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NBE DNB CET SS 2018 - Super Specialty Entrance Test 2018

National Board of Education DNB Super Specialty Centralized Entrance Test DNB CET-SS 2018

NBE DNB CET SS 2018 - The National Board of Examination (NBE), New Delhi, is set to conduct Diplomate National Board Centralized Entrance Test for Super Specialty Courses (DNB CET SS) for admission to 3-year Post Doctoral (MD/MS/DNB) for the academic session 2018

DNB-CET SS is a mandatory eligibility cum ranking examination for entry to various post DNB/MD/MS Super Specialty Courses in Modern Medicine


Important Dates for DNB Super Specialty Courses 2018

Availability of Information Bulletin: 3rd week of September 2018
Online Registration for DNB-CETSS Exam: 4th week of September to 4th week of October 2018
Examination Dates for DNB-CETSS: 4th week of November 2018
Cutoff Date of Completing DNB/MD/MS Qualification: 4th week of December 2018
Declaration of Results: By Mid January 2019


Eligibility Criteria for DNB CET-SS 2018

  • Candidates who are in possession of Post Graduate Medical Degree /Provisional Pass Certificate by 31st December 2018 in eligible *specialties and their medical qualifications are recognized as per provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 or DNB qualifications may apply for CET-SS
  • Candidate should possess permanent registration certificate of MBBS qualification and their additional medical qualification should be registered with Medical Council of India. Candidates found to be ineligible at any stage of CET-SS will not be permitted to appear in the exam
  • Candidate who are qualifying and getting their results after 31st December 2018 or likely to qualify after 31st December 2018 need not apply in the CET-SS exam as they shall be ineligible to participate at any stage of admission process


Exam Pattern

  • DNB-CET-SS is an entrance examination and is an essential pre-requisite for entry to post MD/MS/DNB 3-year Super Specialty courses. The next session of entrance exam shall be held on 29th November 2016 and conducted as computer-based test only
  • The question paper shall comprise of 180 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with single correct response to be attempted by candidate in 3 hours
  • The questions shall be of the level of postgraduate exit examination
  • The questions shall cover topics from applied basic sciences, clinical practice and recent advances


Question Paper:

  • Medical Specialties - 180 questions
  • Surgical Specialties - 180 questions
  • Pediatric Specialties (for neonatology) - 180 questions
  • For Medical Genetics - Eligible candidates from Medical specialties and Pediatric specialties (for neonatology) shall in addition undertake 30 MCQ paper in Medical Genetics
  • There shall be no negative marking


Exam Centre

  • Test centres located in 44 cities across the country - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Mysore Aurangabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi, Noida, Bardoli (Surat), Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Varanasi, Durgapur, Kozikhode, Mangalore, Trichy, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Gandhinagar and Goa


Fees Details

  • Exam Fee Rs.4500/-; the prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card and Debit Card issued by banks in India or Net Banking


Application Process for DNB CET-SS 2018

  • Registration for appearing in the DNB-CETSS examination is to be undertaken online at the website www.cetss.natboard.edu.in; application forms cannot be submitted in offline mode/printed copy by post
  • Candidates are advised to go through the registration guide at website before proceeding to complete their registration and scheduling process. Once the candidate has completed his/her registration and scheduling process, there will be no option to for re-registration

For more information, please visit the website www.cetss.natboard.edu.in


National Board of Examinations (NBE), New Delhi

DNB CETSS - Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road), New Delhi-110029, Tel.: 45593000 or 1800-11-1800 (Toll Free), Email: mail@natboard.edu, Website www.natboard.edu.in