DNB Radiation Oncology

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DNB Radiation Oncology


Duration: 3 Year(s)

Sri Shankara Cancer Hospital And Research Centre (SSCHRC), Bengaluru

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India


Course TypeMaster

Course Specialty

Radiation Oncology


National Board of Examination (NBE) - New Delhi


    The DNB Training Program in Radiation Oncology department, evaluating both new patients and follow-up patients. Our average annual number of new patients is over 2000/year and includes a broad mix of patients with all types of neoplasms. The department is equipped with 3 Varian LINACs, Eclipse Treatment planning systems and a HDR brachytherapy unit.
    Residents participate in the initial evaluation, staging, treatment planning, simulation, and therapy of their patients. They receive comprehensive training in megavoltage external beam therapy (3DCRT, IMRT, IGRT, VMAT), electron therapy, HDR brachytherapy and frameless stereotactic radiotherapy. There is a strong emphasis on Brachytherapy procedures as warranted. Our residents are expected to present at least 4-5 seminars weekly on various aspects of cancer management. In addition, at the end of the first, second and third year of training, they are required to take the Formative Assessment Test conducted by National Board of Examinations.
    Didactic lectures in radiation physics and radiation biology are routinely held. Ancillary rotations include stints in medical oncology, surgical oncology, paediatric oncology, Gynec. oncology, nuclear medicine, pain & palliative care, pathology & radiology as part of the residency program. In addition, postings to other centres for training in 2D planning is part of the program in our hospital. 

Admission Intake


Fee (INR):

125000 (Total)

Stipend (INR):



At Your Own




Dr. Giri G V


  • All the applicants must have eligible NEET PG exam score. Applicant must have completed medical graduation from a NMC recognized institute of India. Medical registration/ license with NMC/ MCI. Candidates from out side India, should have valid medical registration with National Medical Commission (NMC).

Minimum Education


Admission Process:

  • Central Admission process by National Examination Board (NBE), based on NEET PG entrance exam merit list. The NBE will publish the seat matrix, online application dates & deadlines and allotment schedule on its official website, for different admission round for all the broad specialty Post MBBS DNB courses through out India. After online seat alloted, candidates need to report with required documents at their alloted institute within a given timeframe, failing which will null & void the alloted seat and it will be fill in next allotment round.
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