NEET MDS 2020 – National Board of Examination (NBE) has declared result of NEET PG 2020 entrance exam online on nbe.edu.in for the exam held on December 20, 2019. Result is available in the form of PDF. NEET MDS 2020 is a national level test conducted for admission PG dental courses in India. The entrance exam is conducted in online mode mode which consist of 240 MCQ type questions. Qualifiers in the entrance test are then eligible to participate in NEET MDS counselling. Check more details on NEET MDS 2020 from this page.
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NEET MDS 2020
Through NEET MDS, 50% All India Quota seats are filled MCC. However, remaining seats are filled through state dental counselling. Check all the important dates on NEET MDS 2020 from the table below.
|NEET MDS 2020||Dates|
|Availability of NEET MDS application form||11 Oct 2019|
|Last date of form submission||31 Oct 2019|
|NEET MDS 2020 form correction facility started||04-11 Nov 2019|
|Last window to rectify deficiency related to photographs, |
signatures and thumb impression
|23-25 Nov 2019|
|Demo test availability||01 Dec 2019 onwards|
|Issuance of NEET MDS 2020 admit card||13 Dec 2019|
|NEET MDS 2020 exam date||20 Dec 2019|
|Scorecard can be downloaded from||18 Jan 2020|
NEET MDS 2020 Result
NBE has declared NEET MDS 2020 result in the form of PDF and also under the respective logins of the candidates as scorecards. Candidates can check their NEET MDS 2020 ranks, score out of 960 and their roll number in the pdf file. To download the score card of NEET MDS 2020, candidates have to use their user ID and password.
Later merit list for candidates who qualify the NEET MDS 2020 cutoff is published. There are the below given types of ranks that the candidates can check on their NEET MDS 2020 meritlist:
- NEET-MDS 2020 rank: This is the overall merit position of the candidate amongst all the candidates who have appeared in the NEET MDS 2020.
- All India 50% quota rank: This is the overall merit position of the candidate amongst all the candidates who have appeared in the NEET MDS 2020 and are eligible for All India 50% quota counseling and is valid only for All India 50% quota MDS Courses.
- All India 50% quota Category Rank: This is the overall merit position of the candidate in the category (OBC/SC/ST) as opted by the candidate in the NEET – MDS 2020 amongst the candidates of the same category who are eligible for All India 50% quota counselling and is valid only for All India 50% quota MDS Courses.
NEET MDS 2020 Cut Off Marks
In order to qualify the entrance examination, the candidate needs to secure minimum qualifying marks. The cut off for NEET MDS 2020 is as follows:
|Category||Minimum Eligibility Criteria||Cut off Score (out of 960)|
NEET MDS 2020 Counselling
Thre are 2 types of NEET MDS 2020 counselling. The one is for the candidates who qualify for the 50% all India quota counselling and the second is for the candidates who do not qualify for the exam same.
|Types of seats||Counseling Authority|
|All India 50% quota||Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare|
Government of India
|State quota seats||State authority of authorities designated by the state government|
NBE shares the result data with the respective counselling authority and the authorities use the same for allotments of the seats via the counselling process.
NEET MDS 2020 Admit Card
NEET MDS 2020 admit card can be downloaded on the official website, nbe.edu.in. Candidates can download the NEET MDS admit Card by entering User Id and Password. On the day of the test, candidates need to carry a hard copy of the admit card, and a valid id proof.
How to carry NEET MDS Admit Card: Candidates must only carry print copy of the admit card to the exam hall. It is to be ensured that the copy of the has a passport size photograph pasted in the relevant space. The specification for the photograph is as follows:
- Size of the photo should be 35×45 mm.
- More than 75% face should be visible in the image.
- Print it in high quality, at least 600 dpi resolution.
- Background must be white.
- Name of the candidate and date of clicking the photo should be mentioned at the end of the image.
- There should not be red-eye, shadow, or reflection.
Other than the documents mentioned above, candidates should not carry anything extra. Mobile phone, electronic devices, etc. are strictly prohibited in the exam hall.
NEET MDS 2020 Schedule
The bell time schedule of the exam is as follows:
|Entry and biometric assessment at center starts at||12:00 PM|
|Entry closes at||01:30 PM|
|Candidate login access is to be granted at||01:45 PM|
|Login and read instructions at||01:50 PM|
|Exam starts at||02:00 PM|
|Exam ends at||05:00 PM|
NEET MDS 2020 Exam Center
NEET MDS 2020 is due to be held in 57 cities around India. Candidates must choose the centers wisely because no change is allowed once allocated. You can check it from the map or list below.
- Delhi / New Delhi
- Mysuru (Mysore)
- Navi Mumbai
NEET MDS 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern
NEET MDS 2020 shall be held on a single day & single session only. Candidates can check the exam pattern for NEET MDS 2020 from the points given below.
Language: The exam will only be held in the English language.
Duration: NEET MDS is a 3 hour (180 minutes) examination.
Type of questions: All the questions will be of multiple choice questions
Number of questions: There are a total number of 240 questions in the NEET MDS exam.
Marking scheme: 4 marks are granted for correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for incorrect answer.
Sections: NEET MDS consists of 2 parts – Part A and Part B. Part A consists of the total number of 100 questions and part B consist of the total number of 140 questions.
