S Nijalingappa Institute of Dental Science & Research is located in Gulbarga district of Karnataka. The institute was established in 1986 by Hyderabad Karnataka Education (HKE) Society. Initially, the institute was under Gulbarga University but in 1996, its affiliation was shifted to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science (RGUHS) Bangalore.
It offers a five year course in Bachelor of Dental surgery (B.D.S). The college provides good infrastructure facilities to the students. It has spacious classrooms, well-stocked library, Dentures workshop, well-equipped laboratories and clinical dental departments. It also provides hostel facility for both boys and girls which would be fruitful for the students who live outside Gulbarga city.
The town and the Institution are well connected by train and bus and also, many food joints and good places in the city enable students to go for a hangout and refresh themselves of their hectic schedules and enjoy themselves.