List of Periodontology Entrance Exams


The medical specialty of dentistry that involves the study of the supporting structures of the human teeth, the diseases that might occur to it and other possible condition that might affect them is called as Periodontology (also known as Periodontics). A specialist of Periodontology is called as a Periodontist. To select Periodontology as a profession, it is needed by a person to attend an admission test carried by the institution he has chosen to continue his advanced studies. A listing of Periodontology Entrance Exams is given below.

Entrance exams for Periodontology:

  • All India Institute for Medical Science (AIIMS) entrance exam
  • Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Medical Entrance Examination
  • Annamalai University All India Medical Entrance Exam 2011 (AIMEE 2011)
  • Baba Farid University of Health Sciences Faridkot Post Graduate Entrance Test
  • Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences All India Common Entrance Test
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Post Graduate Entrance Test (RGUHS - PGET)

List of Universities Participating in Periodontology Entrance Exams in India

These are the universities that carry out exams for Periodontology.

  • Banaras Hindu University
  • Bharath University
  • Bharati Vidyapeeth University
  • Chhatrapati Shahu ji Maharaj University
  • Chaudhary Charan Singh University
  • CSM Medical University
  • Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
  • Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University
  • Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil University
  • Dr. N.T.R University of Health Sciences
  • K.G. University of Dental Sciences
  • Karnataka University
  • KLE University
  • Maharashtra University of Health Sciences
  • Maharishi Dayanand University
  • Manipal University
  • Meenakshi University
  • MJP Rohilkhand University
  • Mysore University
  • Okoyama University Dental School
  • Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University
  • Pondicherry University
  • Pune University
  • Punjabi University
  • Rajasthan University of Health Science
  • Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University
  • Santosh University
  • Sri Ramachandra University
  • Sri Shivarathreeshwara University
  • Sri Siddhartha University
  • SRM University
  • Sumandeep Vidyapeeth University
  • Swami Vivekanand Subharti University
  • The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
  • University of Calcutta
  • Yenepoya University

Exam Pattern for the Periodontology Course

The question paper shall carry 200 questions with multiple choices for one to choose the correct answer from. These questions will be of the objective kind. The time limit of this exam is 2 hours. The total score of this paper is 200 marks. The topic wise marks distribution is given below:

  • Community Dentistry (16)
  • Conservative Dentistry (16)
  • Dental Materials (8)
  • General Medicine (8)
  • General Pathology & Microbiology (8)
  • General Surgery (8)
  • Human Anatomy (8)
  • Human Physiology including Biochemistry (8)
  • Oral Anatomy (8)
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology (16)
  • Oral Pathology (8)
  • Oral Surgery (16)
  • Orthodontics (16)
  • Pedodontics (16)
  • Periodontics (16)
  • Pharmacology (8)
  • Prosthodontics (16)

How to Procure Application for the Periodontology Course?

All the universities mentioned above issue the forms during the months of April and May. The admission forms can be collected in person or by post. The websites of these universities also facilitate the students by providing them with downloadable forms.



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