NEET MDS 2019: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Admissions

NEET MDS Exam

NEET MDS 2019 is a single window entrance examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations for all Dental PG courses. Candidates seeking admission to Master of Dental Surgery must clear the NEET MDS exam. It is the only and compulsory exam organised for entry to MDS programmes. Those appearing in the state-level or institution-level exam will not be considered for the Dental postgraduate courses. While NBE conducts the exam and announces the result, the Directorate of General Health Services completes the selection and counselling process. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test MDS exam is a computer-based test (CBT).

NEET MDS 2019 will include the following:

  • 50% All India Quota seats for Master of Dental Surgery (excluding J&K state)
  • State quota seats for all Indian states and union territories (including J&K state)
  • Dental PG courses at Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions
  • Dental PG courses at all private institutions, colleges and universities in the country

The main purpose of the examination is to offer admission to MDS 2019 academic session.

AIIMS, New Delhi is not covered by centralised admission for seats through NEET Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) 2019 session.

NEET MDS 2019 Latest Notification – NBE has released the official exam schedule of the NEET MDS exam 2019. It has made the Information Bulletin accessible to the aspirants on 16th October 2018. The online submission of NEET MDS application form 2019 has begun on October 16, 2018. The exam will be commenced on 14th December 2018.

NEET MDS 2019 Overview:

Name of the Exam

NEET MDS

Exam Conducting Authority

National Board of Examinations

Year

2019

Purpose

Admission to Dental PG courses

Occurrence

Every Year

Category

PG

Level

National Level

Exam Mode

CBT

Official Website

https://cdn3.digialm.com/

https://nbe.edu.in/

Exam Commencement

14th December 2018


Available Application Forms

NEET MDS Exam 2019 Important Dates

NEET MDS 2019 Events

NEET MDS 2019 Dates (Announced)

Release of online notification

16-October-2018

Availability of Information Bulletin

16-October-2018

Online application form submission starts

16-October-2018

Online application form submission ends

06-November-2018

Availability of admit card

06-December-2018

Exam commences

14-December-2018

Result announcement

15-January-2019

Counselling starts

17-March-2019 (Tentative)


NEET MDS Exam 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Pattern -

NBE will conduct the NEET MDS 2019 exam on a single day, in a single session. There will be multiple choice questions (240 questions) in two parts – Part A and Part B. Time allotted for the exam – 180 minutes. For the wrong answers, 25% marks will be deducted. In the case of unattempted questions, no marks will be subtracted. 4 marks are given for each correct answer. The medium of the exam is English.

Subject-wise Distribution of Questions

Part A –

Subjects

Number of Questions

General Surgery

15

General and Dental Pharmacology and

Therapeutics

14

General human physiology and Biochemistry

14

General Anatomy including embryology and

Histology

14

Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology

14

General Pathology and Microbiology

14

General Medicine

15

Total

100

Part B –

Subjects

Number of Questions

Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry

14

Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

14

Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology

14

Dental Materials

14

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

14

Periodontology

14

Public Health Dentistry

14

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

14

Oral Medicine and Radiology

14

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

14

Total

240

Allocation of Time

Events

Session

Biometric registration

12 pm

Entry closes

1.30 pm

Candidate login access

1.45 pm

Read instructions

1.50 pm

Exam starts

2.00 pm

Exam ends

5.00 pm

NEET MDS 2019 Syllabus

As per the Information Bulletin, “The syllabus for the exam shall be that of BDS standard and shall cover all the subjects/syllabus taught during the BDS course as prescribed in the DCI Revised BDS Course Regulations, 2007 as amended from time to time”.



NEET MDS Exam 2019 Eligibility

Nationality -

  • Both Indian and foreign nationals can appear in NEET-MDS 2019

Educational Qualification –

  • An Indian applicant must have completed a Bachelor in Dental Surgery from a recognised institute or university in India, registered with SDC (State Dental Council) and received permanent or provisional registration
  • He must have obtained a compulsory one-year rotatory internship from a recognised dental institution
  • Foreign nationals need not mandatorily possess the temporary registration with Dental Council of India (DCI) while appearing NEET-MDS 2019
  • They must have obtained basic dental qualification recognised by the concerned authority or the corresponding state dental council

Note: Applicants found to be ineligible during the process will not be allowed to take the test or counselling. In case, an ineligible student appears in the test, his/her candidature will immediately be cancelled.


