DNB Respiratory Diseases.

Duration 3 years
Course Type Post Graduation

DNB Respiratory Diseases

DNB Respiratory Diseases: Diplomate of National Board (DNB) is a medical qualification awarded by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). The DNB course is approved by the Government of India and is considered equivalent to the postgraduate and post-doctoral programs offered by the Medical Colleges, institute & hospital in India.

Duration of both MD & DNB courses is 3 years, run in both government and private set up with the similar quality standard of the host institute, similar academic activities, compulsory thesis work of 1-year duration under a qualified thesis guide with external review process (exposure to research methodology), and academic activities (library and journal facility, presentation in national and international conferences, research article publication, training program, workshop, and CME).

Clinical activity in both the courses is similar to emergency case handling, surgical exposure, clinical case discussion, case exposure, availability of equipment and diagnostic tool, patient load to be handled, duty hour, night duty, leave entitled including maternity leave and other facilities. Regarding the exit examination, in the MD course, theory and practical examinations are conducted in the host institute.

In practical examination, both internal (high chance of bias in the evaluation process) and external examiners are present. Furthermore, passing the theory examination is not an essential criterion of eligibility to appear in the practical examination. examination is an unbiased, extremely tough evaluation process both in theory and practical (conducted in the different centers without the presence of an internal examiner). Passing theory examination is an essential criterion to appear in practical examination.

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Eligibility for DNB in Respiratory Diseases

Entry examination of MD/MS/Diploma, DNB (Diplomat of National Board) & CPS (College of Physicians and Surgeons) program is through a national level centralized entrance test (Combined NEET PG entrance by NBE) Typically, to pursue a MD/MS/Diploma, DNB (Diplomat of National Board) & CPS (College of Physicians and Surgeons) degree, candidates need to satisfy the eligibility criteria mentioned below:
  • Candidates should have obtained an MBBS Degree from an institution recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
  • Candidate should have completed a 1- year compulsory rotating internship after passing the final professional examination which is MBBS before 31st March of the academic year.
  • Candidates in possession of an MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Passing Certificate recognized by the Indian Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and having completed 1 year of internship or/ are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March of the relevant year.
A candidate must clear the NEET-PG exam in order to be
  • Eligible for admission to postgraduate Medical Courses for a particular academic year in case of General, General-EWS, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET-PG (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) to Postgraduate Medical Courses held for the said academic year.
  • However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with Benchmark Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for Unreserved Category & GEN-EWS Category candidates and 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC-NCL candidates.
  • The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses
Please Note: The following Medical institutions are not covered by centralized admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET- PG
  • AIIMS, New Delhi and other AIIMS
  • PGIMER, Chandigarh
  • JIPMER, Puducherry
  • NIMHANS, Bengaluru
  • SreeChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.

Top Colleges offering DNB in Respiratory Diseases.

Sr.No Preference wise Top Institutes/Hospitals offering DNB Respiratory Diseases Courses  Type State Fees
1 National Institute of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (Formerly Known asDelhiL.R.S. Instt. of T.B. & Allied Scs) SriAurobindo Marg,New Delhi - 30 Government Delhi 1,25,000
2 Kerala Institute of Medical SciencesP BKeralaNo.1, Anayara P O,Trivandrum,Kerala Private Kerala 1,25,000
3 Cosmopolitan HospitalMurinjapalam,KeralaPattom P O,TRIVANDRUM- 04Kerala Private Kerala 1,25,000
4 Aster Medcity,Kutti  sahib Road, Near  Kothas Bridge,South Chittoor P.KeralaO.,Cheranalloor,Kochi-682027Kerala Private Kerala 1,25,000
5 Sir Ganga Ram HospitalRajinder Nagar, DelhiNew Delhi-60 Private Delhi 1,25,000
6 Nizam`s Institute of Medical Sciences Punjagutta, Hyderabad-500082 Government Telangana 1,25,000
7 Rajan Babu Institute of PulmonaryMedicine and TuberculosisGTB Nagar,DelhiKingsway Camp, Delhi-9 Government Delhi 1,25,000
8 Indraprastha Apollo HospitalDelhi MathuraDelhiRoad,Sarita Vihar, New Delhi - 110076 Private Delhi 1,25,000
9 Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences1-8-31/1, Minister Road, Secunderabad - Telangana500003Telangana Private Telangana 1,25,000
10 Apollo Hospital21Greams lane, OffTamil NaduGreams Rd, Chennai - 06Tamil Nadu Private Tamil Nadu 1,25,000
11 St. Stephen's Hospital,Tees Hazari, NewDelhiDelhi-7 Private Delhi 1,25,000
12 P.D. Hinduja National Hospital and Medical  Research Centre,Veer Savarkar Marg,MaharashtraMahim, Mumbai-400016Maharashtra Private Maharashtra 1,25,000
13 K.E.M. Hospital, 489, Rasta Peth, SardarMaharashtraMoodliar Road, Pune- 411011Maharashtra Government Maharashtra 1,25,000
14 Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain HospitalMilesKarnatakaRoad, Bangalore-560052. Karnataka Private Karnataka 1,25,000
15 Bombay Hospital & Instt. of Med.Sciences12, Marine Lines, Mumbai- Maharashtra20Maharashtra Private Maharashtra 1,25,000
16 Apollo HospitalRoom No. 306, Office of the  Director of Medical EducationJubilee Hills,TelanganaHyderabad-500033,Telangana Private Telangana 1,25,000
17 SunShine Hospitals1-7-201 to 205PGRoad, Beside ParadiseTelanganaRoadl,Secunderabad-03Telangana Private Telangana 1,25,000
18 Fortis HospitalSector B, Pocket-1, ArunaAsaf Ali Road, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi- Delhi110070 Private Delhi 1,25,000
19 Metro Heart InstituteL-94, Sector- 11,Uttar PradeshNoida- 201301Uttar Pradesh Private Uttar Pradesh 1,25,000
20 Jaipur Golden Hospital2, Institutional Area,DelhiSector 3,Rohini, New Delhi-85 Private Delhi 1,25,000
21 Medanta The Medicity, Sector-38,HaryanaGurgaon, Haryana-122001 Private Haryana 1,25,000
22 Santokbha Durlabhji Memorial Hospitalcum Medical Research Institute, BhawaniRajasthanSingh Marg, JAIPUR, Rajasthan-302015 Private Rajasthan 1,25,000
23 Apollo HospitalParsik Hill Road, Plot no13, Sector 23,CBD Belapur,Navi Mumbai -Maharashtra400614 Private Maharashtra 1,25,000
24 J.L.N. Main Hosp. & Res. CentreBhilaiChhatti  sgarhSteel Plant, BHILAI- 01Chhatisgarh Government Chhattisgarh 1,25,000
25 Shaheed Hasan Khan Mewati Government Medical College Nalhar, Nuh,- 122107 government Haryana 1,25,000
26 Virinchi HospitalDoor No. 6-3-2,3 3/1 Road No 1,Banjara Hills,TelanganaVirinchi Circle,Hyderabad - 500034 Private Telangana 1,25,000
27 Aster Aadhar HospitalR.S. No. 628 BWard near shastri nagar Kolhapur - Maharashtra416012 Private Maharashtra 1,25,000
28 Ramkrishna Care HospitalAurobindoEnclave, Pachpedhi Naka,Dhamtari Road,Chhatti  sgarhN. H. 43,Raipur-492001Chhatti  sgarh Private Chhattisgarh 1,25,000
29 College of Medicine and JNM HospitalP.O.: Kalyani District,Nadia-741235 WestWest BengalBengal Government West Bengal 1,25,000

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