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Bapuji Dental College and Hospital Davanagere

Bapuji Dental College & Hospital Davanagere

Bapuji Dental College Devanagere

Formed with a zeal to be the best dental education institution in the community, Bapuji Dental College And Hospital was established in the year 1979, by Mr Shamanur Shivashankarappa, as an integral part of The Bapuji Educational Association. The institution has grown in leaps and bounds in its 40 years tireless journey. State of the art infrastructure and superior teaching support-team are the two pillars of this institution. Apart from counting among the top list of Dental Colleges in Karnataka, this institution in a reputed name in the Asian educational ecosystem.

The prestigious Bapuji Educational Association is a renowned name of the educational industry. This association actually has worked as a transformational agent for the city Davanagere. Formerly known as the Manchester of Karnataka, Davanagere has been converted to an educational hub with the efforts of this association. It came to existence with the start of a first-grade college in Davanagere in the year 1958. Sri Dharmaratnakara Rajanahally Maddurayappa, an eminent Businessperson and a great Philanthropist was the founder of the college as well as the association. Presently, the association is running more than 50 educational institutions across Davanagere.

Bapuji Dental College Davanagere is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Karnataka and approved by the Dental Council of India. It is also a NAAC accredited and ISO 9001:2008 Certified institution.

Hundreds of dental professionals have discovered and multiplied their personal and professional potential in this institution and have reached the zenith of success. Alumni of the institution are working gracefully in different hospitals, dental establishments worldwide.

Bapuji Dental obtains one of the best lab facilities to render a liberal and clinically-oriented teaching-learning environment. Sophisticated phantom head labs equipped with 100 dental workstations, the ceramic lab for crown and bridge fabrication, resourceful library with books, articles, journals, research papers, CD-ROM, online databases, video cassettes, WHO publications and much more- the college has everything dental students aspire from college.

Bapuji Dental College And Hospital is among those few dental education colleges in India successfully handling research projects for companies of international reputation, like GC International, 3M ESPE(USA), Biohorizons(USA) and much more. Mature guidance backed with 'has it all' infrastructure and champion faculty team has made this institution one of the preferred dental colleges for the student community.


Bapuji Dental College Courses


Bapuji Dental College Courses
Name of the Courses Duration of the Courses
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 4+1
Oral Medicine & Radiology (MDS) 3
Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (MDS) 3
Public Health Dentistry (MDS) 3
Oral Pathology & Microbiology (MDS) 3
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics (MDS) 3
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (MDS) 3
Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery (MDS) 3
Periodontics (MDS) 3
Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge (MDS) 3

Bapuji Dental College Admissions


Bapuji Dental College Admission Department welcomes candidates with keen interests of pursuing dental education all over India. Admission rules and regulations are developed as per the stipulated norms of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore.

Consisted of eligibility criteria and selection process the admission procedure varies course-wise. The admission department imparts all kinds of admission responsibilities of the institution.

BDS is the most sought after medical course after MBBS. Every year, the admission department witnesses the rush of application for several dental courses offered by the institution. Selection, of the candidates, is done on merit basis.

Eligibility Criteria for BDS:

  • Candidates must have appeared and qualified NEET (The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) to apply for the BDS admission.
  • Candidates must have passed 10+2 level of examination or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English (passed individually) with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (40% marks for SC, ST and Category 1 Candidates classified by the institution).
  • Candidates who have completed pre-university examination outside Karnataka must have obtained Eligibility Certificate from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, for BDS admission.
  • Candidates must have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st December of the year of admission.

Eligibility Criteria for MDS:

  • Candidates must have appeared and qualified NEET - PG with the required score to apply for the MDS admission.
  • They shall have a BDS degree acquired from any university or institution recognized by the Dental Council of India and shall have permanent registration with State Dental Council of India.
  • Candidates who have completed BDS degree under any other university than Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, must collect an Eligibility Certificate from the same.
  • Candidates shall have successfully completed one year of compulsory rotatory residential internship program after the completion of the course and before 31st April of the concerned academic year.

Bapuji Dental College Davanagere has also been recognized for research programs.

Bapuji Dental College Fee Structure

Bapuji Dental College Fee Structure is flexible in nature and based on students' convenience. The administration has introduced provisions of installments, educational loans etc. to make it acceptable to the students. The fee structure is disclosed by the admission department to the concerned candidates. The department also helps the students and their family members to deal with educational loan options. Along with tuition fees, administration charges, registration fees, library fees, examination fees etc. are needed to be paid.

Hostel fees are paid separately from course fees. Hostel charges vary according to the facilities attached with it.


Bapuji Dental College Fee Structure
Type Fees / Year Seats
Government Quota 72,485 INR 35
Private Quota 5,32,818 INR 45
NRI Quota 4,63,320 INR 15
Management Quota (Others) 4,63,320 INR 5
Total Seats 100

Bapuji Dental College Ranking

Concerned students frequently search for ranking of the Bapuji Dental to understand the status of the institution in the Indian Education Industry. Ranking Status not only manifests the achievements of awards and ranks, but it is also based on the satisfaction of the students studying in the institution. Bapuji Dental College Ranking reveals decades-long legacy and exceptional contribution to dental education in the community.

Bapuji Dental College Reviews

Bapuji Dental College Reviews are nothing but the shared experiences of the alumni after leaving the institution. Reviews reflect the actuality of all the services provided by the institution. Alumni have spontaneously shared their views regarding courses, infrastructure, faculty members, library, laboratories, campus memories, internship sessions and many more while giving reviews.

Salient features of the Bapuji Dental Campus:

  • Global Standard teaching and learning Atmosphere
  • Skilled and dedicated faculty members
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • Highly Advanced technological Assistance
  • 11 Separate Specialization Departments
  • Effective Assessment tools & techniques
  • Extensive Alumni Network
  • Real-world Exposure
  • Well equipped library
  • 24*7 Wi-Fi accessibility
  • Responsible Security System and many more

Disclaimer: The information provided here is best to our knowledge. We do not guarantee the aptness of information. We would recommend to verify the information from Institute’s website as there could be changes from time to time. The above information is for students community in large and does not mean that we provide management quota admission in Bapuji Dental College & Hospital. There is no process for direct admission. Except Foreign / NRI Quota admission in Bapuji Dental College & Hospital, all other admissions takes place through College selection process only.