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The Indian Board Of Prosthodontics

The mission of the Indian Board of Prosthodontics is to certify Individuals as diplomats through the conduct of an examination, who have demonstrated extraordinary knowledge and skills in the field of Prosthodontics and allied sciences. The Board seeks to certify those who are committed to life­long learning and a lifetime of ethical practices, who value the doctor/patient relationship, who respect those with philosophical, cultural or physical differences and who are committed to the advancement of the Science of Prosthodontics.


  1. Ensure that Diplomats meet a high degree of knowledge and skill criteria and issue certificates to these individuals indicating they have met the established criteria.
  2. Ensure that Diplomats maintain continued proficiency in the science of Prosthodontics and allied subjects.
  3. Provide the public and profession with information regarding individuals who are IBP Certified.
  4. Encourage the specialty to advance itself through IBP certification.


By the authority of the Indian Prosthodontic Society, the Indian Board of Prosthodontics may issue certificates after testing an applicant’s knowledge, ability and proficiency in the specialty of Prosthodontics.

Full members of The Indian Prosthodontic Society, who meet the qualifications as set forth in this document may become a candidate for certification by making formal application to the Indian Board of Prosthodontics. The Indian Board of Prosthodontics will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, origin, ancestry, age, marital status or handicaps.

Diplomats of Indian Board of Prosthodontics may announce and accordingly limit their practice to specialty of Prosthodontics.


  1. Have satisfactory moral and ethical standing in the dental profession.
  2. Be a good standing Member of the Indian Prosthodontic Society.
  3. Possess a MDS degree or Student of MDS after 1st MDS (i.e 2nd MDS onwards any post graduate student or Prosthodontist) or equivalent in Prosthodontics recognized by DCI.
  4. The candidate becomes Board eligible only when their application for certification approved.


The period of Board eligibility begins on the date when the individual’s application is accepted and approved by the Board and is valid for seven (7) consecutive years. However, Board eligibility status will be forfeited if the Part I written examination is not taken with in two (2) years of eligibility. Although eligibility may be re-established by reapplication, all phases of the examination must be successfully completed within seven (7) years of initial eligibility. No re-applications are acceptable after this seven (7) year period unless, upon consultation with the applicant, the entire Board determines that unusual circumstances warrant an extension of the duration of eligibility.


Any Prosthodontist who has successfully met the requirements of the IBP for certification and remains in good standing.


Step1:Login to IPSonline portal and fill up the form for the selected examination. Complete the payment process and you will receive a confirmation mail.
Step2: You will receive the Hall tickets 10 days prior to the examination. Incase of technical difficulties please reach us at + 91- 7416173737.


Part-I Examination: Rs. 5OOO/-
Part-II Examination: Rs. 5OOO/-

Re-Examination fee for each part will also be Rs. 5000/-. At this point, the candidate, in writing, signifies that he/she intends to take a portion of the examination. All fees must be paid in Indian currency.


The Part-I examination is a written examination of 200 multiple choice questions.
The Part-II examination includes Case Discussions and Presentations of treated Patients in all aspects of Prosthodontics as described below.
The Candidate should be aware that the entire examination must be completed in 5 consecutive years from the date of eligibility.
English is the official language of the Indian Board of Prosthodontics.

Description Of Part-I

The Part-I examination is conducted by a sub-committee of the Board and is reviewed by the full Board. The candidates are expected to have a thorough knowledge in the following topics

  • Removable Prosthodontics
  • Fixed Partial Prosthodontics
  • Implant Prosthodontics
  • Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
  • Occlusion

Applied knowledge of the following allied subjects

  • Pharmacology
  • Biomaterials
  • Craniofacial Physiology
  • Dental Radiology
  • Geriatrics
  • Growth and Aging
  • Head and Neck Anatomy Medical Emergencies
  • Oral Pathology
  • Pre-Prosthetic Surgery including Surgical Implantology Temporo-Mandibular Disorders and Facial Pain
  • Biostatistics
  • Endodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Practice Management
  • Research Methodology

Description Of Part-II

Candidates are eligible to appear for Part-II only after passing the Part-I and completing minimum 2 years Post completing Part I for OL members or 2 years post MDS experience in case of student members. The maximum duration between passing the Part-I and appearance for Part-II will be 5 years. Part-II examination shall be Case Presentation and an Oral Examination in length.

Presentation must be done of cases treated by the Candidate in all aspects of clinical Prosthodontics with a minimum 2 year follow up substantiating with periodic clinical pictures and radiograph.


    Case 1:Treatment of an edentulous patient with conventional complete denture prostheses, with balanced occlusion.
    Case 2:Treatment of a partially edentulous patient with cast clasp / attachment retained prostheses
    Case 3:Tooth supported overdenture prostheses with or with out attachments.
    Case 4:Management of a patient with loss of posterior support, with prosthesis in both jaws.


