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Puducherry NEET MDS Counselling 2022-23: Schedule, Fee, Counselling Process, Documents etc.

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), on behalf of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), will conduct the Puducherry NEET MDS counselling 2022 in the first week of June. Puducherry NEET MDS 2022 counselling will be conducted online to take admission in Dental colleges in India. To participate in Puducherry NEET MDS counselling 2022, candidates must have secure minimum marks in PG dental entrance test.

1. MDS Quick Facts
2. Counselling Date
3. Eligibility Criteria
4. Counselling Process
5. Counselling Fees
6. MDS Cutoff
7. List of MDS Colleges
8. FAQs

Quick Facts

Before we speak about Pondicherry NEET MDS 2022 Highlights, Let us first have some significant highlights.

Name of ExamNEET MDS
Counselling NamePondicherry NEET MDS Counselling
NEET MDS Counselling DateTo be Announced
NEET MDS Result27 May 2022 (Released)
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Counselling PurposeAdmission to Postgraduate Dental Course
MDS Colleges in PondicherryTop Dental College in Pondicherry

Pondicherry Counselling Important Dates 2022

Here in this table, we have mentioned Pondicherry NEET MDS Counselling Date. However, the NEET MDS 2022 dates for counselling will be released by the CENTAC.

NEET MDS 2023: Latest Update
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Round 1
Registration for NEET MDS counselling  To be notified
Choice Filling and LockingTo be notified
Provisional seat allotment listTo be notified
First seat allotment listTo be notified
Reporting at the allocated instituteTo be notified
Round 2
Registrations reopen for the round 2To be notified
Choice Filling and LockingTo be notified
Second seat allotment listTo be notified
Reporting at the allocated instituteTo be notified
Mop-up round
The seat matrix for the mop-up round releasedTo be notified
Registrations reopen for mop-up roundTo be notified
Choice Filling and LockingTo be notified
Seat allotment list for the mop-up roundTo be notified
Reporting at the allocated instituteTo be notified
Transfer of vacant seats to Deemed/Central Universities/ESICTo be notified
Stray Vacancy Round at Institute levelTo be notified

Pondicherry NEET MDS Application Fee (in Rupees) (Non-Refundable) 2022

We have provided th Pondicherry NEET MDS counselling application form fees for rupees and non-refundable fees category-wise.

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Type of Quota applied forAll (except
Govt. Quota
(Puducherry Residents only)
Rs. 3000 /-Rs. 1500 /-
Management Quota (All)Rs. 5000 /-Rs. 2500 /-
NRI (For PG Dental only)Rs. 10000 /-Rs. 10000 /-

Pondicherry NEET MDS Reservation of Seats 2022

Reservation in admission to various courses for the candidates of the U.T. of Puducherry belonging to different categories is as given below. Further, OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC/ST candidates are also eligible for selection under the Open General category in addition to the reservations made to them.

S.No.Category % of Reservation
1.Open General50%
2.Other Backward Classes (OBC)11%
3.Backward Classes Muslims (BCM)2%
4.Most Backward Classes (MBC)18%
5.Extreme Backward Classes (EBC)2%
6.Backward Tribes (BT)0.5%
7.Scheduled Caste (SC)16%
8.Scheduled Tribe (ST)0.5%

Horizontal Reservation

S.NoCategory% of Reservation
1.Children/Grand Children of Freedom Fighter
4 %
2.A person with Disabilities (PwD)5 %
3.Wards of Ex-Servicemen (ESM)1 %
4.Candidates who are Meritorious in Sports (MSP)1 %

Pondicherry NEET MDS 2022 Eligibility Critera & Non- Eligibility

Pondicherry NEET MDS 2022 Eligibility Critera & Non- Eligibility, Nationality Criteria for admission to Post Graduate Degree MDS Courses. we have mentioned below the table for NEET MDS Counselling Eligibility 2022

S.No.Eligibility Non- EligibilityNationality Criteria
1.The candidate must have passed the final MDS examination (MDS) examination from any recognized Institution / University and must have completed a satisfactorily one-year compulsory rotating internship from 31.03.2022 to 30.06.2022*(for MDS Course) and must submit their internship completion certificate at the time of admission.A candidate who has joined a Post Graduate Degree course in any branch and discontinued the course on any grounds after the cutoff date fixed by the National Medical Commission is not eligible to apply for two subsequent academic years.A candidate seeking admission through CENTAC should be an Indian National. However, French Nationals residing in the UT of Puducherry and covered by the terms of the Treaty of Cession shall be treated on par with Indian Nationals for the purpose of admission to all the courses.
2.A candidate, in order to become eligible for admission, must obtain a minimum required percentile in NEET-MDS 2022, as prescribed by regulatory authorities such as the National Board of Examination, National Medical Commission, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, etc., as the case may be.A candidate who took an allotment for an MDS Degree course in any branch in the final phase of counselling and did not join the course on or before the cutoff date is not eligible to apply for two subsequent academic years.

Pondicherry NEET MDS 2022 Registration Fees

In addition to the Application fee, For MDS Dental Counselling, candidates need to pay the Counselling and Registration fees for participating in counselling.

