Delhi: The Dental Council of India (DCI) has asked the concerned authorities to take all necessary steps to prevent the allotment to any candidate presenting forged / fake documents or NEET results.
It has come to the notice of the Dental Council of India that some of the students are furnishing forged documents, viz. NEET result card, allotment letter, etc., for getting their admission in UG / PG Courses in Dental Colleges in an unfair manner. Therefore, all the counselling authorities of BDS and MDS / PG Diploma Courses should be more vigilant while issuing allotment letters to the candidates. The concerned authorities will take all necessary steps to prevent the allotment to any candidate presenting forged / fake documents or NEET results.
UG and PG courses in Dental Colleges across India are based on NEET exams. UG course (BDS) is based on the NEET UG exam, and PG courses (MDS) is based on the NEET MDS exam. These exams are conducted once a year at all Indian levels. The admissions to these courses are purely based on NEET eligibility criteria.
The Dental Council of India has been constituted by an Act of Parliament to regulate the profession of dentistry and maintain the highest standards of dental education in the country. It is the statutory and bounden duty of the DCI to take such steps which are required to be taken to maintain the highest standards of dental education in the country.
Any dental qualification granted by any person/authority/institution is not valid unless and until it is according to the norms of the DCI Act and Regulations made there-under, the respective provisions of Sections 10,10A and 10B of the Dentists Act, 1948.
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