What is BDS About?

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) is a 5-years undergraduate program and the only approved professional dental course in India. BDS is one of the most popular medical courses after MBBS in India. BDS mainly focuses on training and introducing the students to the dental sciences and surgeries. The 5-year program involves 4 years of classroom education and 1 year of compulsory rotating internship.

BDS Job and Scope:-

Since in India, BDS is the only and compulsory course for practising dentistry, most students usually find employment within 1 year of graduation.

             Job Profile


                        Job Description

        Dentist The job of a dentist involves checking patients of oral health, removing tooth decay, filling cavities, etc.
        Researcher BDS graduate students who are willing to do research work.
        Lecturer Students with high skills, expertise and experience can work as lecturers at reputed government or private dental institutions.
Dental Officer at Indian Defense Services ( Army, Navy, Air Force) Students who want to practice their skills in the defence services need to be a Registered Dental Practitioner within India to be eligible for the job.
Dentist in Indian Railways Candidates can join the Indian Railways as a dentist when they post a vacancy for the same.
Territorial Army Officer One of the government jobs which can be pursued by students at the completion of BDS.

   Which are the BDS top Colleges in India?

      Name of the colleges


            College Location

Faculty of Dental Sciences, IMS BHU           Varanasi
Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences               New Delhi
Faculty of Dental Sciences King George’s Medical University                 Lucknow
Government Dental College and Hospital               Mumbai
Government Dental College and Hospital                Nagpur
Dr R Ahmed Dental College and Hospital               Kolkata
Manipal College of Dental Sciences            Mangaluru