1. For counselling to be conducted by DGHS : For information regarding reservations in institutions for which counselling shall be conducted by DGHS, please visit Medical Counselling Committee website There shall be a reservation of 15 percent for the candidates of the Scheduled Castes, 7.5 per cent for the candidates of the Scheduled Tribes and 27 per cent for the candidates of the Other Backward Classes as per statutory provisions and applicable rules.
  2. For States/Union Territories : 50% State Quota Seats and Private Dental Colleges/Institutes/ Universities/Deemed Universities 
    (a) Reservation policy and guidelines applicable in different States/Union Territories of India will be followed for the respective State /Union territory quota seats

(b) NBE shall be providing only the data of candidates and the marks scored by them in NEET-MDS to the State  Governments / Counseling Authority without applying the reservation prevalent in the concerned States/Private Dental Colleges/ Institutes/ Universities. The merit list and category wise merit list for the concerned State shall be generated by the State themselves as per applicable Regulations, qualifying criteria, applicable guidelines and reservation policies.

3. For Armed Forces Medical Service Institutions

(a) Candidates opting for admission to MDS seats in Armed Forces Medical services (AFMS) Institutions shall select the     following option in the NEET-MDS 2019 online application form: Are you willing to opt for PG Courses in Armed Forces Medical Services -Yes/ No.

(b) There is no reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC/PH candidates in the Armed Forces Medical Institutions.

4. As per MDS course Regulations 2017:

(a) The reservation of seats in dental college/institutions for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in States/Union territories. An all India merit list as well as State-wise merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in NEET Test and candidates shall be admitted to post-graduate courses from the said merit list only

(b) Provided that in determining the merit of candidates who are in service of Government/ public authority, weight age in the marks may be given by the Government/ competent authority as an incentive upto 10% of the marks obtained for each year of service in remote and/or difficult areas upto the maximum of 30% of the marks obtained in NEET. The remote and/or difficult or rural areas shall be as defined by State Government / competent authority from time to time.

(c) A candidate who has failed to secure the minimum percentile as prescribed in these regulations, shall not be admitted to any post-graduate courses in any academic year.

(d) Minimum 5% seats of the annual sanctioned intake capacity shall be filled up by candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70%. Provided that in case any seat in this quota remains unfilled on account of unavailability of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70% then any such unfilled seat shall be filled up by persons with locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50% – before they are included in the annual sanctioned seats for general category candidates. Provided further that this entire exercise shall be completed by each dental college/institution as per the statutory time schedule for admissions

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