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Top Best Dental Colleges in Nepal

Written by Roshan Bhattarai · 12 min read >

Hello readers, welcome to the blog. In the field of medical, a Bachelor of Dental Surgery or BDS is one of the top chosen careers. Many students every year starts BDS as their course of study. So, if you are planning to establish your career as a dentist. Then this article can help you in many ways. Here, we will discuss the top best dental colleges in Nepal.

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To Begin With

First, let us know what is BDS. The BDS degree is a course with four and a half years of academic education and a one-year internship program in dentistry education. Graduation in BDS will develop your career as a dentist.

The BDS is the field of study that is related to the treatment of problems related to teeth. Moreover, the dentist prevents diagnoses and cures all dental diseases. Here we are with the list of the top best Dental Colleges in Nepal.

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Here is the List of the Top Best Dental Colleges in Nepal

BDS courses focus on training and introducing the students to the dental sciences and surgeries. In Nepal, we have many dental colleges. BDS college in Nepal is affiliated with Kathmandu University, Tribhuvan University, and others. So now without delay let us look at the top best dental colleges in Nepal.

Gandaki Medical College (GMC)

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Gandaki Medical College Teaching Hospital and Research Centre (GMC) is one of the top best dental colleges in Nepal. It deals as a national priority industry for medical education and health service. GMC is on its land and is purely owned by the Nepalese people.

The college has a 550-bed capacity and is located at Prithivi Chowk of Pokhara Metropolitan City. Currently, more than 600 Students are studying at this College. This includes MBBS, BDS, BSc MIT, BMLT, BSc. Nursing, BN, BPH, and BPharma. About 40 students are pursuing PG (Post Graduate) in different specialties.

The college has provided scholarships to the 10% of the total student intake in a year. Those students are nominated by Nepal Government based on their merit in the entrance examination.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityPassed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks or Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 or Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. Or Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from the National Examination Board. And
Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. And
Registered in respective councils, i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council, or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.
Scholarship The college has been providing scholarships to the 10% of the total student intake in a year. The students getting scholarships are nominated by Nepal Government based on their merit in the entrance examination.
Admission ProcessMerit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 
Location Lekhnath, Kaski, Nepal
Contact+977-61-561718
Emailprincipal@gmc.edu.np
Websitewww.gmc.edu.np

Kathmandu University School of Medical Science (KUSMS)

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Another one of the top best dental colleges in Nepal is Kathmandu University School of Medical Science. It is an autonomous, non-profit, self-funding public institution. Kathmandu SMS has been in operation since 1994.

Currently, almost 1500 students get admission every year in various postgraduate and undergraduate programs in nursing, dental, medical, physiotherapy, and other disciplines.

KUSMS has high-quality education with special features like community-oriented teaching, problem-based learning. Along with that, the use of modern pedagogical approaches makes their programs unique. 

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationKathmandu University
EligibilityCompleted 10+2 years of education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50% or Completed Bachelor of Science Degree, recognized by the University, with one of the following subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and having scored not less than an overall aggregate of 50% marks, provided that such candidate shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent examination) with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology or Completed requisite course equivalent to I. Sc. (Biological Group) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects after Certificate Level in Health Sciences from Dhulikhel Medical Institute, Kathmandu University and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%.
Admission ProcessAn applicant who has successfully passed the Entrance Test and meets the above-mentioned eligibility criteria can take admission to any medical institution under Kathmandu University.
Admission will be according to KU Norms. The interview will be taken by the concerned institution.
Scholarship26 students Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences(KUSMS) provides scholarship at different levels through the Ministry of Education and other support at KUSMS and its affiliated colleges 
LocationDhulikhel ,Kavre, Nepal
Contact+977-011-490497
Emailinfo@kusms.edu.np
Websitewww.kusms.edu.np

KIST Medical College

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KIST Teaching Hospital actively promotes and preserves the highest values and ethics in educating medical professionals of global standards. It is creating a Centre of excellence in medical education. It has modern facilities and state of art-technology equipment for excellent specialized education.

KIST Teaching Hospital is a health care institution providing patient treatment with specialized medical and nursing staff and medical equipment. lt combines assistance to people with teaching to medical students and nurses.

