DNB CET (NEET SS) 2021: Application (Out), Eligibility, Exam Dates (Out)

DNB CET 2021DNB CET 2021 (NEET SS) Application Form has been released for admission into DM/ M.CH/ DrNB super speciality courses. Exam Date has been released for NEET -SS 2021. The admission will be offered in the post MBBS, DNB/ MD/ MS Super Specialty course. It is conducted once in a year as for one session it has been scrapped. Candidates gets admission into Post MBBS course through NEET PG scores & DNB/ MD/ MS Super Speciality course through NEET SS Entrance exam. Diplomate of National Board – Centralized Entrance Test (DNB-CET) is a national level entrance examination which will be organized by the National Board of Examination (NBE).Candidates must go through following article for details as exam dates, application form, its fee, & much more regarding DNB CET 2021.

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newiconDNB CET 2021 Exam Date has been released for NEET -SS 2021 for admission into super speciality courses. It will be held on 13th & 14th November 2021. Check below for exam dates details.

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DNB CET 2021 Exam Dates

Candidates must go through following table regarding DNB CET Exam Dates:

For July session (through NEET PG):

EventsDates (Announced)
Information Bulletin availability (DNB CET)7th July 2021
Application Form release (DNB CET)9th July 2021
Submission of application form (DNB CET)30th September 2021
Admit Card availability6th September 2021
NEET PG 2021 Exam Date11th September 2021
Result declaration
Cut-off date

For January session (through NEET PG):

EventsDates (Announced)
Notification releases23rd February 2021
Application Form release15th March 2021
Submission of application form19th to 21st March 2021
Edit option2nd to 4th April 2021
Admit card availability12th April 2021
NEET PG exam date18th April 2021
Result declaration31st May 2021
Counselling process

For  DNB/MD/MS Super Speciality course (through NEET SS):

EventsDates (Announced)
Availability of Information Bulletin22nd September 2021
Application form releases12th October 2021
Edit window
Admit card
NEET SS Entrance exam13th & 14th November 2021
Result declaration

DNB CET 2021 Application Form

Candidates must go through following details regarding DNB CET Application Form:

  • DNB CET 2021 Application Form has been made available online.
  • Candidates are advised to fill all personal & educational details in the application form.
  • NBE does not provide any edit/modify/ alter/correction facility in the application form so candidates must fill the application form carefully & completely.
  • Candidates must submit valid email ID & mobile number in the application form.
  • All the important information regarding application form will be sent to registered ID & number.
  • At last, candidates must take multiple printout of filled in application form for further use.

Application Fee:

  • DNB CET 2021 Application fee can be paid via online mode.
  • Online mode of payment includes credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
  • Candidates have to submit 4500/- as application fee.

DNB CET 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to check following DNB CET Eligibility Criteria before applying for its application form:

  • Nationality: Indian national citizen candidates will be eligible to apply for DNB CET.
  • Qualification: Candidates must qualify MBBS/ MBBS provisional pass certificate approved by Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Registration: Candidates must register with MCI or state MCI with having valid proof of it.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in their PG Medical certificate/ Provisional pass certificate by 31stAugust 2021 will be also eligible for the examination.

DNB CET 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must go through following details regarding DNB CET Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: DNB CET 2021 examination will be conducted via online.
  • Questions Type: Question paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).
  • Exam Duration: The examination will be organized for 3 hours 30 minutes.
  • Parts: There will be two parts in the question paper as paper A & paper B.
  • Number of questions: Total 150 questions will be asked in the question paper.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will consist of 4 marks.

Candidates must check following table for subject wise distribution for DNB CET examination:

PART A:            

SubjectsWeightage (Out of 300)
Forensic Medicine12

Part B:

SubjectsWeightage (Out of 300)
SPM, Statistics, & Biomedical Research24
General Medicine26
Dermatology & STD6
General Surgery25
Obstetrics & Gynaecology24

DNB CET 2021 Syllabus

DNB CET Syllabus will be issued by Graduate Medical Council of India (MCI) with prior approval of Government of India. It will comprise of knowledge/ subject areas as per Graduate Medical Education Regulation. There will be different topics in Part A & Part B.

