NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2021
NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2021: The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has specified the NEET MDS 2021 eligibility criteria on October 26, 2020, along with the prospectus. To appear for the national-level postgraduate dental entrance examination, it is important for every aspirant to go through the eligibility criteria of NEET MDS 2021 and fulfill it. NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2021 specifies the basic guidelines of age, nationality, qualification, work experience, and other parameters. It is to be noted that without fulfilling the NEET MDS 2021 eligibility criteria, no candidate will be permitted to appear for the entrance exam. NEET MDS is a single-window online entrance exam, which is conducted for admission to 6228 Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) seats offered in 259 dental colleges across India. NEET MDS 2021 exam will be held on December 16, 2020. Aspirants who are planning to appear for NEET MDS must read the article on NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2021 to know whether they are eligible for the exam or not.
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NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2021
It is vital for every aspirant to fulfill the eligibility guidelines set by the authority. Listed below are the basic eligibility guidelines for the NEET MDS entrance exam, as well as eligibility criteria for Jammu and Kashmir aspirants and Foreign Nationals.
In order to appear for NEET MDS 2021, aspirants must be an Indian citizen, Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs), or the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs).
Aspirants must possess a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree, which must be awarded by the university or institute in India under MDS course regulations 2017 issued by Dental Council of India (DCI) with the approval of Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).
Candidates also must possess a provisional or permanent registration certification issued by DCI or State Dental Council (SDC) by March 31 of the particular academic year.
Dental graduates must also have completed or likely to complete the 12 months rotatory internship on or before March 21, 2021. Candidates need to know that aspirants who are undergoing the rotatory internship and expected to complete before March 31, 2021, will only be considered eligible for exams. However, they will not be eligible to take admissions in MDS courses until they produce the internship certificate at the time of counselling.
NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2021 for Jammu and Kashmir aspirants
Aspirants who have studied UG dental degree from the Jammu and Kashmir will not be counted eligible to participate under 50% All India Quota (AIQ) seats. But, candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (GoI) under the central pool quota seats will be qualified for AIQ seats. However, such candidates need to submit the duly signed affidavit mentioning that he/she was nominated by GoI and have to send it to the address as mentioned below with the printout of the NEET MDS application form 2021.
Address: Deputy Director (Examinations),
National Board of Examinations,
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg, (Ring Road), New Delhi – 110029
NEET MDS 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals
According to the NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2021, it is not mandatory for foreign nationals to have the temporary registration of DCI at the time of examination.
Foreign nationals can take the exam without a DCI registration certificate.
The temporary registration certificate by DCI will be issued on the condition that the foreign national must be registered as a medical practitioner in the candidate's country.
NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2021 – Who are not qualified?
Read the points mentioned below extremely carefully to know on what basis, an aspirant is considered unqualified to appear in the entrance of NEET MDS.
Any applicant found in violation with NEET MDS 2021 eligibility conditions set by NBE will not be allowed to take up the examination.
In any case, if any ineligible aspirant successfully appears for the entrance examination, later his/her candidature will be cancelled.
As mentioned above, if candidates will not complete their 12 months rotatory internship on or before March 31 will not be considered for the NEET MDS exam.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2021
Question: Who conducts the exam for NEET MDS 2021?
National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts the entrance exam for NEET MDS 2021.
Question: Are Foreign Nations eligible to apply for NEET MDS exam?
Yes, Indian citizens, Overseas Citizens of India (OCIs) and the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) are eligible to apply for the NEET MDS 2021 entrance examination.
Question: How can I apply for NEET MDS 2021?
Aspirants will have to fill the online registration form in order to be able to appear for NEET MDS 2021.
Question: Which ID proof will be considered valid to fill the application form of NEET MDS?
Aspirants may use any one of the following Identity proof with the application form of NEET MDS: Aadhaar Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport or Voter’s ID.
Question: Is there a limit to appearing for NEET MDS?
No, there is no limit to the number of times an aspirant can appear for NEET MDS.
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HI.......i have got a rank of 6410 in neet mds 2021.are there any chance of getting clinical departments in all india counselling?
According to your rank in NEET MDS 2021 and category you can check that you have any chance of getting a seat in clinical department in all India counselling in the NEET MDS college predictor link given below
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When will the Neet MDS 2021 Counseling commence?
Counselling for NEET MDS commence from March 2021. The process end in the month of May. NEET MDS is a single entrance exam for admissions to all the postgraduate dental courses offered by the institutions in India. It is an eligibility cum ranking examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations. For detailed information you can visit the link below:
hey...i have got a rank of 10168 in NEET MDS 2021,what are the chances of getting clinical seats(oral surgery, orthodontics and endodontics) in colleges.?..please help me
As per the last year's statistics you stand a fair chances in getting clinical seats.As per the last years cutoff you can get clinical seats in second and third rounds.In last years the cutoff went about 7000-8000 in some good colleges.So yes there is a fair chance for getting a good clinical seats.
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hello i have scored 290 with rank 10614 i want to take prostho ,kindly suggest me if i can get any college in tamilnadu
You can use ou NEET MDS college predictor to Know your college admission chances based on your caste, seat type, etc. & exam result for NEET MDS All India, Central & Deemed Universities Counsellings.
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hiee, I have a question on college prediction, I got 9312 all India rank in neet mds, I have ews certificate. what is the probability of getting seat? which dept I may get?
You can use our NEET MDS college predictor to Know your college admission chances based on your caste, seat type, etc. & exam result for NEET MDS All India, Central & Deemed Universities Counsellings.
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