BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

BDS is an undergraduate degree programme which trains students to enter the noble profession of dental science and surgery.The Dental Council of India is the regulating body of the BDS course.It is considered one of the most popular and pursued courses after MBBS in India.
DegreeBachelor Degree
Full FormBachelor of Dental Surgery
DurationCourse Duration of BDS is 4 Years (Academic ) + 1 Year (Internship )
AgeMinimum age limit is 17 years
Eligibility CriteriaAspirants should clear Class XII in Science stream with PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) subjects with minimum 50 % marks
Recommended StatesPunjab , Karnataka , Uttar Pradesh
Average Fees IncurredBDS course fee in India starts from INR 50,000 – 2.2 lakh per annum
Employment RolesDentist, Lecturer, Tutor, Dental Research Scientist, etc
Career ScopePrivate and Government Hospitals, Dental Clinics, Dental Research Centres, Private Practice etc