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Popular Colleges and Universities in India with Malaysian Students :

Kasturba University, Mangalore
Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka


NH-47, Sankari Main Road, Ariyanoor,
Salem - 636 308. Tamil Nadu, India.
Tel : 91+427 3982000 Ext. 233, 320  91+427+3987000   Fax : 91+427 2447903
E-mail :, Website :


Suite 3A-05, Block-E
Phileo Damansara 1
Jalan 16 / 11, Off Jalan Damansara, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan., Malaysia
Tel : +603 7665 3333,  Fax : +603 7665 3323
E-mail :  Website :

Penang International Dental College :

Any one of the following

1 Three Principle B or CGPA of 3.0 for three Science subject (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology) in STPM or Foundation.
2 Three Principle B or CGPA of 3.0 for three Science subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology) in the Matriculation Examination conducted by the Malaysian Ministry of Higher Education.
3 Average of three C's or CGPA of 3.0 for three Science subjects (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biology) in A levels.
4 SPM: Minimum requirement of five B4's in Science, i.e Add. Maths, Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

Non-Malaysian Students

Completion of higher secondary school examination with minimum eligible marks as prescribed by their respective country's professional bodies for admission.

Yearly Recurring Fees

University Examination Fee RM 1,000
Tuition Fee RM 35,000
Computer, Library, Science Lab, Student Welfare RM 800
Medical Insurance RM 500
Hostel Fees (Twin Sharing Basis) Food and Living Expenses not included RM 4,000

Total Yearly Recurring Fees :

RM 41,300

One Time Fee

Application Processing Fee RM 500
Registration Fee RM 500
Security Deposit (Refundable) RM 500

Total One Time Fee :

 RM 1,500

Subjects of Study


    Malaysian Student Foreign Student
Year 1 Human Anatomy (Including Histology, Embryology,
Genetics & Molecular Biology, Human physiology,
Biochemistry Materials used in Dentistry
RM 42,800
US$ 17,300

Year 2 Pharmocology (Including Dental Therapeutics)
General Surgery (Including radiology), Oral Pathology & Microbiology
Oral Biology (Including Oral and Dental Anatomy,
Histology & Oral Physiology & Biochemistry
RM 41,300
US$ 16,850
Year 3 General Medicine
General Surgery (Including Radiology)
Oral Pathology & Microbiology
US$ 16,850
Year 4 Periodontics
Orthodontics, Pedodontics, Oral Medicine & Dental
Radiology, Community & Public Health Dentistry
US$ 16,850
Year 5 Restorative Dentistry 1
(Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics)
Restorative Dentistry 2
(Prosthetic Dentistry)
Oral & Maxillo facial Surgery including
Hospital Dentistry
General Dentistry-Clinical &Viva


US$ 16,850

Total FEES for 5 years :

RM 208,000 US$ 84,700

Entry Qualification

1. Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)
2. Matriculation
3. A Levels
4. South Australian Matriculation (SAM)
5. Canadian Pre-University (CPU)
6. Canadian International Matriculation Programme (CIMP)
7. Monash University Foundation Year
8. AIMST Matriculation
9. Foundation Studies Science and Engineering (SIT)
10. Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)
11 .Plus Two India
12.Diploma Sains UiTM
13. Diploma Microbiology UiTM
14.American High School
15.Western Australian Curriculum Council
16. Higher School Certificate Sydney
1 7. Victorian Certificate Of Education, Australia
18. University Of New South Wales Foundation (UNSW)
19.Trinity College Foundation Studies
20. Matriculation International Islamic University
21 .Other Science Foundation recognized by the Malaysian Government


Location of The Penang International Dental College : Kepala Betas (Bertam), Penang.

A hi-tech laboratory facilities and a state-of-the-art dental hospital with 250dental chairs spread over 150,000 sq. ft., PIDC buiding is a landmark dental institute in Malaysia.
The 10 acre campus house sports, entertainment and communication facilities. Accommodation for the student will be provided in the campus in thoughtfully planned hostel blocks.

Twinning Programme : Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) -
The programme  initial two years of study of Pre-Clinical (Basic Science) is done at VMU 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.

