Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)






    5 Years(including 1yr of compulsory internship)

Bachelor of Dental Surgery


Pass in 10+2, with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English as one of the languages of study. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission and should be NEET-UG qualified. NEET qualification is a pre-requisite for admission to BDS. Indian Nationals, Non Resident Indians (NRIs), Overseas Citizen of India (OCIs), Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Foreign Nationals are eligible to appear for NEET-UG.

Admission Procedure

In addition to the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, students seeking admission to BDS will be required to qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, NEET-UG which will be conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) generally in May, each year. The responsibility of NTA is limited to the conduct of the Entrance Test, declaration of result and providing the All India NEET Rank to the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), New Delhi for counselling 100% seats in Deemed Universities.

Application form for NEET-UG can be submitted online through the website on notification. Students are advised to carefully read the Information Bulletin and keep the correct details ready, before submission of the application.

DGHS has entrusted the Counselling and Allotment of seats to the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). Hence, after announcement of results students should register on - UG Medical Counselling - Deemed/Central Universities and lock their choice of colleges.

Admission to both Management and NRI category seats in BDS is based on inter-se merit in NEET-UG.

Candidates interested in taking admission under NRI category, will be required to forward the following NRI documents to the email ID provided by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) a few days prior to the commencement of registration:

  1. Affidavit of the person who is NRI and the sponsor
  2. Documents claiming that the sponsor is an NRI (Passport, Visa of the sponsor)
  3. Relationship of NRI with the candidate as per the court orders of The Hon’ble Supreme Court of India in case W.P.(c) No. 689/2017-Consortium of Deemed Universities in Karnataka (CODEUNIK) & Ans. Vs Union of India & Ors.
  4. Affidavit from the sponsor that he/she will sponsor the entire course fee of the candidate
  5. Embassy Certificate of the Sponsor
  6. NEET score card

The fee structure of BDS (Management & NRI categories) is made available on the homepage of our website under Course Fee.

Documents required for admission to BDS (Original + 3 attested copies)

  • NEET UG allotment letter
  • NEET score card & rank letter
  • 10th standard marks card
  • 12th standard marks card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Conduct certificate
  • Migration certificate
  • Physical fitness certificate
  • Blood group certificate
  • Category certificate (If allotted under particular category)
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student
  • PAN card copy of the parent
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)

Additional documents for NRI admission

  • The originals of the documents sent to DGHS / MCC supporting NRI status mentioned above should be submitted

Additional documents for foreign nationals

  • Valid foreign passport and valid visa for the period of study
  • Valid Residential Permit in India
  • AIDS-free certificate
  • Equivalence Certificate from the Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi

Commencement of Course

The BDS course commences on the date prescribed by the Dental Council of India, generally during the first week of August.

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Program Outcomes

At the end of the program, graduates will be able to...

  • PO1: Describe normal and abnormal human structure, development, function and behaviour that is relevant to the practice of Dentistry. 
  • PO2: Apply basic knowledge of biomedical, technical and clinical sciences for the effective practice of Dentistry.  
  • PO3: Elicit detailed Dental and relevant Medical history, perform an oral and general physical examination and choose relevant laboratory diagnostic tests for identification of oral disorders, prevention of oral disease and promotion of oral health.  
  • PO4: Demonstrate the ability to interpret available clinical and laboratory data and effective clinical problem solving, in order to generate differential diagnoses and to manage oral health disorders. 
  • PO5: Perform and interpret a basic oral radiological examination safely. 
  • PO6: Plan and administer, safely, appropriate treatments, including surgical procedures, for common oral disorders in adults as well as children. 
  • PO7: Identify and manage common medical emergencies encountered in general dental practice. 
  • PO8: Identify and refer patients who may require specialist care. 
  • PO9: Demonstrate knowledge of global and national needs, policies and regulatory frameworks relevant to oral health.
  • PO10: Function effectively as an oral health care team member in health care settings. 
  • PO11: Communicate effectively and sensitively with patients, care-givers, colleagues and the public in a manner that will improve health care outcomes and patient / client satisfaction. 
  • PO12: Demonstrate the ability to continue refining existing knowledge / skills and acquire new knowledge/skills.   
  • PO13: Select and pursue an appropriate career pathway that is professionally rewarding and personally fulfilling.  
  • PO14: Recognize and manage medico-legal, ethical and professional issues in dental practice. 
  • PO15: Demonstrate and practice integrity, responsibility, respect and selflessness.