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Tamil Nadu PG Dental Entrance Exam 2016 Notification and Dates

Tamil Nadu MDS Admission 2016 through PG Dental Entrance Exam 2016

Tamil Nadu PG Dental Entrance Exam 2016 Notification and Dates have been announced. The candidates, who are looking for admission to MDS course in Tamil Nadu, are required to appear in Tamil Nadu PG Dental Entrance Exam 2016. Applications have been invited by Secretary, Selection Committee, Director of Medical Education, Kilpauk, Chennai for admission to MDS courses 2016-17 in the Tamil Nadu Govt. Dental College and Self Financing Institutions of Tamil Nadu state

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Tamil Nadu PG Dental 2016 Important Dates

Date of Notification: 03rd January 2016
Commencement for Downloading: 04th January 2016
Last Date for Downloading Application Form: 19th January 2016 (5.00 pm)
Last Date for Receipt of Application: 20th January 2016 (05.00 pm)
Date of Entrance Exam: 14th February 2016 (10.00 am to 01.00 pm)
Expected Date for Declaration of Result: Within a week

Duration of the Course:

The duration of MDS course is 3 years

MDS Specializations in Periodontics; Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery; Conservative Dentistry; Orthodontics; Prosthodontics; Oral Pathology; Oral Medicine and Radiology; Preventive & Social Dentistry

Eligibility Criteria for Tamil Nadu PG Dental entrance exam 2016

Candidates should be Citizen of India and should have undergone BDS courses in the State of Tamil Nadu. (Candidates who complete CRRI in other State are not eligible)

Candidates of Tamil Nadu Nativity who have completed BDS in other states should furnish a Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu issued by the competent authority only in the specified format in Annexure XI A and supported by a copy of Passport/Ration Card/Voter’s ID/Driving License/Permanent Dental Registration Certificate

Candidates who have passed their BDS Exams and completed/completing the CRRI period on or before 31st March 2016 are eligible to write the Entrance Examination
However, the candidates should possess the permanent Dental Council Registration Certificates of the States or of India at the time of counselling for allotment of seats

Candidates who have qualified from Universities other than Dr MGR Medical University should produce Eligibility Certificate from Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai-600032 at the time of counselling failing which they will not be considered for selection

Tamilnadu PG Dental Entrance Exam Pattern

The entrance exam will be of the undergraduate level covering all subjects and will contain 250 objective type questions each with four responses (A, B, C, D) in English

Each question will carry 1 (one) Mark; there will be no negative mark for incorrect responses; zero mark will be given for questions not answered

When more than one answer is indicated or when it is illegible, no mark will be awarded for that question; the maximum marks will be computed to 90

Hall Tickets

Eligible candidates who do not receive the Hall Tickets can download their Hall Tickets from the websites www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in by entering their A.R. Number allotted by the Selection Committee and their Date of Birth and attend the Entrance Examination. Candidates are requested to paste their photograph on the Hall Tickets, which is to be attested by a Gazetted Officer

Merit List

The Merit List will be drawn for a Total Mark of 100 by computing the Entrance Examination Marks and the marks for experience (90 marks for entrance examination + 10 marks for experience)

How to Apply for Tamil Nadu PG Dental  2016

Applications can only be downloaded from the websites www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in

Filled application along with necessary enclosures and 3 self addressed envelopes 23 x 10 cms to be sent to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai along with a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- which is non refundable towards the cost of application form drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection Committee payable at Chennai

Applications without the Demand Draft will not be accepted

The name of the candidate and the name of the course (MDS) should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft; SC/SCA & ST candidates who are natives of Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of the cost of the Application Form

Candidates should send the application with all enclosures in an A4 size cloth lined cover; the template with requisite details available for download should be printed and pasted on the cover

SMS will be sent through the official ID-TNMESC” regarding counselling only (if required)

For full details of prospectus and downloading of application forms, visit website www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in

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Health & Family Welfare Department

Tamil Nadu Govt. Medical Colleges/Self Financing Institutions (TNGMC-SFI), Selection Committee, Directorate of Medical Education, Kilpauk, Chennai-600010, Phone No: 044-28361674, Websites www.tnhealth.org / www.tn.gov.in