DNB PDCET 2024: Exam Date (Revised), Application, Eligibility

DNB PDCET 2024DNB PDCET 2024 Exam Date has been revised. Application Form is releasing soon. DNB-Post Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB-PDCET) is a single window entrance test which provides admission to Post diploma DNB courses. National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) is the conducting authority for DNB PDCET. The application form will be released via online mode. Candidates must check following article regarding details such as application form, exam dates & eligibility norms for DNB PDCET 2024.

DNB PDCET 2024 Notifications – Exam Date Revised

newiconDNB PDCET 2024 Exam Date has been revised. It will be conducted on 21st July 2024.

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DNB PDCET 2024 Overview

Conducting BodyNational Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS)
No. of sessionsOnce a year
Exam modeOnline
Application modeOnline

DNB PDCET 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates must check below table regarding DNB PDCET Exam dates 2024:

EventsDates (Tentative)
Application form releasesApril 2024
Last date to applyApril/ May 2024
Edit windowApril/ May 2024
Final editApril/ May 2024
Admit cardJune/ July 2024
DNB PDCET 2024 Exam date21st July 2024
Result declarationMay/ June 2024

DNB PDCET 2024 Application Form

Candidates must check following details regarding DNB PDCET 2024 application form:

  • The application form for DNB PDCET 2024 application form will be made available via online mode.
  • Candidates will be able to submit the registration form from April 2024.
  • While filling application form, candidates must not forget to upload passport size photograph & signature in the prescribed format.
  • All communication details will be sent to candidate’s registered number & mail ID, so it must be valid/ working.
  • Incomplete & incorrect details in the form will lead to rejection, so candidates are advised to fill the form completely & carefully.
  • Authority will also provide correction facility to edit incorrect details (if any) in the application form.
  • More than one application form will not be accepted, so one must submit single application form only.
  • At last, candidates must not forget to take printout of filled in application form for future use

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will be able to submit the application fee via online mode.
  • Mode of payment includes credit card, debit card or net banking.
  • Registration fee will be Rs. 5000/- for all category candidates.

How to Apply for DNB PDCET 2024

Here we have provided the complete steps to fill the application form:

  • Step-1: Visit the website of DNB PDCET (Link will be given above).
  • Step-2: Click on the registration link first on the homepage.
  • Step-3: Now fill the user registration to generate User ID/ Application ID and password.
  • Step-4: Through SMS and email, candidates will receive the User ID and Password.
  • Step-5: Start filing the application form with all the necessary details.
  • Step-6: Upload the scanned documents such as photograph, signature, thumb impression as per the specified format.
  • Step-7: Submit the application form after clicking on the ‘I Agree’ button.
  • Step-8: After submitting the form, take a hardcopy of it for further reference.

DNB PDCET 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check following eligibility norms before applying for DNB PDCET 2024:

  • Nationality: Citizen of India will be eligible to apply for DNB PDCET 2024.
  • Qualification: Applying candidates must have passed final examination leading to the award of PG diploma from India Universities which are duly recognised according to the provision of  NMC Act 2019 & repealed Indian Medical Council Act 1956, Govt. of India.
  • One must hold a permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS Qualification.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in qualifying exam will be also eligible to apply.

DNB PDCET 2024 Exam Pattern

Check following exam pattern for DNB PDCET 2024:

  • Exam Mode: DNB PDCET 2024 Exam will be held via online (Computer Based Test) mode.
  • Type of Questions: There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type questions in the paper.
  • Medium: Exam will be held in English medium language only.
  • Duration: One will get 2 hours to solve the paper.
  • No. of Questions: There will be total of 120 MCQ’s in the question paper.
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will be awarded with +4 marks in the question paper.
  • Negative marking: 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

DNB PDCET 2024 Syllabus

The syllabus of Diplomate of National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test will be released by NBEMS. It will contains all the topics from where questions will be asked in the medical exam.

The Syllabus will be divided into following two parts i.e., Part 1 & Part 2.

