DCI Publishes Lists of Defaulting Dental Colleges On Matters Concerning Anti-Ragging

The Dental Council of India (DCI) has published two lists of defaulting dental colleges on matters concerning anti-ragging: List of defaulter Dental Colleges who have not conducted/uploaded Anti Ragging Orientation Program 2023-24 Report on DCI Anti Ragging Online Module and List of defaulter Dental Colleges who have not uploaded Anti Ragging Report, Oct 2023 on DCI Anti Ragging Online Module.

Key Provisions of National Dental Commission Act, 2023 Enforced From February 29th

Among the key areas covered by these provisions are the establishment of the National Dental Commission, the determination of standards for dental education, the formation of Dental Advisory Council, establishment of Autonomous Boards, administrative actions and the formulation of guidelines for the recognition of dental institutions.

Government of India May Conduct Separate NEET-MDS Counselling for 2024

The Dental Council of India (DCI) has informed aspiring candidates for the NEET-MDS 2024 examination of a potential change in the counselling procedure. The Government of India is considering conducting counselling sessions for NEET-MDS separately and before the NEET PG Medical Counselling. A public notice to this effect was issued on March 4, 2024.

Change of Address of Dental Council of India

Effective from February 19, 2024, the office has been shifted from its previous location at Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, Temple Lane, Opp. Mata Sundari College for Women, New Delhi-110002 to the National Dental Commission Building, Plot No.14, Sector-9, Near Sangam Cinema, Rama Krishna Puram, New Delhi-110022.

Date Declared For NEET-MDS 2024 Examination

The Dental Council of India (DCI) has that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Master of Dental Surgery (NEET-MDS) will take place on 18th March 2024. Candidates are advised to stay updated with official notifications and guidelines provided by the examination authorities.

DCI Announces Screening Test Dates

As per the ‘Dental Council of India Screening Test Regulations, 2009,’ eligible candidates must submit their duly filled-in application forms (available on the DCI website) by 10th December 2023. The application should include relevant particulars, the requisite fee, and necessary documents for candidate assessment.

Special Stray Vacancy Round for NEET-UG 2023 Eligible Candidates Announced

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW) has issued a notice of extension of the last date of admission for undergraduate courses and conduct a Special Stray Vacancy Round for vacant MBBS, BDS, and B.Sc. Nursing seats under the All India Quota (AIQ) and State Quota. This Special Stray Vacancy Round will be the final round for undergraduate courses for the academic year 2023.

DCI announces Revised BDS Course Counseling Schedule and Data Upload Deadlines

The Dental Council of India (DCI) has instructed dental college authorities to upload the details of students admitted to the BDS course for the academic session 2023-24 on the DCI Website on or before the last date of joining, i.e., 15th November 2023, at 12:00 midnight. Any claims of admission made after 12:00 midnight on November 15, 2023, will be subject to legal actions under the prescribed laws.