Bihar NEET MDS counselling 2024

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Bihar NEET MDS Counselling 2024 is the state’s gateway to coveted postgraduate dental specializations. It serves as a vital link between your Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree and the advanced training that will shape your future career path. The process, which is run by the Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board guides eligible candidates through the seat allocation journey for various MDS programs available at government and private dental colleges in Bihar.

Typically, the counselling process is divided into several rounds, beginning with a preliminary registration phase in which candidates submit their NEET MDS scores, educational qualifications, and preferred specializations and colleges. The first round of seat allocation occurs based on merit and category reservation norms. If you are dissatisfied with your initial allocation, you can participate in subsequent rounds, where vacant seats and those surrendered by earlier round candidates become available. The Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board provides comprehensive guidance and support throughout the process, with detailed information available on their official website and dedicated helplines.

Dental aspirants in the state have a fantastic opportunity to pursue their postgraduate studies in one of the many dental colleges in Bihar through Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023. A variety of dental courses, including the Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in specializations like orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, and prosthodontics, are available through the counseling process.


Specifics Details
Counselling Name Bihar NEET MDS counselling 
Name of the Counselling AuthorityBihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB)
Counselling ProcessState centralized counseling
Entrance Exam for Medical Course National Eligibility and Entrance Test Postgraduate (NEET MDS).
Eligibility CriteriaCandidates must qualify NEET MDS and meet the required cutoff scores.
Counselling LevelState-Level
Counselling ModeOnline
Registration ModeOnline
Counselling RoundsMultiple Rounds
Course OfferedMDS and specialization courses
Official Website 

Counsellling Dates 

Availability of application formTo Be Announced 
Last date to submit the application formTo Be Announced 
Last date for the application feeTo Be Announced 
Online editing of application formTo Be Announced 
Publication of merit listTo Be Announced 
Online registration of choice fillingTo Be Announced 
Last date for online registration of choice fillingTo Be Announced 
First round of counselling resultTo Be Announced 
Download of allotment letterTo Be Announced 
Document verification and admissionTo Be Announced 
Round 2
Free exit period from 1st RoundTo Be Announced 
Starting date of Fresh Choice fillingTo Be Announced 
Last date of online Choice fillingTo Be Announced 
Provisional seat allotment letterTo Be Announced 
Downloading allotment orderTo Be Announced 
Document verificationTo Be Announced 
ResignTo Be Announced 

Courses  Offered 

Master of Dental Surgery3 Years
Oral Pathology and Microbiology3 Years
Periodontology3 Years
Oral Medicine and Radiology3 Years
Prosthodontics3 Years
Preventive Dentistry3 Years
Conservative Dentistry3 Years
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery3 Years
Orthodontics and Dentofacial surgery3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

EducationPassed BDS from a recognized Dental College in Bihar, included in the Dental Council of India schedule.. For Private Dental Colleges, criteria may be modified based on specific notifications.Applicable to permanent residents of Bihar who completed BDS (before Bihar bifurcation) in Jharkhand dental colleges through competitive exams conducted by Bihar Govt. or CBSE (All India Quota).
InternshipCompleted rotating internship by 31.03.2023 as per NEET(MDS)-2023 Information Bulletin.
RegistrationRegistered with Bihar State Dental Council or Dental Council of India. Provisional registration allowed for PGDAC-2023, but permanent registration must be obtained within one month of admission. Register with concerned University after admission as per their prescribed timeframe.
NationalityMust be a citizen of India.
ResidencyEligible even if not a permanent resident of Bihar, if passed BDS from a Bihar Dental College in the Dental Council of India schedule.
Age LimitNo maximum age limit for appearing in PG Dental Counselling 2023.
No Objection CertificateRequired for employed candidates (Govt. or elsewhere), stating permission to pursue studies on selection. Govt. of Bihar employees receive provisional admit card without the certificate, but must submit relieving letter on selection. Non-Bihar Govt. employees must either submit a “no objection” certificate or an undertaking/affidavit guaranteeing resignation and full-time student commitment upon selection.

NEET MDS Cut-Off 2024

CategoryCut Off PercentileNEET MDS Cut Off(Out of 960)
General/EWS50 Percentile272
SC/ST/OBC40 Percentile238
General PwBD45 Percentile255

Bihar NEET MDS counselling Process 2024

Counselling Registrations 

Step 1. Start Online Application:

  • Visit the BCECE Board website:
  • Click “Online Application portal of PGDAC-2023”
  • Click “Apply Online”

Step 2. Registration:

  • Enter NEET-MDS 2023 Roll No. and verify details
  • Enter Date of Birth and verify
  • Enter OTP sent to registered mobile no. and email ID
  • Set a password (keep it confidential)

Step 3. Personal Information:

  • Log in using NEET-MDS-2023 Application No. and password
  • Fill in personal information
  • Click “Save & Continue

Step 4. Upload Photo and Signature:

  • Upload passport size photo (as in NEET-MDS application)
  • Upload scanned signature in Hindi and English (not capitals)
  • Click “Save & Continue”

Step 5. Educational Information:

