1. To become a good professional, the student should be very clear in his/her ambition and set appropriate goals for themselves.
2. The priorities for the day should be clear in the mind.
3. Proper time management is very essential (with proper time management a student can easily have 3 hours of relaxation per day and read for 5 hours per day).
4. Mind and body should be kept active. Priorities and ambition may be forgotten if relaxation (though important) is overdone.
5. Attendance and internal assessment are two valuable tools to monitor the academic progress of a student. To avoid anxiety and tension before exam one should maintain a good record of attendance and internal assessment. Though 100% attendance is essential, 20% absenteeism is permitted to cover ill health and family commitments.
6. It is advisable that students stay only in hostels. When in hostels, they are expected to abide by the hostel rules and regulations. It is mandatory for students to keep the warden informed of their visits to a friend or relative or if he or she is going to be away from the hostel for more than a day. Students should not keep costly and valuable items in the room.
7. The behaviour of the student in and around the campus should befit the noble profession they have opted for. Lab coats (coat) should be worn only inside the campus.
8. Talented students in the field of sports and cultural activities should identify themselves with sports and cultural committee of the college. Good hobbies should not be forgotten.
9. Students should make an effort to learn the local language, as they have to deal with patients.
10. During clinical postings, should behave appropriately when dealing with patients.
11. Students are expected to observe the dress code of the University.
12. Indiscipline will be dealt with as per rules and the nature of punishment can vary from suspension to dismissal from the institute.
13. In case of ill health, students should attend the Meenakshi General Hospital, situated within the campus . While undergoing elective surgical procedures, students should keep the parents informed and it is always better that one of the parent is present during the procedure.
14. In case of stressful situations students can contact Student Counsellor to cope with the stress.
15. Meenakshi Ammal Dental College has been declared as “NO SMOKING ZONE”. Students found indulging in smoking may be removed from the hostel and no refund of rent will be given.
16. Any student involved in criminal offences on the campus and any indiscipline outside the campus will be handled by the concerned authorities as per the law of the land.
17. The students are discouraged from indulging in undue risky behaviour. There is also no need to possess a two or four wheeler.
18. The following are banned and severely dealt with:
– Drugs, drinking (liquor) and smoking
– Ragging & eve teasing
– Cheating, stealing, provocation, coercion, threats, pressure tactics & fights
19. Appropriate stringent action has been taken to prevent ragging. Anti-ragging Committee, Anti-ragging Squad, Mentoring Cell, Surprise Check Squad are the committees which will oversee and take appropriate steps to prevent ragging.
20. Students are expected to possess the identity card issued by the Institution at all time and are required to produce the same when asked for by the institutional and University authorities / District Police Authority.
At Meenakshi, our aim is to produce good professionals and we seek the co-operation of parents in achieving this goal. The infrastructure, amenities are of top class and the atmosphere is congenial for learning.
Following points need to be understood by every parent:
Students will wear clean, neat and presentable clothing. Following is the dress code of the university. Visiting students are also expected to observe the dress code. Students are advised to follow the following dress code while attending the colleges for lectures/ practicals / dissections / library / labs and formal function of the institution. The dress should be neat, clean and pressed.
Coats and name tags are compulsory for boys and girls especially during dissection/ practicals/ demonstration. Wearing the coat outside the campus is discouraged.
In case of violation of the dress code, the student concerned will be asked to leave the academic session.
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital offer MDS Course in all nine specialties. The duration of the course is three years.
|MDS – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||7 Seats|
|MDS – Periodontology||6 Seats|
|MDS – Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics||6 Seats|
|MDS – Oral Pathology and Microbiology||6 Seats|
|MDS – Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics||7 Seats|
|MDS – Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge||5 Seats|
|MDS – Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry||3 Seats|
|MDS – Public Health Dentistry||3 Seats|
|MDS – Oral Medicine and Radiology||4 Seats|
The candidates must possess BDS or an equivalent Degree recognized by the Dental Council of India/ Government of India, New Delhi.
The candidate must have permanent registration of his / her name with any State Dental Council.
The candidate should have completed his/her C.R.I (Compulsory Rotatory Internship) on or before 31st March of Admission year.
Candidates should have qualified the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET- MDS 2017).
Diploma in Dental Mechanics course offered by Meenakshi Ammal Dental College is recognized by the Dental Council of India, New Delhi
Candidates should passed higher Secondary certificate Examination conducted by Tamil Nadu State Board or any other equivalent examination (CBSE, Intermediate, HSE, other State Boards etc.) with following group of subject: a. Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology (or) b. Physics , Chemistry, Biology
Candidates should have completed the age of seventeen years on or before 31st December (on the year of admission)