Part A will consist of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine, and Ophthalmology. The topics from Part B will be SPM, ENT, General Medicine, Statistics & Biomedical Research, Dermatology & STD, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Radiology, Anesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, and Paediatrics.

Preparation Tips

Candidates must follow following tips & tricks while preparing for DNB CET 2021:

  • Make proper time table & strictly follow it.
  • Go through complete syllabus & exam pattern.
  • Solve sample paper & previous year questions.
  • Revise on regular basis.
  • Take healthy & nutritious diet.

DNB CET Exam Centers

Candidates must choose one exam center as per their preference while filling DNB CET application form. The Examination will be conducted in various cities as Ahmedabad, Bhatinda, Bengaluru, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Chiral, Dehradun, Delhi, Guntur, Guru gram, Hubbali, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jammu, Jaipur, Kakinada, Kanpur, Kannur, Kohima, Karimnagar, Kurnool, Kozhikode, Kolkata, Mohali, Meerut, Madurai, Mysore, Lucknow, Nellore, Noida, Pune, Patna, Raipur, Rajahmundry, Ranchi, Salem, Shimoga, Shillong, Srinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Trissur, Tiruchillapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Udupi, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, and Warangal.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: It has been started from 22nd September 2021.

Answer: The examination for NEET PG is organized on 18th April 2021 whereas for DNB CET on 11th September 2021 & for NEET SS on 13th & 14th September 2021.

Answer: Zero marks will be given for unattempted question.

Answer: Yes, one mark will get deduct for each incorrect answer.

Answer: No, application fee will be non-refundable in any case.

Answer: The application fee will be of Rs. 4500 for all category candidates.

Answer: The examination will be organized only in single session.

DNB CET 2021 Admit Card

DNB CET 2021 Admit Card will be made available through website via online mode. No candidate will receive any admit card via post or courier as offline mode. Candidates will have to download admit card by entering their mail ID. Candidates will have to affix passport size photograph on the space provided in the admit card.

It will be mandatory for all qualified candidates to carry admit card at examination center. No candidates will get permit for examination without admit card. Candidates must also carry one valid ID proof (Pan card/ Driving License/ Voter ID) along with admit card.

DNB CET 2021 Result

DNB CET Result will be published in December 2021 for NEET SS. It will get released via online mode by using their mail ID or username with password to check their result.

Its result will be valid only for 1 year for same session. Each category will have different percentile. Candidates must take printout of their result for further counselling process.

DNB CET 2021 Counselling

DNB CET 2021 Counselling will be organized by the NBE. Counselling process will be held in various rounds as first, second, and final rounds. The first two rounds will be held via online mode & final round via offline mode.

Candidates will have to register themselves to participate in the counselling process. It will be mandatory for all qualified candidates to participate in the counselling session. Candidates will have to submit Rs. 2500 as its counselling fee.

Candidates are advised to carry following original & photo-stated documents at the time of counselling:

  • MBBS degree certificate
  • Internship Completion certificate
  • Permanent resident certificate
  • Class 10thcertificate
  • Class 12thcertificate
  • DNB CET 2021 Admit Card
  • DNB CET 2021 Result
  • One ID proof issued by Government of India

Candidates having any other queries related DNB CET 2021, can ask us by leaving their comment in the comment section below.

Displaying 9 Comments
  1. Dr aarti says:

    When will be DNB CET exam now.

  2. Sofia says:

    Still didn’t get link for DNB july session

  3. Prashant Devidas Khuje says:

    Please provide details about the super speciality courses after passing DNB broad speciality In Physiology

  4. Mitika Kotecha says:

    I have cleared Mbbs in 2005
    My age is 41 .Can I apply for and appear for exam

  5. Rupa says:

    Age limit for applying for NEET pg

  6. Rittam gaur says:

    I am finishing my internship in April 2021 . Am I eligible for appearing in DNB / NEET ?

  7. Shobitha says:

    Is dnb seperate exam or is it through neet

  8. M. Jyoti says:

    I want to know the number of seats available in different subject in different college.

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