NEET UG 2024: Exam Date, Registration, Syllabus, Admit Card

A nationwide entrance exam known as NEET MDS is required for admission to a number of postgraduate dental surgery programs. The National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences (NBEMS) administers it. The 9th  February 2024 has been designated as the exam date for the NEET MDS 2024. The application form will be made available during the first week of January 2024, and applications must be completed by the 3rd week of January 2024. The admit card will be available to download from the website in the 1st   week of February 2024.

There is just one eligibility/entry exam required for admission to MDS. For admission to MDS courses, no additional entrance exam is regarded as acceptable. To be admitted to MDS at any of the nation's institutions or universities, one must qualify for NEET MDS.

Candidates can read the article we've supplied, which covers all the information they need to apply for NEET MDS in 2024, including information on fees, eligibility, dates, application procedures, syllabus, admit card and exam pattern. 

NEET  MDS 2024 Exams Highlights

Name of Exam


Exam Level


Conducted by

NBEMS (National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences).

Courses offered

MDS Courses

Exam Mode


Application Mode


Exam Frequency

Once in a year

Exam Duration

3 hours

Exam Medium


NEET  MDS 2024 Exam Dates

Candidates can check out the tentative NEET MDS 2024 exam dates below:


Event Dates (Tentative)

Application begins

1st week of January 2024

Application closes

3rd week of January 2024

Application form correction

4th week of January 2024

Admit card

1st week of February 2024

Exam Date

9th February 2024


1st week of March 2024

Cut- off

2nd week of March 2024

NEET MDS 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Before registering for the exam, make sure you meet all of the requirements listed below for NEET MDS eligibility:

  • Those who are interested in applying for MDS admission must hold a BDS degree from an institution or university that has been approved by DCI.
  • He or she needs to be registered with the State Dental Council and have either a permanent or provisional registration.
  • It is required that he or she completed a year-long mandatory rotational internship at a dental college that has been accredited.
  • Those who pass the international dental degree or BDS and are undergoing a 12-month mandatory rotatory internship must finish it by March 31, 2024, in order to sit for the exam. However, these applicants won't be able to get in until they have finished their internship or have a certificate from the institution's head presented.

Read More - NEET UG 2024 Eligibility Criteria

NEET MDS 2024 Application Process

The first week of January 2024 will see the release of the application form. The third week of January 2024 will mark the deadline for online application submissions.

Those who successfully pay the price will have the ability to modify, update, or add information to their application starting in the final week of January 2024. In the final week of January 2024, the authority will also open the final edit opportunity for defective or incorrect images.

Steps of the application process

Discover the full, step-by-step registration process for NEET MDS 2024 below:

  • Visit the online website -
  • Select the "New User Registration" option that is shown.
  • To generate a user ID and password, create an online profile.
  • Provide all requested information, including your name, DOB, gender, nationality, email address, and phone number.
  • Examine all the information carefully, make any necessary adjustments, and then proceed .
  • Upload the required files, which include the thumb impression, signature, and photo, in accordance with the guidelines.
  • Now select the test city from the list of options.
  • Use one of the available online payment methods to pay the application or examination fee.
  • After submitting the form, download or print the acknowledgement and save it for use in future admissions processes.

Read More - NEET UG 2024 Application Form

NEET MDS  2024 Admit Card

The National Board of Examination in Medical Science, or NBEMS, will release the NEET MDS 2024 Admit Card during the first week of February 2024. It includes information about the name, exam date, birthdate, time, gender, dress code, and other characteristics. Candidates need to enter their Registration ID and Password in order to download their admission card.

The steps to download the NEET MDS 2024 Admit Card are shown below:

  • Visit  the official website-
  • Locate the NEET MDS 2024 login or the link to download the admit card.
  • On the candidate portal, candidates must provide their login information, including their candidate ID and password.
  • Click the link to download the NEET MDS admission card after logging into the website.
  • Print the admission card so you have it for future use.
  • Candidates must attach their photograph to the allotted space on the printed admission card, which must be at least 35 by 45 mm in size.

