NEET MDS 2019 – National Board of Examination (NBE) has released the final seat allotment list after the conclusion of the mop-up round of NEET MDS counselling 2019. A link has been provided on this page to check the list. Earlier the revised NEET MDS 2019 result was published on April 4. As per the official notice released by the authority, NEET MDS 2019 qualifying cutoff for all the categories have been lowered. The new cutoff score for the general category candidate is 172, cutoff score for SC, ST and OBC categories is 140; cut off score is 156 for PwD category. The candidates will be able to download the revised scorecard from the official website of NBE by April 10, 2019. Earlier, the seat allotment list for round one of NEET MDS counselling 2019 was released on March 27, 2019. A link to download the list has been made available on this page to download the list. Any discrepancy regarding the seat allotment can be reported to the authority on [email protected], the notice specified. The first round of counselling had concluded on March 24, which was later extended till March 26, 2019. A link has been provided on this page to participate for NEET MDS 2019 counselling. Registration for the second round of NEET MDS counselling will be held from April 5-9, while registration for mop-up round starts on May 13.
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NEET MDS result 2019 was declared on January 14 in PDF format. The NEET MDS 2019 cutoff was also declared by the authority which is provided in the article. Any aspirant who has secured the minimum qualifying NEET MDS cutoff is included in the result. The qualified candidates are eligible to participate for NEET MDS counselling 2019. NBE conducted the NEET MDS exam on December 14, 2018.
NEET MDS 2019 was a single window entrance examination for admission to Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) courses offered by the government, private and deemed colleges across the country. Earlier, NBE had released the NEET MDS 2019 mock test on December 11. The admit card of NEET MDS 2019 was issued on December 6. The application form was made available from October 16 to November 6. Candidates with BDS degree could appear in NEET MDS for admission to 50% All India Quota seats, state quota seats and Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions. No other entrance examination either at state or institutional level is valid for admission to MDS courses as per the Dentist Act, 1948. Only AIIMS, New Delhi is not included under the NEET MDS ambit.
Candidates who have completed the BDS degree along with 12 months rotatory internship as per the eligibility criteria were eligible to appear for the postgraduate dental examination. The 3-hour long NEET MDS exam was held in online mode and included 240 multiple choice questions. The cut off is the minimum qualifying percentile set by the NBE, which must be secured by aspirants to be eligible for counselling procedure. Know more about NEET MDS 2019 exam date, application form, eligibility, syllabus, exam pattern, result and counselling from the article below.
Candidates can check the highlights of NEET MDS from the table below.
December 14, 2018
National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate
National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Commonly known as
Purpose of examination
Qualifying cum ranking examination for admission to MDS courses
NEET MDS 2019 for admission to Postgraduate Dental courses
Scope of NEET MDS
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate Dental courses for the academic session 2019 is valid for admission to following:
All India 50% quota seats for MDS courses (excluding candidates from Jammu and Kashmir)
State quota seats for MDS courses for all States/Union Territories of India (including Jammu & Kashmir)
MDS courses at all Private Dental colleges, institutions & Universities all across the country
MDS courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions
Candidates can check the NEET MDS 2019 important dates from the table below.
NEET MDS Exam Dates 2019
Release of notification
October 16, 2018
Application form starts
October 16, 2018 at 7.00 PM
Last date for online registration
November 6, 2018
Issuance of admit card
December 6, 2018 (AVAILABLE)
NEET MDS 2019 exam
Declaration of result
January 14, 2019
Availability of score card
January 19, 2019 onwards
Merit list released
March 8, 2019
Merit list for 50% AIQ seats
March 8 2019
Registration and payment - Counselling Round I (STARTED)
March 15-24, 2019 (up to 5 pm only)
Registration and payment - Counselling Round II
Registration and payment - Mop-up Round
*Dates are tentative
The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) under Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has released the final seat allotment list for the mop-up round of NEET MDS 2019 counselling on May 18, 2019. Candidates were required to report any kind of discrepancy in the provisional seat allotment list by emailing at [email protected] The second round of counselling commenced on April 5, 2019. The counselling will be held in three rounds including mop-up round. In order to participate for counselling, candidates need to register themselves. While registering for NEET MDS counselling 2019 procedure, aspirants have to fill their preferences of courses as well as colleges. The counselling result will be prepared on the basis of All India Rank (AIR), preferences opted and seats available under each course. NEET MDS counselling 2019 is the basis for admission to around 1323 MDS seats offered under by government, deemed and central universities/colleges across India. Aspirants included in the 50% AIQ merit list are eligible to participate for the centralised counselling.
