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The Dental Council of Mauritius is established under the Dental Council Act 31 of 1999 – 1 January 2000. It provides the registration and regulation of the dental profession in order to promote high standard of dental practices safeguarding the public, foster ethical conduct, and upkeep the ethical standard of the profession.

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COMMUNIQUE

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Date: 20 July 2021

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This is to bring to the attention of all registered dental practitioners that CPD points may be accumulated through approved online CPD courses or e-training programme.

You are advised to submit any attendance certificate clearly mentioning the number of hours and the date of the event, on email address "dentalmu.cpd@gmail.com".

Registrar’s Office- Dental Council of Mauritius

One Way Floreal Street- Floreal

Tel. 6988340/6988403

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Date: 06 July 2021

DENTAL REGISTRATION EXAMINATION (DRE)

In the context of the DRE which will be held on Saturday 10 July 2021, prospective DRE candidates who reside in the RED ZONE are hereby requested to urgently inform the Ministry of Health and Wellness for application of special WAP.

Registrar’s Office- Dental Council of Mauritius

One Way Floreal Street- Floreal

Tel. 6988340/6988403

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Date: 22 June 2021

DENTAL REGISTRATION EXAMINATION (DRE)

1. Prospective DRE candidates are hereby informed that the forthcoming DRE will be held on July 10, 2021. Candidates are required to be present 2 hours prior to the exam start time.

2. The DRE will be a computer based examination conducted by the National Board of Examination of New Delhi, India.

3. The paper will be of 2½ hours duration. There will be 150 Multiple Choice Questions having a question stem and 4 distractors with one correct/best response. An applicant shall be declared as having passed the examination only if he has scored a minimum of 75 marks.

4. Candidates are requested to submit a copy of two recent passport size photograph and effect a payment of an exact amount of Rs 13 500 in cash to the Dental Council of Mauritius.

5. Last date for Receipt of Application Forms is June 25, 2021 at noon latest.

6. The venue of the examination centres are:

(i) Athena Business School (1st Floor Fon Sing building, 12th Edith Cavell St, PORT LOUIS)

(ii) Rushmore Business School (Sodnac Link Road, QUATRE BORNES).

7. Dispatch of Admit Cards is likely to begin as from July 7, 2021 at the office of the MES. Admit card issued by the MES will mention the examination centre of each DRE candidate.

8. Candidate should carefully examine the Admit Card and ensure that all the entries therein are correct. In case of any discrepancy, same shall immediately be brought to notice of Mauritius Examination Syndicate.

9. No candidate shall be allowed to appear in the examination unless:

i.He is a citizen of Mauritius or he is a non citizen who holds a work permit or is exempted from holding a permit under the non citizens (Employment Restriction) Act.
ii.He possesses a “diploma in dental surgery” or equivalent qualification awarded by a recognized dental institution listed in the Dental Council Act .

10. No candidates will be allowed to enter the examination room unless he produces evidence of having been vaccinated. 1st dose of the vaccine will also be considered.

11. A mock link will be shared to the candidates to get familiarised with the computer based test by the National board of Examinations in due course.
12. Dental Council of Mauritius reserves the absolute right to withdraw the permission, if any, granted inadvertently to any applicant who is not eligible to appear in the DRE even though an admit Card has been issued.

13. The Result of the Dental Registration Examination will be affixed on the website of the Dental Council of Mauritius.

This Communiqué is published for general information. Further details may be obtained directly from the office of the Dental Council of Mauritius.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM FOR APPEARING IN DENTAL REGISTRATION EXAMINATION 

Registrar’s Office- Dental Council of Mauritius

One Way Floreal Street- Floreal

Tel. 6988340/6988403

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Date: 01 June 2021

Continuing Professional Development - Year 2021

This is to bring to the attention of all registered dental practitioners that as per section 29(A) of the Dental Council Act, they need to accumulate not less than 12 CPD credit points duing the year 2021 for renewal of the Annual Practicing License for the year 2022.

Also note that CPD points can be accumulated through approved online CPD courses or e-training programme.

You are advised to submit any attendance certificate/CPD tracker on email address "dentalmu.cpd@gmail.com"

Dr S P W MAHARAHAGE

Registrar

Dental Council of Mauritius

01/06/2021

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Date: 27 May 2021

DENTAL REGISTRATION EXAMINATION (DRE)

Prospective DRE candidates are hereby informed that the forthcoming DRE has been tentatively scheduled for July 10, 2021. Please note that the examination fee is Rs 13, 500. The DRE will be a computer-based examination conducted by the National Board of Examination of New Delhi, India. The venue of the exams will be communicated later.

Registrar’s Office

Dental Council of Mauritius

One Way Floreal Street- Floreal

Tel. 6988340/6988403 

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Date: 25 May 2021

Dental Council Act

Regulations made by the Dental Council of Mauritius, with the approval of the Minister, under section 23 and 40 of the Dental council Act.

1. These regulations may be cited as the Dental Council (Examination Fee) amendments Regulations 2021.

2.In these regulations -

Principal regulations means the Dental council (Examination Fee) Regulations 2013.

3. Regulation 3 of the principal regulations is amended by deleting the words "3,100 rupees" and replacing them by the words "13,500 rupees".

4. These regulations shall be deemed to have come into operation on 3 May 2021.

Made by the Dental Council of Mauritius, with the approval of the Minister, on 20 May 2021.

Registrar 

Dental Council of Mauritius  

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Date: 05 January 2021

All dental practitioners are hereby informed that the last date to effect payment for annual fee for the Year 2021 is 02nd February 2021 as 31st January 2021 falls on a Sunday and 01st February 2021 is a public holiday. 

Dr S.P.W MAHARAHAJE 

Registrar 

Dental Council of Mauritius  

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Date: 04 December 2020

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE YEAR 2021

This is to bring to the attention of all Dental Surgeons and Dental Specialists that as per section 29(A) of the Dental Council Act they need to accumulate not less than 12 CPD credit points during the year 2021 for renewal of the Annual Practising License for the year 2022.

Registrar’s Office

Dental Council of Mauritius

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