Established in the year 2000 I.T.S-Centre for Dental Studies and Research (I.T.S-CDSR) is located on Delhi-Meerut road, Murad Nagar, Ghaziabad. The college established under the vision of visionary Dr. R.P Chadha and is now currently being propelled to new heights under the able leadership & guidance of young and dynamic Vice Chairman of I.T.S- The Education Group “Mr. Arpit Chadha”. With four campuses & offering wide variety of Under Graduate & Post Graduate Courses (viz. Phd., MDS, MPT, M.Pharma, M.Tech., MBA, MCA, PGDM, BDS, BPT, B.pharma., D.pharma, BBA, BCA, B.Tech.) in Dental, Allied Health Sciences, Management & Engineering, I.T.S is one of the leading Education Group in the country.
Being one of the premier institutes of the country, the college imparts quality dental education through BDS (100 seats/year) & MDS (45 seats/year in all 9 disciplines) courses. The institute is committed towards its patients for advanced dental treatment with a mission, “In service for a healthy nation”. The institute is of the opinion that recent times have witnessed rapid and profound changes in various arenas. As a result, education is no longer ‘a one size fits all’ scenario and has therefore is fore-visioned to strategically enhance upon curriculum innovation and talent development of students and faculty.
The college lays emphasis on learning through concentrating on emerging trends in the field of dentistry. Accordingly, all the lecture halls are equipped with cutting-edge technology including smart-boards, audio-visual aids, which are ICT enabled and the practical labs are conducted in an “Artificial Simulation Centre”. The College is NAAC “A” Grade re-Accredited in 2017, with CGPA of 3.26 which is the highest score for a stand-alone private dental college not associated with its own medical college or university.
I.T.S-CDSR offers brilliant infrastructural facilities to make sure that the students are endowed with an excellent environment conducive to studies. It has a state-of-the-art library, which houses 7000 text books, regularly updated with latest editions and more than 2000 reference books to keep abreast with recent scientific literature. It also offers access to more than 1000 E-journals of various specialties through EBSCO portal.
The hostels have a comfortable and homely atmosphere with resident wardens and are equipped with AC rooms, state-of-the-art mess facilities, centralized smart washing areas and integrated sports complex with gym and yoga facilities. The entire campus has Wi-Fi facility with personalized accessibility for all the students. The campus is 100% ragging free with both day and night active anti-ragging squads.
The college is driven towards continuous improvements, which follows quality initiative, quality sustenance and quality enhancement. Hence, the working of the institution revolves on the patient management software “ORION” which manages a daily OPD of nearly 700 patients. It maintains electronic medical and laboratory records, billing, management information system and inventory, thereby enabling a completely digitized hospital which renders patient care in an organized manner.
Providing the Utmost Educational Offerings
“Teaching system of college is propelled by the vision of not just what student wants to know but what a student ought to know”
The college offers excellent learning experiences right from the BDS I and II year courses. It offers structured “Early Induction Program” where the entire batch is divided into groups and posted in clinical departments on rotation basis once a week in order to sensitize about the course at an early stage. I.T.S-CDSR also augments academic learning through innovative teaching methods such as flipped learning, microteaching, webinars and Integrated Academic Reinforcement & Curriculum Enhancement (IARCE). It includes enhanced modification of curriculum, integrated teaching, feedback system and curriculum enrichment to make the learning experience more interactive.
Additionally, I.T.S-CDSR has also accomplished another landmark in imparting advanced dental education by offering “Advanced Implantology Course” for undergraduates and postgraduates. The career development at I.T.S-CDSR is reinforced through maximum clinical exposure in postings, first hand exposure in a hospital set up, collaborations with national and international universities and learning through student exchange programs. The college has always emphasized interactive learning and the institute’s academic excellence has been proved time and again through its students securing top university positions in both BDS and MDS courses.
The post graduate learning experience at I.T.S-CDSR is prodigious and more interactive through specialty national conferences and inter-department programs, which include clinical grand rounds, triple o meets, ortho-oral surgery meets (orthognathic cases), perio-ortho meets (wilckodontics), pedo-ortho myofunctional clinics, CDE/workshops and many more.