Programme Outline

The Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Degree offered is in Twinning Association with VMU University of Salem. India, The first two years of preclinical studies is conducted in Salem, India and the final three years of clinical studies in Penang.


Penang International Dental College offers a five years dental degree under the twinning programme with Vinayaka Missions University. Students will be based in India for the first two years of their pre-clinical studies and thereafter they will pursue the final three years of clinical studies in Penang.

The college is approved by the Government of Malaysia. The degree is awarded from Vinayaka Missions University,

Academic Facilities

VMU has created adequate, modern and conducive buildings and infrastructure that meet global standards, Modern laboratories, equipment, furniture, fittings and fixtures have been incorporated into the regular teaching facilities, This dynamic environment helps develop students' analytical, creative and intellectual abilities and enables them to contribute to the society and the nation.

The Penang International Dental College will be one of the largest dental teaching facility in South-East Asia. It will be equipped with 250 state-of-the-art dental chairs.

Satellite Clinics and Teaching Facilities

PIDC is opening its first satellite clinic in Butterworth in the first quarter of 2008. Three floors of clinical facilities designed to give students exposure in clinical training will act as a teaching centre,

In collaboration with the Ministry of Health, PIDC students will obtain training in surgical and Medicine classes at the Penang Hospital,

The Satellite Centre located near the Ferry terminal in Butterworth will be one of more to be established in time. The concept of having satellite clinics to complement the new hospital in Kepala Batas will attract more patients in densely populated neighborhoods.

Education is the backbone of all developed societies, The Malaysian government has embarked on a number of major educational projects, making Malaysia a centre of educational excellence and health tourism, VIS Professional Portfolio Sdn Bhd is in a position to complement the government's efforts through the establishment of the "Penang International Dental College" (PIDC).

PIDC in collaboration with Vinayaka Mission's University (VMU) has established this Dental College in Malaysia, It will address the acute shortage of dentists in Malaysia, The current ratio of dentists to the population is 1:10.000 against the ideal ratio of 1:4000, Penang International Dental College will strive to fill this vacuum in the field of dentistry.

The VMU campus is a major dental referral centre in India. By setting up a world class Dental college and hospital in Malaysia, VIS Professional Portfolio believes in supplementing the efforts of the Malaysian government in creating Health Tourism,

PIDC will be the first dental referral centre in Malaysia and in the Asean Region.

Globalization and the effects of WTO agreements would liberalize the education sector, This has led to major changes in the education sector, PIDC will emerge as a leader in this new environment. The current scenario in Malaysia indicates that we have an oversupply of Business, Engineering and Information Technology colleges, Dental and Para-medical related colleges are few and far apart. VIS Professional Portfolio is here to tap this vast potential market before other countries in the region embark on it,

Academic Strengths

The syllabus / curricula are developed by reputed dental academicians from India and Malaysia.

VMU specializes in Dentistry and Medical courses and is one of the biggest private universities in India, They undertake major dental related research. VMU as a leader has made a spectacular progress in the field of education, training, development and research and more than 1000 students graduate from the university with various professional qualifications every year.

VMU will be transferring their technology to PIDC in the dental related research sector, Skillful professional managers and technocrats will help manage the Dental college campus in Malaysia.

The University campus is erected within an area of 600 acres at the outskirts of Salem in Tamilnadu. The Ministry of Human Resources Development with recommendations of the University Grants Commission (UGC) had conferred "University" status to the University.

PIDC's future expansion plan is to introduce Para medical studies. This would be done in stages on a long-term plan. This would position Malaysia as a country that offers a complete range of Medical related studies,


There are two intakes in a year which will be in March and September. Applicants should complete the
application form and all admissions are based on academic merit. An application processing fee of RM500 is collected along with the application form and for foreign students will be US $150.

Student Support Services An International Student Unit will take care of the day to day needs of international students.

Social Responsibilities As part of our social responsibility, we are planning to provide subsidized dental treatment for the poor, retired and government servants.

Recognition The VMU University collaborates with the Tong Myong University of Information Technology (TIT) Busan, South Korea in faculty and student exchange programmes. VMU will also structure courses in Information Technology for TIT.

VMU's BDS degree is recognized by Commonwealth universities, Malaysian Dental Council, JPA of Malaysia and WHO list of approved colleges.


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