MAHATMA GANDHI 
POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCES
(MGPGI)
GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY INSTITUTION
PONDICHERRY - 605 006

 

ADMISSION

B.D.S. COURSE

 

         Forty students are admitted each year to the B.D.S. course, of which 29 are from the Union Territory of Puducherry.  The admissions to these seats are made on merit basis by the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry, through a Joint Merit List.  6 seats are allotted under the All India quota and are sponsored by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Govt. of India, New Delhi, through the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test.  Admissions to the remaining 5 seats, which are reserved to NRI / Foreign students / NRI Sponsored students, are made on merit, as declared by CENTAC, Government of Puducherry.

 

M.D.S. COURSES:

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 through Post Graduate Dental Entrance Examination (PGDEE).  Six seats i.e.50%  are allotted to All India Quota and are filled by the Director General of Health Services (DGHS), Govt. of India, New Delhi, purely on merit basis.  One seat, which is reserved for NRI / Foreign students / NRI sponsored student, is also filled on merit basis, through PGDEE.

ADMISSION OF STUDENTS FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015 16

 

B.D.S. Courses:

Category

No. of Seats filled

No. of students discontinued

Pondicherry Domicile

35

-

All India Quota

1

-

Non-Resident Indians / NRI Sponsored/ Foreign students

4

-

Total

40

-

 

 

M.D.S. Courses:

Category

No. of Seats filled

No. of students discontinued

Speciality

Puducherry Domicile

7

Nil

Two seats each for Oral Pathology & Microbiology and Oral Medicine & Radiology, One seat each for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics and Prosthodontics,

All India Quota

5

Nil

One seat each for Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics and Periodontics.

Non-Resident Indians / NRI Sponsored/ Foreign students

1

Nil

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

 

            Several graduates of this Institute have been selected by Dental Teaching Institutions / Army Dental Corps / Public Service Commissions / Public Sector Undertakings and for / post graduate courses and other jobs in India and abroad.