NEET MDS 2022: Result (Out), Cut Off, Counselling

Exam Date

May 2, 2022

Result Date

May 28, 2022

May 30, 2022 | Dental

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NEET MDS 2022 exam results have been declared on the official website on May 28, 2022. NBEMS has also released the cut off marks for different categories, which is higher than the previous years. NEET MDS 2022 exam was held on May 2, 2022

NEET MDS exam is conducted by the National Board of Examination in Medical Sciences (NBEMS). This exam helps the candidates by providing admissions into postgraduate dental courses by top-tier institutions in India. NEET MDS examination is conducted annually online. These NEET MDS scores are also accepted by most other dental colleges across the country.

Read along as we give complete information about NEET MDS examination in this article.

Latest Update on NEET MDS

  • May 30, 2022: The exam results for NEET MDS 2022 have been declared on May 28, 2022, along with the release of qualifying cut off marks. Read More
  • Apr 26, 2022: NEET MDS 2022 admit card was released on Apr 25, 2022. Candidates are required to submit the documents by Apr 26, 2022Read More
  • Apr 20, 2022: Selective edit window for NEET MDS 2022 reopens from Apr 20, 2022 to Apr 22, 2022. Read More
  • Apr 12, 2022: NEET MDS 2022 image correction window is open till Apr 13, 2022. Read More

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NEET MDS 2022 Results

NEET MDS 2022 results have been declared online on the official website on May 28, 2022, along with the scorecards and cut off marks based on which the qualification of the candidates are decided. Students can visit the website now to download the scorecard, and the qualified candidates will be called for the counselling process.

The validity of NEET MDS result shall be only for the current admission session, i.e., 2022 and cannot be carried forward for the next session of admissions for MDS courses.

NEET MDS 2022 cut off marks based on the category is in the table below.

Category-Wise NEET MDS 2022 Cut Off
Category Cut Off Percentile NEET MDS Minimum Cut Off
General/EWS 50 Percentile 263
SC/ST/OBC 40 Percentile 227
Physically Handicapped - General/EWS 45 Percentile 245
Physically Handicapped - SC/ST/OBC 40 Percentile 227

NEET MDS 2022 merit list will be divided into 3 sections namely,

  • NEET MDS 2022 Rank
  • All India 50% Quota Rank
  • All India 50% Quota Category Rank.

Steps to Check NEET MDS 2022 Results

Follow the steps mentioned below if NEET MDS result is declared in a merit list form.

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of NBE.
  • Step 2: Click on 'NEET MDS' button.
  • Step 3: Click on the 'Results' button on the homepage. 
  • Step 4: The PDF on the results notification will open, click on the 'Click Here' option to check results. 
  • Step 5: NEET MDS result will appear in the form of Merit List. Press Ctrl+F and enter the roll number to check the score and rank.
  • Step 6: Download the PDF for future reference.

Steps to Download NEET MDS 2022 Scorecard

Follow the steps below to check Individual Result for NEET MDS.

  • Step 1: Follow the initial steps mentioned above, a login page will appear for the individual scorecard.
  • Step 2: Use NEET MDS credentials and click on submit.
  • Step 3: Review NEET MDS Scorecard, download it, and take a print.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Results

About NEET MDS

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for Masters of Dental Surgery (NEET MDS 2022) is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission in various Post Graduate MDS Courses under the Dentists Act, 1948. No entrance examination, other than NEET MDS, either at the state or institution level, shall be valid for entry to MDS Courses as per the Dentists Act, 1948.

The scores obtained in both, NEET BDS and NEET MDS, will be accepted in all the top-ranking medical colleges, top-ranking dental colleges- government and private - at all India levels.
All India 50% quota seats for MDS courses (all states except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana). State quota seats for MDS courses for all States/ Union territories of India (including the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana).
National Board of Examinations (NBE) conducts NEET MDS 2022 Exam which was established by the Government of India in 1975. NEET MDS Exam is organized as a National level examination for admission into the Master of Dental Science (MDS). NEET MDS Exam takes place once a year. NEET MDS is conducted online i.e. Computer-based Test (CBT) which contains MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with a single correct response.