KIST is one of the most popular learning places for health professions, students, and faculty from within the nation & abroad.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityPassed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks or Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 or Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system or
Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board and
Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence and
Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.
Admission ProcessMerit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 
LocationKIST Hospital Road, 44700 Lalitpur, Nepal
Contact+977-1-5201496,+977-1-5201836,+977-1-5201681 +977-1-5201834
Emailinfo@kistmcth.edu.np
Websitewww.kistmcth.edu.np

Nepal Medical College

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Now let us talk about Nepal Medical College. The NMC educate human resources for health who are competent and have caring and compassionate behavior for rendering preventive, promotive, curative, and rehabilitative health care services to the people.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationKathmandu University
EligibilityCompleted 10+2 years of education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%. Or
Completed Bachelor of Science Degree, recognized by the University, with one of the following subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and having scored not less than an overall aggregate of 50% marks, provided that such candidate shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent examination) with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Or
Completed requisite course equivalent to I. Sc. (Biological Group) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, as main subjects after Certificate Level in Health Sciences from Dhulikhel Medical Institute, Kathmandu University and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%.
Admission ProcessStudents who pass KUMET 2011 can apply to NMC in the BDS program. In addition, those nominated by the MOE for the BDS program shall also be eligible for the program. Non-residential/ international students shall be admitted as per K.U. criteria.
LocationAttarkhel, Jorpati, Kathmandu, Nepal
Contact+977-01-4911008, +977-01-4912118
Emailprincipal@nmcth.edu
Websitehttps://nmcth.edu/

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People’s Dental College

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Now let us talk about another one of the top best dental colleges in Nepal. People’s Dental College is an autonomous college. It is the first dental college in Nepal under the jurisdiction of the Nepal Medical Council and registered with the Ministry of Education, Government of Nepal.

Nepal Dental Association has honored PHDC by conferring its Associate membership for its relentless contribution. People’s Dental College and Hospital were founded in 1997 to make available up-to-date training facilities to become qualified dental professionals and to help meet the country’s growing health care requirements.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityPassed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks or Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 or Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system or
Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board and
Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. And
Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.
Admission ProcessMerit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 
LocationNayabazar, Balaju, Kathmandu. Nepal
Contact4390105, 4354764
Email pdch@mail.com.np / itpdch@gmail.com
Websitehttp://pdch.com.np/

BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS)

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B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS) was established on Jan 18, 1993, and subsequently upgraded as an autonomous Health Sciences University on Oct 28, 1998.

BPKIHS is aptly named after Bisheshwar Prasad Koirala, Nepal’s visionary leader. It has extended its continued health services through teaching the district concept to Primary Health Care Centers, District Hospitals, and Zonal Hospitals in different districts of the region. College of Dental Surgery, BPKIHS came into existence in August 1999 as a pioneer of Dental Education in Nepal.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationAutonomous University
EligibilityPassed 10+2 Science or equivalent (with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) with 50% aggregate in total marks or CGPA 2.4. Or
Secured the Percentage equivalent to the above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading systems. Or
Applicants who have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level/Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) containing Physics, Chemistry, and Biology With Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. And
Secured at least 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for equivalence. and Registered in Nepal Health Professional Council of Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurveda Councils per related educational program.
Admission ProcessThe Entrance Examination consists of 100 single response multiple choice questions carrying 100 marks and interview (100 marks) of related subjects. The minimum qualifying marks will be 50% (50% 0f MCQs + Interview combined).There will be no negative marking. The duration of the MCQS examination is 1.5 hour. The date and venue for the interview will be announced by Academic Division subsequently.
LocationDharan, Nepal P.O. Box 7053, Kathmandu
Contact977-25-525555
Emailregistrar@bpkihs.edu / bpkihs@bpkihs.edu
Websitewww.bpkihs.edu

Chitwan Medical College (CMC)

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The next one of the top best dental colleges in Nepal is Chitwan Medical College. It is the first ISO-certified Medical College in Nepal. This private medical college is a 750-bed teaching hospital. CMC provides education on different faculties such as the School Of Medicine and Allied Sciences, School Of Dental Sciences, and School of Nursing.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityPassed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks or Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 or Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system or
Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. And
Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. And
Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.
Admission ProcessMerit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 
LocationBharatpur-10, Chitwan
Contact056-532933
Email info@cmc.edu.np
Websitewww.cmc.edu.np

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College of Medical Sciences (CMS)

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College of Medical Sciences is affiliated with Kathmandu University. Along with that, it is fully recognized by the Nepal Medical Council. It has excellent infrastructure and creates the best educational environment in the country.CMS has spacious classrooms, an air-conditioned library, clean hostels, a hygienic canteen, and furnished accommodation for faculty members.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationKathmandu University
EligibilityCompleted 10+2 years of education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%. Or
Completed Bachelor of Science Degree, recognized by the University, with one of the following subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and having scored not less than an overall aggregate of 50% marks, provided that such candidate shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent examination) with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. or
Completed requisite course equivalent to I. Sc. (Biological Group) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, as main subjects after Certificate Level in Health Sciences from Dhulikhel Medical Institute, Kathmandu University and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%.
Admission ProcessStudents who pass KUMET 2011 can apply to the BDS program. In addition, those nominated by the MOE for the BDS program shall also be eligible for the program. Non-residential/ international students shall be admitted as per K.U. criteria.
LocationBharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
Contact+977-56-524203 (Hos.), +9779801998019 (Admission)
Emailinfo@cmsnepal.edu.np
Websitewww.cmsnepal.edu.np

MB Kedia Dental College and Teaching Hospital

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Here we have another leading dental college in Nepal. MB Kedia is a private, academic institution dedicated to providing dental education at the undergraduate level and also patient care and research services.

