DNB Theory question Papers from last 10 years

This is a archive of last 10 years DNB theory question papers in Pediatrics. The papers are sorted year and session wise. Knowing your question papers is an essential first step for getting through the theory exam. Practising the old questions helps immenesely in framing the answer, writing exactly what is expected and avoid what is not.


Year 2022

DNB Theory question paper June 2022

Lots of questions on ventilation and related topics such as neonatal ventilation strategies, NAVA, volume targeted ventilation, ECMO etc. Artificial intelligence in medical science was a new question, 2 questions on embryology (Fetal circulation and diaphram.) Rest were commonly asked questions. Have different thoughts? Discuss here



Year 2021

DNB Theory question paper June 2021

7 questions on neurology alone. New questions on human genetics. Risk of acid supression drug and strategies to reduce screen time were not asked before. Lot of commonly asked repeat question such as AFP, Pain disorders and infectitious disease questions.


DNB Theory question paper Dec 2021

10 questions/subquestion on Neonatology. End tidal Co2 was something not commonly asked or would say expected at general peds level. Vaccine on malaria was a new question. Good number of questions on GI and hepatology that are commonly asked.



Year 2020

DNB Theory question paper June 2020

8 questions/subquestion on Neonatology. Lot of question on GI and Hepatology which is not usual. First covid-19 question. Teleconsultation, digital media etc. additionaly.


DNB Theory question paper Dec 2020

Maximum questions on neonatology followed by emergency medicine and ciritical are. Cyber bullying was a new addition.



Year 2019

DNB Theory question paper June 2019


DNB Theory question paper December 2019



Year 2018

DNB Theory question paper June 2018


DNB Theory question paper December 2018



Year 2017

DNB Theory question paper June 2017


DNB Theory question paper December 2017



Year 2016

DNB Theory question paper April 2016


DNB Theory question paper June 2016


DNB Theory question paper December 2016



Year 2015

DNB Theory question paper June 2015


DNB Theory question paper December 2015



Year 2014

DNB Theory question paper June 2014


DNB Theory question paper December 2014



Year 2013

DNB Theory question paper June 2013


DNB Theory question paper December 2013



Year 2012

DNB Theory question paper June 2012


DNB Theory question paper December 2012



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