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Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore

KCDS Bangalore

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore is one of the best private dental colleges in Karnataka, established in the year 1992 under the aegis of Sri Krishnadevaraya Educational Trust Bangalore, with a vision of emerging as a premier center for integrative educational innovation, research and high quality, patient-centered health care" by inculcating dental health education to the future dental professionals. Affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, approved by the Dental Council of India, the institution is situated in a 133 acres of sprawling serene campus in Krishnadevarayanagar, 21 Km from the crowd and loud of the Bangalore city.

KCDS Bangalore is known for its unique academic legacy and technical excellence in dental. While having belief on the riches of knowledge, the institution has morphed itself to a place of wholesome development and individualistic achievements. Fostering inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary learning, creating a conducive learning environment for the students, inculcating research & innovation spirit among the learners, developing dental health professionals of exceptional potentials- all these are fundamental objectives of the institution.

With a vision of keeping pace with the desire of becoming a premier centre of progressive dental care, research, innovation and development, the institution has been working on the expansion, with the unflinching support of the Sri KET (Krishnadevaraya Educational Trust), on the infrastructure and services it is currently providing.

Unique pedagogy of KCDSH is imbibed with professional ethics, empathetic observation and community development responsibilities. The college offers world-class BDS program and MDS programs with 9 sought after dental specialization options. By conducting various outreach programs, it helps the students to understand the exact character, of the community-wise dental health care services.


krishnadevaraya college of dental sciences Courses


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

Apart from the separate departments of MDS specializations, there are departments, namely General Pathology & Microbiology, Physiology And Biochemistry, Anatomy, Pharmacology, General Medicine & Surgery, Research & Development Cell and Library & Information Centre, parallelly supporting the continuous flow of knowledge, research and development in the institution.

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore is a great place to pursue the research program on Implantology. The program is conducted under the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences while adhering to the norms of the Dental Council of India. The institution also offers 6 months of Implantology certification course in association with Nobel Biocare India Private Limited to the postgraduate students and interns.

With a purpose of pushing its horizon much further in providing quality dental education, the institution has extended its reach by signing MOU with reputed hospitals and dental care establishments, like Yelahanka Government Hospital Bangalore, KIDWAI Memorial Institute of Oncology, St John's Medical College Hospital, Narayana Health City, NIMHANS (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences) and Oral 3D Imaging Centre, Bangalore. Interns and students are posted to the Yelahanka Government Hospital to get benefitted with an extended exploration of a wide range of dental cases. Other colleges are mainly for the exposures of the postgraduate students studying in KCDS Bangalore.

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore Admission

KCDSH welcomes students with keen interests of dental education of India and abroad to be part of the vast inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary educational curriculum of the institution. Krishnadevaraya College Of Dental Sciences Admission department witnesses thousands of application flow every year for the various dental courses provided by the institution.

Eligibility Criteria for BDS Program:

  • Candidates must have cleared the 10+2 level of examination or equivalent qualifying examination from any recognized board or council with English one of the languages and with Physics, Chemistry & Biology as optional subjects.
  • Candidates must have obtained a minimum aggregate of 50% marks (40% for SC/ST/OBC/category candidates & 45% for Differently-able Candidates) in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates shall have cleared the NEET and secured required NEET score.
  • The SC/ST/OBC/category relaxation is only for students with Karnataka origin.

Eligibility Criteria for MDS Program:

  • Candidates must have completed a BDS Degree from any university or institution recognized by the Dental Council of India.
  • They must have completed compulsory rotating internship program of 1 year after the completion of BDS before 31st March of the year of admission.
  • Prescribed NEET - PG/NEET MDS score should be obtained by the candidates.
  • Only candidates with Karnataka origin are benefitted with SC/ST/OBC/category relaxation.
  • In service candidates need to consider the age limit of 48 years for MDS programs. There is no such age limitation for non-service candidates.
  • Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) - Screening Test conducted by Nation Board of Education/DCI is mandatory for candidates who have completed their dental degrees outside India.

BDS Seat Matrix as per GOI
Category of Admission Percentage of Seat Sharing
Govt. Seats (G) 35% of total Intake
Private Seats (P) 45% of total Intake
NRI/Foreign Quota (N) 15% of total Intake
Management (O) 05% of total Intake

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Fee Structure

The responsible administrative body has designed the Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Fee Structure in a way that students from every stratum of the college are able to join the college.


Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Fee Structure
Type Fees / Year Seats
Government Quota 72,485 INR 21
Private Quota 5,32,818 INR 27
NRI Quota 5,50,000 INR 9
Management Quota (Others) 5,50,000 INR 3
Total Seats 60

Arrangements for separate hostel and mess facilities are there with multiple options to avail. Hostel and mess fees are needed to be paid separately.

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore Ranking

Since the time of its inception, Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Ranking has been garnished of sundry appreciations and acknowledgements offered by the educational ecosystem. It is not possible to enlist all the achievements of this institution in such a limited space. Some of the remarkable ones are mentioned below.

  • According to the India Today Survey 2018, it is 32nd best dental colleges in the country.
  • In the eve of RGUHS Convocation Ceremony in 2017 and 2019, the KCDSH has been awarded 3 gold medals in BDS category, for each of the years.

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Bangalore Reviews

Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Reviews reveals the true face of the services implemented by the institution. Reviews are given by the alumni, the direct audience of the institution. Mention of the lash green college campus, State of the art digital classrooms with audio-visual aids, enriching lectures, preclinical departments, hospital postings at Yelahanka Government Hospital, general pathology labs, Anatomy Dissection hall, internet centre with 80 terminals etc. are quite frequent in the reviews. The campus is a perfect blend of conventional attire and contemporary surroundings incorporating facilities, like sport facilities (including arrangements of Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Basket, Badminton, Table Tennis and Carrom), Bank & ATM (Kotak Mahindra Bank), sumptuous canteen with both north & south Indian dishes, global standard library, luxurious staff quarters and much more.

Students, who are admitted to KCDS Bangalore, are protected by insurance for life and medical care facilities. The institution has its own bus services connecting it to all the parts of the Bangalore city.


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 Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences. There is no process for direct admission. Except Foreign / NRI Quota admission in Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences, all other admissions takes place through College selection process only.