NBE gives one-time relaxation on DNB practical exam attempt
New Delhi: Granting major relief to candidates, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced one-time relaxation to the candidates who are set to appear for DNB Final Practical Examination for December 2019 Session.According to the notice issued to this effect, the candidates who somehow fail to be present during the practical exam, their absence will not be considered as an...
New Delhi: Granting major relief to candidates, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced one-time relaxation to the candidates who are set to appear for DNB Final Practical Examination for December 2019 Session.
According to the notice issued to this effect, the candidates who somehow fail to be present during the practical exam, their absence will not be considered as an attempt.
As per 4.1.3. the clause in the information bulletin of DNB final examination: A candidate unsuccessful in the first attempt of practical examination is permitted to undertake two more attempt(s) of practical examination, these attempts shall be any two practical exams of the exams placed with the next three sessions of theory examination and after payment of full examination fees as may be prescribed by NBE.
For example, candidates qualifying theory examination in DECEMBER 2019 session shall appear for their first attempt in the practical exams placed in Mar/April/May 2020 session compulsorily and in the event of they not passing this practical examination, the candidate(s) may take any two attempts at the practical exams placed along with the next three consecutive theory sessions.
Moreover, in terms of Clause 4.1 and 5.1 of the Information Bulletin for DNB Final Examination December 2019, absentation from Practical Examination is counted as an attempt.
Now, considering the prevailing situation of coronavirus outbreak, the NBE has mad the following decision:
In view of COVID-19 pandemic, any absenting/failure to attend the OSCE based examination for the December 2019 session due to sudden unforeseen circumstances shall NOT BE COUNTED AS AN ATTEMPT as a one-time relaxation.
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The Government of India established the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in 1975 with the objective of improving the quality of the Medical Education by establishing high and uniform standards of postgraduate examinations in modern medicine on All India Basis and utilizing existing healthcare infrastructure for capacity building.
NBE at present conducts postgraduate and postdoctoral examinations in approved specialities leading to the award of Diplomate of National Board. The Medical Council of India has laid down standards for postgraduate examinations conducted by various medical colleges and affiliated to concerned universities and other institutions, yet the levels of proficiency and standards of evaluation vary considerably in these institutions.
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