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Notice Board Details:
Thu 22nd Jun, 2017 [Introduction of FNB Arthroplasty Programme]

National Board of Examinations

New Delhi

22nd June 2017



Attention: All applicant Hospitals/Institutes/Medical Colleges


NBE grants accreditation to institutions/hospitals in public and private sector all over the country for the purpose of training of candidates in various specialties and disciplines of modern medicine.


2.  Considering the emerging need to increase the pool of competent and skilled specialists and sub specialists so as to cater to the healthcare needs of the society and community at large, National Board of Examinations administer Post Doctoral fellowship programme in 19 disciplines.


 3.    NBE invites applications from eligible departments / institutions for Post Doctoral Fellowship in Arthroplasty. Interested institutions/hospitals/medical colleges which fulfill the criteria as laid down for this programme by NBE can apply for fresh accreditation.  Details of the minimum accreditation criteria, indicative outline and requirements specific to aforesaid programme are as under: 


Programme Objective

         To develop skills in an Orthopedic Surgeon for Arthroplasty.

         To provide extensive clinical experience in joint reconstruction surgery with emphasis on a range of issues and techniques.

         To make the fellow to understand and implement proper clinical care of patients undergoing total joint arthroplasty.

         To involve fellow in all facets of patient care, including clinic coverage and resident education in addition to intensive operating room experience.

         To Increase fellow knowledge base of arthroplasty through cutting edge research and innovative technology.

Aims of Training

Upon completion of his training, the FNB in Arthroplasty candidate should be:

     Able to diagnose clinical disorders of the bones, joints and soft tissues; the pathogenesis of these disorders; the treatment modalities available for managing these disorders; and the results and complications of such treatment.

     To perform major role in the continuing care of patients and have progressive responsibility in patient assessment, preoperative evaluation, operative experience, and postoperative management and rehabilitation.

Entry Criteria

         Aspirant must possess post graduate degree in MS/DNB Orthopedic Surgery.

         National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET SS)/CET SS - As per the scheme so prescribed by the National Board of Examinations. As on date the admission to all courses are undertaken on the basis of merit obtained in the entrance examination conducted by NBE followed by Centralized Counseling.

Duration of Course

The course duration will be 2 year full time residency programme & fellow shall not be doing any private practice/ other attachments

Teaching Schedule

Hospital /Institute have to provide the Fellow at least 10 Hours of active teaching per week (5hrs Didactic Teaching & 5 hrs of Bedside teaching) which may include Seminars, Case Presentations, Journal Clubs, Clinical Postings & Lectures by faculty.

Library Facility

1.      The library should have adequate number of relevant textbooks & monographs of different titles in area of Arthroplasty with recent editions should be available.

2.  Library must have at least 4 International or national online journal subscriptions

Research Work

The fellow shall have to choose any clinical research topic pertaining to Arthroplasty. It is mandatory that fellow should have at least one research article published in any international or national indexed journal during period of the training.


Fellow trainee shall be paid stipend equivalent to senior resident doctor in department of Orthopedics.


As per NBE guidelines.

Training Record

The Fellow will maintain a log book of all cases assisted and performed independently over period of 2 year and produce the same at time of exit exam. Log book will be regularly be counter-signed as appropriate by the faculty to confirm the satisfactory fulfillment of the required training experience, and the acquisition of the competencies.

Exit Examinations

Fellow have to appear FNB Exit Examination which includes both written and practical examination leading to grant of FNB in Arthroplasty.

Application Forms

Application forms for seeking accreditation in above fellowship programme can be downloaded under the following link:


Main Application Form 2017 (Click Here)


Specialty Specific Application form for New FNB Programme 2017 (Click Here)


Please note that Main Application as well as Specialty Specific Application makes an application complete. Any of the above application can not be processed in isolation. Incomplete application shall not be processed.


Also refer to the information bulletin for seeking accreditation with NBE for year 2017 available on NBE website under quick link: Accreditation with NBE.

The cut off date for submission of application to NBE seeking fresh accreditation in FNB- Arthroplasty is 15th July 2017.


For Any further clarification/assistance, please write to NBE at e-mail ID




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