NEET MDS Important Dates 2018

NEET MDS Important DatesNEET MDS Important Dates 2018 - National Board of Examinations (NBE) has declared the exam date of NEET MDS 2018 to be January 7, 2018. NBE will release the other official important dates of NEET MDS 2018 entrance exam in the last week of October 2017. NEET MDS is an annual eligibility cum entrance exam conducted by NBE for admissions to various postgraduate dental courses in India. NEET MDS replaced AIPGDEE, i.e. All India Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination in 2017. Now, no other examination other than NEET MDS, either at state or institution level, is considered valid for entry to postgraduate dental courses. Aspirants who wish to be accepted to any institution offering MDS course will have to qualify NEET MDS 2018 exam. Candidates are advised to mark NEET MDS 2018 important dates in their calendars to not lose the track of critical events. Some important dates of NEET MDS 2018 include the beginning of online registration, date of entrance exam, result declaration, etc. Candidates can check detailed information on NEET MDS important dates 2018 from this article.

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Highlights of NEET MDS 2018 Important Dates

  • NEET MDS 2018 Registration - Online registration and scheduling for NEET MDS 2018 has begun. The last date to register for NEET MDS 2018 entrance exam is November 27, 2017.  It should be noted that registration of NEET MDS 2018 cannot be done in offline mode. Only online registrations are permissible. A demo test wil  also be made available in December, 2017, on the official website of NEET MDS, in order to familiarize registered candidates with the exam interface of NEET MDS including navigation of the exam, screens, layout, selecting/de-selecting/reviewing responses, etc.

  • NEET MDS 2018 Admit Card - Eligible candidates will be able to download their hall ticket or admit card of NEET MDS 2018 in the month of December 2017.

  • NEET MDS 2018 Examination - The entrance exam for NEET MDS 2018 will be conducted on January 7, 2018. NEET MDS Entrance Exam 2018 will be held in 41 cities around the country.

  • NEET MDS 2018 Result - The results of NEET MDS 2018 will be made available by January 31, 2018. Candidates will be able to check their NEET MDS 2018 entrance result in online mode only.

NEET MDS Important Dates 2018


The important dates of NEET MDS 2018 can be checked from the table below.


NEET MDS 2018 Important Dates



Availability of information bulletin

October 31, 2017

Online registration begins

October 31, 2017

Online registration closes

November 27, 2017

Admit card availability

First week of January 2018

Online entrance examination of NEET MDS 2018

January 7, 2018

Declaration of result

By January 31, 2018

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By January 31, 2018

Counselling Begins

March 2018*

*Tentative dates

NEET MDS 2018 Important Dates and Test Timings

NEET MDS 2018 will be an examination held over a duration of 3 hours and 15 minutes. NEET MDS 2018 will be conducted in two sessions, one in the forenoon and another in afternoon. Candidates shall be allocated to either one of the session. Candidates can check the important timings for NEET MDS 2018 from the table given below.


Test Timing Schedule of NEET MDS 2018


Forenoon Session

Afternoon Session

Candidate Entry Time

9:00 A.M.

2:15 P.M.

Venue Entry Closes

9:30 A.M.

2:45 P.M.

Check-in Procedure

9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

2:15 P.M. to 3:15 P.M.

Test Start Time

10:00 A.M.

3:15 P.M.

Test End Time

1:15 A.M.

6:30 P.M.

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