NEET MDS 2022 Exam Date, Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, Application Form


NEET MDS 2022 Notification


NBE announces National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test MDS 2022, Fill Application form now

NEET MDS 2022 – National Board of Examination (NBE) has announced NEET MDS 2022 Exam date, and invites applications from eligible candidates to appear in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for MDS Admission 2022 Session.

It is the single eligibility cum ranking entrance examination for admission into MDS Courses at Government, State and Private Dental Colleges. For all the aspirants of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) MDS 2022 exam can now check the detailed notification here. So, for all the students who are looking forward to MDS admissions 2022, you all are suggested to read the complete notification below.


Scope of NEET MDS

  • NEET MDS 2022 shall be the single eligibility cum entrance exam for admission to MDS Courses for the academic session 2022 which will include the following:
  1. All India 50% quota seats for MDS courses (all states)
  2. State quota seats for MDS courses for all States/Union territories of India.
  3. MDS courses at all Private Dental Colleges, Institutions & Universities all across the country
  4. MDS courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
  5. Screening exam for dental surgeons (BDS & MDS) for Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corp
  • NEET – MDS – Single window entrance examination for admission to MDS Courses
  • NEET-MDS 2022 is the eligibility-cum-ranking examination for admission to various MDS courses of 2022 admission session.


NEET MDS Dates 2022

  • Registrations begin: January 04th, 2022 around 3 pm
  • Last date to apply: January 24th, 2022 till 11:55 pm
  • NEET MDS 2022 Exam Date: March 06th, 2022
  • NEET MDS Result 2022 by: March 21st, 2022


NEET MDS Eligibility Criteria 2022

  • The eligibility criteria for admission to MDS courses as per MDS Course Regulations 2017 notified by the Dental Council of India with prior approval of MoHFW is as follows.

For Indian Nationals

  • Degree: Candidate must possess a BDS degree from the recognized college/university.
  • Registration: They should be registered with the State Dental Council.
  • Internship: Candidates must have completed their compulsory rotatory internship of a year. If a candidate is still undergoing the internship and is going to finish it on or before March 31, 2022, can also apply.

Eligibility Criteria for AIQ 50% admissions

  • Those who have studied BDS from UT of J&K are not eligible for 50% All India Quota. But those nominated by GOI under central pool seats to do BDS from JnK are eligible – they have to submit an affidavit regarding the same.


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 postgraduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he or she is admitted for the time being exclusively for postgraduate studies.


NEET MDS Application Process 2022

  • NEET MDS 2022 Registration – Candidates need to register online at Registering for NEET MDS exam 2022 generates a user id and password – which you should keep safely for future use.

General Instruction to Apply

    • New User Registration: All candidates desirous of applying for NEET-MDS 2022 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 2022 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.
    • Name of Candidate: Please mention your full name as in your BDS Qualification Certificate.
    • Father’s & Mother’s Name: Please mention the full name of your Father and Mother carefully while registering the user.
    • Gender & Date of Birth: Indicate your gender and Day, Month & Year of your birth. Please enter the correct date of birth carefully while registering the user.
    • Nationality: Please enter the country of your citizenship. An Indian Citizen should indicate if he/she is an NRI. If you are an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), please choose OCI after selecting the country of your citizenship.
    • Email ID: Email ID chosen by the candidate shall be verified through a system generated OTP for user creation. The same email ID can not be used for registration of any other user concurrently. Please note that all email correspondence with the candidate shall be done at this email ID only.
    • Mobile No: Please provide the desired mobile number for receiving Examinations related communications sent through SMS.
    • The index page of NEET MDS 2022 at NBE website provides a quick link, “Applicant Login”. The online application form for NEET MDS 2022 can be accessed through this quick link after successful login
  • Applicant candidates are required to read the NEET-MDS 2022 Information Bulletin thoroughly; the information bulletin will be available at


Application Fee

  • Pay through credit card, or debit card
  • SC, ST, PWD Candidates – Rs. 2750 and Rs 495/- (for GST); Total Amount – Rs 3245/-
  • General, OBC Candidates – Rs.3750/- and Rs.675/- (for GST); Total Amount – Rs 4425/-


Exam Pattern and Details

  • Candidates, who want to pass the NEET MDS 2022 exam with flying colors, should understand the exam pattern and syllabus thoroughly. It is as follows.
  • Mode of Conduct: It is conducted in Computer Based Mode.
  • Duration of Exam: The exam time is 3 hours.
  • Number of Shifts: NEET MDS is a single shift examination
  • Number of Questions: Part – A comprises 100 questions and Part B comprises 140 questions.
  • Type of Questions: Only MCQ type questions are asked in the exam.
  • Negative Marking: There is a negative marking of 1 mark in the examination


NEET MDS 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 exam comprises 240 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only. The time allotted is 3 hrs.
Marking Scheme
Allocation of marks for each MCQ shall be as follows
S. No.ResponseMarks
1Correct Response4 Marks
2Incorrect Response1 Mark shall be deducted
3Unattempted QuestionZero
Allocation of time for NEET MDS 2022 shall be as follows:
Activities TimeAllow
Candidates to enter the exam centre and Commence Registration for the test12:00 PM
Entry closes at Examination Center01:30 PM
Grant access for Candidate Login01:45 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions01:50 PM
Exam Start Time02:00 PM
Exam End Time05:00 PM


NEET MDS Admit Card 2022

  • Admit cards shall be made live on the NBE website Admit cards will not be issued to candidates found ineligible.
  • Candidates will be informed through SMS/Email alerts and website notice regarding the availability of the admit card on the NBE website. Admit cards will not be sent to the candidates by Post/ Email.


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website