An Overview:

NEET-MDS is an eligibility-cum-ranking examination prescribed as the single entrance examination for admission to various MDS Courses under Dentists Act, 1948 (amended from time to time).

A candidate for admission to the Master in Dental Surgery course, must possess a recognised degree of Bachelor in Dental Surgery awarded by a university or institute in India and registered with the State Dental Council and has obtained provisional or permanent registration and has undergone compulsory rotatory internship of a year in an approved/recognised dental college.

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 the prescribed cut-off date for internship completion for a particular admission session can take up NEET-MDS examination, subject to fulfilment of eligibility criteria as prescribed in the bulletin of information.

NEET-MDS is the single eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to MDS Courses which will include the following:
1. All India 50% quota MDS seats for all States/Union territories of India.
2. State quota seats for all States/Union territories of India.
3. MDS Courses at all Private Dental Colleges, Institutions & Universities all across the country
4. MDS Courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
5. Screening exam for dental surgeons (BDS & MDS) for Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps

The following dental institutions are not covered by centralized admissions for MDS seats through NEET- MDS:
1. AIIMS, New Delhi
No State Government/Private Dental College/Universities shall be conducting any separate entrance for admission to their MDS Courses.

This webpage on NBEMS website offers easy access to the Information Bulletin of NEET-MDS, Online Application submission weblinks, Guidelines for application submission, Applicant Login, Notices related to NEET-MDS published time to time and Results of NEET-MDS examinations conducted by NBEMS.