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2.1 A candidate holding medical qualification registerable under the Medical Council of India Act. 1956 and such other qualifications as may be recognised by the Medical Council of India from time to time is eligible to take the Board's examination.

2.2 A candidate for the examinations in broad specialties is required to pass two separate examinations viz. Primary and Final.

2.3 In super specialties a candidate is not required to take the primary examination except in Neuro Surgery (five year direct course) where he is required to pass the Common Primary Examination in addition to Part I and II (Final) examinations. For details, refer to Para 5.1 to 5.5.

2.4 The examinations are held twice a year: (a) The written examination for Primary will be held on the first Tuesday (after 1st Monday) of February and August and Final on first Monday & Tuesday at the specified centres (b)Places and dates of Practical/Clinical and Viva-Voice examinations will be notified to candidates in due course.

2.5 A candidate must pass the Final Theory Examination within a period of eight years after passing the Primary Examination,failing which the candidate will be required to re-appear for the Primary Examination. Candidates passing Final Theory Examination will be governed by clause 6.5b, page 15 for appearing in the Practical Examination.

2.6 Applications for admission to the examination should reach the Assistant Registrar (Exams), National Board of Examinations by the date specified on the first page.

2.7 Statements made by the candidate in the application form shall be certified by the Head of the Institution at the appropriate place and the application shall be supported by the following documents as required in the application form.

a Recent passport size photographs duly attested, three for primary and four for final examinations.

b Copies of all the required certificates duly attested by Gazetted Officer.

c Admit card (for final examination) and Attendance Sheet (attached to the application form) duly completed.

d Two Basic data sheets.

2.8 Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated records will not be considered and will be further debarred from appearing in the future examinations of the Board.

NOTE:

1. CANDIDATES, FOR ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, SHOULD GO THROUGH THE BULLETIN CAREFULLY BEFORE WRITING TO THE BOARD'S OFFICE.

2. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS OR APPLICATIONS NOT IN ACCORDANCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED AND WILL BE DECLARED INELIGIBLE. IN SUCH CASES, THE ENTIRE FEES WILL NOT BE REFUNDED.

3. FEE WILL NEITHER BE CARRIED FOR WARD TO A FUTURE DATE NOR REFUNDED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.


2.9 Candidates who have passed the examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations in August/November 1992 and onwards can be enrolled as Members of the National Academy of Medical Sciences on the following terms and conditions:

Candidates may submit their applications individually for admission as Member of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, duly proposed by at least one Fellow of the Academy certifying the character and conduct of the candidate.Subject to the approval of the Council of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, the candidate will be admitted as Member after paying one time Life Subscription fee of Rs.2000/- and prescribed enrolment fee of Rs.500/- or as may be charged from time to time, and after executing the Bond of Obligation.

Further correspondence in this regard may be addressed to:

The Secretary
National Academy of Medical Sciences
Mahatma Gandhi Marg
Ansari Nagar
New Delhi - 110 029

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