BDS Subjects of Study

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S)

The undergraduate dental training programme leading to BDS degree shall be of 5 years (4 Yr. BDS + 1 Yr. Internship). During this period, the student shall be required to have engaged in full time study at a dental college recognized or approved by the Dental Council of India. After completing 4 Yr. BDS, one Year rotatory internship is mandatory (Total 5 Yr.) 

Dental Curriculum

The aim and objective of the curriculum is to produce Dental Surgeons who are socially acceptable with ability to work safely and effectively on patients in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of dental and oral diseases while ensuring uniformity in standards of technical and clinical requirements.

To produce a graduate of dental surgery who is capable of functioning effectively both under the rural and urban settings, and thus emphasis is placed on fundamental aspects and common problems of health and diseases.

The Curriculum is divided into two broad areas

  1. The Preclinical Training Programme:
  • The 1st and the 2nd year of the professional BDS programme aims at proficiency in the
  • Basic Sciences
  • Preclinical technique and Laboratory procedures.
  1. The Clinical Training Programme
  • The 3rd & 4th year of the professional BDS programme consists of
  • Clinical Training on patients in the clinics in various departments.
  • Class room instructions.
  • Community and field training programme.

Every attempt is made to encourage the students to participate in group discussions and seminar to enable them to develop expression, character and personality essential for a dental graduate to serve the community and the Nation effectively.


Subjects of study

First Year

  • General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histology.
  • General Human Physiology and Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietics.
  • Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology.
  • Dental Material.
  • Pre- clinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge.

Second Year

  • General Pathology and Microbiology.
  • General and dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics
  • Dental Materials
  • Pre clinical Conservative Dentistry
  • Pre clinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

Third Year

  • General Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics'
  • Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  • Periodontology
  • Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
  • Public Health Dentistry

Fourth Year

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial orthopaedics
  • Oral Medicine & Radiology
  • Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry
  • Periodontology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Prosthodontics and Crown Bridge
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Public Health Dentistry