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Penang International Dental College



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1 Undergraduate programs
0 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Private
Year established Data not available
Campus setting Urban
Student population Medium (1,001 to 10,000)
foreign students 10%
Nationalities Data not available

About Penang International Dental College

Penang International Dental College (PIDC) is the First Dental College in India to offer a Twinning Programme of Bachelor's Degree in Dental Surgery (B.D.S.) by the Vinayaka Missions University at Salem. This endeavor was ventured by the Visionary and Philanthropist, Honourable Dr. A. Shanmugasundaram, Chancellor of Vinayaka Missions University and executed by the Pro-Chancellor of Vinayaka Missions University, Dato' Dr. S. Sharavanan, who is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Penang International Dental College. The First Batch of Students was admitted in April 2006. 

Under the twinning programme offered at Penang International Dental College, the first two years of Preclinical Studies (Basic Sciences) is carried out at Penang International Dental College campus at Salem, after which they move onto the next three years of Clinical Programme at Penang International Dental College campus at Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia.

 Penang International Dental College (PIDC), has been fully accreditated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency in 2010.



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Fully furnished, air-conditioned, twin sharing rooms are available in the college campus for students, a cafeteria catering a variety of Malaysian and Indian dishes and a pharmacy and stores.

There is a well equipped 400 bedded hi-tech hospital in the same campus, which provides healthcare at optimal level. The College & Hostel Campus are Wi-fi enabled.


Penang International Dental College has the following facilities:

  • Oral pathology lab
  • Polyclinic
  • Prosthetic lab
  • Phantom Head Lab
  • Biochemistry laboratory
  • Library
  • Cafe Malaysia
  • Lecture hall
  • Student hostel

The College is located 15km from Salem town in National Highway 47. The College premises comprise of five floors of buildings (4th to 8th floor) each measuring 10,000 sq. feet. There is an air-conditioned auditorium and lecture hall.

Each Department is equipped with labs for Basic and Pre-clinical, Medical and Dental Subjects and an air-conditioned Library with a huge collection of books and journals enabling students to keep themselves up to date with the recent and current information, laboratory procedures and trends in Dentistry.

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Medium (1,001 to 10,000)

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