AIIMS has recently issued the exam notification for All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGDEE) 2014
. Date for AIPGDEE 2014 has been scheduled on 25th January, 2014 and the last date for submission of form (i.e. Online Registration of Application) is 31st December, 2013.
This blog post is an attempt to help you know more about this exam and apply for it.
What is AIPGDEE?
AIPGDEE is a medical entrance exam conducted by AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) for admissions in 3-year MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) courses in all the Government Dental Colleges/Institutions in India. It is a 3 hours test containing 200 MCQs consisting of Basic Sciences, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects.
AIPGDEE 2014 Syllabus/Exam Pattern:
As said above, AIPGDEE is a 3 hour (10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M) Online Exam containing 200 MCQs. Each question weighs 4 marks - thus total marks in AIPGDEE is 800. The questions asked are from Basic Sciences, Para-Clinical and Clinical subjects. There is negative marking in AIPGDEE - 1 mark for each wrong answer.
You have to appear AIPGDEE 2014 in designated exam centres in six exam cities: Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram.
Number of seats through AIPGDEE 2014
You may be wondering in which colleges you can get seats through AIPGDEE and how many seats are there in these colleges. The exact number of seats through AIPGDEE 2014 will be made available by AIIMS only during the counselling process. But however, you can find the total number of seats available in these Dental Colleges in Dental Council of India website
From here you can find that 205 Dental Colleges with 5020 MDS seats. To make it easy for you, I have uploaded the college-wise number of MDS seats in Box.net and you can click here to download this AIPGDEE 2014 College Seats
in excel file.
AIPGDEE 2014 Date Sheet:
Last date for submission of form: 31st December, 2013 (5:00 PM)
Date for downloading AIPGDEE 2014 Admit Card: 15th January, 2014.
AIPGDEE 2014 Exam Date: 25th January, 2014 (10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M).
AIPGDEE 2014 Result Date: 5th February, 2014.
Eligibility for AIPGDEE 2014:
1.0 You must be an Indian citizen.
2.0 You must have BDS degree from any Dental colleges recognised by Dental Council of India.
3.0 You must have completed one year (12 months) Compulsory Rotating Internship in an recognized Dental College.
Please go though section "ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA" in page-4 of the prospectus for more details.
AIPGDEE 2014 Online Application Form
In the resultant page, click on link "Proceed" as shown above in the screenshot.
Online registration for AIPGDEE 2014 is a 5-step process as below:
2 Upload Images
3 Payment Slip
4 Fee Payment
5 Registration Slip
Please go through section "How to Register?" in page 46 onward in the prospectus, which tells you in detail about the registration process with screenshots.
AIPGDEE 2014 Admit Card
The Admit Card for AIPGDEE 2014 would be available only online. So download your admit card from15th January, 2014 in this website
. On the other hand, post exam result, you should check this website
for AIPGDEE 2014 counselling.
Thats all from me. Best Wishes!