As a part of Pt. Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Government Dental College in Rohtak was set up in 1981. The college was managed by the state government and PGIMS.
Government Dental College, Rohtak is not only aided by the state government, it is also totally owned by the state government. Out of all the government colleges in Haryana, this is the only college that has this privilege.
Affiliated to Pt. B.D. Sharma University of Health Sciences, Rohtak, Government Dental College, Rohtak, is approved and recognized by the Dental Council of India, New Delhi.
The college aims at delivering excellent quality patient care through education, research and expertise in the clinical sphere.
In the beginning, Government Dental College, Rohtak was started in 1960 as a guest institute at Medical College, Patiala. In 1963, the dental college was shifted to Rohtak as there was a great demand for medical education in this area at that time. Also, there was a dearth of patient care services in this area.
In the years that followed, the college proved to be an asset as it transformed itself into a successful medical education and research centre in the dental category. Currently, it has been named as Pt. B.D. Sharma, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak.
Government Dental College, Rohtak has been ranked as the 10th best dental college amongst all the dental colleges in the state. The college has been recognized internationally for its expertise in oral healthcare and dental education. It is one of the institutes that has been acclaimed for higher learning, keeping in mind the institution's mission.
A BDS programme for 5 years (undergraduate) and an MDS programme for 3 years (postgraduate) along with various specializations are offered at the dental college. A centre for distance learning has been set up at the university in collaboration with the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi.
Government Dental College, Rohtak also has tied up with various institutions and top universities across the world to conduct various researches and exchange programmes.
An online application system enables applicants to submit their details about their academic achievements and interests. They should take into consideration the cut-off marks specified by the college for admission and compare it with their best of four/PCM/PCB, the one that is applicable.
There are 70 seats in the college and admission for these seats is possible through National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET).
|Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS)||Full Time||5 years||10+2|
|Master of Dental Surgery in Conservative Dentistry||Full Time||3 Years||BDS|
|Master of Dental Surgery in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery||Full Time||3 Years||BDS|
|Master of Dental Surgery in Pedodontics||Full Time||3 Years||BDS|
|Master of Dental Surgery in Periodontics||Full Time||3 Years||BDS|
|Master of Dental Surgery in Prosthodontics||Full Time||3 Years||BDS|