Postgraduate course :

Master of Dental Surgery ( MDS) is the postgraduate degree in dentistry. This three year course allows the postgraduate to receive specialized training in their chosen discipline of dentistry. The course prepares the candidates to become registered dental specialists allowing them to obtain greater expertise, advanced clinical and critical skills  in their chosen field as well as opening up more opportunities in the field of research  and as consultants in private hospitals and clinics alike.

Course summary :

Course name : Master  of Dental Surgery (MDS)

Intake in DAPM RVDC : Please refer to the table

Duration : 3 years

Eligibility :

Minimum qualification : Candidate must have a Bachelors in Dental Surgery (BDS) degree recognized by the Dental Council of India.

Candidate must have appeared and cleared the PG NEET MDS entrance exam with the required cut off. Please refer to the KEA website ( for further details


At DAPM RVDC , the postgraduate course is present in all 9 specialties :

Sl. No Department Total Intake
1 MDS :Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 02
2 MDS :Oral Medicine and Radiology 03
3 MDS :Periodontology 03
4 MDS :Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 05
5 MDS :Pediatric dentistry 03
6 MDS :Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics 05
7 MDS :Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge 03
8 MDS :Public Health Dentistry 02
9 MDS : Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology & Oral Microbiology 03