MDS Paediatric and
Preventive Dentistry

MDS Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry

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Eligibility - MDS - Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry

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 : 6


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 : Clinical Pedodontics
Paper-II :Preventive and Community Dentistry as applied to pediatric dentistry
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 :  Develop good oral health in the child and also prepare the child to be a good citizen for tomorrow.
  • PO2 : Establish a positive attitude and behaviour in children.
  • PO3 : Interpret and practice the principles of prevention and preventive dentistry right from birth to adolescence.
  • PO4 : Explain and appraise the parents in regards to various treatment modalities including different facets of preventive dentistry.
  • PO5 : Record and evaluate proper clinical history, examine the child patient, perform the diagnostic procedure, correlate and interpret them to arrive at a reasonable diagnosis and formulate an individualized treatment plan for that particular child.
  • PO6 : To predict and identify developing malocclusion and design preventive and interceptive measures based on the age of the child.
  • PO7 : Employ adequate skills to prevent, repair and restore the loss of tooth structure in order to maintain harmony between both the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity.
  • PO8 : Identify and initiate treatment in children with special health care needs which are tailored to their individual requirements and conditions.
  • PO9 : Develop an attitude to adopt ethical principles in all aspects of pediatric dental practice.
  • PO10: Practice professional honesty and integrity.
  • PO11: Propose treatment care irrespective of the social status, caste, creed and the religion of the patients.
  • PO12: Communicate clinical Knowledge and experience with professional colleagues.
  • PO13: Read, review and apply the newer methods and techniques of pediatric dentistry.
  • PO14: Respect child patients rights and privileges including their right to information and seek a second opinion.
  • PO15: Practice the attitude to seek an opinion from allied medical and dental specialties as and when required.