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Army College of Dental Sciences (ACDS) announces BDS Admission 2016

Updated on Thu, 21 January 2016 at 16:57 IST

Army College Of Dental Science (ACDS), Secunderabad invites applications for admissions to Bachelor of Dental Science(BDS) Course for the academic year 2016 - 17.

Bachelor of Dental Science(BDS) Course is conducted by Army College Of Dental Science (ACDS), Secunderabad.


The duration of BDS course is four years.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> The Higher Secondary Exam or the Indian School Certificate Exam which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam after a period of 12 years study, the last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less than the core course for English as prescribed by the NCERT and Training after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on education (or);

=> The Intermediate exam in science of an Indian University/Board or other recognized examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject (or);

=> The pre-professional/pre-medical examination with Physics, Chemistry and Biology, after passing either the higher secondary school exam, or the Pre-University or an equivalent exam (or);

=> The first year of the three years degree course of a recognized university with Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in three subjects provided the exam is a University Exam and candidate has passed 10+2 with English at a level not less than a core course (or);

=> B.Sc Exam of an Indian University, provided that he/she has passed the B.Sc Exam with not less than two of the following subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany, Zoology) and further that he/she has passed the earlier qualifying exam with the following subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English

=> Age limit: The candidate should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete this age on 31st December of the year of admission

Application Procedure:

Candidates are advised to refer to official notifications /documents for detailed application procedure. published details for informational purpose.

Application Form can also be downloaded from College Website in which case the filled up application form has to be accompanied by the draft for Rs.750/-. Cost of ACDS BDS Prospectus and Application Form for ACDS - Rs.750/- (by hand through demand draft), Rs.800/- (by registered post)
Candidate must affix adequate postage for registration charges failing which call letter will be dispatched by normal post only
Application Forms duly completed in all respects along with documents must reach Principal ACDS, Secunderabad with the dates specified below:
Last Date for ACDS BDS 2016 Application Form without Late Fee on or before 15th March 2016
Last Date of ACDS Application Form with Late Fee of Rs.300/- on or before 30th March 2016
ACDS 2016 BDS Application Form in favour of "ACDS" payable at Secunderabad (A.P) (enclose DD for Rs.300/-)

Application form can be downloaded from official website of Army College Of Dental Science (ACDS), Secunderabad:

Fee Details:

Prospectus and Application Form fee is 750/- or by hand through demand draft Rs.800/- (by registered post).

Important Dates:

BDS Course Important dates section aims to list all important dates such as date of availability of form, last submission date, result date, counselling date, etc.

  • Online registration starts:
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 15th March 2016
  • Last Date of Receipt of Application Form with Late Fee of Rs.300/-: 30 Mar 2016
  • Date of Examination BDS Course 2016: 08th May 2016 (Sunday, 03.00 PM to 05.00PM)
  • Declaration of BDS Course 2016 Results: 15th June 2016
  • Date of First Counseling (1 to 150): 15th July 2016
  • Date of Second Counseling (150 to 250): 29th July 2016
  • Date of Physical Joining of selected candidates at ACDS Secunderabad: 31st August 2016
  • Date of Commencement of BDS Course at ACDS Secunderabad: 01st September 2016

Test Cities:

List of cities where BDS Course will be conducted in 2016
Army Public School in Pathankot, Jalandhar Cantt, Ambala Cantt, Delhi, Kota, Jodhpur, Dehradun, Lucknow, Bhopal, Pune, Secunderabad, Bangalore, Kolkata, Guwahati and Danapur A candidate desirous of changing the Centre subsequently can apply for the same

Selection Process:

The admission will be strictly on merit ranking, based on marks obtained in C-WAT

Contact Details

For more details please contact
Army College of Dental Sciences
ACDS Nagar (Chennapur - CRPF Road),
Jai Jawahar Nagar Post,

Phone No.: 040-20080243

Email: [email protected]

Question Papers

The entrance test for ACDS will be held as Combined Written Admission Test (C-WAT).
The paper will be of two hours duration containing four subjects Students will apply directly to ACDS in application forms provided with the prospectus of the College


Army College Of Dental Science(ACDS), Secunderabad
A Health Science Complex for Medical, Dental, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy and other related para - medical courses was conceptualized to be established at Secunderabad to provide vocational and technical education to the children of serving and retired regular Army personnel. Army College of Dental Science (ACDS) is the first among the above to be established here.

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