Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences located in Puducherry/ Pondicherry offers BDS & MDS course.


Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences

Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, located in Puducherry/ Pondicherry, started its first academic session in 1990. The institution is affiliated to Pondicherry University and is approved by Dental council of India (DCI). The dental institute was earlier named as Pondicherry Dental College and Hospital. It holds the distinction of being declared as the best Dental Institution in the Country, in the Government Sector, by the then President, Dental Council of India in September 2000 and in December 2004. Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences imparts education in five years of undergraduate degree level Bachelor’s of Dental Surgery (BDS) course and postgraduate level Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in various specialties.

Affiliated to: Pondicherry University

Courses:

Undergraduate:

The college offers the following undergraduate course:

BDS


Post Graduate:

The college offers the following postgraduate courses:

MDS
    MDS (Conservative Dentistry)
    MDS (Oral Medicine)
    MDS (Oral Pathology)
    MDS (Oral Surgery)
    MDS (Paedodontics)
    MDS (Periodontics)
    MDS (Prosthodontics)

Eligibility:

Undergraduate:
Candidates are required to pass in 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized Board in science stream with minimum 50% aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together.

Post Graduate:
The candidates with Bachelorís of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree of a recognized Board are eligible.
Admission Procedure:

Undergraduate:
Admissions are made on merit basis by the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry.

Entrance Test: Pondicherry CENTAC JET

Post Graduate:
The candidates are selected as per their performance in Post Graduate Dental Entrance Examination (PGDEE).

Entrance Test: MGPGI PGDEE
Facilities:
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Computer Lab
  • Internet Connectivity
  • Extra Curricular Activities

Contact Address:
Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences
Government of Puducherry Institution
Gorimedu - 605 006, Pondicherry
Phone: +91-413-2278124
Fax: +91-413-2278124
Email: mgdch.pon@nic.in
Website: http://www.mgpgi.puducherry.gov.in




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