NEET MDS Admission 2021 Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Application

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NBE – National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test MDS Admission 2021, Exam Date, Eligibility, Application Procedure

NEET MDS 2021 – National Board of Examination (NBE) has announced NEET MDS 2021 Exam date, and invites applications from eligible candidates to appear in the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for MDS Admission 2021 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 2021 exam can now check the detailed notification here. So, for all the students who are looking forward to MDS admissions 2021, you all are suggested to read the complete notification below.

About NEET
  • NEET-MDS is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission to various MDS Courses under the Dentists Act, 1948 (amended from time to time).
  • No other entrance exam, 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.
Scope of NEET MDS
NEET MDS 2021 shall be the single eligibility cum entrance exam for admission to MDS Courses for the academic session 2021 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 2021 is the eligibility-cum-ranking examination for admission to various MDS courses of 2021 admission session.
Important Dates
Events Dates
Availability of the Information Bulletin 26th October 2020
Online Submission of Application 26th Oct to 15th Nov 2020
Edit Window for All the Candidates 17th to 19th November 2020
Final Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect Images 29th to 30th November 2020
Issue of Admit Card 09th December 2020
Date of Exam 16th December 2020
Declaration of Result By 31st December 2020
Eligibility Criteria
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 Candidate 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, 2021, can also apply.
Eligibility Criteria for AIQ 50% admissions
Those who have studied BDS from UT of JnK 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. Candidates need a temporary registration from the dental college/institution, currently studying at.
  • 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.
  • Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered as medical practitioner in his/her own country from which he/she has obtained his/her basics dental
Application Procedure
NEET MDS 2021 Registration – Candidates need to register online at Registering for NEET MDS exam 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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. If the Login password is lost, it can be retrieved by clicking “Forgot Your Password”.
Name of Candidate Please mention your full name as in your BDS Qualification Certificate. Name as entered by the candidate while creating his/her User ID shall be reflected in a non-editable format in his/her examination application form
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 2021 at NBE website provides a quick link, “Applicant Login”. The online application form for NEET MDS 2021 can be accessed through this quick link after successful login
Applicant candidates are required to read the NEET-MDS 2021 Information Bulletin thoroughly; the information bulletin will be available at
.Application Fee
Pay through credit card, or debit card
Category Exam Fee GST @ 18% Total Amount
SC, ST, PWD Candidates Rs. 2750 Rs 495 Rs 3245
General, OBC Candidates Rs. 3750 Rs 675 Rs 4425
Exam Pattern and Details
Candidates, who want to pass the NEET MDS 2021 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.
  • 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 computer network (CBT) as per the scheme prescribed.
  • The exam comprises of 240 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only. The time allotted is 3 hrs.
  • There shall be a 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
S. No. Response Marks
1 Correct Response 4 Marks
2 Incorrect Response 1 Mark shall be deducted
3 Unattempted Question Zero
Allocation of time for NEET MDS 2021 shall be as follows:
Activities Time Allow
Candidates to enter the exam centre and Commence Registration for the test 12:00 PM
Entry closes at Examination Center 01:30 PM
Grant access for Candidate Login 01:45 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions 01:50 PM
Exam Start Time 02:00 PM
Exam End Time 05:00 PM
Exam Centres
NBE is conducting NEET MDS 2021 at increased number of cities. There are 79 cities this time as opposed to less than 60 of last time. The cities are as follows. The center allotted to candidate is displayed in his/her admit card.
S.No City S.No City S.No City
1 Agartala 27 Hisar 53 Patna
2 Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar 28 Hubballi 54 Puducherry
3 Aizawl 29 Hyderabad 55 Pune
4 Ajmer 30 Imphal 56 Raipur
5 Allahabad 31 Indore 57 Rajahmundry
6 Ambala 32 Jaipur 58 Ranchi
7 Amritsar 33 Jammu 59 Roorkee
8 Asansol 34 Jodhpur 60 Salem
9 Aurangabad 35 Kannur 61 Samba
10 Belgaum 36 Kanpur 62 Shillong
11 Bengaluru 37 Kohima 63 Shimoga
12 Bhatinda 38 Kollam 64 Sikar
13 Bhopal 39 Kolkata 65 Solan
14 Bhubaneswar/ Cuttack 40 Kottayam 66 Srinagar
15 Bikaner 41 Kozhikode 67 Thiruvananthapuram
16 Chandigarh/ Mohali 42 Lucknow 68 Thrissur
17 Chennai 43 Madurai 69 Tiruchirappalli
18 Coimbatore 44 Mangaluru 70 Tirunelveli
19 Dehradun 45 Meerut 71 Udaipur
20 Delhi/NCR 46 Mumbai 72 Udupi
21 Ernakulam 47 Mysuru (Mysore) 73 Vadodara
22 Gangtok 48 Nagpur 74 Varanasi
23 Gulbarga 49 Naharlagun 75 Vellore
24 Guntur 50 Nasik 76 Visakhapatnam
25 Guwahati 51 Panaji 77 Vijaywada
26 Hamirpur 52 Patiala 78 Vizianagaram
79 Warangal
Admit Card
  • Admit cards shall be made live on the NBE website on 9th December 2020. 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.
  • Candidates are required to download their admit card from the NBE website and affix firmly their latest passport size photograph in the space provided on the admit card

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