NEET MDS 2024 Syllabus

The NBE prepares the syllabus for NEET PG 2024. Subject areas covered in the NEET PG syllabus align with the Medical Council of India's Graduate Medical Education Regulations. Before beginning their preparation, candidates should review the NEET PG 2024 syllabus as it includes subjects and subject-specific weighting. The majority of the subjects covered in the NEET PG syllabus are covered in the MBBS program. Topics from the Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical, and Clinical sections are covered in the NEET PG syllabus.

Topics for Pre-Clinical Subjects

NEET PG 2024 Anatomy Syllabus

  • Anatomical terminology
  • General features of bones & Joints
  • General features of Muscle
  • General features of skin and fascia
  • General features of the cardiovascular system
  • General Features of lymphatic system
  • Introduction to the nervous system
  • Features of individual bones (Upper Limb)
  • Pectoral region
  • Axilla, Shoulder and Scapular region
  • Arm & Cubital fossa
  • Forearm & hand (General Features, Joints, radiographs & surface marking)
  • Features of individual bones (Lower Limb)
  • Front & Medial side of thigh
  • Gluteal region & back of thigh
  • Hip Joint
  • Knee joint, Anterolateral compartment of leg & dorsum of foot
  • Back of Leg & Sole (General Features, Joints, radiographs & surface marking)
  • Thoracic cage
  • Heart & Pericardium
  • Mediastinum
  • Lungs & Trachea
  • Thorax
  • Skull osteology
  • Scalp
  • Face & parotid region
  • Posterior triangle of neck
  • Cranial cavity
  • Orbit
  • Anterior Triangle
  • Temporal and Infratemporal regions
  • Submandibular region
  • Deep structures in the neck
  • Mouth, Pharynx & Palate
  • Cavity of Nose
  • Larynx
  • Tongue
  • Organs of hearing and equilibrium
  • Eyeball
  • Back Region
  • Head & neck Joints, Histology, Development, Radiography & Surface marking
  • Anterior abdominal wall
  • Posterior abdominal wall
  • Male external genitalia
  • Abdominal cavity
  • Pelvic wall and viscera
  • Perineum
  • Vertebral column
  • Sectional Anatomy
  • Histology & Embryology
  • Osteology
  • Radiodiagnosis
  • Surface marking
  • Meninges & CSF
  • Spinal Cord
  • Medulla Oblongata
  • Pons
  • Cerebellum
  • Midbrain
  • Cranial nerve nuclei & Cerebral hemispheres
  • Ventricular System
  • Epithelium histology
  • Connective tissue histology
  • Muscle histology
  • Nervous tissue histology
  • Blood Vessels
  • Glands & Lymphoid tissue
  • Bone & Cartilage
  • Integumentary System
  • Chromosomes
  • Patterns of Inheritance
  • Principle of Genetics, Chromosomal Aberrations & Clinical Genetics
  • Introduction to embryology
  • Gametogenesis and fertilization
  • Second week of development
  • 3rd to 8th week of development
  • Fetal membranes
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Ethics in Anatomy

NEET PG syllabus for Biochemistry

  • Basic Biochemistry
  • Enzyme
  • Chemistry and Metabolism of Carbohydrates
  • Chemistry and Metabolism of Lipids
  • Chemistry and Metabolism of Proteins
  • Metabolism and homeostasis
  • Molecular biology
  • Nutrition
  • Extracellular Matrix
  • Oncogenesis and immunity
  • Biochemical Laboratory Tests

NEET PG syllabus for Physiology

  • General Physiology
  • Haematology
  • Nerve and Muscle Physiology
  • Gastro-intestinal Physiology
  • Cardiovascular Physiology (CVS)
  • Respiratory Physiology
  • Renal Physiology
  • Endocrine Physiology
  • Reproductive Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Integrated Physiology

