Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences Puducherry

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Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences Puducherry is established in 1990 is the only government-run dental school in the state and is on par with other top medical college. Moreover, the college has received accreditation from the National Dental Commission and is affiliated with Pondicherry University.

The institution’s motto, “Knowledge is Power,” emphasises that knowledge is the most important factor in a person’s empowerment. 17 batches of students have graduated from this institution since it opened, while 10 batches have finished post-graduation (MDS).

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Highlights 

Name of InstituteMahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences Puducherry
Popular Name(MGPGIDS) ,Puducherry
Year of Establishment1990
Institute TypeGovernment
Affiliated toPondicherry University
Approved byNational Dental Commission, New Delhi 
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Male and Female)
Websitehttps://mgpgi.py.gov.in/
Entrance Exam for UG coursesNEET UG Exam
Course BDS AND MDS
CategoryDental Colleges in Poducherry
ContactAddress: Gorimedu, Indira Nagar, Puducherry, 605006
Email ID : mgpgids.@gmail.com
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

Affiliation, Recognition, and Aid Status

  • Affiliated with: Pondicherry Universiy
  • Approved by: National Dental Commission, New Delhi
  • Aid Status: Government

Facilities

  • Library
  • Medical
  • Computer labs
  • Hostel
  • Sports
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratory
  • OPD
  • Blood Bank

Faculty and Staff 

As faculty, they are responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of medical education at the Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry. All campus faculty adhere to the following policies, which are applicable:

  • College faculty are well-trained and experienced individuals with extensive knowledge of the Medical field who are always willing to indulge and prepare students for their professional careers.
  • The college faculty is always encouraging students to take on new challenges, giving them the insights they need to improve on both a personal and professional level.
  • In addition to faculty members, the institute has a non-technical staff that provides a healthy learning environment for students to grow into professional candidates for their future endeavors.

Faculties are always keen on the practical and sensible approach to the subject when teaching specific material. Furthermore, the faculty places a greater emphasis on ongoing education in order to promote the efficient use of existing resources.

Courses Offered and Intake Capacity

For Undergraduate Courses

CourseDurationIntake Seats
BDS4 and ½ years + 1 Year Internship110

For Postgraduate Courses

CourseDurationIntake
Periodontics3 Years3
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics3 Years3
Prosthodontics Crown and Bridge3 Years3
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery3 Years3
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology3 Years2

Course Syllabus 

For UG Course

1st Year BDS2nd Year BDS3rd Year BDS4th Year BDS
General Human Anatomy including Embryology and HistologyGeneral Pathology and MicrobiologyGeneral MedicineConservative Dentistry and Endodontics
General Human Physiology and BiochemistryGeneral and Dental Pharmacology and TherapeuticsGeneral SurgeryOral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral HistologyDental MaterialsOral Pathology and Oral MicrobiologyOral Medicine and Radiology
Pre-clinical ProsthodonticsOrthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics
Pre clinical Conservative DentistryPediatric & Preventive Dentistry
Periodontology
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
Public Health Dentistry

BDS Internship

SubjectsDuration
Oral Medicine & Radiology1 Month
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery1 ½ Months
Prosthodontics1 ½ Months
Periodontics 1 Month
Conservative Dentistry1 Month
Orthodontics1 Month
Community Dentistry/Rural Services15 days
Oral Pathology & Microbiology1 Month
Orthodontics3 Months
Elective15 days 

BDS Course Fees Structure

CourseFees (Annual)
BDSRs. 83, 090/-

MDS Course Fees Structure

CourseFees (Annual)
MDSRs. 31,900/-

NOTE: The above-shared fees can vary from the actual fees and are subject to change. To know the exact fee structure, candidates can connect with a counseling expert at the Admission Helpline No. 9667542500.

Eligibility Criteria for UG Courses

Eligibility CriteriaDetails
QualificationPassed H.Sc. (Academic) examination conducted by the Board of Higher Secondary Examination of Tamil Nadu or equivalent.
NationalityApplicants must be Indian citizens.NRI candidates with Indian passports are also eligible to apply. Under the NRI Category, overseas citizens of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian origin (PIO) are eligible to apply.
Age LimitThe candidate must be 17 year old. In addition, the candidate’s maximum age should be 25 years.
Minimum MarksMinimum of 50% marks in aggregate (40% for OBC/BCM/MBC/EBC/BT/SC/ST candidates) in Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Bio-technology, Botany, and Zoology.
Individual PassMust pass each of the four subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology or Bio-technology, and English) individually.
Additional RequirementEnglish must be one of the subjects studied.

