Bachelor of Dental Sciences

Panjab University
In Chandigarh

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Chandigarh
Panjab University, Chandigarh, 160014, Punjab, India
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Panjab University established in 1882 at Lahore (now in Pakistan) came into existence on Ist October, 1947 after independence of the country. It was shifted to its present campus in 1956. Panjab University has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in Science &Technology, Humanities, Social Sciences, performing Arts and Sports. By virtue of its age, experience, achievements and philosophy, the Panjab University is University of National character and stature, in so far it has drawn both its faculty and students from all over the country. Its faculty includes some of the most distinguished scientists and academicians in arts & humanities. Due to its excellent achievements, University has been conferred with top grade ***** status by National Assessment & Acredition Council (NAAC).
The main campus at Chandigarh is spread over 550 acres in Sector 14 and 25. Sector 14 having main academic and administrative building besides a health centre, a sport complex, hostels and residential area. University has 59 teaching and research departments on main campus at Chandigarh and has 152 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab and Chandigarh.
In an attempt to keep pace with fast changing scenario in the higher education sector, the University has started a National Centre for Human Genome Studies and Research with support of UGC for training human resources. Similarly, University Institute of Engineering & Technology is also functional since 2002 and its first batch in various streams has passed out in May, 2006.
In spite of many milestones achieved so far, the absence of teaching & research in the field of Oral Health Sciences was felt long by citizens of Chandigarh. In view of urgent and long felt need of people of Chandigarh and surrounding areas, University planned to start an Institute of Dental Sciences on Panjab University Campus itself.
Foundation stone of Dental College was laid down by Union Health Minister Hon'ble Shri Anbumani Ramadoss on 22nd September, 2004 with efforts of Dr. K.N. Pathak, then Vice-Chancellor and financial support of Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge an NRI and Panjab University Alumni who donated Rs.2.20 crores and Hon'ble Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, State Minister of Finance, Govt. of India who donated Rs.1.00 crore out of M.P. LAD Scheme and University's own share is about Rs.3.01 crore for the first phase.
Land measuring 5 acres has been earmarked for Dental College block in Ist phase in Sector 25. Additional one acre has also been reserved for future expansion of the Institute. Separate piece of land has also been kept for 100 bedded Medical Hospital. Institute has been planned for undergraduate, post graduate classes. However, to start with 100 students will be admitted in undergraduate BDS course.