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Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test Dental (UPCAT MDS) 2016 Notification and Exam Date


Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges, Uttar Pradesh invites applications for admissions to Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test Dental (UPCAT MDS) for the academic year 2016 - 17.

Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test Dental (UPCAT MDS) is a yearly exam conducted for admissions to Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Private Medical and Dental Colleges in Uttar Pradesh state. The Dental Council of India runs under the aegis of Department of Health Ministry & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi

UPCAT MDS is conducted by Association of Private Medical and Dental Colleges, Uttar Pradesh.


The course shall be of three years duration. All the candidates for the degree of MDS are required to pursue the prescribed course for at least three academic years course as full-time candidates.

Eligibility Criteria:

Interested candidates should fulfill following eligibility criteria:

=> A candidate for admission to the MDS course must have a recognised degree of BDS awarded by an Indian University in respect of recognised Dental College under Section 10(2) of the Dentists Act, 1948 or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) and should have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council

=> Candidates not possessing a recognized Dental qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India

=> Qualification for the above purpose should secure the prior approval of his qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India

=> Candidates who possess PG Diploma recognised by the DCI with the duration of 2 years (proposed) in particular specialty is eligible for admission in MDS in the same specialty and the duration will be 2 years

=> Provided that in the case of a foreign national, the Dental Council of India may, on payment of the prescribed fee for registration, grant temporary registration for the duration of the postgraduate training restricted to the dental college/institution to which he is admitted for the time being exclusively for postgraduate studies

Application Procedure:

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

=> A candidate seeking register to the Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test - UPCAT Dental is required to send his/her application on the prescribed application form only, appended in this UPCAT 2016 MDS Information Brochure. MDS Information Brochure will be available from 01st January 2016

=> The Application form & OMR Sheet attached in information brochure should be filled correctly in candidates own handwriting and submitted to respective college latest by 01st January 2016

Submission of Application Form: The last date of receipt of the completed UPCAT Dental Application Form is on or before 31st January 2016. The completed application form must be sent to the following address P.O. Box No. 11, Izzat Nagar Post Office, Bareilly-243122. No application form will be received in person

Fee Details:

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) course Fee is Rs.8.45 lacs per year. It may be modified by the fee fixation Committee constituted under the guidelines of Hon'ble Supreme Court of India.

Important Dates:

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

  • Registration starts: 01st January 2016
  • Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 31st January 2016
  • Date of Examination UPCAT MDS 2016 at Lucknow and Delhi only: 07th February 2016
  • Declaration of UPCAT MDS 2016 Results: 16th February 2016

List of Member Institutions:

U.P. combined Admission Test for admission to BDS (1st year) in various specialties at the following member colleges:
01. Career Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital (Lucknow)
02. D.J. College of Dental Science & Research (Nagpur)
03. Inderprastha Dental College & Hospital (Ghaziabad)
04. Institute of Dental Science (Bareilly)
05. Institute of Dental Studies & Technologies (Modi Nagar)
06. ITS Centre for Dental Studies & Research (Ghaziabad)
07. Kanti Devi Dental College & Hospital (Mathura)
08. Kothiwal Dental College & Research Centre (Moradabad)
09. Saraswati Dental College (Lucknow)
10. Sardar Patel Institute of Dental & Medical Science (Lucknow)
11. Sharda University, School of Dental Sciences, G Noid (Noida)
12. Subharti Dental College (Meerut)
13. U.P Dental College & Research Center (Lucknow)

(Address can be referred from the link:

Selection Process:

Results will be announced on 16th February 2016.

Contact Details

For more details please contact
UPCAT Bareilly UPCAT-Dental,
Association of Private Medical & Dental Colleges of Uttar Pradesh,
Keshlata Hospital,
Bareilly-243122 (UP)

Tel: 0581-2303344

Email: [email protected]

Question Papers Pattern

The entrance exam will comprise of an objective type exam of 180 minutes duration containing 200 questions of 200 marks.
There will be 50 questions each for Physics, Chemistry, Zoology and Botany

=> The syllabus for entrance exam will be as per the 10+2 exam (ICSE/CBSE/UP Board or equivalent)

=> The question paper will be given in English only

=> The candidate is required to answer 200 MCQs in 3 hours. Each question shall carry equal marks

=> All questions will be objective type with Multiple (1, 2, 3, 4) choice of which, only one will be the appropriate response and, therefore, the correct choice

=> Each correct answer will be awarded one mark. Zero marks shall be given to no response

Related Courses: Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)

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