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ADC Exam Preparation Course Become a Registered Dentist in Australia

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Pass the Australian Dental Council (ADC) Exam on your first attempt with the best ADC coaching by Academically. Our comprehensive online classes, extensive study materials, and AI-based mock tests make our ADC Exam Preparation course ideal for experienced dentists wanting to migrate to and practice in Australia. Join our proven program today and clear the Australian Dental Council Exam confidently and easily.

20 Jul 2024 Batch Starts On
4 months Course Duration

14 weeks of intensive sessions according to the ADC exam syllabus

120 hours of live online training and recorded sessions

Extended ADC trainer access to pass the Australian Dental Council exam

Study handouts, AI-based mock tests, and final ADC exam grand tests

Exclusive tips on approaching the ADC exam for dentists

One-on-one feedback sessions with the ADC trainer

Why Become a Registered Dentist in Australia?

$149,448

Average annual salary of registered dentists in Australia

3,000+

Current openings for the role of registered dentists

185,000+

Visas for skilled workers in Australia

About The Course

1

The ADC Exam Preparation Course is designed to assist dentists with overseas qualifications to prepare for the Australian Dental Council Exam.

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Experienced ADC course mentors have curated a well-structured curriculum and a systematic approach to ensure a thorough understanding of the exam content.

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The sole purpose of the ADC Exam Preparation course is to provide all the essential study materials, mock exams, and guidance for the students to ace this exam with flying colours.

4

The ADC Exam Preparation course delivers free webinars on CV writing, securing your first job, and lifetime access to our private chat group with qualified ADC dental professionals.

5

ADC Question banks to practice and tips on approaching Australian Dental Council Examination (ADC Exam).

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The ADC preparation course by Academically facilitates smooth registration with AHPRA, migration, and settling in Australia.

Who Is The Course For?

Dentists with overseas qualifications who want to practise, migrate, and settle in Australia.

Dentists taking the ADC exam for the first time.

Aspirants who want to approach the ADC exam with full preparation.

What's More That
Comes With Our Course?

1-On-1 Q&A Sessions

We provide online one-on-one counselling and Q&A sessions to ensure online learning is beneficial for the aspirants. Our mentors help aspirants clear their doubts and queries and get all the answers they need.

Live+Recorded Sessions

Missed a live lecture? Don’t worry. You can always find a recorded lecture on our platform and revisit it as many times as you want during the course duration.

Extended Course Access

Getting the course once will help you prepare for not one but multiple attempts. You get access to all the resources for more than a year, to ensure proper revision.

Community Building

We help you get in touch with a community of experts, which includes mentors, registered practitioners, previous alumni and those who have successfully cleared the exams. This adds value to your preparation and get all the guidance and motivation you need.

Explore The Full Curriculum

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  • Dental Emergencies

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Meet The Instructors

Dr. Chandnee Shri

Dr. Chandnee Shri

BDS, MDS(Orthodontics)

5 years of Experience

  • Dr. Chandnee Shri is an established orthodontist with extensive knowledge of several dental therapies and appliances.
  • She has completed her M.D.S. in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, and she is skilled in patient management, marketing and teledentistry.
  • Currently, she is Academically's faculty member for the ADC preparation course.

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Dr. Ankita Arora

Dr. Ankita Arora

BDS, MDS (Pediatric Dentistry)

9 years of Experience

  • Dr. Ankita Arora is an academician, a researcher and a clinician, currently acting as the ADC mentor with Academically.
  • She has done her MDS in pediatric dentistry in India and is currently based in Malaysia. 
  • She possesses 9 years of extensive teaching experience. 
  • Currently, she is working as a lecturer in Malaysia’s reputed institute. 
  • She has also cleared the Australian Dental Council (ADC) exam.

