Government Dental College, Silchar quietly started its first batch in 2018. It is located at Gungoor near Silchar Medical College. The college is affiliated to Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences. Government Dental College, Silchar offers 5 year full-time Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree course (50 seats per year) . Admission is based on NEET. First batch stated on 12th September 2018. Currently there are two more dental colleges in Assam – one in Guwahati and another in Dibrugarh. This dental college in Assam will help people of Barak Valley and neighbouring states like Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur.
Here are the list of three dental colleges in Assam:
1. Regional Dental College, Guwahati
2. Government Dental College, Silchar
3. Dibrugarh Dental College, Dibrugarh