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BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery is a very dynamic medical education branch. Considering the Career Opportunities in Dentistry in India and abroad this field of Dental Surgery has become attractive these days. The awareness campaign by the government and volunteer organizations made people aware about their dental hygiene that’s why precautionary measures and care thereof have become a norm so obviously it requires more Dental Practitioners than it did previously.
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In India, students do BDS after their 10+2 Level of education and the admissions invariably are made through entrance exams like NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) or state wise Entrance Test like for Maharashtra there was MH-CET. Now generally all admission for BDS are made through NEET. After completing BDS which is 4 Years of Degree followed by 1 year of internship, there are various career opportunities and higher studies option. Let us discuss what one can do after BDS Degree Course.
MDS - Master in Dental Surgery)
Obviously, the MDS that is the Master Degree in Dental Surgery can be a first available option for the students who aspire for somewhat higher in the field. For MDS admission, candidates need to appear for entrance examination specially designed for the purpose at all India level like All India Post Graduate Dental Entrance Exam (AIPGDEE) or state wise and University wise specific entrance exam for the MDS Course. To do a Master Degree is always beneficial in terms of the knowledge you get, career opportunities here in India and abroad, etc.
All other Postgraduate Courses after BDS
The above all courses can be pursued, knowing your own interests in the field. you have many options after your BDS at an academic level. If you are confused with what course to be pursued then you can have a talk to the Professional Career Experts at CareerGuide for right and genuine guidance.
Yes, after BDS you can join any Dental Institute as a Lecturer/Tutor. Though the majority of Institutes will prefer MDS/MD/MS candidates for lectureship, some colleges prefer Bachelor candidates also provided you have enough capabilities and the knowledge of the subject field.
Short Service Commissioned Officer in Defense Services
Dentists are being recruited for Defense Service (Army, Navy, Air forces) as a Short Service Commissioned Officers for a definite period which can also be extended according to the government rules.
The candidates who pursue MBA in Hospital Management can have great career opportunities in the aforesaid field. Management in Health Institutions, Hospitals, Research Centers is a very important area in the field and these vast operations require more professional with due knowledge.
Civil Services Examination
As BDS is a Bachelor Degree, you can appear for the most sought after government exams which offer you work at highly strategic and important positions at District and above levels. The IAS/IPS/IFS and other Group A & B Services for which UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) conducts three-stages common national level exam, i.e. CSE-Civil Service Examination.
There is a great scope for research activities in the field you can pursue Master Courses in Dental Education and can dedicate yourself in Dental Research.
US, UK, Canada and Gulf Countries where one with Dental Degree can find dynamic and lucrative job opportunities. In the National Daily such advertisements come; even you will come to know about the opportunities abroad through Job Agencies which especially work for the purpose.
Career in the Government/private sector industries in Oral Care Products
There is a boom in this industry field. We see many oral care products in the market so we can imagine how big the requirement of professionals is there in this field.
Government Job Opportunities
Your own Dental Clinic: General Dentist
This is the very option many Dental Graduates choose after their BDS. As a general Dentist, you can set your own clinics and practice the Dentistry. This is also one of the lucrative profession nowadays.
Dear aspirant, you have got many alternatives at your disposal and pursue one which suits you better. If having any confusion what should be done, what not and how to go the right way, the Professional Experts at CareerGuide will help you offering right and genuine guidance which will help you to decide right way. Hope, this will help you!
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