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NEET MDS Counselling 2022 (Started) - Registration, Fees, Documents

Updated By Pranav Mishra on 16 Sep, 2022 16:37

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About NEET MDS Counselling 2022 (Round 1 Registrations Started)

NEET MDS counselling 2022 round 1 registration has begun from September 15, 2022. All eligible candidates can fill out the form online on the official website of MCC. The round 1 registration of NEET MDS 2022 will conclude on September 23, 2022. Aspirants can proceed with choice filling and locking between September 20 and September 25. Seat allotment results and other rounds will follow. 

The counselling of NEET MDS 2022 is the last stage of the admission process. Aspirants can participate in the counselling rounds by registering online. Candidates need to make it to the merit list first to become eligible of further rouds. Qualified candidates get to secure admission to 50% All India Quota (AIQ), ESIC and AFMS institutes, and deemed/central universities. Aspirants who have secured a place in the final merit list are eligible for the NEET MDS 2022 counselling rounds. 

In the first round of NEET MDS counselling 2022, aspirants need to enter their application number, result, education, and other details. Subsequently, applicants need to fill their choices of colleges and specialties. The final seat allotment is done based on the NEET MDS rank, choices filled, reservation criterion, and several other factors.

Through NEET MDS 2022 counselling, aspirants get an opportunity to secure admission in 1,326 Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) seats under the AIQ scheme, 50% All India Quota seats, Central Universities, Armed Forces Medical Services, Deemed Universities, and ESIC colleges.

Refer to the article below to understand more about the NEET MDS counselling 2022 process, schedule, allotment result, process, and other crucial details.

NEET MDS Counselling 2022 Highlights

Here is a quick overview on the counselling of NEET MDS 2022:

Full Exam Name

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MDS

Short Exam Name

NEET MDS

Event

Counselling

NEET MDS counselling 2022 conducting authority

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS)

Mode of NEET MDS counselling 2022

Online

Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations (NBE)

Languages

English

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Frequency of Conduct

Once a year

Application Fee (General)

4250 Rs [Online]

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Counselling

Online / Offline

Exam Duration

3 Hours

Participating Colleges

273

Total Counselling Rounds

3 Rounds - Round 1, Round 2, and Mop-Up Round

NEET MDS Counselling 2022 Important Dates

The NEED MDS counselling 2022 is a lengthy process. Candidates need to be well aware of the timelines to avoid missing out on any other event. Here are some of the important dates related to NEET MDS counselling 2022 that candidates should remember.

Events

Dates

NEET MDS 2022 exam date

May 2, 2022

NEET MDS result 2022 declaration 

May 27, 2022

Counselling Round 1

NEET MDS Counselling Registration 

September 15 to September 23

Payment Facility

September 15 to September 23

Choice Filling and Locking

September 20 to September 25

Verification

September 23 to September 24

Seat Allotment process

September 26 to September 27

Declaration of Seat Allotment Result

September 28

Reporting at the allotted institute

September 29 to October 4

Counselling Round 2

NEET MDS Counselling Registration 

October 10 to October 14

Payment Facility

October 10 to October 14

Choice Filling and Locking

October 11 to October 14

Seat Allotment process

October 17 to October 18

Declaration of Seat Allotment Result

October 19

Reporting at the allotted institute

October 20 to October 26

Counselling Round 3/ Mop-Up Round

NEET MDS Counselling Registration 

October 31 to November 4

Payment Facility

October 31 to November 4

Choice Filling and Locking

November 1 to November 5

Seat Allotment process

November 7 to November 8

Declaration of Seat Allotment Result

November 9

Reporting at the allotted institute

November 10 to November 14

Stray Vacancy Round

Processing of Seat Allotment

November 15 to November 16

Result of Seat Allotment Rounds

November 17

Reporting to Institute

November 18 to November 21

NEET MDS Counselling Conducting Authorities

Counselling Authority

Types of Seats

Directorate General of Health Services and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

All India 50 per cent quota Dental Education Institutions and Universities of Central Government established by the Act of Parliament Deemed Universities

Authority Designated by the State Government or State Government

State quota seats in All Dental Institutions in a State and seats in a university or institution established by either an authority appointed by State Government or Act of Union/ State Territory Legislature, Society, Municipal Bodies Trust, a Company or Minority Institutions

Important Instructions for NEET MDS 2022 Counselling

  • Candidates must be present at the venue at the allocated time and date. 

