MDS Oral Medicine
and Radiology

MDS Oral Medicine and Radiology

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Eligibility - MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology

The minimum qualification for admission to the post graduate program is pass in BDS with permanent registration of any State Dental Council.

Duration : 3 Years INTAKE : 8


Admission to MDS under General category

The admission under the General category will be on the basis of NEET PG ranking. Centralised counselling for allotment of seats will be conducted by the Karnataka Examinations Authority (KEA )

Admission to MDS under NRI / Management category

Students seeking admission under the NRI/ Management category should also be NEET PG qualified. The candidates should fulfil the eligibility criteria prescribed by KEA for admission under this category. The counselling for this category will also be conducted by KEA.

The payment of fee shall be in foreign currency or from the NRE account of the Sponsor.

Documents to be produced at the time of admission

  • NEET PG Rank / Score card
  • 10th Std marks card/pass certificate for proof of date of birth – Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • BDS Degree Marks cards of all years - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Internship Completion Certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Provisional / Degree Certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • DCI Registration Certificate - Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Transfer Certificate from the institution last attended – Original + 3 attested photocopies.
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended – Original
  • Eligibility Certificate issued by the Registrar, (Deemed to be University)
  • Migration certificate from the University last studied
  • Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Photographs – Recent color photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35mm X 45 mm (Passport size) & 20mm X 25mm (Stamp size)
  • Aadhar card copy of the student

Additional Documents to be produced

  • Parents / Sponsors Passport Copy
  • Residence Permit copy of the Parent / Sponsor
  • Working / Employment Certificate of Parent / Sponsors (NRI candidate)
  • Sponsorship Letter
  • PIO card (for person of Indian Origin)

For Foreign Nationals – Additional Documents to be produced

  • No Objection Certificate from the Government of India
  • AIDS -free certificate from a competent medical authority
  • Residential Permit issued by the Foreigners’ Registration Office and the District Superintendent of Police
  • Passport & Valid Students VISA for the period of study
  • Aadhar card copy of the student

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in

Program Structure:

Part I Paper I:Applied Basic Sciences
Part II Paper-I : Oral and MaxillofacialRadiology
Paper-II : Oral Medicine, therapeutics and laboratory investigations
Paper-III:Essays- Descriptive and analysing type questions

Other requirements: Dissertation

Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1 : Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of the applied anatomy of the face and oral cavity, the physiologic processes, pathologic processes and pharmacological applications.
  • PO2 : Describe the etiopathogenesis, clinical and radiographic manifestations, investigations, differential diagnosis and management of oro-facial disorders, systemic diseases and maxillofacial trauma.
  • PO3 : Discuss the dental considerations and management of medically compromised patients and patients with special needs.
  • PO4 : Explain the clinical and radiographic features, investigations, differential diagnosis and management of various syndromes affecting the head and neck.
  • PO5 : Discuss the evolution of radiology, physics, biologic effects, protection measures, principles and procedures of conventional and advanced imaging of the head and neck.
  • PO6 : Outline the principles, clinical and radiographic aspects of Forensic odontology.
  • PO7 : Demonstrate a working knowledge of the medico-legal aspects while handling patients in the dental clinic.
  • PO8 : Diagnose, prevent and manage diseases affecting the oral and para-oral structures through established standard protocols by evaluation of the patient’s dental and medical history, systemic examination and investigations.
  • PO9 : Communicate effectively and empathetically with patients and explain the disease process, treatment strategies and obtain informed consent.
  • PO10 : Undertake the conventional and advanced radiographic procedures for diagnosing oral and maxillofacial disorders through systematic radiographic interpretation and drafting of report.
  • PO11 : Exhibit clinical knowledge through lectures, case presentations, seminars and scientific paper presentations.
  • PO12 : Demonstrate research skills, conduct research in collaborative teams, manage research projects on a scale appropriate to an early career researcher in the discipline and develop and participate in research networks.
  • PO13 : Apply the principles of an evidence-based approach to learning, clinical and professional practice and decision making.
  • PO14 : Demonstrate high moral and ethical standards while carrying out clinical and radiographic examinations and demonstrate clinical maturity with a professional attitude towards patients and colleagues.
  • PO15 : Employ and undertake research through a literature search of scientific journals and apply the established evidence in management strategies.
  • PO16 : Demonstrate the ability to refine current knowledge and skills regularly.
  • PO17 : Undertake health promotion, disease prevention and the provision of health care in the community.