Course Details
Course Name
DNB - Cardiology
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 Board in various broad and super specialties as approved by the Government of India are included in the first schedule of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. Since 2009, the DNB qualifications awarded by the National Board of Examinations have been equated with postgraduate and postdoctoral qualifications awarded by other Indian universities for all purposes, including appointment to teaching posts.
What will you learn
Specialized training (Theory & Practical) in Cardiology as per NBE Curriculum
How do you apply
Admission opens in Jan session each year. Need to write Entrance Examination during December of preceding year conducted by NBE. Refer National Board website: for the admission guidelines.
Who will teach you
 Dr. Ali Faizal 
How long will you be here
Three years  
How much will it cost
Currently National Board fees is Rs. 80,000/- per year. *Note: Time to time changes may apply in fee and stipend. 
Who can apply
Application Start Date
Application End Date
Is it stipendiary
Yes. Monthly Stipend of Rs 35,000, Rs. 36,000/- and Rs. 37,000/-during I, II and III year respectively.  
Who Certifies
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS, under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. 
Seats Details
2 Seats 
Can work in any hospital/Medical Colleges as Consultant/teaching faculty of the speciality.