National Board of Examination (NBE) has announced the result of NEET MDS 2018 on January 25, 2018, declaring scores obtained by the candidates and the qualifying score of NEET MDS 2018. Candidates who appeared in NEET MDS 2018 on January 7, 2018, can check their NEET MDS result 2018 from the link given below. Only those candidates who have scored at least or more than the qualifying score in the result of NEET MDS 2018 will be considered for further admission process.
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The cutoff for NEET MDS 2018 general category is 233, for SC/ST/OBC/SC-PH/ST-PH/OBC-PH, it is 204, while for PH candidates, it is 219.
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Candidates must note that the scores of NEET MDS 2018 have been given out of a total of 960 marks, compared to the last year wherein NEET MDS 2017 exam result was given out of a total of 1200 marks.
How to check NEET MDS Result 2018?
The scorecard of NEET MDS 2018 mentions details like candidate’s name, marks obtained (out of 960 marks) and percentile score. Candidates who have qualified NEET MDS 2018, they have also been given an All India Rank (AIR). To access the scorecard and result of NEET MDS 2018, go through the steps given below.
Step 1: Click on the link of NEET MDS result 2018 given below.
Step 2: Now scroll down to the link of ‘To Check NEET MDS 2018 result - Click here’.
Step 3: Once on the official website, enter your ‘NEET MDS Roll Number’ and ‘Date of Birth’, and click on ‘Login’.
Step 4: The scorecard of NEET MDS 2018 will be displayed on the screen.
NEET MDS Result 2018 – Click here.
NEET MDS Result 2018 – Qualifying Criteria
Only those candidates who have secured marks equal to or more than the cutoff percentile will be allowed to participate in further counselling process. As per the cutoff criteria of NEET MDS, candidates belonging to general category are required to score at least 50th percentile in NEET MDS result 2018 in order to qualify the exam. However, those belonging to SC/ST/OBC are required to obtain at least 40th percentile to qualify NEET MDS entrance exam. Along with the declaration of NEET MDS result 2018, NBE has also released the equivalent cutoff score of NEET MDS 2018.
NEET MDS 2018 Cutoff
NEET MDS Cutoff Score
NEET MDS Merit List 2018
NBE has given All India Rank (AIR) to the candidates who have qualified NEET MDS 2018 exam. NBE will also release an overall merit list and an All India Quota merit list soon.
Overall merit list of NEET MDS 2018 will depict the overall position of a candidate amongst all test-takers of NEET MDS 2018, while AIQ 50% merit list of NEET MDS 2018 will depict merit position of a candidate amongst all the candidates who applied for AIQ admission. NBE will provide the data of AIQ merit list, on the basis of which Medical Council Committee (MCC) will conduct the counselling for AIQ seats on the behalf of Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). NBE will also provide NEET MDS result 2018 data to state counselling authorities who will conduct counselling for their respective state’s MDS admissions.
Scope of NEET MDS Result 2018
NEET MDS Result 2018 will be used for giving admission to following MDS seats:
All India Quota (50%) Seats: The counselling for these seats will be done by MCC, on behalf of DGHS. AIQ 50% seats include the seats reserved in government colleges around the country (except for the states of J&K, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana).
State Quota and Private Seats: Respective state counselling authorities will conduct counselling for admission on these seats. State quota seats include the remaining 50% seats in government colleges and private seats include 100% private and management seats in private state colleges.
AFMS Institutions and Deemed Universities: The result of NEET MDS 2018 will also be used for admission to MDS courses in AFMS and Deemed universities.
NEET MDS is a single window entrance exam conducted for admission to postgraduate dental courses in India. No other state or private institution is allowed to conduct their individual examination for MDS course admission. The counselling of NEET MDS 2018 will begin soon.