Chettinad College of Dental & Research Institute, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR medical university Rankings


Ranked 20 for Dental by The Week 2020
Chettinad College of Dental & Research Institute, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR medical university, Kanchipuram

Chettinad College of Dental & Research Institute, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR medical university, Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu Estd 2007 The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai Private NAAC Grade A Ranked for Dental by Outlook 2020

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Chettinad College of Dental & Research Institute, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR medical university Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

The Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute is a self-financing institution established in the year 2007. It is affiliated to Chennai’s The Tamil Nadu M.G.R. Medical University and has a NAAC Grade “A” accreditation. They offer 10 courses in the faculty of dentistry, consisting of both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It offers courses like BDS and MDS in several specializations.

The admissions to the above-mentioned courses are provided purely and solely based on NEET results. The admission process is however carried out by the selection committee at the Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai. The application mode is done completely online and students must at least qualify for the NEET exam to be eligible for counseling.

Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute Highlights

Established | Institute Type2007 | Private
Accredited ByNAAC – Grade A
Affiliated ToThe Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai
Courses OfferedBDS, MDS
Entrance examNEET and NEET- PG 
Application ModeOnline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based
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Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute Courses

The CDCRI offers Bachelor and Master of Dental Surgery.

BDSDuration: 5 years (including 1 year of internship)
Eligibility: NEET qualified
Admission Criteria: Merit-based
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MDSDuration: 3 years
Specializations: Oral medicine and Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology & Microbiology, Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Periodontics, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics, Public Health Dentistry
Eligibility: NEET-PG qualified
Admission Criteria: Merit-based
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Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute Admissions

Admissions to all courses are merit and entrance based. Eligible candidates are supposed to apply on the website. The following steps mentioned below should be followed for the admission process:

How to Apply?

  • NEET and NEET-PG qualified candidates have to submit an application form issued by the Secretary of the Selection Committee of Chennai’s Directorate of Medical Education.
  • The forms are available online on the following websites only /
  • In addition to the online application form, candidates also have to send the print out of the filled-in online application form.
  • Application fees have to be paid online.
  • The applications will be processed by the Selection Committee.
  • Counseling sessions will be conducted based on merit.
  • Candidates with allotment orders at Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute will have to pay the fees before the deadline.

Documents Required

The following documents have to carried in their original states:

  • Allotment order issued by the Secretary, Selection Committee, Chennai
  • 12th and 10th Mark sheets
  • Transfer Certificate after the completion of HSC
  • Community Certificate
  • Conduct Certificate from the institution last studied
  • Certificate of Hepatitis B vaccination issued by a Medical Officer
  • One 50 Rupees non-judicial stamp paper with the mentioned student name.
  • 3 sets of photocopies of all the above original certificates.
  • 10 passport size photos
  • First Graduate Certificate (if applicable)
  • Migration Certificate for other state students (CBSE/Intermediate)
  • Eligibility Certificate from TN Dr. M.G.R. Medical University for other boards of students.
  • Nativity Certificate.
  • NEET Score Card.
  • Aadhaar Card copy

Chettinad College Cut off

Admissions to the BDS and MDS courses are provided on the basis of NEET examinations. The cut off for the NEET Examination 2020 are as follows:

CategoryNEET Cut off percentileNEET 2020 cutoff scores

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Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute Facilities

  • Hostels: Separate hostels for boys and girls with single, double, and dormitory rooms are available. A 24/7 power supply and hot water are also provided. Other facilities for hostellers include laundry, store, gym with an instructor, sports facilities, food court, and an air-conditioned theatre, etc.
  • Lecture Halls: Air-conditioned halls with state-of-the-art multimedia facilities, along with LAN at each student’s desk makes lectures more interactive.
  • Laboratories: CDCRI has one of the finest preclinical laboratories with more than 100 phantom models. These facilitate the real-time learning experience for students. Each lab also has a demo room where students receive instructions and conduct group discussions.
  • Research Facilities: The institute has an extensive research infrastructure with numerous high-end equipment. These enable the students to be in the frontlines of advanced research like Stem Cell Laboratory, Molecular Diagnostics, etc.

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Chettinad Dental College & Research Institute FAQs

Ques. Are there any quotas in the admissions at Chettinad?

Ans. Yes. The admissions are divided into Government and Management Quotas.

  • Government Quota: Includes natives of Tamil Nadu
  • Management Quota: For students who are Indian citizens and have completed the qualifying exam/degree from any recognized institution.

Ques. What are the application fees for BDS/MDS?

Ans. For BDS applications, the non-refundable fees are –

  • Government Quota: INR 500
  • Management Quota: INR 1000

For MDS applications, the non-refundable fees are –

  • Government Quota: INR 3000
  • Management Quota: INR 5000

Ques. How many seats are there at Chettinad Dental College?

Ans. The CDCRI has 100 seats for BDS and 23 seats (in total) for MDS.

Ques. Why should Chettinad Dental College be preferred by students?

Ans. The college contains many features like Excellent infrastructure Dedicated and Inspiring faculty E-learning Research facilities, Add-On Value based courses, Field training Internship exchange programs, Interdisciplinary training sessions, World Class residential and Recreational Facilities, Industry Professional Interface Global Placement Opportunities.

Ques. How can the college be contacted for more information?

Ans. The college can be contacted at +91 44 4741 3350 / 4741 3351 / 4741 3352. They can also be reached on the email or

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Chettinad College of Dental & Research Institute, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR medical university Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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    Because this is best college among the self financing dental college in Tamil Nadu.Also it has better infrastructure and eco friendly surrounding.Main reason to be considered is it is located in main OMR road and transportation is easy

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    The placement and job opportunities in this field are enormous. The jobs are available in both government and private with high salary packages. The college provides on-campus recruitment facilities. The college also provides placement training for the screening process.

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