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Karnataka BDS Admission 2021: Check Dates, Application, Selection Process Here

Rahul Raj
Rahul RajPublished On: March 04, 2021

Aiming for BDS admission in Karnataka? We have got you covered, all details about Karnataka BDS Admission 2021 including dates, eligibility, application, selection here.

Karnataka BDS Admission 2021

Karnataka is one of the best places to go if you want to pursue a career in medicine. In orderto get admission in BDS at Karnataka candidates must qualify for theNational Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET-UG), which is administered by the National Testing Agency (NTA)

Karnataka BDS Admission 2021

Karanataka BDS admission will be done on the basis of NEET 2021. Candidates will have to qualify the exam and partcipate in the counselling for BDS admissions in Karnataka. 

Karnataka BDS Important Dates 201

The important dates for Karnataka BDS 2021 admission are as follows:


Dates (Tentative)

Availability of Application Form


Last Date for Submission of Application Form


 Admit Card


NEET Exam Date


Result Date




Karnataka BDS Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements before filling out the Karnataka BDS application form:-


Eligibility Criteria



  • Candidates should be a citizen of India.

  • To be eligible, candidates must be at least 17 years old as of December 31, 2020.

  • The upper age limit is 25 years.

  • 5-Years extension is allowed for the candidates belonging to reserved categories.

  • Candidates must have passed Class 12th with a minimum of 50% marks /equivalent exam with English as one of the main subjects.

  • Candidates belonging to the SC/ST/OBC (including PwD of SC/ST/OBC) category need to secure at least 40% marks.

  • In addition, the applicant must have passed the NEET 2021 Exam.


Karnataka BDS Application Process 2021

Candidates who wish to apply for a BDS course in Karnataka must complete the NEET UG application form. The guidelines for completing the NEET-UG application form are mentioned below: -

  • Visit the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) official website i.e

  • Fill out the application form by providing personal details, educational qualification, contact details etc.

  • Once the BDS application form has been filled, the applicant needs to pay the application fee. The application fee can be paid in both online or offline mode.

  • The application fee for the General and OBC category is Rs 1400/- while the fee for SC/ST category is Rs 750/-.

  • Candidates should save their BDS registration slip until the Karnataka BDS 2021 admissions process is completed.

Karnataka BDS Selection/ Counseling Process 2021

The NEET 2021 score will be used to determine a candidate's eligibility for Karnataka BDS admission 2021. Candidates will be selected based on their ranking in NEET-UG 2021.

The counselling process will be conducted online, and all candidates who have been shortlisted in the merit list will be called for the counselling process, where they will be asked to fill out their choices.

  • The MCC and DGHS will administer the counselling process in order to provide admission in 15% AIQ seats and 85% State Quota seats.

  • Only after the verification of the documents will all the BDS seats be allocated to the respective candidates.

  • Candidates will be allocated seats based on their ranking, options selected, and seat availability.

Documents required for Karnataka BDS Admission 2021

The list of documents required for Karnataka BDS admission 2021 are mentioned below:-

Class 10th mark sheet and certificate

Character Certificate

Class 12th mark sheet and certificate

Medical Certificate for Fitness

NEET Entrance exam Admit Card

Community certificate of OBC / BC / SC / ST

NEET Rank card

Caste category certificate for reserved category

Residential Proof

10 Recent Coloured Photographs

Top BDS Colleges in Karnataka 2021

Some of the top BDS Colleges in Karnataka are mentioned below:-

Name of the Colleges

Approximate Annual Fee

Manipal College of Dental Sciences

Rs 7,00,000/- 

S.D.M. College of Dental Sciences & Hospital

Rs 2,53,000/- 

A B Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences

Rs 5,06,500/-

AECS Maaruti College of Dental Sciences & Research Centre


Dayananda Sagar College of Dental Sciences

Rs 5,16,500/-

Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences

Rs 49,500/-

A.J Institute of Dental Sciences

Rs 6,78,000/-

Sri Hasanamba Dental College & Hospital 

Rs 3,97,000/-

If you want to learn more about any colleges listed above, fill out our Common Application Form (CAF) and avail our expert assistance.

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