Do you want to pursue BDS course after completing 12th Science? If yes, this post will be of help to you. Here, I’ve listed down some of the best dental colleges in Punjab, India. This post will help you find the right dental college.
Government and Private – I’ve covered both these types of colleges in this post. The main aim of this post is to inform and educate you about the present status of dental education in Punjab.
In this post, you will find the names of popular dental colleges in Punjab. Apart from the names of colleges, you will also find additional details such as – list of dental courses, their duration, eligibility criteria, scope, admission process and career prospects.
MBBS is the most popular choice among 12th science PCB group students in Punjab. I’ve already compiled a list for them. Here it is – MBBS colleges in Punjab.
MBBS is followed by BDS in terms of popularity among students. Each year, a decent amount of students apply for BDS admission.
This post will help you find the right dental college. It will simplify your BDS admission process.
Let us check out the list of colleges now. Here it is –
List of dental colleges in Punjab 2022
Here are some of the popular dental colleges in Punjab –
- Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab
- Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar, Punjab
- Government Dental College and Hospital, Patiala, Punjab
- National Dental College and Hospital, Mohali, Punjab
- Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Amritsar, Punjab
- Guru Nanak Dev Dental College and Research Institute, Patiala, Punjab
- Guru Kashi University, Bathinda, Punjab
- Genesis Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Firozpur, Punjab
- Gian Sagar Dental College and Hospital, Patiala, Punjab
- Adesh University, Bathinda, Punjab
- Christian Dental College, Ludhiana, Punjab
- Luxmi Bai Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Patiala, Punjab
- Dasmesh Institute of Research and Dental Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab
- Rayat-Bahra Dental College and Hospital, Mohali, Punjab
- Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab
- Baba Jaswant Singh Dental College Hospital and Research Institute, Ludhiana, Punjab
There exists different types of dental colleges in Punjab. Come, let us take a closer look at this classification of colleges. Here it is –
Types of dental colleges
Based on the type of entity that owns the college, dental colleges in Punjab can be classified into the following types –
- Government dental colleges
- Private dental colleges
Govt colleges are managed and funded by the State or Central Government. These colleges charge very low tuition fees. On the other hand, private colleges are known to charge relatively higher tuition fees. These institutes are also known as self-financing institutes. These colleges are managed and funded by private charitable trusts and organizations.
Types of dental courses
Based on the academic level, dental courses in Punjab can be classified into the following types – UG, PG and Doctoral Degree. Based on the format of the course, dental courses can be classified into the following types – Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree and Doctoral Degree.
Here are some of the popular dental courses in Punjab – BDS, MDS, PhD, PG Diploma programs etc. You may also check – list of courses after 12th science without mathematics.
In order to secure admission into a reputed institute or Government college, one must crack relevant entrance exam. These exams are conducted to facilitate merit based admission process. Under this system, seats are distributed among deserving candidates on the basis of their performance in relevant entrance exam and/or board exam. Some colleges are also known to conduct donation based admission process.
Dentists are usually hired by – dental clinics, hospitals, NGOs, old age homes etc. They may even start their own dental clinic or dental care center.