MEENAKSHI AMMAL DENTAL COLLEGE

  • Diploma Course
  • Bachelor Of Dental Surgery
  • Master Of Dental Surgery
Diploma Courses

Diploma in Dental Mechanics course and Dental Hygienist programs offered by Meenakshi Ammal Dental College is recognized by the Dental Council of India, New Delhi. 

DepartmentsDurationType Award
Diploma in Mechanical Course2 YearsFull-TimeDiploma
Diploma in Dental Hygienists2 YearsFull-TimeDiploma
Educational Qualification & Eligibility 
  • The candidate should be at least 17 years of age at the time of admission or within 3 months of it and should be medically fit to pursue the course. 
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 or two years intermediate or equivalent course thereof with Science subjects (i.e.) Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized Indian University or Pre-University/Intermediate Board. 

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Bachelor in Dental Surgery
Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Candidates shall meet the following eligibility criteria prescribed by the Dental Council of India.

  1. Should have completed 17 years on or before 31st of December, of the year of admission to the BDS programme.
  2. Have passed the qualifying exam as under
      • Higher secondary examination or the Indian School Leaving certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 higher secondary examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

or
      • The intermediate examination in science of an Indian University/ Board/ or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.

Note: Where the programme content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the national committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre professional training before admission to the dental college 

Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Candidates shall meet the following eligibility criteria prescribed by the Dental Council of India.

  1. Should have completed 17 years on or before 31st of December, of the year of admission to the BDS programme.
  2. Have passed the qualifying exam as under
  • Higher secondary examination or the Indian School Leaving certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 higher secondary examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

or
  • The intermediate examination in science of an Indian University/ Board/ or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.

Note: Where the programme content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the national committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre professional training before admission to the dental college 

Selection of Students 
  1. There shall be a single eligibility-cum-entrance examination namely “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test (NEET) for admission to BDS course” in each academic year.
  2. “In order to be eligible for admission to BDS Course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET for the said academic year. 
  3. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4 above, after the commencement of these amendments, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All-India common merit list in NEET for admission to BDS course”. Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in NEET held for any academic year for admission to BDS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to BDS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only. 
  4. The reservation of seats in dental colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in Tamil Nadu. An all India merit list as well as State-wise merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in NEET and candidates shall be admitted to BDS course from the said lists only. 
  5. No Candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as prescribed in Clause (ii.) above shall be admitted to BDS course in the said academic year. 
  6. All admissions to BDS course within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in NEET. 
  7. To be eligible for admission to BDS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in Sub regulation 2 of Regulation I and in addition must have come in the merit list of “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test” for admission to BDS course In respect of ‘candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or other Backward Classes the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry Biology/Biotechnology taken together in Qualifying examination shall he 40% instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4, after the commencement of these amendments, of Regulation I above, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 45% instead of 50%. 
    • Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he/she may be provisionally permitted to take up the NEET and in case of selection for admission to the BDS course, he/she, shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under Regulation I. 

 

The admission to BDS course closes on 30th of September every year.

Selection of Students 
  1. There shall be a single eligibility-cum-entrance examination namely “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test (NEET) for admission to BDS course” in each academic year.
  2. “In order to be eligible for admission to BDS Course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET for the said academic year. 
  3. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4 above, after the commencement of these amendments, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All-India common merit list in NEET for admission to BDS course”. Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in NEET held for any academic year for admission to BDS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to BDS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only. 
  4. The reservation of seats in dental colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in Tamil Nadu. An all India merit list as well as State-wise merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in NEET and candidates shall be admitted to BDS course from the said lists only. 
  5. No Candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as prescribed in Clause (ii.) above shall be admitted to BDS course in the said academic year. 
  6. All admissions to BDS course within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in NEET. 
  7. To be eligible for admission to BDS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in Sub regulation 2 of Regulation I and in addition must have come in the merit list of “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test” for admission to BDS course In respect of ‘candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or other Backward Classes the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry Biology/Biotechnology taken together in Qualifying examination shall he 40% instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4, after the commencement of these amendments, of Regulation I above, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 45% instead of 50%.
  8. Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he/she may be provisionally permitted to take up the NEET and in case of selection for admission to the BDS course, he/she, shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under Regulation I. 

The admission to BDS course closes on 30th of September every year.

