NEET MDS 2018 Result Announced: Check NEET MDS AIR Rank, Cut-off, Percentile Now!

Vinod Sharma updated on : 29 Jan 2018
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NEET MDS 2018 exam result is announced on January 25, 2017. Candidates can check their AIR rank, cut-off, percentile and scorecard now!

NEET MDS Exam

 

National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced NEET MDS 2018 result on the official website. Along with the result, NBE has also released the All India Rank, score, cut-off, scorecard, cut-off and percentile. The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for postgraduate dental courses was held on January 7, 2018 and now candidates can check their result and rank at the official website.   

NEET MDS 2018 is a single, eligibility cum entrance exam that all the candidates who have done their BDS and want to pursue master’s degree in their respective specializations need to take. National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam – Post Graduation, NEET MDS is held every year for admission to post graduation degree in the dental sciences. All the dental colleges throughout India accept the score obtained in NEET MDS to allot seats to the candidates in Master of Dental Surgery specializations.

NEET PG exam came into force last year after Supreme Court (SC) of India asked the India government to make it as a single entrance exam for admission to all the medical and dental colleges throughout India. After SC guidelines, NEET PG replaced AIPGMEE exam and MDS the All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGDEE) last year. The application forms for NEET MDS 2018 and NEET PG are expected to begin anytime soon as National Board of Examinations (NBE), the exam conducting body, has announced the exam date on January 7 and result is to come by January 31, 2018. Meanwhile, the online registration for NEET MDS 2017 started at 3 PM on October 31, 2017 and ended on November 27, 2017 (11:59 PM). The scores obtained in NEET PG and NEET MDS will be accepted at all the top ranking medical colleges and top ranking dental colleges - government and private - at all India level. To know about NEET MDS 2018, candidates can hit past the jump.

NEET MDS 2018 Important Dates

NBE hasn’t announced the dates for NEET PG for MS, MD and Post Graduation diploma courses as of now. So NEET MDS 2018 and PG exam dates have been announced partially on Oct 17, 2017 and fully on Oct 30, 2017. All the important dates for NEET PG 2018 and NEET MDS 2018 are out and given below is the detailed information for the same. 

NEET MDS 2018 Important Dates

NEET PG 2018 Event

Important Dates  

Online registration started

October 31, 2017 (3 PM onward)

Online registration ended

November 27, 2017 (11:59 PM)

NEET PG 2018 admit card

One-week before the exam. 

NEET PG 2018 Exam date

Jan 7, 2018

NEET PG 2018 Result

By Jan 25, 2018

NEET PG 2018 Counselling

After result announcement

NEET MDS 2018 Eligibility Criteria

In order to apply for NEET MDS 2018, candidates need to meet the following NEET MDS eligibility criteria.

  • Registration with the State Dental Council is necessary as candidates have to furnish the certificate of the same during counselling process of NEET MDS.
  • Only the candidates who are Indian National/Person of India Origin/Overseas citizen of India cardholder possessing the BDS degree from the dental college that government of India recognizes are eligible to apply.
  • The condition of compulsory rotational internship won’t be applicable for candidates who have done their BDS on or before 1988. However, the candidates should hold a BDS degree from the reputed India University or dental college.
  • Candidates who are to pass the final qualifying examination BDS or even a foreign dental degree that GOI/DCI recognizes and is currently undergoing 12 months rotational internship/practical training and is expected to complete the same by March 2018 are eligible to apply for NEET MDS 2018.
  • The submit and the ending date of the 12 months compulsory rotational resident internship as is filled by the students will be deemed final and candidates need to produce the certificate with the dates stated at the time of counselling.
  • Candidates who have passed BDS from Telangana, Jammu & Kashmir and Andhra Pradesh are not eligible for 50 percent All India quota seats. However, candidates who the government of India nominated to do BDS from these states will be eligible to apply for all counselling in NEET MDS 2018.
  • In some universities/colleges, there are regulations about candidates who are pursuing any PG course in their University or in any other university are not eligible for admission until they complete the course. Also, those who are already pursuing a degree either through All India Quota or state quota and are applying for a seat under the All India Quota seats should confirm the eligibility conditions to the concerned university/colleges.

Also, the point worth noticing here is NEET PG 2018 eligibility criteria is different to that of NEET MDS. 

NEET MDS 2018 Application Form

Application forms for NEET MDS 2018 exam will be available by September 2017 end and those who are interested to apply for the same can do so through the NBE’s official website i.e. http://nbe.edu.in/neetmds/. Interested candidates need to fill in all the details for NEET MDS exam 2018 accurately failing which their application may get cancelled.

