NEET MDS 2022: Exam Updates

NEET MDS 2022: Registration, How to Apply, Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Examination Fee, Exam Timings

National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences, NBEMS will begin the registration process for NEET MDS 2022 on January 4, 2022.

Candidates who want to apply for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test MDS exam can apply online through the official site of NBE on The registration link will be activated at 3 pm on January 4, 2022.

NEET-MDS 2022 is scheduled to be conducted on March 6, 2022.

The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences shall conduct the NEET-MDS 2022 on a Computer-Based Platform at various test centres across the country


NEET MDS 2022: How to apply 

To apply for the exam, candidates can follow these simple steps given below. 

Visit the official site of NBE on

  • Click on the NEET MDS link available on the home page.
  • Register yourself and fill in the application form.
  • Once done make the payment of examination fees.
  • Click on submit and download the confirmation page.
  • Keep a hard copy of the same for further need.

NEET MDS 2022 - Eligibility Criteria

  • Aspirants willing to appear for NEET MDS must check the eligibility criteria to appear for the MDS entrance exam. Candidates can check the basic NEET MDS eligibility criteria set by the authority from the points mentioned below.

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India. Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and Person of Indian Origin (PIOs) can also apply for NEET MDS admissions.

  • Aspirants must have a BDS degree awarded by the university or institute in India recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) with the approval of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

  • Applicants should possess a provisional or permanent registration certificate issued by DCI or State Dental Council (SDC).

  • It is mandatory to complete a 12 months internship on or before March 31, 2022.


NEET MDS 2022 - Important Dates:

It is important for every candidate to keep track of the important dates related to NEET MDS 2022 exam. Candidates can check all the crucial dates from the table mentioned below.

Availability of the Information Bulletin

4th January 2022 Onwards

Online Submission of Application

21st March 2022 (3PM Onwards)
to 30th March 2022 (Till 11:55PM)

Edit Window for All the Candidates

1st April 2022 to 4th April 2022

Final Edit Window to rectify Deficient/Incorrect Images:

1. Photograph

2. Signatures

3. Thumb Impression

11th April 2022 to 13th April 2022

Issue of Admit Card

25th April 2022

Examination Date

2nd May 2022

Declaration of Result

27 May 2022

Score Card download

after 2nd June 2022

Merit list for 50% AIQ

To be notified

Counselling round one*

Registration and payment

2nd week of June 2022 (Tentative)

Choice Filling and Locking

3rd week of June 2022 (Tentative)

Processing of Seat Allotment

4th week of June 2022 (Tentative)

Declaration of Seat Allotment Result

4th week of June 2022 (Tentative)

Reporting at allotted institute

1st week of June 2022 (Tentative)

Round two of counselling*

Registration and payment

To be notified

Choice Filling and Locking

To be notified

Processing of Seat Allotment

To be notified

Publication of seat allotment Result

To be notified

Reporting at allotted institute

To be notified

Transfer of non-reporting and non-joining/vacant seats to Deemed/Central Universities/ESIC

To be notified

Stray Vacancy Round by Deemed/Central Universities/ESIC

To be notified

Examination Fee:

General and OBC category candidates Rs. 4250/-  
SC, ST and PWD category candidates Rs. 3250/-  

NEET MDS 2022 Exam Timings:

Applicants can go through the expected NEET MDS schedule from the table below.

Events Timings
Allow Candidates to enter the examination centre and Commence Registration for the test 07:00 AM
Closure of entry in the exam centre 08:30 AM
Access for candidate login 08:45 AM
Candidates’ login to read instructions 08:50 AM
NEET MDS exam starts 09:00 AM
NEET MDS 2022 exam ends 12:00 PM

Please refer to NBEMS website and for more details on Information Bulletins, Application Forms and other details of NEET MDS 2022.

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Updated Jun 02, 2022.