Government Colleges for MDS Pedodontics


MDS Pedodontics stands for Master of Dental Surgery in Pedodontics, which is a Post Graduate Course in the faculty of Dental Sciences. Normally, the duration of this course is three years and this course is meant for candidates, who have completed their Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery.

A number of colleges in India offer this course and the list of Government Colleges offering this course with the corresponding intake capacity in different state of India is given below:

Uttar Pradesh:

Faculty of Dental Sciences, King George’s University of Dental Sciences, Lucknow – 4


Government Dental College & Hospital, Jaipur – 2

West Bengal:

Dr. R. Ahmed Dental College & Hospital, Kolkata – 4


Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Science, Puducherry - 2


PB Government Dental College & Hospital, Amritsar - 6

Government Dental College & Hospital, Patiala – 2


Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai - 5

Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai - 5


Dental Wing, S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack - 2


Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram – 2

Dental College, Kozhikode – 2


Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Chandigarh - 2


Government Dental College, Rohtak - 2

Andhra Pradesh:

Government Dental College & Hospital, Afzalganj – 2

Syllabus covered under MDS Pedodontics course:

Here is the broad outline of practical, clinical and theoretical subjects covered under MDS Pedodontics course:


Recent developments in Pedodontics

Preventive Pedodontics, which includes specific and general preventive measures, epidemiology

Clinical Pedodontics includes the following:

o Oral surgical procedures in children

o Management of handicapped child

o Management of stomatological conditions, mouth habits, premature loss of teeth, problems of mixed and primary dentition, traumatized teeth, dental caries, teething disorders and developmental anomalies

Diagnosis-Examination, treatment planning and diagnostic aids

Principles of dental and oral health in children

Eligibility for seeking admission to this course:

As mentioned earlier, this course is meant for candidates who have completed their BDS course and candidates should also get through the entrance examination meant for admission of PG dental courses.

Career after MDS Pedodontics:

MDS Pedodontics professionals can find employment opportunities in government and private dental hospitals, which are increasing in number these days and they can also opt for the post of lecturer in the dental colleges or dental department of medical colleges. Otherwise, they can also join as researchers in dental research institutions.



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2 Responses to “Government Colleges for MDS Pedodontics”

  1. 2

    i want time table of all m.d.s.entrance exam.
    at which time all this exam are being held?
    how can we know that?
    and i m from gujrat university so m i able to take admission in any university?

  2. 1

    sir is there any short term course for esthetic ,implant,oral surery (after bds) in delhi