Admission Policy

 

Admissions are based on the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Department of Health ADMISSION POLICY 2022-23 via Pakistan Medical Commission Act 2020: MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION (Admission, Curriculum and Conduct) Policy & Regulations 2022-23.

A candidate desirous of admission in BDS course in in Bacha Khan College of Dentistry Mardan shall apply to the Admitting University (Khyber Medical University KMU).

The candidates shall apply for admission online by visiting KMU Admission Portal.

 Admission schedule shall be advertised by KMU.

BASIC ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION INTO BDS:

Any person seeking admission in Bacha Khan College of Dentistry Mardan shall be eligible having fulfilled the following mandatory criteria.

• Have passed the MDCAT examination conducted by the PMC (at least 45% for admission into BDS). • Obtained  a Higher Secondary School Certificate qualification ("HSSC") or an equivalent 12th grade qualification recognized in Pakistan and obtained a minimum of sixty percent (60%) marks therein, or a higher percentage as may be notified by the Medical and Dental Council; and

• Passed the subjects of biology and chemistry and either physics or mathematics in the examination of the Higher Secondary School Certificate or an equivalent 12th grade qualification recognized in Pakistan

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

 EXAMINATION / TEST WEIGHTAGE

 i- SC/Matriculation/Equivalent 10%

 ii- Adjusted marks in FS.c or equivalent examination 40%

iii- Entry Test (MDCAT) 50%

Final calculation in percentage will be rounded up to five decimal points.

 AGE LIMIT:

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

ADMISSION PROCEDURE

1. The KMU-AC shall call online applications for admission to MBBS/BDS. The admission/scrutiny committee shall process all valid applications.

 2. KMU-AC will display a merit list for each category of candidates. The final merit list will be displayed two days before the start of interviews.

 3. KMU-AC will interview the candidates on merit cum choice for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

4. All admission under all categories will be closed as per PMC Schedule.

The Medical Board of the respective medical colleges will examine selected candidates. If a candidate is disqualified medically, he/she will not be admitted.

ADMISSION OF THE CANDIDATE WILL BE CANCELLED IF:

1. It is found at any stage of BDS course that the candidate was not entitled for admission according to the Public Sector Medical/ Dental Colleges Khyber Pakhtunkhwa admission policy.

 2. The candidate is found medically unfit at any stage of BDS course.

3. The candidate fails to report for admission and fails to deposit the fee on due date.

 4. Any document, information provided by candidate is found false/fake or fabricated at any stage of BDS course which would have rendered him/her ineligible for admission under the rules.

5. It is found that candidate was not entitled for admission in preference to the other candidates who applied for admission at any stage of BDS course.