S.NoRoundExit with forfeiture of feesIneligible for further counsellingCounselling and Registration Fee
1.1st Round If not joinedNil
2.2nd RoundIf not joinedGovernment Quota –
General – Rs. 25,000 /-
(Rs.12,500/- for SC/ST/BT/OBC/
Management Quota – Rs.2,00,000
3.3rd RoundIf allotted and not joinedIf allottedCounselling Fees – Rs.1000 /- (Non-refundable)
+ Full Tuition fees
4.Stray Vacancy ListRs. 5000 /- (Will be forfeited if the candidate declines the seat)

Pondicherry NEET MDS Counselling Procedure

  • After a few days of the declaration of the result, the university will publish the merit list for various PG courses on the website.
  • Candidates will be called for counselling based on the merit list, i.e., a personal interview round.
  • Candidates have to report to the prescribed counselling venue by the university on a given date and time.
  • Candidates have to verify the said documents. After the document verification process, the university will return the original certificates to the candidates.
  • It will be necessary for the candidates to bring their original documents for the verification process. Without verification of documents, candidates will not be able to be an admission.
  • As per the preference filled by the candidate and interview & past academic records, the candidates will be allotted the seats in order of their merit.
  • If the candidate does not attend the counselling on the given date and time, their admission will be considered cancelled.
  • After the seat allotment, candidates must report to the allotted college and submit the counselling fee.
  • The fee will be paid at the time of admission. The admission fee will be paid online mode.

Counselling Fee

The Pudducherry NEET MDS Counselling 2022 fees have two categories refundable and non-refundable. Refer to the following table to know the fee details.

Non-refundable registration fees
For Deemed UniversitiesFee (INR)
All categories5,000
Refundable Fees
Deemed UniversitiesFee (INR)
All categories2,00,000

Counselling Flow chart


Documents Required

The applicants who are allocated a seat through the Puducherry NEET MDS 2022 counselling must report to the allotted institute to confirm the documents. The candidate must carry the following documents for proof of the seat assigned.

  • NEET PG 2022 scorecard.
  • MBBS degree certificate and course completion certificate.
  • Compulsory Rotatory Residential Internship certificate.
  • Final MBBS Part II Mark sheets.
  • Permanent or Provisional Medical Registration Certificate issued by the MCI.
  • Community certificate, if applicable.
  • Class X Mark Sheet.
  • Class XII Mark Sheet.
  • Passport Size Photographs.
  • NEET PG 2022 Allotment Letter.

NEET MDS Cutoff 2022 (Announced)

The College Cut-off is the minimum marks prescribed by the selection board for the admission of students. A merit list will be designed on these Cutoff scores. Aspirants who apply for the Institute need to clear the Cutoff for various courses.

  • Aspirants are required to obtain minimum qualifying percentile marks in NEET 2022 entrance examination in order to qualify for further admission process.
  • Candidates who belong to SC/ ST/ OBC are required to obtain marks equivalent to at least 40thpercentile to be considered for AIQ and state counselling process.
  • Aspirants who belong to the UR category are required to score equivalent to at least 50thpercentile
Cut off score
(Out of 960)
UR/EWS50th percentile263
SC/ST/OBC (Including PWD of
40th percentile227
UR PWD45th percentile245

NEET MDS 2022 Cutoff (Graphical Representation)

NEET MDS 2022 Cutoff

NEET MDS Cutoff 2022

The cutoff is the minimum score required by the candidates to get admission to the Top Prosthodontics Colleges in India. The Cutoff will be decided by various factors such as the number of students appearing for the exam, difficulty level of the exam, etc.

NEET MDS Previous Years Cutoff (2021 & 2020)

CategoryNEET MDS cutoff %tileNEET MDS 2021 cutoff scoresNEET MDS 2022 cutoff scores
General/EWS50th percentile259286
SC/ST/OBC40th percentile227250
General/EWS-PH45th percentile243268
SC/ST/OBC-PH40th percentile227250

List of MDS Colleges in Pondicherry

S. NoInstitute NameEstablishment YearAffiliated with
1.Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences Pondicherry2006-07Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University
2.Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital Pondicherry2009-10Pondicherry University
3.Sri Venkateshwaraa Dental College Pondicherry2014-15Pondicherry University
4Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental College Pondicherry1990-91Pondicherry University

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQs)

Q: Will NEET MDS counselling be conducted in online mode? Do I have to report to the venue for counselling?

Ans: Yes, the entire counselling of NEET MDS 2022 will be carried out online mode

Q: If a candidate is not allotted in the second round, will their seat in the first round will be cancelled?

Ans: The seats allotted in round one will not be cancelled. If a candidate is not assigned a seat in the second round of NEET MDS counselling 2022, their centre in round one will be considered.

Q: How many seats are in NEET MDS?

Ans: The entrance test will be conducted for 6,228 seats offered in various dental colleges in the country.

Q: How many attempts we can give for the NEET MDS exam?

Ans: According to officials, General/OBC candidates were able to attempt only three times for the NEET examination up to 25 years, while SC/ST could try the same (3 times) for up to 30 years.

Q: Is the NEET MDS cutoff revised?

Ans: Yes, if seats are left vacant even after the mop-up round of counselling. The exam conducting authority will lower the NEET MDS cutoff in consultation with India’s government.

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