  • Candidates must bring along the original required documents at the time of counselling. 

  • If one fails to be present in the counselling on the designated date and time, she/ he might not get another chance. 

  • In an unlikely scenario, if a candidate is found ineligible for the examination, the conducting authority will have the full power to cancel the candidature of that candidate further preventing her/ him from participating in the NEET MDS 2022 counselling process.

Eligibility Criteria for NEET MDS Counselling 2022

To appear for the NEET MDS counselling 2022, candidates need to secure a place in the official merit list. Apart from this, there are other eligibility criteria that one must fulfill. Refer below to find out the NEET MDS 2022 counselling eligibility criteria:

  • A candidate must possess a widely recognised degree of BDS that has been granted by a university or institute in India and also registered with the State Dental Council 

  • Applicant must have obtained provisional or permanent registration 

  • Candidates must complete a compulsory rotatory internship of a year in a recognised/ approved dental college

NEET MDS Counselling 2022 Registration Procedure

The NEET MDS counselling 2022 process is a bit lengthy but beneficial for candidates. It is intricately structured in such a way that candidates get the best colleges where they want to study. In general, the NEET MDS 2022 counselling procedure comprises of registration of candidates, filling and locking preferences, results declaration, and reporting to the respective colleges for admission. Aspirants can refer below to understand the step-wise NEET MDS Counselling 2022 Procedure:

Step 1: NEET MDS Counselling 2022 Registration Process

  • Head over to the official website

  • Applicants need to select the stream of their choice (medical/ dental), application number, candidate’s name, date of birth, NEET MDS roll number, security pin, and other asked details

  • Complete the registration process by adding the remaining details

  • Do not cancel the tab where the login credentials appear on the screen

Step 2: Filling Personal Information

  • The second step asks candidaest to enter their details like mother’s name, father’s name, category, address, and other information

  • Fill all the details correctly and carefully as any changes won’t be allowed at the later stage of NEET MDS counselling 2022

Step 3: Payment

  • In this step, aspirants are required to complete the payment for non-refundable registration fee and refundable tuition fee

  • Money can be transferred by net payment, debit card or credit card

  • Refer the table below to find out the breakdown of NEET MDS counselling 2022 non-refundable registration fee and refundable tuition fee:

NEET MDS counselling 2022 Non-Refundable Fees

For 50% AIQ/Central Universities

Fee (INR)

General

1,000

For Deemed Universities

Fee (INR)

All categories

5,000

SC/ST/OBC

500

NEET MDS Refundable Tuition Fees

For 50% AIQ/Central Universities

Fee (INR)

General

25,000

For Deemed Universities

Fee (INR)

All categories

2,00,000

SC/ST/OBC

10,000

  • Download the NEET MDS 2022 counselling fee receipt and keep it stored with at all times

Step 4: Available choices

  • Log in using your official credentials

  • The available choices for colleges will be displayed on the left-hand side of the screen

  • Those who have paid the fees for 50% AIQ/central and deemed universities have the freedom to fill choices under each category of seats

Step 5: Filling and locking of choices

  • With every click on the ‘+’ button, candidates will be able to add more colleges and institutes to the list

  • Once you’ve selected the option, all the added colleges will shift to the right-hand side of the page

  • After the selection is done, click on ‘save and continue’ button to lock in your choices

Step 6: Taking Printouts

  • Candidates need to take at least 3 printouts of all the preferences and keep them saved for future reference

  • If aspirants have not locked their choices filled, then they can also take printouts of the preferences as soon as the locking process is over

Documents Required for NEET MDS 2022 Counselling

Candidates need to have all the NEET MDS Counselling 2022 documents in place during the final rounds. Any official might ask you to produce these documents for verification. Here are the documents required for NEET MDS counselling 2022:

  • Class 10th Marksheets

  • Birth Certificates

  • Class 10+2 Marksheets

  • Scorecard of NEET MDS 2022

  • NEET MDS 2022 Admit Card

  • Internship Certificate issued by Head of College or Institution

  • Marksheets of Graduation Degree (BDS/MBBS)

