Penang International Dental College (PIDC) together with Vinayaka Missions Research foundation - Deemed University, India (VMRF-DU) is offering a unique global twinning programme –
BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY. VMRF-DU is a JPA recognized institution.

Twinning programme
Under this programme the initial two years of study of Pre-Clinical (Basic Science) is done at VMRF-DU Campus in Salem, India. On successful completion of Pre-Clinical study in India, the students do the final three years of Clinical programme at PIDC in the Penang Campus.

PIDC strives to provide the right ambience for the students to take up dental study with a global outlook. The twinning programme that takes place between India and Malaysia will give the students great insight on the different cultures from all over the world.

The Penang International Dental College will be located at Kepala Betas (Bertam), Penang. With spacious class rooms, hi-tech laboratory facilities and a state-of-the-art dental hospital with 250dental chairs spread over 150,000 sq.ft., PIDC, once completed will be a landmark dental institute in South East Asia. The 10 acre pictureque campus will also house latest sports, entertainment and communication facilities. Accommodation for the student will be provided in the campus in thoughtfully planned hostel blocks.

Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation - Deemed University was established in the year 2001 as the 48th University in India. The deemed university status was conferred by Ministry of Human Resources Development, Governmnent of India to Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation as an acknowledgement for excellence in the highest level of academic standards. it was also noted for providing the best infrastructure facilities to excellence in education. Nearly 15,000 students are studying in various colleges. Every year about 2000 Medical, Dental, Homoeopathy, Paramedical, Engineering and Management professionals besides arts & science graduates rollout of its campuses successfully. About 3000 staff members including renowned Professors, Readers, Lectures, Technical and other experts to serve the students. Many Government and Private bodies and Universities from various countries associate with VMRF-DU for its professional services in the fields of Education and Medical services.

The duration of the BDS degree is five years. On the successful completion of the programme, the student is awarded the BDS Degree.

Admission Criteria
Minimum CGPA of 3.00 at STPM, Matriculation or equivalent qualification recognised by Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia.


Year 1: RM42,800.00
Year 2: RM41,300.00 per annum
Year 3: RM41,300.00 per annum
Year 4: RM41,300.00 per annum
Year 5: RM41,300.00 per annum
Total Cost for 5 years: RM208, 000.00
Year 1 fees includes: hostel (twin-sharing fee, exam fee, library, computer lab, medical insurance, science lab)

Initial Fees:                     RM1, 500.00
(includes application fee, registration fee and refundable deposit)

Total Cost for 5 years:    RM208, 000.00

Admission Procedure
For further details on the admission procedure, please contact:
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