Topics for Para-Clinical Subjects

NEET PG syllabus for Pathology

  • Introduction to Pathology
  • Cell Injury and Adaptation
  • Amyloidosis
  • Inflammation
  • Healing and repair
  • Hemodynamic disorders
  • Neoplastic disorders
  • Basic diagnostic cytology
  • Immunopathology and AIDS
  • Infections and Infestations
  • Genetic and paediatric diseases
  • Environmental and nutritional diseases
  • Introduction to haematology
  • Microcytic anemia
  • Macrocytic anemia
  • Hemolytic anemia
  • Aplastic anemia
  • Leukocyte disorders
  • Lymph node and spleen
  • Plasma cell disorders
  • Hemorrhagic disorders
  • Blood banking and transfusion
  • Clinical Pathology (Tumors) 

NEET PG syllabus for Pharmacology

  • Basic principles of Pharmacology
  • Clinical Pharmacy
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Experimental Pharmacology
  • Communication

NEET PG syllabus for Microbiology

  • General Microbiology and Immunity
  • CVS and Blood
  • Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system
  • Musculoskeletal system skin and soft tissue infections
  • Central Nervous System infections
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Genitourinary & Sexually transmitted infections
  • Zoonotic diseases and miscellaneous 

NEET PG syllabus for Forensic Medicine

  • General Information
  • Forensic Pathology
  • Clinical Forensic Medicine
  • Medical Jurisprudence (Medical Law and ethics)
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Forensic Laboratory investigation in medical legal practice
  • Emerging technologies in Forensic Medicine
  • General Toxicology
  • Chemical Toxicology
  • Pharmaceutical Toxicology
  • Biotoxicology
  • Sociomedical Toxicology
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Skills in Forensic Medicine & Toxicology 

NEET PG syllabus for Preventive and Social Medicine

  • Concept of Health and Disease
  • Relationship of social and behavioural to health and disease
  • Environmental Health Problems
  • Principles of health promotion and education
  • Nutrition
  • Basic statistics and its applications
  • Epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of communicable and non- communicable diseases
  • Demography and vital statistics
  • Reproductive maternal and child health
  • Occupational Health
  • Geriatric services
  • Disaster Management
  • Hospital waste management
  • Mental Health
  • Health planning and management
  • Health care of the community
  • International Health
  • Essential Medicine
  • Recent advances in Community Medicine

Topics to be Covered for Clinical Subjects

NEET PG syllabus for Orthopaedics

  • Skeletal Trauma, Poly trauma
  • Fractures
  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Skeletal Tuberculosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis and associated inflammatory disorders
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Metabolic bone disorders
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Bone Tumors
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
  • Congenital lesions
  • Procedural Skills
  • Counselling Skills

NEET PG syllabus for ENT

  • Anatomy and Physiology of ear, nose, throat, head & neck
  • Clinical Skills
  • Diagnostic and Therapeutic procedures in ENT
  • Management of diseases of ear, nose & throat

NEET PG syllabus for Surgery

  • Metabolic response to injury
  • Shock
  • Blood and blood components
  • Burns
  • Wound healing and wound care
  • Surgical infections
  • Surgical Audit and Research
  • Ethics
  • Investigation of surgical patient
  • Pre, intra and post-operative management
  • Anaesthesia and pain management
  • Nutrition and fluid therapy
  • Transplantation
  • Basic Surgical Skills
  • Biohazard disposal
  • Minimally invasive General Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Skin and subcutaneous tissue
  • Developmental anomalies of face, mouth and jaws
  • Oropharyngeal cancer
  • Disorders of salivary glands
  • Endocrine General Surgery:
  • Thyroid and parathyroid
  • Adrenal glands
  • Pancreas
  • Breast
  • Cardio-thoracic General Surgery- Chest - Heart and Lungs
  • Vascular disease
  • Abdomen
  • Urinary System
  • Penis, Testis and scrotum

