Admission

 ADMISSION PROCEDURE

 

Recognized by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New-Delhi, approved by Dental Council of India. 

 

 

University Affiliation Letter

 


Essentiality Certificate


Recognition Letter (MDS)

 

 

Recognition Letter (BDS)

University Examination Schedule

 

 

(a)      Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary examination of the Board of Higher Secondary Education of Kerala or equivalent thereto with at least 50% marks aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology is only eligible for admission to the BDS course. Furthermore, only those candidates who secure 50% marks in the medical entrance examination (paper I and II taken together) will be considered for admission into MBBS/BDS courses. Candidates belonging to the SC/ST/SEBC will be considered for admission to these courses only if they have scored a minimum of 40% marks in the medical entrance examination (paper I and II taken together).*

 

(b)     Candidates who have passed the B.Sc degree (three year course) examination with Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany or Biochemistry as main, and any one or two of the above subjects as subsidiaries, with 50% marks for the main and subsidiary subjects taken together subject to the condition that they have passed higher secondary examinations, kerala or examinations recognized as equivalent thereto with physics, chemistry and biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to the BDS course. For all the courses, candidates belonging to socially and educationally backward classes (as per G.O.(P) No. 208/66/Edn dated 2.5.1996 and amendments thereof) with a total annual family income not exceeding Rs. 2.5 lakhs, will have a relaxation of 5% marks in the qualifying examination. They need only 45% marks in the case of biology and 45% marks in the case of optional subjects put together. The SC/ST candidates need only a pass in the qualifying examination. However, for admission to BDS courses , candidates belonging to SC/ST categories need 40% marks in physics, chemistry and biology put together in the qualifying examination (as per the guidelines of Medical Council of India). The relaxation in marks in qualifying examination extended to SEBC candidates only will be applicable to OEC candidates even if they are allotted against the un-availed seats of SC/ST quota.*

 Age

       Applicants should have completed 17 years of age on the 31st December of the year of admission to the course. No relaxation of the minimum age limit shall be made on any account.

          The following originals should be submitted at the time of admission :-

1.       S.S.L.C Certificate

2.       Plus Two Certificate

3.       Transfer Certificate

4.       Conduct Certificate

5.       Migration Certificate (Wherever Applicable) 

6.       Selection Memo

7.       Admit Card

8.       Fee Receipt

9.       Fitness Certificate

10.    Passport size photo-2

11.    Stamp size photo-2

  Procedure of Selection

     The selection for admission will be made from the merit list prepared on the basis of the marks in the qualifying examination / entrance test conducted by Govt./Consortium.

Curriculum

The BDS course extends for a period of five academic years and subdivided as follows:

First BDS           12 months 

Second BDS       12 months

Third BDS          12 months 

Fourth BDS        12 months

Fifth BDS           12 months  

     First, Second, Third, Fourth & Fifth BDS courses are considered separately and classes and ranks are awarded separately. Those who fails to secure 50% of marks in a particular subject will be declared as failed in that subject and they will have to appear for examinations in the subjects concerned subsequently. Failed candidates will have to undergo additional course of remedial teaching.  As per the norms of the university, carry over may be granted. “Carry over” means, for example if a student passes two of the three subjects he/she will be promoted to the next year, but will have to clear the failed subject before appearing for the subsequent year’s exam.  This will be applicable to students as per the pertinent rules. 

     Eligibility criteria for appearing the University Examination will be declared at the beginning of the course.  The requirements to be completed are as follows:

1.   80% of attendance in examination subjects and 70% in non-examination subjects taught in the year.

2.  Completion of the work specified for the year.  This includes practical and clinical assignments. 

 

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