List of Dental Science Entrance Exams


Dental science is taught in many Indian institutions at the graduate and postgraduate levels. Aspirants who wish to pursue a career or in the field of dentistry need to take appear for any of the national or state level entrance exams in dentistry. Those who finish their studies can register themselves with the Indian Dental Council and start their practice. Details about the dentistry entrance exams and the institution that offer these courses are mentioned below.

List of Entrance Exams in Dental Science

  • Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • All India Common Entrance Test Bachelor of Dental Surgery (AICET BDS)
  • Christian Medical College, Vellore BDS Entrance exam
  • Delhi University Medical-Dental Entrance Test DUMET
  • Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute All India Common Entrance Test for MBBS and BDS
  • KEAM - Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Entrance Exam
  • KLE University under Graduate All India Entrance Test KLE UGAIET
  • Mahatma Gandhi Dental College and Hospital - Joint Entrance Test MGDCH JET
  • Meenakshi Academy of Higher Education and Research Medical Entrance Exam MAHER
  • Vinayaka Missions University All India Common Entrance Examination Vinayaka Missions University

Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS)

  • All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Test (AIPGDET)
  • Consortium of Medical Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka Post Graduate Entrance Test (COMEDK PGET)
  • KLE University Post Graduate All India Entrance Test (KLE PGAIET)
  • Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences MGPGI - PGDEE
  • Maharashtra Post Graduate Medical, Postgraduate Dental Entrance Exam (MH PGMPGDCET)
  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER)
  • Delhi University Super-specialty Entrance Test (DUSET)
  • DUPGMET - Delhi University Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (DUPGMET)

List of Universities Carrying Out Exams in Dental Science

  • Amrita College of Dentistry
  • Army College of Dental Sciences
  • Bharatiya Vidyapeeth`s Dental College & Hospital - Pune, Maharashtra
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital - Pune, Maharashtra
  • Guru Govind Singh College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre
  • Institute Of Medical Sciences - Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
  • M.S. Ramaiah Dental College, Bangalore
  • Manipal college of Dental Science
  • Maulana Azad Medical College
  • Narayana Dental College And Hospital - Nellore, Andhra Pradesh
  • Rajasthan University of Health Science - Jaipur, Rajasthan
  • Rashtrasant Tukdoji Maharaj Nagpur University - Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Sardar Patel Post Graduate Institute Of Dental And Medical Sciences - Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • The Oxford Dental College and Hospital - Bangalore, Karnataka

Exam Pattern for the Dental Science Exam

BDS course

This examination has a time period of 3 hours. 200 questions with multiple options will be asked in this exam. Each correct response shall be awarded one mark. Negative marking is not followed in the evaluation procedure here. Aspirants will have the opportunity to write the exam in Hindi or English.


This examination has a time period of 90 minutes. Questions of the objective nature will be asked. Four choices will be given for students and they can choose the correct answer from them. Negative marking is absent here. The topics mentioned below will be asked in the paper.

  • Community Dentistry & Preventive Dentistry
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Radiology
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology
  • Orthodontics
  • Pedodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prothodontics

How to Procure Application for the Dental Science Course?

Application forms for these exams can be got from the exam counter of the institution that carries out the exam. Forms can also be got by post or in the case of some other exams, from designated bank branches. Another possibility for students is to take the print out of the admission form for the institutions’ official website.



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3 Responses to “List of Dental Science Entrance Exams”

  1. 3
    ruby kumari:

    1. how much % will require for this exam in bds?
    2. from when we are eligible to give mds extrance exam?after final yera or either after enternship? there is important to do entership after final yera?

  2. 2
    aleena scaria:

    when will be the forms of this institution be avaialable? and what is the last date for the submission of forms?

  3. 1

    can i know the conditions and syllabus for giving the post graduation entrance exams for dental sciences?