About NEET MDS 2021
National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Masters of Dental Surgery - NEET MDS entrance exam. The authorities have released the result for NEET MDS 2021 along with the cutoff on December 31, 2020, in the form of a merit list which includes roll number, scores obtained (out of 960) and qualifying status of the candidates. NEET MDS cut off 2021 for general candidates is 50th percentile, while for SC/ST/OBC, it is 40th percentile. Based on the cutoff scores, NBE will now release 50% AIQ NEET MDS merit list 2021 including candidates eligible for AIQ counselling. Aspirants who have secured the minimum required percentile are now eligible to participate in NEET MDS 2021 counselling session for admission to 6,501 seats offered to 50% All India Quota seats, 50% state quota seats, deemed/central universities, ESIC, and private universities.
The counselling of NEET MDS 2021 for 50% AIQ, deemed/central universities, ESIC and AFMC institutes will be done by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). NEET MDS 2021 counselling by MCC can be done in two rounds for AIQ seats, while for deemed/central universities, ESIC and AFMC institutes, mop-up round will be conducted. While, the NEET MDS counselling 2021 for 85% state quota seats and private seats will be done by respective state counselling authorities. The state counselling authorities will conduct NEET MDS counselling in three rounds including mop-up round. The counselling process includes release of application form, publication of merit list and seat allotment process.
NBE conducted NEET MDS 2021 on December 16, 2020, and the admit card for the same was issued on December 9, 2020. NBE released the NEET MDS 2021 application form on October 26, 2020 at 05:00 PM on nbe.edu.in. Only the candidates who will fulfil NEET MDS eligibility criteria could fill the application form until November 15, 2020. NEET MDS 2021 brochure released on October 26 with two major changes in NEET MDS application fee and exam centres. As per the prospectus, the application fee of NEET MDS 2021 for general and OBC candidates was Rs. 4425, while for SC/ST/PWD it was Rs. 3245, including GST. Also, for NEET MDS 2021 session, as many as 27 NEET MDS centres were added. Through NEET MDS 2021, around 6,501 Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) will be offered under 50% All India Quota (AIQ), 50% state quota seats, 100% seats in deemed/central universities and private colleges.
NEET MDS 2021 exam contained 240 multiple choice questions asked from BDS curriculum. Only three hours were allotted to complete NEET MDS exam, which is 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. As per the exam pattern of NEET MDS 2021, four marks were awarded for correct answer, while one mark were deducted for an incorrect response.
NEET MDS 2021 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MDS|
|Short Exam Name||NEET MDS|
|Conducting Body||National Board of Examinations (NBE)|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||3750 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
NEET MDS 2021 Important Dates
Past Dates and Events
31 Dec, 2020
Result | Mode: Online
16 Dec, 2020
Exam | Mode: Online
09 Dec, 2020
Admit Card | Mode: Online
26 Oct, 2020 - 15 Nov, 2020
Application | Mode: Online
26 Oct, 2020
Advertisement | Mode: Online
The NEET MDS 2021 eligibility criteria will be considered for admission to the Masters of Dental Surgery courses. These eligibility criteria are decided by the Dental Council of India (DCI) with the approval of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW). The basic requirements to appear for NEET MDS can be checked below:-
· Candidates must hold BDS degree from a recognised institute to fulfil NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2021.
· Provisional/permanent registration with State Dental Council (SDC) or DCI by March 31, 2021.
· Completion of one-year compulsory rotatory internship by March 31 of the academic year that a candidate is seeking admission is mandatory.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
NBE has released the NEET MDS 2021 application form on October 26, 2020, at 05:00 PM on nbe.edu.in. All the eligible candidates can register themselves for NEET MDS entrance exam. The last date for NEET MDS registration is November 15, 2020. It is important to fill NEET MDS application form 2021 to appear for postgraduate dental entrance exam. Only the successfully registered candidates will be allowed to download NEET MDS 2021 admit card.
The application form of NEET MDS 2021 can be filled in six following steps:
- NEET MDS registration 2021
- Filling of application form
- Uploading of relevant documents
- Choosing of exam centres
- Payment of application fee
- Printout of NEET MDS 2021 application form
|OBC, General||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 3750|
|OBC, General||PWD||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 2750|
|SC, ST||Online||Female, Male, Transgender||₹ 2750|
NEET MDS 2021 Syllabus
Part-A-General anatomy including embryology and histology
Part-A-General human physiology and Biochemistry
Part-A-Dental anatomy, Embryology, and Oral histology
Part-A-General pathology and Microbiology
Part-A-General and Dental pharmacology, and therapeutics
Part-B-Oral pathology and Oral microbiology
Part-B-Oral medicine and Radiology
Part-B-Pedodontics and preventive dentistry
Part-B-Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
Part-B-Prosthodontics and crown and bridge
Part-B-Conservative dentistry and Endodontics
Part-B-Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Part-B-Public health dentistry
The NEET MDS 2021 exam will be conducted for a duration of three hours from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM. National Board of Examination (NBE) had announced the exam date of NEET MDS 2021. The NEET MDS exam is a computer-based test which will be held on December 16, 2020. The exam comprised of 240 multiple choice questions which covered topics from Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Para-Clinical. The syllabus for NEET MDS will be considered from the BDS Course Regulations recommended by the DCI. As per the marking scheme of NEET MDS, candidates will score four marks for each correct answer and one mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no marking for the questions which are not answered by the candidates. The linguistic medium of the NEET MDS exam 2020 will be only English.
