Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital Puducherry

Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital Puducherry was established in 2009, to serve each student with a comprehensive picture of dentistry’s future and to provide students with a high-quality education which includes availability to qualified teachers and utilization of top-notch learning resources for professional development to encouraging learning environment. It has recognition from the National Dental Commission in New Delhi and also has affiliation with Pondicherry University. 

The college’s objective is to support the development of devoted and qualified professionals. Its aim is to become a premier centre of excellence in dental health care, teaching, training, and research at the national and international levels. It provides cutting-edge research facilities which creates and spreads knowledge in collaborative initiatives with top colleges in the country .



Name of InstituteMahe Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital Puducherry
Popular NameMINDS, Puducherry
Year of Establishment2009
Institute TypePrivate
Affiliated toPondicherry University
Approved byNational Dental Commission, New Delhi 
Hostel FacilitiesYes (Female)
Entrance Exam for UG coursesNEET UG Exam
CategoryDental Colleges in Pondicherry
ContactAddress: Chalakkara, Pallor, Mahe – 673 310 U.T of Puducherry
Email ID :
Admission Helpline Number : 9667542500

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Affiliation, Recognition, and Aid Status

  • Affiliated with: Pondicherry University
  • Approved by: National Dental Commission, New Delhi
  • Aid Status: Private


  • Library
  • Medical
  • Lecture Hall
  • Hostel
  • Sports
  • Radiology Room
  • Canteen
  • Auditorium

Faculty and Staff 

As faculty, they are responsible for maintaining and improving the quality of medical education at the Mahe 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 Internship100

For Postgraduate Courses

Periodontics3 Years3
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology3 Years2
Prosthodontics Crown and Bridge3 Years2
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics3 Years3
Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry3 Years3
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics3 Years3

Course Syllabus 

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
Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
Public Health Dentistry

BDS Internship

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

CourseGovt Quota Mgnt Quota
BDSRs. 2,50,000/-Rs. 6,50,000/-

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.


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

 Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences Cut-Off 2022 (State Quota)

General ESM
General FF
General Karikal
General MSP
General Yanam
BCM Mahe
MBC Yanam
SC Yanam
OBC Mahe

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 2023 (100 to 500 KB)
  • Self-attested copy of Score card of UG-NEET 2023 (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, 2023) 
  • 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) 

Contact Detail

 Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry

  • Address: Chalakkara, Pallo, Mahe – 673 310 U.T of Puducherry
  • Email ID:
  • Website:
  • Admission Helpline no : 9667542500

Ranking & Reputation

Name of InstituteMahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry

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Frequently Asked Question

Q. When was Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry established?

A. Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry was established in 2009.

Q. What is the Fees for UG Dental Courses at Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry?

A. The fees for UG dental courses at Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry are Rs. 6,50,000/-.

Q. Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is affiliated with which university?

A. Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is affiliated with Pondicherry University. 

Q. What is the location of Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry?

A. Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is located in Chalakkara, Pallor Mahe – 673 310 U.T of Puducherry

Q. What is the intake capacity for the MBBS course at Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry ?

A. The intake capacity for the MBBS course at Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is 100.

Q. What is the official website for Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry ?

A. The official website for Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is

Q. Does the Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry provide hostel facility?

A. Yes, Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry does provide a hostel facility for females.

Q. Is Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry Private or government college?

A. Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Puducherry is a private college.

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