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UPCAT-Dental 2016 | Uttar Pradesh MDS Common Admission Test

UPCAT-Dental 2016 MDS Admission Notice

Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges, Uttar Pradesh is conducting "All India Common Admission Test for admission to Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) course for the year 2016 for Private Dental College Uttar Pradesh. The notification for UPCAT-Dental 2016 Uttar Pradesh MDS Common Admission Test 2016 has been announced.

The Dental Council of India runs under the aegis of Department of Health Ministry & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi

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Important Dates of UPCAT-Dental MDS

Date of obtaining Application Forms from Participating Colleges: 01st January 2016
Last Date for Receiving Completed Application Forms: 31st January 2016
Date of Exam at Lucknow and Delhi only: 07th February 2016
Date of Declaration of Results on Website: 16th February 2016

List of Member Institutions

U.P. combined Admission Test for admission to BDS (1st year) in various specialties at the following member colleges:
01. Career Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Lucknow)
02. D.J. College of Dental Science & Research (Nagpur)
03. Inderprastha Dental College & Hospital (Ghaziabad)
04. Institute of Dental Science (Bareilly)
05. Institute of Dental Studies & Technologies (Modi Nagar)
06. ITS Centre for Dental Studies & Research (Ghaziabad)
07. Kanti Devi Dental College & Hospital (Mathura)
08. Kothiwal Dental College & Research Centre (Moradabad)
09. Saraswati Dental College (Lucknow)
10. Sardar Patel Institute of Dental & Medical Science (Lucknow)
11. Sharda University, School of Dental Sciences, G Noid (Noida)
12. Subharti Dental College (Meerut)
13. U.P Dental College & Research Center (Lucknow)
(Address can be referred from the link: www.upcatdental.net/bds/member.aspx)

Course Duration

The course shall be of three years duration

All the candidates for the degree of MDS are required to pursue the prescribed course for at least three academic years course as full time candidates in a BDS recognized and MDS approved/recognized Institution under the direction of the Head of the Dept., who has to be a recognized postgraduate teacher in that speciality

Eligibility Criteria

A candidate for admission to the MDS course must have a recognised degree of BDS awarded by an Indian University in respect of recognised Dental College under Section 10(2) of the Dentists Act, 1948 or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) and should have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council

Candidates not possessing a recognized Dental qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India

Qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India

Candidates who possess PG Diploma recognised by the DCI with the duration of 2 years (proposed) in particular specialty is eligible for admission in MDS in the same specialty and the duration will be 2 years

Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the Dental Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the postgraduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he is admitted for the time being exclusively for postgraduate studies

Pattern of UPCAT-Dental

All candidates should appear for the Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test (UPCAT-DENTAL)

The entrance exam will comprise of an objective type exam of 180 minutes duration containing 200 questions of 200 marks. There will be 50 questions each for Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany

The syllabus for entrance exam will be as per the 10+2 exam (ICSE/CBSE/UP Board or equivalent)

The question paper will be given in English only

The candidate is required to answer 200 MCQs in 3 hours. Each question shall carry equal marks

All questions will be objective type with Multiple (1, 2, 3, 4) choice of which, only one will be the appropriate response and therefore the correct choice

Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. Zero marks shall be given to no response

Marking the OMR Answer Sheet

Answer Sheets are scanned by machine and scores computed. Accuracy in scoring is dependent on the examines marking their answer sheets properly and the completeness of their erasures when used

Therefore, accurate scoring is dependent on your strict adherence to the following procedures: Answer sheets have three parts: Part A, Part B and Part C

Part A is to be filled in with ink while Part B and Part C should be filled in with HB Pencil only

Fee Structure - MDS

Fee Rs.8.45 lacs per year. It may be modified by the fee fixation Committee constituted under the guidelines of Hon'ble Supreme Court of India

How to Apply

A candidate seeking register to the Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test - UPCAT Dental is required to send his/her application on the prescribed application from only, appended in this UPCAT 2016 MDS Information Brochure. MDS Information Brochure will be available from 01st January 2016

The Application form & OMR Sheet attached in information brochure should be filled correctly in candidates own handwriting and submitted to respective college latest by 01st January 2016

Submission of Application Form: The last date of receipt of the completed UPCAT Dental Application Form is on or before 31st January 2016. The completed application form must be sent to the following address P.O. Box No. 11, Izzat Nagar Post Office, Bareilly-243122. No application form will be received in person

For details visit website www.upcatdental.net

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UPCAT Bareilly

UPCAT-Dental, Association of Private Medical & Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh, Keshlata Hospital, Delapeer, Bareilly-243122 (UP) Tel: 0581-2303344, Email: Keshlatahospital@sify.com, Website www.upcatedental.net