Bachelor of Dental Surgery | Kathmandu University

Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) degree provides education mainly related to procedures and surgery of teeth as well as jaw bones gums etc. This degree is provided by Kathmandu University (KU). After completing this course, students will be able to understand the oral diseases, dental problems and its solution. This course contains curriculum that will provide knowledge on Basic Dental Science and Clinical Practice. In the first year, students will gain experiences on clinical procedure. In Nepal, there are various colleges which are running this program. with the course progression, students will gain knowledge about professionalism, teamwork and social responsibility that they should embrace in the profession of dental sector. 

List of Bachelor of Dental Surgery Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for Bachelor of Dental Surgery program under Kathmandu University in Nepal.

Objectives of Bachelor of Dental Surgery

The key objectives of this program are:-

  • This degree is designed to help students understand the concepts and principles of medical dentistry and dental health.
  • This program ingrains the student with the fundamental and scientific knowledge to identify common dental health problems and provide advice to the general population on oral health and health related matters.
  • The program aims to produce globally valuable and competent manpower who demonstrate an understanding of contemporary knowledge and skills.
  • This program aims to develop and prepare students in both theoretical as well as practical approaches of dentistry.
  • BSD tends to motivate and introduce the students into the world of medicine and dental health.
  • The program helps students understand the moral structure and ethics of a medical profession.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery Syllabus


First Semester

  • : Autonomic Nervous System
  • : Haemopoietic System, Reticuloendothelial System - Basic Concepts of Immunity Musculo-skeletal System - I - Upper and Lower Limbs
  • : Community Medicine/ Dentistry
  • : Oral Biology
  • : Dental Materials
  • : Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics
  • : Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry

Second Semester

  • : Respiratory System
  • : Cardiovascular System
  • : Community Medicine/ Dentistry
  • : Oral Biology
  • : Dental Materials
  • : Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics
  • : Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry

Third Semester

  • : Gastrointestinal System
  • : Hepatobiliary System
  • : Renal - Electrolyte System
  • : Metabolism and Endocrine System
  • : Reproductive System
  • : Growth, Development and Genetics
  • : Community Medicine/ Dentistry
  • : Dental Materials
  • : Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics
  • : Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry
  • : Pre-Clinical Orthodontics

Fourth Semester

  • : Immune System and Immunology
  • : Integumentary System
  • : Central Nervous System and Special Senses
  • : Musculo-skeletal System - II
  • : Community Medicine/ Dentistry
  • : Dental Materials
  • : Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics
  • : Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry
  • : Pre-Clinical Orthodontics

Fifth Semester

  • : General Medicine
  • : General Surgery
  • : Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Dentistry
  • : Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Dentistry
  • : Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
  • : Periodontics
  • : Pedodontics
  • : Orthodontics
  • : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • : Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • : Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge

Sixth Semester

  • : General Medicine
  • : General Surgery
  • : Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Dentistry
  • : Community Dentistry including Community Medicine
  • : Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
  • : Periodontics
  • : Pedodontics
  • : Orthodontics
  • : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • : Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • : Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge

Seventh Semester

  • : Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
  • : Periodontics
  • : Pedodontics
  • : Orthodontics
  • : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • : Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • : Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge

Eighth Semester

  • : Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology
  • : Periodontics
  • : Pedodontics
  • : Orthodontics
  • : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • : Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • : Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge

Semester

  • : Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • : Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics
  • : Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge

Semester

  • : Internship (One year rotating)

Scope and Career Prospects

The graduates will be able to grab opportunity in various sectors. Such as:-

  • In hospitals, dental clinics and various health departments
  • Educator or professor in dental colleges.
  • Advisors in Medical Insurance firms.
  • Researcher and advising roles in pharmaceutical companies.
  • Medical Army Personal.
  • Advisors in dental equipment manufacturing companies that manufacture user-end product.
  • As a private dental consultant.

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