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MDS Dental Admission 2019

MDS Dental Direct Admission

Do you want MDS Dental Admission for 2019 Batch?

Study MDS Dental to become a specialist in the field of Dentistry.

Join MDS Dental colleges in India with a minimum eligibility score in NEET MDS exams.

If You wish to Study MDS Dental, qualifying NEET MDS entrance exam is compulsory.

Admission in MDS Dental for 2019 Batch is on the basis of NEET MDS exam score.

If You want complete information, check out this latest guide on MDS Dental Admission.

In this article You are going to learn about:

MDS Dental Admission
MDS Dental seat Allotment
NEET MDS Dental Counseling
Dental MDS Course Fee
MDS Dental Direct Admission
Top MDS Dental Colleges in India

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MDS Dental Admission In India

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) is a 3 years full-time postgraduate course.

Study MDS Dental to become a specialist in Dentistry after completing a Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

Dental Colleges in India offers MDS Dental courses in 9 Specialization:

MDS Dental SpecializationAnnual Intake (Seats)
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery674
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics911
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics865
Oral Pathology & Microbiology531
Community Dentistry225
Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry640
Oral Medicine Diagnosis & Radiology512

MDS Dental Admission Eligibility Criteria:

You must pursue a BDS degree from any institutions recognized by Dental Council of India.

Also, Students who have complete BDS from a foreign recognized university by DCI, New Delhi are also eligible.

Must have completed a one-year internship before 31st March 2019.

NEET MDS Dental 2019

MDS NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) is conducted by the National board of examinations, New Delhi.

NBE conducts MDS NEET every year for MDS dental admission in:

Government Dental Colleges in India
Deemed Dental Colleges
Private, Trust & Minority Dental Colleges
Armed Force Medical service institutions

NEET MDS is the only entrance exam for admission in MDS dental except for AIIMS, Delhi.

About the National Board of Examinations:

NBE was established in 1975 to improve the quality of medical education.

It’s objective is to organize a uniform standard of Postgraduate medical entrance exam on all India basis.

It conducts computer-based entrance exams for PG medical & dental courses such as:

PG NEET for MD MS Admission
MDS NEET for MDS Dental
NEET-SS for Super-specialty courses
FMGE Screening test for foreign medical graduates
DNB PDCET for Post diploma DNB courses

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Registration Fee:

General & OBC students: Rs 3750
SC, ST & PWD students: Rs 2750

NEET MDS 2019 Important Dates:

NEET MDS exam registration start date:16 October 2018
Last date to apply for NEET MDS 2019:6 November 2018
Admit Card download date:6 December 2018
NEET MDS entrace exam date: 14 December 2018
Exam results announcement date: By 15 January 2019

Steps to complete the NEET MDS online application form:

1) Fill the NEET MDS online registration form through NBE website.

2) Use Your personal information to generate a user ID. & password.
*User ID and Password is sent to Your registered email and phone number.

3) Login to Your account on NBE website using the user id and password.

4) Complete the application form by filling Your correct educational details.

5) Upload Your photograph and scanned signature to the application form.

6) Select Your desired test city to appear for NEET MDS 2019 entrance exam.

7) Initiate Your preferred payment options to pay the exam application fee.

8) Take a printout of the filled application form along with transaction ID.

*Follow these steps to apply for NEET MDS entrance exams.

About MDS NEET 2019 Entrance exam:

NEET MDS 2019 is a single session exam conducted across 51 cities in India.

It is a 3 hours duration exam which consists of 240 multiple choice question.

NEET MDS is a computer-based test for 960 total marks.

NBE will conduct Demo test from 1st December 2018 to help you familiarize with the computer-based pattern.

NEET MDS 2019 Exam Pattern:

Exam SyllabusNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks
General Anatomy including embryology & histology1456
General human physiology & Biochemistry1456
Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology1456
General Pathology & Microbiology1456
General, Dental Pharmacology & Therapeutics1456
General Medicine1560
General Surgery1560
Dental Materials1456
Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology1456
Oral Medicine & Radiology1456
Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry1456
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics1456
Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge1456
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics1456
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery1456
Public Health Dentistry1456

On the exam day, reach Your test location 2 hours before the commencement of exam.

