Bapuji Dental College & Hospital

Bapuji Dental College & Hospital

Medical Colleges

  Davangere, Karnataka, India

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Basic details

Established On
Private Institute
Affiliated to
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science
Coaching Type
Co-educational Institution

About Institution

Fired by the zeal to create world class institutions, Bapuji Dental College was founded in the year 1979 by Mr. Shamanur Shivashankarappa. Guided by great visionaries in Indian Dentistry, the college has grown in leaps and bounds and recently celebrated its silver jubilee in 2004. The college is now headed by Dr. K Sadashiva Shetty, one of India’s leading face in orthodontics. He is the transformational guardian in making the college from being one among India’s best dental colleges to that of Asia’s.If the infrastructure is the body of an institution, the teaching staff form the soul for it. Bapuji is blessed with a sound soul and body. Armed with many years of teaching and research experience, Bapuji possesses one of the brilliant set of faculty in India.This college has been one of the most vibrant and dynamic institutions in the field of dental education. It has nurtured hundreds of dentists to reach the zenith of their profession. From time immemorial, India has been a Mecca of knowledge, education and enlightenment. Bapuji Dental College, since its inception in 1979, has made an immense contribution to this legacy. The state of the art institute offers students the best possible clinical education complemented by opportunities in research and community service.Bapuji Dental College boasts one of the finest lab facilities to impart liberal clinically oriented teaching on par with the best. The freshers are trained in the sophisticated phantom head labs, fitted with 100 dental workstations for pre-clinical training simulating dental treatment. The college is also well equipped with a Ceramic Lab for crown and bridge fabrication to gain technical skills in dentistry.The college also prides itself with a huge library set with good ventilation and illumination - a perfect setting for avid readers. The library is well equipped with modern facilities and resources in the form of CD-ROM, online databases, video cassettes, books, journals, back volumes of journals, theses, WHO publications etc. It’s a one stop resource center for the student from all forms references of to printouts and to binding.Bapuji Dental College is one among the very few Indian colleges doing research projects for US based International companies like GC International, 3M ESPE(USA), Biohorizons(USA) and the like. Various research projects have been carried out in all the specialities of dentistry and published in respected peer-reviewed journals.With its grand infrastructure, excellent faculty and mature guidance, Bapuji Dental College is a reminiscence of ancient India’s educational centers of excellence. It’s the ultimate destination in India for a student in search of dental educational excellence.



Single window delivery of total oral healthcare needs
Total quality management in Service & Education
Unique work culture in alleviating human oral sufferings
To train general, Specialised & Allied professional personnel to meet regional & national oral health care services
Work relentlessly to contribute to global oral health care knowledge & skills
Be efficient, effective, community Acceptable and excel in service, education & research
To impart knowledge & interact with organisations of similar interest
Fostering global competencies, inculcating value system among learners
Promote use of technology of relevance
To induce paradigm shift in community that many oral diseases are preventable, curable & affordable
Reach the unreachable with awareness, education & Service
Serve the under served


Learner Centered Dental Education
Patient Centered Service
Community Oriented Research
Strong Community Relationship
Serve The Under Served
Meet the Regional, National And
Global Dental Educational Needs
Inter Organizational Needs
Strategic Future Oriented Planning
Excellence In Knowledge, Skills And Service

Courses Offered


Course Details

Duration of course
: 4 Years
Course Name
: Medical
Course Under university
: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science
System of examinations
: N/A
Lateral Entry Availability
: No
Course Type
: Full time

M.D.S. (Community Dentistry)

M.D.S. (Conservative Dentistry)

M.D.S. (Oral Medicine)

M.D.S. (Oral Pathology)

M.D.S. (Oral Surgery)

M.D.S. (Orthodontics)

M.D.S. (Pedodontics)

M.D.S. (Periodontics)

M.D.S. (Prosthodontics)

Course Details

Duration of course
: 3 Years
Course Name
: Medical
Course Under university
: Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science
System of examinations
: N/A
Lateral Entry Availability
: No
Course Type
: Full time

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Contact Details

Contact Person



Post Box No.326, Davangere -577004 (Karnataka)



 Davangere, Karnataka, India


Contact Phone Numbers

+91-08192-220572, 220573

Fax Numbers

08192 - 220572, 08192-220578

Nearest Airport

Hubli Airport

Nearest Railway

Davangere Railway Station

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