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Amrita School of Dentistry

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About Amrita School of Dentistry

The BDS course offered by Amrita School of Dentistry commenced in September 2003 and was inaugurated by Smt. Sushma Swaraj, the then Minister for Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India. The School is housed in a self - contained four - storey building, having a built - up area of 154,000 sq. ft., and is one of the biggest dental colleges in Asia.

The building includes pre - clinical dental laboratories, lecture halls, conference center, faculty members offices, administrative offices, clinical treatment areas, small group discussion areas, research labs and library. A State of the art advanced dental care clinic provides exclusive specialist care.

Sufficient area has been earmarked for future expansion. Postgraduate courses commenced in 2010 and at present, the nine specialities offered at the School have postgraduate programs. Amrita School of Dentistry seeks to provide top quality, affordable, comprehensive education in oral and craniofacial care.

The School ensures that the students undergo an integrated educational experience that combines extensive clinical practice with rigorous course work.

Apart from the regular training offered in various specialties in dentistry such as Orthodontics, Prosthodontics & Implantology, Conservative Dentistry, Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine & Radiology, Periodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Pathology & Microbiology and Public Health Dentistry, high quality training facilities are available in Craniofacial Surgery and Plastic Surgery for trainees in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Name
Amrita School of Dentistry
Type
Private
University Name
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
Affiliated to
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University
Year Established
2003
Address
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, AIMS Health Sciences Campus, AIMS Ponekkara P. O. Kochi, Kerala India - 682 041.
Contact
0091 (0) 484 400 8901
Other contacts
0484 - 2858373 , 0484 - 2858374 , 0484 - 2858383
FAX
0091 (0) 484 400 8999 , 0091 (0) 484 285 8999 , 0091 (0) 484 668 8999
website
Email ID
ugadmissions@aims.amrita.edu , dentaladminoffice@aims.amrita.edu , pgadmissions@aims.amrita.edu
Available facilities
Hostel
Library
Cafeteria
Lab
Auditorium
Institute Campus Photos
Courses available

Community Dentistry

Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online – Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs.5,00,000/- (Rupees Four Lakhs Fifty Thousand Only)
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Oral Medicine

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Oral Medicine & Radiology is a three year Postgraduate program. Oral Medicine and Radiology is a specialized branch in dentistry that deals with diseases of oral and surrounding structures, oral manifestation of systemic diseases and oral and dental treatment of medically compromised patients. This course focuses on dealing with patients history taking, clinical examination, diagnosis, investigations, radiographic examination and medical management of lesions related to oral cavity. This Program aims to train the students ardently to use basic diagnostic procedures and techniques useful in recognizing the disease of the oral and paraoral tissues of local and constitutional origin and their medical management.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs.5,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Oral Pathology

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Oral Pathology & Microbiology is a three year Postgraduate program. It is the specialty of dentistry that deals with the nature, characteristics, cause, effects and diagnosis of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions and study of the immune system, which facilitates appropriate treatment of the same. The Postgraduate students are trained to attain competence in dealing with the nature of oral diseases, their causes and effects.
They perform routine histopathological evaluations of specimens and also carry out routine diagnostic procedures including cytological, microbiological, other investigations and research projects.
This curriculum is designed so as to enable not only academic and clinical proficiency, but also potentiate the intellectual, rational and social ability of the student, resulting in Oral Pathologists who will excel in patient care.
Very Important :
Management of AMRITA VISHWA VIDYAPEETHAM reserves the right to change any of the conditions enumerated herein for the purpose of complying with any of the regulations of the University Grants Commission or any other competent authorities.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs.5,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Periodontics

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Periodontology is a three year Postgraduate program. Periodontics is a branch of dentistry hat deals with diseases of the supporting and investing structures of the teeth including the gums, cementum, periodontal membranes and alveolar bone. The curriculum provides students identify the techniques to prevent the occurrence and cure the spread of damage already casued by the infection
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs.7,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Conservative Dentistry

