In the western region of India lies a state known for its diverse culture, rich history, and pioneering infrastructure, the one and only Maharashtra. Maharashtra boasts some of the most renowned dental colleges of our country and the colleges here are known for quality education and training. If you are an aspiring dentist, you should keep your eyes open as Maharashtra is the place where some of the best dental professionals of our country have emerged from.
That is why in today’s blog, we will take a closer look at Dental Colleges in Maharashtra and explore each college and why you should consider this as the beginning of your journey in the medical world.
List of Dental Colleges in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is one of the top places to pursue dentistry in our country and is home to several premier institutions. As per the Dental Council of India (DCI), 38 institutions are registered with it in Maharashtra. I have divided them into government and private dental colleges in Maharashtra.
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List of Private Dental Colleges
It offers a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) as well as a Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) with a specialty in Conservative Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontology, and more. The college is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences in Nashik. The college has hostel facilities for both boys and girls and has a campus spread over 3 Lakh square feet.
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List of Government Dental Colleges
Fee Structure of Dental Colleges in Maharashtra
One of the key aspects that many students consider when deciding on a college or course is the fees. Whether the college fee fits your budget or not, can be a dealbreaker and I understand that. That’s why I have researched and found out the fee structure of dental colleges in Maharashtra and have compiled it below. I have divided the tables into Private and Government Dental Colleges Fees Structure for your convenience.
Private Colleges Fee Structure
|Colleges||BDS Fees for 1st Year||MDS Fees for 1st Year|
|Aditya Dental College Beed||Rs. 4,08,500||Rs. 5,11,000|
|ACPM Dental College Dhule||Rs. 1,94,000||Rs. 3,00,000|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital Navi Mumbai||Rs. 5,00,000||Rs. 13,65,000|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital Pune||Rs. 5,00,000||Rs. 13,65,000|
|Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College and Hospital Sangli||Rs. 4,50,000||Rs. 13,65,000|
|C.S.M.S.S. Dental College and Hospital Aurangabad||Rs. 3,04,000||Rs. 3,28,500|
|D.Y. Patil Dental School Pune||Rs. 4,11,173||Rs. 11,00,000|
|Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital Pune||NA||NA|
|Dental College and Hospital Hingoli||NA||NA|
|RRK Dental College and Hospital Akola||NA||NA|
|Dental College and Hospital Ahmednagar||Rs. 4,31,100||Rs. 5,40,000|
|MAR Dental College Pune||NA||NA|
|MIDSR Dental College Latur||Rs. 3,34,575||Rs. 4,09,931|
|MGM Dental College and Hospital Navi Mumbai||Rs. 3,75,000||Rs. 3,00,000|
|Karmaveer Bhausaheb Hiray Dental College and Hospital Nashik||NA||NA|
|Nanded Rural Dental College and Research Center Nanded||Rs. 2,60,000||NA|
|Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital Navi Mumbai||Rs. 7,75,000||NA|
|Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Dental College Solapur||NA||NA|
|Rural Dental College Loni||Rs. 3,50,000||Rs. 11,00,000|
|S.M.B.T. Dental College and Hospital Amrutnagar||NA||NA|
|Saraswati Dhanwantari Dental College and Hospital Parbhani||Rs. 4,10,000||Rs. 6,20,000|
|School of Dental Sciences Karad||NA||NA|
|Sharad Pawar Dental College and Hospital Wardha||NA||NA|
|Sinhgad Dental College and Hospital Pune||Rs. 6,12,000||Rs. 4,58,000|
|SMBT Institute of Dental Sciences and Research Nashik||Rs. 4,13,000||NA|
|SDK Dental College and Hospital Nagpur||Rs. 3,02,000||Rs. 4,00,000|
|TKDC New Pargaon||Rs. 2,87,000||Rs. 4,40,000|
|Terna Dental College and Hospital Navi Mumbai||Rs. 3,80,000||Rs. 3,00,000|
|Vasantdada Patil Dental College and Hospital Sangli||NA||NA|
|VYWS Dental College and Hospital Amravati||Rs. 3,80,000||Rs. 16,50,000|
|VSPM’s Dental College and Research Centre Nagpur||Rs. 4,07,700||Rs. 4,30,000|
|Y.M.T. Dental College and Hospital Navi Mumbai||Rs. 4,07,000||Rs. 3,75,000|
|Yogita Dental College and Hospital Ratnagiri||Rs. 3,05,000||Rs. 5,62,005|
Government Colleges Fee Structure
|Colleges||BDS Fees for 1st Year||MDS Fees for 1st Year|
|Armed Forces Medical College Pune||NA||NA|
|Government Dental College and Hospital Aurangabad||NA||NA|
|Government Dental College and Hospital Mumbai||NA||Rs. 99,000|
|Government Dental College and Hospital Nagpur||Rs. 1,00,610||Rs. 1,00,700|
|Nair Hospital Dental College Mumbai||Rs. 77,400||Rs. 76,700|
And so, we finally come to the end of this blog. 38 colleges are perhaps a lot to consider, but these are your options if you consider studying dentistry in Maharashtra. Every college has its pros and cons, which is why I encourage you to go through each of them and do your own research before deciding on one.
With that being said, due to constraints, I was not able to discuss everything there is to know about each of these colleges in this blog, but my goal was to rather give you a gist of what to expect if you are looking for dental colleges in Maharashtra. As such, if you have any queries regarding these colleges, courses, and stuff, just drop us a comment below, and I will try to answer them as soon as possible.
Also, suppose you find any of these colleges interesting, or perhaps you are interested in the course of dentistry. In that case, you should definitely contact Career Mudhra and have a discussion with our counselors. Our counselors are experts who can not only help you decide upon a college and course but also guide you through the admission process and ensure that you achieve your academic goals.
With that, I hope you have a great day. Goodbye!
Frequently Asked Questions
1. How many Government Dental Colleges are there in Maharashtra?
There are a total of 5 Government Dental Colleges in Maharashtra.
2. What entrance exam do I have to take?
Admission to BDS and MDS courses at any DCI recognized dental college requires the candidate to appear and attain qualifying marks in NEET-UG and NEET-PG respectively.
3. Why pursue dentistry in Maharashtra?
Maharashtra is home to many top ranked dental colleges in our country. It also has many reputed hospitals and clinics and gives opportunity and exposure to medical professionals to learn and grow successfully in their career.
4. Do these dental colleges in Maharashtra offer scholarships?
Many colleges in this list as well as in general offer scholarships and financial aid to students who are from economically challenged backgrounds or on the basis of merit. So, do check for such scholarships as well as private scholarships to have a go at a college of your choice.
5. What are specializations in MDS courses offered at Dental Colleges in Maharashtra ?
Even though there are colleges affiliated to private deemed to be universities. You will find that the majority of colleges in the list are affiliated to Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences in Nashik.
7. Do the dental colleges in Maharashtra provide accommodations?
Lucky for you! Every college mentioned in the list offers hostel accommodations to both boys and girls, complete with regular cleaning, modern amenities, laundry services and more.
8. Are private colleges better than government colleges?
While it's true that government colleges are better in terms of affordability and reputation, in many instances, private colleges can be as affordable, reputable and have better facilities and infrastructure that can help you become a better doctor. As such, there is no such thing as one better than the other and I urge students to research each college in an individual capacity before deciding.