The counselling of remaining 50% state quota seats will be done by designated state counselling committee of respective states. The eligible candidates must fill register and will be allotted seats as per the preferences of colleges as well as courses, NEET MDS AIR and seats available. After allotment of seats, the candidates must report at the allotted college for document verification, completion of admission and payment of fees.
NEET MDS Result 2019
The revised NEET MDS 2019 result cum scorecard has been announced on April 4, 2019, in online mode. The authority has issued a notice specifying that the candidates will be able to download their revised scorecards from the official website by April 10, 2019. They need to enter their roll number and date of birth in the space provided. The result contains the name of the candidate, scores obtained, rank, qualifying status etc. No hard copy of the scorecard will be sent to the candidates. The result of NEET MDS 2019 is available in PDF format. Along with the result, NBE has also released the revised marks equivalent to the revised NEET MDS cutoff 2019. NEET MDS result 2019 mentions the roll number, NEET MDS overall rank and scores obtained out of 960.
NBE has released the revised NEET MDS 2019 cutoff along with the result in online mode, which is mentioned in the table below. The cut off is the minimum qualifying percentile which must be secured in order to pass the test. In order to fill the vacant seats, the central government in consultation of Dental Council of India has lowered the NEET MDS 2019 cut off percentile and scores. The scores equivalent to the cut off percentile was declared with the result. NEET MDS cut off 2019 depends upon the various factors which include – the number of candidates appeared for the test, difficulty level of exam, seats available under each course etc.
As per the official information, candidates belonging to unreserved category must secure 25.835 percentile. Whereas, reserved category (SC/ST/OBC) and PH category candidates must obtain 15.835 and 20.835 percentile, respectively, to qualify NEET MDS. Check the revised cut off percentile and scores corresponding to it from the image below.
When the sufficient number of candidates appeared for postgraduate national level entrance examination fails to secure the minimum qualifying marks as declared by NBE, the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India may lower the NEET MDS 2019 cut off minimum marks belonging to respective categories. In the year 2018, the regulatory bodies lowered the minimum cut off percentile and scores which is as follows:
Revised NEET MDS cut off
Minimum qualifying criteria
Cut off scores
Revised minimum qualifying percentile
Revised cut off scores
NEET MDS 2019 Qualifying percentile and score
Cut off percentile
Cut off scores 2018
General PH candidates
NEET MDS Merit List 2019
NBE has published the merit list of NEET MDS 2019 on March 8, 2019. The merit list of NEET MDS mentions the All Inida rank for 50% quota seats, All India category rank, NEET MDS rank and category of the candidates. The rank list is prepared on the basis of scores obtained by aspirants in the entrance examination. Aspirants securing the minimum qualifying percentile as set by the authority will be included in the NEET MDS rank list 2019.
Candidates whose applications have been accepted could download the NEET MDS 2019 admit card successfully. The hall ticket was made available on December 6, 2018, in online mode. Aspirants could download NEET MDS hall ticket 2019 by entering their candidate ID and password in the designated space. After verifying the details mentioned in admit card, aspirants need to download it and paste the latest passport size photograph in the space provided. Before downloading it, the aspirants were advised to cross-check the details mentioned in it. In case of discrepancy in the NEET MDS 2019 admit card, candidates were asked to report to the conducting authority and rectify the mistakes.
