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The Schedule

Part I

[See sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 10]

Recognised Dental Qualifications granted by the Authorities or Institutions in India

Authority or Institution Recognised dental qualification Abbreviation for registration
1 2 3
1. Board of Examiners Calcutta Dental College and Hospital, Calcutta Licentiate in Dental Science- if granted before the 1st day of May, 1941. L.D.Sc Calcutta.
2. State Medical Faculty, Bengal, Calcutta Licentiate in Dental Science-if granted after the 30th day of April, 1941. L.D.S (S.M.F.) Bengal.
3. City Dental College and Hospital, Calcutta. Licentiate in Dental Science- if granted before the 31st day of March, 1940, to any person who-
(i) had undergone two years' course of training in that institution; or
(ii) having been previously engaged in practice as a dentist or a medical practitioner, had undergone one year's course of training in that institution.
L.D.Sc.(C.D.C.) Calcutta.
4. University of Mumbai (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S. Mumbai.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
-Prosthetic Dentistry M.D.S. (Pros.), Mumbai.
-Periodontia M.D.S. (Perio.), Mumbai.
-Oral Surgery M.D.S. (Oral Surgery), Mumbai.
-Orthodontia M.D.S (Ortho.) Mumbai.
-Dental Radiology M.D.S (Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology) Mumbai.
-Operative Dentistry M.D.S (Operative) Bombay.
-Dental Pathology and Bacteriology M.D.S (Oral Pathology and Microbiology), Mumbai.
5. College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai Licentiate in Dental Science L.D.S. (C.P.S.) Mumbai.
6. Nair Hospital, Dental Board, Mumbai Licentiate in Denial Science L.D.Sc.(Nair) Mumbai.
7. East Punjab University Bachelor of Dental Surgery-
- If granted during the year 1948.
B.D.S.(East Punjab).
8. Lucknow University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Lucknow.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
- Prosthodontics M.D.S (Pros.) Lucknow.
- Periodontics M.D.S (Perio.) Lucknow.
- Orthodontics M.D.S (Pedo.) Lucknow.
- Orthodontics M.D.S (Oral Surgery) Lucknow.
- Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry M.D.S (Pedo.) Lucknow.
9. Chennai University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Chennai.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
Oral Surgery M.D.S (Oral Surgery) Chennai.
Periodontology M.D.S(Perio) Chennai.
Operative Dentistry M.D.S(Operative) Chennai.
Orthodontia M.D.S (Ortho) Chennai.
10. Calcutta University Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Calcutta.
11. Punjab University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Punjab
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery M.D.S (Pedo.) Punjab.
-Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry
-Dental Prosthesis and Crown and Bridge Work M.D.S (Pros.) Punjab.
-If granted before 31st December, 1970.
(iii) Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry: M.D.S (Pedo.), PGIMER.
- If granted on or after May, 1980.
Further modified to read as under vide Govt. of India MOH & FW (Deptt. Of Health's Notificaton No. V-12017/6/83-PMS, dated 27-8-1984). @-if granted in or after 1978.
12. Punjab University Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Punjab.
13. Osmania University Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Osmania.
14. Kerala University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Kerala.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
- Operative Dentistry M.D.S (Operative) Kerala.
- Prosthetic Dentistry M.D.S (Pros.) Kerala.
- Periodontics M.D.S (Perio.) Kerala.
- Orthodontics M.D.S (Ortho.) Kerala.
15. Mysore University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Mysore.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
-Operative Dentistry *M.D.S (Operative) Mysore. (This qualification shall be recognised only when granted before 12-9-1973).
-Orthodontia M.D.S (Ortho.) Mysore.
-Periodontia M.D.S(Perio.) Mysore.
16. Patna University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Patna.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery M.D.S (Prosthetic Dentistry) Patna.
(Prosthetic Dentistry)
17. Bangalore University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Bangalore.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery (Orthodontics) M.D.S (Ortho.) Bangalore.
-Oral Surgery M.D.S (Oral Surgery) Bangalore.
-Periodontia M.D.S (Perio.) Bangalore.
-Public Health Dentistry M.D.S (Public Health Dentistry), Bangalore.
-Oral Diagnosis and Dental Radiology M.D.S (Oral Diagnosis and Dental Radiology) Bangalore.
18. Indore University Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Indore.
19. Gujarat University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Gujarat.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
- Prosthetic Dentistry M.D.S (Pros.) Gujarat.
- Periodontia M.D.S (Perio.) Gujarat.
-Oral Pathology and Bacteriology M.D.S (Oral Path & Bart) Gujarat.
- Oral Diagnosis and Dental Radiology M.D.S (Oral Diag & Radiology) Gujarat.
- Operative Dentistry M.D.S (Operative) Gujarat.
- Oral Surgery M.D.S (Oral Surgery) Gujarat.
- Orthodontia M.D.S (Ortho.) Gujarat.
20. Guru Nanak University (i) Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Guru Nanak.
(ii) Master of Dental Surgery
- Pedodontia and Preventive Dentistry M.D.S (Pedo.) Guru Nanak.
-Dental Prosthesis and Crown and Bridge Work M.D.S (Pros.) Guru Nanak.
21. Nagpur University Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S., Nagpur.
22. Mangalore University Master of Dental Surgery
- Oral Surgery M.D.S (Oral Surgery) Mangalore.
- Periodontics M.D.S (Periodontics) Mangalore.
-Prosthetic Dentistry M.D.S (Prosthetic Dentistry), Mangalore.
-Orthodontia M.D.S. (Orthodontia), Mangalore.
Bachelor of Dental Surgery M.D.S., Mangalore.
23. Banaras Hindu University Master of Dental Surgery
- Operative Dentistry M.D.S (Operative Dentistry) Varanasi.
24. Annamalai University Bachelor of Dental Surgery B.D.S Annamalai.

1. The Schedule as amended from time to time has been reproduced here. As the notifications are innumerable, their Gazette references have not been included in this footnote.



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