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GUIDELINES FOR CET CENTRALIZED COUNSELING – JANUARY 2012 SESSION 1
GUIDELINES FOR CET CENTRALIZED COUNSELING
JANUARY 2012 ADMISSION SESSION
ELIGIBILITY FOR COUNSELLING:
Candidates who have qualified the Centralized Entrance Test conducted by NBE in Dec 2011 &
June 2010 session are eligible for admission to DNB courses in Jan 2012 session at various NBE
accredited Medical Colleges/Institutions/Hospitals in India.
Candidates who have passed CET in June 2010 session must not have opted/joined any DNB seat,
to be eligible for Jan 2012 counseling, based on CET PASS result of June 2010 session.
Candidates who have already joined a DNB course based on CET pass result of any session are
eligible to participate in CET CENTRALIZED COUNSELING – JANUARY 2012 only if they resign
from their current DNB seat before their counselling.
At any stage if ineligibility is detected, NBE reserves its rights to withdraw admission to DNB course
and to debar the candidate from taking any further examinations of NBE.
REGISTRATION FOR COUNSELLING:
Eligible candidates are required to register for the Centralized merit based Counselling by
submitting an online registration application latest by 16-01-2012 (18:00Hrs). Candidates who fail to
register themselves by the prescribed timeline will not be permitted to attend/participate in the
counselling. No representation in this regards shall be entertained. Merit list will be uploaded on
NBE website after the online registration for counseling is completed.
AVAILABILITY OF DNB SEATS:
The number of seats for allotment, as confirmed by NBE accredited Medical
colleges/Institutions/Hospitals shall be made available on NBE website prior to counseling. Final
Seat matrix shall be displayed at the counseling venue and shall be updated for availability on
day to day basis. Information regarding seats remaining vacant shall also be available on day to
day basis on NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
SCHEDULE OF COUNSELLING:
The schedule of CET CENTRALIZED COUNSELING –JANUARY 2012 shall be displayed at the
notice board of National Board of Examinations, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi & NBE web site
www.natboard.edu.in in due course.
VENUE OF COUNSELLING:
NBE CET Merit Based Centralized Counselling will be held in New Delhi only, at National Board of
Examinations office, PSP Area, Sector – 9, Dwarka (Landmark: Opp. District Court, Delhi) as per National Board of Examinations
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prescribed schedule. Candidates are required to make their own arrangement for stay. No TA/DA
shall be given by NBE to attend the counselling.
ALLOTMENT OF SEATS BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE:
1. The allotment of seats shall be made to the eligible candidates only through personal
appearance and they will be called in batches in the order of merit as per Time Schedule for
Round of Counseling. The “Time Schedule” for 1st Round of Counseling shall be hosted
on the NBE website www.natboard.edu.in and shall also be displayed on the notice board of
National Board of Examinations, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi.
2. The ‘Time Schedule’ and scheme for 2nd Round of counseling shall be hosted in due course
of time at NBE website www.natboard.edu.in after completion of the 1st Round of
3. The counseling shall be done on the basis of the Overall Rank. However, reserved seats
will be allotted to concerned category candidates only. Candidates of reserved category
can opt for either reserved seat earmarked for them or unreserved seat in order of their
merit. Candidates may note that reservation status of DNB seats at a particular
institution/medical college is provided by the respective institution only based on the roster
maintained by the institution.
4. No separate intimation regarding counseling will be sent. Therefore, all the eligible
candidates are directed to be in touch with the NBE through NBE website
www.natboard.edu.in till the date of completion of the admission process for DNB Courses
for January 2012 session.
5. Candidates are required to bring their RANK LETTER at the time of counseling along with
the essential documents. Rank letters may be downloaded after the process of online
registration for counseling is over. Rank letters can be downloaded from NBE website after
the merit list is uploaded.
6. COUNSELING FEE: Candidates are required to deposit a counseling fee of Rs. 2000/-
through demand draft in favour of National Board of Examinations, payable at New Delhi, on
the day of counseling at counseling venue itself. Candidates are required to bring the above
mentioned demand draft to participate in counselling, failing which they will not be allowed to
participate in the counselling.
7. Candidate has to be present in person on the day of his/her counseling to claim the seat at
scheduled time specified in his/her Rank Letter. No authorized representative on behalf of
candidate will be permitted. Candidate may kindly ensure to arrive for counselling on time at
designated venue. NBE shall not be responsible for delay in arrival due to any reason.
Candidate shall not be permitted to enter counselling venue if his/her batch has already
been admitted for counselling at designated time. No claim in this regards will be
entertained. NBE reserves its rights to take decisions in cases of late reporting.
