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NEET MDS Counselling 2024 - Date, Registration, Fees, Document Required

NEET MDS Counselling 2024 - Date, Registration, Fees, Document Required

Edited By Sonia Vats | Updated on Apr 03, 2024 05:38 PM IST | #NEET MDS

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is the responsible body for conducting the counselling of NEET MDS 2024. The authority will declare the NEET MDS counselling 2024 schedule and seat allotment result. A link to download the counselling round of NEET MDS 2024 will be provided below. Candidates who will be granted seats in the counselling rounds will have to report at the allotted institute on or before the deadline set by the authority.

The NBE will announce the NEET MDS result on its official website. The board will release the result cum merit list for 50% AIQ seats. The MDS counselling 2024 will be conducted for admission to 50% All India Quota (AIQ). deemed/central universities, ESIC and AFMS institutes. The counselling will be held for candidates who will qualify for the NEET MDS exam. To participate in the NEET MDS seat allotment process, aspirants need to complete the registration process. For NEET MDS 2024 counselling registration first round, candidates need to enter the application number, NEET MDS result, education and other details.

After registration for NEET MDS counselling, aspirants need to fill in their choices of colleges and specialities. Based on these choices filled, NEET MDS rank, seat availability, reservation criteria and other factors, NEET MDS seat allotment will be done. NEET MDS 2024 counselling will be done for admission to around 1,326 Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) seats under AIQ scheme. Read the article on round-wise NEET MDS counselling 2024 schedule, process, allotment result and other details.

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NEET MDS counselling 2024 dates

Candidates must keep track of the important dates related to NEET MDS 2024 counselling, which are mentioned in the table below.

NEET MDS counselling 2024 schedule


NEET PG counselling dates

NEET MDS 2024 exam

March 18, 2024

Declaration of NEET MDS 2024 result

April 3, 2024

NEET MDS 2024 merit list for AIQ seats

To be announced

NEET MDS 2024 counselling round 1

Verification of seat matrix by institutes

To be announced

Registration for counselling round 1

To be announced

Last date of registration fee payment for counselling round 1

To be announced

Choice filling and locking for counselling round 1

To be announced

Processing of seat allotment

To be announced

NEET PG counselling result

To be announced

Uploading of documents by the candidates

To be announced

Reporting at allotted college

To be announced

Verification of joined candidates by institutes

To be announced

NEET MDS 2024 counselling round 2

Verification of seat matrix by institutes

To be announced

Registration for counselling round 2

To be announced

Last date of registration fee payment for counselling round 2

To be announced

Choice filling and locking for counselling round 2

To be announced

Processing of seat allotment

To be announced

Result of counselling round 2

To be announced

Uploading of documents

To be announced

Reporting at allotted college

To be announced

Verification of joined candidates by institutes

To be announced

NEET MDS 2024 counselling round 3

Verification of seat matrix by institutes

To be announced

Online registration and payment

To be announced

Choice filling and locking

To be announced

Processing of seat allotment

To be announced

NEET PG counselling result

To be announced

Reporting at the allotted colleges

To be announced

NEET MDS 2024 counselling stray vacancy round
Registration and payment

To be announced

Choice filling and locking

To be announced

Processing of seat allotment

To be announced

Stray round result

To be announced

Reporting at the allotted institute

To be announced

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NEET MDS cutoff 2024

It is mandatory for dental graduates to secure the minimum NEET MDS 2024 cutoff to qualify for the entrance examination as specified by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Candidates securing the minimum qualifying percentile will be eligible to participate in NEET MDS 2024 counselling. For general category aspirants, the cutoff of NEET MDS is the 50th percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC candidates, it is the 40th percentile. Check the table below mentioning the cutoff percentile and their corresponding marks.

NEET MDS cutoff percentile & scores




Cutoff scores (2024)
Cutoff Scores (2023)


50th percentile


40th percentile


45th percentile


40th percentile

NEET MDS counselling 2024

The counselling of NEET MDS 2024 will be conducted for admission to MDS courses offered in the following:

  • 50% All India Quota seats

  • Deemed Universities

  • Central Universities

  • Armed Forces Medical Services

  • ESIC colleges

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Flow chart for NEET MDS 2024 counselling

For 50% All India Quota seats


For Deemed/Central Universities, AFMS and ESIC colleges




NEET MDS Counselling 2024 for AIQ, Deemed/Central Universities, ESIC and AFMS

The seat allotment process for 50% All India Quota seats, deemed as well as central universities, ESIC and other colleges will be conducted in two rounds, while a mop-up round will be organised for deemed and central round. Once the counselling round for AIQ seats will be completed, the vacant seats left will be transferred to the state counselling authorities for allotment of the remaining 50% state quota seats.

