Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University (SBV) is one of the South India’s premier healthcare academic and research institutions. The university offers Medicine, Dentistry and Nursing Courses to their respective candidates.The university has been approved by UGC in 1956.
SBV provides various UG and PG courses based on medicine, nursing and dentistry. Research based courses namely DM and Ph.D are also enlisted by the university.
Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University (SBV) offers two medical programmes, that are Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) to their respective students. The university provides only one specialization in both of the programmes MBBS and BDS. Duration period of MBBS is 5.5 years while BDS takes 6 years to be completed.
Candidates interested in MBBS and BDS need to appear for NEET UG entrance test conducted by CBSE. Application for NEET UG can be made on its official website.
List of MBBS and BDS specializations offered by SBV Pondicherry
|Course Name||Specialization||Seat||Eligibility Criteria||Duration|
|MBBS||Medicine and Surgery||250||10+2 Higher Secondary Examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than core course of English as prescribed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee of Education. Or The intermediate examination in sciences of an Indian University/Board or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject. Or The pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, after passing either the higher secondary school examination, or the pre-university or an equivalent examination. The pre-professional/pre-medical examination shall include a practical test in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and also English as a compulsory subject. Or The first year of three years degree course of a recognized university, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in three subjects provided the examination is a “University Examination” and candidate has passed 10+2 with English at a level not less than a core course. Or B.Sc. examination of an Indian University, provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc. examination with not less than two of the following subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology) and further that he/she has passed the earlier qualifying examination with the following subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. Or Any other examination which, in scope and standard is found to be equivalent to the intermediate science examination of an Indian University/Board, taking Physics, Chemistry and Biology, including practical test in each of these subjects and English.||5.5 Years|
|BDS||Dental Sciences||100||5 Years|
In addition, the university provides Nursing course with two specializations like B.Sc nursing and Post Basic B.Sc Nursing programmes. The B.Sc nursing takes four years to complete whereas Post Basic B.Sc programme has 2 years of duration period.
The total intake of the university is 100 seats for B.Sc Nursing and 40 seats for Post Basic Nursing.
For admission in the Nursing course provided by the university, candidates have to appear in SVB BUDGET exam. According the scores obtained in the exam the selection of the candidates will be made.
List of Nursing courses offered by SBV Pondicherry
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Duration||Seats|
|B.Sc.||Nursing||Passed HSC with PCB with at least 45% Marks in aggregate||4 Years||100|
|Post Basic B.Sc.||Nursing||Diploma in nursing of minimum duration of 3 and half years||2 years||40|
Besides the others, the SBV also provides a few more medical programmes at the PG level. It offers Doctor of Medicine (MD), Master of Surgery (MS) and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS). The university provides 25 specializations in MD programme. The MS has nine different specializations in its offerings and MS offers specializations in eight different subjects.The duration of all of the programmes is 2 years.
Candidates interested in MD and MS need to appear NEET PG entrance test conducted by National Board of Examination (NBE) following the norm of Supreme court. The candidates interested in MDS need to attend an entrance test called SBV CET PGMC.
List of MD, MS and MDS specializations offered by SBV Pondicherry
|Course Name||Specialization||Seats||Eligibility Criteria||Duration|
|MD||General Medicine||10||MBBS from any recognized university||2 Years|
|Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy||4|
|MS||General Surgery||10||MBBS from any recognized university||2 Years|
|Obstetrics & Gynaecology||6|
|MDS||Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge||3||BDS from any recognized university||2 Years|
|Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||3|
|Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics||3|
|Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics||3|
|Oral Pathology & Microbiology and Forensic Odontology||3|
|Paedodontics and Preventive Dentistry||3|
|Oral Medicine and Radiology||3|
SBV University provides two Master degree and one diploma courses at the Postgraduate level. The courses are Master of Science (M.Sc), Master of Science in Nursing [M.Sc (Nursing)] and Postgraduate Diploma (PG Diploma) to their respective candidates.
For M.Sc, the university offers specializations in eight different subjects. Candidates have an option to choose from five different specializations in the M.Sc Nursing programme offered by SBV. The PG diploma programme is offered with three different specializations.
Duration of M.Sc and M.Sc Nursing is 2 years whereas PG Diploma takes 1 year to be completed.
The selection for all of the PG Programmes mentioned above will be made by the university as per the marks obtained in the previous courses.
