Course Details
Course Name
Why this course
Diplomate of National Board (DNB) is the title awarded by the National Board of Examinations (NBE), an autonomous academic body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India to candidates who successfully complete their postgraduate or postdoctoral medical education under it. In 1975, the Government of India established the National Board of Examinations, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with the prime objective of conducting postgraduate and postdoctoral courses of high and uniform national standard in various disciplines of modern medicine and allied sciences on an All-India basis.[1] The Board conducts its postgraduate and postdoctoral programmes in teaching hospitals accredited by it and in medical colleges accredited by the Medical Council of India. The name of the degree awarded by the National Board of Examinations is called "Diplomate of National Board" (DNB). The list of recognised qualifications awarded by the
What will you learn
How do you apply
Admission opens in 2 sessions (Jan & July) per year. Need to write Entrance Examination conducted by NBE. Refer National Board website: for the admission guidelines.
Who will teach you
 Dr. Ravi A. 
How long will you be here
Three years (Diploma holders can do DNB Broad Speciality for 2 years) 
How much will it cost
Currently National Board fees is Rs. 50,000/- per year.  
Who can apply
Application Start Date
Application End Date
Is it stipendiary
Yes. Monthly Stipend of Rs. 32,000/-, Rs 33,000/- and Rs. 34,000/- during I, II and III year respectively. Secondary candidates will get Rs. 34,000/- and Rs. 35,000/- during I and II year.  
Who Certifies
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS, under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India 
Seats Details
1 Seat 
Can work in any hospital/Medical Colleges as Senior Resident/Registrar/teaching faculty of the speciality.