Candidates can check the syllabus, distribution of questions and marks in part A from the table given below.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Weightage|
|General Anatomy including embryology and histology||14||56|
|General human physiology and Biochemistry||14||56|
|Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology||14||56|
|General Pathology and Microbiology||14||56|
|General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics||14||56|
Candidates can check the syllabus, distribution of questions and marks in part B from the table given below.
|Subject||Number of Questions||Weightage|
|Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology||14||56|
|Oral Medicine and Radiology||14||56|
|Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry||14||56|
|Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics||14||56|
|Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge||14||56|
|Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics||14||56|
|Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||14||56|
|Public Health Dentistry||14||56|
NEET MDS 2020 Preparation Tips
NEET MDS is a national level exam. Hence, the competition is tough. Candidates have to follow the proper strategy to study and only then the candidate will be able to crack the examination. Some of the preparation tips for NEET MDS are.
- Do not worry but be in hurry. Candidates must start the preparation well in advance to avoid the last momet traffic in head.
- Keep the study material ready before starting the preparation.
- Make a time table and targets for each day.
- Do not forget to practice mock test. Practce is the key to craxk NEET MDS.
- Be consistent. Do not miss days or waste any without practicing and studying.
- Refer videos and learn from them as it is easy to understand through picturization.
NEET MDS 2020 Books
Candidates can refer to the books from the below-mentioned table.
|Book Name||Author||Buy Here|
|Dentest||Dr. Gowri Shankar||Buy Here|
|Wheeler’s Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion||Nelson DDS MS, Stanley J.||Buy Here|
|LMRP Dental Exam Series Last Minute Revision Points for NEET-MDS||Lal, Jasmine; Bhatia, Nachiket; Lal, Amit||Buy Here|
NEET MDS 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for Admission to MDS courses notified by the Dental Council of India are as follows.
Cut off date for to finish the internship for determining the eligibility of NEET MDS 2020 is March 31, 2020.
Education Qualification: Candidate must have a Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from a recognized university or institute.
Eligibility for All India 50% Quota Seats
Candidates who were nominated by the Government of India to do BDS from Dental Collegesin Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible to apply for admission.
Candidates not Eligible to Apply Under All India 50% Quota Seats
- Candidates who did BDS from Jammu and Kashmir are not eligible for 50% All India Quota seats. These candidates have to submit duly singed affidavit by November 20, 2019 with the application form confirmation page, to the address below:
Deputy Director (Examination)
National Board of Examination,
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar,
Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road)
New Delhi – 110029
- However, candidates from J&K who are nominated by the Government of India are eligible.
- Candidates from J&K and who apply under Armed Forces “Grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corp” are eligible.
Candidates can apply online from nbe.edu.in of link provided above. To submit the form, candidates need to follow steps below:
NEET 2020 Application Form
The application portal for NEET MDS 2020 work best in
– Internet Explorer (version 11 or above)
– Mozilla Firefox (version 61 or above)
– Google Chrome (version 70 or above)
Step 1 – First of all, candidates need to read instructions for filling the application form. When done, click on blue “Close” button.
Step 2 – Next, the candidates need to register by entering the details given below:
- Candidate’s Name
- Confirm Candidate’s Name
- Date of Birth
- Mobile Number
- Alternative Mobile Number
- Re-Enter E-mail
- Security Code
Step 3 – After entering these details, candidates get user id and password via an e-mail. With the help of these details, candidates can login and fill details in the application form.
Step 4 – After filling the details, candidates have to upload scanned images of photograph, signature and thumb impression. Candidates will also have to choose test city.
Step 5 – Lastly, the candidates need to submit application fee.
Documents Required for Filling NEET MDS 2020 Application Form
Before proceeding to fill in details in the Application form, please ensure that you have the following information ready at hand:
- Valid E-mail ID and Mobile phone number
- Credit Card/Debit Card/Net banking details
- Valid Photo ID
- Scanned passport size photograph with white background
- Scanned image of signature
- Scanned image of thumb impression
Amount of application fee is as follows:
|SC/ST/PWD candidates||Rs. 2750|
|General/OBC candidates||Rs. 3750|
About National Board of Examinations (NBE)
National Board of Examination is the govt. Body established in 1975, to improve the quality of Medical education by elevating and establishing standards of post graduate examinations in modern medicine on All India Basis. NBE at present conducts post graduate and postdoctoral examination in 54 disciplines. All the state govt. colleges/ Private Institute/ University accepts the score of the entrance exam for admission purpose.
Notification regarding date of NEET MDS 2020
NEET MDS 2020 Exam Frequently Asked Questions
Ans : NEET MDS is conducted by National Board of Examination (NBE).
Ans : NEET MDS stands for National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) Master of Dental Surgery (MDS ).
Ans : The official website of NEET MDS is natboard.edu.in and nbe.edu.in
Ans : NEET MDS is going to be held on 20 Dec 2019 (Friday).
Ans : NEET MDS is for admission in Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) courses in India.
Ans : NEET MDS is conducted online only.
Ans : To apply for NEET MDS, candidates have to fill an application form online through the official website nbe.edu.in
Ans : NEET MDS 2020 application form started from October 11, 2019, and the last date till when candidates can fill the form is October 31, 2019.
Ans : NEET MDS is expected to be held in 57 cities around India.
Ans : No. Candidates cannot make changes in the centre once it is allotted. Therefore, it is suggested to be careful and sure at the time of selecting the centre for examination.
Ans : Candidates must have a Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery to be eligible for applying in NEET MDS.
Ans : In NEET MDS, there are two parts. Part A consist of 100 Multiple Choice Questions and Part B consist of the total number of 140 Multiple Choice Questions. Candidates are given 3 hours (180 minutes) to solve the entire question paper.
Ans : Yes. One (1) mark is deducted for every incorrect answer. Whereas, candidates are given Four (4) marks for every correct answer.
Ans : Candidate can appear for NEET MDS maximum number of 3 times.
Ans : NEET MDS is the only exam for admission to the MDS courses in India. No other state/government/private dental colleges conduct any entrance exam for admission in their MDS programme.
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