FDST 2021 exam on January 11; Exit notification


The FDST 2021 notification was published by NBE. FDST screening test to be organized to obtain the DCI registration certificate.

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NEW DELHI: The National Examining Board (NBE) has issued an official notification to perform an overseas dental screening test – FDST 2021. The date of the 2021 FDST exam for Indian citizens and overseas Indian citizens ( OCI) with a primary dental qualification is January 11, 2022. While the FDST exam for applicants with a PG diploma and postgraduate dental qualification will take place on January 28, 2022. The FDST 2021 exam will take place in Delhi.

For FDST 2021 registration, applicants should refer to the official DCI website – dciindia.gov.in. The FDST 2021 admission card will be published on January 6, 2022. Check the official dates for the FDST 2021 exams here.

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FDST dates 2021


FDST dates

Publication of the newsletter

22 December 2021

Demo test link available

January 4, 2022

Admission card issued on

January 6, 2022

FDST exam date

January 11, 2022

Declaration of result

By January 31, 2022

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FDST 2021 admission card

The FDST 2021 admission card can be downloaded from the NBE official website – nbe.edu.in. Eligible applicants can download the FDST 2021 admission card by entering the requested credentials. The NBE FDST room ticket must be downloaded and must be transported to the exam center for verification. The FDST admission card will include personal details, the date and time of the exam, the detailed address of the exam center, and other important guidelines for the day of the exam.

FDST 2021 Exam

Check out the FDST 2021 exam template below.


FDST Exam Template

Exam mode

Computer exam

Type of questions

Multiple choice and single correct answer

Number of papers

Two question papers – Paper I and Paper II

Number of questions

Paper I – 100 questions, Paper II – 150 questions

Allotted time

Test I – 120 minutes, Test II – 180 minutes


One point for each correct answer

No negative marking

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And after the FDST 2021 exam?

Once the desktop exam is completed, the FDST 2021 result will be announced on the website. The PDF of the FDST 2021 result will mention the specialty, the roll number, the score obtained in paper-I and paper-II and the qualification status. Applicants must achieve at least 50% to pass the Abroad Dental Screening Test – FDST. Qualified aspirants will be allowed to obtain the DCI or State Dental Council (SDC) registration certificate.

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