TNPG 2016 Entrance Examination | PG Dental Programs
Applications have been invited by Secretary, Selection Commiitee, Director of Medical Education, Kilpauk, Chennai for admission to MDS courses 2016-2017 in the Tamil Nadu Govt. Dental College and Self Financing Institutions of Tamil Nadu state.
Applicants seeking admission must write the Tamil Nadu Post Graduate Dental Entrance Examination 2016 conducted by the Selection Committee.
Duration of the Course: The duration of MDS course is 3 years.
MDS Specializations in Periodontics; Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery; Conservative Dentistry; Orthodontics; Prosthodontics; Oral Pathology; Oral Medicine and Radiology; Preventive & Social Dentistry.
Eligibility Criteria for MDS Courses 2016
Applicants must be Citizen of India and should have undergone BDS courses in the State of Tamil Nadu. (Applicants who complete CRRI in other State are not eligible).
Applicants of Tamil Nadu Nativity who have completed BDS in other states should furnish a Certificate of Nativity in Tamil Nadu issued by the competent authority only in the specified format in Annexure XI A and supported by a copy of Passport/Ration Card/Voter’s ID/Driving License/Permanent Dental Registration Certificate.
Applicants who have passed their BDS Exams and completed/completing the CRRI period on or before 31st March 2016 are eligible to write the Entrance Examination.
Entrance Exam Pattern for MDS
The entrance exam will be of the undergraduate level covering all subjects and will contain 250 objective type questions each with four responses (A, B, C, D) in English.
Each question will carry 1 (one) Mark; there will be no negative mark for incorrect responses; zero mark will be given for questions not answered.
When more than one answer is indicated or when it is illegible, no mark will be awarded for that question; the maximum marks will be computed to 90.
How to Apply?
Applications can only be downloaded from the websites www.tnhealth.org and www.tn.gov.in
Filled application along with necessary enclosures and 3 self addressed envelopes 23 x 10 cms to be sent to the Secretary, Selection Committee, Kilpauk, Chennai along with a Demand Draft for Rs.3000/- which is non refundable towards the cost of application form drawn in favour of the Secretary, Selection Committee payable at Chennai.
Applications without the Demand Draft (DD) will not be accepted.
The name of the applicant and the name of the course (MDS) should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft; SC/SCA & ST applicants who are natives of Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of the cost of the Application Form.
Applicants should send the application with all enclosures in an A4 size cloth lined cover; the template with requisite details available for download should be printed and pasted on the cover.
SMS will be sent through the official ID-TNMESC” regarding counselling only (if required).
Important Dates for Tamilnadu PG Dental Entrance Exam 2016
Date of Notification: January 03rd 2016
Commencement for Downloading: January 04th 2016
Last date for Downloading Application Form: January 19th 2016 (5.00 pm)
Last date for Receipt of Application: January 20th 2016 (05.00 pm)
Date of Entrance Exam: February 14th 2016 (10.00 am to 01.00 pm)
Expected Date for Declaration of Result: within a week