Diplomate of National Board (Anaesthesiology) - Primary | DNB (Anesthesiology Primary)


Affiliating Body

The program is affiliated to the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

Student Intake

2 students per year

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Key Information


  • Clinical work related to anaesthesia in the operation theatres, like administering anaesthesia, peri and post-operative management of patients.
  • Learning of various anaesthesia techniques like general anaesthesia , regional anaesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks.
  • Learning post-operative pain management.
  • Clinical work and management of patients in ICU and critical care.
  • Pre-anaesthesia checkup (PAC) and OPD including pain OPD.
  • The primary teaching- learning method employed are lectures,seminars, case presentations, journal reading, small group discussion (SGD), self - directed learning (SDL).
  • CPR workshops and SIM related activities.
  • Emergency oncall services 24X7.
  • Paper and poster presentations in state/national conferences
  • Research projects
  • Dissertations


  • State of the art operation theatres / ICU /Super speciality.
  • Course content is delivered by expert and committed faculty which is in full strength as per NMC norms.
  • Good exposure to multi specialities.
  • Adequate infrastructure Facilities – (lecture halls, library and hostel) ensure student comfort and smooth delivery of course content.
  • A fully equipped skill lab to practice skills and hands on.
  • Adequate Clinical material at K J Somaiya charitable hospital with a good number (indoor/outdoor)of patients ensures adequate exposure and experience.

Program Outcome

  • A DNB (ANAESTHESIOLOGY) Post graduate can opt for fellowships in pain management, Cardiac, neuro, regional, paediatric, oncology, transplant anaesthesia, Intensive and Critical care management, EMS, Trauma care.
  • Can start private practice / full time Institutional Practice.