Degrees offered: B.D.S., B.Sc., Diploma, M.Ch., M.D.S., P.G.D, Ph.D

What is Dentistry

A programme in Dentistry trains a student in treating people of oral diseases, maintaining their oral health by diagnosis, prevention, and healing of cavities, dentures , gum related diseases. This programme also covers cosmetic dentistry which is an emerging trend nowadays for restructuring, shaping, teeth whitening, smile enhancement etc. The programme not only offers specialisations in oral health and diseases but also covers general human anatomy for better understanding of the oral health. In this programme, students also study about preventing oral diseases in society. Besides, students are offered practical training by organizing dental checkup and awareness camps in community places as well as rural areas.

Eligibility Criteria

UG  ProgrammePassed in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as main subjects

PG ProgrammeMust hold Bachelor degree in Dental Surgery from any recognised Dental College/University

Scope of Dentistry

  • Work as a dental specialist, assistant, dental lab technician, Dental Hygienist in government or private Hospitals

  • Start practicing at private clinics

  • Teach as a professor or lecturer at Dental Colleges/Hospitals 

Course Fee for Dentistry

Minimum Fees Maximum Fees
Private Government Private Government
40.00 K
B.D.S. in Dentistry at CKS Theja Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Tirupati
16.48 K
B.D.S. in Dentistry at Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi
84.00 Lakhs
B.D.S. in Dentistry at Yenepoya Dental College, Mangalore
20.00 Lakhs
B.D.S. in Dentistry at Dr MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
50.00 K
P.G.D in Dentistry at Singhania University, Jhunjhunu
24.00 K
B.D.S. in Dentistry at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi
25.50 Lakhs
M.D.S. in Dentistry at Rama University, Kanpur
1.11 Lakhs
B.D.S. in Dentistry at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam
3.00 Lakhs
Ph.D in Dentistry at Rama University, Kanpur
Data not available
6.64 Lakhs
Ph.D in Dentistry at Karnavati University, Gandhinagar
Data not available
10.00 K
Diploma in Dentistry at CMJ University, Shillong
40.00 K
Diploma in Dentistry at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
1.50 Lakhs
Diploma in Dentistry at Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut
40.00 K
Diploma in Dentistry at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Questions related to Dentistry

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is there any exam MPH after dentistry???

Charvi Nayyar 9th Feb, 2020


yes there is an exam for mph if you want to go in public health sector after bds.

Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is a graduate-level program that emphasizes the practical aspects of public health. This type of program is designed to prepare students for their role in promoting community awareness about injury, violence prevention, communicable diseases and other issues that affect health and safety.  it is a 2-year, full-time program in healthcare.

minimum eligibility criteria to apply for the course:

  • Graduation in any discipline, completed from a recognized institute.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% at the level of graduation.
  • Permanent registration with the State Dental Council.
  • Occasionally, relevant work experience in health/development sector.

candidates are offered admission to the course mostly on the basis of a relevant entrance test. two additional rounds of Group Discussion and Personal Interview are also held as part of the counselling procedure, wherein the candidate’s general aptitude for the course is examined.

hope this helps


top private colleges for mds in the dept. of conservative and endodontic dentistry in india on the basis of proper faculties and facilities...

Leon George 16th Jan, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Top private colleges for MDS in the department of conservative and endodontic dentistry in India based on good faculty etc are-

  • Sharda University,  Noida
  • KIIT University,  Bhubaneshwar
  • Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute, Chennai
  • Jodhpur National University,  Jodhpur
  • Nitte University,  Mangalore
  • Dr. DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
  • NIMS University,  Jaipur
  • Institute of Dental Science,  Bareilly

I hope it helps and goodluck

Thank you


Sir/madam... is there a rule for B.D.S that if the u.g student didnt gradute for 9 years his/her degrees will be removed...

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 7th Dec, 2019

Ricky, it is not removal of a degree because the student hasn't completed his education and received a degree. There is a stipulated time frame within which you should be completing your BDS. If you fail to do so, your admission will not longer be valid. You may have to go through the process of studying from the scratch again.


When will the externships in Maulana azad dental college start for the year 2020? I have recently passed my BDS from Maharana pratap college of dentistry and research and I want to do my externships from MAIDS?

Animesh Vats Student Expert 6th Mar, 2020


I must tell you that first of all the seats are very limited and that is why the internship or jrship is given to students who are institution graduates first and later if vacant is there then other students can be accommodated. So it totally works according to that.

I hope my answer helps.

All the best.


How much Marks is required in neet to get admission in terna college in mds pediatric dentistry

STUTI Student Expert 11th Aug, 2019

Hello Sonali,

For BDS admission at Terna Medical College of Navi Mumbai, it requires NEET qualification. Last years the closing rank was 122177 Max. irrespective of category.

For more details, here I am providing the official link, kindly go through,


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