Since 1982 NBE has been functioning in the field of post graduate medical education. NBE is the only examining body of its kind in the country in the field of medical sciences. Continuing evaluation of quality and validity of the measurement mechanism and standards of examinations by constant interaction with experts in various disciplines of modern medicine and allied specialties are among its important activities.
NBE conducts examinations in 65 disciplines and subspecialties of modern medicine and has accredited approximately 470 institutions/hospitals in public and private sector all over the country for Broad specialty, Super specialty and Fellowship courses.
NBE conducts an annual convocation wherein outstanding medical teachers are awarded and Gold medals, degree certificates are presented to successful candidates.
The previous convocation of NBE was held on 1st February, 2012 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi, wherein Smt. Meera Kumar, Hon’ble Speaker, Lok Sabha was the Chief Guest and Sh. Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, was the Guest of Honour and gave the inaugural address.
The 18th Convocation of NBE shall be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at Talkatora Indoor Stadium, New Delhi. About 6000 candidates for December 2011, June 2012, December 2012 and June 2013 sessions will be conferred with Post Graduate Qualifications i.e. Diplomate of the National Board (DNB) in this Convocation, besides presentation of gold medals to meritorious students.
The detailed programme shall be announced in due course of time.
Registration is now open for 18th Convocation. There is no registration fee for the convocation (In person/Absentia).