NEET MDS Counselling 2019
Team Careers, 11 Dec 2018, #NEET MDS

NEET MDS Counselling 2019 will begin from the second week of March, for candidates under 50% All India Quota, Deemed and Central Universities. The Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct NEET MDS 2019 counselling in online mode. For participation in the counselling of NEET MDS 2019, aspirants must secure the minimum qualifying cut off percentile and marks. NEET MDS 2019 counselling for 50% All India Quota seats will be conducted in two rounds, while the counselling for deemed and central universities will be held in three rounds including mop-up round. 

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In order to participate for NEET MDS 2019 counselling, the eligible students need to register themselves for first and second rounds. The choices of colleges and courses must be filled during registration for counselling. Based on these preferences, NEET MDS rank and availability of seats, the admission to around 1323 seats under 50% AIQ quota, deemed and central universities will be granted. Candidates who will allotted seats must report at the particular college for document verification and completion of admission process. Read the article on NEET MDS counselling 2019, registration process, result, dates and other details.

NEET MDS 2019 is conducted on December 14, 2018, in computer based mode. The 240 multiple choice questions are asked in the exam from Physics, Chemistry and Biology based on curriculum studied in BDS programme. NEET MDS application form 2019 was made available on October 16, 2018, in online mode only.

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling Dates

Candidates can go through the dates of counselling of NEET MDS 2019 from the table below.

NEET MDS AIQ counselling dates

AIQ counselling events


NEET MDS exam date

December 14, 2018

Declaration of result

By January 15, 2019

First round of counselling 

Counselling registration starts

Second week of March 2019*

Choice filling and locking

Second week of March 2019*

Seat allotment process

Fourth week of March 2019*

First round result

Fourth week of March 2019*

Reporting to allotted college

First week of April 2019*

Second round of counselling

Registration for counselling (round two)

Second week of April 2019*

Filling of choices and locking

Second week of April 2019*

Process of seat allotment

Third week of April 2019*

Publication of result 

Third week of April 2019*

Reporting to dental college

Fourth week of April 2019*

Transfer of vacant seats to state quota

Fourth week of April 2019*

*Dates are tentative and subject to change

NEET MDS Cut off 2019 

Only candidates who will be securing the minimum qualifying NEET MDS 2019 cut off as mentioned by National Board of Examinations (NBE) will be eligible to appear for counselling process. NEET MDS cut off for general category aspirants is 50 percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC category candidates, it is 40 percentile. In respect to persons with disabilities, the cut off for general and reserved category aspirants will be 45 and 40 percentile, respectively. 

Last year, due to lack of aspirants securing the marks equivalent to the minimum cut off percentile, the Medical Council of India in consultation with central government lowered the cut off percentile. Check the previous years NEET MDS cut off percentile and the mark corresponding it.

NEET MDS cut off 






Cut off percentile





Cut off marks





Revised cut off percentile





Revised cut off marks






NEET MDS 2019 Counselling for MDS courses

MCC will conduct counselling mainly for:

  • For 50% All India Quota seats

  • Deemed Universities

  • Central Universities

  • Armed Forces Medical Services

NEET MDS Counselling Flow Chart

For 50% All India Quota seats

For Deemed and Central Universities 

NEET MDS Counselling 2019 - AIQ, Deemed and Central Universities

The counselling for AIQ seats, deemed and central universities will begin from the second week of March 2019. NEET MDS AIQ counselling will be conducted in two rounds. Once the counselling rounds are completed, the vacant seats left will be transferred to the state counselling authorities for state quota seats. 

The counselling process of NEET MDS includes registrations, filling and locking of choices, seat allotment process, declaration of result and reporting to the allotted 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 2019 counselling is mentioned below:

Step 1 - Counselling registration 

  • In the first step, aspirants need to click on the link, which will be provided on this page for NEET MDS counselling 2019 registration. 

  • For registration, candidates need to select the stream (medical/dental), NEET MDS roll number, application number, name of candidate, date of birth, security pin etc. 

  • The agreement page will be displayed on the screen in which aspirants either need to click on ‘I Agree’ or ‘I don’t agree’. 

  • In case, students need to continue registering for counselling process, they can click on ‘I agree’ and move for the next step.

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

Step 2 - Filling of personal details 

  • In the next step of NEET MDS 2019 counselling, aspirants are required to enter their personal details such as father and mother name, address, category and other details. 

  • Then, click on ‘submit’ button

  • Candidates must fill the details carefully while filling the details, as the details once filled cannot be edited and the similar information filled 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 Fee

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 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 counselling of NEET MDS 2019 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 - Selecting the preferences

  • For selection of preferences, candidates must click on ‘+’ button available with every option.

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

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

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

Step 6 - Take a printout

  • For the future benefits, aspirants are advised to take a printout of the preferences filled.

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

NEET MDS Seat Allotment 2019

Once the registration for counselling is completed, MCC will release the NEET MDS counselling result. The result will be determined on the basis of NEET MDS merit rank, preferences filled and seats available. The 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 seat will be required to download the allotment letter of NEET MDS counselling 2019. The allotment letter will  include the name of 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 admission process.

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling - Documents to be carried

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

  • NEET MDS admit card 2019

  • NEET MDS result 2019

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

  • 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 March 31, 2019.

  • Permanent or provisional registration certificate issued by 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 creamy layer

  • Disability certificate issued by the medical board only

NEET MDS Counselling 2019 - Second Round

The second round of NEET MDS 2019 counselling will be done, once the first round will be completed and vacant seats left. The eligibility of candidates appearing for second round is listed below.

Who is eligible for NEET MDS second round counselling?

Group 1 - Registered candidates who did not get any seat in round one

Group 2 - Registered candidates whose allotted seat got cancelled during the document verification round, who have secured seat under reserved quota due to change of category from reserved to unreserved or PH status from Yes to No are eligible to appear for counselling, provided they must fulfill the eligibility conditions

Group 3 - Aspirants who have reported and joined the allotted college in round one and willing to participate for second round of NEET MDS counselling 2019 while filling ‘Yes’ in upgradation

Group 4 - Students who exited from counselling round one availing free exit and login in again for the second round of counselling 

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling for 50% State Quota seats

The counselling of NEET MDS 2019 for remaining 50% state quota seats will be done by respective state counselling authorities on the basis of scores obtained in NEET MDS. Only 100% from Jammu and Kashmir will be granted under state quota as the government does not participate under All India Quota seats. The state authorities will release their schedule for NEET MDS 2019 state counselling. The state merit list for the domicile aspirants will be derived on the basis of NEET MDS merit list. 

NEET MDS Counselling 2019 - FAQs

Below are some of frequently asked questions related to NEET MDS 2019 counselling asked by the students.

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

Answer: No, the entire counselling of NEET MDS 2019 will be conducted in online mode. The counselling including registration, choice filling and locking, seat allotment process and announcement of result will be done in online mode only.

Question: How many choices can I fill during counselling?

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

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

Answer: The seat allotted in the first round of NEET MDS 2019 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.

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

Answer: 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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