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.
FUND RAISING & FUN FILLING PROGRAMMES OPENED BY THE CHAIRMAN
The dental college students held three days of fund raising and fun filling from the 29th October, the ordination anniversary of Fr. Bala. The chairman of the college, Bishop Jaya Rao inaugurated the stalls and encouraged the students to learn to be charitable from student days. He appreciated the students for running HELPING HANDS to help the poor and needy. Each batch owned a stall through which they earned. The highlight of the occasion was the candle light formation.
3. Priyanka (Group leader)
7. Krishna Priya
8. Abitha Augustine
11. S. Sireesha
12. I. Fathima
are the students who participated in the Hudhud relief work at Visakhapatnam.
September 5th was celebrated in a grand way by the inmates of the ladies hostel of SJDC. Earlier in the day, the students felicitated the teaching staff on the occasion of Teachers Day. Dr.Srikanth, Intern presented a short film on the staff of the college, which was applauded by all the auditorium. In the evening, a cultural festival was organized in front of the Ladies hostel.
St. Joseph Dental College was adjudged best for its Oral Hygiene day celebrations. Every year the National oral hygiene day is celebrated on 1 August. The department of Periodontics conducted various programs that included a FLASH MOB program in the Fire Station Centre. This program was the high light in the entire country and SJDC bagged the first prize. The Prize will be awarded during the National Periodontics Conference to be held in Jaipur in October 2014.
The PGs celebrated their Fresher’s day on the 21st of September, 2014. Dr.Kamineni Srinivas, honorable Minister for Health and Medical education, government of A.P. was the chief guest. He advised the students to make healthy friendships during their five year stay in the campus and develop their skills to be good dentists and good human beings. The Principal, Dr.Sleeva Raju and Dr.Srinath, Director of PG studies explained the rules and regulations that guide the curriculum for the next three years. A grand cultural show was organized by the senior students. Dr.Seshavataram and Fr.Bala were on the dais.
The thirteenth batch of BDS students entered St. Joseph family on the 8th of September, 2014. Sri Maganti Babu, honorable MP of Eluru and Sri Chintamaneni Prabhakar, Whip of AP government inaugurated the academic session and encouraged the students to pursue the course with commitment to the poor. They appreciated the services of the Roman Catholic diocese of Eluru. Fr.Bala recalled how late bishop John started the college and conveyed the good wishes of the present chairman, Bishop Jaya Rao who is in Vatican on some important work. Dr.C.L.Venkata Rao, TDP health wing President delivered the keynote address and explained the government policies on medical and dental education in the State and the country.