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NEET MDS 2024 - Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus
Latest Update for NEET MDS
- 10 Mar 2023:
NEET MDS cutoff 2023 released; Category-wise percentile here
- 10 Mar 2023:
NEET MDS 2023 result announced; Check details!
- 10 Jan 2023:
NEET MDS application form 2023 released; apply here!
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About NEET MDS 2024
The National Board of Examinations in Medical Science (NBEMS) conducts the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Masters of Dental Surgery or NEET MDS 2024 for admission to around 6,228 Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) seats in 259 dental colleges across India.
The NBE will release the NEET MDS 2024 application form on the official website nbe.edu.in. Candidates who wish to appear in the post-graduate medical exam will have to fill out the NEET MDS registration form 2024 within the stipulated time period. Along with the application form, the NBE will also release the NEET MDS 2024 information brochure mentioning the eligibility for the exam, the application form process, the exam pattern and other important details. The NEET MDS 2024 correction window will also be opened for graduates to rectify details in the application forms.
Candidates who will submit the application form within the time period and with accurate details will be issued the NEET MDS 2024 admit card. In order to appear for the exam, it is important for each candidate to bring the hall ticket to the NEET MDS 2024 exam centre, along with other relevant documents. NEET MDS 2024 exam will be held in a computer-based mode for three hours. As per NEET MDS 2024 exam pattern, a total of 240 multiple-choice questions will be asked. Four marks will be awarded for the correct answer, while one mark will be deducted for an incorrect response.
NBE will announce the NEET MDS result 2024 at nbe.edu.in including the roll number, marks scored out of 960, and the NEET MDS rank of the candidate. The NEET MDS 2024 cutoffwill also be released along with the result. The previous year's NEET MDS cutoff for General category is 272 and that for SC/ST/OBC is 238. Through NEET MDS 2024 scores, admission to 6,501 seats offered to 50% All India Quota seats, 50% state quota seats, deemed/central universities, ESIC, and private universities are granted
After the declaration of the results, the NBE will release the NEET MDS 2024 result cum merit list for 50% All India Quota (AIQ) seats. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will then conduct the NEET MDS counselling 2024 for 50% All India Quota (AIQ), 100% deemed/central universities and ESIC/AFMS institutes. While admission to 50% state quota seats and all private colleges will be done by the respective state counselling authorities. NEET MDS seat allotment list will be done on the basis of NEET MDS rank, choices of colleges and specialities, seats available, reservation criteria and other factors.
NEET MDS 2024 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)||4250 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online / Offline|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
NEET MDS 2024 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
30 Jun, 2023
(Target 2023) - Cut-off date for completion of internship towards eligibility for NEET-MDS 2023 - Start Date | Mode: Online
The NEET MDS 2024 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 a BDS degree from a recognised institute to fulfil NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2024.
· Provisional/permanent registration with State Dental Council (SDC) or DCI by June 30, 2024.
· Completion of a one-year compulsory rotatory internship by June 30 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
All eligible candidates must register themselves for the NEET MDS entrance exam. It is important to fill out the NEET MDS application form 2024 to appear for the postgraduate dental entrance exam. Only the successfully registered candidates will be allowed to download NEET MDS 2024 admit card.
The application form for NEET MDS 2024 can be filled in the six following steps:
- NEET MDS registration 2024
- Filling out the application form
- Uploading of relevant documents
- Choosing of exam centres
- Payment of application fee
- Printout of NEET MDS 2024 application form
|OBC, EWS, General||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 4250|
|SC, ST||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 3250|
|OBC, EWS, General||PWD||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 3250|
NEET MDS 2024 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
Check the NEET MDS exam pattern below.
NEET MDS exam pattern
|Events||NEET MDS paper pattern|
|NEET MDS 2024 exam date||To be announced|
|Exam time||3 hours - 9 am to 12 pm|
|Number of questions||240 multiple-choice questions|
|Topics covered in NEET MDS exam||BDS curriculum - Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Para-Clinical|
|Medium of exam||English|
|Marking scheme||4 marks for the correct answer|
|1 mark deducted for a wrong answer|
NEET MDS admit card 2024 will be issued to the registered candidates on the NBE official website. Candidates will be required to submit their user ID and password to download the NEET MDS 2024 hall ticket. 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 2024 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 2024 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 2024 will be announced in the form of a PDF on the NBE official website. NEET MDS result 2024 specifies the qualifying status of the candidates and contains 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 2024 result?
Visit natboard.edu.in and click on the link that says NEET MDS 2024 result.
