Bachelor of Dental Surgery


A Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) is an undergraduate degree program in dentistry. It is a five-year program that prepares students to become dental professionals. Here are some details about the BDS program:

Eligibility: To be eligible for the BDS program, candidates must have completed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects.

Entrance Exam: Admissions to BDS programs are generally done on the basis of an entrance exam conducted at the national or state level. Some of the popular entrance exams for BDS are NEET-UG, AIIMS, and JIPMER.

Course Duration: The BDS program is a five-year program, which includes four years of academic study and one year of compulsory internship.

Internship: The one-year internship program is mandatory for all BDS students. During the internship, students get hands-on experience in treating patients under the guidance of senior dental professionals.