8. Candidates have to bring the following documents IN ORIGINAL, along with certified copies
of the documents at S.No. (ii) to (ix), for participation in counselling:
i. Rank Letter downloaded from NBE website www.natboard.edu.in National Board of Examinations
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ii. CET PASS certificate issued by NBE of session based on PASS result of which DNB
seat is to be opted in Jan 2012 counselling.
iii. MBBS Degree/Provisional passing certificate*.
iv. Internship Completion Certificate.
v. Permanent/Provisional Registration certificate issued by MCI/State Medical Council
for registration of MBBS qualification.
vi. Matriculation/High School/Higher Secondary Certificate as a proof of Date of Birth.
vii. SC/ST certificate issued by competent authority, if applicable.
viii. OBC certificate issued by competent authority, if applicable. The sub-caste should
tally with the central list of OBC.
ix. Any other relevant certificate or document.
* Provisional certificate of MBBS Degree is permissible only for those candidates who
had passed the MBBS course in the year 2011.
If passed MBBS before 2011 and the degree certificate has not been issued so far by
the concerned university, documentary evidence of this in form of a letter from
competent authority of respective university to be furnished at the time of counseling.
9. Candidates without original documents will not be allowed to appear/participate in
Centralized Counselling by NBE under any circumstances. Candidates who have deposited
their original documents with the Institutes/Colleges/Universities and have come for
counseling with a certificate stating that “their original certificates are deposited with the
Institute/Colleges/University” will not be allowed to participate in counseling.
10. Candidates are required to bring one of the Govt issued ID card (PAN card, Indian Passport,
Driving Licence, Election ID card) in original at the time of appearing for counselling. No
other ID proof will be accepted.
11. All the certificates must be in HINDI or ENGLISH. In case if any of the certificate(s) is/are in
regional language, its Hindi/English version translated copy duly authenticated by a Group
‘A’ Gazetted Officer will be required in original.
12. Seat Allotment letter will be issued to the candidate only on the same day of counseling.
1. IMPERSONATION IN COUNSELLING
If during the counseling, it is found that candidates appearing in the Counseling have
indulged in any kind of impersonation, his/her candidature for counselling/admission to DNB
course will be cancelled. The matter shall be dealt as per Unfair Means guidelines of NBE.
Such candidates will be debarred permanently from taking NBE examinations in future.
2. SUBMISSION OF FALSE/FABBRICATED DOCUMENTS
At any stage if it is found that documents produced for verification are false/fabricated and/or
do not belong to the candidate, his/her candidature for counselling/admission to DNB course
will be cancelled. The matter shall be dealt as per Unfair Means guidelines of NBE.
3. PARTICIPATION IN COUNSELLING DESPITE ALREADY JOINED A DNB COURSE
Candidates who are pursuing a DNB course at the time of counselling or those who left a
DNB course without completing it or those who were discontinued from DNB course by NBE
due to any reason are not eligible to participate in this counselling. National Board of Examinations
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4. CANVASSING FOR ALLOTMENT OF SEATS
Canvassing directly or indirectly for the allotment of seats or adjustments thereafter would
disqualify the candidate for allotment of seats on the basis of CET examination.
5. MISBEHAVING WITH NBE STAFF ON COUNSELLING DUTY
If any candidate appearing for counseling or any relative/attendant of the candidate present
at the counseling venue found creating nuisance and hampering the process of smooth
conduction of counseling because of his/her behaviour, the candidate shall be disqualified
from appearing in the counseling. NBE reserves its rights to take a final decision in such
matters of misbehaviour/misconduct on part of appearing candidates/ attendants for
JOINING OF THE COURSE:
1. Each candidate shall be given 10 days time from the date of issue of the allotment letter to
report and join the allotted NBE accredited Medical college/Institution/Hospital. Candidate
has to begin his/her DNB training within these 10 days from the date of issue of allotment
letter. Candidate is required to submit their joining report to NBE through their allotted NBE
accredited Medical college/Institution/Hospital as per the format of Annexure – ‘A’ (Jan
2012) of these guidelines. Request for extension of joining date shall not be entertained.
The allotment made will be firm and final. Change of specialty/college from one place to
another is not permitted. Therefore, request for the same shall not be entertained by the
NBE after the allotment of seats. Annexure ‘A’ (Jan 2012) needs to be furnished through
speed post in ORIGINAL
2. The candidates, who do not appear on notified date or who reject the available seat at their
rank or who do not join the college by the last date of joining mentioned in the allotment
letter, shall forfeit their claim for a seat.
3. If any candidate, after joining, discontinues the DNB course, or his/her admission is
cancelled by the NBE for any reason, he/she shall forfeit his/her claim for a DNB seat in
future based on CET pass result of concerned session. However, such candidates are
permitted to reappear in future CET conducted by NBE. NBE reserves its rights to alter,
change or cancel this policy at any moment.
