Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Pondicherry


Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science is a part of the Sri Balaji Educational Charitable Public Trust and the institute is located within the campus of the Mahatma Gandhi Medical Colleges & Research Institute. The college also offers free dental treatments to needy people with the aim of prevention of oral diseases.

The institute is offering dental course with affiliation from the Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University located in Pondicherry.

Course Details:

Bachelor of Dental Surgery is the only course offered by Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences. This course is divided into four years of compulsory training and one-year compulsory internship program. Some of the subjects taught under this course are:

General Surgery

General Medicine

General & Dental Pharmacology

General Microbiology

General Pathology


Human physiology

Human Anatomy

Eligibility requirement:

For seeking admission to the Bachelor of Dental Surgery course offered by the Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, candidates must have completed their higher secondary in science stream with good percentage of marks.

Lab facilities offered by the institution:

The campus of Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences is equipped with different labs like preclinical lab, biochemistry lab, dental material and preprosthetic lab, physiology lab and anatomy dissection lab for offering practical training to the students. These laboratories are well-furnished with state-of-the-art materials and equipment for effective practical training.

Library at the institute:

Library at Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences has a large collection of books pertaining to life sciences and non-clinical and clinical dental subjects. To offer the perfect reading experience to the staff members and students, the library of the institute is provided with audiovisual rooms, reading rooms and spacious lounges. There is also an exclusive collection of DVDs, VCDs and audio and video cassettes pertaining to dental care for the reference of students. The library also has internet facility for easy access to the students about latest treatment in dental field and they are also offered access to the dental journals at national and at international levels. To enable the students and staff members to keep themselves updated about the recent development in the field of dentistry, the institute is subscribing for international and national journals pertaining to dentistry.

How to apply:

Candidates will have to get the application form from the campus of the college or through the website of the college and duly filled application form should be submitted before the time limit offered by each course.

Contact Information:

Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences,


Pondhicherry – 607 402

Phone: 0413-2615449 – 5458




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