MDS Periodontology

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Eligibility - MDS - Periodontology

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 : 2


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 : Normal Periodontal structure, Etiology and Pathogenesis of Periodontal diseases, epidemiology as related to Periodontics
Paper-II : Periodontal diagnosis, therapy and Oral implantology
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 : Describe the biology and pathology of the periodontium as well as the principles of bone biology and wound healing.
  • PO2 : Describe relevant surgical head and neck anatomy.
  • PO3 : Collect, organise, analyse, interpret and present clinical data related to the examination of periodontal tissues.
  • PO4 : Analyse occlusal factors in the initiation and progression (expression) of periodontal disease.
  • PO5 : Collect, organise, analyse, interpret and present clinical data related to the assessment of sites planned for implant placement.
  • PO6 : Utilize the appropriate diagnosing techniques relevant to periodontal and implant treatment.
  • PO7 : Establish a prognosis for the outcomes of periodontal and implant treatments.
  • PO8 : Demonstrate competence in non-surgical and surgical management of periodontal defects, regenerative    techniques, mucogingival procedures.
  • PO9 : Demonstrate Knowledge of managing medical emergencies in the dental clinic.
  • PO10: Demonstrate Knowledge to develop a treatment plan for medically compromised patients.
  • PO11: Perform restoration driven implant placement based on the pre-operative planning.
  • PO12: Perform augmentation procedures prior to implant placement by using the appropriate material and techniques.
  • PO13: Develop and implement recall and evaluate strategies following periodontal treatment and supportive maintenance therapy.
  • PO14: Communicate effectively with other disciplines in treatment planning and in treatment sequencing.
  • PO15: Conduct, present and publish research projects based on national and global needs.
  • PO16: Teach in both didactic and clinical areas of undergraduate periodontics.
  • PO17: Demonstrate appropriate professional attitudes and behaviour in dealing with staff members and helping personnel.
  • PO18: Converse with patients in an attentive manner that conveys concern, compassion, and the moral support of patients or their families.