|Start Date||End Date||Remark|
|Application Form Date||31-Oct-2018||27-Nov-2018||Application is in Process|
NEET MDS 2018 is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission to MDS Courses. Organizing authority NBE (National Board of Examinations) has released NEET MDS 2018 Exam Dates. No other entrance examination, either at state or institution level, will be valid for entry to MDS Courses as per Dentists Act, 1948.
The scores obtained in NEET Post Graduate and NEET MDS will be accepted at all the top ranking medical colleges and top ranking dental colleges - government and private - at all India level.
|Highlights of NEET MDS 2018|
|Purpose of Examination||Qualifying cum Ranking Examination for admission to MDS courses|
|NEET MDS 2017 Exam Format||MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with single accurate answer|
|Number of Questions||240|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|NEET MDS 2018 Syllabus||As per Dental Council of India Revised BDS Course Regulations, 2007|
|Method of Organize||Online (Computer-based test)|
|Criteria for passing the examination||At Least percentile of 50 in the examination for General Category,|
40 percentile for SC/ST/OBC Category and 45 percentile for PWD (PH) Category
|Application Fees||INR 3750 for Gen/OBC and INR 2750 for ST/SC/PwD/PH|
|NEET MDS 2018 Application Mode||Online (September last week to November first week, 2018)|
|NEET MDS 2018 Exam Date||January 7, 2018|
|NEET MDS 2018 Result||By January 31, 2018|
|Seat Allocation||Merit Based Counseling organized as per eligible regulations|
|Reservation of seats||As per eligible guidelines or Regulation or Government Policy|
Given below are few important dates concerned to NEET MDS 2018:
|NEET MDS 2018 Notice Published||October 30, 2017||Official Notification for NEET MDS 2018 announced|
|Availability of NEET MDS 2018 Application Form||October 31, 2017||Last date of application is Oct 31, 2017|
|NEET MDS Hall Ticket 2018 will be available from||November 27, 2017||Download NEET MDS 2017 Hall Ticket from nbe.edu.in|
|NEET MDS 2018 Exam Date||January 7, 2018||BDS Degree Aspirant will take NEET MDS 2018 on Jan 7|
|Releasement of NEET MDS 2018 Result||January 31, 2018||Tentative NEET MDS Result is January 31, 2018|
The basic eligibility for application for NEET MDS 2018 is:
However, the board has determined a set of rules and concession for the aspirants applying for the exam. The University has given concession for internship for aspirants from the below category
The board will accept Aspirants perusing their final year of Under Graduate course. Failure of which will lead to disqualification of the aspirant However, they should clear their Compulsory Internship before March 2018. Aspirants should submit a detailed Internship Letter with starting date and Final date.
Aspirants belonging to a few states of India are not eligible for the 50% All India Quota. The board gives concession to aspirants nominated by the Government of India from these states.
NEET MDS 2018 Application Form can be filled online via NBE Website. The application form consists of four major steps:
Aspirants applying for the first time on NBE Website will be asked to create a profile. Aspirants who have applied previous can use their login details. They will be asked to enter a Captcha for security reasons
The first step in filling up of NEET MDS Application Form is selection of the exam from the drop down. Aspirants must opt for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test “ Master of Dental Surgery to proceed
Aspirants will be taken to the individual information page and asked to fill in the below details:
Aspirants can also express their interest to work for the Armed Forces in this column
Aspirants will be asked to fill the Educational Details like BDS Exam and Internship Details. It is compulsory to upload a Government Proof and DCI Certificate for verification purposes.
Aspirants can then verify all the details and move on to the next step
NEET MDS 2018 will happen across the country. The exam will happen for 4 days and In 2 sessions per day The center will be allotted on First come first cater basis. Aspirants can select the NEET MDS Exam Center based on their accessibility. Aspirant can also select the comfortable time from the given schedule.
NEET MDS application fees should be paid in the online mode. Aspirants should ensure that the payment is successful to clear submission of application form. The payment can be made via: In case of any mistakes, the selected time and venue will be announced. Aspirants should clear the payment in 30 minutes to avoid transaction failure.
The application fees for different categories is as follows:
|General /Other Backward Category||INR 3750|
|SC / ST / PWD||INR 2750|
NEET MDS 2018 Exam is organized in the online mode. The exam will be organized for 240 marks, for 3 hours. The questions asked will be from the BDS syllabus. Aspirants will be honored one mark for every right response and there is no negative marking for the exam. The questions are asked from 17 subjects and an average of 14 to 15 marks is allotted to each subject.
Candidates are expected to be well aware of NEET MDS Exam Format for better understanding of types of questions asked and marking scheme of the exam.
|Method of Examination||Online|
|Number of Questions||240|
|Question Paper Type||Objective|
1 mark for every right response
No negative marking
|Period of Exam||3 hours|
|Sections in Paper||1|
NEET MDS 2018 Syllabus will be the subjects in the Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery. The list of subjects and important topics are listed below:
Result will be released by January 31, 2018. There are four types of results released based on the quota allotted: NEET MDS 2018 Result is valid only for the qualifying year.
In case of two or more aspirants obtaining equal marks in the competitive entrance examination, their inter se merit will be determined according to age, older will get preference over younger.
NEET MDS Cut off 2018 is determined by the percentile obtained by a aspirant. Percentile is calculated on the basis of the highest marks secured in the exam. Aspirants should meet NEET MDS Cut off to be applicable for subsequent rounds of the admission procedure.
At Least qualifying score in each category is as follows:
|SC/ ST/ OBC||40 %|
|Persons with Disability||45 %|
NEET MDS 2018 Counseling is expected to begin on March 14, 2018. The counseling will be organized online and aspirants will be asked to visit the allotted college/institution for document verification. Counseling for various quota will be organized by various bodies at separate schedules
The counseling will be organized separately for each category. The process for counseling is as follows:
This is an important step of the admission procedure. Aspirants should take additional care while entering the details. Any mis-interpretation or false data can lead to dis-qualification of aspirants. The need list of documents comprise:
|Counseling Registration||March 14, 2018|
|Preferred Seat Selection||March 2018|
|Seat Allotment||March 2018|
|Seat Allocation||March 2018|
|Document Verification and Admission||April 2018|
|Seat Selection (Round 2)||April 2018|
|Seat Allotment (Round 2)||April 2018|
|Seat Allocation (Round 2)||April 2018|
|Document Verification and Admission (Round 2)||April 2018|
|Transfer of Remaining Seats to State Quota||May 2018|
New Delhi, Delhi NCR
Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu
Gandarvakottai, Tamil Nadu
Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh
Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu