CEE Kerala PG Dental (MDS) 2018 – The Director of Medical Education, Kerala State conducts Post Graduate Courses in Dental Surgery (MDS) for the year 2018 to the State Quota seats in the Government Dental Colleges in Kerala and to all the seats available in the Self Financing Dental colleges in Kerala. The selection of all candidates including Service Quota Candidates shall be made from the Rank list and Category list prepared by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations based on the NEET MDS 2018 rank list. Candidates can check the details of application, eligibility criteria and selection process for admission in PG Dental 2018 on this page below.
CEE Kerala PG Dental (MDS) 2018
Instead of holding PG Dental entrance exam 2018, CEE Kerala will give admission on basis of NEET MDS 2018. Applications will be invited from the candidates who have qualified in the NEET-MDS 2018 for admission to MDS Courses for the year 2018 to the State Quota seats in the Government Dental Colleges in Kerala and to all the seats available in the Self Financing Dental colleges in Kerala.
Note: There is no entrance exam.
Important dates for CEE Kerala PG Dental (MDS) 2018
|Release of notification saying that admission is through NEET MDS 2018||02 Nov 2017|
|Start of Online Application for PG Dental||To be announced|
|Last date of Online Application for PG Dental||To be announced|
Academic: A Candidate for admission to the Master in Dental Surgery Course, must possess a recognized degree of Bachelor in Dental Surgery awarded by a University or institute in India and registered with the State Dental Council and has obtained provisional or permanent registration and has undergone compulsory rotatory internship of one year in an approved/recognised Dental College. The cutoff date for completion of internship towards the determination of eligibility for appearing NEET-MDS 2018 shall be 31st March 2018. The condition of one year Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship is not applicable to those candidates who had passed their final BDS Examination on or before 1989 and hold a BDS Degree from a Dental College recognized by the Dental Council of India and have obtained provisional or permanent registration from the Kerala State Dental Council. Admission to the candidate will be given only on the production of the registration of Kerala State Dental Council in the original.
Nativity: Applicants should have satisfied any of the following conditions:
- Be an Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders will also be treated at par with Indian Citizens for the limited purpose of admission provided they execute a bond to serve as Senior Resident for one year. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation.
- Candidates, who are sons/daughters of Non-Keralite parents and have obtained BDS degree from any of the Dental Colleges in Kerala State. But they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.
- There is no upper age limit for General Quota candidates.
- For Service Quota candidates, other than from Medical Education Services Quota (MESQ), whose retirement age is 56 years the upper age limit will be 48 years for Post Graduate Degree Courses. But for those candidates in the service of DHS, who submit a bond (Rs.100/- non judicial stamp paper) at the time of admission, that they shall serve the Government of Kerala in any capacity which the Government deems fit after their retirement, up to the age of 60 years (the retirement age in MES and IMS), as per the terms and conditions prescribed by the Government and that they will not take up employment elsewhere during this period if the government has requisitioned their services, the upper age limit of such service candidates drawn from DHS will be 52 years for PG Degree course. (iii)For MESQ and IMSQ candidates, upper age limit will be 52 years.
Qualifying Criteria: All candidates including Service Quota candidates seeking admission to Post Graduate Dental courses in the State of Kerala for the academic year 2018-19 shall have to qualify the National Eligibility –Cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate Dental Courses (NEET MDS-2018) conducted by the National Board of Examination, New Delhi and should figure in the rank list prepared by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.
In order to be eligible for admission to any Post Graduate Dental course in 2018-19, it shall be necessary for candidates including those who apply under Service Quota to obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in the NEET MDS 2018. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBC), the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotory disability of lower limbs, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile.
Kerala PG Dental Distribution of Seats
According to last year, the seat distribution for Kerala PG Dental (MDS) is as follows.
Insofar, official details of Kerala PG Dental (MDS) 2018 admission notice has been announced. Other Information on this page is as per last year brochure and for reference purpose only. As soon as Director of Medical Education, Kerala releases Kerala PG Dental (MDS) 2018 information brochure, details will be updated here.
For more details of CEE Kerala PG Dental (MDS), refer 2017’s