NEET UG Cut Off

CategoryQualifying criteriaNEET Cutoff 2022NEET Cutoff 2023
UR/EWS50th Percentile715-117720-137
OBC40th Percentile116-93136-107
SC40th Percentile116-93136-107
ST40th Percentile116-93136-107
UR / EWS & PH45th Percentile116-105136-121
OBC & PH40th Percentile104-93120-107
SC & PH40th Percentile104-93120-107
ST & PH40th Percentile104-93120-108

Eligibility Criteria For PG Course

Entrance ExamNEET MDS EXAM
AgeThere is no upper age limit for admission to MDS courses.
InternshipThe candidate should have completed a 12-month compulsory rotating internship from a recognized Dental College or Institution by 31st March of the year of admission.
QualificationCandidates must have an BDS degree from a recognized educational institute or Equivalent Graduate degree.
Qualifying MarksThe candidate should have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in BDS course from a recognized Dental College or University. For SC/ST/OBC candidates, the minimum aggregate marks required are 40%.

NEET MDS Cut-Off  2023

CategoriesCut off percentile 2023Cutoff marks 2023
General50th272
SC/ST/OBC40th238
General-PH45th255
SC/ST/OBC-PH40th238

Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences Cut-Off 2022 (State Quota)

CategoryAIRMarks
General
General ESM
General FF
General Karikal
General MSP
General Yanam
EWS
BCM
BCM Mahe
BCM PWD
BT
EBC
EBC/KKL
MBC
MBC KKL
MBC MSP
MBC Yanam
OBC
OBC FF/KKL
OBC MSP
OBC/MSP/KKL
OBC/PWD
SC
SC KKL
SC MSP
SC Yanam
OBC Mahe
NRI

Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences Cut-Off 2022 (AIQ Quota)

AIRMarks AIRMarks AIRMarks AIRMarks 
Open 
EWS
OBC
SC
ST
EWS-PWD
OBC-PWD

Puducherry NEET Counselling Procedure

Counselling Registration

Step 1. Visit the Website:

Step 2. Create Login Details:

  • Provide a valid Mobile Number and Email ID on the “New Registration” page.
  • Carefully enter your Mobile Number and Email ID as all future communications will be sent to them.
  • Create a new password (up to six characters) specifically for online registration (different from your email account password).

Step 3. Enter Information:

  • Fill in all required details on the application form.
  • Verify that all information is accurate as it will be used throughout the admission process, and changes won’t be allowed.

Step 4. Login:

  • After successful registration, log in using your “registered email-id” and “password” to access the online application form.

Step 5. Document Upload (where necessary):

Upload the following documents as required:

  • Passport size photograph of the applicant (20 to 50 KB)
  • Scanned signature of the applicant (20 to 50 KB)
  • Self-attested copy of High School/Higher Secondary Certificate/Birth Certificate for date of birth verification (100 to 500 KB)
  • Self-attested copy of Residence/Community/EWS/Freedom Fighter/Ex-Serviceman/Person with Disabilities/Sports certificates, if applicable (100 to 500 KB)
  • Affidavit as per Annexure I-A on a 20 Rs. E-Stamp paper duly attested by a Notary for claiming Puducherry Residence.
  • Self-attested copy of Admit Card of UG-NEET 2024 (100 to 500 KB)
  • Self-attested copy of Score card of UG-NEET 2024 (100 to 500 K

Counselling Process

1. Round 1 and Round 2 Allotment:
  • For Government Quota, Management Quota, and NRI seats, Round 1 and Round 2 allotments are available.
  • NRI candidates can choose between online and offline modes.
  • CENTAC can decide to conduct counseling online or offline based on the situation.
2. Online Allotment:

Allotment in Rounds 1 and 2 is based on:

  • Candidate’s course preferences
  • Seat category
  • Reservation
  • NEET Rank

If a candidate doesn’t submit course preferences, they won’t be allotted a seat.

