NEET MDS 2021: Exams, Schedule, Syllabus, Eligibility, and Admission

NEET MDS 2021: Exams, Schedule, Syllabus, Eligibility, and Admission

NEET MDS 2021 is an eligibility cum entrance examination. MDS Stands for Masters in Dental Surgery. It is a postgraduate degree for which admission in Government, Deemed Universities, and Private Dental colleges is granted. The Schedule of the exam and result has been announced which will be shared in the article.

The registration process and edit window are now over. The NEET MDS 2021 Admit card will be available on the 9th of Dec 2021 at NEET MDS 2021 exam date is on 16th of Dec 2020. Official Website

Important Dates of NEET MDS 2021 Exam :

                        Events                Date
Registration starts26th Oct 2020
Last date to apply15th Nov 2020
Editing of application forms17-19 Nov 2020
Final edit window to rectify photographs/signature/thumb impressions29-30 Nov 2020
Admit card issues on9th Dec 2020
Date of exam16th Dec 2020
Date of resultBy 31st Dec 2020

NEET MDS 2021 Exam Pattern :

NEET MDS 2021 exam will be conducted in CBT (COMPUTER BASED TEST) Mode. The duration of the NEET MDS 2021 Exam is of 3 hours. The pattern of questions will be of Multiple choice that carries 4 marks for each correct answer and there is also a negative marking of 1 for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions. NEET MDS 2021 Exam comprises of two parts i.e Part A and Part B that consist of 100 and 140 questions respectively.

NEET MDS 2021 Syllabus :

The syllabus for NEET MDS 2021 Exam shall be that of the BDS Standard. Questions of NEET MDS 2020 will cover all the subjects and syllabus taught in the BDS Course as per revised BDS Course Regulations,2007.

Part A – 100 Questions, 400 Marks

Serial No.SubjectNo. of Questions
1General Anatomy including Embryology & Histology14
2General Human Physiology & Biochemistry14
3Dental Anatomy, Oral Histology14
4General Pathology & Microbiology14
5General & Dental Pharmacology & Therapeutics14
6General Medicine15
7General Surgery15

Part B – 140 Questions, 560 Marks

Serial No.SubjectNo. of Questions
1Dental Materials14
2Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology14
3Oral Medicine & Radiology14
4Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry14
5Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics14
7Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge14
8Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics14
9Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery14
10Public Health Dentistry14

NEET MDS 2021 Cut-off – Qualification Criteria :

Candidates need to secure the required percentile in order to obtain a seat for MDS in Government/Deemed Universities or Private Dental colleges. The cut-off percentile for different categories are as follows :

CategoriesRequired cut-offs
General/EWS50th percentile
SC/ST/OBC (Including PWD of SC/ST/OBC)40th percentile
UR PWD45th percentile

NEET MDS 2021 Eligibility Criteria :

The eligibility criteria for NEET MDS 2021 are as per the MDS Course Regulations 2017. It is being notified by the Dental Council of India approved by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

Following criteria are required to be fulfilled in order to appear in NEET MDS 2021 :

Degree – Aspirant must be having a BDS degree that needs to be recognized from DCI (Dental Council of India) approved dental college/university.

Registration – The candidate should be registered with the state dental council of the respective state where he/she resides.

Internship – Aspirant must have gone through the compulsory internship of 1 year. Interns who are going to finish their internship on or before 31st March 2021 can also apply.

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