NEET MDS Application Form 2025: Dates, Exam Fees, and Process

National Eligibility cum Entrance Examination for MDS admissions 2024 ( NEET MDS )

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Updated on May 21, 2024 12:11 IST

NEET MDS 2025 application form is expected to be released by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) in the fourth week of January 2025. The application form for NEET MDS is completely online. The duration of the NEET MDS application process 2025 is likely to be for one month. Accordingly, the NEET MDS 2025 application form submission last date is likely to be scheduled in the fourth week of February 2025. The NEET MDS 2025 exam will be tentatively held in the second week of March 2025

The NEET MDS application form 2025 will be released online by NBE. Candidates will have to visit the official website of the exam to register and apply for the NEET MDS 2025 by entering the mandatory details, uploading documents and paying the application fee. 

NEET MDS 2025 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to appear for the postgraduate entrance test are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying. A BDS or equivalent degree is a must. They must complete a 12-month internship on or before the date stated by NBE on the information bulletin. Candidates found ineligible will not be allowed to appear for the examination, and their NEET MDS 2025 application form will be rejected. Read the complete article to know more about the NEET MDS application form 2025.

Q:   When will NEET MDS 2025 application process begin?

A:

The NEET MDS 2025 application process is likely to be released in the fourth week of January 2025. The application process of NEET MDS 2025 will be completely online. Hence, the last date of NEET MDS 2025 application is likely to be scheduled in the fourth week of February 2025. The actual date of NEET MDS 2025 application form will be announced by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) on its official website through notification and information bulletin. 

 

Q:   What is the duration of the NEET MDS 2025 application process?

A:

Based on the previous years' trends, it is estimated that the NEET MDS application process will be conducted for a duration of three to four weeks, Last year, the NEET MDS application process was conducted from January 30, 2024, to February 19, 2024. NBE did not extend the NEET MDS application last date. However, the registration window was reopened in February since the internship deadline was extended. Based on the student requests or other factors, the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS), the exam conducting body may decide to extend the last date of application. The application fee has to be paid till the last date to complete the process. Candidates should note that they should complete the application process within the given deadline and not wait for NBE to extend the last date.    

 

Q:   What is the official website of NEET MDS?

A:

The NEET MDS official website is hosted by the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS). There are two paths to reach the official website of NEET MDS. The official website of NBEMS is natboard.edu.in and nbe.edu.in. Now, let us take a look at the navigation or the route to reach the NEET MDS portal hosted by NBE. 

  • Visit the website natboard.edu.in
  • Click on the Examinations tab
  • Click on the NEET MDS exam

Or

  • Visit nbe.edu.in
  • Click on the NEET MDS tab

Hence, candidates can follow either of the paths to visit the NEET MDS 2025 website.

 

NEET MDS Application Form 2025: Browser Requirements

To be able to fill the application form for NEET MDS 2025 without any hassles, candidates must pay attention to the browser settings. Also, all aspirants are advised to avoid using a mobile phone for filling the NEET MDS application form 2025. The browser requirements for filling the NEET MDS 2025 registration are as follows:

  • Internet Explorer (version 11 and above) or
  •  Mozilla Firefox (version 61 or above) or
  •  Google Chrome (version 70 or above).

Before filling the NEET MDS 2025 application form, candidates must ensure that the browser is updated to the latest version and the cookies are deleted. 

 

Q:   Which information should be kept handy before starting the NEET MDS application process?

A:

Before starting the NEET MDS application process, candidates should keep the following information or documents ready.

1. Past academic records

2. Internship details

3. Documents to be uploaded 

4. Photograph and signature to be uploaded

5. Credit/Debit Card or Net Banking details for application 

Candidates must go through the instructions shared by NBE prior to starting the application process. 

 

Q:   Is it possible to fill NEET MDS application form in offline mode?

