Name of Event: 1st Year BDS Orientation Program

Date (s):26th September, 2023

Type of Event:Academic

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Puneet Ahuja (Principal BBDCODS)

Convenor: Dr Priya Singh ( Reader, Dept. of Oral Medicine & Radiology) and Dr. Palak Singh (Sr. Lecturer, Dept. of Conservative & Endodontics)

Organized By:Admission Committee, Babu Banarasi Das College of Dental Sciences

Collaborating Institution/ Organization, if any:  —

Name (s) of Guest/ Speaker/ Resource Person/ Expert: —

No. of Participants:

  • Students: 60
  • Parents: 62
  • Faculty Members: 12

Brief Description of Event: The academic session of 1st year BDS students (2023 Batch) in BBD College of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, commenced on 26th September 2023. The new BDS students and parents were welcomed by the Principal, Dr. Puneet Ahuja, Basic Sciences HODs and the Admission In-charge& Academic Coordinator of the BDS 1st year Dr. Priya Singh.

The Orientation Program was conducted on 26th September 2023 which started with a formal tour of the dental college premises including all departments, patient OPDs, Laboratories, Lecture Theatres and Library to familiarize the BDS students with all the dental and basic sciences departments and their respective HODs.

The formal Orientation Program was conducted in Dr. Akhilesh Das Gupta Auditorium from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The Orientation Program began with a welcome and brief introduction of BBD University and BBD College of  Dental Sciences by Dr. Palak Singh; member admission committee. This was followed by the college report by Principal while welcoming all students and parents to the BBD family

All Heads of the Departments of Basic Sciences were introduced by the Principal The HODs also welcomed the Fresher BDS students and their parents and presented a brief introduction of their respective departments, course curriculum, syllabus & examination pattern.

This was followed by a PowerPoint presentation by the Principal in which the students and their parents were briefed about the academic guidelines, curriculum and rules and regulations of Babu Banarasi Das College of Dental Sciences, Babu Banarasi Das University. The presentation concluded with the emphasis on the certain guidelines which the students were advised to follow diligently to achieve professional and personal success in life.

The orientation program was followed by refreshments arranged for students, parents and faculty members along with interaction with the Principal, HODs and faculty members. The doubts and various queries of the students and their parents were clarified by Principal and HODs.