NEET MDS counselling 2024 procedure includes registration of candidates, filling and locking of preferences, declaration of result and reporting to the respective colleges for admission. The seats which remain vacant after every round of counselling will be filled through the subsequent rounds of counselling. The step-wise NEET MDS 2024 counselling is mentioned below:

Step 1 - Counselling Registration

  • In the first step, aspirants can click on the link, which will be provided on this page.

  • Candidates will then have to select the stream (medical/dental), NEET MDS roll number, the application number, name of the candidate, date of birth, security pin and other asked details.

  • Also, aspirants need to provide the remaining details, which must be completed successfully for the completion of the registration process.

  • Thereafter, the login credentials will appear on the screen, which must be preserved until the completion of the admission process.

Step 2 - Filling out personal details

  • In the next step of NEET MDS 2024 counselling, aspirants will be required to enter their personal details such as father and mother’s name, address, category and other details.

  • Candidates must fill in the details carefully while filling the details, as the details once filled cannot be edited and similar information filled in here will be required at the time of document verification and admission.

Step 3 - Payment

The non-refundable registration fee and refundable tuition fee must be paid by the candidates in online mode only through credit/debit cards and net banking. Check the refundable tuition fee and non-refundable registration fee from the table below.

NEET MDS counselling fees

Non-refundable registration fees

For 50% AIQ/Central Universities

Fee (INR)





For Deemed Universities

Fee (INR)

All categories


Refundable tuition fees

For 50% AIQ/Central Universities

Fee (INR)





Deemed Universities

Fee (INR)

All categories


Step 3 - Registration slip

After the successful payment of the registration fee, the registration slip will be displayed on the screen. A printout must be taken of the registration slip which will be useful for the further admission process.

Click on ‘login’ for the next step.

Step 4 - Available choices

  • In the beginning of the NEET MDS 2024 seat allotment process, the available choices will be displayed on the left-hand side of the screen.

  • Candidates who submitted the fees for 50% AIQ/central and deemed universities can fill the choices under every category of seats.

Step 5 - Filling and locking of preferences

  • For filling out preferences, candidates must click on the ‘+’ button available with every option.

  • After the selection, the choice available on the left-hand side will automatically shift to the right-hand side of the screen.

  • Once all the selections are done, candidates must click on the ‘save and continue’ button to lock and continue with the process by clicking on ‘save and go to home page’ to exit.

  • While filling in the choices, aspirants can move up and down and delete the choices. Also, they can drag a choice to change with others.

Note: It must be noted that if any aspirant forgets to lock the preferences, then the options of colleges filled will be locked automatically.

Step 6 - Take a printout

  • For future use, aspirants are advised to take at least three to four printouts of the preferences filled.

  • If anyone has not locked their choices filled, then also they can take printouts of the preferences once the locking process is over.

NEET MDS Seat Allotment 2024

Once the registration for counselling is completed, MCC releases the NEET MDS counselling result. The result is based on the NEET MDS merit rank, preferences filled and seats available. The NEET MDS result will be published in the form of a list including the name, allotted college, All India Rank, remarks (allotted/not allotted) and allotted as well as candidate category.

Students who will be allotted seats will be required to download the allotment letter of NEET MDS 2024. The allotment letter mentions the name of the candidate, rank, college allotted and other details. It is mandatory to carry the allotment letter along with the list of documents at the allotted institute/college/university for the admission process.

NEET MDS Round-Wise Result- Previous Year

The round-wise seat allotment result for NEET MDS 2022 counselling is mentioned in the table below.

NEET MDS 2022 seat allotment lists

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Stray vacancy round

NEET MDS counselling 2021 round-wise result

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3

NEET MDS 2024 Counselling - Documents to be carried

Here is the list of documents which must be carried to the allotted institute/college/university for document verification and completion of the admission process. Any candidate without any documents will not be granted admission to MDS courses. Also, aspirants are advised to take the originals and a set of photocopies of all the required documents.

  • NEET MDS result 2024

  • Mark sheets of BDS (1, 2 and 3 professional examinations)

  • NEET MDS admit card

  • BDS degree certificate or provisional certificate

  • Certificate for completion of internship from the head of the institute stating the candidate has completed the internship on or before June 30.

