KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum

About KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum

Dental Science is an area that has gained tremendous recognition in recent years. In the past, this important facet of Medical Science was neglected in comparison with mainstream medicine. The ratio of qualified Dental Surgeons was very low as compared to other medical faculties. This prompted the K.L.E. Society to establish a Dental College, one that would serve the populace of Karnataka and neighboring states. The Institute of Dental Sciences was setup in August 1985, within a sprawling 113 acre campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College. The Institute got off to a flying start under the leadership of late Dr. S.S. Khera as the first Principal.

The Dental Council of India (the apex body) gave the approval for the BDS course in 1989, since then the institution has come a long way and gained numerous accolades in the process.

Post Graduate course in dentistry was started at KLE VK Institute of Dental Science, Belgaum in  the year 1990. Today it prides itself in rendering Masters in all branches of Dentistry. All the courses are approved by the Dental Council of India. The BDS and MDS courses are affiliated to K.L.E University since 2006 and batches prior to them to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

Today, KLE VK Institute Of Dental Science, Belgaum boasts of an accomplished faculty in all departments. The laboratories and clinics are spacious, well furnished and have state of the art equipments and gadgets, both indigenous and imported to facilitate an excellent environment that is conducive for learning & patient care.

KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences: Vision

‘To be an organization of global excellence in pursuit of disseminating quality Education, Health Care and Research anchored with the blend of democratic values, charitable virtues and philanthropic culture’.

KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences: Mission

  • To motivate the students to be socially responsible, productive and useful citizens of the globalized world.
  • To create a congenial atmosphere of learning with the aim of developing technically sound, ethically strong and morally elevated individuals.
  • To promote sustainable development of higher education consistent with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • To plan and continuously provide necessary infrastructure and learning resources required for quality education and innovations.
  • To stimulate to extend the frontiers of knowledge, through faculty development and continuing education programs.
  • To make research a significant activity involving staff, students and society.
  • To lay emphasis on society-oriented programs in the areas of health care with a common man as the focal point.
  • To provide state-of-art health care facilities to the people of rural and urban areas of the country.
  • To develop every learner at KLE VK Institute Of Dental Science, Belgaum with skills of employability.

Departments at KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum

  • Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology
  • Department of Public Health Dentistry
  • Department of Periodontics
  • Department of Prosthodontics
  • Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • Department of Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopedics
  • Department of Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
  • Department of Oral Pathology & Microbiology

KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum Academics

The flawless professional and educational practices have made the Institute one of the most sought-after. The Institute prides itself for a fantastic array of state of the art facilities and highly trained and accomplished faculty. An ever increasing global demand for dental professionals has seen it grow by leaps and bounds and presently stands tall among the top ten dental colleges in the country. The undergraduate (B.D.S) and postgraduate (M.D.S) courses are recognized by Dental Council of India, New Delhi, Malaysian Dental Council and listed in the W.H.O. directory of World Medical Schools. The Institute ensures that the faculty is constantly kept abreast with international trends through exposure to international conferences and symposia, Continuing Dental Education (CDE) programs, workshops etc., the benefits of which are imparted to the students enabling them to compete and perform on a global platform.

Courses offered at KLE VK Institute of Dental Sciences, Belgaum

Bachelor of Dental Surgery – B.D.S

Post Graduate Courses in Dental Sciences (M.D.S)

Obtaining eligibility certificate from KLE University, Belgaum, before taking admission (In respect of B.D.S. Candidates who have passed from other than Karnataka University)

No candidate shall be admitted for post Graduate course unless the candidate obtains & produces the eligibility certificate issued by the University. Candidate should obtain the eligibility certificate well before the last date fro admission as notified by the University. The candidate shall approach to KLE University, Belgaum, with relevant documents & prescribed fees for eligibility.

MDS in Oral Medicine and Radiology

MDS in Public Health Dentistry

MDS in Periodontics

MDS in Prosthodontics

MDS in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

MDS in Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics

MDS in Orthodontics And Dentofacial Orthopedics

MDS in Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

MDS in Oral Pathology & Microbiology

Diploma Courses

  • Dental Hygienist cum Chairside Assistant Course
  • Dental Mechanics Course

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