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics is three year Postgraduate program. It is the branch of dentistry which deals with the treatment of caries, malformed, discoloured, nonesthetic, or fractured teeth and endodontics deals with treatment of pulpal and periapical diseases and dental pain management. The curriculum provides training in the prevention and treatment of the disease and injuries of the hard tissues and the pulp of the tooth and associated periodical lesions.
The purpose of the course is to provide advanced education in the subject to highly qualified graduate dentists who are interested in a career of specialized practice, teaching and research.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs.8,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Prosthodontics

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge is a three year Postgraduate program. This training program is structured to achieve knowledge and skill in theoretical and clinical laboratory, attitude, communicative skills and ability to research with understanding of social, cultural, educational and environmental background of the society.
The postgraduates will be able to provide Prosthodontic therapy for patients with competence and working knowledge with understanding of applied medical, behavioral and clinical science.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs.8,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Oral Surgery

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is a three year Postgraduate program. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is one of the specialties of dentistry to treat many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial (jaws and face) region.
The objective of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery program is to prepare graduates for a successful and productive career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The curriculum is designed to develop the clinical, academic, and communicative skills that will provide for diversified career options. A unique feature of this program is graduates will be prepared to pursue contemporary full scope Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs. 7,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

Orthodontics

Course InformationThe M. D. S. in Ortho Dontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics is a three year Postgraduate program. Ortho Dontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics is the specialty in dentistry that focuses on the alignment of the teeth and the dental arches: the maxilla and the mandible. The practice of this specialty includes diagnosis, prevention, interception, and correction of malocclusion and other abnormalities of the developing or mature orofacial structures.
The program provides a comprehensive curriculum which prepares qualified graduates or dentists to Ortho Dontic and Dentofacial Orthopaedics specialists. The postgraduates learn a variety of treatment modalities under the tutelage of experienced teaching faculty.
Course TypePost Graduate
Duration3
Eligibility CriteriaB.D.S. degree from a recognized Dental college.
Permanent registration from any of the state Dental Councils after completion of compulsory rotating internship (Those who will complete their Internship by 30th April 2015 are also eligible to apply).
Age limit- maximum 30 years as on 31.12.2015.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 2000/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Selection is based on the marks obtained in the qualifying examination and a personal interview.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs. 8,00,000/-
Note:
Above indicated fees are only annual tuition fees. Hostel and Mess (if required) and other fees will be extra.
Above are the current fees. Management reserves the right to revise the same if and when required.

B.D.S.(Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Course InformationThe five - year course, offered with a six months optional rotating internship, aims at developing students clinical skills under close supervision and mentoring of faculty members. The integrated curriculum prepare students to achieve actual patient care and work in functional group practices with a family of patients.
Dentistry involves the treatment and prevention of a wide range of diseases of the mouth. The aim and objective of the program is to produce a dentist who is socially acceptable and is able to work safely and effectively on patients in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and oral diseases.
The professionally accredited degree aims at developing students clinical skills under close supervision and mentoring of faculty members.
Course TypeUnder Graduate
Duration5 Years
Total Seats60
Eligibility CriteriaShould complete the age of 17 years by 31.12.2015 and should not exceed 23 by the said date.
Pass in higher secondary examination or its equivalent in the first attempt with 60% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology taken together and 60% marks in English separately.
Those who appear for the qualifying examination in March / April 2015 can also apply.
Admission DetailsApplication fee : 1500/- (Application fee to be paid by Online - Net banking/ Credit/ Debit card)
Admission ProcedureSelection is based on the rank obtained in the All India Amrita Entrance Examination conducted by Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Course feesAnnual Tuition Fees: Rs. 4,50,000/- (Rupees Four Lakhs Fifty Thousand Only)
Note:
Hostel, Mess, Other Fees and Caution Deposit will be extra.
Fees mentioned above are at current levels.Institution reserves the right to revise the same at any time without notice.
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