The NEET MDS PDF will open on the screen
To check NEET MDS result 2024, use the Ctrl+F keys and enter the roll number
Verify roll number, marks scored out of 960, and NEET MDS 2024 rank
Download the pdf by clicking on the download option
NEET MDS 2024 Scorecard
Only the qualified candidates in NEET MDS can download NEET MDS 2024 scorecard in PDF format which can be accessed by entering roll number, date of birth and captcha code. The scorecard of NEET MDS 2024 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 2024 have been provided below.
How to download NEET MDS Scorecard 2024?
Visit nbe.edu.in and click on the login window.
Enter your login credentials - Id and password.
NEET MDS scorecard 2024 containing the details of the candidate will appear on the screen.
Check your roll number, marks scored out of 960, and NEET MDS 2024 rank, 50% AIQ rank, and Category rank.
Take a printout of the scorecard.
The authorities released the cutoff of NEET MDS 2024 along with the result. NEET MDS cutoff 2024 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 cut-off released by NBE from the table below.
NEET MDS cut-off
Cut off percentile
Cutoff Marks 2023
General and EWS
General and EWS - PH
SC/ST/OBC - PH
In case, to fill the remaining vacant seats in the dental colleges of the country, DCI in consultation with the health ministry may lower the cutoff percentile and marks to provide opportunities to other candidates.
Mode of Counselling: Online, Offline
MCC conducts the counselling of NEET MDS 2024 for the 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 three 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 in NEET MDS 2024 counselling process, aspirants must secure equal to more than the minimum cutoff percentile.
The qualifiers can participate in the counselling process by registering themselves and providing their preferences for colleges as well as courses. Based on the choice filled, NEET MDS rank, seat availability in the particular college, reservation criteria and other factors, the admission to MDS course will be granted.
While the seat allotment process for 50% state quota and seats in private dental colleges will be conducted by the 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 include application forms, merit lists and seat allotment procedures. 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 2024 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:Is NEET MDS 2024 application form released?
No, NEET MDS 2024 application form is yet to bt out.
Question:In how many cities the authorities had conducted NEET MDS 2024?
NEET MDS 2024 will be conducted in 72 cities nationwide.
Question:What is the lower age limit for NEET MDS?
As per NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2024, candidates must not be less than 20 years of age when applying.
Question:How many seats are offered through NEET MDS 2024?
A total of 6,228 seats are offered for admission through NEET MDS 2024.
Question:What is the NEET MDS exam date 2024?
NEET MDS 2024 exam date is yet to be out.
Question:Who is the conducting authority of NEET MDS?
NEET MDS 2024 is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).
Questions related to NEET MDS
hi ...i have scored 271 in Neet mds 2022 exam. my all india rank is 12111 and category rank is 4340. will i get govt. seat through state counselling?
Hi- I have scored 276 marks and belong to SC category.
Are there chances for getting Govt colleges in clinical branch
my all india neet mds rank is 6800.EWS category rank is 650.in which college can I get seat?can I get in government college or private.
I hv AIR 257 (General)in Neet MDS 2022...what are my chances of getting a government seat in All India as well as State counseling..I am a resident of Uttar Pradesh.
You have scored good marks in NEET MDS exam. But it is difficult to determine Colleges you can get because cut-offs varies from year to year, it is difficult to determine whether your friend can get seat or not. It is because there are many factors concerning regarding admission which include caste category, number of seats available, number of students appeared in the exam, difficulty level of the exam, etc. Y ou can predict Colleges and specialization you can get for yout NEET MDS rank using below mentioned College Predictor Tool.
To predict Colleges you can get for your NEET MDS rank, use below given College Predictor Tool which is designed by experts out of their experience and considering previous year's cut-off trends.
I hope this information was helpful to you.
All The Best!!
my AIR is 150 in NEET MDS PG..pls guide where I can get good govt seat in endodontics.
Congratulations for getting good rank in NEET MDS entrance exam. See it is difficult to determine whether you can get free seat or not in Endodontics because cut-offs varies from year to year and depends on many factors like
--Number of students appeared in the exam
--Difficulty level of the exam
--Number of seats available
To predict Colleges in which you can get Endodontics seat in you can get for your NEET MDS rank using below mentioned College Predictor Tool.
You can predict Colleges you can get for your NEET MDS rank, use below given College Predictor Tool which is designed by experts out of their experience and considering previous year's cut-off trends.
Hope this information was useful.
All The Best!!
My AIR in neet mds 2022 is 13449,belongs to OBC category .Any chances of getting a seat in karnataka?
NBE ( National Board of examination) has released the neet MDS 2022 cutoff on the official website . The cutoff is qualifying mark require to pass the examination.
The cuttoff percentile for General Category is 50th and for ST/SC/OBC it is 40th . The qualifying score for General Category is 263 and for ST/SC/OBC it is 227 .
With your rank you can score a seat in government college. But it's depends upon seat, number of candidate and reserved Category etc.
For more Information go through the link :-
All the best!!