Courses and Admissions

The Sardar Begum Dental College, Peshawar offers an undergraduate course in dentistry (BDS) designed to equip students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and behavior necessary to understand and influence factors that effect the health of individuals and of communities. The curriculum conform to the requirements of Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and covers a period of five years.

Admission Criterion

Applicants must have passed F. Sc.(Pre-Medical) of Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan with at least 60% marks (First Division)Un-Adjusted. Foreign University or College / School which in scope and standard is found equivalent to the F. Sc. (Pre-Medical) examination of Pakistan.

Foreign Students

Mr. Faisal Qazi is the internatinal student corrdinator, based in California, USA who on behalf of Gandhara University facilitate the application forms.

No admission shall be given without any entry test or SAT II score of 550 marks. Only those Pakistani National Students and Foreigners, who have obtained the required qualifications for the entry from abroad, shall be eligible for admission on the foreign sets and will either have to appear in the entry test or present the university the requisite SAT score. The student who are residing aboard or who have achieve their qualification for the entry test from abroad will be eligible to appear in the entry test if they have passed three subject out of which two have to be Biology & Chemistry. The candidates having minimum SAT II score of 550 marks shall be exempted from the entry test and will be required to appear only in the aptitude interview. TOEFL & IELT score of 500 or 5.5 shall be required from the students who have obtained their required qualifications from those institutions where the medium so instruction for these qualifications is not English. An alternate to TOEFL& IELT is a certification by NUML Islamabad after a one year English language course.3. The candidate who has passed British A-Level or American/Canadian High School Examination (12th Grade) shall obtained the equivalent certificate from the Inter-Board Committee of Chairman Islamabad.4 Incomplete application form will berejected.5 DMC of F. Sc. (Pre-Medical) /Equivalent examination, SSC and other certificates once submitted with the application form cannot be changed and shall be considered as final. Revision of result or improvement of marks by the Board/IBCC after the finalization of the Merit list shall not affect the merit of admission of current year in any way.6 If any certificate submitted by the candidate is found false, or forged during his / her study period, his /her admission shall be cancelled forthwith. Further legal action can be taken against the student under the Existing criminal laws.

The applicants are required to appear in the Entry Test. The provincial government will be holding the Entry Test for admission in MBBS and BDS. The Entry Test of one province shall be acceptable in the other provinces. The merit will be prepared according to the PM&DC rules for admission in MBBS / BDS.

For further information, contact Mr. Faisal Qazi, International Student Services:
fqazi@gandhara.edu.pk
+1(626) 437-2016

Aptitude Interview

According to the Pakistan medical & Dental Council rules and regulation for admission in MBBS / BDS, the college will hold and aptitude interview and will give it an appropriate weightage for final selection

Subject Lect Hrs Prac:/Clinical Hrs
Ist YEAR BDS  
Anatomy, Histology 100 300
Physiology & Biochemistry 50 150
Dental Material & Dental Technology 50 200
Pakistan Studies 25 --
Islamic Studies 25 --
Pre-Clinical Prosthetics 40 260
Pre-Clinical Operative/Conservative Dentistry 30 260
Dental Anatomy/Physiology & Histology 45 100
Dental Pharmocalogy/Therapeutics 60 100
General Pathology &Microbiology 50 150
General Surgery 60 200
General Medicine 60 200
Oral Diagnosis    
Oral Medicine 65 100
Oral Pthology 65 100
Prosthetics(Crown/Bridge, Full/Partial Dentures) 70 250
Operative Conservative Dentistry 30 45
Endodontics 15 100
Periodontia 20 100
Pedodontic 15 100
Community Dentistry 15 30
Orthodontics 40 140
Oral Radiology 15 20
Oral Surgery, Anesthesia, Dental Forensic 70 330

Marks

Subject Theory Practical/Viva Total Marks
Ist Professional BDS    
Anatomy

75

75

150

Physiology/Biochemistry

75

75

150

Dental Materials

75

75

150

2nd Professional BDS
General Pathology

75

75

150

Pharmacology

75

75

150

Oral Anatomy

75

75

150

3rd Professional BDS
General Medicine

75

75

150

General Surgery

75

75

150

Oral Medicine

75

75

150

Oral Pathology

75

75

150

Final Professional BDS
Dental Prosthetics

60

140

200

Orthodontics & Radiology

60

140

200

Conservative Dentistry

60

140

200

Oral Surgery & Anaesthesia

60

140

200