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Master of Dental Surgery

Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital offers MDS Course in all the nine specialties of dentistry. The duration of the course is three years.

Specialities
MDS – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery7 Seats
MDS – Periodontology6 Seats
MDS – Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics6 Seats
MDS – Oral Pathology and Microbiology6 Seats
MDS – Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics7 Seats
MDS – Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge5 Seats
MDS – Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry3 Seats
MDS – Public Health Dentistry3 Seats
MDS – Oral Medicine and Radiology4 Seats
Eligibility Criteria 
  • A candidate for admission to the Master in Dental Surgery course, must possess a recognised degree of Bachelor in Dental Surgery awarded by a university or institute in India and registered with the State Dental Council and has obtained provisional or permanent registration and has undergone one year compulsory rotatory internship in an approved/recognised dental college: Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the following procedure shall be followed:
  • The Council may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the post-graduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he or she is admitted for the time being exclusively for post-graduate studies: Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered as medical/dental practitioner in his/her own country from which he/she has obtained his/her basics dental qualification and that his/her degree is recognized by the corresponding state dental council or concerned authority. 
Admission
  • The candidate should have completed his/her C.R.I (Compulsory Rotatory Internship) on or before 31st March of Admission year.
  • There shall be a uniform NEET for admission to the postgraduate dental courses in each academic year conducted in the manner prescribed by the National Board of Examination or any other authority appointed by the Central Government on this behalf. 
  • The candidate has to secure the following category-wise minimum percentile in NEET for admission to postgraduate courses held in a particular academic year. 
  • General 50th Percentile; Person with locomotor disability of lower limbs 45th Percentile; Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes 40th Percentile.

 

The academic session will commence from 1st of May and the cut-off date for admission, even for stray vacancies, in the Master of Dental Surgery course shall be 31st of May, every year.

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Diploma Courses

Diploma in Dental Mechanics course and Dental Hygienist programs offered by Meenakshi Ammal Dental College is recognized by the Dental Council of India, New Delhi. 

DepartmentsDurationType Award
Diploma in Mechanical Course2 YearsFull-TimeDiploma
Diploma in Dental Hygienists2 YearsFull-TimeDiploma
Educational Qualification & Eligibility 
  • The candidate should be at least 17 years of age at the time of admission or within 3 months of it and should be medically fit to pursue the course. 
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 or two years intermediate or equivalent course thereof with Science subjects (i.e.) Physics, Chemistry and Biology from a recognized Indian University or Pre-University/Intermediate Board. 

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Programs

Infrastructure

Campus

Bachelor in Dental Surgery
Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Candidates shall meet the following eligibility criteria prescribed by the Dental Council of India.

  1. Should have completed 17 years on or before 31st of December, of the year of admission to the BDS programme.
  2. Have passed the qualifying exam as under
      • Higher secondary examination or the Indian School Leaving certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 higher secondary examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

or
      • The intermediate examination in science of an Indian University/ Board/ or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.

Note: Where the programme content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the national committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre professional training before admission to the dental college 

Admission Procedure & Eligibility Criteria

Candidates shall meet the following eligibility criteria prescribed by the Dental Council of India.

  1. Should have completed 17 years on or before 31st of December, of the year of admission to the BDS programme.
  2. Have passed the qualifying exam as under
  • Higher secondary examination or the Indian School Leaving certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10+2 higher secondary examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education.

or
  • The intermediate examination in science of an Indian University/ Board/ or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject.

Note: Where the programme content is not as prescribed for 10+2 education structure of the national committee, the candidates will have to undergo a period of one year pre professional training before admission to the dental college 

Selection of Students 
  1. There shall be a single eligibility-cum-entrance examination namely “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test (NEET) for admission to BDS course” in each academic year.
  2. “In order to be eligible for admission to BDS Course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET for the said academic year. 
  3. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4 above, after the commencement of these amendments, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All-India common merit list in NEET for admission to BDS course”. Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in NEET held for any academic year for admission to BDS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to BDS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only. 
  4. The reservation of seats in dental colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in Tamil Nadu. An all India merit list as well as State-wise merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in NEET and candidates shall be admitted to BDS course from the said lists only. 
  5. No Candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as prescribed in Clause (ii.) above shall be admitted to BDS course in the said academic year. 
  6. All admissions to BDS course within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in NEET. 
  7. To be eligible for admission to BDS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in Sub regulation 2 of Regulation I and in addition must have come in the merit list of “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test” for admission to BDS course In respect of ‘candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or other Backward Classes the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry Biology/Biotechnology taken together in Qualifying examination shall he 40% instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4, after the commencement of these amendments, of Regulation I above, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 45% instead of 50%. 
    • Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he/she may be provisionally permitted to take up the NEET and in case of selection for admission to the BDS course, he/she, shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under Regulation I. 

