NEET MDS Result 2021: Note that the Merit List Result has been declared, check your result now through the link provided below. The National Board of Examinations (NBE) has released the merit list result. In addition, the students have to enter the login credentials to download their NEET MDS 2021 scorecard. After the result declaration, a merit list is released for indicating the names of the selected candidates. Furthermore, students should take out a printout of their NEET MDS Result 2021 for future reference. For more details about the result, steps to check scorecard, and counselling, read further.

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  • NEET MDS 2021 Rank List has been published. Moreover, the candidates can also download their individual scorecard from on or after 12th January 2021. The rank list is further provided below.

  • NEET MDS 2021 Cutoff is now available, check out the category-wise cutoff marks below.


NEET MDS Result 2021

The merit list for 50% All India Quota Seats is released by the NBE. However, for state quota seats, the merit list is made available on the respective state medical councils. Moreover, counselling starts soon after the result declaration. Hence, it is important for the students to be aware of NBE NEET MDS Result events and dates.



NEET MDS Exam Date

16th December 2020

Declaration of Result

31st December 2020


Counselling Registration Starts

– March 2021 –

List of NRI eligible candidates– March 2021 –

Choice filling and locking

– March 2021 –

Seat allotment process

– March 2021 –

Provisional Result

– April 2021 –

Round one final result– April 2021 –

Reporting to Allotted College

– April 2021 –

How To Check the NEET MDS 2021 Result?

As mentioned above, the result is declared in online mode only. Hence, the students have to visit the NBE official website. However, some students may find it difficult to check the result. Therefore, the step by step guide to check the result is as follows:

  • The direct link to check the list is provided in this article. Candidates’ can also directly visit the NBE Official Website –
  • Select the “NEET MDS” to get redirected to the MDS Portal.
  • Further, click on the link to “NEET MDS Result 2021”
  • Enter the credentials and click on the submit button.
  • Your result then appears on the screen.
  • Candidates should further take out a printout of the result for future reference.

Therefore, students can check their results following these steps. The students are suggested to take a printout of the result as it is required during counselling or on the joining day.

Details Printed on NEET MDS Rank List

  1. Name of the Candidate
  2. Category of the candidate
  3. Father’s Name
  4. Date of Birth
  5. Roll Number
  6. Total Marks secured
  7. Percentile Scores
  8. All India Rank
  9. Marks Scored
  10. Cut-Off of 50% AIQ Seats

How is NEET MDS Result Compiled?

The NEET MDS 2021 Result is compiled by referring to students’ marks in the exam out of 960. For which, the below-mentioned marking scheme is taken into consideration. Further, the total marks secured by the students reflect in the scorecards. Moreover, as per scorecards, the students are ranked in order of merit in the rank list. This rank list basically helps in segregating students on the basis of merit and carrying out admission processes with ease.

Marking Scheme

The marking scheme is referred for calculating students’ final scores in the exam out of 960.

Correct Response4 marks
Incorrect Response-1 marks
Unattempted Question0

NEET MDS 2021 – Percentage V/S Percentile

  • The percentage basically depicts how a student has performed in the exam.
  • With the help of a percentage, you can find out the marks secured in the test by a student.
  • Ex- If you have got 80% percentage in a test of 1000 marks, then that means you have scored 800 marks in the test.
  • Whereas, percentile will indicate the performance of students with respect to other candidates who appeared for the exam.
  • It does not tell anything about the marks a student has scored.
  • Ex- If your percentile rank is 8, then that means your marks are more than or equal to 80%.

NEET MDS Cut Off 2021

The cutoff list is released for indicating the minimum qualifying marks. Candidates who would have scored the cut off marks in the exam are eligible for admission. In addition, the students with fewer marks than the cutoff marks are not eligible for further admission rounds. The cutoff is released category-wise on the respective medical council’s website for counselling. Moreover, it varies every year due to the inconsistent factors upon which it depends. The factors considered to decide cutoff are difficulty level of exam, no. of students who appeared for the exam, and seat availability.

