MDS Oral Pathology

MDS Oral Pathology

Masters
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3 years
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  • Fee: NPR 2,299,000

MDS Oral Pathology is a 3- year postgraduate course involving different disciplines of dentistry.  MDS in Oral Pathology is the science of dentistry that explores on an advanced level, the nature, characteristics, cause, effects and diagnoses of diseases affecting the oral and maxillofacial regions and study of the immune system, facilitating appropriate treatment of the same. The course aims to provide competence to students in dealing with the nature of oral diseases, their causes and effects.

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

Eligibility

Eligibility

  • BDS or equivalent from institutions recognized by the government of Nepal
  • Registered in Nepal Medical Council 
  • Registered in the respective medical council of the applicant's own country for foreign candidates 
  • One year experience
  • Candidate should score a minimum of 50% (Pass Marks) in the Entrance Examinations conducted by Medical Education Commission for being eligible to be on the merit list

Exam Format

  • Single best response type with Multiple choice questions
  • Four options (A, B, C, D)
  • No. of questions - 200
  • Recall: Understanding: Application – 30:50:20
  • Duration – (3 hours including one-time voluntary toilet break)

Weightage

S.No. Subjects Marks
Clinical Dental Sciences Subjects
1 Oral Medicine and Radiology (10+5) 15
2 Oral and Maxillofacial 15
3 Periodontics 15
4 Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (7+8) 15
5 Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics 15
6 Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry 15
7 Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics (Removable Prostho + Fixed Prosthodontics + Maxillofacial Prosthetics) (8+6+1) 15
8 Public Health Dentistry + Community Medicine and Biostatistics (5+5) 10
9 Oral Pathology and Microbiology 10
10 Dental Implantology 5
Sub-Total   130
Basic Medical Sciences
11 Anatomy 5
12 Physiology 5
13 Pathology 5
14 Pharmacology 5
15 Biochemistry 5
16 Microbiology 5
  Sub-Total 30
17 Oral Biology 5
18 Dental Materials 5
19 Forensic Odontology 5
20 General Medicine 5
21 General Surgery 5
22 Anesthesia 5
23 NMC CPD Topics (Medical ethics, rational use of drugs, infection prevention, BLS/ACLS, communication skills, medical emergencies in dental practices and practice management in dentistry) 10
Total   200

Job Prospects

Successful postgraduates of this course can find lucrative employment in the following job positions:

  • Ceramists
  • Medical Representatives
  • Oral Pathologists
  • Private Practitioners
  • Professors
  • Public Health Specialists
  • Dental Surgeons
  • Forensic Experts
  • MDS Coordinator 
  • Sales Representative 
  • Consultant 
  • Dental Assistant 
  • Dental Hygienist 
  • Dental Lab Technician