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M.D.S. Oral Pathology

Master of Dental Surgery in Oral Pathology

Do you want to pursue a postgraduate dentistry course? Do you want to deal with the analysis and treatment of diseases related to teeth, oral cavity and jaws? Then, M.D.S. Oral Pathology is a course you are looking for. Learn about the details of the course such as eligibility criteria, course details, duration and career advantages.

Course Name: M.D.S. Oral Pathology
Stream: Healthcare & Medical Science
Course Category: Dentistry
Duration: 3 years

Course Outlook

It is a postgraduate course in dentistry. Oral pathology is a branch of dentistry that is concerned with the analysis and treatment of diseases related to teeth, oral cavity and jaws.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The basic qualification required for pursuing M.D.S. Oral Pathology course is a pass degree in B.D.S. (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) course awarded by an Indian University from a recognized dental college or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India.
  • Aspiring candidates need to obtain permanent registration from the DCI (Dental Council of India) or any of the State Council. If a candidate does not possess such registration, they are expected to obtain the same within one month from the date of admission.
  • Scholarships are offered for pursuing the course based on the aggregate score attained in the entrance exam.

The duration of M.D.S. Oral Pathology course is 3 years.

M.D.S. Oral Pathology 2019 - 2020 Admissions/Application Enquiry


M.D.S. Oral Pathology - Colleges & Admission Notifications

Find the list of colleges offering M.D.S. Oral Pathology course. Check out individual college websites to know more about the admission for 2019 - 2020 academic year. You may download the application form and course details from the official college website.

College NameUniversityState
AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences , Mangalore, KarnatakaRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Govt. Dental College KottayamKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
Govt. Dental College, ThiruvananthapuramKerala University of Health SciencesKerala
H.k.e Society's Dental CollegeRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Kamineni Institute of Dental SciencesDr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Andhra PradeshTelangana
M S Ramaiah Dental College & HospitalRajiv Gandhi University of Health SciencesKarnataka
Mar Baselios Dental CollegeKerala University of Health SciencesKerala

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Admission process

The admission is purely based on merit obtained in the entrance examination conducted by the colleges offering M.D.S. program. Those candidates who qualify in the written examination are called for counseling and interview. Admissions are based on the candidate’s performance in the NEET (National Eligibility Entrance Test). The entrance test includes 200 multiple choice questions to be attempted in 2.5 to 3 hours time limit. The paper is of 200 marks.

What is the work of an Oral Pathologist

Candidates who have completed M.D.S. Oral Pathology course is known as oral pathologists. They are specialists in the diagnosis of teeth, dental cavity and jaws. Whenever, a general dentist finds some chronic condition during the routine examination of a patient, he / she might remove a portion of the affected tissue and then send it to oral pathologist for further examination. Therefore, it is the work of oral pathologists to identify if the tissue is infectious or cancerous.

Future scope of M.D.S. Oral Pathology professionals

In the US, numbers of oral pathologists are very low and this is the same with other countries as well. Therefore, there is a high demand of these professionals not only in India, but in other countries as well which ensures that they can find very good job opportunities with higher pay packages.

M.D.S. Oral Pathology Admissions for 2019 - 2020 Academic Year

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