GITAM Dental College was established in the year 2001, is a departmental college of GITAM University, Vishakhapatnam which is state private university. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses viz., Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS). Admissions to the BDS is based on the marks secured in NEET UG entrance exam and for MDS, applicants must have a BDS degree and qualifying marks in NEET PG.
|Type of Programs||UG and PG|
|Entrance Exam||NEET and NEET PG|
Admission into dental college is done through the admission portal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences. The admission process is done through online mode of application. Below mentioned is the step-wise process to submit an application form for the determination of merit position:
Step 1: Go to the website http://apmedadm.ntruhs.ap.gov.in/.
Step 2: Click on ‘Online Registration’ and provide all the necessary details required.
Step 3: After entering the details, click on ‘Validate’ button. If all the details entered are correct, you will recieve a registration number which can be used for further references.
Step 4: Enter the registration number for updating other details and click on ‘Validate’ button.
Step 5: A new window will appear which will take the candidate to the application form. You will be required to fill all the details like personal details, academic records, photographs, documents and more.
Step 6: After filling the form, click on ‘Save and Exit Button’. This process can be repeated if the details entered are wrong.
Step 7: Click on ‘Save and Pay Button’ to proceed for payment. Depending on your caste categorym the registration fee will vary.
Step 8: You will be further directed to the payment page to complete the process. Select your mode of payment and complete the process.
Step 9: After completion of payment, you can download the filled application process and take the prinout of the form.
Application and Counseling Fee: Candidates belonging to OC/BC categories are required to pay INR 3540 (exclusive of any other charges) and INR 2950 for SC/ST categories.
The candidate should secure the following cutoff scores in NEET to be eligible to take admission in GITAM Dental College.
|Category||Qualifying Criteria||Cutoff score (Out of 720)||Remarks|
|General category||50th Percentile||134||Candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified.|
|SC/ST/BC||40th Percentile||107||SC/ST/BC candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified.|
|Persons with Disability (BC/SC/ST)||40th Percentile||107||OBC/SC/ST -PH candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified|
|Persons with Disability (OC)||45th Percentile||120||OC-PH candidates scoring equal to or more than this cut-off score have been declared as qualified.|
Academic programs are offered under two categories viz., General and Management quota. Mentioned below are the courses offered by the college under different specializations:
Course 1: Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)
GITAM Dental College offers BDS course with a one-year rotating internship. Admissions to the course will be on the basis of their scores in NEET UG entrance exam conducted by CBSE. In BDS, 40 seats are reserved under Management Quota and 10 seats will be allotted through AP EAMCET ranks by Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences.
Also, the candidate should be an Indian National or Person of Origin (PIO)/ Overseas Citizens of India Card Holder. S/he must also satisfy the local or non-local status in Andhra Pradesh.
Course 2: Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)
GITAM Dental College offers three-year MDS in eight disciplines.
Eligibility Criteria: bachelor’s degree holder in Dental Surgery. Candidates must also have a valid score in NEET PG 2020. Qualified candidates will have to appear for NEET PG national counseling.
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