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Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

About Government Dental College & Hospital, Mumbai

Government Dental College and Hospital, formerly known as Sir CEM Dental College, was established in 1938. It is managed by the J. J. Group of Hospitals & Govt. of India.

Formerly known as Sir CEM Dental College, Government Dental College and Hospital was established in 1938. It is one of the oldest and pioneering colleges in Mumbai that is managed by the J. J. Group of Hospitals & Govt. of India. J. J. Group of Hospitals is a multi-specialty Government Hospital.

Government Dental College and Hospital is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. The college has also received recognition and approval from the Dental Council of India (DCI), New Delhi.

The college aims at providing improved services in dental care to the patients through research, education and clinical expertise.

Government Dental College and Hospital started off from the first floor of Grant Medical College, Sir J. J. Group Of Hospitals, Byculla in Mumbai. There were just 6 dental chair units back then.

In the field of dental sciences, Government Dental College and Hospital has been rated as one of the best. Under the Government of NCT of Maharastra, the college has been recognized as a centre of excellence. For the past seven years, the Outlook Magazine has ranked the college as third from the top among all the government dental colleges in India.

Government Dental College and Hospital offers postgraduate (MDS) and undergraduate programmes (BDS) of five years and three years, respectively. The college also offers specializations in various courses. The college also offers distance education programmes under the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, with which it has a tie-up.
Government Dental College and Hospital has various research partnerships, exchange programmes, and collaborations with top institutions and universities all around the world.

The selection process of the college is based on merit, as per state quota, according to the rules laid down by the university. There is an online application process through which students can apply for admission to the courses of their interest. A form available online enables them to fill in their educational achievements and interests.

Before applying for admission to the college, students should check whether their total aggregate marks, i.e., the best of four or PCM or PCB, whichever is applicable falls within the percentage as specified by the college for admission.

To qualify for the admission, students have to take an entrance test which is conducted by the CBSE. This is as per the rules laid down by the university. Based on the all India basis score, students are admitted to the college. As per government regulations, 15% of the seats (5 seats) are reserved for the SC, 7½% (2 seats) for the ST and 27% (9 seats) are reserved for the OBC.

  • The college has an attractive campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning with Young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff
  • The college has well-equipped with all modern facilities like digital classrooms, library, laboratories, operation theatre's, canteen, computer center, seminar halls & medical facilities etc. as required for the students to study here
  • The college campus is eco-friendly and free from outside disturbance which provides a congenial atmosphere for study
  • The institution has a team of highly qualified, talented and dedicated teachers who encourage the updated dental knowledge in all the fields and assist the BDS & MDS Students with high skills in practical’s so that they can shine very well in their future dental practice
  • The library now contains 5,000 books of various subject’s, 25 National Journals and 75 International Journals. There is a reading room attached to the library wherein dailies, Magazines, periodicals, e-books, Photocopying services, Internet connection are available
  • The library has 3 separate sections - a) Reference (b) Lending and (c) Reading
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) to assure the quality of the college
  • The State Government and the Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • Seminars are organized at departmental levels from time to time to enrich the level of knowledge of the students in the relevant field
  • Hi-Tech internet facilities can be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Institution established one anti-ragging committee.  The Institution formed one committee associated with students and teachers for anti-ragging. The decision of the committee is the final for any punishment against ragging
  • Continued Dental Education (CDE) programme is conducted once in 3 months in the college. Its importance is to gain more knowledge in the field of dentistry.
  • Hi-Tech  theory class was taken through "Touch On Cloud" Software to the Students with iPad and Laptops
  • The patients were explained and counseled about their problems through the i-Pad explanation with pictures. In order to understand the basic relation between Sugar & Dental Caries as well as improper brushing technique and Periodontal diseases, this i-Pad counseling got overall success criteria
  • Mentor-Mentee system is a program designed exclusively for students to interact with one faculty who helps the student to solve academic, and other personal problems. Mentor, in turn, interacts with Deputy Chief Mentor and Chief Mentor for further measures. Apart from this, counseling is provided by professional counselors
  • Department of Periodontics has conducted the "Laser Hands-on Course" for all the CRRIs who posted in the department and also given demon in Vegetables and patients with  appreciation Certificate
  • The college  strongly believes in overall development of the student and hence extracurricular activities of the students are given equal importance
  • The Root Canal Treatment (RCT) has been done under the "Endodontic Microscope" in Post Graduate Clinic of Conservative and Endodontic Department
  • Annual Cultural week and Sports week are arranged to bring the talents of the students to the fore while prizes won at intercollegiate tournaments speaks volumes especially the group dance troupe
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) Full Time 5 years 10+2
Master of Dental Surgery Full Time 3 Years BDS
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  • Auditorium
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Health Centre / Hospital
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  • Digital library
  • Playground
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  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
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  • Outdoor Stadium
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  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
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  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Casualty and Emergency Services
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training
  • Operation Theater





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