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NEET MDS 2022: Exam Date, Admit Card (Released), Application Form, Result, Eligibility Criteria & More!

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Science (NBEMS) is the competent authority to conduct the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Masters of Dental Surgery or NEET MDS 2022. As per the paper pattern, the NEET MDS 2022 exam will be held in the computer-based mode for three hours. The NEET MDS 2022 exam date is May 2 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM).

As per the latest update, NEET MDS 2022 admit card will be made available for registered candidates from April 25 onwards. A direct link to download NEET MDS admit card will be available at nbe.edu.in. The NEET MDS 2022 hall ticket must be downloaded and should be carried at the exam centre for verification purposes. A valid ID proof should also be carried for along with the admit card for the computer-based entrance exam. 

NEET MDS 2022 Highlights

A total of  240 multiple-choice questions will be asked in NEET MDS 2022 exam. Four marks will be awarded for correct answer, while one mark to be deducted for incorrect response. Through NEET MDS 2022 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.

Full Exam NameNational Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MDS
Short Exam NameNEET MDS
Conducting BodyNational Board of Examinations (NBE)
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)4250 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOnline
Mode of CounsellingOnline / Offline
Participating Colleges273
Exam Duration3 Hours

NEET MDS 2022 Application Process

NBE will open the NEET MDS 2022 application form correction window on the official website – nbe.edu.in. All the eligible candidates can register themselves for the NEET MDS entrance exam. It is important to fill NEET MDS application form 2022 to appear for the postgraduate dental entrance exam. Only the successfully registered candidates will be allowed to download NEET MDS 2022 admit card.

The application form of NEET MDS 2022 can be filled in six following steps:

  • NEET MDS registration 2022
  • Filling of application form
  • Uploading of relevant documents
  • Choosing of exam centres
  • Payment of application fee
  • Printout of NEET MDS 2022 application form

Application Fees

EWS, OBC, GeneralOnlineTransgender, Female, MaleRs 4250
SC, STOnlineTransgender, Female, MaleRs 3250
OBC, GeneralPwDOnlineTransgender, Female, MaleRs 3250

NEET MDS 2022 Important Dates

Online Application Start Date04 Jan, 2022 – 24 Jan, 2022
Online Application Correction Date28 Jan, 2022 – 01 Feb, 2022
Online Application Correction Date for incorrect images12 Feb, 2022 – 15 Feb, 2022
Online Application Re-Opening Date21 Mar, 2022 – 30 Mar, 2022
Online Application Correction Re-Opening Date01 Apr, 2022 – 04 Apr, 2022
Online Application Correction Re-Opening Final Edit Window11 Apr, 2022 – 13 Apr, 2022
Online Application Selective Window Date20 Apr, 2022 – 22 Apr, 2022
Admit Card25 Apr, 2022
NEET MDS 2022 Exam Date02 May, 2022

NEET MDS 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The NEET MDS 2022 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 BDS degree from a recognised institute to fulfil NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2022.
  • Provisional/permanent registration with State Dental Council (SDC) or DCI by July 31, 2022.
  • Completion of one-year compulsory rotatory internship by July 31 of the academic year that a candidate is seeking admission is mandatory.

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Pattern

The NEET MDS 2022 exam will be conducted for a duration of three hours from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The National Board of Examination (NBE) has postponed the exam date of NEET MDS 2022.  Check the NEET MDS exam pattern below.

  • Exam time – 3 hours – 9am 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 correct answer, 1 mark deducted for wrong answer

NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card

NEET MDS admit card 2022 will be released for the registered candidates on the NBE official website. Candidates are required to submit their user ID and password to download the NEET MDS 2022 hall ticket. NEET MDS 2022 admit card can only be received in online mode, as the hall tickets are not be sent via any offline mode. 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 2022 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 2022 Result

The result of NEET MDS 2022 will announce in the form of a PDF on the NBE official website. NEET MDS result 2022 specifies the qualifying status of the candidates. NEET MDS 2022 result contained 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 2022 result?

  • Visit natboard.edu.in and click on the link that says NEET MDS 2022 result.
  • The NEET MDS PDF will open on the screen
  • To check NEET MDS result 2022, use Ctrl+F keys and enter the roll number
  • Verify roll number, marks scored out of 960, and NEET MDS 2022 rank
  • Download the pdf by clicking on the download option

NEET MDS 2022 Cutoff

The authorities will release the cutoff of NEET MDS 2022 along with the result. NEET MDS cutoff 2022 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 2022 cut off released by NBE from the table below.

CategoryCut off percentileCutoff scores (2021)Cutoff Marks (2020)
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile227250
General and EWS – PH45th percentile243268
SC/ST/OBC – PH40th percentile227250

NEET MDS 2022 Counselling

MCC conducts the counselling of NEET MDS 2022 for 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 for NEET MDS 2022 counselling process, aspirants must secure equal to more than the minimum cutoff percentile.

The qualifiers can participate for counselling process by registering themselves and providing their preferences of colleges as well as courses. Based on the choice filled, NEET MDS rank, seats availability in the particular college, reservation criteria and other factors, the admission to MDS course will be granted.

While the seat allotment process for 85% state quota and seats in private dental colleges will be conducted by 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 includes application forms, merit list and seat allotment procedure. 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

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Who is the conducting authority of NEET MDS?

Answer: NEET MDS 2022 will be conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE).

Q: What is the NEET MDS exam date 2022?

Answer: NEET MDS 2022 exam date is May 2.

Q: How many seats are offered through NEET MDS 2022?

Answer: A total of 6,228 seats are offered for admission through NEET MDS 2022.

Q: What is the lower age limit for NEET MDS?

Answer: As per NEET MDS eligibility criteria 2022, candidates must not be less than 20 years of age when applying.

Q: Is NEET MDS 2022 application form released?

Answer: NBE had re-release the NEET MDS application form 2022 on March 21 at the official website – nbe.edu.in. The last date to apply for NEET MDS 2022 exam was March 30.

Q: When is NEET MDS 2022 result declared?

Answer: The result of NEET MDS 2022 will be announced in PDF format on the NBE website.