Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Learning Mode:

Full Time

Course Level:

Bachelors Degree

Course Duration:

4 Years


Should have pass in 10+2 in science stream or equivalent

Course Details:

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) is an Undergraduate Dentistry Professional Degree Course in India. The candidates who have a passion for serving humanity are the most suitable for pursuing the course it's meant for strong minded people who can bear ghastly sights and smells. The course is comprised of Didactic Lectures, Demonstration, Group Discussion, Seminars, Clinical Work and Conference. The course is designed to develop the skill to learn about the various form of Treatment including Surgical Procedures, Dental Materials, Dental Anatomy & Oral Histology, Oral Pathology, Community Dentistry, Pedodontics, Oral Medicine & Radiology etc.
The study program is designed under the broad discipline focus on, Human Physiology, Materials used in Dentistry, Human Oral Anatomy, Physiology, Histology and Tooth Morphology, Oral Pathology, and Oral Microbiology, Orthodontics and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. In India, there are various prestigious Dental School and Colleges imparting modern and quality education of Bachelor in Dentistry.


The candidates have passed their Higher Secondary (10+2) Education or an Equivalent Examination, for Science stream and additional subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English have at least 50% are eligible for pursuing in this program.

Entrance Examination

In India it is mandatory to give an additional Pre Medical Entrance Examination like All India Pre - Medical (AIPMT) conducted by Central Board Secondary Education (CBSE), Delhi on National Level, for both the M.B.B.S and the Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS). The eligibility is based on Merit and candidates must make sure that the School or College is approved by the Dental Council of India (DCI).

Course Duration & Learning Mode

The medical study requires 4- 5 year of the time period with an internship in India, It’s a Full-Time study program, but candidates can also pursue with Part Time through Correspondence or Distance Education depending upon certain criteria.

Further Studies

Candidates have interested in higher studies can pursue for Master of Dental Surgery (MDS).

Career Option

After the completion of the course, the candidates are recognized as Dentist or Dental Surgeon, Degree holder has ample career opportunities in Public and Private Sector. They can work as, Dental Assistant, Dental Surgeon, Consultant, Dental Lab Technician / Ceramist, Forensics, Oral Pathologist, Medical Representative, Sales Representative, Private Practitioners, Professor, Public Health Specialist.

List of Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Colleges by States in India
Andhra Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh
Assam Bihar
Chhattisgarh Goa
Gujarat Haryana
Himachal Pradesh Jammu & Kashmir
Jharkhand Karnataka
Kerala Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra Manipur
Meghalaya Mizoram
Nagaland Orissa
Punjab Rajasthan
Sikkim Tamil Nadu
Telangana Tripura
Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand
West Bengal Delhi
Chandigarh Puducherry
Daman and Diu Lakshadweep
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Andaman & Nicobar

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