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NEET MDS 2019 Result (Declared), Cut off and Counselling

Updated On - April 4th 2019 by ANUPAMA SINGH

NEET MDS 2019 is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission to MDS Courses. Conducting authority NBE (National Board of Examinations) has announced NEET MDS 2019 Exam DatesNo other entrance examination, either at state or institution level, will be valid for entry to MDS Courses as per Dentists Act, 1948.

Latest: NEET MDS Revised Result has been declared on the official website. Check Here

  • NBE will soon released the merit list of qualifying candidates on the offcial website. Check NEET MDS Cut off
  • The scores obtained in NEET PG 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.

NEET MDS 2019 Highlights

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Pattern MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with single correct response
Number of Questions240
Exam Duration3 hours
Negative MarkingNo
NEET MDS 2019 SyllabusAs per Dental Council of India Revised BDS Course Regulations, 2007
Mode of ConductOnline (Computer-based test)
Criteria for passing the examinationMinimum percentile of 50 in the examination for General Category,
40 percentile for SC/ST/OBC Category and 45 percentile for PWD (PH) Category
Application FeesINR 3750 for Gen/OBC and INR 2750 for ST/SC/PwD/PH
NEET MDS 2019 Application ModeOnline (September last week to November first week, 2018)
NEET MDS 2019 Exam DateDecember 14, 2018
NEET MDS 2019 ResultBy January 25, 2019
Seat AllotmentMerit Based Counselling conducted as per applicable regulations
Reservation of seatsAs per applicable guidelines or Regulation or Government Policy

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Dates

Given below are few important dates related to NEET MDS 2019:

EventDateReference Links
NEET MDS 2019 Notice PublishedSeptember 10, 2018Official Notification for NEET MDS 2019 released
Availability of NEET MDS 2019 Application FormOctober 31, 2018Last date of application is Oct 31, 2018
NEET MDS Admit Card 2019 will be available from November 27, 2018Download NEET MDS 2019 Admit Card from
NEET MDS 2019 Exam DateDecember 14, 2018BDS Degree Candidate will take NEET MDS 2019 on Dec 14
Announcement of NEET MDS 2018 ResultJanuary 25, 2019NEET MDS Result has been declared on January 25, 2019

NEET MDS 2019 Eligibility

The basic eligibility for application for NEET MDS 2019 is:

  • Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery
  • One-year Internship in a recognised Dental college

However, the board has determined a set of rules and exemption for the candidates applying for the exam. The University has given exemption for internship for candidates from the below category

  • Candidates who have completed their UG on or before 1989
  • Candidates who have completed their 4 ½ years UG Program and 6 months mandatory internship Program.
  • Candidates who have completed their 5 years UG Program in Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University in the year 2006 – 07

The board will accept Candidates perusing their final year of UG course. However, they should complete their Mandatory Internship before March 2018. Candidates should submit a detailed Internship Letter with starting date and Final date. Failure of which will lead to disqualification of the candidate

Candidates belonging to a few states of India are not applicable for the 50% All India Quota. The board gives exemption to candidates nominated by the Government of India from these states.

  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Telangana
  • Jammu & Kashmir

NEET MDS 2019 Application Form

NEET MDS 2019 Application Form can be filled online through NBE Website. The application form consists of four major steps:

Step 1: Profile Creation

Candidates applying for the first time on NBE Website will be asked to create a profile. Candidates who have applied earlier can use their login details. They will be asked to enter a Captcha for security reasons

  • Enter the full name as given in the BDS certificates
  • Enter your contact information, such as valid email ID, Contact Number, and Address. The information will be further used for communication purposes.
  • Fill in other data like Gender, Father’s  Name, Mother’s Name
  • Enter a login name and password for login purposes
  • Read the Data Privacy Policy and agree to the terms and conditions
  • Upload their photograph and digital signature for successful completion of profile.

