Institute of Dental Sciences, Jammu is a venture of the “Trikuta Charitable Trust”. The trust was formed with the objective of imparting the best Professional Education to students of Science. The Trust believes that path to the socio-economic and ethical transformation of the country is through quality education.
The trustees comprise of a cohesive group of experienced persons with impeccable integrity who have committed themselves to the task of making the Education Project setup by the trust of the ‘Centre of Excellence’. The Trust is chaired by Dr. R.K Suri, a renowned Medical Professional in Jammu. With an aim of providing unparalleled education in the field of Dental Sciences, as its first milestone, the Trustees assiduously went about the task of setting up the first Private Dental College in the State of Jammu & Kashmir.
The institute of Dental Sciences is the first private college to be approved by the Dental Council of India in the State of Jammu & Kashmir and was accorded due recognition and approval by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, (Dental Education Section) Government of India vide F.No. V.12017/100/2005-DE. The institute is affiliated to the University of Jammu and offers the students an excellent ambience, facilities and a very competent staff for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Course at its campus at Sehora, Jammu.
NUMBER OF SEATS: (100)
The total number of seats available for admission to BDS course in the Dental College are 100, out of which 40 payment seats will be filled by J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations and the remaining 60 seats are Management quota to be filled by Association on merit prepared on the basis of a Common Entrance Test.
The Institute of Dental Sciences started its session (BDS First Year) in October 2006 enrolling the first batch of 100 students.
The institute has all equipment and infrastructure in accordance with the stringent guide lines and norms of the Dental Council of India. With excellent classrooms, well stocked library, museum with multitude of specimens, laboratories, OPD facilities etc. The College building basks in the fine aesthetics and is impressive.
The institute is housed in a sprawling campus. At the end of the fourth year, the campus shall have a covered area in excess of 2,00,000 (two lakhs) Sq. ft. comprising of the College Building, Staff Building, Hostels (separate for boys and girls) canteen / cafeteria, auditorium, service blocks etc.
The Edge of Knowledge: The faculty, besides having the qualification as prescribed by the Dental Council of India, brings with them the highly experience in teaching in hospitals at the best institutes /Hospitals in Northern India. Both Dental and Medical Faculty have dedicated themselves to the task of giving their best to the students and to prepare the students to excel in Dental Sciences. The faculty has members who have been setters, examiners and moderators of various Universities in India. The Principal spearheads a very competent team of Senior and Associate Professors / Readers and Lecturers in both Dental and Medical streams.