We provide both graduate and postgraduate programs leading to the B.D.S and M.D.S degree. The teaching programme adheres to the stipulations laid out by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and is approved by the Government of Karnataka and the Dental Council of India, New Delhi.

The teaching in CIDS has been customized and is mentor based to suit the needs of the individual students with special emphasis on problem based learning and continuous comprehensive evaluation. Special academic programmes have been designed for select students in order to maintain

The Dental Specialty Hospital is housed in a spacious sixty five thousand square feet building with two hundred and fifty Dental chairs. About two hundred and twenty patients are treated every day at this specialty hospital free of cost. The clinical exposure to our students is thus excellent.

Academic Programs: BDS

Total BDS intake
40 seats
Duration of the course
4 years (240 teaching days)+ 1 year of internship
Examination schedule
June and December

I BDS (1 year)
Exam going subjects:
1. General Human Anatomy including Embryology and Histology.
2. General Human Physiology, Biochemistry, Nutrition and Dietetics.
3. Dental Anatomy, Embryology and Oral Histology.

Non-exam going subjects:
4. Dental Materials.
5. Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge.

II BDS (1 year)
Exam going subjects:
1. General Pathology and Microbiology.
2. General and Dental Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
3. Dental Materials.
4. Preclinical Conservative Dentistry.
5. Preclinical Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge.

Non-exam going subjects:
6. Oral Pathology & Oral Microbiology.

III BDS (1 year)
Exam going subjects:
1. General Medicine.
2. General Surgery.
3. Oral Pathology and Oral Microbiology.

Non-exam going subjects:
4. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics.
5. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
6. Oral Medicine and Radiology.
7. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics.
8. Paediatric & Preventive Dentistry.
9. Periodontology.
10. Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge.
11. Public Health Dentistry.

FINAL BDS (1 year)
Exam going subjects:
1. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics.
2. Oral Medicine and Radiology.
3. Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry.
4. Periodontology.
5. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.
6. Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge.
7. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics.
8. Public Health Dentistry.

After passing the final year examinations One Year Compulsory Rotating Internship has to be done for award of the degree.

The students are requested to refer Revised Ordinance Governing Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Degree Course 2011 of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka for more details regarding course Syllabus and Regulations.

Academic Programs: MDS

Total MDS intake
39 seats
No. of Seats
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge
Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
Periodontology & Implantology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Medicine and Radiology
Oral Pathology and Microbiology
Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
Public Health Dentistry
Duration of the course
3 years
Examination schedule
May and November
The students are requested to refer Dental PG Revised Ordinance Governing MDS Course from the academic year 2009-11 of Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka for more details regarding course Syllabus and Regulations.

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Academic Programs: Nobel Biocare Implant fellowship

CIDS has been in the forefront of advanced Implant education since 2008 and is in partnership with the prestigious NOBEL BIOCARE company from Sweden. Through IPP we have trained more than 100 doctors and awarded them with NOBEL FELLOWSHIP.

Academic Calender

Please click here for the academic calendar for the year 2017-2018.

Time Table

  • I BDS
  • II BDS
  • Final BDS

Internal Assessment Schedule

  • I Internal Assessment
  • II Internal Assessment
  • III Internal Assessment

Examination Schedule

Examination Requirements

Eligibility for BDS examinations:
Attendance Requirement:
  • 75% in Theory and 75% in Practical/Clinicals in each subject in each year. In case of subject in which the instructional programme extends through more than one academic year and hence there is no University Examination in the subject (i.e. non- exam going subjects), the attendance requirement shall not be less than 70% in Theory and Practical/ Clinical. However, at the time of appearing for the professional examination in the subject the candidate should satisfy the condition (a) above.
  • The attendance shall be calculated as per number of teaching hours (for both theory and practical) and not as number of classes.
  • There is no provision of condonation of shortage of attendance (due to any cause whatsoever).
Internal Assessment Requirement:
  • The weightage given to internal assessment is 10% out of total marks assigned for a subject separately for theory and practical/clinical examinations.
  • The average of the three internal assessment tests shall be sent to the university.
  • Furthermore, the internal assessment need not be limited to written tests. It should relate to other items such as maintenance of records, participation in seminars and group discussions, clinical case study, proficiency in carrying out practical or clinical skill or participation in projects and assignments (even) during vacation. These will be evaluated objectively and recorded.
  • Students shall score more than 35% marks to be eligible for the final exams.
Eligibility for MDS examinations:
The following requirements shall be fulfilled by every candidate to be eligible to appear for the final examination.
Attendance: Each candidate shall have not less than 80% attendance in each year of the course, without being absent continuously.
Progress and conduct: Every candidate shall have participated in seminars, review meetings, symposia, conferences, case presentations, clinics and didactics during each year as designed by the concerned department.

Work diary and Logbook:
Every candidate shall maintain a work diary and logbook for recording his/her participation in the training programmes conducted by the department. The work diary and logbook shall be verified and certified by the Head of the Department and Head of the institution.

Every candidate pursuing MDS degree course is required to carry out work on a selected research project under the guidance of a recognized post graduate teacher. The results of such a work shall be submitted in the form of a dissertation.

List of Holidays

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