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Diplomate of National Board ( DNB) under National Board of Examinations , Ministry of Health & Family Welfare :-

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) was established in 1975 on the basis of the Report of a Working Group set up by the Govt of India. The National Board functioned as a wing of the National Academy of Medical Sciences from 1975 to 1982 and the Govt of India, after a review, took a policy decision to make it an independent

autonomous body with effect from 1st March, 1982 under the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare. The Governing Body of NBE comprises of the President, 4 Vice-Presidents (to be nominated by the Central Govt) and Director General of Health Services; Director General- AFMS; President- Dental Council of India; Chairman- Board of Governors, MCI; President- IMA; President- NAMS; Secretary- Higher Education, Ministry of HRD; Financial Advisor- Ministry of Health & FW;

Chairman- UGC and Executive Director- NBE as ex- officio members. Besides this, the Govt of India nominates representatives of the medical faculties of various universities, one non-medical scientist and 4 persons of high standing in the field of medicine. NBE conducts examinations in more than 66 disciplines of modern medicine leading to award of Diplomate National Board (DNB) and Fellow National Board (FNB) Qualification.

The Diplomate qualifications awarded by the National Board of Examinations have been equated with post graduate degree and postdoctoral level qualifications of

Universities by the Govt of India, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Considering the fact that India has the expertise in various sub-specialty areas with centers having high tech equipment and trained manpower performing exceptional quality work and also keeping in mind the need to increase manpower that can render

highest degree of professional work the National Board also conducts Fellowship programme in 16 sub-specialties. Besides, the NBE also conducts entrance examination

and centralized counselling for admission to these courses.

DNB Program to be started in SDN Hospital:

East Delhi Municipal Corporation vide resolution no 72 dated 28/7/2014 approvedproposal for starting DNB training programme in different departments like Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Medicine , Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology etc. at Swami Dayanand Hospital. It is hereby proposed to initially start DNB programme  in the above mentioned departments as follows:

  1. Pediatrics – 4 seats
  2. Anaesthesia – 3 seats
  3. General Medicine – 3 seats
  4. Obstetrics & Gynaecology – 2 seats
  5. General Surgery – 2 seats

Total                                    – 14 seats

Application for fresh accreditation in the above mentioned five subjects has been duly filled and submitted in the office of National Board for its consideration.

Medical Superintendent

Dr. Rajni Khedwal

Healthy population is an asset of the country. My motto is to achieve
"Health For All"

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