NEET MDS 2024 Exam Date has been Released. Applications are accepted from January 2024 and NEET-MDS 2024 will be conducted on February 9, 2024 by NBA for the entry to MDS courses under various Universities/ Institutions in the country.NEET MDS is Single window entrance examination for admission to MDS Courses.
NEET-MDS 2024 shall be the single eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to MDS Courses for the academic session 2024 which will include the following:
- All India 50% quota seats for MDS courses (all states)
- State quota seats for MDS courses for all States/Union territories of India.
- MDS courses at all Private Dental Colleges, Institutions & Universities all across the country
- MDS courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
- Screening exam for dental surgeons (BDS & MDS) for Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps
No other entrance examination, either at the state or the Institution level, shall be valid for entry to MDS courses. Qualifying NEET-MDS is mandatory for entry to MDS courses under various Universities/ Institutions in the country.
NEET-MDS 2024 is the eligibility-cum-ranking examination for admission to various MDS courses of 2024-24 admission session
Important Dates of NEET MDS 2024
|Availability of the Information Bulletin||First Week of January 2024|
|Online Submission of Application||First or Second Week of January 2024 Week of January 2024|
|Edit Window for All the Candidates||January 2024|
|Final Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect Images:||January 2024|
|Issue of Admit Card||February 2024|
|Examination Date||February 9, 2024|
|Declaration of Result||By 21st March 2024|
NEET MDS 2024 – Eligibility Criteria
NEET-MDS 2024 will be conducted by NBEMS. Candidates may note that the role of NBEMS is limited to the conduct of NEET- MDS, declaration of the result and handing over the result to the designated counseling authority. NBEMS has no role in counseling and allotment of MDS seats. Verification of documents and eligibility determination of the candidates shall be undertaken at the time of counseling/admission process.
A candidate for admission to the Master in Dental Surgery course, must possess a recognized degree of Bachelor in Dental Surgery awarded by a university or institute in India and registered with the State Dental Council and has obtained provisional or permanent registration and has undergone compulsory rotatory internship of a year in an approved/recognized dental college.
A candidate who after passing the final qualifying examination (BDS or the foreign dental degree recognized by GoI/DCI), is undergoing 12-month compulsory rotatory internship/ practical training and is likely to complete the same by 31st March 2024 can take up this examination, but he/she shall not be eligible for admission unless he/she has completed the compulsory rotatory internship and obtained provisional or permanent registration on or before 31st March 2024 or the candidate produces a certificate from the head of Institution that he/she will be completing internship by 31st March 2024. Candidate may visit the DCI website to know any change in date of Internship completion.
NEET MDS 2024 Application Fee
|Category of Candidate||TOTAL AMOUNT PAYABLE*|
|General and OBC||Rs. 4250/-|
|SC, ST, PWD||Rs. 3350/-|
How to pay: The prescribed exam fee should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or other modes as may be made available and have been provided on the web page. Fee can not be deposited through any mode other than the payment gateway available while submitting online application form submission.
NEET MDS 2024 Exam Scheme – Syllabus
NEET-MDS 2024 shall be conducted in a single day & single session as a computer based examination on 6th March 2024.
Syllabus: 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.
The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computers network (CBT) as per scheme prescribed.
The exam comprises of 240 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only. Time allotted is 3 hrs.
There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.
Marking Scheme: Allocation of marks for each MCQ shall be as follows:
|1||Correct Response||4 Marks|
|2||Incorrect Response||1 Mark shall be deducted|
NEET MDS 2024 Subject-wise distribution of Questions
|Sl No||Subject||Number of Questions|
|Part-A (TOTAL 100)|
|1||General Anatomy including embryology and histology||14|
|2||General Human Physiology and Biochemistry||14|
|3||Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology||14|
|4||General Pathology and Microbiology||14|
|5||General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics||14|
|Part-B (TOTAL 140)|
|2||Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology||14|
|3||Oral Medicine and Radiology||14|
|4||Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry||14|
|5||Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics||14|
|7||Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge||14|
|8||Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics||14|
|9||Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||14|
|10||Public Health Dentistry||14|
|GRAND TOTAL (Part A + Part B)||240|
How to Apply for NEET MDS 2024
New User Registration: All candidates desirous of applying for NEET-MDS 2024 shall be required to create an online profile of themselves to generate a User ID and Password.
Applicant Login: This User ID and Password so created will allow the candidate to login as an applicant for NEET-MDS 2024 and register an online application. The “Go To Application Form” link will allow the candidate to continue with the application submission immediately after user creation.
The application submission process can be completed either in a single sitting or in multiple sittings, as per the candidate’s choice,
during the application submission window. However, once an application is successfully completed & submitted, it shall be available for editing certain field only during the “edit window”.
Upload of Prescribed Documents & Images (Photograph, Scanned Signatures and Thumb Impression):
Important Links for NEET MDS 2024
|NEET MDS 2024 Notification||Click Here|
|Online Application for NEET MDS||Click Here|
|Official Website||Click Here|
Centers for NEET-MDS 2024
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