List of PG and PG courses Diploma offered by SBV Pondicherry
|Course Name||Specialization||Seats||Eligibility Criteria||Duration|
|M.Sc.||Medical Microbiology||6||Bachelor's degree / MBBS in the related discipline||2 Years|
|Medical Biochemistry||6||Minimum Qualification: M.B.B.S.|
|Pharmaceutical Medicine||2||Minimum Qualification: M.B.B.S.|
|Medical Laboratory Technology in Clinical Chemistry||6||B.Sc. – MLT degree B.Sc. (Biochemistry) B.Sc (Microbiology) from a recognized University at least With 50% Marks|
|Clinical Nutrition||6||Degree in any one of the following courses from a recognized institute with minimum of 50% mark: · B.Sc., Food Science and Nutrition · B.Sc, Clinical Nutrition · B.Sc., Home Science(with majors in Nutrition and Dietetics) · B.Sc., Nursing or MBBS|
|Medical Informatics||2||Minimum Qualification: M.B.B.S.|
|Medical Music Therapy||10||Bachelor’s degree in Health/ Allied/ Basic Sciences possessing skills in Music. PGDMT with a overall grade point 6.|
|M.Sc. (Nursing)||Medical Surgical Nursing||5||B.Sc Nursing||2 Years|
|Obstetric and Gynaecological Nursing||5|
|Child Health Nursing||5|
|Mental Health Nursing||5|
|Community Health Nursing||5|
|PG Diploma||Yoga Therapy||25||Medical Professionals (Medical and Ayush), Dental Professionals, Nursing Professionals, Professionals in Occupational therapy and Physiotherapy, Postgraduate Diploma in Yoga, M.Sc. Yoga.||1 Years|
|Music Therapy||20||Health care and Allied Healthcare professionals having a recognized degree and desirable skills in music(both with formal training/informal training open to doctor, psychologists, nurse, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and yoga practitioners.|
|Good Clinical Laboratory Practices||6||B.Sc.(MLT), PG DMLT, MD Biochemistry, Pathology, Microbiology, M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, Biochemistry degree from a recognized University with Minimum 50% marks|
|Health Profession Education||20||A recognized professional degree in Health Sciences, Medicine (Including Ayurveda, Unani, Homeopathy) Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy and Laboratory Science.|
|Medical Museum Technology||20||Should be a graduate in Allied Health/ Basic Sciences/ Laboratory Technology.|
|Pharmacogenomics & Personalized Medicine||4||MBBS, BDS, B. Pharm, B.Tech. (Biotechnology), Postgraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences/ Biotechnology or any other equivalent degree.|
The university provides three research-based programmes - Doctor of Medicine (DM), Master of Surgery (Latin: Magister Chirurgiae) (M.Ch) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).
SBV provides only one specialization for DM programme, three specializations for M.Ch programme and nine different kind of specializations for the candidates of Ph.D programme.
The admission will be done by the university as per the scores obtained by the candidates in their previous tests.
List of DM, M.Ch and Ph.D specializations offered by SBV Pondicherry
|Course Name||Specialization||Seats||Eligibility Criteria|
|DM||Cardiology||1||MD From any recognized university|
|M.Ch.||Cardiothoracic Surgery||1||MS From any recognized university|
|Ph.D.||Anatomy||11||55% in Basic Science / Allied Health Science / Faculty of Medicine Master's degree in the related discipline|
|MBBS||₹20 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 50% + NEET|
|B.Sc||₹30,000 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|MDS||₹9 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||B.D.S.|
|Ph.D||₹65,000 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|M.Sc||₹25,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.D Paediatrics||₹38 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
|Fellowship||₹75,000 (Total Fees)||Post Graduation|
|Application for PG program||15 Dec, 2019 - 20 Jan, 2020|
|Application for B.Sc allied health science course||10 May - 19 Jun, 2020|
|Interview for B.Sc allied health science course||29 Jun - 30 Jun, 2020|
|Application End Date for Application for MBBS||11 Jun, 2020|
|Entrance Date||18 Jun, 2020|
|Application End for BDS & B.Sc nursing||18 Jun, 2020|
|Entrance test for BDS & B.Sc nursing||25 Jun, 2020|
|Application End for MD / MS / MDS||18 Jan, 2020|
|Entrance Date||24 Jan, 2020|
|Application for M.Sc||10 May, 2020|
|Exam Date||10 Jun, 2020|
|Application for M.Sc Nursing||18 May, 2020|
|Exam date||25 May, 2020|
|Application for Ph.D||19 Sep - 29 Sep, 2020|
|Exam date||01 Oct, 2020|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College