Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS] - Course Admissions and Eligibility


Course Duration of Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS] is 5 Years.



Minimum Requirements

Age No Age Limit
Minimum Percentage It is open for students who have qualified Higher Secondary Examination with a minimum of 50% marks
Subjects Required physics, chemistry and biology

About Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS]:

  • B.D.S. or Bachelor of Dental Surgery is an undergraduate Dentistry course. The duration of Bachelor of Dental Surgery course is 4-5 years of study with internship and without an internship.

  • The B.D.S. course is divided into 2 or more semesters.

  • The course can be pursued either as a Full-Time Graduate Course or Part Time Graduate Course i.e. through Correspondence or Distance Education depending upon one’s choice.

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What is Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS]?

  • After M.B.B.S., Bachelor of Dental Surgery is one the most sought-after course in the field of medical science.

  • B.D.S. enables one to become a Dentist. Dental Courses comprise didactic lectures, demonstrations, group discussions, seminars, clinical work, and conferences.

  • Aspiring candidates learn about various forms of treatment including Surgical Procedures, Dental materials, Dental anatomy & Oral histology, Oral Pathology, Community Dentistry, Pedodontics, Oral Medicine & Radiology etc. which are some of the topics that are generally taught.

  • There are various Dental Schools and Dental Colleges which impart the education of bachelor in dentistry.

Why choose Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS]?

  • The field of Medicine is always evergreen and full of opportunities, hence a number of jobs for a Bachelor of Dental Science in this sector are rising. 

  • The most sought-after course, right after MBBS, is the Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS].

  • Any person in this field has the exciting opportunity to work in both the private sector, as well as the government sector.

  • They can either work in their own clinic or, in a government clinic.

See Various Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS] Colleges in India

Fee Structure of Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS] in India

Fee 0-2L
Fee 2-5L
Fee 5-10L
Fee >10L
(In Lakhs)

Fee Structure by State for Bachelor of Dental Science [BDS]

All Over India
Public Colleges
₹ 10,000 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 31.30 Lakh
₹ 1.24 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Private Colleges
₹ 2,000 ( Minimum Fee ) ( Maximum Fee ) ₹ 32 Lakh
₹ 10.10 Lakh ( Average Fee )
Andhra Pradesh
Private Colleges
₹ 58,000 ₹ 18 Lakh
₹ 3.13 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 96,000 ₹ 14 Lakh
₹ 7 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 2,000 ₹ 22.34 Lakh
₹ 10.20 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 1 Lakh ₹ 30.80 Lakh
₹ 18 Lakh
Public Colleges
₹ 2.29 Lakh ₹ 31.30 Lakh
₹ 18.50 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 2 Lakh ₹ 26.25 Lakh
₹ 3.60 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 3.23 Lakh ₹ 15.80 Lakh
₹ 14.30 Lakh
Private Colleges
₹ 9,200 ₹ 13.75 Lakh
₹ 9.20 Lakh
Tamil Nadu
Private Colleges
₹ 4 Lakh ₹ 32 Lakh
₹ 12 Lakh
Uttar Pradesh
Public Colleges
₹ 48,240 ₹ 72,000
₹ 72,000
Private Colleges
₹ 3 Lakh ₹ 13.60 Lakh
₹ 10.80 Lakh

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