Diplomate of National Board (DNB)
National Board of Examinations (NBE) is an autonomous body under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (India), Government of India, and established in 1975 at New Delhi as a Society under Delhi Society registration act, to standardizing postgraduate medical education and examination in India.
The postgraduate degree awarded by the National Board of Examinations is called the Diplomate of National Board (DNB). The list of recognised qualifications awarded by the Board in various specialties and super-specialties are approved by the Government of India and are included in the First Schedule of Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.
Diplomate of National Board (DNB) is a Post-graduate Master’s degree same as MD/MS degree awarded to the Specialist Doctors in India after completion of three year residency.
The National Board of Examinations conducts the largest portfolio of examinations in the field of medicine in India and perhaps at a Global level.
DNB Sankara Eye Hospital has been accredited to conduct DNB courses in ophthalmology speciality in January session. Candidates are allocated by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
Selected trainees will be eligible for stipend, as per NBE norms.