Welcome to St. Joseph Dental College
Congratulations for choosing St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, as your college for pursuing a course in Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) or Master in Dental Surgery (MDS). This site comprises information, which you will find useful as you become familiar with this college, its aims and objectives, facilities, curriculum guidelines, and instructions.
St. Joseph Dental College: An exciting place to learn
St. Joseph Dental College is situated in Eluru, a city situated in the West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. St. Joseph Dental College offers opportunities you would not find anywhere else. This is an institution involved in a rich amalgamation of scientific enquiry and comprehensive dental care service. At this institution, we believe in educating the students to develop a good patient relationship, ,efficiently manage a dental office, design a good treatment plan and utilize the state-of-the-art materials and techniques. Our goal is to supplement the existing pool of dental and medical knowledge with an intention to promote public health. We strive to educate dentists with a broader vision who will play a leading role in oral health care. The college has a faculty with expertise, many of whom are recognized authorities in their respective fields. The staff is especially committed to clinical training, ,working extensively and intensively with students on on-to-one basis for total patient care.
We invite you to explore a career in dentistry, a challenging profession with much to offer. You will discover a field rich in rewards, and personal fulfillment – a profession which is one of the most respected in India and abroad. Discover why dentistry, the art and science behind every beautiful smile, has become a vital reinforcement towards excellence in general health care for years to come. We foster an environment and attitude conducive to the progress of students to achieve excellence as an individual and in dentistry.
SJDC was ready for another historic moment when His Eminence Telesphore Cardinal Toppo visited the Dental College on the afternoon of 28th of January, 2014. He was accompanied by the Chairman, Bishop Jaya Rao and Bishop Udumala Bala. The Secretary and Correspondent, Fr.Bala introduced the Cardinal to the gathering. The Cardinal was felicitated by the management and students. Bishop U.Bala who was visiting the College for the first time was also felicitated. The Cardinal felicitated Bishop Jaya Rao and appreciated him for the wonderful Dental College. He said he knew how difficult it is to start and run a professional college like a medical or dental college and shared with the audience that the CBCI wanted him to start a Medical College in Ranchi and the land acquisition was in progress. He asked the students to be diligent in their studies and stand for the poor in the society. Bishop U. Bala said that Education is a powerful tool for change and the educated must behave responsibly.
St. Joseph Dental College had its first formal Sports Meet under the chairmanship of the new Principal, Dr.Sleeva Raju. The weeklong events concluded on the 1st of January, 2014 ignited the sportsmanship among the students. Each batch of students was given a different colored jersey. The undergraduates were divided into five batches and the PGs and staff formed the other two batches thus making the battle more interesting.
The annual College Day MELANGE 2013 of St. Joseph Dental College marking the 11th anniversary of the institution was held on the 2nd of January, 2014. Bishop Jaya Rao Polimera, the Chairman of the College presided over the function while, Dr. Satish Reddy, executive member, Dental Council of India was chief guest. The Chairman appreciated the Secretary & Correspondent, Principal and the students on achieving excellent results year after year. He also remembered late Bishop John, the founder of the institution, whose vision brought light to many a student across the country. He said that dentistry is all about filling and drilling but it should go along with healing. Dr.Satish Kumar Reddy observed that the institution has achieved a special place among the dental institutes in the State and said that it would stand in the Top 10 among the 23 private dental colleges in Andhra Pradesh. He lauded the missionary spirit behind the progress of the institution. He appreciated the hard work of Fr.Bala and the Principal, Dr.Sleeva Raju and wished to see the institution scale greater heights in the future. Dr.P.Karunakar, Principal of another reputed dental college in the city of Hyderabad, Pananeeya dental college was the guest of honour. He said that he always loved to visit this campus and he was happy to see some kind development each time he visited. Special attraction of the evening was Mr. Venu, cine actor who was a class mate of Dr.Sleeva Raju, the Principal. The Chairman, the president of the evening and the chief guest gave away prizes to students who stood first and second in the sports and other cultural contests. There was a sumptuous meal (Unlimited chicken mela) followed by a cultural extravaganza.
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