NEET MDS Result 2020
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NEET MDS Result 2020 – National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the NEET MDS 2020 result on January 15 at The result has been made available in the form of NEET MDS merit list 2020 and can be downloaded from the link available below. As per NEET MDS 2020 result data, a total of 20,000 candidates appeared for the computer based test, of which only 12,128 have qualified the exam. NEET MDS qualifiers can download NEET MDS scorecard from January 18, 2020, from the link which will be available on this page, when released. NEET MDS result 2020 will display roll number, marks (out of 960) and All India ranks obtained by candidates. The competent authority has also released percentile and corresponding marks to qualify NEET MDS exam. Aspirants who have secured the specified NEET MDS cutoff 2020 are considered qualified for the counselling process. The cutoff percentile for general category aspirants is 50th with 286 as the equivalent score, while for SC/ST/OBC candidates, it is 40th and the corresponding scores is 250.
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On the basis of cutoff marks released along with NEET MDS 2020 result, NBE will prepare the merit list which will include All India and category-wise rank. Also, the merit list of NEET MDS 2020 for 50% All India Quota seats. Only aspirants who will qualify NEET MDS 2020 and included in the merit list will be called for counselling process for AIQ seats. Along with AIQ, the result of NEET MDS 2020 is also the basis for admission to 50% state quota seats, deemed/central universities, ESIC and other private dental colleges, Read the article on NEET MDS result 2020 for more information on downloading result, calculation procedure, cutoff percentile, merit list and other details here.

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It must be noted that NBE has conducted NEET MDS 2020 on December 20, 2019. The computer based test with 240 multiple choice questions, for which only three hours was allotted. The questions asked in the exam will be from subjects taught in BDS curriculum which includes Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Para-Clinical.

NEET MDS result 2020 dates

Check the important dates related to the result from the table below.

NEET MDS result dates

NEET MDS examDecember 20, 2019
January 15, 2020 announced
Declaration of cutoffJanuary 15, 2020 declared
Download of Score Card
January 18, 2020
Publication of merit listFirst week of March 2020
Release of merit list for 50% AIQFirst week of March 2020
Availability of scorecardFirst week of March 2020
Counselling startsMarch 16 to 31, 2020

How to download NEET MDS Result 2020?

Check the points to download the result of NEET MDS 2020 below.

  • Click on the link which is available above.
  • NEET MDS result has been announced in the form of PDF
  • Aspirants need to search their roll number by using Ctrl+F keys
  • The details mentioned in the result should be verified carefully.

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Details mentioned on NEET MDS 2020 Result

Following are the details printed on the result of NEET MDS 2020:

Details mentioned in result



Candidates details

Roll number

Score and rank

Score out of 960 and All India Rank

NEET MDS cut off declared separately

Marks equal to percentile cut off and cut off for 50% AIQ seats

NEET MDS Scorecard 2020

The scorecard of NEET MDS 2020 can be downloaded individually from January 18 by the qualified candidates. A link to download NEET MDS 2020 score card will be provided on this page, when available. To download the NEET MDS scorecard 2020, candidates need to enter then required credentials asked. It will mention the name, father's name, roll number, application number, date of birth, scores obtained, percentile secured, 50% All India Rank and category-rank. Check the important highlights on how to download the scorecard.

How to download NEET MDS 2020 Scorecard?

The scorecard can be downloaded by following the procedure mentioned below.

  • Step 1: Click on the link which will be provided on this page, when released.
  • Step 2: In the login window, enter the user ID and password in the space provided.
  • Step 3: The scorecard of NEET MDS 2020 will appear on the screen.
  • Step 4: It is important to cross-check the details mentioned.
  • Step 5: Take a printout of the scorecard for the future references.

To download NEET MDS scorecard 2020 - Click here (The link will be activated on January 18)

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NEET MDS scorecard 2020 validity

It must be noted that NEET MDS 2020 result is valid only for the current academic session 2020 for admission to postgraduate dental courses. This result cannot be used for the next academic session.

NEET MDS Result 2020 - Qualifying percentile

The regulatory body has set a minimum percentile which must be secured to qualify NEET MDS 2020. The scores equivalent to NEET MDS cutoff 2020 percentile has been declared along with the result. For general category, the cutoff of NEET MDS is 50th percentile and the marks corresponding to it is 286. While for SC/ST/OBC aspirants, 40th percentile with 250 equivalent scores and for Unreserved PwD is 45th percentile, it is 268. This cutoff has been determined to prepare the merit list for admission to AIQ, state quota seats, deemed universities, central institutes, ESIC and private colleges/institutes.

