NEET MDS 2022 update: NBE to conduct exam on May 2, Application window to reopen
New Delhi: Releasing the revised conduct, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced that the PG dental entrance examination, NEET MDS 2022 shall now be conducted on 2nd May 2022 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM). Besides, the NBE is going to reopen the application window for candidates vying to appear for the exam.Earlier the examination was scheduled to be held on March 6 and the Union...
New Delhi: Releasing the revised conduct, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) has announced that the PG dental entrance examination, NEET MDS 2022 shall now be conducted on 2nd May 2022 (9:00 AM to 12:00 PM). Besides, the NBE is going to reopen the application window for candidates vying to appear for the exam.
Earlier the examination was scheduled to be held on March 6 and the Union Health Ministry, on the request of NEET MDS aspirants seeking similar reliefs as NEET PG, had extended the last date for the completion of the internship to July 31, 2022, instead of previously mandated March 31, 2022.
Now, in order to enable desirous candidates to apply for NEET-MDS 2022 in view of the revised cut-off date for internship completion (i.e. 31st July 2022), the online application window for submission of applications for NEET-MDS 2022 which was closed on 24th January 2022 shall now be reopened as per details mentioned below:
Re-opening of Registration window for submission of Online Application
21st March 2022 (3 PM Onwards) to 30th March 2022 (Till 11:55 PM)
Edit Window (Only for those submitting applications during 21.03.2022 to 30.03.2022)
1st April 2022 to 4th April 2022
Selective Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect Images (Only for those submitting application during 21.03.2022 to 30.03.2022)
11th April 2022 to 13th April 2022
Issuance of Admit Cards
25th April 2022
Date of Examination
2nd May 2022
The Natboard has clarified that the candidates who completed their registration process during the previous registration schedule-- January 4 to 24, 2022 will not be allowed to change their application forms in the revised schedule. "Candidates who have already submitted their applications and successfully paid the examination fee for NEET-MDS 2022 during 4th January 2022 to 24th January 2022 shall not be allowed to edit their applications during aforementioned windows," read the NBE notification released on its official website.
NBE will conduct the NEET-MDS 2022 on 2nd May 2022 on a Computer Based Platform at various test centres across the country.
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). It will the gateway for entrance to PG Dental Courses in all government and private medical colleges in the country, except AIIMS. The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computers network (CBT) as per scheme prescribed. The exam comprises of 240 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only. Time allotted is 3 hrs. There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.
The exam fee for general General, OBC and EWS category will be Rs. 4250/-, while for SC, ST, PWD will be Rs. 3250/-
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.
Scheme of NEET-MDS 2022
NEET-MDS 2022 shall be conducted in a single day & single session as a computer based examination on 6th March 2022.
Syllabus: The syllabus for the exam shall be that of BDS standard and shall cover all the subjects/syllabus taught during the BDS course as prescribed in the DCI Revised BDS Course Regulations, 2007 as amended from time to time.
The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computers network (CBT) as per scheme prescribed.
The exam comprises of 240 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only. Time allotted is 3 hrs.
There shall be 25% negative marking for incorrect answers. No marks will be deducted for unattempted questions.
Marking Scheme: Allocation of marks for each MCQ shall be as follows:
1 Mark shall be deducted
During the examination candidates are given an option to mark any question, whether attempted or not, for review which means that candidate has been given an option to go through these questions again before the examination time ends. Candidates may note that such questions which are marked for review shall be evaluated as per the marking scheme mentioned above.
Allocation of time for NEET-MDS 2022 shall be as follows:
Allow candidates to enter the examination centre and Commence Registration for the test
Entry Closes at Examination Center
Grant access for Candidate Login
Candidates log in to read instructions
Exam Start Time
Exam End Time
Overview of Computer Based Test
- Online Application Form Submission
- Demo Test (At NBEMS Website)
- Issuance of Admit Cards
- Reporting at Test Centre on Schedule Date &Time
- Security Check-in Process
- Registration for Test + Face ID Capture
- Examination Begins
- Examination Ends
Subject-wise distribution of Questions:
NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
Part-A (TOTAL 100)
General Anatomy including embryology and histology
General Human Physiology and Biochemistry
Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology
General Pathology and Microbiology
General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Part-B (TOTAL 140)
Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Public Health Dentistry
Grand Total (Part A + Part B)
Instructions to Fill Online NEET MDS 2022 Application Form
New User Registration: All candidates desirous of applying for NEET-MDS 2022 shall be required to create an online profile of themselves to generate a User ID and Password.
Applicant Login: This User ID and Password so created will allow the candidate to login as an applicant for NEET-MDS 2022 and register an online application. The "Go To Application Form" link will allow the candidate to continue with the application submission immediately after user creation.
If the Login password is lost, it can be retrieved by clicking "Forgot Your Password".
Name of Candidate: Please mention your full name as in your BDS Qualification Certificate. Name as entered by the candidate while creating his/her User ID shall be reflected in a non-editable format in his/her examination application form. No change in the name shall be permissible under any circumstances after submission of an application. The candidate shall be required to produce his/her Govt issued ID proof bearing same name at the test centre on the test day to seek entry. It is strongly advised not to submit an application with an error in the candidate's name as it shall not be allowed to be edited after application submission even during the edit window. If the user has entered his/her name wrongly while registering the user, please create another user with correct name.