    Case 1:Management of discolored teeth with ceramic laminate veneers/ direct build up
    Case 2:Management of diseased / missing anterior tooth / teeth with metal free ceramic crowns / bridge.
    Case 3:Management endodontically treated tooth / teeth crowns with metallic or non-metallic posts
    Case 4:Rehabilitation of anterior teeth requiring multi disciplinary approach like endo,perio,ortho and pros. ( any 3 specialty)
    Case 5:Management of worn dentition —resulting from dental malocclusion, localized severe wear, generalized severe wear . (Full mouth rehabilitation with Individual crowns / bridges)

IMPLANT SUPPORTED/ RETAINED PROSTHESIS (screw retained or cement retained ):

    Case 1:Anterior teeth missing rehabilitated with individual crowns / bridges - implant supported prosthesis- maxilla.
    Case 2:Posterior teeth missing rehabilitated with individual crowns / bridges - implant supported prosthesis- mandible.
    Case 3:Fully edentulous —implant-retained removable prostheses in mandible /maxilla.
    Case 4:Fully edentulous – Implant supported fixed prosthesis. ( in both or either jaws).
    Case 5:One special case . (Soft tissue augmentation, deficient bone augmentation with block graft , Implant supported prosthesis with sinus grafting . ( direct or indirect ), Immediate placement,
    Case 6:Delayed placement with immediate loading.


    Case 1:Full series of an obturator for one patient – surgical, to definitive.
    Case 2:Guide flange prosthesis- immediate surgical.
    Case 3:Implant supported rehabilitation of grafted mandible after hemi-mandibulectomy.
    Case 4:Any one facial prosthesis.
    Case 5:Full series of one case of TMJ dysfunction management

Minimum of 2 cases must be presented in Removable prosthesis,Fixed Dentures,Implant Supported/Retained Prosthesis and Maxillofacial Prosthesis and Appliances for TMJ Disorders


Request for Application Form by Candidates upto 10/6/2018
Dispersal of Application Form from IBP office 16-09-2017
Last date for receiving the duly filled Application Form and the enclosed Documents at Secretary’s Office 01-10-2017
Issue of Hall Tickets 02-10-2017

Dates of Part-I Examination

Date of Part-I Exam Summer : 5th April 2024 .

Type :- Onsite Examinatiion.

Centres :- 26th IPS PG Convention - Saveetha Dental College, Chennai

Last Date for application : 20th March 2024.

Date of Part-I Exam Winter : 22nd November 2024.

Type :- Onsite Examinatiion.

Centres :-52nd IPS National Conference, Vijayawada

Last Date for application :31st October 2024.

Date of Part-II Examination

Date of Part-II Exam :19th and 20thOctober 2024.

Last date for application :-31stAugust 2024.

Last date for case Submission :-15th September 2024.

Venue :-IPS Head office - Hyderabad.

Candidate who fulfills the selection criteria desiring to write the Part-I Exam of the Indian Board of Prosthodontics must submit a letter in A4 size white paper requesting for the application form. It should be sent to the following address by Registered Post/Courier:

Hon. Secretary, Indian Board of Prosthodontics:
296/D, 38th Cross, 9th Main, 5th Block, Jayanagar, Bangalore - 560 041

Board of Directors, IBP


  • Dr. T. V. Padmanabhan - Chairman - 93810 52122
  • Dr. Mohit Kheur - Vice-Chairman
  • Dr. D. Sendhilnathan - Secretary cum Treasurer - 9677096264

  • Members:
  • Dr. Ananda Krishna G N
  • Dr. Anita Gala Doshi
  • Dr. Murtuza B
  • Dr. S. Sabarinathan
  • Dr. Santhosh Singote

  • Dr. Chethan Hegde - President , IPS
  • Dr. Jangala Hari - Hon. Secretary, IPS
    • Dr F.D. Mirza
    • Dr. E. G. R. Solomon
    • Dr. N. Sridhar Shetty
    • Dr. HariParkash
    • Dr. K. Chandrasekaran Nair
    • Dr. Suresh Meshram
    • Dr. Mahesh Verma
    • Dr. Mahendranadh Reddy
    • Dr. Sanjay Kalra
  • Diplomats of IBP 2016
    • Dr. Mohit Kheur
    • Dr. G N Anandkrishna
  • Diplomats of IBP 2018
    • Dr. Anita Gala Doshi
    • Dr. Murtuza B
  • Diplomate of IBP 2019
    • Dr. Sendhilnathan D
  • Diplomate of IBP 2020
    • Dr. Sabarinathan Selvaraj
  • Diplomate of IBP 2022
    • Dr. Santhosh Singote
    • Dr. Gopichander
    • Dr. Nirmal Kurian
  • Diplomate of IBP 2023
    • Dr. Amit Hindoocha
    • Dr. Rupinder Singh Dhall
    • Dr. Neeraj chhandrakar