The examination for M.D.S. courses shall be held at the end of first year (part I) and at the end of third year (part II).


The following requirements shall be fulfilled by every candidate to become eligible to appear for the final examination.

A) Attendance:
Each year shall be taken as a unit for the purpose of calculating attendance. Every candidate shall have not less than 80 % of attendance in each year of the course. However, candidates should not be absent continuously as the course is a full time one.

B) Progress and conduct:
Every candidate shall have participated in seminars, journal review meetings, symposia, conferences, case presentations, clinics and didactic lectures during each year as designed by the concerned department.

C) Work diary and Logbook:
Every candidate shall maintain a work diary and logbook for recording his/her participation in the training programmes conducted by the department.

D) Dissertation:
Acceptance of dissertation shall be a precondition for the candidate to appear for the final examination.The synopsis of dissertation should be submitted 6 months from the commencement of MDS course. The final dissertation should be submitted 6 months before the final MDS university examinations.