Government Dental College was established in the year of 1969 as a small department of Dentistry at Calicut Medical College. But in 1979 the college was expanded as a Dental wing with four specialities and in 1981 it was upgraded as a full-fledged Government Dental College. The first course was started under college was a Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) in 1982. But along with a Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS) course Government Dental College is offering Master of Dental Science (MDS) in Prosthodontics, Conservative Dentistry, Periodontics, Orthodontics and Oral Pathology.
The mission of the college is to impart and improve the oral health care of the population. The college is the most modern and best equipped comparable to any of the sophisticated dental colleges of India. All the hospital clinical equipment is being updated by the college regularly so that students can gain the experience with the help of modern facilities.
Facts & Figures:
|Library Resources||Books – 1789 |
Journals – 142
E-Journals – 23
E-Books - 21
|Affiliated To||Calicut University and Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)|
|Approved By||Dental Council of India (DCI) |
Central Government & Kerala Government
|How to Reach||Nearest Railway Station is Kottayam Railway Station|
- Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
- Department of Periodontics
- Department of Oral & maxillofacial surgery
- Department of Orthodontics
- Department of Prosthodontics
- Department of Oral Medicine
- Department of Pedodontic
- Department of Oral Pathology
|Courses||Degree||Duration Of Course||Number Of Seats|
|Under Graduate||BDS||Up to 2007 batch 4 ½ years + one year Internship. From 2008 batch onwards 5 years + six months Internship.||40 Seats|
|Conservative Dentistry||2 Seats|
|Oral Pathology||3 Seats|
|Maximum salary offered|
|Minimum salary offered|
|Average salary offered|
|BDS||KEAM||Other Backward Hindu||3400 Rank||2017|
|BDS||KEAM||Latin Catholic and Anglo Indian||3510 Rank||2017|
|BDS||KEAM||Schedule Caste||12397 Rank||2017|
|BDS||KEAM||Schedule Tribe||23965 Rank||2017|
|BDS||NEET||Other Backward Class||4231 Rank||2015|
|BDS||NEET||Schedule Caste||33193 Rank||2015|
|BDS||NEET||Schedule Tribe||55172 Rank||2015|
|BDS||NEET||Schedule Caste||35890 Rank||2015|
|BDS||NEET||Schedule Tribe||57608 Rank||2015|
|BDS||NEET||Schedule Caste||35343 Rank||2016|
|BDS||NEET||Schedule Caste||41031 Rank||2016|
|MDS Orthodontics||NEET-MDS||General||11 Rank||2017|
|MDS Periodontics||NEET-MDS||General||66 Rank||2017|
|MDS Oral Pathology||NEET-MDS||General||208 Rank||2017|
|MDS Conservative Dentistry||NEET-MDS||Schedule Caste||319 Rank||2017|
|MDS Orthodontics||NEET-MDS||General||13 Rank||2017|
|MDS Periodontics||NEET-MDS||General||132 Rank||2017|
|MDS Oral Pathology||NEET-MDS||General||252 Rank||2017|
To pursue MDS at Government Dental College students must satisfy one of the following eligibility criteria-
1) Candidate has completed a 3 year course in BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) from a recognized university.
2) Candidate who has completed a 2 year PG diploma approved by Dental Council of India are eligible to pursue a MDS course in the same discipline.
Please note that in a non-governmental institutes, 50% of the seats will be filled by management of the institute. Academic merit should be considered while granting admission under management quota. Rest 50% seats will be filled by competent authority based on the academic merit of the candidate.
Academic merit of a candidate will be determined based on the performance in competitive exam conducted by the state governemnt or competent authority or centralized competitive exam conducted at the national level.
Candidate must score at least 50% marks in the competitive exam. For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum percentage required is 40%.
Performance in first, second and third year of BDS exam can be considered to determine the academic eligibility of the candidate.