Diplomat National Board Centralised Entrance Test 2022

Diplomat National Board Centralised Entrance Test 2022

Mode of ExamOnline
Level of ExamNational Level

About DNB PDCET 2022

The National Board of Examination, (NBE) will conduct the Diplomate of National Board Post-Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (DNB PCET) exam for admission to 1,073 seats across 14 specialities in 597 hospitals across India. DNB PDCET 2022 exam date has been rescheduled. DNB PDCET will now be conducted on July 24, 2022. Earlier, DNB PDCET 2022 exam was expected to be scheduled on March 20. 


According to the latest update, the DNB PDCET 2022 application form final edit window is available till June 1. The DNB PDCET 2022 admit card will be released on July 18. Only candidates who will be successfully registered for the exam can download the DNB PDCET hall tickets 2022. DNB PDCET admit card 2022 must be carried out at the exam centre for verification purposes. 

DNB PDCET 2022 will be conducted on July 24 in a computer-based mode. As per the DNB PDCET exam pattern, 120 multiple choice questions with a single best answer will be asked. For every correct answer, four marks will be awarded, while one mark will be deducted for an incorrect answer.

On the basis of the performance of aspirants in the exam, authorities will release the online DNB PDCET result at the NBE official website, nbe.edu.in. Aspirants who manage to qualify for the exam will only be eligible to participate in DNB PDCET counselling 2022 process conducted by NBE. The counselling of DNB PDCET 2022 will be speciality-specific on the basis of merit achieved in the entrance test.

DNB PDCET 2022 Highlights

Full Exam Name Diplomat National Board Post Diploma Centralized Entrance Test
Short Exam Name DNB PDCET
Conducting Body National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Frequency of Conduct Once a year
Exam Level National Level Exam
Languages English
Mode of Application Online
Application Fee (General) 5000 Rs [Online]
Mode of Exam Online
Mode of Counselling Online
Participating Colleges 7
Exam Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes

DNB PDCET 2022 Eligibility Criteria

All candidates applying for the entrance test must fulfill the DNB PDCET eligibility criteria as laid down by the exam conducting authority. The eligibility criteria of DNB PDCET 2022 reflect the basic pre-requisite conditions which must be met in order to be considered eligible to appear for the examination. The following are the eligibility criteria which the aspirants must fulfill.

  • Candidates who have passed the final exam for a postgraduate diploma from a recognized Indian university.
  • Candidates must possess proof of having passed/ passing the postgraduate diploma final examination on or before July 31, 2022.


DNB PDCET 2022 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Filling of the DNB PDCET application form is a six-step process that included registration, filling of the application form, uploading of scanned images, choosing the test city, payment of application fee, and printing of filled application form. All candidates irrespective of their category will be required to pay Rs. 5,000 without taxes- as the application fee for DNB PDCET. 

Fileds that are non-editable in DNB PDCET application form 2022 once filled:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Mobile Number
  • Email ID
  • Testing City
  • Nationality

Fields that can be edited in the DNB PDCET application form:

  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Category of the Candidate

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
ST, EWS, OBC, General, SC   Online Female, Male ₹ 5000

DNB PDCET 2022 Syllabus

  • Anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry
  • Pathology, microbiology, and pharmacology
  • General medicine, dermatology, psychiatry radiotherapy
  • General surgery, anesthesia, orthopaedics and radiodiagnosis
  • Paediatrics
  • ENT and ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Community medicine
Application Start Date :

22nd April 2022

Application End Date :

12th May 2022

Exam Date :

24th July 2022

Result Date :

24th August 2022

Conducted By :

National Board of Examinations

Official Website : https://nbe.edu.in/