On the other hand, candidates producing false or fabricated documents will be barred from taking part in NEET MDS exam or any further proceedings for that matter. Also, incomplete application forms and not filled according to the instructions are liable to be rejected. Candidates have to upload a scanned copy of the recent photograph with 80 percent coverage given to the face together with signature in the application form. Also, application forms for NEET PG 2018 and NEET MDS will be available at the same time. 

NEET MDS 2018 Application Fee

NEET MDS 2018 application fee varies from category to category. Therefore, candidates need to keep the following in mind before they pay the application fee online. Candidates can pay the fee using their Credit/Debit card and/or internet banking.

NEET MDS 2018 Application Fee

Candidate Category

NEET PG 2018 Application Fee (INR)

General

3750

OBC

3750

SC/ST

2750

PWD

2750

NEET MDS 2018 Admit Card

NEET PG 2018 admit card is a ticket to the exam hall. Once the candidates complete their registration and scheduling process, they will get a computer-generated acknowledgement at their registered email IDs. Admit card will be issued only to the candidates who successfully complete the registration and scheduling process. Once candidates receive NEET MDS admit card in the mail, they need to read the information carefully and verify the information. To take part in NEET MDS 2018 exam, candidates are advised to take the printout of a copy of the admit card and affix a passport size photocopy at the space provided for the same. Passport size photograph that candidates need to affix on the admit card should be a minimum of 35x45 mm with at least 75% coverage of face & head. NEET MDS Admit Card will include the following information and candidates need to ensure they check all so that there are no hassles on the exam day. These details will remain almost the same for NEET PG 2018 admit card too. 

  • Confirmation Number
  • Registration Number
  • Examination Date
  • Examination Time
  • Reporting time
  • Candidate's Name & Address
  • Candidate's E-mail ID
  • Candidate's Category
  • Candidate's DOB
  • PWD Status of Candidate
  • Exam Centre
  • Exam Centre details and Address  

NEET MDS 2018 Exam Pattern

It is highly important for candidates to know the exam pattern of NEET MDS 2018 exam if they want to clear it with flying colours. Given hereunder is NEET MDS exam pattern that will help students understand NEET MDS in a better way. Click here for NEET PG 2018 exam pattern

  • NEET MDS this year, like last year, will contain objective questions with multiple-choice answers.
  • Each question in the NEET MDS exam will carry four marks for each right answer.
  • There will be 180 questions in all and candidates will get 3 hours to solve them.
  • The questions will be asked from Chemistry, Physics, Zoology and Botany.
  • There is no official word on the negative marks as of now. 

NEET MDS 2018 Syllabus

In order to qualify NEET MDS 2018 exam, it is essential for candidates to know NEET MDS syllabus. Providing hereunder is NEET MDS syllabus with the subject and marks weightage given to each subject. With this candidates will be able to know what areas they need to focus on and how to make an effective strategy to crack the exam. Click on NEET PG 2018 Syllabus link here to know what NEET PG syllabus entails 

NEET MDS 2018 Syllabus: Subjects with Marks Weightage    

S.No

Topics/Subjects

Marks Weightage

1

General Surgery

14

2

Dental Materials

14

3

General Medicine

14

4

Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

15

5

Oral Medicine & Radiology

15

6

Peroidontology

14

7

General Anatomy including embryology & histology

14

8

General Human psychology & biochemistry

14

9

Dental Anatomy, embryology & Oral histology

14

10

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

14

11

Public Health Dentistry

14

12

General Pathology & Microbiology

14

13

General & Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics

14

14

Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

14

15

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics

14

16

Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge

14

17

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic

14

 

Total

240

NEET MDS 2018 Books Recommended

To those who need help with NEET PG books, we are recommending books for each subject hereunder. Candidates can pick the ones that suit their requirements the most. Also, those who want an extensive information about NEET MDS books can check hereunder, whereas those who want to know about the best books for NEET PG 2018 can click here. 

