Sri Baswaraj Bhimalli in the year 1996, took a great decision to name the college in honour of senior leader and former Chief Minister Late Shri S. Nijalingappa, who served thrice as a Chief Minister - maker of modern Karnataka. He was the member of parliament from 1952 to 1956 and his important role in both Indian independence Movement and Karnataka Ekkikaran's movement was undeniable. On 21st August 1996 the college was named as S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research by the then Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri H.D. Devegowda and the former Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri J.H. Patel.
In 1996 the Health University of Karnataka was established in Bangalore then the affiliation of this college was transferred to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science Bangalore from Gulbarga University. The P.G courses commenced in academic year 1998.
It took about five years for the conceptualization and completion of the proposed college building and the project saw the light of day on 15th August 1992 when the institution was shifted to this existing building. At that time the society was led by Dr. B.G. Jawali as President and Dr. G. Nagraj Rao was the head of this institution.
The three storeyed college building has 64000 sq.ft. in area. It is housing ten clinical departments. This is in addition to central library, four lecture halls, Auditorium, administrative block, Sports room, Girls common room, Boys common room, Photography section etc.
S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Admissions
Eligibility:- For seeking admission in this programme the aspirant should have cleared in the subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and should have obtained at least 50 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the qualifying examination (HSC). The candidate must have appeared in all India medical entrance exam or Common Entrance Test (CET) for seeking admission in BDS programme. 50% of seats are reserved for the merit quota.
Duration:- Duration of the course is four years and one year rotatory internship is required which makes the course to be completed in five years.
Age:- Candidates age must be more than seventeen years to qualify for the BDS programme.
S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Faculty
Dr. Jayashree Mudda
Designation - Professor & Principal
S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Placements
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S. Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Sciences & Research Campus Photos
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