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Government Dental College and Research Institute

Victoria Hospital, Kalasipalayam, near City Market, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560002

Quick Info
Approval / Recognition

Dental Council of India (DCI)



Genders Accepted



The Government Dental College and Research Institute is a publicly-owned dental college in Bangalore. The college is the first and oldest dental college in Karnataka, having been around since 1958. The college is autonomous and is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS). The annual intake for BDS is 60 and for MDS it is 26. All admissions to the college are done through NEET examination.

The college is popular among dentistry aspirants for its infrastructure, coaching, faculty, and also for the fact that its graduates are practising dentistry across the world. The college has been chosen by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to establish a service clinic and a postgraduate programme in Preventive and Social Dentistry for the first time in our country.

It has a centre for the PhD programme in 6 specialities and also a centre for many ongoing WHO and GOI projects. They not only cater to patients that visit the institute but also the ones visiting Bowring Hospital, Jayanagar General Hospital, and K.C. General Hospital. 


Scholarships subject to central/state government and college rules.

Exam Name Full-Form
NEET (UG) National Eligibility Entrance Test (Undergraduate) 
NEET (PG) National Eligibility Entrance Test (Postgraduate)

Why Choose

The college gained a lot of importance for providing the best dental health education in Karnataka. The facilities provided by the college are:

  • Proficient faculty: The college being the most reputed college in Karnataka provide students with the most dynamic, experienced and highly skilled faculty members. They are knowledgeable and provide students with great opportunities for their future.

  • Reputation: The college has been selected by the World Health Organisation as a research ground for many of its ongoing projects. The students who are interested in research and development can be a part of the projects. 

  • Library: The library has more than 10500 books and 2000 journals in the field of medical and dental science. 

  • Campus life: The college has separate student hostel for both boys and girls. The canteen serves nutritious meals and refreshments for the students. 

Career Opportunities

The graduates of  Government Dental College and Research Institute can become:

  • Dentist 

  • Dentist Assistant

  • Oral Surgeon

  • Prosthodontist

Common facilities
Cafeteria Cafeteria
Lab Lab
Library Library
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