MDS Curriculum – All specialities Course Regulations 2017 – Click here

The duration of Master of Dental Surgery Course is 3 years. In each specialty, the syllabus is distributed among four theory papers

Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental Materials
  2. Removable Prosthodontics and Oral Implantology
  3. Fixed Prosthodontics
  4. Essay


  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pathology and Pharmacology
  2. Etiopathogenesis
  3. Clinical Periodontology and Oral Implantology
  4. Essay

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
  2. Minor Oral Surgery and Trauma
  3. Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Implantology
  4. Essay

Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental Materials
  2. Conservative Dentistry & Aesthetic Dentistry
  3. Endodontics
  4. Essay

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthodontics

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, genetics, Physical anthropology and Dental Materials
  2. Diagnosis and treatment planning
  3. Clinical Orthodontics and Mechanotherapy
  4. Essay

Oral Pathology & Microbiology and Forensic Odontology

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Research Methodology
  2. Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Oncology
  3. Laboratory techniques and Diagnosis
  4. Essay

Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Nutrition and Dietics
  2. Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
  3. Preventive and Community Dentistry as applied to Pediatric Dentistry
  4. Essay

Oral Medicine & Radiology

  1. Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Pharmacology
  2. Diagnosis, diagnostic methods and Imaging and applied Oral Pathology
  3. Oral Medicine, Therapeutics and Laboratory  investigations
  4. Essay
Exam pattern
Theory 4 papers X 75 300
Practical 200
Viva Voce 100
Total 600
Pass criteria – 50% theory (150) and 50% in practical + Viva Voce (150)



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