NEET PG syllabus for Ophthalmology

  • Visual Acuity Assessment
  • Lids and Adnexa, Orbit
  • Conjunctiva
  • Corneas
  • Sclera
  • Iris and Anterior chamber
  • Lens
  • Retina & optic Nerve
  • NEET PG syllabus for Medicine
  • Heart Failure
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction/ IHD
  • Pneumonia
  • Fever and febrile syndromes
  • Liver disease
  • HIV
  • Rheumatologic problems
  • Hypertension
  • Anemia
  • Acute Kidney Injury and Chronic renal failure
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Common malignancies
  • Obesity
  • GI bleeding
  • Diarrheal disorder
  • Headache
  • Cerebrovascular accident
  • Movement disorders
  • Envenomation
  • Poisoning
  • Mineral, Fluid Electrolyte and Acid base Disorder
  • Nutritional and Vitamin Deficiencies
  • Geriatrics
  • Miscellaneous Infections (e.g. Leptospirosis, Rabies, Tetanus)
  • The role of the physician in the community

NEET PG syllabus for Obstetrics & Gynaecology

  • Demographic and Vital Statistics
  • Anatomy of the female reproductive tract (Basic anatomy and embryology)
  • Physiology of conception
  • Development of the fetus and the placenta
  • Preconception counselling
  • Diagnosis of pregnancy
  • Maternal Changes in pregnancy
  • Antenatal Care
  • Complications in early pregnancy
  • Antepartum haemorrhage
  • Multiple pregnancies
  • Medical Disorders in pregnancy
  • Labour
  • Abnormal Lie and Presentation; Maternal Pelvis
  • Operative obstetrics
  • Complications of the third stage
  • Lactation
  • Care of the new born
  • Normal and abnormal puerperium
  • Medical termination of pregnancy
  • Contraception
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Normal and abnormal puberty
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Amenorrhea
  • Genital injuries and fistulae
  • Genital infections
  • Infertility
  • Uterine fibroids
  • PCOS and hirsutism
  • Uterine prolapse
  • Menopause
  • Benign, Pre-malignant (CIN) and Malignant Lesions of the Cervix
  • Benign and malignant diseases of the uterus and the ovaries

NEET PG syllabus for Paediatrics

  • Normal Growth and Development
  • Common problems related to Growth
  • Common problems related to Development -1 (Developmental delay , Cerebral palsy)
  • Common problems related to Development-2 (Scholastic backwardness, Learning Disabilities , Autism , ADHD)
  • Common problems related to behavior
  • Adolescent Health & common problems related to Adolescent Health
  • To promote and support optimal Breast feeding for Infants
  • Complementary Feeding
  • Normal nutrition, assessment and monitoring
  • Provide nutritional support , assessment and monitoring for common nutritional problems
  • Obesity in children
  • Micronutrients in Health and disease-1 (Vitamins ADEK, B Complex and C)
  • Micronutrients in Health and disease -2: Iron, Iodine, Calcium, Magnesium
  • Toxic elements and free radicals and oxygen toxicity
  • Fluid and electrolyte balance
  • Integrated Management of Neonatal and Childhood Illnesses (IMNCI) Guideline
  • The National Health programs: NHM
  • The National Health Programs: RCH
  • National Programs, RCH - Universal Immunizations program
  • Care of the Normal New born, and High risk New born
  • Genito-Urinary system
  • Approach to and recognition of a child with possible Rheumatologic problem
  • Cardiovascular system- Heart Diseases
  • Diarrhoeal diseases and Dehydration
  • Malabsorption
  • Acute and chronic liver disorders
  • Pediatric Emergencies – Common Pediatric Emergencies
  • Respiratory system
  • Anemia and other Hemato-oncologic disorders in children
  • Systemic Pediatrics-Central Nervous system
  • Allergic Rhinitis , Atopic Dermatitis, Bronchial Asthma , Urticaria Angioedema
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Endocrinology
  • Vaccine preventable Diseases - Tuberculosis

