BDS Syllabus ( Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

Bachelor of Dental Surgery is four and half year’s full time program of Tribhuvan University that provides knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of modern dentistry. TU syllabus integrates basic medical science, clinical medical science and clinical dental science. Government have reservations of a total seats on quota basis at Chitwan medical College, Gandaki medical College, KIST medical College, MB Kedia Dental College, People’s dental College and Universal College of Medical Sciences for this program. The syllabus works to produce Dentists who can provide dental care and develop dental health care team approach and give due care to childrens, elderly citizens and women. 

bds Syllabus - TU

It is four and half years with one year rotating internship with theory and practical subjects of dental science. The Bachelor of Dental Surgery have three components integrated basic medical Science, Clinical medical Science and Clinical dental Science.

Semester Subject Credit Hour Code
1 Integrated Basic Medical Sciences (Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology and Pharmacology) N/A N/A
1 General concepts N/A N/A
1 Neuro-Sensory system N/A N/A
1 Musculo-Skeletal system N/A N/A
1 Dental Material Science N/A N/A
1 Laboratory Techniques (Conservation, Prosthetics and Orthodontics) N/A N/A
1 Community Dentistry 1 (Behavioral Science and Computer Application) N/A N/A
2 Respiratory system N/A N/A
2 Cardiovascular system N/A N/A
2 Gastrointestinal system N/A N/A
2 Renal electrolyte system N/A N/A
2 Reproductive system N/A N/A
2 Metabolic/Endocrine system N/A N/A
2 Oral Anatomy N/A N/A
2 Laboratory Techniques (Operative, Prosthetics and Orthodontics) N/A N/A
2 Community Dentistry-2 (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) N/A N/A
3 Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology N/A N/A
3 General Medicine N/A N/A
3 General Surgery including Anaesthesia N/A N/A
3 Forensic Dentistry N/A N/A
4 Phase I- community Dentistry N/A N/A
4 Phase I- Preventive Dentistry and Field Visit N/A N/A
4 Phase I- Orthodontics N/A N/A
4 Phase I- Paediatric Dentistry N/A N/A
4 Phase I- Oral Medicine including imaging N/A N/A
4 Phase II (6 months)1- Oral Surgery N/A N/A
4 Phase II (6 months)2- Periodontics N/A N/A
4 Phase II (6 months)3- Prosthodontics N/A N/A
4 Phase II (6 months)4- Conservative dentistry including Endodontics N/A N/A
5 one year of internship N/A N/A
bds Syllabus - KU

It is five years program with one year rotating internship. The first two years is about pre clinical and para clinical and remaining two and half years is clinical, one year rotating internship completes the cycle of BDS of Kathmandu University.

Semester Subject Credit Hour Code
0 Basic concepts N/A N/A
1 Autonomic Nervous System N/A N/A
1 Haemopoietic System, Reticuloendothelial System - Basic Concepts of Immunity Musculo-skeletal System - I - Upper and Lower Limbs N/A N/A
1 Community Medicine/ Dentistry N/A N/A
1 Oral Biology N/A N/A
1 Dental Materials N/A N/A
1 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics N/A N/A
1 Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry N/A N/A
2 Respiratory System N/A N/A
2 Cardiovascular System N/A N/A
2 Community Medicine/ Dentistry N/A N/A
2 Oral Biology N/A N/A
2 Dental Materials N/A N/A
2 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics N/A N/A
2 Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry N/A N/A
3 Gastrointestinal System N/A N/A
3 Hepatobiliary System N/A N/A
3 Renal - Electrolyte System N/A N/A
3 Metabolism and Endocrine System N/A N/A
3 Reproductive System N/A N/A
3 Growth, Development and Genetics N/A N/A
3 Community Medicine/ Dentistry N/A N/A
3 Dental Materials N/A N/A
3 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics N/A N/A
3 Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry N/A N/A
3 Pre-Clinical Orthodontics N/A N/A
4 Immune System and Immunology N/A N/A
4 Integumentary System N/A N/A
4 Central Nervous System and Special Senses N/A N/A
4 Musculo-skeletal System - II N/A N/A
4 Community Medicine/ Dentistry N/A N/A
4 Dental Materials N/A N/A
4 Pre-Clinical Prosthodontics N/A N/A
4 Pre-Clinical Conservative Dentistry N/A N/A
4 Pre-Clinical Orthodontics N/A N/A
5 General Medicine N/A N/A
5 General Surgery N/A N/A
5 Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Dentistry N/A N/A
5 Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Dentistry N/A N/A
5 Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology N/A N/A
5 Periodontics N/A N/A
5 Pedodontics N/A N/A
5 Orthodontics N/A N/A
5 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery N/A N/A
5 Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics N/A N/A
5 Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge N/A N/A
6 General Medicine N/A N/A
6 General Surgery N/A N/A
6 Oral Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Dentistry N/A N/A
6 Community Dentistry including Community Medicine N/A N/A
6 Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology N/A N/A
6 Periodontics N/A N/A
6 Pedodontics N/A N/A
6 Orthodontics N/A N/A
6 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery N/A N/A
6 Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics N/A N/A
6 Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge N/A N/A
7 Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology N/A N/A
7 Periodontics N/A N/A
7 Pedodontics N/A N/A
7 Orthodontics N/A N/A
7 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery N/A N/A
7 Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics N/A N/A
7 Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge N/A N/A
8 Oral Medicine, Diagnosis and Radiology N/A N/A
8 Periodontics N/A N/A
8 Pedodontics N/A N/A
8 Orthodontics N/A N/A
8 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery N/A N/A
8 Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics N/A N/A
8 Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge N/A N/A
9 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery N/A N/A
9 Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics N/A N/A
9 Prosthodontics, Crown and Bridge N/A N/A
10 Internship (One year rotating) N/A N/A
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