Step 2: Filling of Application

The first step in filling up of NEET MDS Application Form is selection of the exam from the drop down. Candidates must opt for National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test – Master of Dental Surgery to proceed

Candidates will be taken to the personal information page and asked to fill in the below details:

  • Nationality
  • Category of the candidate
  • Quota Applied for based on eligibility – Candidates can select from All India 50% Quota, State Quota,
  • State of the candidate
  • Religions
  • Birth Marks Identification
  • Dental Council of India Registration Details

Candidates can also express their interest to work for the Armed Forces in this column

Candidates will be asked to fill the Educational Details like BDS Exam and Internship Details. It is mandatory to upload a Government Proof and DCI Certificate for verification purposes.

Candidates can then verify all the details and move on to the next step

Step 3: Selection of Exam Schedule and Center

NEET MDS 2019 will happen across the country. Candidates can select the NEET MDS Exam Center based on their accessibility. The center will be allotted on  First come first serve basis. Candidate can also select the comfortable time from the given schedule. The exam will happen for 4 days and In 2 sessions per day

Step 4: Application Fee

NEET MDS application fees should be paid in the online mode. Candidates should ensure that the payment is successful to complete submission of application form. Candidates should complete the payment in 30 minutes to avoid transaction failure. In case of any errors, the selected time and venue will be released. The payment can be made through:

  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  • Net Banking

NEET MDS 2018 Application Process

The application fees for various categories is as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee
General /Other Backward CategoryINR 3750
SC / ST / PWDINR 2750

NEET MDS 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit Card for NEET MDS 2019 will be available from November 2018.
  • Candidates can obtain their NEET MDS Admit Card in online mode only.
  • Login into your candidate’s profile, using registration number and password to download NEET MDS 2019 hall ticket. 
  • The admit card contains personal details and exam related details such as test venue, session.
  • It is a provisional document and must be supported at the test center with a valid photo id issued by Govt of to download neet mds 2018 admit card?

How to Download NEET MDS 2019 Admit Card?

  1. Go to the official website,
  2. Navigate to ‘Download Admit Card’ link
  3. Verify all the details on the admit card
  4. Print and affix recent colored size photograph on the provided space.

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Center

  • NEET MDS 2019 will be conducted in over 41 cities across the country.
  • Candidates can select the exam center in their state for easy accessibility.
  • The exam center is allotted on the basis of the number of applications received and the availability of seats in the center.
  • Candidates should report 1 hour before the exam time for document verification and to attend the 15 minutes tutorial session.

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Pattern

NEET MDS 2019 Exam is conducted in the online mode. The exam will be conducted for 240 marks, for 3 hours. Candidates will be awarded one mark for every right answer and there is no negative marking for the exam. The questions asked will be from the BDS syllabus. The questions are asked from 17 subjects and an average of 14 to 15 marks is allotted to each subject.

Aspirants are expected to be well aware of NEET MDS Exam Pattern for better understanding of types of questions asked and marking scheme of the exam.

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Pattern Highlights Table:

Mode of ExaminationOnline
Number of Questions240
Question Paper TypeObjective
Maximum Marks240
Marking Scheme

1 mark for every right answer

No negative marking

Duration of Exam3 hours
Sections in Paper1

NEET MDS 2019 Syllabus

NEET MDS 2019 Syllabus will be the subjects in the Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery. The list of subjects and important topics are listed below:

  1. Applied Basic Sciences
  • Applied Anatomy
  • Applied Physiology
  • Applied Pathology
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  1. Prosthetic Dentistry
  2. Oral and Maxillofacial surgery
  • Embryology & anatomy of head and neck
  • General & Oral Surgery
  • Surgical Anatomy
  • Radiology
  • Surgical Procedures
  1. Periodontics
  2. Conservative Dentistry
  3. Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  4. Orthodontics
  5. Paedodontics
  6. Oral Medicine
  7. Radiology
  8. Community Dentistry

NEET MDS 2019 Result

Result is announced on January 25, 2019. NEET MDS 2019 Result is valid only for the qualifying year. There are four types of results announced based on the quota allotted:

  • All India 50% Quota
  • State Quota
  • Private Dental Colleges / Institutions / Universities /Deemed Universities
  • AFMS Institutions

How to check NEET MDS Result 2019?

how to check NEET MDS 2018 Result?

