DNB CET 2019 : Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern and Results.

DNB CET 2019 : Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern and Results.

DNB CET 2019: DNB CET is conducted by National Board Examination (NBE).  DNB CET stands for Diplomat of National Board. It is a National Level Examination for the admission in various PG courses.

DNB CET 2019

DNB CET is a qualifying cum ranking exam which means it entitles a candidate as qualified or not qualified and it provides rank and a merit list. This exam also provides the candidates with the direct entry into the super specialty courses.

DNB CET 2019:About Exam

This national level exam offers the admissions to candidates in various super specialty courses like DNB, MCH & DM 3 year’s duration at various NBE accredited institutes. The exam will take place twice a year. Aspirants must ensure DNB CET 2019 details regarding the application form, eligibility criteria, admit card, etc.

DNB CET 2019: Registrations

Candidates interested for DNB CET 2019 will have to visit the official website in order to register for the entrance test. For registrations, candidates need to open the official website www.cet.natboard.edu.in and then click on the admission link 2019-2020. New candidate link will help applicants register. The user id and password is created post registering which will be used for further filling of application form.

DNB CET 2019: Application form

The online application forms for DNB CET 2019 will be most probably available from the first week of November 2019. The application form will be available on the official website of NBE that is www.cet.natboard.edu.in.

The officials will generate the application form twofold. Hence, the aspirants can apply for the exam twice a year. Eligible candidates can fill the application form.

After filling a form a new profile and get a unique login ID is created. Then candidates have to fill all the details along with the application fee. Then after choosing the center candidate can finally submit the form and take a printout of the application form as well for future reference.

DNB CET 2019: Application Fee

An application fee for DNB CET 2019 examination is INR 4500 is applicable. The payment can be initiated through credit card, debit card or net banking facility.

DNB CET 2019: Exam Dates

Sr  no Events Tentative Dates 
1 Application form submission will start in 6th November 2018
2 Last date to apply 27th November 2018
3 Admit Card Prior to four days of exam
4 Demo Test will take place on 8th December 2018
5 Exam Date 21st December 2018
6 Cut off will be announced on 31st December 2018
7 Declaration of Result 21st January 2019

For July Session

Sr no. Events Tentative Schedule
1 Application form submission will start in April 2019 (Last week)
2 Last date to apply May 2019 (Last week)
3 Admit Card 1 week before examination
4 Exam Date June or July 2019
5 Declaration of Result August 2019 (First week)


DNB CET 2019: Eligibility

  • Candidate should have either an MBBS degree or at least MD or MS degree from a recognized medical college or university. Medical final year students are also eligible to apply.
  • Candidates having post graduate degree in medicine along with a provisional certificate for the same by end of 2018 are eligible to apply for DNB CET 2019 examination.
  • Candidates must be registered with State Medical Council. The membership id is mandatory to apply for the exam.
  • Applicant must have completed three years training by end of 2018 in order to apply for 2019 DNB CET entrance test.
  • Candidates also need to complete one year of internship before applying.
  • Candidates must be Indian nationals.

DNB CET 2019: Exam Pattern

Mode of Exam:


The exam will be a computer-based test ie online exam.
Type of Questions: All questions will be of the objective type in the exam.
Total Questions:


Question paper will have 180 questions.
The medium of Exam:


The medium of the question paper will only be in the English language.
Duration: The time allowed by the authority to complete the exam is 180 minutes.
Marking Scheme: +4 marks will be allotted for every correct answer.


Negative Marking  -1 mark will be deducted for the incorrect answers.


Syllabus The questions in the paper will be from  Applied basic sciences, clinical practice, and Recent advance


DNB CET 2019: Syllabus

1          ANATOMY

2          PHYSIOLOGY


4          PATHOLOGY





9          ENT





12        PSYCHIATRY





17        RADIOLOGY



Core of the syllabus No. of Questions
Medical Specialties 180
Surgical Specialties 180
Pediatric Specialties (For Neonatology) 180

DNB CET 2019: Admit card

The admit card will be generated at the official website. So, the aspirants need to download it from the website online. The students will be required to fill the details such as application no and password in order to download it. Candidate must bring the Admit card along with one ID proof at the time of examination. Aspirants must carry all requisite documents to appear in the exam.

DNB CET 2019: Results

The officials will declare the result on the official website of the authority. At the time of counseling, they will be expected to carry the result or score card with you. It will be required to download it from the official website. The required qualifying marks for general category is 50% above, SC/ST/OBC will need to show 40 % and those with disability will show 45%. The result can be checked by providing applicant’s ID and Date of Birth.


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