Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Couseling 2024

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Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling opens the door to pursuing your postgraduate dental dreams against the breathtaking backdrop of the Himalayas. If you passed the NEET MDS exam and want to specialize in dentistry within the state, this process gives you access to government and private dental colleges. To be eligible, you must be a citizen of India and have a valid NEET MDS score that meets the Himachal Pradesh cut-offs. Conduced by the Directorate of Medical Education & Research (Himachal Pradesh) 

Counseling typically consists of online registration, selection of preferred colleges and specializations, document verification, and seat assignment. You will be notified of your provisional seat allocation via the official website, and you may participate in additional rounds based on your rank and vacancy availability if necessary. Keep an eye on the official website for important dates, announcements, and step-by-step instructions throughout the process.

Mark your calendar for the Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling if you’re an ambitious dental specialist with a passion for the mountains. You can embark on a fulfilling journey in the heart of the Himalayas with dedication and a strong NEET MDS performance, specializing in a field that will enrich both your professional life and the lives of those you serve.

Highlights 

Specifics Details
Counselling Name Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Couselling 2024 
Name of the Counselling AuthorityDirectorate of Medical Education & Research (Himachal Pradesh)
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 Websitehttps://www.hp.gov.in/ 

Counsellling Dates 

Events Tentative Dates
Round 1
Registration Start DateTo Be Annouced 
Display of Provisional Combined and Category wise Merit List – Round 1To Be Annouced 
Choice Filling Start DateTo Be Annouced 
Final Seat Allocation ResultTo Be Annouced 
Reporting to the Allotted Institute After Round 1 CounsellingTo Be Annouced 
Round 2
Vacant Seat Display for Round 2To Be Annouced 
Choice Filling for Vacant Seats for Round 2 (For candidates not registered in Round 1)To Be Annouced 
Display of Provisional Combined and Category wise Merit ListTo Be Annouced 
Display of Final Allocation for Round 2 Online Counseling for Admission to MD/MS/DNB courses in Government /Private Medical CollegesTo Be Annouced 
Choice Filling & Locking date To Be Annouced 
Release of Provisional seat allocationTo Be Annouced 
Release of final seat allocationTo Be Annouced 
Reporting to the Allotted Institute After Round 2 CounsellingTo Be Annouced 
Round 3
Mop-up Round of Common /Centralized counselling Vacant Seats after Round 2 CounsellingTo Be Annouced 
Choice Filling for Vacant Seats for Round 3To Be Annouced 
Display of Provisional Combined and Category wise Merit ListTo Be Annouced 
Display of Final Allocation for Round 3 Online Counseling for Admission to MD/MS/DNB courses in Government /Private Medical CollegesTo Be Annouced 
Choice filling & Locking dateTo Be Annouced 
Reporting to the Allotted Institute After Round 3 CounsellingTo Be Annouced 
Stray Round
Mop-up Round of Common /Centralized counselling Vacant Seats after Round 3 CounsellingTo Be Annouced 
Stray Round merit list To Be Annouced 
Choice filling & Locking dateTo Be Annouced 
Stray round seat allocationTo Be Annouced 
Reporting to the Allotted Institute after stray round To Be Annouced 

MDS Course Specializations

SpecializationDuration
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
Periodontics3 Years
Oral and Maxillofacial surgery3 Years
Orthodontics and Dentofacial surgery3 Years

Eligibility Criteria

CategoryRequirements
Direct Candidates (50% State Quota Seats)NEET-MDS 2024 qualification
Graduate (BDS) from: H.P. Govt. Dental College & Hospital, Shimla,Himachal Dental College, Sundernagar, Bhojia Dental College & Hospital, Baddi, – Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Paonta Sahib & Bonafide Himachali with DCI-recognized BDS degree
Children/Spouse of H.P. Govt. employees/Autonomous Body employees with NEET/All India entrance exam for Dental Colleges qualification
Management Quota Seats (50% in Private Colleges)NEET-MDS 2024 qualification
No condition of Bonafide Himachali/BDS graduate from H.P. colleges
Foreign Nationals (Management Quota Seats Only)NEET-MDS 2024 qualification
Temporary registration with Dental Council of India (DCI) by admission
College to verify candidate’s antecedents through relevant government

NEET MDS Cut off

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

Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Couseling 2024 Process

Counselling Registrations 

Step 1. Access the website:

  • Visit www.amruhp.ac.in and click “Apply for MDS Counselling” or navigate to “Admission > Apply for Admission > MDS.”

Step 2. Register yourself:

  • Enter details exactly as per NEET PG 2024:
  1. Admission Quota and Category
  2. Name, Father’s Name
  3. NEET PG Roll No.
  4. Email ID (verify with OTP)
  5. Mobile Number (verify with OTP)
  6. Insert captcha code and register.

Step 3. Upload photo and signature:

  • Photo: Taken on or after July 1, 2024, 40kb max, focus on face (80% coverage, ears visible, white background). Spectacles allowed if regularly used. No cap or goggles.
  • Signature: Full signature in running handwriting on white paper with blue/black ink, scanned and uploaded, 20kb max.
  • Both in .JPEG/.JPG format.

