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NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2019

Eligibility criteria for NEET MDS 2019

  • The eligibility criteria for Admission to MDS courses as per MDS Course Regulations 2017 notified by Dental Council of India with prior approval of MoHFW is as follows:
  • A candidate for admission to the Master in Dental Surgery course, must possess a recognised 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/ recognised dental college
  • A candidate who after passing the final qualifying exam (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 2019 can take up this exam, 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 2019 or the candidate produces a certificate from the head of Institution that he/she will be completing internship by 31st March 2019

 

Eligibility Criteria for All India 50% Quota Seats:

  • The eligibility criteria for All India 50% quota seats is as follows:
  • Candidates who have studied/passed BDS from the state of Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for 50% All India Quota seats. However, the candidates who were nominated by the Govt. of India (under central pool seats) to do BDS from Dental Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible to apply
  • Such candidates must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he/she was nominated by the Govt. of India (under central pool seats) to do BDS from Dental Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir to the following address along with the print out of the acknowledgement of submission of online application for NEET-MDS 2019 latest by 30th November 2018
  • Deputy Director (Examinations)
  • National Board of Examinations,
  • Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marg, (Ring Road), New Delhi-110029

Who are not eligible to apply under this category?

  • Candidates who have done their BDS from Jammu & Kashmir but fail to submit the affidavit as indicated above will not be considered for participation in All India 50% quota counseling

 

NEET MDS 2019 - Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals

  • As per MDS course Regulations 2017: It is not mandatory for foreign nationals to have temporary registration with DCI at the time of writing NEET-MDS. Foreign Nationals can write NEET-MDS without DCI registration. Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the following procedure shall be followed:
  • The Council may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the post-graduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he or she is admitted for the time being exclusively for post-graduate studies

 

Eligibility Criteria for NRI in NEET MDS 2019

  • The definitions of NRIs, OCI and PIOs shall be in accordance with order of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India
  • The dates indicated by candidates with regard to 12 months Compulsory Rotatory Resident Internship i.e. starting date, completion date, shall be treated as final and candidates will be required to submit the original Compulsory Rotatory Resident Internship completion certificate at the time of counseling
  • No condonation of internship of 12 months period shall be accepted except (i) the students of the batch admitted during academic session 2007-08 and have completed 4 ½ year BDS course alongwith 06 months compulsory rotating internship and (ii) the students admitted during the academic session 2006-07 at Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University those have completed 05 years BDS course without internship
  • The cutoff date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-MDS 2019 shall be 31st March 2019

 

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