Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science
The Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science programme is designed for general dental practitioners and dental surgeons. The Post graduate Diploma in Dental Science gives the students an extra edge on the various dental sciences. The students can choose their desired specialisations and continue their post-graduation in dental sciences.
The Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science programme gives an in-depth understanding of the various dental ailments and treatments for the same.
PG Diploma course details
|Mode of Admission||Merit|
|Entrance Exam||NEET PG|
|Eligibility||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 compulsory rotatory internship of a year in an approved/recognised dental college. Qualifying PG NEET Mandatory*|
Candidates seeking admission to MDS should mandatorily qualify NEET-MDS Exam. The NEET-MDS qualified students are required to undergo two types of counselling.
The students seeking admission to dental colleges affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) should undergo the counselling conducted by the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA).
The students seeking admission to private deemed universities should undergo counselling conducted by Medical Counselling Committee (MCC).
List of Top PG Diploma Colleges in Karnataka
RV Dental College - Bangalore
Course name: PG Diploma
Affiliations: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences - [RGUHS]
Eligibility: A candidate for admission to the PG course must have a recognized degree of BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) awarded by an Indian University in respect of recognized Dental College under Section 10(2) of the Dentists Act, 1948 or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India and should have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council. PG NEET Mandatory*
Duration: 2 years, Full time, Post Graduation Programme
Orthodontics Conservative Dentistry Prosthodontics
Campus Location: CA-37, 24th Main, JP Nagar, ITI Layout, 1st Phase, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078
- The college is well conneceted to Bus Stations, Railway Stations & Airport
- Distance from Airport is 43.7km
- Distance from Majestic(Central Railway Station(SBC)) is 10.7 km
List of PG Diploma colleges
Career Scope of PG Diploma
Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science students have great opportunities in the field. A large number of hospitals and polyclinics hire Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science professionals.
After completion of the Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science course, the professionals can also take up teaching and join the dental colleges as professors and can get better pay scales.
Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science students can also start their clinics and start practising. If the students are interested in research then after the completion of the Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science the graduates can take up MDS and join research centres to take up research in oral and dental sciences.
Some of the careers after BDS are:
- Oral and Maxillofacial pathologist
- Oral Surgery
- Research Analyst
Placements for PG Diploma
Some of the top Recruiters for Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science graduates are:
- Apollo Hospitals
- Fortis Healthcare
- Columbia Asia
- Aster Healthcare
- Wockhardt Hospitals
- Hosmet Hospitals
- Fiabila India
- Prime Dental Products
- Teidental Pvt Ltd
The top recruiters for dental sciences are majorly Government and Private Hospitals, Medical Research Centres, Dental colleges and Dental Equipment Manufacturers. The Post Graduate Diploma in Dental Science students can find ample job opportunities in different organisations