Dental education is the study of oral health, diagnostic techniques, and treatment modalities, etc which contributes to patients well-being through dental care which comprises of preventive care, restorative procedures, and aesthetic enhancements.

Table of Contents

1. Quick Summary
2. Admission Criteria
3. Entrance Exam
4. Counselling
5. Courses
6. Career Path

Quick Summary

Total Colleges320+
Total Seats28000+
Entrance ExaminationNEET
Counselling AuthoritiesMCC, State Counselling Authorities
Top UG CourseBDS
HSC/PUC Subjects RequiredPhysics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology
Salary RangeUG – Rs 1.2 LPA To Rs 6 LPA
PG – Rs 3 LPA To Rs 15 LPA

Admission Criteria

Qualifying score in All India Level Medical Entrance Examination, NEET.

Should have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology with greater than 60% marks.

UG Entrance Examination

National Eligibility Entrance Test(NEET) is the single-window entrance exam to get into any government as well as private dental colleges in India.

UG Admission Counselling

  • Medical Counselling Committee – MCC conducts counselling for All India Level medical seats for which any Indian student is eligible to participate.

UG Level Courses

  • BDS is typically a 5-year undergraduate degree program, inclusive of a compulsory one-year internship.

Career Path

A dental career is a canvas for sculpting smiles and impacting lives, blending expertise with empathy for comprehensive patient care. You can pursue post graduation studies through MDS courses under various dental specialisations, such as Prosthodontics, Maxillofacial surgery, Pedodontics, Community Dentistry, and pathology, etc

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