1. ELIGIBILITY FOR COUNSELING:Candidates who have qualified the Centralized Entrance Test (DNB CET) conducted by NBE in July 2015 and fulfill the eligibility criteria for admission to DNB Broad Specialty including Direct 6 Years courses (July 2015 admission session) at various NBE accredited Medical Colleges/Institutions/Hospitals in India shall participate in the counseling for allocation of seats purely on merit cum choice basis.
Candidate pursuing any other Post Graduate Medical course (other than DNB course) can join a DNB seat only after he/she resigns from such course. Seat allotment letter to such a candidate shall be issued by NBE (within the admission calendar) only if the candidate has been relieved and discharged from the institution/college/hospital from where he/she is undergoing such post graduate medical course.
3. Candidates already pursuing a DNB course are not eligible to appear for the DNB-CET till such time they have completed the entire duration of the prescribed course or have been discharged from the course. Candidates who have joined DNB- Broad Specialty course in or after January 2013 session are not eligible to appear in DNB-CET July 2015.  This shall be irrespective of their resignation or discontinuation from the course due to any reason.
If ineligibility is detected at any stage, NBE reserves its rights to take necessary actions as deemed fit including but not limited to cancellation of admission to DNB course and to debar the candidate from taking any further examinations conducted by NBE.
A candidate can also exercise his/her option for participation in further round of counseling (i.e. opting out) through NBE website www.natboard.edu.in till the day of his / her scheduled counseling.  The candidate need not appear for counseling in-person at NBE office Delhi for opting out for further round of counseling.  Candidate can access NBE website from anywhere to use the facility for opting out for further round of counseling. Such candidate shall not be marked as absent and shall be given an opportunity to participate in further round of counseling as and when conducted by NBE for the same academic session.
Candidates who do not attend/participate in the counseling at their first opportunity either in person or through online (opt out) shall not be eligible for participation in the subsequent round(s) of counseling (if any).
Candidates opting for a confirmed seat are NOT eligible to participate in subsequent round(s) of counseling irrespective of their joining/non- joining/resignation from the seat already opted for.
SCHEDULE FOR COUNSELING: The schedule of CET-Centralized counseling shall be made available on NBE website www.natboard.edu.in
Merit list of eligible candidates shall be notified on NBE website www.natboard.edu.in.
Eligible candidates will be able to download their Rank letter for participation from NBE website after the merit list is notified.
AVAILABILITY OF SEATS: The indicative seat matrix for DNB (Post MBBS) seats is available in the information bulletin and shall also be uploaded on NBE website. Final Seat matrix shall be displayed at the counseling venue and NBE website before commencement of the counseling.