NEET MDS Exam 2019 Application Process

The application form of NEET-MDS 2019 is available on the official website. Online submission of the NEET MDS 2019 application form started on 16th October. Visit the official web portal of the National Board of Examinations - https://nbe.edu.in/

  • Click on the ‘NEET-MDS’ button
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  • Look for the option ‘New Registration (16 Oct 2018 at 7.00 pm)’ below ‘LINKS
  • While filling in the online form, the following sequence needs to be observed
  • Access the registration form and fill it with candidate’s name, confirm candidate’s name, date of birth, gender, nationality, mobile number, email, re-enter email and CAPTCHA
  • You will receive ‘User ID’ and ‘Password’ on your inbox for login
  • Fill the details and upload the scanned copies of the photograph & signature
  • Choose ‘test city’
  • Release the application fee online
  • Submit and take a printout of the form with Transaction ID

NEET-MDS 2019 Application Fee –

Must note, the application fee should be remitted online through the payment gateway, using a credit card, debit card and net banking. The fees are mentioned below –

Category

Amount (INR)

General

3,750/-

OBC

3,750/-

SC/ST/PWD

2,750/-

Physically Challenged

2,750/-


Other Details

NEET MDS 2019 Admit Card

The Board will issue the NEET-MDS admit card 2019 on 6th December 2018. It will be available on the official website. To download it, the applicants must use the user ID and password. Check for the details like the candidate’s roll number, the centre of the exam, time allotment, etc. on the call letter. In case of discrepancy, contact the authority immediately.

Keep the NEET MDS hall ticket 2019 safe until the counselling is over.

NEET MDS 2019 Test Centres

The exam will be conducted in 51 cities across India. Here’s the list of all the NEET-MDS exam centres 2019

S. No.

Test City

S. No.

Test City

1

Ahmedabad

26

Aizawl

2

Asansol

27

Bengaluru

3

Agartala

28

Bhopal

4

Hyderabad

29

Jaipur

5

Vizianagaram

30

Imphal

6

Warangal

31

Bhubaneswar

7

Allahabad

32

Visakhapatnam

8

Amritsar

33

Mysuru (Mysore)

9

Hisar

34

Jammu

10

Hamirpur

35

Chandigarh

11

Ambala

36

Nagpur

12

Mumbai

37

Jodhpur

13

Mohali

38

Chennai

14

Guwahati

39

Naharlagun

15

Kozhikode

40

Kollam

16

New Delhi/ Delhi

41

Kohima

17

Lucknow

42

Dehradun

18

Noida

43

Kolkata

19

Gurugram

44

Vijayawada

20

Panaji

45

Raipur

21

Pune

46

Udaipur

22

Tiruchirappalli

47

Solan

23

Patna

48

Ranchi

24

Thrissur

49

Shillong

25

Thiruvananthapuram

50

Srinagar

 

51

Sikar

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NEET-MDS Result 2019

The test-takers can access the NEET MDS 2019 result on 15th January in the form a scorecard. It will carry the score, AIQ overall rank and category rank. The result can be downloaded using the candidate’s roll number, DOB and CAPTCHA.

NEET MDS Cut-off 2019

Along with the result, NBE will declare the NEET MDS 2019 cut-off. This is the minimum qualifying mark that the students need to score to pursue Master of Dental Surgery course. Different categories will have different qualifying percentile. Take a look –

  • General Category Candidates – 50th Percentile
  • Unreserved PWD Students – 45th Percentile
  • OBC/SC/ST/PWD Applicants – 40th Percentile

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling

All the qualified candidates (except students from Jammu & Kashmir) are eligible to partake in the NEET MDS counselling 2019 for 50% All India Quota seats, which is likely to be started from 17th March. It will be administered by the Directorate of General Health Services. Here are some documents required at the time of counselling –

  • NEET MDS 2019 admit card
  • Identity proof
  • Internship completion certificate
  • NEET Scorecard
  • BDS Marksheet (1st, 2nd and 3rd Professional Examination)
  • Permanent/provisional registration certificate issued by DCI/State Dental Council
  • Disability certificate (if applicable)
  • Class 10 certificate/date of birth certificate
  • Caste certificate (if applicable)
  • BDS degree certificate/provisional certificate

NEET MDS 2019 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: What is the NEET-MDS exam? Who can apply?

A: NEET MDS 2019 is a single window entrance examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations for all Dental PG courses. Candidates seeking admission to Master of Dental Surgery must clear NEET MDS exam.

Q: Has the application process started for the MDS exam 2019?

A: Yes, it has started (16th October to 6th November 2018).

Q: What is the procedure to submit the NEET MDS application form 2019?

A: The application form can only be submitted online. There is no provision of applying for the exam in offline mode. Look for the application form section above.

Q: I’m from Jammu & Kashmir. Am I eligible for 50% All India Quota seats?

A: No.

Q: Can students from other countries apply for the exam? If yes, do they have to produce any documents?

A: Yes, foreign students are eligible to give the test. They need not mandatorily possess the temporary registration with Dental Council of India (DCI) while appearing NEET-MDS 2019

Q: I’m from Imphal. Where can I give the test? Do I need to travel to other cities?

A: No, not at all. NEET MDS exam will be held in 51 cities, including Imphal.

Q: What are the documents required for counselling?

A: NEET MDS 2019 admit card, Identity proof, Internship completion certificate, NEET Scorecard, BDS Marksheet (1st, 2nd and 3rd Professional Examination), Permanent/provisional registration certificate issued by DCI/State Dental Council, Disability certificate (if applicable),    Class 10 certificate/ date of birth certificate, Caste certificate (if applicable) and BDS degree certificate/provisional certificate.

Q: When will the counselling process begin?

A: The Directorate of General Health Services (DGHS) will possibly start the process by 17th March 2019.


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