The following Institution is not covered by centralized admissions for MDS seats through NEET MDS.

  • All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
  • Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER)

Candidates who want to apply for NEET MDS Exam should make sure they fit the given eligibility criteria and then apply. If at any point in the entire process the applicant is found ineligible he or she will be disqualified. Candidates can visit the official website of NEET MDS Exam and register themselves for the exam. The following table shows some important highlights regarding NEET MDS exam.

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Highlights 
Exam Name NEET - MDS
Full Form  National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test - Masters of Dental Surgery
Exam Level National
Conducting Body National Board of Examinations (NBE)
Courses Offered MDS - Masters of Dental Surgery
Exam Mode Online, i.e., Computer Based Test
Language English
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Official Website www.nbe.edu.in
Helpdesk 18002674003

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Dates

NEET MDS exam dates are decided by the conduction authority, i.e., National Board of Examinations. The exam results have been declared on the official website, along with the cut off marks, after conducting the exam on May 2, 2022. NEET MDS 2022 application form was available on the official website from Mar 21 - 30, 2022. The complete schedule for NEET MDS 2022 exam is given below.

NEET MDS Exam Dates
Important Events of NEET MDS Dates
Application Form Start Date Mar 21, 2022 (3:00 PM)
Application Form End Date Mar 30, 2022 (11:55 PM)
Application Form Correction Window Apr 1 - 4, 2022
Final Image Correction Window Apr 20 - 22, 2022
Admit Card Release Date Apr 25, 2022
Examination Date May 2, 2022
Declaration of Results May 28, 2022

NEET MDS 2022 Eligibility

It is advised that the candidate must check NEET MDS 2022 Eligibility Criteria before filling NEET MDS 2022 Application Form for the examination. The eligibility criteria for NEET MDS 2022 is given below.

NEET MDS Candidate must have passed Bachelor of 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/ recognized dental college.

Eligibility for All India 50% Quota

  • Candidates who have studied/passed BDS from the state of Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for 50% NEET MDS All India Quota seats.
  • However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do BDS from Dental Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible to apply for admission in NEET MDS.
  • Such candidates must submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he/she was nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do BDS from Dental Colleges in Jammu & Kashmir to the following address along with the printout of the acknowledgement of submission of online application for NEET MDS 2022.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their final year UG will be accepted by the board. However, the candidates must complete their internship program before NEET MDS 2022 Exam.

Note: To be eligible for NEET MDS 2022 applicants have to finish his or her internship before the cut-off date i.e. Mar 31, 2022.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Eligibility

NEET MDS 2022 Application Form

NEET MDS 2022 selective edit window was open from Apr 20 - 22, 2022. Candidates can edit the uploaded photograph, photograph captured through webcam, signature, and thumb impression according to the guidelines laid down by the authorities on the official website. Candidates must note that no further opportunity will be provided to rectify the incorrect images after this time period which may lead to the non-issuance of admit cards.

Earlier, NEET MDS 2022 image correction window was open till Apr 13, 2022. NEET MDS opened the application form window again from Mar 21, 2022, and the last date to apply was Mar 30, 2022.

Through the official website, NEET MDS 2022 application form can be filled. NEET MDS 2022 Application form does not let a Candidate change major information such as Gender, Name, Date of Birth, etc. So, a candidate must fill their NEET MDS form carefully and review it before submission.

Steps to Avail NEET MDS 2022 Selective Edit Window

The steps to edit or make corrections to NEET MDS 2022 application form are as follows.

  • Step 1: Visit the official website.
  • Step 2: Click on the ‘NEET-MDS’ tab.
  • Step 3: Click on ‘Applicant Login’ and enter the credentials.
  • Step 4: Click on ‘Go to application form’ and edit the uploaded images.
  • Step 5:Click on ‘Submit’ and log out from the window.

