Government Colleges for MDS in Oral Medicine


MDS Oral medicine course offers practical and theoretical knowledge to the students on all mucosal lesions diagnostic procedures and up-to-date information of imaging modules. This course is one among the eight specialty courses in MDS approved by Dental Council of India and this course is offered by a number of colleges in India.

The list of government colleges offering this course in different states of India is given below:

Andhra Pradesh:

Government Dental College & Hospital, Afzalganj


Goa Dental College & Hospital, Bambolim


Government Dental College & Hospital, Ahmedabad


Government Dental College, Bangalore


Dental College, Calicut

Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram


Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai

Government Dental College & Hospital, Nagpur

Government Dental College & Hospital, Aurangabad

Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai


Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences

Tamil Nadu:

Tamil Nadu Government Dental College & Hospital, Chennai

Eligibility for seeking admission to the MDS Oral Medicine course:

For seeking admission to the MDS courses offered by the aforesaid government colleges, candidates must have completed their BDS course from an institution approved by the Dental Council of India and they must also have completed internship program. Candidates must also possess registration with the national or state level dental council and this criterion is compulsory in some colleges.

Entrance Examination:

In addition, candidates should also get through the All India Post Graduate Entrance Examination or state-level PG entrance examination for seeking admission to the MDS Oral Medicine course offered by the colleges mentioned-above.

Course duration and outline:

Normally, the duration of MDS course offered by the aforesaid dental colleges is three years and MDS oral medicine course in these colleges is offered through lectures, case presentations and clinical sessions with a view to offer practical knowledge to the students even before their begin their career as an MDS surgeon.

Career Prospects after MDS Oral Medicine:

Candidates who have completed their MDS in oral medicine can find job opportunities in dental hospitals located in different parts of India and they can find job opportunities in foreign countries as well. To join as researcher in some dental or medical colleges, these professionals can take up research work at doctoral level dental course. They can also take teaching position in dental colleges and in the defense forces in India as dental surgeons.

Thus, MDS Oral medicine course has a good reach not only in India, but also in foreign countries as well.



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    Samir R Thote:

    From where we can purchase forms for Entrance Exams of post graduate dental courses? I am doing BDS from Maharashtra. Can I seek admissions to other private/government college of India except Maharashtra?? Please send ur feedback as soon as possible.