  • Provisional/Permanent Certificate issued by DCI/MCI

  • Caste Certificate (if needed)

  • Physical Disability Certificates (if needed)

  • ID Proof

NEET MDS Cutoff 2022

To qualify for NEET MDS 2022 counselling, candidates need to make it to the merit list first by scoring way above the minimum cutoff range. Since the competition level is high, securing just the minimum percentile won’t guarantee seats. Aspirants need to score as much as possible. Refer below to find out NEET MDS cutoff trends for 2022, 2021, and 2020:

NEET MDS Cutoff 2022

Category

Cutoff

Percentile (2022)

Cutoff Scores (2022)

General

50th percentile

263

General-PwD

45th percentile

245

SC/ST/OBC

40th percentile

227

SC/ST/OBC- PwD

40th percentile

227

NEET MDS Cutoff 2021

Category

Cutoff

Percentile (2021)

Cutoff Scores (2021)

General

50th percentile

259

General-PwD

45th percentile

243

SC/ST/OBC

40th percentile

227

SC/ST/OBC- PwD

45th percentile

227

NEET MDS Cutoff 2020

Category

Revised Cutoff Percentile (2020)

Revised Cutoff Scores (2020)

Cutoff percentile

Cutoff scores (2020)

General

31.065

220

50th percentile

286

General-PwD

26.065

204

45th percentile

268

SC/ST/OBC

21.065

188

40th percentile

250

SC/ST/OBC- PwD

21.065

188

40th percentile

250

NEET MDS 2022 Counseling – Previous Year Round-Wise Result

The NEET MDS counselling 2022 rounds have started. Candidates can refer to the below-attached NEET MDS 2021 counselling rounds result and understand the process better.

How to Check NEET MDS Counselling 2022 Result?

To view the NEET MDS 2022 counselling results, candidates need to follow these steps:

  1. Head over to the official website of the MCC

  2. Open the page in a new tab

  3. Refer to the ‘Current Events’ Tab

  4. Here aspirants will be able to download the NEET MDS counselling 2022 results by clicking on the link, ‘Final MDS Result Round 1 PG 2022’

  5. Similarly for, ‘Final MDS Result Round 2 PG 2022’, ‘Final MDS Result Mop-up Round PG 2022’

  6. Open the list and search for your roll number by clicking ctrl+F

  7. Find your listing where you’ll be able to see your roll number, rank, allotted quota, allotted institute, course, and remarks for NEET MDS counselling 2022

  8. Download the list and keep it stored in your computer system to refer later whenever needed

What After NEET MDS 2022 Counselling Result?

The NEET MDS counselling 2022 marks the end of the admission process. After counselling results are out, aspirants need to simply head over to the allotted institute, pay the fees, and confirm their admission. Failure to do so will result in disqualification and the seat will be given to other aspirants. Once a candidate has confirmed his/ her admission, they can begin studying at the institute and fulfill their dreams.

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FAQs about NEET MDS Counselling Process

Who conducts counselling for NEET MDS 2022?

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) conducts NEET MDS counselling 2022 for admission to deemed, central and ESIC institutes, along with All India Quota (AIQ) seats.

Will NEET MDS 2022 counselling be conducted in offline mode? Do I have to report at the counselling venue?

No, you don't need to visit any place. The entire NEET MDS counselling 2022 round will be conducted in online mode. 

How many choices can I fill during NEET MDS counselling 2022?

There's no restriction while choosing how many colleges do you want to choose. However, it must be ensured that the choices filled are in the order of their preference.

If a candidate is not allotted any seat in the second round of NEET MDS counselling 2022, then will the seat allotted in first-round get cancelled?

No, it won't be canceled. In case any aspirant is not allotted a seat in the second round, then the seat allotted in round one of NEET MDS counselling 2022 will be considered final.

Will a candidate get any seat allotted, if he/ she has not locked any preferences in NEET MDS counselling 2022?

To participate in the NEET MDS 2022 counselling, candidates need to register. While filling out the form, they need to enter their college choices and lock the same. However, in case the options are not locked, then the filled-in or pre-filled choices will get locked automatically and considered as the final one. So, make sure to lock in your preferences without fail.

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