Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE), Kerala, has invited applications for admission to the State Quota seats in Government Dental Colleges in Kerala and to all the seats available in the Self Financing Dental colleges in Kerala for Post Graduate Courses in Dental Surgery (MDS), 2019.
Applicant should possess a BDS degree from an approved Dental College from a recognised University and should have obtained permanent registration from the Kerala State Dental Council after passing the final BDS examination or its equivalent there to with eligibility for full Registration in Kerala State Dental Council in all respects.
Applicant should have completed or should complete one year (12 months) Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship (CRRI) as per DCI regulations in an approved/recognized Dental College on or before 31.3.2019.
The condition of one year Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship is not applicable to those candidates who had passed their final BDS Examination on or before 1988 and hold a BDS Degree from a Dental College recognized by the Dental Council of India and have obtained provisional or permanent registration from the Kerala State Dental Council. Admission to the candidate will be given only on the production of the registration of Kerala State Dental Council in original.
Applicants should be an Indian Citizen of Kerala Origin. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) Card Holders will also be treated at par with Indian Citizens for the limited purpose of admission provided they execute a bond to serve as Senior Resident for three years. However, PIO/OCI candidates will not be eligible for any kind of reservation. Sons/daughters of Non-Keralite parents and have obtained BDS degree from any of the Dental Colleges in Kerala State are also eligible to apply. But they will not be eligible for communal/PD reservation benefits.
There is no upper age limit for General Quota candidates. For Service candidates, whose retirement age is upto 62 years the upper age limit will be 52 years for Post Graduate Degree Courses as on 1.1.2019. The candidates in the service of DHS/MES/IMS submit a bond (Rs.100/- non judicial stamp paper) at the time of admission, that they shall serve the Government of Kerala in any capacity which the Government deems fit after their retirement, up to the age of 60/62 years, as per the terms and conditions prescribed by the Government and that they will not take up employment elsewhere during this period if the government has requisitioned their services.
Applicants including Service candidates should have qualified the National Eligibility-Cum Entrance Test for Post Graduate Dental Courses (NEET MDS-2019) conducted by the National Board of Examination, New Delhi and should figure in the rank list prepared by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations. In order to be eligible for admission to any Post Graduate Dental course in 2019-20, applicants including those who apply under Service category should obtain a minimum of marks at 50th percentile in the NEET MDS 2019. However in respect of candidates belonging to SC, ST, SEBC, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of physically disabled candidates under general category, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile and that of SC/ST/SEBC category, the minimum marks shall be 40th percentile.
The selection of all candidates including Service Candidates shall be made from the Rank list and Category list prepared by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations based on the NEET MDS 2019 rank list and as per the eligibility provisions contained in the Prospectus for admission to MDS2019 Applications can be submitted online at www.cee.kerala.gov.in latest by 5 pm on 27.03.2019.
Applicant can register by giving their Student ID of NEET-MDS 2019, Roll Number and Date of Birth.
Application Fee: Application fee for General candidates is RS.1000/- and in the case of SC/ST candidates and those eligible for SC/ST benefits as per G.O.(Ms) No. 25/05/STSCDD dated 20.06.2005, it is Rs.500/-. The prescribed fees can be remitted either by way of online payment or at any of the Head/Sub Post Offices in Kerala using the e-chalan generated during the online application process.
Applicant may keep a printout of the submitted online application. They are not required to send the printout or any supporting documents to the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.
Service Candidates in addition to applying online, should forward a copy of the printout of the completed application along with all required documents including their service details to the Controlling Officer concerned as stipulated in prospectus, to reach on or before 5 p.m. on 27.03.2019.
The admissions to the entire PG Dental seats including Minority/NRI quota seats in self-financing Dental Colleges in the State for the year 2019-20 shall be done through a common counseling to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations from State Rank lists which will be prepared on the basis of NEET-MDS 2019 rank list. The Candidates seeking admission to the NRI quota seats in Self- financing Dental Colleges shall have to upload the Certificates/documents specified in the Notification.