MDS Admission Process in Karnataka
Bachelor of Dental Surgery or BDS is an undergraduate course in the field of dental health. The time span of this course varies from 3 years to 5 years. This course can also be pursued through correspondence. There are around 300 dental colleges that offer BDS course.
To be eligible to apply to this course one must have an aggregate of 50% in the PCB subjects in the senior secondary examination or any other equivalent examination from a renowned board. Qualifying in English is compulsory.
The average course fee of the BDS course ranges from INR 50,000 to INR 12 lakhs. It is compulsory to qualify in the entrance exam to take admission in the BDS course.
Located in the southwest part of Arabian Sea coastlines, Karnataka is one of the best destinations for aspirants seeking admission in dentistry.
The admissions in the BDS course in Karnataka dental colleges are offered through entrance exam. The most commonly known entrance exam for admission is NEET UG. Other than this, there are exams like IPU CET, GCET, RUET and JIPMER. Further selection varies from college to college according to their specific norms.
The appearance of the candidate in the entrance exam and participation in counseling is compulsory. Candidates will be allotted the seats as per the rank obtained by them
- 1. Candidates must have qualified the senior secondary board examination with 50% of the aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as a combination and must pass in English. Candidates of Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) or other categories notified by the Government of India shall be given a reduction of 10% in the aggregate marks necessary for eligibility.
- 2. Candidates appearing for the 12th or equivalent examination can also apply.
- 3. Applicant must have completed of 17years at the time or before admission.
- 4. Applicant must be under the age of 25 years.
- 1. Candidates must have qualified in NEET UG or other similar entrance exams.
- 2. For admission in the colleges, qualifying candidates must appear in the counseling process.
- 3. On the basis of the rank scored by the candidates, they will be allowed to appear in the 15% and 85% quota counseling.
- 4. The medical authority of the state is designated to conduct the counseling process for the 85% state quota seats.
- 5. Candidates have an opportunity to choose colleges according to their individual preferences during the counseling round
- 6. For the seat allotment process, it is obligatory for every candidate to participate in the counseling rounds.
- 7. Reporting to the allocated college and submission of the admission fee will confirm the seats of candidates.
- 8. If the document of any candidate is found inadequate the college has the full authority to call off the admission of the candidate.
- 1. NEET Admit Card
- 2. NEET Rank Card
- 3. Intermediate Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
- 4. Mark Sheet and Passing Certificate
- 5. Domicile Certificate
- 6. Migration Certificate
- 7. Category Certificate
- 8. Character Certificate
- 9. Passport Size Photographs