MDS / ADC / NBDE & NDEB Coaching
The ADC examination is a screening examination to establish that dentists trained in
dental schools which have not been formally reviewed and accredited by the ADC
have the necessary knowledge and clinical competence to practice dentistry.
Examination Initiative support
Procedures for Assessment and Recognition of Overseas Qualification
Eligibility requirement information
Format, Timing and Venues of the ADC Examinations
Occupational English Test (OET)
Preliminary Exam Preparation : Scenario-based and Single-best answer MCQs.
Study material – Specific test item formats
Entry requirements to New Zealand registration examination process
Academy of Higher Education and Advancements in Dentistry (A.H.E.A.D)
57 / 11, Old Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi – 110060, INDIA
Ph: +91-11- 25716297, +91-9310187297
Email- [email protected]
Occupational English Test (OET) or IELTS academic module :
ADC now accepts either of the following English language tests:
• The International English Language Testing System Academic module (IELTS); or
• The Occupational English Test (OET).
The occupational English Test is a test of English for medical and health professionals. It is used
for professional registration and migration purposes.
As part of the ADC’s assessment and examination pathway, overseas qualified dental practitioners must
successfully complete either of the following English language tests at the specified level:
• The IELTS academic module, with a minimum score of seven in each of the four components (listening,
reading, writing and speaking); or
• The OET, with grades of A or B in each of the four sub-tests (listening, reading, writing and speaking).
All components or sub-tests of either test must be passed at the specified level in a single sitting.
A pass in the IELTS or OET (at the specified level) is valid for two years only.
Preliminary examination :
It is a written examination in multiple choice and short written answer format. It is designed to test your
knowledge of the practice of dentistry and of clinical and technical procedures as they are practiced in
Australia. Previous examination papers are not available, but sample multiple choice questions are made
available to enrolled candidates. Unlimited attempts are permitted for this examination but a new fee must
be paid for each attempt. A pass is valid for three years.
Final Examination - Clinical :
In order to be eligible to sit for the Final Examination you must pass the Preliminary Examination. The
Clinical examination is held over three to six days. Unlimited attempts are permitted for this examination
but it must be undertaken within three years of passing the Preliminary Examination. First attempt
candidates will have priority over repeat attempt candidates
ADC EXAM COACHING : Course options at AHEAD Academy
Course Module
Live Online Discussions of
released ADC mcqs with
explanations and notes
ADC Study materials will be
sent by courier
All Subjects through Online
tests & Explanatory Answers
ADC Clinical Training
Course for Part – II Exam
June, 2014
March, 2015
June, 2014
March, 2015
15 June, 2014
1 March, 2015
2 Months
Course Content
Live Online Classes as given in the
US $
44 Booklets
US $
38 Tests as given in the Schedule
US $
Perform Procedures on ADC
Simulated Models, Typhodonts &
Patients. Exclusive viva interaction
on Clinical Procedures, Differential
Diagnosis of Pathologies &
Treatment Planning
US $
Details of Course options for ADC Exam Coaching
Option 1 : Online Test Series for ADC Part – I Exam
Online Tests are available at www.aheadacademy.com
Tests & Discussions covering all subjects to prepare you for
ADC Part - I Exams alongwith study material.
All tests are with explanatory answers, references & combined Rankings
Every Sunday tests are conducted simultaneously online & at AHEAD
Academic Test Centers.
Previous Tests are available for repeat attempts online 24 hours x 7 days
Study material in the form of books recommended for ADC are sent to all
enrolled candidates by courier
Option 2 : Regular Classes with Tests & Discussions for ADC part 1 Exam
Classes are conducted by experienced faculty in all specialties on every Sat
& Sun as per the predecided Schedule. Summarized Class notes are
Mock ADC Exams are conducted followed by discussions with experts &
explanatory answers are distributed after the tests.
These sessions cover both Scenario-based and Single-best answer MCQs
as per the ADC Exam Pattern.
Doubt Solving sessions are also conducted with the teachers in all subjects.
Weekly assignments are given to all students in order to prepare for the
next forthcoming subject wise test.
Option 3 : Clinical Training Course for ADC Part II Exam.
All procedures are performed by the students on ADC simulated models,
typhodonts, extracted teeth & allotted patients
Focus is on Endodontics, Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry with
Periodontics, Radiology, Oral Surgery & Pedodontics as additional
ADC Simulated Clinical Course allows the candidates to enhance their
working skills, learn ideal procedures, practice infection control and gain
confidence for handling the patients and perform guided treatment.
Exclusive Viva Interaction on Differential Diagnosis of various
pathologies & their Treatment Planning
Combination of Options 1 & 3 or Options 2 & 3 are also available
Applicable as on 01 January 2012
Item Fee
Assessment for Eligibility
Preliminary Examination: September 2011
Final (Clinical) Examination: November 2011 series
Supplementary Examination
Verification of Preliminary Examination Results
Verification of Final (Clinical) Examination Results
Review Against Procedures of Final (Clinical) Examination
All fees are shown in Australian dollars
Item Fee
Assessment for Eligibility
Issue of ADC Certificate (Dental Hygienist or Dental Therapist)
$ 610
$ 120
All fees are shown in Australian dollars
Please refer to the examining bodies for details of the additional fees charged to sit the examinations
Payment to ADC Authorities :
• Fees may be paid via bank cheque, VISA, MasterCard or Australia Post money order.
• International cheques must be in Australian dollars and drawn against an Australian bank.
• Cheques are to be made payable to the Australian Dental Council and accompany all applications.