Sri Sankara Dental College Trivandrum

In this article, I will be giving you a brief about one of the dental colleges in Trivandrum – Sri Sankara Dental College.

If interested, you can also go through my list of DCI-recognized dental colleges in India.



College Type Private
Establishment Year 2005
Affiliation Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS)
Recognition Dental Council of India, Government of India
Student Intake
  • 100 seats.
  • BDS.
  • MDS.
 Distance From Nearest Railway Station  500 m from Akathumuri railway station.
Distance From Nearest Bus Stand  14 km from Attingal KSRTC bus stand.
Nearest Airport Cochin International Airport

Sri Sankara Dental College was established in the year 2005 under the aegis of The S R Educational and Charitable Trust. The college is affiliated with The Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS). It is recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI). The dental college and the hospital commit to providing the best healthcare facilities to society. The students are taught moral values and promises to make them the best in their field.

Courses & Fee Structure

Type of course Fee Structure
Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) 3 lakhs – 4 lakhs per annum
Masters of Dental Surgery (MDS) 4 lakhs – 10 lakhs per annum

 Sri Sankara Dental College offers the following courses in the field of dentistry: 

  • BDS.
  • MDS.

The college offers a BDS course of 5 years i.e. 4 years of BDS plus 1 year of mandatory internship. The candidates seeking admission to the BDS course are required to qualify for the NEET-UG Entrance Examination and also must be 17 years of age.

The MDS program is 3 years of academics. The candidates seeking admission to MDS are required to qualify for the NEET-PG Entrance Examination.

The candidates also should complete their BDS from a recognized dental college and must also be registered dental practitioners in any State Dental Council. MDS is offered in the following departments – 

  • Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry.
  • Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics.
  • Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics.
  • Periodontology.
  • Prosthodontics and Crown and Bridge.

Facilities & Infrastructure

The list of facilities offered by the college campus are: 

  • Canteen
  • Laboratories
  • Medical hospital
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Sports 
  • Conference hall
  • Auditorium
  • Common room

Sri Sankara Dental College has an Outpatient Department (OPD) attended by almost 100 patients every day. The attached medical hospital facility has a provision of 400 beds and 2 operation theatres (OT) where major as well as minor surgeries along with cancer treatment and various other treatments and procedures are carried out.

The college has advanced digital X-ray systems and diagnostic aids, dental software, the latest restorative materials, and types of equipment to keep the students updated with the latest advancements in the field of dentistry.

The dental college has 5 lecture halls with each hall having a seating capacity of 100 students.  The lecture hall makes use of advanced audio and visual aids, multimedia projectors, and public addressing systems. The college also has both pre-clinical and clinical laboratories for the students to practice and improve their tactical skills. 

The college library is entirely Wi-Fi enabled. It offers more than 6000 books and has subscriptions to both national as well as international journals. Numerous reference books, textbooks, and research articles are also available. 

The college hosts many educational programs like conferences, seminars, and cultural events in its college auditorium. The auditorium has a seating capacity of 200 students at a single time. The auditorium is also well-equipped with multimedia facilities. 

The dental college also has proper residential facilities. The college hostels are near the college. The hostel mess is run on a cost-sharing basis. Hostels are separate for boys and girls. Each hostel is well-furnished with all the required facilities. Each hostel has a warden and security guards who help to make the stay comfortable and safe. 

The college canteen provides a wide range of fresh foods like snacks, soft drinks and ice-creams. Boys and girls are also provided with their common rooms.

Location & Connectivity

Sri Sankara Dental College is located facing the Akathumuri railway station, Varkala. The college is surrounded by the banks of Ashtamudi Lake. It is a short while away from the middle of the Trivandrum-Kollam stretch and is well-connected by roads.

  • Address: PQ34+933, Akathumuri Road, Akathumuri, Vettoor-Cherunniyoor, Kerala 695318.
  • Distance from the nearest railway station – 500 m from Akathamuri Railway station.
  • Distance from the nearest bus stand – 14 km from Attingal KSRTC Bus Stand.


Is Sri Sankara Dental College a private or government dental college?

Sri Sankara Dental College is a private dental college.

Which university is Sri Sankara Dental College, Calicut affiliated with?

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

Which is the nearest airport to Sri Sankara Dental College?

Trivandrum International airport is the nearest airport.

Which is the nearest train station to Sri Sankara Dental College?

Akathumuri railway station is only 500 m away from the campus of Sri Sankara Dental College.

What is the nearest bus station Sri Sankara Dental College, Calicut?

The nearest bus station is Attingal KSRTC Bus Station which is located 14 km away from the Sri Sankara Dental College campus.

Is Sri Sankara Dental College recognized?

Sri Sankara Dental College is recognized by the Dental Council of India (DCI), Government of India.

I tried my best to include all the information about Sri Sankara Dental College and Hospital, Trivandrum. If you have any questions, feel free to comment below.

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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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