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MGPGI Puducherry BDS Admission 2018

Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences Puducherry announces BDS Admission for NRI / NRI Sponsored / OCI Students

MGPGI BDS Admission 2018 - Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into BDS Program for NRI/NRI Sponsored and Foreign candidates for the academic year 2018-19


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MGPGI Puducherry

  • The Institution is recognised by the MHFW, Govt. of India, New Delhi on the recommendation of DCI, New Delhi and has been accorded permanent affiliation to the Pondicherry University (A Central University)
  • MGPGI Puducherry BDS Admission 2018 is done through CENTAC and NEET Entrance Exams. Admission to NRI seats is also done through CENTAC.

Seats Allotment

  • 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 Exam conducted on All India basis
  • The admission under the NRI/NRI Sponsored/OCI students are made purely on merit basis on All India NEET-BDS 2018 rank secured by the candidates

Seats Intake

  • The sanctioned intake for the undergraduate (BDS) course is 40 seats under the following categories
  • Puducherry Domicile - 29
  • Non-Resident Indians /NRI Sponsored / OCI students - 05
  • All India Quota - 06
  • The selection of the candidates under the Puducherry domicile category is made purely on merit basis by the Centralized Admissions Committee (CENTAC), Govt. of Puducherry based on the NEET - BDS marks


Course Offered

  • BDS (Bachelor of Dental Sciences)
  • The duration of the BDS is five (5) academic year including one-year paid Internship. The BDS degree is awarded by the Pondicherry (Central) University after successful completion of the course
  • Prosthodontics & Oral Implantology
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
  • Periodontics


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates for admission to the BDS degree course under NRI/NRI Sponsored/OCI Students should have a pass in the Higher Secondary Exam(Academic) conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Exam of any State Board i.e. 12th standard or any other equivalent exam thereto as recognized by the Pondicherry Central University, candidate for admission to BDS course must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying exam
  • NRI/NRI Sponsored / OCI Students shall be treated as general category only

Age Limit

  • Candidates should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December 2018. No upper age limit is prescribed


Admission Process

Basic Requirements for Admission

  • Five seats (5) of the BDS Course at Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences (MGPGI) are permitted to be filled in by Non-Resident Indians / NRI sponsored / Foreign students for the academic year 2018-19
  • Admissions under the above-mentioned category are made by CENTAC to the I year BDS course based only on the NEET-2018 marks obtained by the students. NRI/NRI Sponsored / OCI Students should have appeared for NEET (UG)-2018


Selection Process

  • For Admission to BDS Course (NRI/NRI Sponsored / Foreign Students)- Selection of candidates for admission to BDS Degree Courses is based on the National Entrance Exam Test (NEET) conducted by Directorate General of Health Services, Govt. of India Score only
  • The candidates are required to attach the Xerox copy of the NEET Rank and Score
  • Entrance Exams: NEET, CENTAC


Application Process

  • Application Form can be downloaded from the website www.mgpgi.puducherry.gov.in and submitted along with the prescribed fee of Rs.2000/- DD drawn in favour of "The Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate institute of Dental Sciences" payable at Pondicherry
  • Application in the prescribed form complete in all respects alongwith copies of all certificates/documents needs to be submitted till the last date as scheduled by the MGPGI
  • It should reach the office of the Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Indira Nagar, Puducherry-605006, on or before the last date by 05.00 pm
  • Click here to Download Application Form for BDS course (NRI / NRI Sponsored / OCI Students)
  • Applications which are incomplete, defective or received after the due date shall summarily be rejected and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard


Application Fee

  • The fee for the application form is Rs. 2500/- or equivalent in US Dollars

Mode of Payment

  • All payments shall be made by crossed Demand Draft only, drawn in favour of Dean, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry Payable at State Bank of India, Puducherry
  • The admission fee shall be US $ 22,000.00 and the amount should be paid in US $ by Demand Draft only. Besides, the admission fee, annual tuition fee of Rs. 1.21 lakh (Rupees one lakh and twenty-one thousand only) is payable every year. The admission Fee, as well as annual tuition fee, should be paid immediately when the candidate is selected for admission


Important Dates

  • Last Date for Submission of filled in Application: 18th July 2018
  • Bds Course Commences on:  02nd week of August 2018


MGPGI Puducherry

Government of Puducherry Institution, Pondicherry-605006, Phone No.: 04132278124, Email: mgdch.pon@nic.in, Website www.mgpgi.puducherry.gov.in



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