Steps to Fill NEET MDS 2022 Application Form

Follow this step-by-step guide to fill NEET MDS 2022 application form

  • Step 1: Go to NEET MDS website.
  • Step 2: Click on the 'New Registration' tab
  • Step 3: Create a profile using Email and Contact Number
  • Step 4: Upload Images (Passport Size Photograph, Signature)
  • Step 5: Fill other details and Schedule your exam (Date and Time)
  • Step 6: Make the payment
  • Step 7: Take a printout for future references

NEET MDS 2022 Application Fee

Candidates from General/ Other Backward Classes (OBC) have to pay INR 3750, and candidates from the Reserved category have to pay INR 2750 as a registration fee for NEET MDS. You can use Net Banking/Debit Card/Credit Card to make the payment. Make sure you keep NEET MDS payment receipt for future reference. 

Documents/Details Required to Fill NEET MDS 2022 Application Form

The documents and details required to fill out the application form for NEET MDS 2022 are as follows.

  • Personal Details (Name of the Candidate, Date of Birth, Email, Contact No., Name of parents, Address, etc.)
  • Educational Qualification (Details of UG, Internship, and High School)
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Signature.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Application Form

NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card

NEET MDS 2022 admit card was released on Apr 25, 2022, on the official website. The admit cards of a few candidates were kept on hold due to the lack of documents that they uploaded. Candidates had to submit their documents before Apr 26, 2022. Candidates could then download their Admit Card from the website and affix their latest passport size photograph in the space provided.

  • NEET MDS Admit card was not sent to the candidates by post, the candidate had to download by themselves through online mode only. Candidates could download NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card by signing into their profile and entering the registration number and passcode on the official website.
  • NEET MDS 2022 Candidate had to carry any one of their ID proof during the day of exam such as, PAN Card, Voter ID, Driving License, Passport, and Aadhar Card. NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card contains the personal details, exam centre, photograph and signature of the aspirant.
  • NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card became available to download within 24 hours of application form fee submission.

Steps to Download NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card

Once NEET MDS 2022 admit card was released on the official website, candidates could download it with their login credentials. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to download NEET MDS Admit card.

  • Step 1: Go to the NBE official website (www.nbe.edu.in).
  • Step 2: Click on the link that will direct to 'download admit card'.
  • Step 3: Check if the details are correct or not.
  • Step 4: Print and attach your recent passport size photograph.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Centres

NEET MDS 2022 consists of 51 exam centres located across different cities in the country. Candidates were permitted to chose there preferred NEET MDS 2022 exam centre as per their choice.

  • At the time of online submission of NEET MDS 2022 Application Form, a candidate was required to choose the city in which they want to take the test.
  • The choice of the city for NEET MDS depended on the availability of the test centres in a particular city and the allotment shall be done on first come first serve basis i.e., based on the number of applications received and the availability of the seats in the centre, NEET MDS 2022 Exam Centre was allotted.
  • All NEET MDS candidates at the centre shall be frisked by security guards and biometric information shall be captured.
  • Candidates must carry valid ID proof along with NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card to the Exam Centre without fail.
  • Candidates should appear 1 hour before NEET MDS 2022 Exam for the document verification.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Exam Centres

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Pattern

NEET MDS 2022 was conducted online as a computer-based test (CBT), as per the scheme prescribed. NEET MDS 2022 comprises 240 Multiple Choices Questions (MCQs) with a single correct response. Candidates were given 3 hours i.e., 180 minutes to complete the examination. 4 marks were awarded for the correct response and 1 mark was deducted for the incorrect response. No marks were deducted for unattempted questions. NEET MDS 2022 question paper was in the English language.

Mentioned below is the subject-wise/topic-wise distribution of marks for NEET MDS 2022. 

