The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the provisional datesheet for several examinations. It includes the upcoming session of Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE) 2020, DNB Post Diploma Centralised Entrance Test (PDCET) 2021, National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Post-Graduation (NEET PG), and Master of Dental Surgery (NEET MDS) 2021. The exam dates were released on 16 September 2020 at natboard.edu.in the official website. The entrance exams will be held in the Computer-Based Test (CBT) mode.
Provisional Schedule for Upcoming NBE 2020 Entrance Exams
|Name of the examinations||Exam date|
|FMGE 2020 December session exam date||04 December 2020|
|NEET PG 2021 exam date||10 January 2021|
|NEET MDS 2021 exam date||16 December 2020|
|DNB PDCET 2020 admission session||28 January 2021|
About FMGE 2020
FMGE or Foreign Medical Graduates Examination is conducted twice a year in June and December. It is conducted for the graduates from foreign medical colleges to obtain a provisional or a permanent registration with the Medical Council of India (MCI) or any State Medical Council. This allows them to practice medicine in the country.
About NEET PG and MDS 2021
NBE conducts NEET-PG for admission to 10,821 Master of Surgery (MS) seats, 19,953 Doctor of Medicine (MD) seats, and 1,979 PG Diploma seats offered by 6,102 government, private, deemed, and central universities in India. However, based on NEET MDS, 6,501 seats are offered for admission to 50% All India Quota (AIQ), 50% state quota, and all deemed and central universities.
About DNB PDCET 2021
The National Board of Examination or NBE conducts DNB PDCET 2021 examination every year for admission to 1073 seats secured in 597 hospitals in India for 14 specialties. After the DNB PDCET, the 2021 entrance exam is concluded, the merit list will be prepared, and the counseling will be carried out.