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Direct Admission BDS

What is BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) ?

Following completion of MBBS, a highly sought-after course in the healthcare sector is the Bachelor of Dental Surgery, commonly referred to as BDS. Individuals aspiring to forge careers in dental surgery can find comprehensive information about BDS on this page. Recognized and approved as the sole undergraduate degree in India for acquiring in-depth knowledge and skills in Dental Surgical & Training, BDS is a five-year program. The curriculum spans four years of theoretical study, with an additional year dedicated to a rotatory internship. Oversight and regulation of the BDS curriculum are carried out by the Dental Council of India (DCI).

BDS Highlights

  • Particular - Value

  • Name of Degree -Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

  • Level - Undergraduate

  • Duration - Four Years

  • Semester/Yearly - Semester

  • Admission Process -  Entrance test followed by counselling by the authorities.

  • Eligibility Criteria - Should have completed 10+2 in PCB from a recognized institute/board

  •  Course Fee -Rs. 50,000 to Rs. 1,200,000

  • Top Recruiters - Dental Clinics, Government hospitals, Dental Institutions, Pharmaceutical Companies, Dental Products Manufactures, Private Practice

  • Types of Careers - Dental Technician, Prosthodontist, Dental Hygienist, Dental Consultant, Dentist

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) Eligibility

Applicants are required to meet specific criteria concerning nationality, potential age limitations, qualifying examination, pass percentage, and other relevant factors. Additionally, successful qualification in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) is a prerequisite for BDS admissions. The eligibility criteria for BDS admissions in accordance with NEET are outlined below.

  • Indian Nationals

  • Non-Resident Indians (NRIs)

  • Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)

  • Persons of Indian Origin (PIO)

  • Foreign Nationals (for 15 per cent quota All India Quota only). The norms for state admissions will be different

Qualifying Exam:
  • Applicants must successfully clear a recognized Higher/Senior Secondary Examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination, equivalent to the 10+2 Higher/Senior Secondary Examination after completing 12 years of study.

  • The eligibility of NIOS candidates is currently subject to the matter being under consideration in the court.

  • Students from Foreign/International Boards are deemed eligible if their qualified examination aligns with the equivalence standards specified by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), in accordance with the regulations set forth by the Dental Council of India and the relevant University.

BDS (Bachelor Of Dental Surgery) Admissions

In India, NEET stands as the singular entrance examination for dental admissions at the undergraduate level. No separate examination is conducted for granting admission to BDS programs in the country. Admission to the BDS degree is solely based on NEET scores. Aspiring candidates must participate in and qualify the National Eligibility Entrance Test to pursue a BDS degree.

The admission process for the BDS degree involves filling out the NEET application form, obtaining the admit card, participating in the exam, checking the result, and engaging in the counseling process.

Candidates must complete the NEET BDS application process by submitting the required fee within the specified deadlines. Admit cards for the BDS degree will be issued to successfully registered candidates, which they must carry to the exam center for verification.

Following the NEET BDS exam, the authorities will release the results according to their schedule. The BDS result will be made available online in the form of a scorecard. Aspirants can download the BDS result-cum-scorecard by logging in with the necessary credentials. Only candidates who meet the BDS cutoff will be considered qualified and eligible for the counseling process. Qualified candidates must actively participate in the counseling process, registering within the specified deadlines for successful admission to the BDS program.

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