A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte


The A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte was founded in the year 1985 by the Nitte Education Trust with the objective of making available up-to-date training facilities to produce dental professionals and to help meet the country’s growing healthcare requirements. The A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte offers Graduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral training facilities. The Institution is a constituent unit of Nitte University and is recognised by the Dental Council of India.The A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte is among the better equipped dental colleges in the country. All departments have state-of-the-art diagnostic and research equipment’s. The Institute’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards pervades all aspects of dentistry irrespective of cost or effort involved. The A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte constantly strives to upgrade its capabilities by participating in exchange programmes with national and international institutions.

Courses offered at A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte

The A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte offers the following courses duly approved by the Dental Council of India (DCI).

  • Graduate Program
  • Postgraduate Program
  • Doctoral Program in Dentistry (Ph.D)
  • Special courses

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

This is a 5 year graduate program. The minimum qualification for admission is a pass in the two year PUC of Karnataka or any other 10 + 2 examination recognised equivalent by the Nitte University with not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and a pass class in English as one of the languages of study.

Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)

Postgraduate program of 3 years is offered in 8 specialities:

  • Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Conservative Dentistry
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Periodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Pedodontics and children”s preventive dentistry
  • Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  • Prosthodontics including Crown and Bridge and Implantology

The minimum qualification for admission to the postgraduate program is a BDS degree or an equivalent degree recognised by the University and DCI.

Doctoral Program in Dentistry (Ph.D)

The Institute has excellent research facilities and offers Doctoral Program leading to the award of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Dentistry.

Special Courses

MFDS & MRCS Training

The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is recognised as a training centre for MFDS (England & Edinburgh), MRCS (England) and AFRCS (Edinburgh) for medically trained graduates and is also an examination centre for Membership in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (MOSRCS) Edinburgh.

Craniofacial Surgery

The Nitte Meenakshi Institute for Craniofacial Surgery in association with the Cleft International, Zurich offers a one-year full time Fellowship program in Craniofacial Surgery.

Community Dentistry, FDSRCS and FRCS Training

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is the first unit in South Asia to be recognised for training of Fellow in Dental Surgery of Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh (FDSRCS) Part II examination as well as Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) (Edin.) Part II.

Facilities at A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte

Laboratory

Library

Banking

Computer Lab

Hostel

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