The Government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on an all India basis and utilizing existing infrastructure for capacity building.
NBE at present conducts postgraduate and postdoctoral examinations in approved specialties leading to the award of Diplomate of National Board. The Medical Council of India has laid down standards for postgraduate examinations conducted by various medical colleges and affiliated to concerned universities and other institutions, yet the levels of proficiency and standards of evaluation vary considerably in these institutions.
Diplomate National Board qualifications are well recognized and accepted as high standard specialist qualifications for practice of concerned medical discipline of super or sub specialties area. Among the various courses conducted by the NBE, two of such courses are the DNB (Broad Specialty) Courses including Direct six years course which are available to be pursued by candidates at the Post-MBBS level.
Diplomate National Board qualifications are well recognized and accepted as high standard, specialist qualifications for practice of concerned medical discipline of super or sub specialties area .Among the various courses conducted by the NBE, one of such of such courses is the DNB(Post Diploma) Courses which are available to be pursued by candidates at the Post-Diploma level.
Candidate must Appeared in DNB PDCET.
NEW SEATS ARE LIKELY TO BE ADDED IN 2ND ROUND OF EVERY YEAR IN THE COUNSELING.
What is the difference between DNB & MD/MS?
There is no difference between DNB & MD /MS, If they apply for any Govt ( State/Central) job in India, both candidates are follow the same rules. Those who crack the interview can get the job. MD/ MS students gets the better stipends.
In India as per public perception MD/MS is better than DNB while in Abroad DNB is affiliated to National Board Of Examination that’s why they can prefer DNB.
The most important & major difference about DNB Vs MD/MS in the teaching faculty position-