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NEET MDS 2022 Topic-wise Weightage: Check Total Number of Questions from Each Chapter

RupsaUpdated On: April 25, 2022 01:06 pm IST

Looking to ace your NEET MDS exam preparation? Know all about NEET MDS 2022 topic-wise weightage and study plan to score well in the entrance exam.

NEET MDS 2022 Topic-wise Weightage: Check Total Number of Questions from Each Chapter

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) exam for Master of Dental Surgery or MDS is all set to be held on May 2, 2022. With very little time left for the NEET MDS exam, candidates appearing for the same must up their preparation to be able to crack it. For this, one needs to have complete knowledge of the NEET MDS syllabus, question pattern and topics to cover. This article will give you an insight into the exam pattern and NEET MDS 2022 topic-wise weightage and important chapters, to ease your preparation and help you score well in the exam.

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Pattern

Here is a look at the question pattern of the NEET MDS 2022 exam for aspiring candidates:

Parameters

Details

Mode of Examination

Computer-based (Online)

Type of Question

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

Total No. of Questions

240

Total Marks Allotted

960

Marking Scheme

4 marks for every correct answer

Negative Marking

Yes, 1 negative mark for every wrong answer

Exam Language

English

Total Duration of Exam

3 hours (180 minutes)

As shown in the table above, the NEET MDS 2022 exam will be held online. The paper will cover a total of 240 questions from 17 topics previously taught in the BDS syllabus. The paper will be divided into two sections – Part A comprising 100 questions and Part B comprising 140 questions.

Also Read: NEET 2022 Subject and Chapter Wise Weightage, Important Topics - Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Chapter-wise Topics and Number of Questions in NEET MDS Exam

Part A of NEET MDS 2022 (total = 100) will cover the following important topics from the BDS syllabus:

Sl. No.

Chapters

No. of Questions

1

General Anatomy – includes histology and embryology

14

2

General Human Physiology & Biochemistry

14

3

Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology

14

4

General Microbiology & Pathology

14

5

General & Dental Pharmacology & Therapeutics

14

6

General Surgery

15

7

General Medicine

15

The important chapters for NEET MDS Part B (total = 140) are tabulated below:

Sl. No.

Chapters

No. of Questions

1

Dental Materials

14

2

Oral Microbiology & Oral Pathology

14

3

Oral Medicine & Radiology

14

4

Periodontology

14

5

Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

14

6

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

14

7

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

14

8

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

14

9

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

14

10

Public Health Dentistry

14

Once you have an idea of the important chapters for NEET MDS and topic-wise weightage, go through previous NEET MDS question papers. Solving previous question papers will help you analyze how far you have come and the areas you can work on to ace your NEET exam.

Also Read: 7 Smart Tips to Solve Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) in NEET 2022

Tips to Prepare for NEET MDS 2022

Here are some tips to keep in mind while preparing for the NEET exam:

  • Start by covering the important topics or subjects with the maximum weightage

  • Focus on clarifying the basic concepts and doubts

  • Prepare quick notes during practice revision or practice learning

  • Be prudent with time management

  • Solve previous test papers

  • Opt for regular mock tests to analyze your performance and improve your speed

  • Work on the topics that need improvement

  • Revise and practice as much as possible

  • Take breaks in between to improve concentration

A few weeks prior to the final examination are crucial for candidates appearing for NEET MDS. With lakhs of medical students competing for the limited number of seats, cracking the examination is undoubtedly challenging. However, with consistent hard work and devotion, one can get the desired results.

Keep in mind the NEET MDS 2022 topic-wise weightage and follow the tips given in this article to nail your NEET MDS 2022 preparation.

Stay tuned to CollegeDekho for more information on NEET MDS 2022 Books and Study Plan!

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