AIPGDEE 2014 Eligibility Criteria

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(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.