National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) notifices Formative Assessment Test 2021, Fill Application form Now

NBE FAT 2021 – National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS), New Delhi has begun the registration of NBEMS Trainees for Formative Assessment Test (FAT) 2021. NBEMS conducts Formative Assessment Test for DNB/DrNB/ FNB trainees who are under training.


NBE FAT Dates 2021

  • Uploading of Public Notice on NBEMS Website: 07th Dec & 28th December 2021
  • Registration of Trainees for FAT-2021 to start on 28th December 2021 (03:00 PM onwards)
  • Last Date of Registration: 18th January 2022 (till 11:55 PM)
  • Release of Admit Cards (Shall be issued to Training Institutions) by 12th February 2022

Theory Exam Date

  • Paper-I: 19th February 2022 (Saturday): 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Paper-II: 19th February 2022 (Saturday): 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM


NBE FAT Eligibility Criteria 2021

  • DNB/DrNB/FNB Trainees who are admitted in the following admission sessions are eligible to appear for Formative Assessment Test 2021:
CourseYear of Training (Admission Year)
Post MBBS 3 year DNB Courses2nd year trainees (2020)
DrNB Super Specialty Courses2nd year trainees (2020)
Direct 6 years Super Specialty Courses2nd & 4th year trainees (2018, 2020)
Fellowship Courses1st year trainees (2020)


  • Candidates who are scheduled to appear in upcoming DNB/DrNB/FNB Final Exit Exams and do not fulfill the criteria on minimum appearance in FAT/ Internal Appraisals may also be registered by their training institute for FAT 2021.


NBE FAT Application Process 2021

  • Registration to appear for Formative Assessment 2021 can only be submitted online through National Board of Exams in Medical Sciences Website
  • There is no other method for application submission.
  • Application submitted through any other mode shall be summarily rejected
  • It is recommended to use Internet Explorer (version 11) or Mozilla Firefox (version 48 to 60) or Google Chrome (version 50 to 66) to fill in the Application Form
  • For filling the application it is recommended that you use proper LAN / Internet Connection and clear the browser cache and history prior filling up the application form
  • Following steps shall be required to be completed in sequence for application submission to NBE


Application Fee

  • The fees for FAT 2021 is Rs. 6000/- per candidate (to be paid by Training Institutions only through NBEMS Online Portal for FAT 2021)
  • Candidates are advised to pay the application fee only by online mode


Examination for NBEMS Trainees

  • Theory Examination of FAT 2021 shall be held on 19.02.2022 and exam time is 09.30 AM to 12.30 PM and 03.00 PM to 06.00 PM. The exemption shall be decided by the NBEMS on merit of the case.
Part –IConduct of Theory ExaminationCandidate has to appear for the Theory Exam and it is held for One day.
Part-IIWorkplace Based Clinical AssessmentAfter Theory Examination, candidates have to appear for Clinical Assessment.
Part-IIIPerformance Counselling Session On The Theory PerformanceCandidate has to appear for his/her Theory Exam Assessment Workshop.


NBE FAT Admit Card 2021

  • The admit card of the Trainees shall be uploaded on the online Portal for Formative Assessment at National Board of Exams in Medical Sciences website by 12th February 2022
  • The admit cards can be downloaded by the training institute of the Trainees only


For more details and to apply online, please visit official website