3. Round 2 Allotment:
  • Candidates must express their willingness and pay Registration Fees (for M.B.B.S.) before selecting course preferences in Round 2.
4. Download Allotment Order:
  • After publishing the provisional allotment list, allotted candidates should log in and download their Allotment Order.
5. Reporting to College:
  • Allotted candidates must report to their assigned college within the scheduled date and time.
  • Required documents: Application form, Provisional Allotment Order, and original certificates.
  • After document verification and fee payment, colleges will confirm provisional admission and issue an Admission slip.
6. Mopup and Stray Vacancy Counselling:
  • Detailed guidelines for Mopup and Stray Vacancy Counselling will be available on the CENTAC website.
7. Sliding in Round 2:
  • If a seat is allotted during sliding in Round 2, the previous allotment will be forfeited.
  • College-to-college sliding is allowed during counseling based on merit and reservation.
  • Individual transfer requests are not permitted.
  • Mutual transfers are also not allowed.
8. Offline Counselling (If Necessary):
  • If a candidate can’t attend offline counseling due to unforeseen reasons, they can authorize a representative.
  • The authorized representative must provide an undertaking and authority letter along with the required original documents.
  • The allotment made to the representative will be binding on the candidate.
9. Maintain Discipline:
  • Candidates should behave responsibly during counseling for its smooth conduct.
  • Engagement in any inappropriate activities will result in disqualification from the current and future academic sessions.

Application Fee

All (except SC/ST/PwD)Type of QuotaSC/ST/PwD
Rs. 1000 /-Govt. Quota (Puducherry Residents)Rs. 500 /-
Rs. 2000 /-Management Quota (All)Rs. 1000 /-
Rs. 5000 /-NRI / NRI Sponsored / FN / OCI / PIO_

Documents Required for UG Course

  • 10+2 mark sheet and Certificate of passing
  • Birth certificate / 10th mark sheet
  • Nativity Certificate
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • Character certificate
  • Proof of Identity (Aadhaar, PAN Card, Driving license)
  • Allotment Letters
  • Payment receipt of application fee
  • A printed copy of the filled-in online application form
  • Photographs (passport size)
  • Demand Draft (DD) receipt
  • NEET Rank Card and Admit Card

Documents Required for PG Course

  • NEET MDS Admit Card 
  • NEET MDS Score Card 
  • BDS Degree certificate 
  • BDS Marksheets 
  • Internship Completion Certificate (stating that the candidate has completed his/ her internship on or before March 31, 2024) 
  • Registration Certificate from the National Dental Commission or State Dental Council (SDC) 
  • Birth Certificate or class 10 marksheet 
  • Photo Id proof (PAN card/ Driving License/ Voter ID/ Aadhaar card/ Passport) 
  • Caste Certificate (SC/ ST/ OBC – if applicable) 
  • Disability Certificate issued by the medical board (if applicable) 

MCC Counseling Registration

StepActionDescription
1Visit MCC Official WebsiteGo to the official MCC Counselling 2024
2Find the Registration LinkLocate and click on the “Registration” or “New Registration” link on the homepage.
3Read the InstructionsCarefully read and understand the provided instructions, guidelines, and eligibility criteria.
4Fill in Personal DetailsEnter accurate personal information: full name, date of birth, gender, contact number, email, etc.
5NEET UG DetailsProvide NEET UG exam details: roll number, application number, and exam year.
6Generate Login CredentialsCreate a unique username and strong password for future access to the counseling portal.
7Payment of Registration FeePay the prescribed fee using available online payment options. Follow provided payment instructions.
8Verify and SubmitReview entered information, make corrections if needed, and submit the registration form.
9Confirmation and PrintoutReceive a confirmation message/email upon successful submission. Print or save as PDF for records.
10Keep Registration Details SecureSafely store registration number, login credentials, and payment receipt for future reference.

Counselling Fee

(Non-Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,000Rs. 500
Deemed UniversityRs. 5,000Rs. 5,000

Security Fee (Refundable)

Institution TypeURSC/ST/OBC/PwD
15% AIQ/Central UniversitiesRs. 1,0000Rs. 5,000
Deemed UniversityRs. 2,00,000Rs. 2,00,000

MCC Counselling Process

MCC will be the conducting the counselling process for admission to Medical, Dental Colleges and Nursing Colleges for the AIQ, Central Institues, University, AIMS, JIPMER , Deemed universities, AMU, BHU and etc. The Counselling will be held in Four Rounds Namely Round 1, Round 2, Round 3 and additional Round known as Stray vacancy round which will be the last round for the counselling and admission. Here’re are some details about each round given below:

ROUND-1:

  • Register for Main Counseling: Visit www.mcc.nic.in and register for Round-1 by paying a Non-Refundable Registration fee and Refundable Security Deposit.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Choose your preferred institutes and courses during the specified days and lock your choices.
  • Seat Allotment Round-1: Based on your choices and merit, seats will be allotted in Round-1.
  • Result Publication: The Round-1 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College with original documents. Those who want to upgrade to Round-2 must report with their original documents.

