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MGPGIDS Puducherry

Mahatma Gandhi P.G. Institute of Dental Sciences

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Dental Council Of India, Other
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Mahatma Gandhi P.G. Institute of Dental Sciences is situated at Gorimedu, Puducherry, 605006, India in Pondicherry.

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Bachelor of Dental Surgery
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery-B.D.S.
  • Medicine / Beauty / Health Care

Mahatma Gandhi P.G. Institute of Dental Sciences - MGPGIDS Puducherry - MGPGIDS

Pondicherry Dental College was established in the year 1990 in a building with only 2 rooms. It was subsequently renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Dental College & Hospital in the year 1995.  Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital was upgraded to present status as Mahatma Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Dental Sciences on 08.09.2005 vide G.O.Ms.No. 57 of the Govt. of Pondicherry. It is the only Dental Institute in the country in the Govt. sector on par with other leading Medical Institutes in the country. Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences is offering 5 year BDS course (inclusive of one year paid Compulsory Rotatory internship) and 3 year MDS courses in seven specialities.The Institution has chosen the Motto “knowledge is power” emphasizing that knowledge is the most essential thing to empower a person.  Since the inception, 17 batches of students have graduated from this Institution and 10 batches have completed post-graduation (M.D.S). The degrees (BDS and MDS) are recognized by the Dental Council of India, and Ministry of Health Family Welfare, Government of India and this Institute is permanently affiliated to the Pondicherry University (A Central University). This Institute is an autonomous body under the Govt. of Puducherry, administered by a constituted Board of Governors, headed by Chairman and the Chief Secretary to Govt. of Puducherry, as Vice-Chairman.  Within a short period, the Institute has attained the peak with due recognition from all over India. It has been declared as the best dental institution in the country, in the government sector, by successive Presidents of the DCI.

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2 Type Courses Available

  • 1 UG Courses
  • 1 PG Courses

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Mahatma Gandhi P.G. Institute of Dental Sciences

At Mahatma Gandhi P.G. Institute of Dental Sciences the students are endowed with all convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, hostel facility for boys and girls, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet/wifi connectivity, medical facilities etc.

Nearby popular spots within 5 KM from the campus

Daily Bread (Restaurant)
Muruga Theatre (Movie Theater)
JP Ressidency (Restaurant)
Salle A Manger (Restaurant)
Ungal Vasanta Bhavan (Restaurant)
Hotel Ponnusamy (Restaurant)
Shanmuga Theater (Night Club)
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (Hospital)
JIPMER Hospital (Hospital)
ESI Hospital (Hospital)
sangeetha traders (Grocery Or Supermarket)
HERBALIFE PONDY (Grocery Or Supermarket)
French Corner (Bakery)
Rahmania Chickens (Shopping Mall)
Axis Bank ATM (Atm)
Corporation Bank (Bank)
Bank of India (Bank)
ICICI Bank ATM (Atm)

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