A:

No, NEET MDS application form can be filled in an online mode only. Candidates will have to visit the NBE website and click on the NEET MDS section and complete the registration and application procedure by filling in the mandatory details, uploading the documents such as certificates, photograph and signature, and paying the requisite application fee in an online mode. Even if a candidate plans to send the hardcopy of the filled up NEET MDS application form by post, it will not be accepted making the candidate ineligible to appear for the exam. 

 

Q:   Which browsers should I use for the NEET MDS application process?

A:

Candidates should ensure that they use a the latest or updated browser for filling the NEET MDS application form. Some of the accepted web browsers and their versions are as follows:

  • Internet Explorer (version 11 and above) or
  •  Mozilla Firefox (version 61 or above) or
  •  Google Chrome (version 70 or above) 

Candidates must ensure that the browsers are properly running at a high-speed and the cookies are deleted. The internet connection should also be stable so avoid any hiccups. 

 

NEET MDS 2024 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of NEET MDS 2024 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

18 Mar '24

NEET MDS 2024 Exam

15 Mar '24

NEET MDS 2024 Admit Card

09 Mar '24 -

11 Mar '24

NEET MDS 2024 Exam Application Process Reopening

Information Required While filling the NEET MDS 2025 Application Form?

To fill the NEET MDS 2025 application form, candidates must keep the following information handy. 

  • Valid Email ID
  • Valid mobile number
  • Educational Qualification Details
  • DCI/SDC registration details
  • Class 12 Board Exam or equivalent details
  • Internship Details
  • Scanned images of passport size photograph, signature and thumb impression. 

Image Upload Instructions for NEET MDS Application Form 2025

The following table brings the information regarding the file size, dimension and format to be followed while uploading the candidate photograph, signature and thumb impression. 

Criteria

Photograph

Signature

Thumb Impression

Dimension

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm 6 cm x 3 cm -

Format

JPG/ JPEG JPG/ JPEG JPG/JPEG

Scanner dpi

200 dpi 200 dpi 200 dpi
Size (in kb) up to 80 kb up to 80 kb up to 80 kb
Specifications
  • coloured photograph only
  • candidate's face, eyes and ears must be clearly visible
  • must have a white background
  • must have candidate's name and date of the photograph at the bottom
  • signature should be on a white paper
  • use blue/black ink pen
  • white background
  • a complete impression of the left thumb
  • impression lines must be clear
  • should be a recent thumb impression

Q:   Which documents have to be uploaded in the NEET MDS application form?

A:

Candidates need to upload scanned copy of a passport-sized photograph, signature and thumb impression. In case a candidate belongs to reserved category, they will have to upload their category certificate as a proof of their category. The documents have to be uploaded online while filling the NEET MDS 2024 application in the requisite size/dimension and format. Candidates may also have to upload documents related to the internship details as well. 

 

Q:   What should be the size and format of uploading documents at the NEET MDS application form?

A:

Candidates will have to upload their scanned photographs, signature and certificates or documents while filling the NEET MDS application form. The photograph and signature should be in JPG or JPEG formats. The file size should not exceed 80 KB. The dimension of the photograph should be 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm and that of the signature is 6 cm x 3 cm. The format of other documents should be PDF. Files not fulfilling these requirements will not be accepted. 

 

Q:   What should be the specifications for uploading photograph and signature at the NEET MDS application form?

A:

While uploading photograph and signature at the NEET MDS application form, candidates will have to keep in mind the following factors. 

  • The photographs should be coloured and black and white photographs will not be accepted
  • Candidate's face, eyes and ears must be clearly visible
  • The photograph must be clicked against a white background
  • Candidates should not be wearing caps or sunglasses in the photograph and there should not be reflection of light on the glasses, which are worn by candidates regularly
  • Candidate's name and date of the photograph at the bottom
  • Signatures should be done in blue or black ballpoint pen against a white background.
 

How to Fill the NEET MDS 2025 Application Form?

The step-by-step process for NEET MDS 2025 registration and application is given below. 

