Yenepoya Dental College with a NIRF rank of 20 among the top dental colleges of the country as per 2020 is a professional college located in Mangalore, Karnataka. YDC is one of the foremost dental institutions in India. It was established in 1999. 

YDC is the center of academic activities. It offers all preclinical and Para-clinical departments, a library, lecture halls, and examination hall. Currently, the Yenepoya Medical College lays out Undergraduate programs, Postgraduate programs, Postgraduate diplomas, and various Add- on courses.

It mainly offers BDS and MDS courses. The students are admitted to the courses based on the cutoff list prepared by the college. The cutoff list will be based on NEET-UG and NEET-PG for BDS and MDS respectively. 

Yenepoya Dental College (YDC), Mangalore Highlights 

Established | Institute Type 1999 | Private
Approved by Medical Council Of India(MCI)
Affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore
Entrance Exam NEET-UG /NEET-PG
Courses Offered BDS, MDS, PG Diplomas
Application Mode Online
Scholarships Yes
Facilities Available Sports complex, Free Wi-Fi, Library, Cafeteria, Laundry services
Hostel Facilities Available Yes
Admission Criteria Merit-based, Entrance Exam & Counselling
Campus Area 11 Acres
Official Website https://ydc.yenepoya.edu.in/

YDC Mangalore Courses

The following are the various programs offered by Yenepoya Dental College: 

Course Details
BDS Duration- 4 years
Eligibility- 10+2 qualification or PUC or equivalent qualification with PCBE 50 Marks (40% marks required in case of SC/ST Category)n& NEET
MDS Duration- 3 years
Eligibility- BDS as per Dental Council of India (DCI) Regulation NEET with respect to the appropriate PG course.
Specializations- Oral Medicine and Radiology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontology, Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge, Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics, Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Public Health Dentistry, Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology

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YDC Mangalore Admissions

Admission to Yenepoya Dental College Undergraduate Course Admission is Entrance based done through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-UG) conducted by CBSE for admission to BDS.

YDC Postgraduate Course Admission is Entrance based done through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET-PG) conducted by National Board of Examinations for admission to MDS courses

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi will then hold online counseling on the basis of NEET results, and allotment of seats is done based on the Merit Rank List.

How to apply?

YDC Admission Application Form mode is online.

  • The candidate will have to visit the official website
  • Fill in the application form available with basic required details such as Name, Qualification, Course, etc. 
  • Check the information and review the form carefully. 
  • Pay the application fee. 
  • Submit the form. 

Documents Required:

  1. Admit card issued by National Testing agency
  2. Scorecard issued by National Testing agency
  3. Online allotment letter of MCC
  4. 10th Standard Marks Card
  5. 12th Standard Marks Card
  6. Transfer Certificate
  7. Conduct Certificate
  8. Migration Certificate
  9. Caste and Income Certificate (wherever applicable)
  10. Physical fitness certificate
  11. 4 Passport size and 4 stamp size photos
  12. Copy of Aadhar Card
  13. D.D. in favor of Yenepoya Dental BOND
  14. 3 sets of Attested copies of Sl.No.4 to 8 are to be produced with the originals

Extra Documents for NRI-

  1. Copy of Passport & Visa of the parent and student
  2. Copy of the Passport & Visa of Sponsor
  3. Sponsorship Affidavit
  4. Relationship Certificate 

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YDC Mangalore Cut Offs

YDS BDS and MDS Cut Off as of 2019 is: 

Course Opening All India rank Closing All India rank
BDS 135128 671475
MDS Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge 1857 9953

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YDC Mangalore Placements

Dental/Medical Colleges or Institutes do not necessarily provide a large number of placement opportunities for dental students. Yet, Yenepoya Dental College offers some great and interesting internships with reputable organizations which are also stipend based. These stipends are usually around INR 5-8k. The degree pursued from this dental institute will however prepare you for and provide you with the best of opportunities in this field. 

The college provides an internship with a monthly stipend of around INR 10,000. Internships are very helpful for the junior doctors for their entrance exam preparation.

Thus, if not direct placements, the degrees YDC provides are beneficial for future opportunities and jobs.

UG Courses-

Academic Year Number of students placed Average Package
2016-17 35 INR 211200
2017-18 32 INR 212000

PG Course-

Academic Year Number of students placed Average Package
2016-17 40 INR 456000
2017-18 46 INR 456000
2018-20 45 INR 456000

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YDC Mangalore Scholarships

YDC offers financial help to students. The amount needs to be repaid after the completion of the course. The loan/scholarship is provided after the submission of certain required documents.

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YDC Mangalore Facilities

  • Library- The Yenepoya Central University Library was established in 1992. Access to its collection through the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is available. YDC Library offers an area with 480 seating capacity. The library has 39,000+ books collections, 300+ subscribed print journals, and e-resources.
  • Lecture and Examination halls- There are 3 Lecture Halls with a seating capacity of 180 all located at the 2nd Basement of this Dental College. They are provided with amazing seating arrangements and the latest audiovisual features. The lecture halls have also been equipped with facilities for E-learning.
  • Auditorium- The dental college also has an auditorium hall on the 5th floor of the building, provided with excellent Audio as well as visual aids with a seating capacity of 300 seats.
  • Museum- It was established in 1999. The Museum of Dental Materials is a unique education medium for providing dental education to the students with all the dental material and dental equipment.
  • Laboratories- Various laboratories for different subjects are available with all the important lab accessories and equipment.

Other facilities like Sports complex and Cafeteria are available too. 

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YDC Mangalore Faculty

YDC not only excels in the facilities and variety of courses and programs offered but also has an equally excellent, hardworking faculty and staff members dedicated to imparting quality education and help to their students.

With DR. B.H. Sripathi Raos, the esteemed Principal, every department has an excellent set of faculty of around 84 members with one in charge/HOD each and other professors.

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YDC Mangalore FAQs

Ques. Are any hostel facilities provided by YDC?

Ans. Yes, YDC offers hostel facilities to all the students with a fee charge of around INR 1.5 lakhs per annum. Different hostels for male and female students are offered.

Ques. How is campus life at YDC?

Ans. The ambiance at YDC is situated in a calm and peaceful environment closest to nature. It has got the best of infrastructure with museums, a library, student clubs and much more. The fests and events add to the beautiful experience.

Ques. What is the number of seats allotted for NRI in the MDS Program?

Ans. A total number of 8 seats are offered to NRI students in the MDS Program.

Ques. What is the annual intake in the BDS Program?

Ans. The annual intake is 100 in the BDS Program.