S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research, Gulbarga


About S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research

S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research
College Building

It took about five years for the conceptualization and completion of the proposed college building and the project saw the light of day on 15th August 1992 when the institution was shifted to this existing building. At that time the society was led by Dr. B.G. Jawali as President and Dr. G. Nagraj Rao was the head of this institution.

The three storeyed college building has 64000 sq.ft. in area. It is housing ten clinical departments. This is in addition to central library, four lecture halls, Auditorium, administrative block, Sports room, Girls common room, Boys common room, Photography section etc.

Courses Offered at S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research

BDS Courses of 5 years (Intake of 40 students)

S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Science, imparts the under Graduate dental training programme leading to BDS of 5 years with 240 teaching days in each academic year as per the dental council of India, revised BDS course regulation 2007. The same is adopted by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science, Bangalore from the academic year 2008 – 2009.

MDS Courses in
1. Periodontics with an intake of 3 seats
2. Prosthodontics with an intake of 3 seats
3. Conservative and Endodontics with an intake of 3 seats
4. Orthodontics with an intake of 3 seats
5. Oral Surgery with an intake of 2 seats
6. Oral Pathology with an intake of 3 seats
Diploma Courses in
1. Dental Mechanic with an intake of 4 seats
2. Dental Hygenist with an intake of 4 seats

 

The college has got following future plans for which the platform is ready as all the requirement and basic inspection by the concerned authorities is completed.

1. To start P.G Course in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
2. Diploma & Certificate Course in Dental Mechanic & Dental Hygienist
3. Fellowship Course in Esthetic Dentistry, Oral Implantolay and Maxillofacial Prosthesis

Admissions Eligibility

BDS Course

50% of seats are reserved for the merit quota and the same will be filled by the Government of Karnataka from among the students appearing for the Common Entrance Test (C.E.T.), being held in April/May of each year.50% of the seats are earmarked to be filled by the management among the students appearing for the UG COMED-K Entrance Test.

Qualification

  1. Candidates who have passed the two years Pre-University Examination or Equivalent with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects are eligible for admission to the first year.
  2. The candidate shall have obtained not less than 50% of the aggregate marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology taken together at the qualifying examination or any other examination recognised as equivalent by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka.
  3. Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe students shall be given relaxation of 10% in the aggregate marks required for eligibility.
  4. A candidate should have secured a minimum of 50% of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together at the competitive entrance examination where such examinations are held for selection.

Age Requirement

  1. The candidate shall have completed the age of 17 years at the time of admission or will complete this age on 31st December of the year in which he/she seeks admission.

Duration of the Course

  1. Four academic years, and twelve months of compulsory rotatory internship, thus making it five years course.

MDS Course

Course Duration
Three (3) years.

Eligibility
BDS Degree recognized by Indian Dental Council.

Courses Offered

  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Conservative and Endodontics
  • Orthodontics
  • Oral Surgery
  • Oral Pathology

Diploma Courses Offered

  • D.M. – Dental Mechanic
  • D.H. – Dental Hygenist

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