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.


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



  • 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 



  • Community & Preventive Dentistry
  • Conservative Dentistry/Crown & Bridge
  • General Human Anatomy
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Biology
  • Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine
  • Orthodontics
  • Periodontology & Periodontics
  • Principles of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Principles of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging


Salary : 2 L INR - 3.5 L INR
Degrees: B.D.S


  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 35 Lakhs Saveetha University, Chennai
    Minimum Fees 0.068 Lakhs Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi
    Degree Offered in UG
    Other Bachelors [Science]
  • Course Fees
    Maximum Fees 31.5 Lakhs Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai
    Minimum Fees 3 Lakhs Saveetha University, Chennai
    Degree Offered in PG
    Other Masters [Science]



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Kishor Ramchandra ShirudeLast Seen: 6 hours 17 min agoJoined on: 20-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

Is BDS (Dentistry) available at AFMC ?

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Shefali 23 hours ago

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ShefaliLast Seen: 18 hours 40 sec agoJoined on: 09-Feb-2016Education Interest: EngineeringEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Dear Student,AFMC provides only MBBS course.  In order to be eligible for AFMC you must have attained the age of 17yrs on 31st Dec of the year of application, but must not have attained the ...Read More
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Nilesh PatidarLast Seen: 1 week 1 day agoJoined on: 14-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 12

How use this app in hindi

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Priyanka Kaul Expert 8 days ago

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Priyanka KaulLast Seen: 3 days 16 min agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2016Education Interest: ManagementEducation Level: Class 12

We donot have Careers360 app in Hindi at present. You can express your concern by typing in English. For example- Aap Hindi mei aise likh sakte hain.


Kamalteja 11 days ago

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KamaltejaLast Seen: 1 week 3 days agoJoined on: 08-Feb-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Class 10 or below

Did we get any rank in Neet for BED?

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Dr Parmanand AgarwalLast Seen: 14 hours 13 min agoJoined on: 06-Oct-2017Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hi Kamalteja, Can you please specify what you want to know? What you mean by BED through neet, Are you asking for BDS course? Please specify so that we can help in a better wayRegardsDr Parmanand Agar...Read More

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Sabyasachi BhaumikLast Seen: 5 days 4 hours agoJoined on: 22-Jul-2017Education Interest: M.B.B.S.Education Level: Class 12

Is there any need to crack neet for BDS

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Dr Parmanand AgarwalLast Seen: 14 hours 13 min agoJoined on: 06-Oct-2017Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above
Hello, for getting seat in dental college need to appear in NEET examination . Admission in BDS is only through the NEET.

Hope it helps
Dr Parmanand Agarwal
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Pradeep Rka 28 days ago

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Pradeep RkaLast Seen: 3 weeks 6 days agoJoined on: 25-Jan-2018Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: In Graduation

I have scored 7000 rank in MDS NEET .....will I get orthodontics, or conservative dentistry or peridontics either in karnataka or kerala

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Manisha Gupta 23 days ago

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Manisha GuptaLast Seen: 4 min 13 sec agoJoined on: 08-Sep-2016Education Interest: MedicineEducation Level: Graduate & Above

According your score you can check your best chances with the given below college Predictor Tool.

NEET MDS College Predictor Tool


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