Must carry your NEET MDS Admit card and ID card to complete the security check.

The reporting counter at the exam center closes 30 mins prior to the exam start time.

MDS Dental Seats Allotment

MDS Dental Seats in India
MDS Dental Seats in India

Seat allotment for MDS Dental is done by counseling on basis of NEET MDS results.

NBE does not have any role in Dental MDS counseling & seat allotment.

The role of NBE is only limited to conduct MDS NEET exams and announce the results.

NBE handles the exam results to MCC, DGHS & State authorities for MDS dental seat allotments.

MDS Dental seat allotment is subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria of Institutions, universities, state & central govt.

Types of Merit List published by NBE

1) NEET MDS 2019 Rank:

It’s Your overall merit position among all other students who appeared for NEET MDS 2019.

2) All India 50% Quota Rank:

It’s Your overall merit position among all students eligible for 50% All India quota seats.

This rank is only valid for 50% all India quota seats.

3) All India 50% Quota Category Rank:

It’s Your overall merit position as per category opted (SC/ST/OBC) among other students in the same category.

This rank is also valid only for all India 50% quota seats.

*NEET MDS 2019 result is only valid for MDS Dental 2019 batch admission.

NEET MDS Dental Counseling 2019

MDS Dental Admission Guidance
MDS Dental Seats in Govt, Private & Deemed

Centralized Common counseling is conducted for MDS seat allotments.

Counseling for MDS Dental seat distribution is conducted in 3 rounds by:

1) Medical Counseling Committee

2) State Medical Counseling Authorities

You must apply register online to participate in NEET MDS Dental counseling.

NEET MDS Dental counseling 2019 eligibility criteria:

Must have secured marks more than NEET MDS 2019 cut-off score.

1) 50th Percentile for general students (Minimum 250 out of 960).

2) 40th Percentile for OBC, SC & ST Students (Minimum 215 out of 960).

*Cut-off score is reduced if the number of students as per category is 3 times lesser than available MDS seats.

MCC NEET MDS Counseling 2019

Medical counseling committee conducts counseling for MDS Dental seat allotment for:

50% All India Quota seats
Central Govt. Dental Institutions
Universities established by Parliament Act
Deemed Dental Universities

50% All India Quota Seat Eligibility Criteria:

Must have qualified NEET MDS to participate in All India quota seat counseling.

BDS students from Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India quota seat counseling.

Students nominated by Govt. of India to study BDS in Jammu & Kashmir are eligible.

Reservation Policy in 50% All India quota seats:

Scheduled Caste: 15% Reservation in All India quota seats
Backward Caste: 27% of All India quota seats
Scheduled Tribe: 7.5% of All India quota seats

MCC NEET MDS Counseling Registration Fee:

Seats TypeNon-Refundable FeeRefundable Deposit
Govt. Qota Seats (General)Rs 1000Rs 25000
Govt. Quota Seats (SC/OBC/PH)Rs 500Rs 10000
Deemed UniversityRs 5000Rs 200000
Both (Govt. & Deemed)Rs 5000Rs 200000

MCC Dental MDS Counseling 2019 Schedule:

1st Round MDS Dental Registration start date:March 2019 (Dates to be announced)
College Choice filling & Option locking: March 2019
Round 1 counseling results announcement: By 28th March 2019
Reporting to the allotted dental college:30th March to 5th April 2019
2nd Round MDS Dental Registration start date:April 2019 (Dates to be announced)
College choice filling & option locking: April 2019
Round 2 counseling results announcement:By 14th April 2019
Reporting to the allotted dental college: 15th April to 2 April 2019
Mop Up Round counseling Registration start Date:May 2019 (Dates to be announced)
College Choice filling & Option locking:May 2019
Mop Up round results announcement:By 19th May 2019
Reporting to the allotted dental college:20th May to 26th May 2019

NEET MDS State Seats Counseling 2019

Designated authorities of states & union territories conduct MDS Dental counseling for:

State quota seats in government & private dental colleges.
Institution established by the state government.
Dental institutions established by minority and trust.