  • Permanent or provisional registration certificate issued by the Medical Council of India (MCI) or State Medical Council (SMC)

  • High school/Higher Secondary Certificate/Date of birth for birth proof

  • One identification proof - PAN card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport or Aadhaar Card

  • SC/ST certificate issued by the competent authority in English or Hindi

  • OBC certificate issued by the authority. OBC candidates should not belong to the creamy layer

  • Disability certificate issued by the medical board only

NEET MDS Counselling 2024 - Second round

The second round of NEET MDS 2024 counselling will be done after the completion of the first round. The eligibility of candidates appearing for the second round is listed below.

Who is eligible for NEET MDS second-round counselling?

The guidelines set by the authorities to be eligible for NEET MDS counselling round 2 are as follows:

  • Those who do not wish to upgrade their seat which is allotted to them in round one should not fill fresh choices during Choice Filling of round two.

  • Those who are not satisfied with their current allotment and want to upgrade their seat should fill fresh choices in round two choice filling.

NEET MDS 2024 Counselling for 50% State Quota seats

The seat allotment process of NEET MDS 2024 for the remaining 50% state quota seats will be done by respective state counselling committees. The admission to MDS courses offered by 50% state government seats and all seats in private universities of the state will be done on the basis of NEET MDS merit rank released by NBE. Each state will release their NEET MDS 2024 state counselling schedule after the announcement of results.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. Will NEET MDS counselling be conducted in offline mode? Do I have to report at the counselling venue?

No, the entire counselling of NEET MDS 2023 will be conducted in online mode. 

2. How many choices can I fill during counselling?

A candidate can fill any number of choices they wish to. However, it must be ensured that the choices filled must be in the order of their preference.

3. If a candidate is not allotted any seat in the second round of counselling, then will the seat allotted in first-round get cancelled?

The seat allotted in the first round of NEET MDS counselling will not be cancelled. If any candidate will not be allotted seat in the second round, then the seat allotted in round one will be considered final.

4. Will a candidate get any seat allotted, if he/she has not locked the preferences?

In order to participate for counselling, aspirants need to register. Also, they need to fill their choices and lock it. However, if they have not locked the preferences, then the filled in choices will get locked automatically and considered as the final one.


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Questions related to NEET MDS

Have a question related to NEET MDS ?

Hello aspirant

Neet qualifying marks for ews candidate is 50 percentile ,  Neeg cut off for mds general category is rank between 29 to 313 .

Your category rank is 78 so you may get a chance to get mds seats in following dental colleges

Nair dental college mumbai

Government dental college Bengaluru

Regional dental college Guwahati

Government Dentdl hollegd and Hospital,  Aurangabad

For college prediction you may visit the link given below

Hello aspirant,

As one of the most important medical admission exams in India, the National Eligibility and admission Test (NEET) is highly valued by prospective medical students.

Out of the 20,36,316 students that registered for the NEET UG 2023 exam, 20,87,462 candidates were found to be qualified .

Thank you

Hope this information helps you.

Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing well ! The chances of postponed of exam is very less . I will suggest you to prepare better for the exam otherwise at the end you will regret . Stop thinking such things , nothing will postpone ,after covid all the things have come on track now . So don't worry , prepration should be upto the mark. And be ready for the upcoming exam .

Wishing you a great journey ahead .

Thank you

Hello aspirant

On november 9 , 2023 NBA has declared neet mds exam date to be held on February 9, 2024.

This  date may change but for now neet mds date is 9th February 2024.

The aspirants must register their names by filling forms online .

Mds is a post graduate dental course.

Exam fees is 4,250 for general category and 3,250 for SC and st category.

Neet mds exam will be of three hours duration. Total marks are 360 , there will be total 240 questions.

Official website is

Total mds seats are 6501.

Registration process is on . Last date foe registration is last week of December.

For more information kindly visit the link given below

Hello Roshni

Yes 9th February 2024 is declared for neet mds . No other date is yet announced.

It will be conducted by NBE ( National Board Of Examination) . The  exam will be held in an online mode

The exam applucation forms will be released in last week of December 2023

Last date for applying - January  2024.

Admit card will be issued in first week of February 2024.

The exam will start at 9.00 a.m. on Feb 9 2024.

There are 6,228 seats for master of dental surgery course. There are  around 259 colleges offering this course.

Eligibility for neet mds is that the candidate must be an Indian.

The candudate must have a bds degree awarded by dental council of India with apprival of MHFW

For candidate it is mandatory to complete a 12 months internship on or before March 31, 2024.

Application forms will be available on official website

For more information kindly visit the link given below.

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