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Dr. Priyanka Rawat

Dr. Priyanka Rawat

MDS, AIIMS, New Delhi

3 years of Experience

  • Dr. Priyanka Rawat is an experienced Orthodontist who has completed her MDS from AIIMS New Delhi.
  • She held the AIIMS All India Rank 5 in the AIIMS Exam of November 2018.
  • Currently, she is practising as a consultant orthodontist at MS Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Bangalore.
  • With several skills such as Orthodontic Treatment, Extractions, Oral Prophylaxis, Restorations, Pediatric Dentistry, Aesthetic Dentistry and more, Dr. Priyanka Rawat is an accomplished dentist with a lot of experience in the dental field.
  • She has recently joined hands with Academically as our ADC faculty member to help fellow dentists in their dream of registration in Australia.

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About The ADC Dentist Examination

What is the ADC Dentist Exam?

There are plenty of career opportunities in store for overseas dentists in Australia. Skilled and qualified dentists worldwide can become registered dentists in Australia and contribute to dental and oral health in the country.

Clearing the ADC exam is the first step to landing a dentist job in Australia. Both written and practical examinations must be successfully completed before the candidate applies for registration with the Dental Board of Australia.

You need not fly to Australia to attend the written exam as there are exam centres in different cities around the world. However, the practical examinations are conducted in Australia. Once the assessments are cleared, you may apply for a work/PR visa. 

ADC Dentist Exam Eligibility Criteria

There is a procedure known as the initial assessment that checks the eligibility of the candidates to sit the ADC exam. Professional qualifications, registration history, etc. are assessed during this time. Work experience is not mandatory but can be beneficial. 

The eligibility to appear for the exam is mentioned below-

  • A four-year, full-time university dental degree or diploma, from a recognised university.
  • Full and unrestricted registration in your home country or country of training, with no withdrawal of the registration. 
Procedure for ADC Dentist

The procedure to take the ADC exam and become a registered dentist in Australia can be broadly divided into 4 steps, which are mentioned below-

1)ADC Initial Assessment

The first step of the procedure is the initial assessment by the Australian Dental Council. This process will check if your educational background, registration history, good standing, etc., fit the eligibility criteria for the ADC written exam. An ADC Connect account must be created for this.

2)ADC Written Examination

The written examination is the next step for becoming a dental practitioner in Australia. The ADC written exam evaluates the knowledge of the science and practice of dentistry along with clinical judgement and reasoning required to practise in an Australian setting.

3)English proficiency

During the migration process, proficiency in the English language is mandatory. This can be done by taking English proficiency tests such as IELTS/PTE/OET. Adequate scores in these exams can lead to a smoother visa application process.

4)ADC Practical Examination

The practical examination is the final step of the process. This takes place in Australia over two days. One day is for the evaluation of technical skills and the other for clinical skills.

Exam Format

The ADC exam is divided into two parts: the ADC written exam and the ADC practical exam.
While the written exam can be attended from the exam centres in India, the practical exams need to be taken from Australia. 
The practical exam is conducted over two days in which the first day is assigned for assessing technical skills and the second day is assigned for assessing clinical skills. 

Testing Centres

The ADC exam has various centres across India including the following cities. Hyderabad Pune Surat Ahmedabad Mumbai Noida Chennai Bangalore Gurugram Jalandhar Amritsar

Frequently Asked Questions

The Australian Dental Council Exam is the exam for overseas-trained dentists seeking registration in Australia.

The ADC written exam can be taken from India. But the ADC practical exam needs to be taken from the test centre in Australia.

The candidate must hold a four-year, full-time university dental degree or diploma, from a recognised university with full and unrestricted registration in the country of practice.

 The ADC Miles course by Academically is one of the best courses that will prepare you for both written and practical exams and also connect you with ADC-qualified individuals. 

The ADC written exams are conducted twice a year. They are typically held in March and September.

The salary of entry-level positions of dentists start at $112,846 per year. Experienced dentists make up to $190,000 per year.

The results of the ADC written exam will be released approximately 6 weeks after the exam date. The results will be shared via email.

Dentists have the opportunity to obtain a PR visa in Australia.

