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DNB SS Offline Counselling: NBE releases vacant indicative seat matrix, Schedule for 3 courses

DNB SS Offline Counselling: NBE releases vacant indicative seat matrix, Schedule for 3 courses

New Delhi: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the vacant indicative seat matrix for DNB SS July 2019 admission session offline in-person counselling. As per the seat matrix, there are a total of 221 seats vacant for DNB SS July 2019 admission session offline in-person counselling which is currently being conducted by the NBE.

The examination authority has also published the schedule for the counselling of three DNB SS courses- Urology, Neonatology/ paediatric intensive care and Endovascular and Interventional Radiology.

Medical Dialogues had earlier reported that with the counselling for DM, MCh and DNB SS courses already being over by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), the National Board of Examinations (NBE) has decided to conduct In-Person Stray Vacancy Round for vacant DNB SS Seats in Offline mode to avoid the wastage of seats.


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The Seat Matrix attached below shows the number of seats vacant as per the speciality courses offered by various medical colleges.
According to the seat matrix, the maximum number of seats are available in cardiology with 75 seats. Next comes the critical care medicine course with over 31 vacant seats and neurology with 24.
Cardiac Anaesthesia has 14 seats available for DNB SS candidates.
The least number of seats are in Genito Urinary Surgery (Urology), Hematology, Medical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Neonatology with 2 seats each while DNB SS candidates aspiring for admission to Paediatric Intensive care, Plastic Surgery and  Endovascular and Interventional Radiology have tough competition as each of these courses have only 1 vacant seat.
Speciality Seats
Cardiac Anaesthesia 14
Cardio Thoracic Surgery 12
Cardiology 75
Critical Care Medicine 31
Endovascular and Interventional Radiology 1
Gastroenterology 5
Genito Urinary Surgery (Urology) 2
Hematology 2
Medical Oncology 2
Neonatology 2
Nephrology 11
Neuro Anaesthesia and Critical Care 8
Neuro Surgery 22
Neurology 24
Paediatric Surgery 6
Pediatric Intensive Care 1
Plastic Surgery 1
Surgical Oncology 2
Thoracic Surgery 2
Grand Total 221

DNB Super Specialty – 2019 Admission Session – Schedule for Offline (in-person) Counseling.

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S. No. DNB-SS Course Reporting Time

The concerned candidates, who are vying for admission to DNB SS courses are requested to view the schedule.

Read Also: NBE issues offline counselling schedule for Stray DNB SS seats

The Offline (in-person) DNB-SS- 2019 Centralized Merit Based Counseling shall be conducted by NBE on 11.10.2019 at National Board of Examinations, PSP Area, Sector – 9, Dwarka (Landmark: Opp. District Court, Dwarka, New Delhi)

There is no fee to be paid for participation in the Offline (in-person) Counseling for Eligible candidates.

Candidates made Eligible by lowering the cut-off mark and were not able to register for Stray Round of Counseling conducted by MCC can also appear this Offline (in-person) counselling after the completion of counseling of Eligible candidates, as indicated in the list of eligible candidates on the NBE website. Such candidates have to pay a sum of Rupees Five Thousand only (Rs. 5000/-) as counselling fee in the form of Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of National Board of Examinations payable at New Delhi.

All the candidates appearing for Offline (in-person) counselling are required to produce the following documents/certificates in original, failing which the candidate shall not be allowed to participate in the Offline (in- person) counselling.

  • Admit Card issued by NBE
  • Result / Rank Letter issued by NBE
  • MBBS Degree certificate.
  • Permanent Registration certificate issued by MCI/State Medical council.
  • DNB/MD/MS Degree certificate#.
  • Proof of MD/MS Qualification being recognized as per IMC Act/Central Government.
  • Proof of declaration of result of qualifying Post-Graduate Medical Qualification (MD/MS/DNB) on or before 15th July
  • Proof of training completion of qualifying Post-Graduate Medical Qualification (MD/MS/DNB) on or before 15th July
  • Matriculation/High School/Higher Secondary Certificate as a proof of Date of Birth.
  • Valid identity card in original viz. PAN card, Aadhaar Card (with photograph), Indian Passport, Voter ID Card, Driving License, MCI/SMC Registration certificate bearing the photograph of the candidate. No other ID proof will be accepted.

#Provisional Pass certificate of DNB/MD/MS Qualification is permissible only for those candidates who had passed the DNB/MD/MS Qualification in or after 2017. If the candidate has passed DNB/MD/MS Qualification before 2017 and the DNB/MD/MS degree certificate has not been issued to him/her so far by the concerned university/Board, documentary evidence to this effect in the form of a letter from competent authority of respective university/Board is to be furnished at the time of joining the allotted institute.

If a candidate is employed or under any kind of bond, he/she has to furnish a ‘No Objection Certificate or/and Relieving Letter’ issued by the competent authority of concerned University /Employer at the time of joining the allotted institute.

6. Candidates are required to produce a One-year course fee of Rs. 1,25,000/ (Rupees One Lakh Twenty-Five Thousand Only) as Demand Draft (DD) in favour of National Board of Examinations payable at New Delhi while opting the seat in the Offline (in-person) counselling, failing which the seat opted by them, shall not be allotted.

7. The Indicative seat matrix for the Offline(in-person) counseling shall be made available on NBE website shortly. Final Seat matrix shall be notified at the NBE website and the Counseling venue prior to the commencement of the Offline(in-person) counselling.

8. The candidate allotted with a confirmed seat during the Offline (in-person) counselling has to join the allotted institute latest by 21st October 2019, failing which the allotment shall be treated as cancelled.

9. Candidates are required to make their own arrangements for boarding & lodging. Travel cost to appear in the Offline (in-person) counselling shall be borne by the candidates themselves.

10. Candidates are advised to report to the counselling venue at the prescribed time. Candidates reporting after the prescribed time are liable to miss their turn in the Counseling/non-participation. NBE shall not be responsible for any delay in arrival due to any reason. No claim in this regard shall be entertained. NBE reserves its rights to take appropriate decisions in cases of late reporting by the candidates. However, no candidate under any circumstances shall be allowed to disrupt the existing flow of candidates for counselling if he/she reports late on any ground.

11. For any further clarification/assistance related to DNB-SS Centralized Merit Based Counseling-2019 admission session, please write to NBE at e-mail ID

The vacant indicative seat matrix for DNB SS July 2019 admission session offline in-person counselling is attached below

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