Government Dental College & Hospital in Patiala is a teaching hospital that was laid in the year 1953. Since its formation, the college has always been at its best as far as the pedagogy is concerned. The college is basically known for its quality dental education. It is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Punjab.
The college has gained a wide recognition across the state of Punjab for its five years full time undergraduate course of dental science i.e. BDS. It also imparts Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S) in various disciplines such as Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, Conservative dentistry, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, Paedodontics and Periodontics.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) Course:-
This is a four year course with one year of compulsory rotatory internship, thus making it a five year course. Now under new regulation issued by Dental Council of India the training programme leading to B.D.S. degree shall be 5 years with 240 teaching days in each academic year w.e.f. admission year 2007-08 .. The number of students in each fresh batch is 40. A student is eligible for entry to the course after clearing the 12th class examination ( 10+2) from a recognized institution with the subjects of Physics , Chemistry and Biology and shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December , of the year of admission to the BDS course. Admissions are made through Punjab Medical Entrance test (PMET) conducted by Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot for 85% of the seats and the All India Medical Entrance Examination (CBSE Examination) conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for the remaining 15% seats. Reservation of seats for scheduled castes/tribes and Other Backward Classes are made according to state government guidelines.
The college has been accorded with excellent infrastructure facilities. All labs are well maintained with latest equipments. All the classrooms of the college are well furnished with all modern facilities. The college has a well-maintained library with a good collection of books. A variety of teaching and learning techniques are employed to impart knowledge and skills to students at Government Dental College & Hospital Patiala in its various departments
Patiala - 147001
Phone : 0175-2301845, +91 7696020051
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