Best Dental Colleges in Kerala

Kerala is one of the top states in providing the best education in various courses and streams. A dental science is one of the best courses where many students are opting to pursue an education in the dental stream.

BDS Course in Kerala is an undergraduate professional degree course that deals with the study of dental sciences. After completion of the BDS course, students can also opt for master in Dental sciences in top MDS colleges in Kerala to pursue higher studies in various specialized fields.

To get an admission to BDS Course in Kerala, students should have studied PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) at higher secondary or intermediate level. After completion of Bachelor of Dental Surgery in Kerala, the student can either opt for a job or can apply for a MDS course in one of the reputed dental colleges.

The bachelor of dental sciences comprises various branches of studies that include Orthodontics, Periodontics, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic, etc.


The duration of BDS Course in top dental colleges in Kerala is four years, followed by one year of internship. The candidate can also register with the Dental Council of Kerala in order to practice. After completion of the internship, candidates can join in the dental hospital, establish their own clinics or can opt for higher studies. The list of dental colleges in Kerala gives an idea for students to check for the colleges, aided or unaided and District wise.

Following are the list of Government and Private Dental Colleges in Kerala

Dental colleges in Thiruvananthapuram

  • Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Noorul Islam College of Dental Sciences, Aralummoodu
  • PMS College of Dental Sciences & Research, Vattapara
  • Sree Sankara Dental College, Akathumuri

Dental Colleges in Kollam

  • Azeezia College of Dental Sciences & Research, Meeyyannoor

Dental Colleges in Alappuzha

  • Dental College Alappuzha

Dental Colleges in Pathanamthitta

  • Pushpagiri College of Dental Sciences, Perumthuruthy

Dental Colleges in Kottayam

  • Dental College, Kottayam

Dental Colleges in Idukki

  • Al-Azhar Dental College, Perumpillichira

Dental Colleges in Ernakulam

  • Annoor Dental College, Puthupady
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Sciences, Kothamangalam
  • Mar Baselious Dental College, Thankalam
  • Gregorios Dental College, Chelad
  • Ilahia College of Engineering and Technology, Mulavoor

Dental Colleges in Thrissur

  • PSM College of Dental Science and Research

Dental Colleges in Palakkad

  • Royal Dental College

Dental Colleges in Malappuram

  • Educare Institute of Dental Sciences
  • Malabar Dental College and Research Centre
  • MES Dental College

Dental Colleges in kozhikode

  • Government Dental College
  • KMCT Dental College
  • Sree Anjaneya Institute of Dental Sciences

Dental Colleges in Wayanad

Dental Colleges in Kannur

  • Kannur Dental College

Dental Colleges in Kasargod

  • Century International Institute for Dental Sciences and Research Center, Poinachi

Affiliation and Recognitions

The listed colleges are both aided and unaided affiliated to Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) and recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI).

Selection criteria to pursue BDS or MDS course is based on National and State Level Entrance Test and fee structure is set as per the norms of the State Government.