NEET MDS Exam Pattern 2022 - Marking Scheme, Syllabus, Test Mode

NEET MDS Exam Pattern 2022 - Marking Scheme, Syllabus, Test Mode

NEET MDS Exam Pattern 2022 - National Board of Examinations (NBE) will release the NEET MDS 2022 exam pattern along with the official information bulletin at nbe.edu.in. The dental graduates seeking admission must go through the exam pattern of NEET MDS for their convenience. NEET MDS will be conducted by NBE in computer-based mode (CBT). As per the NEET MDS existing exam pattern, the CBT exam comprises 240 multiple choice questions from the topics covered in the BDS programme which includes Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Paraclinical. The test will be conducted for three hours from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM as per the NEET MDS exam pattern 2022. By going through the NEET MDS 2022 exam pattern, dental graduates will be familiarised with the structure of the online test, marking scheme, distribution of questions and other details. Candidates are advised to go through the exam pattern of NEET MDS along with the exam day schedule and syllabus from the article below.

NEET MDS exam pattern 2022

In order to know the detailed NEET MDS 2022 exam pattern, candidates can go through the table below. A total of 240 objective type questions are asked from 17 topics taught in the BDS course.

NEET MDS paper pattern 2022

Particulars

Details

Mode of the NEET MDS examination

Computer-based mode

Session of exam

Annually

Time allotted during the exam

3 hours (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

Types of questions

Objective type questions

Total number of questions

240 MCQs

Total marks

960 marks

Medium of exam

English only

Syllabus

Topics covered in BDS includes Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Paraclinical

NEET MDS exam pattern 2022- Distribution of questions

The questions in the NEET MDS 2022 entrance exam will be divided into Part A and B which comprises 100 and 140 questions, respectively. As many as 240 MCQs will be asked in NEET MDS 2022 postgraduate entrance exam from 17 various topics which were taught in the BDS curriculum.

Distribution of NEET MDS questions (Section-wise)

Section

Number of Questions

Part A

100

Part B

140

Total

240

NEET MDS exam pattern 2022 - Marking scheme

Candidates must note that as per NEET MDS 2022 exam pattern there will be negative marking in the examination. Refer to the table below for the marking scheme

NEET MDS marking scheme

Response

Marks

Correct answer

4 marks will be awarded

Wrong answer

1 mark will be deducted

Unanswered

0

NEET MDS Syllabus 2022

Topics covered in BDS which includes Pre-Clinical, Clinical and Paraclinical are included in the NEET MDS 2022 syllabus. Candidates can go through the NEET MDS syllabus along with the chapter wise weightage of question from the table below.

NEET MDS syllabus 2022

Subject

Number 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

NEET MDS 2022 exam day - Schedule

Activities

Session (2:00 PM to 5:00 PM)

Entry to the examination centre and commencement of Biometric Registration

12:00 PM

Closing of entry at NEET MDS exam centre

1:30 PM

Grant of access for Candidate login

1:45 PM

Candidate Login for reading instructions

1:50 PM

Exam starting time of NEET MDS 2022

2:00 PM

Exam end

5:00 PM

Note: Candidates must note that the NEET MDS 2022 examination will be held on a single day & single session only.

NEET MDS result

Authorities will release the NEET MDS result 2022 in the form of a merit list. The result of NEET MDS 2022 will mention details such as the roll number, marks obtained (out of 960) and qualifying status. Along with the result of NEET MDS the marks equivalent to the qualifying percentile will also be announced. In order to download the individual scorecard for the counselling process, candidates will have to secure the NEET MDS cutoff 2022 for 50% All India Quota seats. Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) is the competent authority to conduct the NEET MDS 2022 counselling for 50% AIQ seats offered by government dental colleges, deemed/central institutes, ESIC and AFMC colleges across India.

Also read:-

  • NEET MDS 2022 important dates

  • NEET MDS eligibility criteria