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Victory for Higher Standard in Dental Education

Dental Council of India

( Constituted Under The Dentists Act 1948 )


Dated:27th January 2012


The Registrar ( I/C),
The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University,
N0.69, Anna Salai,
Chennai – 600 032.

Sub: T.N. Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai – Certain modifications made in the Curriculum/Regulations in the Dental Course – Consent – Requested – Regarding


In this connection, I am directed to say that the Executive Committee of the Dental Council of India in its meeting held on 18th & 19th January 2012 at New Delhi considered your letters referred to above and after discussion & deliberations decided as under:-

The eligibility criteria and other provisions prescribing admission, examination, syllabus, curriculum, etc in course regulations framed by DCI are bare minimum, if the State Government/Affiliating University, however so desire to prescribe higher than that of Regulation for maintaining higher standard of dental education in their State, they are free to prescribe the same but not inconsistent with the provisions of the Dentist Act and Regulations made thereunder.

The above decision of the Executive Committee is communicated to you for your information and necessary action in the matter.

Yours faithfully,
(Col. Retd.) Dr.S.K.Ojha)
Offg. Secretary,
Dental Council of India

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