Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences is a private dental college, established in 1999 by the Kanjithanda Kushalappa Foundation. The institute is located at Virajpet, Karnataka and is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka (RGUHS).
CIDS, Virajpet offers Dental programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels leading to BDS and MDS degrees respectively.
|Name of Institute||Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences|
|Basic admission criteria||Entrance Based|
|Name of entrance||NEET UG (BDS) MEET MDS (MDS)|
|MDS||₹2.25 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||B.D.S. with 50% + NEET MDS|
|BDS||₹5.32 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 50% + NEET|
|NEET Registration||08 Feb - 12 Feb, 2020|
|NEET Exam||06 May, 2020|
|NEET MDS Registration||31 Oct - 27 Nov, 2019|
|NEET MDS Exam||07 Jan, 2020|
Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences (CIDS) offers five-year BDS program at undergraduate level including one-year of internship. To be eligible to apply for BDS program, candidate must have secured at least 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at 10+2 level examination.
Admission to BDS is done on the basis of rank secured in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test or NEET-UG which is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education. Seats will be allotted through counselling by KEA.
|Course Name||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|BDS||50% marks in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology||NEET UG|
Note: Candidate must have completed 17-year at the time of admission or by December 31 of the year in which he/ she seeks admission.
Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet offers MDS (Master of Dental Surgery) degree program at the postgraduate level. In order to seek admission, candidate needs to hold a BDS degree recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) or any equivalent degree.
Admission will be done on the basis of rank in NEET MDS conducted by NBE followed by counselling done by KEA. Candidates are required to obtain a recognized permanent registration with the State Dental Council.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|MDS||Prosthodontics including Crown & Bridge & Maxillofacial Prosthesis||BDS degree from any recognized university||NEET PG|
|Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics|
|Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery|
|Periodontics & Implantology|
|Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry|
|Oral Medicine & Radiology|
|Preventive & Community Dentistry|
|Oral Pathology & Microbiology|
Note: Candidate should have completed one-year compulsory rotating internship after passing the final professional examination before April 30 of the academic year.
Admissions are done via online counselling. Candidates are allotted colleges according to their NEET rank/score.
Documents required at the time of admission:
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