Private BDS colleges in Kerala fees


Kerala is known for several prestigious dental colleges in South India, both in the private and public sectors. While government dental schools provide excellent dental education at reasonable costs, Private BDS colleges have higher prices and state-of-the-art technology and amenities. If you want to join a BDS course at an accredited private college in Kerala, here is a brief outline of the Private BDS Colleges in Kerala with fee structure , application process requirements, eligibility requirements, etc.

BDS Admission in Kerala

Admission into any of the BDS programs in Kerala and the rest of India is administered by the called the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). Candidates must pass the NEET exam and score top marks to gain admission to Kerala’s top private dental schools.

After the entrance test results, the applicants will be shortlisted based on their NEET rankings; candidates must meet the admission requirements, including verification of documents, payment of the initial fee, etc.


BDS Management Quota Fees in Kerala

Applicants seeking Management quota seats in Private Dental Colleges in Kerala must pay the management quota fees for BDs in Kerala. Some of the top Dental Colleges in Kerala under private management are PMS Dental College Thiruvananthapuram (NAAC A grade), Pushpagiri College of Dental Science, Azeezia College, Malabar Dental College, etc.

List of Private BDS colleges in Kerala with Fees 2024

Below is the BDS fee structure of Private Dental Colleges in Kerala approved by the Dental Council of India.

Kerala Private Dental Colleges and Course Fees 2024-2025

Sl No.


Course Fees


Amrita School of Dentistry, Kochi

Rs 6,58,773


PMS College of Dental Science and Research, Thiruvananthapuram

Rs 3,37,365


Al Azhar Dental College, Thodupuzha

Rs 3,80,365


Annoor Dental College and Hospital, Ernakulam

Rs 3,60,365


Azeezia Dental College, Kollam

Rs 3,45,365


Century International Institute of Dental Science and Research Center Poinachi, Kasaragod

Rs 3,56,365


Educare Institute of Dental Sciences, Malappuram

Rs 3,37,365


KMCT Dental College Manassery, Kozhikode

Rs 3,37,365


Malabar Dental College and Research Centre, Malappuram

Rs 8,92,500


Mar Baselios Dental College, Kothamangalam

Rs 8,92,500


N.I. College of Dental Science, Thiruvananthapuram

Rs 3,37,365


P.S.M.  College of Dental Science and Research, Thrissur

Rs 3,40,365


Pariyaram Dental College, Kannur

Rs 375,649


Pushpagiri The College of Dental Science Thiruvalla

Rs 3,37,365


Royal Dental College, Palakkad

Rs 3,37,365


Sri Sankara Dental College Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram

Rs 3,37,365


St. Gregorios Dental College, Ernakulam

Rs 3,62,255


Sree Uthradom Thirunal Academy of Medical Sciences Vattappara, Trivendrum

Rs 3,78 ,256


Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Kochi Campus, Kochi

Rs 3,80,951


Indira Gandhi Institute of Dental Science, Kothamangalam

Rs. 3,84,415


MES Dental College, Perinthalmanna

Rs 3,37,365


Travancore Medical College Kollam

Rs 3,70,365


Vinayaka College and School of Nursing, Wayanad

Rs 39,9500


Sree Anjaneya Institute of Dental Sciences, Calicut

Rs 3,67,365


Kannur Dental College, Anjarakandy

Rs 3,55,365

 Note: The BDS course fees mentioned above are approximate. Please get in touch with the particular college for the exact fee structure for the current year. Also Check: MDS Admission in Kerala

Requirements For Admission

The minimum requirements for eligibility are passing the 10+2 or equivalent exam from a recognized board that includes Physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects and attaining a minimum of 50 marks.
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NRI Quota Fees

If you are interested in seeking admission to a BDS course under NRI Quota, you must be sponsored by an NRI who is closely related to you. BDS NRI Quota Fees in Kerala Dental Colleges is approximately 5 lakh/year for 2024 admission. If you want more information regarding the documents required for BDS admission under the NRI quota and the NRI fee structure of different dental colleges, please contact us.

NEET Score for BDS in Kerala

Once the NEET results are out, a lot of students start worrying about the NEET score for BDS admission in Kerala. The NEET score requirement for BDS admission in Kerala varies depending on factors like college, type of college (government or private), year of admission, etc.
Based on the last few years’ admission patterns, on average, an NEET score between 155 and 200 is enough for applicants seeking admission under the management quota. For admission to the top private dental schools, students must score NEET scores higher than 550-600. 
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Candidates in the reserved category usually need lower scores than students from the general category. The cut-offs may increase each year as the demand for admission increases, as more students can pass NEET. In short, high scores are crucial for admission into reputed dental schools in Kerala, especially government dental colleges.

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