Latest Govt Job & Exam Updates:
(a) The candidate must be an Indian National / Person of Indian Origin / Overseas Citizen of India Card holders possessing BDS degree from a Dental College recognized by the Government of India under the Dentists Act, 1948 and who has obtained provisional or permanent registration from any of the State Dental Councils after passing the final BDS examination and has completed one year (12 months) Compulsory Rotating Internship in an approved/recognized Dental College shall be eligible.
(b) The condition of one year Compulsory Rotating Internship is not applicable to those candidate who had passed their final BDS Examination on or before 1988 and hold a BDS Degree from a Dental College recognized by the Dental Council of India and have obtained provisional or permanent registration from any of the State Dental Councils.
(c) No condonation of Internship of 12 months period shall be accepted except (i) the students of the batch admitted during the academic session 2007-2008 and have completed 4½ year BDS Course alongwith 06 months compulsory rotating internship and (ii) the students admitted during the academic session 2006- 2007 at Rajah Muthiah Dental College, Annamalai University those have completed 05 years BDS Course without internship.
(d) However, a candidate who, after passing the final qualifying examination (BDS or the foreign dental degree recognized by GOI/DCI), is undergoing 12-month compulsory rotating internship/practical training and is likely to complete the same by 31st March 2014 can take up this examination, but he/she shall not be eligible for admission unless he/she has completed the compulsory rotating internship and obtained provisional or permanent registration on or before 31 st March 2014 or the candidate produces a certificate from the head of Institution that he/she will be completing internship by 31st March 2014.
(e) The dates indicated by candidates with regard to 12 months Compulsory Rotating Internship i.e. starting date, completion date, shall be treated as final and candidates will be required to submit the original Compulsory Rotating Internship completion certificate at the time of counseling.
(f) The cut off dates for the recognition of the Dental Colleges, from where the candidates have passed their BDS Degree Course and completed compulsory rotatory Internship for the year 2014 will be 31st Oct 2013. The Colleges recognized after this date will not be considered.
(g) Registration with State Dental Councils is necessary and its documentary proof should be furnished at the time of counseling.
(h) Some of the Universities are having regulations that candidates who are already pursuing the PG Course in their University or in another University are not eligible for admission till they complete the course. The candidates who are already pursuing PG Courses either through All India Quota or State Quota and are applying for a seat under All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Exam may confirm the eligibility conditions of that University in this regard. Dte. Gen. Health Services shall not be responsible if such candidates are refused for admission. Such candidates may opt for the subject and the college at their own risk and cost.