Are you interested in applying for BDS admission? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best dental colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Government and private – I’ve covered both types of institutes in this post.
BDS stands for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. It is an undergraduate level course. But this is not the only dental education program that is available in UP!
In this post, you will find the names of best dental colleges in Uttar Pradesh. Apart from the names of colleges, you will also find other details such as – list of dental courses, their duration, eligibility, scope, admission process and career prospects.
In this post, I’ve covered almost all the important details that you need to know about dental education in UP. Colleges, courses, admission, scope, career prospects – I’ve covered all these details in this post.
Both students and parents may use this guide to find the best dental college. This post will simplify your dental admission process and college selection.
A good college must fare well in areas such as – infrastructure, amenities, rating, reviews, faculty etc. This post contains the list of institutes that fare well in these areas.
Come, let us check out the list of dental colleges. Here it is –
List of dental colleges in Uttar Pradesh 2020
Here are some of the popular dental colleges in Uttar Pradesh –
- Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
- Institute of Dental Sciences, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh
- Kalka Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
- King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- Sharda University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
- Chandra Dental College and Hospital, Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh
- Dr Ziauddin Ahmad Dental College, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
- Krishna Dental College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Sardar Patel PG Institute of Dental and Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- Shree Bankey Bihari Dental College and Research Centre, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
- ITS Centre for Dental Studies and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Rama Dental College Hospital and Research Centre, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
- Saraswati Dental College, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- DJ College of Dental Sciences and Research, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh
- KD Dental College, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
- Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
- Dental College Azamgarh, Khemaupur, Uttar Pradesh
- Maharana Pratap Dental College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
- Santosh Dental College, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Career PG Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Babu Banarasi Das University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
- Indraprastha Dental College and Hospital, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh
- ITS Dental College Hospital and Research Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
- Kothiwal Dental College and Research Centre, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh
- Purvanchal Institute of Dental Sciences, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh
- Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar, Uttar Pradesh
The above list consists of both Government and private colleges. The list is not ranked in any particular order.
Come, let us find out more about the admission process. Here’s everything you need to know –
If you want to get a Government seat or merit seat, you must crack relevant entrance exam. These exams are conducted each year by relevant authorities. A merit list is prepared on the basis of candidates’ performance in relevant entrance exam and/or board exam. Based on this merit list, seats are allotted to deserving candidates. Some colleges are also known to conduct donation based admission process.
Types of dental colleges
As I mentioned before, there exists different types of dental colleges in UP. Here they are –
- Government dental colleges
- Private dental colleges
Govt institutes are managed and operated by the Government (State or Central). These colleges charge low tuition fees. The Government makes sure that students get access to subsidized education.
Private colleges are managed and operated by private charitable trusts and organizations. They charge relatively higher tuition fees.
Due to fees and reputation factors, Govt institutes are popular among BDS applicants. Majority of dental aspirants dream about bagging a Govt seat.
List of dental courses
Here are some of the popular dental courses in UP –
BDS is the most popular UG level course. UG stands for undergraduate level. BDS stands for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. The academic program is five years long. 12th Science (Biology) pass students are eligible to apply for admission.
MDS stands for Master of Dental Surgery. It is a PG level course. PG stands for postgraduate level. Apart from MDS, there also exists numerous PG Diploma and Certification programs related to dentistry.
Above mentioned courses can be categorized into the following course formats –
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Master’s Degree
- Doctoral Degree
These courses belong to academic levels such as –
- Doctoral Degree
UG stands for undergraduate level. PG stands for postgraduate level. Doctoral Degree programs are research based programs.
Dentists have access to multiple job opportunities. Government jobs, private jobs and self-employment opportunities – they have access to different types of job opportunities. You may also check the list of dental colleges in Kerala, Maharashtra, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu.
Dentists are hired by dental hospitals, clinics, community health centers and primary health centers. If you are interested in self-employment, you may start your own dental clinic or hospital.