Dental Council of India Public Circular dated 01 September, 2023 has issued following directions regarding Uploading the details of students admitted in BDS Course at Dental Colleges for the academic session 2023-24, on DCI Website:
- The college authorities of all dental colleges are directed to upload the details of students, admitted in BDS Course at their dental institution for the academic session 2023-24, on DCI Website, using their already allotted new login credentials for admissions (https://portal.dciindia.gov.in/login), on or before the last date of joining i.e. 15th October, 2023 (12:00 midnight), positively. If the college authorities claim any admission after 12:00 midnight of 15th October, 2023, then Section 10B of the Dentists (Amendment) Act, 1993 and/or Section 16A of the Dentists Act, 1948, as the case may be, shall be attracted and it shall be presumed that the college authorities have not admitted such student(s) in BDS Course at their college for the academic session 2023-24.
- In order to ensure smooth uploading the details of students and to avoid the unnecessary delay, undue pressure and technical fault on network, in uploading the details of the students at the last moment of cut-off date, each and every dental institutions shall make its efforts to upload the details of students gradually, immediately after the date of joining of student of each round of counseling, but not later than 12.00 Midnight of 15th October, 2023, in any circumstance. In other words, the college shall not wait for uploading the details of its students for last moment of cut-off date and the details would be uploaded by the college after each round of counseling.
- It has come to notice that some dental colleges upload the details of students who are not admitted in their college, because of which the college where the student has actually taken admission is unable to upload the details. Colleges are hereby strictly warned to upload the details of only the genuine and bonafide admissions of their college. The onus of furnishing true, correct and authentic information is upon the college concerned and in case of furnishing any wrong / incorrect information, it shall be open to DCI to initiate action against / penalize the college. Only the uploaded details of students on DCI portal shall be forwarded to the State Dental Councils / Tribunals for registration of BDS degree.
- only uploaded details of students on DCI Website shall be considered and any detail of students received in any other format viz. e-mail or hard copy shall not be considered at all, therefore, colleges are requested not to send the subject details through e-mail or post or any other mode. It is also stated that no request for extension of time to upload the above details of students or any other excuse or reason of technical fault, etc. shall be considered, therefore, colleges are again requested to ensure and make available all arrangements to complete the above task, in time, so as to avoid any litigation and to enable this Council to take necessary action in a time bound manner