ROUND-2:

  • Candidates Not Allotted in Round-1: If you weren’t allotted a seat in Round-1, no need to register again. You will automatically be considered for Round-2.
  • Fresh Registration for Round-2: New candidates or those who didn’t register in Round-1 must register for Round-2 by paying the fees.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Fill new choices and lock them during the specified period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-2: Seats will be allotted based on your choices and merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-2 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the Round-2 result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat in Round-2, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College. Upgraded candidates must take relieving from Round-1 seat and join Round-2 seat.

ROUND-3:

  • Candidates Not Allotted in Previous Rounds: If you were not allotted a seat in Round-1 or Round-2, no need to register again. You will be considered for Round-3.
  • Fresh Registration for Round-3: New candidates or those who didn’t register in Round-1 or Round-2 must register for Round-3 by paying the fees.
  • Choice Filling and Locking: Fill new choices and lock them during the specified period.
  • Seat Allotment Round-3: Seats will be allotted based on your choices and merit.
  • Result Publication: The Round-3 result will be published on the MCC website.
  • Upload Essential Certificates: After the Round-3 result is declared, upload the necessary certificates as per the guidelines.
  • Physical Reporting: If allotted a seat in Round-3, physically report to the allocated Medical/Dental College.

FINAL STRAY VACANCY ROUND:

  • Fresh Registrations: Candidates must register for the Final Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Elimination: Candidates with allotted seats in other rounds will be eliminated from the Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Stray Vacancy Round: The AIQ Stray Vacancy Round for vacant seats will be conducted online by MCC of DGHS, MoHFW.
  • Seat Allotment: Seats will be allotted based on merit in the Stray Vacancy Round.
  • Joining Allotted Seat: If allotted a seat in the Stray Round, the candidate must join the allocated seat/college. Failure to join will result in debarment from NEET examination for 01 year and forfeiture of fees.

(Note: Candidates can participate in Round-2 or Round-3 directly without fresh registration if they are not allotted a seat in the previous round. Upgraded candidates cannot claim their previous round seat.)

Documents Required for UG Courses

  • NEET-UG Admissions card and score card. 
  • Class X Mark Sheet 
  • Class XI Mark Sheet
  • H.S.C. Mark sheet or any other equivalent exam. 
  • Transfer certificate
  • Graduation Certificate (if required)
  • Permanent Community Certificate Card.
  • Income Certificate for the candidates claiming fee exemption.
  • Nativity certificate and supporting documentation are required for applicants who have studied from Standard VI to Standard XII in a state other than Tamil Nadu.
  • The candidate who is a Tamil Nadu native and has studied from VI to XII standard in Tamil Nadu schools should also present supporting documentation of the parent’s certificates.
  • Special Category Form with an additional fee of Rs.100/- via Bank payment portal with relevant certificates for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, Eminent Sports Person and Ex-Servicemen, as applicable, along with the online application form should be uploaded.

Contact Details 

  Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry

  • Address: Gorimedu, Indira Nagar, Puducherry, 605006

Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstituteMahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry
ReputationGood 
EducationExcellent
FacultyGood
InfrastructureExcellent

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Frequently Asked Question

Q. When was Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry established?

A.Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry was established in 1990.

Q. What Are the Fees for UG Courses at Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry?

A. The fees for UG courses at Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry are Rs. 80,090/-.

Q. Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is affiliated with which university?

A. Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is affiliated with Pondicherry University. 

Q. What is the location of Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry?

A. The location of Gorimedu, Indira Nagar, Puducherry, 605006.

Q. What is the intake capacity for the MBBS course at Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry  ?

A. The intake capacity for the MBBS course at Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is 110.

Q. What is the official website for Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry ?

A. The official website for Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is https://mgpgi.py.gov.in/.

Q. Does the Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry provide hostel facility?

A. Yes, Mahatma Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry does provide a hostel facility for both males and females.

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