State Counseling Eligibility Criteria

All states and union territories follow their own rules for MDS seat allotment such as:

1) Reservation of seats for SC, ST & Backward classes of the state.

2) Domicile & Non Domicile eligibility criteria.

3) State quota Rank & category rank prepared by concerned authorities

4) Benefits for In-service students.

5) Rural posting if applicable.

*You must be aware of the domicile criteria before applying for any state MDS dental counseling.

Dental MDS Course Fee

The course fee for various MDS Dental colleges are as follows:

*Annual Tuition fee may vary for different MDS program.

College TypeAnnual FeeStipend
Deemed Dental CollegesRs 6 – 15 LakhRs 5000
Government Dental CollegesRs 25000 – 80000 Rs 6000
Central UniversitiesRs 15000 Rs 7000
Private Dental CollegesRs 3 – 9 LakhRs 5000

MDS Dental Direct Admission

If you have not scored a good rank in NEET MDS exam but have qualified the cut-off score.

Direct Admission in MDS Dental can help you get a seat easily.

It also helps you choose the best MDS course in a discounted fee.

Due to less number of MDS Dental seats, few seats are reserved under NRI & Management Quota.

Tuition fee for NRI & Management quota seats is 3 times higher than the normal tuition fee.

If your NEET MDS exam score is less, Direct Admission in MDS Dental is the only option.

MDS Dental Direct Admission Eligibility Criteria:

1) Must have scored more than NEET MDS 2019 Cut-off score.

2) Applied for MCC counseling or State medical counseling.

3) Completed BDS course with Internship before 31st March 2019.

Documents Required for MDS Direct Admission:

1) NEET MDS Admit card issued by NBE.

2) Rank Letter Issued by NBE.

3) Mark sheet of BDS 1st, 2nd & 3rd Professional Exams.

4) BDS Degree certificate.

5) Internship completion certificate issued by the institution.

6) A registration certificate issued by Dental Council of India.

7) Higher secondary school Marksheet

8) ID proof (Aadhar, Pan Card or Voter ID)

MDS Direct Admission Process:

If you fail to get an MDS Dental Seats through counseling, don’t get disappointed.

We can help you get MDS Dental vacant seats after the Mop Up round counseling.

After 3 rounds of MCC & State counseling, Institutions conducts Stray Vacancy counseling.

It is an Institute level counseling for vacant MDS Dental seats.

If any student doesn’t join the college allotted via counseling, then college can take direct admission.

MDS Dental NRI/Management Quota Seats

MDS Dental NRI & Management quota seats are available in Private & Deemed colleges.

You can join MDS Dental on these seats after qualifying NEET MDS cut-off score.

NRI MDS Dental Seats are for NRI, OCI, PIO & Foreign National students.

You can select Management & NRI MDS Dental seats through MCC & State counseling.

Vacant NRI Seats are converted to Management quota for seat allotment in Mop up & stray vacancy counseling.

In Mop Up round counseling, the annual tuition fee for MDS Dental Management quota seats remains the same.

But later during the stray vacancy counseling, You can get MDS Dental Management seats in a lower fee.

Contact us for MDS Dental direct admission through management quota seats.

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MDS Dental Colleges In India

MDS Dental program is offered by 252 Dental Institutions recognized by Dental Council of India

The total MDS intake is only 10 to 50 seats in Dental colleges.

