Formative Assessment Test 2019 (FAT 2019): NBE issues notice for DNB, FNB trainees
All the concerned DNB, FNB trainees who are interested in FAT 2019 can view the details of the said notice mentioned below:
The National Board of Examinations conducts the Formative Assessment Test for all DNB/FNB trainee on an annual basis as per the below-prescribed scheme:
|Course||FAT conducted by NBE||FAT conducted by institute/ hospital in the form of Internal Appraisal|
|Broad Speciality Courses||In 2nd year of DNB training||In 1st & 3 rd year of DNB training|
|Super Speciality Courses||In 2nd year of DNB training||In 1st & 3rd year of DNB training|
|Post Diploma Courses||In 1st year of DNB training||In 2nd year of DNB training|
|Fellowship Courses||In 1st year of DNB training||In 2nd year of DNB training|
|Direct 6 years Courses||In 2nd & 4th year of DNB training||In 1st, 3rd & 5th year of DNB training|
Kindly note that appearance in FAT shall be made mandatory as one of the eligibility criteria for appearing in DNB/FNB Final exit examinations as per the below-prescribed scheme:
|Course||Number of FATs mandatory|
|Broad Speciality Courses||Two|
|Super Speciality Courses||Two|
|Post Diploma Courses||One|
|Direct 6 years Courses||Three|
Kindly note that the annual appraisal fees submitted by the candidates as a part of their annual training charges shall not be refunded to them in case of non-appearance in the internal appraisal conducted by their institute/ hospital.
Any exemption from FATs shall have to be informed by the accredited institute/hospital to NBE prior to the conduct of FAT with all relevant supporting documents. The exemption from FAT shall be decided by the NBE on merit of the case.
The compulsory participations in FATs shall apply to the candidates, who join in or after July 2019 admission session.
The schedule of Formative Assessment Test-2019 to be conducted by NBE for the above candidates is as follows
|i. Theory Examination||20th October, 2019 (Sunday)It consists of two question papers:|
Paper 1 : 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM Paper – II : 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
|ii. Work Place Based Clinical Assessment||January 2020 / February 2020|
The guidelines for the internal appraisal can be downloaded from the link given below:
Guidelines for the conduct of Internal Appraisal of DNB trainees by NBE Accredited Hospitals/ Institutes (2019-20)