BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY (BDS)
Eligibility for admission
Candidates who have passed the two-year Pre-University Examination of Karnataka’s Pre-University Board (or equivalent qualifying examination of other recognised boards) with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to the first year. Candidate shall have obtained not less than 50% of the aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together, and a pass in the English language in the qualifying examination, or any other examination recognised as equivalent by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) students or students of any other categories notified by the government shall be given a relaxation of 10% in the aggregate marks required for eligibility.
The candidate shall have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete this age on 31st December of the calendar year in which he/she seeks admission.
Duration of the courses
The BDS programme is of four years duration with 240 teaching days in each academic year plus one year of compulsory rotatory internship. During this period, the student is required to be engaged in full-time study at the institution.
Student Intake the division of 100 students enrolled each year
for the BDS course is as follows:
|Government Seats||Private Seats||NRI / PIO / OCI Seats||Others|
|40 Seats||40||15 Seats||5 Seats|
Students selected on the basis of National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET).