MDS Community Dentistry - Kathmandu University

Nepal Medical Council

Kathmandu University

Medicine and Health Care

3 year(s)

MDS Community Dentistry is a 3-year postgraduate course in dentistry. It pertains to the study of oral or dental health problems of a whole group or community of people living in a same geographical area. Enrolled students are taught on an advanced level about the legal and social aspects of dentistry, conduct of seminars, dental camps, etc., as also bio-statistics.

Areas of study are:

  • Community oral health
  • Oral health promotion
  • Provision and funding of oral health care
  • Issues in the planning and management of public oral health services

Total fee for the program is NRS. 22,50,000

Admission criteria

  1. The applicants must download the application form from
  2. Completed application form along with the photocopies of the BDS degree, Internship Certificate, Nepal Medical Council registration certificate, citizenship certificate and bank voucher of specified amount (non-refundable) deposited in the name of KUSMS must be submitted to the Dean's office, School of Medical Sciences.


  1. BDS or equivalent degree from a recognized university.
  2. Full registration (temporary / permanent registration) with Nepal Medical Council.
  3. Admission will be on the basis of Entrance Examination and interview.