NEET MDS 2018 is the national level entrance exam for MDS admissions conducted by NBE. NEET MDS 2018 Result is declared on January 25, 2018. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can check result and download scorecard. Those who qualify can then attend counseling. The exam is held annually in online mode. The candidates are required to attempt a total of 300 questions which are of graduate level. These questions are MCQ based. You get only 3 hours and 30 minutes to write the exam. 4 marks are awarded for the correct answer and 1 mark negative marking is there for selecting incorrect answers.

Latest: Result of NEET MDS 2018 has been announced on January 25, 2018.


Candidates can check the table to refer the NEET MDS events. These dates can also be tracked from the official brochure. As of now, this shall be the schedule, however, if there does occur any change, we will update it as soon as possible.

Events Dates
Candidates can register NEET-MDS online from 31 Oct 2017
Last date to get registered for NEET MDS 27 Nov 2017 (11:59 pm)
Entrance test 07 Jan 2018 from 03:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Result declaration 25 Jan 2018

The candidates who possess their bachelor’s degree in BDS and have completed a year’s internship from a recognised institute can apply. Apart from that, please also note that this will be the selection criteria. Merit lists will be prepared to announce the names of the shortlisted candidates. NBE is responsible to only conduct the exam and declare results.

Important Downloads

According to the events, the candidates are required to submit a 6 staged online application form within the dates prescribed. All the information entered should be correct. And as part of application process, there is requirement to provide personal details, correspondence details, educational details, uploading documents, selecting choice of city for test and paying the fees etc. General candidates are required to pay Rs. 3750/- and SC/ ST/ PWD (PH)- have to pay Rs. 2750/-. This amount can be paid using Credit card/ Debit card/ Net banking.

NEET MDS 2018 Result

The results of the online based test is announced by NBE at its official website. The NBE is responsible only till announcing the results/ allotting ranks to MoHFW. Counselling is not held by NBE. NEET MDS result will be declared in form of a merit list. The entrance exam shall be the only criteria for selection. The result declaration will include the admission for

  • 50% All India Quota seats
  • State Quota seats for all States/ UT on india
  • Postgraduate MDS courses offered at all Private Dental colleges/ institutes and indian universities
  • MDS offered at Armed forces medical services institutions

Note- AIIMS, New delhi is not a part in NEET MDS 2018.

Contact Details

In case, the candidates feel any difficulty in filling the form, or any other technical details it can be sorted by talking to them using these details:-

Helpline number 1800 11 1700 (Toll Free)

1800 11 1800 (Toll

Email [email protected]
Official website

Phone support will be available from 30 October 2017 till 31 January 2017 from morning 09:30 am to 05:30 pm (Monday to Saturday).

NOTE- NBE helpline will remain closed on Sundays and Gazetted holidays.

NEET MDS 2018: Eligibility Criteria

A candidate who has acquired a BDS degree/ Provisional BDS pass certificate from a recognized Dental college/ institute (recognised by IDCA) and have completed 1 year of internship or will be completing their internship on or before 31st March 2018 can apply for the courses. Before applying, also ensure that you have the recognised BDS degree. You should read FAQs before proceeding.

NEET MDS 2018: Application Form

Applications are being accepted ONLINE ONLY now. Any other means used to submit the form will not be accepted. You are required to provide- personal details, qualification details, selecting test city, paying the fees, uploading documents et. Please check that the entries you make are correct in all orders. The candidates are advised to either visit the official website at or click the link which has been inserted above. You can get registered till 27 November till 11:59 pm. Upon doing so, collect your login credentials.

Login again and fill the form. An important part of application form filling is uploading the documents within a specified format.

Specifications for documents

Specifications Format File size Dimensions Resolution
Photograph .jpg/.jpeg/.gif/.png 50 to 100 kb 3.5 x 4.5 200 dpi
Signature .jpg/.jpeg/.gif/.png 10- 50 kb 6.3 x 6.3 200 dpi
Left hand thumb impression .jpg/.jpeg/.gif/.png 10- 50 kb 4.3 x 4.3 200 dpi

Selection of cities

The selection of city will be based on the first come basis. As the seats gets filled in a particular city, the name of the cities where the seats are yet to be filled will appear. However, final decision rests with the NBE. Seat allotment in a specific city shall be decided by NBE, which will be informed to you 4 days before the examination. Any request to change the test centre will not be entertained.

NEET MDS Application Fees

In order to complete the form, the candidates need to pay the application charges. The amount that the candidates are required to pay depending upon their category is as follows:-

3750/-Rs. 2750/-

Category General / OBC- SC / ST / PWD / (PH)
Amount to be paid Rs.

This amount can be paid by the candidates using the facility of Credit card/ Debit card/ Internet banking. Please note that this amount will not be refunded.

NEET MDS Exam pattern

  • Exam name- NEET MDS 2018
  • Mode of exam- Computer based test
  • Duration- 3 hours
  • Total questions- 240
  • Sections in paper- only 1
  • Type of questions- Multiple choice questions
  • Marks for Incorrect answers- 25%

Subject-wise distribution of questions

Subject Subject wise weightage Subject Subject wise weightage
General Anatomy including embryology and histology 14 Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology 14
General human physiology and Biochemistry 14 General Pathology and Microbiology 14
General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics 14 Dental Materials 14
General Medicine 14 General Surgery 14
Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology 15 Oral Medicine and Radiology 15
Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 14 Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 14
Periodontology 14 Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge 14
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 14 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 14
Public Health Dentistry 14


The syllabus of NEET MDS 2018 shall be that of graduation level. You can expected questions from what was taught to you at BDS level as prescribed by the DCI revised BDS course Regulations, 2007 amended from time time.

Reporting Time

You should be available at the test center by 01:00 pm. You will be required to undergo security checks, identity verification and check-in process. The counter for reporting will close 30 minutes prior the exam has to commence. i.e the counter will close by 02:30 pm. Later arrivers will not be allowed to take the exam.

Things to carry at the test centre

  1. Printed copy of the Admit Card with photo pasted on it.
  2. Photocopy of the Permanent or Provisional SDC/DCI registration to be retained by the test centre and,
  3. A photo IDs- PAN Card, Driving License Voter ID, Passport and Aadhaar Card (with photograph)

Exam cities

City City City City City City
Ahemdabad Amritsar Asansol Bengaluru Bhopal Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chennai Dehradun Delhi Guwahati Hyderabad
Jaipur Jammu Kolkata Kozhikode Lucknow Mohali
Mumbai Nagpur Noida Patna Pune Ranchi
Sikar Thiruvananthapuram Tiruchirappalli Udaipur Visakhapatnam

NEET MDS 2018 Admit Card

Admit cards of the successfully registered candidates will be sent to them on the email id that they are providing with the application form. You will get an intimation note regarding the admit card availability through sms medium. After you download the admit card, you will need to paste an identical photo that you upload in the form filling procedure. Admit card will not be sent by post.  The photograph to be pasted should be 35×45 mm with at least 75% coverage of the face. It should have a caption containing your name and date of photo captured. The admit card will have the exact address of the venue.

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