List of Deemed MDS Dental Colleges in India:

College NameIntake (Seats)Annual Fee
Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi29Rs 12 Lakh
A.B. Shetty Institute of Dental Science, Mangalore49Rs 10 Lakh
Bharti Vidyapeeth Dental College, Mumbai23Rs 13 lakh
Bharti Vidyapeeth Dental College, Sangli18Rs 13 lakh
Bharti Vidyapeeth Dental College, Pune42Rs 13 lakh
Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College, Pune49Rs 14 Lakh
Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College, Mumbai52Rs 15 Lakh
Institute of Dental Science, Bhubaneshwar26Rs 10 Lakh
Indira Gandhi Dental College, Pondicherry24Rs 9 Lakh
JSS Dental College, Mysore34Rs 7 Lakh
KLE V.K. Institute of Dental Science, Belgaum40Rs 10 Lakh
K.M. Shah Dental College, Vadodara44Rs 11 Lakh
Kalinga Institute of Dental Science, Bhubaneshwar21Rs 13 Lakh
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore31Rs 16 Lakh
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai 48Rs 12 Lakh
Maharishi Markandeshwar Dental College, Mullana46Rs 7 Lakh
Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal36Rs 16 Lakh
Pravara Rural Dental College, Loni22

Rs 10 Lakh
Sri Ramachandra Dental, Chennai28Rs 11 Lakh
School of Dental Science, Karad23Rs 10 Lakh
Sharad Pawar Dental College, Wardha32Rs 9 Lakh
Sri Siddhartha Dental College, Tumkur14Rs 8 Lakh
Sree Balaji Dental College, Chennai29Rs 7 Lakh
SRM Dental College, Chennai54Rs 12 Lakh
SRM Kattankulathur Dental College 12Rs 12 Lakh
Sathyabama Dental College, Chennai 7Rs 10 Lakh
Saveetha Dental College, Chenna44Rs 12 Lakh
Santosh Dental College, Ghaziabad16Rs 5 Lakh
Thai Moogambigai Dental College, Chennai34Rs 12 Lakh
Vinayaka Mission’s Dental College, Salem18Rs 10 Lakh
Yenepoya Dental College, Mangalore57Rs 13 Lakh

MDS Dental Admission in Karnataka

You can also apply for MDS Dental Admission in Karnataka.

Karnataka has the highest number of MDS Dental seats than any other state.

All students are eligible to apply for counseling, for Private colleges MDS Dental seats.

List of Private MDS Dental Colleges in Bangalore:

College Name Intake (Seats)Annual Fee
A.J Institute of Dental Science, Mangalore51Rs 11-15 Lakh
AME’s Dental College, Raichur18Rs 8-12 Lakh
Al Badar Dental College, Gulbarga24Rs 6-8 Lakh
AECS Maruti Dental College, Bangalore31Rs 9-10 Lakh
Bapuji Dental College, Davangere45Rs 6-10 Lakh
Bangalore Institute of Dental Science27Rs 8-10 Lakh
College of Dental Science, Davangere35Rs 6-10 Lakh
Coorg Institute of Dental Science39Rs 15 Lakh
Dayananda Sagar Dental College, Bangalore23Rs 8-11 Lakh
Krishnadevaraya Dental College, Bangalore38Rs 4 -12 Lakh
K.V. Gowda Dental College, Sullia36Rs 8-10 Lakh
KLE Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore24Rs 8-12 Lakh
M.R. Ambedkar Dental College, Bangalore37Rs 15-17 Lakh
Maratha Mandal Dental College, Belgaum27Rs 10 Lakh
M.S. Ramaiah Dental College, Bangalore40Rs 3-10 Lakh
Navodaya Dental College, Raichur26Rs 7-9 Lakh
Oxford Dental College, Bangalore66Rs 9-11 Lakh
PMN Dental College, Bagalkot2310 Lakh
RV Dental College, Bangalore28Rs 10-14 Lakh
Rajiv Gandhi Dental College, Bangalore24Rs 7-8 Lakh
Rajarajeshwari Dental College, Bangalore48Rs 10-13 Lakh
S. Nijalingappa Dental College, Gulbarga17Rs 14-15 Lakh
Sri. Hasanamba Dental College, Hassan19Rs 8-11 Lakh
SDM Dental College, Dharwad45Rs 5-16 Lakh
Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College, Bangalore47Rs 7-15 Lakh
Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences, Bangalore21Rs 8-15 Lakh


Dental Colleges in India offers MDS courses after completing BDS Dental.

