MARATHA MANDAL'S NATHAJIRAO G. HALGEKAR INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCES & RESEARCH CENTRE.
Recognized by DCI & Govt. of India, New Delhi Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore Karnataka.

Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S.)

BRANCHES OF THE STUDY :

  • Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • Periodontology
  • Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology
  • Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
ELIGIBILITY:

A candidate for admission to the MDS course (Master of Dental Surgery) must have a. recognized degree of BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) awarded by an Indian University in respect of recognized Dental College under Section 10(2) of the Dentists Act, 1948 or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India and should have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council. Candidates not possessing a recognized Dental qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India.

Qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India.

Candidates who possess PG Diploma recognized by the DCI with the duration of 2 years (proposed) in particular specialty is eligible for admission in MDS in the same specialty and the duration will be 2 years. The syllabus of two years programmed will be as per the concerned university guidelines.

Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the Dental Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the postgraduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he is admitted for the time being exclusively for postgraduate studies;
Provided that further temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered as dental practitioner in his own country from which he has obtained his basic dental qualification and that his degree is recognized by the corresponding dental council or concerned authority

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF ADMISSION

Students for MDS Course shall be admitted based on performance at the competitive examinations held by Central government/State government/Universities or Institutions.

ELIGIBLITY CERTIFICATE FROM RGUHS

No candidate shall be admitted to any postgraduate MDS course unless the candidate has obtained and produced eligibility certificate issued by University. The candidate has to make an application to the University with the following documents along with the prescribed fee:

 

  • BDS pass / degree certificate issued by the University.
  • Marks cards of all the university examinations passed (I to IV BDS year course).
  • Attempt Certificate issued by the Principal.
  • Certificate regarding the recognition of the Dental college by the Dental Council of India.
  • Completion of paid rotatory internship certificate from a recognized college.
  • Registration by any State Dental Council and
  • Proof of SC/ ST or Category I, as the case may be. Candidates should obtain the Eligibility Certificate before the last date for admission as notified by the University. A candidate who has been admitted to postgraduate course should register his / her name in the University within a month of admission after paying the registration fee.

 

DURATION OF THE COURSE

The Course shall be of three years duration.
All the candidates for the degree of MDS are required to pursue the recommended: course for at least three academic years as full time candidates in an institution affiliated! to and approved for Postgraduate studies by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences,
Karnataka, and recognized by the Dental Council India.

METHOD OF TRAINING

As per RGUHS Guidelines
ATTENDANCE, PROGRESS AND CONDUCT
As per RGUHS Guidelines
MONITORING PROGRESS OF STUDIES As per RGUHS Guidelines
DISSERTATION As per RGUHS Guidelines

TOTAL INTAKE FOR MDS – 27 SEATS

MDS INTAKE (Recognized Course)

PERIODONTOLOGY 05 SEATS
PROSTHODONTICS & CROWN & BRIDGE 05 SEATS
CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY & ENDODONTICS 05 SEATS

MDS INTAKE FOR 4TH BATCH STUDENTS

ORAL PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY 03 SEATS
ORTHODONTICS & DENTOFACIAL ORTHOPEDICS 03 SEATS
PAEDODONTICS & PREVENTIVE DENSITRY 03 SEATS
ORAL MEDICINE & RADIOLOGY 03 SEATS

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