NEET MDS Counselling 2018

NEET_MDS_counsellingNEET MDS Counselling 2018- The counselling of NEET MDS 2018 for admission to MDS seats in various central/state/deemed/private dental institutions will begin in the month of March, 2018. NEET MDS 2018 counselling and seat allotment will be done by varied counselling authorities, depending upon the types of seats on which admission is being done, for instance, the counselling authority responsible to conduct NEET MDS counselling 2018 for All India (50%) Quota seats is DGHS (detailed below). The result of NEET MDS 2018 will be declared by January 31, 2018, in the form of All India NEET MDS 2018 ranks, by NBE (National Board of Examination), the exam conducting authority of NEET MDS. Accordingly, the counselling schedules for counselling of NEET MDS 2018 will be released by respective counselling authorities. NBE has no further role in seat allotment process and NEET MDS 2018 counselling, except that of providing result data to respective counselling authorities. NEET MDS counselling 2018 will be done on the basis of overall and category wise merit lists prepared by concerned counselling bodies (on the basis of all India NEET MDS 2018 ranks). Candidates who appeared for NEET MDS 2018 exam on January 7, 2018, can check the article below for details about counselling of NEET MDS 2018, including counselling procedure, types of counselling authorities, important dates, etc. 

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Types of Seats and Counselling Authorities for NEET MDS 2018 Counselling

MDS seats in various degree and diploma courses are distributed under different quotas. The admission and seat allotment of different type of MDS seats are done by different counselling authorities. Candidates can check the table to know different types of MDS seats and their respective counselling authorities.

 

Types of MDS Seats and Designated Counselling Authorities

S.No.

Type of MDS Seat

Counselling Authority

1.

All India (50%) Quota (AIQ) Seats

Quota applicable to: Central and State Government Colleges, Universities established by Act of Parliament, Deemed Universities, etc.

MCC

DGHS, MoHFW

(Medical Counselling Committee,

Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare,

Govt. of India)

2.

State Quota Seats

Quota applicable to: State Government Colleges, Universities established by Act of State/Union Territory, Municipal Bodies Trust, Society, etc.

Respective State Government or Counselling Authority designated by State Government

3.

Private/Management Seats

Applicable to: Private Dental Institution

Designated Private counselling body

4.

MDS Seats in AFMS (Armed Forces Medical Services)

Applicable to: AFMS, Pune and Army Dental Care, Army Hospital (Research and Referral), Delhi Cantt.

Army Dental Corps

Counselling Procedure of NEET MDS Counselling 2018

The AIQ counselling of NEET MDS 2018 will begin in the month of March, 2018 and will take place in two rounds only. AIQ seats which remain vacant after AIQ NEET MDS 2018 counselling, they will be transferred to respective state governments for allotment under state quota.

 

General counselling procedure of the NEET MDS counselling 2018 involves, registration, exercising of choices or options of colleges, locking of choices, then round one of seat allotment process, followed by publication of the result of first counselling round and finally reporting to allotted dental college by the candidate, the seats which remain vacant after this counselling round, are then filled in subsequent rounds of NEET MDS Counselling. Step-wise counselling procedure of NEET MDS 2018 for AIQ is highlighted in the table given below.

 

Step-wise AIQ counselling procedure of NEET MDS 2018 Counselling

1.

Online Registration for NEET MDS Counselling 2018 (by the candidate)

2.

Exercising of choices by putting indicative seats in order of priority

3.

Locking of Options

4.

Seat allotment Process- Round 1

5.

Publication of Result of First counselling round of NEET MDS 2018

6.

Reporting by the candidate at allotted Dental College (after round one)

7.

Seat allotment Process- Round 2 (Against seats which remain vacant after round one)

8.

Publication of Result of Second NEET MDS 2018 Counselling Round

9.

Reporting by the candidate at allotted Dental College (after round two)

10.

Transfer of vacant AIQ seats to State Quota

Important Dates for AIQ Counselling of NEET MDS 2018

The tentative schedule for NEET MDS 2018 Counselling for AIQ seats is given in the schedule below. MCC is yet to release an official schedule for NEET MDS Counselling 2018 for AIQ seat allotment. The schedule given below is based on previous year AIQ seat allotment process of MDS courses.

 

NEET MDS 2018 Counselling Schedule for AIQ Seats

S.No.

AIQ Online Counselling Event

Date

1.

Counselling Registration, Choice Filling and Indicative seat allotment

Second week of March, 2018

2.

Exercising and Locking of Choices

Third week of March, 2018

3.

Seat Allotment Process (Round One)

Third week of March, 2018

4.

Publication of the result of First NEET MDS counselling round

Fourth week of March, 2018

5.

Reporting to allotted Dental college against round one

Fourth week of March, 2018 and First week of April, 2018

6.

Exercising and Locking of Choices for Round two

Third week of April, 2018

7.

Seat Allotment Process (Round Two)

Third week of April, 2018

8.

Publication of result of second NEET MDS 2018 counselling round

Third week of April, 2018

9.

Reporting to allotted Dental college against round two

Third week of April, 2018 and First week of May, 2018

10.

Transfer of vacant AIQ seats to State Quota

Second week of May, 2018

Documents Required for NEET MDS Counselling 2018

Following are the general documents which candidates will require for counselling of NEET MDS 2018:

  • Rank Letter issued by NBE (National Board of Examination) (The link to the NEET MDS 2018 rank letter will be made available on NEET MDS Result 2018)

  • Marksheet and Degree Certificate of Qualifying BDS Examination

  • Certificate of Internship Completion

  • Provisional or Permanent Certificate from DCI (Dental Council of India) or SCI (State Council of India)

  • Class 10th Certificate (As a proof of Date of Birth)

Some Important Highlights of NEET MDS 2018 Counselling

  • Only those candidates who score at least minimum qualifying percentile in NEET MDS 2018 entrance exam, will be considered for NEET MDS Counselling 2018.

  • In order to qualify NEET MDS 2018, candidates belonging to general category will be required to sore at least 50th percentile, while those belonging to SC/ST/OBC will be required to score at least 40th percentile in NEET MDS entrance exam.

  • Candidates who have passed their BDS degree from Andhra Pradesh or Telangana or Jammy & Kashmir, they will not be eligible to participate in AIQ counselling of NEET MDS 2018.

NEET MDS is the single entry exam for admission to various MDS degree and diploma courses in India. No institution (except AIIMS New Delhi) is allowed to conduct their own entrance exam for MDS admissions. The result of NEET MDS 2018 will be declared by January 31, 2018.

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Hey

From the Detailed List of ‘All Appeared’ candidates, we can say that 19,604 candidates appeared in the NEET MDS 2017 exam. You may expect a similar number of students this year.

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What are the no of questions subject wise for neet mds

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Hey,
NEET MDS exam pattern-:
Here you'll find the subject wise distribution of questions for NEET MDS-: 

https://medicine.careers360.com/articles/neet-mds-exam-pattern?amp

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