 

The admission to BDS course closes on 30th of September every year.

Selection of Students 
  1. There shall be a single eligibility-cum-entrance examination namely “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test (NEET) for admission to BDS course” in each academic year.
  2. “In order to be eligible for admission to BDS Course for a particular academic year, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET for the said academic year. 
  3. However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4 above, after the commencement of these amendments, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile. The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All-India common merit list in NEET for admission to BDS course”. Provided when sufficient number of candidates in the respective categories fail to secure minimum marks as prescribed in NEET held for any academic year for admission to BDS Course, the Central Government in consultation with Dental Council of India may at its discretion lower the minimum marks required for admission to BDS Course for candidates belonging to respective categories and marks so lowered by the Central Government shall be applicable for the said academic year only. 
  4. The reservation of seats in dental colleges for respective categories shall be as per applicable laws prevailing in Tamil Nadu. An all India merit list as well as State-wise merit list of the eligible candidates shall be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in NEET and candidates shall be admitted to BDS course from the said lists only. 
  5. No Candidate who has failed to obtain the minimum eligibility marks as prescribed in Clause (ii.) above shall be admitted to BDS course in the said academic year. 
  6. All admissions to BDS course within the respective categories shall be based solely on marks obtained in NEET. 
  7. To be eligible for admission to BDS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in Sub regulation 2 of Regulation I and in addition must have come in the merit list of “National Eligibility-cumEntrance Test” for admission to BDS course In respect of ‘candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or other Backward Classes the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry Biology/Biotechnology taken together in Qualifying examination shall he 40% instead of 50%. In respect of candidates with locomotor disability of lower limbs in terms of sub-regulation 4, after the commencement of these amendments, of Regulation I above, the minimum marks in qualifying examination in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 45% instead of 50%.
  8. Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he/she may be provisionally permitted to take up the NEET and in case of selection for admission to the BDS course, he/she, shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under Regulation I. 

The admission to BDS course closes on 30th of September every year.

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Programs

Infrastructure

Campus

Master of Dental Surgery

Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital offers MDS Course in all the nine specialties of dentistry. The duration of the course is three years.

Specialities
MDS – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery7 Seats
MDS – Periodontology6 Seats
MDS – Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics6 Seats
MDS – Oral Pathology and Microbiology6 Seats
MDS – Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics7 Seats
MDS – Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge5 Seats
MDS – Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry3 Seats
MDS – Public Health Dentistry3 Seats
MDS – Oral Medicine and Radiology4 Seats
Eligibility Criteria 
  • A candidate for admission to the Master in Dental Surgery course, must possess a recognised degree of Bachelor in Dental Surgery awarded by a university or institute in India and registered with the State Dental Council and has obtained provisional or permanent registration and has undergone one year compulsory rotatory internship in an approved/recognised dental college: Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the following procedure shall be followed:
  • The Council may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the post-graduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he or she is admitted for the time being exclusively for post-graduate studies: Provided further that temporary registration to such foreign national shall be subject to the condition that such person is duly registered as medical/dental practitioner in his/her own country from which he/she has obtained his/her basics dental qualification and that his/her degree is recognized by the corresponding state dental council or concerned authority. 
Admission
  • The candidate should have completed his/her C.R.I (Compulsory Rotatory Internship) on or before 31st March of Admission year.
  • There shall be a uniform NEET for admission to the postgraduate dental courses in each academic year conducted in the manner prescribed by the National Board of Examination or any other authority appointed by the Central Government on this behalf. 
  • The candidate has to secure the following category-wise minimum percentile in NEET for admission to postgraduate courses held in a particular academic year. 
  • General 50th Percentile; Person with locomotor disability of lower limbs 45th Percentile; Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes 40th Percentile.

 

The academic session will commence from 1st of May and the cut-off date for admission, even for stray vacancies, in the Master of Dental Surgery course shall be 31st of May, every year.

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Programs

Infrastructure

Campus