Name of Event: MDS Batch 2023-26 Orientation Program

Date (s): 18th October, 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: 40

Faculty:   16

Brief Description of Event: The academic session of 1st  year MDS students in BBD college of Dental Sciences, Lucknow, commenced on 16th October 2023. The New MDS students were welcomed by the Principal, Dr. Puneet Ahuja and HODs.

The orientation program was conducted on 18th  October 2023 in the conference hall of BBD College of Dental Sciences from 10:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. The Orientation Program began with the Principal Welcoming all M.D.S students to the BBD family and congratulating them for choosing BBDCODS as their preferred institute for higher studies.

The post graduate students also introduced themselves individually  and elaborated on their interest in various extra-curricular activities.

All Heads of the Departments of Dentistry were introduced by the Principal to the post graduate students.  The  respective  HODs  also  welcomed  the  M.D.S  students  and  gave  a  brief  PPT presentation  introducing  their  speciality  and  department  wherein  the  M.D.S  students  got  a glimpse  of  the  facilities,  advancements  in  dentistry  and  most  importantly  the  rules  and regulations about their individual specialities. All the HODs motivated students to be regular in classes and follow the curriculum as per the DCI regulations.

This was followed by a PowerPoint presentation by the Principal in which the M. D. S students were  informed  about  the  rules  and  regulations  of  Babu  Banarasi  Das  College  of  Dental Sciences, Babu Banarasi Das University and the syllabus and guidelines of Dental Council of India.

The students were also detailed about the academic, clinical and professional responsibilities as a post graduate resident and how to go ahead with their Thesis/ Dissertation. Emphasis was stressed on original research in their respective fields. The programme ended with the message of hard work, dedication and professional and personal discipline.