National Eligibility cum Entrance Test -MDS for admission to MDS Courses
|National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET MDS) 2018
Medical Admissions 2018
On October 5, 2017
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|Availability of Information Bulletin
|| 31st October 2017 onwards
|Online Registration for NEET- MDS 2018
|| 31st October - 27th November 2017
|Examination Dates for NEET- MDS 2018
||7th January 2018
|Declaration of result
||31st January 2018
NEET-MDS 2018 shall be the single eligibility cum entrance examination namely
‘National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for admission to Postgraduate Dental
Courses’ for the academic session 2018-2019 which will include the following
- 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)
- MDS Diploma courses at all Private Dental Colleges, Institutions &
Universities all across the country
- MDS courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
The following Institution is not covered by centralized admissions for MDS
seats through NEET-MDS for 2018 session:
Candidates should go through the Information Bulletin carefully for eligibility
criteria, scheme, and pattern of examination etc before contacting NBE for any
queries. Queries pertaining to eligibility and other issues will only be entertained
if the information requested is not given in the Information Bulletin or on
NEET-MDS website www.nbe.edu.in.
- The candidate must be an Indian National /Person of India Origin /Overseas
Citizen of India card holder possessing BDS degree from a Dental College
recognized by the Government of India under the Dentist Act, 1948 and has
obtained provisional or permanent BDS registration and has completed one year
(12 months) of compulsory rotatory internship in an approved /recognized
Dental College to be eligible to appear in NEET-MDS 2018
- The condition of one year Compulsory Rotatory Internship is not applicable
to those candidate who had passed their final BDS Examination on or before
1989 and hold a recognised degree of BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) awarded
by an Indian University, in respect of recognised Dental College under Section
10(2) of the Dentists Act, 1948 or an equivalent qualification recognized
by the Dental Council of India.
- No condonation of Internship of 12 months period shall be accepted except
(i) the students of the batch admitted during the academic session 2007-2008
and have completed 4½ year BDS Course alongwith 06 months compulsory rotatory
internship and (ii) the students admitted during the academic session 2007-2008
at Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University and have completed 05
years BDS Course without internship.
- However, a candidate who after passing the final qualifying examination
(BDS or the foreign dental degree recognized by GOI/DCI), is undergoing 12-month
compulsory rotatory internship/practical training and is likely to complete
the same by 31st March 2018 can take up this examination, but he/she shall
not be eligible for admission unless he/she has completed the compulsory rotatory
internship and obtained provisional or permanent registration on or before
31st March 2018 or the candidate produces a certificate from the head of Institution
that he/she will be completing internship by 31st March 2018.
- The dates indicated by candidates with regard to 12 months Compulsory Rotatory
Resident Internship i.e. starting date, completion date, shall be treated
as final and candidates will be required to submit the original Compulsory
Rotatory Resident Internship completion certificate at the time of counseling.
- The cut off dates for the recognition of the Dental Colleges, from where
the candidates have passed, must have a recognised degree of BDS (Bachelor
of Dental Surgery) awarded by an Indian University, in respect of recognised
Dental College under Section 10(2) of the Dentists Act, 1948 or an equivalent
qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India and completed compulsory
rotatory Internship for the year 2017 will be 31st Oct 2017. The Colleges
recognized after this date will not be considered.
- Registration with State Dental Councils is necessary and its documentary
proof has to be furnished at the time of counseling.
- Candidates who have studied/passed BDS from the states of Andhra Pradesh,
Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for 50% 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 Andhra Pradesh,
Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana shall be eligible to apply for admission.
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 Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir
to the Deputy Director (Examinations) National Board of Examinations, Medical
Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, (Ring Road), New Delhi – 110029
along with the print out of the acknowledgement of submission of online application
for NEET-MDS 2018 latest by 30th November 2017. (Please refer to Information
Bulletin for format of Affidavit).However, the restriction on candidates from
the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana shall not
apply to the categories pertaining to Armed Forces for ‘Grant of Short Service
Commission in Army Dental Corps’ and for MDS admissions in Armed Forces Institutes.
- Some of the Universities/institutions are having regulations that candidates
who are already pursuing any PG Course in their University or in another University
are not eligible for admission till they complete the course. The candidates
who are already pursuing PG Courses either through All India Quota or State
Quota and are applying for a seat under All India Quota may confirm the eligibility
conditions of that University in this regard. NBE/MCC/MoHFW shall not be responsible
if such candidates are denied admission. Such candidates may opt for the subject
and the college at their own risk and cost.
- A candidate can register and appear for NEET-MDS 2018 only once for admission
to the academic year 2018-2019.
NEET-PG 2017 Exam fee :
Rs. 2750/- (For SC/ST/PWD (PH) candidates)
Rs. 3750/- (For General/OBC candidates)
The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway
provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through
Internet banking. For more information, please visit the website www.nbe.edu.in
The online registration website for NEET- MDS 2017 for admission to MDS courses
for 2017 session is available at website www.nbe.edu.in Candidates are advised
to carefully go through the registration & scheduling guide available on
the website before starting their online registration & scheduling.
More details can be available from the official website.
||National Board of Examinations
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road), New
|| Helpline Number- 0124-6771700 / 1800 11 1700 (Toll Free)
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