4. While reporting for admission, please carry all the relevant certificates/documents in original.
CANDIDATES WITHOUT ALL REQUISITE ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS WILL NOT BE
ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE IN COUNSELING.
5. In the matter of allocation/admission of candidates to respective Medical College/Institution,
the decision of the National Board of Examinations shall be final. All disputes pertaining to
conduct of COUNSELLING by the NBE and allocation of seats in various specialties and
colleges/institutions by the NBE shall fall within the exclusive jurisdiction of competent courts
at Delhi/New Delhi
6. No oral enquiry would be entertained by the NBE for any queries pertaining to counselling.
Candidates are requested to communicate in writing. They must take special care to National Board of Examinations
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indicate their rank number, Acknowledgment Number, Roll number, Name and postal
address in their correspondence to NBE at email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
PROCEDURE FOR REGISTRATION WITH NBE FOR DNB COURSE
1. Candidates who are found eligible for CET centralized counseling – Jan 2012 admission
session will be required to report to their respective NBE accredited Medical
Colleges/Institutions/Hospital for joining DNB course within prescribed time period.
Immediately after joining DNB training, candidates are required to send to NBE a duly
completed Annexure – ‘A’ – Jan 2012 through Head of their institution for confirming
their DNB seat. Annexure – A (Jan 2012) needs to be furnished in original through
speed post only. Fax copies are not accepted. To expedite the process, candidates can
send scanned copy of annexure A (Jan 2012) also through their institution in addition to
a copy through speed post at email ID: email@example.com
2. With one month of joining DNB training, candidates are required to furnish following
documents to NBE to get registered with NBE for DNB course:
• A duly completed application form for Jan 2012 admission session.
• A registration fee of Rs 3000 to be deposited through challan/Pay-in-slip at any of the
Indian Bank branch across India. NBE copy of this challan needs to be enclosed with the
• Copy of annexure –A(Jan 2012) which was sent in original to NBE after joining DNB
• Copy of Seat allotment letter issued by NBE at the time of counseling.
3. Contact details mentioned in registration form will be treated as final and any further
correspondence will be sent only at these correspondence details in future.
4. Candidates who resign from a DNB seat opted in Jan 2012 counseling or those who do
not report and join the institution are opting a DNB seat through counseling are required
to update NBE in this regards through email at firstname.lastname@example.org failing which NBE
may not allow them to appear in future NBE examinations/counseling.
The merit list is prepared for candidates registered for counselling is purely provisional and
subjected to the verification of aforementioned documents in original. Any candidate found to
have furnished incorrect information/false documents will be disqualified from the counselling.
If it is found at any stage that a candidate has already joined a DNB course and has again opted
for a DNB seat through CET Centralized Counselling Jan 2012 without resigning from the
previous seat, he/she shall forfeit his/her claim for both the DNB seats.
In an unlikely event of an ineligible candidate granted admission to DNB course, NBE reserves
its right to revoke his/her admission from DNB course and may disqualify him/her from NBE
examination in future in addition to any further actions as deemed fit.
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ANNEXURE A – JAN 2012
Format of Joining Report to be furnished by all DNB Candidates who have been allotted DNB
seats at NBE accredited Medical Colleges/Institutions/Hospitals for DNB training, through CET
NOTE: Ensure that Joining Report MUST be issued on an OFFICIAL LETTERHEAD
under signature and stamp of DEAN/PRINCIPAL/MEDICAL
SUPERINTENDENT/HEAD OF THE INSTITUTION/DIRECTOR ONLY, as per the
Office Dispatch Number: Date of Issue:
The Executive Director
National Board of Examinations
(Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India)
Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
Sub: Furnishing of Joining Report for DNB Course.
It is certified that Dr.________________________________________ Son/Daughter/Wife of
______________________________________ who has qualified CET Examination –
_________session conducted by National Board of Examinations vide Roll
Number________________ has reported for joining DNB course at our NBE accredited Medical
College/Institution/Hospital on ___________(Date of Joining DNB training). He/she has scored
_____ rank in CET Centralized Counseling as per the seat allotment letter received from NBE.
His/Her original documents have been verified for their genuineness & authenticity. He/She may
be registered for DNB Course in the specialty of _________________________ w.e.f
_____________________ (Date of Joining DNB Training).
He/she will be doing his/her thesis under guidance of ____________________________ (Name
& designation of thesis guide) as per prescribed NBE guidelines for thesis submission.
It is also certified that the candidate will be made to work during the entire DNB training as a
resident doctor strictly in accordance with leave guidelines of NBE.
Name & Designation_________