NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS

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INTRODUCTION

The National Board of Examinations is an autonomous organization established by the Govt. of India in the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The prime objective of the Board is to conduct high uniform standard of Postgraduate and Post-doctoral examinations in various disciplines of modern medicine and allied sciences on an all India basis for the award of Diplomate of National Board. The emphasis is on evaluating professional ability and practical application of sound theoretical knowledge in the practice of the specialty a candidate is certified in.

 

POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM IN SUB-SPECIALITIES

 

India has the expertise in various sub-speciality areas with centers having high tech.equipment and trained manpower performing exceptional quality work. There are many young medical graduates with aptitude for higher learning. Considering the need to increase manpower that can render highest degree of professional work, the National Board has started Postdoctoral Fellowship courses in fourteen sub-specialties as a pilot project.

 

Well equipped centers, after due inspection, have been identified in the concerned specialties. Candidates with DNB/MD/MS/MCh qualification in the concerned speciality are eligible with preference to DNB candidates. Selection is based on an entrance test. The trainee will go through a structured training programme, maintain a performance record book and undergo an examination at the end of the training. Candidates will be awarded Fellow, National Board of Examinations, at the annual convocation.

FELLOWSHIP IS A RESIDENCY PROGRAMME   

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