Top Dental Colleges in India

Top Dental Colleges in India

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Banita KhanalTue Jan 11 2022

Pursuing Dentistry in India requires you to attend a national level entrance exam called National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET). This exam is administered by the National Testing Agency.  

Not only for Undergraduate in Dentistry but NEET is needed for students pursuing any medical course in India. 

You have to complete the 10+2 level for qualifying to appear on NEET. The exam is for 3 hours and students are supposed to score 180 to +720 in the exam.

Top Dental Colleges in India

India is home to many top-level dental colleges. Among them, NIRF has identified these 10 universities to be in the top rank.     

Rank 

College

Location 

1

Manipal College of Dental Sciences

Udupi, Karnataka 

2

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth

Pune, Maharashtra

3

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

4

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences

Delhi, Delhi  

5

King George's Medical University

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

6

A.B.Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences

Mangaluru, Karnataka

7

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore

Mangalore, Karnataka 

8

Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 

9

SDM College of Dental Sciences & Hospital

Dharwad, Karnataka  

10

SRM Dental College

Chennai, Tamil Nadu 

Details about BDS, Diploma and MDS in India 

Diploma of Dental Surgery in India 

  • Duration: 2 years 
  • Fees in Government college: INR 5000 to 20,000
  • Fees in Private college: INR 50,000 to 2 Lakhs
  • Course: Community oral health, oral health promotion, provision and funding of oral health care, and management of public oral health services

Bachelor of Dental Surgery in India 

  • Duration: 5 years (4 years academic education + 1-year mandatory internship)

Eligibility Criteria for BDS Admission in India are as follows:

  • You must have passed class 12th (10+2) boards exams successfully.
  • Must have minimum 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects in class 12th boards exam
  • Scored well in NEET 
  • Dental Doctor salary in BDS ranges between INR 3.2 Lakhs to 4.1 Lakhs.

Master’s of Dental Surgery (MDS)

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Course Fee: INR 6 Lakhs to 20 Lakhs 

MDS Course in India:  

  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics.
  • Prosthodontics.
  • Pedodontics.
  • Periodontology.
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology.
  • Public Health Dentistry.
  • Oral Pathology and Microbiology.
  • Preventive Dentistry.

Top Dental Colleges in India (Private College)

There are around 300 Private Colleges in India offering Dentistry studies in India. A few of them are as follows:  

College

Course Offered 

Fees INR

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

27,70,000

Oral Medicine & Radiology (MDS)

1,39,100

Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (MDS)

1,20,800

Public Health Dentistry (MDS)

1,15,400

Periodontology (MDS)

1,15,000

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MDS)

1,39,100

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge (MDS)

1,20,800

Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (MDS)

1,15,400

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics (MDS)

1,20,800

Oral Pathology(MDS)

1,15,400

PG Diploma in Dental Materials

21,600

SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad

Bachelor of Dental Surgery  (BDS)

4,25,000 per year 

Prosthodontics & Crown Bridge(MDS)


Periodontology (MDS)


Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery(MDS)


Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics(MDS)


Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics(MDS)


Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Oral Microbiology(MDS)


Public Health Dentistry(MDS)


Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (MDS)


Oral Medicine and Radiology (MDS) 

N/A

Sri Ramachandra Dental College and Hospital, Chennai

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

750,000 per year

M.D.S.Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge

11,50,000 per year

M.D.S. Periodontology

9,00,000per year 

M.D.S. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

11,50,000 per year

M.D.S. Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

11,50,000 Per Year

M.D.S.Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

11,50,000 per year

M.D.S.Oral Pathology and Microbiology

5,00,000 per year

M.D.S. Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

11,50,000 per year

M.D.S. Oral Medicine and Radiology

6,50,000 per year

Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore 

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

27,70,000

Oral Medicine & Radiology (MDS)

1,39,100

Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (MDS)

1,20,800

Public Health Dentistry (MDS)

1,15,400

Periodontology (MDS)

1,15,000

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MDS)

1,39,100

Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge (MDS)

1,20,800

Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry (MDS)

1,15,400

Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics (MDS)

1,20,800

Oral Pathology(MDS)

1,15,400

PG Diploma in Dental Materials

21,600

Top Dental Colleges in India (Government College)

There are around 76 government colleges in India for Dentistry studies. All of them are affiliated with the Dental Council of India. A minimum of 450 marks in NEET is needed for qualifying for Government Dental College in India.  

Some of the Top Government Dental Colleges in India are as follows 

Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences

  • Nair Hospital Dental College
  • Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences.
  • Government Dental College & Hospital.

Most of the Dental colleges in India offer the opportunity for placements. Generally, the placements are in private hospitals and dental healthcare centres. On the basis of entrance exams, Dentists are also hired in government hospitals and other government departments.  

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