Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University’s broad and diverse academic activity combines all the best in health related studies, for the benefit of the community. Established in 2006, the University Dental College of the above name, has been passionately engaged in dental education, providing an opportunity for the comprehensive learning of the various modules, thus preparing the future dentists. The Institution’s high tech infrastructure and dentistry programmes embrace modern techniques in teachings and associated laboratory procedures to prepare a dentist with full fledged technical knowledge that support patient care and to meet national criteria.
Located in the sprawling Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Hospital campus of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, the Dental College is beautifully constructedin 6 acres of area with futuristic infrastructures.
The institute building, which has been majestically erected in 45,500 sq. ft, was designed by one of the most reputed hospital architect consultants, TCPL, in Asia, and the construction was carried out by the L & T group of companies. The spacious lecture halls are of the gallery type and are all equipped with latest audiovisual systems, including multimedia, OHP / LCD projectors and slide projectors, making the learning environment an enjoyable experience to the fraternity and students alike. Meticulous planning has gone into the construction of each department of the hospital and college block, which matches international standards. “Knowledge devoid of experience is like a lamp without oil”.
Dental Council Approval and State Government Approval
Approved by Dental Council of India and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, New Delhi and the Govt. of Pondicherry for conducting Undergraduate Dental Course.
UGC Approval & University Status
Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry, is proud to have been recognized for its remarkable role, achieving the highest possible Deemed University status conferred by University Grants Commission, New Delhi, embracing the domain Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University.
The Institute of Dental Sciences is headed by Prof.Carounanidy Usha. The institute under her guidance is assured of reaching a niche among the best institutions In India.
Facts & Figures :-
|Headed by||Prof.Carounanidy Usha|
|Approved||Dental Council of India |
Ministry of Health Family Welfare, New Delhi
Govt. of Pondicherry
|Admission through||Merit Basis|
|Institutional area||45,500 sq. ft|
|Library of various departments||143 books + journals|
|Hostel – accommodation capacity||Separate hostel for boys and girls|
- Department of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine Oral Radiology
- Department of Conservative, Endodontic & Esthetic Dentistry
- Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
- Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
- Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
- Department of Periodontics & Oral Implantology
- Department of Prosthodonics
- Department of Oral Pathology
- Department of Public Health Dentistry
The admission to the BDS course is in accordance with the regulation of the Dental Council of India, New Delhi, Government of Pondicherry and the Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University. Intake of BDS Students is 100.
Candidates for admission to the first year BDS Degree Course should have passed the H.Sc. (Academic) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Examination of Tamil Nadu or any other equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks (40% for SC) in the following subjects English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology)
Minimum 17 years as on 31 December. No upper age limit.
The duration of the B.D.S. course is 5 years, including 1 year compulsory rotary internship, leading to the award of the BDS Degree by Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University.
The Syllabus is as prescribed by the Dental Council of India and Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University.
For more details about admission please contact :-
Tel.0413-2615449 , 2615458
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To pursue MDS at IGIDS students must satisfy one of the following eligibility criteria-
1) Candidate has completed a 3 year course in BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) from a recognized university.
2) Candidate who has completed a 2 year PG diploma approved by Dental Council of India are eligible to pursue a MDS course in the same discipline.
Please note that in a non-governmental institutes, 50% of the seats will be filled by management of the institute. Academic merit should be considered while granting admission under management quota. Rest 50% seats will be filled by competent authority based on the academic merit of the candidate.
Academic merit of a candidate will be determined based on the performance in competitive exam conducted by the state governemnt or competent authority or centralized competitive exam conducted at the national level.
Candidate must score at least 50% marks in the competitive exam. For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum percentage required is 40%.
Performance in first, second and third year of BDS exam can be considered to determine the academic eligibility of the candidate.