Step 1: NEET MDS 2025 Registration

  • Go to the official website of NBE - www.nbe.edu.in
  • Click on "NEET-MDS"
  • In the Links section, click on "New Registration"
  • Enter the following details
    1. Name of Candidate
    2. Date of Birth
    3. Gender (Male/Female)
    4. Nationality (Indian/Others)
    5. Mobile Number
    6. Email Address
    7. Captcha
  • Check the details for errors
  • Click on "Submit"
  • User ID and password will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number.

Step 2: Filling the NEET MDS 2025 application form

  • Login using the "Applicant Login" section
  • Enter the user ID and password
  • Click on "Go to application form"
  • Enter details such as Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Nationality, Mobile number and Email address will be pre-filled in the application form.
  • Enter personal details such as
    1. Father’s Name
    2. Mother’s Name
    3. Select the Category (General/SC/ST/OBC)
    4. Are you a person with Disability (Yes/No)
    5. Identification Details
    6. Communication Address
  • On completion of this section, click on "Save and Next"
  • Enter qualification details such as
    1. 10+2 equivalent exam details
    2. BDS / Primary Medical Qualification details
      • Country of completion of BDS Qualification
      • Name of Country
      • State of completion
      • City of completion
      • University of completion
      • University Name
      • Name of college
      • Month and Year of Passing
    3. Internship Details
    4. SDC/DCI Registration Details
  • Once this section is complete, click on "Save and Next"
  • Choose the desired NEET MDS test centre city

Step 3: Upload the documents

Step 4: Payment of the NEET MDS 2025 application fee

  • Choose the desired payment method
  • Pay the requisite amount of fee

Step 5: Save and print a copy of the NEET MDS application form 2025 and payment receipt. 

Note: The above video is based on last year's NEET MDS application process. It will be updated as and when the NEET MDS 2025 application form is released. 

 NEET MDS 2025 Application Fee

The following table shows the category-wise NEET MDS 2025 application fee.

Category Application fee (In INR)
General 3,500
Other Backward Classes 3,500
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 2,500
PWD 2,500

The NEET MDS application fee was reduced from the previous year, which was INR 4,250 for Open category candidates and INR 3,250 for Reserved category candidates. The NEET MDS 2025 application fee is expected to be the same as last year. 

Q:   What is the application fee for NEET MDS?

A:

The NEET MDS 2024 application fee varied according to the candidate categories. The NEET MDS application fee for the General and OBC category candidates is INR 3,500. For the reserved category candidates such as the Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe and Person with a disability (PWD), the application fee is INR 2,500. The fee amount has reduced from last year, which was INR 4,250 and INR 3,250 for Open and reserved category candidates. The application fee has to be paid through Credit Card, Debit Card or Net Banking modes. 

 

Q:   What is the procedure to pay the NEET MDS application fee?

A:

The NEET MDS application fee has to be paid in online mode only. The different methods of paying the NEET MDS application fee are as follows:

1. Credit Card

2. Debit Card

3. Net Banking

After the completion of the NEET MDS application process, candidates will have to go to the fee payment page and enter the necessary details. A fee payment confirmation will be sent by NBE. 

 

Q:   What is the process to apply for NEET MDS?

A:

NEET MDS application process is completely online. Candidates have to visit the official website of NEET MDS or the National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) and after that, they will have to visit the NEET MDS section and follow the steps given below.

  • Go to the official website of NBE - nbe.edu.in
  • Click on "NEET-MDS"
  • In the Links section, click on "New Registration"
  • Enter the following details
    1. Name of Candidate
    2. Date of Birth
    3. Gender (Male/Female)
    4. Nationality (Indian/Others)
    5. Mobile Number
    6. Email Address
    7. Captcha
  • Check the details for errors
  • Click on "Submit"
  • User ID and password will be sent to the registered email ID and mobile number
  • Login using the "Applicant Login" section
  • Enter the user ID and password
  • Click on "Go to application form"
  • Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Nationality, Mobile number and Email address will be pre-filled in the application form.
  • Enter personal details such as
    1. Father’s Name
    2. Mother’s Name
    3. Select the Category (General/SC/ST/OBC)
    4. Are you a person with Disability (Yes/No)
    5. Identification Details
    6. Communication Address
  • On completion of this section, click on "Save and Next"
  • Enter qualification details such as
    1. 10+2 equivalent exam details
    2. BDS / Primary Medical Qualification details
      • Country of completion of BDS Qualification
      • Name of Country
      • State of completion
      • City of completion
      • University of completion
      • University name
      • Name of college
      • Month and Year of Passing
    3. Internship Details
    4. SDC/DCI Registration Details
  • Once this section is complete, click on "Save and Next"
  • Choose the desired NEET MDS test centre city.
 

