ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ALL INDIA 50% QUOTA SEATS
Candidates who have studied/passed BDS from the states of Andhra Pradesh*,
Telangana* and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for 50% All India Quota seats.
(* PG seats of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are likely to be included in 50% All India
Quota Seats 2018 subject to confirmation by the respective State Governments to
MoHFW, Govt. of India.)
However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under
central pool seats) to do BDS from Dental Colleges in Andhra Pradesh, Jammu &
Kashmir and Telangana shall be eligible to apply for admission. Such candidates must
submit a duly signed affidavit declaring that he/she was nominated by the Government
of India (under central pool seats) to do BDS from Dental Colleges in Andhra Pradesh,
Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir to the following address along with the print out of
the acknowledgement of submission of online application for NEET-MDS 2018
Candidates who have done their BDS from Andhra Pradesh / Telangana and Jammu &
Kashmir but fail to submit the affidavit as indicated above will not be considered for
participation in All India 50% quota counseling.
However, the restriction on candidates from the states of Jammu & Kashmir, Andhra
Pradesh and Telangana shall not apply to the categories pertaining to Armed Forces
for ‘Grant of Short Service Commission in Army Dental Corps’ and for MDS
admissions in Armed Forces Institutes.