About ACDS 2013:
Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad has been established under the aegis of Army Welfare Education Society as a Centre of Excellence for Dental education. The College aims at imparting a high standard of dental education coupled with the development of good moral character for the children of regular Army personnel/regular Army pensioners and war widows. The College has been Recognised by the Dental Council of India and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare vide their Gazette No 23 dated 9 Jun 2007. It is afiliated to Dr. N.T.R.University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. The College has succeeded in achieving 100% pass results in First five years of final BDS University examinations. This year also we have 100% results with 22 First classes, in final year BDS Exam. The Army College of Dental Sciences is private Un-Aided, Non-Minority, Educational Institution.
Admission to the first year of the B.D.S degree course at the Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad for 34 seats will be on inter-se merit of the candidates (children of serving regular army personnel and regular army pensioners and war widows) in the combined written admission test (C-WAT) conducted by ACDS for 2013 -2012. Remaining 6 seats will be filled by Govt of A.P. through EAMCET. Candidates will be initially granted PROVISIONAL admission, which will be considered final on acceptance of eligibility by Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, A.P. The college management reserves its right to deny the admission to any student in the event the admission is found to be irregular or violating any rules and/or regulations framed
under any statute or statutes.
Eligibility For Admission To AWES Professional Colleges -. The admission to ACDS is for the children of eligible serving Army Personnel, eligible ex Army personnel and war widows of the Army. The children of following categories of Army personnel are eligible and they are required to submit the relevant certificate as given against the category applicable to them as proof of their eligibility for admission to ACDS alongwith the Application form :-
- The applicants must fall into one of the following categories : -
(i) Children of serving Army personnel with minimum 10 years continuous service in the Army (Submit Certificate No 1).
(ii) Children of ex Army personnel granted/awarded regular pension, liberalized family pension, family pension or disability pension at the time of their superannuation, demise, discharge, release medical board/invalided medical board. This includes wards of recruits medically boarded and granted disability pension (Submit Certificate No 1).
(iii) Children of ex Army personnel who have taken discharge or released after ten years of service (Submit Certificate No 1).
- Adopted/Step children and children of Remarried Widows
(i) Adopted Child of Army personnel if adopted at least five years prior to seeking admission. (Submit Certificate No .2).
(ii) Step Children are eligible provided they are born from a wedding where at least one parent belonged to the Army who is other wise eligible. (Submit Certificate No.2)
- Eligibility Criteria in Special Cases
(i) Eligibility Criteria for wards of Ex Army Medical Corps Officers/Army Dental Corps Officers presently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force(IN/IAF). Wards of only those ex Army medical officers/Army Dental Corps officers presently serving with Indian Navy or Indian Air Force who have served with the Army for at least 10 years (Submit Certificate No.3).
(ii) Eligibility Criteria for Children of APS/MNS/TA Personnel (Submit Certificate No.3)
(aa) Children of APS Personnel classified as ex servicemen as per Govt. of India, Ministry of Defence letter No 9 (52)/88D (Res) dated 19 Jul 1989.
(ab) Children of those APS personnel who are on deputation and who have put in 10 years of service in the Army.
(ac) Children of APS personnel, who are directly recruited into APS who have completed 10 years of service and of those who as per their terms and conditions of service, retired from APS without reversion to P&T Department after completing their minimum pensionable service of which 10 years was in the Army.
(ad) Children of only those members of MNS who have10 years service as regular members of MNS or are in receipt of pension from the Army.
(ae) Children of only those TA Personnel who have completed 10 years of embodied service.
- The management reserves the right to include any other eligibility criteria from time to time in addition to the above.
- The Pre-University certificates issued by Janardhan Rai Nagar, Rajasthan
- Vidyapeeth (Deemed) University, Rajasthan state is not valid.
- Student who fails to clear I BDS Exams in three years will automatically forego his/her seat/admission to BDS. He/She will has to pay up all five years fees to be given clearance
- Mid course withdrawal will be permitted only after payment of full five years of tution fee, Miscellaneous fee and hostel fee.
The candidate should have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete this age on 31st December of the year of his admission. Candidate should have passed the two years Intermediate or equivalent course thereof, with science subjects Viz., physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botony and Zoology) securing a minimum of 50% from a recognized Indian Intermediate Board or University. Candidate possessing qualification of a University/Intermediate Board out side the state should produce the certificate of equivalence from the Registrar, Dr NTR University of Health Sciences.
Mode of Selection for admission
The admission will be strictly on merit ranking, based on marks obtained in C-WAT. The merit list will be prepared based on the aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the entrance test. The decision of ACDS management regarding the preparation of merit list will be final and no arbitration in this matter will be accepted. In case of vacant seats due to certain candidates declining to join/not joining on due date, the vacancy so created will be offered to the candidate next in merit and so on. Six seats will be filled from merit candidates who have undertaken EAMCET 2013 of Andhra Pradesh State. This allotment shall be done by the Govt of A.P. or its authorized agency.
20 Apr 2013(Wednesday)(3 PM to 5 PM)
Army College of Dental Sciences
ACDS Nagar (Chennapur - CRPF Road)
PO-Jai Jawahar Nagar
Secunderabad - 500087
Direct Phone of Director Principal: 040 - 20080244,
Fax: 040 - 27795517
Website: www.armycods.in ,www.acds.co.in
Other related links:
- ACDS 2013 Notification
- ACDS 2013 Application Submission Process
- ACDS 2013 Important Dates
- ACDS 2013 Eligibility Criteria
- ACDS 2013 FAQ,s