“Bringing Excellence & Innovation in Education”
The college operates efficiently under the astute stewardship of the Vice Chairman, Mr. Arpit Chadha. Under his able guidance, the institute has propelled to scale newer heights and has shown tremendous growth through time and resources offered. His commitment to quality education and relentless pursuit for perfection has helped the institute to rise exponentially within a short span. Arpit’s dynamic role in promoting progressive ideas, building a strong infrastructure and adopting technically advanced methodologies in teaching have brought the institute at an exemplary platform of dental education in India and Asia.
Standing tall amongst the Crowd
“We do not provide only degrees but a CAREER”
I.T.S-CDSR has designed a comprehensive and developmental program to assist students in making and implementing informed educational and occupational choices. This includes lectures on “clinical practice/ career building” by alumni (UG and PG) of the college where they share their academic and clinical experiences with the students in order to help them become successful future dentists. The college also conducts the “Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp” annually, which is a free-certificate course sponsored by the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. This course helps to create awareness among students about various facets of entrepreneurship as an alternative career option. It facilitates students to explore new possible opportunities to start up their own business unit as per government procedures.
Another novel initiative by the college is the implementation of “Easy Test Software”, which is an MCQ-based learning software to help students prepare for future competitive exams. The institute also has a tie up with the premier coaching institutes for the NEET preparation of interns and final year BDS students.
The college encourages the students to apply for grants for projects awarded by the esteemed “Indian Council of Medical Research”. This enables them to take up junior and senior research fellowships post completion of their course motivating students to consider research as a career prospect.
Beyond the Curriculum
The college offers the students numerous opportunities to explore their potential. It organizes various national, state level and specialty conferences where undergraduate and post graduate students can participate in paper and poster presentations. Many other activities are also organized by the college including inter and intra college cultural events (Occlusion and Euphoria), sport events, Hostel day, PG day, and Fresher’s Party. Additionally, it hosts ‘celebrity nights’ where renowned celebrities like Mika Singh, Baadshah and Shaan have performed. It provides the students with opportunities to take a break from their daily academic schedule and celebrate with enthusiasm. The students participate in leisure activities, which include yearly excursion trips to places like Goa, Manali, Shimla and so on. Another noticeable movement is the “stress buster” activity practiced on the last Saturday of every month.
Throughout its journey of imparting excellent educational facilities, I.T.S-CDSR has achieved many noteworthy landmarks. The institute is extensively involved in the extension activities targeted towards social/community developments and has received various awards for such contributions such as Bharat Excellence Award, Glory of India Award, International Gold Star Award, Rashtriya Ratan Award and Rashtriya Shiksha Shiromani Award.
I.T.S-CDSR, Muradnagar, Ghaziabad has recently been awarded “Best Dental College” among the private colleges in North India and has been ranked 7th in the country as per India Today Survey 2019. It has received the second rank for career progression, third in personality and leadership development, and 4th for academic excellence at all India level.
The college has also received the prestigious “Best Dental College of the Year” award by Better India Education Awards 2019 and the “Most preferred PG and UG institute in India” on Feb ’19 by Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, and His Excellency former President Shri Pranab Mukharjee.
Towards a Glorious Future
The institute aims to play the role of a catalyst to spearhead dentistry in the global arena through transforming students into dedicated professionals. It proceeds towards making a mark in this highly competitive world. The institute largely focuses on research and following the country’s Make In India policy, the Centre for Advanced Research at I.T.S-CDSR is indigenously developing patient-friendly treatment apparatus alongside newer protocols to bring in a more sophisticated patient delivery system and to integrate research into clinical practice.
The college utilizes modern teaching methods, technically advanced infrastructure and dynamism of its leaders. Its focus is to gradually bridge the gap between health resources being available to urban and rural sectors, research and clinical practice and discipline-based specific learning to integrated learning.
I.T.S-CDSR is also taking up the corporate social responsibility of uplifting the under privileged sections of the society towards building the nation. In this regard, the institute is constantly thriving to render its services for better oral and general health to population at large.