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Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences has published the notification for Puducherry Domiciles and NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign students for admission to I MDS (Postgraduate) Courses through Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination 2016, in Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Pondicherry for the academic year 2016-2017.

Latest Update – Merit List / Waitlisted candidates (NRI / Foreign Quota) for MGPGI PGDEE 2016 has been released. Check below.

MGPGI PGDEE 2016 – Postgraduate Dental Entrance Exam

Interested candidates can check all the details of MGPGI PGDEE 2016 like courses offered, selection procedure, eligibility criteria, declaration of result etc. from this page. MGPFI PGDEE 2016 will be conducted on 31 Jan 2016 for admission to I MDS (Postgraduate) Courses.

Category wise Courses offered

Schedule for the MGPGI PGDEE 2016 is given below.

Event Dates
Application form to be downloaded from website 14 Dec 2015
Last date for submission of filled in application 08 Jan 2016
Date and Time of PGDEE 24 Jan 2016 Postponed to 31 Jan 2016
(09:00 am to 12:00 noon)
Date of first counselling 11 Apr 2016
Postgraduate courses commence on 16 May 2016

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Merit List

Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences has released the Merit List/Waitlisted candidates for the NRI / NRI Sponsored / Foreign Quota. The candidates having their names in the list are called for counselling to First year M.D.S. Post Graduate degree course.

Click here to check the MGPGI PGDEE Merit List 2016 for  NRI / Foreign Quota

The candidates are instructed to report for counselling Counselling at 10:30 am on 11 Apr 2016 with necessary Orginal documents / testimonials along with fees as prescribed in the information bulletin. They should report to the Office at 10:00 am. If candidate fails to produce original documents / pay the fees, their candidature will be treated as cancelled.

Application Form

The candidates can apply and download the application for postgraduate courses from the official website at mgpgi.puducherry.gov.in as per schedule mentioned above, together with the prescribed fee by a crossed Demand Draft only drawn in favour of the Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, payable at Pondicherry. Money Orders/Postal Orders/cheques etc. will not be accepted.

Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant seeking admission under Puducherry Domiciles to the Postgraduate Courses (MDS) should be an Indian National and a domicile / resident of Puducherry.
  • Candidates should have passed BDS degree (the qualifying examination) of any Indian University recognized by the UGC as well as the Dental Council of India and the Pondicherry Central University and must have completed one year of compulsory rotatory internship in all the dental departments. The candidates should have registered in the appropriate dental council.
  • In case the appearance of NEET is made compulsory by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, then the same rule will be made applicable (Subject to the final decision by the DGHS / DCI & final verdict of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India).
  • Candidates should ensure that the BDS degree awarded to them is recognized by the UGC, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India. If any discrepancy found, the candidature will automatically stand cancelled. Candidates who are completing their internship not later than 31.03.2016 are also eligible to apply.

Result

Marks List of candidates who have appeared in Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination 2016 has been released by Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences. Candidates can now check their marks name wise for MGPGI PGDEE 2016.

  • Click Here to view MGPGI PGDEE 2016 Marks List.

Selection Process

The selection of the candidates for the undergraduate courses, under the Puducherry domicile category is made purely on merit basis by the Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry based on the marks obtained in the Higher Secondary level in science subjects. The seats allotted under the All India Quota are filled in by the candidates sponsored by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Govt. of India through the Entrance Examination conducted on All India basis.

The candidates seeking admission under the NRI / NRI sponsored / Foreign student quota are admitted on merit basis based on the marks scored in the equivalent board examinations.

The duration of the BDS course is four (4) academic years with one year of internship.

The sanctioned intake for the under graduate (BDS) course is 40 seats under the following categories.

Speciality No. of Seats
Puducherry Domicile / Residents 29
Non-Resident Indians/NRI Sponsored / Foreign students 5
All India Quota 6

Postgraduate Courses (MDS) are offered in the following six specialities / branches. The duration of the Postgraduate course is three full academic years.

Speciality No. of Seats
Prosthodontics 2
Oral Pathology & Microbiology 3
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2
Oral Medicine & Radiology 2
Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics 2
Periodontics 2

Entrance Examination

Students seeking admission under Puducherry domiciles and NRI / NRI Sponsored / Foreign Students should take up the Postgraduate Dental Entrance Examination conducted by the Institution at MGPGI, Pondicherry only.

The names of the eligible candidates to appear for the PGDEE-2016 will be displayed on the Institute website (http://mgpgi.puducherry.gov.in) and on the Institute notice board. The admit card should be downloaded from the Institute website. The candidates are instructed to affix the copy of the same photograph in the downloaded admit card as in the application form.

There shall be only one paper of three hours duration consisting of 200 Multiple Choice Questions.

The competitive entrance examination will be conducted only in ENGLISH and consist of objective type of questions of BDS standard. Each correct answer will carry one mark. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and awarded Zero Marks. There will be no negative marks.

The examination will be conducted from 09.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon on 31 Jan 2016 at MGPGI campus, Puducherry.

Admission Procedure

Admission to I MDS Course is based on the marks obtained in the PGDEE-2016 and subject to further orders, if any, passed by appropriate authorities / Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. A separate merit list will be prepared for the candidates appearing under NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign Students quota.

MGPGI PGDEE 2016 Information Brochure

The MGPGI PGDEE 2016 Information Brochure is given below.

The selection of the candidates for the undergraduate courses, under the Puducherry domicile category is made purely on merit basis by the Centralized Admission Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry based on the marks obtained in the Higher Secondary level in science subjects. The seats allotted under the All India Quota are filled in by the candidates sponsored by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Govt. of India through the Entrance Examination conducted on All India basis.

The candidates seeking admission under the NRI / NRI sponsored / Foreign student quota are admitted based on the merit taking into consideration the marks scored in the equivalent board examinations.

The duration of the BDS course is four (4) academic years with one year of internship.

The BDS and MDS degrees are awarded by the Pondicherry Central University.

About MGPGI

Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences (MGPGI) which was originally named as Pondicherry Dental College has been established by Pondicherry Administration in September, 1990 as an Autonomous Institution of the Government of Puducherry and is administered by a duly constituted Board of Governors headed by the Chairman and the Chief Secretary to Govt. of Puducherry, as Vice-Chairman. The Institution is functioning at Gorimedu, Puducherry and is being developed as a Centre of Excellence

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