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National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test
National Board of Examinations
Medical Enclave, Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road) New Delhi-110029
Website: E-mail: Candidate Helpline: 1800 11 1700 & 1800 11 1800 (Toll Free) (Monday to Saturday: 0930 Hrs to 1730 Hrs)
1.        Please make use of the FAQs and information on this website to guide you through the entire process and help you to answer the most of your queries.
2.        In case you are still facing issues, then the NBE Candidate Care Support is available by phone and email.
3.        Phone support will be available during these times:
i.     30th  October 2017 to 31st January 2018: 9:30AM to 5:30 PM from Monday to Saturday
ii.    7th  January 2018 (testing window): 7:00AM to 8:00PM
iii.   NBE Candidate Care will be closed on Sunday & Gazetted holidays.
4.        CONTACT NBE (for exam related queries)
5.        For availability of seats and counseling : Contact Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India for seat availability, counseling etc. for All India 50% Quota seats, Dental Educational Institutions of Central Govt., Universities established by an Act of Parliament and Deemed Universities.
Contact details of Directorate General of Health Services, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare:
Helpline Number 1800111700 (Toll Free)
1800111800 (Toll Free)
Official website
Official Website /
Helpline No. 011-23062493
011 23062625
6.        Contact the concerned State Counseling Authorities for eligibility, seat availability, reservation policies, counseling etc for State Quota seats/admission to Private Dental Colleges/Institutes/Universities.(See Annexure I for State Medical Education Directorates & Offices where counseling related information may be available).
Availability of Information Bulletin 30th October 2017
Online Registration for NEET- MDS 2018 31st October 2017– 27th November 2017*
Examination Date for NEET- MDS 2018 7th January 2018
Declaration of Results By 31st January 2018
*The  online  submission  of  application  form  for  NEET-MDS  2018  begins  on 31st October 2017 from 03:00 PM onwards. Online applications can be accessed and completed till 11:59 PM on 27th November 2017.
NOTE: Candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin and instructions for online submission of application form carefully before starting online registration and ensure that no mandatory column in the online application form is left blank. In the event of rejection of the application form, no correspondence/request for re-consideration will be entertained.
1.1    Registration  and  submission  of  application  form  for  appearing  in  the NEET-MDS 2018 is to be undertaken online at the website
Application forms CANNOT be submitted in offline / printed copy by post.
1.2 At the time of online registration candidate will be required to choose the city in which he/she wants to take the test. The choice of city will depend on availability of the test centres in a particular city and the allotment shall be done on first come first serve basis.
During online submission of application form, candidate will be able to see only those cities where testing seats are available. While the city will be chosen by the candidate himself / herself at the time of online submission of application form, allotment of test centre/venue in the chosen city shall be done by NBE. Candidates will be informed regarding their test venue in the chosen city approximately 4 days before the examination day.
1.3    No request for change of examination centre or city shall be entertained.
The prescribed registration fee of Rs. 2750/- (for SC/ST/PWD(PH) candidates) and Rs. 3750/- (for General/OBC candidates) should be remitted through payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India or through Internet banking. For more information, please visit the website
The cutoff date for completion of internship towards determination of eligibility for appearing in NEET-MDS 2018 shall be 31.03.2018.
1.      The responsibility of NBE is limited to the conduct of NEET MDS, declaration of the result and providing NEET MDS rank to MoHFW and the state governments. NBE has no role in counseling and allotment of seats. During counseling, the eligibility criteria, self declaration, various documents, etc. of the eligibility criteria shall be verified as per norms specified by the respective authorities and medical colleges.
2.      Candidates are advised to read the Information Bulletin and carefully go through the instructions regarding submission of online application form given on NEET-MDS 2018 website before starting online registration and scheduling process for NEET-MDS 2018.
3.      Candidate  should  ensure  that  all  information  entered  during  the  online registration process is correct.
4.      Online   information   provided   by  candidates   like   name   of   candidate, contact/address details, category, PWD status, educational qualification details, date of birth, domicile etc during online registration and scheduling process for NEET-MDS 2018 will be treated as correct and NBE will not entertain, under any circumstances, any request for change in information provided by the candidates. If any information is incorrect and needs to be updated, click the “Edit Profile” or “Edit Application” buttons to make appropriate changes in the area where the correction needs to be made. Candidates will be able to edit their profile till 27th November 2017.
5.      NBE disclaims any liability that may arise to candidate(s) due to incorrect information provided by the candidate during online registration process.
6.      NBE does not edit /modify/alter any information entered by the candidates at the time of online submission of application form under any circumstances. Candidates have the opportunity to make any correction in the information provided by them during online submission of application form till the end of Registration Window i.e. 27th November 2017. Any request for change in information thereafter will not be entertained by NBE.
NEET-MDS   -    National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test - MDS  
NBE                 -    National Board of Examinations  
GOI                  -    Government of India  
MoHFW        -    Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.  
DCI                 -    Dental Council of India  
EEC                -    Examination Ethics Committee  
MCQ              -    Multiple Choice Question  
NDA              -    Non-disclosure agreement  
MCC              -    Medical Counseling Committee  
TCA               -    Test Center Administrator  
AFMS           -    Armed Forces Medical Services  
DGHS           -    Directorate General of Health Services  
ST                 -    Scheduled Tribe  
SC                 -    Scheduled Caste  
OBC             -    Other Backward Class  
UR                -    Unreserved category  
PWD             -    Persons with disabilities  
UMC             -    Unfair Means Case  
FAQs            -    Frequently Asked Questions  
Note : Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices is strictly prohibited in the premises of NBE Examination Centres. Candidates Shall be liable for penal action for Possession/Use of Mobile Phones/Electronic Devices