Khyber College of Dentistry, Peshawar

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

    The four year degree program of BDS meets the requirements of the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council. It is a combination of hardcore subjects of dentistry with medical and basic sciences. Clinical training in the dental disciplines is imparted at the Khyber College of Dentistry which is equipped with modern facilities in the field. The specifically designed program aims at exposing the students to real life problems including radical art in clinical dental practice. The students are provided with a solid foundation of basic principles of medicine, diagnostics and surgical techniques to meet the challenges of the future in the field of dentistry.

    The Bachelors of Dental Surgery (BDS) curriculum is a 4 year course. At the end of the training a dental surgeon should be able to:

    • Make an accurate oral and dental diagnosis

    • Give local anesthetic

    • Perform an operation on the teeth and jaws

    • Take a good required X-Ray

    • Deal with medico legal cases

    • Look after the dental health of the community

    Admission Procedure

    The admission procedure is given bellow in steps.

    • First students need to register his/her name for the Entrance test held right after the HSSC part-II examination. For exam details visit ETEA website or click here ( )

    • After giving the Entrance test exam and acquiring acceptable marks student need to purchase Prospectus available at different Branches of mentioned Banks.

    • Fill the Form enclosed in the Prospectus, attach the required documents and submit the form at Khyber Medical College (KMC) to the Chairman Joint Admission Committee.

    Admission Policy

    • The admission policy is applicable to all the public sector Medical & Dental Colleges in KPK. 

    • The Medical/Dental colleges of KPK offer 5-years/4-years courses leading to MBBS and BDS degrees respectively and are affiliated with Khyber Medical University. 

    • Admission to the Medical & Dental Colleges for all provincial seats will be finalized by the Joint Admission Committee (JAC). 

    • All the candidates and students are required to read, know and abide by the rules and regulations mentioned in the prospectus. 

    • The fee and subscription given in this prospectus are payable by all the students of Medical & Dental Colleges from first year to final year classes. This may be subject to adjustment by the Government from time to time corresponding to inflation and cost of education etc. 

    • The Dean/Principal of college reserves the right to make necessary changes in the syllabi, curricula and examination procedure for MBBS/BDS students as and when notified by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council at any time during the course of studies. 

    • The cost of all litigations regarding admission will be borne by the JAC to be paid by the colleges from the first year litigation fee, while the cost of legal cases of admitted students will be borne by the respective college. 

    • The public sector Medical/Dental colleges will endeavor to establish provision for scholarships and other support schemes for students of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA to support meritorious, needy and disabled students in meeting the cost of their education.

    Seats Distribution

    S. No

    Seat Name

    No of Seats



    Open Merit Seats


    Self-Finance Seats


    General Self Finance Seats



    Foreign Self Finance Seats



    Disable Candidates


    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Backward Areas)










    Federal Seats





    FATA Balochistan Project Seats



    Technical Assistance Program



    Afghan National Seats





    The candidates applying for admission against any category of seats must have passed the F.Sc (Pre-Medical) examination from a Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education in Pakistan in 1st Division with at least 60% unadjusted marks. OR Passed an examination of Foreign University/Board other than Afghanistan (except Afghan National seats) which in scope and standard is found equivalent to the F.Sc (Pre-Medical) examination of Pakistan. 

    All candidates who have obtained at least 60% unadjusted marks in their F.Sc (Pre-Medical) examination or equivalent foreign examination, are eligible to sit in the Entrance Test.

    Entrance Test Forms will be available from designated branches of National Bank of Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that will be notified in the press with the admission advertisement.

    The Test will be held in the following Subjects

    1. Physics (60 MCQ's Type Questions)

    2. Chemistry (60 MCQ's Type Questions)

    3. Biology (60 MCQ's Type Questions)

    4. English (General for language proficiency) (20 MCQ's Type Questions)

    Weightage for preparation of final merit list will be as under:

    • SSC or equivalent level examination 10%

    • Adjusted Marks in F.Sc or Equivalent examination 50%

    • Entrance Test 40% Merit Score of the candidate = (%age of SSC Marks*0.1) + (%age of HSSC Marks*0.5) + (%age of Entrance Test Marks)

    Note: Final calculation in percentage will be rounded up to two decimal points.

    All candidates must study the prospectus before applying for admission.

    The candidates seeking admission against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Seats (Open Merit/Reserved Seats, seats in Fatima Jinnah Medical College, Lahore and reciprocal seats in Nishtar Medical College, Multan) must be bonafide nationals of Pakistan with a valid domicile of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    There is no lower or upper age limit for admission in public sector Medical/Dental colleges of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    Documents Required

    Applicants must attach with application form attested photocopies of the following certificates and documents.

    The documents & certificates must be attested by a gazetted Government servant. The stamp of the officer must bear his/her full name, designation and current place of duty. Selected candidates shall have to submit all original certificates at the time of interviews/admission.

    The original documents of the selected candidates will be retained by the College concerned and will be returned on leaving the Institution.

    (The application forms and photocopies of the documents submitted by the candidates not selected will not be returned to them).

    1. Two Copies of Detailed Marks Certificate of the examination on the basis of which admission is sought.

    2. An equivalence certificate from the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen, Islamabad, if the qualifying certificate is from an Institute abroad.

    3. Hafiz-e-Quran certificate from a Registered Madrassa if the candidate claims to be Hafiz-e-Quran. 4. Matirc/Secondary School pass Certificate (Science/Equivalent).

    5. Migration Certificate from the respective board (only from admitted candidates).

    6. (a) Disability registration certificate from social and Welfare Department, Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

    6. (b) Disability medical certificate on prescribed proforma from concerned certified specialist if applying against seats reserved for the disabled.

    7. Two copies of Domicile certificate of the candidate. (Domicile certificate submitted with the Entrance test form will not be changed at a later stage of admission process).

    8. A copy of Domicile certificate of the father of the applicant; if the father is not alive, then the death certificate of the father along with the domicile certificate of the mother has to be submitted.

    9. A copy of Computerized National Identity Card of the candidate or Computerized Registration Form.

    10. A copy of Computerized National Identity Card of the father of the applicant; if the father is not alive, a copy of the National Identity card of the mother or guardian.

    11. A copy of parent's valid OPF Membership card and Foreign Exchange Remittance Card (Valid on the closing date of application form for admission) in case of candidates applying against Overseas Pakistani's Seats.

    12. A copy of attempt certificate from the concerned BISE if the period between SSC and F.Sc. is more than two academic years.

    13. Original Undertaking on judicial stamp paper of Rs.20/- duly attested by Notary Public/Political Agent as per specimen given in the prospectus/admission from (only for admitted candidates).

    14. Three passport size colored photographs of the applicant attested on the back.

    15. Certificate of location of educational institutions from principals/Head Masters of the concerned institutions have to be submitted by the candidates of FATA and backward areas.

    16. The certificate must be countersigned by the EDO and DCO of the concerned district and Political Agent of the agency.

    17. Certificate from the Institution last attended with duration of stay.

    18. In case, the candidate has obtained F.Sc part-I and part-II education from different institutions he/she has to produce a certificate indicating the institution from where F.Sc. Part-I and Part-II have been obtained.