M.B. Kedia Dental College graduates will thrive here contribute to the growth of the healthy community.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationTribhuvan University
EligibilityPassed 10+2 Science (Biology Group) or Equivalent securing at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with 50% aggregate in total marks OR Secured at least C+ grade separately in Physics, Chemistry and Biology with at least C grade in remaining individual subjects along with GPA 2.4 OR Secured the Percentage equivalent to above eligibility in regards to the certificate level programs (A-Level) with different grading system. Or
Applicants should have passed the Health Science Proficiency Certificate Level /Diploma (General Medicine, Medical Lab Technology, Ophthalmic Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, Ayurveda, Radiography, Physiotherapy) with Certificate of Equivalence to Grade 12 Science program from National Examination Board. And
Secured at least 50% separately in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with a 50% aggregate in total marks both in Diploma and the Examination for Equivalence. And
Registered in respective council i.e. Nepal Health Professional Council (NHPC) or Nepal Pharmacy Council or Nepal Ayurvedic Medical Council.
Admission ProcessMerit list of Medical Education Common Entrance Examination (MECEE) for both Nepali and foreign candidates. 
LocationChhapkaiya-2 Birgunj, Nepal
Contact051-528444
Websitehttp://www.mbkediadentalcollege.com/


Kantipur Dental College (KDC)

top best Dental Colleges in Nepal
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Kantipur Dental College Teaching Hospital & Research Center (KDCH) was established in 2007. It is one of the top best Dental Colleges in Nepal. It is running intending to provide world-class dental education and service in Nepal. The college has been providing courses like Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) programs. It is affiliated with Kathmandu University (KU).

Along with that, it is also recognized by the Nepal Medical Council (NMC) and the Ministry of Education Government of Nepal.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationKathmandu University
EligibilityCompleted 10+2 years of education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%. Or
Completed Bachelor of Science Degree, recognized by the University, with one of the following subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and having scored not less than an overall aggregate of 50% marks, provided that such candidate shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent examination) with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Or
Completed requisite course equivalent to I. Sc.(Biological Group) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, as main subjects after Certificate Level in Health Sciences from Dhulikhel Medical Institute, Kathmandu University and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%.
Admission ProcessStudents who pass KUMET 2011 can apply to the BDS program. In addition, those nominated by the MOE for the BDS program shall also be eligible for the program. Non-residential/ international students shall be admitted as per K.U. criteria.
LocationBasundhara, Ring Road (Near Police Bit) Kathmandu-3, Nepal
Contact977-01-4985910, 4985911 (Hospital), 977-0-14966242/4958586(college)
Emailkdchktm@gmail.com
Websitewww.kantipurdental.edu.np

Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital 

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Now let us talk about Nobel Medical College Teaching Hospital (P) Ltd. It is one of the popular BDS colleges in Nepal. It is affiliated with Kathmandu University. This college has been in operation since 2004.

Details:

CourseBachelor in Dental Surgery
Course Duration5 and half-year
AffiliationKathmandu University
EligibilityCompleted 10+2 years of education or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as main subjects and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%. Or
Completed Bachelor of Science Degree, recognized by the University, with one of the following subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, Biology and at least one other prescribed science subject of study up to the ancillary level and having scored not less than an overall aggregate of 50% marks, provided that such candidate shall have passed the earlier qualifying examination (10+2 or an equivalent examination) with the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. Or
Completed requisite course equivalent to I. Sc. (Biological Group) with Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English, as main subjects after Certificate Level in Health Sciences from Dhulikhel Medical Institute, Kathmandu University and having secured not less than 50% marks in the subjects mentioned above put together and an overall aggregate of 50%.
Admission ProcessStudents who pass KUMET 2011 can apply to the BDS program. In addition, those nominated by the MOE for the BDS program shall also be eligible for the program. Non-residential/ international students shall be admitted as per K.U. criteria.
LocationKanchanbari, Biratnagar – 5
Contact021-461735
Emailmgmt@nobelmedicalcollege.com.np

These are the top best dental colleges in Nepal.

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