Cut Off List 2020

CategoryCutoff PercentileCut Off Score (Out of 960)
General50th Percentile286
SC/ST/OBC (including PWD of SC/ST/OBC)40th Percentile250
UR PWD45th Percentile268

2019 CutOff List

CategoryCutoff PercentileCutoff score (out of 960)Revised Cutoff PercentileRevised Cutoff score (out of 960)

Cut Off 2018

CategoryCut off percentileCutoff score (out of 960)Revised Cutoff PercentileRevised Cutoff score (out of 960)

50% All India Quota Seats Cut-off

CategoryCut off PercentileCut off scoresRevised Cut off percentileRevised Cut off scores 
General category50 percentile23320.265 percentile149
General-PH category45 percentile21915.265 percentile133
OBC category40 percentile20410.265 percentile115
SC category40 percentile20410.265 percentile115
ST category40 percentile20410.265 percentile115

NBE MDS 2021 Tie-Breaking Criteria

The tie-breaking criteria are considered in case two or more students end up scoring the exact same marks. It helps the authorities in ranking students in the merit list with ease. Furthermore, the criteria set by the officials of NBE is as follows:

  • The student with a lesser number of incorrect responses in the overall paper shall be ranked higher.
  • If the tie still continues, then the candidate with a higher score in Part B of the paper are placed at a higher merit position.
  • Further, the one with the lesser no. of incorrect responses shall be placed higher.
  • If there still be a tie, then the date of birth of candidates are taken into consideration and the older candidate shall be ranked higher in the merit list.

NBE NEET MDS Merit List 2021

The merit list is prepared for ranking the students in order of merit. This helps the authorities in segregating students on the basis of merit. NEET MDS Rank List is published online and thus is available on the NBE Official Website. Further, only the merit list students are eligible for admission. The rank list is further released in PDF format. Candidates thus face no difficulty while downloading the list. The rank list is released separately for different quota seats. In addition, the types of merit lists are further mentioned below.

  • NEET MDS Rank: This list indicates the ranks of all the students who appeared for the entrance exam.
  • All India 50% Quota RankThis is the overall Merit Position of the candidate who has appeared in the NEET MDS Exam. These candidates are eligible for All India Quota Counselling.
  • All India 50% Category Rank: This is the overall merit position of the candidates belonging to the different reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC) as opted by aspirants while filling the application form.

Further, the round of counselling begins soon after the result declaration. Candidates are called for counselling as per the merit list only.

NEET MDS Reservation of Seats

The exam conducting body reserves a section of seats for certain category students. These seats can be claimed only by the students who belong to that particular category. However, the students should have the relevant documents for the same as well. Candidates have to provide a category certificate. Further, as per the last years’ records, the category-wise reservation percentage is mentioned below.

CategoriesReservation Percentage
Persons with Disability5% of all the categories
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
Schedule Caste (SC)15%
Other Backward Classes (OBC)27%

NEET MDS Counselling 2021

The rounds of counselling begin to carry out the seat allotment process. Candidates whose names are mentioned in the rank list have to appear for counselling. In addition, the students with higher rank are given preference. Moreover, NEET MDS 2021 State Counselling the important details are provided by NBE to the respective state Govt. Counselling Authority. The counselling for All India Quota Seats is carried out by the Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS). Further, the document verification process can be carried out on the same day. For which, the students have to carry a set of documents along with them to the counselling centre.

NBE NEET MDS Result 2021 FAQs

Ques: How is the NEET MDS Result declared?
Ans: The result will be declared in online mode only. In addition, it will be released in the form of a merit list.
Ques: What is the minimum qualifying marks for being eligible for counselling?
Ans: The minimum qualifying marks vary from category to category. For General Category (250), SC/ ST/ OBC (215), and for UR PWD category students (232) out of 960.
Ques: How many times can a student appear for NEET MDS Exam?
Ans: A student can take 3 attempts only.
Ques: Is it important to take part in the Counselling?
Ans: Yes, all merit students must participate in counselling or else your seat will be allotted to some other deserving candidate.
Ques: Who conducts the round of counselling?
Ans: The Directorate General of Health Sciences (DGHS) is responsible for conducting counselling. However, the state counselling will be conducted by the respective state medical councils.


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