Step 4. Fill the admission form:

  • Personal Details (including photo and signature)
  • Address Details
  • Eligibility and Category Details (choose one reserved category, cannot be changed later)
  • Qualification Details
  • Upload Relevant Documents
  • Payment of Fees

5. Print confirmation:

  • After successful payment, print the confirmation copy of the online application form.
  • Retain this along with the Allotment Letter and other documents for reporting to the allotted college.

Application fees

CategoryFee
GeneralRs. 3300/-
SC/ST/PDW/EWSRs. 2200/-

Counselling Process

Step 1. Online Registration:

  • Register on www.amruhp.ac.in  with NEET PG details, name, father’s name, email, mobile, captcha.
  • Upload photo and signature (specific size and format).
  • Fill personal details, address, eligibility, qualification, upload documents.
  • Pay application fee (see previous table for amounts).
  • Print confirmation page.

Step 2. Merit List:

  • Prepared after registration deadline based on NEET PG scores.
  • Determines eligibility for subsequent stages.
  • Check website for release date and rank.

Step 3. Online Counselling (if eligible):

  • Choose preferred courses, specializations, colleges in order of priority.
  • Lock choices and submit preference list.

Step 4. Seat Allotment:

  • Committee allots seats based on rank and preferences.
  • Check website for provisional seat allotment result.

Step 5. Document Verification:

  • Download provisional allotment letter if satisfied.
  • Report to allotted college within specified time for document verification and fee payment.

Step 6. Subsequent Rounds (if not satisfied):

  • Re-arrange preferences or opt for different seats in subsequent rounds (if any).

Step 7. College and Studies:

  • Report to college after securing final seat and commence MDS studies.

Documents Required

  • Matriculation or its equivalent examination, certificate (for verification of date of birth).
  • Rank letter/Result of NEET-MDS-2024
  • 1st to Final Year Detail Marks certificate, proof of total marks.
  • Internship certificate duly signed by the Principal of the college concerned.
  • Attempts certificate duly signed by the Principal of the college concerned.
  • BDS Degree issued by concerned University.
  • State Dental Council/DCI Registration No. Certificate (Renewed upto for the year,).
  • Character Certificate from the College last attended
  • Recognition of BDS degree institute by DCI/GOI (if applicable).
  • Bonafied Himachali Certificate. (In case of Direct Group candidate) (Appendix-I)
  • SC/ST/ OBC certificate, if applicable. (Appendix-2).
  • Affidavit (in original) duly attested, if applicable (appendix-3).
  • Service certificate and No objection certificate for In-Service (M.O.Dental) candidates
  • showing full particulars of the service (Appenidx-4).
  • Disability Certificate, if applicable (Appendix-5).
  • Proof of admission through CBSE/NEET or any other All India Entrance Exams (if applicable).
  • Photocopy online fee Ref. No. enclosed with the application form
  • Certificate of Economical weaker section

NEET MDS Counselling Process  (MCC 50% AIQ)

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.

Steps:

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

Himachal Pradesh 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 Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS counselling. 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 Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS counselling. We have compiled the merit list for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS counselling.

Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS counselling 2024 Merit List (PDF)

Participating Colleges 

List of the MDS Government Colleges

College NameLocationStatusSeat Intake for MDSAverage Fees for MDSEstablishment Year
H.P. Govt. Dental College & Hospital, ShimlaShimlaGovernment 23Rs. 7,00,000/-1994

List of the MDS Private Colleges

College NameLocationStatusSeat Intake for MDSAverage Fees for MDSEstablishment Year
Bhojia Dental College & Hospital, NalagarhNalagarhPrivate 21Rs. 7,00,000/-1999
Himachal Dental College, Sunder NagarSunder NagarPrivate 29Rs. 5,00,000/-1994
Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Poanta SahibPoanta SahibPrivate 29Rs. 6,00,000/-2003

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 the eligibility criteria for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling?

A. The eligibility criteria for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling includes the candidate being a citizen of India, having completed BDS from a recognized university or institution, having completed a one-year compulsory rotating internship, and being registered with the State Dental Council/NMC/DCI.

Q. How can I register for the Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling?

A. To register for the Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling, candidates need to visit the official website and create an account by providing personal and educational details. After registering, candidates need to submit the required documents and pay the counselling fee to complete the registration process.

Q. What is the counselling process for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling?

A. The counselling process for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling involves registration, document verification, choice filling, seat allotment, and reporting to the allotted college.

Q. Can I participate in Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling if I have completed BDS from a college outside Himachal Pradesh?

A. Yes, candidates who have completed BDS from a college outside Himachal Pradesh can participate in the Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling if they fulfill the eligibility criteria and provide the necessary documents, including a residency certificate.

Q. Is there any reservation for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling?

A. Yes, there is a reservation for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling for various categories, including Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), and Economically Weaker Sections (EWS).

Q. Is it mandatory to appear for NEET MDS for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling?

A. Yes, it is mandatory to appear for NEET MDS and secure the minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling.

Q. Can candidates from other states apply for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling?

A. Yes, candidates from other states can apply for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS Counselling, provided they meet the eligibility criteria specified by the Himachal Pradesh University.

Q. What is the mode of counselling for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS?

A. The mode of counselling for Himachal Pradesh NEET MDS is online. Candidates can register online, fill their choices, and participate in the counselling process.

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