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DNB-CET is a mandatory qualifying-cum-ranking examination which is an important pre-requisite for getting admission to various Post Graduate DNB courses.

This article will cast light on the scheme of examination of DNB CET 2018 July admission session. We have gathered all the important details related to the examination pattern so that we can assist you in knowing the pattern of the examination.

DNB CET exam shall be conducted on a single day in a single session on 29th June 2018.

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Allocation of time of DNB-CET 2018 shall be done as follows:

Activities

Session (2:00 PM to 5:30 PM)

Commencement of Biometric Registration

12:00 PM 

Entry closes at Examination Center

1:30 PM

Grant access for Candidate Login

1:45 PM

Candidates log in read instructions

1:50 PM

Exam Begins

2:00 PM

Exam Ends

5:30 PM

  • DNB-CET shall be multiple choice questions exam delivered on Computer based platform.
  • The question paper shall comprise of PART-A and PART-B each having 150 MCQs with total duration of three and half hours.
  • The question paper shall consist of 300 MCQs with single correct answer.
  • 1/4th marks allotted to the question will be deducted as a penalty for all the questions attempted by the candidate.
  • No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

 

Allocation of Marks for each MCQ

Response

Marks

Correct Response

4 marks

Incorrect Response

1 mark shall be deducted

Unattempted Question

0

During the examination candidates are given an option to mark any question, whether attempted or not, for review which means that candidate has been given an option to go through these questions again before the exam time ends.

Note: Questions which are marked for review are considered as attempted questions.

 

Subject-wise Distribution of questions for DNB CET (2018 July Admission Session)

Subject

Subject-wise Weightage  (Out of 300)

PART-A

Anatomy

24

Physiology

24

Biochemistry

24

Pathology

18

Microbiology

18

Pharmacology

18

Forensic Medicine

12

Ophthalmology

12

 

PART-B

ENT

12

SPM, Statistics & Biomedical Research

24

General Medicine

26

Psychiatry

6

Dermatology & STD

6

General Surgery

25

Orthopedics

5

Anaesthesiology

5

Radiology

5

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

24

Paediatrics

12

GRAND TOTAL

300

Note: The aforementioned weightage of MCQs is indicative and purely provisional . NBE reserves its right to alter/ vary/amend the same.

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Overview of DNB-CET

Purpose of Examination

Qualifying cum Ranking examination for admission to DNB courses

Periodicity

Once a year

Pattern of examination

MCQ based with single correct option

No. of questions

300

Negative marking

Yes,
1 marks shall be deducted for incorrect response.

4 marks shall be awarded for correct response

Syllabus

From subjects covered in MBBS

Mode of conduct

Computer based

Criteria for passing they examination

Minimum 50th percentile in the exam for General Category

Minimum 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC

Minimum 45th percentile for PWD

Seat Allotment

Merit based counseling conducted by NBE

Reservation of seats

For SC/ST/OBC /PWD candidates at hospitals/ institutions which are covered as per rules (Govt./ Public Sector)

Online Registration

From 11th May 2018 to 31st May 2018

Also Read:  DNB CET July 2018 Exam Date Released

 

Important Links

Apply Online

Official Brochure

 

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