All You Need To Know About NEET MDS 2020: Eligibility Criteria, Application Fee, Exam Pattern, Marking Scheme, Result & Counselling

Latest Updates about NEET MDS 2020. The news highlights the initiation of 2nd round of counselling & registration fee for it.

NEET MDS is one and only acceptable entrance exam conducted for enrollments into all the postgraduate dental programmes offered by different institutes in the country. National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination or NEET is an eligibility cum ranking entrance exam administered by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) on an annual basis for admission to the Masters in Dental Surgery programmes across India. 

NEET MDS 2020: Highlights

Name of the examination

National Eligibility and Entrance Examination Masters of Dental Surgery (NEET MDS)

Conducting Body

National Board of Examinations

Examination Level


Frequency of Conduct

Once a year


BDS Degree-holder

Programmes Offered


Mode to Apply


Mode of Examination

Online/Computer Based Test

Official Website


Latest Updates:

The registration window to apply for the second round of NEET MDS 2020 Counselling was opened by MCC so that interested aspirants were supposed to apply for the same before the extended last date of 11th June, 2020. The last date to fill the choice has been postponed till 12th June 2020.

NEET MDS 2020: Important Dates



Commencement of NEET MDS 2020 Registration 

Oct. 11, 2019

Last day for the submission of Application Form

Oct. 31, 2019 

Issuance of NEET MDS Admit Card 

Dec. 13, 2019

Exam Date

Dec. 20, 2019

Result Declaration

Jan. 15, 2020 

Online registration for 1st round of counselling

Mar. 12 to Mar. 23, 2020

Last date to pay the counselling fee

Mar. 23, 2020 (till 12:00 noon)

Choice selection

Mar.16 to Mar. 24, 2020

Release of Seat allotment list

Apr. 9, 2020 

Result for 1st round seat allotment

Apr. 11, 2020

Online/Offline Reporting to the allocated institute 

Apr. 13-Apr. 20, 2020.

2nd Round Counselling 

June 03-June 09, 2020(Started)

Result release for 2nd round of counselling

Jun. 12, 2020

Last Date to Report at allotted institute

Jun. 18, 2020

NEET MDS Eligibility

  • Applicants must be less than 20 years of age.
  • Interested candidates must have a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) obtained from a university or institute recognised by the DCI.
  • The applicant must be permanently or provisionally registered with the Dental Council of India (DCI)/State Dental Council (SDC).
  • The applicant must have completed a mandatory rotatory internship of one year on or before March 31, 2020.

NEET MDS 2020: Application Fee


Application fee 


INR 3750/-

Backward Categories

INR 3750/-

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

INR 2750/-


INR 2750/-

NEET MDS 2020: Exam Pattern

NEET MDS2020: Exam pattern 2020

Mode of the exam

Online/Computer Based Mode

Medium of the exam


Duration of the exam

180 minutes

Type of questions


Total no. of questions


Negative marking

0.25 mark is deducted for each incorrect attempts

Exam Mode: The NEET MDS is conducted in online or computer-based mode. 

Language Medium of the Exam: English is the only language medium for NEET MDS 2020.

Duration of the Exam: NEET MDS is held for 3 hours.

NEET MDS 2020: Result

NEET MDS 2020 result was announced on January 20, 2020. The validity of the score remains active solely for the qualifying year. Based on the allotted quota, there are 4 kinds of result which are as follows:

  • All India 50% Quota
  • State Quota
  • Private Dental Colleges / Universities /Institutes/Deemed Universities
  • AFMS Institutes

NEET MDS 2020 Counselling

The first round of NEET MDS 2020 Counselling was started on March 12, 2020 in an online mode where the qualified candidates were asked to report at the assigned college/institute for document verification. Counselling for different quotas are administered by different authorities on different timings.

  • All India 50% Quota – Directorate General of Health Services, Medical Counselling Committee
  • State Quota Seats – State Designated University/Authority
  • Private Dental Colleges / Institutes/ Universities or Deemed Universities – Assigned Counselling Authority of Private Dental Colleges / Institutes/Universities or Deemed Universities
  • Armed Forces Medical Services – Army Dental Corps, Ministry of Defence, GOI.


What is the marking scheme for the NEET MDS exam?

The marking scheme for the NEET MDS exam is as follows:

Type of response

Marks awarded

Correct Answer


Wrong Answer




When will the seat allotment list of the second round of counselling be released?

The seat allotment list of the second round of counselling will be released on 14th June 2020.

What is the counselling fee to participate in NEET MDS 2020 Counselling?

The counselling fee to participate in NEET MDS 2020 Counselling is as follows:



Fee (In INR)


For 50% AIQ/Central Universities





For Deemed Universities

All categories



For 50% AIQ/Central Universities





For Deemed Universities

All categories


What are the details mentioned on the NEET MDS 2020 Result?

The details mentioned on the NEET MDS 2020 Result are as follows:

  • NEET MDS Roll No.
  • Marks scored out of 960
  • All India Rank

What are the documents that are needed while filling the NEET MDS application form?

The documents that are needed while filling the NEET MDS application form are as follows:

  • Valid email Id
  • Valid mobile no.
  • Academic Details
  • Details about DCI/SDC registration 
  • Details about10+2 Exam or equivalent exam
  • Details about Internship
  • Scanned photos of passport size photograph, signature & thumb impression. 


IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.


KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.




230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.