Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala, has invited applications from qualified candidates of NEET MDS-2013, for allotment and admission to MDS Courses, 2013 in the Government Dental Colleges and to the 50% seats available in the Self Financing Dental colleges in Kerala. A total of 59 seats are available in Government Dental Colleges in the State for the year 2013. Of these, 28 seats have been surrendered to Govt of India under All India Quota. Selection and allotment to these seats will be conducted by the Director General of Health Services, New Delhi. There are 31 seats under 50% State Quota in the Government Dental Colleges. A total of 33 seats in MDS courses are available under 50% Government seats in the Self Financing Dental Colleges in Kerala.
Applicant should have obtained BDS Degree from any one of the Universities in Kerala or should possess a BDS Degree duly recognized by the Dental Council of India, from a Dental College duly recognized by the Government of India under the Dentists Act, 1948.
Applicant should have obtained provisional or permanent registration from any of the State Dental Councils after passing the final BDS examination with eligibility for full Registration in Kerala State Dental Council.
Applicants should have completed one year Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship (CRRI) as per DCI Regulations on or before 31.3.2013. The condition of one year Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship is not applicable to those candidates who had passed their final BDS Examination in 1988 or before and hold a BDS Degree from a Dental College recognized by the Dental Council of India and have obtained provisional or permanent registration from any of the State Dental Councils. Admission to the candidate will be given only after obtaining Registration of Kerala State Dental Council.
Applicant should be an Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin. Son/daughter of Non-Keralite parents,who have obtained BDS Degree from any of the Dental Colleges in Kerala and have opted for the domicile status of State of Kerala are also eligible but they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.
Upper age limit will be fixed as on 30.4.2014. For general merit candidates, it is 45 years. For Service Quota candidates, other than those from Medical Education Services (MESQ),it will be 46 years and for MESQ candidates, it will be 50 years.
All candidates including service candidates should have qualified in NEET (MDS)-2013. Applicant should have obtained percentile score of 50 or above in NEET (MDS)-2013. However in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC),-the minimum percentile needed is 40. In respect of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum percentile needed will be 45.
All candidates including Service Quota candidates have to qualify NEET MDS-2013 conducted by All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).Those who satisfy the eligibility conditions as per clause IV of the Prospectus for Admission to MDS courses 2013 and are included in the Kerala State Rank List of NEET MDS-2013 alone will be considered for admission to MDS Courses.
On the basis of the applications submitted by the qualified candidates, the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will prepare a Merit List and Category List of SC, ST, SEBC and PD applicants for allotment and admission The selection of the Service Quota candidates will be made from the Rank list furnished by the Director of Medical Education and approved by the Post Graduate Selection Committee.
Application can be submitted only online Applicant should then remit the required fee at any branch of State Bank of Travancore using the bank chalanthat will be available with the printout of the online application. Those applicants residing outside Kerala State can remit the application fee by way of a Demand Draft for the requisite amount, drawn from any nationalized bank in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
Application fee for General Quota and Service Quota candidates is Rs.1000/. For SC/ST candidates and those eligible for SC/ST benefits as per G.O.(Ms) No. 25/05/STSCDD dated 22.03.2005,the application fee is Rs.500/-. Service Quota candidates seeking admission in General Quota also, should pay an additional amount of Rs.1000/-.
All applicants including service quota candidates should take the printout of the online application,affix their passport size photograph (same as the one uploaded to the online application for NEET MDS-2013) in the space provided in it and get it attested by a Government Gazetted Officer. They should then forward the completed application with all the required documents mentioned in clause VIII(e) of the Prospectus to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Buildings, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram-695 001, either by Registered Post/ Speed Post/Hand Delivery to reach before 5 pm on 05.06.2013 (Wednesday).
However, Service Candidates in addition, should forward a copy of the completed application along with all required documents including their service details to the Controlling Officer concerned as stipulated in the Prospectus, to reach on or before 5 pm on 5.6.2013 (Wednesday).

Those eligible for allotment/admission to the MDS courses will be issued with the admit cards which can be downloaded from the website the date notified.

The selection and allotment of seats including those under Service Quota will be made by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations through a Centralized Allotment Process (CAP) which is a Single Window System of allotment based on the options submitted online by the candidates, eligible as per Prospectus for admission to MDS Courses 2013, approved by the Government of Kerala.
Tuition fee for MDS Seats in Government Dental Colleges will be Rs. 40400/- per annum. There will be a miscellaneous fee of Rs.6,000/- per annum. Caution Deposit (refundable) will be Rs. 2,000/-. University fee, as applicable will have to be paid. Thefee in full has to be paid at the allotted College on the day of admission. The fee for the Government / Merit seats in Self-financing Dental Colleges under 50% Govt seats will be announced before the allotment.

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