Department of Oral Medicine & Radiology
Department Of Public Health Dentistry
Department of Oral & Maxillo-Facial Surgery
Department of Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge
Department of Periodontics
Department Of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Department Of Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
Department of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Department of Oral & Maxillo-Facial Pathology
4. Criteria for Selection for Admission:
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 rotator 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.
Eligibility:The following requirement shall be fulfilled by every candidate to become eligible to appear for the final examination.
Attendance:Every candidate shall have fulfilled the attendance prescribed by the University during each academic year of the postgraduate course.
Progress and conduct:Every candidate shall have participated seminars, journal review meetings, Symposia, conferences, case presentations, clinics and didactic lectures during each year as designed by the concerned department.
Work dairy and Logbook:Every candidate shall maintain a work dairy and logbook for recording his/her participation in the training programmes conducted by the department. The work dairy and Logbook shall be verified and certified by the Head of the Department and Head of the Institution.(please see section IV Model Checklist and Logbook)
The certification of satisfactory progress by the head of the department and head of the institution shall be based on (i),(ii) and (iii) mentioned above.
Schedule of Examination:
The examination for M.D.S. courses shall be held at the end of three academic years (six academic terms). The University shall conduct two examinations in a year at an interval of four to six months between the two examinations. Not more than two examinations shall be conducted in an academic year.
Dissertation:Acceptance of dissertation shall be a precondition for the Candidate to appear for the final examination.
Written examination (theory):Written examination shall consist of four question papers. Each of three hours duration. Each paper shall carry 100 marks. Out of the four papers, one shall be on applied basics Subjects, three shall pertain to the concerned specialty. The type of questions in paper I, II and III will be two long essay questions carrying 20 marks each and six short essay questions each carrying ten marks. The fourth paper will be to write an essay. Questions on recent advances may be asked in any or all the papers. Distribution of topics in each paper is shown in section III along with course description of the concerned specialty, and as clause 14 in this section.
Practical/Clinical Examination:In case of practical examination, it should be aimed at assessing competence and skills of techniques and procedures. It should also aim at testing student’s ability to make relevant and valid observations, interpretation and inference of laboratory or experimental or clinical work relating to his/her subject for undertaking independent work as a specialist.
The actual format of clinical examination in various specialties is given in section III. The total marks for practical/clinical examination shall be 200.
Viva Voce:Viva -Voce examination shall aim at assessing depth of Knowledge, logical reasoning, confidence and oral communication skills. The total marks shall be 100 and the distribution of marks shall be as under:
For examination of all components of Syllabus
For (PEDAGOGY) demonstration of teaching skills
There shall be at least four examiners in each branch of study. Out of four, two shall be external examiners and shall be internal examiners. The qualification and teaching experience for appointment as an examiner shall be as laid by RGUHS and Dental Council of India from time to time.