Malabar Dental College Edappal

In this article, I will be giving you a brief idea about Malabar Dental College, which is situated almost 95 km from my hometown.

COLLEGE OVERVIEW

College type Private
Establishment year 2007
Affiliation Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) 
Recognition Dental Council of India (DCI)
Accreditation NAAC Grade ‘B’
Student Intake 100 per year for BDS
Courses
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).
  • Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS).
Distance from nearest Railway Station 6 km from Kuttipuram Railway Station
Distance from nearest Bus Stand 7 km from Kuttipuram Bus Stand
Nearest Airport Calicut International Airport

Malabar Dental College is a private dental college and it came into being in 2007. It is affiliated with the Kerala University of Health Sciences and is recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI). The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has graded the institution with a grade of ‘B’. \

The College is specially designed to teach professional skills to the students and provide them with high-level training so that they provide the best dental care to the ones in need.

COURSES AND FEE STRUCTURE 

Type of course Fee Structure
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) Rs.3.86 lakhs per year.
Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) Rs.8.5 lakhs per year.

The total duration of the BDS course is 5 years that is 4 years of academics plus 1 year of compulsory rotatory internship. The eligibility criteria are that the candidates : 

  • Should have passed the 12th Board examination.
  • Should have qualified for the NEET-UG entrance examination.

The total duration of the MDS course is 3 years. The eligibility criteria are that the candidates : 

  • Should have passed Bachelor Of Dental Surgery (BDS) from a recognized dental institution.
  • Should be a registered dental practitioner.

MDS course is available in the following departments : 

  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.
  • Periodontology.
  • Prosthodontics and Crown & bridge.
  • Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics.
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
  • Oral Medicine and Radiology.
  • Oral Pathology and Microbiology.
  • Public Health Dentistry.

 

FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE 

Malabar Dental College and Research Institute has the following facilities : 

  • Auditoriums.
  • Hostel.
  • Laboratories.
  • Pharmacy and Store.
  • Hospital.
  • Canteen and Coffee Shop.
  • Sports activities.
  • Library.
  • Computer labs.
  • Staff quarters.

The library of Malabar Dental College is well-stocked and fully automated. It contains numerous textbooks, reference books, journals, and research articles. Many national and international magazines and newspapers are also available for the students. Broadband accessibility of several books and journals is also present. 

The institution has spacious and well-furnished lecture halls. The lecture halls are also equipped with several modern teaching facilities and audio-visual aids such as a slide projector, multimedia projector, public address system, and overhead projector. These lecture halls are used for demonstrations, seminars, and group discussions.

There are fully equipped laboratories with advanced diagnostic and clinical materials and types of equipment. Several instruments and modern machines are present that help dental students carry out many investigative procedures. These are very important in the learning process of the students. A ceramic lab is also present that has materials and models imported from Germany and the U.S. 

The college has a hospital to attend to the emergency requirements of the students and also to the people in general. A group of highly skilled and trained doctors are available round the clock. 

There are separate girls’ and boys’ hostels with a student committee and a warden to carry out all the respective affairs within each hostel. The rooms are fully furnished and with all the required facilities making the rooms a comfortable stay for its residents. Attached to the hostel is a mess that caters to the food needs of the students. The food provided is tasty, hygienic, and fresh. 

The campus has separate quarters for the staff members which makes for a pleasant stay. 

The campus also has various sports activities in the form of playgrounds for cricket, volleyball, football, and cricket. There are facilities for several indoor games also. 

The college also has a coffee shop and a cafeteria for the students.

LOCATION AND CONNECTIVITY

Malabar Dental College is located in the village of Vattamkulam near the city of Edappal in the district of Mallapuram in the Indian state of Kerala. Vattamkulam means ‘Round Pond’.

The area is surrounded by hills and mountains and is very scenic. It lies in the fertile valley of the Bharatapuza/Nila River making it very picturesque.

  • Address : Manoor-Chekanoor Road, Manoor, Edappal, Vattamkulam, Kerala 679582.
  • Distance from the nearest railway station – 6 km from Kuttipuram Railway station.
  • Distance from the nearest bus stand – 7 km from Kuttipuram Bus Stand.

FAQ

Is Malabar Dental College a private or government dental college?

Malabar Dental College is a private dental college.

Which university is Malabar Dental College, Edappalaffiliated with?

Malabar Dental College is affiliated with Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS).

Which is the nearest airport to Malabar Dental College?

Calicut International Airport is the only airport to reach Malabar Dental College, Edappal.

Which is the nearest train station to Malabar Dental College?

The nearest railway station is Kuttipuram railway station.

Is Malabar Dental College, Edappal NAAC accredited?

Malabar Dental College is accredited by NAAC's ‘B’ grade.

I tried my best to include all the information about Malabar Dental College in Edappal. If you have any queries feel free to comment below and I will try my best to revert as soon as possible.

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About K Vishnu Nambiar

I am a dental blogger and a career counselor with more than 10 years of experience in the industry. I blog about different dental courses and their scopes. I also visit dental colleges and review them in a unique way.

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