MGPGI Puducherry BDS Admission 2016 | Dental Program

BDS Program 2016 at Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences

Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences (MGPGIDS), Puducherry has invited applications from eligible applicants for admission into BDS Program for NRI/NRI Sponsored and Foreign applicants for 2016-17 sessions.

Sanctioned Intake

The sanctioned intake for the undergraduate (BDS) course is 40 seats under the following categories:

  • Puducherry Domicile – 29 Seats.
  • Non-Resident Indians/NRI Sponsored /Foreign students – 05 Seats.
  • All India Quota – 06 Seats.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for admission to the BDS degree course under NRI/NRI Sponsored/Foreign 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 recogniszed by the Pondicherry Central University.

Applicant 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/Foreign Students shall be treated as general category only.

Age Limit: Applicants should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December, 2016. No upper age limit is prescribed.

Admission Procedure

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 2016-17.

Admissions under the above mentioned category are made to the 1 year BDS course based on the marks obtained by the student in HSC Biology /Botany & Zoology, Physics and Chemistry including practical’s. When more than one applicant has got the same marks in the common merit list (i.e. the merit list prepared after merging the normaliszed marks of applicants from various Boards), the ‘inter-se merit’ among such applicants, for each course shall be determined “in the order of priority” as specified below:-

  • Percentage of actual marks in Biology/Botany & Zoology
  • Percentage of actual marks in Physics
  • Percentage of actual marks in Chemistry
  • Total normalized marks’ of all eligible subjects prescribed for the course
  • Date of Birth

How to Apply?

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.

Applicants who are provisionally selected for admission should themselves get medically examined by the Medical Board, Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry and produce a Medical Fitness Certificate in original at the time of admission.

Important Dates for BDS Admission

Last date for Submission of filled in Application Form: June 30th 2016

BDS Course Commences on 02nd Week of August 2016

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