Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram/Trivandrum is a prestigious dental college of Kerala. It conducts dental courses at multiple levels.

Government Dental College Thiruvananthapuram

Established in 1959, Government Dental College of Thiruvananthapuram is the oldest dental college of Kerala. Over the decades, the college has earned the reputation of being the best dental college in the state. It was formed with an objective of providing quality education in dentistry. Till now, the college has given numerous eminent doctors to the state. 

Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram/Trivandrum is affiliated to University of Kerala. The institute offers dental and oral health care education at multiple levels. The courses offered by the college are recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI). The college imparts a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge to its students, in order to produce doctors with high standards.

Affiliated to: University of Kerala





Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 

Certificate course

  • Dental Mechanic
  • Dental Hygienists

Certificate Course

Post Graduate:
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)                          
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery             
  • Orthodontics  
  • Periodontics  
  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology         
  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics        
  • Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry          
  • Oral Medicine & Dental Radiology


Bachelor of Dental Surgery
The candidate should have passed 10+2 examination from a recognized board, with 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Economically and socially backward classes are benefited with exemption of 10% from the total marks required. The minimum age of the candidate should be 17 years as on 31st December of the year of admission.
Certificate course
The candidates should have successfully completed Matriculation or equivalent exam from a recognized Board.

Post Graduate:
The candidate should have successfully completed BDS from a recognized university.
Admission Procedure:

The candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in KEAM conducted by board of entrance examinations.
Certificate course
The students are admitted as per the norms of university of Kerala.

Entrance Test: Kerala KEAM

Post Graduate:
The aspirants are admitted according to their performance in entrance test conducted by board of entrance examinations.

Entrance Test: Kerala PG Dental


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