Best BDS Colleges in Bangalore

Unlock the Science of Life with an BDS.

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery or BDS course is an undergraduate course in the field of dentistry.)

The students who aspire to become dentists or dental doctors can take up the BDS degree. The BDS course is one of the most popular courses chosen by the students after MBBS. The BDS course provides a thorough and detailed understanding of the dental science, dental treatments and dental procedures and also provides hands-on experience about oral medicine applications.

What will BDS students’ study?

The BDS students will be studying about diverse topics in their BDS programme such as; Embryology, Dental Anatomy, Dental materials, General pathology, General Surgery, Oral Microbiology, Dental Therapeutics and many more

After the completion of a BDS degree, the students are eligible to practice dentistry and treatments. They can join as general dentists in hospitals or dental clinics or can even start their own private dental clinics.

List of Top BDS Colleges in Bangalore

Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences - Bangalore
MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences - Bangalore
AJ Institute of Dental Sciences - Mangalore
Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital - BIDS - Bangalore
Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College and Hospital - KIMS - Bangalore
Dr. MR Ambedkar Dental College and Hospital
RajaRajeswari Dental College and Hospital - Bangalore
Yenepoya Dental College - Mangalore
Vydehi Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Centre - Bangalore
Sri Venkateshwara Dental College and Hospital
Kims Dental College In Bangalore
Subbaiah Institute of Dental Sciences
AB Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences - Mangalore
KLE Society’s Institute of Dental Sciences- Bangalore
Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences - Mangalore
4 Years + 1 Year Internship
Bachelor Programme
Mode of Admission
Mode of Admission
Merit /Management
  • The students who have completed their PUC or 12th in science stream with 50% (GM) and 45% (OBC/SC/ST) aggregate are eligible to apply for top BDS colleges in Bangalore
  • The students have to qualify NEET-UG 2021 Exam

Government Colleges(G)- Rs. 49,850 per annum onwards
Government Private Seats(G) - Rs. 95,808 per annum onwards
GMP/OPN (P) in Private Colleges - Rs. 3,12,450 per annum onwards
NRI - Rs. 3,62,450to Rs. 9,41,150 per annum
All India Quota(AIQ) - Rs. 53,650- Rs. 80,000 per annum
Private - Rs.3,70, 000 to Rs. 7,00,000 per annum
NRI - $11000 to $31000 per annum 
(The fees structure mentioned above are as per 2020 medical counselling).

Admission Process
Admission Process

Merit - The Interested candidates to apply for merit seats have to qualify NEET-UG exam. The students can get more details about the NEET UG Exam from Galaxy Education.
Management - The candidates looking for Management seats can contact Galaxy Education for more details about management quota

  • Cut Off of BDS 2021

    NEET 2021 Cut off

    Category Cut off Percentile Cutoff
    UR/EWS 50th percentile 720-138
    OBC 40th percentile 137-108
    SC 40th percentile 137-108
    ST 40th percentile 137-108
    UR/EWS - PWD 45th percentile 137-122
    SC/ST - PWD 40th percentile 121-108

    NEET Cut off of last 3 Years


    Minimum Qualifying Percentile

    Cut off Marks 2020

    Cut off Marks 2019

    Cut off Marks 2018

    Cut off Marks 2017

    Un Reserved (UR)

    50th Percentile

    720 - 147

    701 - 134

    691 -119


    Un Reserved PH (UR PH)

    45th Percentile

    146 - 129

    133 -120

    118 -107


    Scheduled Cast (SC)

    40th Percentile

    146 - 113

    133 - 107

    118 - 96

    130- 107

    Scheduled Tribe (ST)

    40th Percentile

    146 - 113

    133 - 107

    118 - 96

    130- 107

    Other Backward Classes (OBC)

    40th Percentile

    146 - 113

    133 - 107

    118 - 96

    130- 107

    SC PH

    40th Percentile

    146 - 129

    119 - 107

    106 - 96

    130- 107

    ST PH

    40th Percentile

    146 - 129

    119 - 107

    106 - 96

    130- 107

    OBC PH

    40th Percentile

    146 - 129

    119 - 107

    106 - 96

    130- 107

Syllabus of BDS

Semester Subjects

Semester I

  • General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histology
  • General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dental Anatomy, embryology and Oral Histology  

Semester II

  • Dental Materials
  • Preclinical Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge I
Semester Subjects

Semester III

  • General Pathology and Microbiology
  • General and Dental pharmacology and Therapeutics 
  • Preclinical Conservative Dentistry

Semester IV

  • Preclinical Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge II
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology I
Semester Subjects

Semester V

  • General Medicine  
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology II
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics

Semester VI

  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery           
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology I
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics          
  • Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry I                            
        Semester   Subjects        

Semester VII

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics         
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology II               
  • Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry II             
  • Periodontology

Semester VIII

  • Dental Pharmacology 
  • Dissertation      
  • Project

Dental Entrance Exams

Placements of BDS

The BDS students can find excellent job opportunities across the globe. The BDS candidates can become dental doctors and practice dentistry and dental science. They can join as junior dentists or dental doctors in the dental hospitals or dental clinics. They can even start their own dental clinics in their neighbourhood and start treating patients with dental problems. The BDS doctors can join MDS for higher studies in specific specialisation. 

The dental doctors can earn handsome salaries that range from 4 Lakhs to 12 Lakhs per annum

Some of the job roles available after BDS are:

  • Dentist
  • Junior Dental Doctors
  • Oral Surgeon
  • Oral Pathologist
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
  • Dental Professors or Lecturers
  • Dental Officer
  • Private Dental Practitioners 
  • Private Dental Consultants

Benefits of BDS

Why to Study BDS?

  • The BDS course is a highly competitive programme as the admissions are offered on the basis of rank acquired in NEET-UG examination. 
  • Every year lakhs of students dream to join BDS course and take NEET-UG Exam and look for joining the top dental colleges across India and world
  • Each year several students take a year off from their academic year to prepare for the NEET-UG examination to get admission in the prestigious dental colleges of India. 
  • On the successful completion of BDS, the students will be exposed to numerous opportunities for a dental career
  • The BDS candidates can opt for a MDS or DNB in any related dental specialisation after successful completion of their BDS degree. 
  • The BDS candidates with MDS can opt for numerous careers in their chosen specialisations such as; dental surgeon, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Endodontics and Cosmetic Surgery etc.

Top Recruiters for BDS students

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At Galaxy Education, we help you through the process of finding and applying to the right BDS Colleges in Bangalore. Contact us in below details to get more information on admission procedure and how to secure your seat in these colleges:

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