DENTAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
KOTLA ROAD, NEW DELHI-110002
1. Reference Public Notice published in the Hindustan Times on 16.11.2005 and in the Times of India on 17.11.2005, regarding submission of applications/schemes for opening of dental colleges or increase of BDS/MDS seats or starting of MDS Courses for the academic session 2006-2007 by 30.11.2005.
2. The Central Government vide its letter No. V.12012/4/2003-PMS/DE dated 4.1.2006 has, now inter-alia, decided to extend the time of submission of applications/schemes for the academic session 2006-2007 upto 31.1.2006. The applications/schemes, complete in all respects for the academic session 2006-2007 should be submitted to Secretary (Health), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi - 110011 by the extended date i.e. 31.1.2006.
3. The following changes have, inter-alia, been made in the existing Regulations :-
(i) There will be two admissions slabs i.e. 50 and 100 seats as against the earlier three admissions slabs (40, 60 and 100) in the old Regulations 1993.
(ii) As the new Regulations prescribe the intake capacity slabs of 50 to 100 only as against the existing slabs of 40, 60 and 100, the applicants are given an option to indicate their desired intake capacity with reference to the revised regulations. It is made clear to them that while the faculty norms prescribed in these regulations will have to be fulfilled by them for being eligible for grant of permission the requirements laid down for other infrastructural facilities may be fulfilled before the renewal of permission becomes due. An undertaking to this effect is to be given by them and applications not exercising the option would be returned to the applicants.
(iii) The applicant owns or holds by way of long term lease for a period of not less than 30 years obtained from Government or an authority of the Government, a plot of land measuring not less than 5 acres and has provided on the same plot of land, constructed area to set up the proposed dental college and proposes to increase the constructed area, in a phased manner, as given below:
30,000 sq. ft.
50,000 sq. ft.
60,000 sq. ft.
1,00,000 sq. ft.
(iv) Hostel accommodation in separate blocks for boys and girls and accommodation for staff, to the extent of 50 % of the strength, should be available at any given time in the same plot of land in addition to the built-up area mentioned in clause(c); (see (iii) above).
(v) The applicant owns and manages a General Hospital of not less than 100 beds as per Annexure I (not attached here) with necessary infrastructure facilities including teaching pre-clinical, para-clinical and allied medical sciences in the campus of the proposed dental college,
the proposed dental college is located in the proximity of a Government Medical College or a Medical College recognised by the Medical Council of India and an undertaking of the said Medical College to the effect that it would facilitate training to the students of the proposed dental college in the subjects of Medicine, Surgery and Allied Medical Sciences has been obtained,
where no Medical College is available in the proximity of the proposed dental college, the proposed dental college gets itself tied up at least for 5 years with a Government General Hospital having a provision of at least 100 beds and located within a radius of 10 K.M. of the proposed dental college and the tie-up is extendable till it has its own 100 bedded hospital in the same premises. In such cases, the applicant shall produce evidence that necessary infrastructure facilities including teaching pre-clinical, para-clinical and allied medical sciences are owned by the proposed dental college itself;
(vi) Submission of Performance Bank Guarantee from a scheduled Commercial Bank valid for the entire duration of the course in favour of the DCI for Rs. 100 Lakhs for 50 admission and Rs. 200 Lakhs for 100 admissions (this provision is not applicable to a dental college established by State Governments or UT Administration).
(vii) Submission of application : The applications/schemes in prescribed format (obtainable from DCI on payment), complete in all respects, should be submitted to the Secretary (Health), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi from 1st August to 30th September (both days inclusive) of each year in respect of BDS Courses and from 1st May to 30th June (both days inclusive) of each year in respect of MDS Courses, with non-refundable application fees of Rs. 3 Lakhs for BDS Course and Rs.2 Lakhs for each speciality of MDS Course, for seeking the prior permission of the Central Government as per the provisions of the Dentists (Amendment) Act, 1993 and the revised Regulations made thereunder.
4. For the academic session 2006-2007, the applications/schemes complete in all respects in the prescribed format, should be submitted by the extended dated i.e. 31.1.2006 as mentioned in para 2 above.
N.B: - For details, the applicants are advised to peruse the revised Regulations 2006 before submitting their applications/schemes in the prescribed format for the academic session 2006-2007 by the extended dated i.e. 31.1.2006. For revised Regulations, please visit DCI website i.e. http://www.dciindia.org.
New Delhi Secretary I/c
Date the 6th January 2006 Dental Council of India