It is very important for BDS Doctors to study MDS to become a specialist in Dentistry.

You must participate in the NEET MDS entrance exam to get admission in MDS Dental courses.

Through the NEET MDS exam score, You can apply for all types of MDS Dental Colleges in India.

You must prepare for the NEET MDS exam, to get a good score.

It will help You get MDS Dental seats in Government or Private Colleges in low fee.

Due to limited MDS Dental seats, it’s very difficult to get MDS Dental admission in India.

Even after qualifying the entrance exam, there is no guarantee that You will get MDS Dental admission

To help You overcome this obstacle, We provide complete assistance for MDS Dental.

Through our assistance, You will definitely get the best dental colleges to study MDS.

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  2. Hello! I have scored 207 marks. Is there a possibility it would come in the revised cutoff? Also, can you help in the admission process?

    1. admissionbackup

      Yes, Maybe after the first round of MDS counseling, Cut-off marks can be reduced. We can help you for MDS admission in top Bangalore Dental Colleges.

    1. admissionbackup

      Maybe the Cut-off score can be revised depending on the number of vacant MDS Seats after 1st round of seat allotment.

  3. Hello, my rank is 11690 and I am eligible for counseling. Is there any chance I can get a clinical branch seat for MDS in Bangalore under private category and not in the management category?

    1. admissionbackup

      You can check last year seat allotment details. Apply for KEA Counseling for MDS Dental Private and Management Quota MDS Seats in Karnataka.

    1. admissionbackup

      The revised Cut-off for NEET MDS 2019 is available on the NBE website. Interested students can contact us for Management quota MDS seats in Karnataka.

  4. Hii. My rank is 3584 in Neet MDS 2020.

    I come under OBC.

    Do I have a chance of getting a Surgery seat in a private college?

  5. I got 1143 all India Rank in Neet MDS 2020, Is there any possibility to get Government college seat in any of the states?

    1. Medical Counseling Committee will conduct online counseling for 50% all India seats. Dates will be announced shortly for MDS Admission 2020. Also, check previous year seat allotment to know you’re chances of landing in a Govt. college.

  6. My Overall Rank in Neet Mds 2020 is 3584 and I belong to the OBC category. Will I be able to get an Oral surgery seat in self-financing college in Tamilnadu?

    1. There are many Self Financing Deemed & Private MDS Dental Colleges in TamilNadu. You will get a management seat through NEET MDS counseling.

      Contact us to learn more about MDS Dental Counseling, Seat Allotment, & Course Fee.

  7. My all India rank for neet MDS 2020 is 3006, I belong to the general category. What all are my chances of getting a government seat anywhere in India? I am from Kerala and I studied BDS from Karnataka.

    1. You have scored 507 marks in NEET MDS, More than 3k students have performed better than you out of 27k students who have appeared in NEET MDS 2020. Well, you can try for the govt. seats in Kerala & Karnataka state quota counseling.

  8. MY RANK IS 4213 IN NEET MDS 2020 & I am from sc category. Is there any chance to get govt. colleges even in non-clinical branches?

  9. My All India rank was 14761 in the 2020 NEET MDS exam. and I fall under the SC category. Are there any possibilites to get an MDS Dental seat in govt colleges?

  10. My rank is 4139. What are the chances of getting a merit seat in government and deemed colleges for clinical subjects? And what would be the fee structure in deemed colleges?

  11. shruthi Janarthanan

    My rank is 2794 in NEET MDS 2020. I studied BDS in Karnataka and have a domicile of Tamilnadu. Is there any chance for me to a clinical seat in any of the private colleges in Tamil Nadu?

    And is there any chance for me to get a clinical seat in govt. Quota in any of the private colleges in karnataka?

    1. Hi Shruthi, state quota seats will be allotted using a separate merit list prepared by counseling authorities as per all India rank for participating students.

      You must apply and participate in counseling to explore all the possibilities.

      Let me know for any kind of assistance.

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