Govt. Dental College, Thiruvanathapuram

Government Dental College, Thiruvananthapuram was started during the year of 1959 and it was the second Dental College to be established in South India and it is the oldest dental college of Kerala. The college has got eight full fledged departments and all of them offer postgraduate courses. The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala. The college offers Bachelor degree and Master degree courses in the field of Dental Surgery. The present building of the Dental College was commissioned in 1962. In the same year the BDS degree was recognized by the Dental Council of India. Nearly 1500 students have graduated from this institution so far. Initially 20 students were admitted yearly which has now been increased to 40. Dental Hygienist Course and Dental Mechanic Certificate courses were started in 1962 and 1964 respectively. Postgraduate courses were started in 1966.

Over the decades, the college has earned the reputation of being the best dental college in the state. It was formed with an objective of providing quality education in dentistry. The courses offered by the college are recognized by Dental Council of India (DCI). The college imparts a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge to its students, in order to produce doctors with high standards.

  • Year Started 1959
  • Approval DCI
  • Affiliation University of Kerala
  • Email
  • Website
  • Fax 0471 2444092
  • University KUHS (Kerala University of Health Sciences)
  • Type Aided
  • Location Govt. Dental College, Thiruvanathapuram 695011

    Phone: 0471 2528477, 2444092

  • Course Undergraduate BDS
  • Branches Dental Mechanic Hygienists

    Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery



    Oral Pathology & Microbiology

    Conservative Dentistry & Endodontic

    Paedodontics & Preventive Dentistry

    Oral Medicine & Dental Radiology