NEET MDS admit card 2021 will be released for the registered candidates in the first week of December 2020. Candidates were required to submit their user ID and password to download the NEET MDS 2021 hall ticket. NEETMDS 2021 admit card can only be received in online mode, as the hall tickets are not be sent via any offline mode. After downloading the admit card, candidates must paste their photograph on the document as only then it will be considered by the authorities at the time of the exam. The admit card of NEET MDS 2021 carries information like roll number, allotted exam city and centre. Candidates must note that the NEET MDS admit card is also a mandatory document for the counselling process, therefore, it must be preserved even after the conduction of the exam.
NEET MDS 2021 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- NEET MDS admit card (photograph of the candidate should be pasted on it)
- Photo identity proof
The result of NEET MDS 2021 has been announced in the form of PDF on December 31, 2020. NEET MDS result 2021 specifies the qualifying status of the candidates. NEET MDS 2021 result contained the score obtained (out of 960), NEET MDS overall rank and roll number of candidates. The steps to download the result has been mentioned below.
How to download NEET MDS 2021 result?
Visit natboard.edu.in and click on the link that says NEET MDS 2021 result.
The NEET MDS PDF will open on the screen
To check NEET MDS result 2021, use Ctrl+F keys and enter the roll number
Verify roll number, marks scored out of 960, and NEET MDS 2021 rank
Download the pdf by clicking on the download option
NEET MDS 2021 Scorecard
Only the qualified candidates in NEET MDS can download NEET MDS 2021 scorecard in the PDF format which can be accessed by entering roll number, date of birth and captcha code. The scorecard of NEET MDS 2021 is valid for the particular academic year in which the candidate has appeared for the exam. The steps to download the scorecard of NEET MDS 2021 has been provided below.
How to download NEET MDS Scorecard 2021?
Visit nbe.edu.in and click on the login window.
Enter your login credentials - Id and password.
NEET MDS scorecard 2021 containing the details of the candidate will appear on the screen.
Check your roll number, marks scored out of 960, and NEET MDS 2021 rank, 50% AIQ rank, and Category rank.
Take a printout of the scorecard.
The authorities have released the cutoff of NEET MDS 2021 along with the result on December 31, 2020. NEET MDS cutoff 2021 is the minimum qualifying percentile which must be secured by the candidates in order to secure the national-level entrance test. Candidates can check the NEET MDS 2021 cutoff released by NBE from the table below.
NEET MDS cutoff 2021
|Category||Cut off percentile||Cutoff scores 2021||Cutoff Marks (2020)|
|General and EWS - PH||45th percentile||243||268|
|SC/ST/OBC - PH||40th percentile||227||250|
In case, to fill the remaining vacant seats in the dental colleges of the country, DCI in consultation with health ministry may lower down the cutoff percentile and marks to provide opportunity to other candidates.
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
DGHS on behalf of MCC is conducting the counselling of NEET MDS 2021 for admission process to 50% All India Quota seats, deemed/central university seats, ESIC and AFMC seats. Jammu and Kashmir do not participate in the central pool quota, therefore, the counselling for seats in government dental colleges is allotted by the state body responsible. The authority conducts two rounds of seat allotment for AIQ seats, while a mop-up round will be organised for deemed, central and ESIC colleges. In order to participate for NEET MDS 2021 counselling process, aspirants must secure equal to more than the minimum cutoff percentile. The qualifiers can participate for counselling process by registering themselves and providing their preferences of colleges as well as courses. Based on the choice filled, NEET MDS rank, seats availability in the particular college, reservation criteria and other factors, the admission to MDS course will be granted.
While the seat allotment process for 85% state quota and seats in private dental colleges will be conducted by state counselling body as selected by the state government. The respective regulatory bodies will either organise the counselling process in online or offline mode. NEET MDS admissions in the states includes application forms, merit list and seat allotment procedure. However, to apply for state MDS admissions, the qualified candidates must fulfil certain eligibility criteria of domicile, age, nationality and other aspects as laid down by the state counselling authorities.
Documents Required at Counselling
- NEET MDS 2021 admit card
- NEET scorecard
- BDS marksheet (1st, 2nd and 3rd Professional Examination)
- BDS Degree Certificate/Provisional Certificate
- Internship completion certificate
- Permanent/Provisional registration certificate issued by DCI/State Dental Council
- Class 10 Certificate/Date of Birth certificate
- Identity proof
- Caste Certificate (if applicable)
- Disability Certificate (if applicable)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Who is the conducting authority of NEET MDS?
NEET MDS 2021 conducted by National Board of Examinations (NBE) on December 16, 2020.
Question: Who will conduct NEET MDS counselling?
Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will conduct NEET MDS counselling 2021 on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).
Question: How many seats are offered through NEET MDS 2021?
A total of 6,228 seats are offered for admission through NEET MDS 2021
Question: What is the lower age limit for NEET MDS?
As per NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2021, candidates must not be less than 20 years of age when applying.
Question: In how many cities the authorities had conducted NEET MDS 2021?
NEET MDS 2021 conducted in 72 cities nationwide.
Question: Is NEET MDS 2021 application form released?
Yes, NBE released the NEET MDS application form for 2021 session on October 26, 2020.
Question: Is NEET MDS 2021 result decalred?
Yes, the result for NEET MDS 2021 has been announced on December 31, 2020 in the form of merit list.
Questions related to NEET MDS
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
Hope this information will help you
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.
hope it helps!!
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.
All the best
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.
All the best