Dental Registration Exam

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EXAMINATION PRIOR TO REGISTRATION AS A DENTAL SURGEON

Section 22 (1)(g) of the present Dental Council Act provides for an examination prior to registering a person as a Dental Surgeon in order to determine whether he possesses adequate professional knowledge.

Consequently, any person possessing a “diploma in dental surgery” or an equivalent qualification (for e.g. BDS) and who wishes to obtain registration as a dental surgeon is informed that he has to appear in a “Dental Registration Examination” which will be conducted by the Dental Council of Mauritius.

Important Information from National Board of Examinations (NBE)

  1. The DRE will consist of one paper of 150 multiple choice questions having a question stem of 4 distractors with one correct/ best response.
  2. There will be both question and option shuffling in the question paper, hence candidates will get question papers, not in the same order.
  3. The user ID/ Password field of each candidate will be announced on the day of the examination.

Exemption from Examination:

(1) Dental Council (Exemption from Examination) (Amendment No.2) Regulations 2014

(2) Dental council (Exemption of noncitizens from Examination) Regulations 2013.

UPCOMING DENTAL REGISTRATION EXAMINATION (DRE)

1. Prospective DRE candidates are hereby informed that the forthcoming DRE will be held on July 10, 2021.

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

3. 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 .

4. 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.

5. The Result of the Dental Registration Examination will be affixed on the notice board of the Dental Council of Mauritius.

6. This Communiqué is published for general information.

7. Further details may be obtained directly from the office of the Dental Council of Mauritius.

APPLICATION FORM AND INSTRUCTIONS

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

National Board of Examinations- Instructions

Syllabus:

Syllabus of 2019

Sample Question Papers for the Dental Registration Examination:

DRE- Sample 1

DRE- Sample 2

DRE- Sample 3

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