How to Make Corrections in NEET MDS 2025 Application Form

Candidates will have to follow the steps given below to make corrections to the NEET MDS 2025 application form:

  • Visit the NEET MDS 2025 official website – nbe.edu.in
  • Click on the NEET MDS tab
  • Click on the Application Link and click on the Login tab
  • Login using the NEET MDS 2025 application number and password
  • Edit the relevant fields
  • Click on the agreement checkboxes, enter the captcha and click on Submit

Editable Fields in NEET MDS 2025 Application Form

The following fields or information can be edited on the NEET MDS application form 2025:

  • Date of Birth
  • Gender
  • Parents’ Names
  • Religion
  • Category
  • EWS and PWD status
  • Identification Type
  • Correspondence Address
  • BDS Qualification and Internship Details
  • Document Upload - Image, Signature and Thumb Impression

NEET MDS 2025 Application Form Uneditable Fields

Candidates will not be able to edit or make changes in the following fields of the NEET MDS 2025 application form:

  • Candidate Name
  • Nationality
  • Mobile Number
  • Email address
  • Permanent address
  • Test centre city choice

NBE will provide the NEET MDS 2025 application correction facility twice. In the first phase, candidates will be able to make changes to the information submitted. In the second or the final phase, they can edit the files such as images or signatures or thumb impressions. 

NEET MDS Application Form 2025: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Read the frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding NEET MDS 2025 application form. 

Q:   What is the NEET MDS application fee for OBC category candidates?

A:

There is no concession in NEET MDS application fee for OBC students. They have to pay INR 3,500 as an application fee. NBE had reduced the NEET MDS 2024 application fee from last year, which was INR 4,250. The exam fee for the Reserved category candidates is INR 2,500. The application fee of NEET MDS has to be paid in an online mode through Credit/Debit Card and Net Banking. 

 

Q:   Do I have to send any documents offline to apply for NEET MDS?

A:

No, candidates are not required to send any documents through post. They will have to upload the documents online, while filling the NEET MDS application form. The documents should be in PDF format and within the size prescribed by NBE. In case a candidate sends the documents via post instead of online, their candidature will be cancelled and will not be eligible to appear for the exam. 

 

Q:   Will NBE extended NEET MDS 2025 registration deadline?

A:

The NEET MDS 2025 registration last date is likely to be scheduled in the fourth week of February 2025. Based on the past years' trends, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) may not extend the last date of application process. Candidates are advised not to wait for an extended window and complete the registration process within the original deadline. However, based on multiple student requests, or external factors, NBE may decide to extend the NEET MDS 2025 registration last date. 

 

Q:   When will NBE open the correction window for NEET MDS exam?

A:

NBE will provide the NEET MDS 2025 application correction window in two phases. The NEET MDS 2025 application correction window will be open tentatively in the third week of February 2025. The final application correction window or the image correction facility will be open in the first week of March 2025. Only those candidates completing the NEET MDS application process will be allowed to opt for this facility where they will be given a chance to make changes in selected fields. 

 

Q:   Can I modify every detail through NEET MDS correction window?

A:

No, candidates are not allowed to edit each and every detail of the NEET MDS application form. As per last year's trend, applicants could edit every detail except name, date of birth, nationality, mobile number, and email ID. Candidates will also be given a chance to rectify their images or signatures, or any other files uploaded by them. There is no additional charge levied to make corrections in the NEET MDS application.

 

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