S.No

Author Name

Book Name

1

Gowri Shankar

Den-Test -Clinical Sciences

2

Gowri Shankar

Dentest Clinical Sciences

3

Gowri Shankar

DenTest Basic Sciences

4

Akhil Rajput, Neeraj Wadhawan

All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Examination

5

Sembulingam

Essentials Of Physiology For Dental Students

6

K. Satheesh Kumar Reddy

Dental Pulse Set

7

K Park

 Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine

8

 Brad W. Neville, Douglas D. Damm, Carl M. Allen DDS MSD, Jerry Bouquot MSD 

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

9

Rajendran

Shafer's TB of Oral Pathology

10

Shenoy

Phillips' Science of Dental Materials

11

HL Sharma, KK Sharma, DK Gupta 

Dental Pharmacology

12

Singh Inderbir

Human Embryology

13

 Ongole

TB of Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Oral Radiology

14

Manappallil John J

Basic Dental Materials

15

Mahalaxmi

Materials Used in Dentistry

16

 Wadhwan

Practical Manual Of Oral Pathology And Microbiology

17

Singi Yatiraj

Pathology and Microbiology

18

 Bailoor

Fundamentals Of Oral Medicine & Radiology

19

Sahitya Reddy

Essentials of Periodontology

20

 Nayak

Textbook of Periodontology and Oral Implantology

21

Avery, Chiego

Essentials of Oral Histology and Embryology 

22

 Jose M

Essentials of Oral Biology : Oral Anatomy Histology Physiology & Embryology

23

J. Kenneth Benson

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Secrets

24

Din Lam, Daniel Laskin

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Review: A Study Guide

25

Peter

Essentials Of Public Health and Dentistry

26

Dr. Sudha Shivraj, Dr. Satish Kumar Amarnath, Dr. Sheela Devi 

Essentials of General Pathology

27

 Bansal

General Pathology and Microbiology Questions and Answers

28

 Rataboli

Clinical Pharmacology and Rational Therapeutics

29

Kulkarni

Dental Supreme

30

 Gerard J. Chiche

Esthetics of Anterior Fixed Prosthodontics

31

V. Gopikrishna

Preclinical Manual of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontic

NEET MDS Pass Percentile

Candidates who are taking NEET MDS 2018 exam, there is a minimum pass percentile that they need to pass to qualify the exam. However, qualifying the exam surely doesn’t mean the candidate has secured the sea. For this purpose, it is mandatory that a candidate to secure a place in NEET MDS cut off.

S.No.

Category

Qualifying Percentile

MDS Cutoff score (out of 960)

1

General

50

233

2

SC/ST/OBC

40

204

3

PWD

45

219

NEET MDS 2018 Result

To qualify NEET MDS 2018 exam, as stated above, a candidate has to score a minimum pass percentile, which is 50 for general category, 40 for SC/ST/OBC and 45 for PWD. NEET MDS result will be declared in January 2018 and will be valid for the current session only. Also, in case two or more candidates obtain equal marks, their inter se merit will be determined according to age, meaning the older one will get preference over younger one. Candidates can find the extensive information on NEET PG 2018 result by following the link provided here. 

Further NBE will announce NEET MDS 2018 result for the following:

  1. All India 50% quota seats for MDS courses (all states other than Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana).
  2. State quota seats for MDS courses of all states as well Union Territories of India (including Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Telangana).
  3. Admission to MDS Courses in the private colleges, universities, deemed universities and institutions.
  4. Admission to MDS courses in AFMS institutions.

NEET MDS 2018 Merit List

Once the result for NEET MDS 2018 is out, NBE will release the merit list. There will be different merit lists for different categories. Check the types of NEET MDS exam merit lists that NBE will release. Similarly, NEET PG 2018 merit list will be released for the same categories. 

  • All India NEET MDS 2018 Rank: This will be an overall merit position of the candidate among all those who took the exam in 2018.
  • All India 50% Quota Rank: This merit list will consist of the overall position of the candidate among all the candidates who have appeared for NEET MDS 2017 for all India 50% quota and is valid only for All India 50% quota for postgraduate MDS courses for admission to 2018-19 admission.  
  • All India 50% Quota Category Rank: This merit list will consist of overall merit position of the candidate in the category (OBC/SC/ST) as candidates have opted during the NEET MDS 2017 for all India 50% quotas and will be valid only for admission to All India 50% quota Postgraduate MDS courses.
  • State quota/ Private Dental colleges/Deemed University/AFMS rank: State category rank, state quota rank, benefit for in-service candidates, rural postings etc will be determined by the designated authority of the concerned state/university/ concerned authority as per the application regulation and of their eligibility criteria, guidelines and applicable reservation policies.

NEET MDS 2018 Cut Off

If a candidate makes it to NEET MDS 2018 cut off, it simply means that s/he will get a seat. To know how high the NEET MDS 2018 cut-off was, we have included here the same. Have a look! check NEET PG 2018 cut off here. 

S.No

Category

MDS Cut off  2017

1

UR

766

2

UR-PH

517

3

OBC

759

4

OBC-PH

501

5

SC

644

6

SC – PH

NA

7

ST

554

8

ST – PH

NA

NEET MDS 2018: Documents Required for Counselling

For the candidates who make it to NEET MDS 2018 cut-off list, it is mandatory to bring the following documents along failing which they won’t be allowed to be the part of the counselling process. Therefore, candidates are advised to ensure they bring the following documents along:

  • BDS Degree Certificate
  • BDS Mark Sheets
  • Internship Certificate
  • Dental Council of India Certificate
  • Authorised Government Proof like Pan Card, Aadhar Card, etc
  • 10th / 12th certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Necessary Document Proof when applied to special category

To participate in NEET PG 2018 counselling, candidates need to bring in the information provided in the link. 

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