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Bapuji Dental College Davanagere Admission

Bapuji Dental College Davanagere is a name that stands out among the list of dental colleges throughout India. With a rich history of over 4 decades the college at Davangere has earned a reputation for itself. Thousands of students have walked through the gates of the college to become names and legends in the dental arena. Today the best among the alumni work at government and private medical establishments spread across the nation and beyond.

The foundation of the institute was laid by the pioneer in dental science, Dr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa. Under the leadership of great visionaries the college has managed to grow by leaps and bounds. Today the college is under the leadership of Dr. Sasashiva Shetty, a leading figure in the field of Orthodontics.

In terms of infrastructure the institute falls second to none. With state of the art laboratories and facilities it has managed to beat even the best colleges in the country. There are about 100 workstations kept for training and simulating dental treatments. Well equipped facilities for crown and bridge fabrication also exist to give students highly valued technical skills.

The Bapuji Dental College Admissions are really competitive with a large number of applications from students all over the country. The quality of education and a fast industrial absorption rate of students into the medical industry have fueled the demand for seats at the college.

BDS Admissions

  • Candidates should have passed the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English obtaining a minimum of not less than 50% marks in each subject taken together in the qualifying Examination. With respect to Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and Category I, the qualifying minimum marks prescribed should not be less than 40% of the total marks compared to 50% marks for general candidates.
  • The candidate should have completed the age of 17 at the time of admission or would complete 17 years of age by 31st December of the application year.
  • Students who have studied in boards other than pre-university board of Karnataka have to produce Eligibility Certificate issued by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka at the time of BDS admission.
  • BDS course duration : 4 Years + 1 Year Compulsory Internship

Bapuji Dental College Fee Structure at Bapuji Dental College is one of the lowest in its class across India. This makes the college even more attractive for students.

MDS Admissions

  • Any candidate for admission to the MDS program should have a recognized BDS degree from a recognized Indian University or Dental College under section 10(2) of the Dentists Act of 1948 or any equivalent qualification that is recognized by the Dental Council of India. It should have obtained permanent registration with the State Dental Council.
  • Candidates who do not possess a recognized Dental qualification should secure the prior approval of his/her qualifications by the Dental Council of India before he/she can be admitted to the MDS Course of any University in India.
  • Students who have finished their course under any university other than Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka need to produce Eligibility Certificate issued by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Karnataka at the time of his/her MDS admission.
  • Candidates should have completed 1 year of compulsory rotating internship after completing the final professional examination before the 30th of April in the Academic year.
  • Course duration: 3 Years

Admission For Ph.D Courses

Bapuji Dental College and Hospital has been recognized as a centre for Ph.D. programs with research in Oral Medicine & Radiology, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry and Periodontology.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

  • Candidates with MDS degree awarded by the RGUHS University or by any recognized University/College by DCI (Dental Council of India) or a PG Dental degree considered an equivalent by RGUHS are eligible for enrolling for a Ph.D. course in Dentistry.
  • RGUHS University has allowed BDS Graduates to be admitted to the Ph.D. programs. The duration of these Ph.D. Programs will be five years on a full time basis only.
  • The interdisciplinary Ph.D. registrations of Dental faculties allow the college to improve the research activities given the condition that a co-guide from the parent department and a guide from the interdisciplinary faculties are present.
  • Any candidate with Medical M.Sc. degrees working at Dental Colleges can be considered eligible to register for the Ph.D. degree at RGUHS under the Dental faculty falling under allied science groups. Degree will be awarded with a different nomenclature like “Ph.D. in Allied health Sciences (The non Medical subject is to be specified)”.

Course Intake

The course intake for each course is depicted below:

Course(s) Intake
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 100
Oral Medicine & Radiology (MDS) 4
Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (MDS) 6
Public Health Dentistry (MDS) 3
Oral Pathology & Microbiology (MDS) 2
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics (MDS) 6
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (MDS) 6
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MDS) 6
Periodontology (MDS) 6
Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge (MDS) 6

For detailed information about Bapuji Dental College and Hospital contact +91 9743277777.

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