Bachelor of Dental Surgery [BDS]

Duration:4 Year Academic And 1 Year internship
Level:Under Graduate
Type:Degree

BDS is one of the most popular and designated degree of dentists (doctors). The BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) is the only educational and professional programme of dental surgery in India. The BDS degree is provided post successfully completion of the four-year academic education and the one year mandatory internship programme in dentistry education leading to the Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree programme. It owes the “Dr” domain as it is equivalent to the MBBS. The second choice of the students after the MBBS course, in the medical educational field, is BDS. The students are taught about the denture, dental problems and surgery.  There are various job opportunities are available in the hospital, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries post completion of this course. This course is now in heavy demand by the students after 12th in medical field.

BDS Eligibility

The students, who have passed the 10+2 examination with science stream and have had Physics, Chemistry and Biology and English in 12th stream, may go for the BDS course. The students have to score minimum 50% marks (40% in the case of reserved category) in plus two and have to appear for an entrance examination conducted by the respective authorities. A candidate must clear NEET exam in order to be:

  • Eligible for admission to Undergraduate Medical Courses for a particular academic year in case of General, General-EWS, it shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) to Undergraduate Medical Courses held for the said academic year.
  • However, in respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, the minimum marks shall be at 40th percentile. In respect of candidates with Benchmark Disabilities specified under the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, the minimum marks shall be at 45th percentile for Unreserved Category & GEN-EWS Category candidates and 40th percentile for SC/ST/OBC-NCL candidates.
  • The percentile shall be determined on the basis of highest marks secured in the All India common merit list in National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test for admission to Undergraduate Medical Courses.

Total BDS colleges=307
Total BDS Seats=26949

Total Gov. Colleges=51
Total Gov. BDS Seats=3549

Total Pvt. Colleges=256
Total Pvt. BDS Seats=23400

State Wise Top Private BDS Colleges in India

S.No.College NameTypeIntake 20-21Fee/Y
1Maitri College of Dentistry and Research Centre, DurgChhattisgarh1001.73 L
2New Horizon Dental College & Research Institute, BilaspurChhattisgarh1001.68 L
3Rungta College of Dental Sciences & Research, BhilaiChhattisgarh1001.77 L
4Triveni Institute of Dental Sciences, Hospital & Research Centre, BilaspurChhattisgarh1001.68 L
5Awadh Dental College & Hospital, JamshedpurJharkhand1003.5 L
6A.J. Institute of Dental Sciences, MangaloreKarnataka1004.75 L
7Al Ameen Dental College & Hospital, BijapurKarnataka404.75 L
8Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, BangaloreKarnataka604.75 L
9Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, DavangereKarnataka1004.75 L
10College of Dental Sciences, DavangereKarnataka1004.75 L
11Dayanand Sagar College of Dental Sciences, BangaloreKarnataka604.75 L
12H.K.E. Society’s, S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & ResearchKarnataka1003.15 L
13JSS Dental College & Hospital, MysoreKarnataka1005.16 L
14K.V.G. Dental College & Hospital, SulliaKarnataka1004.75 L
15KLE Vishwanath Katti Institute of Dental Sciences, BelgaumKarnataka1003.89 L
16Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, BangaloreKarnataka604.75 L
17M.R.Ambedkar Dental College & Hospital, BangaloreKarnataka1004.75 L
18M.S. Ramaiah Dental College, BangaloreKarnataka605.20 L
19Maaruti College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre, BangaloreKarnataka1004.75 L
20Manipal College of Dental Sciences, MangaloreKarnataka1006.24 L
21Manipal College of Dental Sciences, ManipalKarnataka1006.24 L
22Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital, BangaloreKarnataka1004.12 L
23Sri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental Sciences & Hospital, BangaloreKarnataka1004.0 L
24Sri Siddhartha Dental College, TumkurKarnataka403.65 L
25Sri Venkateshwara Dental College & Hospital, BangaloreKarnataka404.12 L
26Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences, MangaloreKarnataka1003.15 L
27The Oxford Dental College, BangaloreKarnataka1004.75 L
28Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences & Research, BangaloreKarnataka604.29 L
29Yenepoya Dental College & Hospital, MangaloreKarnataka1008.0 L
30Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Navi MumbaiMaharashtra1004.5 L
31Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, PuneMaharashtra1004.5 L
32Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, SangliMaharashtra1004.5 L
33Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, PuneMaharashtra1005.5 L
34Mahatma Gandhi Missions Dental College & Hospital, Kamothe, Navi MumbaiMaharashtra1002.70 L
35Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Mandir’s Dental College & Hospital, NashikMaharashtra1002.85 L
36Nanded Rural Dental College & Research Center, NandedMaharashtra1002.10 L
37Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Navi MumbaiMaharashtra1007.5 L
38Rural Dental College, LoniMaharashtra1004.25 L
39School of Dental Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, KaradMaharashtra1004.25 L
40Sharad Pawar Dental College & Hospital, WardhaMaharashtra1004.0 L
41Terna Dental College & Hospital, Navi MumbaiMaharashtra1002.85 L
42Institute of Dental Sciences, BhubaneswarOdisha1005.5 L
43Kalinga Institute of Dental Sciences, BhubaneswarOdisha1005.0 L
44Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, PondicherryPondicherry1004.0 L
45Meenakshi Ammal Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiTamil Nadu1005.0 L
46S.R.M. Dental College, Ramapuram, ChennaiTamil Nadu1004.0 L
47Sathyabama University Dental College and Hospital, ChennaiTamil Nadu1003.5 L
48Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, ChennaiTamil Nadu1008.0 L
49Sree Balaji Dental College & Hospital, NarayanapuramTamil Nadu1005.0 L
50Sri Ramachandra Dental College & Hospital, PorurTamil Nadu1006.0 L
51SRM Kattankulathur Dental College & Hospital, KanchipuramTamil Nadu1003.10 L
52Vinayaka Mission’s Sankarachariyar Dental College, SalemTamil Nadu1004.8 L
53Babu Banarasi Das College of Dental Sciences, LucknowUttar Pradesh1004.05 L
54I.T.S. Centre for Dental Studies & Research, GhaziabadUttar Pradesh1003.5 L
55I.T.S. Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, Gr. NoidaUttar Pradesh1003.6 L
56Institute of Dental Sciences, BareillyUttar Pradesh1003.4 L
57K.D. Dental College, MathuraUttar Pradesh1002.50 L
58Rama Dental College, Hospital & Research Centre, KanpurUttar Pradesh1003.25 L
59Santosh Dental College & Hospital, GhaziabadUttar Pradesh1003.0 L
60Saraswati Dental College, LucknowUttar Pradesh1003.25 L
61School of Dental Sciences, Greater NoidaUttar Pradesh1004.45 L
62Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College & Research Centre, MoradabadUttar Pradesh1002.25 L