Eligibility for Admission:
(i) Nativity: Applicant should be an Indian citizen of Kerala origin.
(ii) Academic Qualifications: B.D.S Degree from any of the universities in Kerala or of any other University, recognized by any of the Universities in Kerala as equivalent thereto. Applicants who will complete one year Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship on or before 30.04.2010 are also eligible to apply for the Entrance
Examination, subject to the condition that the admission will be given only after registering with the Kerala Dental Council.
(iii) Age: For General Candidates, maximum 45 years and for Service candidates, maximum 47 years as on 30.04.2010.
Entrance Examination: All candidates seeking admission to MDS courses will have to qualify by securing a minimum of 50% marks in the Entrance Examination, to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations (CEE) (40% marks for SC/ST/SEBC candidates). The Entrance Examination will be conducted on 30.01.2010 at Thiruvananthapuram. The Entrance Examination consists of one Paper, of three hours duration and having 200 Objective Type (Multiple Choice) Questions.
Application Forms: Prospectus and Application form will be available from 26.12.2009 in the website www.cee-kerala.org. The application form is common for General and Service candidates. Candidates seeking admission to this course can apply in the prescribed format, after downloading it, from the website, along with the necessary documents and a Demand Draft [Rs. 1,000/- for General candidates and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST candidates] drawn on a nationalized bank, in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. Service candidates, applying under General merit also, need submit only a single application form to the CEE along with a D D of Rs.1000/- ( For SC/ST candidates as 500/- only) Ref clause X B (ii) and V of the prospectus.
Application forms wll not be sold from the office of the CEE or office of the DME. Application fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Last Date and Time for receipt of filled-in Application Forms: All candidates, including those service candidates who seek admission under General/ Service Quota, should forward their completed applications with all the relevant
documents and Demand Draft to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
Housing Board Buildings, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram- 695001, either by Registered post / Speed post / hand delivery so as to reach him before 5 pm on 16.01.2010 (Saturday).
However Service candidates should forward a copy of the application form along with copies of all required documents (duly attested), as stipulated in clause X (c) of the Prospectus, to the Controlling Officer concerned (Director of Medical Education / Director of Health Services) before 5 pm, on 16.01.2010.
The selection, admission and allotment of seats, including those under Service Quota, will be made by the DME, based on various provisions laid down in the Prospectus for admission to M.D.S - 2010 approved by the Government of Kerala. Candidates may go through the various provisions of the Prospectus available in the website at www.cee-kerala.org, before filling up the application forms.