Programs Offered (Dentistry)


Vinayaka Mission's Sankarachariyar Dental College, Salem

One of the oldest and prime colleges in South India, the Vinayaka Mission's Sankarachariyar Dental College, recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI) and Govt. of India, New Delhi was established in the year 1986 with a sprawling modern campus, it has well equipped Medical & Dental hospital for clinical training. Recognized by Srilanka Medical Council and Recognized by Malaysian Medical Council, it offers Postgraduate Programmes since 1999-2000


(Dip. in Dental Mechanics / Hygienists)

Duration : 2 years
Eligibility : A Pass in 10 + 2 with science subjects (PCB) or its Equivalent.
Name of the Courses Intake Fees in Rs
per year (2017-2018)
Diploma in Dental Mechanics 25 15,000 /-
Diploma in Dental Hygienists 25 15,000 /-


BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery )

Duration : 4 years + 1 year Internship
Eligibility : A pass in 10+2 / HSC / CBSE / Intermediate / PDE / or its Equivalent Candidate shall complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission. Must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Biotechnology / English individually and must have obtained minimum aggregate marks of 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology / Biotechnology. For SC/ST/OBC candidates the minimum aggregate marks in 40% in lieu of 50%.
Minimum Eligibility percentile obtained in the NEET.
Name of the Course Intake Fees in Rs
per year (2017-2018)
B.D.S Bachelor of Dental Surgery 100 4,50,000 /-


MDS (Master of Dental Surgery )

Duration : 3 years
Eligibility : Candidate Should have passed BDS Degree Examination of any Recognized University and obtained permanent registration from any of the state Dental Council of India.
Minimum Eligibility percentile obtained in the NEET
Name of the Courses Intake Fees in Rs
per year (2017-2018)
M.D.S Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 02 10,00,000 /-
M.D.S Oral Pathology and Microbiology 02 3,00,000 /-
M.D.S Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics 02 12,00,000 /-
M.D.S Periodontology 02 6,00,000 /-
M.D.S Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge 02 8,00,000 /-
M.D.S Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics 03 12,00,000 /-
M.D.S Oral Medicine & Radiology 03 3,00,000 /-
M.D.S Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry 02 8,00,000 /-

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