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The institutional board of studies under the guidance of the principal holds meetings with all department heads well in advance before the commencement of each academic year. The IBS prepares the Master timetable as per the recommended hours prescribed for lectures, practical and clinical hours.


The Academic Cell prepares the academic calendar based on the academic calendar of The TN Dr. MGR Medical University. In the academic calendar all working days, holidays, internal exam dates, University Exam dates, clinical postings, etc. are marked.



The academic cell is also responsible for preparing the timetable. The timetable is marked with lecture classes, lab hours, clinical postings etc. The individual departments strive hard for effective curriculum delivery with the faculty members to complete the syllabus by apportionment among them by discussion during routinely planned department meetings.


The commencement of the academic year for the first-year student begins with an orientation program presented by the head of the institution. ICT tools like CIS provide instant information regarding the activities of the institution like teaching schedule, attendance, evaluation of student performance, marks and result analysis, common circulars and also a central monitoring system of both students and staff. Teaching-learning methods are further intensified by interactive teaching, group discussion, like lectures, seminars, demonstrations on models, lab postings, practical sessions, field visits, role plays, community postings are adopted so that knowledge and skill are imparted to students in different ways. Apart from using boards various teaching aids like charts, diagrams, photographs, posters, models, specimens etc. are used so that the teaching-learning experience is more interesting.


The syllabus of each course is split into many components. Each component of a particular course is taught as per the planned session. This ensures the delivery of each subject lecture in a sequential and structured way.


IQAC regularly monitors the curriculum delivery process. If any deviation is found corrective actions like extra classes are provided so that curriculum is delivered in an effective and timely manner.


Class tests are conducted periodically and three internal exams are conducted. Internal exam evaluation is done in a transparent manner. In the formative assessment, considerable weightage is given for assignments and paper presentations. Transparency is kept in the whole evaluation process. Once the answer scripts are corrected the students are allowed to go through them. The faculties explain how the marks were awarded to the students so that the students can improve their performance. Summative assessment is done by the university at the end of the academic year.

Institution integrates cross-cutting issues


Our institution conducts various programs in order to create awareness among the students regarding cross cutting issues like gender, environment and sustainability, human values, health determinants, Right to Health and emerging demographic issues and Professional Ethics.


A woman empowerment cell has been established. It conducts awareness programs regarding gender issues. Eminent speakers are invited for a talk on gender issues like gender equality, violence against women, child marriage, female feticide etc. The institute offers equal opportunity to both the male and female students in learning and development. Students are trained to interact and respect both genders equally and also to maintain patient’s confidentiality. The women empowerment cell conducts regular gender sensitisation programs to create awareness among the students. It also ensures the safety and security of the students.Gender sensitisation programs relevant to the issues and challenges in context to violence against women, female foeticide, factors responsible for low health status of women, factors contributing to educational backwardness among women, sexual division of labour, etc. are conducted


Programs related to environmental protection are conducted in our institution. Eco-friendly measures are adopted in the institution. It contributes to green living or practices that help conserve resources like water and energy. Eco-friendly practices also prevent contributions to air, water and land pollution. Our institute follows a wide range of eco friendly practices.
They are as follows.

Solar panel implementation

Usage of bicycles for internal transportation within campus

Establishment of Pedestrian pathway

Hand switch boards with notice for power saving

LED Lights-decrease electric energy consumption

Greeneries- decrease CO2 emission

Well maintained natural lake


Regular cleaning drive is conducted during Swachh Bharath programs to create awareness among the students to keep the environment clean. Plastic is a major pollutant of the environment. Usage of plastic is banned inside the campus.


Bio-wastes are disposed as per the NABH protocol. It is outsourced to certified agents for further management.


Different social activities like Dental checkup camps, Awareness camps, Blood donation camps etc. are conducted in the surrounding villages to treat the economically poor patients in order to create awareness among the students about human values.


Regular Programs on professional ethics are conducted regarding the significance of dentalrecords with respect to law and Professional liabilities. Malpractices, consents, evidences and methods of identification in forensic dentistry are taught in all specialties.


The personal, social, economic and environmental factors that influence health status are known as determinants of health.

1. Physical Environment:
The students take part in community dentistry programs and sensitize the people about the environmental pollution and the need to keep cleanliness around the places where they live.

2. The person’s individual characteristics and behaviours:
The students sensitize the people about the personal hygiene, diet, addiction to alcohol, smoking and other substances.

3. The social and economic factors:
The students sensitize the people about the need for education, job opportunities, health insurance etc.