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MD-DNB Equivalence : What can you do after DNB?

Edited by Dr Varsha Ukrani

India is the only country in the world with two parallel Post graduate medical education Systems. While this gives more opportunity to many aspirants it also causes chaos in their mind and MD-DNB Equivalence is a perennial question that is asked by aspirants everyday to u…

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DNB CET June 2018 Results Declared

Result cum Merit list of applicant candidates of DNB Centralized Entrance Test (DNB CET) conducted by NBE on 29th June 2018 has been declared. Candidates can access the same at DNB CET website and also at NBE website

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Association of DNB Doctors : Become a Lifetime Member of ADD

Association of DNB Doctors (ADD) is Registered under Society Registration Act 1860 vide no: 02/42/01/22495/18. It provides a common platform for DNB & is formed with the Objective of protecting the rights of DNB Doctors & DNB Residents from across the country and professional growth.Become a lifetime member of this common platform for life and enjoy unique benefits : 


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DNB January 2018 :Vacant seats for Mop Up

Mop Up Counselling for DNB January 2018 is Scheduled from 12/6/18-14/6/18, however there is no word on the schedule nor Indicative seat matrix for this round is not yet available officially. we have treid to list some seats that are vacant after first  round of counselling due to non joining or l…

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60000 PG medical seats : Good Quality Health care Made in India

By Dr Lokesh Edara MD,USA

The National Medical Commission bill is right around the corner and it will usher us into the new world of healthcare and medical education which is essentially MCI free. However there is still a long way to go when it comes to getting a PG seat easily. Medical students ha…

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Revealed : Passing rates in DNB for last 10 years

Edited by Dr Varsha Ukrani

There is a general premonition that one wont pass DNB in their first attempt. While there may be many people who have failed for various reasons, statistics do show that the trend has been improving in recent years and whatever difficulty the exam poses is probably becaus…

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DNB January 2017 Results Declared

DNB CET January 2017 Results are now online. 

These are derived from the NEET 2017 Scores.

Click here for results

Keep Following for more updates. Cutoffs and analysis will be available soon.

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Govt Equalizes DNB to Overcome Shortage of Doctors

Medical Education system had come to a standstill, with the advent of Private medical colleges asking Crores of rupees for a Post graduate seat. The Government has finally answered to the plea of doctors and have brought about the necessary changes. It has equated DNB for appointment as Faculty …

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DNB CET July Exam dates announnced

 DNB CET July 2015 session dates have been announced in a leading newspaper. For more information Log on to

The exam in being held in first week of july unlike august in the past few years.

All the best for Form Filling! 

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Trend Comparison : Second round of DNB Councelling

As part of our promise to guide you well about DNB Councellings, we have analyzed the trends of second round for you and compared it to last years second round of councelling.

2015 Second round

Total Seats left – 382(including category seats)

Minus family medicine seats(87) – 295 seats le…

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DNB CET January 2015 : Second round of councelling announced

National Board of Examinations

New Delhi

Dated: 28.04.2015

DNB CET - January 2015 Admission Session

DNB CET- January 2015 Admission Session–Schedule for 2nd Round of Counseling

  • The first round of DNB CET Centralized Merit Based Counseling for Admission to DNB (Post MBBS) Broad Sp…

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DNB CET January 2015 Trend Comparison: Facts and Figures


The trend compares councelling for first 3800 ranks in 2015 vs councelling for first 3600 ranks in 2014, as a direct comparison is not possible due to different schedule this time, trend for other branches will be updated in due time.


132 total s…

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2015 DNB CET January Councelling so far : Trend Comparisons

For the first time in history of DNB, we have been able to put together massive information about what seats are going at what rank. Most of this information is brought to us by YOU. Students like YOU message us this information from the councelling venue. We have tried to make this information as a…

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Confirmed : Guidelines for candidates who have deposited their Original documents/certificates in the Medical College/Institute where they are undergoing MD/MS/Diploma training

The guidelines have been issued by NBE today on their website and remain similar to the guidelines that were issued last year.      National Board of Examinations New Delhi Dated: 04/03/2015 Public Notice   Guidelines for candidates who have deposi…

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MoFHW warns MCI : Dont try Downgrade DNB


The question that DNB is equivalent to MD/MS has pondered on for a long time now. 

The original Amendement making DNB equivalent to MD/MS came in this Gazette notification in 2012 which can be found here. The Notification stated (highlighted): 


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Results of DNB CET,DNB PDCET & DNB SS Declared(Jan 2015)

AIPGME 2015 Results declared!


New link

Score with rank link

At 1287 score approx rank 620

At 1283 score approximate rank is 1000

at 1240 score approx rank is 2800

At 1196 score approximate rank is 3500

At 1156 score approx rank is 7000

At 1153 score approx rank is  10000

987 score 15000 

977 score 26000

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Extended Second round of councelling for JULY 2014 session Announced

National Board of Examinations

DNB CET – July 2014 admission session

                   Dated: 17.10.2014

DNB CET- July 2014 Admission Session–Schedule for Extended Second Round of Counseling

Kind Attention: Applicant candidates for DNB CET June 2014


  • The second roun…

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DNB Medicine page is now updated!

 DNB Medicine page is now updated with the Final exam question papers.List of  Recommended books for Medicine and Basic Guidance for thesis and protocol submission will be available soon at the website. Stay tuned!!  

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Our letter to NBE For clarifying status of DNB Vs MD/MS

Hello everyone!! Its been a long saga between MoFHW and MCI over the issue of whether DNB is equivalent to MD/MS or not. MoHFW has time and again said that DNB is equivalent to MD/MS and has even issued a public notice regarding the same. Despite all this a recent document emerged in front of us whi…

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