NEET MDS 2022 Topic-Wise Exam Pattern
Topic Marks Allotted
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 14
Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology 14
General Anatomy including Embryology and Histology 14
General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics 14
General Human Physiology and Biochemistry 14
General Medicine 14
General Pathology and Microbiology 14
General Surgery 14
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 14
Oral Medicine and Radiology 14
Oral Medicine and Radiology 14
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 15
Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 15
Periodontology 14
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge 14
Public Health Dentistry 14
Total 240

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Exam Pattern

NEET MDS 2022 Syllabus

The final syllabus was released by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) for NEET MDS.

  • The syllabus for NEET MDS 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 candidate should start to prepare for NEET MDS examination as earlier as possible to get a good score in the final exam.

Mentioned below is the syllabus of NEET MDS 2022.

  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
  • Dental Materials
  • General Anatomy including embryology and histology
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • General human physiology and Biochemistry
  • General Medicine
  • General Pathology and Microbiology
  • General Surgery
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
  • Periodontology
  • Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge
  • Public Health Dentistry

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Syllabus

NEET MDS 2022 Reference Books

Here are some of the reference books for NEET MDS prescribed by the professors and toppers which is listed below.

NEET MDS 2022 Reference Books
Book Author
Dental Pulse Set K. Satheesh Kumar Reddy
Dental Explorer Volume 2 Gyanander Attresh
Target MDS Sourabh Medical Publishers
Dental Desk Dr. Santhosh Singh Dr. Joohi Sharma Dr. Varun Chopra
MCQ in Dentistry S Saravanan

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Reference Books

NEET MDS 2022 Answer Key

NEET MDS exam is a proprietary examination and is conducted by the competent authority NBE. The regulatory authority strictly prohibits anyone publishing or sharing of content or questions related to NEET MDS 2022 in any means, verbal or written. NDA guidelines in the prospectus also mention that the exam content should not be shared through the online social medium using their account or proxy. 

During NEET MDS application form submission, the candidates have to agree to the NDA and general terms as mentioned by NBE. Any violation against the NDA norm will be liable for penal action and even cancellation of the candidature for NEET MDS exam.

How to Download the Answer Key of NEET MDS 2022?

As mentioned previously, the exam conducting authority will not release NEET MDS 2022 paper answer key due to the non-disclosure policy. However, if some coaching institutes prepare the memory based question paper and NEET MDS exam key, the same will be made available to the candidates on this website. Candidates can refer to the following steps. 

  • Step 1: Visit the link provided here on the website. 
  • Step 2: Download the answer key.
  • Step 3: Use the marking scheme to verify the marks. 
  • Step 4: Calculate NEET MDS 2022 score.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Answer Key

NEET MDS 2022 Cut Off 

NEET MDS cut off is predefined by the organizing authorities and comes into function once the results have been announced on the official website. NEET MDS 2022 Cut Off have been released, and the qualifying applicants will be eligible for admission to the MDS courses in India.

Some of the key highlights of NEET MDS cut off 2022 are as follows.

  • NEET MDS 2022 cut-off will be calculated on the basis of the marking scheme of the exam.
  • In case a number of candidates are not able to meet NEET MDS 2022 cut off, the authorities will reduce the cut off.
  • The cut off will differ for different categories of candidates.
  • The Medical Counselling Committee- MCC will conduct NEET MDS counselling process.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Cut Off

NEET MDS 2022 Counselling

The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will begin NEET MDS 2022 counselling on the official website. The notification will also contain the counselling schedule which will be released by the MCC after the announcement of the results.