The Australian Dental Council (ADC) typically takes approximately 12 weeks to complete the skill assessment of dentists.

The eligibility criteria for the ADC exam are:

  • A minimum of a 4-year full-time degree or diploma
  • Full and unrestricted registration or licensure.
     

To apply for the ADC exam, use ADC Connect. Create an account, ensure your initial assessment is valid, verify your identification documents, fill out the application form, pay the required fees, and await confirmation.

The written exam is a multiple-choice question (MCQ) exam that occurs on two consecutive days. It includes 280 questions, split into four sections, each comprising 70 questions. Each examination will feature 56 scenarios (clinical vignettes), with each scenario accompanied by five related questions.

The practical examination consists of two components:

  • Technical skills day- 6 tasks
  • Clinical skills day- 10 tasks

 

The costs for the ADC exam are as follows: the initial assessment fee is AUD 647, the written exam fee is AUD 2122, and the practical exam fee is AUD 4775. Additionally, there will be expenses for books, study materials, preparation courses, and travel.

 Over the past four years, more people have taken the exams, but fewer have passed. In FY2020, out of 686 candidates, 50% passed. In FY2021, with 1,169 candidates, only 44% passed. In FY2022, the pass rate dropped to 24% out of 1,284 candidates. This trend continued in FY2023, where 2,246 candidates also had a pass rate of just 24%. The failure rate in the last two years was 76%.

Preparing for the ADC exam requires a comprehensive approach. Start by thoroughly understanding the exam structure and syllabus. Gather and review recommended study materials. Create a study schedule that covers all exam topics and allows time for revision. Practice clinical and technical skills rigorously for the practical exam. Enrol in preparation courses to gain structured guidance to pass the exam on the first attempt. 

ADC has recommended a list of books for the ADC written and clinical examination. The list can be found here- https://academically.com/blogs/adc-exam-preparation-important-books-to-pass/

The ADC Written Exam is held twice yearly, in March and April. The ADC practical exam is held twice, between January to May and between September to December.

The ADC exam centres are located in Australia and other countries. The exam centres in India are Hyderabad, Pune, Surat, Ahemadabad, Mumbai, Noida, Chennai, Banglore, Gurugram, Jalandhar, and Amritsar.

If you do not pass the written examination, you may reapply for another attempt, provided that you:

  • Continue to meet all eligibility criteria
  • Have a valid initial assessment for both the application period and examination dates
  • Have your identification documents (Passport and Photo) verified in ADC Connect
  • Fulfill the eligibility requirements for the designated examination dates

The validity of the initial assessment is seven years, and the written exam is three years. The validity of the practical exam does not expire. 

Overseas dentists can take the ADC exam after the initial assessment. 

 The ADC written examination is structured into four sections, each containing 70 questions, making a total of 280 questions. The examination includes 56 scenarios (clinical vignettes), each with five related questions.

The ADC practical examination involves two main components:

  • Technical skills day consists of 6 tasks
  • Clinical skills day consists of 10 tasks
     

The best coaching program for ADC exam preparation should include all the recommended books and study materials, ADC-passed lecturers, regular practice questions, and AI-based mock tests. You can get all these from the ADC Exam Preparation Course by Academically- https://academically.com/dentist/adc-exam-become-a-registered-dentist-in-australia/ 

This is the best coaching program for ADC exam preparation if you want to pass the exam on the first attempt. 

The best study materials for the ADC exam can typically be found through the official ADC website. If you need a comprehensive book list and resources for the ADC exam preparation, you can join Academically’s ADC Exam Preparation Course. 
https://academically.com/dentist/adc-exam-become-a-registered-dentist-in-australia/

Academically's ADC Exam Preparation Course https://academically.com/dentist/adc-exam-become-a-registered-dentist-in-australia/ is the top ADC exam preparation course available online. It is a 14-week intensive preparation course that is available live and recorded. You will get all the ADC-recommended study materials, practice questions, AI-based mock questions and one-on-one guidance from an ADC trainer.

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