DNB CET Counselling 2021 - Schedule, Registration, Admission Process

DNB CET Counselling 2021 - Schedule, Registration, Admission Process

DNB CET Counselling 2021 - National Board of Examinations (NBE) is the competent authority conducts DNB CET 2021 counselling process for admission to post-MBBS diploma courses. The counselling of DNB CET 2021 will be conducted for candidates who will qualify NEET PG entrance exam. The schedule of Online Centralized Merit Based DNB CET Counseling will be announced after the result of NEET PG 2021. DNB CET counselling 2021 will be conducted in online mode at counseling.nbe.edu.in for admission to around 2256 seats in 1038 hospitals in India. NBE will organise a total of four rounds of DNB CET 2021 counselling for qualified candidates. To qualify the exam, aspirants need to qualify NEET PG cutoff to appear for the counselling of DNB CET 2021.

To appear for DNB CET 2021 counselling process, the qualified candidates need to register themselves. While doing the DNB CET counselling registration, candidates need to set a password, create login credentials, entering personal, academic, NEET PG 2021 and other required details. Also, during the DNB CET counselling 2021, the choices of hospitals and specializations must be provided in which candidates wish to get admission. On the basis of NEET PG result, choices filled, seats available in the selected colleges, reservation criteria and other factors the admission to DNB CET 2021 seats will be done. After the DNB CET seat allotment process, the shortlisted aspirants need to report at the allotted hospitals along with the relevant documents and allotment letter for verification and admission process. In case of any vacant seats left after second round of DNB CET 2021 counselling, the subsequent rounds will be organised by NBE. Read the article on DNB CET counselling 2021 dates, rounds, procedure, seat allotment, result and other details.

DNB CET 2021 Counselling - Important dates

Post diploma aspirants can refer to the table below for important dates pertaining to the counselling of DNB CET.

DNB CET counselling 2021 Important dates

Events

DNB CET counselling dates

First round of counselling

Start date for registrations

To be notified

Last date to register

To be notified

Process of seat allotment

To be notified

Seat allotment

To be notified

First year course fee payment

To be notified
Last date of paymentTo be notified
Final eligible list of candidatesTo be notified
Download allotment letter and E-joiningTo be notified
Physical joiningTo be notified

Second round of counselling

Display of vacant seat matrix

To be notified

Adding, editing, recording of filled in options

To be notified

Seat allotment process

To be notified
Result of allotmentTo be notified

First year course fee payment

To be notified

E-joining

To be notified
Physical reportingTo be notified

Third round of counselling

Registration and editing of choices filled (also for candidates qualifying after revised NEET PG cutoff)

To be notified

Seat allotment

To be notified
Result announcementTo be notified

Course fee payment

To be notified

E-joining

To be notified

Joining allotted college

To be notified

Final round mop-up round

Payment of one year course fee

To be notified

Choice filling/editing session

To be notified
Process of seat allotmentTo be notified
Result of seat allotmentTo be notified
Physical joining of allotted collegeTo be notified
Online Centralized Merit Based counseling - Round 1
Registration and filling Options/ChoicesTo be notified
Processing of AllotmentTo be notified
Result of AllotmentTo be notified
Payment of First Year Course FeeTo be notified
Physical Joining at the allotted instituteTo be notified
Merit Based counseling for sponsored seats - Mop up round
Login and filling Options/ChoicesTo be notified
Processing of AllotmentTo be notified
Result of AllotmentTo be notified
Payment of First Year Course FeeTo be notified
Physical Joining at the allotted instituteTo be notified

DNB CET 2021 counselling - Eligibility criteria

To participate for counselling of DNB CET 2021, candidates must mandatorily fulfil the conditions set by NBE along with the NEET PG eligibility criteria. For the convenience of candidates, these have been listed below:

  • Those medical aspirants who do not participate in the first round of DNB CET counselling 2021 will not be allowed to participate in the subsequent rounds, which includes the final in-person round

  • Those candidates who are already pursuing any PG course other than DNB will first have to discontinue the same in order to be eligible for the counselling of DNB CET 2021

  • Those candidates who join the course on their opted seat and then wish to discontinue the same will not be allowed to appear for the examination or pursue the course for three years, i.e., till December 2022. It is the same for candidates joining DNB direct 6 years course. Such candidates will be debarred till 2025

How to register for DNB CET Counselling 2021?

