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MDS - Oral Pathology & Microbiology

MDS - Oral Pathology & Microbiology

School of Dental Sciences (SDS)

  • Programme Code

    SDS0104

  • Level

    Post Graduate

  • Duration

    3 Years

About the Programme

MDS - Oral Pathology & Microbiology is a three-year post-graduate programme that equips students with the advanced knowledge of histology and anatomy of oral & para oral structures. The programme offers insights into the classification of diseases affecting head and neck regions using laboratory techniques.

The curriculum of the programme includes other subjects like oral histology, dental anatomy, oral embryology and oral physiology. Students under this programme are prepared to perform routine histopathological evaluations of specimens and carry out other diagnostic procedures including microbiological, cytological, other research projects. The programme is structured in such a way that it enables not only academic and clinical proficiency, but also fosters the rational, intellectual, and social ability of the aspirants.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: To train a post-graduate student to ensure higher competence in both general and    special pathology dealing with nature of oral diseases, their cause, processes and effects.
  • PEO2: Routine and special technique used for histopathology including principle of histochemistry, immunochemistry related to oral pathology.
  • PEO3: Concepts of oral premalignancy and management of oral oncology.
  • PEO4: Oral microbiology and their relationship to various branches of dentistry.
  • PEO5: Working knowledge on current databases, automated data retrieval systems, referring and skill in writing scientific papers.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1:     An oral pathologist is expected to perform routine histopathological evaluation of  specimens relating to oral and peri-oral tissues.
  • PO2:     An oral pathologist should acquire skill to identify oral diseasethroughmicroscopicslides.
  • PO3:     To carry out routine diagnostic procedures including hematological, cytological, microbiological, immunological and ultra-structural investigations.
  • PO4:     Understanding of current research methodology, collection and interpretation of data.
  • PO5:     Ability to carry out research projects on clinical and / or epidemiological aspects.
  • PO6:     Skills in age estimation and identification during forensic investigation.
  • PO7:     Professional honesty and integrity to be fostered.

PSO's

  • PSO1: Competency in diagnosis of oral precancer and cancerous lesions
  • PSO2: Competent to carry out exfoliate cytology and its interpretation
  • PSO3: Able to do mass screening of oral cancer patients
  • PSO4: Competency to analyze and interpret routine blood investigations

This course is for individuals who...

can cope with the repugnant smell and sight during physical examination. It is for candidates who possess a strong mind and are compassionate towards others.

Students who are looking for...

obtaining a fulfilling career dedicated to patient care must opt for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 769400
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
NA NA
Programme Structure

S.

No.

Paper ID

Subject Code

Subjects

Teaching Load

 

L

T

P

THEORY SUBJECTS

  1.  

      MDS306

      MDS306

Oral Pathology & Microbiology

 

L

T

P

CC

Practical/Viva-Voce/Jury

  1.  

      MDS306

      MDS306

Oral Pathology & Microbiology

 

L

T

P

CC

TOTAL CREDITS

NA

Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • As per DCI guidelines Must be NEET Qualified and allotted through UPDGME Uttar Pradesh Lucknow.
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Professor
  • Dental Assistant
  • Lab Technician
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Oral Pathologist
  • Private Practitioner
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Max Hospital
  • Apollo
  • Jaypee Hospitals
  • Medanta
  • Columbia Asia
  • Fortis Health Care
  • Action Balaji
  • Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Hospital

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