NEET MDS 2022 Counselling Schedule
Events Dates
Counselling Round One
Registration and Payment To be announced
Choice Filling and Locking To be announced
Processing of Seat Allotment To be announced
Declaration of Seat Allotment Result To be announced
Reporting at the Allotted Institute To be announced
Counselling Round Two
Registration and Payment To be announced
Choice Filling and Locking To be announced
Processing of Seat Allotment To be announced
Declaration of Seat Allotment Result To be announced
Reporting at the Allotted Institute To be announced
Counselling Round Three
Registration and Payment To be announced
Choice Filling and Locking To be announced
Processing of Seat Allotment To be announced
Declaration of Seat Allotment Result To be announced
Reporting at the Allotted Institute To be announced

There shall be common a NEET MDS counselling for admission to all post-graduate courses (Diploma/MDS) in all dental educational institutions based on the merit list of NEET. In case, any dispute arises on such common NEET MDS counselling, the matter to the Central Government and its decisions shall be final, in this regard.

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) will conduct NEET MDS 2022 Counselling. The Counselling process which is done on the behalf of MCC (Medical Counselling Committee)will be conducted purely online for admission to 1300 MDS seats available nationwide under All India Quota (AIQ).

NEET MDS 2022 Counselling process will have 2 or more rounds, depending upon the filling of seats. Candidates who fail to submit the fee in due time of NEET MDS counselling round will not get the seat. And that seat will be open to competing in the next round.

Note: NEET MDS Candidates are advised to regularly visit the website of MCC, NBE & State Counseling Authorities for the latest updates.

Read More: NEET MDS 2022 Counselling

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Day Guidelines

Candidates planning to appear for NEET MDS 2022 examination must keep the below-mentioned points in mind.

  • The selection and admission to postgraduate seats under NEET MDS in any dental institutions recognized for running MDS courses as per Dentists Act, 1948 is subject to fulfilling the admission, eligibility, medical fitness, and such criteria as may be prescribed by the respective universities, medical institutions, Dental Council of India, State/Central Government.
  • Applications of NEET MDS candidates producing false or fabricated information will not be considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future examinations conducted by NBE/ MoHFW/ Other Institutions. Incomplete applications or applications not per instructions will not be considered and are liable to be rejected. The examination fee will not be refunded under any circumstances.
  • Candidates’ NEET MDS eligibility is purely provisional & is subject to the fulfilment of eligibility criteria as prescribed by the NBE/ DCI/ University/ Dental College or Institute.
  • Requests are not entertained for a change in the examination centre or city. Absentees from NEET MDS examination will forfeit their examination fee. Possession/Use of mobile phones/Electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE test centres.
  • Candidates will not be allowed to leave NEET MDS examination premises until the entire duration of the exam is up except genuine medical conditions.
  • A demo test shall be available for the benefit of NEET MDS candidates to familiarize themselves with the Computer Based Test format at website www.nbe.edu.in. Applicants will be able to access the Demo test.

NEET MDS 2022 Contact Details

The below given is the National Board of Examinations (NBE) contact details which the candidate can contact for any emergency and queries regarding NEET MDS 2022.

Contact NBE for Exam-Related Queries: Candidates can contact NBE through the following modes.

Contact NBE for Exam-Related Queries
Helpline Number
18002674003 (Toll-Free)
Email ID [email protected]
Official Website www.nbe.edu.in

Contact Details for Admission Related Queries: Following are the contact details required for admission related queries.

Contact Details for Admission Related Queries
Helpline Number 0120-4073500/18001027637
Email ID [email protected]
Official Website www.mcc.nic.in/www.mohfw.nic.in

FAQs

Who conducts the NEET MDS Exam?

The NEET MDS Exam is conducted by the National Board of Examination also called as NBE.

Is there age limit for NEET MDS Exam?

Yes. There is an age limit for the NEET MDS Exam. When applying for the NEET MDS Exam, the age of the candidate must not be below 20 years.

How many attempts are allowed for the NEET MDS Exam?

There is no limit to the number of attempts one can take. Candidates can take the NEET MDS Exam any number of times.

Does the NEET MDS have negative marking?

Yes. The NEET MDS has negative marking. Candidates will lose one mark for every incorrect answer out of the total score of the exam.

How many seats are available for the NEET MDS Exam?

This year i.e. for the NEET MDS 2022, there are total of 6228 seats available.

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