About NEET MDS 2019

To pursue Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) courses in India, qualifying NEET MDS 2019 (excluding AIIMS PG) is the only key. NEET MDS 2019, an eligibility cum ranking exam, is conducted annually every year as a single window entrance exam. The exam covers 50% All India Quota seats of all government colleges (except for Jammu and Kashmir), 50% State Quota seats (all the seats of colleges of Jammu and Kashmir), all the seats of private dental colleges, deemed and central universities and Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.

The regulatory body of NEET MDS 2019 exam is National Board of Examinations (NBE). The counselling authority regulated by the Directorate of General Health Services on behalf of Medical Counselling Committee and the state authorities. NEET MDS 2019 score and preferences submitted in the counselling process will be the basis for admissions. MCC has released the first round seat allotment list for 50% AIQ seats, Central as well as Deemed Universities and ESIC.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Duration 3 Hours

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NEET MDS 2019 Important Dates

14 Dec, 2018 Exam - NEET MDS entrance exam | Mode: Online
06 Dec, 2018 Admit Card | Mode: Online
16 Oct, 2018 - 06 Nov, 2018 Application - Online application window | Mode: Online
15 Feb, 2019 - 24 Mar, 2019 Counselling - Round I | Mode: Online
13 May, 2019 - 16 May, 2019 Counselling - Mop-up Round | Mode: Online
05 Apr, 2019 - 09 Apr, 2019 Counselling - Round 2 | Mode: Online
30 Oct, 2018 Advertisement | Mode: Online
14 Jan, 2019 Result | Mode: Online

The NEET MDS 2019 eligibility criteria, to be considered for admission to MDS courses, are decided by 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 2019.

· Provisional/permanent registration with State Dental Council or DCI by March 31.

· 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

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 3750
General, OBC PWD Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 2750
ST, SC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 2750

NBE released the NEET MDS 2019 application form could be filled till November 6, 2018. Filling the NEET MDS application form 2019 is a five-step process. Before starting to fill the registration form candidates must possess a valid email ID, mobile number, scanned copies of signature and photograph in ‘jpeg’ format. The steps to fill NEET MDS 2019 application form can be checked below-

  • Registration

  • Enter Personal Details

  • Enter Qualification Details

  • Upload Images

  • Payment of Application Fee

  • Print NEET MDS registration form

The NEET MDS 2019 exam was conducted for a duration of three hours. The NEET MDS 2019 question paper comprises 240 multiple choice questions. The exam was conducted using computer networks which implies NEET MDS is a computer-based test. The syllabus for NEET MDS 2019 was taken from the BDS Course Regulations recommended by the Dental Council of India. As per the marking scheme of NEET MDS, candidates can 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 question paper 2019 was only English.   

NEET MDS admit card 2019 was made accessible from December 6, 2018 onwards. Candidates will be required to submit their User ID and password to download the NEET MDS 2019 admit card. The candidates can only receive the admit card of NEET MDS in online mode as the hall tickets will 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 2019 will carry 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 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Punjab Amritsar
Mohali
West Bengal Asansol
Kolkata
Karnataka Bengaluru
Mysuru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Tiruchirappalli
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Warangal (Urban)
Rajasthan Jaipur
Sikar
Udaipur
Jodhpur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar
Kerala Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Kollam
Thrissur
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Noida
Allahabad
Maharashtra Mumbai
Nagpur
Pune
Bihar Patna
Jharkhand Ranchi
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Vijayawada
Vizianagaram
Tripura Agartala
Mizoram Aizawl
Haryana Ambala
Gurugram
Hisar
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Solan
Manipur Imphal
Nagaland Kohima
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Goa Panaji
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Meghalaya Shillong

Documents Required at Exam

  • NEET MDS admit card (photograph of the candidate should be pasted on it)
  • Photo identity proof

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The NEET MDS result 2019 specifies the qualifying status of the candidates. The result of NEET MDS 2019 was released in the form of PDF on January 14. NBE has also issued the cutoff along with the NEET MDS result. The NEET MDS result contains the score obtained (out of 960), NEET MDS overall rank and roll number. The scorecard will be available to the eligible aspirants on January 19, 2019, pdf format which can be accessed by entering NEET MDS 2019 roll no., date of birth and captcha code. The scorecard of NEET MDS 2019 will be valid in that particular academic year in which the candidate has appeared for the exam. 

NEET MDS 2019 cutoff signifies the minimum marks required to qualify the exam. The cutoff marks has been disclosed with the declaration of result while the minimum percentile required has been made available. The NEET MDS 2019 cutoff category-wise can be seen in the table given below-                                                                                                       

            

Category

        
            

Qualifying             Percentile

        
Cutoff scores 2019 (out of 960)
            

General Category (UR)

        
            

50th            Percentile

        
250
            

OBC/SC/ST (Including PwD candidates of the respective category)

        
            

40th            Percentile

        
215
            

UR-PwD

        
            

45th Percentile

        
232



Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline

MCC has released the first seat allotment result of NEET MDS counselling 2019 on March 27. Also the authority has released the notice that in case of any discrepancy in the result, they can mail at [email protected] The allotted aspirants need to download the allotment letter and also have to provide their upgradation status. The Round I of NEET MDS 2019 counselling had started from March 15 onward. The candidates who have qualified the exam by securing the required percentile and corresponding marks for their respective category will become eligible to participate in the counselling process. All India 50% quota rank will be allotted to those candidates who are eligible to participate in the counselling for 50% All India quota seats. The NEET MDS counselling 2019 is being conducted by the centralised body, DGHS and state authorities for each state. Jammu and Kashmir state will not participate in the central pool and therefore the counselling for the seats of government dental colleges will be held by the state body responsible. After the release of NEET MDS 2019 counselling result, candidates can take admission to the colleges that are allotted to them. 

Documents Required at Counselling

  • NEET MDS 2019 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)

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