Ref:NBE/XXII/2010/9869 December 31st, 2010
Subject: Regarding Centralized counseling for allocation of DNB Broad Specialty (Primary) Seats
Kind Attention : All NBE accredited hospitals/ institutes/candidates desirous of admission to DNB courses
NBE has announced in the Information Bulletin for DNB CET December 2010 “it has been decided that the allocation of seats shall be undertaken on the basis of centralized counseling to be conducted by NBE in January 2011 subject to technical & operational feasibility. Detailed scheme in this regard shall be notified in due course”. Pursuant to the same, the matter has been reviewed by the National Board of Examinations and it has been decided that :
a) Centralized counseling
It has been decided that the seats of DNB program shall be allocated through merit based centralized counseling and this shall be implemented w.e.f. January 2011 session.
b) Details of Counseling Schedule
The allocation of primary seats through centralized counseling for January 2011 session shall be undertaken in February 2011, exact schedule indicating date and venue of counseling shall be indicated shortly.
The NBE accredited hospitals are hereby advised not to advertise the DNB primary seats for this session on their own as the allocation of seats shall be undertaken by merit based centralized counseling only.
c) Secondary DNB seats
Since a CET for DNB secondary seats shall be conducted w.e.f. June 2011, the NBE accredited hospitals may advertise for DNB secondary seats for Jan 2011 session, however, the selection process and joining of secondary DNB candidates shall be undertaken only after the primary candidates have joined the DNB course. This process shall be strictly on the basis of guidelines of NBE. The accredited centres shall have to ensure complete transparency and objectivity in the process.
NBE shall be announcing the dates, venue and methodology of centralized counseling shortly.
National Board of Examinations
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