Dental Council of India Screening Test (2nd Amendment) Regulations, 2018

Sep 19, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Dental Council of India (DCI), with the approval of the Central Government, on September 18, 2018, has published the Dental Council of India Screening Test (2nd Amendment) Regulations, 2018 vide Notification No. DE-97(2)-2018 dated September 5, 2018.

The 2nd Amendment Regulations have been passed to further amend the “Dental Council of India Screening Test Regulations, 2009” which was enacted to determine the eligibility of a candidate for his or her registration with any State Dental Council.

Vide the Dental Council of India Screening Test (2nd Amendment) Regulations, 2018 the following amendments have been made in the Dental Council of India Screening Test Regulations, 2009:

·         In Regulation No. 2(1) new clause (i) defining the word National Eligibility Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) has been inserted.

·         In Regulation No. 5, under the heading ‘Eligibility Criteria’, the clause (a) & (b) of Regulation 5 has been deleted and substituted by new provision giving the criteria to obtain Eligibility Certificate.

·         The existing provisions of Regulations No. 11, has been deleted and substituted by the new pattern of Screening Test and distribution of the subject and marks.

·         In Regulation No. 12, providing for restriction of the candidates only to the 3 attempts has been deleted and substituted by the new clause stating that there is no limit on the maximum number of attempts to appear and pass in the Screening Test.  Provided that the candidate shall not be eligible for registration unless and until he or she qualify the Viva-Voce and undertake Compulsory Clinical Competence Training.

·         Regulation, No. 16, related to procedure for obtaining the Eligibility Certificate prior to admissions in any authority/institution outside India, has been deleted.

[REGD. NO. D. L.-33004/99]

 

URL: http://www.egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2018/189782.pdf


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