MDS Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery






    3 Years

Master of Dental Surgery


Pass in BDS from a recognized Dental College with permanent registration of any State Dental Council. NEET-MDS qualification is a pre-requisite for admission to MDS both under Management & NRI categories.

Admission Procedure

In addition to the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, students seeking admission to MDS will be required to qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET-MDS which will be conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) generally in December/January each year. The responsibility of NBE is limited to the conduct of NEET-MDS, declaration of the result and providing the NEET-MDS Ranks to DGHS / MCC for counselling 100% seats in Deemed Universities.

Application form for NEET-MDS can be submitted online through the website on notification. Students are advised to carefully read the Information Bulletin and keep the correct details ready, before submission of the form.

DGHS has entrusted the Counselling and Allotment of seats to the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Hence, after announcement of results, students are required to register on - PG Medical Counselling - Deemed/Central Universities and lock their choice of colleges.

Admission to both Management and NRI category seats in MDS is based on inter-se merit in NEET-MDS.

Candidates interested in taking admission under NRI category, will be required to forward the following NRI documents to the email ID provided by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) a few days prior to the commencement of registration:

  1. Affidavit of the person who is NRI and the sponsor
  2. Documents claiming that the sponsor is an NRI (Passport, Visa of the sponsor)
  3. Relationship of NRI with the candidate as per the court orders of The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in case W.P.(c) No. 689/2017-Consortium of Deemed Universities in Karnataka (CODEUNIK) & Ans. Vs Union of India & Ors.
  4. Affidavit from the sponsor that he/ she will sponsor the entire course fee of the candidate
  5. Embassy Certificate of the Sponsor
  6. NEET score card

The fee structure of MDS (Management & NRI) is made available on the homepage of our website under Course Fee.

Documents required for admission to MDS (Original + 3 attested copies)

  • Admit card issued by NBE
  • Result/rank letter issued by NBE
  • NEET-MDS allotment letter & Score card
  • SSLC or equivalent marks card or birth certificate
  • BDS Degree marks cards of all years
  • Internship completion certificate
  • Provisional/BDS Degree certificate
  • Dental Council Registration certificate
  • Transfer certificate
  • Conduct certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Physically handicapped certificate issued by authorized medical boards (if applicable)
  • Physical fitness & Blood group certificate
  • PAN card copy of the parent and student
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)
  • Additional documents for NRI admission

    The originals of the documents sent to DGHS / MCC supporting NRI status should be submitted.

    Additional documents for foreign nationals

    • Valid foreign passport and valid visa for the period of study
    • Valid Residential Permit in India
    • AIDS-free certificate

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Program Structure

Part I Paper I:Applied Basic Sciences
Part II Paper-I : Minor Oral Surgery andTrauma
Paper-II : Maxillofacial Surgery
Paper-III:Essays- Descriptive and analyzing type questions

Other requirements: Dissertation

Program Outcomes

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

  • PO1 :  Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of etiology, pathophysiology and diagnosis, appropriate treatment planning of various oral and maxillofacial surgical problems
  • PO2 : Apply general surgical principles to pre and post-surgical management particularly evaluation, post surgical care, fluids and electrolyte management, blood transfusion and post surgical pain, management.
  • PSO3 : Demonstrate knowledge of basic sciences relevant to the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • PSO4 : Record clinical history, perform a methodical examination of the patient, order essential diagnostic investigation and interpret them and deduce reasonable diagnosis and formulate treatment plan of the surgical condition.
  • PSO5 : Formulate an evidence-based and cost-effective treatment plan in collaboration with the patient
  • PSO6 : Practise with competence minor oral surgical procedures and common maxillofacial surgery both surgically and medically (if required multispecialty approach)
  • PSO7 : Provide apt diagnosis, surgical and medical management of diseases, injuries and defects of human jaws and associated oral structure by interaction with other dental, medical and allied disciplines.
  • PSO8 : Practise personal hygiene and infection control, prevention of cross infection and safe disposal of hospital waste keeping in view of the high prevalence of hepatitis, HIV and other transmissible diseases
  • PSO9 : Develop an attitude to seek an opinion from allied  medical and dental specialists as and when required and be willing to share knowledge and clinical experience with professional colleagues
  • PSO10 : Adopt new techniques of surgical management developed from time to time-based on own research or critical appraisal of research literature which are in the best interest of the patient
  • PSO11: Provide compassionate patient care and help in national health scenario and neighbouring regions for conditions relevant to the specialty of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery irrespective of social status, caste, creed or religion of the patient.
  • PSO12 : Communicate with patients from diverse backgrounds including the ability to listen to, respond to, and provide appropriate information and obtaining a truly informed consent
  • PSO13 : Function as an effective team member / leader of a multi professional oral and maxillofacial surgical team
  • PSO14 : Demonstrate a respect for human values, human rights and social responsibilities