Tribune News Service
Faridkot, January 10
Dental schoolswithin the state faceassociate degreeunprecedented crisis with thirty one per cent seats lying vacant even once3 rounds of message for admissions.
Hoping to fill a number of the 354 vacant seats in thirteen dental schools, the cake Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) can conduct the fourth spherical of message on Janthirteen. Not solely self-funded personalschools, however2 government schools have conjointlydidn’t fill all BDS seats.
Data shows ejection2personalschools — Christian Dental faculty (40 seats) and federal agency Dental faculty (100 seats) in Ludhiana — none mightstock up all the seats.
At some personal dental schools, over[*fr1] the obtainable seats ar lying vacant. geographical area has one,140 seats in 2 government and thirteenpersonal dental schools.
Of the a hundred seats every, Desh Bhagat Dental faculty, Gobindgarh, might fill thirty five, Genesis Dental faculty in Ferozepur forty eight, RBDC in Mohali fifty six, Sukhmani Dental faculty, Mohali, 57, Dashmesh Dental faculty, Faridkot, 64, and GNDC, Sunam, 70, Adesh Dental faculty, Bathinda, 77, LBDC, Patiala, 85 and NDC, Dera Bassi, 88.
Of the entiresixty seats in SGRD, Amritsar, forty eightarestuffed and of the fifty seats in SKS, Ludhiana,
28 are taken.
In the 2 government schools in Patiala and Amritsar, of the entireninety seats, four ar lying vacant.
Sources within the medical university aforementioned besides high tuition fee privatelyschools, the dearthof recognition of BDS course mighteven bebecause of poor job opportunities in government sector.
While the fifteen dental schoolswithin the state armanufacturing over one,100 BDS and over three hundred MDS doctors once a year, it’sonce the gap of the many years that the state Health Department had recruited thirty five dental medical officers last month.
Unlike MBBS, students don’t seem to be willing to pay high fee for BDS course, aforementioned sources. “We arcreating all efforts to fill most of the vacant seats from the registered candidates within the last message,” aforementioned BFUHS decision maker Dr dominion Bahadur.