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How to register for DNB PDCET January 2017

Sep 27, 2016

DNB PDCET January 2017
DNB PDCET is a mandatory Eligibility cum qualifying examination which serves as the gateway for admission to various Post Diploma (Secondary) DNB Courses. Appearance in DNB PDCET is a mandatory pre-requisite for admission to Post Diploma DNB 2-years Course.

DNB PDCET: Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants who have qualified the final examination leading to the award of Post Graduate Diploma from a recognized Indian University, i.e. having qualified/likely to pass the final examinations for Post Graduate Diploma on or prior to 31st December 2016 are eligible to apply for PDCET in the same Broad Speciality.
  • Applicants must also have finished their 2 years of Post Diploma Training on or prior to 31st December 2016.
  • Candidates already pursuing MD/MS/DNB course are ineligible to appear for DNB PDCET January 2017 session.

DNB PDCET: Scheme of Examination

DNB PDCET Exam Pattern
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (Online)
Medium of PDCET exam English
Total No. of Questions 300
Negative Marking No Negative Marking
Pattern of PDCET exam Multiple-Choice with Single Correct Response
Marks awarded per correct answer 1 Mark
DNB PDCET Exam Duration 3 Hours

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Subject-Wise Marks Distribution for DNB PDCET

Here are the details of the Subject-Wise Marks Distribution for DNB PDCET:
S.NO. Speciality No. of Questions
1. Human Biology (Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry) 50
2. Applied Pathology, Microbiology and Pharmacology 50
3. Medicine and Allied Sciences 50
4. Surgery and Allied Sciences 50
5. Obstetrics and Gynaecology 50
6. Community Medicine including Basic Statistic and Research Methodology 50
Total 300

DNB PDCET: Important Dates

Event Date 
Date of Commencing of Online Registrations for DNB PDCET January 2017 session 26th September 2016
Closing Date of Online Registrations for DNB PDCET January 2017 31st October 2016
DNB PDCET Exam Date 29th November 2016

DNB PDCET January 2017: Registration Procedure

To register for DNB PDCET visit: http://www.pdcet.natboard.edu.in The Registration Procedure for DNB PDCET January 2017 session is divided into 3 steps:
  • Creating a Profile: Applicant is required to visit the official website and create a profile by providing all the personal details. Further, applicant has to create a login by providing valid username and password.
  • Fill DNB PDCET Application Form: Next, the applicant will have to login using the username and password and fill the registration/application form by providing all the relevant details. Applicant is also furnished with the option to select the Test Centre as per their convenience through the Registration & Scheduling system.
  • Submit Application Fee: Next, the applicant will have to pay the Application Fee through the Online Mode – either through Net Banking or Credit/Debit Card.

DNB PDCET Application Fee

Applicant will have to pay an application fee of Rs. 4500 through the online mode. Candidates must note that the application fee will not be refunded or carried forward in case the candidate’s application is rejected or candidature is found to be ineligible.

DNB PDCET: Admit Card

After successful completion of the Registration & Scheduling procedure, Admit Card will be delivered to the Applicant on the Registered E-Mail Id. Applicant will have to take a Hard copy/print out of the Admit Card and paste a passport size photograph according to the specifications.

DNB PDCET: Documents to be taken to the Exam Venue

Applicants will be required to carry the following documents to the exam venue:
List of Documents 
S.NO. Document Name
1.      Hard Copy of Admit Card with Photograph Affixed
2.      Xerox Copy of Provisional/Permanent MCI/SMC Registration
3.      1 of the following Id Proofs: Voter Card Aadhar Card Driving License Passport PAN Card

DNB PDCET: Test Centres

Here is a list of Test Centres for DNB PDCET:
S.NO. Test City S.NO. Test City
1. Ahmedabad 22. Lucknow
2. Aurangabad 32. Mangalore
3. Bangalore 23. Bardoli (Surat)
4. Bhopal 24. Pune
5. Bhubaneswar 25. Raipur
6. Chandigarh 26. Ranchi
7. Chennai 27. Trivandrum
8. Cochin 28. Udaipur
9. Coimbatore 29. Varanasi
10. Dehradun 30. Durgapur
11. Greater Noida 33. Trichy
12. Gurgaon 34. Vijayawada
13. Guwahati 35. Visakhapatnam
14. Hyderabad 36. Gandhinagar
15. Indore 37. Goa
16. Mumbai 38. Jaipur
17. Mysore 31. Kozikhode
18. Nagpur 39. Jammu
19. Navi Mumbai 40. Jamshedpur
20. New Delhi 41. Kolkata
21. Noida  
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