Academic Collaboration with Italian University “G.d’ Annunzio”, Chieti, Italy

In historic meeting with the delegation from the University G.d’ Annunzio (here in after referred to as G.d’ A), St. Joseph Dental College entered into an academic collaboration. This will benefit the faculty as well as the student community. It is a giant step into the future-the beginning of the unfolding of a great future to St. Joseph Dental College (hereinafter referred to a SJDC).

Salient Features of the Agreement:
1. The aim of this academic exchange is to provide collaboration on continuing education courses, research activities, theoretical and practical training in the field of dentistry.
2. The exchange will be offered by the two sides for three years with the possibility of renewing after the third year.
3. The exchange will only have an academic value and not a professional one.
4. The foreign university G.d’A will organize on request , continuing education courses in general dentistry and other dental specialties including lectio magistralis at our premises, E-Learning courses offered through the network of the Online University, Leonardo da Vinci, clinical stages and seminars in the foreign university

The possibility to develop common research protocols between the two universities will be offered.



Medals, Awards & Scholarships

(The college awards the following medals, awards and scholarships each year. These are regulated by the rules prescribed by the Governing Council)

1. Pope John Paul II memorial Gold Medal for the topper in IV BDS
Instituted by Bishop M. John, Chairman of the College.
2. Mother Theresa memorial Gold Medal for the topper in III BDS
Instituted by Bishop M. John, Chairman of the college
3. Pope Benedict XVI Gold Medal for the topper in II BDS
Instituted by Bishop M. John, Chairman of the College
4. Late Sri Viswanatha Rau memorial Gold Medal for the topper in I BDS
Instituted by his family members
5. Bishop M. John, Chairman’s Gold Medal for the best outgoing student
Instituted by Fr. Bala, the founder secretary & correspondent
6. Bishop M. John, Chairman’s fund for students who lose the bread winner in the family.
Instituted by Fr. Savio Stalin, Director, ,Samaladivi Shrine.