University of Dhaka
BMDC, DCI, WHO
Pioneer Dental College as the 1st Non Govt. Dental College of Bangladesh was established in 1995. It took permission from thr Govt. of Bangladesh on 20th April 1995. In the 1996 the College was affiliated with Dhaka University and in same year Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council recognized the college.
In session 1994-1995 Pioneer Dental College started it’s academic activities with the admission of 55 students. Presently the college proudly declares successful graduation of more than 1100 Dental Surgeons.
In each year of Dhaka University’s professional exam students of Pioneer Dental College are always in merit list with 1st, 2nd, & 3rd positions. Besides in Professional exam. of June 2009 Md. Arafat Kabir of session 2004-2005 stood 1st in Final Prof. Exam among all Non Govt. Dental Colleges & got total eight Hons in his graduation carrier.
Tahsin Raquib Abonti of session 2002-2003 graduated BDS in June 2007 and got 4 Hons including Hon. in General Academy in her graduation carrier. Mohammad Erfan Khondokar of session 2007-2008 passed final Professional BDS & stood 4th in February 2012 and achieved total six Hons in his carrier. The excellent Performance will be continued in coming days as the present students of total 1st,2nd, 3rd & Final years are performing excellent & brilliant results.
To encourage the students in the field of academic performance and after graduation they are employed as teachers in various Depts. of the College. They are also given scholarships. For better & real education a good no of eminent Professors of Medical & Dental Sciences are in Pioneer Dental College. Total number of teachers are adequate for better academic performance of the students.
After graduation, In-service training is compulsory and in this part of Professional carrier Pioneer Dental College has established a world class Dental Out-Door where the newly passed Dental graduates are trained under the direct supervision of department teachers.
In-service trainees are regularly paid monthly honorarium Nowadays Dental education & graduate Dental Surgeons are maintaining International level and as aresult of that a good number of Dental Surgeons qualified from Pioneer Dental Collegenow are in abroad for higher degrees like Ph.D, M.Sc and in Home in MS, FCPS, DDS, MPh. Dental Surgeons from Pioneer Dental College are in Govt. service throughBCS.They are also in teaching in Govt. and Non Govt. Dental Colleges.
It should be mentioned here that before & after liberation Dentistry in Bangladeshwas not up to the satisfactory level. Facilities & opportunities were beyond imagination. Founder Directors of Pioneer Dental College realized the real poor condition of Dentistry and promised to upgrade the profession. They were bonded and established Pioneer Dental College as the 1st Non Govt. Dental College of Bangladesh.
Guideline for admission of local students usually given by the Ministry of Health each year. Announcement for admission appears in the National Daily News Papers usually in October (Approx.), seeking application from the interested students.
Candidates should have a minimum GPA of 9.00 combinedly in SSC and HSC (separately minimum 3.5 in each) Examination or equivalent and have GPA=3.50 in Biology. Students with a break of study of more than one year are not eligible to apply.
ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR LOCAL STUDENTS
Announcement for admission usually published in the daily newspaper in October each year after admission in Govt. Dental Colleges. Eligible interested candidates are to collect and submit duly filled in application forms within the notified date along with other necessary documents and collect admit card for the admission test.
Admission Test: The admission test is arranged by DGHS under the ministry of health. Candidates are selected for admission based on merit and notified in the national daily newspapers. The last date of admission is usually given for the selected candidates after which candidates from the waiting list are called if seats remain vacant.
Medical checkup: A Medical checkup is done for each selected candidates before admission. Students having gross physical, mental or refractory disorders may not be admitted as per the decision of the medical board.
ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS
Government of Bangladesh sets the rules and procedures of admission of foreign students to all public and private Dental colleges within its territory. Following are the steps that you need to take if you want to get admitted to Pioneer Dental College (PDCH).
All selected candidates must apply through Embassy of Bangladesh for obtaining equivalence certificate for confirmation of admission.