NEET MDS cutoff 2020 - announced

CategoryCutoff percentile
Cutoff scores (2020)
Cutoff scores (2019)

Revision of NEET cutoff

If the number of candidates qualifying the exam will be three times less than the minimum qualifying percentile, the Dental Council of India (DCI) in consultation with the Central government may lower NEET MDS cutoff to fill the remaining vacant seats. Last year, the authority decided and lowered NEET MDS cutoff by 24 percentile. NEET MDS qualifying percentile for general category was declined from 50th to 25.835th percentile. While, the cutoff for SC/ST/OBC was lowered till 15.835th percentile. The table mentioned the actual and revised cutoff percentile as released by NBE for the year 2019.

Revised NEET MDS cutoff 2019

CategoryMinimum qualifying percentileCutoff score (out of 960)Revised minimum required percentile Revised Cutoff (out of 960)
General50 percentile25025.835 percentile172
SC/ST/OBC/SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH40 percentile21515.835 percentile140
UR-PH45 percentile23220.835 percentile156

Also in the year 2018, the cut off marks for the respective categories was lowered by the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India (DCI). Candidates can also check the revised cut off percentile and marks of all categories in the table below.

NEET MDS Cut off 2018


Cut off percentile

Cut off marks (out of 960)

Revised Cut off percentile

Revised cut off marks

Unreserved category

50 percentile


20.835 percentile


SC/ST/OBC categories

40 percentile


15.835 percentile


UR-PH category

45 percentile


20.835 percentile


Types of NEET MDS Result 2020

The result of NEET MDS 2020 to be released by NBE will be considered for admission to the following courses:

  • Admission to 50% All India Quota seats, and

  • 50% State Quota seats

NEET MDS result 2020 for 50% All India Quota seats

NEET MDS 2020 result for 50% AIQ aspirants has been announced on January 20. However, securing the minimum qualifying percentile does not guarantee admission under All India Quota seat. It must be noted that NEET MDS cutoff 2020 for 50% AIQ seats is the same as the qualifying percentile. Aspirants who will secure the minimum qualifying percentile for AIQ will be called for seat allotment process by Directorate of General Sciences (DGHS) on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Since, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) do not participate under AIQ scheme, therefore candidates from the particular state will not be allowed to appear for AIQ counselling. While, aspirants who were allotted a seat by nomination under central pool quota by Government of India can appear for 50% All India Quota seats. The previous year NEET MDS result percentile for 50% AIQ seats has been mentioned for the convenience of aspirants.

NEET MDS cut off for 50% All India Quota seats


Cut off Percentile

Cutoff scores (2020)

Cut off scores (2019)

General category

50 percentile



General-PH category

45 percentile



OBC/OBC-PH category

40 percentile



SC/SC-PH category

40 percentile



ST/ST-PH category

40 percentile



NEET MDS Result 2020 for State Quota seats

The designated state authorities will consider the NEET MDS scores for admission to dental postgraduate courses offered by the government, private and deemed colleges/universities in the state. The merit list prepared and published by NBE will be provided to the state counselling authorities. Based on the NEET MDS 2020 result, the state authorities will prepare the merit list for the aspirants applied for admission to the dental institutes established by state governments, universities established by the act of state/union territory legislature, municipal bodies, trust, society, company and minority institutions.

NEET MDS 2020 Result – Percentile Vs Percentage

A percentile rank tells that how well a candidate performed in comparison to others while the percentage shows how well a candidate performed in the test. Percentile never gives the marks of how much an aspirant has secured, instead, it just tells the merit position among the candidates who appeared for the test. The example for the better understanding between percentile and percentage will be shown below.

Percentile rank – If the mark of a candidate is greater than or equal to 80%, then he/she will be at 80th percentile, where 8 is the percentile rank.

Percentage – An aspirant securing 75% marks in the test which is of 1000 marks, thus the marks obtained by the candidate is 750. Percentage of a candidate is never affected by the merit position of the aspirant in comparison to the other candidates.

How to download NEET MDS Merit List 2020 for 50% AIQ?