Father's and Mother's Name: Please mention the full name of your Father and Mother carefully while registering the user.
Gender and Date of Birth: Indicate your gender and Day, Month & Year of your birth. Please enter the correct date of birth carefully while registering the user..
Nationality: Please enter country of your citizenship. An Indian Citizen should indicate, if he/she is an NRI.
Email ID: Email ID chosen by the candidate shall be verified through a system generated OTP for user creation. Same email ID can not be used for registration of any other user concurrently. Please note that all email correspondence with the candidate shall be done at this email ID only. Email chosen by the candidate shall be the primary means to communicate with the candidate for examination purposes. Information related to examinations shall be sent at this email ID. Candidates shall also be able to communicate with NBEMS through this registered email only. Correspondence received from any other email ID of the candidate shall not be entertained. Therefore, candidates are advised to choose the email ID carefully.
Mobile No: Please provide the desired mobile number for receiving Examinations related communications sent through SMS.
The UserID/Application ID and password so generated shall be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number of the candidate for future records.
The index page of NEET-MDS 2022 at NBEMS website https:// nbe.edu.in provides a quick link, "Applicant Login". The online application form for NEET-MDS 2022 can be accessed through this quick link after successful login.
The candidate can login using his/her User ID and Password.
The application submission process can be completed either in a single sitting or in multiple sittings, as per the candidate's choice, during the application submission window. However, once an application is successfully completed & submitted, it shall be available for editing certain field only during the "edit window".
Candidates are advised not to complete their application registration process in haste so as to avoid any errors in providing information.
The candidate shall be required to provide information as asked under various heads. It is strongly recommended to keep the required information handy before start filing the application. Please read the User Manual available at the index page of NEET MDS 2022 for step wise details asked in the application form.
Upload of Prescribed Documents & Images (Photograph, Scanned Signatures and Thumb Impression): Please refer Image Upload Instructions available at NBEMS website https://nbe.edu.in and at the end of this information bulletin for details of specifications for uploading photograph, signatures and thumb impression. Images which are not as per prescribed specification shall not be considered and may lead to rejection of the application.
The test city can be selected from available choices on first come first serve basis. While the city will be chosen by the candidate himself / herself at the time of online submission of application form, allotment of test centre/venue in the chosen city shall be done by NBEMS.
After selection of test city, the candidate shall be required to pay the prescribed examination fee online. The fee can not be paid through any mode other than the payment gateway available in online application form.
Candidates shall be prompted to preview the entire application before submission in order to make any corrections, if so required. They shall be required to submit the application after agreeing to the "declaration". This shall complete the entire process of application submission.
Acknowledgement of Application Submission : An acknowledgement email shall be sent to the registered email ID confirming submission of an application by the candidate.
Edit Window: Candidates who have successfully submitted their application during Application Submission window shall be allowed to edit their applications during 28th January 2022 to 31st January 2022. No new application can be registered during edit window.
All editable fields in the application form shall be open for the candidate to make any corrections, if so required. Details of field which can not be edited are mentioned below.
Information entered in the application form can be changed during the "Edit Window". However, following fields in the application form shall remain non-editable:
- Name of the Candidate
- Email ID
- Test City
If a candidate updates his/her category or PWD status during the edit window which requires him/her to make any payment of the difference in Examination Fee to NBEMS, that difference of examination fee needs to be deposited through demand draft drawnnin favour of National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences, payable at New Delhi before the date of conduct of the examination.
No editing in information provided shall be permissible in the application form, once edit window is over.
NBEMS disclaims any liability that may arise due to incorrect information provided by the candidate during online application form submission.
NBEMS does not edit /modify/alter any information entered by the candidates at the time of online submission of application form under any circumstances. Any requests for change in category, Date of Birth, PWD status etc by NBEMS shall not be entertained. Candidates are advised to carefully enter the information in the application form. The Category/PwD status filled by the candidates while applying for NEET-MDS 2022 will not be changed by Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) of DGHS, Govt of India at the time of counseling. The details of the candidates will be pre-populated in Counseling Registration Form as provided by them while filling up the NBEMS Application form for NEET-MDS 2022. Any representation in this regard will not be entertained by MCC.
Subsequent to closure of edit window, deficiency related to images uploaded in the application form shall be communicated to concerned candidates. Deficiency related to images uploaded (photograph, Signature, Thumb Impression) can be corrected during the final edit window i.e.12th February 2022 to 15th February 2022.
Candidates who fail to submit duly completed applications with requisite documents and/or fail to rectify the deficiencies in their applications by the last date prescribed for rectification shall be declared ineligible. Admit Card shall not be issued to candidates who are declared ineligible. In such cases, the entire fees will be forfeited.
Summary of Steps in Online Application Form Submission
5The following sequence shall be observed while filing the online application form:
• Fill the user registration form to generate User ID/Application ID and Password.
• User ID and Password will be sent through SMS and Email.
• Complete the application form and upload your Photograph, Scanned signature and Thumb impression.
• Choose your Test City and pay Examination Fee
• Agree to the declaration and Submit Application
• Take a print out of the filled Application form with Transaction ID printed on it for records
For any query, please contact NBEMS Candidate Care Support at 022 – 61087595 or write to NBEMS at Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org or at NBEMS Communication Web Portal https://exam.natboard.edu.in/communication.php?page=main
To view the official NBE notice, click on the following link:
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