Eligible candidates can refer to the steps below to know how to register for DNB CET 2021 counselling. Candidates must note that the registration process for first three rounds will be held in online mode. However, the fourth and final round for counselling of DNB CET 2021 will be offline and in-person round. For the better convenience of candidates, the authority has provided the flow chart for DNB CET counselling 2021, which can be checked below.

Step 1 - DNB CET Counselling Registration 2021

The first step is to register by creating a password. The login credentials thereafter will be the password created and NEET PG 2021 registered email ID/roll number

Step 2 - Login for DNB CET counselling

After registering candidates will have to login using the credentials. An otp will be sent on their NEET PG 2021 registered mail ID and phone number. Aspirants are required to enter that in order to login for DNB CET counselling 2021

Step 3 - Payment of DNB CET 2021 counselling fee

In the next step, candidates will be required to pay the counselling fee, i.e., ₹2500. For reference, candidates can refer to the image below

Step 4 - Review personal details

The next step for candidates is to review and if need be edit their personal details for counselling of DNB CET 2021.

Step 5 - Uploading documents for DNB CET counselling process

In this step candidates are required to upload documents required for DNB CET counselling 2021. The documents uploaded here are to be scanned. List of documents to be uploaded is given below in this article. Aspirants are also required to select their category specification for DNB CET counselling here

Step 6 - Choice filling for DNB CET counselling 2021

Candidates have to select their choices in this step. The choices given here should be in order of preference for counselling of DNB CET 2021. For filling the same candidates have to first select the state, then hospital, followed by specialty and then add choice.

Candidates can also shift their choices and remove them by using the arrow and remove button respectively.

Step 7 - Declaration box

The final step of registration for DNB CET counselling 2021 is to click ‘I accept’ in the declaration box. In this step candidates can add and remove choices as many times as they want until they lock their choices.

DNB CET 2021 Counselling - Seat allotment procedure

The seat allotment procedure for each round of counselling of DNB CET can be checked below. Candidates can refer to the same for ease of understanding.

DNB CET Counselling - Complete Process

Click here to know the process of DNB (Post-MBBS) counselling

DNB CET counselling 2021 procedure - round one

Candidates who successfully register themselves for DNB CET 2021 counselling will be allowed to participate in the same. The procedure for round one is given in the points below:

  • Each candidate will be allowed to opt for as many choices as many they want. However, they must note that selecting a college, during the counselling of DNB CET, which they do not wish to join will lead them into trouble as aforementioned

  • Aspirants will be allowed to select their special category also. However, they will also have to upload certificates proving the same

  • The certificates thus uploaded will then be verified by NBE as well as the authorities concerned at the allotted institute

  • Aspirants who do not lock their selected choices for DNB CET counselling 2021 will have their options frozen and automatically locked after the last date.

  • Those candidates who do not pay the registration fee within stipulated time will not be allowed to participate in DNB CET 2021 counselling process

  • Candidates will be allotted seats on the basis of their preferences and their merit position. The allocation process in the counselling of DNB CET will be done first for the unreserved seats and then the reserved seats. Candidates can look below for the order of allocation.

1. Unreserved seats

2. In case UR seats are not available, SC/ST/OBC/PWD seats will be allotted to eligible candidates

3. If the above mentioned seats are not available then Special category seats (OBC-A/OBC-B/MBS/BCA/SEBC,etc.) will be allotted to eligible candidates

  • A mock allotment of DNB CET counselling 2021 will be held, following which registered candidates will be allowed to re-arrange/re-shuffle their choices. The authorities will not allow fresh registrations at this time

  • Once a seat gets allotted, other candidates who opted for the same will have that option automatically disabled

  • Candidates who accept the allotted seat at the time of DNB CET 2021 counselling will have to pay one-year course fee, i.e., 80,000 through the online counseling portal of NBE. Such candidates will also have to select Certificate and Biometric Verification Centre at the time of online payment of course fee

  • Aspirants who are allotted a seat will be allowed to participate for upgradation in the second round of counselling of DNB CET and those who were not allotted any seats will also be eligible for the second round

  • The authorities will display the indicative seat matrix for upgradation on the official website

