Diplomate of National Board
Post Diploma - Centralized Entrance Test
DNB-PDCET - JULY 2017 Admission Session

राष्ट्रीय परीक्षा बोर्ड


  • The examination shall be conducted on 09th June, 2017.
  • Candidates have the option of choosing their test centre through online registration and scheduling system. Availability is on a first come, first serve bases, and candidates will only be shown options that are available at the point of scheduling
  • At the end of Registration & Scheduling process the applicant will get a computer generated acknowledgment at the registered email ID of the applicant. Admit card will be issued to candidate once the registration and scheduling process is successfully completed.
  • Candidate is required to print a copy of admit card and affix a latest passport size photograph of the following specifications on the admit card. Candidate is required to bring the admit card to the Test centre along with an identification document as per para below
  • Specifications for Photograph –

    • A photograph of minimum 35x45 mm with at least 75% coverage of face & head of the candidate.
    • A caption indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph should be there at the bottom of photo.
    • Photograph should be taken in a white /very light colored background.
    • The photograph needs to display full front view of the face. Please look directly into the camera with a neutral expression.
    • Please avoid photograph with reflection or shadow on the face with red eyes.
    • The photograph needs to be printed on a high quality paper with at least 600 dpi resolutions.
    • The colours must possess the natural appearance and skin tone.
    • The photograph must not have kinks, scratches and stains.
  • Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents. Unfair means case shall be registered against the candidates submitting false/ forged documents:

    • Printed copy of the Admit Card with photo pasted on it, AND
    • Photocopy of Permanent or Provisional SMC/MCI registration*, to be retained by the test centre, AND
    • Any one of the following authorized photo IDs** (must be original and valid/non-expired):

      • PAN card
      • Voter ID
      • Passport
      • Driving License
      • Aadhaar Card (with Photograph)

    “In case, any candidate reports to the test center with e-Aadhaar card as proof of identity, the e-Aadhaar card should be a good quality colour print out with clearly visible photograph. The photograph should not have kinks, scratches and stains, and should definitely match with the candidate presenting the e-Aadhaar card. Decision of NBE in this regard shall be final”.

    ** The name on photo identification must match the name as shown on candidate Admit Card. If the name has been changed due to events such as marriage, candidate must show the relevant document mentioned below at the time of the exam.

    • Marriage Certificate
    • Divorce Decree
    • Legal Name Change Document
  • Candidates may kindly note that they have to report by the time as indicated in the admit card and para 5.7 of this Information Bulletin. Candidates reporting late or beyond the prescribed time shall not be allowed to appear in the exam.
  • A Demo test to provide candidates with the feel and functionality of the actual exam shall be available on website http://www.nbe.edu.in. Candidates registered for DNB-PDCET can undertake the Demo test prior to the actual exam. Candidates are advised to go through the Demo test carefully to familiarize themselves with the screens, layout and navigation. The Demo test shall be available from May 2017 onwards.