NEET MDS 2021# Counselling is going to be conducted from Mar 9, 2021. There will be two rounds of NEET MDS 2021 Counselling conducted for the aspirants who are seeking admission in the MDS course. There shall be common counselling for admission to all post-graduate courses (Diploma/MDS) in all dental educational institutions based on the merit list of the NEET MDS.
NEET MDS Counselling 2021 Highlights
The designated authority for counselling for the 50% All India Quota seats of the contributing States, as per the existing scheme for postgraduate (Diploma/MDS) courses shall be the Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India. The aspirant has the chance to attend the second counselling if the candidate cannot get admission in the first counselling because of low grades scored in the examination.
Further Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India shall conduct counselling for all post-graduate (Diploma/MDS) Courses in Dental Educational Institutions of the Central Government, Universities established by an Act of Parliament and the Deemed Universities.
The counselling for admission to post-graduate (Diploma/ MDS) courses in all dental Educational Institutions in a State/ Union Territory, including dental educational institutions established by the State Government, University established by an Act of State/ Union Territory Legislature, Trust, Society, Minority Institutions shall be conducted by the State/Union Territory Government.
In case, any dispute arises on such common counselling, the matter to the Central Government and its decisions shall be final. We advise the candidate to regularly visit the website of MCC, NBE & State Counseling Authorities for the latest updates.
The counselling authorities for allotment of various types of seats to eligible and successful candidates are summarized as follows:
|S.No.||Type of Seats||Counselling Authority|
|1||All India 50% quotaDental Educational Institutions of Central Govt. Universities established by an Act of ParliamentDeemed Universities||Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India|
|2||State quota seats in All Dental Institutions in a State and seats in institutions established by State Govt., Universities established by Act of State/Union Territory Legislature, Municipal Bodies Trust, Society, Company or Minority Institutions||State Government or authority designated by the State Government|
NEET MDS Counselling 2021 Dates
The conducting authorities have not released the official NEET MDS counselling schedule, and it will be updated once there is an official word on it. However, below are the tentative dates the candidates can take into account to prepare for the process. Do note, these dates are tentative and will be updated along with the release of the official NEET MDS counselling schedule.
|NEET MDS Counselling 2021 1st round|
|Online registration||March 2021|
|Last date for payment of counselling fee||March 2021|
|Choice filling||March 2021|
|Provisional seat allotment list will be released||April 2021|
|Final seat allotment list will be released||April 2021|
|Reporting to the institute allotted||April 2021|
|Last date to submit resignation from the seat allotted||April 2021|
|NEET MDS Counselling 2021 2nd round|
|Online registration||April 2021|
|NEET MDS Counselling 2021 Mop Up Round|
|Online registration||May 2021|
|Stray vacancy round||May 2021|
List of documents to be produced at the time of Counselling
All mark sheets/grade reports and certificates, Original of Class X and XII, Transfer Certificate, Leaving Certificate and Character Certificate from School.
In case the candidate belongs to SC, ST or non-creamy layer of OBC categories, Original Caste Certificate as per Central Govt. is required.
Medical Certificate should be presented if the candidate is Physically Challenged (PC). It should be issued by the Medical Officer of any Government Hospital with a description of the kind and the degree of disability.
In case the Date of Birth is not mentioned in Class X Certificate, Date of Birth (DOB) Certificate is required for the same. Original e- Admit Card, counselling letter from ICAR should also be present with the candidate.
Four recent and clear passport size coloured photographs need to be submitted. They should have candidates' names and dates mentioned at the back.
NEET MDS Counselling 2021 Process
All eligible candidates will have to register themselves on the MCC portal to participate in the NEET MDS Counselling 2021 process. The entire process can be classified into three steps- Registration, Form filling and Counselling fees payment. Each of these steps has been explained below.
Registration on the MCC portal
To participate in the NEET MDS counselling 2021 process, candidates will have to register on the MCC official website. Below are some of the basic steps to follow.
- Go to the official website of MCC
- Click on “PG Medical Counselling”
- Now click on “New Registration”
- Candidate needs to enter the following information now- NEET MDS roll number, the application number, date of birth, etc.
- Once all the details are entered, click on "Submit"
- Candidate will receive the credentials upon successful registration
NEET MDS Counselling Form filling
After the candidates successfully register themselves on the portal, they will receive the login credentials on their inbox, log in using them, and proceed with the following information.
- Fill all the required details like- Father's name, address, etc.
- Once all the details are filled in, cross-check all the entered information for its accuracy and click on submit.
NEET MDS Counselling fees payment
Upon submitting all the required information and details, candidates will be asked to make the payment. Candidates can use Net-Banking and other payment options to make the payment. Below are some of the steps they need to follow while making the payment.
- Once the form is submitted a candidates will be taken to a Payment gateway
- Several options like- Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking will be available, select the one you prefer and make the payment
- Once the payment is processed, a slip will be displayed
- Candidates must print the slip and keep it safe for future use.
Admission to MDS Courses at Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions
Admission to the undermentioned Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) training institutes is open to eligible candidates:
Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
Army Dental Centre, Army Hospital (Research & Referral), Delhi
The candidates shall be considered for admission to the above-mentioned AFMS institutions under the following categories, in the order of precedence
Priority-I (Serving Army Dental Corps Officers as applicable vide Training Rules-2014 for AD Corps Officers promulgated by the DGAFMS)
Priority-II (Foreign candidates)
Priority-III (Para Mil/other Govt. of India sponsored candidates)
Priority-IV (Ex-SSC AD Corps Officers)
Priority-V (Civilian Dental Surgeons)
MDS Courses at AFMS training Institutes are reserved for Priority-I & Priority-II candidates. However, any seat remaining vacant after fulfilling the AFMS requirement of seats to Priority-I & Priority-II candidates (balance of seats), shall be taken up for Priority III, IV & V candidates in that order.
Candidates should preserve the marks card & admit cards of NEET-MDS #year which are required to be produced for counselling to be conducted by Army Dental Institutions.
- Officers who have resigned their commission/ dismissed/ removed from service/ not completed their contractual service are NOT eligible under this category.
NEET MDS Seat Allotment
Once the counselling is completed the NEET MDS seat allotment list will be released on the official website. The list is prepared based on the preferences filled by the candidates and the results. Below are some of the key highlights of the NEET MDS seat allotment.
- The merit list is prepared based on the NEET MDS results
- Preferences filled by the candidates while filling the counselling form is also considered
- NEET MDS Seat Allotment list will contain- name, allotted college, All India Rank, Remarks, and candidate category.
- All selected candidates will have to download the allotment letter from the official website
- The allotment letter is mandatory during the admission process.