NBE conducted NEET MDS 2019 in computer-based mode. A total of 240 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) were asked in the entrance examination, for which 3 hours duration was given to the candidates. The questions asked in the test were based on the subjects taught in the BDS programme. Candidates can check the NEET MDS exam pattern 2019 below.
Mode of exam – Computer-based mode
Duration of the exam – 3 hours (180 minutes)
Types of questions – Objective type questions
Total questions asked – 240 multiple choice question with four options each
Total marks – 960 marks
Medium of questions asked – English language only
Marking scheme – +4 marks for every correct answer; -1 mark for a wrong attempt; 0 mark for the unanswered question
Syllabus – Subjects taught in BDS programme
NBE prepares NEET MDS 2019 syllabus entirely on the basis of subjects studied in BDS programme curriculum. The syllabus comprises of three subjects of Pre-Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Clinical. Last year’s subject-wise distribution of syllabus is mentioned below.
NEET MDS 2019 – Subject-wise distribution of questions
General Anatomy including embryology and histology
General Human Physiology and Biochemistry
Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
General Pathology and Microbiology
General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Public Health Dentistry
NBE will not publish the official NEET MDS 2019 answer key as the exam has been conducted in online mode. As per the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA), candidates are not allowed to discuss the questions or any other information related to the examination. The answer key will include the solutions of the questions asked in the exam. Aspirants can match their marked answer with the solutions provided in NEET MDS answer key 2019. In case any other coaching institute will release the answer key, it will be provided here.
The participating institutes of NEET MDS 2019 are the list of colleges which grants admission to MDS courses on the basis of rank obtained in the exam. As per previous year information, there are a total of 170 colleges including deemed, central universities and colleges for AIQ seats. Check top 10 participating institutes in the table below.
Top 10 NEET MDS Colleges
Name of college
Regional Dental College, Guwahati
Patna Dental College and Hospital, Patna
Maulana Azad Institute and Dental Science, New Delhi
University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
Goa Dental College and Hospital, Goa
Government Dental College and Hospital, Ahmedabad
Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Rohtak
Government Dental College and Hospital, Shimla
Government Dental College and Research Institute, Bangalore
Government Dental College, Kottayam
Candidates seeking admission in Masters Of Dental Surgery (MDS) courses are required to check the NEET MDS 2019 eligibility criteria before applying for the postgraduate dental examination. The basic eligibility criteria mentioned below must be fulfilled by aspirants.
Candidate cannot be less than 20 years of age to fill NEET MDS application form.
A candidate must possess a recognized degree of Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a University or Institute in India.
He/she must have a permanent or provisional registration certificate issued by Dental Council of India (DCI) or State Dental Council (SDC).
Candidate must have undergone or likely to complete the 12 months compulsory rotatory internship on or before March 31, 2019
The application form was made available on October 16, 2018. Candidates who have gone through the eligibility criteria were allowed to fill the NEET MDS 2019 application form. It was mandatory to fill all details while registering. The last date for online registration of NEET MDS 2019 was November 6, 2018. NBE has introduced major changes to the application form of NEET MDS which can be checked on the link provided above.
The application fee of Rs. 3750 for General/OBC categories, while Rs. 2750 for SC/ST/PWD categories must be paid by aspirants. The payment of NEET MDS application fee 2019 can be done in online mode only through credit/debit cards or net banking.
NBE released NEET MDS 2019 exam centres on October 16, 2018. The exam centres are the list of cities where the examination will be conducted. Aspirants must select at least 3 preferences of exam centres while online registrations. The selection of NEET MDS exam centres was done on the basis of first come first served basis. Candidates must fill the preferences of exam cities carefully, as the options once submitted cannot be modified. The authorities had allotted the NEET MDS exam centre as per the preferences submitted by the candidates. However, in cases where the authorities have to allot an exam centre which is located outside the preferred state then candidates will be informed by November 21, 2018. This year, NEET MDS 2019 was conducted in a total of 51 examination cities across India. The list of exam cities in which centres were located is mentioned below.
NEET MDS Test Cities
Name of city
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