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NBE FET 2023 – Detailed Eligibility Criteria


NBE FET Eligibility Criteria: NBE FET 2023 application process began in the month of December 2022 and only eligible candidates can apply.

In this article, find the detailed eligibility criteria for applying for NBE FET 2023 such as academic qualifications required, age requirement etc.

Fellowship Entrance Test (FET) is conducted every year to allow capable candidates to get admission into two-year post-graduate doctoral fellowship courses.

The exam is held by the National Board of Education (NBE), and fellowship courses offered are also associated with NBE.

In this article, aspirants will find all the important detail regarding NBE FET – Fellowship Entrance Test Eligibility Criteria 2023, Qualification Required.

NBE FET 2023 Detailed Eligibility Criteria

Following is the detailed eligibility criteria for NBE FET 2023:

Speciality ProgramAcademic Qualification
Pediatrics GroupMD/DNB Pediatrics
Reproductive Medicine


High-Risk Pregnancy and Perinatology

MS/DNB ( Obstetrics & Gynecology)
Spine SurgeryDNB/ MS ( Orthopedics)


DNB/ MCh ( Neurosurgery)

Sports MedicineDNB/ MS Orthopedics
Minimal Access SurgeryDNB/ MS ( General Surgery)
Laboratory MedicineDNB/ MD ( Pathology/ Microbiology/ Biochemistry)
InterventionalDNB/ DM ( Cardiology)
Critical CareDNB/ MD ( General Medicine)


DNB/MD (Anesthesiology)

DNB/MD ( Respiratory Medicine)

Vitreo-Retinal SurgeryDNB/MS ( Opthalmology)
Hand and Micro SurgeryDNB/ MCh ( Plastic Surgery)


DNB/MS ( Orthopedics)

DNB/MS ( General Surgery)

Trauma CareDNB/MS ( General Surgery)


DNB/MS ( Orthopedics)

DNB/MCh ( Neurosurgery)

DNB/MD ( Anesthesiology)

Infectious DiseasesDNB/MD ( General Medicine)

Other Important Information related to NBE FET 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • There is no age restriction for applying for the examination.
  • Candidates of Indian nationality can apply for NBE FET 2023.
  • Candidates should have their MBBS permanent registration certificate in order to be eligible to apply.
  • Appearing candidates (for the qualifying examination) are not eligible to apply.
  • Admit cards will only be issued to eligible candidates. Therefore, candidates should check the eligibility criteria thoroughly before applying, or else their application forms might get rejected.
  • Candidates have to submit a copy of the application fee receipt copy along with the application form and other required documents in order to ensure their application form is accepted.
  • The examination will be held in four exam centers in the city of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Bangalore. Candidates will be informed of their exam center via the admit card.
  • The contact information for NBE is – Phone: 011-46054605, or email: [email protected]

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