BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) FAQs

What is BDS in medical?

BDS is Bachelor of Dental Surgery as the name suggests, it deals with issues related to dental health. 

When is admission campaign started every year for BDS?

BDS admissions are also done on yearly basis and advertisement is done by Medical University in the Month of July.

Can a student apply for both degrees simultaneously?

Yes, student has option to apply for both degrees simultaneously.

Merit of BDS & MBBS is same?

No, there is slighter difference in the merit of BDS & MBBS. Separate merit lists are announced by the University.

Student having less than 70% marks in FSc or equivalent degree is eligible for appearing in MDCAT or Entry Test?

Minimum Eligibility Criteria for BDS is quite same like MBBS which is 70% marks in FSc pre-medical or equivalent degree.

How many institutions are offering BDS degree program?

There are 55 public and private dental colleges and institutions in Pakistan which are offering BDS Degree Program.

Can a student apply on the basis of previous year MDCAT/Entry Test?

No, because PMDC has clearly mentioned in its New Admission Policy that latest or fresh year MDCAT/Entry Test result will be considered for merit.

Is migration allowed in BDS?


Is there any restriction or limit in appearing in Entry Test?

There is neither any restriction nor any limit for appearing in Test.

Is there any difference in BDS or MBBS Entry Test?

Entry Test and syllabuss are same for both degrees programs.

What are the Famous BDS Universities in Pakistan?

UHS Lahore,Faisalabad Medical University,Punjab University,Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, Akhtar Saeed Medical & Dental College Lahore,Islamabad Medical & Dental College

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