Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science offers course divided into four years in academics and one year being invested into internship. The institute has got hitech modern and world-class facilities for students to get them trained in useful techniques of Dental science and health care. The departments covered by the institute at both UG and PG level are – Conservative Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics, Preventive Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Radiology, Endodontics, Forensic Odontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Prosthodontics, Public Health Dentistry, Pediatric, Microbiology, Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Crown and Bridge.  The institute promotes research works at the same level with the same spirit of interest for students to have their positions secured in the area of research market.

Facts & Figures

Foundation Year


Headed by

Prof.Carounanidy Usha


Dental Council of India

Ministry of Health Family Welfare, New Delhi

Govt. of Pondicherry

Admission through

Merit Basis

Institutional area

45,500 sq. ft

Library of various departments

143 books + journals

Hostel – accommodation capacity

Separate hostel for boys and girls

Why to join Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science?

1. Comprehensive conduction of research activities:

Students are benefited with the research work. There is an independent committee or center to look after the works carried for the research programmes too. The center is responsible to activate the interests of students and work on them regularly to improve the standard of research work carried by both faculty and students. To maintain a smooth functioning the papers are highly checked and rechecked by the committee before being process for another level. Also the same process goes for every dissertation paper too. The papers are moved for publication too and given due recognition in every sector too. This aspect held a great respect in the studies of such fields (Dental studies). Also the conference and seminar paper held in the institute do give a strong platform for students in the coming years. The facilities for research cover many aspects of instruments and equipments available at the department.