ABOUT US


The KVG Dental college & hospital, Kurunjibag, Sullia was established in the year 1991. The first batch of 40 students celebrated their graduation on august1996 and began their carrier as dental professionals. The college was recognized by DCI and RGUHS with 100 admissions in the year 2001 and currently runs post graduate courses in 9 specialties. The college has progressed leaps and bounds in keeping quality dental education imbibed with proficiency and human value. This emporium has reached its zenith with completion of two decades in dental education.

The under graduate and postgraduate teaching programme are supported by an outstanding infrastructure which includes state of art, esthetically designed individual departments and well stocked library with lively shape and outlook.

The highly qualified faculties with rich experience of clinical and administrative skills are backbone for this esteemed institution. The management and faculty not only guide the students in dental education but also strive to develop student’s extracurricular activities and talents with sound morals, value.




Vision

To be an Institution of excellence in dental education and to provide quality dental healthcare to rural population.

Mission

  • Working together and effectively for curricular development, teaching learning and evaluation process.
  • Cultivating an environment to promote research innovations
  • Focusing on rural public health and community services.





FOUNDER PRESIDENT



Late Dr. Kurunji Venkatramana Gowda, popularly known as ‘KVG’ was a true Gandhian in spirit and action and has devoted his entire life in changing the destinies of the large rural mass of Sullia taluk. Born in 1928, in an agricultural family, he is a BHAGEERATHA who has brought JNANA GANGA to this small town and made Sullia a VIDYA KASHI. Powered by the visionary leadership of Late Dr. KVG, the academy of Liberal Education today is a registered body with more than fifty educational Institutions. He is the source of inspiration to all. He is a man of many dimensions. He is a model agriculturist, an educationist, a patron of fine arts and cultural endeavors, a social reformer par excellence and a philanthropist of great stature. All these have made him a living legend. Amashree Kurunji Venkatramana Gowda a man who dares to dream and works equally hard to make this dreams come true. An architect of Modern Sullia and a visionary amer with a vision “son of the soil”.Late Sri Kurunji Venkatramana Gowda’s consistent endeavors have turned his dream into reality. Son of the soil that he is chose Sullia and changed it into an educational landmark



MILESTONES


IMPORTANT MILESTONES

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Established and started functioning on 02-10-1991 : 40 Intake

02-10-1991

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Clinical section of the Dental College was functional on January 1992

January 1992

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New building laying the foundation stone : 16-05-1992 : Chief Minister of Karnataka Sri S. Bangarappa

16-05-1992

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The new building was inaugurated on 24th April 1994 by the Chief Minister of Karnataka Sri M. Veerappa Moily.

24-04-1994



LANDMARKS IN THE HISTORY OF THE COLLEGE

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Opening day of the K.V.G. Dental College with BDS course 40 intake

02-10-1991

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Inauguration of new building of the college

24-04-1994

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Increase of seats in BDS Course from 40 to 60

1994-95

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BDS Degree recognized by D.C.I. (40 Intake)

17-01-1996

KVGDC

Increase of seats in BDS course from 60 to 100 intake

01-08-1997

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Starting of MDS Course in the specialities of

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (02 seats)
  • Prosthodontics (02 seats)
  • Conservative Dentistry (02 seats)
15-10-1998

KVGDC

BDS Degree recognized by D.C.I. (100 Intake)

31-05-2001

KVGDC

MDS Degree recognized by DCI in the specialities of

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (02 seats)
  • Prosthodontics (02 seats)
  • Conservative Dentistry (02 seats)
24-12-2001

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Starting of MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Orthodontics (02 seats)
16-05-2005

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Starting of MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Pedodontics (02 seats)
30-04-2008

KVGDC

MDS Degree recognized by DCI in the speciality of

  • Orthodontics (02 seats)
02-03-2009

KVGDC

Increase of seats in MDS Course in the specialities of

  • Conservative Dentistry (from 02 to 03 seats)
  • Prosthodontics (from 02 to 04 seats)
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery (02 to 04 seats)
19-05-2010

KVGDC

MDS Degree recognized by DCI in the speciality of

  • Pedodontics (02 seats)
31-10-2011

KVGDC

Increase of seats in MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Orthodontics (from 02 to 05 seats)
27-04-2011

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Starting of MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Oral Medicine & Radiology (03 seats)
27-04-2011

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Starting of MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology (03 seats)
26-03-2012

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Increase of seats in MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Pedodontics (from 02 to 03 seats)
01-04-2013

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Starting of PG Diploma Course in the speciality of

  • Orthodontics (02 seats)
01-04-2013

KVGDC

MDS Degree recognized by DCI in the speciality of

  • Orthodontics (from 02 to 05 seats)
26-09-2014

KVGDC

MDS Degree recognized by DCI in the speciality of

  • Oral Medicine & Radiology (03 seats)
03-06-2015

KVGDC

MDS Degree recognized by DCI in the speciality of

  • Oral Pathology & Microbiology (03 seats)
19-08-2015

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P.G. Diploma Degree recognized by DCI in the speciality of

  • Orthodontics & Dentofacial orthopedics (02 seats)
21-03-2016

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Recognised by DCI Increase of seats in MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Pedodontics (from 02 to 03 seats)
06-08-2016

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Letter of Permission for increase of seats MDS courses in 3 specialities for the academic session 2017-18

  • Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics (from 03 to 05 seats)
  • Prosthodontics (from 4 to 6 seats)
  • Oral & Maxillofacial surgery (from 4 to 6 seats)
30-12-2016

KVGDC

Recognised by DCI in MDS Course in the speciality of

  • Public Health Dentistry
05.03.2018

KVGDC

Letter of Permission for increase of seats MDS courses in 2 specialities for the academic session 2018-19

  • Orthodontics (from 5 to 6)
  • Pedodontics ( from 3 to 5)
04.04.2018