College of Dental Sciences situated in Davangere, Karnataka, is among the leading dental colleges in the state.

College of Dental Sciences Davangere

Located in Davangere, College of Dental Science was established in 1991, to impart education in dental and oral health care. The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health and Sciences, (RGUHS), Karnataka and the courses offered by the college are recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI). The college is operated and managed by Bapuji Educational Association, which was formed in 1958. College of Dental Science Karnataka provides education in the field of dentistry, at multiple levels. College of Dental Science has the distinction of starting the first evidence- based dentistry center in India.

Affiliated to: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:


The college offers the following diploma courses:

  • Dental Mechanics
  • Dental Hygienists

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
    MDS (Conservative Dentistry)
    MDS (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)
    MDS (Oral Medicine & Radiology)
    MDS (Oral Pathology)
    MDS (Orthodontics)
    MDS (Paedodontics)
    MDS (Periodontics)
    MDS (Prosthodontics & Crown & Bridge)
    MDS (Prosthodontics)


The candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board, in science stream.

The aspirants should have competed 10+2 in science stream from a recognized board.

Post Graduate:
The candidates applying for MDS should have completed BDS course, recognized from Dental Council of India (DCI).
Admission Procedure:

The selection procedure is based on the rank obtained in the Common Entrance Test (KCET) conducted by Government of Karnataka.

Entrance Test: Karnataka CET

Post Graduate:
The candidates are selected on the basis of the performance in the entrance test.

Entrance Test: COMEDK PGET

Candidates are short listed according to their marks in the qualifying examination.
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
  • Laboratories 
  • Lecture theatres
  • Examination halls
  • Separate hostel for girls and boys

Contact Address:
Phone: +91-8192-251302
Fax: +91-8192-251070

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