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[Updated] Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling 2024: Dates, Registration, Cutoff, Allotment, Fees etc.

The Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling 2024 is an essential event for dental graduates who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in Maharashtra. NEET MDS stands for National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Master of Dental Surgery, and it is conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Qualified candidates can secure admission to various dental colleges in Maharashtra through the Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling 2024.

Throughout this article, we have listed the important dates of NEET MDS Maharashtra and their rank. Candidates can read this complete article and correct Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling information.

Quick Facts

Counselling NameMaharashtra NEET MDS Counselling 2024
Exam NameNEET MDS 2024
NEET MDS Result 3 April 2024
NEET MDS Counselling DateTo be announced
Mode of CounsellingOnline Mode  
Course OfferedMDS
Counselling PurposeAdmission to Postgraduate Dental Course
MDS Colleges in MaharashtraTop Dental Colleges in Maharashtra

Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling Schedule 2024

In this table, we have mentioned the Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling Date. However, the NEET MDS 2024 dates for counselling will be released by

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Online Registration To be announced
Payment of Registration Fees (Non Refundable-Rs.3000/-) and Security Deposit(as applicable) through online payment gatewayTo be announced
Uploading of all required Colored Scan Original Documents in PDF after successful PaymentTo be announced
Publication of a General List of newly Registered Candidates (Including In-service, NRI, and PWD)To be announced
Publication of  Combined Common Provisional State Merit List of NEET-MDS-2022To be announced

Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling Procedure

A candidate can visit the official portal of to register for NEET MDS 2024 Maharashtra State Counselling. Before we speak about the counselling procedure for Maharashtra NEET MDS 2024, Let us first look at the Maharashtra NEET MDS Counselling schedule for 2024. The entire process of counselling can be best explained by the following steps mentioned below.

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Step-1:- Registration Online

Admission seekers can apply online by visiting the website

  • For registration, seekers will use their NEET MDS roll no. and email registration in All India NEET MDS) and follow the instructions on the screen.
  • After that, the candidate’s AI-NEET-MDS registration details will be displayed.
  • The exam-qualified applicant will make an online payment. An SMS will be sent to their registered mobile no (used for AI-NEET-MDS registration) to confirm successful registration. For the password you created at the time of registration, kindly note this password for choice-filling.
  • After successful payment, candidates will get Transaction and Registration no. on their registered mobile number.

Step 2:- Online Security Money Payment

  • Candidates willing to attend the counselling process to grade their MDS Dental seat in the desired Dental College must pay the required Security money fees.
  • After paying security money and the state merit list has been declared, the online seat choice filling option will be available per the earlier schedule.
  • The applicant could take a printout of their online payment receipt.

Step-3:- Merit Declaration

  • For Inter rank in the State merit list, the reference shall be AI-NEET-MDS 2023
  • The final merit list will be prepared per the provisions (Displayed on the website).

Step-4:- Online Choice filling

Visit website-

  • Click on the Choice filling.
  • To get more information, visit the website
  • Choice filling Procedure:
  • Login for choice filling by using the NEET roll number and password created at the time you’ll receive registration.
  • The choice filling can dine in several sessions, but remember to save and continue; otherwise, you’ll lose your work.
  • A choice filling will not be complete until you finally submit and lock. No changes will be possible after closing the choice.
  • The filling is over after the last date of choice, and the seat allotment list will be declared online.

Step-5:- Seat allotment:

  • Login to the website. Your seat allotment status will be displayed.
  • If you accept the allotment letter:-
  • But do not join or resign after joining. You’re eligible for second counselling but will forfeit your security deposit.
  • Join the college, and you’ll remain eligible for a second counselling to upgrade your seat without losing your seat. If your seat is upgraded, then the previous allotment will be automatic.
  • The online process will do the seat allotment on a merit cum option basis.
  • Physically disabled category candidates are required to be physically present before the medical board constituted by dates will be available on the website- CET CELL, Maharashtra.
  • Candidates eligible for the reserved category will be given admission as per the rules of the state
    government, applicable on the date of counselling.
  • OBC candidates covered by the provisions of the creamy layer will not be entitled to the benefits of the OBC category.
  • Candidates who fail to produce required original documents at the time of admission or, if any, concealment or falsification of facts come into the light at the time of entry and after that during the study will not be entitled to any benefit of having appeared in the entrance examination and any use of acquiring a seat subsequently. Legal action would be taken against such candidates.
  • Candidates will be checked for their identity at the time of admission. If it does not match, it will be counted as an unfair means, and their candidature will be cancelled. Additional legal action would be taken against such candidates.
  • If a candidate does not participate in online counselling or does not join the allotted seat by the due date, they shall forfeit any right of admission based on said counselling/allotment.
  • Once exercised by the candidate in online counselling, the option cannot be altered under any circumstances.
  • No request for re-allotment of seats already allotted in the first and second rounds will be entertained.