  • Enter educational qualifications
  • Click “Save & Continue”

Step 6. Preview and Declaration:

  • Carefully review all entered information
  • Make corrections if needed using “Back to Edit”
  • Click “Proceed to Payment” if satisfied

Counselling Process 

Step 1. Online Registration:

  • Click “Online Application portal of PGDAC-2023”
  • Click “Apply Online” and follow on-screen instructions
  • Enter NEET-MDS 2023 Roll No., verify details with OTP, and set a password
  • Fill in personal information, educational qualifications, upload scanned photo and signature

Step 2. Choice Filling and Payment:

  • Choose preferred specializations, colleges, and quotas in multiple rounds (round details in prospectus)
  • Pay counseling fee (Rs. 2200/-) and security deposit (varies based on category and college preference) online

Step 3. Download Forms:

  • Download and save hard copies of Part-A & Part-B of your application form (contains PGDAC-ID for counselling)

Step 4 . Seat Allocation:

  • Provisional seat allocation results announced for each round based on merit and choices
  • Download provisional allocation letter from the website

Step 5. Reporting to College:

If satisfied with allotted seat, report to the designated college within stipulated time with:

Provisional allocation letter

  • Part-A & Part-B application forms
  • Original documents and photocopies
  • Medical fitness certificate (if required)
  • Complete admission formalities and fee payment

Step 6. Subsequent Rounds:

  • Participate in subsequent rounds if unsatisfied with previous allocation or seeking up-gradation
  • Repeat choice filling and document submission for each round

Step 7. Final Admission:

  • Secure your desired seat and complete final admission process at the allotted college

Documents Required

  • Residential Certificate.
  • Caste Certificate.
  • College leaving certificate.
  • Rotatory Internship Completion Certificate
  • BDS passing certificate
  • Mark sheets of BDS (I, II & III Parts).
  • No objection certificate from employer.
  • Dental Registration Certificate.
  • Admit card of NEET (MDS)-2023

NEET MDS Counselling Process (AIQ 50%)

Counselling Registrations

Important Information:

  1. Email ID and Mobile Number: Use the same email ID and mobile number provided in your NBE application form. They will be pre-filled in the registration form. No changes will be entertained after registration.
  2. Device and Internet: Use a laptop or computer with a stable internet connection to avoid technical issues.
  3. Registration Deadlines: Register within the specified dates for each round (first, second, and mop-up). Registration won’t be available after the deadline, and no requests for late registration will be entertained.


Step 1: Visit the MCC Portal: Go to the official MCC website during the registration period for the applicable round.

Step 2: Login or Create Account: If you’ve registered previously, log in with your credentials. If not, create a new account using your NBE application email ID and mobile number.

Step 3: Complete Registration Form: Fill in all required details accurately, including personal, academic, and contact information.

Step 4: Upload Documents: Upload scanned copies of mandatory documents as specified in the instructions.

Step 5: Pay Registration Fee: Pay the non-refundable registration fee using the available online payment methods.

Step 6: Print Confirmation Slip: Upon successful registration and payment, download and print the confirmation slip for future reference.

Counselling Process

NEET PG counselling is a multi-stage process for allocating postgraduate medical seats in India. It involves several rounds for different categories (All India Quota, Deemed/Central Universities, DNB) with specific registration, choice filling, and result declaration phases.

Rounds for Counselling 

Round 1:

  • Registration: Register for the round with payment of fees.
  • Choice Filling: Fill in your preferred colleges and courses in order of priority.
  • Seat Allotment: Based on your rank, choices, and seat availability, you may be allotted a seat.
  • Result Declaration: Check the allocated seat on the MCC website.
  • Reporting: If satisfied, report to the allotted college for admission formalities within the specified timeframe.

Round 2 (applicable only to unallocated candidates from Round 1):

  • Fresh Registration: Only for those who didn’t register or got no seat in Round 1 (with full payment).
  • Choice Filling: Submit a fresh list of preferred colleges and courses.
  • Seat Allotment and Result Declaration: Similar to Round 1.

Mop-Up Round (applicable to unallocated candidates from Round 1 & 2):

  • Registration: Open for those who exited Round 2 with forfeited fees or didn’t join any allotted seat.
  • Choice Filling: Submit your choices again.
  • Seat Allotment and Result Declaration: Similar to previous rounds.

Final Stray Vacancy Round:

  • No Registration: Utilizes choices filled during Mop-Up Round.
  • Seat Allotment and Result Declaration: Fill remaining vacant seats based on merit and remaining choices.

Result Declaration

  • Provisional Result: MCC uploads provisional seat allotment results after each round.
  • Verification: You can review your allocation and address any discrepancies with MCC.
  • Final Result: After verification or if no discrepancies are found, the final result is published on the MCC website.

Admission Process

  • Download Allotment Letter: Once satisfied with your allotted seat, download the official allotment letter from the MCC website.
  • Reporting to College: Within the specified timeframe, report to the allotted college for admission formalities.
  • Document Verification: Submit original documents for physical verification by the college authorities.