  • Candidates will be required to click on the link given above to check the merit list of NEET MDS 2020.

  • The merit list will provide candidates’ roll number, NEET MDS rank, All India 50% rank and All India category rank.

  • As the NEET PG merit list 2020 is made available in the downloadable PDF format, candidates can download the merit list for further use.

NEET MDS Merit List 2020 and Rank

All India NEET MDS merit list 2020 will be prepared on the basis of prescribed NEET MDS cut off percentile secured by candidates. The following merit lists will be prepared for admission to medical colleges.

  • NEET MDS rank – This merit list includes overall merit position of a candidate amongst all the candidates who have appeared for the entrance test.

  • All India 50% All India Quota rank – This list includes the overall merit position of aspirants amongst all the candidates who have appeared in NEET MDS 2020 and are considered eligible for 50% All India Quota counselling.

  • All India 50% Quota category rank – This is the overall merit position of the candidates belonging to the different reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC) as opted by aspirants while filling the application form of NEET MDS 2020.

NEET MDS 2020 Merit List – Tie-Breaking Method

In case, the marks of two or more candidates will be equal, the merit position will be decided following the tie-breaking procedure mentioned below.

  1. Number of correct responses: Candidates who have a higher number of correct responses in the entrance exam will be allotted better rank

  2. Higher score in Part B: Aspirants with better marks in Part B of the exam will be provided higher rank.

  3. Lesser number in Part B: Candidates who have lesser number of incorrect answers in Part B will be placed higher in the rank list.

  4. Date of birth: If the first tie-breaker won’t be successful, the date of birth of aspirants will be taken into consideration. Candidates elder in age will be given preferences in the merit list

What after NEET MDS Result 2020?

After the announcement of the result, candidates included in the merit list of All India Quota scheme will be called for NEET MDS 2020 counselling. DGHS on behalf of MCC is responsible for conducting the counselling process for AIQ seats, deemed/central universities and ESIC. Aspirants must first register themselves to participate for counselling. The seat allotment procedure is done on the basis of All India Rank, preferences of colleges as well as courses and seats available.

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hello sir..I got 15145 rank in OBC category in neet pg mds 2020..any chance in govt. college?

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 25th Jan, 2020


According to your NEET MDS overall rank, chances are less to get a seat in government colleges through All India Quota. Chances are also less in central universities. You can get admission through management quota in deemed universities. Check your chances through the NEET MDS College Predictor tool

Good Luck!


Hello ! my AIR is 5669 and I belong to OBC . i completed my BDS from TELANGANA . In which colleges will I get a seat through all india counselling ?

Misbah Anjum N 25th Jan, 2020


In order to determine or predict which medical college you can get into through All India Quota, please check out the following link or website:

Using this website, you can determine if you can get into your desired college or not. However, it is important to note that this predictor tool in based on previous years' results and allocation and hence it is not 100 percent accurate!


hello sir/mam i appeared for NEET MDS 2020 my all india rank is 12936 and category is SC which type of clg should i expect??? Would i get govt. clg or private????

Srijika Bhattacharyya 24th Jan, 2020
There is an option to get non clinical subjects in a government college. You may get many clinical subjects like psychiatry, general surgery in government colleges as well.
According to previous years cutoff you may not get an All India seat but apply for state seats and attend all rounds of counselling.
You can use the college predictor to check the college you will most likely get.

i got a all India rank of 3006 in neet mds 2020...what all are my chances of getting any government seat in a private college in karnataka... I have done my bds from karnataka

Somrita Bhattacharya 24th Jan, 2020


With a rank of 3006 in mds 2020 you may get a admission in some colleges

  • Government dental college Mumbai in pedodontics
  • Government dental college Jaipur in pedodontics
  • Himachal Pradesh government dental college

There are some other private college that you can get

Please check the college predictor For NEET MDS

Good luck


my rank is 431 in neet mds.what is the most probable clg.can i get a non clinical seat in a government clg?

Shivam bhardwaj Student Expert 23rd Jan, 2020
Hello Aspirant,
Hope you are doing well.
On the basis of your score, you may get Raja Muthaiya Dental College where you have more chances. And in this college, you have strong chances in MDS Periodontrics.
Some more colleges are there in which you can get admission, you can see those colleges using given link.
Hope this will help you.
Good luck
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