Pondicherry Dental College was established in the year 1990 in a building with only 2 rooms. It was subsequently renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Dental College & Hospital in the year 1995.
Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital was upgraded to present status as Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences on 08.09.2005 vide G.O.Ms.No. 57 of the Govt. of Pondicherry.
It is the only Dental Institute in the country in the Govt. sector on par with other leading Medical Institutes in the country.
Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences (MGPGI)
Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences is offering 5 year BDS course (inclusive of one year paid Compulsory Rotatory internship) and 3 year MDS courses in seven specialities.
MGPGI Puducherry MDS Admission is done as per details of notification given below. Thirteen students are admitted each year to MDS courses in six specialities out of which 6 seats are allotted to the Union Territory of Puducherry. The selection of the domicile candidates are made on merit basis.
Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences,
Govt. of Puducherry Institution,
Pondicherry – 605 006.
E-Mail: [email protected] ; [email protected] & [email protected]
Phone : 0413-2279601 to 606
This Institute is an autonomous body under the Govt. of Puducherry, administered by a constituted Board of Governors, headed by Chairman and the Chief Secretary to Govt. of Puducherry, as Vice-Chairman. Within a short period, the Institute has attained the peak with due recognition from all over India. It has been declared as the best dental institution in the country, in the government sector, by successive Presidents of the DCI.