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NATBOARD Fellowship Entrance Test 2018 - Natboard FET 2018

NBE Fellowship Entrance Test NBE FET - 2018


The National Board of Examinations invites applications for Fellowship Entrance Test 2018 (FET) for admission to the Two Years Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program
NBE FET is the eligibility-cum-ranking examination for entry to various fellowship programs under National Board of Examinations (NBE)

NBE shall be conducting NBE FET (2018 Admission Session) on 17th February 2018 for admission to Fellowship Programs in the following sub-specialties:

1) Pediatrics Hemato Oncology, 2) Pediatric Gastroenterology, 3) Pediatric Nephrology, 4) Pediatric Intensive Care, 5) Reproductive Medicine, 6) High Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology, 7) Spine Surgery, 8) Sports Medicine, 9) Minimal Access Surgery, 10) Laboratory Medicine, 11)Interventional Cardiology, 12) Critical Care Medicine, 13) Vitreo-Retinal Surgery, 14) Hand & Micro Surgery, 15) Infectious Diseases, 16) Trauma Care

Duration of the FNB - 2 years; Full Time Residency Program


Eligibility Criteria - NATBOARD FET 2018

Candidates who are in possession of Postgraduate Medical Degree/Provisional Pass Certificate by 30th December 2017 in the eligible specialties, provided that duration of training of Postgraduate/Post Doctoral Course is 36 months at the time of issuance of certificate and their Medical qualifications are recognized as per the provisions of IMC Act (1956) may apply for FET-2018 admission session

Candidates who are in possession of DNB degree certificate/Provisional Pass Certificate by 31st December 2017 in the eligible specialties may apply for FET-2018 admission session

Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of FET will not be permitted to appear in the exam; in an unlikely event of any ineligible candidate appearing and/or being successful in the FET, the results

Candidates already pursuing a DM/MCh or DNB/FNB course are not eligible to appear for the FET till such time they have completed the duration of prescribed course or have been discharged from the course


FET 2018 Exam Pattern

Duration: 2 hours

Total questions: 100

Maximum Marks: 100

Negative Marking: No

There will be 130 questions in Obstetrics & Gynaecology group (High Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology and Reproductive Medicine)

The questions will be of multiple choice and objective in nature with single correct response. The answers have to be given in the specially designed answer sheet (OMR type), which will be provided in the exam hall. Candidates are not allowed to take copy of question booklet/ OMR Sheet under any circumstances

There will be a common question paper for Pediatric Fellowship Courses i.e., Pediatric Nephrology, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Hemato Oncology

Similarly there will be a common question paper for Reproductive Medicine and High Risk Pregnancy & Perinatology and allotment of the specialty shall be done only at the time of Counseling

Similarly there will be a common question paper for Spine Surgery and Sports Medicine and allotment of the specialty shall be done at the time of Counseling

Medical Genetics: NBE has introduced DNB Medical Genetics as 3 years Super Specialty Course from January 2015 Academic Session onwards

Candidates with DNB/MD/MS qualification in General Medicine, Pediatrics and Obstetrics & Gynecology only are eligible to opt for Medical Genetics

For candidates with DNB/MD qualification in Medicine/Pediatrics, the merit list for admission to Medical Genetics Program shall be derived through DNB CETSS: Medical and Pediatrics sub-group respectively

Candidates with DNB/MS qualification in Obstetrics & Gynaecology shall appear in the NBE FET (for the same academic session as DNB CET-SS) for Obstetrics and Gynecology discipline. Their FET question paper shall have 100 questions from Obstetrics and Gynaecology and 30 questions from Medical Genetics


Test Centres

There will be four test centres namely Bangalore, Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai. The exact venue shall be informed to the eligible candidates through admit card


Application for NBE FET 2018

The applications can be downloaded from the NBE website www.natboard.edu.in

Applications must reach the NBE office by the close of office on cut-off date mentioned above; no concessions shall be given on any ground including postal delays or delivery delays. Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully and fill correct information


Payment of Fees

The fees to apply FET-2018 is Rs.4500/-, which is inclusive of examination fees and information bulletin. Information Bulletin shall be available at website www.natboard.edu.in


Deposition of Fees

By Cash Deposit - At any branch of Indian Bank (www.indianbank.in) or Axis Bank (website www.axisbank.com)

The fee as above can be deposited any branch of the Indian Bank or Axis Bank; Pay-in-slip can be downloaded from NBE Website www.natboard.edu.in. NBE copy of pay-in-slip is required to be submitted in original along with application form

Fees neither shall be refunded nor carried forward if the application for FET-2018 is rejected/ candidature is found to be ineligible


Important Dates

Availability of Information Bulletin at Web: 11th December 2017

Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 11th January 2018

Examination Date for NBE FET 2018: 17th February 2018

For more information visit the website: www.natboard.edu.in


NBE New Delhi

National Board of Examinations (NBE), Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road), New Delhi-110029, Tel.: 011-45593000, Toll Fee No.: 1800-11-1800, Email: mail@natboard.edu.in , Website www.natboard.edu.in


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