed Indian Medical Council Act 1956, Govt of India can apply for the DNB-PDCET.
There is no age limit.
There is no restriction on the number of attempts.
DNB-PDCET Exam Important Dates 2021
|Starting Date of Application||To be notified|
|Last Date of Application||To be notified|
|Date of Exam||May 9, 2021|
DNB-PDCET Exam Pattern 2021
- DNB-PDCET shall be conducted in a single day & single session as a computer-based examination.
- The level of the questions shall be at the Post Diploma exit examination. The examination shall comprise of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) delivered as a computer-based test (CBT).
- There shall be a total of 120 MCQs in each question paper from the concerned speciality covering the entire curriculum relevant to the Diploma speciality.
Pattern for DNB-PDCET
|Sl. No.||Name of the Paper/Section||Nature||Nos. of Questions||Question Type||Duration||Negative Marking||Marks|
||Merit Ranking Nature||120||Objective (Multiple Choice)||120 mins||1 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.||480|
*The total marks shown here are considered for merit ranking purposes.
DNB-PDCET Exam Syllabus 2021
Syllabus for DNB-PDCET
1 Paper I
- General Medicine
- General Surgery
- Community Medicine