Admission to Dental Course-Eligibility Criteria.

  1. Age - 17 years (by 31st December), of the year of admission to BDS course;
  2. Qualifying examination :-
    • Should have passed higher secondary examination or which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study,
    • The last two years of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at level not less than core course for English as prescribed by NCERT.

Duration of the Course

  • 5 years - 240 teaching days in academic year.
  • One year internship has been scraped.
  • During this period, the student shall be required to have engaged in full time study at a dental college recognized or approved by Dental Council of India.

Attendance requirement, Progress and Conduct

  • 75% in theory and 75% in practical/clinical in each year.
  • In case of a subject in which there is no examination at the end of the academic year/semester, the percentage of attendance shall not be less than 70%.
  • However, at the time of appearing for the professional examination in the subject, the aggregate percentage of attendance of attendance in the subject should satisfy condition (i) above.