Admissions : Graduate Courses

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)


ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : For admission to BDS (Four year course , Recognized by Dental Council of India):


The candidate should have passed in the second year Pre-University or 12th standard or Equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry & Biology and optional subjects and English as one of the language. It is mandatory, that the candidate has obtained not less then 50% of the aggregate marks or equivalent grade in the optional subjects is eligible for admission. (40% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category )

He/She shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year for Admission to BDS Course.



The duration of the course is of 4 academic starting (Aug/Sept) years followed by one-year compulsory rotating internship (Residency).



The Candidates who come from outside, must approach the Registrar, Sri Siddhartha University, Tumkur  with following documents, for obtaining eligibility certificate for the B.D.S / M.D.S. Course.

  • Photostat copies of Marks cards of the qualifying examination.
  • Date of Birth certificate as recorded in the school/college.
  • The Demand Draft of Rs.1500/- for UG Courses and Rs. 3000/- for PG Courses in the name of Registrar, SSU, being the fees for issue of eligibility certificate.



Foreign/Non-Resident Indians, Who have passed 10+2 qualifying Examination with science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry & Biology and who have not obtained less than 50% marks in aggregate at the above mentioned science subjects with English as compulsory subject, and whose qualification examination / Board / Universities are approved by the “Association of Indian Universities”, are required to apply for Eligibility Certificate with a prescribed format (available at University office).


Note :  Foreign students are required to get clearance and permission from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, New Delhi , before taking admission.