Name of the College: Saraswati Dental College
Location: 233, Ayodhya Road, Tiwari Ganj, Chinhat, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Affiliated to which university: Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad
Website link: www.sdcindia.ac.in
Instagram Handle: saraswatidentalcollege
Contact: +91 84477 38112
Facebook Handle: Saraswati Dental College & Hospital
Nearest big cities: Barabanki, approximately 27.4kms from Lucknow
Unnao, approximately 64.3kms from Lucknow
Kanpur, approximately 87.6kms from Lucknow
Bahraich, approximately 127.4kms from Lucknow
Nearest railway station: Jugaur Railway Station, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India; 2kms
Nearest airport station: Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow; 15kms
Courses offered: Bachelor of dental surgeon(BDS) & Master of dental surgeon(MDS)
Name of the course:
No. Of Seats: 100
Duration: 4 years plus 1-year internship
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 with 50% score
Selection Criteria: NEET UG score
No. Of Seats: 33
Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: BDS degree from a recognized university.
Selection Criteria: NEET-PG Score
. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
. Oral Medicine & Radiology
. Oral Pathology & Microbiology
. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
. Pedodontics & Preventive Dentistry
. Prosthodontics & Crown and Bridge
Publications: Asian Journal of Allied Health Sciences(AJOHAS)
College Vision – SDC’s vision is to give the students state of art education based on Global needs and high moral values.
College Mission -
To create a bridge between industry and academics through collaborative research and continuous interaction.
To render affordable, prompt, and diverse dental & medical treatment to society.
Some Random Points & Highlights about SDC –
Saraswati Dental College and Hospital, Lucknow is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified College and has been accredited ‘A’ grade by the NAAC. It was also placed 27th by NIRF-2021 amidst all the dental colleges of India.
It was established in 1998 and was acclaimed as the number 1 Private Dental College of India in 2019.
The campus stretches across 6.4 acres of land and the Institute's building compasses around 2,00,000 sq. ft area including a fully fledged running dental hospital, library, auditorium, canteen with a yoga centre and a sports ground alongwith the hostel facilities for UG & PG( boys & girls both). The campus also boast of having an emergency hospital and a Nursing Institute.
An Incubation centre called ‘SPARK’ for students and faculty is present on the campus to offer all the necessary resources for accessing new ventures and to offer startups.
Initially, the admission for SDC were accorded on the basis of qualifying UP Dental CAT Exam. Now SDC grants admission based upon NEET UG/PG only.
There's an orientation program held for freshers which includes the city tour and to catch a movie. So not only the freshers can enjoy the charm of Lucknow, but they can also have a movie time! This actually makes a great way for bonding, kinship and friendship between the students.
The students are also given membership for rotary club.
Dental camps organized by the Department of Periodontology and Department of Public Health Dentistry are held every month in rural areas and government schools/colleges.
International & National Seminars, CDE programs and Webinars are often held for broadening the horizon of learning aspects of the students.
The faculties are actively seeking several accomplishments under their name and are constantly inspiring the students to do so as well.
The Institute is one of the first dental colleges in the North to have established an IDA student cell for providing an assortment of off-campus/on-campus academics and training prospects.
Various dental workshops and dental conferences are held for providing a holistic and a congenial learning environment.
Sports festival for 14days & Cultural fest for 7days are held every year to promote balanced pursuit of knowledge and festiveness.
The college organises road safety awareness program each year in collaboration with the Lucknow Traffic Police.
The college also has an elected Student Council who are responsible for organizing the cultural, sports and other co-curricular events of the institute.
SDC alumni are placed at prestigious organizations in various fields, both in India and abroad.
The respective information is taken from Saraswati Dental College's Official Website.