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BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery):
Course, Duration, Admission, Fees, Eligibility, Syllabus

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery): Guide by Bodmas Medical

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) is the foundational course for aspiring dentists, covering a range of subjects that prepare students for careers in dental healthcare. Bodmas Medical presents an overview of the BDS course, focusing on its duration, admission process, fees, eligibility criteria, syllabus, scope, and salary expectations.


Course Duration and Structure: – The BDS program typically spans 5 years, which includes 4 years of academic coursework and 1 year of compulsory internship. During this period, students gain hands-on experience in dental clinics and hospitals.

Admission and Eligibility: – Admission to BDS requires passing the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). Applicants must have completed 10+2 with a science background, including Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English. The minimum aggregate score for general candidates is 50%, with relaxations for reserved categories.

Fees and Syllabus: – BDS course fees vary between private and government institutions, generally ranging from INR 2 to 15 lakhs for the entire course. The syllabus includes subjects like Human Anatomy, Oral Pathology, Orthodontics, and Prosthodontics, among others.

Scope and Salary: – After completing BDS, graduates can work in dental clinics, hospitals, or pursue further studies in MDS (Master of Dental Surgery). The starting salary for BDS graduates typically ranges from INR 3 to 6 lakhs per annum, with potential for growth as they gain experience.

For more information on BDS courses and guidance on admissions, contact Bodmas Medical. We offer personalized counseling to help you navigate the path to a successful dental career.

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