DNB CET counselling 2021 procedure - Round two

  • NBE will avail the facility of choice filling for already registered candidates to select their preferred institute, which includes freezing of previously entered and available options and adding new ones. New candidates will not be allowed to register afresh for DNB CET 2021 counselling

  • Candidates will have to mandatorily remove their earlier allotted seat choice during the second round. Failing to do this candidates will have to accept the newly allotted institute at the time of counselling of DNB CET. Under any circumstances, the authorities will not allow candidates to take admission on the seat allotted in first round if they participate in the second round of DNB CET counselling 2021

  • Candidates opting for upgraded seat will have their earlier allotted seat given to candidate with a lower rank than the former

  • After having a seat allotted to them at the time of counselling of DNB CET, candidates will be required to pay one-year course fee and report for Biometric and Document Verification at the allotted centre. Candidates who pay the fee but do not report to the allotted centre will have their candidature cancelled

DNB CET counselling 2021 procedure - Round three

All the processes for the third round of counselling of DNB CET will be same as above. After getting seats allotted to them and Biometric and Document Verification done, candidates will have to download their allotment letter. This will be available to them on the online portal of DNB CET counselling 2021. Such candidates will have to report to the allotted college with the allotment letter and original documents for verification. The authorities at the allotted institute will verify the documents and eligibility of candidates as per the guidelines set by NBE.

DNB CET 2021 counselling procedure - Fourth (In-person) round

  • The authorities will conduct the final round of DNB CET counselling at the below given address

National Board of Examinations, PSP Area

Sector-9, Dwarka

New Delhi

Landmark - Opposite District Court, New Delhi

  • All the travel expenses have to be incurred by the participating candidates themselves

  • Below given documents have to be furnished by candidates at the time of DNB CET counselling 2021. Failing to do this candidates will not be allowed to participate in the same

1. MBBS degree certificate/Provisional MBBS pass certificate

2. Permanent registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI)/ State Medical Council

3. Certificate of completion of internship (the date of completion of internship must be on or before December 31, 2021)

4. Caste certificate issued by competent authority and sub-caste should tally with Central Government list

5. Special category certificate (if applicable)

6. Any Bonafide certificate (if applicable)

7. Valid identity proof (PAN Card/Voter ID/Indian Passport/Driving license/ Aadhar Card with photograph)

  • Candidates accepting their allotted seat will have to pay one-year course fee through Demand Draft drawn in favour of ‘ National Board of Examinations’ payable at ‘New Delhi’

The counselling fee is ₹2500, payable at the time of registration for online DNB CET 2021 counselling. The authorities will not be processing any sort of refund of the same under any circumstances.

DNB CET 2020 Counselling Links

To check the result of sponsored seats for mop-up round DNB CET counselling 2020 - Click hereTo check the result of final mop-up round DNB CET counselling 2020 - Click here To check the result of sponsored seats for 2nd round DNB CET counselling 2020 - Click here To check the result of sponsored seats for DNB CET counselling 2020 - Click here Last date of reporting of round 3 of DNB CET counselling extended to August 31!DNB CET counselling 2020 final mop-up round official dates- Check here To check the list of candidates who have paid the course fee for 3rd DNB CET counselling - Click hereTo download DNB CET 2020 Round-3 Result - Click here

Notice for the last date of submission of Undertaking and NOC- Check details

To check notice for participating in DNB CET counselling after revision of NEET PG cutoff - Click here

Schedule for DNB CET 2020 counselling round 3 - Click here

To download DNB CET Round-two Result - Click here

Schedule for DNB CET 2020 counselling round 2 revised; check here

Last date of Submission of Undertaking and NOC for sponsored candidates extended- Click here

To download the list of DNB CET sponsored seats- Click here

DNB CET 2020 counselling: Click here to check the list of candidates who have accepted a seat in round one.

DNB CET 2020 counselling Round-2 and 3 schedule announced; check below!

To read notice on DNB CET counselling schedule - Click here and check dates below!

To download DNB CET Round-1 Result - Click here

To login for DNB CET counselling - Click here

To download handbook for DNB post-MBBS - Click here

DNB CET Counselling 2019 - Useful links

List of eligible candidates final round - Click here

Public notice for mop-up round - Click here

Public notice for admission schedule - Click here

Notice for NBE fee guidelines - Click here

List of designated centres for PwD certificate - Click here

Notice regarding stipend guidelines - Click here