NEET MDS Exam 2025: Application Form, Eligibility, & Syllabus

NEET MDS Exam 2025: Application Form, Eligibility, & Syllabus

NEET MDS Exam 2025 is an entrance exam for those students who want to be admitted to various MDS courses under the Dentists Act of 1948. No other exam at the state or institutional level is valid for admission to MDS courses.

NEET MDS is dedicated to those who wish to become dentists and build their careers in this field. The National Board of Examination in Medical Sciences will soon announce the exam on its official website.

Students can visit the official website to register and apply for this exam by entering the necessary information, uploading documents, and paying the application fee. Learn more about NEET MDS exam dates, patterns, syllabus, fee, etc.; scroll below!



The table below shows you the highlights of the NEET MDS exam:

Particulars Details
Exam name NEET MDS (National Eligibility Entrance Test for Masters of Dental Surgery)
Conducting Body NBE (National Board of Examinations)
Exam Level PG at National-level
Eligibility BDS degree
Mode of application Online
Mode of exam Computer-based test
Exam duration 3 hours
Frequency Annual
Language English
Course offered MDS/PG Diploma (Dental)
Official website

NEET MDS 2025 Exam Date

Events Dates
Notification Release January 2025
Online Submission of Applications 30th January 2025 to 19th February 2025
Edit window for all payment applications 22nd February to 25th February 2025
Correction window 5th March to 7th March 2025
Admit card Release 13th March 2025
Exam Date 18th March 2025
Result Announcement By 18th April 2025

NEET MDS Exam Syllabus

The topics comprised under the NEET MDS syllabus are listed below:

  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
  • General Anatomy, including embryology and histology
  • General Human Physiology and Biochemistry
  • Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology
  • General Pathology and Microbiology
  • General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dental Materials
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Periodontology
  • Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Public Health Dentistry


NEET MDS Exam Pattern  

Subjects No. of Questions
Part-A (Total questions-100)
General Anatomy including embryology and histology 14
General human physiology and Biochemistry 14
Dental Anatomy, Embryology & Oral Histology 14
General Pathology and Microbiology 14
General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics 14
General Medicine 15
General Surgery 15
Part-B (Total questions- 140)
Dental Materials 14
Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology 14
Oral Medicine and Radiology 14
Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 14
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 14
Periodontology 14
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge 14
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 14
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 14
Public Health Dentistry 14
Grand total (A+B) 240


Basic Guidelines

  • Mode of the Exam: Online or computer-based mode
  • Total time Allotted in Exam: 3 hours
  • Exam Questions: Objective-type questions
  • Total number of questions: 240 MCQs
  • Medium of exam: English
  • Syllabus: Topics covered in BDS include Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Paraclinical
  • Correct answer: 4 marks
  • Incorrect answer: 1 mark will be deducted for each

NEET MDS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Suppose you are willing to apply for this NEET MDS 2024 free of cost. In that case, you are advised that before filling out the registration form, you must read the complete eligibility criteria and other essential details we have provided in this section. After reading all the details, you can fill out the online application form if you find yourself eligible. The complete induction to fill the application form is given below so read it properly and fill it appropriately.

  • For those who are going to apply for this exam, their age should not be less than 20 years
  • To apply for this exam, candidates should have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a University/ Institute recognized by DCI.
  • Candidates should be registered with the Dental Council of India (DCI) or State Dental Council (SDC) (Permanent/Provisional).
  • Those who are willing to apply must have completed 12-month compulsory rotatory internship on or before March 31, 2024

NEET MDS Exam 2025 Apply Online

The registration and application process for NEET MDS is given below.


  • Visit
  • Tap on “NEET-MDS”
  • Follow “Digital services” and find the new registration option
  • If you’ll find then follow further process
  • Fill the required details like your name, date of birth, gender, email, mobile number, etc.
  • Preview the entered information carefully
  • Then, click the “Submit” button
  • Once done, a user ID and password will be sent to your registered email and mobile number.

Application Form

  • Click the “Applicant Login” section
  • Here, enter the user ID and password.
  • Tap “Go to application form”
  • Fill out the form with personal and educational details
  • Choose the desired test center city
  • Now, upload the scanned documents like signatures and photographs.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Hit the “Submit”
  • Lastly, take a printout of the filled form and payment receipt for future usage.


Examination Fee

Category of students Fee
General/EWS/OBC Rs. 3500
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 2500

Note: The fee can be submitted via credit or debit card or through any other payment gateway available on the webpage. It cannot be submitted through any mode other than the payment gateway.


Centers for NEET MDS 2025

State City
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Punjab Amritsar
West Bengal Asansol
Karnataka Bengaluru
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Odisha Bhubaneswar
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Delhi New Delhi
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
Warangal (Urban)
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Kerala Kozhikode
Uttar Pradesh Lucknow
Maharashtra Mumbai
Navi Mumbai
Bihar Patna
Jharkhand Ranchi
Andhra Pradesh Visakhapatnam
Tripura Agartala
Mizoram Aizawl
Haryana Ambala
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur
Manipur Imphal
Nagaland Kohima
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Goa Panaji
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Meghalaya Shillong
Puducherry Puducherry


Admit Card

The admit card is available for students who have applied for this examination. It is available on the National Board of Examination in Medical Sciences website, Note that it is not issued before the exam.


Exam Day Guidelines

Those ready to take the exam must remember that there are some guidelines to be followed on the exam day, which I have given in this section. So, let us process these important guidelines.

  1. Visit the exam center a day before.
  2. Wear a mask and gloves.
  3. Arrive 2 hours early.
  4. No bags, gadgets, or food.
  5. Follow NBE safety rules.
  6. Bring water and sanitizer.
  7. Carry NEET MDS admit card, ID, and photo.

Frequently Asked Questions-

Is NEET MDS Application Form 2025?

It’s expected that the NEET MDS Application form will be released in January 2025 by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences. To get more updated information, NBEMS on

How do I apply for NEET MDS 2025?

To fill out the NEET MDS 2025 application form, visit the official website of the organization and register yourself. After that, fill out the form by providing the required information, uploading documents, and paying the fees.

In which month is NEET MDS conducted?

NEET MDS exam is basically conducted in the second week of March 2025.

How many attempts are allowed for NEET MDS?

According to the official guidelines, students in the General/OBC category can have three attempts up to the age of 25, while students in the SC/ST category are allowed three attempts up to the age of 30.

Will the NEET MDS 2025 exam date postponed?

The exam will be conducted tentatively in the second week of March 2025 by NBE. For the latest updates, you can visit the organization’s official site.


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