NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
Dated: April 11, 2012
Kind Attention: All NBE accredited Institutes/Medical Colleges/DNB
Subject: Guidelines for Timely Submission of Thesis.
submission and its acceptance is a mandatory towards fulfillment of partial
criteria for award of DNB degree certificate.
It is essential for all DNB candidates to submit their thesis within the
prescribed time limit.
candidates are required to submit their thesis before the cut off date which
shall be 30th June of same year for candidates appearing for their
scheduled December final theory examination.
Similarly candidates who shall be appearing in their scheduled June DNB
final examination shall be required to submit their thesis by 31st
of preceding December.
concerned may note that in case the candidate fails to submit his/her thesis
within the cut off date, the result of the theory examination of the candidate
will not be declared and kept withheld. Further
that the Provisional pass certificate of a candidate will not be issued under
any circumstances if the thesis has not been accepted.
above guidelines are applicable with immediate effect. Accordingly, the candidates appearing for DNB
final examination in June 2013 shall be required to submit their thesis latest
by 31st December 2012.
concerned Heads of Accredited Hospitals/Institutes and DNB Program coordinators
and Thesis Supervisors may ensure that the theses are submitted by the
candidates within the prescribed cut off date. The compliance of the above
guidelines shall be monitored by NBE and non compliance may have an adverse
impact on the renewal of accreditation.