NEET PG syllabus for Psychiatry

  • Doctor patient relationship
  • Mental health
  • Introduction to psychiatry
  • Psychotic disorders (e.g. alcohol and substance abuse disorders, schizophrenia)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Stress related disorders
  • Somatoform disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Psychosexual and gender identity disorders
  • Psychiatric disorders in childhood and adolescence
  • Mental retardation
  • Psychiatric disorders in the elderly
  • Psychiatric emergencies
  • Therapeutics

NEET PG syllabus for Dermatology

  • Acne
  • Vitiligo
  • Papulosquamous disorders
  • Lichen Planus
  • Scabies
  • Pediculosis
  • Fungal Infections
  • Viral infections
  • Leprosy
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • HIV
  • Dermatitis and Eczema
  • Vesicubullous Lesions
  • Urticaria Angioedema
  • Pyoderma
  • Collagen Vascular disease
  • Nutritional Deficiencies and Skin
  • Systemic diseases and skin

NEET PG syllabus for Radiology

  • Radiological investigations and Radiation safety

NEET PG syllabus for Radiotherapy

  • Principles of Radiation Oncology (Radiotherapy)
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radiobiology & Chemoradiation
  • Radiation Treatment Delivery & outcome
  • Cancer Prevention & Registries

NEET PG syllabus for Anaesthesia

  • Anaesthesiology as a specialty
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Preoperative evaluation and medication
  • General Anaesthesia
  • Regional anaesthesia
  • Post-anaesthesia recovery
  • Intensive Care Management
  • Pain and its management
  • Fluids
  • Patient safety

NEET MDS  2024 Exam Pattern

Applicants need to review the NEET MDS 2024 Exam Pattern provided below:

Exam Mode: An online computer-based test will be used for the exam (CBT).

Duration: The exam will take a total of three hours to complete.

Language: Only English will be used for exam questions.

Exam length: The exam will consist of 240 questions in total.

Type of Questions: The exam will consist of multiple choice questions, or MCQs.

Marking Scheme: Four marks will be awarded for each right response.

Negative Marking: There will be one mark deducted for each incorrect response.

Read More - NEET UG 2024 Exam Pattern

NEET MDS 2024 Result

In the second week of February 2024, the NEET MDS 2024 result will be made public.  The result will be made available online on the website by the authorities.

Steps to download NEET MDS admit card 2024.

  • Check out the official website at
  • The screen will open after candidates select the NEET MDS PDF.
  • Enter the roll number and use the Ctrl+F keys to reveal the result.
  • Check your NEET MDS 2024 rank, roll number, and marks.
  • Download the PDF by clicking on download option.

Read More - NEET UG 2024 Results

NEET MDS 2024 Cut-Off

The minimum qualifying percentile is 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC candidates and 50th percentile for general candidates. The NEET PG cut off is determined by a number of factors, such as the total number of students that took the exam, the difficulty level of the exam, and others. In order to be eligible to take part in NEET PG counseling in 2024 and be considered for admission to MD, MS, and PG Diploma programs, candidates must achieve the minimal qualifying percentile. Along with the results, the NEET PG 2024 cut off will be disclosed. However, students can experience the NEET PG 2023 cut off. 

NEET MDS 2024 Exam FAQs

Ques.1 What is the medium of NEET MDS 2024 exam?

Ans. The language used for the NEET MDS 2024 will be English.

Ques.2 Who is the exam conducting body of NEET MDS 2024?

Ans. NEET MDS 2024 is administered by NBEMS (National Board of Examinations in Medical Sciences).

Ques.3 What are the time limits given to the students for completing the NEET MDS  2024?

Ans. Candidates will be provided with a total time limit of 3 hours.

Ques.4 What will be the marking scheme in NEET MDS Exam?

Ans. Each correct answer will be awarded four marks, and each wrong answer will result in a deduction of one mark. No marks will be awarded or deducted for unanswered questions.

Ques.5 How many sections comprise NEET PG syllabus?

Ans. NEET PG syllabus mainly comprises three sections, Pre- Clinical, Para - clinical, and Clinical. Each section comprises different subjects which have to be prepared well to qualify NEET PG exam.

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