MDS/ House job in oral health sciences at PGIMER: Apply by May 1

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh-160012, has invited applications for admission to the Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)/ House Job in Oral Health Sciences for the academic session starting on 1st July 2019.

For MDS, the specializations available are Orthodontics (2 seats); Pedodontics (3) and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (2). Details of the House Jobs positions are given in the Notification at

To be eligible for admission to MDS/House Job courses, applicant must hold degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) of Panjab University or any other University recognized by Dental Council of India and must have either completed, or should be completing Compulsory Rotatory Internship training on or before 30th June, 2019. Applicant must be registered with Central /State Dental Registration Council.

Those selected for House Job (Oral Health Sciences) are appointed for a period of six months. On recommendation of the Head of the department, this period can be extended up to one year. House Job will be offered once in the department for a maximum period of one year. One is eligible for House Job within three years after obtaining the BDS degree. Those who have already done House Job in any Hospital or Institute are not eligible for House Job at PGIMER, Chandigarh.

Selection will be based on an entrance examination of 90 minutes duration to be held on 9.6.2019, at various centres at Chandigarh. The theory paper will consist of 100 multiple choice questions (MCQs) with four alternatives each and a single correct or most appropriate response. There will be no clinical/ practical examination. Each correct response will get one mark. Each incorrect response will result in the loss of 0.25 marks.

Applications can be submitted online through the ‘Information for Candidates’ link at latest by 1.5.2019. Application fee for SC/ST candidates is Rs. 800/-. For all other categories, it is Rs. 1000/-. PwBD applicants are exempted from payment of Application/ Examination fee. Application fee has to be paid latest by 1.5.2019.

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