NEET MDS Counselling Flow Chart

The following flow chart is for candidates applying to MDS courses offered by various medical colleges.

MDS Flow Chart
NEET MDS Counselling Flow Chart

NEET MDS Counselling Factors

The National Board of Examinations (NBE) is conducting the counselling below-given factors.

1.All India 50% quota seats for MDS courses (all states)
2.State quota seats for MDS courses for all States/Union territories of India.
3.MDS courses at all Private Dental Colleges, Institutions & Universities all across the country
4.MDS courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions.
5.Screening exam for dental surgeons (BDS & MDS) for Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps

Documents Required

Candidates must bring the original documents listed below for verification during admission, and candidates must submit one attested copy set of the following documents during counselling.

  • NEET MDS scorecard
  • NEET MDS Admit Card
  • Mark sheet of BDS 1st, 2nd and 3rd-year examinations
  • Qualifying examination certificate, that is, BDS Degree Certificate (5)Permanent or provisional certificate provided by DCI/Dental Council
  • Internship completion certificate issued by the Head of the Institution
  • 10th standard certificate as proof of birth
  • Valid Government Identity proofs (Driving License/ PAN Card/Voter ID/Passport or Aadhar Card)
  • A physically handicapped medical certificate, if required.
  • (10)SC/ST/OBC certificate, if required

NEET MDS Cutoff 2024 (Out)

By the minimum qualifying/eligibility criteria for admission to the MDS course as mentioned in the information Bulletin for NEET-MDS 2024, the cutoff scores for various categories are as follows:-

CategoryNEET MDS Cutoff PercentileNEET MDS 2024 Cutoff Score
General/EWS50th Percentile263
SC/ST/OBC (Including PwBD of SC/ST/OBC)40th Percentile230
General PWBD45th Percentile246

List of MDS Colleges in Maharashtra 2024

To know which colleges are participating in MDS Colleges in Maharashtra, we have mentioned the table of the participating Colleges.

Sr. No College Name
1Aditya Dental College, Beed
2Annasaheb Chudaman Patil Memorial Dental College, Dhule
3Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai
4Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune
5Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Sangli
6Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj Shikshan Sanstha’s
Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad
7Dr D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune
8Dr Hedgewar Smruti Rugna Seva Mandal’s Dental College & Hospital, Hingoli
9Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad
10Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai
11Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur
12Guardian College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Pune
13Late Shri Yashwantrao Chavan Memorial Dental &
Rural Development Foundation’s Dental College
14M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, Pune
15Maharashtra Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Latur
16Mahatma Gandhi Missions Dental College and Hospital Navi Mumbai
17Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Mandir’s Dental College & Hospital, Nashik
18Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai
19Padmashree Dr D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai
20Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay Dental College, Solapur
21Rural Dental College, Loni
22S.M.B.T. Dental College & Hospital, Amrutnagar
23Saraswati Danwantri Dental College & Hospital, Parbhani
24School of Dental Sciences, Krishna Institute
of Dental Sciences, Karad
25Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, Wardha
26Sinhgad Dental College & Hospital, Pune
27Swargiya Dadasaheb Kalmegh Smruti Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur
28Tatyasaheb Kore Dental College & Research Centre, New Paragon
29Terna Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai
30Vasantdada Patil Dental College and Hospital, Sangli
31Vidarbha Youth Welfare Society’s Dental College & Hospital, Amravati
32VSPM’s Dental College & Research Centre, Nagpur
33YMT Dental Trust & Research Centre’s Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai
34Yogita Dental College & Hospital, Ratnagiri

Frequently Asked Question

How many rounds are there in Maharashtra MDS NEET Counselling?

Maharashtra NEET MDS counselling is usually conducted in two rounds. A third round, also called the mop-up round, is undertaken only if seats are left vacant upon the conclusion of the second round of Maharashtra MDS Dental counselling.

What is a stray vacancy round in NEET MDS?

Stray Vacancy is the round of counselling that deals with vacant seats or those that remain unfilled after a mop-up round of MCC or state counselling. Then, this round was conducted by colleges to fill the left centre.

What is the Maharashtra NEET MDS mop-up round?

A third round, also called the mop-up round, is conducted only if seats are left vacant upon the conclusion of the second round of Maharashtra MDS Dental counselling.

How many rounds are there in NEET MDS state Counselling?

NEET MDS counselling for the AIQ seats is conducted in three rounds, including a mop-up round. The vacant seats after the counselling rounds are transferred to the state quota.

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