Mandatory Documents

  • Allotment Letter (essential)
  • NBE Admit Card
  • NBE Result/Rank Letter
  • MBBS/BDS Marksheets (1st, 2nd, 3rd Prof)
  • MBBS/BDS Degree/Provisional Certificate (essential)
  • Internship Completion Certificate or Head of Institution certificate confirming completion by March 31st of admission year
  • Permanent/Provisional Registration Certificate (MCI/NMC or DCI/State Council)
  • High School/Higher Secondary Certificate or Birth Certificate
  • ID Proof (PAN Card, Driving License, Voter ID, Passport, Aadhaar)
  • Additional certificates if applicable (SC/ST, EWS, OBC, PwD)

Merit List

Bihar NEET MDS counselling Merit List is a compilation of candidates who have appeared for the NEET PG (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Postgraduate) examination and have applied for the counselling process in Bihar NEET MDS counselling 2023. This merit list is prepared based on the NEET PG scores obtained by the candidates.

The merit list provides a ranking system where candidates are listed in descending order of their NEET PG scores. The candidate with the highest score is given the top rank, while the candidate with the lowest score is placed at the bottom of the list.

The purpose of the merit list is to establish a fair and transparent selection process for the counselling procedure. It helps in determining the order in which candidates will be called for counselling and seat allotment in various postgraduate medical courses in Bihar NEET MDS counselling 2023. We have compiled the merit list for Bihar NEET MDS counselling 2023.

Bihar NEET MDS counselling 2022 Merit List (PDF)

Participating Colleges 

List of the MDS Government Colleges

College/InstituteLocationYear EstablishedStatusSeat Intake for MDSAverage Fees (MDS)
Patna Dental College & HospitalPatna1960Government18Rs. 1,76,000/- 

List of the MDS Private Colleges

College/InstituteLocationYear EstablishedStatusSeat Intake for MDSAverage Fees (MDS)
Buddha Institute of Dental Sciences & HospitalKankarbagh, Patna1984Private18Rs. 1,575,000/- per annum
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & HospitalPatna1990Private12Rs. 205,000/- per annum
Mithila Minority Dental College & HospitalDarbhanga2000Private18Rs. 1,500,000/- per annum

Dental MDS College Predictor

Dental MDS College Predictor is your online compass, guiding you through the intricate landscape of postgraduate dental admissions. Similar to its medical counterpart, this tool empowers students to predict their potential colleges for coveted MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) programs based on their NEET MDS score, category, and desired location.

Fueled by the wisdom of past cut-off data, admission trends, and insightful algorithms, the predictor paints a personalized picture of your prospects. It generates a list of MD/MS colleges that harmoniously align with your score and preferences, empowering you to make well-informed decisions about your next academic step.

No more sailing blind – the Dental MDS College Predictor helps you strategically navigate the application process. By shortlisting colleges that match your eligibility and aspirations, you can optimize your efforts and focus on those with the highest chances of success. This invaluable tool alleviates the stress of uncertainty and empowers you to chart a course towards a fulfilling MDS journey. Here’s the list Dental MDS Colleges predictor we’ve provided to aspiring Students;

  • MDS Colleges Predictor 

Dental MDS Admission Consultant

Dental MDS Admission Consultants are your expert navigators, guiding you towards your postgraduate dream specialization with a reassuring hand. These professionals go beyond simply knowing the ropes – they possess an extensive and intricate knowledge of the dental education landscape, honed through years of experience.

Unraveling the complexities of NEET MDS score analysis, college selection strategies, and application intricacies become effortless with their expert counsel. They provide invaluable support and personalized guidance throughout the entire process, ensuring you make informed decisions at every step. From navigating eligibility criteria to deciphering college preferences, they’ll be your trusted allies, maximizing your chances of landing in the perfect program.

  • MDS Admission Consultant.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 is the process through which eligible candidates are allotted seats for MDS courses in dental colleges in Bihar based on their NEET MDS 2023 scores and other eligibility criteria.

Q. Who is eligible to participate in Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. Candidates who have qualified NEET MDS 2023 exam, registered for counseling and fulfill the eligibility criteria of Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 are eligible to participate in the counseling process.

Q. What is the registration process for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. The registration process for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 involves online registration on the official website of Bihar Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board (BCECEB) and payment of the registration fee.

Q. What is the counseling fee for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. The counseling fee for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 is Rs. 2200/- for general and OBC candidates and Rs. 1700/- for SC/ST candidates.

Q. How are seats allotted during Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. Seats are allotted during Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 based on the NEET MDS 2023 score, category, availability of seats, and other eligibility criteria.

Q. Can a candidate participate in multiple rounds of Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. Yes, candidates who are not allotted seats in the first round or wish to participate in further rounds can participate in multiple rounds of Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023.

Q. What documents are required for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023?

A. Candidates are required to carry their NEET MDS 2023 scorecard, admit card, class 10 and 12 mark sheets, BDS degree certificate, internship completion certificate, caste certificate (if applicable), and other relevant documents for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023.

Q. When will Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 be conducted?

A. The dates for Bihar NEET MDS counseling 2023 have not been announced yet. Candidates are advised to check the official website of BCECEB regularly for updates.

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