  1. Visit the official website of NBE,
  2. Login using your login credentials
  3. Look for ‘Check Result’ tab
  4. Result will be displayed.
  5. Download and Print for future reference.

NEET MDS Tie Breaker Criteria 

In case of two or more candidates 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 2019 Cut off

NEET MDS Cut off 2019 is determined by the percentile obtained by a candidate. Percentile is calculated on the basis of the highest marks secured in the exam. Candidates should meet NEET MDS Cut off to be eligible for subsequent rounds of the admission process.

Minimum qualifying score in each category is as follows:

General50 %
SC/ ST/ OBC40 %
Persons with Disability45 %

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling is expected to begin on  March 14, 2019. The counselling will be conducted online and candidates will be asked to visit the allotted college/institution for document verification. Counselling for different quota will be conducted by different bodies at separate schedules

  • All India 50% Quota – Medical Counselling Committee, Directorate General of Health Services
  • State Quota Seats – State Designated Authority / University
  • Private Dental Colleges / Institutions / Universities / Deemed Universities – Designated Counselling Authority of Private Dental Colleges / Institutions / Universities / Deemed Universities
  • Armed Forces Medical Services – Army Dental Corps , Ministry of Defence, Government of India

The counselling will be conducted separately for each category. The procedure for counselling is as follows:

  • Register on the website of the counselling authority. The links and necessary information will be provided on the NBE website
  • Enter the relevant details like NEET MDS Registration Number, Name, Date of Birth, Gender,etc for completing NEET MDS Registration 
  • Candidates will be issued a new username and password
  • Login in using the credentials to select the college of their choice
  • Candidates can select the preferred college of choice from the list of available choices
  • Once satisfied, candidates will have to lock their selection
  • Candidates can make multiple edits before submission. Once submitted, candidates will not be able to make any changes after locking
  • If candidates do not lock their selections, then the selected college will be allotted to them
  • The board / designated authority will review the applications and allot the seats based on the merit list
  • An allotment letter will sent to the candidate via email and post
  • Once the seat is allotted , Candidates will have to attend NEET MDS Counselling at the scheduled time and venue for document verification
  • Candidates can pay the admission fees and block the seat allotted to them

Documents Required for Verification

This is an important step of the admission process. Candidates should take additional care while entering the details. Any mis-interpretation or false data can lead to dis-qualification of candidates. The required list of documents include:

  • BDS Mark Sheets
  • BDS Degree Certificate
  • Internship Certificate
  • Dental Council of India Certificate
  • Authorised Government Proof like Pan Card, Aadhar Card, etc
  • 10th / 12th certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Necessary Document Proof when applied in special category

NEET MDS 2019 Counselling Schedule 

Counselling RegistrationMarch 14, 2019
Preferred Seat SelectionMarch 2019
Seat AllocationMarch 2019
Seat AllotmentMarch 2019
Document Verification and AdmissionApril 2019
Seat Selection (Round 2)April 2019
Seat Allocation (Round 2)April 2019
Seat Allotment (Round 2)April 2019
Document Verification and Admission (Round 2)April 2019
Transfer of Remaining Seats to State QuotaMay 2019

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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hi..! can anyone plz give any information about the neetmds 2018 cutoff mark may be lowered as previous yr..?

23 Mar, 2018 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello DR SRI HARSHA T, The revised cutoff score of NEET MDS :-


Revised cutoff score









Person with disabilities




For more details click here

03 May, 2018 18:42
megha sabharwal

My All India rank in NEET MDS is 4167. I want to pursue in Prosthodontics. Kindly guide me the best colleges for this......

14 Mar, 2018 00:20
Sakshi Garg Expert

Hi Megha, I am giving you the list of best colleges which offers MDS program. Please check the college list through this link: MDS College List.

16 Mar, 2018 14:48
sarabjot singh

when will registration for neet mds 2018 will start it states it will end on 7 november 2017 but the page is not opening and I am unable to register please help and update the status

24 Oct, 2017 00:20
Bhawna Vedwal

Hello Sarabjot, It usually happens because of high Traffic on site. Candidate have to keep trying with intervals of time

11 May, 2018 15:47

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