A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences

A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences

A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences ( ABSMIDS ), Deralakatte was established in 1985 with the objective of making available up – to – date training facilities to become dental professionals and to help meet the coutry’s growing health – care requirements.

The college is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and is recognised by the Dental Council of India ( DCI ). The Institute offers Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral training facility.

The is also an affiliate of Okoyama University Dental School, Japan and is among the handful of elite institutions outside the UK to be recognised as a centre for training for specific courses by the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburg, England.

A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences Karnataka Campus

The ABSMIDS campus is set amidst the serene and salubrious locale at Deralakatte, 12 Kms. from Mangalore city. It is situated in the Medical Sciences Complex, where it has access to the most modern clinical facilities of the Justice K S Hegde Charitable Hospital. Mangalore is the district headquarters and is well connected to the neighbouring states through an efficient network of road, rail and air transport.

AB Shetty Dental College Facilities

  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Medical Facility
  • Class rooms

Courses Offered in AB Shetty College of Dental

1. Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( BDS )

  • Category : Dental Surgery
  • Degree : BDS
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 5 Years
  • # Seats : 100


BDS – Stands for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. Typically, BDS is a 5 year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate ( 10+2 ) with science and 50% marks. Dental Surgery handles all problems and diseases associated with gums, teeth and mouth as well as soft and hard tissues of oral cavity.

Basic Eligibility : A four year graduate program, followed by 1 year compulsory rotatory internship. The minimum qualification for admission is a pass in the 2 year PUC of Karnataka State or any other 10 + 2examination recognised equivalent by RGUHS with not less than 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

2. Master of Dental Surgery ( MDS )

  • Category : Dental Surgery
  • Degree : MDS
  • Mode : Full Time
  • Medium : Campus
  • Duration : 2 Years

M.D.S. Dental Surgery – Stands for Master of Dental Surgery. Typically an MDS is a 3 year course, minimum eligibility for which is an undergraduate degree is Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( BDS ) or any undergraduate degree with an entrance test for the MDS course ( this depends on the institute and its policies ).

The most common specializations available under this degree are Community Dentistry, Conservative Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Pedodontics, Preventive Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis & Radiology, Public Health Dentistry etc.

Basic Eligibility : B.D.S. or equivalent qualification with science as compulsory subject.

Contact at A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences Mangalore

Name : A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore,
Location : A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Deralakatte , Deralakatte, Karnataka, India,
Contact No. : 0824 – 468469,
Email : info@nittetrust.org,
Website : www.absmids.org.