1. Last Date of submission of application form for:
i) CET-Super Specialty Examination 14th November 2008 -
Applications must reach the NBE office by the close of office on the
cut-off date mentioned above. No concession shall be given on any
ground including postal delays or delivery delays.
2. Date of CET examination
Sunday, the 4 th January 2009
Time : 09.30 A.M -12.30 P.M
NOTE: i) No application will be entertained under any circumstances after the
ii) Candidates are advised to read the instructions carefully and fill
iii) Incomplete applications or applications not in accordance with
instructions will not be considered.
3. Dispatch of Admit Cards likely by 15th December, 2008.
i) CET-SS Exam Rs. 3000/-
ii) Internet Downloaded forms Rs. 500/-
CENTRALISED ENTRANCE TEST - SUPER SPECIALTY (CET- SS-NBE)
The NBE CET- Super Specialty is an entrance examination for entry to
the DNB Super Specialties. The next session of the examination shall be
held on Sunday, the 4th January 2009.
It is an essential pre-requisite to qualify the NBE CET-SS and possess a
valid score for admission to the DNB Super Specialty program.
Candidates successful in the NBE CET can apply for admission to the
three year super specialty program to institute accredited by National Board
of Examinations as per the scheme of admission so prescribed by the
Board. The applicable scheme is prescribed in this information bulletin.
The list of National Board of Examinations accredited institutes where
candidates can pursue DNB courses is mentioned
THE LAST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF COMPLETED APPLICATION FORMS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UPTO 17th NOVEMBER, 2008.
SCHEME OF DNB CET
SCHEME FOR CENTRALISED ENTRANCE TEST (CET)
(a) The question paper of CET (SS) will be structured into two parts.
Part I comprising of the MCQ (General to the Specialty) and Part II
comprising of short structured questions (specialty specific).
(b) All the Medical Group of Specialties will have the question paper
Part I common to the specialty i.e. General Medicine.
(c) All the Surgical Group of Specialties will have the question paper
Part I common to the specialty i.e. General Surgery.
(d) DNB Neonatology - the Part I will comprise of MCQs in the specialty
of Pediatrics and Part II will be specialty specific paper (Neonatology)
comprising of 10 short structured questions of 5 marks each.
(e) Part II of the paper shall comprise of short structured questions
(specialty specific). Example – CET (SS) question paper for
cardiology will comprise of Part I (General Medicine) and Part II
(f) There will be no negative marking.
(g) There will be an Institutional Assessment of 10 marks.
(h) Time of examinations will be 3 hours in total.
(i) Part I comprises of 100 MCQ questions of 0.5 marks i.e. Total 50
(j) Part II comprises of specialty specific paper comprising of 10 short
structured questions of 5 marks each. (Total 50 marks)
(k) The total duration of the examination (part I and II) will be 3 hours
and both the parts will be attempted by the candidates in a single
(l) OMR sheets will be provided for writing answers for Part I and
conventional paper book type answer sheet for Part II.
(m) Candidates are not allowed to retain question paper I or copies of
(n) Question Booklet of Part I alongwith the OMR sheet and answer
sheet of part II should be handed over to invigilator.
Centres for CET-Super Specialty Examination
The CET (SS) will be conducted in the following cities:
Sl. No. Place
Download DNB CET 2009 Information Bulletin and Application Forms