  • Part A – Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine, Ophthalmology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, Microbiology, and Physiology.
  • Part B – Dermatology, Pediatrics, General Medicines, Obstetrics, Radiology, Statistical and Biomedical research SPM, ENT, psychiatry, General surgery, Anesthesiology, STD, Gynecology, Orthopedics.

DNB PDCET 2024 Preparation Tips

Check following tips while preparing for DNB PDCET exam:

  • Make short notes & prepare them on regular basis.
  • Solve previous year question paper & mock test.
  • Take proper sleep of 8 hours & keep your mind fresh.
  • Keep last few days for revision purpose only.
  • Check complete syllabus & pattern and prepare accordingly.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions):

Answer: No, one will get zero marks for unattempted question.

Answer: Authority will also provide correction facility to edit incorrect details (if any) for limited time period.

Answer: No, question paper will consists of MCQ type questions only.

Answer: No, application fee will be submitted via online mode only.

Answer: Candidates will get two hours to solve the question ppaer.

Answer: No, question paper will be in English medium language only.

Answer: No, the application fee is same for all category candidates.

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

DNB PDCET 2024 Admit Card

Candidates will be able to get DNB PDCET 2024 admit card via online mode. It will be made live in May 2024. Only successfully registered candidates will be able to download hall ticket. It will consists of all details such as candidate’s name, roll number, exam timing, city, venue etc.

One will be able to download it through website. Students will be informed through mails & SMS. No candidate will receive any hall ticket via post or any other medium. Candidates must carry admit card along with one ID proof at exam venue.

DNB PDCET 2024 Exam Centres

The DNB PDCET 2024 Exam will be conducted in following list (tentative):

  • Ahmedabad
  • Bhopal
  • Bengaluru
  • Chennai
  • Chandigarh/ Mohali
  • Delhi NCR
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Jammu
  • Jaipur
  • Kolkata
  • Kozhikode
  • Lucknow
  • Mumbai
  • Pune
  • Patna
  • Ranchi
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Visakhapatnam

DNB PDCET 2024 Result

Candidates will be able to download DNB PDCET 2024 result via online mode. It will be publish in second week of May 2024. Candidates will be able to download it using login credentials. Authority will also publish merit list for all the candidate’s speciality wise.

Candidates whose name will be present in the merit list will further have to participate in the counselling process. Result will be valid only for that particular admission session 2024 for diploma DNB courses.

DNB PDCET 2024 Counselling

Candidates will be able to register for DNB PDCET counselling 2024 via online mode. It will get start from third week of June 2024. Counselling process will be on the basis of merit of candidates.

Further, seat allotment will be done on the basis of candidates merit & choice provided by them at the time of counselling. Though, admission will be given to candidates on the basis of seat allotment & verification of documents. The following documents will be required at the time if verification:

  • Class 12th marksheet & certificate
  • D.O.B proof
  • Qualification hall ticket
  • DNB PDCET 2024 hall ticket
  • Caste certificate (if required)

DNB PDCET Participating Institutes

Check following list for DNB PDCET Participating Institutes:

  • Dr BC Roy Post Graduate Institute of Paediatric Sciences
  • KG Hospital & Post Graduate Medical Institute, Coimbatore
  • Dr Panjabrao Deshmukh Memorial Medical College, Amravati
  • Kovai Medical Center & Hospital, Coimbatore
  • Malabar Cancer Centre, Thallaserry
  • Ramakrishna Mission Seva Prathisthan, Kolkata
  • Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute & Reserach Center, Delhi
  • Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Scienced

If you have any queries regarding DNB PDCET 2024, you can ask us by leaving your query in the comment box below.

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  1. im 68 yrs 15 days ols post gradute in DTCD diploma in chest disease , passed in the year 1991 from osmania medical college NTR HEALTH UNIVERSITY , AM I ELIGIBIL FOR THE YEAR 2024 DNB EXAM IN CHEST DISEASES. PLEASE INFORM ME FULL DETAILS .

    1. We have provided complete eligibility criteria in our article. To know detailed eligibility you must go through the admission brochure of previous year.

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